• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    A 12-BORE 'ROYAL MODEL' SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 20815

    Price Realised  

    A 12-BORE 'ROYAL MODEL' SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 20815
    Best scroll engraving, slight traces of colour hardening, gold inlaid cocking indicators, automatic safety, figured stock, Deeley pattern forend, the barrels with sunk game rib, light pitting to the right barrel.
    Weight 6lb. 13oz., 15in. stock, 30in. barrels, chokes approx. cylinder & ¼, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
    In a leather case by Blanch


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    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.
    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1900.