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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Trio of Henry Atkin Shotguns

22nd August 2017

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Carl Russell and Co Gunmakers are pleased to present you with this article on a trio of Henry Atkin shotguns which we have refurbished. The following article is by Silvio Calabi and was published in the Shooting Sportsman. ‘Henry Atkin 12 – bore No.768 was rebuilt by English gunmaker Carl Russell & Co. Before it […]

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Exhibiting at The Game Fair 2017

2nd August 2017

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We are back and unpacked after a busy weekend exhibiting at The Game Fair. We would like to thank everyone that visited us on gunmakers row, we have had a great time exhibiting at this years show, which was held on our home estate of Hatfield House and we are already planning more exciting things […]

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The Game Fair – Hatfield House

26th July 2017

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Celebrating 59 years of Heritage, The Game Fair 2017 comes to Hatfield House for the first time. We are very excited that The Game Fair has chosen to hold this great event, here at our home estate of Hatfield House. We are the resident gunmaker at Hatfield House, and you will find our retail shop and […]

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Guns for the Game Fair

14th July 2017

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Purdey James, Side by Side Shotgun. 12 gauge, 29″ barrels, 15″ stock, 2 1/2″ chamber, weight: 6lbs 6oz, choked 1/8 and 3/4. Completed in 1931 this superb example of a Best James Purdey gun retains much original colour, double trigger spring opening side lock ejector with 29″ barrels well figured walnut stock with a leather […]

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James Purdey & Sons Best Sidelock Ejector

28th June 2017

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We are pleased to offer for sale this superb example of a James Purdey & Son 30″ spring opening sidelock ejector with well figured walnut stock. Sir Joseph Whitworth fluid steel barrels engraved with makers name. Bouquet and scroll engraving the gun is presented in top condition complete in makers lightweight leather case with all accessories. […]

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The Game Fair 2017

29th March 2017

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We are the resident gunmakers at Hatfield House which is where The Game Fair will be held this year. The Game Fair runs from 28th-30th July 2017. Carl Russell and Co Gunmakers will be attending on our home grounds and you will find us on gunmakers row. We look forward to seeing you there. If […]

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Pair of Purdey Best Sidelock Ejectors

22nd March 2017

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We are pleased to offer this pair of Purdey Best Sidelock Ejectors for sale. Completed in 1913. Serial number 20686/7 with 30” chopper lump barrels. 2 ¾” chambers bored right ¼” left full choke. 15” straight hand highly figured walnut stocks with silver ovals. The actions with bouquet and scroll engraving retaining traces of original […]

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Henry Atkin 12 gauge spring opening sidelock made for Gough Thomas

20th September 2016

Image of the Henry Atkin gun, owned by Goath Thomas

We were very fortunate to have the shotgun, Henry Atkin #3510 come through the workshop recently for servicing and minor alterations. 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 Harry Kell the gun is still in great original condition. We hope […]

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