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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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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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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