Diggory Hadoke

Diggory Hadoke

Diggory Hadoke deals in pre-war, British, breech-loading sporting guns and rifles.

He is a regular contributor to American and British shooting magazines and makes frequent television appearances in defence of sport hunting and shooting.
His has written three books on vintage guns and edits the on-line magazine, The Vintage Gun Journal.

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16-bore shotguns

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shotgun cartridge history

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gun stocks

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