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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

John Dickson & Son 16 Gauge Boxlock Double-barrel Shotgun with Maker's Case

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM


John Dickson & Son 16 Gauge Boxlock Double-barrel Shotgun with Maker's Case, c. 1897, serial number 4947, walnut stock with finely checkered forend and grip, the boxlock with fine foliate and scroll engraving with "JOHN DICKSON & SONS PATENT" on ribbon, blued barrels with plain rim engraved "JOHN DICKSON & SONS 57 PRINCES STREET EDINBURGH," with later mismatched leather maker's case and accessories, overall lg. 46 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Gun restocked by John F. Rowe, Enid, Oklahoma, 1989. Work performed on left ejector by N.E.C.G. Dietrich Apel, West. Lebanon, NH, 1992.

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