Pete was brought up in a farming environment in the county of Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom. After leaving Grammar school at sixteen he became a professional musician in a pop group in the 60’s and later a theatrical agent and entrepreneur in the British entertainment industry.
Pete bought his first Colt revolver from Chris Anderson in Carson City, Nevada in the Bi-Centennial year of 1976. Since then he has been an enthusiastic collector, dealer and researcher of antique Colt, Winchester, Smith & Wesson, Sharp’s and Remington firearms. Many thousands of fine guns have passed through his hands over the last thirty two years and his personal collection includes guns that are featured in many of the antique firearms books that we use today for reference purposes. Pete visits countries all over the world in the pursuit of fine collections or single pieces to suit the most connoisseur collector and exhibits at many of the foremost Arms Fairs in the world such as in Las Vegas, Baltimore, Hartford and London every year.
Pete is a life member and Director of the Colt Collectors Association, life member of the Ohio Gun Collectors Association and Texas Gun Collectors Association and also a Friend Member of the Buffalo Bill Historical Centre in Cody Wyoming. He is proud and happy to enjoy his profession as one of the foremost specialist UK dealers in American firearms. Pete sells antique, vintage and collectible firearms at all levels of collecting, from the complete novice up to the most advanced collector.