Hammerless Sidelocks

 
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$19600

CONTACT
John Dickson of Edinburgh in its makers case in very original condition ~ Great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2889
6974
In its makers case this very original Dickson is an investment but much more. Considered by many to be the pinnacle of design and elegance in a double barrel shotgun. I cannot disagree.
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Trigger plate

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.014 light Mod
.008 IC


.023
.022
15 1/4" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/2"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$17600

CONTACT
Henry Atkin (formerly of Purdey's) "BEST" with classic sidelever!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3479
709
In its oak and leather case this stunning Atkin is the spitting image (and quality) of a side lever Boss we had in recently. Excellent balance and craftsmanship one would expect from the Edwardian period.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
29" Sir Joseph Whitworth Steel


2 1/2"

.025 full
.010 IC


.026
.026
14 5/8" (14" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 1/16"

1/8"

6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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$17600

CONTACT
Gastinne-Renette BEST Quality Sidelock Matched Pair from one of Frances most respected gunmakers
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3755
42925
One of the most respected gun makers in France this pair of Sidelocks are true BEST quality featuring Chopperlump barrels, bushed firing pins, 9 pin safety seared locks, Purdey patent hidden third nose, and an articulated front trigger.

A super value as "THE PRICE IS FOR THE PAIR!" to translate from the French both guns for this total price!

*Includes a beautiful and classic oak & leather case

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.040 extra full
.020 Mod


.028
.027


1 1/8"
1 7/8"
9/16"


7 lbs.
Yes
 
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$17600

CONTACT
Gastinne-Renette BEST Quality Sidelock Matched Pair from one of Frances most respected gunmakers
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3754
42926
One of the most respected gun makers in France this pair of Sidelocks are true BEST quality featuring Chopperlump barrels, bushed firing pins, 9 pin safety seared locks, Purdey patent hidden third nose, and an articulated front trigger.

A super value as "THE PRICE IS FOR THE PAIR!" to translate from the French both guns for this total price!

*Includes a beautiful and classic oak & leather case

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.038 full
.019 Mod


.030
.027
14 1/4" to a checkered butt

1 5/16"
2"
1/2"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$17000

CONTACT
Henry Atkin "Formerly of James Purdey""Best" side-lever side lock ejector in wonderful condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3513
708
Built to the highest London standards in ~ 1895 this outstanding sidelever side lock is in wonderful condition. Note the fine engraving, modern high stock dimensions, and near exhibition wood.

Henry Atkin worked for James Purdey and proudly stated this fact on his barrels. The barrels on this gun are made from the finest steel of the the period, Sir Joseph Whitworth steel. These are at no surprise the same barrels that Purdey used on their shotguns.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.022 FULL
.011 IC


.026
.024
14 3/4" (13 7/8" wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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$16900

CONTACT
Rigby Rising Bite 12g. in Pristine Restored to as New Condition in its makers case.
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3735
16111
This outstanding Rigby is a real sweetheart. Light and lean with stunning wood, engraving, and barrels. Nicely fitted in its makers case this classic rising bite gun is a very hard to find gun in the vintage gun world as so few were actually made and of those most were double rifles.

I am told by Rigby they are making these again but I did not get a quote on what a new one would cost. Anyone know? I suspect (actually I know) ours is a bargain in comparison. The barrels like the rest of the gun are excellent in like new condition.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.015 Mod
.005 Skeet


.032
.031
15 3/4" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs.
No
 
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$14900

CONTACT
"John" Dickson Round action with wonderful newer barrels ~ Note the great LOP and that it is just Stunning!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3204
4645
This beautiful Dickson comes to us from one of my favorite hunting buddies. He is downsizing and it is to your benefit as this is a stunning example of what is considered by many to be the most elegant and sexy double guns ever to grace the fields of this earth.

Does anyone remember the old "Black Velvet" whiskey ads? The one with the stunning woman in the black dress? Seeing this gun in the rack brings forth the same response from seeing that ad… …Let me hold you!

I just looked it up in the Dickson book by Dallas and it says it was competed August 13th 1893. The new barrels appear to be by the maker.

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round

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2" NP 3 tons

.034 full
.010 IC


.030
.032
14 3/4" end of leather butt (14" end of wood)

1 3/4"
2 1/2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
No
 
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$14900

CONTACT
James MacNaughton Round action ~ A superbly engraved and balanced round action.....
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3176
1833
This is a very original MacNaughton featuring stunning engraving, original barrels with great wall thickness, and gorgeous wood with super dimensions for most. We had this come in at a good price so am passing on the savings and offering this well below the market value for a high condition round action.
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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.037 full
.003 skeet


.028
.025
14 7/8" over leather pad (13 7/8" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 5/16"
5/16"


7 lbs.
Yes
 
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$12900

CONTACT
James MacNaughton Round action ~I love the wood and engraving on this fine double ~
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3271
1973
This is a super MacNaughton! Note the spell binding wood and excellent stock dimensions. It is very hard to find a true Scottish round action for this kind of price. We got a good deal on it and are passing it on to you.
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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2"

.016 Mod
Cyl.


.032
.033
14 5/8" over 5/8" leather pad

1 5/8"
2 3/8"
3/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$12500

CONTACT
Holland & Holland Royal Grade sidelock in its makers case
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3586
25785
This is a very nice Royal with Barrels sleeved by the esteemed J. Roberts and Co. London so near invisible at the joint.

Lots of case color and the action features stunning engraving. In its makers case with tools. A super package.

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Sidelock

Yes
Sleeved
30"
2 3/4"

2 3/4" 1 1/4 oz.

.033 full
.033 full


.035
.035
15" to a checkered butt

1 9/16"
2 7/16"
0


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$12000

CONTACT
John Dickson of Edinburgh Classic Round action with great original barrels and stock dimensions ~ Light at 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.! Summer sale and cased!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3145
7279
This gun dates from 1934 . A very nice Dickson from between the wars with great wall thickness and dimensions. This is the period that many consider to be the pinnacle of the UK gunmaking trade.

Note the weight!

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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.015 IC-Mod


.033
.035
14 3/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$9400

CONTACT
James Purdey 12g field ready. A true Edwardian Purdey, built when they made their best!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3564
14420
This true BEST quality Purdey was built during the Edwardian era being delivered to Lord Alfred Fitzroy the 11th of November 1892. See a copy of the original entry in the Purdey ledger and history in the photo's attached.

Given a new life with nitro sleeved barrels (with recent quality blacking) which were built and proofed in the UK. Modern stock dimensions make this gun a great choice for the field.

This is the gun featured in the Shooting Sportsman article by Roger Catchpole last spring. It was titled "The Purdey & the Partridge ,A gun’s provenance as related to Huns" and was in the March /April issue. Email me and I will email you a copy.

In material things it is rare when history, craftsmanship, and function become one but when it does one should seize the opportunity. By Roger Catchpole

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Sidelock

Yes
Sleeved
28"


2 1/2" nitro

.012 IC
.004 quail 1 (near Cyl.)


.029
.030
14 3/4" over leather covered pad (13 3/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2
7/16"


6 lbs. 14 oz
No
 
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$8000

CONTACT
James Woodward Snap Action Sidelock ejector
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3516
3781
Completed in 1887 this London BEST features a new stock with excellent dimensions. The Sir Joseph Whitworth compressed steel 29" barrels have excellent minimum wall thickness and chokes perfect for upland bird hunting.

Featuring all the features that made James Woodward famous (Best engraving, arcaded fences, the "Automatic" snap action) this gun is an excellent example of what they could produce and is now after a full restoration, ready for the field.

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Snap Action Sidelock

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.015 Mod
.008 IC


.028
.029
14 5/8"

1 1/4"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 10 1/2 oz.
No
 
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$7600

CONTACT
William Richards of Liverpool ! Outstanding Game Scenes
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3737
11138
This light weight and stunningly beautiful shotgun has super dimensions and balance. We seldom see game scene engraving of this quality on English doubles.

This name is often confused with Westley Richards. While they are both respected gun makers they are not related. William Richards shop was in Liverpool and was quite old, starting in the late 1700's and only closing in the year 2000.

*Note that this gun has a wood extension instead of a pad but keep in mind we can easily remove the extension and install a Best quality leather pad for only $300.00. This only takes about two to three weeks.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.029 full
.013 IC


.029
.025
14 7/8" ( 13 1/2" of original wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$6900

CONTACT
Thomas Horsley BEST Sidelock ejector with super desirable side lever ~ Super Spring Sale ~ $6900!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3526
3393
This is a fantastic quality English shotgun by the gunmaker that the English trade refers to as "A gunmakers gunmaker." Thomas Horsley is the real deal as far as gunmakers go. He designed and built his own and to the highest standards and this gun shows it.

Note the great dimensions! An excellent vintage side lever.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30


2 1/2" nitro London proofs

.020 light full
.020 light full


.026
.024
15 1/4" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 5/8"
2 1/8"
3/8"


7 lbs. 2 oz.
No
 
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$6600

CONTACT
Charles Lancaster Sidelock with wonderful side lever opening! Nitro Damascus! Great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2872
4985
Lancaster is a highly respected London maker and this example shows why. Beautiful Damascus and excellent engraving with top notch fit and finish and to add to that it is fitted in its makers case. Side-lever sidelocks are rare and hard to find especially at this price point.
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Sidelock with side opening lever

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2"

.003 (skeet near cyl.)
.002 (skeet near cyl.)


.021
.025
15" (14 3/8" original wood)

1 3/8"
2 1/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$6500

CONTACT
H.J. Hussey an elegant an English sidelock with great wood and great lines and balance....#2 of a pair
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3162
14065
This Hussey, unlike in general its female counter parts, reeks of class. Although just border engraved do not let the lack of makeup fool you! This shotgun is beautiful inside and out, built to the highest standards of the Edwardian era.

Balanced just slightly forward of the hinge pin this shotgun handles perfectly. The bores are bright and clean with excellent walls and the barrels are tight on face. Own a London BEST for a fraction of the cost than if you were to buy a London first name of which the quality would be none better

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 3/4" NP

.030 full
.008 IC


.030
.029
14 3/4"

1 7/16"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$6500

CONTACT
H.J. Hussey extremely beautiful and well balanced English sidelock for a bargain price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3166
14066
H. Hussey guns are always beautiful guns of the highest quality and this one is no exception.

Note the modern dimensions.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2-3/4"

.041 extra full
.010


.029
.032
14 5/8"

1 7/16"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$6500

CONTACT
Lang & Hussey stunningly elegant sidelock ~ A cased two barrel set no less ! ~ Great new Price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3333
13111
Built in 1897 this stunningly beautiful sidelock is in wonderful condition. This gun has been restored to near new condition to the highest of standards.

This shotgun shows near 100% case color and near 100% barrel black and wood finish. The barrel sets are quite versatile in their choke combinations with an open choked set for close in work like for Quail and skeet and the number 2 set with tight chokes for those late season south Dakota roosters or sporting clays.

Note the light weight, 6 lbs. 6 oz!

* The case colors were done by the best in the world, St. Ledger in the UK.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"


2 3/4" NP

#1=.005 Skeet, #2=.042 extra full
#1=.005 Skeet, #2=.024 full


#1 = .034 #2=.031
#1= .37 #2=.032
14 7/16" to a checkered butt

1 5/8"
2 5/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
No
 
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$6200

CONTACT
Robert Jones on action very similar to the Woodard "Automatic" two barrel set! SALE
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2914
6781
This is a true Snap action gun just like the ones made famous by Woodward. Very nice quality. Notice the modern high dimensions which would make this a excellent rising bird gun.
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Forward underlever

No
Damascus
30"



2 1/2" both barrels

30"=.012 IC 28"=.007 IC
30"=.011 IC 28"= Cyl.


30"=.025 28"=.025
30"=.027 28"=.026
15 5/8" to engraved heel and toe clips

1 7/16"
2"

3/8"

7lbs. 1oz-=30", 6lbs
No
 
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$6200

CONTACT
William Evans Side lock in excellent condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3686
18136
William Evans worked for James Purdey and then Holland and Holland until he went out on his own in London in 1883. He was proud of his Purdey experience and put on the rib of many of his guns "William Evans from Purdey's. Purdey no doubt was not to happy about this but they could do little as they had advertised themselves in the same way near their beginning by advertising "James Purdey from Manton's."

This sidelock is in great condition and a super value in a London sidelock. It is tight on face and has very nice bores with no pitting. The gun was completed in 1954.

*Note this gun has great stock dimensions for many.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.018 Mod


.026
.028
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$5900

CONTACT
Holland & Holland 12g. with fantastic nitro proofed Damascus barrels. Check the pattern! Summer Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2232
6228
Great wood and barrels on this classic. Great new price! I love the elegant wood and lovely nitro proofed Damascus barrels.
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back action sidelock

No
Damascus
28"


2 3/4" London proof 2012

.031 full
.005 Skeet


.027
.029
14 7/8" Over horn (14 1/4" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 14 oz.
No
 
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$5900

CONTACT
Henry Atkin late of James Purdey London sidelock in its makers case, a super gun at a great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3244
1038
Built @ 1899 this little high grade gun is in excellent condition and comes in its makers case.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
27"


2 3/4"

.025 full
.015 Mod


.027
.026
14 1/4" over leather covered pad

1 7/16"
2"
3/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$5200

CONTACT
Stephen Grant "BEST" Sidelock for a great price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3547
6290
Completed in 1891 this high quality Grant features wonderful engraving and super stock dimensions for many. Stephen Grant worked for Boss & Co. for years before opening next door to them to become a friendly competitor. It is rumored that when one maker was under the gun to finish an order the other would help out. They certainly built British BEST guns and this is an excellent example.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.004 Skeet


.027
.026
15" (14 5/8" original wood)

1 3/8"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$4900

CONTACT
Hunter & Sons of 62 Royal Avenue, Belfast, Ireland ~ This is a truly outstanding sidelock with super nitro Damascus barrels ~ and from Ireland!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3684
9643
This stunning slide lock is one of my current favorites in the shop. One has to appreciate the beautiful nitro Damascus barrels,

*Note this Irish shotgun also features excellent stock dimensions.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Damascus
28 "
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.043 Extra full
.003 skeet


.028
.024
14 1/2"to checkered butt

1 7/16"
2 1/8"
1/2"


6 lbs. 5.5 oz.
No
 
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$4900

CONTACT
Stephen Grant Sidelock with desirable side lever
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3712
6053
This is a super gun with a high stock for rising birds! A great value in a Grant side lever.
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Sidelock

No
Sleeved
27"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.033 FULL
.007 IC


.037
.035
14 7/8" ( 13 3/4" Original wood)

1 9/16"
1 3/4"
3/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$4600

CONTACT
Charles Lancaster with wonderful nitro proofed Damascus and makers case
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2928
7756
Beautiful Damascus, as well as engraving; manufactured in 1896 is a testimonial to the craftsmanship in that period. With canvas covered wood English makers case. This gun is a super value in an English sidelock.
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12 ga. back action sidelock

Yes
Damascus
30"


London Proof 2 1/2" 1 1/8 oz proof

.022
.008


.028
.024
14 3/8" end of butte plate

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
1/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$4400

CONTACT
Thomas Bland Sidelock in excellent condition with long length of pull! Cased! Hunting Season Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2861
16745
I handle this shotgun and the first thing I observe is how nicely it is fit and finished while also obviously been well cared for. Comes with a very nice vintage English case with wonderful makers label.
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sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2"

.021 full
.007 IC


.027
.025
14 7/8"

1 3/8"
2 1/4"
7/16"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
Yes
 
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$3900

CONTACT
F. T. Baker 12 ga. in very nice condition with Sir Joseph Whitworth barrels! Great new price for an English sidelock field ready.......
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2477
7325
A very nice English sidelock by this well known (among the English) maker. Extra's on this gun I see are the Sir Joseph Whitworth steel barrels (same as used on Purdey's) and bushed firing pins.
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2" Birmingham Proof

.002 Cylinder
.002 Cylinder


.028
.028
14 3/8"

1 1/2"
2 3/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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$3900

CONTACT
Lang & Hussey
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3161
8406
This gun was built in the year 1896 and one just has to look at a shotgun like this and wonder how they did it. Highest craftsmanship is what turns me on and this gun does that. The action is lightly brushed but not bad and I have to admit the minimal engraving lends itself to its elegant lines. Best of all it handles and balances beautifully. Some buyers tell us they cannot afford a high grade English sidelock and I often tell them if they are patient we can find them a nice sidelock in the boxlock price range. This is one of those guns. Mark this one a bargain.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2"

.022 light full
.009 IC


.034
.036
15" (14" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 1/4"
3/8"


6 lbs. 8.5 oz.
No
 
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$3800

CONTACT
Leech & Sons
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2678
3868
Built in 1902! Nigel Brown's "British Gunmakers Vol II" actually had some history and serial numbers on this interesting maker. Nice Damascus and wood with clean bores.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Damascus
29"


2 1/2"

.039 very full
.021 light full or tight mod......


.028
.023
15" ( 14 1/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 15 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

CONTACT
Holland & Holland Dominion with nice remaining case color with excellent barrels by E.J. Churchill ~ Summer Sale! Own a Holland!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3165
32200
This is the classic Holland & Holland Dominion grade. These are back action side locks which feature a wonderful radiused action that is a joy to carry in the field. They fit so comfortably in the hand.

Featuring 2 3/4" nitro proofs on excellent newer barrels by famous gun maker Churchill’s and great stock dimensions for many this Holland is a real value for the upland bird hunter.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
26.5"


2 3/4"

.020 light full
.008 IC


.036
.037
15" (13 1/8" original stock)

1 7/16"
2 1/16"
7/16"


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

CONTACT
Arthur Hill & Son ~ Very nice English prewar Churchill style sidelock ~ 25" with Churchill Rib!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3458
7049
This is really a twin to a E.J. Churchill XXV sidelock. Super light and fast this would make a great quail, woodcock, or grouse gun.

Keep in mind if you need a longer length of pull we can have fitted a leather covered or silvers pad to get a length of up to and over 15."

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
25"


2 1/2" nitro

.026 full
.009 IC


.025
.029
14 3/8" (14" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


5 lb. 15 oz.
Yes
 
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$3700

CONTACT
Holland & Holland "Climax" cased sidelock ~ Sound and ready for rough country or...
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3397
7651
A Holland & Holland sidelock for under 10K? Yes! And it is basically a sound gun ready to see the field! In its makers case the gun is tight on face and has good dimensions.

If one wanted to restore the gun it could use new blue on the barrels, a few replacement screws, and a new oil finish. The forend wood could use a few minor repairs.

These climax guns have always been admired for their ergonomic rounded actions and nice balance.

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Sidelock

No
Sleeved
28"


2 1/2"

.019 Mod
.013 IC


.027
.034
14 1/8" to thin steel butt

1 9/16"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 8.5oz.
No
 
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$3400

CONTACT
Charles Lancaster sidelock ejector with self opening action - 1888 London quality Estate Sale PRice!!!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2943
6132
This is a very nice Lancaster featuring the self opening mechanism. It is ready for the field. These guns have received a bum wrap as they have been called "Wrist breakers" as they were supposedly hard to close. When you close these it is cocking the main springs after firing. I find them no harder to close than a Purdey, not a big deal. The secret, as in Purdey's, is knowing how to snap the gun closed. Learn this trick and it is easy. This gun is very high quality at any price.
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Sidelock ejector

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.008 IC
.005 Quail


.028
.024
15" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 1/8"
5/16"


6 lbs. 7.5 oz.
No
 
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$3400

CONTACT
Thomas Bland 12g. sidelock ! A super value on a true English sidelock SxS
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3169
16824
A British sidelock ejector by a well known maker with great dimensions and weight. The only thing wrong with this picture is we are selling it too cheap!

In the price range of a British boxlock why not have a sidelock?

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.025 full
.004 Quail 1


.024
.027
14 1/4"

1 9/16"
2 1/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 5.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3400

CONTACT
C.S. Rosson sidelock from between the wars in its makers case ~ Light and features a single trigger ~
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3583
3409
Although you may not be familiar with the name, Rosson of Norwich is an old and respected gun maker in England.

Great stock dimensions for many combined with a useful choking and excellent wall thickness makes this little and light English sidelock a real find.

I do feel it was when new ( I believe the ninth gun built in 1933) a semi-pistol grip gun and it has since been expertly converted to a straight grip.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
27"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.030 full
.007 IC


.028
.025
14 1/2"

1 3/8"
2 1/4"
1/8"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3000

CONTACT
T. Page Wood ~ An excellent super made English sidelock ~ a super value and only 6 lbs 4 oz! Super Summer sale! $3000.00
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3184
326
Great wood and stock dimensions for the upland hunter combined with super lightweight and chokes that will put the food on the table.

Don't let all those positive attributes distract you from the beauty and craftsmanship in this fine sidelock.

Known as "The Gun makers of the West" (Western England of course!) this firm started business in Bristol in 1876 and were still in business in 1964.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2"

.022 light full
.006 Skeet 1


.027
.025
14 5/8" to wood butt

1 1/2"
2 7/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
Yes
 
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$2800

CONTACT
John Rogers - a very fine vintage English made Sidelock in 12 ga. in very nice condition! Light! late Summer Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3019
5504
What a nice gun for less than many lower end new machine made doubles. Built ~ 1925 this is a great example of pre-war English craftsmanship. Notice the weight! What a great gun to carry all day. John Rogers was located at 23 Bath Street, Birmingham England. The business seems to have closed sometime during WWII.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


NP 2 1/2" for 1 1/8 oz

.038 Full
.004 Quail 1


.023
.030
14 1/4"

1 1/2"
2"
3/8"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

CONTACT
Army & Navy 12 ga. Sidelock ~ A Classic English sidelock for the price of a boxlock, a super value. Summer Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3366
57602
Manufactured 1910 this classic English sidelock has a great length of pull and general stock dimensions. Who says you can only get a boxlock for three thousand dollars??
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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"


NP 2 1/2" 1 1/8 oz.

.012 IC
Cylinder


.034
.035
15 3/4" end of leather pad (15" to wood)

1 3/8"
2 7/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1200

CONTACT
Clabrough & Johnstone Sidelock
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2600
11456
A solid and tight shooter from 1904
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Sidelock

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2" Birmingham nitro proof

.034 extra full
.003 Cyl


.025
.024
14 1/4"

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
1/4"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
No
 
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$0

CONTACT
Lefaucheux - Henri Rieger 37 Rue Vienne Paris
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3431
38225
bore .728 left .729 right Some pitting in first 10" from breech right and left
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 3/8"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.002 Cyl


.027
.028
14 7/8"

1 7/8"
3 5/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$14800

CONTACT
Henry Atkin 16g. Sidelock. I think Purdey built this... ...it is on their action and it is extremely nice!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3706
2204
When I first received this gun and put it together for the first time I assumed it was a Purdey 16g. and was surprised to read the name of Henry Atkin on the rib. Absolute best quality this gun is built on the Purdey (Beesley) self opening action. It features long and sexy 29" barrels with 2 3/4" nitro proofs which have very shiny bores. This is the ultimate upland bird gun!

*Note the long LOP and it still weighs well under 6 lbs!

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Sidelock on the Purdey self opening patent 47

Yes
Steel
29"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.015 Mod
.010 IC


.024
.020
15" (14" of original wood before 1" Horn ext.)

1 5/8"
2 3/8"
1/8"


5 lbs. 14.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$8600

CONTACT
Armis Garbi High Grade 16g. Sidelock in near new condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3753
27-03-086-01
I was told by the last owner this gun when new was over $20,000. And now it is still in near new condition but at a super value. Considered the top of the Spanish built guns this Garbi features bushed firing pins, an articulated front trigger, and chopper-lump barrels. These are features to be expected on a Spanish BEST and this gun has them all. On top of these features however is my favorite thing, stunningly beautiful and elegant wood! I have been doing stock finish and repair on the best of the English guns for near 30 years ( where does the time go?) and I have to say that this Garbi has an excellent stock job.

*Note the chokes! Set up perfect for upland bird hunting!

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.014 Mod
.007 IC


.031
.029
14 7/8" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 5/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$7800

CONTACT
Henry Atkin beautiful 16g. High Grade London Sidelock ~ "The Raleigh" Model
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3699
2291
Completed in approximately 1914 this high grade side lock is tight with clean bores and field ready. It is hard to find high grade sidelocks in 16g. so I am very excited to have this gun in our shop.

*Note the super light weight but with 30" barrels!

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.028 full
.015 Mod


.020
.020
15 1/8" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 9/16"
1/4"


5 lbs. 12.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$5900

CONTACT
Holland & Holland Classic 16g sidelock ejector cased ..Simply marvelous, wonderful and now on SALE!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3295
30231
What a fabulous little and light 16g. by this premier maker. Which seldom happens, we received this lithe magic wand in its original makers case, numbed to the gun. Really this Holland has it all, balance, stock dimensions, and simple classic elegance. Sometimes we are convinced a fine shotgun has to be covered in engraving and fancy wood to be the best. There are exceptions to every rule and this petite 16 is exceptional.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2"

.021 light full in 16g.
.010 IC


.025
.022
14 1/4" to checkered wood butt

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
3/8"


5 lb. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$4900

CONTACT
Holland & Holland 16 ga with hand detachable sidelocks ~ I am really excited about this little 16! Late Summer Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3351
30227
Completed in 1921 this little Holland has beautiful balance and appeal. The locks can easily removed with the hand pin on the left lock and let me tell you, they are high grade and look like new!

Like I said in the header, I sincerely really like this gun. It is just one of those guns you pick up and you don't want to hand it to another or put it down.... ....I believe another name for a gun like this is a "keeper!"

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Sleeved
26"


2 1/2" NP 1 oz 3 TONS,

.035 full
.035 full


.032
.025
14 3/4" rubber pad (14" wood)

1 5/16"
2 3/8"
5/16"


5 lbs. 14 oz.
Yes
 
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$2800

CONTACT
Thomas Bland & Son's 16g. bore sidelock in very solid condition, 30" barrels!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
2438
14344
Finding 16g. nitro proofed English guns with 30" barrels has been like trying to find rocking horse poop. Well, maybe not that bad but they have been so hard to find of late. I am a 16 gauge fan as most of you know and I have to say I do love these long barrels that swing for us so well. This gun is not fancy but is very well made and the barrels are in excellent condition.
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Sidelock

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2"

.029 full
.004 Skeet 1


.029
.030
14 3/8" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$2400

CONTACT
Ravenscroft Richards & Co. of Birmingham England 16g. Sidelock
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3633
1342
A great little 16g. English sidelock for the money!
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back action sidelock

No
Sleeved
27"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.035 extra full
.030 full


.033
.032
14 3/8" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 7/16"
0


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$67000

CONTACT
Boss & Co. 20 bore SLE ~ Simply outstanding! This is a chance to own the very best of the best real estate in the double gun world!
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3646
7201
Boss 20g. Sidelock in exceptional condition and investment grade original. Featuring 28”whitworth steel barrels, 75% case color, 98% blue, in its makers case. This petite flower weighs in at 5 lbs. 4.5 oz., lighter than many 28 gauges. Stocked to the fences, assisted opening, iconic and crisp Boss single trigger, chopper-lump barrels, and stunning wood with super dimensions, this Boss has all and more of what we would expect from a Boss. What I expect most of all from Boss is what I think is their true trade mark, “Balance.” Let me tell you, get this gun between your hands and you will not want to let it go as you would feel your letting go of a part of yourself.

Twenty gauge Boss doubles are like prime real estate. They seldom come up for sale, are priced at the top of the market, and there are never any regrets in owning as they are always worth what you paid and more. A solid investment at $67000.00

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.010 IC
.008 Skeet 2


.025
.024
14 " end of checkered butt

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
5/16"


5 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$4100

CONTACT
Army & Navy Sidelock 20g. with a side lever!
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
2909
3414
This is a great little 20g. with recent nitro proofs. The gun as an extra bonus comes with full length Briely 28g tubes!
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Side lock

No
Damascus
27.5"


Nitro Proof 70 mm (2 3/4")

.035 extra full
.030 full


.021
.020
13 1/2"

1 1/2"
2"
1/16"


5 lbs. 3.5 oz.
No
 
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$3600

CONTACT
Thomas Bland 20g. Sidelock with nice long legs... ..great SALE price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3393
16442
If 20g. guns are your game then I believe you will fall in love with this petite flower. A lack of extensive engraving allows the simple lines and balance of this light gun to show through.
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Sidelock

No
Damascus
28"


2 1/2"

.023 full
Cylinder


.025
.028
14 1/8" (13 1/4" wood)

1 5/8"
2 5/8"
5/16"


5 lbs. 11 oz.
No
 
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$2600

CONTACT
L.C. Smith 20 bore Field grade in excellent original unmolested condition featuring ejectors and single trigger (which works fine!)
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3691
FWE25037
This little Smith features special ordered single trigger and auto ejectors. I am 60 and I remember this gun when the neigbor friend showed it to me in my early teens. She is 80 now and has asked me to sell it. It was her grandfathers and she said he bought it new. There is a great story she related to me to go with the gun.

This is in excellent condition! The only thing we could find was a very small crack that was properly repaired in the forend wood near where it meets the metal. It is very hard to see now at all.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.030 full
.018 Mod


.025
.019
14 3/8"

1 5/8"
2 5/8"
0


6 lbs. 4 oz.
Yes
 
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$1400

CONTACT
L. C. Smith field grade 20g ~ ~ Would make a good upland double 20g.
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3667
FW115896
We don't get many LC Smith 20g. in the shop in this price range. Still tight on face and field ready!
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Sidelock

No
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.030 full
.018 Mod


.039
.040
14"

1 5/8"
2 13/16"
0


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$27000

CONTACT
James MacNaughton 28g Round action ~ Rare of the Rare and oh so sweet!
Hammerless Sidelocks
28 gauge
3671
3001
From 1908 this petite of petite Scottish round actions is super sexy and a joy to hold and swing. 28g. Scottish guns are just never seen so I was almost aghast to find this little beauty.

And it gets better. This investment is to be found in its original makers case. Not just a great investment grade gun this gun also has great dimensions to be used in the field and it is field ready.

This would make a great gift for the Spouse!

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Trigger Plate

Yes
Steel
26"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.026 full
.026 full


.026
.028
14 3/4" to a checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 1/16"
1/4"


5 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes





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