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FRANCOTTE, LEIGE, 28 bore, BLE, 2 1/2", 26" choked Mod/Full. 14" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. Half pistol stock with dropped checkered side panels accent this beautiful stock. Action retains most of its original case colors and the engraving is sharp. Carved fences and a Greener style third fastener included free of charge. 4lbs. 13oz. means you won't blink an eye at having to carry the gun in the field throughout the day. The gun is exceptionally clean and tidy for its age - a true sleeper.

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$5200

BERETTA, GARDONE, 28 bore, BL- 4. 2 3/4", 28" choked Mod/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood to original butt plate. 6lbs 1oz. Very clean and tidy.

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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

H HODGSON, IPSWICH, 16 bore, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Full. 14 3/4" lightly figured wood to smooth butt. Action retains moderate to strong original case colors. Signed action features diamond headed arcaded fences and scroll engraving. Very light at 5lbs 14oz.

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$3300

WJ JEFFERY, LONDON, 16 bore, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" chocked Sk1/Full. 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to grooved butt. Action has gone grey and to change things up it sports banknote style engraving. Light and quick 5lbs 13oz.

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$2600

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

A HERMON, BEDFORD, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Sk1/Full. 14 3/8" lightly figured wood to original horn butt plate. Signed action with tasteful scroll engraving. Action retains strong original case colors and has seen little use. 6lbs 7oz.

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$1900

CHAS. HELLIS, LONDON, BLE, 2 1/2", Sleeved 28" choked IC/Mod. 14 1/2" moderately figured wood to black recoil pad. Very nice fine rose and scroll on an action that has gone grey. The old reliable Southgate ejectors round out this great field gun. Light and lively at 6lbs 6oz.

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$2100

PERAZZI, ITALY, MX20, 20ga, 3", 29 1/2" choked IC/Mod. 14 7/8" with upgraded SC3 wood to handsome leather covered pad. Single selective fixed trigger, vent rib, seashell sculpted receiver and game style forend. Immaculate condition, cased with original paperwork. 6lbs 15oz.

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$9500

JAMES MacNAUGHTON, EDINBURGH, SLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Sk1/Mod. 14 5/8" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Small, diminutive action (16?) absolutely stunning fine scroll in a very unique pattern utilizing negative space to perfection. Add ribanded fences and once again you have a very unique gun from one of my favorite makers. Resting in its weathered, original case with makers label. Light weight for a sidelock at 6lbs 5oz. 1 oz loads recommended.

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$13500

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

Wm POWELL, BIRMINGHAM, Rebounding, bar in wood hammer gun. Nitro prooved Damascus , London 1999, re browned not long ago. 29" choked Cyl, Mod. 14 1/8" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. "Powells 341 SS Patent" action retains a lovely petia. The action has such a unique shape and design one can't help but continuously turn the kit about to discover something new. Elements from the percussion days morphed into a breech opening, rebounding hammer extravaganza - a true conversation piece. Functional and ready for many days in the field. Magnificent weight and balance. 6lbs 6oz.

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$3800

I HOLLIS, B'HAM LONDON, 2 3/4", Round body back action, rebounding hammer gun. 28" recent Nitro proof choked Sk1/Mod. 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to grooved horn butt plate. Locks, hammers, furniture and barrels reblacked not long ago. Action boarder engraved is brushed bright overall. Nicely balanced and weighted, clean and tidy. Cased in a modern case with makers lable and shot card. 6lbs 6oz.

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$2150

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

CHAS. BOSWELL, LONDON, Rebounding hammer gun. London nitro prooved Damascus - 2013. 2 3/4", 30" choked Cyl/Full. 15" prince of Wales grip, highly figured wood to Silvers pad. Fine scroll engraving with vignettes of wandering game and low tail pointing dogs. Shallow framed action with crisp cocking hammers. Lovely. 6lbs. 10oz.

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$9000

WEBLEY & SCOTT, B'HAM, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" choked IC/Mod. 14 3/4" light to moderately figured wood to black recoil plate. Action has gone grey with top lever well to the right of center. 6lbs 6oz.

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$2800

E. AKRILL, BEVERLY, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" Cyl/Sk1, 14 3/4" highly figured wood to black ebonite plate. Early Anson & Deeley boxlock design with long elegant top lever, spiral carved fences and bank note style banner and scroll engraving. Unique and easy to transport at 6lbs 4oz. The original case is also included.

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$2800

WILLIAM GOLDEN, HUDDERSFIELD, SLNE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Full/IC. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood with strong fiddle back to checkered butt that includes heel and toe caps. Bar action, dipped edge lock plates with lovely modest fine scroll engraving that makes good use of negative space. Throw into the mix an elegant sidelever that cocks a unique action and the gun stands out. Thankfully the original case is still with the gun that includes makers label. 6lbs 10oz.

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$3600

HENRY ATKIN, LONDON, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Sk2/IMod. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to checkered butt. Fine scroll engraving, delicate beaded fences round out this action that has gone grey. Excellent field gun and easy to carry at 6lbs. 3oz.

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$3400

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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$17500

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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$12500

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

WH MONK, CHESTER, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/IMod. 15" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Stock includes a well matched 7/8" wood extension. Also dropped checkered sidepanels and drop points round out this hight quality boxlock. Beautifully sculpted action has a dark patina and Woodward style arcaded fences. Barrels and furniture reblacked not long ago. This quality boxlock is very clean and tidy and tips the scales at 6lbs 4oz.

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$3500

BOZARD, LONDON, SLE, 2 3/4", 30", 2007 Nitro proved Damascus choked IC/Mod. 14 3/4" moderately figured wood to brown leather covered pad. This back action sidelock has strong case colors and its furniture is handsome having been recently re blued. 6lbs 8oz. Overall the gun is very clean and has been recently serviced.

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$2700

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

W & C SCOTT, LONDON, SLNE, "THE EXCELLENTIA TRIPLEX", 30" black powder prooved Damascus choked Full/Full. 14 1/4" well figured wood to horn butt plate. Classic crystal cocking indicators on this famous dipped edge lock plate design. Waterfowl and oak leaf engraved and includes the inlaid gold star found on all the Excellentia models. Case colors (renewed) are strong and very fine checkering adorn this fine old gun. 7lbs 4oz

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$3850

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

BOSS, LONDON Boss gun #4076 is a 16 bore side lever made in 1890. It was ordered on January 21 of that year by Charles Calvert M. P. as a 16 bore, ham'less gun, side snap, 30" Whitworth steel barrels, 14 5/8" half pistol hand stock (since reshaped to a straight English stock). It was built right at the end of the Paddison period of ownership, just as John Robertson was taking over the running of Boss & Co. and the majority of the work was most probably carried out by him. The beautiful, tight scroll engraving is by John James Sumner (third of the four Sumners) and shows the beginnings of the style which Robertson and Sumner designed and is still seen on today's Boss guns. This is an important Boss gun, showing the evolution of British gunmaking as it was at the end of the 19th century. Donald Dallas has devoted most of a page (135) in describing #4076 as well as a large color photo (136) of the gun in "Boss & Co. Best Gunmakers" 2nd edition.

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$29000

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

C JEFFREY, DORCHESTER, BLE 2 1/2", 27" choked Sk1/Full. 15 1/4" moderately figured wood to Silvers pad. Action has gone grey, has wonderful carved Woodward style fences and Southgate ejectors. 6lbs 7oz.

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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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$7900

TOMAS BLAND, LONDON, BLE, 3" proofed at 1200 bar. 30" choked Mod/Full with a flat filed matt rib. 14 1/4" light to moderately figured wood to Silvers style recoil pad. Signed banner and scroll action retains strong original case colors. Top to bottom the gun is exceptionally clean - a fine gun in fine condtion. 7lbs 7 oz.

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$3000

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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