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by John Butler 324
Tue May 28, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Thuillier of Desvres
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Thuillier of Desvres

Anyone have any knowledge or info regarding this maker? Seems a very British gun with English inscription however made in France. https://i.imgur.com/iCPUo4M.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ru5DixM.jpg https://i.imgur.com/6KU8u43.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ItIrICg.jpg https://i.imgur.com/r61txXi.jpg https://i....
by John Butler 324
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Gustavus Masu
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Gustavus Masu

Thank you, John and Steve. Both posts help me to better put the gun in context. Mine also has the attached fore-end (as does my London-built Daw central fire), concave action "flats", and an unusual checker style. Also the peninsula locks have an atypical shape so the forward joints with the action ...
by John Butler 324
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: CW Andrews 12ga with external hammers
Replies: 7
Views: 490

Re: CW Andrews 12ga with external hammers

Neil, I have no insights on Andrews other than to comment that Chris did an outstanding restoration. The gun is beautiful and so nice you have a strong family connection to such a piece.
by John Butler 324
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Gustavus Masu
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Gustavus Masu

Hello Forum. First post here and as a bit of intro am a vintage shooter from Canada. Acquaintance of the pinfire expert Mr. Nash although my interests are more with center fire breech loaders.. My question is "can anyone can expand on the database information on Masu", or have guns by him? I have on...