A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 22220/1 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot 187S2
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 22220/1
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £11,875 (US$ 19,939) inc. premium
Auction Details
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 22220/1 In their brass-mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 22220/1
Semi-selective single-trigger, best bold foliate-scroll engraving, gold-inlaid cocking indicators, traces of hardening-colour, well-figured stocks (possible crack and repair No. 1, very faint cracks at hand No. 2) with wood extensions and ventilated recoil-pads, the barrels engraved 'Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London' with game-ribs
Weight 6lb. 10oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 12oz. (No. 2), 15in. pulls (13 3/8in. stocks), 30in. barrels, approx. cyl. & ¼ choke (No. 1) and approx. cyl. & I.C. (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, recent London nitro reproof (No. 1) and London nitro proof (No. 2) (No. 1 barrel-thicknesses 19 and 20)
In their brass-mounted oak and leather case

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1900
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