HOLLAND & HOLLAND 500/465 NITRO EXPRESS - DOMINION SIDELOCK EJECTOR - EXCELLENT PLUS BORES - CASED in a VERY NICE LEATHER TRUNK - Has the Original Right Hand with a New Left-Hand Stock - 26" Ejector Chopper Lump - Very Solid Wood & the New Stock is Exc. Plus
#19497, Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond Street, London: A
Holland & Holland Back Action Dominion Grade Sidelock Ejector 500/465 Nitro
Express that was finished at the factory on Sept. 11, 1911, It has 26"
Ejector Chopper Lump barrels with a rib extension plus third bite, London
proved at 75 cordite & 480 grain bullet, The barrels with 1/4 rib with 1
standing & 2 folding rear sights, Bushed strikers, Double triggers, An extended top strap over the
comb, Trapdoor grip cap, Shadowline cheekpiece, Very nice wood, 14 3/8"
L.O.P. over a 1" Silvers pad, Cast-off for the right hand, 10 lbs. 14 oz.,
Complete border engraving coverage, Traces of original case colors, The barrels
were reblacked and now remain at 94%, The buttstock professionally refinished
and now at 95%, The original checkering remains at 94%, The wood is in excellent condition and remains
very stout inside & out including the inletting, Another strong point to
this gun is the bores that are excellent plus with sharp rifling the entire
way, Recently J.J. Perodeau in our shop added a left hand stock without any
alteration to the original configuration or the original stock, New stock is 15
1/8" lop, In other words it is a right or left hand gun, This is a doggone
nice double rifle with a bunch of life left in it. It is cased in a very nice
period brass cornered leather trunk with a lot of accessories. J.J. also fit a
red dot optic sight into the open sight dovetail without alteration to the gun.
This 465 is very accurate with IMR 3031 powder. Here is a very solid rifle with
excellent bores that is very mechanically sound and ready for many more trips
to the field.