New Guns

Pair of 12 bore roundbody coffin shape self openers. Double trigger.

The naming in relief and further adorned with carved breechends with pierced levers. Heavily engraved with pheasant duck partridge and woodcock.

These guns are not for sale.

For a pair for similar guns – £120,000 plus taxes.

High Pheasant Lefthand Gun

The High Pheasant Lefthand opening.

Watson are truly bespoke gunmakers as can be seen with this gun designed and made for those high bird days.

32″ barrels with 3″ chambers , full choke with an elevated ventilated rib .

What adds to the uniqueness of this gun is it is  true left handed with left handed opening , round body single trigger .

As ever the 15 1/2″ stock is  made from ultra deluxe walnut .

Adorned with our Edwardian scroll and carved pheasant with the lovely touch of raised lettering.

The gun weight is 8lb as to be expected with these heavy loads.

Cased with accessories


Pair of 12 Bore Side by Sides

Pair of 12 bore side by side roundbody. Adorned with our Nero D’Avola leaf with a variation of game birds. Beautiful carved breechends and the added touch of carved and pierced levers.

Specifications include: 29″ 2 ¾ chambered barrels, single trigger, self opening. Fully choked with long stocks.

These guns are near completion.

£95,000 plus taxes

12 Bore Hammergun

A beautiful classically engraved, 12 bore hammer ejector.

Specifications include: 3o” barrels. Third grip and clips. Beavertail forend, 15 1/4″ pistol grip stock. Non self cocking and no safety. Cased with accessories.

A similar gun £75,000.

Pair of Watson Bros 12 Bore

32″ barrels 2  3/4″ chambers with 9mm wide rib. Teague choked.

Action , single trigger . Heavy midnight forest engraving with carved pheasant on underside.

Most beautiful high grade 15 1/2″ stocks with pistol grip.

Complemented in a deluxe case with tools and accessories.


£110,000 plus taxes.

4 Bore

Designed and made by Watson Bros in our City of London factory.

Gun weighs from 17lb to 20lb depending on the clients barrel length (36″ to 42″) and shot charge. These 4 bores are built as sidelock ejectors with single/double trigger, detachable locks and all conceivable extras.

We make these guns on a commission basis with a build time of approximately 2 years depending on engraving.


The Watson Bros 'Africa' Shotgun

All carved entirely by hand. This rifle was some years in the making and now sits in a private collection.

To commission a gun such as this would cost in excess of £150,000 and carried out exactly to the client’s taste.

We now have a .500″ and a .300″ ready to be engraved.

20 Bore Roundbody Over and Under

Unique Left-hand opening, featuring our new assisted opening ejector system.

Engraved with signature Watson Bros pattern of soaring partridges and grouse, by Keith Thomas.

This gun has 30″ barrels. Cased.        

To commission a similar gun is £75,000

For more information or to arrange an appointment

please email or Call 020 7378 9700

Recently Sold

20 Bore

A 20 bore roundbody. Coffin shaped self opener. Carved with oak leaves and proofed for heavy loads .  Deluxe wood and fitted in a best London case with canvas outer.

12 Bore Pigeon Gun

An elegant piece engraved with a pleasing oak leaf pattern.

This 12 bore Pigeon Gun incorporates 31″ barrels both with 3/4 choke.

Finished weight a satisfying 7 1/4lb

Please see Product Design/Work Gallery section for more images.

Pair of 20 Bore Side by Sides

A pair of 20 bore roundbody side by side self openers with 30″ 2 3/4″ chambered barrels with teague chokes.

As you would expect they’ve been stocked with the very best in 15 1/2″ exhibition stocks with heel and toe pieces.

Sold cased with all accessories.

12 Bore Side by Side Pigeon Gun

Our ever popular pigeon guns guarantee excitement on high pheasant days.

This beautiful piece features 31″ barrels, a big flat top matted rib, third grip, clips, extended beavertail forend and pistol grip stock.

Finished weight of 7 1/2lb

.500 Double Rifle

A .500 nitro express double rifle, sidelock ejector, 26″ barrels with 2 leaf sight.

Bolstered action with third grip. Articulated front trigger stocked with pistol grip and cheek piece.

Engraved with Watson Bros retro design and carved fences.

Finished weight 12lb

Lightweight Roundbody 12 Bore Side by Side

A lightweight gun ideal for partridges with 28″ barrels engraved with our Edwardian scroll design.

Finished weight 6 1/4lb

12 Bore Over & Under with Special Engraving

Beautiful multi coloured gold scenes completed by the renowned engraver Keith Thomas.