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APRIL 2019 ON-LINE CATALOGUE A52

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CATALOGUE A52, April 2019: ITEMS NO 1 – 100

1 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK IV C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) barrel; g. bore; std sights with safety catch to frame; WEBLEY & SCOTT BIRMINGHAM to top strap; winged bullet Trade mark to rhs of barrel lug; g. profiles & markings; retaining 75% original blue finish; vg Webley black vulcanite chequered grips with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #A94483 C.1939 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 1 $500 – 600
2 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK III C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; 3 over 370 to rhs of barrel lug indicating impress during WWII for home defence; g. profiles & markings; blue/plum finish to all metal; g. chequered walnut grips with normal wear; gwo & cond. #53826 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 2 $500 – 600
3 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK IV C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to rhs of barrel lug; g. profiles & markings; retaining 90% original blue finish; vg + Webley vulcanite chequered grips; gwo& vg cond. #A74084 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 3 $500 – 600
4 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK III C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102m (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD BIRMINGHAM & LONDON to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; blue plum finish to all metal; g. profiles & clear markings; g. chequered walnut grips with even wear; gwo & cond. #26592 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 4 $500 – 600
5 SMITH & WESSON 17K22 MASTERPIECE R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) round barrel; std sights; PARKER HALE CONVERSION within a panel to rhs of barrel; S&W logo & MADE IN USA to rhs of frame; S&W address to top of barrel; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blue finish; slight drag mark to cylinder; vg chequered walnut grips, lanyard loop missing; gwo & vg cond. #753682 C. Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 5 $600 – 800
6 SMITH & WESSON 14K TARGET C/F REVOLVER: 38 Special; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 148mm (57/8″) round barrel; g. bore; std sights; 38 S&W SPECIAL CTG to rhs of barrel; address & trade mark to rhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 75% orig blue finish; vg S&W chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond. #K647659 C.1969 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 6 $600 – 800
7 SMITH & WESSON MOD 27-2 C/F REVOLVER: 357 Magnum; 6 shot cylinder; 148mm (57/8″) round barrel; exc bore; std sights; SMITH & WESSON & S&W 357 MAGNUM to barrel; S&W trade mark & address to rhs of frame; sharp profiles & markings; pistol is as new with a full blue finish & vivid case colours to relevant parts; exc S&W chequered wooden grips; gwo & fine cond. Comes in its original S&W wooden case, partitioned & lined in blue velvet. #N341232 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 7 $800 – 950
8 BROWNING MOD.1910 S/A PISTOL: 32 ACP; 7 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights, slide address & markings; retaining 50% original blue finish, the balance grey & plum; vg FN hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #539323 C.1928 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 8 $400 – 500
9 BROWNING MOD.1910 S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 7 shot mag, which is a 32 ACP mag & not a 9mm; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights, slide address & markings; retaining 50% original blue finish, the balance grey; g. FN hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. #521386 C.1928 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 9 $400 – 500
10 STURM RUGER MKI S/A R/F PISTOL: 22 R/F; 9 shot mag; 140mm (5½”) round bull barrel; g. bore; std sights, frame address & markings; vg profiles & clear markings; retains 80% original blacked finish; vg chequered black plastic grips; gwo & vg cond. #13-42969 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 10 $550 – 600
11 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK IV C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to rhs of barrel lug; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 90% original blacked finish with most losses to cylinder; vg Webley chequered vulcanite grips; gwo & cond. #A2152 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 11 $500 – 600
12 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK IV C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT BIRMINGHAM to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to rhs barrel lug; vg profiles & markings; retaining 95% original blacked finish; exc Webley chequered vulcanite grips; gwo & vg cond. #A74071 C.1936 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 12 $500 – 600
13 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK III C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT LTD BIRMINGHAM to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; D↑D 74 to rhs of barrel lug; vg profiles & markings; retaining 85% original blacked finish; g. chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. #54384 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 13 $500 – 600
14 THOMPSON/CENTRE ARMS TCA-3 CONTENDER BREAK OPEN PISTOL: with several barrel & calibre options: 22 Hornet with 254mm (10″) barrel; 357 Herrett with a 254mm (10″) barrel; 30 Herrett Super 14″ 360mm(14″) barrel; 222 REM, 360mm (14″) barrel; all have g. bores, std sights & retain 98% original blacked finish with the exception of 222 REM which has areas of spotting; exc frame with Mountain Lion motifs; exc wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #159727 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 14 $700 – 900
15 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK III C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102m (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT BIRMINGHAM to top strap with winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; D↑D over 17 to rhs of barrel lug; vg profiles & markings; retaining 70% original blacked finish; g. chequered wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #54413 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 15 $500 – 600
16 SCARCE JAPANESE NAVY FLARE PISTOL: 1″ bore; 4″ barrel with hinged break open action; lhs of steel frame marked KFC with Department of Control, Chief Inspector Navy Tokyo mark & anchor characters near safety catch on back strap; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. chequered wooden grips with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #2754 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 16 $500 – 700
17 ENGLISH WWII NO.4 MK I FLARE PISTOL: 1½” bore; 4″ barrel with steel frame with several Military inspection stamps; g. profiles; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. Webley style blk chequered vulcanite grips; gwo & cond. #2230 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 17 $300 – 400
18 S&W VICTORY MODEL C/F SERVICE REVOLVER: 3 8 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) round barrel; g. bore; std sights; S&W trade mark to rhs of frame & MADE IN USA; g. profiles & markings; patchy grey finish to all metal; g. original walnut grips; no lanyard loop; gwo & f to g cond. #V447378 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 17a $500 – 600
19 WEBLEY & SCOTT MK III C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; WEBLEY & SCOTT BIRMINGHAM to top strap; winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; 3/87 military issue stamps to lhs of barrel lug; g. profiles & markings; retaining 70% original blacked finish; g. chequered walnut grips, no lanyard loop; gwo & cond. #36078 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 19 $500 – 600
20 COLT POLICE POSITIVE C/F REVOLVER: 32 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4″) round barrel; f to g bore; std sights; wear to profiles, address & markings; retaining 75% re-blacked finish; g. Colt hard rubber grips with moderate chip to lhs grip at the heel o/w gwo & cond. #160880 Pre ’47L/R Catalogue A52 Item 20 $400 – 600
21 FN BROWNING MOD.1910 S/A PISTOL: 32 ACP; 7 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights, slide address & markings; rhs of slide marked ALCOCK & PIERCE PTY LTD MELBOURNE; slight wear to profiles & markings; patchy blue/grey finish to slide, thinning blue to frame; wear to original grips; gwo & f to g cond. #340865 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 21 $400 – 500
22 COLT 1903 2/A HAMMERLESS POCKET PISTOL: 32 Rimless; 8 shot; 98mm (37/8″) “) barrel; worn bore; std sights, slide address, CAL markings & Rampant Colt trade mark; silver grey finish to all metal with small areas of fine pitting; g. original hard rubber Colt grips; gwo & f. cond. #199181 C.1916 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 22 $400 – 500
23 WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 1907 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 6.35 Cal; 8 shot mag; 54mm (21/8″) barrel; f to g bore; std sights, slide address & winged bullet trade mark; g. profiles & clear address; grey finish to slide & frame; g. original vulcanite chequered grips; gwo & cond. #112453 C.1920 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 23 $400 – 500
24 WEBLEY GREEN ARMY MODEL C/F REVOLVER: 455/476 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) barrel; vg bore; std sights; barrel inscribed ARMY & NAVY C.S.L. to top; W.G. ARMY MODEL to lhs of t/strap; WEBLEY’S PATENT & W&S winged bullet trade mark to lhs of frame; sharp profiles& markings; retaining 95% original blued finish; vg fine chequered walnut grips with lanyard loop; gwo & vg cond. Complete with g. cond. correct leather holster #17336 C.1890 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 24 $1200 – 1500
25 GERMAN WWI J.G.A. FLARE PISTOL: 1″ bore; 9″ barrel; f. bore; grey finish to barrel, frame, t/guard & fittings; g. plain wooden grips; gwo & cond. #6176 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 25 $350 – 450
26 FRENCH PERRIN SOLID FRAME RIMFIRE REVOLVER: 41 R/F; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 143mm (55/8″) round barrel; g. bore; dovetail front sight; L. PERRIN to top of barrel; PARIS to rhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings’; grey finish to barrel, frame, cylinder & fittings; g. original wooden grips with minor bruising; all complete; barrel length possibly shortened, o/w gwo & cond. #4968 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 26 $850 – 950
27 U.S. WWII SIGNAL PISTOL: all brass construction; 1½” bore; 2¾”chamber; black plastic chequered grips inscribed INTERNATIONAL FLARE-SIGNAL CO to both sides; all complete; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 27 $300 – 500
28 S&W VICTORY MODEL SERVICE REVOLVER: 38 S&W Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) barrel; g. bore; std sights, barrel address & S&W trade mark to rhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; thin grey military finish to barrel, cylinder & frame; g. plain walnut grips with lanyard ring; comes with leather U.S. marked shoulder holster; gwo & cond. #693126 Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 28 $600 – 800
29 COLT SERVICE ACE R/F S/A PISTOL: 22 LR; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; vg bore; std sights; Hartford address & Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of slide; rhs has COLT SERVICE MODEL “ACE IN A DIAMOND” 22 LONG RIFLE; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 75% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; rhs of frame has 3 holes drilled & filled near the s/n o/w gwo & cond. #SM1373 C.1940 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 29 $1200 – 1500
30 WALTHER PP R/F S/A POCKET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 92mm (3¾”) barrel; vg bore; std sights, Walther address & banner to lhs of slide; sharp profiles & markings; retaining 99% original blacked finish; exc Walther black plastic grips; gwo & fine cond. Comes in original box with spare mag & cleaning brush. #29653 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 30 $800 – 900
31 REMINGTON 1911 R IS S/A TARGET PISTOL: 45 auto; 8 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; exc bore; std sights for this model; REMINGTON ENHANCED & 1911 R IS to slide; address to rhs of frame; sharp profiles & markings; matt stainless steel finish to all metal; Coco Bolo chequered grips; exc wo & cond. #RH03515B Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 31 $1200 – 1400
32 BERETTA 92 STOCK S/A TARGET PISTOL: 9mm Luger; 10 shot mag; 125mm (4¾”) barrel; exc bore; std sights, slide address & markings for this model; pistol is almost as new with blacked polished slide & blacked matt finish to frame; exc Beretta grips; all complete with Beretta team muzzle tool; gwo & exc cond. #N78038Z L/R Catalogue A52 Item 32 $900 – 1100
33 CHILEAN MODEL 1911 STEYR S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm Steyr; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; g. bore; std sights & Chilean crest to lhs of slide; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame & muzzle; vg original chequered wooden grips; complete with black leather holster; gwo & vg cond. #4051D Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 33 $850 – 950
34 ERMA-WERKE MOD KGP69 LUGER S/A R/F PISTOL: 22 LR; 10 shot mag; 98mm; (37/8″) “) barrel; g. bore; std sights, frame, address & markings; sharp profiles & clear markings; 97% original blacked finish remains; exc chequered brown plastic grips; gwo & exc cond. Complete in orig black vinyl shipping case lined in blue baize. #313482 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 34 $600 – 800
35 FN BROWNING MOD.1910 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 32 ACP; 7 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & Browning address to lhs of slide; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; vg original FN black plastic grips; gwo & vg cond. Comes in vg brown leather holster. NB Consecutive # to Lot.36 #578869 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 35 $500 – 600
36 FN BROWNING MOD.1910 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 32 ACP; 7 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights & Browning address to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame & high points of slide; vg FN black plastic grips; gwo &vg cond. Comes with g. leather holster. NB Consecutive # to Lot.35 #578868 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 36 $500 – 600
37 MAUSER C 96 SMALL RING S/A PISTOL: 7.63x25 Cal; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights, Mauser address to breech & Mauser banner to lhs of frame; WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF A NECKAR D.R.P.U.A.P to rhs of frame; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; vg 12 ring Mauser wooden grips with lanyard ring; comes with vg original brown leather holster & straps; vgwo & cond. #918525 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 37 $2500 – 3000
38 MAUSER C 96 SMALL RING RED NINE S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½”) barrel; g. bore with slight wear near the muzzle; std sights; Mauser address to breech; WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF NECKAR to rhs of frame; vg profiles, address & marking; retains 80% orig blue finish with most losses to grip frame & underside of barrel; g. original 31 Ring Red Nine grips with lanyard ring; complete with non-matching wooden stock, leather holster & cleaning rod, dated 1917; gwo & vg cond. #40617 lock mechanism frame not matching Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 38 $4500 – 5000
39 COLT 3RD MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with 25% scene & 1/3rd pitted; 190mm (7½”) oct to round barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; one line New York address to barrel; COLTS PATENT & U.S. to lhs of frame; brass t/guard & back strap with 65% original silver-plate finish; slight wear to profiles; clear address & markings; vg orig walnut grips; gwo & f to g cond. #10762 matching except wedge C.1851 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 39 $4000 – 5000
40 FINE CONDITION ENGLISH PERCUSSION TRANSITION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) octagonal barrel; vg bore; std sights & furniture; foliate engraved frame, t/guard, butt cap & hammer; sharp profiles & engravings; 97% original blue finish to barrel; vivid case colours to cylinder, frame, hammer & butt cap; fine chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & fine cond. #006635 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 40 $1200 – 1500
41 ENGLISH ADAMS MOD.1851 DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 38 bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; std sights; KING WILLIAMS ST LONDON barrel address & London proofs; borderline engraved frame with a small amount of foliate engraving; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 75% original blue finish; grey to cylinder & t/guard; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. #10042R C.1855 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 41 $1200 – 1500
42 ENGLISH TIPPING & LAWDEN, LANG TYPE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 160mm (6¼”) octagonal barrel, f. bore; std sights; foliate engraved frame, cylinder, t/guard, back strap & butt cap; g. profiles & engraving; blue/plum finish to all metal; vg fine chequered walnut grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #57 C.1860 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 42 $1200 – 1400
43 COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 ML; 6 shot cylinder with no visible scene; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; f to g bore; std sights; one line New York address & COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; brass t/guard with 95% plated finish remaining; g. profiles, clear address & markings; thinning blue/grey finish to barrel, frame, cylinder & fittings; g. orig walnut stock; replaced frame & barrel lug screws; gwo & cond. #95022 matching C.1860 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 43 $1800 – 2000
44 PAIR OF HERRMANN HALF STOCKED S/B PERCUSSION TARGET PISTOLS: 52 Cal; 8¼” octagonal barrels; g. bores with multi-groove rifling; dove tailed blade front sight, notched rear sights at the tang; top barrel flats inscribed J. HERRMANN IN BERN; back action locks inscribed J. HERRMANN; spur t/guards with set triggers; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; blue/plum finish to barrels, fittings & furniture; vg stocks with fine chequered butts, one pistol has a repaired fine aged crack to rhs of chequered wrist; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 44 $3500 – 4500
45 PAIR OF EUROPEAN S/B FULL STOCKED PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOLS: made for the Eastern market; 65 Cal; 7¼” octagonal barrels; f. bores; no sights fitted; crescent moon & stars to the breech; foliate engraved locks, ornate mellow brass t/guards with extended spurs; slight wear to profiles, clear engraving & markings; light brown finish to barrels, locks & hammers; g. refinished stocks with fluted grips; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 45 $1600 – 2000
46 FRENCH MODEL 1837 PERCUSSION NAVAL PISTOL: 20 bore; 6½” round barrel; exc bore, possibly unfired; fitted with a captive rod & belt hook; issue date of 1839 stamped to rhs of the breech; MODEL 1837 to barrel tang; back action lock inscribed MRE R LE DETULLE; brass regulation furniture with an anchor to the butt cap; sharp profiles & markings; thinning original blue finish to barrel, captive rod & belt hook; lock plate & hammer in the white; exc stock with minor blemishes; all complete; gwo & fine cond. An outstanding French Naval pistol. Dated 1839. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 46 $2000 – 2400
47 FLEMISH FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK GREAT COAT PISTOL: 18 bore; 5½” octagonal to round barrel; g. bore; small blade front sight; plain stepped lock fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan & roller to the frizzen; ornate brass furniture engraved ensuite with floral tributes; vg profiles & engraving; blue/grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; even patina to furniture; vg original stock; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 47 $1700 – 1900
48 RICHARDS LONDON FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK COACH PISTOL: 15 bore; 67/8″ octagonal barrel; g. bore; std bead front sight; RICHARDS LONDON to top barrel flat; twin gold bands to the breech & struck with Birmingham proofs; stepped lock with bolted safety, foliate engraved & inscribed RICHARDS; fitted with a swan necked cock, integral pan & rollers to the frizzen; steel pineapple finial t/guard engraved ensuite to lock; vg profiles, clear marking & sharp engraving; blue/plum finish to barrel, lock & furniture; g. original stock with chequered bag shaped grips & silver escutcheon to the wrist inscribed H.C.; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1815 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 48 $1800 – 2200
49 W.DOOLEY S/B HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION HOLSTER PISTOL: 25 bore; 9½” octagonal damascus barrel; g. bore; silver dovetail blade front sight; twin platinum bands to the breech; top barrel flat inscribed WM DOOLEY LIVERPOOL; foliate engraved back action lock with a silver panel in front of the lock engraved with a shield, swords & spears within a foliate surround; steel pineapple finial t/guard with set trigger engraved ensuite to lock; vg profiles, clear engraving & markings; grey finish to furniture; g. stock with chequered bag shaped grips & vacant silver wrist escutcheon; gwo & vg cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 49 $1700 – 1800
50 FLEMISH FLINTLOCK U/O TAP ACTION POCKET PISTOL: 54 bore; 31/8″ screw off brass barrels; g. bores; brass frame engraved with pineapples & foliage; plain brass t/guard; centre hammer fitted; re-inforced cock, sliding safety & barrel switch to lhs; g. profiles & clear engraving; mellow finish to barrels & frame with a couple of bruise marks to barrels; vg chequered walnut grips with silver inlay to back of grip; all complete; gwo & g cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 50 $1800 – 2400
51 BRITISH FLINTLOCK CANNON LOCK: an open brass frame cannon lock of uncommon design, all the attached fittings are exposed, of steel & in British style; the brass pan has a powder train extending to above the cannon’s vent, this is covered by an extension & flash deflector incorporated into the frizzen design; it is not fired via a lanyard, as is usually the case, but by a thumb lever acting on the sear; a hole through the lock body is exposed when cocked for placement of a small rod to prevent accidental discharge; the base has two screw holes, with screws held by keepers, for attachment to the cannon’s vent; no markings; probably C.1790. A very interesting lock design. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 51 $1400 – 1800
52 SPANISH MIQUELET CONVERSION TO PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL: 67 Cal; 3″ octagonal barrel with traces of silver inlays; borderline engraved lock plate with external main spring & dolphin head hammer; foliate panel to the breech; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. full stock with chequered butt, plain back strap integral with butt cap; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 52 $850 – 950
53 ENGLISH PERCUSSION S/B LADIES MUFF PISTOL: 31 ML Cal; German silver 2″ octagonal barrel & frame; vg profiles; clear foliate engraving to frame & struck with Birmingham proofs; centre hammer action with sliding top safety & concealed trigger; exc bag shaped walnut grips inlaid with silver wire foliate decoration; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1840. A most delightful example. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 53 $900 – 1200
54 ALL METAL SCOTTISH PERCUSSION DRESS PISTOL: 48 Cal; 6½” octagonal to round barrel with 10 barrel flats to the muzzle; silver band & scrolls inlaid to the flats; breech ensuite with muzzle foliate engraved centre panel; engraved German silver forend & traditional ram horn butt with screw in prick& panel to each side highlighted with trophies & flags; complete with ball trigger belt hook & rod; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 54 $1800 – 2500
55 SUPERB EASTERN FLINTLOCK FULL STOCKED HOLSTER PISTOL: 16 bore; 14½” swamped round barrel with silver inlay; lock & hammer ensuite; gold foliage inlaid to muzzle & breech; swan necked cock fitted & semi-rain proof pan; slight wear to profiles; patchy grey finish to barrel; vg full stock profusely inlaid with silver wire & gold & silver flowers & foliage; eared butt cap with large butt enhanced with silver decoration; period repair to frizzen; wo & vg cond. An imposing piece. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 55 $2000 – 2500
56 PAIR OF PUTNAM LONDON PERCUSSION 1/2 STOCKED BELT PISTOLS: 40 Cal; 4½” octagonal barrels with LONDON to top flat & brass bead front sights; platinum bands to the breech & small notched rear sights at the tang; foliate engraved back action lock marked PUTNAM, foliate engraved triggers & hammers; German silver triggers, t/guards & fittings; belt hooks fitted to lhs; sharp profiles & clear markings; soft brown patina to barrels; soft grey to back action locks & hammers; soft patina to t/guards & fittings; vg stocks with chequered butts & vacant shield escutcheons to wrists; fitted with captive r.rods; all complete; gwo & vg cond. A delightful pair of pocket pistols. # 36 & 37 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 56 $3200 – 4000
57 PAIR OF SMITH LONDON ROUND BODY PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS: 42 Cal; 1½” round barrels; f. bores; foliate engraved frames with concealed triggers & sliding top safeties; g. profiles, clear engraving & markings; blue/plum finish to barrels & frames; g. bag shaped chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 57 $1100 – 1300
58 D.D. CONE SPUR TRIGGER R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 76mm (3″) octagonal barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; D.D.CONE WASHINGTON D.C. to top of barrel; plain frame; g. profiles & clear address; soft grey finish to all metal with faint case colours to frame; vg walnut grips; gwo& vg cond. C.1865 #3773 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 58 $800 – 900
59 HENRY DERINGER PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL: 45 Cal; 2¼” barrel; g. bore; std sights; 5/8″ breech with 2 German silver bands; breech inscribed DERINGER PHILADELa; hammer engraved ensuite; foliate engraved t/guard with pineapple finial & furniture; vg profiles, clear engraving & markings; vg walnut stock with fine chequered butt & shield wrist escutcheon; complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. C.1865 Similar to pistol used to assassinate Abe Lincoln. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 59 $1000 – 1400
60 WILLIAMSON’S S/B DUAL IGNITION PERCUSSION R/F POCKET DERINGER: 41 Cal; 63mm (2½”) barrel with std sights, Williamson address & 2 arrows engraved, one to each side; f. bore; mellow brass frame, back strap & t/guard; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey to barrel; vg re-stock; complete with percussion insert; gwo & cond. #9686 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 60 $1000 – 1400
61 FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEWLINE REVOLVER: 32 R/F; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 57mm (2¼”) barrel; f. bore; std sights; 2 line Hartford address & Cal markings to lhs of frame; scroll engraving to barrel, frame, cylinder, spur trigger & back strap; retaining 85% original nickel finish; exc ivory 2 piece grips; gwo & vg cond. C.1874 #4853 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 61 $700 – 900
62 COLT NEW LINE C/F POCKET REVOLVER: 38 C/F; 5 shot fluted cylinder’; 57mm (2¼”) barrel; g. bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address & COLT NEW 38 within an etched panel; 38 CAL to lhs of frame with spur trigger; vg profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 80% original blue finish to barrel & cylinder with most losses to back strap; strong case colours to frame; vg walnut bird’s head grips; gwo & vg+ cond. Comes with original leather holster, inside of holster flap marked R.N.LEWIS HOBART TOWN. C.1875 #3554 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 62 $500 – 700
63 COLT CLOVERLEAF C/F POCKET REVOLVER: 41 Cal; 4 shot cylinder; 78mm (27/8″) “) barrel; f. bore; std sights & 2 line Hartford address; CAL markings to frame & LONDON proofs to barrel & cylinder; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel; re-blued finish to cylinder; mellow finish to brass frame, spur t/guard & back strap; g. original walnut bird’s head grips; gwo & cond. C.1873 #5709 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 63 $900 – 1000
64 WOODWARD U/O R/F DERRINGER: 30 R/F; 57mm; (2¼”) round barrels; f. bores; plain border engraved frame with spur trigger with WOODWARD’S REGd FEB 4th 1863 within an oval surround; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1863 #229 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 64 $600 – 800
65 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 1 1/2 2ND ISSUE NEW MODEL REVOLVER: 32 R/F; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & one line S&W address to barrel; g. profiles & markings; retaining 86% original nickel finish with most losses to cylinder; vg Rosewood bird’s head grips; gwo & vg cond. C.1870 #85696 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 65 $500 – 600
66 REMINGTON SMOOT NEW MODEL NO.2 REVOLVER: 30 R/F short; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 68mm (2¾”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights & one line Remington address to barrel; plain frame with spur trigger; retaining 95% original nickel finish; vg hard rubber grips; gwo & vg cond. C.1880 #703 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 66 $700 – 900
67 BELGIUM PINFIRE ALL BRASS CONSTRUCTION REVOLVER: 7mm Pinfire; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 89mm (3½”) octagonal to round barrel; g. bore; std type sights; plain frame with folding trigger; g. profiles; mellow patina to barrel, cylinder, frame & furniture; vg ebony bag shaped chequered grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1868 #7370 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 67 $500 – 700
68 FRENCH LEFAUCHEUX LARGE FRAME REVOLVER: 9mm PF; 6 shot non fluted cylinder with LONDON proofs; 89mm (3½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; std sights with top flat inscribed H. HOLLAND 98 NEW BOND ST LONDON; plain borderline engraved frame; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 97% blue/black finish; hammer & trigger in the white; vg bag shaped walnut grips with lanyard ring; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1865 #147038 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 68 $800 – 950
69 FRENCH PINFIRE POCKET REVOLVER: 7mm PF; 6 shot non fluted cylinder with French proof mark; 89mm (3½”) octagonal barrel with FABRIQUE DE ST ETIENNE to lhs; g. bore; std sights; plain frame with folding trigger; sharp profiles & markings; revolver is in the white; vg ebony grips; gwo & vg cond. C.1870 #1623 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 69 $700 – 800
70 BELGIUM PINFIRE DOUBLE ACTION POCKET REVOLVER: 7mm PF; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 51mm (2″) round barrel; g. bore; brass bead front sight; plain borderline engraved frame with folding trigger; g. profiles; traces of original blue finish to barrel & frame; 95% original blue to cylinder; vg chequered bag shaped grips with ejector rod to bottom; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1868 #8 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 70 $500 – 600
71 BELGIUM FLOBERT ACTION S/B TARGET PISTOL: 22 LR Cal; 260mm (10¼”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; adjustable front & rear sights; g. profiles; thin blue finish to barrel; breech in the white; grey finish to t/guard; f to g stock with large fluted grips & an aged crack to wrist; steel butt cap; gwo & f to g cond. C.1880 #84 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 71 $600 – 700
72 ALLEN & WHEELOCK CENTRE HAMMER NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel; p. bore; std sights; v. faint address & patent dates to lhs of barrel; wear to profiles & markings; grey finish to all metal; g. walnut grips; gwo & f to g cond. C 1860 #87 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 72 $800 – 1200
73 BELGIUM PEPPERBOX PINFIRE PISTOL: 7mm PF; 6 shot fluted barrel cluster of 48mm (17/8″) “) foliate engraved cylinder & frame with folding trigger; g. profiles & clear engravings; polished finish to barrel cluster & frame; g. walnut grips; missing ejector from butt o/w gwo & cond. C.1865 #0012647 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 73 $500 – 600
74 COLT NEW ARMY & NAVY REVOLVER: 41 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) barrel; vg bore; std sights & 2 line Hartford address; 1884-88 & 95 Patent dates & B to barrel; Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of frame; vg profiles, clear markings; 90% orig blue finish remains with most losses to b/strap & t/guard; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1892 #967 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 74 $750 – 900
75 COLT MOD.1889 NAVY D/A C/F REVOLVER: 41 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) round barrel; g. bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address with 1884-1888-1895 patent dates; Rampant Colt Trade mark to frame; 85% original blue finish remains with most losses to grip frame; vg Colt hard rubber grips; all complete; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1892 #221814 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 75 $750 – 900
76 LOT X 2 INERT GRENADES: ITALIAN GRENADE: top marked SOCIETAI ROMANA; thin red paint finish to body; all complete. GREN M26A2 PRACTICE GRENADE: cut away for display & instruction purposes; all complete; khaki finish; in its original carry container; both g. cond. Catalogue A52 Item 76 $300 – 400
77 LOT X 2 INERT GRENADES: BRITISH MILLS GRENADE: chrome plated; all complete. U.S PRACTICE GRENADE: no base or top lever; blue paint finish & marked GRENADE HAND PRAC M30; both good. Catalogue A52 Item 77 $250 – 350
78 LOT X 2 INERT GRENADES: GERMAN WWI STICK GRENADE: heavy corrosion to metal top; g. original stick; looks complete. ITALIAN GRENADE: red paint to finned body; surface rust to top; complete. Catalogue A52 Item 78 $300 – 400
79 LOT X 2 INERT GRENADES: PRACTICE MILLS GRENADE; vg cond. US PINEAPPLE GRENADE: khaki finish; both good. Catalogue A52 Item 79 $300 – 400
79a BRONZE LATE 17TH CENTURY BEER MUG SIGNAL MORTAR: 11/8″ bore; 5 7/8″ o/a; 5″ wide round base with handle to side; black patina; excavated Thames 1960’s. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 79a $800 – 1000
80 LOT X 2 MACHETTES: AUSTRALIAN ISSUE: fair 15″ blade marked DD 1944; g. grips; improvised leather scabbard. ENGLISH: g. blade marked WAYLETT MADE IN SHEFFIELD ENGLAND; g. black plastic grips; complete with a g. & correct leather scabbard. Catalogue A52 Item 80 $200 – 300
81 ENGLISH 3RD PATT WILKINSON FIGHTING KNIFE: 67/8″ double edged blade with traces of original blacked finish & marked SHEFFIELD ENGLAND ESTABLISHED AC 1700; iron cross piece brass ribbed grip with a blacked finish; complete with correct scabbard. Catalogue A52 Item 81 $300 – 450
82 UNMARKED DOUBLE EDGED SPEAR POINT BOWIE KNIFE: 16″ o/all with an 11½” blade with a faint damascus pattern, light surface rust & a couple of chips to the edges & point; plain oval iron guard & ferrule; vg stag antler grip with iron pommel; complete with f. cond leather over wood scabbard with locking keeper spring; C.1860 A good, as found, example of an Arkansas toothpick. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 82 $850 – 1200
83 2 SCOPES: UNMARKED: 9½” tube; with later period mounts; g. optics; marked. PERISCOPE PRISM CO MAKERS LONDON No. 209525: v. faint markings; 9½” tube; g. optics. Catalogue A52 Item 83 $300 – 400
84 2 SCOPES: TEL STG 42 MKI; marked; 11″ tube; g. optics. UNMARKED SNIPER TYPE: 10¼” tube; g. optics. Catalogue A52 Item 84 $300 – 400
85 LOT X 2: VICKERS M.G. CLINOMETER by F.TOUCH; dated 1943; sight MKII DD; in its original leather case. VICKERS M.G. MK II rear sight; marked 303 VII MO.2 MK I; all complete & exc cond. Catalogue A52 Item 85 $500 – 600
86 2 SCOPES: ALDIS BROTHERS BIRMINGHAM: dated 1916; tube engraved RIFLE 2442. Telescope sighting NO 22C MKII AUST J.W.HANDLEY AUST OPT CO D↑D; with webbing sight cover; both g optics. Catalogue A52 Item 86 $400 – 500
87 SCARCE EXECUTION AXE: 11½” head; 13″ convex cutting edge; blade struck with two maker’s marks, possibly for Wolf Sigismund, Landshut, Germany, C.1550; 35¼” replacement Ash haft; A great talking piece. Catalogue A52 Item 87 $800 – 1200
88 CANNON RAMMER: o/a length 46½”, head diam 3.4″, haft diam 2.0″; fitted with brass collar to head base; 13″ grip area to shaft base; brass screw 16″ from head for ensuring projectile fully seated; g cond o/a except for some worn away wood at the head; probably for a C.1880 breech-loading gun, for seating the projectile via the breech. Catalogue A52 Item 88 $500 – 700
89 SCARCE HISCOCK PARKER 22 CAL MAGAZINE: for the 303 service rifle for training purposes; 5 shot; was approved on 21st December 1915. A very scarce item for the British Training rifle collector. Catalogue A52 Item 89 $1500 – 1800
89a ORNATE EASTERN POWDER HORN: 3″ ivory charger with domed stopper; 9″ horn section with carved foliage to both sides & decorated with ornate silver & brass panels; fitted with two hanging rings to the top; looks good. C.1840. Catalogue A52 Item 89 $500 – 600
90 SCARCE AUSTRALIAN SCRIMSHAW POWDER HORN: depicting an early Australian Coat of Arms with an emu & kangaroo & central shield with foliage surround, obverse side has English Coat of Arms with Unicorn & Lion; carved screw in stopper; carved central band 16″ o/a & having a mellow aged patina. C.1840. Catalogue A52 Item 90 $1200 – 1600
90a FRENCH FLATTENED HORN POWDER FLASK: Continental silver mounts, graduated charger; top spring missing; vg body with aged patina & 4 suspension rings; base with locking hinged compartment for caps or flints & inscribed C.L. within shield; g. cond. C.1840 Catalogue A52 Item 90a $350 – 400
91 SAXE-WEIMAR-EISENACH 1842 PATT ENLISTED MEN’S PICKLEHAUBE: g. black leather skull with period repair to lhs; all brass fittings with central Wappen brass chin scales with leather backing; leather peak with brass edging; red, black & white kokarde to rhs. A restored good example. Catalogue A52 Item 91 $800 – 1200
92 ITALIAN CIRCULAR PARADE SHIELD: 25″ steel construction with roped edging; central spike with leaf surrounds; fitted with 4 ornamental bosses; the face decorated with 10 large overlapping leaves; remnants of leather arm bands remain to back of shield. Looks good. Circa mid 1700’s. Catalogue A52 Item 92 $1200 – 1400
93 ITALIAN CIRCULAR PARADE SHIELD: 23½” steel construction with roped edging; central spike & having 5 large etched panels depicting trophies & flags, armoured Knight on horseback, Christian cathedral & King & His Queen in a garden; plus 5 dividing panels etched with foliate designs; o/a g.; remnants of leather backing to rim of shield. Looks good. Mid 1700’s. Catalogue A52 Item 93 $1200 – 1400
94 ENGLISH COLT OAK CASE: to suit 1849 Pocket; screw top lid; partitioned & lined in green baize with light staining & moderate wear; comes with modern nipple wrench, oil bottle & cap tin. Catalogue A52 Item 94 $700 – 900
95 ENGLISH OAK PISTOL CASE: partitioned & lined in green baize with JAMES BRYCE EDINBURGH paper trade label; 8¾” x 47/8″ internal measure; g. cond. Catalogue A52 Item 95 $250 – 350
96 WWII JAPANESE ARMY SWORD (shinguntô): 66.5cm blade with no bends or chips, it has been cleaned obscuring orig polish, extensive fine “spider rust” pits remain, straight temper line still visible & dent in scabbard binds slightly on end of blade; g. 21.7cm tang with some rust spots, clear signature KÔA ISSHIN MANTETSU SAKU KORE (興亜一心 滿 鐵 作之) & dated SHÔWA KANOTÔ MI HARU (正和辛巳春) Spring 1941; f. cond scabbard & handle, binding broken & fraying & tassel loop missing; o/all f. cond. MANTETSU blades were made in Manchuria, a comprehensive discussion can be found @ https://www.japaneseswordindex.com/koa.htm. A real piece of history. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 96 $800 – 1200
97 JAPANESE ARMY WWII SWORD (shinguntô): 67.3cm clean blade in g. cond with original polish obscured by scuffing (steel wool?), a still visible g. undulating temper line with nice “works; g. 19.5cm tang inscribed EMURA vg cond mounting with exc. handle & blue/brown tassel. A very well-presented sword in unusually good condition. (see link https://japaneseswordindex.com/emura.htm & http://www.aoijapan.com/img/sword/2009/09149-2.jpg) L/R Catalogue A52 Item 97 $1500 – 2000
98 JAPANESE LONG SWORD (katana): 63.5cm o/all clean blade with original Japanese polish, slight staining on one side near point, v. minor staining elsewhere, forging grain & temper line clearly evident, 2 short grooves both sides with engraving of unknown characters; 19.0cm tang in g. cond inscribed with spurious name & date of a famous 14th C. sword smith, the blade being no older than ca1600; scabbard finished in rough textured red/brown lacquer, old iron guard with applied en masse “strewn” fine brass wire decoration (gomoku zogan), g. cond handle, binding intact, with nice antique gilt fittings. A good-looking, real deal, Japanese sword. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 98 $2500 – 3000
99 JAPANESE LONG SWORD (katana): 67.8cm o/all clean blade with original Japanese polish obscured by overcleaning with some detail remaining;19.5cm tang tang shows good honest colour & condition consistent with age, inscribed with (some characters lost) … OSAFUNE HARUMITSU (長船治光) with a date to TENMON (天文) era (1532 – 1554); attractive scabbard finished in dark red lacquer in an undulating, ribbed style with cord (sageo) attached, g. old pierced iron guard with brass wire inlay in Heianjô zogan style, handle binding intact (fraying), deeply carved handle end fittings portraying praying mantis in Mino style & menuki of bow & quiver all with gilt detail; o/all vg cond. A number of sword smiths signing HARUMITSU worked in Bizen province in the early 16th century & this sword’s signature is consistent with some examples. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 99 $2500 – 3000
100 JAPANESE 1886 PATT CAVALRY SWORD: vg 33″ sharpened blade with SN.82225 to ricasso; steel guard of traditional form with Tokyo Arsenal markings; g. wooden grip; complete with correct steel scabbard with one suspension ring; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 100 $550 – 650