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HA2297 Browning Citori Grade III Sideplate Combo,  O/U 20 Ga. 2 3/4" & 3", 28"MC & O/U, 28 Ga., 2 3/4", 28"MC, New In Presentation Case, $3,495

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This Browning Citori Grade III Sideplate Combo was built in 2012 and has not been fired.  I purchased it from a gentleman who was cleaning out his gun safe.  It has a 20 Ga. barrel set which shoots 2 3/4" and 3" shells, and a 28 Ga., barrel set which shoots 2 3/4" shells, both 28 inches long.  It has beautiful wood, and engraved side plates.  It comes with Invector Plus (in 20 Ga.) and Invector (in 28 Ga.) chokes in
Full, Modified, and two Skeet in each gauge.  This is an elegant kit suitable for hunting, skeet or sporting clays.

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HA2283 Caesar Guerini Ellipse Evo, Round Body, O/U, 28 Ga., 2 3/4", 28"MC Bbls., New-In-Case, $5,775*

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Caesar Guerini Says:  Description: Fast as a grouse’s wing tip, sleek as a pheasant’s tail feather - The new Caesar Guerini Ellipse EVO represents the next generation of upland game gun. With graceful rounded action and streamlined stock it handles, feels and looks like the world's best handmade round body shotguns. We obsessed over every detail from the engraving created to accentuate the curve of the action to something as obscure as the shape of the trigger. This is not a quick makeover of our existing models; the barrels, action and stock are all different. The Ellipse is simply the evolution of the fine over-and-under hunting gun

Hero's Arms Says:  This is a special order 28 Gauge Ellipse Evo, usually they do not come in 28 Gauge stand alone versions. It is an elegant shotgun with exceptional engraving and exceptional wood with a hand rubbed oil finish,.  28 Ga., 2 3/4", 28"  barrels, five chokes in Full, Improved Modified, Modified, Improved Cylinder, and Cylinder constrictions.  It has a manual (non-automatic) safety making it suitable for skeet and sporting clays as well as hunting. It has a solid top and mid rib which keep twigs and other debris out.  It has  a 14 3/4" Length of Pull over a checkered wood butt plate.  It has a single non-selective trigger, the bottom barrel always fires first.  It has full coverage engraving. 

*Call and ask about Hero's Arms Caesar Guerini Promotional pricing for shooters affiliated with a club, the military or the NRA.

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HA2200 Caesar Guerini Challenger Impact Type-S Competition Package, Right Hand, Adjustable-Comb, Adjustable-Rib, O/U, 12 Ga., 2 3/4", 30"MC Bbls, Briley Sub-Gauge Tubes, 20, 28, 410, 30", New-In-Americase, $9,935*

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Caesar Guerini Says:  Some shooters accuse Caesar Guerini of focusing on the cosmetics of our guns. Our reply is ”guilty as charged”. It is our policy to pursue excellence in all aspects of our firearms, both what can be seen and what you experience when you pull the trigger. The Challenger grade has been designed to appeal to the target shooter with a bold Acanthus leaf pattern on a fine Inglesina scroll background. All of the hand polished coin finished metal surfaces are finished in Invisalloy® protective finish for years of carefree service. Additionally, the new Challenger comes standard with the DTS trigger system that reduces trigger pull weight and creep. The aesthetics of a gun might not be the most important issue, but life is too short to shoot an ugly gun.

Hero's Arms Says:  This is a very complete package, perfect for skeet or sporting clays completions. It is extremely adjustable to fit the right handed shooter. It weighs 9 pounds 2 ounces with the Kinetic Balancer installed in the stock, 9 pounds 14.5 ounces with a set of sub-gauge tubes installed.  The adjustable rib goes from 50/50 to 90/10. There are also barrel weights to further adjust the center of gravity.  It has a 14 7/8" Length of Pull, adjustable to 15 1/8" by moving the trigger.  It comes with six Maxis 12 Gauge Chokes, 2 each in Improved Cylinder, Skeet and Cylinder constrictions.  You could add a Full and Improved Modified and shoot trap with it as well.  The Briley Sub-Gauge tubes come with four choke tubes each. One gun for every target sport.

*Call and ask about Hero's Arms Caesar Guerini Promotional pricing for shooters affiliated with a club, the military or the NRA.

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HA2099 Browning BT99, Golden Clays, Adjustable Comb, Gracoil Adjustable LOP, Ambidextrous, Single Shot Trap, 12 Ga.  2 3/4", 34"MC,  NIB, $3,695

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Browning Says:  RECEIVER Steel • Silver nitride finish • Gold accented, high-relief Engraving BARREL High-post ventilated rib • Ported ACTION Extractor only STOCK Gloss finish Grade V/VI Walnut • Beavertail forearm FEATURES Vector-Pro lengthened forcing cone • Three Invector-Plus choke tubes • Adjustable straight comb • Adjustable GraCoil® recoil reduction system • Ivory front and mid-bead sights

Hero's Arms Says:  This BT99 Golden Clays is highly adjustable, and ambidextrous as it has neither cast nor palm swell.  The GraCoil adjustable Length of Pull goes from 13 3/8" to 14 3/8, so compact and average sized adults will  find that it fits them,.  It has no safety so you will never miss a target because the safety was inadvertently left on, but safety is assured by only loading the single shot while standing on the pad waiting for the target.  At 8 pounds 12.5 ounces and with the GraCoil recoil reduction system, recoil should not be a problem when you shoot 500 rounds in a weekend. A beautiful gun.

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HA1894 Browning Belgian Superposed Grade V (Diana) 2 Barrel Combo, 12 Ga., 2 3/4" 28"IC/IC, and 12 Ga., 2 3/4" 26 3/8" SK/SK, Cased, (Used 99%), Cased, $6,995

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This Browning Grade V (Diana) combo, first sold in 1956, is in exceptional condition.  There are a few very minor dings in the wood but the bluing and engraving are near mint.  It came originally with a 28 inch barrel set, barrel 1, choked Full and Modified.  These barrels were later opened up to Improved Cylinder and Improved Cylinder (Briley choke tubes could be installed if desired to get back to Full and Modified).  The second barrel set, 26 3/8" in Skeet and Skeet constrictions, barrel 2, was installed later by Browning and numbered to the gun.  A Limbsaver recoil pad has been mounted but the original Browning pad is in the case.  The Length of Pull with the original pad is the correct 14 1/4", with the Limbsaver it is 14 1/2". It has a Prince of Wales (Round Knob) Long Tang configuration. The wood is nicely figured. The Browning case is in good condition and contains the original owner’s manual numbered to the gun.  The deeply incised engraving by Browning Master Engraver Doyen is exceptionally beautiful - I personally prefer the Grade V deeply incised engraving to the earlier and later Diana styles.  I shot a round of skeet with the 26 3/8" barrels and the gun functioned flawlessly.  This is a real collector’s dream, which could also be used for hunting, skeet or sporting clays.

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HA1301 Browning Pre-War Superposed, Midas Level Upgrade, Double Single Triggers, English Stock, 12 Ga., 2 3/4" 30"IC/M Bbls., Cased, $6,995

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The receiver for this Superposed was probably manufactured in 1932, but it was first sold in 1936 for $59.46.  As it left the factory it was a standard grade with specially ordered Improved Cylinder and Modified choking, and twin single triggers. (Browning Factory Letter) Unlike most double trigger guns the front trigger will fire first the bottom then reset itself and fire the top barrel,  The rear trigger will fire the top barrel, then one must use the front trigger to fire the bottom barrel.  One can also use it just like a normal double trigger gun. It has a solid rib and the "horseshoe" bracket on the front of the forearm, which distinguishes it from later versions of the Superposed.  In 1984 it was purchased by Thomas Grogg, an engraver, who engraved it and put in solid 18 Karat gold inlays and lines.  On the left side of the receiver is a Mallard, the right side is a Canada Goose. On the pre-1936 Midas Superposed there were pigeons on both sides of the receiver, so this is not a copy or an attempt to fake being a Midas Grade, but a Midas level upgrade.  After it was engraved in 1984 it was reblued and refinished by a gunsmith who formerly ran the Browning refinishing shop. There was some cracking in the finish of the stock, as was normal for Brownings of that era, so it was refinished with an oil finish by Klaus Hiptmayer who also refreshed the engraving. There is probably more than a thousand dollars worth of gold in this gun.  Grogg's signature is on the lower right side of the receiver just behind the pivot pin.  It has two recoil pads, a Pachmayr Old English, and a Browning Vent Rubber pad.  I purchased it from Grogg. The gun has had about 200 rounds fired since 1984

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HA1815 Browning Citori Privilege Sideplate, O/U, 12 Ga., 2 3/4" & 3", 28"MC Bbls., (Used 99%), $2,995

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Browning Says:  Fully embellished side plates depict ringneck pheasants flushing from under a pointer on the left side and lighting woodcocks on the right. A unique, delicately connected checkering pattern enhances the beauty of the hand-oiled, high-grade American Walnut Schnabel forearm and pistol grip buttstock. The take-down lever and top lever feature beautifully subtle Engraving and a sterling silver oval is fit in the stock between the grip and toe allowing the Engraving of a three-letter monogram.  Low-post rib.

Hero's Arms Says:  This Browning Citori Privilege was built in 2001 and appears to be unfired.  It comes in the original box and shows no wear and very minor handling marks, a couple of tiny dings on the toe of the stock near the recoil pad, and a couple of 1/4" slight indentations on the left side of the stock near the recoil pad.  Two of the sideplate screws show a bit of damage from the wrong screwdriver being used, and the Stock Oval has had a former owner's initials engraved.  Hero's Arms has added a spare blank Stock Oval should you wish to replace it.  It is 12 Gauge  with 3" Chambers for 2 3/4" & 3" shells, 28" Barrels with three Invector Plus choke tubes in Full, Modified, and Improved Cylinder constrictions.  Other Invector Plus chokes are widely available. This is truly an all-around shotgun for hunting, clays or collecting.

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HA1440 Caesar Guerini Maxum Sporting, O/U, 12 Ga., 2 3/4", 32"MC Bbls, New-In-Case, $6,295

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Caesar Guerini says:  The Maxum Sporting is truly a stunning over/under shotgun. The deep relief gothic scroll hand finished engraving on the receiver, side plates, and fore-end assembly make this sporting gun unique among others on the clays course. The handwork and design are from the studios of the world renowned Italian engraving house, Bottega Incisioni C. Giovanelli. The coin finish frame is painstakingly hand polished. Balancing the beauty of the deeply sculpted engraving is a deluxe grade of Turkish walnut, featuring precision cut 26 lines-per-inch checkering and a natural oil finish, hand rubbed to a sheen that enhances the highly figured wood grain. 12 gauge models feature the new Maxis Bore/Choke System. * The DueCon forcing cones are a unique dual conical long forcing cone system designed by Caesar Guerini to produce optimum performance and maximum versatility. The first conical section maximizes chamber pressure and permits the use of fiber wad ammunition. The secondary 4.5" long forcing cone section reduces recoil and increases pattern uniformity. * The adjustable trigger moves up to 1/2" to accommodate different hand sizes and incorporates an external adjustment for take-up. * A Boss style ejector system with oversized cams ensures positive shell ejection and disc retainers provide strength.
* Each gun is carefully balanced approximately 1cm in front of the hinge pin to offer more stability than an upland model. * A stock wrench included for removing the stock without removing the recoil pad. * Each Maxum Sporting comes with six CCP (Crowned Conical Parallel) competition extended chokes (CYL, SK, 2-IC, LM, M) tuned for sporting clays with: conical-parallel interior design, crowned muzzle, polished interior, knurling, and thread design that prevents them from coming loose during use. Plastic choke case included. * A select grade Turkish walnut stock with a traditional high luster oil finish and palm swell on the pistol grip. Stocks are 14.75 inches long to allow for proper fitting. * The barrels have ventilated center ribs for rapid cooling, 10mm parallel target top rib and double beads. * A hard case is included with every Caesar Guerini sporting over/under.
 

Hero's Arms Says:   This is one knock-out gun. Put it together with the 3 Gauge Maxum set and you would have all four gauges. Dynamic Tuning System weights for stock and barrel are available from Hero's Arms.  It has a slight right-hand palm swell and a slight (1/8") cast off for a right handed shooter.  Left hand stocks are available from Caesar Guerini. Call and ask about Hero's Arms Caesar Guerini Promotional pricing for shooters affiliated with a club, the military or the NRA

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HA1220 CSMC A-10 American Sidelock Deluxe Sporter, O/U, 28 Ga., 2 3/4", 30"MC Bbls., NIC, $9.995.00

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This Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company (C.S.M.C.) A-10 American was ordered with all the options available when it was announced.  It is Deluxe Grade, has a 20 Ga. Frame (rather than 12), has 30" Barrels, a target Forend, a Prince of Wales Pistol Grip, and Exhibition Grade Walnut.  It comes with six choke tubes, full, Improved Modified, Modified, Improved Cylinder and two Skeet (one added by Hero's Arms). As with all A-10s it has hand detachable Sidelocks.  It comes in a sturdy aluminum case with a ballistic nylon protective cover. It has a limited lifetime warranty. This one took two years and two weeks from payment till delivery.  If you were to order one of these from CSMC it would be $10,435, with these features, and I have no idea how long it would take to get.  To see a full page of description click here.

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You can never be too rich, too thin, or have too many guns.


Although I no longer have a Clabrough shotgun for sale there have been requests for the circa. 1915 Clabrough & Johnstone Catalogue, so here it is.  To download it in Adobe PDF format click on the cover. 

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Hero's Arms recently visited the newly opened Frazier Historical Arms Museum, in Louisville, Kentucky.  It offers spectacular collections of armor in the British Royal Armouries Gallery, important guns from the American West, and an outstanding collection of presentation firearms.  Worth a trip to Louisville.  Check it out at:

www.frazierarmsmuseum.org


P.O. Box 320, South Hero, VT 05486-0320  www.herosarms.com  

E-Mail: sales@herosarms.com   Phone 802-372-4789 Fax 802-372-5900

Principal Shotgun Uses

Brands

Shotgun or Shooter Characteristics

Parts & Useful Information

How to Buy

 All Purpose Guns | Collectors | Hunting | Skeet Guns | Sporting Clays | Trap Guns | Home Page

Beretta | Browning | Caesar Guerini | Fabarm | Other Brands | Ruger | SKB | Syren | Winchester | Home Page

Bargains | Big/Tall | Compact Adult/Youth | Gauge And Barrel LengthHA-Number | Left Handed | Semi-Auto & Pump Guns | Side-By-Sides | Used Guns | Women's Guns

 Abbreviations | Tips on Selecting a Shotgun | Photographing the Guns |    Chokes-Barrels-Cases | Odds-and-Ends | Home Page

How to Buy Your Gun | Contact Us | Exports | Lay-Aways | Seven-Day Return Privilege | Home Page

The Home Page has an alphabetical list of all guns in stock, and notes which guns have been sold.