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7th MAY, 2022 - ON-LINE CATALOGUE A58

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CATALOGUE A58 May 7th 2022:

ITEMS NO 201 – 300

201 LITHGOW 22RF PATTERN 1914 SHORT RIFLE B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 22RF; s/shot; 25.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* & dated 1943; g. profiles & clear markings; grey finish to all metal; f to g stock; all complete; gwo & cond.#34673 bolt not numbered L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 600
202 BOER WAR MAUSER MODEL 1896 B/A RIFLE: 7×57 Cal; 5 shot mag; 28.75″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver side rail marked MOD MAUSER 1896 LUDW. LOEWE & CO BERLIN B.6777; g. profiles & clear marking; vg. original blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with moderate bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. B prefix indicates the second batch of rifles delivered to the Boer Republic #B6777 matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$900 – 1100
203 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS ENFIELD SHT LE III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver ring marked G.R. ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. CO 1918 SHT.LE III*; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; grey finish to all metal; fair stock with heavy bruising; brass disc missing from butt; all complete except disc; gwo & fair cond. #97011 all matching except bolt L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 600
204 RARE N.S.W. MARTINI CADET ACTION BAYONET PRACTICE MUSKET: 31.25″ barrel with extended plunger to simulate a bayonet attached, secured with 2 heavy duty barrel bands, receiver top with BRAENDLIN CADET CARBINE; mated to a martini action, lhs with BRAENDLIN ARMOURY Co MAKERS 1891; f. profiles & clear markings; worn plum finish to action, barrel in the rough; f to g stock, small losses at wrist, butt rhs stamped N.S.W. C.F. 879; all complete; gwo. N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 800
205 SMLE ‘DUMMY’ DRILL RIFLE: 44.5″ o/all carved wood training aid simulating an SMLE; fitted with pressed metal trigger/magazine assembly, cast metal sights, muzzle & swivels etc.; wood of light colour; 30% black finish remains to furniture; g. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
206 BRITISH BAYONET PRACTICE MUSKET: 30″ barrel with extended plunger to simulate a bayonet attached; flared metal shield at breech; vg. profiles & clear markings; 80% original black finish to barrel & shield; g stock marked on rhs with á& 1, below butt is WW GREENER BIRMINGHAM 1911; all complete; vgwo. N/L Catalogue A58 $600 – 900
207 BRITISH BAYONET PRACTICE MUSKET: 33″ barrel with extended plunger to simulate a bayonet attached; with heavy metal collar at the breech, chequered metal tang grip & heavy butt plate; g. profiles & clear markings; 80% original black finish to barrel & furniture in the white with light patina; f to g stock with minor to moderate bruises, butt rhs stamped C.429, metal reinforcement rib below stock stamped WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD BIRMINGHAM 1939; all complete; gwo. N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 800
208 BRITISH BAYONET PRACTICE MUSKET (incomplete): 33″ barrel intended for plunger, which is absent; with heavy metal collar at breech, chequered metal tang grip & heavy butt plate; g. profiles & clear markings; v. lightly pitted even brown patina to barrel & furniture, moderate pitting to butt plate; vg. stock, rhs butt stamped 1914 & á & X & white painted number 26; metal reinforcement rib below stock. Restoration ready. N/L Catalogue A58 $300 – 500
209 RARE N.S.W. MARTINI HENRY ACTION BAYONET PRACTICE MUSKET (incomplete): 28″ barrel intended for plunger, which is absent; held by 2 heavy duty barrel bands; mated to Martini Henry Carbine receiver with rhs stamped VR ENFIELD 1882 I.C.1, top stamped 3MD 352 g. profiles & clear markings; even brown patina to action, barrel in the rough; f to g stock, minor bruising, butt rhs stamped with R-M ENFIELD WD roundel, àß 1 & C.M.F./3.M.D 352, lhs with VIC GOV roundel. Restoration ready. N/L Catalogue A58 $300 – 500
210 SMLE ‘DUMMY’ DRILL RIFLE: 44.5″ o/all carved wood training aid simulating an SMLE; fitted with cast metal trigger/magazine assembly & muzzle, also with sights, swivels butt plate etc.; f to g. cond stock of 2 piece construction & a dark colour; butt rhs marked ODC; g. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$500 – 600
211 RARE N.S.W. MARTINI CADET ‘DUMMY’ DRILL RIFLE: 41″ o/all carved wood training aid simulating a Martini Cadet rifle; fitted with basic metal ‘pipe’ barrel & trigger guard; g. cond stock of walnut colour; butt rhs stamped N.S.W. C.F C 337; g. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 550
212 BRITISH-INDIAN ISSUE ENFIELD LONG LEVER MKIV PATTERN ‘A’ MARTINI-HENRY RIFLE: .450 Cal/577; 33.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & bayonet lug to front band; action marked v. faint VR ROYAL CYPHER 1887; g. profiles; blue/plum finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruises, India unit issue script & arsenal roundel to butt & 10641; complete with swivels, rod & f. to g. cond MkIII bayonet with scabbard; gwo & cond. #10641 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1100 – 1500
213 BOER WAR MARTINI HENRY ZAR RIFLE by WESTLEY RICHARDS: 450/577 Cal; 33.2″ barrel stamped HENRY RIFLING & WESTLEY RICHARDS & Co; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver rhs with MADE SPECIALLY FOR ZAR & lhs WESTLEY RICHARDS & Co; 90% original finish to barrel & action; g. cond stock with minor & few moderate bruises; complete with swivels, leather sling, rod, muzzle cover & rear sight cover; vgwo & cond. A great outfit. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1600
214 BRITISH VOLUNTEER PERCUSSION MUSKET by BARNETT: .78 Cal; 39.2″ barrel; p. to f. smooth bore; breech with London proofs; lock altered from flint type marked BARNETT LONDON; mellow brass regulation furniture; g. profiles & clear markings; grey/brown patina to barrel & lock & an area of pitting near nipple; vg. stock with v. minor bruising, some small dark areas; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1600
215 GUEDES BREECH LOADING SERVICE RIFLE: 8 x 60R; 32.3″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; Portuguese crest to rhs of action; lhs with M 1885 CE W.G. STEYR 1886 within a circle; exc profiles & crisp markings throughout; 90% original finish to all metal & stock; vg. original stock with v. minor bruising & STEYR roundel to rhs of butt; complete with slings & rod; vgwo & cond. An excellent example, these rifles were used by the Boers in South Africa. #8371 all matching N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1400
216 BRITISH MkII SNIDER ENFIELD RIFLE: .577 Cal; 36.5″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights; MkII** action; lock stamped VR ROYAL CYPHER 1862 ENFIELD; brass regulation furniture; vg. profiles & markings; 90% original finish to barrel, furniture & lock; vg. cond full stock, with v. minor bruises, butt rhs with R-M ENFIELD roundel over 1; complete with original swivels & rod; vgwo & cond. A great example. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1600
217 BRITISH MkII SNIDER ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE: .577 Cal; 30.5″ barrel; g. 5 groove bore; standard sights; MkII* action; lock stamped VR ROYAL CYPHER 1859 ENFIELD; steel regulation furniture; g. profiles & markings; 75% original finish to barrel & lock; g. cond full stock, smoothed profiles, a moderate amount of minor bruising, small repairs & filler to lock mortice (replaced lock) & beside barrel tang, glued age split to side plate flat, butt rhs with R-M ENFIELD roundel over 1, lhs with faint numerals; complete with original swivels & rod; vgwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$900 – 1200
218 BRITISH COMMERCIAL MARTINI HENRY RIFLE by FIELD RIFLE Co: 450 Cal; 34.2″ barrel with FIELD RIFLE Co BIRMINGHAM; vg. to exc bore; regulation style sights; action unsigned; as new blue finish to barrel, 90% original blue to action with minor touch ups; crisp action & vg. profiles; receiver & action stamped A220; vg cond walnut stock with v. minor bruises; complete with swivels & rod; vgwo & cond. #A220 N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1300
219 COMPOSITE BRITISH SNIDER ENFIELD RIFLE: .577 Cal; 36.5″ steel barrel with sword bar, breech stamped JPR/EXR 879 (Indian Export marks); g. to vg. cond bore; non-standard rear sight; v. faint MkII on action which has original Enfield inspection stamps; lock with VR royal cypher 1864 ENFIELD; brass regulation furniture, two different patterns of side nail cups used; smooth profiles & f. to g. markings; deep plum blue patina to barrel, plum brown to lock; g. cond full replacement stock, smooth profiles & 2″ shorter for sword bar; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $700 – 1000
220 U.S. SHARPS MODEL 1863 STRAIGHT BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 52 Cal; 22” unsigned barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; SHARPS PATENT 1852 & RS LAWRENCE PAT 1859 to rhs lock plate, lhs with C.SHARPS PAT SEPT 12TH 1848; g. profiles & markings; 70% blue finish to barrel & butt, some case colour to action; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with saddle ring & bar; gwo & cond. #C8088 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1700 – 2000
221 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK BREECH LOADING RIFLE: 43 Spanish; s/shot; 35″ barrel with sword bar; vg. bore; Remington address & Patent dates to tang; g. profiles, clear address & patent dates; retaining 15% original military finish to all metal; g. stock with mod & minor bruising; all complete with rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $900 – 1200
222 BRITISH ENFIELD R.I.C. M.L.E MKI B/A C/F CARBINE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 21″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights; nose cap with a bayonet fitting mag cut off & turned down bolt; lhs of receiver ring marked ROYAL CYPHER E.R. ENFIELD 1909 L.E.C. 1*; vg. profiles & clear marking; thinning original blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with brass disk to butt marked 4. 04 R.I.C. 3876; L.S. carved at the butt swivel; arsenal repair to forend; complete with leather sling; gwo & vg. cond.#5387D bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1600
223 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ISSUE MARTINI-METFORD SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 33.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights; nose cap with bayonet fitting & clearing rod; rhs of action marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1878 á S.A., obverse side V.R. ROYAL CYPHER H.R.B. CO 1893 M.303; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 70% original blue finish with minor bruising; all complete including steel trap to butt plate & leather sling; gwo & vg. plus cond. #2483 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1800 – 2200
224 N.S.W. ISSUE ENFIELD M.L.E. MKI B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 30.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights, bayonet fitting to nose cap, mag cut off & dust cover; receiver ring marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1896 L.E. 1; LITHGOW to knox form; g. profiles & clear markings; 70% original blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with minor bruising & N.S.W. markings to the butt; complete with leather sling; gwo & cond. #844C matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1500
225 VICTORIAN ISSUE LONDON SMALL ARMS S.M.L.E MKI B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights; mag cut-off removed; receiver ring marked ER ROYAL CYPHER L.S.A. CO LD 1904 SHT. LE.1; g. profiles & clear markings; thinning original blue finish to fittings & receiver; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with leather sling; gwo & cond.#3464K bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $1400 – 1800
226 LITHGOW EXPERIMENTAL NO.6 MK1/1 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20″ barrel; including flash eliminator; g. bore; standard sights for this model; receiver ring marked M.A. LITHGOW S.M.L.E III* 1945; sharp profiles & clear markings; blue/black military finish to all metal parts, thinning in a few areas; g. original stock with grooved hand guard & forend; M.A. 5/45 to rhs of butt; replaced rubber butt plate on this model; complete with swivels & webb sling; gwo & vg. plus cond. #XP250 matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$12000 – 14000
227 BRITISH LEE METFORD MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 8 shot mag; 30.2″ barrel; f to g. bore; standard sights; front band with bayonet fitting, mag cut off & screwed dust cover; receiver ring marked VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1889 1/2*; g. profiles & clear markings; thinning blue military finish to all metal; g. original stock with minor bruising & R.S.A.R.F. 1900 marked to the butt; all complete, provision for rod but no rod; comes with buff sling; gwo & vg. cond. #1353 matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1700 – 1900
228 CANADIAN ISSUE LEE-ENFIELD MKI CAVALRY B/A CARBINE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 20.75″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights, mag cut-off, dust cover & turned down bolt; receiver ring marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1896 L.E.C.I.; vg. profiles & clear markings; carbine retains 85% original blue finish; vg. original stock with brass disk to rhs of butt marked C.G.A.C. 88 & áover â within a circle to both sides of butt; all complete; gwo & vg. cond. #1854 bolt not numbered L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1700 – 2000
229 ENFIELD SHT LE. MK5 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg bore; standard sights; bayonet fitting to nose cap, mag cut-off & rear sight to the receiver; receiver ring marked G.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1922 SHT. LE V.; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% orig blue finish; vg. original stock with minor bruising; complete with webb sling; gwo & vg cond. Ex Major Millett collection. #5869 matching incl stock L/R Catalogue A58 $1600 – 1800
230 BRITISH NO.5 MKI B/A JUNGLE CARBINE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.5″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; 1947 & BK4047 to receiver ring; side rail marked NO 5 MKI; sharp profiles & clear markings; retains 98% orig blacked military finish; exc unmarked stock; complete with webb sling; gwo & exc cond. #BK4047 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1300 – 1600
231 WINCHESTER P.14 B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 26″ barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & fine adjustment rear sight; with scope marked PERISCOPE PRISM CO LTD MAKERS LONDON 1918 MODEL á 240769; British proofs to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. original stock with minor marks; complete with leather scope covers, webb sling & correct scope case; gwo & cond. #W91081 L bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A58
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Catalogue A58
$6000 – 8000
232 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS COLONIAL VICTORIAN GOVT NAVAL RESERVE MARTINI ENFIELD MKI SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; s/shot; 30½” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs of action marked with VR ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. & M CO 1881 IIIover I; obverse side has VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1896 M.E. 303 1; g. profiles & clear markings; rifle retains 75% original blue finish; g. stock with minor bruising; VICT GOVT stamps to rhs of butt; lhs VICTORIAN NAVAL RESERVE; rounded with centre ROYAL CYPHER; all complete with rod & leather sling; gwo & vg. cond. #4594C L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1400
233 LITHGOW S.M.L.E. EXPERIMENTAL NO.6 MKI B/A RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.5″ barrel; g. bore; std sights, including bed rear sight; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1944; sharp profiles & clear markings; vg. grey military finish to all metal; vg. stock with grooved hand guard & forend, fitted with a brass butt plate; rhs of butt marked MA over 3/45; complete with webb sling; gwo & vg cond.#XP154 matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$10000 – 12000
234 CANADIAN ROSS RIFLE CO MODEL DA-19 MK111 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 5 shot mag; 30.5″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings with the rear sight mounted on the receiver bridge; breech marked ROSS RIFLE CO CANADA M-10 PATENTED; receiver rail marked D.A.-19; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blue/grey finish to barrel, fittings & receiver; 75% blue finish to mag & t/guard; g. original stock with C.E.F. within a circle 1916; with Hugh Carson Ottawa 1916 marked leather sling; gwo & cond. #DA19 with matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58 $900 – 1300
235 L.S.A. QUEENSLAND POLICE ISSUE SHT LE MKI* B/A RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. to g. bore; standard sights, mag cut-off with front & rear lobbing sights; receiver ring marked E.R. ROYAL CYPHER L.S.A. CO LD 1907 SHT LE. Q*; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining 75% orig blue finish; g. stock, lhs of butt marked QáG 1908; all complete with leather sling; gwo & cond. # 70212K L/R Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1400
236 ENFIELD LEE METFORD MKI B/A CAVALRY CARBINE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 20.75″ barrel; exc. bore; standard sights, mag cut-off, bolt dust cover & turned down bolt handle; receiver ring marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1905; g. profiles; slight wear to receiver ring markings; retaining 80% original blue finish; g. original stock with moderate bruising; white painted marking to stock; 10 over 59B; magazine 10 over 75; complete with rear leather sight cover & original cleaning rod; gwo & cond. #9157 matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1600 – 1800
237 ENFIELD S.M.L.E. LONGBRANCH NEW ZEALAND ISSUE NO.4 MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver rail marked NO.4 MK* LONGBRANCH 1942; NZ markings to lhs of receiver ring; vg. profiles & clear markings; 85% dark grey military finish to all metal; g. original stock with minor marks; complete with webb sling; gwo & vg. cond.#16L2061 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $800 – 1200
238 LITHGOW S.M.L.E. RIFLE NO1 GRENADE LAUNCHER: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & 2 sections of copper wire binding to forend for added strength; receiver ring marked LITHGOW SHT LE III within a shield & dated 1915; g. profiles & clear markings; thin grey military finish to all metal; g. stock with minor marks & dated 1943; all complete; gwo & cond.#23527 bolt not numbered L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
239 WINCHESTER P14 WWI CONFIGURATION B/A BRITISH SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 26″ barrel; vg. bore; including both volley sights; standard fittings; breech marked with a star & W240705; British proofs & W.D. marking to side rail; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining 75% original blue military finish; vg. stock with butt marked áover IW within a circle; all complete; gwo & vg. cond. #W240705 L/R Catalogue A58 $1500 – 2000
240 BRITISH ENFIELD LEE METFORD MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 8 shot mag; 30.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights, mag cut-off, screwed bolt dust cover & clearing rod; receiver ring marked VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1890 I*; vg. profiles, clear markings; retaining 70% orig blue finish, thinning in some areas; g. original stock with minor bruising & faint D.P. to butt; all complete; gwo & cond.#1661G bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$900 – 1300
241 ENFIELD N.Z. ISSUE LEE ENFIELD MKI CARBINE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 21″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights, bayonet fitting to nose cap, mag cut-off, bolt dust cover & turned down bolt; D.P. to the breech; lhs receiver ring marked VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1901 LEC; g. profiles & clear markings; thinning blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. original stock with moderate bruising & DP to the wrist; gwo & cond. #680 matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1200 – 1500
242 CANADIAN ROSS RIFLE CO MKIII MOD 1910 B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 30.5″ barrel; g. bore; standard front sight & original rear sight mounted on the bridge; fitted with a Lyman 438 field scope with g. optics; g. profiles & clear inspection & proof markings; blue finish to barrel; silver grey to receiver & fittings; g. stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. #1336 bolt not matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$6000 – 8000
243 ALEX MARTIN LTD COMMERCIAL CLLE TARGET RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights for this model; the bridge inscribed ALEX MARTIN GLASGOW & ABERDEEN; B.S.A. to receiver ring; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 90% original blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. original stock with mod bruising, NO.3 inscribed to brass butt plate; gwo & vg. cond.#3329 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1500
244 LITHGOW EXPERIMENTAL NO.1 RIFLE SHORTENED & LIGHTENED: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.2″ barrel; bore still packed in grease; standard SMLE front sight, the rear being an aperture sight fitted to a modified charger bridge; receiver ring marked MA. LITHGOW SMLE III* 1944; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining all original factory finish; fine cond stock with grooved forend; comes with pull through, oil bottle pack, original & correct bayonet, w/s; in unused cond. #XP74 matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$12000 – 14000
245 BRITISH FAZAKERLEY S.M.L.E. NO4 MK.2 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver side rail marked NO 4 MK.2 F. 1/54 PF265816; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% of its original blacked war-time finish; g. stock with moderate bruising; complete with webb sling; gwo & cond. #PF265816 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 800
246 LITHGOW S.M.L.E. III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; bore still partially in grease; standard sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1944; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining almost all factory finish to all metal parts; exc stock with a few minor marks; butt marked MAo HV. 1944; almost as issued, gwo & exc cond. #F10558 with matching bolt & stock L/R Catalogue A58 $1400 – 1800
247 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS WAR OFFICE PATTERN MINI RIFLE B/A TRAINING RIFLE: 22 Cal; s/shot; 23.6″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights; receiver tapped at the rear for an aperture sight; barrel marked THE BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS CO LTD & Cal markings, along with 3 over 175 as is the butt; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blue finish, silver grey to t/guard; g. original stock with minor marks; gwo & cond. #31018 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
248 INDIAN ISHAPORE S.M.L.E. 410 MUSKET: 410 Cal; s/shot; 25.2″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver ring marked G.R.I. ROYAL CYPHER 1945 NO.1 MKIII; g. profiles & clear markings; blacked military finish to all metal, thinning in some areas; g. original stock with minor bruising & arsenal repair to butt stock at the top of the butt; roundel stamp marked D over T E over W; all complete; gwo & cond. #J8785 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
249 LITHGOW NO.1 MKIII* B/A LOW MOUNT SNIPER RIFEL: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights, plus sniper scope marked SIGHT TELESCOPIC PATT 1918 (AUST) 1944 DáD 77949; receiver ring marked LITHGOW SHT LE III 1917; exc profiles & clear markings; retaining all original factory war-time grey finish; exc stock with a few v. minor marks; all complete with swivels, correct scope case & leather scope covers; gwo & exc cond. #77849 matching including scope L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$8000 – 12000
250 SPARKBROOK M.L.E. VICTORIAN GOVT ISSUE B/A SERVICE LONG RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 30.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights plus front & rear lobbing sights, bayonet fitting to nose cap, mag cut-off & dust cover to bolt; receiver ring marked ER ROYAL CYPHER SPARKBROOK 1902 L.E. I*; VIC to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; 80% thinning original blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; vg original stock with minor bruising, COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA & VICTORIA markings; all complete with sling; gwo & cond. #16615 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A58 $1100 – 1300
251 ARCHER FLINTLOCK COACH PISTOL: 30 bore; 8½” Oct barrel with PICADILLY LONDON, gold poincon with ARCHER LONDON & London proofs at the breech; gold lined vent; stepped plain borderline engraved lock inscribed ARCHER; fitted with bolted safety, swan necked cock, integral pan & roller frizzen; watered brown finish to barrel, case colour to lock; barrel tang & steel furniture with deep blue finish; vg. to exc stock with age crack to rear-most side-nail, v. few v. small bruises; vacant silver shield escutcheon to wrist; loading rod with white horn-like tip; exc. wo & vg. to exc. cond. With papers. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$2500 – 3000
252 SUPERB PAIR OF SILVER MOUNTED D/B FLINTLOCK PISTOLS by GILL: 32 bore; 9″ round hook breech barrels with GILL & restrained foliage engraving to breech; g. bores; stepped locks, borderline engraved & fitted with swan necked cocks & integral pans, engraved ensuite & incorporate GILL in banners; 3 locks with crisp action, one slightly a/f; exc cond Birmingham 1778 hallmarked silver furniture includes t/guards with acorn finials, grotesque masked butt caps, ornate nose caps & silver decorative escutcheons with a thistle beneath & a family crest within a garter & motto ‘READY AY READY’; vg. profiles & clear markings; barrels in the white, some case colour to locks; vg. to exc walnut half stocks; one pistol with original horn tipped rod with worm, the other replaced. Seldom encountered in such g. quality & condition. The property of a nobleman. C.1778 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$18000 – 20000
253 SUPERB PAIR OF H.W. MORTIMER D/B PERCUSSION PISTOLS: 22 bore; 7½” round hook breech barrels marked H.W. MORTIMER & Co LONDON – GUN MAKERS TO HIS MAJESTY, breeches with foliate engraving & a decorative gold band, underside barrels with London proofs; exc bores; fitted with captive rods & nipple & drum bolsters with platinum plugs; borderline & foliate engraved locks fitted with bolted safeties, engraved HW Mortimer &Co, serpent head hammers engraved ensuite; all actions are crisp; iron urn finial to t/guards & rod pipes, guards engraved with stand of arms; three-quarter stocks in exc cond, fine chequered wrists with spiral carved butt caps; barrels with vg. Damascus finish, case colour to locks & breeches, iron furniture & rods in deep blue; silver escutcheons to barrel keys & vacant silver shields to wrists; exc cond & w/o. C.1800 #273 & 274 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$10000 – 12000
254 H. NOCK FLINTLOCK 4 BARREL DUCK’S FOOT BELT PISTOL: 54 bore; 2 7/8″ round barrels with proofs to breech & numbered 1 to 4; iron box lock hammer action engraved with trophies & flags & engraved H. NOCK LONDON; fitted with a re-inforced cock & sliding top safety; belt hook to lhs; sharp profiles; clear engraving; blue/plum patina to barrels, barrel branch, action & fittings; g. stock with vacant silver escutcheon; all complete; gwo & cond. Circa 1800. N/L Catalogue A58 $7000 – 9000
255 BUNNEY TRIPLE BARREL UNDER & OVER TAP ACTION FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 32 Cal; 1½” turn off round barrels, numbered 1 to 3; struck with Birmingham proofs; box lock centre hammer with a re-inforced cock & sliding safety bar; action sides engraved with sun rays, rosettes, chevrons & stands of arms & marked BUNNEY to lhs & LONDON to rhs, folding trigger & crisp action; profiles & clear engraving; soft grey patina to barrel, frame, t/guard & fittings; g. cond plain slab sided wooden grips; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$2000 – 2500
256 PAIR OF WHITNEY D/B UNDER & OVER TAP ACTION FLINTLOCK PISTOLS: 44 Cal; 3″ turn off round barrels numbered 1 to 4; struck with London proofs; box lock hammer action with re-inforced cocks & sliding safety bars; action sides engraved with draped foliate, rosettes & marked T. WHITNEY to lhs & CORK to rhs; vg. to exc profiles & clear engraving; barrels, frames & t/guards in the white; vg. to exc. cond wooden grips with silver wire inlay & Birmingham 1823 hallmarked caps, with some small bruises, vacant silver wrist escutcheons; gwo & exc cond. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$2500 – 3000
257 PAIR OF ENGLISH FLINTLOCK QUEEN ANNE CANNON BARREL PISTOLS by WILSON: 20 bore; 5½” turn off cannon barrels with LONDON & trophies & flags engraved to the breech; WILSON in front of t/guards & struck with London proofs & RW touch mark; elegant swan necked cocks fitted to action, one cock has been repaired at some stage; integral pans fitted; iron t/guard engraved with floral designs; vg. profiles, sharp engravings & address; soft grey patina to barrels & fittings; g. walnut butts with silver grotesque butt masks, trophies to vacant helmet wrist escutcheon & trophies & flags to skeletised silver side plates; all complete; one pistol has a period wood insert to lhs at the rear of the breech, rhs has a v. fine aged crack at the rear of the cock o/w gwo & g. cond. C.1730 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$4000 – 5000
258 TOWER PERCUSSION CONSTABULARY PISTOL: 650 Cal; 6″ barrel, captive r.rod fitted; f. bore; lock marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER 1853 TOWER; mellow brass regulation t/guard, butt cap with swivel & r.rod pipe; g. profiles, faint lock date; blue/black finish to barrel, lock, hammer & fittings; g. stock with moderate bruising; action a/f o/w g. cond. C.1853 N/L Catalogue A58 $700 – 800
258a ENGLISH PEPPERBOX PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 376 bore; 6 shot barrel cluster; 96mm (3¾” cluster); g. bores; external safety to lock plate; foliate engraved frame, bar hammer, back strap, t/guard & butt cap; g. profiles & clear engravings; silver grey finish to barrel cluster, frame & fittings; g. plain finish to walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1860 #431 L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
259 FLEMISH S/B FULL STOCKED PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 20 bore; 5 7/8″ octl barrel with brass dovetailed front sight; fair bore; foliate engraved lock, hammer, t/guard & furniture; g. stock with fine chequered butt with foliate edging & a fined aged crack to lhs of wrist; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
260 TOWER PERCUSSION S/B CONSTABULARY PISTOL: 650 Cal; 6″ barrel with captive rod fitted; fair bore; lock marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER 1850 TOWER; mellow finish to brass t/guard, butt cap with swivel & r.rod pipe; patchy silver grey finish to barrel, lock, hammer & fittings; slight wear to profiles with faint lock date marking; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $850 – 950
260a TOWER NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 15 bore; 9″ barrel fitted with a captive rod; g. bore; lock plate marked TOWER GR & ROYAL CYPHER; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; brass regulation t/guard & furniture; vg. profiles & clear markings; silver grey finish to barrel, grey to lock, fittings & rod; g. original stock with minor bruises & marks; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A58 $2600 – 3000
261 CONTINENTAL FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 16 bore; 9¼” round barrel with intricate gold wash decoration to the muzzle & one third of barrel from the breech; plain lock fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; g. profiles & clear gold decoration, the balance a dark grey; slight wear to stock, fluted butt with an ornate brass butt cap; action a/f; looks good & would grade up. Made for the Eastern market. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1500
262 BRITISH NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK MILITARY PISTOL: 15 bore; 9″ barrel; g. bore; British proofs to the breech; borderline engraved lock with TOWER at the heel & ROYAL CYPHER to the centre; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; slight wear to profiles & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, captive rod, lock, cock & fittings; mellow finish to brass t/guard & furniture; f. to g. refinished stock; gwo & cond. Circa 1810 N/L Catalogue A58 $2000 – 2200
263 E.I.G. PERCUSSION S/B LANCER PISTOL: 650 Cal; 8″ round barrel fitted with a captive rammer; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; lock plate marked E.I.G. ROYAL CYPHER BIRMINGHAM & dated 1871; brass t/guard & regulation furniture; sharp profiles & clear markings; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel with Indian script to the breech; lhs of stock marked JOSEPH BOURNE & SON & a round stamped containing E.I.G BIRMINGHAM; vg stock with v. minor marks & lhs of butt dated 1885; gwo & exc cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1800 – 2600
264 J.BLISSETT PERCUSSION, BAR HAMMER, BELT PEPPERBOX PISTOL: 38 bore; 114mm (4½”) 6 shot barrel cluster; g. bores; centre hammer action with a sliding top safety & fitted with a belt hook; foliate engraving to frame with J.BLISSET to lhs; ensuite engraving to t/guard, hammer & hinged butt cap; sharp profiles & clear markings; 65% original blue remains to its London proofed barrel cluster & guard; faint case colours to frame & butt cap; exc finely chequered walnut grips with a vacant silver oval escutcheon; all complete; gwo & vg. plus cond. C.1860 #213 L/R Catalogue A58 $1880 – 2200
264a E.I.G. FLINTLOCK LANCER PISTOL: 650 Cal; 9″ barrel with London proofs; g. bore; plain lock plate with the East India Company Rampant Lion & fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; brass t/guard & regulation furniture; g. profiles & clear markings, grey finish to the barrel, dark blue/grey to lock plate & fittings; mellow finish to brass furniture; vg. stock with minor marks; complete with captive rod; gwo & vg. cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58 $2000 – 2800
265 CASED PAIR. No.1 ENGRAVED UBERTI COLT 1862 POLICE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) barrel; vg. bore; revolver in the white with a full coverage of American style scroll engraving; brass t/guard, back strap & grip frame engraved ensuite, including an inscription of Presented to my son KYLE HUNT; vg walnut grips; gwo & exc cond. No.2 UBERTI COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel; vg. bore; revolver is in the white with a full coverage of American style scroll engraving; brass t/guard, back strap & grip frame engraved ensuite; vg. walnut grips; gwo & exc cond. Both revolvers are as new with v. minor marks to the grips. Presented in a modern fitted case, partitioned & lined in maroon felt, the lid carries the Rampant Colt Trade mark & inscribed COLT’S MFG CO PATENT within an ornate copper surround. #102376 & 77625 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A58 $2500 – 2800
266 CASED PAIR OF UBERTI COLT 1849 PERCUSSION REVOLVERS: 1. POCKET NAVY: 36 Cal; 5 shot rebated cylinder with all scene intact; 165mm (6½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; 96% blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame & hammer; brass back strap & t/guard; g. wooden grips; gwo & vg. cond. 2. POCKET NAVY: 36 Cal; 5 shot rebated cylinder with all scene intact; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; 97% blue to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to lever & hammer; vg. brass furniture; vg. wooden grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg. modern wooden case with a domed lid; partitioned in the French style & lined in green velvet. #63046 & 90522 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A58 $1800 – 2000
267 CASED, PHIL VINICOMBE ENGRAVED UBERTI COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with 100% naval scene intact; 190mm (7 ½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; with frame, t/guard, back strap & 1/3 of barrel scroll engraved in the American style; SAML COLT to barrel flat top & Colt’s Patent to lhs of frame; sharp profiles & clear engraving; gwo & “as new” cond. Presented in a modern Colt style case, partitioned & lined in green velvet, with a spare cylinder, brass bullet mould & Colt Navy style flask, nipple wrench, key & cap tin. #65310 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1200
268 CASED, ENGRAVED NAVY ARMS CO, MODEL 1861 REMINGTON ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder with scroll engraving & gold inlay work at each of the cylinder stops; 118mm (7 7/8″) octagonal barrel; g. bore; revolver frame has a silver finish with a full coverage of scroll engraving, t/guard, back strap & loading lever engraved ensuite; blue finish to barrel & cylinder with gold panels engraved ensuite; vg. imitation ivory grips; gwo & “as new” cond. Presented in a modern case, partitioned & lined in blue velvet. #9746 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A58 $1500 – 1800
269 CASED JAMES ROSIER MELBOURNE MARKED WEBLEY SOLID FRAME MODEL 1½ REVOLVER: 442 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 108mm (4 ½”) octagonal barrel; p. bore; standard sights; top strap marked JAMES ROSIER 66 ELIZABETH ST MELBOURNE; Webley & Scott winged bullet Trade mark to lhs of frame; barrel lug inscribed WEBLEY’S NO 1½ 442 CF; slight wear to profiles, clear markings; brown patina to all metal; g. chequered walnut grips, missing lanyard ring; trigger return spring a/f; f to g cond. Presented in an oak case, partitioned & re-lined in red velvet with no accessories, the lid underside with a repro James Rosier paper trade label. #29427 Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A58 $850 – 950
270 CASED DOUBLE TRIGGER WILLIAM TRANTER 3RD MODEL PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 80 bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights; lever & patented Y safety to lhs of frame; borderline & foliate engraved frame, lever & t/guard; vg. profiles, clear engraving & & markings; retaining 65% original blue finish with most losses to barrel & t/guard; fitted with vg. chequered walnut grips; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in its original screw top mahogany case with a vacant brass escutcheon to the lid, partitioned & lined in green baize, partitions soiled with some wear; comes with a Dixon bag flask, vg. mould, nipple wrench, turn screw, rod, pewter oil bottle, Eley cap tin, tin of Tranter’s Patent lubricating bullets, tin of Tranter’s lubricating composition & ebony rod. C.1860 #8896T L/R Catalogue A58 $3500 – 4000
271 CASED COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 5 shot cyl with 70% scene; 153mm (6″) oct barrel with 2 line New York address; Colts Patent to lhs of frame; 40% silver plate finish to brass back strap & t/guard back strap engraved F.T. GILLMAN; slight wear to profiles & clear markings; grey patina to barrel, lever, frame & cylinder; g. walnut grips with minor marks; gwo & cond. Presented in a Colt casing with lid escutcheon inscribed BILL IN APPRECIATION FOR YOUR HELP OVER THE YEARS FROM MAURIE 22-1985; with loading instructions paper label to the inside of the lid; partitioned & lined in green baize with vg. Dixon & Sons bag flask, Colt 31 Cal brass mould, modern nipple wrench & cap tin. #59082 Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A58 $4000 – 5000
272 CASED BEAUMONT ADAMS PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 143mm (5 5/8″) octagonal barrel; standard sights; plain borderline engraved frame; L.A.C. & London proofs to rhs of barrel; vg to exc bore; vg. to exc profiles; retaining 80% plus original blue finish with losses to only some edges, t/guard & butt cap; exc original walnut chequered grips; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in its original mahogany screw top case with vacant round escutcheon; no trade label; partitioned & lined in vg. cond green baize with vg. cond J. Dixon bag flask, tin with spare nipples, projectiles, several caps & 3 leather percussion cap bags, correct brass mould, nipple wrench, Dixon oil bottle & cleaning rod; exc wo & cond. #211323.36922 Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A58 $3500 – 4000
273 CASED 3rd MODEL TRANTER PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 120 bore; 92mm (3¾”) octagonal barrel with top strap engraved T. CONWAY BLACKFRIARS ST. MANCHESTER; vg bore: borderline & foliate engraved frame with Tranter’s patent marked to lhs; revolver retains 75% original blue finish, wearing thin on barrel; grey patina to cylinder; exc. chequered walnut grips; vgwo & cond. In a screw top mahogany case with round escutcheon; lined in green cloth with g. cond partitions; accessories include rod, vg. correct mould, pewter oil bottle, g. Dixon bag flask, turn screw, nipple wrench, lubricating bullet, lubricating composition & cap tins. All complete, a very tidy set. #19292T L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$3000 – 3500
274 CASED PAIR OF BLANCH PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOLS: 32 bore; 89mm (3½”) octagonal damascus twist barrels; g. bores; LONDON inscribed to top barrel flats; gold band to breeches; small front sights & notched rear tang sights; stepped locks fitted with bolted safeties; stand of flags, trophies & sunburst engraving to locks; steel pineapple finial t/guards decorated with foliage & serpents; sharp profiles & engravings; original soft damascus brown finish to barrels with clear patterns; vivid case colours to locks, hammers & nipple & drum conversions from flintlocks; 90% original blue to trigger guards; vg. stocks with chequered bag shaped grips; vacant silver oval escutcheons & fitted with captive ram rods; one pistol has a v. fine aged crack from the lock plate to ram rod pipe o/w gwo & g. cond. Presented in their original, exc cond., mahogany case with brass case handle, key escutcheon missing, partitioned & lined in green baize with g. bag flask, ebony cap box, pincer mould, turn screw & rod. An excellent pair of quality pistols. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A58 $5800 – 6300
275 CASED ENGLISH WEBLEY BENTLEY STYLE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: .38 Cal; 121mm (4¾”) octagonal barrel; f. bore: acanthus foliate engraved frame; unfluted 5 shot cylinder with Birmingham proofs; barrel, frame, t/guard & straps with pale grey mottled patina; smooth profiles; grips have large chequered pattern with silver dots, most dots absent; gwo & f. cond. In a mahogany case with shield escutcheon; lined in green cloth with g. cond partitions; accessories include rod, scissor mould, g. Hawksley flask & cap tin. #129 L/R Catalogue A58 $1400 – 1800
276 CASED PAIR OF TWIGG FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK DUELLING PISTOLS: 28 bores; 228mm (9″) octagonal hook breech barrels inscribed TWIGG LONDON with gold vents, each retained by two keys; g. cond bores; silver dovetail front sights & notched rear sight at the tang; borderline stepped locks with bolted safeties inscribed TWIGG & fitted with graceful swan necked cocks, water proof pans & roller frizzens; adjustable triggers; iron t/guards with spur grips & pineapple finials, stand of arms engraved to t/guard bows & barrels tangs; vg. to exc. profiles, clear address & markings; applied Damascus pattern to barrels, locks, fittings & furniture with 50% orig finish; vg. to exc stocks with crisp chequered butts, one with fine small age crack near front barrel key; complete with rods, one with worm & one with combined ball drawer & powder measure; exc. wo & cond. Presented in their original vg. cond mahogany case with flush brass handle; partitioned & lined in pale green velvet with moderate wear; complete with pincer mould, 3 way flask, oil bottle, rod, vent brush, wad punch & turnkey; C.1770 A very desirable outfit by a famous maker. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$18000 – 22000
277 CASED PAIR OF T.K. BAKER S/B PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS: 50 bore; 51mm (2″) octagonal barrels; g. bores; silver bead front sights & notched rear sights at the tangs; bores marked T.K.BAKER; foliate engraving to tangs, hammers, actions & t/guards; g. profiles & clear barrel markings including BIRMINGHAM proofs; small areas of staining to both pistol barrels; silver grey finish to barrels, actions & furniture; vg walnut bag shaped, finely chequered grips with oblong silver escutcheons to the wrists inscribed C.R.S. ENGINEER to both pistols gwo & vg. cond. Presented in their vg. cond original mahogany case, partitioned & lined in green baize with pewter oil bottle, combination brass rod & worm, g. bag flask, cap tin & combination mould, nipple wrench & barrel key; all complete. C.1852 N/L Catalogue A58 $4000 – 5000
278 SUPERB CASED PAIR OF HENRY ATKIN N.E. SIDE LEVER SxS BACK ACTION SHOTGUNS: 12G; 2¾” chambers choked MOD & FULL; 28″ barrels; wide machine cut ribs numbered 1 & 2 in gold; g. bores; barrels inscribed HENRY ATKIN FROM PURDEY’S 2 JERMYN STREET HAYMARKET LONDON; foliate engraved actions with back action locks marked HENRY ATKIN within banners to both sides of the locks; g. profiles & sharp engraving; faint case colours to locks; re-blacked barrels with faint address; vg. straight chequered flame mahogany butts; LOP 13½” to both guns & 2.8 kgs; gwo & exc cond. Presented in their original brass bound leather case with W.P. MACGREGOR embossed to the external lid, a black & gold Henry Atkin leather trade label inside; partitioned & lined in burgundy felt; complete with Henry Atkin snap caps, glass oil bottle & ebony rods. #540 & 541 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$15000 – 18000
279 CASED J.PURDEY & SONS REBOUNDING HAMMER EXTRACTOR SxS GAME GUN: 16G; (2½” chambers; 28″ damascus barrels choked CYL & CYL; chokes set up for close range skeet or trap; g. bores; slightly lose on the face; top rib inscribed J.PURDEY & SONS AUDLY STREET LONDON; foliate engraved back action locks, t/guard & frame; vg profiles, clear address & engraving; pleasing silver grey finish to locks, hammer, furniture & barrel with a distinctive damascus pattern; g. straight stock with chequered wrist & Anson forend; LOP 15¼”, weight 2.8kg; gwo & cond. Presented in its original tropical case showing use & wear; partitioned & lined in a light burgundy felt with original trade label & loading label; firing pin tool & cleaning tools & brushes. #12181 C.1885 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$4500 – 6000
280 FN BROWNING MARAL STRAIGHT PULL C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 30-06 Cal; 4 shot mag; 22″ fluted barrel; fine bore; standard sights & barrel address; receiver fitted with scope mounts; sharp profiles; full blacked finish to barrel, matt black to receiver, magazine & t/guard; exc walnut stock with fine chequered wrist & forend & cheek piece to butt; all complete, rifle is “as new” & would suit the new gun buyer. Presented in its original Browning fitted ABS black plastic case; lined in brown velvet with BROWNING in gold to lid; comes with scope rings, 2 spare mags, tools & papers. #356ZW01419 L/R Catalogue A58 $2000 – 2500
281 CASED JOHN MANTON & SON D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 31″ damascus barrels with a light brown patina & clear damascus pattern; f. to g. bores with areas of fine pitting; wide, straight, concaved rib inscribed JOHN MANTON & SON DOVER STREET LONDON; foliate engraved with game birds to both locks, t/guard with hound & marsh, barrel tang with foliage & game birds; vg. profiles, clear rib address & engravings; g. orig stock with a straight chequered wrist with a 3¾” extension; butt tang engraved with game birds & foliage; gwo & cond. Presented in its original oak case, with a large brass round case handle inset to the lid; partitioned & lined in green baize with a g. John Manton paper trade label with light staining & a burn mark; complete with a vg. leather shot bag, Hawksley fluted flask, nipple wrench, pricker & jag; all complete. C.1841 #11424 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$8000 – 10000
282 CASED ARMY & NAVY CO-OP LONDON, ANSON & DEELEY BOX LOCK EJECTOR SxS GAME GUN: 16G; 2½” chambers; 28″ chopper lump Sir Joseph Whitworth’s steel barrels choked ½ & SUPER FULL; exc bores; tight on the face; tapered top rib inscribed ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. LONDON; the action with a full coverage of fine English foliate engraving ensuite to t/guard, tang & top lever; manual safety; sharp profiles, clear address & all engraving; barrels retain all original blue finish; strong case colours to action & tang; silver grey to t/guard with traces of blue finish; vg chequered straight flame mahogany stock, butt & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 2.6kg; gwo & exc cond. Presented in its original Army & Navy tropical case, with a green & gold trade label; partitioned & lined in burgundy baize; accessories incl Army & Navy snap caps, ebony rods & cleaning brushes. Almost “as new” cond. #68058 C.1932 L/R Catalogue A58 $4000 – 5000
283 RARE CASED WOODWARD SIDE LEVER SxS SIDE LOCK, 11 PIN, GAME GUN: 12G; 2½” chambers; tight on the face; 30″ chopper lump Sir Joseph Whitworth’s steel barrels. choked CYL & CYL; ejectors; exc bores; tapered top rib, inscribed JAMES WOODWARD & SONS 64 ST JAMES’S STREET LONDON S.W. MADE OF SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH’S FLUID PRESSED STEEL; with a full coverage of fine English scroll engraving; sharp profiles, clear address & engraving; barrels retain almost all original blue finish; soft silver grey to action & furniture; g. chequered wrist, straight stock with wear to the wrist & forend o/w gwo & vg plus cond.; LOP 15 ¼”, weight 3 kgs. Presented in its original tropical case; partitioned & lined in red baize with a Woodward trade label, instruction label, cleaning rods & brushes. #5053 C.1897 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$10000 – 12000
284 CASED PURDY 9 PIN BEASLEY SIDE LOCK ACTION GAME GUN: 12G; 2½” chambers with 30″ chopper lump, in proof, barrels, choked MOD & CYL with ejectors; fine English rose inscrolled engraving to action, barrel, tang & t/guard; fitted with a manual safety; g. profiles, clear & sharp engraving; vg. re-blacked barrels with faint Purdey London address to top rib; silver grey finish to locks, action & furniture; vg chequered straight stock & forend; LOP 15″, weight 3.1kgs; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in its original leather case with brass corners, partitioned & lined in emerald green baize; with silver plated oil bottle, rods & brushes. #20118 L/R Gun made in 1911 Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$12000 – 14000
285 CASED LANG & HUSSEY S.L.E. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2½” chambers, tight on the face; 28″ barrels; choked MOD & CYL; vg. bores; tapered rib with NO.2 in gold to the breech & inscribed LANG & HUSSEY 102 NEW BOND STREET LONDON; beautiful 9 pin locks with a full coverage of the best fine English scroll engraving with No.2 in gold to top lever; manual safety with SAFE inlaid in gold to the tang; underside of action inscribed IMPERIAL EJECTOR; sharp profiles & engraving; replaced barrels with wear to rib address & slight wear to the muzzle; vg stock with chequered wrist, tear drops & chequered forend & butt; LOP 15¼”, weight 3kgs; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in a good, solid leather case with a black & gold James Purdey & Sons Ltd Trade label to the underside of the lid; partitioned & lined in a burgundy felt; with rods, Purdey snap caps & brushes & showing normal wear. #10925 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$5000 – 6000
286 CASED E.M. REILLY SIDE LEVER HAMMER ACTION SxS NON EJECT GAME GUN: 20G; 2½” chambers; tight on the face; 25½” damascus barrels choked CYL & CYL; g. clean bores with a few small areas of fine pitting; tapered top rib inscribed E.M. REILLY & CO 502 NEW OXFORD ST LONDON & RUE SCRIBE PARIS; fine foliate engraved action, locks, hammer & tang; E.M. REILLY inscribed to both sides of locks; vg. profiles, clear address, markings & engraving; barrel, action & fittings with a pleasing soft grey patina; g. stock with chequered straight wrist; LOP 14″, weight 2.5kgs; gwo & cond. Presented in its original E.M. REILLY tropical style case showing considerable use & wear; partitioned & lined in green baize with wear & staining; E.M. Reilly paper Trade label to the lid. 20647 C.1875 L/R Catalogue A58 $3500 – 4500
287 CASED RICHARD BURTON & CO LEIGE SIDE LEVER HAMMER SxS FOLDING SHOTGUN: 410 Cal; 2½” chambers; 20½” barrels; slightly loose on the face; g. bores; machine cut rib inscribed RICHARD BURTON & CO LIEGE; sharp profiles & clear markings; gun retains almost all blue finish to barrel, case colours to action, blue/grey to lever & grey to t/guard; vg. stock with chequered pistol grip & forend; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in a light brown tropical, non-original case, partitioned & lined in red felt, showing wear & not quite fitting. #27672 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$600 – 700
288 BOXER REBELLION PERCUSSION CARBINE: .577 Cal; 24.25″ barrel; p. to f. cond bore, rifled with 5 grooves; fitted with unmarked P/1853 style lock; mellow brass regulation furniture; butt tang stamped 50, g. profiles & clear markings; golden lacquer finish to barrel, bands & lock; g. stock except for large loose original section near lock, butt rhs carved with Chinese dragon; probably made from an ex British P/1858 Short rifle; action a/f. N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 600
289 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MOD. 1873 TRAP DOOR SERVICE RIFLE: 45-70; 32.5″ barrel; exc bore; standard front sight, adjustable windage ramp rear sight; breech marked U.S. MODEL 1873; lock plate marked with the American Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; iron regulation furniture; exc profiles & markings; 95% original blue finish to barrel & furniture, case colour to block; vg. stock with few minor bumps, SWP 1885 cartouche to lhs of wrist; complete with swivels, rod, & vg. bayonet with scabbard; vgwo & vg to exc cond. #298786 L/R Catalogue A58 $1500 – 2000
290 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MOD.1884 TRAP DOOR SERVICE RIFLE: 45-70 Cal; 32.75″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & ram-rod bayonet; standard front sight, adjustable windage ramp rear sight; US MODEL 1884 to the breech; American Eagle & U.S SPRINGFIELD to lock plate; steel regulation furniture; vg. profiles; thinning plum finish to barrel, bands, breech & furniture; g. stock with minor bruising; pivot trap to butt plate; butt tang marked US; SWP 1892 cartouche to lhs of wrist; complete with leather sling; vgwo & cond. #556312 L/R Catalogue A58 $1400 – 1800
291 AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL ISSUE PARKER FIELD & SONS PERCUSSION CONSTABULARY TYPE CARBINE: .650 Cal; 21 3/8″ barrel, 233 HOLBORN LONDON to breech; g. smooth bore; lock marked PARKER FIELD & SONS; mellow patina to brass regulation type furniture; g. profiles, clear address & lock markings; thin blue finish to barrel & lock; t/guard numbered 11;vg. to exc. stock; complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. Reputedly used by the Bank of Victoria as gold escort carbines as a number of these carbines have been noted. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A58 $1300 – 1800
292 COLONIAL GOVT ISSUE ENFIELD MARTINI-HENRY CAVALRY CARBINE: 450/577 Cal; 21.3″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs of action marked VR, ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1877 I.C.1, also stamped á over NT over 6; f. profiles, some bruises along top of receiver rhs & clear markings; plum/brown finish to all metal; g. stock with good repair to barrel channel & butt toe, expert refinish; faded roundel stamp to rhs of butt; gwo & cond. Possibly Northern Territory, research required. #NT6 N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1400
293 AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL ISSUE MkIII SNIDER ENFIELD 3 BAND LONG RIFLE: 577 Cal; 36.5″ STEEL barrel; f. to g. bore; standard sights & fittings; fitted with MkIII breech; lock marked VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1871; brass regulation furniture; butt tang marked T.G. 18 (Tas Govt); g. profiles & clear markings; 90% original blue finish to barrel, lock with pale patina; g. stock that’s been lightly rubbed back, faint Enfield roundel & dark water stain to butt end, lhs with small areas of surface repair, would improve; complete with snap cap, correct factory made f. cond bayonet N/S, & new made rod; vgwo & g. cond. #TG18 N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1700
294 WINCHESTER MOD. 1866 L/A MUSKET: .44 Rim; 17 shot mag; 27″ round barrel; vg clean bore with defined rifling; standard iron sights; Winchester & Kings Improvement Patents in 2 lines to barrel; lightly thinned blue finish to barrel & mag tube, lever & hammer; mellow brass action with g. profiles; forend wood has small to moderate dents, butt wood in vg. cond; crescent brass butt plate with trap; complete with swivels & vg. cond socket bayonet, N/S; gwo & vg cond. #91777 C.1872 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$3500 – 4500
295 WINCHESTER MOD. 1873 L/A MUSKET: 44 WCF Cal; 17 shot mag; 30″ barrel; exc. bore; standard sights & fittings, Winchester & Kings Improvement Patents in 2 lines to barrel & Cal markings; MODEL 1873 to tang; vg. to exc profiles; clear markings; 95% original blue to barrel & action; vg. stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & vg. socket bayonet, N/S; gwo & vg cond. #571065B C.1903 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$3300 – 4000
296 RARE GERMAN MODEL 1841 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE INFANTRY RIFLE: 15.5mm Cal; 35¾” barrel fitted with standard 2 leafed rear sight; g. bore; clear markings & dated 1862; with SPANDAU (faint) & clear eagle trade mark to receiver; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; barrel, bolt & receiver in the white with some v. minor blemishes; vg. profiles; brass spur trigger guard, brass bands & nose cap; steel butt plate; vg. stock, cheek rest to lhs; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & vg. cond. #6869 N/L Catalogue A58 $3000 – 3500
297 MERCHANT MARINE FLINTLOCK SWIVEL DECK GUN by COOPER OF LONDON: 24″ blunderbuss brass barrel marked 12 & London proofs; lock marked COOPER LONDON, ring neck cock; brass furniture & iron r.rod; full length beech stock in vg. cond; hole in forend for trunnion mount; weight 19¾ lbs; v. minor repair to wood lhs of top tang o/a vg. cond. A massive & impressive piece. N/L Catalogue A58 $7500 – 9500
298 T. KETLAND & CO INDIA PATTERN BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET: 750 Cal; 39″ barrel; g. bore; standard block front sight; 32 inscribed forward of the breech, commercial proofs; India Patt Type 1 lock marked G.R. ROYAL CYPHER & T. KETLAND & CO, no Ordnance stamps; standard mellow brass regulation furniture; g. profiles, v. clear lock & barrel markings; brown patina finish to barrel & silvery grey to lock; vg. original stock, minor bruises, with 3 r.rod pipes; hand rail butt stock with minor bruising; complete with rod & C.1845 bayonet with 4″ socket & Lovell collar; gwo & vg. cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58 $4000 – 4500
299 COMMERCIAL MARTINI HENRY RIFLE by WITTEN: 450 Cal; 33.2″ barrel; p to f bore; standard sights & fittings; receiver rhs with ARMATA ROMANA roundel & lhs with WITTEN 1879 logo roundel; uniform mottled grey/brown patina & light pitting to barrel, receiver & furniture; walnut stock with minor to moderate bruising to all; complete with swivels & rod; loose action; p. to f. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $600 – 800
300 JAMES ROSIER MELBOURNE RETAILED COMMERCIAL MARTINI HENRY RIFLE: 450 Cal; 34.4″ barrel, breech with JAMES W ROSIER MELBOURNE; g to vg. bore; regulation style sights, the rear more refined; action fitted with sliding safety catch & lhs stamped MARTINI’S PATENT 1750; 90% original finish to barrel action & furniture; vg. cond walnut stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & brass tip rod; g to vgwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1500