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Latest American gun auction news

With major UK auctions still just around the corner, Jonathan Downs shifts his attention to our friends in the good ol’ US of A, and previews another major World Auction from Rock Island, with some fascinating guns for sale. Rock

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Updated: Covid-19 safe shooting and gathering limits

Shooting has been added to a list of sports that are exempt from the latest Covid-19 restrictions in England. The ‘rule of six’ restrictions brought in yesterday (14 September) in England could have disrupted game shooting which usually includes eight

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What are the implications of face masks to the gun trade?

Stuart Farr reveals the rules and regulations behind the latest anti-Covid measure: face masks, and discusses their implications for the trade. I understand how many of you must be feeling at the present time. Yes, I agree, it does seem

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Roger Williams on American firearms industry

In the second part of his guide to dealing with our neighbours across the pond, Roger Williams gets down to the nitty gritty. To read the first part, see: Examining the American firearms industry American officials like dealing with Americans.

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The latest auction reports on rifles and shotguns

Big Game, Black Powder and Bolt Action brought a whiff of excitement and adventure to recent auctions reports Michael E. Haskew. Springtime auction events have produced intriguing results regarding rifles of particularly storied provenance.   In the March Holts event,

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Behind the scenes at BSA – the GTN interview

We got the opportunity this month to sit down and virtual chat to managing director Simon Moore and head of sales and marketing Jon Hatton about the recent and less recent history of this fine old British brand. BSA has

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Examining the American firearms industry

Roger Williams investigates the controversial nature of the America firearms industry and reports on a gun culture like no other. Doing business in the USA means that you encounter a series of superlatives, most of which relate to size. The

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Lockdown and beyond: How will gun auctions be affected?

Diggory Hadoke is finding that lockdown is the mother of invention, as he ponders what the future may hold for our industry. The early spring has been gloriously sunny, though my young trees need a good drenching to keep them

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What will retail look like as lockdown eases?

“So, this masked man walks into a gunshop,” may sound like the start of a bad joke, but it could be about to get deadly serious. Stuart Farr explores some of the issues that may face retailers when they reopen

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Best airguns in this month’s Market Opportunities

With increasing delays reported on applications for and renewals of firearms licences, the canny retailer in England and Wales is increasing his stock of licence-free airguns. But which to stock? Here’s our selection from under £100 to over £3,000. Air

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