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Lot 1113: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A .30 SUPER (RIMLESS) TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 1437,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A .30 SUPER (RIMLESS) TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 1437,
24 3/4in. nitro barrel engraved ''HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98. NEW BOND ST. LONDON.'', the knoxform with ''HOLLAND''S 30 SUPER RIMLESS CARTRIDGE'', block-mounted leaf sights marked for 50-200 and 350 yards, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with folding protector hood, receiver (with thumb cutout) with matt top receiver ring and mounted with a Dialytan 4x telescopic sight in quickly-detachable mounts, the forward ring engraved ''HOLLAND & HOLLAND. No. 1437'', the bolt mounted with an adjustable peep sight (marked for 200 and 350 yards, incorrect eyepiece), recoil blocks, hinged straddle floorplate with push button release, engraved ''4 CTGES'', figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, elongated pistolgrip with steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling eyes, 14 5/8in. pull including 1in. rubber recoil pad, weight 7lb. 14oz. (unscoped) and 8lb. 15oz. (with scope), in its canvas and leather take-down case with accessories
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that the rifle was completed in 1937 for ''Ruxton''