RUXTON’S OTHER RIFLE

GEORGE FREDERICK AUGUSTUS RUXTON’S OTHER RIFLE Miles Gilbert An article in the Autumn 2001 Double Gun Journal (as it was then known) mentioned double guns used by British sportsmen in the American West 1833-1883. Among those sportsmen listed George Ruxton was known to have had both a shotgun and a double rifle. His written accounts…

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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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