Interesting, Id like set up a poll but dont know how, given the choice of a mint 1910 ish Purdey or H&H Royal, either in virtually unused state (highly unlikely I admit), or any US double in same condition (not including guns owned by famous people e.g Hemingway etc or Roosevelt) what would you choose ? I am assuming the gun is for oneself and to use (otherwise some of you will start coming up with ideas like a Parker bonkers grade just so you could resell it, best, Mike