Chequering

12th May 2018

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We are currently refurbishing this gun and as part of the refurbishment works we have replaced the heel and toe plates and we are re-cutting the chequering. Here are some photos and video of the chequering.

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Building a New Carl Russell & Co 470 Rifle

12th May 2018

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We are currently building a new Carl Russell and Co 470 rifle which we are building on a Holland and Holland back lock action. The Holland and Holland back lock action was introduced just after World War One, this bolstered action is both elegant and strong. The Carl Russell and Co double rifle we are […]

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Purdey Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector

1st May 2018

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We are pleased to offer for sale this 12 gauge side by side James Purdey & Sons Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector. This lovely Purdey shotgun has 27″ barrels, 2 1/2″ chambers and is choked 1/8 & 3/4. This James Purdey & Sons Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector has a well figured 14 1/2″ straight hand stock to […]

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Pair of Henry Atkin Shotguns

10th April 2018

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We are pleased to offer for sale this pair of Henry Atkin spring opening sidelock ejector guns. Barrels Both guns have 28″ barrels and 2 1/2″ chambers. The ribs are engraved Henry Atkin (from Purdey’s) 41 Jermyn St. London S.W. No.1 3/4 and full choke. No.2 imp cyl and 1/2 choke. No. 1. Right .730″ […]

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Repairs, Servicing & Alterations

20th March 2018

Repairs, Servicing & Alterations

Carl Russell & Co have an on-site workshops where our time served gunmakers carry out restoration, servicing and repairs to all makes of shotgun and rifle. Restoration: You may have an older gun that you feel requires part or total restoration. There are few companies left in the country who retain the skills necessary to […]

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Workshop – Repairs, Alterations and Servicing

14th February 2018

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Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers with On-site Workshop. Based in the Stable Yard on the Hatfield House Estate. We offer repairs, servicing, alterations and refurbishment. Undertaken in our workshops on-site. Examples of repair work that we offer include: Replacement of broken or worn parts Re-jointing Regulate ejectors Regulate trigger pulls Re-laying of ribs Raise dents […]

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The story of William Powell

30th January 2018

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This is an interesting article about William Powell that was published in the Shooting Sportsman in the USA. We currently have a William Powell & Son 12g hammer s/s thumblever bar-in wood. 30″ nitro prooved barrels with 2 1/2″ chambers, choked 1/8 & 1/4 with recent re-brown. 14 3/8″ straight hand bar-in-wood stock. Thumblever action […]

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Carl Russell & Co 001 Shotgun – In The Field

9th December 2017

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Friday 8th December 2017, a great day spent on a game shoot in the glorious Hertfordshire countryside. It was good to see the 001 Carl Russell and Co over and under shotgun being enjoyed in the field.

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Gough Thomas’s Henry Atkin 12g Spring Opening Sidelock

6th September 2017

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We are pleased to have this superb Henry Atkin lightweight spring opening best quality sidelock ejector shotgun, #3510 available for sale. This shotgun was made for the famed shooting author G.T Garwood more commonly known as Gough Thomas. Based on the ‘Beesley’ self-opening mechanism and engraved by the famous Harry Kell the gun is still in fantastic […]

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