A 5-Bore Percussion Wildfowling Gun
Lot 374
A 5-Bore Percussion Wildfowling Gun
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,617) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 5-Bore Percussion Wildfowling Gun
By H. Holland, 98 New Bond St., London, No. 111, Circa 1865
With rebrowned twist sighted barrel (small patches of pitting), part octagonal breech signed in full along the top flat, recoloured recessed breech engraved with scrolling foliage and with silver plug, signed recoloured border engraved flat lock decorated with scrolling foliage, dolphin hammer, butt-plate (worn) and trigger-guard en suite, figured half-stock with chequered grip and fore-end (minor hole and split), trigger-plate with foliate engraved finial, vacant silver escutcheon, engraved barrel-bolt escutcheons, dark horn fore-end, and later ramrod, London proof marks
107.5 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Harris John Holland is recorded at 98 New Bond Street between 1859 and 1876. The business became Holland & Holland in 1876 and is still in business today
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