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Preview selected items from forthcoming auctions below. After each auction of modern sporting guns and antique arms we update this archive with selected hammer prices of lots that made an impact on sale day. If you have similar items you are interested in consigning for auction, please visit our valuations page for more information.

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Auction Highlight

Pair Armi Bertuzzi sidelock over and under ejector guns

Each with 28 ins barrels, full & ½ choke, tapered file cut rib marked in gold 1 & 2, exceptionally fine scroll bouquet and border hand engraved sidelock actions and fences, the engraved top levers numbered 1 & 2 in gold, single triggers, rolled edge trigger guards, highly figured 14,7/8 ins straight hand stocks, nos. 5944/45, in fully fitted oak and leather makers case with claret baize lining and canvas outer

Hammer Price: £20000

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20 bore Beretta 687 EELL Diamond Pigeon

c.2012 over and under, ejector, 29½ ins multi choke barrels (5 chokes with key), raised file cut ventilated rib, 76mm chambers, game bird scroll and border engraved sideplated action signed BERETTA 687 EELL, single selective trigger, figured 15 ins semi pistol grip stock with vacant oval and recoil pad

Hammer Price: £2800

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12 bore double hammer gun by Boss & Co.

c.1870, 30 ins brown damascus barrels inscribed BOSS & CO. 73 ST. JAMES'S STREET LONDON, ¼ & ¾, recent nitro proof with full Teague tubing, fine scroll and border engraved back action locks, engraved dolphin hammers and tang, percussion fences, thumbhole underlever opening, finely chequered forend with engraved furniture, 14¼ ins well figured straight hand stock with ebony butt plate

Hammer Price: £2000

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‘Yellow Boy’ lever action carbine

.440 (Nagant) Winchester 1866 'Yellow Boy' lever action carbine, 20 ins round barrel half stocked with tube magazine, brass alloyed receiver, crescent shaped brass butt plate with pocket containing three piece steel cleaning rod, no. 119778 Originally designed for a .44 Henry rimfire cartridge, it is believed the rifle was converted for export to South America

Hammer Price: £2100

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16 bore flintlock single sporting gun by H Nock

16 bore flintlock single sporting gun by H Nock, 36 ins two stage damascus barrel, inlaid with gold stars and banner inscribed H Nock, London, with rabbit and line decoration by tang, left hand mounted steel lock with rainproof pan, gold touch hole, inset lozenge stamped H Nock, figured stock chequered hand, steel butt plate

Hammer Price: £3000

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Pair 25 bore flintlock double barrel travelling pistols by W Beckwith

Pair 25 bore flintlock double barrel travelling pistols by W Beckwith, 9½ ins half stocked damascus barrels inscribed Beckwith, London, engraved hammers, engraved steel furniture with pineapple finials, engraved tang, chequered half round butts with slab sides, in mahogany case with brass inset ring handle and makers trade label

Hammer Price: £20000

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20 bore flintlock double barrelled sporting gun by J. Manton

20 bore flintlock double barrelled sporting gun by J. Manton c.1807, 30,5/8 ins rebrowned damascus twist sighted barrels, the patent breeches each with gold line inlay and gold lozenge with maker's stamp, engraved steel furniture, figured walnut stock with chequered hand, steel butt plate, no.4870, in relined fitted mahogany case

Hammer Price: £6000

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Pair of 12 bore sidelock ejectors by Charles Ingram

Pair of 12 bore sidelock ejectors by Charles Ingram, 29 ins barrels, cyl & 1/2, inscribed Charles Ingram. 4 Bothwell St. Glasgow, best bouquet and scroll engraving, top levers gold inlaid 1 and 2, 6lb 10ozs and 6lb 14oz respectively

Hammer Price: £5500

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.577/450 Martini Henry Mk 2 rifle

.577/450 Martini Henry Mk 2 rifle, 33 ins two banded barrel with bayonet lug, steel cleaning rod, action stamped VR Enfield 1874 beneath crown cypher, military impress markings to stock, sling swivels

Hammer Price: £680

Auction Highlight

Flintlock blunderbuss by Mason & LeBron c.1780

Flintlock blunderbuss by Mason & LeBron c.1780, 14 ins two stage barrel with swamped muzzle, Birmingham proof marks, brass mounted ramrod with steel worm, engraved and stepped steel lock with roller frizzen inscribed Mabson & LeBron, engraved brass acorn finial, engraved brass butt plate

Hammer Price: £1200