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    Holland & Holland, London .380 Long Rifle Black Powder Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Break Action Rook Rifl Single Shot .38 Rifles
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    Holland & Holland, London .380 Long Rifle Black Powder Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Break Action Rook Rifl Single Shot .38 Rifles

    RiflesSingle ShotUsed£ 2,200

    MINT BORE, Victorian 1878 British Holland & Holland London .380 Long Rifle Black Powder Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Break Action Rook Rifle With Thomas Perkes 1878 Patent Under Lever & Octagonal Barrel. Sn 17171 17171

    Founded in 1876 when the English Gunsmiths Harris Holland & Henry William Holland joined forces, Holland & Holland have been at the pinnacle of British gun making. This is an excellent Rook rifle in .380 Long Rifle Black Powder Centre Fire UK Obsolete Calibre. The 28 ¾” octagonal blued barrel has a near mint bore, bright & clean with crisp rifling (44 ¼” overall length). The underside of the barrel is numbered ‘4829 ‘ which dates its manufacture to 1878 & has London black powder proofs. The top barrel flat is signed by the makers ‘Holland & Holland 98 New Bond St London’. The action has crisp foliate tooled decoration. It has excellent all original Walnut woodwork with chequered panel fore stock, chequered panel pistol grip and steel butt plate with foliate decoration. It has a fixed ‘v’ notch plate rear sight with 2 additional folding leaves graduated 50-100-150 yards and blade fore sight. The Thomas Perkes patent (Patented 1878 No. 1968) under lever break action loading & firing actions work perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB This is an antique obsolete calibre rifle and no licence is required to own it in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 17171
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    CategoryRifles
    SubcategorySingle Shot
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 2,200
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeHolland & Holland, London
    Calibre.38
    Model.380 Long Rifle Black Powder Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Break Action Rook Rifl
    Manufactured YearVictorian
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    Your reference17171
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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