A fine K.C. Hunt engraved 20-bore (2¾in) 'Royal de Lux' single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 40405 In its Holland & Holland leather case
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A fine K.C. Hunt engraved 20-bore (2¾in) 'Royal de Lux' single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 40405
In its Holland & Holland leather case
Sold for £15,384 (US$ 25,907) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine K.C. Hunt engraved 20-bore (2¾in) 'Royal de Lux' single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 40405 In its Holland & Holland leather case
Lot Details
A fine K.C. Hunt engraved 20-bore (2¾in) 'Royal de Lux' single-trigger self-opening sidelock ejector gun by Holland & Holland, no. 40405
The toplever, rib and forend-tip numbered '5' in gold, semi-selective single-trigger, rolled-edge trigger-guard, hand-detachable lockplates with best bold foliate-scroll engraving with quail and partridge, signed 'K.C. Hunt', well-figured stock with semi-pistolgrip and wood extension, beaver-tail forend, the chopper-lump barrels engraved 'Holland & Holland, 13 Bruton Street, London' with game-rib
Weight 5lb. 15oz., 14½in. pull (13½in. stock), 28in. barrels, both approx. ¼ choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
In its Holland & Holland leather case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1978
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