Gun expert Diggory Hadoke from VintageGuns.co.uk talks to Charlie Jacoby about what some serious collectors consider to be the arse end of the auctions market – the sealed bid sales run by Holt’s auctioneer. He explains how to play the system to your advantage and, therefore, grab a bargain.
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British Shooting Show 2023 – for gun collectors
Did you think the 2023 British Shooting Show is only all about shiny, new kit? There’s plenty there for the gun collector, too. Charlie Jacoby
How to buy guns at sealed bids auctions
Gun expert Diggory Hadoke from VintageGuns.co.uk talks to Charlie Jacoby about what some serious collectors consider to be the arse end of the auctions market
Cheap Holland & Hollands – are they worth it?
Diggory Hadoke of VintageGuns.co.uk looks at the cheapest Holland & Hollands on the secondhand market. Are they worth buying? Are they true Holland & Hollands?
How to buy a bargain boxlock at auction
Gun expert Diggory Hadoke from VintageGuns.co.uk says that boxlocks are currently the best bargains at sporting gun auctions. He identifies a CH Smith 12 bore
Horsley 8-bore fowling piece
Gavin Gardiner is auctioning a rare 8-bore patent bar-in-wood hammer gun. Gun expert Diggory Hadoke from VintageGuns.co.uk talks through the fowling piece, which has 34-inch
John Peel’s clock and other lots in Mitchell’s next Country Sporting Sale
Mitchell’s Antiques is holding its next Country Sporting Sale on 6-8 October 2021. Among top lots are a clock owned by the famous huntsman John