Composed Pair DBHE 12bore Army and Navy Side by Side


Composed Pair DBHE 12bore Army and Navy Double Trigger Side by Side for sale.

These Best London guns are being offered for sale on behalf of our client. Wonderfully composed, being made only one year apart circa 1910/1911.

Both guns showing signs of little use,  No1 action & lock plates with traces of colour case hardening, No 2 a beautiful French grey patina. Straight hand grip stocks, 15 5/8″ to middle , both over horn extensions. No2 gun has recently been extended & refurbished to match No 1 gun. Plain gold stock ovals. No 1 and 2 engraved in trigger bows and top ribs. Double triggers, auto top safety returns.

With 30″ barrels, chambered 2 1/2″ – 65mm. Concave top ribs with small brass foresight. both guns weighing 7lbs. Presented in a double leather flat case.

To arrange a viewing or for further information, please telephone or email to make an appointment.





Barrel Report: Gun No 1 : 30" 2 1/2" chambers. London Nitro Proofed - 12bore - 0.729` Now measures R: 0.730` L: 0.730 Minimum barrel wall thickness R 0.030` : L 0.026` Choked R: 1/4 L: 1/2 Gun No 2 : 30" 2 1/2" chambers. Birmingham Nitro Proofed - 12bore - 0.729` Now measures R: 0.730` L: 0.731` Minimum barrel wall thickness R 0.028` : L 0.027` Choked R: 3/8 L: 3/4

For further information, please telephone 01458 270024 or email [email protected]

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Manufacturer: Army & Navy CSL
Model: Best
Mechanism: Side by Side
Bore: 12 bore
Barrel Length: 30"
Stock Length: 15 5/8
Trigger: Double Trigger
Origin: England
Ejection: Yes
Chokes: Fixed Chokes
Chamber: 2 1/2" - 65mm
Case: Double Leather Flat Case
Stock Number: 57412/57337