HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A 12-BORE 'ROYAL' SINGLE-TRIGGER SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 23627,
for 1905, 28in. replacement nitro barrels, the rib engraved with fine foliate detailing at the breech end, the tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 13. BRUTON STREET. LONDON.', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke, toplever gold-inlaid '1', automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best bold Royal scroll engraving, the underside with an elaborate cartouche engraved 'ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR', the triggerplate with an oval engraved 'PATENT SINGLE TRIGGER', bright finish overall, 14 5/8in. well-figured stock with slight monte carlo comb, minor repairs to fore-end wood, weight 6lb. 8oz., in a lightweight leather case
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed in August 1905 for a 'Roddam'.
Captain John Roddham, born 1857 resided at Roddham Hall, Alnwick.
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S2 - Sold as a Section 2 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act