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A FINE .30 (SUPER) 'MODELE DE LUXE' HAND-DETACHABLE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE
A FINE .30 (SUPER) 'MODELE DE LUXE' HAND-DETACHABLE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE
A FINE .30 (SUPER) 'MODELE DE LUXE' HAND-DETACHABLE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE
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A FINE .30 (SUPER) 'MODELE DE LUXE' HAND-DETACHABLE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE

HOLLAND & HOLLAND, 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 35140

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A FINE .30 (SUPER) 'MODELE DE LUXE' HAND-DETACHABLE DOUBLE-BARRELLED SIDELOCK EJECTOR SPORTING RIFLE
HOLLAND & HOLLAND, 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 35140
With blacked chopperlump barrels signed in full on the tubes, engraved '.30 "SUPER" FLANGED CARTRIDGE' on the rib and 'MADE IN ENGLAND' on the bottom rib, short matt sighting rib with three-leaf rear-sight graduated to 400 yards, and ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with flip-over moon-sight, case-hardened bolstered treble-bite action with chiselled fences and engraved 'MODELE DE LUXE' on the underside, removable striker-discs, automatic safety, signed locks each with gold-inlaid cocking-indicator, rolled-edge trigger-guard, pistolgrip-cap with hinged trap-cover, the trap containing a spare serial numbered fore-sight element, the action, locks and mounts each finely engraved with foliage inhabited by monsters and serpents, figured 15 in. pistolgrip stock including 2 3/8 in. wood extension with rubber recoil-pad, vacant gold escutcheon, and retaining much original finish throughout, in original maker's fitted leather case
25 in. (63.5 cm.) nitro barrels
8 lbs. 14 5/8 oz.
Provenance
The makers have kindly confirmed that this rifle was completed in 1949.

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