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    Cased Holland and Holland Rook Shooting Shotgun.
    Serial no. 5630, 410 gauge, 28-inch round to octagonal barrel. Blued finish with case-hardened frame. Fine English scroll-engraving throughout the frame, triggerguard and fore-end features, Barrel marked HOLLAND & HOLLAND / 98 NEW BOND ST. LONDON. Sideplate marked HOLLAND & HOLLAND. Checkered walnut pistolgrip stock and fore-end. Contained in original leather case with green velour lining and compartments to store broken down. Inside lid label reads HOLLAND & HOLLAND / GUN & RIFLE MANUFACTURERS with address and gunmaker coat of arms. Top of case reads R.H.C.E. / THE ROYAL DRAGOONS and in brass HEDGELEY / ALNWICK / NORTHUMBERLAND. Length of pull: 14 1/2-inches. Weight: Approximately 4 pounds and 3 ounces.

    Condition: Very good for this model as configured. Retaining 80-85% of a thin blue to barrel with a few patches of pitting and loses. Frame mostly a gray patina, cleaned at some point. Metal parts with fine scratches are fine patches of pitting. Checkering on fore-end and buttstock worn but visible. Stocks with numerous bumps, mars and bruising. Light flaking around buttplate. Action crisp. Bore bright. Case with numerous scuffs and separations, but most there. Inside in fair condition, multiple scuffs, light tears. A great candidate for restoration.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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