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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

    A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER "ROYAL DE-LUXE" MODEL SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NOS. 27390/27641

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    A FINE PAIR OF 12-BORE SINGLE-TRIGGER "ROYAL DE-LUXE" MODEL SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NOS. 27390/27641
    Large scroll engraving with mythical figures and grotesques of dragons and birds, carved fences, some original colour hardened finish, hand- detachable locks, gold inlaid cocking indicators and "1" and "2" to levers and ribs, gold inlaid non-automatic "safe" catches, well figured stocks with drop points and leather covered recoil pads, gold ovals, the stock of gun no. 27641 chipped to top left, horn also cracked and repaired to rear of left lock (all repair work appears firm), chopper-lump barrels with game ribs, Makers details engraved to barrels
    Weights 6lb 8oz., 14¼in. stocks including ¾in pads, 28in. barrels, chokes approx. Cyl & Cyl (no.1) and I.C. & Cyl (no.2), 2¾in. chambers, nitro re-proof (2)


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    The Makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1913.

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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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