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    Can anyone tell me what year this W.W. Greener GP shotgun is from, or anything about it? It's serial number is G75474, and it has colour-hardening so I assume it was made by Webley.

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    2 hours ago, Old Boggy said:

    According to Graham Greener's 'The Greener Story' your gun was made in 1973 by Webley.

    OB

    Thanks!

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    2 hours ago, Old Boggy said:

    According to Graham Greener's 'The Greener Story' your gun was made in 1973 by Webley.

    OB

    is mine in there? 48657

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    2 hours ago, Old Boggy said:

    According to Graham Greener's 'The Greener Story' your gun was made in 1973 by Webley.

    OB

    Flippin' 'eck.

    Just seen the price of that volume - same as my 'House Of Churchill'.

    Need to charge a £5 donation to Help For Heroes would seem fair enough for the info'. :good::lol:

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    £150.00 from Amazon ouch.  Be worth keeping an eye out in charity shops.

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    4 hours ago, Tadorna said:

    is mine in there? 48657

    Yep, made in 1963 by Greener.

    4 hours ago, wymberley said:

    Flippin' 'eck.

    Just seen the price of that volume - same as my 'House Of Churchill'.

    Need to charge a £5 donation to Help For Heroes would seem fair enough for the info'. :good::lol:

    I paid £25 for my copy, signed personally by Graham Greener

    OB

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    20 minutes ago, Old Boggy said:

    Yep, made in 1963 by Greener.

    I paid £25 for my copy, signed personally by Graham Greener

    OB

    Now, that's what you call an investment. I think the Churchill cost me. £40 - not signed.

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    8 minutes ago, wymberley said:

    Now, that's what you call an investment. I think the Churchill cost me. £40 - not signed.

    Just looked at the book`s cover and it has £39 on that. Also googled it and it seems to vary between £55 up to ...... £245.58 !!!

    OB

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    Posted (edited)

    OB, can I be cheeky as ask if my GP appears in your book? The serial number is 3323.

    Thanks! 

    Edited by Andy RV

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    3 hours ago, Old Boggy said:

    Yep, made in 1963 by Greener.

    I paid £25 for my copy, signed personally by Graham Greener

    OB

    Thank you very much. Year older than me and in better condition.

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    2 hours ago, Andy RV said:

    OB, can I be cheeky as ask if my GP appears in your book? The serial number is 3323.

    Thanks! 

    The book list GP gun Nos.2765-3659 as made by Webley in 1926. So if that is correct, your gun is 92 years old !!

    If you could post some photos of the proof marks, then perhaps this could be corroborated. 

    OB

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    Interesting, thank you. I had a feeling it was old but not that old!

    Heres a picture of the proof marks; 

    K6L9XjV.jpg

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    Just now, Andy RV said:

    Interesting, thank you. I had a feeling it was old but not that old!

    Heres a picture of the proof marks; 

    K6L9XjV.jpg

    Over to Gunman or someone far more conversant with proof marks than me to corroborate the listed date of 1926.

    OB

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