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.

Dimensions

BarrelLength26.57 inches
BarrelLength675 mm
OverallLength1187 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 08755

Calibre

0.375 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.