Lot 1435: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 12-BORE 1878 PATENT ''CLIMAX SAFETY HAMMERLESS'' BACK-ACTION SIDELOCK NON-EJECTOR, serial no. 6777,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A 12-BORE 1878 PATENT ''CLIMAX SAFETY HAMMERLESS'' BACK-ACTION SIDELOCK NON-EJECTOR, serial no. 6777,
28in. nitro reproved bold damascus barrels, rib engraved ''HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98 NEW BOND STREET. LONDON.'', and ''2'', 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. imp. cyl. and 1/4 choke, left wall at 19+, W.M. Scott and T. Baker patent action, patent no. 761 of 1878, use number 832, engraved leaf fences, toplever engraved ''2'', automatic safety with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' detail, best bouquet and scroll engraving, brushed bright finish overall, 14 3/8in. highly-figured stock including 5/8in. wooden extension, fore-end with Deeley & Edge patent release catch, weight 6lb. 6oz., in a leather hammergun case with Holland & Holland trade label
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that this gun was completed for a ''Dalgleish''