The gun is a special project commissioned by a father for his son and it is always a pleasure for the team here at the factory to bring such a project to fruition, especially for the gift of a life time. As a 'Modele de Luxe' gun it features Westley Richards model 'C' dolls head fastener, single selective trigger, drop locks, scroll back, exhibition wood, heel/toe plates with a slim horn centre, and a hand painted enamel oval with family crest. Teague multi chokes were fitted from the guns inception to give it real versatility in the field, for a lifetime of use.
Exquisite elaborate scroll design with carved shell features.
Teague multi chokes contained in a hand made pocket case.
The whole package could only be complete with a super bespoke made case, covered in black antique finish alligator skin. The interior has been tastefully lined in blue alcantara, with inset case label and an assortment of functional tooling. The extra drop locks have been French fitted into one of the compartment lids under which sits a hand made choke box.
Merry Christmas from us all here to one very lucky new owner!
Neill on December 19, 2017 at 1:52 pm
One very fortunate Son, a fabulous gun!
Peter Buckley. on December 20, 2017 at 3:41 am
Absolutely glorious gun, the contrast of exhibition grade timber and that case, wonderful!
The Son I'm sure will consider himself very fortunate indeed to receive such a gift.
May I take this opportunity to wish everyone at Westley Richards a Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year!
Thank you all for 'The Explora' it's such a pleasure to view!
Best regards. Peter.
Neil McVeigh on December 20, 2017 at 5:50 am
In an ideal world every son should get one of these!Its a beauty.
Lots of fun in store for this young man.I wish him years of enjoyment for such a beautiful present.
vance daigle on December 21, 2017 at 7:46 am
Good Morning Trigger,
I think this may be my favorite shotgun produced by Westley Richards. I love the engraving, this gun has every box on my check list checked.... it's timeless for sure!!! Great job by the team at Westley Richards. Be Well and God Speed!!! Merry Christmas to all members of the Westley team and all the bloggers that read your blogs.
Charlie Mickel on December 21, 2017 at 10:47 pm
I can not thank you enough for building such an exquisite shotgun for my Son! He will see the fully completed and cased shotgun on Christmas Day. All aspects of the shotgun and case are truly magnificent. Simon would be very proud of your accomplishment in completing such a timeless example of the gunmaker's art. Our collective desire to educate the next generation about fine firearms was achieved with this gun. You and Simon allowing my Son to participate in all aspects of this shotgun's build, along with a very welcoming visit and tour of Westley Richards in Birmingham, will not be forgotten. The completed shotgun, with attention to each and every detail, is a testament to the entire Westley Richards company and its employees. Westley Richards builds the finest guns in the world each and every day. The best days of Westley Richards are definitely in front of it! Best regards and Merry Christmas! Charlie
Larry on December 30, 2017 at 4:46 pm
Wow; truly stunning indeed!
The case is quite fabulous, too!
Well done, team!