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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Alexander Henry Rook Rifle

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


Alexander Henry Rook Rifle, c. late 19th century, serial number 3043, walnut stock with checkered wrist and forend, frame engraved with foliate designs, marked on the lock "ALEXR. HENRY" in a banner, and on top of the barrel "ALEXR. HENRY. 12 SOUTH ST. ANDREWS ST. EDINBURGH. PATENT NO. 2229," barrel lg. 25, overall lg. 42 in.

Provenance: Vintage Doubles LLC, Wenatchee, Washington, May 19, 2010.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Some very light dings in the stock, the barrel retains most of the blueing with some loss on the edges and muzzle, overall in very good condition.

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Alexander Henry, Henry Rook, Wenatchee