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CATALOGUE A56 April 2021: ITEMS NO 101 – 200

101 UBERTI 1851 COLT NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; brass t/guard & back strap; retaining 95% blue to cylinder & barrel; vivid case colours to lever & frame; gwo & vg+ cond. #D27916 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
102 UBERTI ARMI RENATO COLT 1862 POLICE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 165mm (6½”) round barrel; g. bore; standard sights; brass t/guard & back strap; retaining all original blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame, lever & hammer; vg walnut grips; gwo & vg+ cond. #92752 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 450
103 UBERTI 1858 REMINGTON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 165mm (6½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; brass t/guard; steel back strap; retaining 75% original blue finish; g. walnut grips; gwo & f to g cond. #65686 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
104 UBERTI REMINGTON ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 203m (8″) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; brass t/guard; steel back strap; retaining all original blue finish except a fine drag mark to cylinder; vg walnut grips; gwo & exc cond. #2316 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 450
105 UBERTI ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cyl; 203mm (8″) octagonal barrel; g. bore; std sights; brass t/guard; steel back strap; retains 85% blue finish; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. #62950 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
106 NAVY ARMS 1861 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½”) round barrel; g. bore; standard sights; brass t/guard & back strap; g. profiles & markings; retaining 60% orig blue finish with most losses to the rhs of barrel; g. case colours to frame & lever; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. #2767 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 350
107 COLT S.A.A. C/F REVOLVER: 41CF; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½”) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, one line Hartford address, 41 COLT markings, patent dates & Rampant Colt trade mark; g. profiles, clear markings & slight wear to barrel address; retaining 60% blue/black finish to barrel, the balance a grey patina with exception of the finish in the cylinder flutes; g. walnut grips with even wear & minor marks; gwo & cond. C.1897 #169713 & matching L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1600 – 1800
108 COLT LIGHTNING C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) round barrel; g. bore; front sight replacement; 2 line Hartford barrel address; Patent dates to lhs of frame; slight wear to profiles & markings; 38 CAL to t/guard; blue/grey finish to barrel, housing, t/guard &back strap; grey to frame & hammer; g. Colt hard rubber bird’s head grips; gwo & f to g cond. C.1878 #10088 L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
109 WEBLEY & SCOTT MKIV C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; standard sights; top strap marked WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD BIRMINGHAM; winged bullet trade mark to rhs of barrel; NO 94 lightly marked to lhs of frame & rhs of barrel; g. profiles, address & markings; retaining 75% original blue finish with a few areas of fine pitting & scratch marks; vg vulcanite W&S grips; gwo & cond. #A77048 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
110 COLT 4TH TYPE OPEN TOP R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 7 shot cylinder; 60mm (2 3/8″) round barrel; g. bore; standard sights & 2 line HARTFORD address; 22 CAL marked to lhs of action; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 85% original nickel finish with most losses to the cylinder; vg walnut birds head grips; gwo & cond. C.1877 #98414 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
111 COLT MODEL 1862 PERCUSSION POCKET NAVY REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot cylinder; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; f. bore; one line New York address; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass back strap & t/guard marked 36 CAL; g. profiles & clear markings; grey patina to barrel with areas of v. fine pitting; rebated cylinder with 50% scene & light & dark patches, grey to frame, mellow patina to back strap & t/guard; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1862 #2279 L/R Catalogue A56 $2250 – 2500
111a ADAMS PATENT HOLLIS & SHEATH ADAMS MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 38 bore; 5 shot cylinder with London Proofs; 195mm (7 5/8”) octagonal barrel inscribed HOLLIS & SHEATH MAKERS TO H.M.H. BOARD OF ORDNANCE LONDON & London proofs; plain frame with rhs marked ADAMS PATENT No 5463X; vg profiles & clear address & markings; revolver finished in the white with just a few stain marks; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & vg cond. Rare with an X s/n #5463X Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1400 – 1600
112 COLT 1877 THUNDERER CF REVOLVER: 41 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) round barrel; 2 line HARTFORD address, COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; COLT D.A. 41 to lhs of barrel; g. profiles & markings; back strap inscribed J.S.HUDSON; retaining 85% nickel finish; clear address, wear to Patent dates; vg ivory grips; gwo & vg cond. C.1878 #9548 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
113 COLT POCKET NAVY CONVERSION REVOLVER: 38 R/F; 5 shot; rebated cylinder with 85% scene; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; one line NEW YORK address; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap; g. profiles & clear marking; soft grey finish to barrel, cylinder & frame; mellow to brass furniture; vg walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1874 #4679 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2200
114 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 5 shot cylinder displaying 75% scene; 153mm (6″) octagonal barrel with 2 line NEW YORK address & COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap with traces of silver plate finish; g. profiles, clear address & markings; patchy grey finish to barrel, frame & lever, grey to cylinder; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1852 #34092 cylinder not matching L/R Catalogue A56 $1000 – 1200
114a AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL RETAILED TRANTER 4TH MODEL D/ACTION PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot cylinder; 153mm (6”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; top barrel flat inscribed HENRY CHALLENER 61 KING ST WEST SYDNEY N.S.W.; borderline& foliate engraved frame, loading lever & t/guard; silver grey finish to barrel, lever, frame, cylinder & t/guard; vg chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1857 #15339T L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1700
115 COLT 1877 LIGHTNING REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) round barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; 2 line Hartford address; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; Patent dates & Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of frame; g. profiles, clear address, dates & trade mark; blue/grey finish to barrel, frame, cylinder, ejector, t/guard & back strap; vg Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. C.1893 #93243 all matching L/R Catalogue A56 $1000 – 1300
116 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 6 shot cylinder displaying 50% visible scene; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel with standard sights, one line NEW YORK address & COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap; English proofs to barrel & cylinder; vg profiles, clear address & markings; barrel retains 35% original blue finish, strong case colours to lever, faint case colours to frame & strong to hammer, t/guard & back strap with 40% original silver plate finish; g. walnut grips with v. minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1862 #205637 matching L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2500
116a ADAMS MODEL 1851 PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot cylinder with London proofs; 153mm (6”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; top barrel flat inscribed DEANE ADAMS & DEANE MAKERS TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT 30 KING WILLIAM ST LONDON BRIDGE; borderline & foliate engraved frame & t/guard; g. profiles, clear address & marking; soft grey finish to barrel, cylinder, frame & fittings; vg chequered walnut grips with hinged cap box; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1856 #1307 L/R Catalogue A56 $900 – 1100
117 COLT 1861 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with only remnants of scene visible; 190mm (7½”) round barrel; f. to g, bore; one line NEW YORK address & COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; mellow brass t/guard & back strap; silver grey finish to barrel, lever & frame with areas of fine pitting; vg walnut grips; gwo & f to g cond. Plus a James Rosier number & initial. C.1869 #33267 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
118 COLT POCKET NAVY CONVERSION REVOLVER: 38 R/F; 5 shot rebated cylinder displaying 75% scene; 89mm (3½”) round barrel; g. bore; with two line HARTFORD address & COLTS PATENT dates to lhs of frame; brass t/guard with scarce double CAL markings of 31 CAL & an over stamp of 36 CAL; g. profiles & clear markings; silver grey finish to barrel & cylinder; faint case colours to frame; mellow to t/guard with traces of original silver plate finish; g. original walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1873-80 #316247 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2200 – 2300
118a ADAMS MODEL 1851 DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 bore; 5 shot cylinder with London proofs; 197mm (7¾”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sight fittings; top barrel flat inscribed DEANE ADAMS & DEANE MAKERS TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT 30 KING WILLIAM ST LONDON BRIDGE; borderline engraving & sparse foliate engraving to frame; slight wear to profiles, address & clear engraving to frame; wear to t/guard & fittings, darker to cylinder; vg chequered walnut grips with hinged cap box; gwo & f to g cond. C.1851 #21 L/R Catalogue A56 $950 – 1100
119 COLT 1877 THUNDERER C/F REVOLVER: 41 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) round barrel; f to g bore; standard sights; 2 line HARTFORD address with patent dates to lhs of frame & 41 CAL marking to t/guard; g. profiles with slight wear to barrel address; retaining 80% nickel finish with most losses to cylinder; vg hard rubber bird’s head Colt grips; all complete; gwo & cond. #44452 matching L/R Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
120 EUROPEAN S/B PERCUSSION MILITARY PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9.75″ barrel secured by a brass front band; f. bore; small blade front sight; plain lock plate marked No.857; brass military style t/guard, butt cap & side plate; slight wear to profiles; silver grey finish to barrel, lock plate & hammer with a fine pitting o/a; g. stock with minor marks; complete with rod; gwo & cond. Possibly Bavarian. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
121 EUROPEAN S/B PERCUSSION MILITARY PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9.75″ round barrel secured by a brass front band; f. bore; small blade front sight; plain lock plate marked 858; brass military style t/guard, butt cap & side plate; slight wear to profiles; silver grey finish to barrel, lock plate & hammer with a v. fine pitting o/a; g. stock with minor marks; complete with rod; gwo & cond. Possibly Bavarian. C.1840 #858 N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
122 INDIAN TRIBAL MATCHLOCK S/B PISTOL: 20″ swamped iron barrel; poor bore; crude matchlock system with brass fittings; aged patina to barrel & matchlock fittings; full length stock with a reddish finish; w.o. A good decorator for a man cave. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
123 CONTINENTAL MIQUELET CONVERSION TO PERCUSSION BELT PISTOL: 700 Cal; 7½”, 2 stage iron barrel with cannon muzzle; possibly Italian a gun maker’s mark to the breech; borderline engraved lock with external main spring; ornate hammer in the form of a fish; steel t/guard with an acorn finial side plate with belt hook, eared butt cap & a silver oval escutcheon; g. profiles & markings; silver finish to barrel, lock, t/guard & furniture; g. full stock with a couple of v. fine aged cracks to rhs of forend; scroll & foliage carved to the tang wrist; gwo & vg cond. C.1720 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1700 – 2000
124 ENGLISH PERCUSSION 2 STAGE BRASS CANNON BARREL BLUNDERBUSS: 1 1/8″ bore at the muzzle; 18″ barrel with THE GUNMAKERS COMPANY LONDON proofs & stag head mark to the breech; plain back action lock plate with no visible maker; steel pineapple finial t/guard & furniture; g. profiles with wear to barrel proofs; mellow patina to barrel with a vice mark to the breech; dark brown patina to barrel, tang, lock, hammer, t/guard & fittings; f to g stock with chequered wrist with moderate bruising & oil stains; rhs of forend at the muzzle having a period inlet repair; compete with original rod; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1500
125 SCARCE VICTORIA POLICE CONSTABULARY PERCUSSION PISTOL: 577 Cal; 6″ barrel; g. bore; plain borderline engraved lock marked WILKINSON; brass regulation trigger guard inscribed B over 10, (Geelong Police district); slight wear to profiles & clear markings; brass butt cap, swivel & ram rod pipe; blacked finish to barrel, lock plate & hammer, the hammer with a chip to the nose; f to g stock that has been rubbed back & has a repaired aged crack from the barrel tang to heel of lock plate; complete with butt swivel & captive rod; gwo & f to g cond. For the Colonial collector. C.1855 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$900 – 1200
126 ENGLISH RYAN & WATSON FULL STOCKED S/B FLINTLOCK COACH PISTOL: 18 bore; 9¼” octagonal barrel with silver bead front sight & notched rear sight to barrel tang; top barrel flat inscribed LONDON; stepped lock plate with bolted safety & marked RYAN & WATSON; fitted with a swan necked cock, integral pan & roller to the frizzen with a small foliate panel to the heel of the lock plate; steel pineapple finial t/guard engraved with trophies & flags; g. profiles & clear marking; re-blacked finish to barrel & lock plate, silver grey to t/guard; f to g stock with vg chequered butt; lhs of stock with minor marks; rhs has a fine aged crack to the centre of the forewood with a piece missing near the muzzle; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1500
127 U.S. N.A. SMITH S/B PERCUSSION PISTOL: 38 bore; 6½” octagonal fine wire twist barrel with top barrel flat inscribed LONDON; f to g bore with clear rifling; one silver & one fine gold band to the breech; dovetail front sight & notched rear sight to the tang; oblong brass poincon inscribed PHILADELPHIA; foliate engraved back action lock inscribed N.A.SMITH; German silver spur trigger guard engraved ensuite as lock plate; silver plate finish to barrel key escutcheon; lhs of wrist inlaid with a pair of birds; g. profiles &clear markings; grey finish to barrel with moderate bruising to lhs; g. stock with chequered wrist; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1400
128 U.S. H.E. LEMAN LANCASTER PA S/B PERCUSSION HOLSTER PISTOL: 36 Cal; 9″ octagonal barrel; g. bore; brass dovetail blade front sight, notched rear sight at the tang, a previous rear sight has been removed & filled with a brass filler; lock plate fitted with a nipple & drum conversion; foliage engraved to hammer & sections of lock plate & inscribed H.E. LEMAN LANCASTER PA; brass acorn finial t/guard; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey patina to barrel, lock & fittings, mellow to brass; g. Lancer shaped stock; gwo & cond. C.1835 N/L Catalogue A56 $1000 – 1400
129 ENGLISH HENRY NOCK BOXLOCK CENTRE HAMMER FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 38 bore; 4½” barrel with side mounted spring bayonet & belt hook to lhs: action engraved with trophies, flags & drums & fitted with a concealed folding trigger, sliding top safety & re-inforced cock; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to barrel & action with a few minor marks; g. original slab sided walnut grips with a vacant silver escutcheon to the wrist; all complete; gwo & cond. C. 1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2000
130 ENGLISH MATCHED PAIR OF PERCUSSION S/B MAN-STOPPER PISTOLS by GEORGE & JOHN DEANE: 60 Cal; 2″ octagonal barrel inscribed GEORGE & JOHN DEANE 46 KING WILLIAM ST LONDON BRIDGE; struck with ELG Belgium proofs; g. bores; boxlock side hammer actions with borderline & foliage decoration; fitted with a hinged steel butt cap engraved ensuite; vg profiles, clear address & engraving; blue/grey patina to barrels & furniture, silver grey to actions & hammers; vg finely chequered walnut grips with vacant silver escutcheons; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1856 #48 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1400
131 ITALIAN MIQUELET TRAVELLING PISTOL: 70 Cal; 7¼” barrel; f. bore; borderline engraved lock plate with external spring & fittings; ornate cock with borderline engraving & fitted with an internal pan; brass t/guard engraved with trophies & flags & a floral tribute to brass butt cap; g. profiles & clear engraving; silver grey finish to barrel, polished silver grey to lock plate, cock & springs; g. original full stock with chequered butt; forend with moderate bruising; gwo & cond. Circa late 18th Cent N/L Catalogue A56 $1500 – 1800
132 CASED LONDON ARMOURY CO WEBLEY SOLID FRAME C/F REVOLVER: 442 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & struck with London proofs; WEBLEY’S PATENT to lhs barrel lug; top strap inscribed LONDON ARMOURY CO JAS KERR & COs SUCCESSORS 54 KING WILLIAM ST LONDON; cartridge ejector to rhs of frame; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blue finish with most losses to lhs of frame & butt cap; drag mark to cylinder; trigger & hammer in the white; vg chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in a g. cond, English oak screw top case, partitioned & lined in red baize with a yellow Thomas Bland paper trade label & Eley Bros 442 Cal cartridge label; complete with a 12 round cartridge magazine, 442 Cal brass mould, pewter oil bottle, turn screw & ebony rod. C.1870 #DF033 L /R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3200
133 CASED PAIR OF JOSEPH MANTON FLINTLOCK HALF STOCKED DUELLING PISTOLS: 50 Cal; 10″ octagonal barrels with small areas of light bruising & one pistol has light vice marks to the breech; g. bores; small silver blade front sights & notched rear sights at the tang; single gold band to the breeches including a gold poincon with the ROYAL CYPHER & marked JOSEPH MANTON PATENT; trophies & flags engraved to the tang; borderline engraved lock plates inscribed JOSEPH MANTON LONDON; fitted with a bolted safety with a small area of sunburst decoration; fitted with swan necked cocks, rain proof pans & gold touch holes; steel pineapple finial t/guards engraved with trophies & flags; steel furniture; g. profiles, clear engravings & markings; v. light brown patina to barrels, soft grey to locks & fittings, blue/grey to t/guards; g. stocks with horn forend caps, chequered butts with vacant oval silver wrist escutcheons; stocks have moderate bruising, mostly to the lock surrounds; all complete with horn tipped rods; gwo & cond. Presented in a exc mahogany case with inset hinged circular lid handle & mother of pearl key escutcheon; Joseph Manton paper trade label to the inside of the lid; partitioned & re-lined in green baize; accessories include mallet, cleaning rod, leather re-covered 2 way powder flask, combination turn screw & vent pricker. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$20000 – 24000
134 CASED PAIR OF PERCUSSION S/B COACHING PISTOLS by ROFS OF EDINBURGH: 50 Cal; 8½” damascus octagonal barrels; silver bead front sights, notched rear sights at the breeches with a single silver band; top barrel flats inscribed ROFS EDINBURGH; foliate engraved locks inscribed ROFS; steel pineapple finial t/guard & furniture engraved ensuite as lock plates; vg profiles, clear engraving; blue/grey patina to barrels & locks; 70% original blue to t/guard; vg original stocks with chequered butts; all complete; gwo & vg cond. Presented in its original mahogany case; partitioned &lined in a green baize; accessories include brass mould, main spring vice, 3 way Bartram & Co brass powder flask & ebony handled turn screw. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$9000 – 11000
134a RARE 4 BARREL D.EGG FLINTLOCK DUCKFOOT PISTOL: 38 bore; 2 5/8″ splayed, round brass barrels, numbered, 1, 2, 3 & final barrel not numbered; The Gunmaker’s Company London struck to the breech; brass borderline engraved centre hammer boxlock action; lhs inscribed D.EGG & military trophies, lhs flags, cannon, trophies & inscribed LONDON; fitted with a swan necked cock & sliding safety; plain steel t/guard with floral tribute to the centre; sharp profiles, clear engraving & markings; mellow finish to barrels, breech & box lock action; vg finely chequered walnut bag shaped walnut grips with oval silver escutcheon; all complete; gwo & vg cond. Presented in a mahogany travelling desk case, re-fitted in the French style & lined in burgundy velvet; accessories include pewter oil bottle, vent brush, turn screw set, combination pincer mould & turn off key, 3 way flask & rod. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$8500 – 10000
135 EXCELLENT CASED PAIR OF W.R.PAPE OF NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE S/B PERCUSSION GREAT COAT PISTOLS: 3″ octagonal damascus barrels with captive ramrods; g. bores; ivory bead front sights; top barrel flats inscribed W.R.PAPE NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE; foliate engraved boxlock side hammer actions decorated with foliate panels; sharp profiles, clear address & engravings; blue/grey patina to barrels with a distinctive pattern; actions, hammers & furniture in the white with a polished finish; beautiful ivory grips with a couple of fine aged cracks to each pistol. Presented in its original oak case; partitioned & lined in burgundy baize with ivory 2 way flask, ivory handle turn screw & nipple wrench, ivory nipple container & ivory ball puller.
An excellent & hard to fault casing. C.1865 N/L
Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$12000 – 14000
135a CASED BRACE OF PERCUSSION COACH PISTOLS: .50 Cal: 9¼” octagonal barrels with Birmingham proofs; acanthus foliate engraved back action locks, one hammer a possible replacement; mottled brown/grey patina to barrels & actions; g. cond stocks with chequered grips; one action a/f. Presented in a Mahogany coloured case, partitioned & relined in green baize; accessories include bullet mould & copper flask. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2400
136 ENGLISH I. FIELD FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK TRAVELLING PISTOL: 60 Cal; 9″ octagonal barrel with THE GUNMAKERS COMPANY LONDON proofs to the beech & fitted with a top mounted spring bayonet; stepped lock plate with sun burst & foliage engraving & inscribed I. FIELD; fitted with a swan necked cock, integral pan, roller to the frizzen & bolted safety to the heel; brass pineapple finial t/guard engraved with foliage; vg profiles, clear markings & engraving; soft grey patina to barrel, lock & fittings; mellow finish to brass furniture; vg original stock with minor marks; complete with horn tipped rod; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1815 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2400
137 W. KETLAND LONDON FULL STOCKED OFFICER’S FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 550 Cal; 7½” round brass barrel inscribed LONDON VIII with English proofs to the breech; flat lock plate inscribed W.KETLAND & CO; fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; brass t/guard & furniture; mellow finish to barrel, t/guard & furniture; soft grey to lock & fittings; g. original stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1815 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2300
138 W. KETLAND LONDON FULL STOCKED OFFICER’S FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 550 Cal; 7½” round brass barrel inscribed LONDON VIII with English proofs to the breech; flat lock plate inscribed W.KETLAND & CO; fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; brass t/guard & furniture; mellow finish to barrel, t/guard & furniture; soft grey to lock & fittings; g. original stock with minor marks & a fine aged crack to lhs of barrel tang & forewood at the muzzle; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1815 N/L Catalogue A56 $1700 – 2200
139 U.S. H.ASTON MODEL 1842 PERCUSSION MILITARY PISTOL: 54 Cal; 8½” round barrel with captive rod; p. bore; lock marked U.S. H.ASTON MIDDtn CONN 1849; mellow brass regulation t/guard & furniture; slight wear to profiles & lock markings; light brown patina to barrel, lock, fittings & captive rod; g. stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
140 U.S. I.N.JOHNSON MODEL 1842 PERCUSSION MILITARY PISTOL: 54 Cal; 8½” round barrel with captive rod & single brass barrel band; f to g bore; lock marked U.S. I.N.JOHNSON & dated 1854 MIDDtn CONN; mellow brass regulation t/guard & furniture; slight wear to profiles & lock markings; silver grey patina to barrel, soft grey to lock fittings & captive rod; g. stock; all complete; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
140a MORTIMER LONDON PERCUSSION FULL STOCKED TRAVELLING PISTOL: 50 Cal; s/shot; 5″ damascus octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights & captive r.rod; H.W. MORTIMER to top barrel flat; back action lock foliate engraved & inscribed MORTIMER; t/guard engraved ensuite; slight wear to profiles & address; f to g stock with wear to chequered butt & moderate bruising to forend; gwo & f to g cond. C.1845 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
141 ENGLISH TRANSITION PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 6 shot cylinder; 132mm (5¼”) octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights; foliate engraving to frame, back strap & t/guard; slight wear to profiles & engraving; silver grey patina to barrel, frame, cylinder, t/guard & butt cap; fine chequered grips with lhs grip burnt at the butt; gwo & f to g cond. C.1860 #39 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 450
141a ENGLISH U/O PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 56 Cal; 256mm (10½”) round damascus barrels struck with The Gunmaker’ s Company proofs to the breech; poor bores; foliate engraved boxlock side hammer action & extended back strap; g. profiles, clear proofs & engraving to action, back strap & faint to t/guard; blue/plum finish to barrels, silver grey to action & hammers; g. butt stock with minor marks & a diamond shaped ivory inlay to the butt; nose of lh hammer chipped o/w gwo & cond. C.1860 #J001 L/R Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
142 W. CLARKE PERCUSSION U/O BELT PISTOL: 45ML; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrels; g. bores with top inscribed W. CLARKE MAKER; fitted with a belt hook & captive r.rod & with Birmingham proofs; foliate engraved boxlock side hammer action & t/guard; g. profiles; clear maker to barrel & all engraving; silver grey finish to barrels, hammer, action & hinged butt cap; g. chequered grip with vacant brass wrist escutcheon; gwo & cond. C.1840 #11 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1400
143 COLLINS PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL: 38ML; 6 shot barrel cluster; 57mm (2¾”) barrel; g. bores; centre hammer action with lhs inscribed COLLINS MAKER & struck with Birmingham proofs to the barrel cluster; German silver frame, back strap & cluster; plain wooden grips with minor marks; all complete; action A/F; g. cond. C.1865 #3 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
144 UNWIN & RODGERS S/B R/F KNIFE PISTOL: 25RF; 89mm (3½”) octagonal German silver barrel inscribed NON-XL, obverse side UNWIN & RODGERS PATENTEES SHEFFIELD with 25 Cal liner; poor bore; g. twin blades with light staining; vg chequered grips & horn side plates; wo & vg cond. #9236 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$800 – 1200
145 MARIETTE BREVETTE PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL: 40ML; 4 shot; 63mm (2½”) damascus barrel cluster; poor bores; round body action with ring trigger & foliate engraving; slight wear to profiles; clear engraving; silver grey finish to barrels, action, back strap & ring trigger; f to g ebony grips with a small chip to the lhs at the action & a fine aged crack to rhs; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1860 #BP0430 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
146 U.S. BACON & CO PEPPERBOX PERCUSSION PISTOL: 31ML; 6 shot barrel cluster; 83mm (3¼”) barrels inscribed BACON & CO NORWICH C.T.; g. bores; integral nipples; foliate engraved round body action with under hammer action; g. profiles, clear engraving & markings; pistol has a pleasing grey patina to cluster & silver grey to action, back strap & trigger; g. walnut grips with minor marks; gwo & vg cond. C.1858 #7 L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
147 CASED PAIR OF STEVENS ENGLISH HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION DUELLING PISTOLS: 500 Cal; 10″ damascus octagonal barrels, g. bores; small dovetail blade front sights & notched rear sights at the tangs; twin gold bands to the breeches; top barrel flats inscribed STEVENS 43 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON; foliate & borderline engraved locks, hammers & pineapple finial t/guards engraved ensuite & inscribed STEVENS LONDON; sharp profiles, clear engraving & markings; blue/grey patina to barrels, locks, t/guards & furniture; g. stocks with chequered fish tail butts & horn forend caps, a v. fine aged crack to lhs of wrist to s/n 1033 pistol; with horn tipped rods; gwo & vg cond. Presented in original mahogany case with circular case lid handle, original trade label to the inside lid; partitioned & lined in green baize, showing signs of wear & staining; complete with a vg James Dixon 3 way flask, pewter oil bottle, ivory cap box & nipple box; main spring vice. #C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$11000 – 13000
148 BRITISH E.I.C. LT. DRAGOON FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 16 bore; 9″ barrel; LONDON proofs to breech; borderline engraved lock dated 1811 & Rampant Lion trade mark of the E.I.C.; a re-inforced cock & integral pan fitted; lightly polished brass regulation furniture; silver grey finish to barrel, lock& fittings; vg profiles; clear markings; dark brown, oiled finish to a g. stock with several bruises & vice marks; wrist stamped E.I.C. within a heart & á B.O., indicating it was impressed into the British Military for the Napoleonic wars; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2400 – 2600
149 BRITISH TOWER NEWLAND PATT FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9″ barrel fitted with a captive rod & proofs to the breech; stepped lock marked TOWER GR, ROYAL CYPHER; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; mellow brass regulation furniture; vg profiles, clear markings; vg soft grey patina to barrel, lock & fittings; vg stock; all complete, replaced top jaw; gwo & vg+ cond. Circa 1815 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2700 – 2900
150 FINE, TWIGG, SILVER MOUNTED, BRASS BARREL & ACTION BLUNDERBUSS FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 6 bore; 7″ octagonal to round barrel with cannon shaped muzzle, side mounted & ivory tipped rod & folding bayonet under; TWIGG engraved to lhs of boxlock action with a stand of flags surround, obverse side has LONDON with a stand of flags surround; centre hammer action with a re-inforced cock; steel sliding t/guard that acts as a keeper for the bayonet; vg profiles & clear engraving; mellow finish to barrel, action & fittings; fine chequered butt with a fine aged crack to rhs, ornate silver butt cap & large vacant wrist escutcheon; all complete; gwo & fine cond. An impressive piece. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 4000
151 ENGLISH I.BLANCH S/B FULL STOCKED PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 550 Cal; g. smooth bore; 7″ damascus barrel with a distinctive pattern; barrel fitted with a dovetail front sight & notched rear sight at the breech; top barrel flat inscribed I.BLANCH 29 GRACECHURCH ST LONDON; borderline & foliate engraved lock plate & fitted with a sliding safety; steel pineapple finial t/guard, engraved ensuite as lock plate; sharp profiles & clear address & engraving; retaining 85% original blue to the relevant areas; vg stock with a fine chequered butt with a vacant oblong silver escutcheon; lhs of stock at the muzzle having a v. fine aged crack of about 1¼”; all complete with original horn tipped rod; vgwo & cond. C.1835 N/L Catalogue A56 $1700 – 2000
152 ENGLISH D.EGG D/B PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 650 Cal; f to g smooth bores; 140mm (5½”) barrels with a clear damascus pattern & D.EGG 4 PALL MALL LONDON inlaid in gold to central rib; foliate engraved back action locks fitted with bolted safeties & inscribed D.EGG; steel pineapple t/guard engraved ensuite as locks; sharp profiles; vg stock with chequered butt & fitted with a hinged steel butt cap; all complete; gwo & exc cond. C.1835 #233 L/R Catalogue A56 $1700 – 2000
153 BRITISH OFFICER’S FULL STOCKED PRIVATE PURCHASE FLINTLOCK LIGHT DRAGOON PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9″ browned barrel; small blade front sight; D. EGG LONDON in gold to top barrel flat & the Gun Makers Company London proofs to lhs at the breech; plain stepped lock plate inscribed D.EGG & fitted with a French style re-inforced cock, gold touch hole & roller to the frizzen; sharp profiles & clear markings; brass furniture with an acorn finial t/guard with floral tribute to bow of guard; vg stock with minor marks & v. fine aged crack to lhs of muzzle; all complete with horn tipped rod; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2300 – 2800
154 SCOTTISH ALL STEEL FLINTLOCK BELT PISTOL by CAMPBELL EDINBURGH: 550 Cal; 8¼”, 4 stage barrel, the breech with a fire blue finish & inscribed in gold CAMPBELL EDINBURGH; vg clean bore; lock plate fitted with a bolted safety with foliate panels & inscribed CAMPBELL EDINBURGH, swan necked cock, semi-rain proof pan & roller to the frizzen; foliate engraving to middle section of the barrel; rams horn butt & forend, inlaid with silver foliage to underside of frame & silver oval panels to butt; all complete with original rod, belt hook, ball trigger & vent pricker to butt; vgwo & exc cond. Hard to fault. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$4000 – 5000
155 FINE CONDITION CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 12½” round barrel with a full coverage of vine patterned gold inlay work with Maker’s mark to the breech; barrel secured to the stock by 3 silver Niello barrel bands; exc miquelet lock with a full coverage of gold vine patterned inlay work & Maker’s mark; full stocked with a black leather over wood, Odobenus osmaris (Walrus ivory) ball butt; back strap & fittings in Nielloed silver; sharp profiles & retaining 97% original gold inlay to barrel & lock & 95% Niello silver to relevant areas; a small area of Niello decoration missing from rhs of forend at the muzzle; gwo & exc cond. An excellent example of the period. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 4000
156 EXCELLENT CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 55 Cal; 15″ round barrel, ¾” of which is sheathed in silver Niello, 4 gold floral emblems to the breech; poor bore; exc miquelet lock with 90% gold inlay decoration remaining; Niello decoration to ball trigger & fittings; ornate ball butt with Niello decoration; blacked wooden stock; sharp profiles & clear decoration to ball butt & sheathed barrel; all complete; gwo & exc cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2600 – 3000
157 IMPERIAL RUSSIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 450 Cal; 11½” round barrel secured by 3 ornate silver Niello barrel bands; p. bore; plain miquelet lock; silver Niello back straps & side plates with vine decoration; Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus ivory) ball butt with silver Niello decoration & Russian silver hallmarks; vg leather over wood stock with slight damage to lock surround; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. An impressive piece. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 4000
158 FINE CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 12″ round, signed, Damascus barrel; p. bore; ornate Niello silver lock, forend, ball butt & grip; sharp profiles & clear foliage patterns to forend, ball butt & grip; all complete; gwo & exc cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3000
159 CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 12″ Damascus barrel with Maker’s mark to the breech & secured by 3 German silver barrel bands; p. bore; v. plain lock with ball trigger; ornate silver Niello back strap & grip frame; German silver forend grip with foliate panels; Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus tusk) ball butt; vg profiles; clear silver Niello work & foliate panels; soft grey finish to barrel with a clear maker’s mark to the breech; all complete & working order. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3000
160 BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY LIGHT DRAGOON FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9″ barrel, EICo heart trade mark & WILSON 1802 inscribed to the top; f to g bore; flat lock plate inscribed with the EICo trade mark, 1802 & WILSON; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; mellow patina to plain brass regulation furniture; vg profiles & clear markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; vg stock with minor marks; all complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. Dated 1802 N/L Catalogue A56 $2300 – 2700
161 FRENCH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL by BTE DUMARES OF MARSEILLE, MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET: 650 Cal; 13½” 2 stage round barrel; scroll patterns & sun burst engraving to the breech; f. bore; curved lock plate with foliate engraving to the heel & inscribed BTE DUMARES, MARSEILLE; fitted with a swan necked cock engraved in relief with flags & cannon & a rain proof pan; steel t/guard; ornate silver nose cap, barrel tang surround, side plate & eared butt cap; g. full stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 3000
162 WILSON LONDON MATCHED PAIR OF FULL STOCKED SILVER MOUNTED HOLSTER PISTOLS: 650 Cal; 10″ brass barrels with cannon shaped muzzles; f. bores; barrels inscribed WILSON LONDON & marked with The Gun Maker’s Company London proofs & R.W; stepped brass lock plates with borderline & foliage engraving to the heel & inscribed WILSON; fitted with swan necked cocks, possibly replacements, & internal pans; hallmarked silver t/guard & furniture; side plate in the form of a Fort & Stand of Flags; wrist escutcheon being a helmet & trophies; eared butt caps with grotesque masks & flags; sharp profiles, clear markings & engraving; mellow finish to barrels & lock plates; vg stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & vg cond. An exceptional pair. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$4000 – 5000
163 FINE CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 13½” round barrel secured by 3 ornate silver Niello bands, engraving to the breech; plain lock with Maker’s mark; silver Niello back strap grip, side plate, ball trigger & ball butt cap with ring; sharp profiles & all markings; clear light brown patina to barrel, lock & fittings; vg black leather over wood stock; all complete; gwo & fine cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 4000
164 CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 11½” round barrel secured by 2 brass bands, with foliate panels & a gold o/all finish & gold inlay decoration to the muzzle & breech & including a Maker’s mark;
p. bore; decorative steel back strap & grip frame with Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus tusk) ball butt; vg lock & fittings; all inlaid with gold motifs; vg profiles & clear engraving; g. stock with minor bruising & small repair to lock surround; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L
Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2600
165 AFGHAN TRIBAL PERCUSSION HOLSTER PISTOL: 67 Cal; 9″ round barrel with a captive ramrod; p. bore; plain lock & fittings & marked TYAA 1823; wear to profiles & markings; grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings with pitting to the hammer; fair cond British Lancer type stock decorated with bone inlay work; action a/f & no trigger. A decorator only C.1860 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
166 AFGHAN TRIBAL PERCUSSION HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 9¼” round Spanish barrel with a captive rod; plain lock, hammer & t/guard; wear to profiles & markings; grey finish to barrel, rod, lock & fittings; f tog stock with 3/4 coverage of decorative bone inlay work; all complete; action a/f. Decorator only. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A56 $700 – 800
167 UNUSUAL INDIAN S/B PATCH LOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 9¾” heavy octagonal Damascus barrel decorated with foliage & vines, the top flat with Indian script; small silver bead front sight & notched rear sight at the tang; scarce silver lock plate with borderline & foliate engraving & fitted with a patch lock hammer; steel pineapple finial t/guard engraved ensuite as lock; fine, intricate gold pique application to stock with a full coverage & a few minor losses; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2400
168 ENGLISH FLINTLOCK 3 BARREL POCKET PISTOL: 80 Bore; 1½” round barrels; f to g bores; boxlock tap action with borderline trophies & flags to both sides of frame & fitted with a re-inforced cock & sliding top safety; plain steel t/guard with a sunburst panel; sharp profiles & clear engraving; blue/plum finish to barrels, soft grey to action & t/guard; vg slab sided wooden grips with a vacant silver oval escutcheon; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2800
169 HILL LONDON ROUNDED BODY FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 38 Bore; 1½” round barrel; frame marked HILL LONDON & Birmingham proofs; both sides of frame engraved with trophies & flags; fitted with a sliding safety, re-inforced cock & concealed trigger; sharp profiles & clear engraving & markings; blacked finish to all metal; vg chequered bag shaped walnut grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1500
170 FLEMISH S/B FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 450 Cal; 1½” round barrel struck with EIG proof; central hammer boxlock action with the likeness of hounds to both sides of action; plain t/guard with central swirl engraving; g. profiles & clear markings; pistol has had a total re-blue finish; g. bag shaped chequered grips; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $600 – 700
170a JOVER LONDON FLINTLOCK BOX LOCK POCKET PISTOL: 48 Cal; 1½” round barrel; fair bore; borderline & trophy engraved frame with JOVER LONDON centre hammer action with a re-inforced cock & sliding top safety, top jaw replaced; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum to barrel, frame & fittings; g. wooden grips; gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A56 $600 – 700
171 PRINCE OF WALES FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 38 Bore; 1¾” round barrel with gold decoration to muzzle & breech & struck with The Gun Maker’s Company London proofs; lhs of action engraved with LONDON within an oval with trophies & flags surround; rhs has CLARK with trophies & flags surround; fitted with a sliding top safety, re-inforced cock & concealed trigger; sharp profiles & clear engraving; fire blue finish to barrel, soft grey to action; vg slab sided walnut grips with fine chequered back strap & all intact silver wire foliage inlaid to both sides of the grips; butt has a silver oval escutcheon engraved with The Prince of Wales feathers motif; complete; gwo & great condition. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3000
172 ENGLISH FLINTLOCK CANNON BARREL POCKET PISTOL by ROBT LOY: 54 Bore; 2½” round 2 stage barrel struck with The Gun Maker’s Company proofs; box lock centre hammer action engraved LONDON with flags & cannon, rhs ROBT LOY & engraved ensuite; plain steel t/guard with oval central panel; vg profiles & clear engraving; polished finish to all metal; vg slab sided walnut grips with ornate brass butt cap & brass wire inlay to both sides of butt; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
173 HUDSON LONDON FLINTLOCK CANNON SINGLE BARREL POCKET PISTOL: 50 Bore; 2¼”, 2 stage barrel, borderline & foliate engraved; g. bore; breech struck with The Gunmaker’s Company London proofs; lhs of frame marked LONDON & rhs HUDSON within a banner & foliage; fitted with a swan necked cock & sliding top safety; steel t/guard with an oval central panel; vg profiles, clear engraving & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, action, fittings & furniture; g. slab sided walnut grips with silver wire decoration; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1795 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1500
174 EXCEPTIONAL TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 650 Cal; 11¾” round barrel with a slightly raised central rib, brass tear drop front sight engraved with foliate panels to rib & breech; gold maker’s cartouche at the tang; banana shaped lock with foliage sections & fitted with a swan necked cock & semi-detached pan; ornate steel t/guard & furniture with applied silver decoration; v. ornate side plate with applied silver foliage; vg profiles, clear markings & engraving; polished finish to barrel, lock, fittings & furniture; vg carved full stock with grotesque masks behind barrel tang & front of t/guard, scrolls & foliage to forend; eared butt applied with silver foliage, the cap with raised silver rosettes; diamond shaped wrist escutcheon with a pink coral centre; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1760 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 3500
175 TURKISH FLINTLOCK DAG: 1¾” bore at the muzzle;12” iron barrel with flared muzzle & secured by 2 wide silver sheet barrel bands engraved with foliage; inlaid silver decoration to top of the barrel & breech; plain lock; fitted with a swan necked cock & semi-rainproof pan; silver pineapple finial t/guard & furniture; slight wear to profiles & markings; grey patina to barrel, lock & fittings; g full stock with chequered wrist, silver Turkish star & moon to both sides of the butt; silver shield & stars to the wrist; all complete; action a/f o/w g. cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 2000
176 BALKAN SILVER MOUNTED MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 650 Cal; 13″ damascus round barrel with Maker’s gold mark & star to the breech; plain miquelet lock & fittings also with gold maker’s mark; g. profiles & clear markings; dark grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; full stock with cast silver & chaste Rococo & scrolling vine motifs & studs, the butt stock of traditional form; all complete; wo & vg+ cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2700 – 3200
177 TURKISH FULL STOCKED SILVER MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 12¾” round damascus barrel with gold decoration to muzzle & breech including maker’s mark; plain lock with Armourer’s mark; fitted with a swan necked cock; gold touch hole, semi-rain proof pan & roller to the frizzen; silver foliage finial t/guard butt cap with ring; silver escutcheon to wrist & side plates; vg profiles, clear markings & gold inlay work; vg stock with minor marks, the butt with chequering to the back piece; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2200 – 2800
178 EARLY ITALIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 11¾” rnd, 3 stage barrel with a brass grotesque mask applied at the breech; p. bore; chisel engraving to lock plate with scrolls, mask to the heel & illegible Italian makers name to bottom of hammer; fitted with a swan necked cock with a chisel engraved mask to cock screw; brass t/guard with foliage, finial & flowers to the t/guard; vg profiles & clear markings; soft grey patina to barrel, lock & fittings; vg full stock with horn forend cap, eared brass butt cap with foliage & grotesque mask, shield & foliage escutcheon to the wrist & skeleton side plate; all complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1760 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3500
179 EUROPEAN, POSSIBLY DUTCH, CHISEL ENGRAVED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 650 Cal; 12½” round barrel with a full coverage of foliage, birds, scrolls & armour clad soldiers; ornate chisel engraved lock with stylised characters; fitted with a swan necked cock engraved ensuite & semi-rainproof pan; v. ornate brass t/guard & furniture; pierced brass eared butt cap; brass side plate with stylised characters of mounted troops & horses; vg profiles & clear engraving; soft blue/grey patina to barrel, lock plate & fittings; foliage carving to tang surround & wrist; silver pin decoration to butt & forend; forend fitted with a horn forend cap; all complete with rod; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 3600
180 EUROPEAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 9¼” octagonal to round Damascus barrel with Maker’s mark in gold lettering to the breech; foliate engraved lock inscribed LONDON & fitted with a French style cock, semi-rainproof pan & roller to the frizzen; gilt brass t/guard with foliage to finial; g. profiles, clear engraving & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings with light staining; g. stock with chequered forend & butt, small aged crack to lhs of stock at the breech; silver wire foliage decoration to tang surround; ornate gilt brass butt cap decorated with cannon & trophies; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56 $2500 – 3000
181 OTTOMAN FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 14″ octagonal to round 2 stage watered barrel with Maker’s mark to the breech; lock plate with worn foliage engraving & fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; bronze eagle finial t/guard with foliage panel to the bow; moderate wear to barrel markings; cast gilt brass forend, eared butt cap & wrist with an all over pattern of scrolls & foliage; all complete; butt cap needs some refitting o/w gwo & cond. Would grade up with little effort to butt cap. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56 $1600 – 2000
182 ENGLISH BRASS BODIED FLINTLOCK TINDER LIGHTER: game bird & foliage to frame; fitted with a swan necked style cock, external main spring & fittings including a small fitted bi-pod stand; mellow patina to brass body; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1500
183 ENGLISH IRON BODIED FLINTLOCK TINDER LIGHTER: plain body with a g. cond wooden pistol grip type handle; fitted with a swan necked cock style cock, external main spring & fittings, including a small bi-pod stand; dark brown patina to all metal; all complete; gwo & f to g cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 1200
184 ENGLISH TIPPING & LAWDEN, LANG TYPE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 160mm (6¼”) octagonal barrel, f. bore; standard sights; foliate engraved frame, cylinder, t/guard, back strap & butt cap; g. profiles & engraving; blue/plum finish to all metal; vg finely chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1860 #57 L/R Catalogue A56 $750 – 850
185 SPANISH S/B PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL: 69 Cal; 4″ octagonal to round, 2 stage barrel with silver foliage inlaid to the breech & gold decoration in a band to the centre of the barrel; foliate engraved lock with external spring & fittings; rare dogs body, head hammer; steel t/guard engraved ensuite as lock plate; serpent side plate; g. profiles & barrel inlay decoration; f to g full stock with a few v. fine aged cracks to the forewood; shell pattern hinged butt cap; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
186 SUPERB, ENGRAVED & MATCHED PAIR OF A. FRANCOTTE A LIEGE C/F TARGET PISTOLS: 380 Cal; s/shot; 267mm (10½”) barrels, exc bores; small cone shaped front sight, adjustable notched back sights at the tang; set triggers; under lever actions; centre of barrels are fluted & barrel flats inscribed A. FRANCOTTE A LIEGE to the middle of the barrels; breech & muzzle relief engraved with leaves & acorns; back action locks & action engraved in relief ensuite to barrels; sharp profiles, clear address & engravings; retaining 95% original blue finish, steel grey finish to action, locks & fittings; beautiful ebony stocks with fluted butts & ornate butt caps carved ensuite as barrels & actions; all complete; gwo & exc cond. Pistols were brought back from France after WWI. C.1880 both #1005 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$5500 – 6000
187 CASED COLT 1860 ARMY THUER CONVERSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder retaining 90% original scene & LONDON proofs; 203mm (8″) round barrel; g. bore; standard sights, one line NEW YORK address & struck with LONDON proofs; brass t/guard & iron back strap; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 40% original blue to barrel in protected areas, the balance a soft grey & thin blue including the cylinder; the Thuer ring retains 95% original blue finish; strong case colours to frame & hammer; t/guard retains 98% original silver plate finish; soft grey to back strap; exceptional walnut grips with v. minor bruising; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in its original oak case with COLTS PATENT paper label & James Rosier Gun Maker small label to bottom rhs of lid; partitioned & lined in green baize with original accessories including James Dixon pewter oil bottle, iron 44 Cal Colt mould, nipple wrench, Colt cleaning rod, Colt marked tin of lubricating wads 1/4 full & Colts Patent cap tin with a few caps & an extra James Rosier Melbourne label. C.1869 #178535 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$15000 – 18000
188 SUPERB, MINTY CASED 1861 COLT NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder retaining all original scene & LONDON proofs; 190m (7½”) round barrel; exc bore; standard sights, one line NEW YORK address struck with London proofs; iron t/guard & back strap; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame & CAL marking to lhs of t/guard; vg sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 95% original blue finish to barrel, t/guard, back strap & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame, hammer & loading lever; excellent walnut grips; all complete & matching; gwo & v. fine condition. Presented in its original & fine cond oak case with E.M.REILLY & CO trade label also including James W Rosier Gun Maker Melbourne small label to bottom rhs of lid; partitioned & lined in dark dun blue fabric with bevelled oak edging; complete with James Dixon & sons silver plated 36 Cal mould, nipple wrench, James Dixon & Sons silver plated oil bottle & Colt type silver plated bag flask, 40% intact; exc Eley Bros Colt cap tin, full & Colt rod with ebony top. C.1864 #19555 matching L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$25000 – 30000
189 CASED MANTON & SON S/B PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 60 Cal; 8½” octagonal barrel with captive rod, bead front sight & notched back sight at the breech; top barrel flat inscribed LONDON; p. bore; back action lock foliage engraved & marked MANTON & SON; steel pineapple finial t/guard engraved ensuite as lock; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey patina to barrel, lock, hammer & t/guard; g. stock with wear to chequered butt; gwo & cond. Presented in a mahogany case, re-partitioned & re-lined in burgundy felt; accessories incl pincer mould, turn screw, nipple wrench, shell pattern flask, oil bottle, rod & cap tin. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $1000 – 1200
190 COLT 3RD MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder displaying 75% scene; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; standard sights & one line NEW YORK address to top barrel flat; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap with 65% silver plate remaining; vg profiles, clear address & markings; soft grey finish to barrel, loading lever, frame, hammer & cylinder; vg walnut grips with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. Complete with f. cond leather Navy holster. C.1852 #10447 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
191 WEBLEY SOLID FRAME PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 450ML; 5 shot cylinder; 153mm (6″) octagonal barrel inscribed WEBLEY’S PATENT to top strap; f. bore with pitting at the muzzle; standard sights & fittings; plain borderline engraved frame; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey patina to barrel, frame, cylinder, lever, t/guard & back strap with small areas of fine pitting to the muzzle & cylinder; vg chequered walnut grips with 85% blue finish to butt cap; complete with aged leather holster & shoulder strap; gwo & cond. Reputed to belong to Ben Hall the bush ranger & came from the Wellington area of NSW. C.1860 #4578 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 1000
192 VG. BELGIUM S/B PERCUSSION CANNON BARREL MINER’S PISTOL: 70 Cal; 5″ round barrel struck with E.L.G BELGIUM proofs; f. bore; plain steel frame with a centre hammer action; g. profiles & clear proof marks; silver grey finish to barrel, frame, t/guard & back strap; g. walnut grips with minor bruising; gwo & cond. C.1850 #21 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
193 WINCHESTER 2ND MODEL 1876 L/A RIFLE: 45-60 Cal; 12 shot tube mag; 28″ octagonal barrel with standard sights, 2 line address & Cal markings; 45-60 to lifter; model 1876 to tang; vg profiles, clear address & markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, mag tube & receiver; silver grey to lever & crescent butt plate; g. original butt & forend with minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1881 #16574 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$4500 – 6000
194 WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 40-65 Cal; 13 shot tube mag; 26″ round barrel with std front sight & replaced non Winchester rear sight; g. bore with slight wear; 2 line Winchester address & Cal markings; MODEL 1886 to tang; g. profiles, clear address & markings; soft grey finish to barrel, receiver & mag tube; blue/grey to lever & butt plate; g. stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1892 #70999 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$3000 – 4000
195 U.S. BURNSIDE PERCUSSION BREECH LOADING SADDLE RING CARBINE: 54 Cal; 20″ round barrel g. bore; standard sights & fittings; breech marked BURNSIDE PATENT MODEL OF 1864, 4712; back action lock marked BURNSIDE RIFLE CO PROVIDENCE R.I.; slight wear to profiles, clear markings; silver grey finish to all metal with darker patches; f. stock with bruising & scratch marks; all complete; gwo & fair cond. C.1864 #4712 N/L Catalogue A56 $1400 – 1600
196 U.S. D.H. HILLIARD UNDER HAMMER PERCUSSION RIFLE: 45 Cal; s/shot; 18″ octagonal barrel; p. bore; dovetail front sight, rear sight broken; D.H.HILLIARD CORNISH N.H. to the breech; brass t/guard & fittings; crescent brass butt plate; g. profiles & clear markings; grey patina to barrels with a couple of vice marks to the breech; f. stock with a fine aged cracks to both sides of the wrist; gwo & f to g cond. C.1840 #20 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
197 AUSTRIAN WERNDLE PIVOT BREECH LOADING MILITARY RIFLE: 11mm; s/shot; 33″ round barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; plain back action lock plate marked 870; g. profiles & markings; plum patina
to barrel & bands; grey to action, t/guard & furniture; fair stock with heavy bruising to lhs of butt & a small aged crack to rhs at the breech; complete except rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1867 N/L
Catalogue A56 $700 – 800
198 U.S. EVANS NEW MODEL HALF STOCKED SPORTING RIFLE: 44 Evans long Cal cartridge; 28 shot tube mag; 30″ round barrel; poor bore; standard sights; one line EVANS address to the barrel; plain iron frame, lever & fittings; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, frame, lever & fittings; g. butt stock & forend with minor bruising; butt missing dust cover & cartridge mag; gwo & cond. NVN N/L Catalogue A56 $700 – 900
199 U.S. TRIPLET & SCOTT BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 50 Cal R/F; 7 shot tube mag in the butt; 22″ round barrel; p. bore; standard sights & fittings; lhs of breech marked KENTUCKY; lhs of action marked MERIDEN MANFG CO MERIDEN CONN; iron t/guard & butt plate; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to barrel, action, butt plate & fittings; f to g stock with a fine aged crack to lhs of wrist; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1865 #3916 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
200 ENGLISH 1/2 STOCKED S/B FLINTLOCK ELEPHANT RIFLE by WRIGHT: .75″ Cal; 33″ v. heavy rnd Damascus twist barrel, Birmingham proofs under, hook breech with gold band & vent, WRIGHT LONDON in gold inlay to breech; bead front sight & rear 2 leaf sight, brass base to stock for wrist sight; rifled with multi grooves, g. bore; stepped lock with bevelled edges & engraved tail, signed Wright, double bridle semi water proof pan with roller frizzen & swan neck cock; 80% Damascus finish to barrel, grey patina to lock & furniture; g. cond walnut stock, moderate bruising, 2 age splits to lhs at forend & side nail; engraved silver large bull elephant set into butt rhs & smaller silver elephant as rhs key escutcheon, large ivory nose cap; engraved steel furniture includes butt plate & scroll t/guard with gold poincon; vg cond & w/o. A most impressive rifle. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$4000 – 6000