What is the value of a ross hunting rifle made in 1905 in Canada?
approximately 1,200 dollars if working
To "join" implies that two entities existed separately, and then became one. While Alberta and Saskatchewan became provinces on September 1, 1905, it was because they were created out of the Northwest Territories by the Government of Canada. These provinces did not exist as separate entities before September 1, 1905, and therefore could not "join" Canada. It is better to say that they "entered Confederation" on September 1, 1905.
I have my great grandfather's rifle with the following on the butt of the rifle: REDHEAD BRAND CHICAGO and a picture of a duck/goose mixed in with these words On the rifle itself reads: J.Stevens Arms & Tools Co. Chicopee Falls, Mass USA Browning Pat ???????(couldn't read) Feb 7, 1185 or 1895 August ?? 1905 was just wondering about the history of this rifle since it was my grandfather's and it's value just as an…