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CATALOGUE A56 April 2021: ITEMS NO 301 – 400

301 INDIAN TEMPLE TULWAR: vg cond 31" blade, 10½" back edge, all of both sides have ovoid panels with deities chiselled in relief & forte with Hindu script, spine incorporates ‘tears of the wounded’ (small free running balls); traditional open hilt & disc fully adorned in silver koftgari; N/S. Late 19th cent L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 1100
302 INDIAN TULWAR: vg cond 31" unfullered steel blade, single edged; bright finish with few small blemishes; traditional hilt & disc in silver koftgari designs, 80% intact; complete with g. cond leather over wood scabbard. Mid-19th cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
303 INDIAN TULWAR: vg cond 31" single fullered & hollow ground watered steel blade, maker’s mark to forte; soft grey-brown finish; traditional hilt & disc with silver koftgari designs, 95% intact; complete with f to g cond leather over wood scabbard. Mid-19th cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
304 INDIAN TULWAR: vg cond 31" single fullered watered steel blade; fortes with maker’s mark, inscriptions & floral designs, Turkish star & crescent moon probably a later addition; soft pale grey finish; traditional hilt & disc with silver koftgari designs; near new condition throughout; complete with g cond leather over wood scabbard. Mid 19th cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
305 INDIAN TULWAR: vg 30" hollow ground watered steel blade; soft pale brown finish; silver koftgari designs to traditional hilt, bar & disc; complete with g. silver mounted brown velvet over wood scabbard. Mid 19th cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
306 PERSIAN SHAMSHIR: vg cond 33½" wootz steel blade, even silver-grey finish; hilt with bronze guard, silver sheeted back straps with faint maker’s stamps, 2 piece horn grips have 3 insect holes & 8 small repairs to horn; complete with later period brass mounted leather covered wood scabbard. Mid-19th cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 900
307 SCARCE INDIAN WATERED STEEL RECURVING HUNTING BOW: gold inlay borders to the full length of the bow to both sides; central hand grip enhanced with floral panels & diamond shaped borders; Indian script to both sides of the hand grips within panels; decorative bow string mounts with gold borders; measuring750mm point to point. Delicate & in super condition. Circa 1830 Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2200 – 3000
308 SCOTTISH SILVER MOUNTED HORN DECORATIVE FLASK: cast thistles & filigree with a large oblong cairngorm; vg flat body with beetle hole; vg thistle spout with cairngorm stone setting; vg cond; looks impressive & hallmarked Edinburgh. Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
309 SCOTTISH 1895 DRESS POWDER HORN FLASK: cairngorm stopper plug & base; German silver mounts & large thistle & leaves to the centre; with German silver chain; all complete; looks v. good. Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
310 SCARCE INDIAN BATTLE ARMOUR: comprising 2 vambraces (arm guards) & 4 rectangular body plates with wide gold Koftgari foliage edging; body plates with Armourer’s mark & some buckles & leather strap still intact, also with a wide koftgari edging & centre panels of leaves, scrolls& foliage; all body plates have an aged red velvet backing; o/a g. cond. C.1835 Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1500
311 INDIAN STEEL CHISEL ENGRAVED SHIELD: with foliage, leaves & flowers, turned over rim & with 4 central bosses; 20" wide with faded red cloth backing; hand guard strapping missing; vg cond with blue/grey patina finish. C.1820 Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
312 INDIAN DHAL HIDE SHIELD: 21" in diameter with 4 central ornate brass bosses & an ornate border edging; faded reddish colour to backing with strap rings, one missing. Looks good. Mid-19th C. Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
313 MIDDLE EASTERN METAL PARADE SHIELD: 24" in diameter with 4 central bosses & 5 brass plaques depicting entertainers, Sultan on a throne, chariots & armed deity; shield fully chisel engraved with depictions of importance; g. cond. Circa mid-19th C. Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
314 PERSIAN KULAKUD: chiselled & embossed with the sun; helmet crest surmounted with the Royal peacock, etched with foliage & gold borders showing wear; complete with nasal bar & chain-mail neck guard; with faded & padded lining; all g. cond with a couple of areas of fine pitting & grey patina; o/a vg cond. Circa mid-19th C. Catalogue A56 $800 – 1400
315 RARE SUMO-TIBETAN SIEGE TYPE IRON HELMET: domed skull formed of 10 overlapping embossed plates to form raised ribs, each plate having a silver inlaid mon type tailman to the bottom edge; the top fitted with a moulded baluster shaped finial; angular peak to the front; metal neck guard consisting of 4 rows of 39 overlapping plates joined by narrow strips of leather, missing in various spots; g. cond with an even brown patina. Mid-17th C. Catalogue A56 $2000 – 2400
316 SUPERB BRITISH GEORGIAN BLUE & GILT NAVAL DIRK: 16" single edged blade with minor pitting to the back edge, blue & gilt 50% faded & engraved with foliage & trophies; obverse side has trophies & laurel wreath; quillions, languet, pommel, back piece & ferrule with 90% gilt finish; vg ivory grip bound with woven copper wire; complete with vg black leather scabbard with excellent gilt brass fittings. An excellent example. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1400 – 1800
317 VERY GOOD OMANI SILVER MOUNTED JAMBIYA: g. 6½" double edged blade with a raised central rib; embossed silver hilt & pommel with giraffe ossicone hilt; complete with embossed silver fittings to scabbard with green velvet backing; all complete; vg cond. C.1860 L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
318 TIBETAN SILVER MOUNTED SINGLE EDGED DUGHTI DAGGER: 13¼" blade with 6 fine grooves to each side of blade & a few areas of v. light staining; oval cross guard & woven silver wire grip; unusual pommel with pierced silver & gold scroll decoration; vg silver mounted & ray skin body; all complete. An excellent example. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A56 $900 – 1100
318a 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 Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2500
319 FINE PERSIAN KHANJAR: exc 2 tone watered double edged blade; applied & engraved silver hilt with a full coverage of foliate decoration; parrot head pommel; complete with an exc burgundy velvet scabbard with gold trim; all complete. An excellent example. C.1780 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
320 SOUTH ARABIAN JAMBIYA: 8½" curved double edged blade with light staining & central raised rib; gold decoration to the forte on both sides of blade; giraffe ossicone hilt with filigreed silver mounts & decoration; unusual shaped filigreed silver mounts to silver scabbard; all complete; vg cond. C.1850 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
321 PERSIAN KHANJAR: vg curved double edged watered blade with a few small areas of v. fine pitting, vine foliage & traces of gold inlay to the forte; carved walrus ivory hilt of Dutch Colonial influence with male & female figures; n/s; g cond. A most unusual Khanjar. C.1700 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
322 OMANI JAMBIYA: vg 6" curved double edged, plain blade with a raised central rib & no decoration; embossed filigree silver hilt; vg silver mounted scabbard with fine filigree silver work & brown backing to scabbard; all complete; g. cond. C.1850 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
323 OMANI SILVER MOUNTED JAMBIYA: 6" curved double edged blade with v. light staining; ornate silver hilt with Islamic script & filigree work; silver mounted scabbard with foliage panels; vg cond. Jambiya is only 9" o/a; possibly for a boy. C.1860 L/R Catalogue A56 $700 – 900
324 OMANI SILVER MOUNTED JAMBIYA: 7¼" curved blade with raised central rib & areas of light staining; ornate silver hilt with decorative filigree work; v. ornate silver mounted scabbard with seven silver rings which are restricted usage to the Royal family (ref: Christies sale 16/12/2003Lot 14) chape of scabbard is signed & dated in Arabic; with black leather backing to scabbard; vg cond. A vg example. C.1850 L/R Catalogue A56 $900 – 1100
325 YEMANI JAMBIYA: 8¾" curved blade with raised central rib & light staining; plain silver mounted hilt with several small areas of ornate filigree work; g. brown leather over wood scabbard with a small hole near the chape; ornate silver locket with foliate decoration, the silver chape decorated ensuite as locket; all complete; g. cond o/a. C.1860 L/R Catalogue A56 $900 – 1100
326 COMBINATION SPEAR HEAD & SHAFT: which doubles as a concealed single barrel percussion pistol; cast iron spear is 5¼", shaft is 4¾" with a percussion nipple at the end; scroll & feather decoration to spear head with a dark grey patina o/a; g. cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
327 CENTRAL INDIAN ARMOUR PIERCING HORSEMAN’S WAR AXE: curved 9" re-inforced blade of Crow-bill form; surmounted by a trumpeting elephant; 22" octagonal iron haft with worn etchings; silver grey finish to haft; soft grey to blade & hammer; good quality & condition. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $1100 – 1400
328 INDIAN TABAR: the axe head, top & bottom sections of iron haft are damascened in gold with intricate patterns; centre section of haft covered in red velvet with considerable wear & narrow iron strapping to haft with 4 brass studs & traces of gold damascene; g. cond. C.1760 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1500
329 INDIAN TABAR: the axe head, inlaid with intricate gold damascene decoration, including small areas of top & bottom of iron haft; grey finish to haft; clear gold work to axe head; good quality & condition. N/L Catalogue A56 $1500 – 1800
330 INDIAN ALL IRON MACE: 6 lobe shaped flanges; 22", 3 stage haft with central spiral section displaying traces of silver inlay work; top & bottom sections inlaid with foliage; flanges in vg cond with a blue/grey patina; grey finish to haft with wear to silver inlay patterns; all complete; g. cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
331 INDIAN ALL STEEL WAR AXE: 5" crescent head with a forewood, 2¾" spike & elephant hammer; 18" hollow steel haft with blue/grey patina; g. profiles; axe head spike & elephant all complete; g. cond. C.1880 Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
332 VERY EARLY, ORNATELY DECORATED SAUDI ARABIAN WAHABITE JAMBIYA DAGGER: good 17½" double edged, curved blade with medial ridge & minor staining; horn cruciform shaped hilt overlain with silver straps & embellished with 6 large silver pearl shaped nodules; vg wooden scabbard bound in silver, ensuite on the top third & brass below, between these are bands of finely woven brass central decoration; impressive & in good cond. The Wahabite is the largest Jambiya because its blade length is not as curved as shorter versions. Locally this type of Jambiya is called Asabak Cherjaz orSebiki Cyemini, the term Wahabite is a general name for the people of Saudi Arabia & Yemen. Circa late 18th Cent. L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 1200
333 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 A56 $700 – 900
334 BRITISH ARMY OFFICER’S UNIVERSAL BRASS GORGET: inscribed with ROYAL CYPHER GR & laurel wreath surround; with an untouched patina; g. cond. C.1800 Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
335 SCARCE BRITISH ROYAL MARINES OFFICER’S BRASS GORGET: inscribed with a fouled anchor within a shield with laurel wreath surround & surmounted by the Georgian Coat of Arms; having an untouched patina with slight wear to the engraving o/w vg cond. C.1810 Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
336 LOT X 4 VARIOUS DETACHED MILITARY LOCKS & HAMMERS: Lacy Brown Bess. English or Dutch snaphaunce lock & hammer. Unusual Scandinavian percussion cap lock dated 1848. Spanish miquelet lock & hammer. All g. cond, complete & need of a clean. Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
337 LOT OF 4 VARIOUS DETACHED MILITARY LOCKS & HAMMERS: French flintlock hammer & lock. Rare English 1640 dog lock hammer & lock. Continental percussion cap lock with spurious English Tower marks. French or Belgium back action lock & hammer. All complete, g. cond & in need of a clean. Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
338 BRITISH COMMERCIAL BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET in the style of a NEWLAND PATT: 750 Cal; 39" barrel struck with The Guardians of the Birmingham proof house; lock plate inscribed TOWER at the heel, ROYAL CYPHER & GR, the G not visible; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; brass regulation type furniture with 3 r.rod pipes; wear to lock profiles; silver grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; mellow finish to brass furniture; g. stock with a straight butt, minor bruising & marks to the forewood, wrist & butt; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A56 $2500 – 3000
339 SWISS J.DRAB IN WIEN D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 15 bore; 29.75" damascus barrels with a wide tapered damascus rib with J.DRAB IN WIEN inlaid in gold near the breech & a single gold band at the breech; heavy foliate engraving to barrel tang, hammers & back action locks & featuring a hound & deer to rhs& lhs along with J. DRAB IN WIEN; pineapple steel t/guard engraved ensuite with a wood extension; g. profiles, clear engravings & address to barrel & lock plates; silver grey patina to barrels & rib with a distinctive pattern; vg stock with cheek piece & chequered wrist; surface rust to butt plate; complete with original ebony rod & sling swivel; one nipple broken o/w gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
340 B.S.A. AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL ISSUE MKIII SNIDER CARBINE: 577 Cal; 19.2" barrel; standard sights & original leather back sight cover; lock plate marked V.R & ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. & M. CO 1885; fitted with a MKIII breech; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to barrel & breech; brass regulation t/guard with a mellow finish; f to g butt with P.S.C.C. (Public School Cadet Corp) stamped to rhs of butt; period repair to heel of butt; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $900 – 1100
341 N.S.W. ISSUE BRAENDLIN MARTINI CADET CARBINE: 450 No.1 Carbine; 24 5" barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; BRAENDLIN CADET CARBINE 500/400 marked at the breech; lhs of action marked BRAENDLIN ARMOURY CO MAKERS 1891; slight wear to profiles; bruising to barrel & breech; blue/grey patina to barrel, action & fittings; f to g stock with moderate bruising; rhs of butt stamped N.S.W. over C.F. & 87; complete except rod; gwo & cond. #46292 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
342 N.S.W. ISSUE CALISHER & TERRY BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 30 bore; 21" barrel; f to g bore with clear rifling; standard sights & fittings; plain borderline engraving; lock inscribed CALISHER & TERRY; breech marked TERRY’S PATENT 30 BORE; iron t/guard marked NSW, butt tang A26; slight wear to profiles & markings; grey patina to all metal with some moderate bruising at the breech; f to g stock with moderate bruising & marks; all complete including 2 piece rod; stock with a small aged crack from rear of lock plate to the t/guard. A scarce carbine a bit down in condition. The issue of Terry carbines were mostly to the Police. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1500
343 N.S.W. ISSUE HAY PATTERN PERCUSSION RIFLE: 577 Cal; 36" barrel; f. bore; standard sights & fittings; borderline engraved lock plate inscribed ISAAC HOLLIS & SONS LATE HOLLIS & SHEATH BIRMINGHAM; bronze t/guard marked N.S.W. bronze furniture with butt plate marked H over 688; g. profiles & clear markings; faint markings to lhs & rhs of butt; replaced brass side rail cups; barrel tang to stock undersize; complete except t/guard tang swivel; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1400
344 FRANK WESSON MEDIUM FRAME RIFLE: 32 R/F; s/shot; 24" octagonal dropping barrel action; f. bore; globe front sight & peep sight to the tang, dovetail cut for rear sight & also v cut lhs of barrel at the breech; top barrel flat marked FRANK WESSON; WORCESTER MASS. PAT. OCT 25 1859 & NOV 11 1862; plain nickel plated frame, t/guard & crescent butt plate; g. profiles & clear barrel address; g. original stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #9369 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$700 – 900
345 U.S. MODEL 1840 HALL BREECH LOADING PERCUSSION CARBINE: 52 Cal; s/shot; 21" round barrel; standard sights; poor bore; tilting breech block inscribed U.S. S.NORTH MIDLTN CONN; no visible date; fishtail shaped breech block operating lever to rhs of frame; 8½" sling bar & ring; wear to profiles & markings; dark brown patina to barrel, breech & fittings; silver grey to t/guard; fair stock with heavy bruising & scratches; missing front barrel band; gwo & fair cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56 $900 – 1200
346 GWYN & CAMPBELL CIVIL WAR BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 52 Cal; s/shot; 20" round barrel; standard sights & fittings; rhs of frame inscribed UNION RIFLE; lock plate marked GWYN & CAMPBELL; g. profiles with wear & fine pitting to lock; plain breech, barrel tang, rear sights, iron lever & butt plate; blue/plum patina to barrel, action & fittings; g. butt stock with Inspector’s cartouche to lhs of wrist & minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1864 #2099 N/L Catalogue A56 $1200 – 1400
347 POULTNEY & TRIMBLE CIVIL WAR BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 52 Cal; s/shot; 21½" round barrel standard sights & fittings; g. bore; POULTNEY & TRIMBLE BALTIMORE USA & MASS ARMS CO CHICOPEE FALLS; g. profiles & clear markings except Mass Arms Chicopee Falls; plum finish to barrel, thinning to the breech; silver grey to action; plum to t/guard & butt plate; vg stock with v. minor marks. all complete; gwo & cond. Circa 1860 #3623 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2300
348 SPENCER CIVIL WAR CARBINE: 52 Cal R/F; 7 shot tube mag in the butt; standard sights, saddle ring & bar; f to g bore; SPENCER address & 1860 Patent date to top of action; g. profiles with slight wear to action address; plum patina to barrel, lever & butt plate; blue/grey to action; f to g stock with a couple of fine age cracks to both sides of the butt & a very old German silver strapping repair; all complete; gwo & cond C.1864 #26501 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1800 – 2400
349 BRITISH SNIDER ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE: 577 Cal; 30.5” barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; lock plate marked with ROYAL CYPHER VR 1869 ENFIELD & fitted with a MKⅢ breech; brass regulation furniture with a mellow patina g. profiles & clear markings; g. stock with minor marks; complete except rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $900 – 1200
350 BSA/FRANCOTTE MARTINI ACTION CADET RIFLE: .250 Cal; 27½" barrel; f.to g. bore; standard front sight & ladder rear sight; barrel top stamped Barrel made by the Birmingham Small Arms Co Ltd, Birmingham 1907 & breech with 250L; lhs of action stamped 4/1893/á; rhs stamped 182; fading original dark blue finish to barrel, action & fittings; g. profiles; butt stamped 182 & is stamped with Govt arrows over an old repair; sling swivels & rod; gwo & cond. #182 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
351 COLONIAL ISSUE MARTINI ENFIELD CAVALRY CARBINE MK.II: 303 Cal; 21” barrel; vg bore; standard front & rear sights; receiver marked rhs VR, ROYAL CYPHER, ENFIELD 1884 I.C.1. & lhs VR, ROYAL CYPHER, ENFIELD 1901 M.E. .303 C.C.II; fading original blue finish to barrel, action & fittings; g. profiles & clear markings; g. stock with smooth profiles marked àß & faint issue marks & Enfield roundel; all complete with leather sight protector & brass muzzle protector; vgwo & cond. #108 L/R Catalogue A56 $750 – 900
352 C.G. BONEHILL MARTINI ACTION RIFLE: Conversion to .230 M.T.; 27" barrel; g. bore; ramped front sight, ladder rear sight; rhs action marked S.M.R.C. 1899 & lhs C.G. BONEHILL; blue/grey finish to all metal; smooth profiles, fading markings; f. cond refinished stock, small expert repair to forewood; muzzle protector incl; fwo & cond. #982 N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
353 MARTINI ACTION ROOK RIFLE by I. HOLLIS & SONS: .442 Cal; 25½” barrel; g. bore; dovetail font sight, standing rear with folding sight absent; machine cut top barrel flat inscribed I.HOLLIS & SONS LONDON; border engraved action inscribed I.HOLLIS & SONS to rhs; grey finish to barrel & plum grey to action; f. to g. profiles & markings; chequered pistol grip stock with cap & horn forend cap, butt jointed 30mm from plate, butt lhs stamped B; gwo & cond. Circa 1880 #N856 N/L Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
354 SHORTENED MARTINI ENFIELD MKII RIFLE: .303 Cal; 25.2" barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs of action markings removed; lhs has ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1899 ME 303 II 1; g. profiles & clear markings; thinning blue finish to barrel, action & fittings; f to g. stock with minor scuff & bruises, butt rhs with 1 x RM ENFIELD & 2 x VIC GOV roundels & 10626; no swivels or rod; gwo & vg cond. #8172 L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 600
355 WINCHESTER MOD. 1892 HALF MAG L/A RIFLE: 32 WCF; 24" octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & WINCHESTER NEW HAVEN address; CAL marking to breech; MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER TRADE MARK to tang; vg. profiles & markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, action & fittings; g. butt stock & forend with minor bruising; gwo & cond. C.1908 #471016 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
356 WINCHESTER MOD. 1873 HALF MAG L/A RIFLE: 32 WCF; 24" octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & WINCHESTER NEW HAVEN address; CAL marking to breech; MODEL 1873 WINCHESTER TRADE MARK. REG. IN US PAT. OFF. to tang; vg profiles & markings; plum/brown finish to barrel, action & fittings; vg butt stock & forend with v minor bruising, small tack holes & one scratch to butt lhs; gwo & cond. C.1925 #708020B L/R Catalogue A56 $1500 – 1800
357 WINCHESTER MOD. 1892 L/A S/R CARBINE: 32 WCF; 11 shot; 20" barrel; g. bore; rear ladder sight; top of barrel stamped MADE IN USA WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN.CONN. & with model/name/cal trade mark; saddle ring to action lhs; MODEL 92 –WINCHESTER- TRADE MARK. REG. IN US PAT OFF & FGN to tang; thinning blue finish to barrel & action; g. profiles, slight wear; g. stock & forend with minor scuffs, inset wood repair to butt rhs; gwo & cond. C.1924 #938205 L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 1100
358 STEVENS MOD. 44 FALLING BLOCK S/SHOT RIFLE: 25-25 Cal; 26" round to octagonal barrel with 2 line address to top flat; wedge front sight & tang mount Vernier peep sight; g. profiles & clear markings; mottled plum finish to barrel; grey/blue frame & lever; silver-grey to crescent butt plate; vg. stock with v. minor marks & tiny toe repair; gwo cond. Early 20th Cent #15624 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 650
359 WINCHESTER MOD.1906 P/A R/F RIFLE: 22 Cal; 15 shot mag; 20" round barrel; g bore; standard sights, 2 line NEW HAVEN address & Cal markings; g. profiles & markings; thinning finish to all metal; f. butt with moderate bruising & g. forend; gwo & cond. C.1916 #45980 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 550
360 ITALIAN MODEL 1891 CARCANO INFANTRY LONG RIFLE: 6.5 x 52; 6 shot mag; 29.9” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; TERNI to the breech; g. profiles & markings; 95% military blue/black finish remains; g. stock with moderate bruising; complete with swivels; no rod; gwo & cond. #DM5539 L/R Catalogue A56 $550 – 650
361 JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 38 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 6.5 Arisaka; 5 shot mag; 31.5” barrel; f. bore; standard sights & fittings; Japanese crest & characters to the breech; TOKYO Arsenal marks to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; 65%% original military finish remains; f to g stock with moderate bruising; no dust cover or rod; gwo & cond. #17833 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 700
362 ITALIAN MODEL 1938 SHORT B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 6.5 x 52; 6 shot mag; 21” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; R.F. TERNI & Crown to the breech; thinning blue/black military finish to all metal; bolt in the white; g. stock with moderate bruising; gwo & cond. #AW2242 matching L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
363 FRANCOTTE PATENT MARTINI ACTION CADET RIFLE: 297-230 Cal; 27.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; B.S.A. made barrel; VICTORIAN GOVT & ROYAL CYPHER to lhs of action including FRANCOTTE PATENT; g. profiles & markings; thinning blue finish to barrel, t/guard & lever; blue/grey to action; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with rod; gwo & cond. #363 N/L Catalogue A56 $750 – 850
364 JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 99 INFANTRY LONG RIFLE: 6.5 Jap; 5 shot mag; 31.5" barrel; f. bore; standard sights, bayonet stud & swivels; chrysanthemum removed from breech, characters still intact; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; f to g stock with heavy bruising; dust cover missing; gwo & f. cond. #11123 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 450
365 SWISS MOD K31 SCHMIDT RUBIN B/A SHORT RIFLE: 7.5 x 55 Cal; 6 shot mag; 26” barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings including muzzle cover & Swiss Cross to the receiver; sharp profiles & markings; thinning blue finish to all metal; bolt in the white; g. original stock with minor bruising; complete with correct leather sling & magazine; gwo & vg cond. #641696 matching L/R Catalogue A56 $1300 – 1500
366 JAPANESE TYPE 99 SHORT RIFLE: 7.7x 58 Cal; 5 shot mag; 25.2” barrel; g. bore standard anti-aircraft sights & monopod & mum intact; 128331 & Tokyo Arsenal marking to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; blacked finish to barrel, receiver, dust cover & fittings; g. stock with moderate bruising; rhs of butt with Royal Navy fouled anchor & ROYAL NAVY lhs butt stamped S.A.A.F. FOOTSCRAY; all complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. #128331 matching L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
367 JAPANESE TYPE 38 ARISAKA RIFLE: 6.5 Arisaka; 5 shot mag; 31.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings with mum intact to the breech; Tokyo Arsenal mark & 24041 to side rail; vg profiles & clear markings; blue/black finish to barrel, receiver, dust cover & fittings; vg stock with Royal Navy fouled anchor & marked ROYAL NAVY; lhs S.A.A.F. FOOTSCRAY; complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. #24041 & matching bolt L/R Catalogue A56 $800 – 900
368 U.S. EDDYSTONE M17 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 30-06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 26" barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; flaming bomb motif & 11-18 to the muzzle; flaming bomb motifs to side rail & bolt handle; 70% Parkerised re-finish remains, thinning in several areas; g. stock; all complete; gwo & cond. #1274768 bolt not numbered L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 700
369 GERMAN WWII 98K MAUSER PORTUGUESE CONTRACT RIFLE: 7.92 x 57 Cal; 5 shot mag; 23” barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver marked with Portuguese crest & dated 1941 also several 3RD Reich Inspection stamps; MAUSER OBERNDORF to side rail; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 98% original black factory finish; exc stock; all complete with rod; gwo & cond. Dated 1941 #128331 L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 2000
370 FN MAUSER POST WW11 SOUTH AMERICAN CONTRACT B/A SHORT RIFLE: 30.06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 23" barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; F.N. address to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; vg re-blacked finish to all metal; bolt in the white; g. stock with minor bruising & no grasping grooves to forend; gwo & cond. #6877 matching bolt L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
371 U.S. MODEL 1903 A3 B/ACTION SERVICE RIFLE: 30-06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 24” barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; breech marked U.S REMINGTON MODEL 03-A3 3873277; vg profiles & clear markings; parkerised finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; all compete; gwo & cond. #3873277 L/R Catalogue A56 $1500 – 1800
372 LONGBRANCH NO4 MKI B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2" replaced Sportco barrel with no bayonet lugs; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; side rail marked NO 4 MKI* LONGBRANCH 1942; g. profiles & clear markings; 85% flat black finish remains with most losses to front band; g. stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. #4L9909 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 600
373 SCARCE GERMAN CONVERSION OF WWI GEW 98 RIFLE TO 98B CONFIGURATION PRIOR TO WWII: 7.92 x 57 Cal; 28.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sight & fitting including fitted with a quick detachable overhead mounted 3X Luxor Oigee Berlin scope & Winter trigger assembly; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/black finish to all metal; vg original stock; complete with rod; gwo & cond. #745K with matching bolt L/R Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1600 – 1800
374 SCARCE LATE ISSUE FINNISH MOSIN NAGANT MODEL 39 B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 7.62 x 53R Cal;
5 shot mag; 26” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings plus fitted with a Lit Reticle military scope marked NOCN 6X42 MADE IN BELARUS & mounts; breech marked SA within a square BD 43865 & dated 1942; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 98% original military blue/black finish; exc stock; complete with rod; gwo & exc cond. #43865 matching L/R
Catalogue A56 $1500 – 2000
375 SCARCE R.A.A.F. ANTARTIC DIVISION LITHGOW SMLE ACTION & BOLT: butt marked X4; originally converted to carbine length with short barrel & forend for possible use on aircraft or land in Antarctica; butt marked with a kangaroo within a circle & 4X to the top; lhs of butt has the kangaroo within a circle; exc military finish to all metal & exc stock with clear markings; gwo & cond. #E29768 matching bolt & action L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
376 B.S.A. 2ND PATTERN MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 310 Cal; 25.2" barrel; g. bore; standard sights; one swivel; C of A marking to rhs of action; B.S.A. Trade mark to lhs; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blue/plum finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; gwo & cond. #20031 L/R Catalogue A56 $375 – 450
377 U.S. EDDYSTONE M17 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 30-06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 26” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; barrel & the muzzle marked E over flaming bomb 11-18; breech marked U.S. MODEL OF 1917 EDDYSONE 1248966; Flaming bomb insignia to side rail; vg profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal with losses to floor plate; fine aged gum spot to lhs of wrist, o/a g. stock; gwo & cond. #1248966 L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 800
378 FRENCH MOD.1907/15 BERTHIER B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 8x5R: 5 shot mag; 30.5" barrel; p. bore; std sights, bayonet fitting & swivels; CHATELLERAULT M LE 1907-15 to breech; g. profiles & clear markings; thin black military finish to all metal; g. stock with mod bruising; gwo & cond. #12342 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
379 WAR OFFICE PATTERN B/A TRAINING RIFLE: 22 R/F; s/shot; 23.6” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; B.S.A. address & Cal markings to barrel; g. profiles & clear markings; patchy black painted finish to barrel & receiver; g. original stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #30684 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
380 B.S.A. LE MKI* B/A QUEENSLAND GOVT ISSUE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot box mag; 20.3" barrel; f to g bore; standard bayonet stud, bolt dust cover & sights, including dial sight & rear lobbing sight; receiver ring marked ER ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. Co 1902 LE 1*; QG to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with minor bruising & QG marking to rhs of butt; all complete with swivels; gwo & cond. #5428 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 750
381 JAPANESE ARISAKA TYPE 99 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 7.7 x 58 Cal; 5 shot mag; 25.2” barrel; g. bore; standard sight including anti-aircraft rear sight; mum marking to the breech intact; 67740 & Tokyo Arsenal mark to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; grey finish to all metal parts; f to g stock with moderate bruising; with correct bayonet w/s; gwo & f to g cond. #67740 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 700
382 TURKISH MAUSER MOD.1903/38 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 7.92×57 Cal; 5 shot mag; 28.25" barrel; g. bore; standard sights, bayonet stud, rod, swivels & T.C. ASFA star & crescent moon; K.KALE 1944 to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; blacked military finish to all metal; vg stock with minor marks; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #153559 non matching bolt L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
383 COLUMBIAN 98 MAUSER B/A CARBINE: 30-06 Cal; 5 shot mag; 17.5” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; Columbian crest to the breech; FN address to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; patchy black painted finish to all meal parts; g. original stock with moderate bruising; no rod; gwo & cond. Would grade up with a re-paint. #3377 with matching turned down bolt L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 600
384 CHINESE TYPE 53 COPY OF MOSIN NAGANT MOD.44 B/A CARBINE: 7.62×39; 5 shot box mag; 19.5" barrel with folding bayonet to rhs; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; Chinese characters & 1954 date to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; thinning blue military finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; missing small plate to lhs of stock o/w all compete with rod; v. strong mag spring; gwo & cond. #1017506 matching L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
385 BRITISH SPARKBROOK MLE* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.2” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; fitted with a side mounted target sight; no dial sights; new forewood, this has been a project gun & not quite finished, would grade up & improve. #99700 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 500
386 SIAMESE MAUSER TYPE 45 B/ACTION SERVICE RIFLE: 8×52 Cal; 5 shot mag; 29" barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings, including dust cover; Siamese crest & characters to the breech; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original military blue finish; vg stock; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #16255 L/R Catalogue A56 $700 – 900
387 U.S. EDDYSTONE M17 CONVERSION TARGET RIFLE: 308 Win; s/shot; fitted with an Omark 27” barrel; g. bore; globe front sight with an interchangeable disc, no rear target sights; breech marked U.S. MODEL OF 1917 EDDYSTONE SN 1082082; altered stock; gwo & cond. #1082082 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
388 QUEENSLAND ISSUE B.S.A. MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 310 Cal; 25.2" barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; C of A markings to rhs of action; B.S.A. & Trade mark to lhs; g. profiles & markings; cleaned silver grey to barrel, action & fittings; rubbed down stock; missing butt sling swivel; gwo & cond. #79495 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
389 LOT X 2: EX AUSTRALIAN ARMY ISSUE CARRY CASE: to fit an AN/PVS STARLIGHT NIGHT VISION SCOPE: ex Broadmeadows Army Camp & was on issue with the Lithgow L1A1 rifles. LI1A1 DUST COVER & MOUNTING BRACKET for AN/PVS STARLIGHT NIGHT VISION SCOPE; both in g. cond. Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
390 BRITISH WWI WIRE CUTTERS: to suit SMLE rifle & marked DECIMALS LTD SELLEY OAK NO.1 MKII & dated 1917; g. cond & retaining most of its original WWI military finish with some scratches & marks; o/a vg cond. Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
391 SCARCE LATE ISSUE BRITISH MILITARY SCOPE CASE for the No.32 scope: marked OS 906A CASE STG TEL NO 8 B & Co; case retains 95% original khaki painted finish with leather strap marked DáD; vg cond. Possibly one of the few used by the Australian Army. Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
392 RARE, COMPLETE THREE PIECE GERMAN WWII GRENADE LAUNCHING KIT: known as GEWEHRGRANATGERAT & fitted in its original leather carry case, as issued with the 98K rifle. The kit contains the two piece rifle grenade launcher, special rear sight assembly with attachment clamp & bubble level & special tool used to disassemble the grenade launcher; all complete & in vg cond. Catalogue A56 $2500 – 3000
393 LOT X 2 BAYONETS: LITHGOW 1907 PATT; dated 1916; g. blade & grips; comes with tear drop scabbard. AUSTRALIAN OWEN GUN BAYONET: vg 10" blade marked XOAá, obverse side MA 1907-1 11-44 n/s; both vg cond. Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
394 LOT X 2 BRITISH BAYONETS: NO.7 MKI Knife bayonet; g. blade & grips; w/s. 1887 PATT SWORD BAYONET: g. 18.5" blade with WD & VR & dated 1891; w/s & matching; both g. cond. Catalogue A56 $380 – 450
395 LOT X 2 BAYONETS: BRITISH 1858 NAVAL SWORD BAYONET: g. 22.75" blade with light staining; M.R.D. 21MM 01205 to cross guard; vg knurled leather grips; n/s. YUGOSLAVIAN KNIFE BAYONET: 246.05mm exc blade; exc cross guard & wooden grips; w/s almost as new. Catalogue A56 $350 – 400
396 JAPANESE POST 1883 COMMISSIONED OFFICER’S NAVAL DIRK: 8 7/8" single edged blade with groove to back edge, v. light staining & fine pitting near the point; cat scratches to Habaki; brass cross guard marked with N within a diamond; vg brass mounted white same grips; complete with correct brass mounted black leather scabbard; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
397 LOT X 2 TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONETS: TYPE 30 Variation F; 397mm blade with scratches to both sides from the scabbard; no fullers; straight cross guard; vg grips; w/s. VARIATION B; vg blued 396mm blade by TOYADA AUTOMATIC LOOM WORKS; straight cross guard & contoured grips; w/s; all good cond. Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
398 LOT X 2 TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONETS: VARIATION C; exc blades; one blue & one polished; both with fullers, hooked cross guards, contoured grips & bird’s head pommels & scabbards. Catalogue A56 $400 – 600
399 LOT X 2 TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONETS: VARIATION D; vg blade with thin blue finish, contoured grips & bird’s head pommel; w/s. VARIATION A; g. polished blade with light staining, hooked cross guard & contoured grips; w/s. Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
400 LOT X 2 TYPE 30 JAPANESE BAYONETS: VARIATION M; vg unfullered blade; straight cross guard & bird’s head pommel; wooden scabbard with 2 string wrappings, short metal tip & brown paint finish. VARIATION C: g. fullered blade; hooked cross guard; contoured grips & bird’s head pommel; w/s; all vg cond. Catalogue A56 $400 – 600