Highwood Classic Arms


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Conatct Details

Contact Simon on Mobile 07952 119609

Email: highwoodclassicarms@hotmail.co.uk

We are based on the East London Essex Border with close links to the M11, A12 & A406.

(Please contact us for the full postal address)

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At present, being a RFD is a part time job as I work regular hours in Project Management & Consultancy.
Please bear with me if your queries are not responded to immediately. It is best to email, but rest assured I will respond.


Purchasing From US

We are not able to accept credit cards, but are happy to accept, Cheques, Cash or Bank Transfer with prior agreement.
(Please make all cheques payable to Simon Pemberton)

Reserving Firearms
Any Item Can be reserved for an agreed period of time with a small deposit which is normally 20%

We can ship firearms to your nominated RFD withing the UK.
The approximate cost at the current time is £25** by Parcel Force Secure next Business Day delivery (UK Mainland).
I will need agreement from your nominated RFD that he is willing to accept the transfer and a copy of his RFD certitificate.
We sometines experience delays obtaining documentation but this is out of our control.
Due to work commitments I normally arrange for firearms to be collected on a Friday for a Monday Delivery.
** Shipping to Northern Ireland is currently £70

Deactivated Firearms

Customers are advised that you must by law be 18 years of age or older to purchase deactivated weapons, swords, knives and bayonets from this website.
Customers, who purchase any antique/obsolete firearms, cannot be a Prohibited Person under Section 21 of the 1968 Firearms Act as amended.
By placing an order you are declaring that you are of legal age to do so, that you are not a Prohibited Person and that you accept the Conditions of Sale.


** Our Firearms **
We stand by every item we sell, and sometimes things do go wrong, so if you are having any problem just contact us and we will endeavour to resolve the problem.
We normally Gaurantee each firearm for a period of 6 Months as long as it has not been modified or abused in anyway.
We are not liable for damage caused by the use of incorrect type of ammunition.

** Firearms Sold for Customers **
We do sell firearms on behalf of our customers so unfortunately we cannot offer a warranty on any second hand items we sell on their behalf.
If you collect the gun from us you have the chance to inspect it fully before buying
If you purchase and we send the gun to your local RFD for collection we will withhold payment to the original owner for 4 weeks, within this period, if you are not happy with firearm, make arrangements for its return & we will issue a refund less the shipping costs.
However we do check these over & service them including checks for valid proof marks etc.

Help & Advice
We are happy to provide advice help & guidance on any of our items, items purchased or Classic Firearms in general.
We always say there is no such thing as a silly question so if you are unsure just ask.


Commission Sales

Everything we sell on behalf of customers is stripped, inspected, serviced & gauged

Commission Rates
Single rifles 20%
Collections more than 3 firearms 15%

It’s a minimum of £50 per rifle commission

My Background

I have been collecting & shooting Lee Enfield rifles since 1981

My Passion is Lee Enfield No4 rifles and the many derivatives, as well as the various military breach loading firearms of the British & Commonwealth armed forces.

My back ground is mechanical engineering. I served a 4 year indentured apprenticeship as a tool maker & instrument fitter.
As well as running Highwood Classic Arms part time I am also employed as a Senior Project Manager & Consultant for a large engineering company.

We trade predominately in all type of classic firearms, we also undertake commission sales & RFD transfers.

We offer a specialised service & repair service for Lee Enfield’s using original tooling / gauges and utilizing 30 years experience shooting & collecting these type rifles as well as my mechanical engineer expertise.

We are happy to offer advice & guidance either through correspondence or by appointment.

I am a member of the Historical Breach Loading Association (HBSA), Gun Trade Association & BASC

I shoot regularly with the Herts & Essex Shooting Association & also a qualified Range Conducting Officer (RCO)


We do not export directly ourselves at the moment however we can put you in Contact with a specialist firearms exporter who can arrange this.
If you use this service we normally arrange free delivery to the exporter for firearms purchased from us.