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*VERY FINE HOLLAND & HOLLAND ROYAL DELUXE OVER-UNDER HEAVY GAME OR SPORTING GUN WITH CASE. SN 51160. Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. Finely struck 32″ demi-bloc bbls with matted, ventilated rib are engraved “Holland & Holland London” on rear portion of rib. Flat of bottom bbl is stamped with London 2005 nitro proofs for each bbl. SN is stamped on bottom of bottom bbl. Beautifully sculpted, coin finished, low profile, O/U sidelock action is fitted with automatic safety (SAFE inlaid in gold), and single non-selective trigger. Action also features side bolsters, gold line tumbler end cocking indicators, and H & H detachable locks. Action and lockplates are engraved with extremely well cut, large, flowing, open, scrolled acanthus, with nicely shaded backgrounds. “Holland & Holland” is gold inlaid on each lockplate. Bottom of action has Bulino portrait of a spaniel. Engravers initials “A G” are on trigger plate. Small bow, single beaded trigger guard is also scroll engraved, with SN gold inlaid on tang. Superb burl grained, well marbled European walnut full flared pistol grip buttstock is set up for a left hand shooter, with slight palm swell at right grip, slightly cast-on, and with trigger guard bead on left side. Stock also features thin, dark brown leather covered pad, drop points, point pattern checkering with mullered borders and gold oval on toe line engraved “R M”. Matching, small, one piece, slightly beavertailed forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: top -.734, bottom -.735. Bore restrictions: Screw chokes. Bbls are fitted with Briley thin wall chokes, 7 tubes are included. Wall thickness: top-.030, bottom -.030. Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-3/8″. Weight: 8 lbs. 1 oz. LOP: 14-7/8″. Gun comes in its orig Holland & Holland embossed black ABS case with three combination locks, lined in green felt, and containing bags for action and bbls. PROVENANCE: Hang tag and choke tubes. CONDITION: Excellent, showing evidence of limited use. Bbls retain nearly all of their orig factory blue, with a hint of silvering on sharp edges of rib. Coin finish of action remains bright. Stocks retain nearly all of their orig finish, with a few light handling marks, mostly on forend. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Ejectors are in time. Trigger works. Case is very fine, with a few scuffs on exterior. Interior cloth is fine. Bbl partition is broken away at one end. Bags are fine, lightly soiled. This would make a great sporting clays gun. 4-49362 MGM261 (65,000-100,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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