Holland & Holland         No.2 Dominion Grade Sidelock Double Rifle     .303 British

Note roller-bearing wheels on mating face of forend iron.

 



28" SxS fluid steel, dovetail-lump barrels with ramp front sight, smooth

swamped rib, raised matted quarter rib with 1 standing and 4 folding

platinum-lined express sights engraved for 1, 2, 3, 4 & 500 yards. Figured

European walnut stocks with lever-release splinter forend, steel capped

pistol grip, classic point-pattern checkering, beaded pancake cheekpiece,

vacant silver initial oval, and striated horn buttplate. Toplever, rounded, back-action

sidelock with double underbites, gold-line cocking indicators, bushed firing pins

with retaining setscrews, extractors, bolted automatic top tang safety

with SAFE inlaid in gold, and extended tangs both the top reaching over the

comb and the bottom to the pistol grip cap. Pull: 14 3/4" Weight: 9lbs 1

1/2oz. Built 1897 for Mr. Longworth Buchanan. Retaining 98% barrel blue,

30% casehardening colors, tight on the face and with good bores. In leather

trunk case with brass corners and maker's trade label, cleaning equipment,

spare strikers in ebony bottle, bushing key and glass oil bottle. Proofed for

38 grains Rifelite. With Holland & Holland paperwork and target showing 1

1/8" group at 50 yards with specified load.   $23,975.


Target shot February 19, 2009 by J J Perodeau. R-P brass, Woodleigh 215gr roundnose-softnose bullet, large rifle primer, 44gr IMR4350. Velocity ~2130fps.

 

 


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