27 September 2000
A 12-BORE (2¾IN) 'ROYAL' SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 22894
The action-body and lockplates engraved with strapwork motifs and best bold foliate-scrolls on a matt ground, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, finely-figured stock, the chopper-lump replacement barrels by another, with game-rib
Weight 6lb. 15oz., 15¼in. stock, 28in. barrels, approx. ¼ & ½ choke, 2¾in. chambers, nitro proof
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The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed in 1903. The gun was rebarrelled in 1990
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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