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SN 22377. (1899) Cal. 12 ga. 2-1/2″ Chambers. 30″ Fine Damascus bbls are engraved “Holland & Holland, 98. New Bond Street, London.” on narrow, concave game rib. Bbl flats are stamped with London nitro proofs for 2-1/2″ chambers. SNs are on bottoms of bbls. Coin finished Royal sidelock action is stocked to the fences, and features automatic safety and double triggers. Action is engraved with well cut, medium, shaded scroll with rose bouquet highlights, as often found on early Royals. “Holland & Holland” is engraved on both lockplates and top lever. Bottom of action is engraved “The Royal Hammerless Ejector”. Scroll engraved trigger guard has SN on short rounded tang. Nicely figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14″ over serrated rosewood buttplate. Stock features diamond hand, drop points, standard point pattern checkering, and a gold oval on toe line engraved “G. H. Clarkson” “Wentworth”. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.741, right -.734. Bore restrictions: left -.022 (Mod), right -.008 (IC). Wall thickness: left -.019, right -.022. Drop at heel: 2-5/16″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 5 oz. LOP: 14″. CONDITION: Good. Bbls retain most of a grayish re-brown with fair definition to pattern, which is slightly etched. Engraving is still clear. Action has some areas of darkening, and striations on bottom. Forend iron, top lever, trigger plate, and trigger guard have been re-blued, and retain most of that satin blue. Stocks refinished and retain most of the finish, edges slightly rounded, checkering re-cut. There are some repairs at top horns of buttstock. Bores are fine, with some light frosting throughout, with a few small dents in both bbls. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are in time. 50755-1 (6,000-8,000) C&R – Lot 1263

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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