21 March 2001
A 7x57 MM (.275) MAUSER TAKE-DOWN SPORTING RIFLE BY HOLLAND & HOLLAND, NO. 2231
Rebarrelled from the original .240 (Apex) calibre to .275 by F.N., with a full take-down specification (but without a turn-off barrel), matt-top receiver-ring, the magazine-floorplate with press-stud release, recoil-block, blued finish, stock with pistolgrip, pistolgrip-cap (with trap), cheek-piece and ventilated recoil-pad, sling-eyes, barrel with block-mounted open-sights, the fore-sight with fold-away protector, the receiver mounted with a G. Landlich 'Mod.O' 4x telescopic-sight in quickly-detachable mounts
Weight 8lb. 3oz. (with telescope), 13½in. pull, 23¾in. barrel, nitro proof
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The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1951. The rifle was rebarrelled by F.N. circa June 1968
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