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John Dickson & Son Rook Rifle with Maker's Case

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

John Dickson & Son Rook Rifle with Maker's Case, c. late 1880s, serial number 4597, .250 caliber, walnut stock with checkered forend and grip, the frame with fine geometric engraving and cartouche engraved "DICKSON & SONS/63 PRINCES ST./EDINBURGH," with leather maker's case and tools, overall lg. 42 1/4 in.

Provenance: Westley Richards, Springfield, Missouri, June 7, 1999.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor blemishes to stock. Case has moth damage to lining.


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

John Dickson, Kentucky, Maker's Mark, Westley Richards, Springfield