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Church Farm Barns,
Wolferton,
KING'S LYNN,
Norfolk,
PE31 6HA

  01485 542822
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Holts Auctioneers - Fine Modern & Antique Guns
Sale commencing:   24 March 2020 11:00 AM

Lot 900

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A BRASS-MOUNTED OAK AND LEATHER TRIPLE GUNCASE, fitted for 29in. barrels (could adapt to 30in. barrels), the interior lined with red baize, a replacement leather gold-tooled trade James Purdey & Sons trade label, with removable oak baize-lined tray, two brass clasps, central brass lock (key missing), the lid exterior with the initials 'M.L.' and 'C.C.' with a blank central brass plaque.

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Lot 901

A BRASS-CORNERED OAK AND LEATHER SINGLE GUNCASE, fitted for 30in. barrels, the interior lined with red baize, brass lock (key missing).

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Lot 902

A FINE UNUSED BLUE LEATHER FLEECE-LINE SINGLE GUN SLIP WITH MATCHING CARTRIDGE BAG, slip with leather shoulder strap, full-length zipper, measuring approx, 50in, medium cartridge bag, the interior lined with brown suede leather, canvas and leather shoulder strap with brass fittings.

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Lot 903

A FINE UNUSED BROWN LEATHER FLEECE-LINE SINGLE GUN SLIP WITH MATCHING CARTRIDGE BAG, slip with leather shoulder strap, full-length zipper, measuring approx, 51in, medium cartridge bag, the interior lined with brown suede leather, canvas and leather shoulder strap with brass fittings.

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Lot 904

RAY WARD AN UNUSED TWEED AND LEATHER SHEEPSKIN-LINED SINGLE GUNSLIP, with leather shoulder strap and brass fittings, measuring 48in..

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Lot 950

A BRASS-CORNERED LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE, for approx. 250 cartridges, the interior lined with red baize, five leather lifters, four removable dividers, brass lock (key missing).

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Lot 951

AN UNUSED LEATHER CARTRIDGE BAG, for approx. 75 cartridges, canvas and leather shoulder strap and brass fittings, the interior lined with burgundy suede leather.

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Lot 952

AN UNUSED TAN LEATHER CARTRIDGE BAG, for approx, 100 cartridges, canvas and leather shoulder strap and brass fittings, the interior lined with burgundy suede leather.

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Lot 953

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A BRASS-CORNERED OAK AND LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE, for approx. 250 cartridges, the lid interior lined with red baize, a James purdey & Sons trade label, four oak removable dividers, five leather lifters, brass lock (including key).

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Lot 954

JAMES PURDEY & SONS AN UNUSED CHEQUERED LEATHER SUEDE-LINED LARGE CARTRIDGE BAG, with canvas and leather shoulder strap and brass fitting, the underside leather embossed with 'PURDEY'.   Please note this item is subject to 20% VAT on the hammer price.

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Lot 955

JAMES PURDEY & SONS AN UNUSED LEATHER SUEDE-LINED MEDIUM CARTRIDGE BAG, with canvas and leather shoulder strap and brass fittings, the underside leather embossed 'PURDEY'.

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Lot 956

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A BRASS-CORNERED LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE, for approx. 250 cartridges, the interior lined with maroon baize and pigskin, a leather gold-tooled James Purdey & Sons trade label, brass lock (including keys).

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Lot 957

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A BRASS-CORNERED LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE, for approx. 200 cartridges, the interior lined with maroon baize and pigskin, a leather gold-tooled James Purdey & Sons trade label, brass lock (including keys).

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Lot 998

MIGUEL ANGEL MORALEDA A FINE OIL ON CANVAS 'GREY PARTRIDGE STUDY', an original painting, signed by the artist, dated 2017, showing a standing grey partridge, mounted and glazed in a gilt frame, measuring approx. 24 1/2in. x 22in.. 2000

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 999

MIGUEL ANGEL MORALEDA A FINE OIL ON CANVAS 'GROUSE STUDY', an original painting, signed by the artist, dated 2017, showing a calling grouse cock, mounted and glazed in a gilt frame, measuring approx. 24 1/2in. x 22in.. 2000

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1000

A FINE INTARSIA OF ART DECO PERIOD OF A TIGER, c1925, art showing a tiger padding through a bamboo grove, set and mounted in a hardwood frame, measuring approx. 48in. x 38 1/2in..

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1001

A FULL RUG-MOUNT OF A ZEBRA (Equus quagga), lined with black baize, measuring approx. 120in. x 68in..

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1002

A REPLICA MODEL OF THE UNSINKABLE VESSEL 'THE ROYAL MAIL SHIP TITANIC', a hand made model with full rigging, measuring approx. 53in. long, 17in. high, 6 1/2in. wide,.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1003

A NEW AND UNUSED LIMITED EDITION OF 'WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. - IN PURSUIT OF THE BEST GUN 1812-2012' by Jeremy Musson, no. 122 of 200, fully illustrated with photographs by Terry Allen, in its presentation box, the book remaining in its original shrink wrapping.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1004

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A COLLECTION OF BRASS AND TORTOISE SHELL GUNCASE ACCESSORIES, comprising of a brass & nylon three-piece cleaning rod a 12-bore chamber gauge, a medium turn-screw signed J. Purdey & Sons, all with mock tortoise shell handles.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1005

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A COLLECTION OF BRASS & IVORINE GUNCASE ACCESSORIES, comprising of a three-piece brass and nylon cleaning rod, a 12-bore chamber brush, a medium turn-screw, all signed J. Purdey & Sons, all with ivorine handles.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1006

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A SET OF ENAMEL AND STERLING SILVER 'CARTRIDGE' CUFFLINKS, silver .925 hallmarks, chain links, blued enamel and silver finish with makers headstamp, with leather silk and velvet case.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1007

JAMES PURDEY AND SONS AN UNUSED LEATHER MENS WATCH AND CUFFLINK TRAVEL ROLL, tan leather velvet-lined buckle fasten case, with internal velvet lift-out roll for watch and cufflinks.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1008

JAMES PURDEY & SONS AN UNUSED ROSEWOOD AND LEATHER GAME CARRIER, with brass fittings, engraved 'PURDEY & SONS LONDON'.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1009

A JAMES PURDEY & SONS AN UNUSED LEATHER SHOTOVER SEAT UMBRELLA, a traditional shooting stick with leather seat, the shaft with a olive green umbrella.   Please note this item is subject to 20% VAT on the hammer price.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1010

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A PAIR OF STERLING SILVER CARTRIDGE CUFFLINKS, with J.P.& S. 925 hall marks, part clear cartridge showing lead shot, with leather Purdey case, with velvet.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1011

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A NEW AND UNUSED LEATHER-BOUND CEDAR WOOD CIGAR CASE, holds up to three double corona cigars, chequered leather with removable humidor capsule.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1012

JAMES PURDEY & SONS AN UNUSED SET OF TRADITIONAL TABLE PLACEMATS WITH SIX COASTERS, each with an image of a Purdey shotgun, housed in a canvas Purdey box, together with a set of matching drinks placemats.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1014

JAMES PURDEY & SONS A PAPER-WEIGHT OF AN OPENED 12-BORE PAPER-CASE CARTRIDGE WITH SHOT STRING, set in a clear resin, with Purdey box.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1016

A BRONZE OF BARYE'S RIDERLESS RACE HORSE, measuring approx. 23in. x 13in. x 6in..

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1017

ROYAL DOULTON (BESWICK) A BRACE OF 'THE FAMOUS GROUSE' WHISKEY DECANTERS, standing approx. 9 1/4in. tall.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1018

PENDLETON ROYAL AN UNUSED LEATHER CASED PRESENTATION 12-BORE GUN CLEANING KIT, comprising of a three-piece cleaning rod, oil bottle, 12-bore snap-caps, chamber brush, brush, mop, jag, presented in a baize-lined leather.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1019

PENDLETON ROYAL AN UNUSED BRASS-CORNERED LEATHER CASED 'WINDSOR' PRESENTATION 12-BORE GUN CLEANING KIT, comprising of a two-piece cleaning rod, 12-bore snap-caps, oil bottle, choke gauge, mop, jag, brush, presented in a green baize-lined case.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1020

PENDLETON ROYAL AN UNUSED CASED 'THE GAMEKEEPER' PRESENTATION 16-BORE AND 20 -BORE GUN / RIFLE CLEANING KIT, comprising of a two-piece cleaning rod, two oil bottles, mop, brush jags for 16g and 20g, together with .22 & .27/30 brushes and mops, set in a mahogany cased with green baize lined lid interior with Pendleton Royal trade label, brass fittings .22 & .27/30 brushes and mops,.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1021

NIGHTFORCE AN 8-32X56 TELESCOPIC SIGHT, serial no. T03421, with illuminated reticle, in its makers carton, with instructions for use.

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1100

WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. A .375 MAGNUM RIMLESS BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 42911, 24 1/4in. nitro barrel engraved 'WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. LONDON', engraved block-mounted open sights with two folding leaf sights, marked for 178 yards, 250 yards and 350 yards, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight with flip-up moonsight and engraved fold-back protecting hood, receiver with telescopic sight rail mount bases, the receiver ring engraved with the serial number and 'WESTLEY RICHARDS .375 MAGNUM RIMLESS', solid side-wall, hinged floorplate with lever release, double set triggers, acanthus motif engraving (some later), figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece and raised comb, pistolgrip-cap, sling eyes, 13 5/8in. pull including 7/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 8lb. 13oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1101

J.P. SAUER & SOHN A .375 H&H MAGNUM 'MOD. 90' BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. K11609, 23 5/8in. nitro barrel with block-mounted open sights and ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the receiver mounted with a Schmidt & Bender 4x36 telescopic sight, serial no. 55725, in quickly-detachable mounts, sprung tang-mounted safety, gold-washed set trigger, detachable box magazine, highly-figured pistolgrip stock with palm swell, cheekpiece and hogsback comb, sling swivels, 14 1/4in. pull including 1in. ventilated rubber recoil pad, weight 8lb. 1oz. (unscoped) and 9lb. 4oz. (with scope). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1102

H. MAHILLON A .416 MAGNUM BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 11230, 23 5/8in. nitro barrel engraved 'ACIER ROECKLING', ramp-mounted open sights with two folding leaf sights, marked 100, 200 and 300, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the receiver ring engraved 'H. MAHILLON BRUXELLES CAL .416 MAGNUM', hinged straddle floorplate with push button release, pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, steel pistolgrip-cap and sling eyes, 14 1/4in. pull including 7/8in. ventilated rubber recoil pad, weight 9lb. 8oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1103

WINCHESTER A .458 WIN. MAGNUM 'MOD. 70 SUPER GRADE' BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. G1455670, 22in. nitro barrel with open sights and ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the receiver mounted with a Lyman 'All-American 4x Perma Center' telescopic sight in quickly-detachable mounts, floral engraved recoil blocks, hinged floorplate, pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece and monte carlo comb, Winchester pistolgrip-cap, sling swivels, 13 3/8in. pull including 7/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 8lb. 10oz. (unscoped) and 9lb. 10oz. (with scope). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1104

J. ROBERTS & SON A .308 WIN. BOLT-MAGAZINE SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 30822, 23 3/4in. nitro barrel engraved 'J. ROBERTS & SON. LONDON.', open sights removed, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the receiver mounted with a Zeiss Diatal Z 6x42T* telescopic sight, serial no. 2903600, safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, hollowed bolt knob, hinged floorplate with push button release, the floorplate with colour-hardened finish and finely engraved with bold floral and scroll engraving surrounding a central oval vignette of a roe buck head and curved banners engraved 'J. ROBERTS & SON. LONDON. ENGLAND', signed 'KF', the triggerguard gold-inlaid with the serial number, well-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, monte carlo comb, engraved and colour-hardened steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling swivels, the fore-end with horn finial and mounted with a Harris lightweight sprung bipod, 14in. pull including 5/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 10lb. 3oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1105

WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS, USA A SCARCE .22 (L/R) SINGLE-SHOT RIFLE, MODEL '1885 HIGH-WALL MUSKET', serial no. 116619, circa 1925, type 2 variation with round 28in. barrel roll stamped to the left hand side 'MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PAT. OCT. 7 1879', folding ring and blade fore-sight, special micro adjustable folding ladder rear-sight, slab-sided receiver with trigger-guard forming the under-lever and operating the falling block and central hammer, top-tang stamped 'REG IN U.S. PAT. OFF. WINCHESTER TRADE MARK', and later drilled for a tang sight (absent), walnut butt-stock of carbine form, three-quarter length for-end with single barrel-band, iron furniture including heel-plate, nose-cap and sling swivels. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1106

WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS, USA A .32/40 (W&B) SINGLE-SHOT SPORTING-RIFLE, MODEL '1885 LOW-WALL', serial no. 24983, for 1888, with No.2 weight 26in. octagonal barrel originally chambered in .32 Long C/F but re-chambered in antiquity (recent re-proof), the top-flat signed 'MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A.', nickel 'Rocky Mountain' fore-sight, dove-tail for rear-sight (absent), slab-sided low-wall action with central hammer, later elevating peep-sight to top-tang, walnut butt-stock with crescent heel-plate and walnut splinter fore-end with ebony schnabel tip. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1107

WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS, USA A .32-20 (WCF) LEVER-ACTION REPEATING SPORTING-RIFLE, MODEL '1873', serial no. 237874B, for 1887, with re-lined and reproved slightly tapering octagonal 24 1/4in. barrel, the top-flat signed by the maker and with patents to 1860, slab-sided receiver with applied sideplates and stepped nocksform, plain sliding dust-cover over breech (withdrawer worn), external hammer, model designation to top-tang, walnut butt-stock with iron crescent heel-plate, walnut fore-end and full-length under-barrel tubular magazine, traces of original blued finish. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1200

HOLLAND & HOLLAND A 12-BORE 1885 FOSBERY PATENT 'PARADOX' RIFLED-CHOKE SHOT AND BALL 'ROYAL' SIDELOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE, serial no. 15713, with extra shot barrels, 28in. nitro barrels with matt sight rib with leaf sights for 50 and 100 yards, gold bead foresight, tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98, NEW BOND STREET, LONDON. "NITRO-PARADOX" FOSBERY PATENT.', 2 1/2in. chambers, Col. G.Vincent Fosbery V.C. patent rifled chokes, patent no. 7568 of 1885; 28in. nitro shot barrels (Birmingham proofed for 1963), raised matt rib, the tubes engraved 'HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 13, BRUTON STREET, LONDON.', 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and 1/2 choke; engraved fences, elongated top-strap, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, gold-inlaid cocking-indicators, chequered front trigger, best bold Royal scroll engraving, the underside with 'THE ROYAL HAMMERLESS' in an elaborate cartouche, retaining some original colour-hardening and finish, 14 1/4in. figured semi-pistolgrip stock (knot at hand), weight 7lb. 5oz. (rifled choke barrels) and 6lb. 15oz. (shot barrels). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1201

AUG. LEBEAU-COURALLY A SMEETS-ENGRAVED .458 WIN. MAG. 'MOD. 101C' SIDELOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE, serial no. 44377, 24 1/2in. nitro chopperlump barrels with finely engraved and matted sight rib, open sights with folding leaf sight, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the breech end with quickly-detachable telescopic sight mount bases, the tubes engraved 'AUG. LEBEAU-COURALLY ARMES DE GRAND LUXE A LIEGE', treble-grip action with hidden third bite and side-bolsters, removable striker discs, manual safety with gold-inlaid 'S' detail, gold-washed tumbler pivots and some internals, articulated front trigger, the action, lockplates and furniture finely engraved with acanthus scrollwork and floral bouquets, the triggerplate signed 'R. Smeets. Gravr. Inr. de S.m. Le Roi', the triggerguard tang engraved with the serial number and 'FAIT POUR E. CASCIANO - ROME', retaining much colour-hardening and finish overall, 14 5/8in. figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, engraved steel pistolgrip-cap (with trap), sling swivels and including 1 1/8in. rubber recoil pad, weight 10lb. 8oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1202

FRIEDRICH WILH. HEYM A LITTLE USED .500NE 'MOD. 88B' BOXLOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE, serial no. 82076, with extra 12-bore shot barrels, 23 7/8in. .500 nitro express barrels, numbered 82076/1 with matt sight rib signed 'FRIEDRICH WILH. HEYM', with open sights and three folding leaf sights marked 50, 100 and 150, ramp-mounted bead fore-sight, the tubes engraved 'KRUPP-SPECIAL LAUFSTAHL' and 'MADE IN W. GERMANY', gold line detailing at the breech ends, numbered individual beavertail fore-end; 28 1/4in. nitro 12-bore shot barrels, numbered 82076/2 with raised matt rib signed 'FRIEDRICH WILH. HEYM', the tubes engraved 'KRUPP-SPECIAL LAUFSTAHL' and 'MADE IN W. GERMANY', gold-line detailing at the breech ends, 2 3/4in. chambers, bored approx. 1/4 and full choke, numbered individual beavertail fore-end; treble-grip action with side-bolsters, gold pin cocking-indicators, manual safety, articulated front trigger, partially engraved with acanthus scrollwork and bordering, bright and blued finish, 15in. figured pistolgrip stock with palm swell, cheekpiece, engraved steel pistolgrip-cap, sling swivels and including 1in. rubber recoil pad, weight 10lb. 2oz. (rifle barrels) and 7lb. 15oz. (shot barrels). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1203

W.W. GREENER A 16-BORE 1868 PATENT ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 11094, 26in. black powder only bold damascus barrels, matt rib with three folding leaf sights and bead fore-sight, 2 1/2in. chambers, nine-groove rifling (some pitting), non-rebounding back-action locks with high spurred hammers and Greener patent self-acting strikers, patent no. 800 of the 7th March 1868, border and acanthus scroll engraving, the elongated rounded action bar engraved 'CHARGE OF POWDER 4 DRAMS' to the left and 'W.W. GREENER ST. MARY'S WORKS. BIRMINGHAM' to the right, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 1/2in. pistolgrip stock (circular knot splits at hand) with steel pistolgrip-cap, sling eyes and steel buttplate, diminutive fore-end with crosspin release, weight 11lb. 7oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1204

O. GEYGER & CO. A .405 WIN. 'CLAMSHELL' BOXLOCK EJECTOR DOUBLE RIFLE, serial no. 2232 / 2068, 24 1/8in. Boehler steel replacement nitro barrels (the undersides initialled MKW, possible recrowned), with rised file cut rib, open sights and ramped bead fore-sight, the breech end mounted with a Kahles Heliavier telescopic sight in quickly-detachable mounts (frozen), the rib and telescopic sight both engraved 'MARTIN KRUSCHITZ WIEN', scroll-back treble-grip action with replacement (likely re-centered) removable striker discs, matt top standing breech serial numbered 2232 and with pin cocking-indicator apertures (no pins), action flats and barrels serial numbered 2068, manual side safety with gold-inlaid 'S' detail, double set triggers, horn triggerguard, ejectors at fault, fine floral and acanthus scroll engraving, the action bar engraved 'O. GEYGER & CO. BERLIN', retaining traces of colour-hardening, 14 1/8in. figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, horn insert drop points and ornate chequering borders, sling swivels, engraved hinged steel ammunition trap and including 3/4in. recoil pad, weight 9lb. 6oz.. S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1205

HOLLAND & HOLLAND AN UNUSUAL .22 HORNET DELUXE SINGLE-BARRELLED TOPLEVER HAMMERLESS ROOK RIFLE, serial no. 21485, 24 1/2in. nitro reproved octagonal barrel lined to .22 Hornet, partially file cut top flat with block-mounted open sights and folding leaf sights, block-mounted bead fore-sight, the breech end mounted with a Geco 4x telescopic sight on a quickly-detachable rail mount (later), the barrel engraved ' HOLLAND & HOLLAND. 98. NEW BOND STREET. LONDON. WINNERS OF ALL THE "FIELD RIFLE TRIALS". LONDON.', and '.295 SEMI SMOOTH BORE', the breech end and extractor housing carved in high relief with fine foliate scroll designs on a matted background, outsized action with teardrop fences, automatic safety with gold-inlaid 'SAFE' detail, removable striker disc, non-selective ejector, the action and furniture finely carved in high relief with fine scrolling foliate and acanthus motifs interspersed with mythical beasts of serpentine form, the underside and the standing breech with depictions of the Green Man, the triggerguard carved with a dragon, retaining very slight traces of original colour-hardening, 14 3/4in. highly-figured pistolgrip stock with cheekpiece, ivory pistolgrip-cap and buttplate, the fore-end with an ivory finial, weight 7lb. 4oz. (unscoped) and 8lb. 5oz. (with scope). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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Lot 1206

JOH. MICHELITSCH A SCARCE 7MM REM. MAG. MICHELITSCH 1971 PATENT FULL-STOCKED SIDEPLATED HAMMERLESS SINGLE-BARRELLED SPORTING RIFLE, serial no. 527, 25 5/8in. octagonal nitro barrel with stepped raised matt rib, open sights and ramped bead fore-sight, signed at the breech end 'JOH. MICHELITSCH, FERLACH AUSTRIA' and mounted with a Zeiss Diavari C 3...9x36 telescopic sight, serial no. 1832430, in quickly-detachable mounts, tang mounted cocking slide, fine Germanic scroll engraving, the underside with a scrolling banner engraved 'JOH. MICHELITSCH 9170 - FERLACH', retaining much original colour-hardening and finish, the triggerguard gold-inlaid with a monogram, 14 1/2in. pistolgrip stock with sculpted cheekpiece, birds head pistolgrip-cap, sling swivels and including 3/4in. rubber recoil pad, full length fore-end (slight crack to wood near release catch) with schnabel fore-end finial, weight 8lb. 3oz. (unscoped) and 9lb. 6oz. (with scope). S1 - Sold as a Section 1 Firearm under the 1968 Firearms Act

Estimated Value: £350 - £450

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I just wanted to drop a quick note to call out the excellent service that Adam provided me from your St. Albans office. I hadn't done what I needed to do with my FedEx package and he was able to sort it out for me ...
Tim

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