HOLLAND & HOLLAND
The history of the world famous London gunmaking firm, Holland & Holland, is different from that of most other British gunmaking firms as there were no gunmaking traditions in the founder, Harris Hollandâ€™s, family. Unusually, he was a musician with a keen interest in live pigeon shooting. In the 1830s he turned his interest into a business venture when he began selling guns to fellow pigeon shooters.
Published on Aug 9, 2017