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A FINE .500 (3 1/4IN. BLACK POWDER EXPRESS) 'BEST QUALITY' TOPLEVER HAMMERLESS NON-EJECTOR DOUBLE-BARRELLED BIG GAME RIFLE
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A FINE .500 (3 1/4IN. BLACK POWDER EXPRESS) 'BEST QUALITY' TOPLEVER HAMMERLESS NON-EJECTOR DOUBLE-BARRELLED BIG GAME RIFLE

BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 14957 FOR CIRCA 1892

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A FINE .500 (3 1/4IN. BLACK POWDER EXPRESS) 'BEST QUALITY' TOPLEVER HAMMERLESS NON-EJECTOR DOUBLE-BARRELLED BIG GAME RIFLE
BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 14957 FOR CIRCA 1892
With reblacked barrels signed in full on the right tube and 'WINNERS OF ALL THE "FIELD" RIFLE TRIALS, LONDON' on the left tube, matted rib, bead fore-sight with flip-up moon-sight, rear-sight of one standing and two folding leaves calibrated to 250 yards and each with platinum-inlaid centre-line, case-hardened rounded action finely engraved with scrollwork and marked 'CHARGE 5 DRAMS 3¼ INCH CASE' on the left side above the lock, blued top-lever engraved en suite, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE', case-hardened bouquet and scroll engraved back-action locks each signed 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND' and with gold-inlaid cocking-indicator, well figured 14 3/8in. pistolgrip stock including ¾in. rubber recoil-pad, raised cheek-piece, sprung front trigger, blued trigger-guard engraved en suite, gold escutcheon, pistolgrip-cap engraved en suite, and sling mounts
26in. (66cm.) barrels
9lb. 4oz.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

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The makers have kindly confirmed that this rifle was completed in 1892
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