A pair of 12-bore 'Sporting Model Deluxe' single-trigger over-and-under ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 50631/2

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Lot 663S2
A pair of 12-bore 'Sporting Model Deluxe' single-trigger over-and-under ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 50631/2

Sold for £ 52,500 (US$ 64,215) inc. premium
A pair of 12-bore 'Sporting Model Deluxe' single-trigger over-and-under ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 50631/2
With two sets of barrels
Toplevers, forends and barrels numbered '1' and '2' in gold, hold-open toplevers, selective single-triggers and manual safety-slides, fully-detachable lockwork and trigger mechanisms, the actions with side bolsters, the right sides of the action-bodies engraved depicting pheasants and the left sides with grouse in their natural settings and surrounded by best bold foliate scrollwork, well-figured stocks (cast-on) with pistolgrips (cracks to rear of triggers), horn pistolgrip-caps and recoil-pads, the barrels engraved Holland & Holland, London with matt solid top-ribs
15in. pulls (14⅛in. stocks)
28in. barrels:- Weight 7lb. 14oz. (No.1) and 7lb. 13oz. (No.2), both approx. ½ & ⅜ choke, 2¾in. chambers, London nitro Proof
30in. barrels:- Weight 8lb., approx. ¾ & ½ choke (No.1) and ⅞ & ½ choke (No.2), 2¾in. chambers, London nitro proof
The whole in their leather case

Footnotes

  • The makers have kindly confirmed that the guns were completed in 1994 with Deluxe engraving and walnut stocks
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A pair of 12-bore 'Sporting Model Deluxe' single-trigger over-and-under ejector guns by Holland & Holland, no. 50631/2
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