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Lot 524
A 14-Bore Percussion Sporting Gun
Sold for £504 (US$ 848) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 14-Bore Percussion Sporting Gun
Signed Holland, Maker, Banbury, No. 254, Mid-19th Century
With rebrowned twist sighted barrel (under-rib partly reattached) retaining faint traces of maker's details along the top flat at the breech, recessed breech with rectangular gold lined maker's stamp between ropework borders, and pierced platinum plug, foliate scroll engraved tang, signed border engraved flat lock decorated with a gundog and pheasant in a landscape, dolphin hammer with scrollwork and a partridge in a landscape, figured half-stock (some bruising) with chequered grip and fore-end, iron mounts (worn) decorated with landscape scenes en suite with the lock, trigger-plate with scroll engraved pineapple-shaped finial, vacant silver escutcheon, white-metal fore-end cap, and original brass-mounted ramrod (worm cap missing), Birmingham proof marks
74.5 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Probably William Holland recorded in Banbury between 1841-52
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