A matched trio of Best Quality 12-bore 'Royal Brevis' self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33302/3 and 36589 In a triple motor-case with Holland & Holland trade label (handle partially detached)
Lot 172S2
A matched trio of Best Quality 12-bore 'Royal Brevis' self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33302/3 and 36589
In a triple motor-case with Holland & Holland trade label (handle partially detached)
£35,000 - 45,000
US$ 59,000 - 76,000
Auction Details
A matched trio of Best Quality 12-bore 'Royal Brevis' self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33302/3 and 36589 In a triple motor-case with Holland & Holland trade label (handle partially detached) A matched trio of Best Quality 12-bore 'Royal Brevis' self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33302/3 and 36589 In a triple motor-case with Holland & Holland trade label (handle partially detached)
Lot Details
A matched trio of Best Quality 12-bore 'Royal Brevis' self-opening sidelock ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 33302/3 and 36589
Toplevers, ribs and forend-tips numbered '1', '2' and '3' in gold, hand-detachable lockplates inset with gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, bold foliate-scroll engraving, rolled-edge trigger-guards, highly-figured replacement stocks, chopper-lump barrels, '1' and '2' engraved Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London and '3' engraved Holland & Holland, 13 Bruton Street, London with game-ribs engraved "Royal Brevis"
Weight 6lb. 8oz. (No. 1), 6lb. 9oz. (No. 2) and 6lb. 12oz. (No. 3), 15in. stock (No. 1) 14 7/8in. stock (No. 2) and 14 7/8in. stock (No. 3), 26½in. barrels, No. 1 and No. 2 both approx. ¼ & ¼ choke No. 3 approx. I.C. & 3/8 choke, 2½in. chambers, London nitro proof
In a triple motor-case with Holland & Holland trade label (handle partially detached)

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  • The makers have kindly confirmed that guns '1' and '2' were completed in 1940 and '3' completed in 1962
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