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Collectors Covey Moves

Collectors Covey Moves

For many years Dallas’s Collectors Covey gallery has earned a reputation as being one of the country’s top sources of sporting art. So last year when owner Bubba Wood sold the gallery to Joe and Amy Crafton, there was plenty of curiosity about the direction the business would take.

An Iconic Lefever

The catalog entry for the Lefever describes it as “Probably the finest and most important Nineteenth Century American shotgun” and “An iconic Lefever worthy of the most advanced collection.”

A Pattern of Success

It is the sheer quality of Teague’s thin-wall choke tubes that has seen “best” gunmakers offer them on their new guns. And we’re talking about big names like Purdey, Boss, McKay Brown and Westley Richards, to name a few. Since the company was established, its chokes have been fitted to around 27,000 guns, so they are well proven.

William & Son’s New Shop

Much has been written about the death of retail, but William Asprey of William & Son has been quoted as saying that there will always be a future for stores that treat customers as “individuals.”

The Art Guns of Verney-Carron

French guns of the 17th and 18th Centuries displayed a superlative elegance and style that gunmakers of other nations sought to emulate. French firearms…