SIEVERT NIELSEN FROM ZANE GREY

by Miles Gilbert SIEVERT NIELSEN FROM ZANE GREY That was the inscription on a ‘95 Winchester carbine held by Tommy Hunt when I met him near Parks, Arizona on the edge of what Zane Grey termed the Tonto Rim. Officially the Mogollon Rim, named for Juan Ignacio Flores de Mogollon (pronounced ‘muggy-own’) who was Capitan-General…

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3 DOORS FROM PICCADILLY

A rare Hammergun of London Gunmaker William Moore & Grey. The gun is a 16 bore using the Grey patent. At the first glance it looks like a Pinfire Gun, but the hammers are only for cocking the firing pins inside the action. Better to see on this picture: The underlever locking mechanism: More information on…

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WESTLEY RICHARDS – OR NOT?

Picture above: Andrew Maloch and Charles Smith both obtained whole guns, or very nearly so from WR. WHO MADE THIS WESTLEY RICHARDS? OR, WHO MADE THIS, WESTLEY RICHARDS? By Miles Gilbert and Ian Jackson The commas in the title of this little article are appropriate because one function of a comma is to give pause. During the…

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THE “RUSSIAN PURDEY”

By Aleksey Morozow Not many people in the West know of it’s existence – a best gun made completly in Russia by master craftsmen: The Russian Purdey, as it’s often called. Read what Aleksey Morozov, gun writer and hunting journalist can tell you about these amazing guns and enjoy the pictures of an outstanding example of Russian…

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