Carl Russell & Co Launch New Website
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Sian
5M ago
Welcome to the next chapter of Carl Russell! We’re excited to launch our revamped website, and invite you to explore the new online home of Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers. And we would also like to thank you, our customers, for your patience and continued support whilst we developed the new site.  You can now pay in 3 months with PayPal across the site, so you can split up your order into 3 easy payments, making it easier than ever to buy any of our country fashion pieces or shooting accessories – whether you’re buying for yourself, getting ready for an invitation to a shoot somewhere ..read more
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GAME FAIR AND THE ARRIVAL OF NEW A/W STOCK
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
The last weekend in July saw The Game Fair return to Hatfield House. With temperatures reaching the high 30’s in the preparation and set up days, it was a shame the British weather was at its most indecisive for the 3 days of the show. Surprising us all with rain and mud, but in true country British fashion we carried on and good fun was had by everyone. We thank you all for your ongoing support and to everyone who visited our stand on Gunmakers row, we hope you all enjoyed the show as much as we did. Since returning back to the shop after the show we have been unpacking all of the Autumn Win ..read more
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CHARITY SHOOT RAISING MONEY FOR DIABETES UK
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
On Friday 28th June we hosted a Simulated Game Day in aid of Diabetes UK. A few months back a customer kindly asked us to host an event to help him raise money for the charity and we were thrilled to help him with this. The event went very well and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day. The format for the event began with everyone meeting at the lodge for breakfast at 9am on the Friday morning where many people were able to see familiar faces that they had perhaps not seen for a while and catch up with one and other, along with meeting some new friends too. After breakfast was finished we heade ..read more
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SIMULATED GAME DAY – NEW VENUE FOR 2019!
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
We hosted our first simulated day for 2019, held at the new venue in Ivinghoe Aston on Saturday. It went off very well and we have received some fantastic feedback from participants. The day was made up of drives designed to simulate Argentine Dove, High Partridge, Extreme Pheasant and included a 4 man pigeon flush (which got quite competitive!!) The refreshments, cooked by Lucy were very popular and included in field canapés of venison, partridge and crab, followed by a traditional ploughman’s with homemade scotch eggs. We have been given the opportunity to host another Simulated Game Day on ..read more
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New Country Clothing Store – Open!
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
Phew!! After months of hard work our new store is now open and we look forward to seeing you all here. Our opening weekend of the Easter Bank Holiday in April went off well, with gorgeous sunny skies and lots of new and old faces coming in to visit us. There is a lot to update you all with, so as a fear of being boring we shall keep this short and hopefully include all the important info that will be of interest to you. But firstly we must thank everyone who entered both our raffles throughout the Easter weekend. The raffle, raising money for the Keech Cottage Hospice raised £85 an ..read more
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Purdey Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
We are pleased to offer for sale this 12 gauge side by side James Purdey & Sons Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector. This lovely Purdey shotgun has 27″ barrels, 2 1/2″ chambers and is choked 1/8 & 3/4. This James Purdey & Sons Lightweight Best Sidelock Ejector has a well figured 14 1/2″ straight hand stock to a chequered end with gold oval. Built on the Purdey self-opening action with rolled-edge trigger guard, bouquet & scroll engraving with the action & lockplates retaining much of the original colour hardening. Weight 6lb. 2oz. This shotgun is presented in a makers leath ..read more
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A magnificent pair of classic James Purdey & Sons
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
A magnificent pair of classic James Purdey & Sons 12 bore 28″ barrel game guns with 2 3/4″ chambers, actions with delightful round body fine bouquet and scroll engraving. Well figured walnut stocks fitted with gold ovals. This fine pair of shotguns are presented in a makers double leather motor case with accessories. These beautiful guns are in first class condition and the stocks can be altered to your exact requirements. For more information about these guns or any of the others we have available for sale please do not hesitate to contact us on 01707 709372 ..read more
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Building a New Carl Russell & Co 470 Rifle
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
We are currently building a new Carl Russell and Co 470 rifle which we are building on a Holland and Holland back lock action. The Holland and Holland back lock action was introduced just after World War One, this bolstered action is both elegant and strong. The Carl Russell and Co double rifle we are currently building has a hand-detachable sidelock design, with two triggers and  safety. It will be stocked using the finest walnut, with a pistol grip. Finished with an engraved gold oval. To complete the rifle we will present it in an oak and leather case with accessories. This rifle ..read more
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The story of William Powell
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
This is an interesting article about William Powell that was published in the Shooting Sportsman in the USA. We currently have a William Powell & Son 12g hammer s/s thumblever bar-in wood. 30″ nitro prooved barrels with 2 1/2″ chambers, choked 1/8 & 1/4 with recent re-brown. 14 3/8″ straight hand bar-in-wood stock. Thumblever action with bouquet & scroll engraving. Circa 1882.Which is stocked 14 3/8″ and choked 1/8 & 1/2. This William Powel is a non ejector. Priced at £2,395 ..read more
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The First Carl Russell & Co Shotgun
Carl Russell & Co Gunmakers Blog
by Carl Russell
7M ago
After around 18 months build time we are very pleased to announce that the first Carl Russell & Co shotgun is finally finished and now being used in the field. The gun is a 12g Best Sidelock Ejector over & under with 30″ barrels and is based on the James Purdey pattern which originally derives from the James Woodward design which was patented in 1913. The gun will be predominately used for game shooting and the occasional round of sporting clays. Should the need arise in the future our client also specified the requirement to use steel shot so the gun is London Proof tested for 70mm (2 ..read more
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