Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1584: Canadian Ross Model 1905 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Unique Target Canadian Ross Model 1905 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Unique Target Canadian Ross Model 1905 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Ross Rifle Co
Model: 1905
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303
Barrel: 30 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 466
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 429
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Fitted with a hooded blade front sight, enhanced with a dovetailed golden bead, and a pair of folding peep ladder rear sights. Both sights have on-board windage and elevation adjustments and are marked "PATENTED/GREAT BRITAIN/CANADA USA" on the staff. One is located in the conventional rear sight position with no markings on the base, the other is positioned towards the rear of the rear of the receiver on a bolted-on "U" shaped bridge marked to Canada Tool & Specialty, Ltd. The standard two-line marking is present on the frame, with British proofs and ".303/24 TONS/CANADIAN/PROOF" on the receiver ring. Smooth pistol grip stock, with "J.M:" cut into the left side, "BCDE" on the right, and a smooth metal buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 70% of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown patina and mild handling marks. The stock is fine, with a number of scratches, dents and dark spots. Mechanically excellent.



Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot