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    **Cased 20 Gauge Holland & Holland Model de Luxe Shotgun. Serial no. 40036. 20 gauge. 28-inch chopperlump barrels with game rib. Rib engraved with: Specially made for W. H. Siepman. Barrels engraved with: Holland & Holland / 13 Brunton Street, London. Bottom rib marked: Model de Luxe. Brush bright sidelock action engraved with foliate scroll and floral design with game scenes of pheasants in woodland settings. Fences carved with floral designs. Rolled triggerguard. Ejectors. Double triggers. Hand detachable locks. Cocking indicators. Automatic safety. Top lever engraved with: Model de Luxe. Finely checkered straight grip stock of highly figured walnut. Gold oval with initials: WHS. Checkered butt. Finely checkered splinter fore-end with Anson-style release. Brown leather trunk case with leather corners and straps. Single brass clasp and lock. Maroon baize interior with Maker's leather label with 13 Brunton Street. Accessories include: nickel plated snap caps and oil bottle, wood cleaning rod and cleaning accessories, and nickel plated striker container with strikers.

    Data: Barrel Dimensions: Bore: 0.615/0.616 inches. Chokes: 0.010/0.028 inches (Improved Cylinder/Full). Chambers: 2 3/4 inches. Minimum wall thickness: 0.028 inches. Proof: London Nitro, .615/.615, 2 3/4, 3 1/4 tons. Stock Dimensions: Pull: 15 1/8 inches. Drop at comb: 1 1/2 inches. Drop at heel: 1 7/8 inches. Cast:: None.(Comb swept to the left at the face). Weight: 5 pounds 9 ounces.
    Condition: Excellent, as almost new, showing very little use. Left barrel shows a small (1/4 inch) area of light corrosion. Breechface shows only a trace of cartridge rings. Stock has uniform raised very small beads of dried oil from the finish. Stock finish needs to be redone. Case in very good condition with some wear and marks. Interior is in excellent condition.

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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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