G & S Holloway 12 bore SxS top-lever non-ejector boxlock sporting gun SN 10041. Nitro proofed steel barrels, game rib marked: "G & S HOLLOWAY IMPERIAL WORKS BIRMINGHAM & LONDON"; engraved action with carved fences; figured English walnut straight-hand stock with vacant metal oval and thin horn buttplate.
choked: L-Full R-Modified, chambered: 2 1/2", LOP: 14 1/2"
overall L46 1/4" barrel L30"

***Subject to State & Federal Firearms Laws***

Other Notes: George Precival Holloway b.1871 and Sidney Leonard Holloway b.1880 were the sons of George O'Connor Holloway 1846-1920 of Holloway & Co. of 10, 12 and 14 Vesey Street. They worked for their father, and when he sold the business to Midland Gun Co. in 1902 they opened their own gunmaking business under the name of Holloway & Sons at the Imperial Works, Vesey Street, trading from 1914 as George & S Holloway, but in 1916 Sidney Holloway died.

After WWII the firm was a trade supplier, principally of barreled actions and component parts for other gun retailers and makers. The name changed to G & S HOLLOWAY in 1923. The firm continued to trade and remained in family ownership until the 1990s.

  • *** Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that an object is free of defects or restoration. All lots are sold 'As Is' and in accordance with the Conditions of Sale. Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients. Condition reports are not to be considered substitutes for physical examination by you and/or your advisors. Charlton Hall's specialists are not trained professional conservators or restorers; we urge you to inspect each lot yourself or have your agent do so on your behalf. Prospective buyers should satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charlton Hall Galleries, Inc., or its specialists is merely a subjective opinion, notwithstanding written reports or any discussion concerning condition in this catalogue. Prospective buyers should bear in mind that these reports will not disclose any imperfections which may only be revealed during the course of subsequent restoration and/or repair. Buyers are reminded that Charlton Hall Galleries' warranties with respect to property are limited as set forth in our Conditions of Sale and do not extend to condition. Condition reports are provided by request on a 'first come, first served' basis. Requests submitted close to or during the auction may not be completed.

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$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
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$20,000 $49,999 $2,000
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