English Shotgun Inventory
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WINCHESTER, USA, 20 bore, BLE, serial #9295, 2 3/4", Trap grade two barrel set, 26" choked Sk1/Sk2. 30" choked IMod/Full. 14", dropped checkered side panels and highly figured wood to orange recoil pad. Action edges show slight wear to blacking, gold "J" inlaid into trigger guard. 7lbs. even - a gift from John Olin to its original owner Andrew Johnson. Cased with Andrew Johnson embossed on the lid.

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$9500

W RICHARDS, PRESTON & LIVERPOOL, 20 bore, BLE, 2 1/2", 27" with Churchill rib choked Mod/IMod. 15 3/8" moderately figured wood to checkered butt. Action has gone grey, engraved with 6 floral bouquets highlighted by carved ribanded fences. Lovely. 6lbs 10oz.

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$3500

THO'S HENSHAW, DUBLIN, 20 bore, BLNE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Cyl/IC but patterns as Sk2/Sk2. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to black Pachmayer leather covered recoil pad. Signed and border engraved action retains weak to moderate original case colors. Clean, tidy and light. 5lbs. 7oz.

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$2850

T WILD, BIRMINGHAM, 20 bore, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Mod/Full. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood to original horn butt plate. Plain action retains some original case colors. Simple yet effective knockabout field gun sure to please at 5 1/2lbs.

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$2000

THOS. HORSLEY, YORK, 16 bore, rebounding hammer gun. 2 3/4" Nitro re proof. 29" beautiful brown Damascus choked IC/Mod. 14 3/8" stunning wood to original horn butt plate. Action has gone gray and has been done up with tasteful boarder engraving. A joy to wield - 6lbs 2oz.

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J DICKSON, EDINBURGH, Round body ejector, No. 2 of a pair. 2 3/4", 30" sleeved barrels choked IC/Sk2. 15" well figured wood to brown leather recoil pad. Full coverage scroll engraving. 6lbs 10oz.

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E ROBERTS, BIRMINGHAM, Rebounding hammer gun, 2 1/2", 30" steel barrels choked Full/Full. 14 1/2" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. Action retains much of its original case colors. 6lbs 9oz. Handy little 12 bore hammer gun.

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$2450

ZANOTTI, ITALY, 20 Bore, BLE, 3", 26" choked Mod/Full. 14 1/2" moderate to well figured wood to checkered butt. Scroll back and bolstered fence action retains nearly all its original case colors. Fine checkering and a single non selective trigger round out this fine handling piece. 5 1/2lbs.

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$5400

BELGIAN GUILD, LIEGE, BLE, 2 3/4", 27 1/2" (uncut) choked IC/Sk2. 14 7/8" highly figured wood to smooth butt. Side plates and action are game scene engraved with pheasants, grouse and ducks. 6lbs 9oz.

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$2900

WESTLEY RICHARDS, LONDON, BLNE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Sk1/Full. Funeral model - no engraving. 14 7/8" moderately figured wood to Silvers pad. Action has gone gray. 6lbs 12oz.

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$2600

MAX P MULLER, GERMANY 16 bore, 2 1/2", 29" Krupp steel choked Sk2/Mod. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to black recoil plate. Action retains traces of original case colors, Greener style third fastener, Greener style side safety, elegant swept scroll back, clipped fences. Light and easy to carry at 6lbs 2oz.

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$2550

GERMAN GUILD, GERMANY, 12 bore with 20ga and 28ga Briley tube inserts. 29" tube inserts with assorted choke tubes. 14 3/8" well figured wood to black recoil plate with ebony inlayed diamond drop points, horn grip cap and cheek piece. Highly engraved scroll backed action featuring clipped fences, Greener style cross bolt, cocking indicators and classic horn trigger guard. 6lbs 15oz. A beautiful gun perfect for recoil sensitive shooter.

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$2850

PIOTTI, GARDONE, One of a pair of Piotti's ordered in 1985 through Holland and Holland, shot and regulated by WJ Jeffery. Hand built by the original Piotti brothers and hand engraved by Araldo Piotti personally. Weight and balance is exceptional as is the condition. SLE, 2 3/4", 27" choked IC/IMod. 14 1/4" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Diamond straight hand grip and very fine checkering also present. Silvered action beautifully engraved in the classic Holland open acanthus style. Holland, hand detachable locks, beaded fences and front articulated front trigger round out this hand built receiver. 6 1/2lbs but feels closer to 6 due the great care taken to balance the gun. It was not uncommon during this era for Holland to facilitate the sale of Piotti guns - a great testament to this top tier Italian maker.

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FAUSTI, BRESCIA, BLE, 2 3/4", c. 2017. DEA model. 28" choked IC/Mod. 15 1/4 moderate to highly figured wood with nice fiddle back grain. Single trigger action retains all its original case colors and features gold inlays of the model name and Fausti shield. 7lbs great pheasant and clays gun in nearly new condion.

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$3000

W&C SCOTT, B'HAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 30" Nitro proved Damascus, choked Cyl/Mod. 14 3/8" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. Scaloped action has gone grey - features bolstered, beaded fences and third bite. 6lbs 10oz.

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$2900

CHAS. LANCASTER, LONDON, Frederick Beesley designed, self opening patent SLNE., No. 1 of a pair. 2 1/2" nitro proved (1980) Damascus, 30" choked Cyl/Cyl. 14 7/8" highly figured wood to black leather covered pad. Action has gone grey and uses the classic Lancaster dipped edge lock plate and features the Lancaster block patent safety. 6lbs 11oz. A unique and classy design.

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$5900

LONDON SPORTING PARK LTD, LONDON, BLE, No. 1 of a pair. The "Watts" Gun. Mr. Watts started this firm after he opened a shooting school in London towards the end of the 19th century - the facility was refered to as the London Sporting Park. The shop itself was located on Bond Street and the shooting school was based at Hendon, North London. A Webley Screw Grip action beautifully engraved. 29" choked Sk2/IMod. 15 1/2' well figured wood to Silvers pad. Action has gone grey and features Holland - esque , bold acanthus engraving style. A technique that produces wonderful depth and is a joy to look at. A sturdy shooter at 6lbs 13oz.

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$3500

THOS. BLAND, LONDON, SLE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Cyl/Mod. Stunning well figured wood to grooved wood plate. Small, diminutive frame that retains nearly all its original case colors. Open scroll and game scenes ornate this little gun. 6lbs 5oz. You will smile as you tool through the grass with this gun opened, hanging over your shoulder.

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$5300

COGSWELL & HARRISON, 16 bore, SLE, 2 3/4", sleeved 27" swamped rib, choked Sk1/Sk2. 14 7/8" lightly figured wood to black pig skin covered pad. Bar action sidelock has gone grey with lovely fine rose and scroll engraving.

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$7400

CHAS. LANCASTER, LONDON, Frederick Beesley designed, self opening patent SLNE. 2 1/2", Barrells by CS Rosson, 28" IC/IMod. 14 7/8" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Action has traces of case colors and has been finely engraved with fine scroll. Another unique action for not a lot of money. 6lbs 10oz.

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$3300

GECO, GERMANY 2 3/4", 28" choked IC/Full. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to black recoil plate. Action retains moderate original case colors and features cocking indicators and Greener style cross bolt third fastener - cheek piece and sling swivels are an added bonus. 6lbs 15oz

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$2000

STOEGER ARMS, USA, Sterlingworths model made in Spain, SLNE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Sk1/Sk1 with Colonial Arms screw in choke tubes. 14 1/2" highly figured wood to brown recoil pad. Bar action sidelock, hidden third fastener, auto safety, with strong original case colors. 7lbs 6oz. Good clean gun.

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$1500

CONNETICUT SHOTGUN, USA, O/U, 20 bore, NIB, Inverness model. 3", 28" with assorted choke tubes 14 1/2" highly figured 3X wood to thin recoil pad. Case colored, round body, single selective trigger, and rose and scroll highlight this gun made in the USA. 6lbs 10oz. Cased in its original case.

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$8300

Filli PIOTTI, ITALY, Model King, 20 bore, SLE, 29 1/2" choked Mod/IMod with a target concave filed matte rib. 14 1/2" moderate to well figured wood that includes some lovely fiddle grain textures as well. Strong original case colors with exceptionally fine Italian rose and scroll engraving. This gun carries some mass at 6lbs 10oz and is well suited for clays or dove shooting where volume is the norm.

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Flli PIOTTI, ITALY, Model BSEE, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Sk1/IC. 14 7/8" highly figured wood to brown leather covered pad. Extra fine Italian scroll and bulino engraving on a coin finished, scroll backed action. 6lbs 4oz - light and lively.

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$14,500

HEYM, WEST GERMANY, Model 37 sidelock drilling. 20 bore, 3" over .270 Winchester. 25" choked Mod/Full. 14 1/4' moderately figured wood to black recoil plate - includes cheek piece and black grip cap. Coin finished receiver featuring game scene relief engraving with thumb nail hand detatchable locks, cocking indicators, toggle side safety for the 20 bore and sliding push button top safety for the rifle. 7lbs 5oz. Top lever well to the right as the gun has seen very use. Recently serviced.

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$11,000

MERKEL, SUHL, O/U, 20 bore, 200E, 2 3/4", 28" choked IC/Mod. 14 3/4" lightly figured wood to black recoil pad. Blitz action with classic Kersten double locks and three piece forend. Single selective trigger, cocking indicators round out this nicely balanced and clean O/U. 6lbs 6oz.

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$3300

JOHN HARPER, BIRMINGHAM, 20 bore, BLE, 2 3/4", 27" nitro prooved Damascus, choked Sk1/Mod. 14 7/8" moderately figured wood to burgundy leather covered pad. Scroll back action retains strong to moderate original case colors and utilizes a rare assisted opened system in which the gun is cocked when the barrels are closed and relaxed when the gun is opened not unlike the Lancaster system. Diminutive action with small sharply beaded fences - a look Harper was well known for both with Churchill and of course on the rare guns he would attribute his name to. This elegant side by side is both rare and beautiful through and through, ready for the field, tipping the scales at 5lbs 13oz.

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$5000

PARKER BROS., USA, 16 bore, VH ser# 201286, 28" choked Sk1/IMod. 14 3/8" lightly figured wood to original butt plate. Action has gone grey with light to moderate colors in protected areas. 6 1/2lbs.

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$3200

Parker Bros., USA, 20 bore, BLNE Trojan, 28" choked Sk1/Mod. 13 7/8" lightly figured wood to brown Old English recoil pad. Action has been blued and over all the gun is in great shape and ready for the field. 6lbs 4oz.

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$3000

KRIEGHOFF, ULM, K-20, three barrel set. 20, 28 and .410. 28" with assorted choke tubes. 14 1/8" highly figured wood to black recoil pad. The stock has been modified with Airsoft system to reduce recoil. It is adjustable with the used of a pump which is included. Coin finished receiver and overall the gun is clean and appears to have seen little use. Krieghoff was careful to maintain a consistent weight regardless of the barrel set used. Weight 8lbs 2oz. Cased in a robust aluminum Americase. A wonderful set up for anyone that may be recoil sensitive.

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$17,900

REMINGTON ARMS, USA, BLNE, 2 3/4", 30" Damascus, with concave filed rib, choked IMod/IMod. 14 1/4 lightly figured wood to original black butt plate. Action retains moderate to strong original case colors and locks up tight. 7lbs 12oz.

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$1000

JAMES PURDEY, LONDON, True pair c. 1933, SLE's. Gun #1 - 2 1/2", 29", chopper lump, choked IC/Full. 15 1/8" highly figured wood to leather covered pad. Silky smooth self opening Beesley action - retains moderate to strong original case colors. Engraving remains sharp throughout. 6lbs 9oz. Gun #2 - 2 1/2", 29", chopper lump, choked IC/Full. 15 1/8" highly figured wood to leather covered pad. Actions are a perfect match in terms of condition - outstanding. 6lbs 11oz. Housed in their original case with makers label and a full ensemble of accoutrements - call for details. This pair of shotguns was purportedly made for a Mr. William Alton Jones, president of CITGO oil & gas conglomerate. William Alton Jones owned a 2000+ acre hunting preserve in Rhode Island where he vacationed and entertained his close friend D. Eisenhower and many other dignitaries. The Jones property was given to the University of Rhode Island upon his untimely death in a plane crash. Today it is the Alton Jones Campus and wildlife research center. This fine pair has made their way back and forth across the pond many times to shoot at esteemed estates scattered across the countryside. Consider acquiring this fine pair and continuing the tradition.

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$68000

CHARLES LANCASTER, LONDON, SLE, #2 of a pair, 2 1/2", 30" choked Sk1/Mod. 14 3/4" highly figured wood to grooved butt this includes a well matched 1 1/2" wood extension. The stock exhibits great figure and a strong fiddle back grain. This a very petite action utilizing the classic Lancaster dipped edge lock plate. Weak to moderate original case colors and sharp engraving remain throughout. The engraving alone on this gun is something to behold. Carved fences, exceptionally fine checkering and a flip lever forend round out this fine gun. 6lbs 12oz. Built in 1911.

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$4600

COGSWELL & HARRISON, LONDON, .375 double rifle, BLNE, 25" fitted with one standard sight and two leaf sights. 14 5/8" light to moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. The action is lightly engraved and was re case colored not long ago- this gun too is very clean and tidy. Cased in a vintage canvas case with makers label. Well balance and lively. Completed in 1907 and purchase by RND Smith who served in the British army prior to and during WWI. A certificate of origin from Cogswell and Harrison is included. An extensive history on RND Smith is also provided.

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$7000

COGSWELL & HARRISON, LONDON BLE, AVANT TOUT, 2 3/4" proofed at 1 1/4oz. 32" filed matt rib choked Mod/Full. 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to grooved butt. Assisted opening action has gone grey. 7lbs 6oz.

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$1600

WC CARSWELL, LIVERPOOL, SLE, 2 3/4", 30" flat filed rib choked IC/Full. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood to leather covered pad and features a Prince of Wales grip with carved horn grip cap. Back action, assisted opening sidelock has ornate rose and scroll engraving. 7lbs 2oz.

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$5200

D GRAY, INVERNESS, SLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Full, 14 3/4" highly figured wood to brown pig skin leather pad. Action retains much original case colors, third fastener and crisp engraving throughout. Stunning gun through and through - 6 1/2lbs.

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$4700

WINCHESTER, USA, Model 21, 2 3/4", 26" choked Sk1/Sk2, 14 1/2" highly figured wood to classic white line Pachmayr pad. Action shows some signs of wear to blacking along edges and features a single selective trigger. 7 1/4lbs.

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$3900

PARKER, USA, VH, 3" MAGNUM, No. 2 frame, 30" choked Full/Full with ivory mid sight and front bead. 13 7/8" moderately figured wood to brown recoil pad. Wood has been refinished. Action has lost its case colors. 7lbs 13oz.

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$1600

WC SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, 10 bore, SLNE, 30" nitro proved Damascus choked IMod/Full. 14 3/4" highly figured wood includes a 1" wood extension. Classic lamb chop Scott sidelock with crystal cocking indicator ports, gilded hammers and patented Scott block safety. Action is tight and ready for the duck/goose blind. Must be held to be appreciated. Handsome, ready to perform in the field and round out that quiver. 9lbs 4oz.

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$4450

MIDLAND, B'HAM, SLNE, 2 3/4", 30" choked IC/Full. 14 1/4" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. This back action sidelock has held onto some of its original case colors locks up tight and will make a great field gun. A great entry level sidelock. 6lbs 13oz.

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$2000

W RICHARDS, B'HAM, BLNE, 3", 30" choked Full/Full. 14 1/4" mildly figured wood with good fiddle grain. Traces of case color on this big boy action that supports a hefty set of barrels ready for the field or course. 7lbs 10oz.

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$2800

LC Smith, USA, Specialty Grade, SLE, 2 3/4", 32" ventilated rib, ivory bead, choked Mod/Full. Straight stocked 14" well figured wood including recoil pad, broad low profile forend. Action retains strong original case colors, single selective trigger. 8lbs 2oz. Rare LC.

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CHAPUIS ARMES, FRANCE, Factory New Safari Express rifle - African PH 2, .470 cal. BLE, 23 1/2" with quarter rib ready for scope mounts. Regulated with Federal ammunition and includes actual targets used during regulation at 50m using open sights. 15 3/8" palm swell, pistol grip stock in highly figured walnut with German cheekpiece design - no shadow underline to old English style recoil pad. Sculpted receiver hand engraved featuring half deep fence floral decor with Cape Buffalo head engraved on bottom plate also includes long trigger guard and steel engraved grip cap. Includes sling swivels. Just under 11lbs. Yet another high quality, cased, Chapuis double rifle.

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