Fine Guns

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.

J.P. CLABROUGH

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.

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Boxall & Edmiston’s Gun Builder

English gunmaker Boxall & Edmiston, which has been in the forefront of computer-generated design and manufacture while retaining elements of traditional crafts-manship, has created an online tool to create the ultimate custom gun.

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Rarity’s the Norm in Holt’s Sale

For the sporting man who has everything . . . except an investment-grade pair of miniature sterling silver Purdey sidelocks in a presentation case for his desktop . . . the Holt’s Auctioneers June 30 sale in West London has that last need covered.

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Making a Masterpiece

“If artists are fully appreciated only after their deaths, can the same be said of artisans? Yes, in the case of Guido Rizzini, the artisan who founded the Italian gunmaking firm F.lli Rizzini with his brother, Amelio, in 1971.”

Salvinelli EXL Sporting

Salvinelli EXL Sporting

The EXL Sporting was very nice to shoot. It definitely had that racy Italian feel. I really enjoyed shooting this gun. It required no technique changes and was equally at home with swing-through or sustained-lead methods.

Charles Gordon & His Guns

In 1884, when he came into his full inheritance, Gordon started collecting in earnest, ordering guns in profusion. Most were out-of-period muzzleloaders.