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Stock Number

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Brief Details of Case
Price
(VAT, alterations and delivery not included)
New Stock Items
011468
James Purdey & Sons, Audley House, Audley Street, London W1 12b leather and brass single guncase, would suit either hammer or hammerless. Relined in burgundy baize with some spare baize for adjustments. Blocked for up to 30 3/8" barrels (with small extension - concealed 3rd bite?) and up to 19" from breech face to butt centre. Provision for 2p cleaning rod, pair snapcaps and oil bottle. Functioning lock with key. Gold embossed, black leather Maker's label (possibly a good reproduction). Replacement handle and straps. Exterior in good condition with usual scuffs & minor dents. Hinge sound. Lid embossed 'E.A.G.'.
890
051528
Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street London 12b hammerless (possibly low hammer) leather double case. Original, traditional 'Rifle Green' baize lining, some repairs and adjustments in new matched baize. Blocked for up to 30 1/2" barrels (no top extension) and 17 1/4" 17 1/2" breech face to butt centre.
Two lidded compartments. Provision for oil bottle, 4 snapcaps, 2p cleaning rod (easily re-blocked for long rod/short handle).
Original black leather, gold embossed Maker's label from 1902-1911. Functioning lock with key. Some spare new baize for adjustments. Leather hand straps.
Externally in fair to good condition with some wear and damage to corners. Usual dents and scuffs. Lid with brass central plaque, original embossed name removed and replaced by matched leather inserts. Hinge sound. New handle & chapes. Original leather straps.
1190
071676
Boss & Co, 73 St James's Street, London 12b Oak & Leather single guncase with brass corners. Recent reline with red baize. Blocked for 29 1/8" barrels (no top extension) and 17 5/8" breech face to butt centre. Two lidded compartments. Functioning lock with key. Apparently an original paper label with some repairs. Provision for two snapcaps, striker pot and oil bottle. Blocked for long cleaning rod with short handle. Original handle, replacement straps.
Externally good condition with usual dents and scuffs. Some cracking at hinge. Lid stamped 'R.C. FORRES. No.2.'.
Lovely deep chestnut patina to leather.
990
101754
James Woodward & Sons, 64 St James's Street, London hammerless 12b Oak & Leather single guncase with brass corners. Recent reline with red baize. Blocked for 29" barrels (with small extension- concealed 3rd bite?) and 17 3/8" breech face to butt centre. Two lidded compartments, one subdivided into two. Provision for long handled cleaning rod (short handle), striker pot, two snapcaps, round oil bottle, chamberbrush and removable block for three turnscrews. Original Maker's paper label with some repairs. Functioning lock with key. Some spare baize for adjustments.
Externally there are some small loses at edges, corners and hinge. Some cracking of the hinge. Lid in good condition with usual scuffs & dents, antique oil stain to right rear corner. Replacement handle and straps. Brass plate on lid engraved 'JAMES WOODWARD & SONS "The Automatic" T. Southgate and J Woodward patent no 600 of 1876'.
1090
371200
12b Canvas & leather 'Brady' style single hammerless guncase. Blocked for 28 1/8" barrels with top extension and 17 1/4" breech face to butt centre.
Functioning lock with two keys. Lined in burgundy baize with a reproduction Boss & Co, 73 St James's Street, London trade label.
Provision for two snapcaps and cleaning rod. Lid fitted with small brass plate engraved 'A.U.' (one fixing pin missing). Original handle and straps. Some scuff damage to canvas and leather corners, otherwise is good condition.
330
Main Stock List
031100
Leather & Brass single gun case. Medium quality. Dark leather outer with inset leather name plate stamped 'C.P.J.L.'. Some abrasion to edges but otherwise in reasonably good condition. Unlined but with most compartment pieces. Recessed base to accept deep barrel lumps.
Original handle, new straps.
Functioning lock with key.
Internal Dimensions:
29 1/8" x 7 1/2" x 2 3/8"
330
041780
Oak & Leather case with Brass corners. Very good condition and high quality. New handle and straps.
Recent inlaid leather on lid to replace name.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.
Internal dimensions 31 1/8" x 7 3/4" x 2 3/8"

£950
061590
Boss & Company Oak & Leather double gun case with brass fittings. Very high quality. Good external condition with usual scuffs and bumps for age. Lid stamped 'HUGH PEEL'. Original paper label mounted on Cherry Red baize. Two lidded compartments. Blocked for 30" barrels (no top extension) and hammerless/hammer guns, 17 1/4" breech face to centre butt. Some moth damage to lining but compartment walls are sound. New straps, original handle. Functioning lock, key available at additional cost.
External Dimensions:
33 3/8" x 13 1/2" x 3 5/8"
915
121598
High quality Oak & Leather single gun case with brass fittings. Good external condition with usual scuffs and bumps for age. New handle and straps.
Inset leather name plate in lid stamped 'D.M. OTTER-BARRY'. Lined in Cherry Red baize for hammerless 12b gun, blocked for 28" barrels, no top extension. Could be adjusted up to 29 3/4" barrels. Lid needs relining. Rear base frame cracked and needs bracing.
Hand-strap fitted. 17 1/4" breech face to butt centre.
Functioning lock, key available at extra cost.
External Dimensions:
32 1/2" x 9 3/4" x 3 1/2"
883
201481
High quality Oak & Leather single gun case with brass trim. Unnamed lid. Unlined but most of compartment pieces are present. Functioning lock with key. Good condition externally with usual scuffs and bumps for age. New handle & straps.
Internal Dimension:
31 3/8" x 7 7/8" x 2 1/4"
789
231100
Good quality Leather single gun case. Unnamed lid.
Metal frame to base. Original handle and straps, handle moved from spine of case to forward edge. Functioning lock with key. Unlined but many of the original compartment partitions are included. Good condition externally with usual scuffs and bumps for age. Lid somewhat distorted by age.
Internal Dimensions:
31 1/4" x 7 5/8" x 2 1/2"
195
241161
High quality Oak & Leather double gun case with brass fittings.
Similar in style to classic Westley Richards O&L cases. Inset leather name plate stamped 'T.S. CHARLTON'.
Functioning lock with key, two additional sliding catches.
Extra brass bracing at corners of base. Unlined but with most of compartment partitions. New handle & straps. Good condition externally with usual scuffs and bumps for age.
Internal Dimensions:
31 3/8" x 10 1/8" x 2 1/4"
480
251000
Good quality Leg of Mutton gun case.
Barrel compartment for 30" barrels.
External twin buckled pouch stamped 'W.M.W.'.
Good original handle and shoulder strap. Functioning brass lock, key should be available.
Leather tubes internally for cleaning rod and loops in lid for turnscrews. Good condition externally with usual scuffs and bumps for age.
99
381112

Brady Canvas case with Leather trim.
Green baize lining, brown exterior.
Blocked for 28" barrels,
breech face to butt centre 18".
New straps, original handle.
Functioning lock with key.

£249
391151
Brady Canvas case with Leather trim.
Green baize lining, green exterior.
Blocked for 28" barrels,
breech face to butt centre 18 1/2".
Original
straps & handle.
Functioning lock with key.

£226
401138


Nice quality Leather & Brass case.
'A.J.S.T.' embossed on lid.
New handle & straps.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.

Internal dimensions 31 1/4" x 7 1/8" x 2 3/8"

 

£390
421080
Brady Canvas case with Leather trim.
Blue leather Russell Hillsdon label fitted.
Burgundy baize lining, green exterior.
Blocked for 28" barrels,
breech face to butt centre 18 3/4".
Original
straps & handle.
Functioning lock with key.

£249

 

 

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Stock Number

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Brief Details of Case
271585

Beautifully relined Oak & Leather double gun case with brass fittings for J Woodward & Sons hammerless pair.
Lid stamped:
CAPTAIN A. ELPHINSTON 93rd HIGHLANDERS
Gold tooled, black leather, reproduction Woodward label with Bury Street address fitted in Windsor Red baize lined interior, finished to very high standard.
Fitted with two lidded compartments and facilities for two pairs of 12b snapcaps, oil bottle, two striker pots, chamber brush and two cleaning rods.
Functioning lock, key available at extra cost.
Blocked for up to 29 1/2" barrels with no top extension. Breech face to centre butt is 17 1/2".
New handle & straps.
External Dimensions:
33 1/2" x 14 1/4" x 4"
291229
Good quality Leather & Brass Double case.
Slightly smaller than a normal double case so would perhaps suit a gun with two barrel sets.
Good condition with brass disc inset to lid, engraved with 'W'.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.

Internal dimensions 31 3/8" x 10 3/8" x 2 1/2"
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181455

Very unusual case.
Suitable for double rifle or short barrelled big bore shotgun.
May possibly have had a removeable tray at some time, hence its depth.

Very high quality Oak lined Leather case with Brass corners in very good condition.
Small repairs to oak lining. Lid embossed 'C.H.'.
Original handle, recent replacement straps.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.
Internal dimensions 27 3/4" x 6" x 2 7/8".

171572

High quality Oak & Leather case
with Brass corners.
Original straps and handle.
Fully functioning lock with key.
Lid leather inset embossed 'A HURD'
Unlined.


Internal dimensions 31 1/4" x 8 1/8" x 2 1/4"

021177


Trunk style Leather case with Brass corners. Metal internal frame. High quality in very good condition for age. Some leather edge and chaps repairs. Original handle, new straps.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.
Internal dimensions 30" 1/2 x 6" x 4 3/8"

051196

 

Oak lined Leather case with Brass corners. High quality and in good condition.
Lid inlaid with antique leather patch embossed
'T.J.GAISFORD-St LAWRENCE'.
New handle and straps.
Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.
Internal dimensions 31 1/4" x 7 3/4" x 2 3/8"

 

081189
Good quality Leather case with Brass corners in good condition. Gun oil stain on part of lid.
Lid embossed with 'G.M.A. ROWE, R.N.'
Original handle, new straps. Functioning lock with key. Small repair to lock catch.
Unlined.
Internal dimensions 31" x 7 1/4" x 2 3/8"


151047

Good quality Canvas & Leather with brass corners. 'C.P.WHITHEAD' on lid. Wide leather edges with tooled line. Fair condition with a little canvas damage on lid. Original handle, new straps. Functioning lock, key available.
Unlined.


Internal dimensions 30" x 6 5/8" x 2 3/8"

211036


Antique Canvas & Leather case. Medium quality, fair condition. Lined in red baize, needs tidying. 'Toe under barrels' style. Black stained canvas. Brass round disc inset on lid.
Functioning lock, key available.

Internal dimensions 30" x 5 1/2" x 2 1/4"

221050


Antique Leather Leg of Mutton Case.
The barrel compartment is designed to take up to 36"barrels but could easily be reduced for shorter lengths.

New leather hinge for lid and some new stitching. Original handle and shoulder strap.
Functioning lock with key.

281442

Very good quality Leather & Brass Single case with good WR Pape trade label, some loss at breech contact point.
Good external condition with good hinge.
Good internal condition with some stains and small repairs to baize.
Leather hand strap. Brass cleaning rod retainer.
New handle to original design; older, replacement straps.
Initials 'TD' embossed on lid.
Fully functioning lock with key.
External dimensions 33" x 9 1/2" x 3 1/2".

Blocked for 30" barrels with top extension.
Breech face to Butt centre: 17 7/8"

 

 

371069

Nice quality Leather & Brass case.
Original handle & new straps.
Dark leather inlet to lid. Good leather hinge. Pleasant patina, a few scuff marks and abrasions. Fully functioning lock with key.
Unlined.

Internal dimensions 31 1/8" x 7 1/8" x 2 3/8"

331040

Attractive Leather & Brass guncase.
Good hinge, new replacement handle and straps.
Fully functioning lock with key. Much patina and some scuff marks to lid and base.
Unlined.


Internal dimensions 30 7/8" x 7 1/2" x 2 3/8"

 

441040 Brady Canvas case with Leather trim.
Green baize lining, brown exterior.
Good exterior condition with a few minor stains.
Some stains and minor damage to internal baize.

Blocked for 30" barrels, additional spacer to adjust to 28".
Breech face to butt centre: maximum 18 1/4".
Original
straps & handle.
Functioning lock with key.
091262

Good quality, Armstrong labeled case. 'Straw' style finished leather. Original red baize lining. New straps, Original handle. Operative lock, no key.

 

Blocked for up to 31" barrels.

101067

 

Canvas & Leather cartridge magazine. Approx 200 capacity. Initials 'AHF' on lid. One oak internal divider (replaced) and original leather compartment restrictors. New combined strap and handle. Functioning lock with key. Some recent repairs to leather edging.

 

431092
Very good condition Brady Canvas case
with Leather trim and corners.
Unusual J Purdey Sons label
,
possibly a reproduction but very good if so.
'Toe under barrels' layout.
Green baize lining, green exterior.
Blocked for 28" barrels,
breech face to butt centre 17 3/4".
Original
straps & handle.
Functioning lock with key.
131090

 

Post war Brady Canvas with Leather trim. Originally lined in green baize, fitted for OU barrels up to 30 1/2", Heel to Breech face 18". Fully functioning lock.
This case really requires relining.

 

121126

Antique, Westley Richards style, Oak & Leather case. Treble lid catch. Original handle, new straps. Functioning lock, key available. Replacement leather corners and buttons (from old leather). Unlined, a little repairable damage to oak lining.

Internal Dimensions 29 3/4" x 7 1/4" x 2 3/8"

411261 Sorry no photos


Antique Westley Richards style
Oak & Leather case.

Triple lid catches.
New straps, original handle.
Good condition and quality.

Functioning lock with key.
Unlined.

Internal dimensions 31 1/4" x 7 3/4" x 2 3/8".

201000

Brady Canvas & Leather case. Brown canvas exterior, interior lined with crimson baize. New straps and original handle. Fully functioning lock with key.

Blocked for 31-32" barrels with top extension, could accommodate up to 33" barrels.

031780

Top quality, original Purdey 12b Hammerless Oak & Leather case. Original crimson baize lining, handle and straps. Very good external condition. Interior a little worn but compartments are sound. Working lock with key. No RH compartment lid. Inlet repair to oak trim in front of case lock.
Label dated '20.10.1914'. Charge card printed in French for Gun no 21060 (very faint) 12b Hammerless.

Blocked for 30" barrels.
16 1/2" Breech face to Heel.
18 1/2" Knuckle to Centre.

181218

Good quality Leather and Brass case.
New straps and handle. Fully functioning lock with key.
Unlined.

Internal dimensions 31" x 7 1/2" x 2 3/8 "

361140

Very nice Leather & Brass guncase. Original handle, new replacement straps. Fully functioning lock with key. Semi-obliterated embossed name on lid. Good leather hinge. Lovely patina, a few scuff marks and abrasions. Unlined.

Internal dimensions 30 3/4" x 7 3/8" x 2 1/4"

111381 High quality Oak & Leather case. New straps and handle. Operative lock with key.
Freshly relined in burgundy wool baize.
Leather inlay to lid with obscure name.
Blocked to accept up to 30 3/8" barrels.
011083 Good quality antique leather & brass, unlined. 'CEH' printed on lid within small inlet leather patch. Functional lock with key. New handle and straps. Relined in Burgundy baize. Compartments for oil bottle and snapcaps and one lidded compartment. Adjustable blocks for 28" or 30", with or without top extension.
021450

A fine and unusual Oak and Leather, blue baize lined, two tier case with compartments for oil bottle, forend and/or turnscrews and one lidded compartment on the upper gun level; the lower level divided into 10 compartments for cartridges plus one narrow one for a tool. Slight mothing to the baize lining.
The style of the case is late 19th Century but the leather outer appears almost new, suggesting that a much loved case has at some time been professionally re-covered to a very high standard. Fitted for 28" barrels. Heel to Breech face 17 1/4". Hammer or hammerless. Original handle. Fully functioning lock, no key.

041291

High quality, Westley Richards style Oak & Leather case with ornate brass corners. Typical nailed leather edge to lid and base. 2 slide catches and fully functioning lock with key. Original handle, new replacement straps. 3 brass hinges. Considerable patina and scuff damage to both lid and base. Unlined.

Internal Dimensions 29 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 7 1/2"

071136

Very good quality antique, oak lined, leather & brass, unlined. Some minor abrasion damage to edges and bruising to surfaces. 'E.A.HERBERT' embossed on lid in black, faded. Original handle and straps. Fully functioning lock with key. Unlined. Internal Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 7 1/2" x 30 3/4"

11123 (Magazine)

Good quality antique leather cartridge magazine. 2 1/2" crimp closure x 300 capacity. Relined inner lid in Burgundy baize. 'HMC' embossed on lid. Holland & Holland Label (in process of being refitted when photo taken)

021176

Light weight antique leather & brass, oil bottle compartment, 1 internal lidded compartment. New handle and straps. Relined in burgundy baize, fitted for barrels up to 30 1/4", Heel to Breech face 17 3/8", Hammer or hammerless.

031380

Amazing condition for its age, antique Westley Richards Oak & Leather. Original WR trade label with two further information labels for a hammerless double gun. Original green baize lining with large, lidded and oil bottle compartments. Treble catch lid, brass hinges and original straps. Leather strap protector buttons on base and spine, some replaced. Antique, tooled leather insert in lid, 10" x 3" approx. Externally, very good corners and edges; internally, very good condition, no mothing. Fitted for 30" barrels with top extension. Heel to Breech face 17". Possibly replacement handle. Fully functioning locks, no key.

041363 Very good quality antique brass mounted Oak & Leather. Blank small inlet leather patch to lid. Re-stitched original handle and new straps. Relined in burgundy baize with 2 lidded compartments, snapcaps & oil bottle compartments. Loose fitted for barrels up to 30 1/4", Heel to Breech face 18". Hammer or hammerless. Fully functioning lock.
051134 Very pretty Leather 'Violin' guncase. Silver plate on lid engraved 'P C NORTHAM'. Snap catch and 2 small leather buckles, no key. Purple velvet lined interior with compartment for 30" 12b barrels with top extension and hammerless gun with 17 1/2" from butt centre to breech face.
051160 Good quality black leather and brass with leather, gold printed John Wilkes label. Burgundy baize lining with compartments for oil bottle, snap caps and chrome cleaning tool box. Fully functioning lock with 2 keys. Almost unused condition. Blocked for 28" barrels with top extension. Heel to Breech face 18". Hammer or hammerless.

081110

Leather edged, antique canvas & oak in remarkable condition, original burgundy lining. Cleaning rod retainer.
Lidded compartment plus oil bottle compartment and one other. Hand strap. Fitted for 12b S/S barrels up to 30 1/4". Heel to Breech face 17 1/4". Hammer or hammerless. Fully functioning lock, no key.

091140
Good quality antique leather & brass, snapcaps & oil bottle compartments, 1 internal lidded compartment. 'SJS' embossed on lid (faint). New handle and straps. Relined in burgundy baize, fitted for barrels up to 30", Heel to Breech face 17 3/8", Hammer or hammerless. Fully functioning lock.
111123
Good quality antique leather & brass, snapcaps & oil bottle compartments, 2 internal lidded compartments. Round brass escutcheon on lid. New handle and straps. Relined in burgundy baize, fitted for barrels up to 31", Heel to Breech face 17 1/4", Hammer or hammerless.
151067
Good quality antique leather & brass for 2 barrel set, oil bottle compartment, 1 internal lidded compartment. Small embossed crest on lid. Leather 'Fred T Baker' label. Relined in green baize (not Heritage Guns), fitted for barrels up to 30", Heel to Breech face 16 1/2", Hammer or hammerless.
161145
Good quality antique leather, oil bottle compartment. Brass plate with 'F Clegg' engraved on it on lid. New straps. Stock strap. Original blue baize lining, fitted for barrels up to 30", Heel to Breech face 18 1/4", Hammer or hammerless.
201176 Good quality antique pigskin & brass, unlined. Uninitialed lid. Original handle and straps.
Internal Dimensions: 2 3/8" x 7 5/8" x 31 1/4"
211358

Fine quality Brass mounted Oak & Leather for William Ford gun. Probably 26" hammerless 16 gauge, case carries no number.
Original handle and straps.
Original blue baize lining with 3 labels including trade label, cleaning and loading instructions. Fitted for 26" barrels with top extension, could be adjusted to maximum of 27". Heel to Breech face 17 1/8", hammerless. Fully functioning lock.

221147 (Magazine)

Good quality antique leather and brass cartridge magazine.
Leather inlet with 'F.H.A.G.C.' embossed on lid. The case could hold a total of 200 12b cartridges, the compartments are 67mm wide, will easily take a 2 3/4" crimp closure cartridge but possibly not a roll turnover 2 3/4". New strap & handle.
The compartments are original size but the separators have been replaced with new oak pieces by a previous owner. Fully functioning lock with key. A little surface damage to leather on edges.

231034

Antique 'Tarred' canvas and leather trim, hammerless. Initials in white (worn) on lid 'F.N.W.'.Original lining in dark green baize, fitted for S/S 20b barrels up to 28" plus top extension. Heel to Breech face 17". Three compartments and cleaning rod retainer. Hand strap. Fully functioning lock. Replaced end leather trim. Original handle and straps.
281050

Post war Brady green canvas & leather trim. Original lining in crimson baize, fitted for S/S 12b barrels up to 28 1/2" plus top extension, Heel to Breech face 18 1/4". Oil bottle compartment and cleaning rod retainer. Fully functioning lock with key.
Original handle and straps in good condition.

 

271050 Post war Brady brown canvas & leather trim. Original lining in green baize, fitted for S/S 12b barrels up to 30" plus top extension. Heel to Breech face 18". Oil bottle and cleaning rod compartments plus 2 others. Fully functioning lock with key.
Original handle and straps in good condition.
291126 Leather & Brass case of good condition and quality. Unnamed lid. Fully functioning lock with key. Original handle and straps.
Relined in Burgundy baize. Compartments for oil bottle and snapcaps and one lidded compartment. Adjustable blocks for 28" or 30", with or without top extension.
341066 High quality, Oak & Leather Double guncase with brass corners. 'Y.LL.G.' embossed on lid. Much patina and scuffmarks on lid and base. Leather hinge is good but 2 of the brass hinges are exposed. 2 repairs to leather damage: one on rear of lid, one to right of base. Leather repairs to front corners of lid. Original handle, new replacement straps. Fully functioning snap lock with key. Unlined.
Internal dimensions 31 1/2" x 11 3/4" x 2 1/4"
311132 Sorry no photo

Antique, high quality and good condition Oak & Leather gun case. Beautifully relined in Burgundy all wool baize. One covered compartment, compartments for snap caps, oil bottle. Functioning non-snap lock with key.
Loose blocked to take up to 31" barrels and 16" stock.
New straps, original handle.

321060

Leather and Brass gun case of good condition and original good quality. Very faint initials on lid. Fully functioning lock with key. New handle and straps. Relined in Burgundy baize. Compartments for oil bottle and snapcaps and one lidded compartment. Adjustable blocks for 28" or 30", with or without top extension.

351050 Leather trimmed Canvas guncase. Original handle and straps. Fully functioning lock with key. Lid marked 'E WESTBURY, PAXTON HILL HOUSE, HUNTS'. Outer a little stained and dirty. Lined in green baize to take 12b x 30" barrels with top extension. Breech face to butt centre is 16 3/4".

 

 

 


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