Giancarlo Pedretti, master engraver and a pioneer in the Italian gun trade, died unexpectedly September 28. He was 69.
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.
On the occasion of the company’s 125th anniversary.
Built on the same action and barrels as more-expensive guns, the 40E requires less handwork in its engraving
Purdey No. 22078 will be auctioned as Lot 1400 at Holt’s December 8 sale. Contributed by an anonymous donor, Holt’s will forego all fees and premiums so that the entire proceeds will go to the Charitable Trust.
With its new address at 1616 Stout Street, the shop is within walking distance of the Denver Performing Arts Center and Denver Convention Center and just around the corner from the 16th Street Mall.
UPDATE: Results are in from the James D. Julia October sale, and Contributing Editor David Trevallion’s Purdey No. 208 sold for nearly the low and high estimates combined.
Shooting Sportsman Senior Editor Vic Venters was Reid Bryant’s guest Oct. 4 on the Orvis Hunting & Shooting Podcast. Listen below to the conversation on…
The F16 is a new gun with a new action at a favorable price.
Examining one of the oldest surviving Purveys.
L.D. McCaa will head up Westley Richards USA in a shop being designed by the same team that worked on Westley’s UK premises.
High demand for the firm’s handmade side-by-side has slowed development of the over/under . . . until now.