Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine sporting rifle - Ross Model 1900

Centrefire bolt-action magazine sporting rifle - Ross Model 1900

Date

1895-1905

Object Number

XII.3805

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

A straight pull early Ross with pistol grip and half-stock and engraved bolt, magazine and receiver. The top of the receiver has a dog's head [probably a retreiver] finely engraved, the magazibe had scroll-work on either side and the underside of the triggerguard is engraved with the serial number as well as decorative engraving aslong its edge.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 08755

Calibre

.375 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Right receiver: SIR CHARLES ROSS'S PATENT 1900 HARTFORD CONN. USA

Associations

Places America

Notes

Sold by Charles Lancaster in 1901 to a Mr. A.Neilson.