Search found 23 matches

by Rick Riddell 230
Thu May 16, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: any in depth look at Braddells out of Belfast
Replies: 4
Views: 22

any in depth look at Braddells out of Belfast

Was curious to see if any indepth look has been done? I know the records were once available, but no contact info these days. Were they a retailer, maker or both and any clue who may have supplied or did they supply to the gun trade?
by Rick Riddell 230
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Letter prefixes before serial numbers on trade guns
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: Letter prefixes before serial numbers on trade guns

Yes john, I got them, what a list and thank you so much! This info really brings to light the expanse of the gun trade in the UK! It still boggles the mind, with such a profound profession back then that there are few who still practice the craft these days. I mainly have focused my passion for doub...
by Rick Riddell 230
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Letter prefixes before serial numbers on trade guns
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Letter prefixes before serial numbers on trade guns

I posted this over on the doublegunshop, so far no response, so thought I Iwould try here and knock off some of the cobwebs here with a little speculation and discussion on the gun trade! Ok so who is familiar with prefix letters before serial numbers on British trade guns? Is there a listing or ref...
by Rick Riddell 230
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Grahams of Iverness
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Grahams of Iverness

Thanks John, it gets confusing when they are labeled as a gun maker!
by Rick Riddell 230
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Grahams of Iverness
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Grahams of Iverness

Was curious if Grahams was an actual maker or were guns brought in from B'ham and marketed as Grahams? Also if Grahams was in production do you think they could have supplied provincial makers in Scotland with actions? Thanks for any speculation in an otherwise spiderweb of confusion of the British ...
by Rick Riddell 230
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: The endless quest for knowledge... B'ham proofs
Replies: 0
Views: 57

The endless quest for knowledge... B'ham proofs

I was hoping some one can shed some light on this (.) Dot on the upper middle of the proof date mark from 1951. The gun is a BSA "Regent" model and was proofed in 51, but was manufactured specifically for the RAF (1940-1945) for wartime training, would the military have proofed the gun for use prior...
by Rick Riddell 230
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: how to copy and print case labels?
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: how to copy and print case labels?

Hey John, not sure if I'm hitting up the right feedback, its the feedback forum on the main page right? Kind of hard not to hit the right buttons, there is only one!!
by Rick Riddell 230
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: how to copy and print case labels?
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: how to copy and print case labels?

Feedback sent!
by Rick Riddell 230
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: how to copy and print case labels?
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: how to copy and print case labels?

I was hoping to get a copy of the BSA label and J. Graham of Iverness.
by Rick Riddell 230
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: how to copy and print case labels?
Replies: 11
Views: 263

Re: how to copy and print case labels?

Thanks guys, I was talking about the labels in the historical database. There is one I am interested in, I thought it was an option for members to print them out.