Lot 933: JOHN DICKSON & SON A .500 / 450 No.1 (2 3/4IN.) BLACK POWDER EXPRESS ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 2833.
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
JOHN DICKSON & SON
A .500 / 450 No.1 (2 3/4IN.) BLACK POWDER EXPRESS ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE-BARRELLED HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 2833,
28in. bold etched damascus barrels with file cut rib (partially worn), open sights and two folding leaf sights (polished) marked for 100, 200 and 300 yards, ramped bead fore-sight, the breech end with later engraving ''JOHN DICKSON & SON. 32 HANOVER STREET EDINBURGH'', and partially struck off (likely to remove armoury / import number), lump hook dovetailed, Jones patent rotary underlever, carved percussion fences, rebounding back-action locks with bolted dolphin hammers, border and acanthus scroll engraving, some light external spotting, 14 5/8in. highly-figured stock with cheekpiece, sling eyes, skeletal steel pistolgrip and including 1/2in. ebonite extension, weight 9lb. 1oz.