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2020 ON-LINE CATALOGUE A54 & A55

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CATALOGUE A54 & A54 2020: ITEMS NO 601 – 700

601 STEVENS TIP-UP S/B SHOTGUN: 12G; 32" barrel; 2½" chamber; f. bore; brass bead sights; Stevens address & 1864 date to the breech; slight wear to profiles, clear address; dark brown patina to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #4934 Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A54 $300 – 400
602 STEVENS NO.3 TIP UP R/F RIFLE: 32 RF; 24" octagonal barrel; globe front sight, standard rear sight; f to g bore; plain nickel plated iron frame, t/guard & crescent butt plate; vg profiles; clear Stevens address to lhs of barrel; vg thinning blue finish to barrel, frame & furniture; retaining 97% original nickel finish; g. wood; gwo & vg cond. #55 Circa 1870 N/L Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
603 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK S/B SHOTGUN: 16G; 31" barrel; g. bore with pitting near the breech; 1869 date to rhs of frame; vg profiles; blue finish to all metal; vg stock & forend; gwo & vg cond. #548 L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
604 REMINGTON HEPBURN FALLING BLOCK HEAVY BARREL SPORTING RIFLE: 38-55 Cal; 30" octagonal to round, replacement barrel; vg bore; standard blade front sight & fitted with a long range peep tang sight; plain frame with side lever; HEPBURNS PAT OCT 7TH 1870 to lhs of frame; vg profiles & clear markings; thin, patchy blue/grey finish to barrel; blue/grey to action & t/guard; strong case colours to butt plate; vg chequered pistol grip stock; plain forend with nickel forend cap; gwo & vg+ cond. #S102 Pre 1900 N/L Catalogue A54 $2000 – 2400
605 STEVENS NO.44 FALLING BLOCK S/B SPORTING RIFLE: 22LR; 24" octagonal to round barrel; g. bore; standard sights, 2 line address & Cal markings; plain frame; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to barrel; silver/grey to frame & lever; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #18712 Circa 1900 L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 700
606 REMINGTON NO.1 ROLLING BLOCK SPORTING RIFLE: 32/20 Cal; s/shot; 28½" octagonal barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & one line Remington address to top barrel flat; Patent dates to lhs of action; slight wear to profiles; clear address & patent dates; grey finish to barrel, action & fittings; g. butt stock with minor marks; moderate bruising to forend; gwo & cond. #11215 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 800
607 STEVENS NO 44 FALLING BLOCK S/SHOT RIFLE: 25-20; 26" octagonal to round barrel; 2 line address to rhs of barrel; folding globe front sight & buckhorn rear sight, plus Vernier peep sight; vg profiles & clear markings; plum finish to round barrel section; g. case colours to frame; grey to lever; traces of blue finish to crescent butt plate; vg stock with minor marks; gwo & vg+ cond. #70546 Circa 1900 L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 800
608 MIROKU/WINCHESTER 1885 HIGH WALL SPORTING RIFLE: 45/70 Cal; 28" octagonal barrel; fine bore; standard sights plus tang peep sight; rifle is almost as new with a full factory blue finish; exc stock with chequered wrist & forend; gwo & fine cond. #20004ZT85E L/R Catalogue A54 $1600 – 2000
609 MARLIN BALLARD GALLERY S/SHOT R/F RIFLE: 22 LR; 26" octagonal barrel; f to g bore; top barrel flat inscribed JOHN RIGBY DUBLIN & LONDON; standard type sights & tang peep sight; plain frame with J.M MARLIN NEWHAVEN CONN USA & patent dates to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear address & markings; plum finish to barrel, frame & fittings; g. stock & forend with minor marks; gwo & cond. #13897 Circa 1891 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 900
610 THOMPSON CENTER ARMS MODEL TCR87 HUNTER S/S C/F RIFLE: 222 Rem; 23” round barrel; vg bore; no sights fitted except rings & mounts; break open action; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blacked finish to barrel, action & t/guard; vg chequered pistol grip stock & plain forend; gwo & vg cond. #11182 L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 600
611 WINCHESTER 1885 HI-WALL TAKE DOWN S/B SHOTGUN: 20G; 26" barrel; 2½" chambers; full choke; g. bore; standard bead front sight, 2 line New Haven address & NICKEL STEEL & SMOKELESS POWDER; tang marked PAT OCT 7TH 79 Winchester trade mark; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blue/grey finish to barrel & lever; silver/grey to action; g. stock & forend with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #114224 Circa 1919 L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
612 MARLIN BALLARD NO. 3 GALLERY F/BLOCK RIFLE: 22LR; g. bore; standard sights; MARLIN FIREARMS NEWHAVEN CONN USA & patent dates to lhs of frame; slight wear to profiles & markings; plain frame; grey finish to barrel, frame & fittings; g. stock with minor marks; gwo & cond.#3499 Circa 1891 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 900
613 PERKES PATENT BREAK OPEN ROOK RIFLE: 380 Rook; 29" octagonal barrel; blade front sight, rear sight missing; f. to g bore; borderline & foliate engraved frame, t/guard & barrel lever; g. profiles & clear engraving; blue/grey finish to barrel; frame retains 95% nickel finish; g. stock with chequered wrist & forend; gwo & cond. #1664 Circa 1898 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 800
614 JOSEPH LANG HAMMER BIG GAME DOUBLE RIFLE: 8 bore; 24" barrels with blade front sight & one standing & 2 folding rear sight marked 50-100-150; ¾" machine cut rib; barrels inscribed JOSEPH LANG & SON 10 PALL MALL LONDON; fitted with a Jones under lever; foliate engraved back action locks; stippled decoration to the breech; thinning blue finish to barrels, grey to locks, action & t/guard, plum to lever; vg profiles, clear address & markings; g. chequered pistol grip stock, forend & cheek piece; perished red rubber kick pad; gwo & vg cond. Would grade up. #8557 Circa 1896 N/L Catalogue A54 $8000 – 12000
615 MANTON CALCUTTA HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE: 450-400 Cal; 3¼” case; under barrels marked N.P. CORDITE 60-400 MAX 400 EX & London proofs; 28” barrels; vg bores; ramp front sight, one standing & 2 folding rear sights marked 100-200-300; machine cut rib for 9½” from the breech; London proofs to action with a Jones under lever; borderline & foliate engraved back action locks; borderline engraved steel t/guard; rh barrel inscribed MANTON & CO GUN MAKERS – FOR CORDITE; lh barrel LONDON & CALCUTTA .450/400 3¼” case; g. profiles with wear to barrel markings; case colours to action, lever, locks, barrel tang & hammers; vg blacked finish to barrels; g. walnut stock with cheek piece; chequered pistol grip with cap & chequered forend; all complete; gwo & vg cond. Circa 1880 #51896 N/L Catalogue A54 $4000 – 5000
616 WEBLEY & SCOTT B.L.N.E. SXX FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾”chambers choked approx FULL & MOD; g. bores, tight on the face; vg 30” barrels; machine cut rib inscribed MADE ONLY FOR ALCOCK & PIERCE PTY LTD MELBOURNE. THE VIGILAND MAGNUM. WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD to rh barrel; LONDON & BIRMINGHAM to lh barrel; faint case colours to action engraved with game birds & foliage to both sides; sharp profiles, clear barrel markings & engraving; vg blacked finish to barrels; g. pistol grip chequered stock & forend; LOP 14”, weight 3.5kgs; vgwo & cond. Circa 1880 #50896 N/L Catalogue A54 $800 – 900
617 TIKKA MODEL LSA55 B/A C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 222Rem; 5 shot box mag; 23 ½” barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight & Nikko Stirling gold crown 3×9 power scope; vg blacked finish to all metal; bolt in the white; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; comes with sling; gwo & vg cond. #550137206 L//R Catalogue A54 $550 – 650
618 BRNO MODEL 2 B/A R/F SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 5 shot box mag; 24½” barrel; g. bore; standard sights plus Bushnell 4x banner scope; mottled grey finish to barrel; matt grey to receiver; g. chequered pistol grip stock with minor bruising; all comlete; gwo & cond. Circa 1977 # 247292 L/R Catalogue A54 $550 – 650
619 MORTIMER & SONS HAMMER SxS SHOTGUN: 20G; tight on the face; g. bores; faint address to top rib; fine English engraving to locks with MORTIMER & SON within banners to both sides of action & engraved ensuite; g. profiles & clear engraving; silver grey finish to damascus barrels, actions & fittings; g. chequered wrist & forend with horn cap; LOP 13”, weight 2.7kgs; gwo & cond. #6776 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 900
620 TIKKA MODEL LSA55 B/A C/F RIFLE: 22-250 Rem; 5 shot mag; 24”stainless barrel by David Kerr; exc bores; blacked finish to receiver & magazine; frosted finish to barrel; g. profiles; chequered wrist & forend with horn cap; LOP 13”, weight 2.7kgs; gwo & cond. #550144-165 L/R Catalogue A54 $550 – 650
621 B.S.A. CFZ B/A C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Rem; 5 shot box mag; 24” barrel; g. bore; standard sights plus a Weaver IK6-1 scope; blacked finish to barrel & receiver; bolt in the white; vg chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & vg cond. #2R4611 L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 600
622 W. CASHMORE B.L.N.E.SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12g; 30”barrels; vg bores; 2¾” chambers choked FUL & FULL; tight on the face; foliate engraved box lock action; t/guard inscribed WM CASHMORE; vg profiles & clear engraving; vg blacked finish to barrels; polished finish to action; vg chequered pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 14” to kick pad, weight 3.6kgs; gwo & vg cond. #20086 L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
622a BELGUM D/B HAMMER CAPE GUN: 12G & 7.5 X 54; 30” barrels, tight on the face; f. bores; dovetail front sight & 3 leaf express rear sights fitted to a machine cut top rib; plain locks & t/guard; slight wear to profiles; grey finish to all metal; f to g pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & f to g cond. #13143 L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
623 WM CASHMORE B.L.N.E. SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G;30" barrels; vg bores; 2¾"chambers choked FULL & FULL, tight on the face; standard bead front sight; machine cut rib; inscribed WM CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM; foliate engraved boxlock action; thinning blacked finish to barrels; soft silver grey to action; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend with minor bruising; LOP 13½”, weight 3.6kgs; gwo & cond. Presented in a home made wooden case. #19772 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 900
624 CASED W.W. GREENER B.L.N.E. BLUE ROCK SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12g;30” barrels; vg bores; 2¾” chambers choked MOD & FULL, tight on the face; standard bead front sight; machine cut rib inscribed W.W.GREENER LONDON & BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND;game bird engraved to the breech; top lever & manual safety; full coverage of foliate engraving to the action; W.W. GREENER within banners to each side; vg profiles, sharp address & engraving; full blacked finish to the barrels; case colours to the action; LOP 14”, weight 3.5 kgs; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in g. tropical case; partitioned & lined in green baize. #79147 L/R Catalogue A54 $3000 – 4000
625 CASED E.J. CHURCHILL MODEL 25 UTILITY B.L.E. SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12g; 25” barrels; exc bores; choked approx MOD & CYL, tight on the face; narrow machine cut rib with XXV in gold to the breech; E.J. CHURCHILL (GUN MAKERS) LTD to rh barrel; ORANGE ST GUNWORKS LEICESTER SQUARE LONDON to lh barrel; beautiful fine English foliate engraving to action, tang & t/guard; with manual safety; sharp profiles & clear engraving; full blue finish to barrels & under boxlock; g. case colours to action; silver grey to t/guard & engraved ensuite; vg chequered straight English stock & forend; LOP 13½”, weight 2.8kgs; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in its vg original solid leather case with black & gold trade label; partitioned & lined in a burgundy baize with snap caps & rods. #5740 L/R Catalogue A54 $2800 – 3200
626 CASED WINCHESTER MOD.101 U/O TRAP GUN: 12G; 30” barrels with a wide ventilated rib & centre ivory bead; choked FULL & FULL; tight on the face; single trigger & manual safety; vg bores; barrels marked MODEL 101 12 GUAGE 2¾”; sparce foliate engraving to action & t/guard; vg profiles & clear markings; vg blacked finish to barrels, thinning to the action; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 14” to the kick pad, weight 3.9 ksg; gwo & cond. Presented in a black vinyl case; partitioned & lined in burgundy velvet. #K314433 L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
627 SCARCE, BRITISH BOER WAR ENFIELD L.E.C.1 B/A CAVALRY CARBINE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 20.75” barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & fittings; lhs of receiver ring marked VR, ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1899 L.E.C. 1;fitted with dust cover, turned down bolt & rear leather sight cover; g. profiles & clear marking; thinning blue finish to nose cap, barrel & receiver; grey to breech, plum to t/guard & magazine; g. stock with moderate bruising & J.L. V.M.R. 1900-1 crudely carved to lhs of forend; brass disc to rhs of butt marked 18-H O. 185; all complete except rod; gwo & cond. #1333 L/R Catalogue A54 $1800 – 2200
628 MANNLICHER MOD.1895 INFANTRY RIFLE: 8x56R; 5 shot mag; 29.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; large S to the barrel; breech marked STEYR M95; g. profiles with slight wear to markings; Arsenal re-blued finish to all metal; bolt in the white; f to g stock with several moderate bruises; complete with swivels; gwo & cond. #4357 re-numbered bolt L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 700
629 FRENCH 1907/15 INFNTRY RIFLE: 8x50R; 3 shot mag; 30.5” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; side rail marked ST. ETIENNE MLE 1907-15; g. profiles & clear markings; g. blacked finish to barrel & receiver, plum to bands, t/guard & butt plate; bolt in the white; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels; gwo & cond. #76958 matching L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
630 B.S.A. MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 310 Cal; s/shot; 25.2” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; C of A & VICT GOVT marks to rhs of action; BSA address to lhs; vg profiles & clear markings; 80% original blue finish to barrel, action & fittings; g. stock with moderate bruising & C.M.F. stamp to rhs of butt; all complete; gwo & cond. #53561 L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
631 B.S.A. MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 310 Cal; s/shot; 25.2” barrel; vg bore; std sights & fittings; C of A & VICT GOVT marks to ths of action; vg profiles & clear marking; blue/plum finish to barrel, fittings & t/guard; thinning blue to action; f to g stock with areas of heavy bruising & marked CMF over T; gwo & cond. #67923 L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
632 W.W. GREENER COMMERCIAL MARTINI-METFORD MILITARY STYLE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 30.2” barrel; p. bore; standard military type sights, nose cap & front band with bayonet fitting; W.W.GREENER MAKER BIRMINGHAM to barrel & lhs of action; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, action & fittings; plum to bands; heavy pitting 8” from the muzzle & band; fair finger groove forend with arsenal type repair to lhs; f to g stock with worn section under the butt at the plate; gwo & f. cond. #6523 L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 600
633 LITHGOW S.M.L.E. MKIII* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 25.2” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW S.ML.E. III* 1943; g profiles & clear markings; grey military finish to all metal, thining in some areas; g. stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. #E64078 bolt matching L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 700
634 SWEDISH M.1896 MAUSER INFANTRY RIFLE: 6.5×55; 5 shot mag; 28.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; breech marked with Swedish crown CARL GUSTAFS STADS GEVARSFAKTORI & dated 1905; vg profiles & clear markings; 85% original blue finish to barrel, receiver, t/guard & fittings; g. original stock with minor bruising; brass disc to rhs of butt & marked SHEPPARTON in large white block letters; complete with leather sling & bayonet; gwo & cond. #162137 L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 800
635 TURKISH MAUSER MODEL 1903/38 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 7.92×57; 5 shot mag; 28.25” barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & fittings; ASFA T*C ANKARA & crescent moon & dated 1937; g. profiles & clear markings; vg blue finish to barrel, fittings & receiver; vg stock with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. #26480 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 700
636 U.S. EDDYSTONE M17 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 30-06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 26” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; breech marked U.S. MODEL OF 1917 EDDYSTONE 1189980; flaming bomb motif to side rail; 9-18 to barrel at the rear of the front sight; vg profiles & clear markings; retains 97% original military finish; vg+ stock with small crack to forewood top near the barrel band; action packed in grease; gwo & vg cond. #1189980 L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 900
637 FRENCH MOD.1886/93 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 8x50R; 5 shot tubular mag; 20.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver marked MANUFACTURE D’ARMES MLE 1886 M 93 TULLE; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blue finish to barrel & receiver; grey to t/guard & bands; f. stock wit heavy bruising; complete with swivels; gwo & f to g cond. #40354 N/L Catalogue A54 $600 – 800
638 ITALIAN VETTERLI 1870/87 B/A INFANTRY RIFLE: 10.35x47R; 4 shot mag; 33.2” barrel; standard sights & fittings; TORRE ANNUNZIATA to lhs of breech; g. profiles & clear marking; blue/black finish to barrel, receiver, fittings & t/guard; g. orig stock with oval arsenal markings & dated 1883; gwo & vg cond. #UU4277 N/L Catalogue A54 $800 – 1200
639 BRITISH 1796 PATT LIGHT CAVALRY TROOPERS SWORD: 28½" x 1¼" curved blade with a light grey finish; stained brass hilt with languet & stirrup guard; vg bone grip bound with woven silver wire; no scabbard; o/a g. cond. L/R Catalogue A54 $700 – 850
640 BRITISH BAKER, RIFLE BRIGADE SWORD BAYONET: 22.75" blade with light & darker staining; no visible maker; brass hilt with 45 marked to languet; Campaign repair to lhs of grip & missing locking button; f. to g. cond. Peninsula war & Waterloo period. N/L Catalogue A54 $600 – 700
641 SWEDISH NAVAL CUTLASS: vg 26½" x 2" blade with small areas of light staining; steel quillions; long wooden grip secured by 3 steel studs with an eared brass pommel; complete with g. cond mounted black leather scabbard; g. reproduction cond. L/R Catalogue A54 $300 – 400
642 SWEDISH NAVAL CUTLASS: vg 26½" x 2" blade; steel quillions; long wooden grip secured by 3 steel studs; eared pommel; complete with g. brass mounted black leather scabbard; g. reproduction cond L/R Catalogue A54 $300 – 400
643 U.S. 1840 PATTERN NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER’S SWORD: 31½" straight bade with dark staining & surface rust, single fullers & no visible maker; brass D guard & bi-lobate shell guard with simulated brass wire grip; n/s; o/a f to g cond. L/R Catalogue A54 $300 – 400
644 WALKING STICK/DAGGER: g. 7½" diamond section blade concealed within a plain wooden hilt with finely woven copper ferrule; vg wooden outer cover with horn tip & brass threaded top; burgundy bakelite pommel with minor chip; vg. cond. Circa 1920 L/R Catalogue A54 $500 – 700
645 INDIAN TULWAR: g. 31½" straight blade with 3 narrow fullers to within 4" of the point; plated hilt of traditional form with knuckle guard of which 50% silver plate remains; no scabbard; o/a g. cond. Central India; mid 18th C. L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 800
646 INDIAN TULWAH: g. 31" curved blade with 2 grooves to back edge & light staining; part of hilt of traditional form with knuckle guard; diamond pattern chiselled to grip, with traces of silver wash finish to pommel & languets; n/s; g. cond. C. Mid 18th C. L/R Catalogue A54 $600 – 800
647 INDIAN SUKHELA: g. straight 35¾" European blade with a polished finish & twin fullers the full length of the blade; v. faint maker’s mark within the fullers; languets with applied pierced panels with traces of a gold washed finish; Hindu basket hilt with traditional pommel with extension decorated ensuite; padded hilt liner in poor condition; no scabbard. A good example of an early 17th C. Indian sword. Comes with a book The Indian Sword by P.S. Rawson, this sword featured on page 86. L/R Catalogue A54 $1600 – 2000
648 NORTH INDIAN TABAR FIGHTING AXE: plain wootz head & squared block secured by a domed keeper; 23½" wooden haft painted in multi coloured sections of black, green & red, terminating to a round pommel; vg cond. Mid-18th C. N/L Catalogue A54 $2000 – 2500
649 LOT X 2: BORNEO HEAD HUNTER’S SWORD: vg 20½" blade with groove to back edge on rhs; ebony grip bound with intricate woven brass wire; dragon’s head pommel with hair decoration; complete with vg curved wooden scabbard. KLEWANG KNIFE SWORD: broad 23" blade with areas of staining & pitting; g. grooved hilt of traditional form with plated copper ferrule; V shaped pommel; complete with g. carved wooden scabbard; both g. cond. L/R Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
650 AFRICAN MASSAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: with 31" well-made spear head of traditional form, with an aged grey patina; 26" metal shoe socket; original wooden haft; 71" o/a length. A great example of a 19th C. Massai tribal spear. N/L Catalogue A54 $800 – 1000
651 AFRICAN MASSAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: with 28" well-made spear head of traditional form, with an aged grey patina; 16" metal shoe socket; original wooden haft; 70" o/a length. A great example of a 19th C. Massai tribal spear. N/L Catalogue A54 $800 – 1000
652 IMPERIAL GERMAN 1889 INFANTRY OFFICER’S DEGANS: g. cond 31" straight blade with double fullers & v. light staining; 15% plated finish remaining to hilt with folding guard inset with the Imperial Eagle to hilt guard; vg black celluloid grips bound with woven steel wire; complete with correct steel scabbard with grey finish; o/a g. cond. L/R Catalogue A54 $350 – 400
653 GERMAN CUP HILT RAPIER: g. 36" blade marked XXINX SOLINGEN to both sides within the fullers; plain cup with minor damage to edging & blade area; plain quillions with button tips; vg original wooden grips bound with woven copper wire; plain knuckle guard; g. cond. Circa Mid-17th C.L/R Catalogue A54 $1250 – 1400
654 GERMAN 1898/05 BUTCHER BAYONET: with half muzzle ring; g. 14½" blade with v. light staining; ricasso marked R. STOCK & CO BERLIN-MARIENFELDE small Imperial cypher & 15 to back edge; g. grooved wooden grips, cross guard & pommel; complete with vg steel scabbard; g. cond Catalogue A54 $450 – 550
655 LOT X 2 GERMÄN 84/98 MAUSER BAYONETS: vg 10" blade retaining 85% original blue finish; g. grips & hilt; complete with matching steel scabbard. Exc 9 7/8" blade retaining all original factory finish; exc grooved plastic grips & hilt; complete with vg matching scabbard; both vg cond. Catalogue A54 $350 – 450
666 GERMAN MODEL 1898/05 MAUSER BUTCHER BAYONET: f to g 14½" blade with light & dark staining; ricasso marked WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER A.G. OBERNDORF A; vg hilt & grooved wooden grips; complete with vg steel scabbard; g. cond. Catalogue A54 $350 – 450
667 GERMAN MODEL 1898/05 MAUSER BUTCHER BAYONET: with sawback; g. blade with light staining; ricasso marked with Imperial cypher & ERFURT; g. grooved wooden hilt with flash guard & half muzzle ring; complete with g. steel scabbard & leather frog; g. cond. Catalogue A54 $450 – 550
668 GERMAN MODEL 1898 MAUSER BAYONET with sawback: g. 9 7/8" blade; ricasso marked with Imperial cypher & AMBERG; small Imperial cypher W.14 to back edge; g. wooden grips with even wear; g. hilt with eagle pommel; complete with steel scabbard; g. cond. Catalogue A54 $350 – 450
669 GERMAN MODEL 84/98 MAUSER BAYONET: vg 10" blade with 85% factory finish remaining; ricasso marked S/172; g. original wooden grips with minor marks; g. hilt; complete with matching steel scabbard; vg cond. Catalogue A54 $300 – 400
670 GERMAN MODEL 71/84 MAUSER BAYONET: vg blade with long fullers; SOEMMERDA to ricasso; 38.R.6.222 to cross guard; g. wooden grips with minor marks; g. hilt; complete with g. steel mounted leather scabbard & frog; g. cond. Catalogue A54 $275 – 325
671 BRITISH YATAGHAN SWORD BAYONET: to suit 1860 short rifle MR 20.05; g. 22.75" blade with light staining o/all; inspection stamps to ricasso & back edge; G.251 to cross guard; vg knurled pressed leather grips; complete with g. steel scabbard; g. cond. Catalogue A54 $400 – 500
672 BRITISH MODEL 1855 LANCASTER, SAPPERS & MINERS SWORD BAYONET: g. 23.5" piped back blade with altered spear point; faint inspection stamps to the ricasso; brass cross guard marked B841; brass pommel; g. knurled leather grips with slight wear; complete with g. brass mounted black leather scabbard.; g. cond. Catalogue A55 $350 – 400
673 BRITISH PATTERN 1879 ARTILLERY SAWBACK SWORD BAYONET: g. 25.75" blade with WD inspection stamps to the ricasso; vg bar hilt & knurled black leather grips with →S← stamps to the pommel; n/s; g. cond. Catalogue A55 $300 – 400
674 SCARCE ENGLISH BOY’S SWORD: exc cond 18" slightly curved blade with fullered to point & 0008 to back edge; etched with crown, flaming bomb & battle honours of ALMA SEVASTAPOL INKERMAN & PROVED slug to ricasso, obverse with VR cypher & battle honours of WATERLOO PENINSULA BARROSA CORUNNA LINCELLES; wire bound fish skin grip with light wear; 2 bar hilt, the sword in general similar to a C.1850 Royal Artillery Officers Sword; good metal scabbard with shallow dents to lower section & one suspension ring absent; vg cond o/a. C.1860. L/R Catalogue A55 $700 – 900
675 BRITISH PRESENTATION INFANTRY OFFICERS GOTHIC HILT SWORD: good cond 32½" straight unfullered blade, ricasso with HENRY WILKINSON PALL MALL LONDON; etched designs to 140mm of point include inscription PRESENTED TO MAJOR J.F. HOLLIDAY BY THE MEMBERS OF THE SHANGHAI VOLUNTEER CORPS ON THE OCCASION OF HIS LEAVING FOR ENGLAND AND RESIGNING HIS COMMAND SHANGHAI 4TH APRIL 1881; obverse with VR ROYAL CYPHER, APRIL 4TH 1854 & LIGHT INFANTRY HORN; back edge with 24904; some minor spotting to blade; sterling silver 1/2 basket hilt inset with VR ROYAL CYPHER hallmarked to London 1881; vg wire bound fish skin grips; complete with nickel plated vg steel scabbard; vg cond. 1881 L/R Catalogue A55 $2000 – 2500
676 FINE BRITISH OFFICERS MARMALUKE SWORD WITH PERSIAN BLADE: vg cond 29" curved unfullered, fine watered damascus blade with faint Persian talisman square in gold; gilt brass hilt with g cond ivory grips, gilt worn at exposed surfaces; g. cond silver plated steel scabbard with gilt brass mounts, the whole surface etched with a floral acanthus design; vg cond o/a; C.1850 L/R Catalogue A55 $1800 – 2200
677 BRITISH CAVALRY OFFICERS MARMALUKE SWORD: vg cond unfullered 31" blade with 10" back edge marked 21532; HENRY WILKINSON PALL MALL LONDON on ricasso &Islamic cartouche on reverse; some v. minor spotting to blade; gilt brass hilt with g cond ivory grips, gilt worn at exposed surfaces; fitted with sword knot, cord of bullion & tassel & choke of silver; écussonof quillons overlaid with a Sphinx/Egypt badge; vg. cond nickel plated scabbard with gilt brass mounts, some minor spotting; 1876 L/R Catalogue A55 $2000 – 2500
678 FINE SILVER MOUNTED PRESENTATION 1827 PATT RIFLE OFFICER’S SWORD: exc 32" slightly curved, etched blade, heavily embellished with acanthus leaves, rampant horse, standard INVICTA. 38TH CORPS K.R.V. (Kent Rifle Volunteers) Latin inscription NIHIL.HUMANIA.ME ALIENUM.PUTO within a banner & Griffin image; obverse side has foliage, large urn of foliage, acanthus leaves with inscription PRESENTED TO CAPT. C.T. JENNINGS BY THE MEMBERS OF HIS COMPANY AS A TOKEN OF ESTEEM SANDHURST NOV.18TH 1865; ricasso marked C.BARHAM HAWHURST KENT; hallmarked silver engraved guard inset with 38TH Corps Rampant Horse Regimental standard; sterling silver back piece hallmarked for LONDON C.1860; mellow ivory grips with woven silver wire binding with a couple of loose strands; with steel scabbard with engraved silver mounts. Great! L/R Catalogue A55 $3500 – 4000
679 OTTOMAN SHAMSHIR SWORD: vg cond 29" curved unfullered watered blade; gilt brass hilt with rhino horn grips, 2 small fractures to quillons & short age crack to one grip; silver mounted black leather scabbard, mounts decorated with ribbons & floral designs & with Turkish Sultan Tughra stamps; g. cond; C.1870 L/R Catalogue A55 $2000 – 3000
680 INDIAN KATAR: g. cond 10” double edged blade, elaborate panels recessed into each blade face with traces of gold gilt to protected areas; grip fully engraved with decorative florid designs & traces of gold gilt remain; wood sheath encased with red velvet with blue & green velvet trim. C.1800 Quite impressive. L/R Catalogue A55 $700 – 1000
681 INDIAN TULWAR WITH SHAMSHIR BLADE: g. cond 31" curved, unfullered watered blade with faint Damascus patterning; one piece iron grip with very dark brown patina highlighting applied silver decoration comprising multiple tiny rosettes to the grip area, some absent & elaborate floral & ivy designs also of silver & all in relief; no scabbard; vg cond o/a. 1882 L/R Catalogue A55 $800 – 1200
682 BRITISH OFFICERS MARMALUKE SWORD WITH PERSIAN BLADE: vg cond 34½" curved unfullered watered damascus blade with foreign script near ricasso to both sides; sterling silver hilt hallmarked to LONDON 1882, with vg cond ivory grips; wood scabbard covered with blue velvet & unadorned silver mounts of later period; g. cond. C.1800 L/R Catalogue A55 $1000 – 1500
683 FINE LARGE KYBER KNIFE: vg cond 22" blade with narrow fuller; gold inlay inscriptions & prayers to both sides; vg cond gold koftgari handle with grip of Mother of Pearl & obverse grip Mutton Fat Jade; black leather scabbard of later manufacture; vg cond o/a. C.1850 An excellent example N/L Catalogue A55 $1500 – 2000
684 INDIAN TEMPLE TULWAR: vg. cond 33" curved unfullered watered Damascus blade with 8 large format incised panels of prayers to full length of each side; nickel silver hilt with engraved floral designs to entirety; wood scabbard covered with royal purple & gold cloth, faded & tip frayed; vg cond o/a C.1850 L/R Catalogue A55 $800 – 1200
685 FINE INDIAN TULWAR with GOLD KOFTGARI HILT: g cond 33" curved unfullered watered Damascus blade with inlaid gold motif, blade with several very small nicks & some minor spotting; vg cond & exquisite thick gold koftgari to entire hilt; with original, unadorned black leather scabbard in f to g condition; C.1850 L/R Catalogue A55 $2500 – 2900
686 INDIAN KHANDA SWORD with GOLD KOFTGARI HILT: vg cond 27½" straight unfullered watered Damascus blade with spatula point & 9" back edge; thick gold koftgaridecorative mounts along blade edge both sides up to back edge; thick gold koftgari hilt of traditional design ensuite with blade mounts; hilt bound with silver wire to floral design showing some wear; original hilt lining in fair to good cond; plush velvet covered scabbard of later manufacture with gold koftgari chape; vg cond overall. C.1800 L/R Catalogue A55 $2700 – 3200
687 EARLY INDIAN ‘PATA’ GAUNTLET SWORD: g. cond 38" straight fullered blade, dull grey & with some discolouration & small forging flaw near middle; gold koftgari gauntlet tangs support 7" of blade; dark russet browned gauntlet profusely decorated with gold koftgari designs & panels, 2 small areas of damage to gauntlet caused from within; complete with original grip bar & pivoting forearm support strut. C.1750 A most impressive example L/R Catalogue A55 $2500 – 3000
688 SOUTHERN RUSSIAN CAUCASUS KINJIL: vg cond 15½" blade with deep offset fullers & minor discolour spots near tip; hilt worked entirely in niello with one face & both side gold washed in addition; scabbard also worked entirely in niello with designs & gold work ensuite; vg to exc cond. C.1840 L/R Catalogue A55 $2000 – 3000
689 MOROCCAN KOUMMYA: g. cond 9" curved blade with 5" back edge, some small areas of discolouration; silver mounted handle of single section of rhino horn; upper mount with moderate indent; wood lined silver scabbard decorated in entirety ensuite with hilt mounts; design includes Islamic date 1318 which is 1901 in western calendar; complete with faded dark green woven cotton baldric with which it was worn over the shoulder; g cond. 1901 L/R Catalogue A55 $1000 – 1500
690 SPANISH UGARTECHEA SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 28" barrels; 2¾" chambers; tight on the face; choked MOD & FULL; vg clean bores; g. profiles; vg blacked finish to barrels; patchy finish to boxlock action & t/guard; g. stock & forend; 14" LOP, 3.3 kgs weight; gwo & cond. #133854 L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
691 GREEK BREDA MODEL 1927 MANNLICHER SCHOENAUER B/A SPORTING RIFLE: conversion from military; 6.5×54 Cal; 5 shot rotary mag; 20" barrel; f to g bore; standard sights with spoon shaped bolt handle; Greek National Cross & Y 1903/14 to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; 85% blue finish to the relevant areas; g. stock; no swivels; gwo & cond. #H729 L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
692 BELGIUM, FORWARD UNDER LEVER N.E. SxS GAME GUN: 16G; tight on the face; 30.5" damascus barrels; f to g bores with small dent to lhs barrel 19" from the muzzle; standard sights; hounds & foliage engraved to each lock; horn extension to steel t/guard with scroll & stag; g. profiles & clear engraving; light brown finish to barrels, grey to action, locks & t/guard; g. stock with cheek piece & chequered wrist; gwo & cond. #991 L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
693 W. CASHMORE S.L.N.E. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2¾" chambers; 30" barrels; tight on the face; machine cut rib; choked MOD & FULL; f to g bores; fine foliate engraved box locks & actions; thinning black finish to barrel; blue/grey to box locks & actions; chequered wrist & forend; LOP 13", 3.3 kg weight; gwo & cond. #31453378 L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
694 HOLLOWAY & CO S.L.N.E. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2¾” chamber; 30" barrels; tight on the face; choked CYL & MOD; machine cut rib; f. bores; standard sights; g. profiles & clear markings; re-blacked finish to all metal; g. chequered pistol grip stock; 14" LOP, 3.2kgs weight; gwo & cond. #33800L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
695 I. HOLLIS & SONS TOP LEVER CHALLENGE SxS HAMMER FIELD N.E. SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾" chambers; 25" barrels; tight on the face; choked approx CYL & MOD; machine cut top rib; standard sights; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; vg chequered pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 13½", weight; gwo & cond. #86102 L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
696 W. RICHARDS UNDER LEVER SxS N.E. HAMMER FIELD GUN: 12G; 2¾" chambers; 30" barrels with clear damascus pattern; tight on the face; choked MOD & FULL; g. bores with slight pitting near the chambers; rib inscribed W. RICHARDS LONDON; back action locks with sparse foliage engraving & inscribed W. RICHARDS; g. profiles & clear markings; soft grey patina to all metal; g. stock with wear to chequered wrist & forend; LOP 13½", weight 3.2kgs; gwo & cond. #20283LSB L/R Catalogue A55 $400 – 500
697 FEINWERKBAU MOD 300S TARGET AIR RIFLE: 177 Cal; 20" barrel; g. bore; standard rear target peep & globe type front sight; Company trade mark & address to breech; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 97% original blue finish with a few minor marks; vg stock with minor bruising; gwo & vg+ cond. #167759 L/R Catalogue A55 $375 – 425
698 REMINGTON MOD 700 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 308 Cal; 5 shot; 20½" barrel; vg bore; no factory open sights fitted, fitted with a Tasco 6.5-25×50 scope with vg optics; factory grey finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; grey synthetic stock; black binding to cheek piece; fitted with flash hider; rifle is almost as new; gwo & exc cond. #G6902871 L/R Catalogue A55 $750 – 850
699 ENFIELD NO.5 MKI B/ACTION JUNGLE CARBINE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.5" barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; side rail marked SPF339 & NO5 MKI Ro.F. (F) 7/45; lhs receiver ring marked W9141 ENGLAND; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original blacked finish; g. original stock with minor marks; complete with vg correct bayonet scabbard & frog, plus webb sling; gwo & vg cond. #W9141 matching bolt & mag L/R Catalogue A55 $900 – 1000
700 SAVAGE NO.4 MKI B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2" barrel; f. bore with wear; standard sights & fittings; receiver marked U.S. PROPERTY; side rail marked S. NO.4 MKI & dated 1942; vg profiles & clear markings; rifle retains 80% original blacked military finish; vg stock with minor marks; complete with spike bayonet w/s; gwo & vg cond. #112C3712 L/R Catalogue A55 $500 – 600