London, South Kensington
15 December 2014
A 12-BORE 'ROYAL' SIDELOCK EJECTOR
HOLLAND & HOLLAND, 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON, SERIAL NO. 23803
With 30 in. (76 cm.) signed blacked nitro (2014 reproof) barrels numbered '2' in gold on the rib, 2 ¾ in. (70 mm) chambers, bored approx. cyl. in each tube, reblued engraved toplever signed 'PATENT EJECTOR' and numbered '2' in gold, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE', action signed 'ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR' on the underside, signed locks each with gold-inlaid cocking-indicator and traces of original case-hardened finish, reblued trigger-guard with gold-inlaid serial number on the tang, decorated throughout with engraved scrollwork, figured 14 ½ in. diamond-grip stock including ¾ in. wood extension, and gold escutcheon engraved with initials, weight 6 lbs. 5 oz., in maker's leather gun case
Please note that this gun is a Section 2 shotgun.
The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was finished in July 1906.
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