A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 16728/27355 In their brass mounted oak and leather case
Lot 190S2
A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 16728/27355
In their brass mounted oak and leather case
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,891) inc. premium
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A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 16728/27355 In their brass mounted oak and leather case
Lot Details
A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 16728/27355
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best bold foliate-scroll engraving, some hardening-colour, well-figured stocks (No. 1 shortened, No. 2 a replacement), the barrels (No. 2 chopper-lump barrels) with game-ribs engraved 'Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London'
Weight 6lb. 15oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 11oz. (No. 2), 16½in. pull (13 5/8in. stock) (No. 1) and 16½in. stock (No. 2), 30in. barrels, both approx. cyl. & I.C., 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof (No. 1) and London nitro reproof (No. 2)
In their brass mounted oak and leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that No. 1 gun was completed in 1897 and No. 2 gun in 1912
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