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    The Fine Gun family portrait

    The Fine Gun family pic, all together.

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    Cape Gun, 20 bore, German, about 1800, converted from flint to percussion. Straight polygonal left, rifled right.

    Mortimer 12 gauge damascus percussion, Edinburgh, about 1850.

    W&C Scott & Sons Special Grade 10 gauge twist, London, 1873. Has the patented spindle latch now standard on most shotguns.

    Henri Pieper Diana, 10 gauge twist, Liege, 1883. Has the patent for the monoblock breech.

    Williams and Powell 12 gauge, Liverpool, about 1880, Anson and Deeley boxlock, patent use number 2952. Rebarreled by Stubbs of London, 1955ish.

    Westley Richards damascus 12 gauge, Birmingham, about 1876. Completely refinished. Anson and Deeley patent use number 1518.

    Haenel Gew 88 safari sporter, 8mm Mauser, double set triggers, Suhl, 1909.

    Robert Faller drilling, 16 gauge over 8X58R Sauer, Freiberg, 1912-1915.

    Luciano Rota sidelock, 12 gauge, Italy, imported by Badol Arms, about 1965.

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    Nice! A wonderful collection.

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    Thanks. Always looking for more.
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    THE WEAPON, Aug 05 from Baen Books
    CONFIRMED KILL, Sep 05 from HarperCollins
    BETTER TO BEG FORGIVENESS..., Winter 07 from Baen Books

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    *drool*
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    Closeups of the drilling, just after some recent maintenance.













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    FREEHOLD, Jan 04 from Baen Books
    THE WEAPON, Aug 05 from Baen Books
    CONFIRMED KILL, Sep 05 from HarperCollins
    BETTER TO BEG FORGIVENESS..., Winter 07 from Baen Books

    ~~~

    "The Finest battle implement ever devised." Ung the Caveman on the M1 Pointy Stick.

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