A fine .240 (Apex) take-down Mauser sporting rifle by Holland & Holland, no. 429
Lot 425S1
A fine .240 (Apex) take-down Mauser sporting rifle by Holland & Holland, no. 429
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine .240 (Apex) take-down Mauser sporting rifle by Holland & Holland, no. 429
Flag-safety, the Mauser action-body with thumb-recess and charger-guide, recoil-block, well-figured stock with pistolgrip, colour-hardened pistolgrip-cap with trap, cheek-piece and horn butt-plate, sling-eyes, the barrel, engraved Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond St., London, with open-sights and block-mounted bead-foresight with folding sight-protector, the breech-end engraved Holland's .240 Bore Apex Super Magnum Express, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diavari-Z 1.5-6x42 telescope-sight in quickly-detachable claw mounts
Weight 8lb. 7½oz. (including 'scope), 14¾in. pull (14½in. stock), 23¼in. barrel, London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1930 for Boss & Co.
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