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Sporting Guns

Bonhams Sporting Gun department holds two auctions a year at our Knightsbridge auction room in London. We offer a fine and varied selection of best quality British, European and American shotguns, rifles and pistols by makers such as James Purdey, Holland & Holland, Boss, Woodward, Lebeau-Courally, Francotte, Bosis and numerous others. A variety of accessories - including cases, cartridge-magazines, cartridge display boards and books - are also included in these sales.

The market for sporting guns remains buoyant and our department has grown significantly in recent years, frequently achieving record prices to become one of the global leaders in this specialist field.

Buying and selling sporting guns at Bonhams
With offices and representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams gives buyers and sellers access to a global network of collectors and unparalleled marketing resources to achieve the highest price and level of client satisfaction possible. Contact a specialist directly for more information or submit your item online for a free auction estimate.

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Christopher Fox


Christopher D. Fox is Bonhams Skinner's Vice President and Director of Historic Arms & Militaria and Associate Director of American Furniture and Decorative Arts. He specializes in military and civil …

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