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Holland & Holland Underlever Hammer Rifle

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Holland & Holland Underlever Hammer Rifle, 1886, serial number 8813, .500 3 1/4 caliber, walnut stock checkered on the forend and grip, and an oval gold escutcheon on the underside, lockplates with engraved border marked "HOLLAND & HOLLAND," the left side of the frame engraved "CHARGE 5 DRAMS CASE 3 1/4 INCHES," the blued barrels with textured rib and leaf sights for 200 and 250 yards, engraved on the barrels "HOLLAND & HOLLAND 98 NEW BOND STREET, LONDON" and "WINNERS OF ALL THE "FIELD" RIFLE TRIALS, LONDON, 1883," overall lg. 43 in.

Provenance: Vintage Doubles LLC, Wenatchee, Washington, May 31, 2007.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Good overall condition, surface of lock and frame toned.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

LONDON, Wenatchee, Air guns, Bolt-action rifles, Double-barreled shotguns