DBHE AD 12bore Cogswell & Harrison Avant Tout Side by Side


DBHE AD 12bore Cogswell & Harrison Avant Tout Side by Side for sale

Made cira 1889, this DBHE AD 12bore Cogswell & Harrison side by side game gun would make a great addition to someones collection who maybe looking for a restoration project.

The coin finished action is beautifully engraved with fine scroll with the makers name in banner to both flanks. SAFE in gold to top auto return safety. Number 2 engraved to top lever. Our client has informed us that it was last service some two decades ago by anther gunsmith, and would benefit from a full clean & tighten again now.

The original straight hand stock has been lengthened with a 1 3/4″ wood extension which would again benefit from being refitted or replaced to the new owners requirements. The chequering is heavily warn with evidence of a repair/crack to the wrist of the stock but this appears to be holding firm. Cast slightly for the left shoulder. Fitted with a plane gold oval. The original forend wood, fitted with a horn tip & small diamond, housing the ejectors & assisted opening mechanism.

29″ dovetail barrels with dolls head extension, chambered for 2 1/2″  – 65mm cartridges. Name, address & borders to top rib are faint but legible: Cogswell & Harrison “Avant Tout” 142 New Bond Street. London, again marked as number 2 of a pair. The barrels require a light lap & polish of the bores, being mindful of the 0.022` wall thickness to the left barrel.

Presented in a single flat leather case.



Drop: 1 5/8 x 2 1/4 - Cast : 1/16 x 1/8 On Left. Weight: 6lb 6oz Barrel report: 29" Dovetail barrels. Birmingham Nitro re-Proofed at 0.729` Right barrel measures 0.734` Left barrel measures 0.731` Minimum wall thickness right barrel 0.026`` left barrel 0.022` Barrels require light lap & polish to both bores subject to wall thicknesses.

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

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Manufacturer: Cogswell & Harrison
Model: Avant Tout
Mechanism: Side by Side
Bore: 12 bore
Barrel Length: 29"
Stock Length: 15 1/8"
Trigger: Double Trigger
Origin: England
Ejection: Yes
Chokes: Fixed Choke R: 0.002` Improved Cylinder - Left 0.000` True Cylinder
Chamber: 2 1/2" - 65mm
Case: None
Stock Number: 24110