Simulated Game Shoot Day

26th May 2018

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On Saturday 18th May we hosted a Simulated Game Shoot Day, held at Tittershall Lodge Shooting Ground near Aylesbury. We hosted 16 guns who all enjoyed five drives of varied shooting with refreshments and champagne in-between each drive and finishing with a home cooked meal in the beautiful shoot lodge on the grounds of Tittershall […]

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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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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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Beretta 690 Field III

27th March 2018

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Beretta 690 Field III The 690 Field III truly brings the Beretta over & under into a new era, where the most cutting edge technology blends with the traditional Beretta design to deliver a shotgun that is absolutely outstanding. The Beretta 690 III Field has the Beretta Steelium barrels which means expecting the best in […]

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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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Birmingham 2022: Shooting dropped from Commonwealth Games

20th January 2018

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Competitive shooting, an activity with an estimated 5 million participants worldwide, has been dropped from the roster of sports to be included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. This news, which came just before Christmas, has caused dismay in the shooting community in the UK and overseas, especially in India, where shooting has accounted […]

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