Holland & Holland    Consecutive Pair Royal Sidelock Ejector Double Rifles    .275 H&H Flanged Magnum

 

In the following pairs of photos, rifle number 31081 precedes rifle number 31082:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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25" SxS chopper-lump barrels with hooded ramp front sights and fold-over

twilight beads, smooth swamped ribs, sling swivels, raised flat matted

quarter ribs with 1 standing and two folding platinum-lined express sights

regulated for 100, 200 & 300 yards. Fully figured European walnut stocks

with Anson-pushbutton-release splinter forends, classic point-pattern

checkering, teardrops, engraved steel trapdoor pistol grip caps, beaded

pancake cheekpieces, vacant silver ovals, rear swivels and Silvers solid red

recoil pads. Bolstered, hand-detachable, back-action sidelocks with

intercepting sears, gold-line cocking indicators, automatic ejectors,

concealed third fastener, bushed firing pins with retaining setscrews,

automatic top tang safeties, finely stippled front trigger, beaded-edge

triggerguard bow, and extended tangs---the bottom to the grip cap and the

top over the comb. Classic Holland & Holland scroll engraving covering the

casehardened action. SAFE inlaid in gold. Pulls: 14 3/4". Weights: 9lbs, 9oz.

Built for the Nawab of Rampur. Tight, with excellent bores and ejectors in

perfect time. Retaining 99%+ barrel blue and 99% casehardening colors. In

maker's brass-cornered oak & leather double trunk case with 2 pairs snap

caps, 2 oil bottles, cleaning rod & tips, wooden striker bottle and maker's

labels. Considerable supply of both vintage and modern ammunition. $84,950, the pair

From Wikipedia:

Major Nawab Sayyid Zulfikar Ali Khan Bahadur (11 March 1933  5 April 1992) was an Indian politician and army officer who ruled as Titular Nawab of Rampur from 1982 to 1992, succeeding his elder brother Murtaza Ali Khan Bahadur.  Sayyid Zulfikar Ali Khan Bahadur was born at Rampur on 11 March 1933, the second son of Nawab Sir Sayyid Raza Ali Khan Bahadur. He was commissioned into the Indian Army. He retired from the army as a Major, then worked as a tea planter in Assam for several years. In 1963, Zulfikar Ali entered the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly and served there for three years before becoming an MP in the Lok Sabha in 1967. In 1971, he was the Indian delegate to the 26th UN General Assembly.


 

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