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Before World War II, if you could not afford to buy an English gun there was the option of an economy Belgian alternative. Of course, not all shotguns proofed in Liège were…

£40.00
Browning Maxus

It seems unlikely we’ll ever see the day they become an acceptable sight on the peg, if Browning continues to create products like this one they may become a far more…

£1,185.00

Our rating:  84%

BERETTA 682 GOLD E

In 1984 Beretta brought out a new O/U designated the 682. It was a replacement for the 680, which had been their main competition gun for the previous decade, and…

£1,900.00

Our rating:  88%

Marocchi XTR

It is odd how ideas and values influence fashion, or are influenced by fashion. Take the semi-automatic shotgun: not so long ago it was welcome in shooting company as a…

£835.00

Our rating:  85%

Franchi Alcione One

This new Franchi Alcione One O/U has thrown itself into the market place for the under £900, with a price of £865. And on initial viewing, they have not done…

£865.00

Our rating:  70%

Beretta Silver Pigeon I Sport 20 bore

Even those with only a passing interest in the world of shooting are likely to have heard of the Silver Pigeon. Indeed, my first proper shooting lesson after a childhood spent…

£1,925.00

Our rating:  88%

William Powell Phoenix 28-bore

It is nearly six years since I tested a Powell Phoenix gun, which was the first review I did for this maker after it moved from Birmingham to Banbury. Named after…

£7,020.00

Our rating:  89%

Beretta Silver Pigeon shotgun: Beretta have developed a knack of giving customers something new by simply twiddling and tweaking a proven winning formula.

£1,500.00
Drilling 16B/ 8mm

This Classic Gun is a drilling, manufactured circa 1920. It is a combination gun I know well because I once owned it, having bought it from local farmer friend at the end…

Rizzini 28 bore

The story of the 28-bore shotgun is long and convoluted but it is sufficient to say that not many years ago we seemed to be on the verge of losing it altogether. It…

£2,500.00

Our rating:  92%

Beretta Silver Pigeon

What are you getting for the money? The Beretta Silver Pigeon Classic is the most expensive gun in the current Silver Pigeon range, with the ‘1’ selling for around £1,500…

£2,500.00

Our rating:  86%

Beretta 687 EELL

The Beretta 680 series has been around since 1984 and it’s still enjoyed by many of us today. So, this newly updated 687 EELL model, with scroll engraving, has undoubtedly got a serious history of previous…

£6,125.00
Miroku MK38 shotgun trigger

Anyone looking to buy an affordable Sporter with a proven track record would be silly to ignore Miroku’s MK38

£1,625.00

Our rating:  79%

Webley and Scott

The turn-bolt would not seem to be the obvious sort of action on which to build a shotgun. It rings to mind something clumsy and awkward such as the Belgian conversions of old military…

£50.00
AYA No. 2 de Luxe

Any sportsman or woman looking to buy a new side-by-side will almost inevitably find a gun from Aguirre & Aranzabal entering their thoughts whilst perusing the shelves of the local gun shop. Yet there is plenty of…

£8,965.00

Our rating:  86%

Boxall & Edmiston Round Action

When one thinks of a British gunmaker certain factors will push to the forefront of one’s mind thanks to the history any great marque builds upon. The name is a reminder of what you are buying…

£24,995.00

Our rating:  92%

E J Churchill Coronet

Since 2010 E.J. Churchill,  perhaps most famous in the past for its 25″ barrel guns and today for its superb shooting ground on the outskirts of High Wycombe, has been producing guns in collaboration with…

£6,675.00

Our rating:  86%

Chapuis C40 Sideplate 20-Bore

Until recently I had never had the privilege of handling a Chapuis shotgun, though I am familiar with that manufacturer’s double rifles, which I always found to be rather fine pieces of work. Chapuis Armes is, of…

£3,950.00

Our rating:  90%

Bettinsoli X Trail Sporter shotgun

Bettinsoli X Trail Sporter shotgun : The quality of even so-called ‘cheap’ guns has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years.

£720.00

Our rating:  83%