Gavin Gardiner

The latest gun auction information

Jonathan Downs is slightly overwhelmed this issue, as sale after sale of dizzyingly good guns gets underway and the auction houses really start to hit their stride again HoltsWolferton, Norfolk September 2-3Forthcoming: December 7-8 Before the second wave of Covid

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The latest on gun auctions during Covid-19

Diggory Hadoke takes a virtual tour of the month’s sales, and finds that the gun trade is booming. Many industries have suffered catastrophic damage during the turbulent summer of COVID-19. However, it seems that auctions are weathering the unsettled period

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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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A Gem and a Jewel: shotguns and rifles

GTN welcomes Michael E. Haskew as he points the spotlight on a shotgun by John Wilkes and rifle from Holland & Holland, each with great form, function and provenance In recent months, busy auction houses have brought forward a rare

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Trading places

We look back on a summer of deals, and with business deals signed, sealed and delivered at the Game Fair, Diggory Hadoke shares a refreshing take on the industry The Game Fair The weather was varied, the crowds reasonable and

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Auction news and big game issues

Diggory Hadoke explores auction trends and the public threats that can impact big game industries. Recently, Gavin Gardiner put up a significant collection of air rifles for sale by internet bidding, prior to his 1 May London auction at Sotheby’s

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‘Hidden gems’ are no longer so hidden, says Diggory Hadoke

‘Hidden gems’ are no longer as elusive as they once were and, as Diggory Hadoke explains, lots from the provincial auctions may be worth the gamble A surprising number of people seem to be buying guns unseen from provincial auctions

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Setting the Standard

The major auction houses all had good pre-Christmas sales to round off 2018, from the intimate to the gargantuan. Beginning with Bonhams, who set the bar at the end of November, Jonathan Downs explores how the estimates fared Bonhams, Knightsbridge

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Prove Me Wrong

‘Gavin Gardiner’s catalogue landed on my desk this week, sporting a Boss 12-bore over & under on the front cover. The gun was made in 1995 and was never collected by the owner; remaining in store since completion and arriving

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Gleneagles Has Landed

Gavin Gardiner – Sotheby’s Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland, 27 August 2018 Sotheby’s has been holding auctions at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland, since 1967. Gavin Gardiner himself has been associated with the auctions of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting

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