The Sovereign

From £5,500 inc VAT

Side by Side Gauge

12, 16 or 20

Barrel Length

28, 29, 30 or 32”

Chamber Length


High Performance Steel Shot Proofed


Gunfitting Included


A beautifully sideplated boxlock, built to shoot steel shot cartridges.

An exceptional quality, sideplated boxlock ejector, the Sovereign is inspired by our rich gunmaking heritage and brings together classic English styling with unrivalled value for money.

The Sovereign is the next generation of side by side, where traditional craftsmanship is combined with the latest technology. Although it has a genuine boxlock action, it actually looks like a much more expensive sidelock, because it has sideplates.

Boasting high performance steel shot proofed barrels (available up to half choke), it is a true alternative to a traditional English shotgun but built with the future in mind. Decorative, deep cut scroll engraving on both the sideplates and the underside of the action is matched with a beautifully figured, oil finished, straight hand stock.

Designed to take the recoil of modern high performance cartridges, the Sovereign is very capable of shooting high birds with either lead or steel.

Off the shelf the Sovereign comes with fixed chokes of ½ and ½, and they are all high performance steel shot proofed with 3 inch chambers as standard. A 16 bore model is available with 2 ¾” chambers.

It comes in a black ABS travel case with combination lock.

The Sovereign offers unrivalled value for money and is definitely the “Best in class” available anywhere.

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Made to Measure

Made to Measure to fit your build and shooting style

When you buy a William Powell you have the option to have the gun made to fit for an additional £850. If you know your measurements, you can supply them to us and we will build your gun to fit you, allowing you to shoot to the best of your ability, as well as making your new gun unique to your shooting style. If you are unsure what your measurements are, why not speak to one of our Gunroom staff, who can arrange a Gunfit with a professional Gunfitter.

You will be amazed how much better you will shoot with a gun made to fit you, rather than one bought straight off the shelf.

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Optional Extras

Personalise your Gun with Optional Extras...

All William Powell Continental Shotguns come with a variety of optional extras and personal additions.

To find out more about making your new gun unique, please click the button below.

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