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Watson Brothers Martini-action Single-shot Rifle with Maker's Case

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Watson Brothers Martini-action Single-shot Rifle with Maker's Case, early 20th century, serial number 14539, .303 caliber, walnut stock with checkered forend and grip, the blued receiver with scroll engraving, blued barrel with folding leaf sights for 200 and 300 yards, and textured rib marked "WATSON BROS. OLD BOND STREET, LONDON," with green-painted canvas-covered maker's case, overall lg. 40 in.

Provenance: Westley Richards, Springfield, Missouri, March 16, 1999.

Note: FFL. Please see the conditions of sale listed in the terms and conditions.
Estimate $1,200-1,600

Minor stock blemishes and wear to receiver bluing. Interior of case has moth damage.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

LONDON, Springfield, Semi-automatic pistols