HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A FINE 16-BORE HOLLAND & HOLLAND 'ROYAL BREVIS' HAND-DETACHABLE SELF-OPENING SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 33341,
28in. nitro chopperlump barrels with matted game rib, tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND "ROYAL BREVIS". 98. NEW BOND STREET, LONDON.', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. 1/2 and 3/4 choke, treble-grip action, toplever with peacock feather engraving, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, hand-detachable lockplates, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, rolled-edge triggerguard, best bold Royal scroll engraving, the underside engraved 'ROYAL SELF-OPENER PATENT 1922, retaining much original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. well-figured stock with diamond grip, weight 5lb. 14oz., in its lightweight leather case with some original accessories
Provenance: We are kindly informed by the makers that this shotgun was completed November 1937 for a Mr. Gottling.