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Revised: 10/13/2013 

The original factory casing for this gun is included with this lot.

*VERY FINE HOLLAND & HOLLAND ROYAL DELUXE 20 GAUGE GAME GUN. SN 41314. (1997) Cal. 20 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ Beautifully struck chopper lump bbls are engraved “Holland & Holland” and “Bruton Street. London.” on tops. Rear portion of concave game rib is engraved “Model Deluxe”. Gun is no. “1” of a pair (number “2” is also in this auction) with “1” gold inlaid on rear of rib, top lever, and forend tip. Bbl flats are stamped with 1997 London nitro proofs. Bottom of rear lump is stamped “H & H NY. NY.” Bottoms of bbls are stamped with SN, and fitted with self-opening assist spring. Small coin finished action is nicely filed and features automatic safety (SAFE inlaid in gold), single non-selective trigger, gold band tumbler end cocking indicators, and hand detachable sidelocks. Action and lockplates are engraved with exceptionally well cut, large, shaded, open, scrolled acanthus with strapwork highlights within foliate borders. “Holland & Holland” is in large, scrolled riband on each lockplate. Bottom of action is engraved “Model Deluxe”. Small bow. single beaded trigger guard is also scroll engraved, and has SN gold inlaid at grip. Well marbled, and nicely figured, flesh-toned European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over traditional checkered wood butt, and features diamond grip with point pattern checkering and mullered borders, drop points, and a gold oval on toe line engraved “J. W. H”. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.610, right -.610. Bore restrictions: left -.006 (IC), right -.005 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.036, right -.032. Drop at heel: 1-15/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/4″. Weight: 5 lbs. 12 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. CONDITION: Excellent, with evidence of much field use. Bbls retain 85 – 90% orig blue, considerably silvered at muzzles, thinning at breech ends, which are also slightly scuffed. Action retains essentially all of its coin finish. Stocks retain nearly all of their orig rubbed oil finish, worn through on sharp edges, and considerably marked and lightly scratched. Bores are excellent. Mechanically crisp. 4-49113 MGM308 (37,500-57,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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