Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:1,250.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD
BOXLOCK EJECTOR 20 GA. LIGHT GAME GUN. Cal. 20 Ga. S# 37061. Bbls. 26", dovetailed & fitted w/ narrow swamped game rib. They are marked “HOLLAND & HOLLAND” “13. BRUTON STREET. LONDON” on tops. Bbl. flats stamped w/ 1976 London, nitro proofs for 2 3/4" chambers. Sm. size, case hardened ogee back boxlock action features non automatic safety & dbl. triggers. Action engraved w/ 70% coverage medium scroll. “HOLLAND & HOLLAND” is on each side. Top lever, floorplate & trigger guard are blued & engraved w/ matching scroll. Floorplate engraved “Northwood Model”. Buttstock of strikingly marbled & somewhat fiddle figured European walnut has straight grip & measures 15" over light brown pig skin leather covered pad. Side panels have sm. drop points & flat topped point pattern checkering is at grip. A vacant gold oval is on toeline. Matching splinter ejector forend has Anson release. MEASUREMENTS: Bore Dia. L .617. R .614. Restrictions: L .009 (Light Mod). R .004 (IC). Min. Wall Thickness: L .026. R .022. DAH: 2 5/16+. DAC: 1 7/16". LOP: 15". Cast approx. 1/2" off. WEIGHT: 5 lbs. 12 oz. CONDITION: good. Bbls. retaining most of what appears to be their original blue w/ considerable light scratching & a few marks. Action retains approx. 20% original case hardening color, the balance silver/gray. Engraving remains sharp. There is a considerable amount of very deep pitting on left fence. Top lever, floorplate & trigger guard have been reblued w/ engraving considerably softened on trigger guard. Considerable subsequent wear is evident. Stocks retain most of what appears to be their original finish, worn through on high points & at grip as well as almost completely on forend. Checkering w/ considerable wear. Leather covered pad is relatively new. Bores are very fine, bright & shiny w/ no noted problems. Action is tight. Bbls. are on face. Ejectors are strong & in time. These popular little guns were made by Holland & Holland until 1993 at which time this model retailed at about $7,000.00. (21-304/MGM). MODERN. $2,500-3,500.