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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    A 12-BORE HAMMER GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 11216

    Price Realised  

    A 12-BORE HAMMER GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 11216
    Toplever, action with border engraving, some colour hardening, percussion fences, rebounding backlocks, highly figured stock with butt-plate, the damascus barrels with game rib.
    Weight 6lb. 10½oz., 13 7/8in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. cylinder & ¾, 2½in. chambers, nitro reproof


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    Sporting Guns. Unless otherwise stated, this gun is a double-barrelled hammerless shotgun. Every gun (blue label), with specific exceptions (yellow label), requires a Shot Gun Certificate.
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    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1887.