A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 27166 /27179 With a Holland & Holland brass-mounted oak and leather single-guncase (for gun No. 27166) and a J. Purdey leather motor-case with a Holland & Holland trade-label
Lot 192S2
A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 27166 /27179
With a Holland & Holland brass-mounted oak and leather single-guncase (for gun No. 27166) and a J. Purdey leather motor-case with a Holland & Holland trade-label
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
Auction Details
A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 27166 /27179 With a Holland & Holland brass-mounted oak and leather single-guncase (for gun No. 27166) and a J. Purdey leather motor-case with a Holland & Holland trade-label
Lot Details
A matched pair of 12-bore 'Royal' sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 27166 /27179
The toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best bold foliate-scroll engraving, well-figured stocks (slightly shortened), with wood extensions, the chopper-lump barrels engraved 'Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London', with game-ribs
Weight 6lb. 12oz. (No. 1) and 6lb. 10½oz. (No. 2), 16in. pull (14 3/8in. stock) (No. 1) and 15½in. pull (14 3/8in. stock) (No. 2), approx. cyl. & ¼ choke (No. 1) and both approx. I.C. (No. 2), 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
With a Holland & Holland brass-mounted oak and leather single-guncase (for gun No. 27166) and a J. Purdey leather motor-case with a Holland & Holland trade-label

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1912, originally cast-on
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