Please Note…

All our fine game guns have undergone an extensive programme of restoration. All barrels have been Re-London Nitro Proofed to 2 3/4" chambers. They naturally have a practical and sensible wall thickness, fine walnut stocks and forends, have a minimum LOP of 14 1/2" and have all undergone a refurbishment of their traditional oil finish and have been skillfully re-checkered.

295) 12 Bore W Richards Liverpool Hammer Gun

A scarce exhibition grade side-lock Hammer Gun in pristine condition. 30" highly figured twist Damascus Barrels with patented fore-sight. Crisp, detailed rose and scroll engraving throughout. W.Richards Liverpool & London was an outstanding provincial gun-maker who made individual guns for the nobility and prosperous merchants of Liverpool. This gun is in 'as new' condition and is presented in a presentation case.

£6750
154) 12 Bore Holland & Holland Royal

A classic Holland royal side-lock ejector in very fine original condition throughout. Holland royal scroll engraving, fine Walnut stock & fore-end. The gun comes with two sets of barrels, 27" chocked quarter and half, 30" half & three quarters presented in a Holland & Holland Oak and Leather case.

£11750
187) 12 Bore Akrill Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels. Akrill of Beverly was considered one of the very best provincial gun makers of his time and this is clearly reflected in the unique quality of this gun in a lovely cared for condition.

£4750
217) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

An outstanding early Purdey centre fire, classic under-lever action. Original very fine 30" Damascus barrels. Classic Purdey's in this condition are very rare and a joy to own and shoot.

£5975
316) 12 Bore Lofley Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels chocked. Crisp scroll engraving throughout. In excellent condition. Lofley was a provincial gun maker of the highest quality to the local gentry.

£4975
470) 12 Bore JAMES WOODWARD Hammer Gun

Classic snap-action Woodward Hammer Gun. Fine twist 30" Damascus barrels chocked. Crisp detailed Woodward style engraving throughout. Round bar with back-action locks.

£5750
354) 12 Bore Robertson (BOSS) Box-Lock Ejector

Serial Number: 150. Dover Street London address. This fine Box-Lock was made and retailed by Boss in the 1920's, I was informed it was a family gun. 30" steel choked barrels. Crisp, traditional Boss style engraving throughout and a highly-figured Walnut stock. Very few of these guns of this high quality were sold by Boss.

£3750
229) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

Purdey first patent snap-action Under-Lever. Re-bounding back-action locks. 30" steel sleeved barrels. Classic highly-figured Walnut stock and fore-end. This Purdey is in a very nice original, condition with crisp engraving and was probably, due to the damaged barrels, a sleeper for many years. Now, very much a shooter.

£5750
384) 12 Bore EC Green Cheltenham Over & Under

A late model of a classic EC Green patented Over & Under. 29" steel, choke barrels. Rose and scroll engraving throughout in very fine, original condition. Highly figured straight-hand Walnut stock with classic 2 piece fore-end. This gun was featured in the Double Gun Journal. It is in outstanding condition and is a rare opportunity to purchase a classic, English Over and Under from the mid-1920's.

£14750
298) 12 Bore BOSS Hammer Gun

A truly superb example of a classic Boss Hammer Gun in pristine condition. 30" fine, twist Damascus Barrels, Under-Lever action, re-bounding back action locks, highly-figured full Walnut stock with toe and heel clips. Crisp SUMNER engraving throughout. This gun was made in the mid 1870's and is in a truly outstanding condition, complete in it's Oak and Leather case.

£8750
474) 12 Bore HOLLAND & HOLLAND Paradox

Classic high grade under lever Hammer Paradox. Weighing just over 7lbs, 28" steel barrels with raised file cut rib and leaf sights. This gun is in an unusually very fine condition throughout. It is is a classic dual purpose Paradox with an interesting family history and was used in Africa.

£9975
343) 12 Bore JAMES WOODWARD Hammer Gun

An early Woodward under lever back action non-rebounding lock hammer gun. Very good 30" Damascus barrels. Beautiful walnut fiddle-back stock with original steel butt plate. Beautiful serpentine engraving throughout. This Woodward is presented in a very fine, practical condition.

£3750
462) 12 Bore RIGBY Hammer Gun

Classic trigger guard opening, snap action side lock hammer gun. In a very fine condition, retaining some colour. Well figured walnut stock. 30" fine twist Damascus barrels. We are fortunate in having a similar Rigby hammer gun available. The main difference being this one does not have the acid etched barrels.

£5475
337) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

Original 30 inch Damascus Purdey barrels. Second patent action with island back locks. Crisp original engraving throughout. Classic period fine figured walnut stock. Original Purdeys of this model and in this condition are very hard to come by.

£7945
438) 12 Bore GEORGE HIGHAN Hammer Gun

A rare and most unusual bar-in-wood rotary underlever Hammer Gun. In outstanding condition. 30 inch fine twist Damascus barrels. Original and crisp deep scroll engraving throughout. Well figured Walnut stock and fore-end, with original steel butt plate. This gun is unique and in an as-new condition. It is proof for black powder only.

£2250
207) 12 Bore HOLLAND & HOLLAND Paradox

A late deluxe 15,000 series underlever 12 bore hammer paradox. 28" steel barreled. Re-London Nitro'd. Shot and tested by Holland & Holland using their current production paradox cartridges. Very fine crisp detailed engraving throughout. Magnificent well figured walnut stock. The gun is presented in its' canvas and leather case, with I believe the previous owners' name on it. Complete with a range test target and five boxes of Holland 12 Bore paradox cartridges. A rare opportunity to acquire a classic deluxe nitro paradox underlever hammer gun.

£12475
436) 12 Bore STEPHEN GRANT Hammer Gun

Considered by many as the finest Hammer Gun ever built. Magnificent round bodied back action side lever opening. Highly figured 30" twist Damascus barrels. Classic highly figured Walnut stock with push-button fore end. Crisp detailed engraving throughout. A Rolls Royce of all the hammer guns, presented in its' Oak and Leather case with all accessories.

£8975
401) 12 Bore WILLIAM LEE Box Lock Ejector

A very well made, no. 2 of a pair, English box lock. 28" steel barrels with third bite cross bolt closing. Semi pistol grip, rose and scroll engraving. A very practical English game gun.

£1895
428) 12 Bore TRULOCK & HARISS Hammer Gun

An outstanding late bar-in-wood hammer gun of an exceptionally good condition. 30" steel barrels, push-button fore end. Magnificent dark marbled walnut stock. Length of pull 14 3/4 all wood with engraved toe and heel caps. Superb crisp engraving throughout. Late guns in this original condition are unique.

£5975
91) 12 Bore CARR Brothers of Huddersfield Hammer Gun

A most unusual superb quality hammer gun in a very original condition. The round bodied sidelock action is profusely engraved with a Japanese oriental theme. 27" fine twist Damascus barrels, with a uniquely engraved broad rib. The unusual stock and fore-end carries a distinct form of checkering. The triggers and hammer nipples are gold. Carr Brothers were successors to Golden who had some very important and unique foreign clients. This fabulous gun needs to be seen.

£5275
272) 12 Bore RIGBY Hammer Gun

Outstanding original 30" acid etched barrels. Underlever snap-action opening with bar side locks. Very crisp original engraving with superbly figured finest Walnut stock. This late Rigby hammer gun is in a wonderful condition and has obviously seen little use. Guns in this condition are very rare.

£6750
381) 12 Bore W CASHMORE Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels. Round bodied, top lever opening and back action locks. A well balanced, good value hammer gun.

£1975
359) 12 Bore LINDSLEY Brothers Hammer Gun

Superb 30" Damascus barrels. Finely engraved sidelock action. Highly figured walnut stock, which has had a repair hence price. Push-buttoned fore end. A great value late game shooting hammer gun.

£1275
327) 12 Bore Fred WILLIAMS of London Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels. Round bodied back actioned locks with Celtic style rebounding hammers. Rounded pistol grip walnut stock. A good all round practical hammer gun.

£1475
240) 12 Bore TURNER of Bond Street Boxlock Ejector

A beautifully made traditional Turner lightweight gun with the rare inclusion of an Ejector mechanism. 28" Steel barrels. Outstanding cutaway walnut stock with detailed scroll engraving throughout. A rare and lovely gun.

£1975
483) 12 Bore F. B. BAKER Boxlock Ejector

A very late English classic top lever box lock ejector. Original very fine 30" barrels with game choking. This gun is virtually in an unused conditon and retains crisp engraving with some colour hardening. Finely figured straighthand English walnut stock with push-rod fore end.

£1975
340) 12 Bore STEPHEN GRANT Hammer Gun

Probably The Oldest Stehpen Grant Centrefire Hammer Gun Availible. Fine London Recently Nitroed 30" Damascus Barrels. Rotary Underlever Action With Sidelock Dolphin Hammers. A Unique Classic Gun Of Very High Quality.

£2795
278) 12 Bore CHARLES OSBORNE Hammer Gun

Late Round Action With Backaction Locks. Scroll Engraving. 30" Steel Barrels. 14 3/4" Figured Stock with Steel Buttend. Snap Action Forend.

£1275
364) 12 Bore CONWAY OF MANCHESTER Hammer Gun

A Most Unusual And Very Fine Hammer Gun. Unique In Many Ways. The Hammers Are Cocked To Half And Full†Cock By Pushing Forward The Underlever. The Mechanism Is Contained Within The Stock i.e. Trigger Plate Action And The Saftey Is Incorperated On The Underside. Very Very Fine 30" Damascus Barrels. Superb Straighthand Fine English Walnut Stock†With A†Patented Forend Snap Action. This Gun Is Totally Original With Lovely Crisp Detailed Engraving And A Lot Of Original Colour. It Certainly Merrits An Inspection.

£3475
247) 12 Bore SAMUEL SMITH Hammer Gun

†A beautiful very early centre fire gun by this classic maker. In a very nice original condition. Black powder proof only.

£1750