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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Forest & Son Rook Rifle

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


Forest & Son Rook Rifle, c. late 19th century, serial number 65214, .22 caliber, walnut stock with checkered wrist and forend, frame lightly engraved with foliate designs, marked on the top of the barrel "FOREST & SON. KELSO.," barrel lg. 24 3/4, overall lg. 40 3/4 in.

Provenance: Westley Richards, Springfield, Missouri, June 7, 1999.
Estimate $800-1,000

In overall good condition and looks to be refinished, bore looks clean and bright.

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Son Rook, Springfield