A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 23177/8 In a leather case with reproduction Holland & Holland label
Lot 164S2
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 23177/8
In a leather case with reproduction Holland & Holland label
Sold for £11,000 (US$ 18,489) inc. premium
Auction Details
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 23177/8 In a leather case with reproduction Holland & Holland label
Lot Details
A pair of 12-bore 'Royal' single-trigger sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 23177/8
Toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, foliate-scroll engraving, semi-selective single-triggers, well-figured stocks (shortened) with leather recoil-pads, the barrels (possibly shortened) with game-ribs engraved Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London
Weight 6lb. 12oz. (No. 1 and No. 2), 14½in. pulls (13½in. stocks), 29½in. barrels, all approx. cyl., 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof (No. 2 barrel-thicknesses at 20 and 19+)
In a leather case with reproduction Holland & Holland label

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1906 with 30in. barrels, both cylinder.
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