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Vintage .410 ammo

The club ammo store has just been reorganised and guess what was found in the process?

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AYA Model 400 Spanish proof marks

Spanish proof marks from my 1960 AYA Model 400 (precursor of the model 4) 12-bore SxS. Barrel flats: Left to right: F*1 = Spanish date code for 1960 Lion over AYA in circle = AYA house mark ‘X’ in shield … Continue reading

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New lease of life for an old Westley Richards

Acquired a nice, if tired, old Westley Richards 12-bore boxlock, non-ejector at the weekend. (Opinions differ as to age: one source suggests 1903 whilst another suggests 1938). After shooting clays with a Miroku over/under, its a bit of a shock … Continue reading

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