Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 418: Lytton Engraved W&C Scott & Son Single Barrel Shotgun

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Lytton Engraved W&C Scott & Son Single Barrel Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250

Lytton Engraved W&C Scott & Son Single Barrel Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Scott W C
Model: Sidelock
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 34 1/4 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 508
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 256
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1911. Dual white bead sights on the matted vent rib, marked "W&C. SCOTT & SON." and "55 VICTORIA STREET. LONDON ENGLAND" on the left and right side of the barrel respectively, Birmingham proofs, small flourishes of floral scroll engraving near the breech, choke constriction of .030 inches, and 2 3/4 inch chamber with extractor. The casehardened sideplated action featured near full coverage English rose and scroll engraving with "W&C. SCOTT & SON" on either side. The triggerplate is signed "S.M. Lytton". Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered beavertail forend with engraved fittings including the Deeley style release and pistol grip stock with tear drop flats, adjustable Hollingsworth soft comb, blank silver inscription oval, and red rubber recoil pad. Includes a leather bound takedown case. Stock measurements: 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 3/8 inch drop at heel; 14 15/16 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs.

Rating Definition:

Very fine as professionally refurbished, retaining 99% blue and 98% case colors, light handling evidence, a few minor marks in the wood, and crisp checkering on the forend and stock. The case is very fine. The safety is stuck off, otherwise mechanically excellent.

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