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NOVEMBER, 2021 - ON-LINE CATALOGUE A57

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CATALOGUE A57 November 2021: ITEMS NO 201 – 300

201 CHINESE CONTRACT INGLIS CANADA BROWNING HI-POWER S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 9MM; 13 shot mag; 121mm (4.75") barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & tangent rear sight; BROWNING FN 9MM HP & INGLIS CANADA to lhs of slide; pistol has a total re-black paint finish to all metal; exc FN black plastic grips; gwo & cond. Comes with shoulder stock very similar to the Mauser C96 stock; all complete.#CH6891 Pre 46 L/R Catalogue A57 $3000 – 4000
202 MAUSER C96 SMALL RING S/A PISTOL: 7.63; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½") barrel; standard sights; MAUSER address to the breech & rhs of the frame; pistol has an overall blue/grey patina; g. original wooden grips; gwo & cond. Comes with a vg new wooden holster butt stock, leather holster & cleaning rod. #424703 matching Pre 46 L/R Catalogue A57 $2700 – 3200
203 MIDLAND GUN CO HORSE PISTOL: 20G; SxS; 2 shot; 356mm (14") barrels; vg bores; ivory bead front sight; barrels marked MIDLAND GUN CO BIRMINGHAM & LONDON; borderline engraved action with MIDLAND GUN CO within a banner to both sides; sharp profiles & clear markings; pistol retains 97% original blue to barrels & case colours to action; vg pistol grip stock with safety to lhs of wrist; vg chequered butt grip & forend; gwo & cond. #9190 Pre 46 L/R Catalogue A57 $1300 – 1500
204 D.W.M. P08 ARTILLERY LUGER S/A PISTOL: 9MM; 8 shot mag; 203mm (8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; 1917 date to the breech; D.W.M. to the toggle; retaining 80% original blue finish, thinning in some areas; vg grips; comes with a modern black leather holster, spare mag & rifle stock altered to fit, both of a later period; gwo & cond. #9503 L/R Catalogue A57 $1700 – 2000
205 D.W.M. MOD.1906 COMMERCIAL LUGER S/A PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 121mm (4¾") barrel; f to g bore; standard sights; D.W.M. to toggle, grip safety fitted; sharp profiles; clear markings; 90% original blue finish remains with most losses to muzzle & grip frame; faint straw colour to relevant parts; vg original wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #37677 mag not matching Pre 47 L/R Catalogue A57 $2300 – 2500
206 DUTCH MARECHAL CHERATTE R.I.C. TYPE C/F REVOLVER: 9.4 Dutch; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 85mm (3 3/8") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; JOH MUNTS AMSTERDAM & JE MAINDRAI to top strap; MARCHEL CHERATTE to lhs of barrel lug; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% blue finish to barrel & cylinder; case colours to frame, grey to t/guard & grip frame; vg chequered walnut grips with lanyard ring; gwo & vg+ cond. #88 Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A57 $700 – 800
207 WEBLEY JUNIOR AIR PISTOL: 177 Cal; s/shot; 153mm (6") barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to the grip frame; vg Webley black plastic grips; gwo vg cond. In its original Webley orange & black cardboard shipping box. #2596 Pre 46 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 450
208 COLT NEW FRONTIER R/F REVOLVER: 22 L/R; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") barrel; vg bore; std sights; one line HARTFORDaddress to barrel & NEW FRONTIER 22 to the lhs; COLTS PATENT & Rampant Colt logo to lhs of frame; retaining 95% orig blue finish to barrel & cylinder; black matt to t/guard & back strap; vivid case colours to frame; comes with additional 22 mag cylinder; gwo & exc cond. #G134829 Post 46 L/R Catalogue A57 $900 – 1200
209 MERWIN HULBERT LARGE FRAME SINGLE ACTION C/F REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 178mm (7") round barrel; f. bore; standard sights; MERWIN HULBERT & CO address to top of barrel & THE HOPKINS & ALLEN MANUFACTURING CO NORWICH CONN U.S.A. to lhs; lhs of frame CALIBRE WINCHESTER 1873; slight wear to profiles, barrel address & markings; retaining 70% of original nickel finish to barrel, top strap, frame & grip frame; silver grey to t/guard; f. cond lhs walnut grip, a replacement the other a black hard rubber; fitted with a lanyard ring; gwo & f to g cond. #21018 Circa 1878 L/R Catalogue A57 $1700 – 2000
210 REMINGTON SMOOT NEW MODEL NO.3 REVOLVER: 38 R/F; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 92mm (3.75") octagonal barrel; std sights; one line Remington address to top of barrel; plain frame with spur trigger; retaining 97% original nickel finish; vg chequered hard rubber grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #24486 Circa 1885 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
211 SMITH & WESSON NO.2 ARMY R/F REVOLVER: 32 RF Long; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & one line S&W address to barrel flat; plain frame with spur trigger; slight wear to profiles; clear barrel address; blue/grey finish to barrel, silver grey to cylinder, frame & back strap; f to g rosewood grips; gwo & cond. #12206 Circa 1870 L/R Catalogue A57 $500 – 700
212 GERMAN 5 BARREL RIMFIRE PISTOL: 25 RF; 5 shot twist barrel cluster; g. bores; 127mm (5") barrels; foliate engraved frame with folding trigger; vg profiles & clear engraving; silver grey patina to barrels, frame & grip frame; g. borderline engraved walnut grips with lanyard loop; gwo &vg cond.#3 L/R Catalogue A57 $800 – 1200
213 U.S. ERL SVENDSEN 4 ACES PEPPERBOX DERRINGER: 22 Short; 4 shot barrel cluster activated with a rotating firing pin; 43mm (1.75") barrel cluster; g. bores; small brass bead front sight; brass frame with spur trigger & back strap; lhs of frame marked 4 ACES ERL SVENDSEN FA CO BROWNSVILLE TEX USA; retaining 98% original blue finish to barrel cluster; g. patina with light & darker patches; vg wooden bird’s head grips; gwo & exc cond. #7217 Circa 1965 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
214 U.S. ERL SVENDSEN 4 ACES PEPPERBOX DERRINGER: 22 Short; 4 shot barrel cluster activated with a rotating firing pin; 43mm (1.75") barrel cluster; g. bores; small brass bead front sight; brass frame with spur trigger & back strap; lhs of frame marked 4 ACES ERL SVENDSEN FA CO BROWNSVILLE TEX USA; retaining 98% original blue finish to barrel cluster; g. patina with light & darker patches; vg wooden bird’s head grips; gwo & exc cond. #7240 Circa 1965 L/R Catalogue A57 $500 – 600
215 IVER JOHNSON TOP BREAK C/F REVOLVER: 32 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & barrel address; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 95% original nickel finish with blue to t/guard; vg hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #87248 Circa 1898 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
216 SMITH & WESSON MOD 1½ NEW MODEL R/F REOLVER: 32 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 89mm (3.5") barrel; f to g bore; standard sights & one line S&W barrel address; plain frame with spur trigger; retaining 93% original nickel finish; vg rosewood bird’s head grips; gwo & cond. #65151 Circa 1870 L/R Catalogue A57 $450 – 550
217 HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON PREMIER C/F REVOLVER: 32 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 76mm (3") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & 2 line H & R barrel address; g. profiles & clear address; retaining 85% original nickel finish, thin blue to t/guard; f to g hard rubber grips with crack at the top of rh grip o/w gwo & cond. #252545 Circa 1914 L/R Catalogue A57 $375 – 450
218 MARLIN STANDARD 1875 R/F REVOLVER: 32 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 76mm (3") barrel; f to g bore; standard sights; Marlin address to lhs of barrel; plain frame with spur trigger; g. profiles; retaining 92% original nickel finish; vg hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #1128 Circa 1884 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
219 COLT TARGETSMAN S/A TARGET PISTOL: 22 L. Rifle; 10 shot mag; 155m (6 1/8") round barrel; g. bore; standard sights; Rampant Colt Trademark & TARGETSMAN to lhs of frame; COLT AUTOMATIC CAL 22 LONG RIFLE to slide; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blue finish, thinning in some areas with most losses to grip frame; vg Colt walnut grips; gwo & cond. #161945-C Post 47 L/R Catalogue A57 $500 – 600
220 IVER JOHNSON TOP BREAK C/F REVOLVER: 32 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 76mm (3") barrel; standard sights & barrel address; g. bore; vg profiles & clear address; retaining 90% original nickel finish, grey to t/guard; vg original hard rubber grips; gwo & vg cond. #89678 Circa 1905 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
221 HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON D/ACTION TOP BREAK REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") barrel; f to g bore; standard sights, barrel address & Cal markings; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 75% original nickel finish, grey to t/guard & spurless hammer; vg original hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #340169 Circa 1920 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
222 U.S. DEFENDER MOD 1862 R/F REVOLVER: 32 RF; 5 shot fluted cylinder; DEFENDER to top strap; 63mm (2.5") round barrel; fair bore; standard sights; plain frame with spur trigger; bird’s head walnut grips; revolver retains 85% original nickel finish; vg grips; gwo & cond. #633 Circa 1865 L/R Catalogue A57 $300 – 400
223 BERNADELLI MOD.60 S/AUTO PISTOL: 22 LR; 10 shot mag; 153mm (6") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & slide address; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; g. Bernadelli black plastic grips; gwo & cond. #31976 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A57 $375 – 450
224 HOPKINS & ALLEN MOD.1870 RIMFIRE REVOLVER: 38 RF; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 63mm (2.5") octagonal barrel; fair bore; standard sights; barrel address XXL NO 4 N.Y.; g. profiles; clear address & markings; plain frame with spur trigger; retaining 80% original nickel finish; fair wooden bird’s head grips with a large crack to rhs grip; gwo & f to g cond. #A255 Circa 1870 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 450
225 WHITNEY PREMIER R/F REVOLVER: 32 RF; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 63mm (2.5) octagonal barrel; p. bore; standard sights; PREMIER to top strap; g. profiles & clear markings; plain frame with spur trigger; retaining 85% original nickel finish; hard rubber grips with crack to lhs near the frame; gwo & cond. #4480 Circa 1875 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 400
226 GERMAN WW11 LP 42 FLARE PISTOL: 1" bore; 6" round barrel; g. bore; WAFFENAMT stamps & WA to lhs of frame; g. profiles; galvanized steel construction; grey metal finish to barrel, frame & grip frame; P.38 type reeded brown plastic grips with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #252109 N/L Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
227 AUSTRIAN ROTH STEYR MODEL 1907 SERVICE PISTOL: 8MM; 8 shot mag; should be a 140mm barrel; standard sights & fittings; top rib marked WAFFENFABRIK STEYR; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 93% original blue finish; vg reeded wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. Barrel of this pistol has been removed. #20256 Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A57 $250 – 350
228 F.N.BROWNING 1907 SWEDISH ARMY ISSUE SERVICE PISTOL: 9 x 20 Browning long; 10 shot mag; should be a 127mm barrel; standard sights; FN address to lhs of slide; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 98% original factory blue finish; exc black plastic grips; gwo & vg+ cond. Barrel of this pistol has been removed. #3838 Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A57 $250 – 350
229 BERETTA MOD 948 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 22LR; 10 shot; 85mm (3 3/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, slide address & Cal markings; g. profiles, clear slide address & Cal markings; retaining 80% blue finish to slide, barrel & hammer; alloy frame with thin gold finish; vg Beretta black plastic grips; comes with a vg black plastic leather holster; gwo & cond. #060301N dated 1956 L/R Catalogue A57 $450 – 550
230 SPANISH STAR No. F TARGET S/A PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 183mm (7¼") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, Star address & Cal markings to lhs of slide; retaining 75% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; f to g Star black plastic grips; gwo & cond. #F592051 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 400
231 CHINESE TT OLYMPIA S/A PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 114mm (4½") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, Cal markings & Logo to lhs of slide; retaining 95% original blue finish; g. wooden grips; comes with a spare mag; gwo & cond. #8352 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 400
232 CHINESE TT OLYMPIA S/A PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 121mm (4¾") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, Cal markings & Logo to lhs of slide; retaining 97% original blue finish; g. chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond. #10570 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 400
233 CONTINENTAL BRITISH, LONDON PROOFED, C/F LARGE FRAME REVOLVER: 450 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; g. bore; dovetail blade front sight & dovetailed, notched, rear sight; barrel inscribed J.H. CRANE 3 ROYAL EXCHANGE LONDON; LONDON poofs to cylinder & barrel; g. profiles, clear address & markings; plain borderline engraved frame; soft grey patina to barrel, cylinder & frame with traces of original finish in protected areas; g. original blacked bag shaped grips with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #299 Circa 1870 L/R Catalogue A57 $850 – 950
234 SMITH & WESSON VICTORY MODEL SERVICE REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5") barrel; vg bore; standard sights; 2 line S&W address to barrel; S&W Trademark & MADE IN USA & UNITED STATES PROPERTY to rhs of frame; patchy military Parkerised finish; case colours to trigger & hammer; g. walnut grips with lanyard loop; gwo & cond. Complete with khaki webb holster. #98751 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A57 $600 – 700
235 GERMAN WWII P.08 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL: 9MM; 8 shot mg; 102mm (4") barrel; fair bore; standard sights; 1939 date to the breech; Code S/42 to the toggle; pistol has been totally refurbished, being re-blued, new brown plastic grips, new black holster, stripping tool & frame has sections of fine pitting to rhs; gwo & fair cond. #6130 mostly matching numbers dated 1939 L/R Catalogue A57 $700 – 900
236 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 2 ARMY R/F REVOLVER: 32 RF; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; fair bore; standard sights & one line SPRINGFIELD address to top barrel flat; g. profiles, clear address & markings; plain frame with spur trigger; revolver has a pleasing o/all brown patina; vg rosewood grips; gwo & cond. #12664 Circa 1865 L/R Catalogue A57 $750 – 900
237 D. MOORE PATENT RIM-FIRE BELT REVOLVER: 32 RF; 7 shot non fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights & one line D. MOORE PATENT SEPT 18 1860; borderline & foliate engraved frame; borderline engraving to back strap; slight wear to profiles & barrel markings; soft grey patina to barrel & cylinder; brass frame, t/guard & back strap with 40% original silver plate finish remaining; g. walnut grips with even wear; gwo & cond. #5190 Circa 1863 L/R Catalogue A57 $850 – 950
238 BIRMINGHAM PROOFED MEDIUM FRAME PINFIRE REVOLVER: 9MM PF; 12 shot; 153mm (6") round barrel; f. bore; standard sights; g. profiles, clear proof marks; no maker or Foreign marks of proofs; plain borderline engraved frame, t/guard & back strap; patchy grey patina to all metal; vg chequered bag shaped grips with lanyard ring; trigger return spring a/f otherwise gwo & cond. #666 Circa 1870 L/R Catalogue A57 $600 – 700
239 ENGRAVED BELGIUM BULLDOG TYPE C/F REVOLVER: 320 CF; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 51mm (2") ovate barrel; small blade front sight; f to g bore; foliate engraved cylinder & frame with folding trigger; silver grey patina to all metal; vg fancy hard rubber grips; gwo cond. #23 Circa 1890 L/R Catalogue A57 $350 – 450
240 U.S. REMINGTON SMOOT RIMFIRE POCKET REVOLVER NO.2: 30 R/F; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 70mm (2 .75") barrel; fair bore; standard sight, one line NEW YORK address & Patent dates; plain frame with a spur trigger; revolver has been altered by the expert removal of the ejector housing; retaining 98% original nickel finish; case colours to the hammer; fitted with chequered hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #156 Circa 1878 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
241 STEVENS NEW MODEL POCKET GARDEN GUN: 410 Cal; s/shot; 305mm (12") round barrel; fair bore; standard bead front sight; STEVENS address to rhs of breech & CAL markings to rhs; pistol has been totally refurbished with a full blue finish to barrel, t/guard & hammer; action, back strap & butt cap with a bronze finish; vg wooden grips; gwo & cond. #27219T Circa 1905 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
242 ENGLISH TIPPING & LAWDEN, LANG TYPE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 160mm (6¼") octagonal barrel, f. bore; standard sights; foliate engraved frame, cylinder, t/guard, back strap & butt cap; g. profiles & engraving; blue/plum finish to all metal; vg finely chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #57 C.1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $700 – 900
243 U.S. REMINGTON NEW MODEL POLICE REVOLVER: Factory conversion to 38 R/F; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 90mm (3 5/8") octagonal barrel; g. profiles with wear to address; retaining 45% original nickel finish with most losses to rhs of action & barrel with traces of nickel finish to lever; vg walnut grips; comes with matching conversion plate; gwo & f to g cond. #15611 Circa 1880 L/R Catalogue A57 $900 – 1000
244 COLT MODEL 1862 POLICE CARTRIDGE CONVERSION REVOLVER: 38 R/F; 5 shot rebated cylinder with 70% scene; 89mm (3½") round barrel; f. bore; standard sights; 2 line HARTFORD address to barrel; Patent dates to lhs of frame; slight wear to profiles, clear address & Patent dates; soft grey patina to barrel, cylinder & frame; a pleasing mellow finish to brass t/guard & back strap; g. walnut grips with wear to rhs; gwo & cond. matching #4743 Circa 1872 L/R Catalogue A57 $850 – 950
245 SMITH & WESSON MODEL NO.2 ARMY REVOLVER, ENGRAVED BY MASTER ENGRAVER PHIL VINICOMBE: 32 R/F; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 127mm (5") octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights & faint one line SMITH & WESSON address to barrel; with beautiful scroll engraving to action, both sides of barrel lug & back strap, along with two small sections of engraving to muzzle area & breech; vg profiles & clear engravings; exc silver plate finish to barrel, spur trigger, frame & back strap, exc blue finish to cylinder with scroll engraving to the centre; beautiful, exc cond ivory grips; gwo & exc cond. An excellent example of the Master Engraver’s art. #2243 Circa 1862 L/R Catalogue A57 $1500- 1800
246 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 5 shot non fluted cylinder with 60% scene; 127mm (5") octagonal barrel; poor bore; standard sights; 2 line NEW YORK address to barrel; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap with 50% silver plate remaining; slight wear to profiles, address & markings; light grey patina to barrel, blue/grey to lever, cylinder & frame; mellow finish to t/guard; fair walnut grips with a couple of large chips to lhs of the bottom; gwo & cond. Family anecdotal history of this Colt is that it was used by a member of their family at the Eureka Stockade in Ballarat on 3/12/1854. #51172 C.1852 L/R Catalogue A57 $1000 – 1200
247 U.S. MARKED COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 190mm (7½") octagonal barrel; fair bore; std sights & one line NEW YORK address; COLTS PATENT & U.S. marked to lhs of frame; slight wear to profiles, clear address with slight wear to Patent & U.S.; brass t/guard & back strap with a mellow finish; silver grey finish to barrel, lever, frame & cylinder with slightly darker patches; g. original walnut grips with faint Inspector’s cartouche to lhs grip; gwo & cond. #64889 all matching Circa 1856 L/R Catalogue A57 $1300 – 1600
248 COLT 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 ML; 6 shot non fluted, rebated cylinder with 65% scene; 203mm (8") round barrel; f to g bore; standard sights; one line NEW YORK address & COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; D & H Inspector’s stamps to barrel, back strap & cylinder; slight wear to profiles, address & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lever, cylinder, frame & back strap; mellow to t/guard; g. walnut grips with v. faint cartouche; action a/f & no wedge screw o/w gwo & cond. #128139 matching except cylinder Circa 1863 L/R Catalogue A57 $1500 – 1800
249 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder with 60% scene; 102mm (4") octagonal barrel; fair bore; standard sights & one line NEW YORK address to barrel; & Patent dates to lhs of frame; g. profiles, clear address & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lever, cylinder & frame; brass back strap with a mellow finish; vg walnut grips; gwo & cond. #243249 Circa 1863 L/R Catalogue A57 $1100 – 1300
250 ADAMS DRAGOON MOD 1851 PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 38 Bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 178mm (7") octagonal barrel; fair bore; standard sights & fittings; LONDON ARMOURY, LONDON to top strap; LONDON proofs to lhs of barrel; borderline & foliate engraved frame & t/guard; g. profiles, clear address & engraving; retaining 70% original blue finish with most losses to t/guard & cylinder; vg chequered walnut grips with hinged butt cap; gwo & cond. #B16817 Circa 1857 L/R Catalogue A57 $1200 – 1500
251 ENGLISH PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL: 32 ML; 6 shot barrel cluster; 63mm (2½") barrels; fair bores; foliate engraved frame, back strap, t/guard & butt cap; g. profiles & clear engraving; soft grey patina to barrels, frame, t/guard & back strap; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. #1768 Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $450 – 600
252 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 ML; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; poor bore; standard sights & one line NEW YORK address; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; wear to profiles; moderate bruising to barrel, heavy to cylinder; silver grey finish to barrel, cylinder & frame; brass t/guard & back strap with a mellow patina; g. walnut grips; action a/f. #247004 Circa 1863 L/R Catalogue A57 $700 – 900
253 FRENCH 2ND MODEL LEMAT PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 42 Cal; 9 shot cylinder; 170mm (6¾") octagonal barrel, under the octagonal barrel is a 127mm (5") round barrel; poor bore to both; standard sights; no visible maker to barrel; 1894 Sn to rhs of barrel, frame & cylinder; wear to profiles & faint numbers; grey heavily pitted barrels, action & cylinder; moderate pitting to back strap; grey finish to t/guard; g. chequered walnut grips; action a/f; poor cond. An example for the US Civil War Collector. #1894 Circa 1865 L/R Catalogue A57 $1700 – 2500
254 FRENCH R.I.C. TYPE C/F REVOLVER: 450 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 89mm (3½") octagonal barrel; no sights except a notched rear site on the recoil shield; slight wear to profiles; revolver has a grey finish to all metal; g. chequered walnut grips with lanyard ring; gwo & f to gwo cond. #2662 Circa 1890 L/R Catalogue A57 $650 – 850
255 REMINGTON RIDER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER: 31ML; 5 shot non fluted mushroom shaped cylinder; 76mm (3") octagonal barrel; fair bore; standard sights; with clear 2 line REMINGTON address to top barrel flat; German silver t/guard; slight wear to profiles; silver grey finish to barrel, cylinder, frame & back strap; vg chequered hard rubber grips; gwo & f to g cond. #1017 C.1869 L/R Catalogue A57 $500 – 600
256 FRENCH LEMAT TWO BARREL PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 42 Cal; 8 shot cylinder; 170mm (6¾") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; top barrel flat marked COL. LEMAT’S PATENT within a banner with floral tributes to both ends; rhs of top of barrel with s/n 564 & a Star over L.M.; 127mm (5") round bottom barrel of 63 Cal smooth bore for buckshot; g. bore; vg profiles & clear markings; revolver has a pleasing blue/grey patina to all metal; g. original chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. #564 Circa 1864 L/R Catalogue A57 $6000 – 7000
257 HOLLIS & SHEATH ENGLISH PEPPERBOX PISTOL: 38 ML; 6 shot; 76mm (3") cluster with Birmingham proofs; g. bores; lightly foliate engraved action, t/guard & back strap; wear to profiles & engraving; blue/black finish to cluster with a few scuff marks; grey finish to t/guard, back strap & action; g. chequered walnut grips gwo & f to g cond. #209 Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
258 ENGLISH PEPPERBOX PERCUSSION PISTOL: 38 ML; 6 shot; 76mm (3") cluster with Birmingham proofs; fair bores; engraved German silver action with foliate panels, entwined rope design to back strap; slight wear to profiles; clear engraving; grey finish to cluster & /guard; mellow finish to action, back strap & butt cap; g. plain walnut grips; gwo & cond. #002924 Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
259 ENGLISH TRANSITION PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 40ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½") octagonal to round barrel; fair bore; standard sights; foliate engraved steel frame with lhs a replacement; wear to profiles; clear engraving; grey finish to barrel, cylinder, frame & fittings; fair walnut chequered grips with repaired crack to lhs grip; action slightly a/f. #459 Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
260 N.Z. ISSUE TRANTER’S PATENT MODEL 1878 BREECH LOADING C/F REVOLVER: 450 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel missing ejector rod; fair bore; standard sights; N80Z to lhs of frame & TRANTER’S PATENT 2798 to rhs; wear to profiles; clear markings; grey finish to all metal with several areas of moderate pitting; Birmingham proofs to barrel & 450; f to g worn chequered walnut grips with lanyard ring; gwo & fair cond. #2798 Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 600
261 TRANTER ARMY R.I.C. C/F REVOLVER: 442 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; worn down front sight; 442 to rhs of barrel lug; 107mm (4¼") octagonal barrel; fair bore; plain frame with a triangle marked to lhs; slight wear to profiles; dark blue/black finish to all metal; vg chequered blacked walnut bird’s head grips; gwo & f to g cond. #1017 Circa 1875 L/R Catalogue A57 $400-500
262 JAMES ROSIER MELBOURNE FLOBERT ACTION SALOON PISTOL: 5mm Flobert; s/shot; 160mm (6 3/8") octagonal to round, 2 stage barrel inscribed J.W.ROSIER MELBOURNE; vg bore; standard sights & silver inlay work to the octagonal section of the barrel; g. profiles, clear address & inlay work; soft grey patina to barrel & spur t/guard; g. restock with minor marks; gwo & cond. #586 Circa 1890 L/R Catalogue A57 $400 – 500
263 COLT 3RD MODEL THUER DERRINGER: 41 R/F; s/shot; 63mm (2½") round barrel; standard sights; COLT to top of barrel & struck with LONDON proofs; 41 CAL marked to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original silver plate finish; g. walnut bird’s head grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a later period Colt case. #45498 Circa 1890 L/R Catalogue A57 $750 – 900
264 CASED BIBLE SET OF A BELGIUM PINFIRE REVOLVER & A U.S.A. RING TRIGGER UNDER HAMMER S/BARREL PERCUSSION PISTOL: The Pinfire: 7mm; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 89mm barrel; g. bore; standard sights; plain frame & folding trigger; re-blacked frame & barrel; silver grey to cylinder & hammer; vg walnut grips; gwo & cond. The percussion pistol: 32 ML; 121mm (4¾") octagonal barrel with ring trigger; standard sights; g. bore; g. profiles; silver finish to barrel; blacked finish to ring trigger; g. grips with engraved silver butt cap; gwo & cond. Circa 1870. Both presented in an elaborately tooled leather case resembling a bible; partitioned & lined in green felt with rod, vent pricker, small leather covered flask & bullet mould. Circa 1860. Comes with documents & background of the history of a previous owner from Sydney N.S.W. A most unusual casing. # Pinfire #21 & percussion pistol #19591LSB L/R Catalogue A57 $600 – 700
265 SUPERB CASED W.A. BECKWITH PEPPERBOX PISTOL: with COLONIAL TASMANIA CONNECTIONS: 38 bore; 5 shot barrel cluster; g. bores; 89mm (3½") barrels struck with LONDON proofs; German silver frame & back strap; scroll engraved & inscribed IMPROVED REVOLVING PISTOL BECKWITH LONDON; sharp profiles; clear engraving & address to frame; soft grey patina to barrels, centre hammer & t/guard; pleasing finish to frame & back strap; vg burr walnut grips; gwo & exc cond. Presented in its original mahogany case with Beckwith’s paper trade label; A (for Archer) to lid escutcheon; partitioned in lined in blue plush velvet with 3 way flask, pewter oil bottle, Eley cap tin, pincer mould rod & turn screw. Comes with the Tasmania Police registration certificate dated 1933 & biographical index of the Archer family. An impressive casing. #47 Circa 1849 L/R Catalogue A57 $3000 – 4000
266 CASED E&W BOND PEPPERBOX PERCUSSION PISTOL: 40ML; 6 shot barrel cluster; g. bores; 89mm (3½") barrels; German silver frame & back strap; foliate engraved steel t/guard engraved ensuite; frame inscribed E&W BOND IMPROVED REVOLVING PISTOL: sharp profiles; clear frame address & engraving; pleasing blue finish to barrels & t/guard; g. walnut grips; gwo & vg cond. Presented in its original vg cond mahogany case with an E&W Bond paper trade label; partitioned & lined in green baize with a good 2 way flask, pincer mould, turn screw, lead balls & small cap tin. #40 Circa 1865 L/R Catalogue A57 $2700 – 3200
267 CASED DEANE ADAMS & DEANE MODEL 1851 PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot cylinder with London proofs; 165mm (6½") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & London proofs; DEANE ADAMS & DEANE MAKERS TO H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT 30 KING WILLIAM ST LONDON BRIDGE; borderline & foliated engraved frame & t/guard; vg profiles; clear markings & address; retaining 80% orig blue finish to barrel, frame & t/guard, hammer in the white; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in its original g. cond oak case, partitioned & lined in green baize with yellow paper trade label to lid, accessories comprise of correct 54 bore brass mould & wad punch, exc Bartram & Co bag flask, ebony handled turn screw, nipple wrench tipped rod; Dixon pewter oil bottle, ebony, Eley cap tin, ivory nipple container; all complete. #8564R Pre 1947 L/R Catalogue A57 $2600 – 3200
268 TRANTER THIRD MODEL DOUBLE TRIGGER PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 Bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; TRANTERS PATENT to lhs of frame with borderline & panels of foliate engraving; slight wear to profiles; clear engraving & patent; grey patchy finish to barrel with areas of fine pitting to barrel & top strap; thin blue finish to cylinder & frame; plum to t/guard; g. original chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg modern case; partitioned & lined in velvet with correct mould, oil bottle, nipple wrench & rod. #22009T Circa 1860 L/R Catalogue A57 $1300 – 1500
269 CASED BEAUMONT ADAMS PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 Bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; plain borderline engraved top strap, frame & t/guard;
g. profiles; grey finish to barrel, blue/grey to cylinder, frame & t/guard; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg oak case, partitioned & lined in green baize; with 54 bore brass mould, bag flask, small turn screw & brass oil bottle. #20631T Circa 1857 L/R
Catalogue A57 $1200 – 1400
270 MIDLAND GUN CO TOP BREAK REVOLVER: 380 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 89mm (3½") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; top barrel flat marked MIDLAND GUN CO BIRMINGHAM; g. profiles & clear address; retaining 95% original nickel finish; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & vg cond. Presented in a fitted case, lined in blue plush velvet with a cartridge magazine, rod & turn screw. #80267 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A57 $600 – 700
271 U.S. MARKED COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 190mm (7½") octagonal barrel; p. bore; standard sights & one line NEW YORK address to top barrel flat; lhs of frame marked COLTS PATENT & U.S.; iron t/guard & back strap; g. profiles, clear barrel address & frame markings; blue/grey finish to barrel, cylinder, frame & t/guard; g. walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a modern case, partitioned & lined in green velvet with bullet mould, nipple wrench, g. unmarked bag flask, brass oil bottle & repro Colt cap tin. #55789 matching except lever & wedge Circa 1856 L/R Catalogue A57 $1700 – 1900
272 CASED LONDON 1849 COLT POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 ML; 5 shot non fluted cylinder with 90% scene; 102mm (4") octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights; one line NEW YORK address & struck with LONDON proofs; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; the letter E stamped under 213201to frame, t/guard & butt cap; sharp profiles; clear markings; 95% original blue finish remains to barrel; soft grey to frame, cylinder, lever & hammer; brass t/guard & back strap with a pleasing finish; exc walnut grips; vgwo & exc cond. Presented in its original vg cond brass bound mahogany case with COLTS PATENT Trade label with the London address; partitioned & lined in blue velvet with vg Colt mould, nipple wrench, pewter oil bottle, cleaning rod exc James Dixon bag flask & small Eley cap tin. An excellent casing. #213201 Circa 1862 L/R Catalogue A57 $4500 – 5000
273 MASTER ENGRAVER PHIL VINNECOMBE ENGRAVED COLT S.A.A. REVOLVER: 41 Colt; 6 shot scroll engraved cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; vg bore; standard sights; one line HARTFORD ADDRESS plus 41 COLT; COLT PATENT & dates to lhs of frame; revolver is engraved in scroll style to frame, top strap & cylinder; thinning blue finish to barrel; case colours to top strap & frame, thin blue to t/guard & back strap; fitted with a beautiful pair of ivory grips along with a pair of walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg, custom made case with large COLT inlet to a wood panel to the lid; partitioned & lined in green felt with a brass plaque inscribed COLT 1873 MODEL SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER. CALIBRE 41 COLT SERIAL NUMBER 121871. #121871 L/R Catalogue A57 $3500 – 4000
274 REMINGTON NEW ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 203mm (8") oct barrel; g. bore; std sights; v. faint remnant of barrel address; Inspection stamps W&J to frame, W to barrel & grips; no visible cartouche; g. profiles & clear stamps; blue/grey patina to barrel, lever, frame & back strap; brass t/guard; g. original walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg custom made case. #92797 Circa 1865 L/R Catalogue A57 $800 – 900
275 STARR ARMS COMPANY M.1858 D/A ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") round barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; STARR’s PATENT JAN 15 1856 to lhs of frame, STARR ARMS CO NEW YORK to rhs; g. profiles & clear markings; grey finish to barrel, lever, frame, cylinder, t/guard & back strap; g. walnut grips with minor marks; gwo & cond. Presented in a custom made case with a modern Colt flask, bullet mould, wad punch, oil bottle & powder dipper. #1412 Circa 1862 L/R Catalogue A57 $900 – 1200
275a CASED ADAMS PATENT MODEL 1851 PERCUSSION REVOLVER made by AUGUSTE FRANCOTTE LIEGE BELGIUM for LE. PAGE MOUTIER A PARIS: 54 bore; 5 shot cylinder; 160mm (6¼") octagonal barrel; vg bore; standard sights with top strap inscribed DEANE ADAMS & DEANE, LONDON AUGUSTE FRANCOTTE LIEGE for LE. PAGE MOUTIER A PARIS; borderline & foliated engraved frame, t/guard & butt cap; vg profiles; clear markings & address; retaining 85% original blue finish with most losses to t/guard, cylinder & hinged butt cap; hammer in the white; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & vg cond. Presented in its original g. cond oak case, partitioned & relined in green fabric; access comprise of a 54 bore brass mould, ebony topped rod; Kynock & Co cap tin & lead projectiles; all complete. #12014 Pre 1947 L/R Catalogue A57 $2000 – 2200
276 PAIR BELGIUM PERCUSSION BELT PISTOLS with BAYONETS: .68" Cal: 7½" octagonal barrels with foliate engraved patent breeches & tangs, lhs flats with ELG oval stamp, rhs flats fitted with spring bayonet; fixed front & rear sights; p. to f. rifled bores; back action foliate engraved locks, one slightly a/f; mottled blue/brown patina to barrels, light grey patina to locks; half stocks with chequered grips, one with aged stain to lhs, other with age splits to lhs, minor bruises; engraved German silver furniture includes butt traps, tail pipes & t/guards; belt hooks mounted to lhs; gwo & cond o/a C.1850 N/L Catalogue A57 $1800 – 2200
277 BRITISH PERCUSSION SEA SERVICE PISTOL: .576" Cal; 6" round barrel with Govt proofs; unsighted; g bore; stepped flat lock of altered to percussion type with TOWER to tail & VR ROYAL CYPHER & view stamp to centre, g. action; g. metal finish; full stock with smooth profiles, view stamps to wrist, belt hook to lhs; regulation brass furniture & loop to butt cap; gwo & cond. An early example, undated, late 1830’s N/L Catalogue A57 $1000 – 1300
278 ITALIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: .61 Cal; 12½" round to octagonal 3 stage barrel; bolted stepped engraved lock with swan neck cock, action a/f; pitting & dark patina to barrel, grey patina to lock; full stock exhibits inked designs, some inactive borer holes & areas with loss of finish; ornate engraved brass furniture includes long eared butt cap, pipe & tail pipe, skeletised side plate & wrist escutcheon; f to g o/a wo & cond. Would upgrade C.1770 N/L Catalogue A57 $1500 – 1800
279 PAIR BELGIUM BOXLOCK PERCUSSION PISTOLS: .45 Cal; 3" round barrels; f. bores; foliate engraved centre hammer actions, damaged nipples; smooth profiles; grey brown patina to barrels & actions, one barrel retains traces of etched designs; plain slab sided grips; f cond o/a. C. 1860 N/L Catalogue A57 $450 – 700
280 FINE CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 13½" round barrel secured by 3 ornate silver Niello bands, engraving to the breech; clear light brown patina to barrel, lock & fittings plain lock with Maker’s mark; silver Niello back strap grip, side plate, ball trigger & ball butt cap with ring; sharp profiles & all markings;; vg black leather over wood stock; all complete; gwo & fine cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A57 $2600 – 3500
281 CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 12" Damascus barrel with maker’s mark to the breech & secured by 3 German silver barrel bands; soft grey finish to barrel; p. bore; g. plain lock with ball trigger; ornate silver Niello back strap & grip frame; German silver forend grip with foliate panels; Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus tusk) ball butt; vg profiles; clear silver Niello work & foliate panels; all complete & in working order. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A57 $2200 – 2600
282 EUROPEAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 9¼" round to octagonal Damascus barrel with maker’s mark in gold lettering to the breech; foliate engraved lock inscribed LONDON with French style cock, semi-rainproof pan & roller frizzen; gilt brass t/guard with foliage to finial; g. profiles, clear engraving & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings with light staining; g. stock with chequered forend & butt, small aged crack to lhs of stock at the breech; silver wire foliage decoration to tang surround; ornate gilt brass butt cap decorated with cannon & trophies; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A57 $2200 – 2600
283 FINE CONDITION CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 50 Cal; 12½" round barrel with a full coverage of vine patterned gold inlay work with maker’s mark to the breech; barrel secured to the stock by 3 silver Niello barrel bands; exc miquelet lock with a full coverage of gold vine patterned inlay work & Maker’s mark; full stocked with black leather over wood, Odobenus osmaris (Walrus ivory) ball butt; back strap & fittings in Nielloed silver; sharp profiles & retaining 97% original gold inlay to barrel & lock & 95% Niello silver to relevant areas; a small area of Niello decoration missing from rhs of forend at the muzzle; gwo & exc cond. An excellent example of the period. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A57 $2600 – 3500
284 IMPERIAL RUSSIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: .450 Cal; 11½" round barrel secured by 3 ornate silver Niello barrel bands; p. bore; plain miquelet lock; silver Niello back straps & side plates with vine decoration; Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus ivory) ball butt with silver Niello decoration & Russian silver hallmarks; vg black leather over wood stock with slight damage to lock surround; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. Another impressive piece. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A57 $2600 – 3500
285 CAUCASIAN MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 11½" round barrel secured by 2 brass bands, with foliate panels & a gold o/all finish & gold inlay decoration to the muzzle & breech & including a Maker’s mark; p. bore; decorative steel back strap & grip frame with Odobenus Rosmaris (Walrus tusk) ball butt; vg lock & fittings; all inlaid with gold motifs; vg profiles & clear engraving; g. stock with minor bruising & small repair to lock surround; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A57 $1700 – 2200
286 V. RARE ALL METAL STRAIGHT BUTT OTTOMAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 18 bore; 13" barrel with maker’s mark to the breech; English style plain curved lock plate fitted with a swan neck cock & integral pan; silver grey finish to barrel, lock plate & fittings; stock, t/guard & straight butt of exceptional quality cast & chiselled silver stock & forend; vg profiles & markings; untouched patina to stock; all complete; gwo & exc cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A57 $2200 – 2600
287 TURKISH FULL STOCKED SILVER MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 12¾" round damascus barrel with gold decoration to muzzle & breech including Maker’s mark; plain lock with Armourer’s mark; fitted with a swan necked cock; gold touch hole, semi-rain proof pan & roller to the frizzen; silver foliage finial t/guard butt cap with ring; silver escutcheon to wrist & side plates; vg profiles, clear markings & gold inlay work; vg stock with minor marks, the butt with chequering to the back piece; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A57 $1900 – 2500
288 ALBANIAN FULL STOCKED RAT TAIL MIQUELET HOLSTER PISTOL OF ALL METAL CONSTRUCTION: 20 Bore; 8¾" barrel; p. bore; plain miquelet lock, cock & frizzen showing wear; plain iron barrel & t/guard; grey finish to barrel, lock fittings & t/guard; ornate brass stock of traditional form with foliate panels to forend & butt; rosettes to the wrist; wear to profiles; mellow patina to butt & forend; all complete; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A57 $1000 – 1200
289 OTTOMAN FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 60 Cal; 14" round to octagonal 2 stage watered barrel with Maker’s mark to the breech; lock plate with worn foliage engraving & fitted with a swan neck cock & integral pan; bronze eagle finial t/guard with foliage panel to the bow; moderate wear to barrel markings; cast gilt brass forend, eared butt cap & wrist with an all over pattern of scrolls & foliage; all complete; butt cap needs some refitting o/w gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A57 $1400 – 1800
290 BRITISH PERCUSSION CONSTABULARY PISTOL: .65" Cal; 6" round barrel with Govt proofs; unsighted; f. bore; stepped flat lock of altered to percussion type with TOWER 1843 & VR ROYAL CYPHER & view stamp to centre, g action; even pitting to barrel & lock, both with faded blue finish; full stock with smooth profiles, no stamps; regulation brass furniture & loop to butt cap eyelet absent; gwo & cond. Of the type issued to NSW Mounted Police. N/L Catalogue A57 $850 – 1100
291 BELGIUM PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: .65 Cal; 7" round barrel with ELG oval stamp at breech, foliate engraved tang; f bore; plum barrel & dark grey lock both with areas of old blue black finish in protected areas; back action foliate engraved lock & hammer; g. stock with minor bruises, smooth profiles & chequered grip; mellow patina to brass furniture; gwo & f to g cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A57 $500 – 700
292 BRITISH NEW LAND PERCUSSION CONVERSION PISTOL: .65 Cal: 9" round barrel, breech retains ex ordnance proofs & later commercial proof stamps; converted to percussion via new breech section incorporating nipple lump & horizontal safety bolt acting through breech; commercially altered to percussion lock with TOWER to tail & GR ROYAL CYPHER to centre; g. finish to metal; stock with f to g profiles, chip to edge of lock mortice, 4 holes to rear of grip, two filled, possibly for commercial shoulder stock, repair at barrel wedge; regulation brass furniture & brass reinforce plate to rod throat; rod & swivel replaced; gwo & cond o/a. A clever & interesting conversion. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A57 $1800 – 2200
293 BRITISH NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK SERVICE 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 stock with areas of heavy bruising & filler repairs; gwo & f to g cond. Circa 1810 N/L Catalogue A57 $1700 – 2000
294 AUSTRIAN TUBE LOCK DRAGOON PISTOL CONVERTED FROM FLINTLOCK: 15 Bore; 9.75" round barrel; f to g bore; plain lock stamped 852; the external spring & pan utilised in the conversion; brass t/guard & furniture; g. profiles; soft grey finish to barrel, lock, cock & fittings with areas of v. fine pitting; mellow finish to furniture & large brass nose cap; g. original stock with moderate bruising; complete with lanyard ring to the butt cap; gwo & cond. Circa 1852 N/L Catalogue A57 $1200 – 1400
295 BRITISH NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK SERVICE PISTOL: 15 bore; 9.5" barrel with captive rod; fair bore; ELG proof to the breech; possibly a Belgium contract pistol; plain lock with TOWER at the heel & ROYAL CYPHER, GR to the centre; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; brass t/guard & furniture with a mellow finish; slight wear to profiles, lock markings & cock; silver grey to barrel, lock, fittings & captive rod; f to g stock with moderate bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A57 $1500 – 1800
296 FRENCH XIII 1822 CAVALRY PISTOL CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION 1834: 70 Cal; 7.75" barrel; g. bore; plain lock plate stamped with a small CYPHER & P over 35; GB within a circle to the breech; brass t/guard to the butt cap; g. profiles & clear markings; a pleasing grey finish to barrel & extension to the butt, lock plate & hammer; vg walnut stock with minor marks; complete with matching numbered rod; gwo &vg cond. C.1834 N/L Catalogue A57 $900 – 1000
297 FRENCH INFANTRY OFFICER’S FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 69 Cal; 9" barrel with the year of IX stamped to it; g. bore; N to lhs of barrel at the breech; B36 to tang; plain lock with no visible maker; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan, iron t/guard & furniture; g. profiles & clear markings; vg stock with a large A to the rear of the tang; 44 to lhs of stock opposite the lock; grey mottled finish to barrel & iron nose cap, t/guard & butt cap; vg original stock; gwo & cond. #Circa 1800 N/L Catalogue A57 $4800 – 5200
298 PAIR OF HENSHAW PERCUSSION CANNON BARREL POCKET PISTOLS: 44 ML; 89MM (3½") cannon barrels; centre hammer box lock actions; blue/grey patina to barrels, t/guard & action; g. original walnut grips with ornate silver escutcheons to the wrists & grotesque mask silver butt caps; tang of one pistol broken at the tang screw o/w gwo & cond. Circa 1840 N/L Catalogue A57 $3200 – 4000
299 SUPERB PAIR OF G. TURNER DUBLIN FLINTLOCK TRAVELLING PISTOLS: 550 Cal; 8" round, browned damascus barrels with 2 gold bands to the breech; gold poincions to the centre of the bands & marked G. TURNER DUBLIN; plain lock plates with stepped heels & a small amount of foliage with G. TURNER to the centres; fitted with swan necked cocks, rain proof pans & rollers to the frizzens; iron pineapple finial t/guards with wear & v. fine pitting; vg profiles & clear lock & barrel markings; beautiful browned barrels; polished silver finish to lock plates & fittings; vg half stocks with chequered butts, vacant oval silver escutcheons to the wrist & horn forend caps; complete with horn tipped rods; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. Circa 1820 N/L Catalogue A57 $7000 – 8000
300 PRESENTATION FRENCH LEPAGE CANNON BARREL PERCUSSION PISTOL WITH DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK: 25 Bore; 8", two stage turn off barrel with sections of foliage engraved to the top of the barrel; the breech engraved with the likeness of a fan surmounted by foliage; very ornate action inscribed LEPAGE MOUTIER a PARIS & dated 1852; under the barrel inscribed PRESENTE a CHARLES AUGUST LOUIS JOSEPH DEMORNY MINISTRE DE L NTERIEUR OFFERT PAR LEPAGE MOUTIER a PARIS with a double edged border; relief engraved percussion hammer of foliage ensuite to t/guard & barrel tang; barrel, action & t/guard with a polished finish; vg profiles, clear engraving & presentation inscription; vg stock with silver wire inlay to stock with a grotesque mask carved to butt cap & fitted with a shoulder stock with a padded leather cheek piece the full length of the stock; rhs of stock with a sliding compartment cover; all complete; gwo & great condition. A superb offering. Dated 1852 N/L Catalogue A57 $9000 – 10000