An early example of the company’s high-grade guns, this thoroughly embellished 12-gauge, Serial No. 126, features back-action locks of the maker’s patent and a 
cloverleaf-shape doll’s-head slotted for a third fastener.


By late 1863 J.P. Clabrough was listed in San Francisco’s business directory. He may have spent time in California’s gold country too, as records show he owned shares in a Tuolumne County mine.

Magazine “Cover Model” Up for Auction

This image of a Hartmann & Weiss round-bodied self-opener won us over and became an eye-catching symbol of all that a handcrafted fine gun can be. If you like shotguns, this photo can hold you mesmerized by the gun’s perfection — wherever your eyes fall.

“Duck Blind Heaven”

The daughter of the late Robert Childress, a commercial artist and contemporary of Norman Rockwell’s, will donate a portion of the proceeds from each…

digweed simulated video

Driven to Distraction

The video here shows world-champion clay shooter George Digweed shooting with a loader in a grouse butt on a simulated moorland drive.

Inside November/December

The November/December issue of Shooting Sportsman is now available online and on newsstands. Our “Waterfowl Issue” travels the world to hunt ducks & geese.

A Pattern of Success

It is the sheer quality of Teague’s thin-wall choke tubes that has seen “best” gunmakers offer them on their new guns. And we’re talking about big names like Purdey, Boss, McKay Brown and Westley Richards, to name a few. Since the company was established, its chokes have been fitted to around 27,000 guns, so they are well proven.

Ducks, Unlimited

The waterfowling season is fast approaching, and thoughts of it have stirred up fond memories of duck hunts past.