HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A 12-BORE (CROSSOVER) 'ROYAL' HAND-DETACHABLE SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 25389,
30in. nitro barrels, the rib gold-inlaid '3', the tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98. NEW BOND STREET. LONDON.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and imp. cyl. choke, left wall thickness at 19- and some external rusting, toplever gold-inlaid '3' and engraved 'ROYAL EJECTOR', automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, hand-detachable lockplates, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, the action, lockplates and furniture finely engraved with art nouveau acanthus and ribbon designs, the underside with an elaborate cartouche engraved 'ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR', bright and blued finish overall, 15 1/4in. highly-figured stock cast and swept for right shoulder/left eye, including 1 1/2in. wooden extension, the lockplates and furniture also swept, weight 6lb. 15oz.
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed in August 1921 for a 'Mathieson'
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