Holland & Holland   Royal Hammerless Sidelock Double Rifle & Shotgun Set    .45-70 and 20 Gauge, 2 3/4"

Target, shot by Morris Hallowell, with glaucoma, myopia, presbyopia and not a great marksman, using old ammunition pictured below. With a little judicious adjustment of load, most people should expect marked improvement.

Left bore.

 

Right bore.

 


23" SxS chopper-lump double rifle barrels with matted quarter rib, 1 standing

and 1 folding platinum-lined express sight engraved for 100 and 300 yards.

26" SxS chopper-lump 28ga shotgun barrels with flat matted rib choked

modified & full. 14 3/4"pull from checkered front trigger to leather-faced

Silvers pad. 1 9/16 - 2 3/8"drop. 3/8" cast-off. Holland & Holland signature-

scroll engraved, coin-finished receiver with concealed third fastener, bushed

firing pins, extended top and bottom tangs, built-in recessed folding tang

peep sight, gold-lined cocking indicators and manual top tang safety with

SAFE in gold. Highly figured walnut stock with steel trapdoor pistol grip

cap, Anson-pushbutton-release splinter forend, classic point-pattern

checkering, teardrops and vacant gold oval. Weight: 7lbs, 12oz as a double

rifle; 6lbs, 12oz as a shotgun. Originally built 1910 as a .375 double rifle. Two

sets of barrels, new circa 1975, the shotgun barrels by Holland & Holland

for Abercrombie & Fitch; the double rifle barrels possibly by another,

London proofed 1975. 99%blue. Tight action. Excellent bores. In trunk case

with maker's label.   $29,750.

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