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OCTOBER 2017 ON-LINE CATALOGUE

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CATALOGUE A49, OCT 2017: ITEMS NO 1-100a

1 LOT X 2 BRITISH 1907 PAT BAYONETS: g. Wilkinson blade with light staining & small chips to the edge; g. grips with moderate bruising; w/s. J.A.C.: 1916 date; f to g blade with light staining; f to g original grips; both f to g cond.
PRICE REALISED: $240
Catalogue A49 Item 1 $250 – 300
2 LOT X 2 GERMAN BAYONETS: WWI SEITENGEWEHR M.1898/05; g. blade by Horster, Solingen; vg orig wooden grips; w/s & frog. WWII DRESS BAYONET: g. 10″ blade by Eickhorn, Solingen; vg grips; w/s & frog; both g. cond.
PRICE REALISED: $300
Catalogue Item 2 $300 – 350
3 LOT X 2 WWI SEITENGEWEHR BAYONETS: M.84/98 2ND MODEL; g. blade, hilt & grips; w/s & frog. 1898/05; f. blade, grips & hilt; w/s & frog.
PRICE REALISED: $200
Catalogue Item 3 $200 – 250
4 LOT X 2 AUSTRALIAN, INDIAN ISSUE BAYONETS: R.F.I. MKII, dated 1943; g. blade, hilt, grips & altered scabbard; with frog. LITHGOW 1907 PATT; dated 1944; g. blade, hilt & grips; w/s & web frog; g. cond.
PRICE REALISED: $250
Catalogue A49 Item 4 $200 – 250
5 LOT X 3 BAYONETS: BELGIUM EXPORT: vg 15″ blade, grips & hilt; w/s. 2 SPANISH ARTILLERY bayonets: M.1895 & 1898, only one scabbard.
PRICE REALISED: $200
Catalogue A49 Item 5 $200 – 250
6 3 x JAPANESE ARISAKA BAYONETS: LATE PRODUCTION TYPE 30; g. blade & hilt; p. grips; w/s. EARLY TYPE 30 1897: g. blade, hilt & grips; w/s. GERMAN SEITENGEWEHR M.84/92 2ND MODEL: g. blade with staining, by G. Heller; f to g hilt & grips; n/s.
PRICE REALISED: $160
Catalogue A49 Item 6 $250 – 300
7 LOT X 3 BAYONETS: SEITENGEWEHR M.1914 with 2nd type pommel; f to g blade by Samson Werl; g. hilt & grips; w/s. FRENCH 1886 LEBEL without quillion; g. 13 1/8″ blade & hilt; w/s. U.S. 1905 SWORD BAYONET: f. blade with flaming bomb motif, 1917 to ricasso; f. plain wooden grips; n/s.
PRICE REALISED: $175
Catalogue A49 Item 7 $200 – 250
8 LOT X 3 BAYONETS: BRITISH-AUSTRALIAN ISSUE 1853 PATT SOCKET BAYONET: g. blade with dark staining; socket marked A 866; brass mounted scabbard; A.886. NO.4 MKII BAYONET & CODE M57 SINGER; w/s. NO.9 MKI; stained blade; black painted finish to socket dated 1949; by Poole; n/s. all g.
PRICE REALISED: $160
Catalogue A49 Item 8 $220 – 260
9 2 x FRENCH CAST IRON BALL GRENADES: incomplete, no screw tops; the letter A cast to one grenade & W to the other; one is missing the suspension loop; f to g cond.
PRICE REALISED: $175
Catalogue A49 Item 9 $200 – 250
10 LOT X 3: AUSTRALIA LIGHT HORSE, 5 POUCH BANDOLIER: stamped H.G.R. 1918; of the type used to fit to the horses neck; vg cond. PAIR OF LEATHER WWI LEGGINGS; g. cond. LARGE WATER BOTTLE with khaki cloth cover; leather straps & small tin, all g. cond.
PRICE REALISED: $450
Catalogue A49 Item 10 $300 – 400
11 LOT CONTAINING: 5 various leather sword frogs; 4 sword knots; Sam Brown Officer’s belt & straps marked with Japanese characters; WWI leather Infantry soldier’s belt & bayonet frog.
PRICE REALISED: $280
Catalogue A49 Item 11 $350 – 400
12 2 X GERMAN WWII CANVAS INFANTRY BACK PACKS: dated 1945. Early WWII CANVAS INFANTRY back pack; dated 1935; both complete with shoulder straps; both g. cond.
PRICE REALISED: $350
Catalogue A49 Item 12 $350 – 400
13 3 MESS TINS: AUSTRALIAN WWI: wire carrier missing. AUSTRALIAN willow. FRENCH 3 piece set.
PRICE REALISED: $140
Catalogue A49 Item 13 $250 – 350
14 LOT X 2: AUSTRALIAN WWII SIGNAL MORSE CODE SET: dated 1942; all complete, except battery. VIETNAM TRENCHING TOOL: vg cond.
PRICE REALISED: $160
Catalogue A49 Item 14 $250 – 350
15 3 X GERMAN WW1 ITEMS: FIELD HAND HELD TELEPHONE. 1917 GAS MASK in original metal container with straps. Early WWI GAS MASK with leather face protector.
PRICE REALISED: $325
Catalogue A49 Item 15 $300 – 400
16 6 VARIOUS MILITARY WATER BOTTLES: Australian WWII with carrier & sling. French WWI with stopper & leather strap. BRITISH WWI, W.D. marked with stopper & leather strap. JAPANESE aluminium WWII, no stopper or straps. RUSSIAN plastic, with stopper & cover. AUSTRALIAN WWII, with cover; all g cond.
PRICE REALISED: $500
Catalogue A49 Item 16 $300 – 400
17 LOT X 3: BRITISH WWI GAS MASK with original canvas shoulder bag dated 1917. BRITISH WWII GAS MASK with rubber face mask & filter, dated 1942. BRITISH MOUNTED TROOPER’S SADDLE BAG: fitted to accommodate scope, ammunition pouches & tools; dated 1916, strap stamped A.A.V.C. 140; all f to g cond.
PRICE REALISED: $375
Catalogue A49 Item 17 $250 – 300
18 LOT X 3: AUSTRALIAN CANVAS WW1 SHOULDER BAG, dated 1917 & marked A.G.H.F., no straps. AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE WEBBING SHOULDER BAG marked 19 L.H. with leather fittings. LARGE LEATHER TUBE, for instruments or spotting scope, lined in blue velvet; all g. cond.
PRICE REALISED: $250
Catalogue A49 Item 18 $200 – 250
19 LOT X 2: CELEBES KRIS: 13″ wavered blade with contrasting metals; carved wooden hilt of traditional form; plain wooden scabbard. INDONESIAN KLEWANG: 13″ blade of traditional form with damascus pattern & dark staining; vg silver mounted hilt with wooden scabbard; both f to g cond. C.19th Cent. L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 19 $200 – 300
20 LOT X 2: INDONESIAN SMALL KNIVES: g. 9½” Yataghan shaped blade with a dark finish; carved horn hilt with a small amount of beetle damage; w/s. SMALL COMPANION KNIFE: g. Yataghan shaped blade with an ebony hilt; w/s; both g. C. 19th Cent. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 20 $200 – 300
21 LOT X 2: JAVANESE KRIS: 13″ straight blade of contrasting metals; hilt of traditional form with a small amount of carving; brass outer cover scabbard. MALAY KRIS: 11″ Yataghan shaped blade with contrasting metals; plain hilt with shaped pommel; with wooden scabbard. C. 19th Cent. L/R
PRICE REALISED: $250
Catalogue A49 Item 21 $200 – 300
22 LOT X 2: EASTERN KNIFE: 10½” square section tapered iron blade with 6 serrations from the point; German silver hexagonal hilt; complete with ebony tapered scabbard; origin & period unknown; looks good. INDONESIAN TRIBAL KNIFE: 6″ single edged blade with clip point & lt staining; plain wooden hilt with domed pommel & reeded grip; w/s. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 22 $400 – 600
23 LOT X 2: EASTERN KNIFE: 7″ square section tapered brass blade; carved root wood hilt complete with fitted leather scabbard; origin & period unknown. INDONESIAN NATIVE KNIFE: 13½” straight blade with single edge of contrasting metals; brass swept quillions; plain wooden hilt; w/s. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 23 $300 – 400
24 U.S. G. GOULCHER HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION, CONVERTED FROM FLINT, KENTUCKY STYLE RIFLE: 45 Cal; 32″ oct heavy barrel; g. bore with fine pitting to the lands; fitted with a nipple & drum conversion; brass dovetail front sight, notched rear sight with elevator; borderline engraved lock plate engraved with foliage, hound at bay, game birds & G.GOULCHER inscribed in an ornate banner; brass t/guard & crescent butt plate of the Kentucky form; pewter forend cap; slight wear to profiles; patchy grey finish to barrel, light brown to lock & hammer & mellow to brass furniture; g. stock with cheek & stamped L.G.BEVER; all complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1840. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 24 $1500 – 1800
25 ENGLISH BRASHER & FLETCHER S/B PERCUSSION HALF STOCKED HUNTING RIFLE: 550 Cal; 34″ oct damascus twist barrel; iron dovetail front sight & rear leaf carbine style sight; foliate engraved lock inscribed BRASHER & FLETCHER NORTHAMPTON; foliate engraved steel pineapple finial t/guard; g. profiles to barrel, wear to lock plate & t/guard; pleasing grey finish with a clear damascus pattern to barrel; silver grey finish to lock & furniture; g. stock with smooth chequered wrist & horn forend cap; complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1855 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $700
Catalogue A49 Item 25 $800 – 1200
26 SOUTH AFRICAN STYLE D/B PERCUSSION CAPE GUN: 16G & 69 Cal; 30″ damascus barrels; f. bores; German silver dovetail front sight; fixed, notched rear sight & a wide central rib; under barrels marked G.C.B. within an oval, other letters look like VANA; foliate engraved back action locks fitted with ornate dolphin hammers; iron t/guard engraved with trees & horned game; slight wear to profiles, clear engraving; silver grey finish to barrels & locks, pleasing patina to t/guard; g. stock with sliding wooden patch box with chequered panel & shell pattern, large cheek piece; chequered wrist & forend with a smooth finish; stock has mod scratches & bruising; missing one small rhs plate screw o/w gwo & g. cond. C.1840 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $1000
Catalogue A49 Item 26 $1200 – 1400
27 ENGLISH VOLUNTEER PATTERN CALISHER & TERRY CAPPING BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 30 bore; 21″ barrel; std front rear sight missing; no visible address or markings to barrel or breech area; plain borderline engraved lock with ROYAL CYPHER; iron t/guard with no visible s/n; g. profiles; blacked finish to all metal with rubbing to t/guard tang; f to g stock with vg chequered wrist & forend; complete with swivels, no rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1860. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $675
Catalogue A49 Item 27 $800 – 1200
28 COLONIAL VOLUNTEER FORCES LANCASTER PERCUSSION RIFLE: 26 bore; 31.6″ barrel with Lancaster’s oval bore in f to g cond; std sights & bayonet lug; LANCASTERS PATENT to the breech; lock marked CHARLES LANCASTER LONDON: iron regulation furniture with butt tang marked V.F. ; 1932; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; grey finish to barrel, lock & furniture; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & f to g cond. Complete with snap cap & chain, leather sling & correct brass mounted bayonet w/s, no rod. Would grade up. C.1860 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $2000
Catalogue A49 Item 28 $1000 – 1200
29 TOWER 1853 2ND MODEL PATT RIFLED PERCUSSION MUSKET: 577 Cal; 39″ barrel; f. bore that would grade up with a clean; std sights; lock marked VR, ROYAL CYPHER TOWER 1855; mellow brass regulation furniture with butt tang marked M.R. 37; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; silver grey finish to barrel &bands, grey to lock & hammer; g. stock with mod bruising; gwo & cond. Complete with correct rod, socket bayonet, n/s; swivels missing. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $1200
Catalogue A49 Item 29 $800 – 1200
30 BRITISH EAST INDIA CO MANTON FLINTLOCK BAKER STYLE CARBINE: 650 carbine bore; 33½” barrel fitted with sword bar, block front sight & notched back sight & marked J.PR/EXR/47; plain lock marked MANTON & dated 1800 with Company heart motif & 4 over V, I, E, C all within the spaces of a cross within the heart; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; mellow brass regulation type furniture; g. profiles & clear markings; g. stock with minor bruising & scratches; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. Dated 1800. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $1900
Catalogue A49 Item 30 $1800 – 2500
31 COLONIAL ISSUE ENFIELD MARTINI HENRY SERVICE RIFLE: 450 Cal; 33.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights; action marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1875 II; wear to profiles; clear markings; mottled silver grey finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising & VICT GOVT stamps to rhs of butt, lhs B. V.M.R. within a circle; complete with bayonet w/s, no rod; gwo & f. cond. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $1150
Catalogue A49 Item 31 $500 – 700
32 FRANCOTTE MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 297/230 Cal; 27.5″ barrel with B.S.A. address; f. bore; std sights; wear to profiles; grey finish to barrel, mottled silver grey to action & furniture; f to g stock with mod bruising & oil staining; VICT GOVT stamps to lhs of butt; wo, main spring weak. #4137 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $325
Catalogue A49 Item 32 $250 – 300
33 BELGIUM 1843 TYPE PERCUSSION MUSKET: 70 Cal; 40″ barrel secured by 2 iron bands & non original brass nose cap band; std sights; back action lock marked J.B. HAIJQUET A LIEGE; iron regulation furniture; wear to profiles; silver grey finish & pitting to breech area; f. stock with part forend replaced; gwo. Looks good, a good decorator. N/L
PRICE REALISED: $650
Catalogue A49 Item 33 $300 – 400
34 ENGLISH W.RICHARDS D/B PERCUSSION SHOTGUN: 10G; 28½” barrels; f. bores; rib marked W. RICHARDS 51 OLD HALL ST LIVERPOOL; scroll engraved locks marked W. RICHARDS; engraved steel t/guard; wear to profiles; clear engraving; re-blacked barrels; grey to locks & furniture; complete with rod; screw missing from t/guard tang o/w gwo & cond. C.1860 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $520
Catalogue A49 Item 34 $300 – 400
35 ENGLISH W.CASHMORE D/B PERCUSSION SHOTGUN: 10G; 30″ barrels; f. bores; rib marked W.M. CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM; plain borderline engraved locks & t/guard; slight wear to profiles; clear barrel address; lt brown finish to barrels, grey to locks & furniture; f to g stock with even wear; complete with rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1860 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $525
Catalogue A49 Item 35 $300 – 400
36 J. BLANCH & SONS D/B PINFIRE SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ barrels with v. faint rib address; f. pitted bores; beautiful foliate engraved back action locks with J. BLANCH & SON within ornate banners; steel t/guard & lever engraved in the same style; wear to profiles & address; crisp engraving; grey finish to barrels, locks & furniture; f to g stock with even wear; action loose o/w gwo & f to g cond. #5834 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $300
Catalogue A49 Item 36 $300 – 400
37 BELGIUM PINFIRE REVOLVING RIFLE: 11mm; 6 shot; 25½” octagonal barrel marked J. PIRE & Cie ANVERS to top barrel flat; g. bore; foliate engraved frame with top strap & ornate t/guard; g. profiles & clear engraving; blue/grey finish to breech, frame, cylinder & furniture; g. stock, chequered wrist & minor scratches & bruising; wo & f to g cond #257756 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $1200
Catalogue A49 Item 37 $500 – 800
38 WINCHESTER M.1866 L/A MUSKET: 44 R/F; 17 shot tube mag; 27″ round barrel; g. bore; std sights & faint NEW HAVEN CT address; brass frame & butt plate; g. profiles; re-blacked barrel; plum finish to bands; blacked to lever, polished action & butt plate; re-finished butt stock & forend; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1871 #60984 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 38 $3000 – 4000
39 WINCHESTER MOD.94 L/A RIFLE: 30-30 Cal; 6 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; vg bore; std Winchester address to barrel & Cal markings; std sights with rear sight missing elevator; 85% blacked finish remains with spotting to both sides of action; g. stock; gwo & cond. C.1975 #4163676 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $340
Catalogue A49 Item 39 $500 – 700
40 WINCHESTER MOD.94 LITTLE BIG HORN CENTENNIAL L/A RIFLE: 44-40; 6 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; rifle almost as new with minor rub marks to bands & butt plate & v. small marks to butt stock. In original L.B.H. box showing considerable wear; gwo. 1976. #LBH 07205 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $750
Catalogue A49 Item 40 $600 – 800
41 WINCHESTER MOD.94 CALGARY STAMPEDE COMMEMMORATIVE L/A S/R CARBINE: 32 Win special; 6 shot mag; 16″ barrel with small spotting; exc bore; carbine is almost as new with v. minor blemishes to butt stock; gwo. Presented in a Winchester 1 of 1000 wooden case. 1981. #CS 878 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1200
Catalogue A49 Item 41 $600 – 800
42 ITALIAN COPY, WINCHESTER 1866 YELLOW BOY L/A S/R CARBINE: 44-40; 6 shot mag; 19″ barrel vg bore; std sights with small brass plaque to barrel inscribed WINCHESTER 66 PRESENTATION RIFLE; blacked finish to barrel, mag tube & lever with minor marks; engraved action with Indian Chief motif, scroll engraved & Eagle in flight; vg stock; gwo & vg cond. #26149 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $800
Catalogue A49 Item 42 $400 – 500
43 WINCHESTER MOD.1894 L/A S/R CARBINE: 30 WCF; 6 shot mag; 20″ barrel; f. bore; std front sight, barrel address & bands; replaced poor cond back sight; MODEL 94 WINCHESTER trade mark to tang; wear to profiles; file marks to barrel address area; grey finish to all metal; f to g stock with minor bruising & scratches; gwo & f to g cond. C.1902 #235733 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $320
Catalogue A49 Item 43 $400 – 500
44 WINCHESTER MOD.94 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 30-30 Cal; 6 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; std sights & address to barrel; 90% original blacked finish remains with minor scratches & wear; vg stock with minor bruising; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1975 #4179454 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $500
Catalogue A49 Item 44 $600 – 800
45 WINCHESTER MOD.1892 L/A FULL MAG S/R CARBINE: 25-20 Cal; 11 shot tube mag; 20″ rnd barrel; vg bore; std sights & barrel address; tang marked MODEL 92 WINCHESTER TRADE MARK U.S. OFF. FON.; g. profiles & markings; thin blue finish to barrel & mag tube; silver grey to action & lever; grey to butt plate; g. stock & forend with minor bruising; gwo & cond. C.1925 #945754 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1200
Catalogue A49 Item 45 $800 – 1000
46 BROWNING MOD. BL22 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 RF; 15 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; fitted with a Tasco W4X32V variable scope; full blue/black finish to all metal with slight wear to lever; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #0400ZRP126 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $600
Catalogue A49 Item 46 $400 – 600
47 MAUSER M.420 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 RF; 5 shot box mag: 24″ barrel; exc bore; std sights with front sight hood missing; Mauser banner & address to receiver; tapped for scope; turned down bolt; thinning blackened finish to barrel & t/guard; full colour to receiver; vg stock with Mauser trade mark to rhs of butt; gwo & vg cond. C.1939. #213425 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1050
Catalogue A49 Item 47 $1000 – 1200
48 GERMAN B/L D/B CAPE GUN: 16G & 9.3mm; 2½” chamber; 27.75 barrels with machine cut rib; dovetail front sight, one standing, one folding back sight; fitted with a D.R.G.M. DR Walter Gerard Charlottenburg scope with detachable mounts. G. rifle bore; shotgun barrel with fine pitting near the chamber & stamped NITRO with German proofs; external hammers with back action locks; set trigger to rifle barrel; g. profiles & markings; thin blue finish to barrels; plain borderline engraved action & locks with faint case colours; g. pistol grip with cheek piece & chequered wrist; chequered forend with a slither of wood missing from rhs; tight on the face; gwo & cond. C.1920 #641 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 48 $1600- 2000
49 WESTLEY RICHARD DOUBLE RIFLE, BARRELS ONLY: 24″ barrels, rhs marked WESTLEY RICHARDS 178 NEW BOND ST LONDON GUN MAKERS BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VII; 360 bore & marked W.R. HIGH VELOCITY NITRO-EXPRESS RIFLE 360 BORE 37 GRS CORDITE 314 GRS CAPPED BULLET; scalloped rib with foliate engraving to ramp front sight with one standing & two folding back sight; similar engraving to breech; barrels retain 90% orig blue finish with v. minor scratches; complete with forend; exc cond. #16638 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $950
Catalogue A49 Item 49 $900 – 1400
50 MANNLICHER-SCHOENAUER FULL STOCKED B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 6.5x54 MS; 5 shot mag; 18″ barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight with one standing & one folding rear sight; fitted with Kahles Wein Hella 4X scope on QD mounts; receiver marked OESTERR WAFFENFABRIK – GES. STEYR; fitted with a spoon shaped bolt; g. profiles& clear markings; 75% original blue finish remains, thinning on the barrel & t/guard, stronger to the receiver; g. chequered pistol grip stock with cheek piece; g. chequered pistol grip stock with cheek piece, moderate bruising & scratches; gwo & cond. #14533 bolt not matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $3500
Catalogue A49 Item 50 $2000 – 2400
51 WINCHESTER MOD.70 XTR FEATHERWEIGHT B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 270 Win; 5 shot mag; 22” barrel; g. bore; std sights & barrel address; fitted with QD scope mounts; sharp profiles & markings; 98% original blacked finish remains with most losses to bolt handle; exc stock with chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1982 #G1597244 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 51 $900 – 1200
52 FRENCH DARNE SxS GAME GUN: 12g; with slide breech; 27½” barrels, 2½” chambers choked approx MOD & FULL; g. bores; vg profiles; 98% blacked finish to steel barrels; breech profusely engraved with floral tributes, leaves & foliage; exc straight English style stock with horn butt plate, fine chequered wrist & forend; LOP 13.75”, 6.27 lbs weight; gwo & exc cond. #3A887 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 52 $2800 – 3500
53 BERNADELLI ACCIAIO- SPECIAL EXTRA ROMA 3 SxS SHOTGUN: 12G; 29½” barrels; 2¾” chambers; choked approx FULL & FULL; g. clean bores; sharp profiles; blacked steel barrels with machine cut rib; plain borderline engraved action with a small amount of foliate engraving at the breech; silver grey finish to action, 50% blue to t/guard; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; action is tight; LOP 13.5”, 7 lbs weight; gwo & cond. #39026 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 53 $800 – 1200
54 ENGRAVED BERNADELLI ROMA 3 NON-E FALSE SIDE PLATE SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G; 29½” barrels with machine cut rib; 2¾ chambers, choked approx FULL & FULL; exc bore; manual safety; beautiful foliate engraved action with hounds & stag; BERNADELLI GARDONE-VT within banners to side plates; exc profiles & crisp engraving; blacked finish to barrels & t/guard; g. chequered capped pistol grip stock & forend with minor scratches; LOP 14”, 6.94 lbs weight; gwo & vg cond. #42195 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 54 $1300 – 1500
55 CASED THOMAS WILD B.L. non E SxS GAME GUN with 2 sets of barrels: 12G: 2¾” chambers; 1½ oz Nitro Proof; 30” steel barrels; g. bores; wide machine cut rib inscribed T.WILD WITTALL STREET BIRMINGHAM; choked FULL & FULL; 2nd barrel with g bores; FULL & CYL; beautiful foliate engraved box lock action with manual safety & t/guard; attractive figured walnut tear drop stock with fine chequered wrist & forend; tight on the face; LOP 13.75”, 7.56 lbs weight; gwo & vg cond. Presented in its original brass bound leather case with brass escutcheon to lid inscribed G.R.MOODY MELBOURNE, original trade label, lined in maroon baize with rods, snap caps, key etc. # 11455 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $2000
Catalogue A49 Item 55 $1800 – 2300
56 CHARLES BOSWELL B.L. non E SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers, 1¼ oz Nitro Proof, 30″ steel barrels with wide machine cut rib inscribed CHARLES BOSWELL MAKER 126 STRAND LONDON WC; choked FULL & FULL; g. clean bores; manual safety; action engraved with best fine English scroll, floral bouquets & game birds; g. profiles & markings; thin blue & grey finish to barrels with a couple of minor dents near the muzzle; figured walnut, chequered pistol grip, tear drop stock & forend; LOP 13½”, weight 7.34 lbs; tight on the face; gwo & cond. #16379 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1500
Catalogue A49 Item 56 $500 – 700
57 W.W. GREENER FACILE PRINCEPS ACTION SxS GUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers, 1¼ oz Nitro proof; 28″ steel barrels with machine cut rib, missing bead front sight; barrels inscribed W.W. GREENER MAKER 40 PALL MALL LONDON WORKS BIRMINGHAM; g. bores choked FULL & MOD; borderline & foliate engraved action & t/guard with W.W.GREENER within panels to both sides of action; walnut stock with considerable wear, hairline crack to lhs of butt stock at the action, chequered pistol grip stock fitted with manual safety; forend with Deeley edge release; g. profiles, clear address & engraving; LOP 13¼”, weight 7.76 lbs; action tight on the face; gwo & cond. #75753 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $500
Catalogue A49 Item 57 $800 – 1200
58 BREDA B4 SxS HAMMER SHOTGUN: 12G; 26″ blackened barrels; 3″ chambers choked CYL & CYL; g. bores; std game scene engraved actions; g. pistol grip stock & forend with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #24120 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $300
Catalogue A49 Item 58 $300 – 400
59 CHAS OSBORNE B.L. non E. SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G; N.P. 2½” chambers, 30″ barrels choked FULL & FULL; g. bores; barrels marked CHAS OSBORNE & CO LONDON; tight on the face; manual safety; 80% black finish to barrels; borderline engraved action inscribed CHAS OSBORNE & CO within banners to both sides; vivid case colours to action, grey finish to t/guard; Anson forend release; pistol grip chequered stock with moderate bruising & scratches; 13″ LOP, 6 lb 11 ozs; gwo & cond. C.1920. #59396 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 59 $400 – 500
60 SWISS SCHMIDT RUBIN STRAIGHT PULL MODEL 1896/11 SERVICE RIFLE: 7.5 Swiss; 6 shot box mag; 29.75″ barrel; vg bore; std sights & muzzle cover; small Swiss cross to the breech; vg profiles & markings; 90% military blue finish to receiver, furniture & fittings; vg pistol grip stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & leather sling; gwo & vg cond. #285023 matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1150
Catalogue A49 Item 60 $900 – 1200
61 W. ATKINSON, JONES UNDERLEVER SxS HAMMER SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ damascus barrels with rib inscribed W. ATKINSON LANCASTER & KENDAL; 2½” chambers choked approx CYL & MOD; f. bores with light pitting; tight on the face; borderline engraved back action locks & action; beautiful barrels with a blacked finish & silver damascus pattern; silver grey to lock & action; vg straight English stock with smooth chequered wrist & forend; 13″ LOP, 6.75 lb weight; gwo & cond. Comes with leg of mutton case. #2014 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1200
Catalogue A49 Item 61 $500 – 600
62 J. GRAHAM & CO JONES UNDER LEVER SxS HAMMER SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ damascus barrels with rib inscribed J. GRAHAM INVERNESS; 2½” chambers, choked FULL & CYL; f to g bore with areas of fine pitting near the chamber of rh barrel; tight on the face; scroll engraving to action & back action locks; g. profiles & markings; plum finish to barrels; silver grey to action & fittings; g. straight English stock with smooth chequered wrist & forend; LOP 13¾”; 6.47 lbs weight; gwo & cond. Comes with leg of mutton case. #40590VP L/R
PRICE REALISED: $420
Catalogue A49 Item 62 $500 – 600
63 CASED W & C SCOTT S.L. n E. SxS PIGEON GUN: 1881; 12G; 2¾” 1¼ oz N.P.; 30″ replacement steel barrels; exc bores measuring 733 & 735, choked approx F & F; rectangular concealed cross bolt; side clipped action with profuse scroll engraving to action; EDAU engraved on the bottom of action along with W & C SCOTT & SON PATENT BLOCK SAFETY HAMMERLESS; raised bars atop fences; profuse scroll engraving to action with an Emu (indicating Australian order gun) & W & C SCOTT & SON PATENT BLOCK SAFETY HAMMERLESS engraved under the action; 14š” LOP, 7¾ lbs weight; splinter of wood from side of forend o/w vgwo & cond. In an aged leather case with straps, handles, damaged labels & red felt lined. A. GARDINER NANGWARRY to lid of case. #48437 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 63 $2500 – 3500
64 SPRINGFIELD MOD.1873 TRAP DOOR SERVICE RIFLE: 45-70; 32.5″ barrel; vg bore; std front sight; rear sight is a short Buffington style; breech marked U.S. MODEL 1873; lock plate marked with the American Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; iron regulation furniture; vg profiles & markings; thinning blue finish to barrel & furniture; g. stock with SWP 1889 cartouche to lhs of wrist; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & vg cond. #335603 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1700
Catalogue A49 Item 64 $1600 – 1800
65 CASED W.CASHMORE NON E. SxS HAMMER FIELD SHOTGUN:12G; 2½” chambers; 30” barrels choked approx CYL & MOD; g. bores; machine cut top rib inscribed W.M. CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM; tight on the face; 60% blacked finish to barrel; borderline & scroll engraved top lever action inscribed W.M.CASHMORE; g. profiles; grey finish to action & t/guard; g. pistol grip chequered butt with even wear; chequered forend with Anson release, catch a/f; 6.59 lbs, 13½” LOP; gwo & cond. Presented in a leather bound case, lined in red cloth showing considerable wear, with rods & oil bottle. C.1904 #7240 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $420
Catalogue A49 Item 65 $500 – 700
66 SAVAGE NO.4 MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; g. bore; std sights; lhs of receiver marked S NO 4 MK 1*; g. profiles & markings; black painted finish to metal; g. stock with minor bruising, armourer’s repair through the stock near t/guard; gwo & cond. #69C3853 matching including stock L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 66 $450 – 600
67 COLONIAL ISSUE MARTINI-ENFIELD MK1 SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 30.2″ barrel; f to g bore; std sights; lhs of action marked VR, ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1896 M.E. 303 I; g. profiles & markings; 65% original blue to barrel & rhs of action, fine bruising & scratches to lhs; g. butt stock with VICT GOVT stamps to rhs; f to g forend with bruising & wood losses to lhs at the back sight; gwo & cond. #7885 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $300
Catalogue A49 Item 67 $500 – 700
68 BRITISH NO.5 MKI B/A JUNGLE CARBINE: 303 Cal; 10 shot box mag; 20.5″ barrel; f to g bore; std sights; receiver rail marked No.5 MKI R.O.F. (F) 7/45 P267; g. profiles & markings; 80% black finish to receiver, 50% to barrel; pitting to rhs mag; f to g stock with mod bruising & scratches; front band & screw replaced, would grade up; gwo & f to g cond. #P.267 bolt not matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $400
Catalogue A49 Item 68 $500 – 600
69 BRITISH NO.4 MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot box mag; 25.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights; receiver side rail marked FTR B. NO. MKI*; thinning black painted finish to all metal; f to g stock with mod bruising & scratches; gwo & f to g cond. #10761 bolt matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $200
Catalogue A49 Item 69 $300 – 400
70 BRITISH NO.5 MKI B/A JUNGLE CARBINE: 303 Cal; 10 shot box mag; 20.5″ barrel; g. bore; std sights, bayonet stud & fittings; receiver rail marked NO.5 MKI RoF (F) H4631; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with possible replaced original butt; all complete; gwo & cond. #20506 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $750
Catalogue A49 Item 70 $600 – 700
71 GERMAN WW1 KAR 98 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 7.92x57; 5 shot mag; 23.75″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; turned down bolt; Imperial Crown DANZIG 1909 marked to breech; KAR 98 to receiver side rail; g. profiles & markings; grey finish to all metal with areas of fine pitting at the breech; g. original stock with mod bruising; gwo & cond. #5525 matching except floor plate & housing L/R
PRICE REALISED: $550
Catalogue A49 Item 71 $400 – 500
72 GERMAN MOD GEW 98 B/A INFANTRY RIFLE: 7.92x57; 5 shot box mag; 28.5″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; D.W.M. address & BERLIN 1917 to breech; g. profiles; grey finish to all metal; f to g stock with a small area of filler near floor plate; gwo & f to g cond. #4377 miss-matched L/R
PRICE REALISED: $600
Catalogue A49 Item 72 $400 – 500
73 GERMAN MOD.GEW 98 B/A INFANTRY RIFLE: 7.92 .57; 5 shot box mag; 28.5″ barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; D.W.M. address & BERLIN 1916 to breech; g. profiles; grey finish to all metal; g. stock with mod bruising; with bayonet w/s; gwo & cond. #1261 matching except bolt L/R
PRICE REALISED: $550
Catalogue A49 Item 73 $500 – 600
74 JAPANESE TYPE 38 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 6.5 Jap; 5 shot box mag; 31¼” barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; Japanese characters & re-stamped chrysanthemum to breech; 21094 & Kokura arsenal marks to receiver side rail; g. profiles & markings; blacked military finish to all metal; fair stock; complete with dust cover & bayonet w/s; floor plate bolt missing o/w gwo & f to g cond. #21094 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $260
Catalogue A49 Item 74 $500 – 700
75 JAPANESE TYPE 99 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 7.7 Jap; 5 shot box mag; 25½” barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings, including monopod; chrysanthemum & characters to breech; Toriimatsu Factory of Nagoya Arsenal markings to receiver side rail; no dust cover; grey finish to metal; f. stock with heavy bruising; complete with bayonet w/s & orig sling; gwo & f cond. #6017 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $600
Catalogue A49 Item 75 $400 – 600
76 A RIFLE WITH HISTORY. ROSS MODEL 10 STRAIGHT PULL SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 30½” barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; breech marked ROSS RIFLE CO CANADA M-10 PATENTED L.C. (large chamber); lhs of receiver marked DA 183; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; grey finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; all complete with matching bayonet with scabbard; gwo & f to g cond. This rifle started life as a standard MKIII Ross, Circa 1915, it is marked with Canadian Expeditionary Force markings indicating that it was in France in WW1, from there it went to the Royal Marines who served in the British Navy & thereon to the Chilean Navy. All markings are visible. #DA294 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 76 $1500 – 1800
77 PORTUGUESE M.1886 INFANTRY B/A RIFLE: 8x60R; 8 shot tube mag; 32.25″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; CE.W.FG. STEYR 1886 to receiver side rail; g. profiles & markings; blue/plum finish to barrel & furniture, silver grey to bolt; g. stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. #RR883 bolt not matching N/L
PRICE REALISED: $600
Catalogue A49 Item 77 $600 – 800
78 B.S.A. LE 1* B/A RANGE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. bore; std sights, including front lobbing sights & rear mounted graduated peep sight; receiver ring marked E.R., ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. CO 1902 L.E. I*; g. profiles & markings; thinning blue finish to barrel & fittings; receiver with mag cut off & bolt with dust cover; g. stock; gwo & cond. #B85303 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $400
Catalogue A49 Item 78 $400 – 500
79 ENGLISH R.REDMAN SIDE HAMMER UNDER LEVER S/B SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ damascus barrel marked CHOKE BORE R. REDMAN LONDON & BIRMINGHAM; 2½” chamber; f. bore with areas of fine pitting; foliate engraved back action lock, lever & hammer; slight wear to barrel address; brown patina to barrel; silver grey to lock &fittings; g. stock with chequered wrist & horn forend cap; gwo & cond. A good Vintagers gun. C.1885. #19684 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $100
Catalogue A49 Item 79 $300 – 400
80 NEW ZEALAND ISSUE MARTINI-ENFIELD MKII ARTILLERY CARBINE: 303 Cal; 21″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & bayonet stud to front barrel band; NZ 99 issue stamps to breech; rhs of action marked VR, ROYAL CYPHER 1898 ME 303 ACII; vg profiles & markings; rifle has a professional re-blue finish to all metal; g. stock; complete with leather sling & bayonet n/s; gwo & cond. #2505 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 80 $800 – 900
81 LITHGOW SHT LE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights, bayonet stud & fittings; receiver ring marked LITHGOW SHT LE III* within a shield & dated 1918; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; brass disc to rhs of butt marked IMD AASC; complete with web sling, bayonet w/s, plus webbing, belt, pistol holster, binocular case, strap etc; gwo & cond. #13332 matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1800
Catalogue A49 Item 81 $650 – 750
82 U.S. M.I. CARBINE S/A SERVICE RIFLE: 30 M1; 15 shot mag; 18″ barrel; vg bore; std sights & fittings; breech marked U.S CARBINE CAL 30 MK1; INLAND to rear of receiver; g. profiles & clear markings; light green/grey military finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with correct webbing sling, gwo & cond. #655943 Cat D L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1050
Catalogue A49 Item 82 $1000 – 1200
83 LOT X 2 to suit previous lot: banana shaped mag, 30 rnd capacity; std 15 round mag; both vg cond.
PRICE REALISED: $200
Catalogue A49 Item 83 $200 – 250
84 LITHGOW EXPERIMENTAL NO 6 MK 1/1 B/A RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.5″ barrel; vg bore; std barrel with flash eliminator, front sight, bayonet stud & bed back sight; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1944; sharp profiles & markings; military khaki finish to all metal; g, stock fitted with rubber butt pad; butt marked MA over 4/45, with a few minor bruises; gwo & vg cond. #XP194 matching L/R
PRICE REALISED: $11500
Catalogue A49 Item 84 $10000 – 11000
85 MAUSER 98 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 7x64; 5 shot mag; 26″ barrel; exc bore; ramp front sight; one standing, one folding rear sight; fitted with a 6x42/4 German 17793 scope with QD claw mounts; set triggers fitted; sharp profiles & markings; full blue finish to barrel & receiver; vg stock with cheek piece, chequered capped pistol grip & forend with minor bruising; gwo & vg+ cond. #10590 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1000
Catalogue A49 Item 85 $850 – 950
86 SABATTI MERCURY B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Rem; 3 shot mag; 22″ barrel; fine bore; ramp front sight with hood, fixed rear sight; full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; chequered pistol grip stock & forend; rifle is as new, unfired, with handling marks only #41756 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $500
Catalogue A49 Item 86 $650 – 800
87 SABATTI MERCURY B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 9.3x62; 4 shot mag; 22″ barrel; ramp hooded front sight, fixed back sight; full blue finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend; rifle is as new, unfired with handling marks only. #R41610 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $750
Catalogue A49 Item 87 $700 – 900
88 MANNLICHER SCHOENAUER MOD G.K. SPORTING RIFLE: 8x68S; 5 shot mag; 26″ barrel; exc bore; spoon shaped bolt; double set triggers; ramp front sight, one folding, one fixed rear sight; fitted with Hensoldt Wetzlar Diatal-D 4x32 scope with QD claw mounts; MANNLICHER address & markings to the breech; STEYRDAMIER-PUCK A G STEYR to lh receiver tail; sharp profiles & markings; 90% original blue finish remains with most losses to the barrel; vg stock with cheek piece, capped chequered pistol grip & forend; gwo & exc cond. #28633 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $2800
Catalogue A49 Item 88 $2000 – 2400
89 SABATTI U/O DOUBLE RIFLE: 7x65R; 23.75″ barrels; vg bores; integral ramp front sight with top rib & fixed rear sight; fitted with a Tasco 4x32 scope with QD ERA swing off mounts; polished action engraved with stag, bear, mountain goat & foliage; sharp profiles; clear markings & engravings; rifle has a full blacked finish to barrel, t/guard & fittings with v. minor marks; vg stock with cheek piece, chequered pistol grip & forend; complete with swivels; gwo & vg+ cond. #13071 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 89 $2000 – 2400
90 VOERE MAUSER B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 8x57 JS; 5 shot mag; 24″ barrel; exc bore; hooded ramp front sight, fixed rear sight; fitted with a Swiss Admiral 8x56 scope with QD EAW swing off mounts; Mauser action with spoon shaped bolt; sharp profiles & markings; rifle retains all original blacked finish to barrel, receiver, t/guard & fittings; exc chequered pistol grip stock, forewood & cheek piece; rifle is almost as new with handling marks only; gwo & exc cond. #334903 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $800
Catalogue A49 Item 90 $900 – 1000
91 J.P.SAUER DRILLING SPORTING GUN: 16Gx7x65R; 25″ barrels; vg bores; Nitro proofed; blade front sight, fixed rear sight; machine cut top rib & J.P.SAUER address & CAL markings; fitted with a Zeiss Diavar-D 2.5x10X scope with QD claw mounts; 22 rifle insert for one of the barrels; top lever with manual safety, push forward button on top to switch from shotgun to rifle; cocking indicators; Greener-style side-safety; nickel plated action with scroll engraving; sharp profiles & markings; blacked finish to barrels with a few scratches & marks; vg stock with kick pad, cheek piece, capped chequered pistol grip & forend; swivels fitted; gwo & cond. #F13110 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $2200
Catalogue A49 Item 91 $1850 – 2000
92 BLASER U/O COMBINATION GUN: 16G & 7.65R; 24″ barrels; exc bores; blade front sight, fixed rear sight; machine cut rib; fitted with a Ziess Diatal-Z 6x42 scope with QD claw mounts; scroll & game scene engraved action in the white with manual safety; blacked finish to barrels; simulated horn t/guard; sharp profiles & markings; vg stock with cheek piece, capped chequered pistol grip & forend; swivels fitted gwo & vg+ cond. #10696 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 92 $1950 – 2200
93 BROWNING A1.B25 U/O TRAP SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers. choked approx FULL & MOD; ventilated rib with ivory tipped sights; plain frame with manual safety & gold single trigger; g. profiles & markings; blue/blacked finish to barrels, action & t/guard, thinning in some areas; g. stock with kick pad, chequered pistol grip & forend; LOP 14½”, 6.81 lbs weight; gwo & cond. #21186S70 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 93 $1200 – 1400
94 WINCHESTER M.101 U/O SINGLE TRIGGER FIELD GUN: 12G; 30″ barrels; g. bores; 2¾” chambers choked approx FULL & FULL; ventilated rib; WINCHESTER 101 MADE IN JAPAN to lhs of barrels; foliate engraved frame & t/guard; blacked finish to barrels, action & t/guard with minor scratches & marks & thinning in some areas; g. stock with Winchester butt plate, capped chequered pistol grip & forend; LOP 14″, 7.14 lbs weight; gwo & cond. #84514 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 94 $800 – 950
95 CASED BREDA SINGLE TRIGGER, 3 BARREL GAME SHOTGUN SET: 12G; 30″ barrels with ventilated top rib; 2¾” chambers choked approx FULL & MOD; exc bores; plain frame with foliate engraving at the breech; blacked finish to barrel action & t/guard, thinning on the action & t/guard; g. stock with kick pad, chequered pistol grip & forend; LOP 14″, 7.36 lb weight. Barrel 2: 28″ exc bores; 2¾” chambers, choked approx MOD & FULL, small dents to top of rib,, full backed finish. Barrel 3: 26″ exc bores; 2¾” chambers, choked CYL & CYL; full blacked finish. Presented in original leather case, partitioned & lined in a light maroon fabric; gwo & vg cond. #601437 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $1050
Catalogue A49 Item 95

Catalogue A49 Item 95

$1000 – 1400
96 COLE & SONS B.L.E. SxS GAME GUN: 12G; 2½” chambers; LONDON proofed; 29″ barrels; exc bores measuring 730 & 730 with approx choking of 1/4 & 3/4; COLE & SON DEVIZES, PORTSMOUTH & WINDSOR address to rib; automatic safety; v. well executed acanthus & border engraving to action with traces of case hardening colour; chequered forend with Anson release; chequered straight hand stock showing walnut character; 14 3/8″ LOP, 6 lbs 7 ozs; gun is tight & on the breech face; exc wo & cond. In contemporary leatherette case. #8472 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $600
Catalogue A49 Item 96 $800 – 1200
97 CASED PAIR HOLLAND & HOLLAND ROYAL S.L.E. SHOTGUNS: Gun No.1, 12G; 2¾”, 1¼ oz NP; 30” steel barrels; exc bores; concave swamped rib; blued finish to barrels, top lever & t/guard; bores measure 726 & 727, 13/1 proof & choked approx Cyl & Mod (1/2); stepped side lock action; best fine English scroll & rose bouquet engraving; beaded fences; auto safety; action marked the royal patent safety hammerless; lock plates engraved holland & holland; with raised tumblers; chequered splinter forend with Anson release; attractive wood displaying straight grain; with chequered bag grip & chequered butt plate; vacant silver escutcheon; 15″ LOP, weight 7 lbs. Gun No.2; 12G, 2¾”, 1¼ oz N.P.; 30″ steel barrels with top rib extension; exc bores; concave swamped rib; blued finish to barrels, top lever & t/guard; bores measure 729 & 728 (proofed at 12) & choked approx Cyl & 3/4; stepped side lock action with best fine English scroll & rose bouquet engraving; beaded fences; auto safety; action marked ROYAL EJECTOR PATENT NO.11623; lock plates engraved HOLLAND & HOLLAND with raised tumblers; chequered splinter forend with Anson release; stocked in attractive walnut, displaying straight grain; with chequered bag grip & chequered butt plate; vacant silver escutcheon; 15″ LOP, weight 6 lbs 10 oz. Guns cased in oak & leather double gun case; burgundy felt lined with snap caps, oil bottle & cleaning rod. Hollands have kindly confirmed the No.1 gun was made in 1888 & sold to a Mr Humphrey & they have records of the No.2 Gun (1890) being in the ownership of Mr Humphrey in1900. The guns appear to have been re-barrelled pre 1921 & although there are slight differences between the guns to stock, measurements are virtually the same. #12137 & 12933 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $13000
Catalogue A49 Item 97

Catalogue A49 Item 97

$14000 – 16000
98 CASED ENGLISH JOSEPH MANTON S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 16G; 30″ barrel struck with early 1780 London proofs & engraved JOSEPH MANTON HANOVER SQUARE LONDON; platinum poincion to breech marked with CROWN & DAVID FARROW; borderline engraved lock also decorated with trophies, flags, quiver, arrows & music book; pineapple finial t/guard engraved with the same decoration as the lock & butt tang; g. profiles, clear address & engraving; grey patina to barrel, lock, fittings & butt plate; 80% blue to t/guard; vg oyster ash stock with chequered wrist & horn forend cap; all complete; gwo & cond. Presented in an oak case; half circle brass lid handle; DAVID FARROW GUNMAKER TO THE ROYAL FAMILY 370 STRAND LONDON label; partitioned & lined in blue/green velvet; having a vg compliment of accessories. This interesting fowler started its life as a flintlock, C.1780, then a pellet lock in 1817 & finally converted to take the new copper cap, C.1825. David Farrow possibly refurbished the fowler, restocked it in oyster ash & cased it to its present configuration. A most interesting Joe Manton. Provenance ex Doug Mills. #8192 N/L
PRICE REALISED: $0
Catalogue A49 Item 98 $2200 – 3000
99 BROWNING MOD B92 L/A FULL MAG SPORTING RIFLE: 44 Rem magnum; 11 shot mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; std sights; barrel marked BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN UTAH & MONTREAL PQ MADE IN JAPAN; sharp profiles; full blue finish to all metal; vg+ stock with v. minor bruising; gwo & exc cond. #01795PV167 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $850
Catalogue A49 Item 99 $500 – 800
99a V.G. BENTLEY B.L. non E. SxS FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers, choked MOD & FULL; g. bores; thinning blacked steel barrels; 45% case colours to action; blue to t/guard; f tog chequered capped pistol grip stock with butt pad, chequered forend; LOP 14″, 6.92 lbs weight; gwo & cond. #56749 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $300
Catalogue A49 Item 99a $350 – 400
100 B.S.A. MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 310 Cal; 25.2″ barrel; vg bore; std sights & fittings; C. of A., N.S.W. & B.S.A. trade mark to action & fittings; f to g stock with mod bruising; gwo & f to g cond. #73861 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $4125
Catalogue A49 Item 100 $350 – 450
100a W.W.GREENER G.P. MARTINI ACTION GUN: 12G; 2½” chambers; 26″ barrel choked FULL; action marked GREENERS GP GUN W.W. GREENER BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND; g. profiles; blacked finish to barrel & lever, plum to action & t/guard; vg stock; gwo & cond. #7664 L/R
PRICE REALISED: $475
Catalogue A49 Item 100a $400 – 500