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JA Shirley double rifles & guns
      #311622 - 04/02/18 03:13 AM

John Shirley supplied to me the following four images of his intriguing under lever, rising bite double rifle .500 3" Nitro Express.









Comments on the email.

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Please find attached pictures of our new snap action .500 nitro double rifle. Our rifle is based on an original Jeffrey 450-400 3" but fitted with a rising bite in place of the dolls head. Weight of the .500 is 11lbs 4oz with 24" barrels. Front sight is a WR pattern with folding hood.

Rifles are available with rising bite fastener in .600 .577 .500 .470
.
Rifles with a conventional top lever are available in .470 and .500
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For further information contact :
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John Shirley
Gunmaker
Unit 4 Gunsmith House
50 - 54 Price Street
Birmingham B4 6JZ
England





Since the first email, I have correspended with John and have received further images and comments. I will post in the near future. I have also invited John to join and comment directly.

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