Lot 1413: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 12-BORE ''ROYAL'' SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 16420,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
HOLLAND & HOLLAND
A 12-BORE ''ROYAL'' SIDELOCK EJECTOR, serial no. 16420,
28in. replacement nitro barrels (by another circa 1959), 2 1/2in. chambers, bored approx. true cyl. and 1/4 choke, toplever gold-inlaid ''1'', automatic safety with gold-inlaid ''SAFE'' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, best Royal scroll engraving, the underside with a cartouche engraved ''ROYAL HAMMERLESS PATENT EJECTOR'', brushed bright and reblued finish overall, 14 5/8in. figured replacement stock (by another in 1986), weight 6lb. 7oz.
Provenance: The makers have kindly confirmed that the gun was completed as No.1 of a pair in 1895 for a Mr Harrison
Other Notes: The gun comes together with its original semi-pistolgrip stock (cracked through and repaired at hand)