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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR 'PARADOX' GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 15922

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    A 12-BORE SIDELOCK EJECTOR 'PARADOX' GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 15922
    Treble-grip action with border engraving, rubbed bright, gold inlaid cocking indicators, hand detachable lockplates, manual safety, articulated front trigger, elongated top-strap, sling-swivels, figured stock with rubber recoil pad, Anson pattern forend, the barrels with matt raised rib and leaf backsight for 100/150 yards, bead foresight.
    Weight 7lb. 11oz., 14½in. stock, 28in. barrels, chokes Paradox rifled, 2½in. chambers, nitro proof
    In a canvas case with Churchill label


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    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1913.