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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A FINE .375 H&H MAGNUM TAKE-DOWN SPORTING RIFLE BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 28142

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    A FINE .375 H&H MAGNUM TAKE-DOWN SPORTING RIFLE BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 28142
    The Mauser action with flag safety, the hinged floorplate with fine gold inlaid elephant in natural setting with gold border line scrollwork, gold inlaid with owner's name, open leaf sights for 100 and 200 yards, figured stock with cheek-piece, figured pistolgrip stock with cap and rubber recoil pad, sling-swivels, barrel engraved with Maker's details
    Weight 8lb. 9½oz., 14½in. stock including ¾in. pad, 23¼in. barrels, nitro proof


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1912.

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