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Westley Richards Pair 16g Hand Detachable Lock Shotguns

Whilst the shooting season may well be behind us now it is always nice to be finishing guns with a view to the coming season which for many is only 6 months away!  The pair of guns shown here will certainly be one of the first pairs put to good use when the grouse season starts.

WR 16g Pair 2

These 16g guns are built with 30" barrels on our hand detachable lock action with traditional full scroll engraving, case colour hardening, double trigger and Prince of Wales grips.  The slim beaver-tail forends are an unusual choice on a pair of guns for the British shooting scene, such forends found more commonly on guns built for the US market.  That said the new owner shoots big days and is a big man so the extra surface area of the beaver-tail should make for comfortable grip on a hot peg!

WR 16g Pair 5 WR 16g Pair 3

Presented in our dark tan lightweight leather case with tools and gold leaf leather label, they make for a wonderful package which the new owner will have years of fun using. Hopefully the grouse numbers this year will be kind to him!

WR 16g Pair 1


  • Gary Duffey on March 10, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    What a beautifully executed, presented and well thought out pair for their purpose. They will be very effective in the great 'square' loaded .16 gauge and with the Prince of Wales grip and the beaver-tail forends, I predict will feel like .20's. No doubt they will provide lots of joy for the owner!

  • Peter Buckley. on March 12, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    Dear Trigger

    Truly bespoke beautiful pair of game guns, subtle engraving wonderfully cased who could ask for more, the customer must be so pleased with the finished guns!
    I guarantee the owner can't wait for the first shoot of the coming grouse season, I certainly wouldn't like to be the loader first time out for this 'pair'!

    Could I ask what does each of the guns weigh, and what are the chokes?

    Thanks for another great post.

    Best Regards. Peter.

    • Trigger on March 14, 2017 at 8:05 am

      Dear Peter

      Thank you. The guns are choked a tight 1/4 and a tight 1/2. They weigh 6lbs 4ozs as the client asked for them to be on the heavier side for 16g. A standard 28" 16g would weigh 6lb maximum.

      Best regards


  • Patrick McCabe on April 4, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Superb!!! And 16s!!!

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