A 12-bore 'Royal Self-Opener' sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 30680 In its leather case
Lot 494S2
A 12-bore 'Royal Self-Opener' sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 30680 In its leather case
Sold for £15,312 (US$ 25,711) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A 12-bore 'Royal Self-Opener' sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 30680
The hand-detachable lockplates inset with gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best bold foliate-scroll engraving, rolled-edge trigger-guard, well-figured stock (shortened) with leather-covered recoil-pad, the replacement chopper-lump barrels (by the makers), engraved Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London, with self-opening compressor and game-rib
Weight 6lb. 10¾oz., 15 5/8in. pull (14 5/8in. stock), 30in. barrel, both approx. 3/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its leather case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1923, and was resold by them in 1940
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