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John Rigby & Company Rook Rifle

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

John Rigby & Company Rook Rifle, c. 1894, serial number 16374, .22 caliber, walnut stock with checkered forend and grip, floral and scroll engraved lock and frame marked "J. Rigby &Co.," top of barrel flat with folding leaf sights and machining near muzzle, overall lg. 44 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered surface scratches and mars to stock.


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.

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Assault rifles, Bolt-action rifles, Double-barreled shotguns, John Rigby & Company, Manufacturing, Semi-automatic rifles, Stock, Weihrauch HW 35