THINK BIG – A J.W. TOLLEY 4-BORE

In former times, when it comes to waterfowling, only seize counts. Shooting geese and ducks was not a sport, but hard work, much often to earn one’s livelihood. In those of market hunting, big bore shotguns, so called punt guns, were an effective methode to take out whole flocks of birds while settings on the…

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A HOLLAND & HOLLAND 8-BORE HAMMER GUN

This Holland & Holland is a nice example of a waterfowl gun from the 19th century. The 8-Bore Underlever Hammer Gun looks mighty but elegant. Made in 1882, the gun comes with it’s original Damascus barrels of 68 cm. Later the owner ordered some additional steel barrels of 86 cm length made by Westley Richards….

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HUNT Magazine – HUNT magazine

HUNT Magazine is a new bi-annual publication which will be launched Summer 2019. The collectible quality magazine will celebrate the hunting practices and traditions of communities from around the world.​​​​​​​ Source: HUNT Magazine – HUNT magazine

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A. CORDY & FILS, LIEGE

If  you talk about Best Belgian Guns, you should not forget A. Cordy. It was a family of gunmakers and certainly they made some of the finest guns in Liège. A short history Antoine Albert CORDY was born in Liège on January 22, 1884, died in Liège on December 4, 1957. He was an actioner…

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CHARLES JONES, GUNMAKER TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT

By Miles Gilbert It is a short walk from Buckingham Palace to 26 St. James’St., London, the address on the lovely percussion stalking rifle that is the subject of this article. He is listed in British Gunmakers by Neal & Back. “Charles Jones took out patent N. 6394 in 1833. In 1838 his address was 26 St. James St.” His…

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WILLIAM MOORE & GREY GUNMAKERS, LONDON

  The story of a famous London gunmaking brand, founded more than two hundred years ago and it’s rebirth in modern times. In 1808, gunmaker William Moore started his business in London, having worked with Joseph Manton initially. His future partner, William Parker Grey, had been the manager of Joseph Manton’s gun company. Since 1820,…

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John Moses Browning The Father of the Modern Firearm | HuntMag.eu

Text and photo: Jens Ulrik Høgh Vast tomes seem to have been written about just about every personality in the world of hunting, and most of these books are based on abundant source material – often straight from the horse’s mouth. However, when it comes to one of the most influential figures in our firearms…

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