A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33572/3 In a brass-mounted leather case with Holland & Holland trade label and later canvas cover
Lot 171S2
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33572/3
In a brass-mounted leather case with Holland & Holland trade label and later canvas cover
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33572/3 In a brass-mounted leather case with Holland & Holland trade label and later canvas cover A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33572/3 In a brass-mounted leather case with Holland & Holland trade label and later canvas cover
Lot Details
A fine pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33572/3
Toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1' and '2' in gold, hand-detachable lockplates inset with gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best bouquet and foliate-scroll engraving, rolled-edge trigger-guards, highly-figured stocks (shortened, No. 1 replacement by the makers), the chopper-lump barrels with game-ribs engraved Holland & Holland "Royal", 98 New Bond Street, London and self-opening compressors
Weight 6lb. 6oz., 14 1/8in. stocks, 27in. barrels, all approx. ¼ choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In a brass-mounted leather case with Holland & Holland trade label and later canvas cover

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1946 and that the barrel length is original
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