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W.W. Greener For Sale

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Houston6, Apr 2, 2006.

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  1. Houston6

    Houston6 TS Member

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    I have a W.W. Greener single shot shotgun on a Martini lever action that I am told the Britts provided for India way back when. I saw one made up in a lever action trap gun and it really looked cool.Anyway it is for sale at $350 if anyone is interested.

    830 372 4074
  2. halfmile

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    The chambers on these guns were cut for a special shell, with a step down in the front. This was to prevent the savages from using the guns with regular ammo, if they got their hands on one.

    I knew a guy using one too, and he had to have it bored to work with regular 12 guage ammo.

    HM
  3. Houston6

    Houston6 TS Member

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    I have a W.W. Greener single shot shotgun on a Martini lever action that I am told the Britts provided for India way back when. I saw one made up in a lever action trap gun and it really looked cool.Anyway it is for sale at $350 if anyone is interested.

    830 372 4074
  4. larryjk

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    A large Martini action made for the 14 gauge shotshell that was stepped down from 12 to the 14.
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    The 'Police' version on the Greener Martini action shotgun was chambered for special cartridges as mentioned by HM & Larry. It was used in many countries - not just India, about 60,000 were made. They are normall marked 'PG' or 'EG' on the side of the action

    The normal sporting version of the gun - called the Greener GP (marked 'GP' on the side of the action) is the one most frequently seen. It was chambered for normal cartridges (12 & 16 bore - mainly 12). Over 100,000 of these guns were made with barrel lengths of 26 to 34". Special trap & multi-choke versions were available as well as models designed for harpoons of line throwing.

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    Russell
  6. mike-israel

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    We had 4 Greeners in 14ga. in our Kibbutz armoury. They were marked "Police Riot"
    Took one - backed out the barrel ,put in a lath and opened it to 12ga for 2 3/4 shells. I think the 14 bore was 2 1/2 inch.
    Got some ducks with it in our fish ponds. Must have been around 1976 or there abouts.
    Could find strange stuff in the Kibbutz armoury in the 70s--sten guns. carl gustuvs, ak-47s, m-14s, m16s, mi carbines, m1 garand sniper rifles and of course UZIs....not a secret as all gone now.

    Thought of some interest to fellow gun "nuts". AS I had a ball shooting the all.

    Mike
  7. MX/MT

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    houston, we have a problem!

    Your email bounced back.
  8. Beretta687EELL

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    MX/MT This thread is over 1 year old. You might try the phone number. Bill Malcolm
  9. Houston6

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    MX/MT : I moved and have been off line for a year but I still have the Greener.

    my new email: houston6@peoplepc.com

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