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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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Komodo Pro Seeking Trade Partner

The designers of the ‘ultimate shooting sunglasses’, Komodo Pro, are seeking to expand their trade portfolio by adding new accounts to their current list. The latest generation of shooting glasses have a unique sensor to detect light invasion. The lenses

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GATBS Host Fundraising Dinner

The annual Gun Trade Dinner returns this November with proceeds going to the Gun and Allied Trade Benevolence Society (GATBS) assisting with pensions and support for older members of the shooting industry. Former snooker pro, John Virgo, is confirmed as

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London’s Calling

At Southams, a takeover and a new state-of-the-art premises is boosting their profile and widening their appeal  Londons Auctions get most of the attention and the capital remains the international hub for quality firearms auctioneering. At least, that is how

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Saved By The Bell

Following a turbulent spell for BASC, stability looks to have been restored. Gun Trade News met the new CEO, Ian Bell, who now leads the association forward… Nestled in the shadows of a scaffolded Big Ben, the Cinnamon Club restaurant

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The Smell Of Success

With tensions for auction supremacy building between the US and UK, the latest rounds showed the state of the bidding arms race. Diggory Hadoke unearthed more… THE EARLY YEAR SHOWS IN THE USA SAW BRITISH AUCTIONEERS BACKING OFF in the

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Beesley bought

London Gun Services has completed the acquisition of the long-standing Amersham-based retailer Frederick Beesley.

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Position Available

The position of Digital Campaign Co-ordinator at the Countryside Alliance based in London has become available, within the company’s Political, Media and Campaigns (PMC) team.

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Future proof

Prestigious gunmaker Holland and Holland was founded way back in 1835, but as Helena Douglas finds, it’s more than willing to move with the times. As gunroom manager at Holland and Holland’s flagship London premises on Bruton Street, Andrew Ambrose

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Don’t bank on it

The Gun Trade Association (GTA) is looking into claims that high street banks are refusing to work with legitimate gun dealers. HSBC termed London gun dealer Archie Bell a “financial risk”, overlooking his good credit rating. Mr Bell was informed by staff that his business

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