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Fine Modern & Antique Guns - September 2020

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Sale A2020 Lot 737

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ALEX. MARTIN
A .297/.250 SIDE-LEVER HAMMER ROOK RIFLE, serial no. 69529,
26in. reproved octagonal nitro barrel (loose) with matt sighting flat and signed 'ALEX. MARTIN / GLASGOW & ABERDEEN', bead fore-sight, rear-sight of one standing and two folding leaves calibrated to 150 yards, border and scroll engraved action retaining much expertly renewed blued finish, 14 1/4in. figured semi-pistolgrip stock with chequered grip and fore-end, chequered horn butt-plate, silver escutcheon and horn pistolgrip cap, Hackett-type snap on splinter fore-end with horn finial (small loss to left-side leading edge), weight 5lb. 7oz.

Other Notes: The gunmaking business of John Dickson and Son was founded in Edinburgh in 1820, making it Scotland's oldest gunmaker and celebrating 200 years of fine Scottish gunmaking in 2020. Over the years, the company has grown to incorporate some of the finest Scottish gunmaking names into one gun making business - James MacNaughton and Sons, Alexander Henry, Daniel Fraser, Alex Martin and Mortimer and Son.
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Estimate £1,000-1,500

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament




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