Chris Batha - Authority on Fine Guns
As an acknowledged authority on all aspects of Fine Guns, Chris Batha has represented some of the Best Gun Companies in The United Kingdom, The United States and Italy. He also is a member of the prestigious Worshipful Company of Gunmakers.
The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers
Founded in 1637, The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers is the operator of the London Proof House. His election to this company is one of the highest accolades received by Mr. Batha. He is also a member of the Freeman of the City of London
Batha has been elected to serve on the Panel of Judges for the Gold Medal Concours d’Elegance of Fine Guns held annually in The USA.
GUN COMPANIES REPRESENTED
- Joseph Lang - Estd. London 1821
- Joseph Harkom - Estd. Edinburgh 1827
- E.J. Churchill Gunmakers – Estd. London 1891
- Charles Hellis – Estd. London 1894
- Steven Grant – Estd. London 1867 (Formerly Boss & Son)
- Henry Atkin – Estd. London 1877 (Formerly Purdey)
- Charles Boswell Gunmaker – Estd. London 1869
- Joseph Harkom – Estd. Edinburgh 1896
- The Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company (Galazan)
- FAMARS di Abbiatico and Salvinelli
- B. Rizzini
- Antonio Zoli Gun Manufacturer
- Krieghoff International
- British Ordnance Company
- C.B. Gunmakers, Ltd, London, England
In 2004, Chris Batha formed C.B. Gunmakers Ltd., incorporating the companies that he personally owns: Charles Boswell Gunmaker, Joseph Harkom Gunmakers and The British Ordnance Company.