Lot 1119: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A .375 H&H MAGNUM RIMLESS TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 3695,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A .375 H&H MAGNUM RIMLESS TAKE-DOWN BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 3695,
24 3/4in. replacement ported nitro barrel (London proof 1995), makers name and address obscured by addition of block-mounted open sights with folding leaf sight, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with folding protector hood, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diavari-D 1,5-6x telescopic sight, no. 1126517, in quickly-detachable mounts, floral engraved and colour-hardened recoil blocks, hinged straddle floorplate engraved ''4 CARTRIDGES'', the triggerguard with the serial number, boldly-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, engraved and colour-hardened steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling eyes, 15 1/4in. pull including 1in. rubber recoil pad, weight 8lb. 9oz. (unscoped) and 9lb. 9oz. (with scope)
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this rifle was completed on 25th July, 1972 for a "Boonzaier"