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Lot 3365: Holland & Holland 8 Bore Hammer Double Barrel Ball Shotgun

Fine Engraved Holland & Holland 8 Bore Double Barrel Jones Patent Rotary Underlever Big Game Hammer Ball Shotgun

Auction Date: December 6, 2020

Lot 3365: Holland & Holland 8 Bore Hammer Double Barrel Ball Shotgun

Fine Engraved Holland & Holland 8 Bore Double Barrel Jones Patent Rotary Underlever Big Game Hammer Ball Shotgun

Auction Date: December 6, 2020

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000
Price Realized:

Fine Engraved Holland & Holland 8 Bore Double Barrel Jones Patent Rotary Underlever Big Game Hammer Ball Shotgun

Manufacturer: Holland & Holland Ltd
Model: Royal Double Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 Bore
Barrel: 26 1/4 inch
Finish: blued/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 225
Class: Antique
Description:

With browned damascus smooth barrels signed “HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98. NEW BOND ST LONDON.” on the rib and engraved with a band of stylized foliage at the breech end. Solid rib with standing inset single notch back sight, bead front sight and doll’s head extension. Casehardened action with carved percussion fences and engraved “CHARGE 8 TO 10 DRAMS LENGTH OF CASE 3 1/4 INCHES”. Back action rebounding locks and Jones Patent rotary underlever. The action, locks and furniture all lightly scroll engraved throughout and signed "HOLLAND & HOLLAND" on each lock. Figured walnut pistol grip stock with checkered grip and forearm, and rubber recoil pad. The barrels and action struck with Birmingham nitro reproof marks. Weight 13 lbs.

Rating Definition:

Retaining nearly all of its professionally renewed finish with crisp engraving throughout. Excellent replacement semi-pistol grip stock with sharp checkering, orange rubber recoil pad. Mechanically excellent. Provenance: The Malcolm King Collection.



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