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7th MAY, 2022 - ON-LINE CATALOGUE A58

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CATALOGUE A58 May 7th 2022:

ITEMS NO NO 401 – 500

401 SCARCE COLONIAL N.S.W. GAOL ISSUE MARTINI HENRY CAVALRY CARBINE: 450/577 Cal; 21.3″ barrel; p. to f. bore; standard front & rear sights; top of knoxform marked 3; action marked Royal cypher VR ENFIELD 1881 I.C.1; f. profiles & clear markings; mottled dark to light grey brown patina to barrel, receiver & fittings; f. cond stock with minor bruising & a generally distressed finish, age split to forewood rhs; butt rhs marked ABC over F26, lhs stamped 5, swivel & rod absent; fwo & cond. One of 24 made for the Trial Bay Gaol on the coast of NSW. Would upgrade. N/L Catalogue A58 $600 – 900
402 SCARCE COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE SNIDER ARTILLERY CARBINE MkIV: .577 Cal; 22.5″ barrel; g. bore with 3 groove rifling; standard sights; MkIII action; lock stamped VR Royal cypher 1867 ENFIELD; brass regulation furniture; f. profiles & clear markings; mottled plum brown to barrel & lock; f. to g. cond full stock, moderately bruised, faint age split at lock tail, butt rhs stamped N.S.W. 395 P.S.C.C (Public School Cadet Corps) àSß; complete with swivels & rod. These were conversions of Snider-Enfield Rifles. N/L Catalogue A58 $700 – 1100
403 COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 34.1″ barrel with long knoxform; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; action marked N.A&A. Co Ltd & dated 1877, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; g. profiles & markings, lock unstamped; 75% original finish to barrel & action, butt plate with moderate pitting; g. stock, minor & few moderate bruises, old repair to fore wood rhs; butt marked with NA&A roundel & N.S.W. JJ 109; complete with swivels, rod & an original WáD marked white leather sling; gwo & cond. #945 N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1700
404 COLONIAL VICTORIA ISSUE FRANCOTTE MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 297-230 Cal; 27″ barrel by BSA; f bore; standard sights & fittings; action lhs & with crown surmounted by VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT 24 also FRANCOTTE’S PATENT stamp; àSß; f. profiles & markings; mottled blue plum finish to barrel & frame; f. to g. stock with minor bruising, split to fore wood lhs at action, butt rhs with carved W; with front sight cover; butt plate & rod absent; gwo & f. to g. cond. #24 N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
405 COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 33.2″ barrel with short knoxform; p. to f. bore; standard sights & fittings; action marked W.R A&A Co & dated 1871, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; light wear to profiles, clear markings; lock stamped ALEXr HENRY; even dark brown lightly pitted patina to barrel & butt plate, mottled brown to action & furniture; g. to vg. cond stock with minor bruising, small split near action rhs, butt a little darker than fore wood; butt rhs marked N.S.W over K92 & over-stamped with àSß; mark; with rod, one swivel absent; f. to gwo & cond o/all. Would grade up. N/L Catalogue A58 $700 – 1000
406 SCARCE COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE HAY PATTERN VOLUNTEER PERCUSSION RIFLE: .577 Cal; 36″ barrel; p bore; lock marked ISAAC HOLLIS & SONS MAKERS TO HER MAJESTY’S WAR DEPARTMENT; dark bronze regulation furniture; t/guard stamped N.S.W., butt tang marked C.141; f. to g. profiles & lock markings; silver grey patchy patina to barrel & lock; g. stock, minor bruises, small age crack to rhs at rear sight & inactive insect holes to butt toe region, rhs with á over GS, side plate flat stamped 1658; complete with swivels & g. replacement rod; gwo & cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A58 $1300 – 1800
407 COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 450/577 Cal; 20″ barrel with short knoxform; f to g bore; standard rear sight, replacement tall front sight; no nose cap or bayonet bar; action marked W.R A&A Co & dated 1871, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; light wear to profiles, clear markings; lock stamped ALEXr HENRY; barrel, action & fittings in the white with emerging patina; g. cond lightly refinished carbine stock cut down from a rifle stock, small split at on rhs, small repairs near lever hinge, butt rhs marked N.S.W over C30; with swivels, rod absent; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 800
408 COLONIAL N.S.W. ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 33.2″ barrel with short knoxform; g. to vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; action marked W.R A&A Co & dated 1871, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; light wear to profiles, clear markings; lock stamped ALEXr HENRY; barrel, action & furniture with pale grey patina; g. to vg. cond stock with v minor bruising, worn area to lhs fore wood at rear sight; butt rhs marked N.S.W. over AA 98 & over-stamped withàSß mark; with swivels & short white leather sling, rod absent; gwo & cond. A good example only lacking the rod. N/L Catalogue A58 $1100 – 1500
409 COLONIAL VICTORIA ISSUE FRANCOTTE MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 297-230 Cal; 27″ barrel by BSA; p bore; standard sights & fittings; action lhs & with faint crown surmounted by VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT 3343 also FRANCOTTE’S PATENT stamp & 7527; f. profiles & markings; mottled blue plum finish to barrel & frame; f. to g. stock with minor bruising, butt lhs with the same stamp as the action & 3343; action is a/f, otherwise f. to g. cond. #3343 N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
410 COLONIAL N.S.W. NAVAL BRIGADE MkII MARTINI HENRY RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 33.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard front & rear sights; receiver marked with Royal cypher VR ENFIELD 1888 II over large font N; g. profiles & markings; retains 90% original finish to barrel & action; g. stock with minor bruising, butt rhs with LONDON á roundel, III over 1 & N.S.W. NB (Naval Brigade) over 24; complete with swivels, rod & brown leather sling; vgwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1100 – 1500
411 COLONIAL N.S.W. NAVAL BRIGADE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING SHORT RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 30.2″ barrel with short knoxform; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs action with B.A.Co Ld & dated 1874, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; g profiles & clear markings; lock stamped 1874; mid brown patina to barrel & bands, light grey to action, lock & lever, pitting to butt plate; g. cond stock with minor bruising; butt rhs marked N.S.W over NB over 258; with swivels, rod absent; vgwo & g. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1400
412 COLONIAL VICTORIA ISSUE MkI MARTINI HENRY RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 33.2″ barrel; f bore; standard front & rear sights; receiver marked with Royal cypher VR ENFIELD 1874 I; f. to g. profiles & clear markings; butt plate smooth; even blue plum patina to barrel & action; g stock with minor bruises, rhs of butt has long shallow dent & R-M ENFIELD roundel over 1 & VIC GOV roundel over 1098; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1100 – 1500
413 COLONIAL N.S.W. NAVAL BRIGADE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING SHORT RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 31.2″ barrel with long knoxform; g bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs action with N.A & A.Co Ld & dated 1877, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; f. profiles & markings; lock unstamped; 90% original finish retained to barrel & 30% to action, lock &lever; g. to vg. cond stock with minor bruising, small chips at rhs near action; butt rhs with 2 short scratches & marked with maker’s roundel & N.S.W over 111 over NB & over-stamped with opposing OD & àSß; complete with swivels & rod; vgwo & cond. #1625 N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1600
414 COLONIAL VICTORIA ISSUE PATT 1858 NAVAL RIFLE: 577 Cal; 33″ barrel; regulation sights & brass furniture, butt tang with E 162 VV; p. bore; lock marked with Royal cypher VR 1861 TOWER; smooth profiles & f. markings; pale grey barrel finish to barrel & lock with areas of minor to moderate pitting to barrel & furniture; p. to f. cond stock with some loss from decay near butt plate & plastic resin repairs to lhs, small losses to rod channel, faint roundel to butt rhs; complete with swivels & rod; fwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1100 – 1400
415 COLONIAL QUEENSLAND ISSUE MkIII SNIDER RIFLE: .620 Cal; 36.5″ steel barrel; bored out smooth; standard sights; MkIII action; lock stamped VR Royal cypher 1871 ENFIELD; brass regulation furniture, butt tang stamped QG 146; f to g profiles & f. markings; evenly freckled plum blue patina to barrel & lock; f. to g. cond full stock, some dark areas, a little wood loss at rear band, the stock clear varnished, butt rhs stamped with faint roundel & numerals, lhs with QG & opposed s; with swivels & incorrect rod; gwo & f. to g. cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $800 – 1100
416 BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED & GLAZED ELEY CARTRIDGE BOARD: promoted as ELEY’S SOLID DRAWN AMMUNITION FOR RIFLES & REVOLVERS; display artistically creating a domed bullet shaped display, the top half of the outer grouping is of 26 cartridges ranging from 230 to 500 Cal, then 12 big game rifle cartridges, from 450/400 to 577/500 forming a circle surrounding the ELEY trade mark; 5 pinfire cases from 5mm to 15mm to the rhs & 6 pinfire cases from 12mm to 1mm to the lhs; 21 rifle cartridges create a base line from 32 Win to 577/450; the bottom line of the display has12 copper rimfire cartridges under a small heading SPENCER’S & from 22mm to 52mm; all intact & invisibly secured within an excellent wooden frame, 25″x33″, with a burgundy internal recessed border; a background of beige/pale yellow leathered textured appearance; solid backing. In superb condition. For the Cartridge Collector, Man’s den or British Firearm’s Collector. Catalogue A58 $6000 – 8000
417 BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED & GLAZED ELEY SPORTING & MILITARY CARTRIDGE BOARD: artistically arranged & featuring approximately 135 cases in total, wads & paper gauges; ranging from shotgun cases from 4 bore to 410; four cartridges cut-away to reveal the loading charges; a large Eley trade label attached to the centre with a surround of the type of shot being either 6, 5 or 4 shot, several open tins to display the contents of anvils, lead shot & caps; numerous pistol, s/auto cartridges, big game & an assortment of rim fire cartridges displayed, all intact & invisibly secured; washed pale grey background; suburb condition frame with the distinct feature of ELEY in black bold lettering to the external top of the frame, MILITARY down the rhs, CARTRIDGES to the bottom & SPORTING to the lhs, 25″x31″, recessed to allow full depth of display, with a solid backing. This board is chock a block full & a feat to amass so many, so artistically in such a display. Catalogue A58 $8000 – 9000
418 BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED A GLAZED NOBEL’S CARTRIDGE BOARD: NOBEL’S SPORTING CARTRIDGES to the top & NOBEL’S EXPLOSIVES CO LTD GLASGOW across the bottom in brass/gold lettering secured to the board by fine pins; 52 brass & paper cartridges make up the central feature in the form of a shield, under the display are46 various brass cartridges; all intact & invisibly secured; excellent wooden frame, 26″x36″, with small areas in need of minor restoration along the outer edging, recessed to allow full depth of display, with a solid backing. A hard to come by Company variation. Catalogue A58 $7000 – 8000
419 BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED & GLAZED ELEY CARTRIDGE BOARD: with the headings ELEY’S SPORTING AMMUNITION CENTRAL FIRE GASTIGHT CARTRIDGE CASES creating a semi-circle above 21 cases then 12 central to the board encircling the ELEY TRADE MARK, across the bottom of the frame are another 21 various brass & paper cartridge cases along with 12 superfluous cases for additional ornamentation, all intact & invisibly secured; a great condition wooden frame 25″x 31″, with a black surround, silver spacer & a red/burgundy internal border recessed to allow full depth of display, with strong clean colours of yellow /beige background, with a solid backing. Superb condition. Catalogue A58 $6000 – 8000
420 LARGE GLAZED & FRAMED KYNOCH CARTRIDGE BOARD: with a multi coloured background, the Lion’s head trademarked & marked MANUFACTURERS OF CORDITE & SOLE MAKER’S & PATENTEE’S OF THE GROUSE PERFECT; also a large KYNOCH’S banner diagonally across the top on a green background with white lettering, underneath is CONTRACTOR’S TO H.M. ADMIRALTY & WAR DEPARTMENT with a banner inscribed MILITARY & SPORTING AMMUNITION with a display of 34 various brass & paper cases surmounting lithographs of THE LION WORKS WITTON, THE BRITISH COAT OF ARMS with flags of various countries & followed by a display of 35 various cartridges, anvils & caps & lithographs of LODGE ROAD ROLLING MILLS, CHEMICAL WORKS ARKLOW IRELAND, CORDITE WORKS ARKLOW IRELAND & GUNPOWDER WORKS WORSBORO BARNSLEY YORK; all intact & invisibly attached; contained & presented beautifully in a wooden frame 28″x40″ with a recessed black border & solid backing. Catalogue A58 $6000 – 8000
421 NO.6 MKI MILLS GRENADE & DISCHARGE CUP: with base plate; inert; both vg cond. Catalogue A58 $600 – 800
422 PROJECTOR to suit NO.4 RIFLE MK5: 8″ o/a length with a folding sight graduated 50 yards, 75 yards & 100 yards; projector retains almost all factory blacked finish; complete with leather carry case. Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
423 GERMAN WWI EARLY TM 08 SNAIL DRUM MAG: with telescoping winding lever; magazine retains 95% original black military finish; gwo & vg. cond. A scarce early pattern. #78260 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$2400 – 2800
424 LOT X 2 MORRIS TUBES: 1. 34″ o/all; 297/230 Cal. 2. 22½” o/all; 297/230 Cal; f. to g bores on both tubes, complete & good cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $600 – 800
425 LOT X 2 MORRIS TUBES: 1. 22½” o/all; 297/230 Cal. 2. 22¼” o/all; 297/230 Cal, missing the breech end fitting; f. to g. bores on both tubes, only one complete; good cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
425a SCARCE IMPERIAL GERMAN WWI 3 PIECE SET OF STEEL MACHINE GUNNER’S BODY ARMOUR: traces of original khaki to the top section, numbered 1376, is hung from the shoulders to protect the chest & abdomen whilst the two lower plates to protect the lower regions of the soldier’s body has a dark khaki finish; the canvas strips have been cut from the top section; o/a g. cond. Hard to find. Catalogue A58 $1500 – 2000
426 LOT X 3: GRENADE RIFLE á TK NO 94 DRILL PROJECTILE; black finish o/a, in original carry cardboard container. BRITISH J PATTERN RODDED RIFLE GRENADE: 10″ rod, brass 3¾” serrated grenade, missing top cap. U.S. M26 A1 RIFLE GRENADE with adapter grenade projection MIA2; vg cond with khaki finish; all g. cond. Catalogue A58 $450 – 550
427 MODEL 1841 7/8TH SCALE, SMOOTH BORE CANNON, MOUNTAIN HOWITZER & TRAILER: 2″ bore; solid cast iron & machined steel barrel; comes complete with rammer, sponge, ball mould, transit wheel, sight & ammo boxes; cartridge formers & bore gauges. Fitted out transit trailer for transporting the cannon with a lockable cage with lift upsides, spare wheel, crane & winch, fitted zip up canopy, fitted lockable chest for cannon barrel, ramps & hold down post & tie downs for the carriage. #PB57 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$8000 – 10000
428 CAST IRON BLACKBIRD CANNON: C.1900; 1 3/8″ bore; 31″ barrel; cast iron carriage; stands 13″ high; rusted brown patina to all metal; g. cond that would clean up to be a great decorator. Made at the Geebung Iron Foundry in Qld. N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$800 – 900
428a RARE U.S. STEWARD DAVIT & EQUIPMENT CORP MUZZLE LOADING LINE THROWING CANNON, LATE 19TH C: rust brown patina to a 32” iron barrel with a 2½” bore, brass oval plaque to the breech marked STEWARD DAVIT CORP PATENT AB220 17 BATTERY PLACE NEW YORK near the touch hole; mellow finish to heavy brass elevator collar 11” from the breech; mounted onto a cast iron flat carriage with thinning black finish; STEWARD 17 BATTERY PLACE N.Y. cast into the base rail; g. profiles & clear markings. Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1500 – 2000
429 LITHGOW NO.1 MKIII B/A HI-MOUNT SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings plus a telescopic sight marked SIGHT TELESCOPIC PATT 1918 (AUST) A OC over V 1944 D D 30445; receiver ring marked A within a star & LITHGOW SHT LE III within a shield & dated 1917; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original grey factory military finish; g. stock with cheek rest & minor bruising, old butt marked H; all complete with correct scope case & leather sight covers; gwo & cond. #72624 all matching except the scope. #72624 L/R Catalogue A58 $6000 – 8000
430 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS. AUSTRALIAN ISSUE NO.1 MKIII* B/A HI-MOUNT SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings, including sniper scope marked SIGHT TELESCOPE PATT 1918 (AUST) A.O.C. over V 1944 D D & S/N 43073; receiver ring marked E.R. ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. & CO 1908 SHT. LE. III; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining almost all factory grey war-time finish; vg stock with cheek rest & v. minor marks; all complete with leather scope covers & correct scope case; gwo & vg+ cond. #43073 with matching scope & bolt L/R Catalogue A58 $8000 – 12000
431 PORTUGUESE MAUSER 98 SERVICE RIFLE: 7.92x 57; 5 shot mag; 23″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; PORTUGUESE crest & 1941 date to the breech; side rail marked MAUSERWERKE A G OBERNDORF AM WAFFFENAMT stamps to the breech, barrel & butt stock; sharp profiles & clear markings; rifle is “as new” from the factory with all original blue finish; excellent stock with Portuguese crest & 1941 date; complete with fine cond matching bayonet W/S. #H7858 all matching L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$5000 – 6000
432 ROYAL SMALL ARMS FACTORY, BOYS MK I B/ACTION ANTI-TANK RIFLE: 55 Cal; 5 shot box mag; 36″ barrel; vg bore; standard sights, muzzle brake, monopod, firing support & heavily padded butt; receiver marked R.B. MKI; B.S.A. marks to oiler cap; inspection stamps & to the breech; vg profiles & clear markings; vg. light khaki military finish to barrel, muzzle brake & receiver; blacked finish to monopod & frame; bolt in the white; B.S.A. marks to aluminium butt with rubber pad; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #D9936 L/R Catalogue A58 $7000 – 8000
433 WWI MAUSER GEW 98 B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 7.92×57 Cal; 5 shot mag; 28.5″ barrel; f to g bore; standard sights, muzzle cover, turned down bolt handle & scope mounts; no scope; side rail marked GEW 98; several Imperial German inspection marks to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; plum finish to barrel, mottled grey to bands & silver grey to receiver; f. to g. stock with moderate bruising; all complete gwo & cond. All matching numbers including bolt & comes with original leather sling & clearing rod. #1805 L/R Catalogue A58 $2500 – 3000
434 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS NO.4 MKI B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights plus scope marked TEL. STG. NO 32 MKIII OS.2039A. AK&S NO.17671 & dated 1945 á; complete with metal scope case & spotting scope in a leather case; lhs of receiver ring marked 1944 E33564 TR; vg. profiles & clear markings; vg. blacked military finish to receiver, bands & sights; vg. original stock with matching numbers to forend, magazine, bolt & cheek rest; complete with leather sling; contained in its military leather case; gwo & vg cond. #E333564 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$12000 – 14000
435 SUPERB LITHGOW SLR SECTIONIZED LIAI RIFLE: 7.62 Cal; 20 shot mag; 21″ barrel. This is the deluxe version of the normal sectionised rifles; the lhs of the action has been cut-away to reveal the internal working parts; the barrel is cut-away & hi-lighted with a red paint back ground; pistol grip forend & butt stock also cut-away; finish on metal parts is a black military finish, the stock is a special blonde coloured wood. Presented in a purpose built wooden case lined in green felt with magazine & bayonet matched to the rifle. #00025 L/R Cat D L/R Catalogue A58 $6000 – 7000
436 MILITARY RANGE FINDER: possibly for Artillery; 35″ long, khaki orig finish; dated 1908; by BARR & STROUD LTD; 2 folding handles fitted; in orig wooden carry box marked CASE NO 1 R.F. MK4 N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
437 CASED W.W. GREENER LIGHT HARPOON GUN: .38 Cal (blank). 20″ stepped barrel with four external grooves at muzzle; takedown gun, fore-end with line holder bracket; this model without recoil pad; retains nearly all its original finish on the receiver, stock & forearm. Presented in vg. cond original partitioned wooden case with one unopened & one near full boxes of original blanks, three 16oz harpoon darts, a spooled line holder, a spare holder, 4 spare complete lines, oil & cleaning equipment; all in new & near new cond. exc. wo & cond. The Greener Light Harpoon Gun is best known for being used in the classic movie ‘Jaws’. N/L Catalogue A58 $1800 – 2500
438 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS LINE THROWNG GUN: 450 blank shoulder type Martin-Henry action with a solid steel butt; 18 ½” barrel; exc bore with faint rifling; action marked B.S.A. & Trade marks to both sides; retaining 95% original blue finish with most losses under the barrel; vg. steel butt & wood forend; gwo & vg plus cond. Contained in its original red painted transit case with manual, 1 pkt of 5 Kynoch blank cartridges & 3 x 9″ projectiles with cords. An impressive outfit. C.1921 N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1400
439 STURM RUGER MOD.77 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 338 Win mag; 3 shot mag; 24″barrel; exc bore; original front & rear sights; fitted with a Leopold scope with vg. optics; sharp profiles; retaining all original blue finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend; comes with scope covers; gwo & exc cond. #074-56989 L/R Catalogue A58 $800 – 1000
440 CANADIAN ROSS RIFLE CO E-10 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 24″ barrel; vg. bore; ramp front sight, express 2 leaf folding sights & one standing & graduated 100, 200, 300; barrel marked 303 ROSS; breech marked ROSS RIFLE CO CANADA M-10 PATENTED; vg. profiles & clear markings; g. blue finish to barrel with losses to mag; vivid case colours to bolt; g. original chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & cond. #C164 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
441 SPORTCO-OMARK 44 B/A TARGET RIFLE: 308 Win; s/shot; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; standard front sight by Parker Hale, rear side mounted sight absent; side rail marked SPORTCO MODEL 44 MADE IN AUSTRALIA 7.62 CAL DB-056; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 90% original factory black finish to barrel, matt grey to receiver & fittings; g. original pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & cond. #DB-056 L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
442 B.S.A. AIRSPORTER AIR RIFLE: 177 Air; s/shot; 18.5″ barrel; g. bore; no sight except a Bisley Deluxe 4×32 scope with g. optics; rifle retains all orig blue finish; exc stock; rifle is “as new” gwo & exc cond. #EN8286 L/R Catalogue A58 $350 – 450
443 WEBLEY RANGER AIR RIFLE: 177 Air; s/shot; 16″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; breech marked THE WEBLEY RANGER & WEBLEY & SCOTT address; retaining all original blue finish to barrel & fittings; exc stock; gwo & exc cond. #896 L/R Catalogue A58 $300 – 350
444 BRNO MMOD Z P49 S. SxS FIELD GUN: 12G; with extractors, 2¾” chambers, tight on the face; exc bores; choked FULL & MOD; gun is “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, actions & fittings; chequered pistol grip stock with cheek piece & chequered forend; LOP 14¼”, weight 3 kgs; gwo & cond. Would suit a “new gun” buyer. #100816777 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 800
445 WINCHESTER MODEL 9422 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Magnum; 11 shot mag; 20″ barrel, exc bore; standard sights & fittings; comes with Hillver scope mount; WINCHESTER NEWHAVEN address to barrel; rifle is “as new” with a full blue finish to all metal; exc unmarked stock; gwo & as new cond. #F359576 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
446 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 L/A C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 30-30 Win; 7 shot mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; WINCHESTER NEWHAVEN address to barrel; rifle is “as new” except for a couple of v. tiny marks to the butt stock; gwo & exc plus cond. #4722773 L/R Catalogue A58 $800 – 900
447 STURM RUGER MODEL 1 FALLING BLOCK SPORTING RIFLE: 22-250 Cal; s/shot; 26″ barrel; exc bore; fitted with a Weaver K10-1 scope with g. optics; rifle is “as new” & retains all original factory blue finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend with a couple of v. minor marks; gwo & exc plus cond. #130-49815L/R Catalogue A58 $900 – 1100
448 KIMBER MODEL 82 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Hornet; exc bore; no sights fitted; B.S.A. Deerhunter 6×40 scope fitted with g. optics; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & exc plus cond. #H629 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
449 BRNO MOD 2 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 5 shot mag; 21″ barrel; exc bore; no sights fitted; Weaver K4-1 scope fitted with g. optics; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; vg chequered pistol grip stock; gwo & exc cond. #287327 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
450 SAKO VIXEN B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Cal; 3 shot mag; 24″ barrel; exc bore; no sights fitted; rifle is “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip Monte Carlo stock & forend; gwo & as new cond. #129515 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
451 WEATHERBY VANGUARD B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 270 Win; 3 shot mag; 24″ barrel; exc bore; no sights fitted; Weaver V9-11W scope fitted with g. optics; rifle is “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip Monte Carlo stock & forend; gwo & as new cond. #V51520 L/R Catalogue A58 $750 – 850
452 MAUSER MOD 77 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 308 Win; 5 shot mag; 24″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; rifle retains 90% original blue finish with most losses to rear of front ramp sight; g. original chequered pistol grip stock, forend & cheek piece; gwo & vg plus cond. #03403 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
453 STURM RUGER MOD 1 FALLING BLOCK C/F RIFLE: 375 H&H; 8 shot mag; 24″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, action & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & exc cond. #132-72503 L/R Catalogue A58 $850 – 950
454 WINCHESTER MODEL 94 COMMEMORATIVE OLIVER F. WINCHESTER L/A RIFLE: 38-55 Cal; 8 shot mag; 24″ oct barrel; exc bore; gold finish to lever, nose cap & action; action has a likeness of the Newhaven Factory & a rural scene, obverse side W.R.A. & CO inscribed plus Indians a village & a Military Fort; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, butt plate & mag tube; exc stock with chequered wrist & forend; rhs of butt has a likeness of Oliver Winchester within the gold medallion; gwo & exc plus cond. #OFW14804 L/R Catalogue A58 $900 – 1200
455 ANSCHUTZ MODEL 1388 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 5 shot; 19″ barrel; g. bore; fitted with a Tasco 4×40 scope; rifle retains almost all original blue finish with most losses to t/guard; g. stock with minor marks; gwo & cond. #1023036 L/R Catalogue A58 $350 – 400
456 THOMPSON CENTRE HAWKEN COUGAR HALF STOCK M/L RIFLE: 45 Cal; s/shot; 29″ barrel; g. bore; standard sights; fitted with double set triggers; scroll decoration to lock & hammer; ornate t/guard; rifle retains all original blue finish to barrel, matt silver to lock, hammer & furniture; vg. half stock with Hawken medallion to the butt; gwo & vg cond. #1264 L/R Catalogue A58 $450 – 500
457 EUROARMS LONDON ARMOURY PERCUSSION RIFLE: 58 Cal; 33″ round barrel; exc bore; std sights & fittings; LONDON ARMOURY & ROYAL CYPHER to lock; brass furniture ; rifle retains all original blue finish to barrel, vivid case colours to lock & hammer; exc stock; gwo & exc cond. #1522 L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
458 LYMAN ZOUAVE PERCUSSION RIFLE: 58 Cal; 33″ barrel; s/shot; vg bore; standard sights; LYMAN MIDDLEFIELD COMM & American Eagle to lock plate; rifle retains all original blue finish to barrel; vivid case colours to lock & hammer; brass t/guard & furniture; vg. stock gwo & vg. cond. #19280L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
459 BRNO MOD.5 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 5 shot mag; 23″ barrel; vg. bore; standard sights & fittings; rifle retains 85% original blue finish with most losses to t/guard; g. original chequered pistol grip stock; gwo & vg cond. #09874 C.1958 L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 600
460 IRON BARREL FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS: 1½” bore at muzzle; 12.5″ 3 stage round to octagonal barrel with London view stamp; fitted with an East India Co lock with 1790 over EICo bale mark to tail & with HARRISON, swan necked cock; barrel & lock in the white with pale patina; all set up in “as new” hardwood stock with brass furniture; complete; gwo & cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A58 $1800 – 2200
461 BRITISH VOLUNTEER FLINTLOCK CAVALRY CARBINE by E.BAKER: .650 Cal; 20″ barrel with swivel ramrod; vg. bore, smooth; breech with London guild view & proof stamps, also E.BAKER; flat lock plate with ring necked cock & integral raised pan, marked E.BAKER; mellow finish to brass regulation furniture; vg. profiles & markings; barrel & lock in the white with pale patina; vg. full stock with cheek rest depression, v. small glued split to lhs near nose cap; period fitted sling bar with ring & expert inlay of removed ‘S’ shaped side plate; all complete; vgwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58 $2700 – 3200
462 ENGLISH CLARKE FLINTLOCK BRASS CANNON BARREL BLUNDERBUSS: 1½” bore at the muzzle; 14½” cannon shaped, 2 stage octagonal to round brass barrel with view stamps to breech, top flat inscribed CLARKE = DUBLIN also 1840’s Irish regulation T-Y 6275; plain stepped lock with swan necked cock & integral pan, inscribed CLARKE; brass furniture includes acorn finial t/guard, butt plate & 2 rod pipes; vg. profiles & markings; mellow patina to brass barrel & furniture, pale patina to lock; vg. full stock with some small areas of dark stain; with original rod, horn tip absent; vgwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58 $3200 – 4000
463 I.HOLLIS & SONS S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 30″ round to octagonal barrel, hook breech with 2 platinum bands; f. bore; foliate engraving to lock, hammer, breech & t/guard; wear to profiles & engraving; plum/brown mottled patina to barrel, lock & furniture; g. stock with minor marks, lacquered, wear to chequering at wrist & grip; complete with rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 600
464 ENGLISH JOSEPH MANTON S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 32.25″ Damascus 3 stage round to octagonal barrel, London proofs, hook breech, retained by 2 keys; breech with platinum band & JOSEPH MANTON PATENT poincon; borderline engraved lock with acanthus foliate, sun rays & JOSEPH MANTON PATENT; engraved furniture includes hammer, breech & butt tangs, t/guard also with Pheasants & pineapple finial; vg. refinished, Damascus barrel has brown spotting to top, pale patina to lock & furniture; g. half stock, minimal bruising, with chequered wrist & silver nose cap, minor repairs to fore end & a small screw choke at the top of the wrist; orig rod with sheathed worm; gwo & cond. #9138 N/L Catalogue A58 $1800 – 2400
465 BENNETT LONDON FLINTLOCK BRASS BARREL BLUNDERBUSS with SPRING BAYONET: 11/8″ bore at the muzzle; 14½” round to octagonal barrel with side mounted rod pipes & spring bayonet beneath; breech marked with London view & proof & engraved maker’s address ROYAL EXCHANGE LONDON; border engraved stepped lock with bolted safety, swan necked cock, integral pan & large roller to frizzen, engraved BENNETT; brass furniture with minimal engraving includes vacant wrist escutcheon; a second trigger in front of the t/guard activates the spring bayonet; vg. profiles, clear engraving & markings; mellow patina to brass barrel & furniture; vg. stock; loading rod absent; vgwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A58 $4000 – 4600
466 ENGLISH S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 10G; 36.4″ 3 stage round to octagonal Damascus barrel, hook breech with platinum band; top flat with LONDON; g. bore; foliate engraving to back action lock, hammer, breech, butt tang & t/guard; g. profiles & engraving; even plum brown patina to twist barrel, darker patina to lock & breech; g. stock with repair at side plate flat, lacquered, chequered wrist; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 700
467 BRITISH PERCUSSION DOUBLE GUN by COOPER with SPRING BAYONET: .650 Cal; 22″ barrels fitted with 14″ spring bayonet along rhs barrel & swivel ramrod below; g. bores, both smooth; front bead sight; military style back action locks marked COOPER, left lock action slightly a/f; vg. profiles & clear markings; refinished brown damascus barrels; locks in the white; furniture includes German silver scroll grip t/guard & butt plate, circular patch box is polished steel; vg. cond refinished stock with expert repairs near barrel key; gwo & cond. A very impressive rifle! C.1850 N/L Catalogue A58 $2800 – 3500
468 ENGLISH S/B FLINTLOCK FOWLER by J.HILL: 15G; 30.25″ round to octagonal barrel with a single platinum vent & bands, hook breech; p. bore; flat lock with foliate engraving, French style cock, rainproof pan & roller frizzen, signed J.HILL; steel furniture with chequered wrist, period repair near lock, small loss near breech; complete with worm sheathed rod; gwo & cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A58 $1000 – 1300
469 ENGLISH S/B FLINTLOCK FOWLER: 12G; 31.25″ round to octagonal 3 stage barrel with platinum vent, hook breech; f. to g. bore; old Irish rego LD 1473 below barrel; stepped lock with worn foliate engraving, faint maker’s name, swan neck cock, rainproof pan & roller frizzen; segment of breech broken off & pan re-attached; engraved steel furniture; silver nose cap, wrist escutcheon with crest; smooth profiles; pale brown mottled patina to barrel; g. refinished half stock with period repairs near lock & breech; complete with worm sheathed rod; action a/f, g cond o/all. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A58 $800 – 1100
470 ENGLISH S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 31.5″ 3 stage round to octagonal Damascus barrel, hook breech; f. bore; acanthus foliate engraving to back action lock, hammer, breech & butt tang; g profiles & f. to g. engraving; fitted with scroll grip t/guard; mottled brown patina to twist barrel, lock & breech; g. half stock with wear to chequered wrist; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A58 $500 – 700
471 BOXER REBELLION AUSTRIAN WANZL B/L M1854/67 MILITARY RIFLE: 14mm x 33R R/F; 35″ barrel secured by 2 iron bands & nose cap band; f. bore; with long range rear sight; tang marked MATHIAS SEDERL; lock marked 856; iron military regulation furniture; g .profiles & markings; mottled brown patina to all metal; g. stock with minor & some moderate bruising, period repair near breech; complete with swivels & original rod; action slightly a/f. butt lhs stamped with J SMITH.110.VN TIEN.TSIN NTH.CHINA. C.1870 N/L Catalogue A58 $800 – 1200
472 ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. FARQUHARSON FALLING BLOCK SPORTING RIFLE: 256 Cal; 26" round barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight & express 3 leaf rear sight; foliate engraved action with lhs inscribed ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. LONDON 27449; rhs of action engraved ensuite; vg. profiles, clear engraving & markings; barrel retains 80%  original blue finish; case colours to t/guard & lever; NITRO PROOF to the breech; vg chequered pistol grip walnut stock & forend; gwo & vg. cond. #27449 C.1901 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$4500 – 5000
473 ENFIELD SPORTCO SPORTING RIFLE: 303-25 Cal; 10 shot mag; 23″ barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight & ladder rear sight; g. profiles; retains 80% blue finish; vg. pistol grip stock with cheek piece; gwo & cond. #H3193 L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
474 BENTLEY MOD 500 B/A R/F SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 10 shot mag; 22.5″ barrel; g. bore; fitted with a Nikko Stirling 4×28 scope with g. optics; g. blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. chequered pistol grip stock; gwo & cond. #13189 L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
475 WNCHESTER MOD.1890 P/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22LR; 11 shot mag; 24″ octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; v. faint Winchester barrel markings; clear Winchester Trade mark to tang; rifle has had a vg. re-blue finish; vg. re-finished stock; gwo & cond. #445123A C.1911 L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
476 HOWARD LONDON SxS N.E. GAME GUN: 10G; 2¾” chambers; tight on the face; choked CYL & CYL; 32″ damascus barrels; f. to g. bores with areas of v. fine pitting to rh barrel; concaved rib inscribed HOWARD LONDON; plain borderline engraved locks & t/guard; blacked finish to barrels, locks & fittings; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; hard rubber butt plate with likeness of a stag carved in relief; LOP 13½”, weight 4.1 kgs; gwo & cond. #3579 L/R Catalogue A58 $800 – 1000
477 J.P.SAUER & SON SxS COMBINATION GUN: 16G & 450Cal; 27.5″ barrels; g. bores; slightly loose on the face; small blade front sight with one standing & one folding rear sight; machine cut top rib; barrels inscribed J.P. SAUER & SON SUHL; fitted with a top lever & back action locks & hammers; brown patina to barrel, silvery grey to action & locks; g. chequered pistol grip stock with cheek piece & forend; LOP 14″, weight 3.4kg; gwo & f to g cond. #328 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
478 STEYR MANNLICHER FULL STOCKED B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 5 shot; 20″ barrel; exc bore; fitted with a turned down bolt & double set triggers; standard sights plus a Weaver Marksman 4X scope with good optics; side rail marked STEYR-DAIMLER-PUCH A.G. STEYR AUSTRIA; sharp profiles; retaining almost all original factory blue finish; vg full stock in the classic manner with a chequered pistol grip stock, forend & cheek piece; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #2566 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$1500 – 1800
479 B.S.A. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers; 28″ barrels; exc bores; tight on the face; choked FULL & CYL; top rib marked MADE BY B.S.A. GUNS LTD BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND; vg. profiles; full blue finish; box lock action in the white inscribed B.S.A.; g. straight stock with chequered wrist & forend showing use & fitted with a red rubber kick pad; LOP 14″, 3.1kg weight; gwo & cond. Comes in a vg leg of mutton case. #9796 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
480 MARLIN MOD.336 L/A C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 30-30 Cal; 7 shot mag; 20″ round barrel; exc bore; standard sights plus a Micro-Trac scope with g. optics; retaining all original blue finish with a gold finished trigger; vg plus stock; gwo & exc cond. #24078496 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 800
481 BRNO MOD.1 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 5 shot mag; 23″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; fitted with a G.S.A. 7.5×32 WA Multi featured scope with g. optics; g. profiles & markings; retaining almost all original blue finish with v. minor loss to t/guard; vg. original stock; gwo & vg plus cond. #76010 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 800
482 BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS SPORTSMAN 10 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 LR; 10 shot tube mag; 25″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; retaining almost all original blue finish with most losses to t/guard; vg. original B.S.A. stock; gwo & vg. cond. #13306 L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
483 THEATE & CO BELGIUM SxS HAMMER FIELD GUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers, tight on the face; 30″ barrels; exc bores; choked CYL & FULL; barrels marked THEATE FRERES; machine cut rib marked NITRO PROVED; g. profiles & clear markings; game scene & hound to both locks; thin blue finish to barrels, silver grey to action, locks & t/guard; g. pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 14¼”, weight 3kgs; gwo & cond. #9935 L/R Catalogue A58 $500 – 700
484 FEINWERKBAU MODEL 124 SPORT AIR RIFLE: 177 Cal; s/shot; 18.5″ barrel; exc bore; standard rear sight & fitted with a Tasco 4 x 32 scope with g. optics; retaining all original blue finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock; gwo & exc cond. #53728 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
485 WEIHRAUCH MODEL HW80 AIR RIFLE: 22 Air; s/shot; 19.75″ barrel; exc bore; standard rear sight & fitted with a G.S.A. 5 x 32 WA scope with g. optics; retaining all original blue finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock with cheek piece; gwo & exc cond. #930026 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 800
486 SHARP & CO MODEL INNOVA AIR RIFLE: 22 Air; s/shot; 24″ barrel; exc bore; standard front sight & fitted with a Nikko Stirling silver crown 6 x 40 scope with g. optics; retaining all original blue finish; vg plus pistol grip stock; gwo & vg plus cond. #A566011 L/R Catalogue A58 $400 – 600
487 FEINWERKBAU MODEL LG. 300S AIR RIFLE: 177 Air; s/shot; 20″ barrel; exc bore; standard front & rear sights; retaining all original blue finish; exc stock with stippled pistol grips, forend & adjustable cheek piece; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #342561 L/R Catalogue A58 $700 – 900
488 LINCOLN JEFFRIES HAMMER SXS PIGEON GUN: 12G; 3″ chambers; 20″ barrels; f. to g. bores with fine pitting near the chambers; tight on the face; choked MOD & FULL; machine cut tapered top rib inscribed LINCOLN JEFFRIES PIGEON GUN; foliate engraved action, lock plates with LINCOLN JEFFRIES within banners to both locks; g. profiles & clear engraving; vg. re-blacked finish to barrels, action, locks & t/guard; g. stock with a chequered pistol grip; LOP 14¾”, weight 3.4 kgs; gwo & cond. #2410 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 800
489 C.G. BONEHILL BELMONT INTERCHANGEABLE S.L.N.E. HAMMER SxS SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers; 30″ damascus barrels; f. to g. bore with some light pitting near the chambers; tight on the face; tapered machine cut top rib; barrels inscribed BELMONT INTERCHANGEABLE; fine damascus barrels, choked MOD & MOD; hounds & foliage to both sides & BELMONT within a banner; g. profiles & clear address; blue/plum patina to barrels, blue/grey to locks, hammers & t/guard; g. stock with chequered pistol grip, forend showing use; LOP 14¼”, weight 3.1 kgs; gwo & cond. Presented in a tropical style case, partitioned & lined in blue baize showing wear; no accessories. #7449 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
490 CASED JOHN RIGBY MAUSER 98 ACTION B/A EXPRESS RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 25″ barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight, rear sight with one standing & 4 folding , graduated 100 to 400 yds; barrel inscribed JOHN RIGBY & CO 43 SACKVILLE ST LONDON; LONDON proofs to the breech; vg. profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blue finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & vg plus cond. Presented in its original tropical case, partitioned & lined in green baize, with original paper John Rigby Trade label to the lid; complete with a tin of John Rigby Rangoon oil, leather sling & silver plated funnel. C.1939 #23140 matching bolt L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$12000 – 14000
491 CASED CHARLES-BOSWELL B.L.N.E. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 30″ barrels; g. bores; 2½” chambers; tight on the face; choked FULL & FULL; tapered machine cut rib inscribed CHARLES BOSWELL MAKER 126 STRAND LONDON WC; full coverage of foliate engraving to action & CHARLES BOSWELL to both sides; fitted with a sliding safety to tang & engraved ensuite to lever; g. profiles & clear markings; vg. plum finish to barrels; vg. chequered pistol grip stock & forend with side clips; LOP 13½”, weight 3.3 kgs; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in its original Charles Boswell leather case lined in red baize with original Charles Boswell trade label to the lid. A good “Vintager’s” gun; #12067 C.1897 L/R Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1500
492 CASED W.CASHMORE S.L.N.E. SxS FIELD HAMMER S/GUN: 12G; 30″ barrels; g. bores; 2½” chambers; slightly loose on the face & choked CYL & CYL; tapered machine cut rib marked WM CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM; foliate engraved action & locks inscribed W. CASHMORE & fitted with a top lever; g. profiles & clear markings; polished silver finish to barrels, soft grey to action & t/guard; f to g chequered pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 3.1 kg; gwo & f cond. #7451 C.1880 L/R Catalogue A58 $1500 – 1700
493 WEBLEY & SCOTT MOD 400 B.L. SxS FIELD EJECTOR SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ barrels; g. bores; 2¾” chambers, tight on the face, choked FULL & CYL; plain tapered rib inscribed WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD 78 SHAFTSBURY AVE LONDON & BIRMINGHAM MADE FOR W.E. EKINS ADELAIDE; the action with a full coverage of foliate engraving & inscribed W.E. EKINS to both sides; t/guard engraved ensuite; sharp profiles, clear address & engravings; retaining 95% original blue finish with most losses under the barrels, action & t/guard in the white; g. straight stock with a chequered wrist & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 3kgs; gwo & cond. Presented in a g. leather case with brass corners; partitioned & lined in a faded red baize with S.F. Treloar York Street Sale Trade label, oil bottle, snap caps & modern rods. #81936 L/R Catalogue A58 $3500 – 4500
494 CASED DANIEL FRASER TAKE-DOWN B/A M.95 SPORTING RIFLE: 256 Mannlicher; 6 shot mag; 25½” barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight & one standing & 2 folding graduated 200 – 300 yards rear sight; turned down bolt border line engraved; rifle marked 256 NITRO PROVED & DANL FRASER & CO GUN & RIFLE MANUFACTURERS 4 LEITH ST TERRACE EDINBURGH; borderline engraving & foliate panels to receiver & magazine; the magazine also inscribed FITTED WITH FRASERS PATENT TRIGGER ACTION; g. profiles & highest finish engraving & markings; rifle retains all original blue finish; vg. chequered pistol grip stock & forend, cheek piece to butt & folding peep sight fitted to wrist; gwo & cond. Presented in its vg. solid leather case, partitioned & lined in a light burgundy fine felt with a black & gold trade label to the lid & Daniel Fraser information inserts; with a silver plated oil bottle, blonde wood spare parts container & 6 magazine loading clips. #2698 L/R Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$10000 – 12000
495 CASED STEPHEN GRANT 3RD QUALITY DOUBLE RIFLE: 50 Cal; 28″ barrels; g. bores, tight on the face; machine cut wide top rib; dovetail front sight with one standing & 2 folding leaf sights graduated 150 & 200; barrels inscribed STEPHEN GRANT 67 ST JAMES’S STREET LONDON; LONDON proofed & marked 38; underlever action, back action locks with bolted safeties, foliate engraved & inscribed STEPHEN GRANT; frame, lever & t/guard engraved ensuite; g. profiles, clear engraving & markings; vg. blue finish to barrels, silver grey to actions & locks; vg. chequered pistol grip stock & forend with cheek piece & a chequered steel butt plate; gwo & cond. In a poor cond leather case with well-worn R.B.Rodda Trade label partitioned & lined in poor cond burgundy felt; with snap caps. #5418 C.1884 N/L Catalogue A58
Catalogue A58
$5000 – 6000
496 W.W.GREENER GRADE E17 B.L.N.E. FIELD SxS SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers; 30″ barrels; g. bores with a couple of areas of v. fine pitting; tight on the face; choked MOD & FULL; g. profiles; thinning blue finish to barrels; tapered machine cut rib marked W.W. GREENER MAKER 40 PALL MALL LONDON S.W. WORKS ST MARY’S SQUARE BIRMINGHAM; plain borderline engraved action with a silver grey finish; f. to g. stock with a chequered pistol grip wrist & forend; rhs of wrist has a repaired fine aged crack; LOP 13.5″, weight 3.5kgs; gwo & cond. Comes in a good leg of mutton case. #73427 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
497 W. ATKINSON S.L.N.E. HAMMER SxS FIELD SHOTGUN with Jones under lever: 12G; 30″ damascus barrels; f. bores with areas of fine pitting near the chambers being 2½” & tight on the face; tapered rib inscribed W.ATKINSON LANCASTER & KENDALL; borderline engraved back action locks inscribed W. ATKINSON to both locks; vg profiles, clear address & markings; vg. blue finish to barrels with a well-defined damascus pattern & ensuite to rib; soft silver grey finish to action, lever, t/guard & hammers; g. straight stock with chequered wrist & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 3 kgs; gwo & cond. Comes in a good leather leg of mutton case. #2014 L/R Catalogue A58 $600 – 700
498 COLONIAL N.S.W. NAVAL BRIGADE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING SHORT RIFLE: 450/577 Cal; 30.2″ barrel with short knoxform; f. to g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs action marked W.R.A&A Co & dated 1871, lhs with HENRY’S PATENT; f. to g. profiles & g. markings; lock stamped ALEXr HENRY; 60% original finish to barrel, 25% to action; g. to vg. cond stock; butt rhs marked N.S.W over NB over 9; with rod, 1 swivel absent; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A58 $1200 – 1600
499 COLONIAL N.S.W. MARKED MARTINI HENRY COMPOSITE CARBINE: 550 Cal; 26.7″ barrel bored out smooth with 3MD 20 to breech; no rear sight, raised fore sight; receiver marked with Royal cypher VR ENFIELD 1884 I.C.1. g profiles & markings; thinning new blue finish to barrel & action; g. stock, refinished; butt rhs with N.S.W S (Cadet Corp) over 151; with sling; gwo & cond o/all. N/L Catalogue A58 $400 – 500
500 COLONIAL VICTORIA ISSUE FRANCOTTE MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 297-230 Cal; 27″ barrel by BSA, breech with 3912; p. bore; standard sights & fittings; action lhs & with crown surmounted by VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT 3912 also FRANCOTTE’S PATENT stamp & 8427; f. profiles & markings; mottled blue plum finish to barrel & frame; f. to g. stock, refinished, no markings, butt loose; fwo & cond o/all. #3912 N/L Catalogue A58 $300 – 400