Longthorne Gunmakers

Longthorne Gunmakers – English shotgun maker

Established by Jim Longthorne Stewart and his wife Elaine, Longthorne Gunmakers was founded in 2006 and its first gun was revealed to the public at the CLA Game Fair in 2010. Jim and Elaine are engineers first and foremost, and their 35-year history in the trade has seen them manufacturing…

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Mayfair: The ultimate shopping destination for game shots

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Shotguns for under £1,000

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Shot Gun Certificate appeals

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