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    Sale 7643

    Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    21 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    A FINE .375 H & H MAGNUM BELTED RIMLESS 'ROYAL MODEL DE LUXE' DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 35152

    Price Realised  

    A FINE .375 H & H MAGNUM BELTED RIMLESS 'ROYAL MODEL DE LUXE' DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 35152
    Bolstered action with best quality engraving of massed foliate scrolls with grotesques, fences carved in relief, gold inlaid cocking indicators, hand detachable lock plates, articulated front trigger, rolled edge trigger guard, elongated top and bottom straps, sling-swivels, the fully figured stock with pistolgrip (engraved cap) and cheekpiece, ivory oval, the chopper-lump barrels with matt quarter rib, leaf backsight and ramp mounted bead foresight with folding moonsight, the breech ends fitted for a Diavari 1.5-6x telescopic sight in quick release mounts.
    Weight 10lb. 9½oz. (including telescope), 14½in. stock, 25in. barrels, nitro reproof converted from flanged
    In Maker's leather case


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    Post Lot Text

    The Makers have kindly confirmed the rifle was completed in 1950.