J.D.Dougall. Inventor & Patentee of the Lockfast Breechloading Gun and Rifle. 59 St James Street. Piccadilly. London.SW.
James Dalziel Dougall Snr (1818-91) opened his London Shop ca. 1864. A shop in Glasgow had been open since 1760, until his son opened J D Dougall Gunmakers at Argyle Arcade. Glasgow (1841). His son James, born in 1849, also became a Gunmaker. They died within five years of each other in 1891 & 96 respectively. Another son John was meanwhile running the Scottish Branch at number 23, Gordon Street, Glasgow. Their guns using the Lockfast patent action, were used by many shooters. Later they could add 'Gun and Rifle Manufacturers to the Prince of Wales (King Edward V11) among other Royal family members. J D Dougall jr was the first chairman of the Armourers Club later The Gun Trade Association.