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    Sale 7547

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    12 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    A PAIR OF 20-BORE 'ROYAL' MODEL SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NOS. 27017 & 27902

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF 20-BORE 'ROYAL' MODEL SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUNS BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NOS. 27017 & 27902
    Best full foliate scroll engraving, coin finish, gold inlaid cocking indicators, detachable locks, automatic safeties, single triggers, well figured stocks with horn-buttplates, replacement chopper-lump barrels by the Maker with sunk game ribs.
    Weight 6lbs. 1½oz. (no. 1 gun), 5lbs. 14½oz. (no. 2 gun), 14 5/8in. stocks, 27in. barrels, chokes approx. ¼ & 3/8, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
    In the Maker's double oak and leather case


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    The Makers kindly confirm that gun no. 27017 was made in 1911, and gun no. 27902 was made in 1914, and that they are a true pair. Both guns had new barrels made by the Makers in 1982.

    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.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the Number 1 barrels are below recommended thickness but they are as built.