HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A PAIR OF 12-BORE 'ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR' SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTORS, serial no. 22918 / 9,
for 1902, 30in. nitro barrels (No.2 reproved), the ribs gold-inlaid '1' and '2' at the breech ends, the tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98. NEW BOND STREET. LONDON.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and 1/4 choke, wall thicknesses below recommended minimum, No.1 bore dimensions marginal and partially repaired dent to left barrel, toplevers gold-inlaid '1' and '2', automatic safeties with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' details, carved shell fences, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, Holland & Holland semi-selective single triggers, the actions, lockplates and furniture with unusual stylised acanthus scrollwork with floral motifs, the makers name in scrolling banners on the lockplates, the undersides with 'ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR' in ornate cartouches, the triggerplates with 'PATENT SINGLE TRIGGER' in further cartouches, retaining slight traces of original colour-hardening,13 5/8in. boldly-figured stocks including horn buttplates, weight 6lb. 8oz., in a brass-cornered oak and leather case with T. Newton trade label
Provenance: The Makers have kindly confirmed that this pair was completed in May 1902, for a 'Hoyle'
Please click HERE to view Terms & Conditions. Please note all Lots are listed in accordance with UK Law, for overseas buyers, please ensure you are familiar with your relevant local firearms and customs regulations before bidding.
S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act