DARNE S.A.

For F. Darne Fils Ainé please refer to the F Section. Also, please refer to the Bruchet section for 1982-1990 mfg. utilizing the Darne action.
Current manufacturer producing shotguns 1881-1979 and 1990 to date in Saint Etienne, France. Darne also began making double rifles circa 1996. No current U.S. importation. Previously imported until 2013 by Geoffroy Gournet, located in Easton, PA. Previously imported by The Drumming Stump, Inc. located in Circle Pines, MN circa 1996-2005, and by Wes Gilpin located in Dallas, TX until 1992.
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DARNE S.A. Firearms Models

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DARNE SLIDING BREECH SHOTGUN

12, 16, 20, or 28 ga., SxS, unique action utilizes sliding breech lock-up, high quality mfg., 27 1/2 in. barrel standard with other lengths available, any choke combination, either straight grip or pistol grip stock, checkered, models diffe...

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R 11

12, 16, 20, 28 ga., or .410 bore, half pistol grip stock, light engraving.

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SB1

similar to SB3, traditional European O/U, DT, extractors, straight or semi-pistol grip stock. Importation began 1998.

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MODEL R EXPRESS SxS

8x57 JRS or 9.3x74R cal., double rifle version of the Darne Model R Series shotgun, many options available, including style of rib, sights, stock configuration, etc. Importation began 1996.

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SB2

similar to SB3, except has scroll engraving, wood upgrade, and 28 in. barrels. Importation began 1996.

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EXPRESS SUPERPOSEÉ

.30-06, 8x57 JRS, or 9.3.74R cal., double rifle version of the Darne O/U shotgun, boxlock with false sideplates, straight grip stock, many options available. Importation began 1996.

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R 13

12, 16, or 20 ga., straight or pistol grip stock, traditional action with bouquet engraving and obturator discs.

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SB3

12 or 20 ga., scalloped boxlock action, extractors, 26 in. barrels, DTs, choice of English straight grip stock or semi-pistol grip. Importation began 1996.

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R 14

12, 16, or 20 ga., slug gun, choice of forearms, light engraving, and optional cheek rest pistol grip stock was optional. Importation disc. circa 2002.

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R 15

12, 16, 20, 24, 28 ga., or .410 bore, select walnut stock and forearm with fine checkering, large scroll engraving, obturator discs.

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R 17

12 (including Mag.), 16, 20, 24, 28 ga., or .410 bore, Magnum model (3 in. chambers), customer's choice engraving patterns, superior quality wood finish. Importation disc. circa 2002.

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RHS

all gauges, top-of-the-line model incorporating customer's choice of engraving style, type of inlays, and checkering pattern, best quality wood. Due to the unique nature of this model, each specimen must be appraised individually. New guns...

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V 19

all gauges, easy opening large key action, top quality walnut and checkering, full coverage rose and scroll engraving with chiseled fences.

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V 20

similar to V 19, except has deep relief rose engraving and chiseled fences. Importation disc. circa 2002.

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V 21

similar to V 19, except has 100% coverage English rose and scroll engraving and chiseled fences. Importation disc. circa 2002.

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V 22

similar to V 21, except has 100% engraving coverage featuring bouquet patterns and deeply chiseled fences, sculpted shoulders, best quality walnut.

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VHS

all gauges, top-of-the-line model incorporating customer's choice of engraving style, type of inlays, and checkering pattern, best quality wood. Due to the unique nature of this model, each specimen must be appraised individually. New guns...