Holland & Holland 20 Bore - ROYAL DELUXE, CASED vintage firearms inc

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Description: General Specs: Holland & Holland, Year 1972, 20 Gauge, 5lbs 9oz, IC/F

Serial Number: 40036

If you want to start a vigorous debate, ask a group of experienced double gun enthusiasts "what maker builds the finest double shotgun in the world?". There will be a variety of educated opinions with vigorous defenders, but Holland & Holland will be included in the debate. Building fine sporting arms since 1856, there is little doubt that H & H will always land in the top 5 BEST GUN makers in the world. This gun, a ROYAL DELUXE sn40036 finished in 1972, is a fine example of their work and in near new condition with all factory finishes and configured the same way as it left the factory in 1972, complete with the original leather trunk-style case. There is an official factory letter that will accompany the gun detailing how it was built and it has remained unchanged over the last 43 years. The "DELUXE" designation is attached to special order guns with extra finish and features, ie, deep relief foliate engraved breech balls, self opening action, game scene engraving, upgraded wood, hand detachable locks, and special attention to every detail. Each gun, no matter the maker or era produced, should be examined on its own merits to determine if it "measures up" to the scrutiny a BEST GUN should pass. Details like wood-to-metal fit, metal-to-metal fit, quality of wood, checkering, and finish, barrel striking, and of course the engraving all add up to a representation of the finest hand-built shotgun man has created. THIS GUN MEASURES UP. Examine the photos closely and you will see as good a Holland as can be found. At 5lbs. 10oz. and balanced 1/8" forward of the hinge pin with its 28" barrels and 15 1/4" LOP Turkish walnut stock, this fine Holland is the upland bird hunter's dream. Chopper lump barrels are chambered for 2 3/4" shells and choked IC/IM (or .010/.028 restrictions as noted on the build sheet) and perfectly struck, retaining 99% blue, and nicely engraved. The original owner's name is inscribed on the rib. That can be removed and the top of the rib properly prepared and blacking touched up invisibly without having to re-black the barrels. That is the only attention the gun should need. We do bend stocks to your required specifications if needed. Barrels

Barrel Length: 28"**** Chokes: .008/.028 IC/F**** Bores: mirror**** Bore Diameter: .620/.619**** Wall Thickness: .028/.023**** % Blue: 99% factory**** Chambers: 2 3/4"**** Ribs: tight**** Sights: single****


Action: tight**** Ejectors or Extractors: ejectors, strong, timed**** Case Color: coin finish**** Screws: perfect**** Engraving: game scene, by KEP **** Trigger Type: double, crisp**** Trigger Guard Color: coin finish****


Type: english stock/splinter forend**** LOP: 15 1/4"**** LOP To End Of Wood: same**** DAH: 2"**** DAC: 1 3/8"**** Cast: neutral**** Checkering Condition: perfect**** Butt Treatment: checkered butt****

There are more photos upon request. We offer a 30 day mechanical warranty on this fine firearm. Call us for full details.

Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost.)**** Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.**** Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only**** Shipping & Insurance: Ground $450.00 We ship internationally! (**NOTE that most all of this is INSURANCE. If you have your own, we could arrange your insurance covering it.)**** Item Condition: Used**** Requires FFL?: Yes****

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase.

Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Holland & Holland
Caliber: 20 Gauge
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes.

LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

Shipping Notes: See Description

Item #: 924719552
SKU: 40036
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
Identity Verified ( Grand Rapids, MI )
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City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
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Shipping: $450.00 (or FREE in-store pick up!)
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