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October 2019 ON-LINE CATALOGUE A53

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CATALOGUE A53, October 2019: ITEMS NO 201-300

201 ENGLISH W.H.TISDALL D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 13G; 30¼" barrels, top rib with W.H. TISDALL 40 DIGBY ST BIRMM; g bores; foliate engraved steel furniture, locks & hammers; pineapple finial t/guard; lock engraved W.H.TISDALL; dark brown mottled patina to barrels with some pitting, grey brown to locks & fittings; f to g stock with chequered wrist & forend, light & mod bruises; complete with rod with worm; f to gwo & cond. C.1870 #470 N/L Catalogue A53 $400 – 600
202 ENGLISH HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION RIFLE: .78" Cal; 27½" octagonal damascus twist barrel with London proofs under, hook breech; p. bore; engraved flat lock & hammer with I.HOLLIS & SON, action a/f; re-blued steel furniture; f. cond half stock with chequered grip & wrist, sml repair; pwo & f. cond. C.1850. Would grade up. #359 N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
203 COLONIAL ISSUE ENFIELD MARTINI HENRY SERVICE RIFLE: .450 Cal; 33.2" barrel; f to p. bore; standard sights; action marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1884 III. 1;smooth profiles; clear markings; mottled brown finish to barrel, pitting at muzzle nose cap area, silver grey finish to lock; stock with clear VICT GOVT & WD stamps to rhs of butt, some moderate bruising & chip to rod channel; complete with rod & swivels; gwo & f to g. cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 1000
204 B.S.A. MARTINI CADET RIFLE 2nd PATTERN: .310 Cal; 25.2" barrel; f bore; std sights (fully adjustable lrg rear sight) & fittings; rhs of receiver marked COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA NSW & B.S.A. trade mark to lhs; rhs of butt marked C.M.F. N.S.W. 32607; moderate to heavy bruising to butt & fore-end; gwo & f to g cond. #78120 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
205 J.W. ROSIER RETAILED D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 11G; 30½" damascus twist barrels, rib marked J.W. ROSIER, MELBOURNE, struck with Liege proofs, f. bores; flat scroll engraved locks, lhs lock a/f; steel furniture with acanthus engraving, pineapple finial t/guard; grey brown patina to barrel, blue to locks & furniture; f to g stock with chequered wrist, chipped heel, minor slivers absent at barrel channel edge; f to g cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
206 WILLIAMS & POWELL D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 15G; 28¾" Damascus twist barrels, small split, p bores, London proofs, one nipple absent; locks engraved with game birds & marked WILLIAMS & POWELL; re-blued steel furniture with faint engraving & some pitting; g half stock with chequered wrist & forend; gwo & f cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 700
207 ANDREW DOBIE D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 13G; 30" barrels with small dents & muzzle bulge; v poor bores, nipples a/f; locks engraved with scrolls & marked ANDREW DOBIE; dark brown steel furniture with clear ensuite engraving; g half stock with chequered wrist & forend, varnished. A good wall hanger. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
208 U.S. SPRINGFIELD B/L MOD.1884 C/F RIFLE: 45-70 Cal; 32.75" barrel; f. bore with slight wear; standard sights & ram-rod bayonet; correct 1884 front & rear sights; MODEL 1884 to the breech; American Eagle & U.S SPRINGFIELD to lock plate; g. profiles; steel regulation furniture; blue/plum finish to barrel, bands, breech & furniture; g. stock with minor bruising, rhs of butt carved 213 & larger #65; butt tang marked 407; faint cartouche to lhs of wrist; complete with leather sling; gwo & cond. #541957 L/R Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1300
209 BARNETT VOLUNTEER PATTERN SNIDER CARBINE: 577 Cal; 20” barrel; exc bore, 3 groove; standard front sight, Continental flip up rear sight; lock plate marked BARNETT LONDON;clear brass regulation type furniture; vg profiles, clear markings; soft grey finish to barrel & breech, faint case colours to lock; vg stock, no bruising, marked 44 to lhs; complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1200
210 FRENCH MODEL 1854 PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET: .70 Cal; 42½" barrel; f to g. bore; fixed notched tang rear sight; iron furniture of the period; back action lock marked CHATELLERAULT; tang marked ML 1854; chrome finish to barrel, lock & all furniture; vg smooth stock; replaced rod; gwo & cond. C.1855 N/L Catalogue A53 $600 – 900
211 ENGLISH D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 28½" Damascus replacement barrels with platinum plugs & muzzle wear; v.p. bores; clear engraved locks, actions a/f; blued steel engraved furniture, brown patina to barrel; g. half stock with chequered wrist. A wall hanger. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
212 ENGLISH S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 15G; 33¼" round to octagonal Damascus replacement barrel with silver breech rings, stamped LONDON & struck with Birmingham proofs; p bore; back action lock engraved with deer; refinished steel furniture; f cond half stock with chequered wrist. A wall hanger C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
213 ENGLISH S/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 10G; 33" round to octagonal Damascus barrel with silver breech rings, Birmingham proofs & one detached rod pipe; v p bore; back action lock engraved & stamped SMITH; re-blued steel furniture; g cond half stock with chequered wrist & forend, dent to butt rhs; gwo & f cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
214 GERMAN WHEELOCK SPORTING RIFLE: .70 Cal; 32” heavy octagonal, rifled barrel with swamped muzzle; brass dovetail front sight, fixed rear sight 8” from the tang; RTB Armourer’s oval mark to the breech; plain lock plate with flat integral wheel cover & plain cock; iron extended t/guard of traditional form; set trigger fitted; vg profiles & clear markings; soft grey patina to barrel, lock, cock, fittings & t/guard; vg walnut full stock, fluted forend with ivory cap; vg fluted butt with sliding patch box, cheek piece with ivory edging; ornate side nails surrounds; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1650 N/L Catalogue A53 $10000 – 12000
215 GERMAN WHEELOCK SPORTING RIFLE: .577 Cal; 28.5” heavy octagonal barrel; g. bore; brass dovetail front sight, fixed rear sight 4” from the breech; gold TG Armourer’s mark, with a Rampant lion to the centre; top of barrel flat engraved IN. KICZ BVHEL within a banner; plain lock & cock with enclosed wheel; brass t/guard of traditional form with set trigger; grey patina to barrel, lock, fittings & t/guard; beautiful walnut full stock enhanced with inlaid ivory & stag horn plaques of hunting scenes of game, hounds & hunters carrying their rewards; lhs of butt has hunters with hounds, boars & armed with spears, family shields & a carved likeness of a titled person; rhs has a sliding patch box of horn with a fox chasing a rabbit; all complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. Circa early 17th C. N/L Catalogue A53 $10000 – 12000
216 IMPRESSIVE EARLY AUSTRIAN FLINTLOCK RIFLE BY GEORG KEISER: .56 Cal; heavy octagonal swamped barrel, breech impressed with 3 floral poincion, maker’s touch mark, rampant lion & proofs – all in gold; g bore with 7 deep grooves; brass dovetailed front sight & ornate 2 leaf rear sight; stepped lock & swan neck cock engraved with acanthus foliate, lock engraved GEORG KEISER & WIENN; barrel & lock are in the white with minor light mottling to barrel; all profiles & markings very clear & crisp; g cond figured Walnut stock, carved in relief, with cheek rest & wooden patch box, professional joint of forend at rear rod pipe; wooden scroll t/guard with inlay of brass, ornate & engraved brass furniture, all with traces of gold gilt, include carved octagonal rod pipes, large ornate wrist escutcheon with armorial design, butt plate with long ornate tang engraved with mounted hunter, ornate side plate engraved with seated hunter & hound; horn tipped nose cap & rod end; complete with rod & sling fittings; vgwo & cond. A beautiful early rifle by a well-regarded maker. C.1720 N/L Catalogue A53 $10000 – 13000
217 BRITISH KETLAND INDIA PATTERN BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET: .750 Cal; 39" barrel struck with proofs & No. 63 engraved to barrel; f. to g. bore; standard front sight; lock marked GR ROYAL CYPHER T.KETLAND & CO; fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; mellow brass regulation furniture; soft grey finish to barrel; grey to lock & fittings; g. profiles & clear markings; g. hand rail stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & vg cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A53 $2800 – $3500
218 BRITISH SHORT LAND BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET by CLARK: .750 Cal; 42" barrel struck with proofs to breech; g. bore; standard front sight; rounded lock marked CLARK, fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; mellow brass regulation furniture, butt tang engraved N.Y. side plate stamped 5; even brown speckled finish to barrel; grey to lock; f. profiles & clear markings; g. hand rail stock with minor bruising, small age split near muzzle; complete with swivels, rod & correct Osborn & Gunby socket bayonet, n/s; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A53 $3200 – 3700
219 KENTUCKY PERCUSSION RIFLE by TRUITT BROTHERS: .32 Cal; 45" very heavy octagonal barrel with top flat signed D. NEWBURN, heavy pitting at the breech; dovetail front & notched lug rear sights; nipple & drum percussion system, nipple crushed; back action lock engraved with Pheasants; g cond full Maple stock with applied striping, dark finish to areas; standard brass furniture with mellow finish; scroll t/guard with adjustable set trigger; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A53 $1500 – 2000
220 KENTUCKY STYLE FLINTLOCK RIFLE: .53 Cal; 41" heavy octagonal barrel with 2 infilled dovetail notches at rear sight, pitting at breech; v p bore; plain rounded lock with swan neck cock, action a/f; restocked in Walnut with applied striping; standard brass furniture with varying finish; ornate surround to brass patch box; worn profiles. An ideal wall hanger of indeterminable age. N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1200
221 TOWER BRITISH PATTERN 1844 YEOMANRY CARBINE: .66 Cal; 20" barrel with swivel ramrod, minor dents at breech, g. bore; standard sights;lock with VR CYPHER & TOWER 1844, half cock a/f; Govt stamps to expected areas incl BáO to butt; grey brown patina to barrel & lock; mellow regulation brass furniture; sling bar absent; vg stock, g. profiles, clear markings; g. cond overall. Dated 1844 N/L Catalogue A53 $1400 – 1800
222 TOWER VOLUNTEER PATTERN 1856 CAVALRY CARBINE: .577 Cal; 21" barrel with swivel ramrod, breech stamped 3646 & commercial proofs; g. bore, 5 groove; ladder rear sight; lock with plain crown & TOWER; grey patina to barrel & lock; mellow regulation brass furniture; sling bar to lhs; vg stock; g. profiles; vgwo & cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1300
223 G.WALLER, ENGLISH HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION RIFLE: .52 Cal; 30" octagonal Damascus barrel, top flat engraved GEOE WALLER, HORSHAM & struck with Birmingham proofs under; f. bore; dovetail front & two leaf rear sights; flat lock & hammer, engraved with acanthus foliate & G.WALLER; 80% original brown to barrel, lock & furniture; vg. cond half stock with chequered wrist, small repair near lock; pineapple finial t/guard, iron furniture engraved ensuite; rod complete with sheathed worm end; fwo & g cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
224 RISSACK PATENT NEEDLE FIRE ROOK RIFLE: .41 Cal; 27½" octagonal, browned barrel; g. bore with polygroove rifling; dovetail front & two leaf rear sights; tip up breech; struck with Liege mark & London proofs; centrefire box lock action of steel in the white; blued steel furniture; acanthus engraving to action & furniture; figured Walnut butt with chequered wrist; gwo vg cond & cond. C.1855 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
225 SCHEURER SPRING PISTON AIR GUN: .27 Cal; 30½" round to octagonal, 3 stage barrel signed SCHEURER with even browning finish; vg smooth bore; fixed sights; barrel hinges up for loading via reverse trigger below; wind up action fully contained within stock butt, spanner absent; ornate brass furniture of mellow tone includes two side plates; full stock in g. cond, some small age cracks, cheek rest to lhs, fine chequering to wrist; uniform finish to stock; g. cond o/all. An interesting gun. C.1870. N/L Catalogue A53 $1200 – 1500
226 TURNER S/B PERCUSSION SHOTGUN: 10 Bore; 31¼" round to octagonal, 3 stage Damascus barrel struck with Birmingham proofs; g. bore; nipple & drum percussion system; stepped engraved lock marked TURNER; plum brown finish to barrel & furniture, dark grey to lock; f cond half stock with chequered wrist; smooth profiles to stock & barrel; scroll t/guard with pineapple finial, steel furniture all engraved ensuite; vacant wrist escutcheon, rod absent; gwo & cond. C.1845 N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
227 ENGLISH BUTT RESERVOIR TAP ACTION AIR GUN, Unknown maker: .48 Cal; 29½" round twist iron barrel; vg bore; box lock with tap action to lhs, external hammer to rhs with safety lever; action, hammer & t/guard profusely engraved with acanthus foliate; even browning to barrel with light surface rust near muzzle, action & furniture; screw off butt reservoir covered with fish skin, minor shrinkage to seams & small skin crack to underside; vg profiles & clear engraving; with clearing rod; pump absent; looks good. C.1835 N/L Catalogue A53 $1300 – 1700
228 SWISS VETTERLI MOD.1869/71 B/A INFANTRY RIFLE: 10.4×38 R/F; 11 + 1 shot tube mag; 32.25" barrel; g. bore; standard front & rear sights; lhs of action marked SOC.IND.SUISSE. SYST. VETTERLI; g. profiles; replaced incorrect cocking handle; crisp & clear markings; even blue finish to barrel & furniture, action in the white; vg orig stock with only minor bruising; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. #76995 all matching N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
229 CHARLES LANCASTER BRITISH VOLUNTEER MILITARY PERCUSSION CARBINE: .577 Cal; 24½" barrel, no visible proofs; f. bore, 5 groove rifling; non-standard rear sight ladder; regulation brass furniture; lock marked CHARLES LANCASTER LONDON; mottled grey brown patina to barrel & lock; smooth profiles; g. stock with moderate bruising; barrel & stock length reduced from original; butt swivel & rod absent; gwo & cond. C.1860. N/L Catalogue A53 $600 – 800
230 BARNETT PERCUSSION MERCHANT MARINE IRON BARREL POOP DECK SWIVEL GUN: 2½" bore at the flared muzzle; 25" barrel; London proofs to the breech; lock marked BARNETT LONDON; plain brass regulation type furniture; crisp profiles & markings; barrel in the white, grey brown to lock & fittings; vg stock with BARNETT GUNMAKER LONDONto butt roundel; complete with rod & orig yoke swivel; gwo & cond. C.1845 Impressive! N/L Catalogue A53 $2500 – 3000
231 H.NOCK BRASS BARRELLED PERCUSSION BLUNDERBUSS by H.NOCK: 1" bore at the flared muzzle; 12¼" barrel; London proofs to the breech; nipple & drum percussion system; lock marked H.NOCK, action a/f; plain brass furniture with basic engraving; smooth profiles; mellow barrel patina, grey to lock & fittings; f. stock, some stains & crack along lhs of forend; complete with rod; would grade up; o/a f cond. C.1845 N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1300
232 FRENCH CHASSEPOT MODEL 1866 NEEDLE FIRE SERVICE RIFLE: 11mm; s/shot; 31.5" barrel; f. bore; standard sights & fittings; 1867 date to the breech; no markings to side rail; f to g. profiles & clear markings; even grey finish to all metal; f. stock with minor bruising & v faint cartouche to butt, lhs stamped R 1491, repair to butt under side, large wood sliver absent near barrel lhs; butt swivel absent, with fore swivel & orig rod; gwo & f to g cond. A scarce, early Military rifle that would grade up. #R 14684 all matching N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
233 BRITISH TOWER, INDIA PATTERN FLINTLOCK MUSKET: 750 Cal; 39” barrel; f. bore; standard block front sight, ram rod, swivels & struck with British proofs to the breech; borderline engraved lock marked GR ROYAL CYPHER & TOWER; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; mellow finish to brass regulation furniture; silver grey finish to barrel; vg profiles & clear markings; vg hand rail stock; all complete; gwo & vg cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A53 $6000 – 7000
234 BRITISH H. NOCK VOLUNTEER’S PATTERN FLINTLOCK CARBINE: 26” damascus rifled barrel; g. bore; small blade front sight & notched rear sight; plain stepped lock inscribed H. NOCK & fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; mellow finish to brass regulation type furniture; soft brown finish to barrel, grey to lock, cock & fittings; vg profiles & clear markings; vg original stock; complete with brass tipped ebony rod; gwo & exc cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A53 $4000 – 5000
235 INDIAN MATCHLOCK WALL GUN: .875 bore; 63” iron barrel with an ornate flared muzzle & secured by 4 brass bands; Indian script to the breech; brass pan cover; plain lock with trigger of traditional form; vg profiles & clear script; silver grey patina to barrel & lock area; vg stock; complete with rod; 7’ o/all length; gwo & cond. “Stunning” N/L Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2500
236 EUROPEAN FLINTLOCK FULL STOCKED RAMPANT GUN: .750 musket bore; 49” heavy octagonal barrel; banana shaped lock inscribed I.E.R. over VON LAX; fitted with a dog lock, swan necked cock & detached pan; wear to barrel profiles; sharp lock & fittings; iron t/guard with extension finger grooves & set trigger; g. stock with horn forend cap; repair to stock 10” from the lock plate, otherwise gwo & cond. Another stunning piece C.1700 N/L Catalogue A53 $2500 – 3000
237 WINCHESTER MOD.1876 3rd L/A FULL MAG SPORTING RIFLE: 1880; 45-75; 25" octagonal barrel; vg clean bore with well-defined rifling; standard iron sights; Winchester & Kings Improvement Patents in 2 lines to barrel; MODEL 1876 engraved to top tang; thinned blue finish to barrel, darker hue to mag tube, lever & hammer; thumb print dust cover & rail with silver grey finish; forend wood has small to moderate dents all over, minor bruises to butt; crescent butt plate with trap; gwo & f to g cond. #13027 N/L Catalogue A53 $3500 – 4500
238 WESTLEY RICHARDS "MONKEY TAIL" CAPPING BREECH LOADING, VOLUNTEER CARBINE: .450 Cal or 52 bore; 25.2" barrel marked WHITWORTH PATENT; g bore; standard sights; even brown patina to barrel, lock & furniture; lock marked WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO with 1872 within a triangle; g wood with minor bruising, repaired heel & forend at lhs, minor chips to rod channel; minor wear to profiles; butt plate with trap, implements absent; rod & swivel absent; fwo & cond. #18488 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
239 SPRINGFIELD MOD.1873 TRAPDOOR SERVICE RIFLE: 45-70; 32.5" barrel; vg bore; standard front sight, adjustable windage ramp rear sight; breech marked U.S. MODEL 1873; lock plate marked with the American Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; iron regulation furniture; g profiles & markings; thinning & in places patchy, blue finish to barrel & furniture; small areas of pitting to barrel & butt plate; g. stock, minor bruises, small age split at nose cap; complete with swivels & rod; fwo & g cond. #434708 L/R Catalogue A53 $1500 – 1700
240 POACHERS PERCUSSION CANE GUN & SWORDSTICK: 28 bore; 28" turn off barrel struck with Birmingham proofs; under action hammer with concealed trigger; breech, hammer & barrel all stamped 2; breech has maker’s brass plate coat of arms & HUBBARD 126 NEWGATE St; breech grip & replacement detachable stock in g cond; thin grey blue finish to barrel & breech; brass muzzle plug forms the handle of a 27½" rapier blade concealed inside barrel, blade marked SOUZY PARIS; gwo & cond. C.1880 N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1300
241 FRENCH WALKING STICK GUN CANE by Dumonthier: 410 Cal; 23¾" barrel; f. bore; cane encased barrel & action, some minor age splits to cane; g. antler handle with ring below engraved DUMONTHIER B.S.G.D.G.; handle twists to reveal breech chamber; fired by pin trigger; complete with iron stopper; gwo & f to g cond. C.1880 #13 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
242 HALF STOCKED SNIDER ACTION SPORTING RIFLE: .577 Cal; 21½" round barrel; f. bore, 5 groove; standard sights; lock tail roundel stamp with H&S logo & MAKERS TO HER MAJESTIES WAR DEPARTMENT & lock flat with I HOLLIS & SONS; fitted with a MKIII type Snider breech; plain steel furniture, horn nose cap; some wear to profiles, clear markings; soft grey patina to barrel, pitting to fore end, patchy dark blue/grey lock & furniture; g to vg stock with chequered wrist & forend, moderate dent to lhs opposite lock; gwo & cond. C.1870 N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
243 ROMANIAN MODEL 1868 PEABODY RIFLE: 11.43 x 49R; 33" barrel; vg. bore; standard sights; regulation furniture; case colours remnants to back action lock & breech; dark blue finish to barrel, plum to bands & fittings; lhs of action marked PEABODY’S PAT JULY 22 1862 MAN’F’D BY PROVIDENCE TOOL CO PROV R.1.; vg. profiles & markings; vg stock with some minor bruises; small brass plate to butt comb; complete with swivels & original rod; gwo & vg cond. #47175 N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2400
244 SPRINGFIELD MOD.1866 TRAPDOOR SERVICE RIFLE: 50-70; 36½" barrel; vg bore; standard sights; breech marked 1866 & Eagle; lock plate marked 1864 & has American Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; regulation furniture; g profiles & markings; soft grey brown patina to barrel & furniture, darker to breech; g. stock, few minor bruises, small oval with ESA (Ernskine S Allen) to lhs opposite lock; complete with swivels, original rod & new Watervliet Arsenal marked sling; vgwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $1600 – 1800
245 ENGLISH JOSEPH BOURNE D/B PERCUSSION FOWLER: 12G; 27¾" twist iron barrels; f to g bores; breech faintly marked JOSEPH BOURNE; foliate engraved b/action locks marked BOURNE, rh hammer replaced; smooth profiles, clear lock & furniture foliate engraving; thinned dark brown patina to barrel, dark grey to lock & furniture; g stock with figured Walnut, chequered wrist; replaced rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A53 $400 – 600
246 SCARCE NSW ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY 2ND MODEL ARTILLERY CARBINE: .450 Cal; 22½" barrel; f bore; standard sights; rhs of action marked NA&ACO LD 1872 (faint), obverse side HENRY’S PATENT; worn profiles & markings; dark patchy plum finish to all metal; f. stock, rubbed, some minor bruising, g. repair to barrel channel rhs, butt rhs marked NSW PA 41 (NSW Permanent Artillery); with yataghan bayonet N/S; gwo & f cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2200
247 BRITISH R.B. RODDAPERCUSSION DOUBLE RIFLE: .60 Cal; 24" barrels; vg bores with very well-defined 4 groove rifling, blade front & 2000yd rear ladder sights, top rib engraved R.B. RODDA LONDON & CALCUTTA; side action locks & hammers copiously engraved with acanthus foliate & R.B. RODDA; exc. profiles & clear markings; brown Damascus to barrels, small rubbed area to rhs, soft grey to hammers, locks, breech, hinged steel patch box & scroll grip iron t/guard; patch box engraved with hound & stag, all iron furniture engraved ensuite; vg. cond stock; all complete with swivels & rod; vgwo & exc cond. C.1860 #2083 N/L Catalogue A53 $3000 – 3500
248 B.S.A. 2ND PATTERN MARTINI CADET RIFLE: .310 Cal; 25.2" barrel; vg. bore; standard front sight, elaborate adjustable rear sight as fitted to this pattern; COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA marking to rhs of frame & MADE BY THE BIRMINGHAM SMALL ARMS Co Ltd & Trade mark to lhs; g. profiles & clear markings; blue to barrel & action; g stock, with some moderate bruises, rhs marked 9/11 C.M.F/S.A 461; all complete with swivels & foresight protector; gwo & cond. #14907 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
249 B.S.A & MCo MkII MARTINI HENRY SERVICE RIFLE: 450 Cal; 33.2" barrel, smooth bored; standard front sight, rear sight is fixed notch sight only; receiver marked ROYAL CYPHER VR B.S.A. & M.Co 1887 II, lhs crudely marked B.B 125; smooth profiles, partly worn markings; patchy brown patina barrel to action & fittings; FE & àß markings to action lhs & breech, F.A 12102 stamped to action rhs & breech; f to g stock with minor bruising & small repair near lever cup, faint arsenal roundel to rhs; all complete with swivels, rod & period sling; comes with Alexander Henry saw back bayonet, N/S; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1200
250 FRANCOTTE PATENT MARTINI CADET RIFLE: 297-230 Cal; 27.5" B.S.A. barrel fitted; g. bore; standard front & rear sights; Francotte patent to action; slight wear to profiles & markings; mottled grey finish to all metal; generally g. stock with moderate bruising, butt rhs with ACCC N.S.W. 7 6,07 (Aust Commonwealth Cadet Corp); gwo & cond. #69005 N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
250a U.S. SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR MODEL 1884 CADET RIFLE: 45-70 Cal; 29½" barrel, with Buffington windage rear sight; exc bore; sharp profiles; “near new” blue finish to barrel, thinning towards the muzzle; lock stamped with Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; block stamped US MODEL 1884; blue finish to lock, case to colours to block; vg full stock with a few bruises; all complete with rod & swivels; gwo & exc cond. #190747 L/R Catalogue A53 $1400 – 1500
251 VOLUNTEER PATT 1861 TYPE CAVALRY CARBINE: .577 Cal; 21" barrel; g. bore with 5 grooves; standard front & rear sights; struck with Commercial proofs; lock plate with Crown to tail & stamped ENFIELD CARBINE TOWER 1880; Asian (?) marking to breech; mellow brass regulation furniture; plum finish to all metal parts; f. profiles & clear markings; f stock with deep scratch along comb & WILLIAM B REYNOLDS lightly scratched into butt rhs, small handprint stamp to butt lhs; complete with swivel, rod & sling bar to lhs; gwo & f. cond. #3696 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1100
252 JAPANESE MATCHLOCK GUN: 500 Cal; 40¼" octagonal iron barrel; p. bore; triangular post front & pierced block rear sights; full length of barrel lightly adorned with Swallows & Cherry blossoms; symbol of two parallel lines within a circle inlaid to breech; lock with brass external main spring & mounts; pan cover missing; stock adorned with ornate brass furniture with rosettes & designs of bamboo, bird & insect; g. profiles; mellow patina to furniture, lock & fittings; thin brown patina to barrel; g. cond full stock; gwo & cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2000
253 SPANISH MIQUELET FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN: 15 bore; 34½" round to octagonal swamped barrel, 3 stamps & 3 large gold poincions to breech; gold lined vent; g. bore; f to g. quality lock with chiselled components & touchmark of Guisasolo Antonio from Eibar; ornate steel furniture, skeletonised side plate; thinning plum finish to barrel, dark grey patina to lock & furniture; full carved stock in g. cond with a few moderate bruises, small repair to rhs barrel channel & near the butt plate; g. profiles; gwo & cond. C.1800 A nice example N/L Catalogue A53 $1700 – 2100
254 “PENTRIDGE PRISON ISSUE” WINCHESTER 1873 L/A CARBINE: 44 Cal; 20" barrel; g. bore; 6 shot tube mag; standard front & rear sights; f to g. profiles; g. Winchester barrel address; v. clear MODEL 1873 to tang; even silver brown/blue patina to all metal; g. forewood with v. minor bruises, g. stock with minor to moderate bruises; complete with saddle ring & 4 piece clearing rod in butt trap; lifter engraved 9; gwo & cond. C.1883 #135238A L/R Catalogue A53 $2800 – 3300
255 RARE GERMAN MODEL 1865 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE JAEGAR RIFLE: 15.5mm Cal; 30" octagonal barrel fitted with bayonet lug & 4 hinged leaved rear sight; clear markings & dated 1871; Beck modification to bolt; marked Stahl to breech & SPANDAU trade mark to receiver with B.B Mod 65; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; f. to g. bore; dark plum finish to barrel; bolt & receiver in the white; g. profiles; brass spur trigger guard & set trigger, brass r.rod pipes & nose cap, steel butt plate; vg. full stock with arsenal stamps to butt rhs; complete with swivels, original rod & bayonet, N/S. gwo & vg cond. Needle fire rifles are rare, most having been converted to the later systems. #1286 N/L Catalogue A53 $3200 – 3600
256 RARE GERMAN MODEL 1854 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE: 15mm Cal; 30" round barrel fitted with standard 4 hinged leaved rear sight; vg. bore; clear markings & dated 1859; marked Stahl to breech & SPANDAU trade mark to receiver with Mod 54 (faint); proof stamps to barrel & receiver, breech with 1.M.D. 1159 & 1896; barrel, bolt & receiver in the white; vg. profiles; brass barrel bands, nose cap band & spur trigger guard, steel butt plate; vg full stock with minor damage to butt end, cheek rest to lhs; all complete with swivels & special bayonet cleaning rod; vgwo & vg cond. A good example of such a rare rifle. #6285 N/L Catalogue A53 $3500 – 4000
257 SCARCE GERMAN MODEL 1862 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE INFANTRY RIFLE: 15mm Cal; 32½" barrel fitted with standard 2 hinged leaf & adjustable slider rear sight; v. clear markings & dated 1865 & 1867; Beck modification to bolt; marked Stahl to breech & SPANDAU trade mark to receiver with B.B Mod 62; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; exc bore; original dark blue/brown finish to barrel; bolt & receiver in the white; crisp profiles; brass spur trigger guard, brass bands & nose cap; steel butt plate with 105.R.11.189 unit marking to tang; vg full stock, faint arsenal stamps to butt rhs; complete with swivels, original rod & socket bayonet, N/S; gwo & exc cond. An excellent example of the standard Prussian longarms of the Franco-Prussian War. #6991 N/L Catalogue A53 $3500 – 4000
258 RARE GERMAN DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE CARBINE: 15.5mm Cal; 26" round to octagonal barrel fitted with adjustable curled sliding sight, first 110mm of the barrel is round to accept a bayonet handle; vg. bore; clear markings & dated 1869; marked G&Co & Suhl to receiver; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; barrel, bolt & receiver in the white; g. profiles; steel nose cap, spur trigger guard & butt plate; vg stock with minor bruises, faint arsenal marks to rhs & cheek rest to lhs; all complete with swivels, no provision for a rod; vgwo & vg cond. #1792 N/L Catalogue A53 $2800 – 3300
259 SCARCE GERMAN MODEL 1857 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE CAVALRY CARBINE: 15mm Cal; 15¼" round barrel fitted with standard 2 leaved rear sight; g. bore; clear markings & dated 1870; marked Stahl to breech & Hensbergto receiver & Mod 57; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; barrel, bolt & receiver in the white; f. profiles; steel nose cap band, brass butt plate marked 2. 2. 57; f. cond full stock with moderate bruising, arsenal stamps to rhs & cheek rest to lhs; all complete with trigger guard mounted sling ring; gwo & f to g cond.#4034 N/L Catalogue A53 $2600 – 3100
260 RARE GERMAN MODEL 1841 DREYSE NEEDLE FIRE INFANTRY RIFLE: 15.5mm Cal; 35¾" barrel fitted with standard 3 leaved rear sight; g. bore; clear markings & dated 1855 & 1859; with SPANDAU (faint) trade mark to receiver; proof stamps to barrel & receiver; mottled brown finish to barrel; bolt & receiver in the white; g profiles; brass spur trigger guard, brass bands & nose cap; steel butt plate with I.R. & faint unit marking to tang; g. stock, cheek rest to lhs; complete with swivels, original rod & socket bayonet, N/S; fwo & g. cond. #7322 N/L Catalogue A53 $3200 – 3600
261 C.MEZNER JAEGER STYLE PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE: .58 Cal; 29" swamped octagonal barrel, maker’s name inlaid in silver C. MEZNER IN ZEHDENICK; wedge front & two leaf rear sights; p to f. bore, 8 groove rifling; flat lock with border engraving; engraved breech & hammer; ornate & engraved German silver furniture includes scroll t/guard, 3 rod pipes, nose cap, escutcheons, butt plate, side nail washers; silver shield wrist escutcheon engraved C. Borstorff in Rh; action fitted with set trigger, full cock slightly a/f; silver grey patina to barrel & lock; g. cond full stock features inlaid panels of chequering with decorative pin heads to patch box lid, wrist & forehand; complete with sling swivels & brass head steel loading rod; o/a vg cond. C.1845 N/L Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2500
262 W.BOND D/B FLINTLOCK FOWLER with RARE SELF PRIMING PANS: 19G; 32" damascus barrels withW.BOND 59 LOMBARD ST LONDONto rib; breech with two gold bands, engraved hound & London proofs under; platinum vents; small period V rear sight added; p to f. bores; locks with engraved bevels, floral & sunburst engraved designs & W.BOND, fitted with swan neck, engraved cocks & featuring stepped-in patent breeches with rare vertical sear locks, the bars tucked in beneath barrel rails at the breech, narrowing the actions when viewed from above; lock pans have concave bottoms, open ends, & the roller frizzen pan covers are self-priming via the main charges; iron pineapple finial t/guard with game scene engraving; silver pineapple finial to r.rod thimble; engraved steel butt plate; g. profiles, clear markings & engravings; soft light brown mottled patina to barrels with some minor dings; vg stock with chequered wrist, v. minor bruises; replaced rod; gwo & vg cond. C.1835 A rare lock system for the advanced collector #4241 N/L Catalogue A53 $5000 – 6000
263 ALBANIAN MIQUELET ALL METAL LONG GUN: .62 Cal; 47" round to octagonal barrel secured by 3 ornate brass bands; period replacement chisel engraved lock, frizzen & cock, action a/f; small plain t/guard; butt of traditional form decorated with steel ribs, brass panels & inlaid with ebony; full metal stock with chisel engraved with foliate designs to lock & butt rear areas, some small areas of warpage; mottled brown/silver patina to all; rod absent; f. cond o/all. C.1820 Would grade up N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 1000
264 INDIAN FLINTLOCK LONG GUN: .62 Cal; 52¼" round barrel secured by 11 ornate brass bands, muzzle with cannon muzzle style flared end, intricate silver embossed designs to muzzle & breech areas, all faint; military style flint lock with Rampant Lion, action a/f; crude iron t/guard; dark hardwood butt of shallow sweeping form, carved design to butt end; full sheet brass wrapped stock uniformly covered with storage bruises; appealing dark blue/brown patterned finish to barrel; complete with rod & swivels; f. cond o/all. C. mid-1800s N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
265 INDIAN MATCHLOCK TORADOR GUN: 65 Cal; 49" rnd barrel secured by 9 fine brass wire bands, muzzle with flared end, double inset brass rings to muzzle & breech areas; serpentine match holder with blade trigger; dark hardwood full stock, ovoid profile straight butt, brass sheathed from wrist to fore grip; covered pan, vent pricker & chain absent; 70% bone panels to rear of breech; silver grey patina to barrel; rod broken, swivels absent; f. cond o/all. C early-1800s N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 800
266 INDIAN MATCHLOCK TORADOR GUN: .58 Cal; 49" round barrel secured by 4 fine brass wire & 1 bound leather bands, muzzle with chiselled flared end & in relief foliate design along to both sides with relief panels of game bird & floral designs to breech area; mottled brown patina to barrel; serpentine match holder (slight a/f) with blade trigger; dark full stock, some small chips, coffin profile straight butt with bone cap; ornate & border engraved steel panels to wrist & lock area; covered pan, vent pricker & chain absent, pricker holder intact; bone rosettes to wrist & inlay bone pinstripes near breech; rod broken, complete with swivels & rod; f. cond o/all. C early-1800s Would grade up well. N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 1000
267 OTTOMAN TURKISH FLINTLOCK DAG BLUNDERBUSS: 1½" flare at muzzle; 11" flared round to octagonal barrel; rounded lock with ring neck cock, with crude engraved Rampant Lion, lock with foreign writing, half cock a/f; steel furniture; pale grey patina to all metal parts; g. full stock with typical short butt, minor bruises; g. cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
268 INDIAN IRON BARREL BLUNDERBUSS: 2¼" flare at the muzzle; 22¾" flared round to octagonal barrel; rounded lock, swan neck cock, imitation EICo bale mark & writing, half cock a/f; brass regulation style furniture; dark grey patina to all metal parts; f. cond full stock, some shrinkage lines to rhs of semi handrail butt with minor bruises; complete with swivels & rod; g. cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
269 BROWN BESS STYLE FLINTLOCK MUSKET: .75" Cal; 39" barrel with V rear sight, struck with commercial London proofs, rounded tang; p. bore; rounded lock with swan neck cock, EICo bale mark below 179 & MEMORY, action a/f; barrel in the white with small area of brown/grey patina to lock, military style brass furniture; f. cond stock with minor to moderate bruises, butt of a later profile; complete with rod, swivels, later sling & British Lovell socket bayonet, N/S; f. to g. cond o/a. N/L Catalogue A53 $3500 – 3800
270 EUROPEAN JAEGAR PERCUSSION RIFLE: .60" Cal; 25¾" octagonal barrel, chambered breech, fitted with sword bayonet bar; f. bore with 7 grooves; brass front & rear sights; plain rounded lock, period convert from flintlock; adjustable set triggers; f. cond full stock with wood patch box lid, age split to butt rhs, cheek rest to lhs, chip absent near sword bar; brass furniture includes spur trigger guard, side plate, butt plate, ramrod pipes, sheet metal nose cap; steel ramrod; old heavy pitting to barrel; stock with dark patina; o/a f wo & cond. C.1840. N/L Catalogue A53 $1850 – 2200
271 REPRODUCTION ENFIELD PATTERN 1858 NAVAL PERCUSSION RIFLE: .577 Cal; 33" barrel, stamped PARKER HALE LTD BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND, Birmingham proof; exc bore; standard sights; sharp profiles; 95% blue finish with v. slight thinning at the muzzle; lock stamped crown P-H & 1858 ENFIELD; vivid case colours to lock & hammer; mellow finish to furniture; exc stock with few v minor bruises & PH roundel to butt rhs; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #3691 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 1000
272 REPRODUCTION U.S. MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR CARBINE: 45-70 Cal; 22" barrel, with Harrington & Richardson address; exc bore; wrist peep sight; sharp profiles; “near new” blue finish to barrel; block stamped LITTLE BIG HORN; lock stamped with Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD vivid case colours to lock, hammer, butt plate, wrist block & breech inside & out; exc half stock; sling bar to lhs; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #LBH2992 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
273 REPRODUCTION U.S. MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR RIFLE: 45-70 Cal; 26" barrel, with Harrington & Richardson address; exc bore; wrist peep sight; sharp profiles; near new blue finish to barrel; lock stamped with Eagle & U.S. SPRINGFIELD; vivid case colours to lock, hammer, butt plate & breech, inside & out; exc half stock with chequered wrist & forend; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #8730 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
274 REPRODUCTION U.S. HAWKEN MUZZLE LOADING PERCUSSION RIFLE: 45 Cal; 29" octagonal barrel, with Thompson Center Arms address; exc bore; standard sights; sharp profiles; near new blue finish to barrel; engraved lock & hammer; set triggers; brass scroll t/guard, patch box & furniture; vivid case colours to lock & hammer; exc half stock; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #123970 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 800
275 SPANISH SARASQUETA VICTOR DOUBLE RIFLE: 375 H&H; 23½” barrels; wide machine cut rib integral with front sight; g. bores; tight on the face; fixed notched rear sight & ejectors; black finish to barrels, t/guard & lever; relief engraved 6 pin side lock featuring African game scene of Lions, antelope, trees & foliage, rhs has 2 cheetah with kill amid trees & foliage; elephants to underside of action; vg stock with chequered pistol grip, cheek piece & forend; gwo & vg+ cond. #97719 L/R Catalogue A53 $5000 – 7000
276 R.B. RODDA & CO DOUBLE RIFLE: 450-400 Cal; 24” barrels with extractors; g. bores; front ramp base missing flip up sight, one standing notched rear sight & two folding, graduated 100 200 & 300; barrels marked R.B.RODDA & CO LONDON & 2 WELLESLEY PLACE CALCUTTA; fine English engraving to box lock action & inscribed R.B.RODDA to both sides; vg profiles & clear markings; blacked finish to barrels, grey to action & t/guard; vg chequered pistol grip stock, forend & cheek piece; gwo & vg cond. #946 L/R Catalogue A53 $14000 – 16000
277 RARE BRITISH D/B EARLY PERCUSSION FOWLER by Patrick: 15G; 28¼" Damascus barrels, strap engraved MAKER TO THE DUKE OF GLOUCHESTER; f. bores; bead sight; hook breech with 2 gold bands & unusual angled nipples; engraved stepped locks with bevelled edges feature unique cross over hammers engraved PATRICK IMPROVED PERCUSSION; 85% Damascus finish to barrels, dark plum to locks & furniture; scrolled foliate engraved steel furniture includes scroll t/guard, butt, tangs & rod pipe; g cond half stock with minor scuffs & chequered wrist; complete with original horn tip Ebony rod; vgwo & cond. C.1830 A very interesting gun. N/L Catalogue A53 $3200 – 3600
277a LOT X 2 – SCOTTISH COUNTY ARCHERY & RIFLE CLUB 1/2 STOCKED PERCUSSION RIFLE by MORTIMER: .60 Cal; 28" round Damascus barrel with top flat, engraved EDINBURGH, under side rib with 2 rod pipes, rhs with tubular sword bayonet bar; vg. to exc 2 groove bore; silver dovetail front & 3 leaf rear sights; borderline engraved lock marked MORTIMER; German silver furniture includes pineapple finial scroll grip t/guard, nose cap, rear rod pipe, vacant wrist escutcheon, ornate butt plate & patch box; all furniture, lock, breech tang & hammer engraved ensuite with acanthus foliate; patch box lid engraved with rampant Lion holding bow & target, surmounted with banner with COUNTY ARCHERY & RIFLE CLUB ~ FOR THE WEST OF SCOTLAND; g. cond stock with minor to moderate bruises & chequered wrist; vg. profiles & markings, 85% orig finish to barrel, thin case colour to lock & breech tang, exc w/o & vg cond. C 1846. Comes with DARK GREEN FUR/FELT HAT with folded up sides, two Ostrich plumes & Scottish County Archery & Rifle Club silver Rampant Lion emblem on green velvet cockade to rhs; made by John Kirsop of Glasgow, complete with profiled Japanned tin case, all in vg cond. The County Archery & Rifle Club for West Scotland was instituted in 1846. #5781 N/L Catalogue A53 $4500 – 5500
278 CASED D/B PERCUSSION SHOTGUN by J. SAMPSON: 14G; 30” browned damascus twist barrels with platinum plugs & struck with London proofs; vg bores; border engraved locks, games scenes & acanthus foliate to locks & hammers & J.SAMPSON; steel furniture includes butt plate, pineapple t/guard, key escutcheons, tail pipe & barrel tang, all engraved with acanthus foliate, hunting scenes to butt & t/guard; vacant gold wrist escutcheon; thinning finish to barrels with fine scratching along both, grey patina to locks; f. stock with marble character grain, chequered wrist, moderate bruises mainly to butt rhs; exc wo & g. cond. Well presented in mahogany case with flush D handle; relined in green felt; accessories include powder & shot flasks, bone cap pot, 3 piece cleaning rod, brushes, nipple wrench, wad punch & 3 shot chargers. #250 N/L Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2500
279 CASED B. COGSWELL D/B PERCUSSION RIFLE: .577 Cal; 26″ barrels, top rib with B.COGSWELL 224 STRAND LONDON; f. bores with 3 groove rifling, London proofs; blade front sight; fixed rear sight with 3 folding leaves, 100, 200, 300 yds; flat borderline locks with B.COGSWELL; borderlines to all steel furniture, t/guard with scroll grip; mottled brown finish to barrels, reblue to furniture & locks; g. cond re-finished stock, varnished, with chequered wrist; smooth profiles to stock & furniture; gwo & f cond. Presented in mahogany case; relined in green felt; accessories include powder flask, oil bottle, ball mould, spring clamp, wad punch, striker key & orig 1 piece loading rod. #3552 N/L Catalogue A53 $1700 – 2200
280 CASED J.PURDEY PERCUSSION CONCENTRIC GROOVE TARGET RIFLE: .42 Cal; 30" octagonal damascus barrel with top flat clearly marked J.PURDEY 314½ OXFORD STREET LONDON; dovetailed slim blade front sight, fine rear ladder sight to 900 yds & 4 leafs; hook breech with platinum band & safety vent; vg bore; brown patina to barrel, showing damascus pattern; acanthus foliate engraved lock & hammer with safety bar, marked PURDEY; vg chequered walnut half stock with cheek rest & horn nose cap; chequered steel butt plate & scroll trigger grip; steel furniture with acanthus foliate engraving to breech, lock, t/guard, barrel key escutcheons & butt trap; g. profiles; vgwo & cond. Well presented in Mahogany D ring case with brass corners, scratched lid, original green felt lining with some fading; 314½ Oxford Street paper label; full accessories includes two bullet moulds, bullet sizer, sprue cutter, starter rod, cleaning & loading rods & brushes, turn screws, wad cutters, oil bottle, cap tin, patch pot, spare nipples & mainspring, patches, wads & projectiles. Complete with instructions & provenance notes, 1860 purchase. Matching serial no’s to barrel, trigger & bullet making implements. A very desirable outfit. #5782 N/L Catalogue A53 $10000 – 12000
281 TIPPING & LAWDEN N.E. SxS REBOUNDING HAMMER FIELD SHOTGUN:12G; 2¾” chambers, MOD & MOD choked; 30” barrels marked NOT FOR BALL & LONDON proofs; f. bores with minor pitting; tight on the face; rib inscribed TIPPING & LAWDEN LONDON & PATENT WEDGE BOLT tolever; fine English scroll engraving to action, locks, hammers & t/guard; g. profiles & clear engraving; plum patina to barrels; silver grey to action & fittings; vg straight stock with fine chequered wrist & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 3.3 kgs; gwo & vg cond. #4884 L/R Catalogue A53 $700 – 800
282 S.W.ANDREWS B.L.N.E FIELD SxS SHOTGUN: 12G; 2¾” chambers, choked CYL & FULL; 30” barrels; concaved rib inscribed C.W. ANDREWS LTD LONDON& marked NP 1 1/8; g. bores; tight on the face; action foliate engraved C.W. ANDREWS within banners to both sides; t/guard engraved ensuite; vg blacked finish to barrels; silver grey to action, t/guard & fittings; g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 2.9 kgs; gwo cond. #7215 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 800
283 PIERPOINT SxS N.E. REBOUNDING HAMMER GAME GUN: 28G; 30” barrels; f. bores; slightly loose on the face; barrels inscribed CHOKED CYLINDER; borderline & scroll engraved actions & PIERPOINT within banners to both sides; ensuite engraving to t/guard; grey patina to barrels, locks & fittings; f to g chequered pistol grip stock with chequering to forend; LOP 14½”, weight 2.8 kgs; gwo & cond. #4577 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
284 GERMAN F.MULLER HAMMER SxS N.E. NON REBOUNDING HAMMER PIDGEON GUN: 16G; 30.75” damascus barrels with concaved rib inscribed F.MULLER HALBER STADT; scroll engraved locks, t/guard & forend lever; g. profiles & clear markings; grey patina to barrels, action, lever & fittings; g. straight chequered stock with cheek piece; complete with swivels; t/guard extension of carved horn; LOP 14”, weight 2.5kg; gwo & cond. #5554 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
285 W.W.GREENER F35 SxS N.E. NON REBOUNDING HAMMER SHOTGUN: 10G; Jones underlever action; 30” damascus barrels, 3” chambers; f. bores; tight on the face; self-extracting strikers; g. profiles & clear markings; borderline engraved locks with small areas of foliate panels; blue/grey patina to barrels, locks, lever & action; g. stock with worn chequered wrist & forend; LOP 14½”, weight 4.6 kgs; gwo & cond. Date 1867 #15599 L/R Catalogue A53 $900 – 1300
286 J.D. DOUGALL SxS N.E. GAME GUN: 12G; 30” damascus barrels; 2¾” chambers, choked FULL & CYL; g. bores; tight on the face; concaved rib inscribed J.D. DOUGALL 27 GORDON STREET GLASGOW; g. profiles & clear markings; 5 pin side lock actions; fine English engraving to action, lever & t/guard; patchy silver grey finish to barrel, grey to side locks & fittings; g. straight stock with worn chequered wrist & forend; LOP 14¼”, weight 3.1 kgs; gwo & cond. # 16982 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
287 CASHMORE SxS N.E. REBOUNDING FIELD SHOTGUN: 12G; 30” barrels; 2¾” chambers, choked FULL & CYL; f to g bore with areas of v. fine pitting; tight on the face; machine cut rib; barrels inscribed W. CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM to rhs of barrel, lhs 1ST PRIZE ADELAIDE 1887 MELBOURNE 1888; foliate & game scene engraving to lock plates; hound & game birds to t/guard; g. profiles & clear engraving; blacked finish to barrels with slight muzzle wear; grey to locks, action & t/guard; g. walnut stock with worn chequering to pistol grip & forend; LOP 14”, weight 3.1 kgs; fitted with an odd hammer, but v. similar; gwo & cond. #5170 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
288 D.FRASER STEYR MOD.1898 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 6.5x53R; 5 shot box mag; 26" barrel; f to g bore with strong rifling; standard sights; barrel inscribed MANUFCTURED BY DANL FRASER & CO EDINBURGH; STEYR 1898 to side rail; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% blacked finish to barrel & receiver; thin finish to mag, butt plate & t/guard; vg chequered pistol grip wrist & forend; comes with 2 clips; gwo & vg cond. #2581 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
289 VOERE MOD.98 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 8×57; 5 shot box mag; 24" barrel; exc bore; spoon bill bolt fitted; standard sights plus Admiral 8×56 scope with vg optics; sharp profiles & markings; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blacked finish to barrel, receiver, t/guard & floor plate; exc Monte-Carlo stock with chequered wrist & forend; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #334903 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 950
290 VOERE MOD.2155 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 7×64; 5 shot box mag; 24" barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings plus a Wetzlar 5×36 scope with g. optics; fitted with double set triggers; retaining 95% original blacked finish; g. Monte-Carlo stock with chequered pistol grip wrist & forend; gwo & cond. #499202 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 700
291 SAKO L461 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Rem; 4 shot box mag; 24" barrel; g. bore; standard ramp front sight, no hood, no back sights fitted; vg profiles; retaining 90% original blacked finish to barrel, receiver, floor plate & t/guard; vg Monte-Carlo stock with chequered pistol grip & forend; gwo & vg cond. #62814 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 800
292 CZ 550 SAFARI CLASSICS B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 505 Gibbs; 5 shot box mag; 25" barrel; exc bore; std sights & fittings; sharp profiles & markings; rifle is unfired & almost “as new” with a full blacked finish to barrel, receiver, floor plate & t/guard; exc stock with cheek piece, chequered pistol grip wrist & forend; gwo & fine cond. #A337699 L/R Catalogue A53 $5000 – 6000
293 REMINGTON MODEL 788 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Rem; 4 shots; 24" barrel; vg bore; sights removed & fitted with a Tasco 3.9 x 40 scope with g. optics; 90% matt black finish to all metal; vg plain pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & cond. #B601140 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
294 REMINGTON MOD.700 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 375 H&H; 4 shot box mag; 24" barrel; exc bore; standard sights; Leupold VX-1 3-9 x 40 scope fitted with Weaver mounts; sharp profiles & markings; full matt grey finish to all metal; synthetic thumb hole stock fitted; gwo & exc cond. Dies & cases upon request. A proven Africa rifle #G6823169 L/R Catalogue A53 $1200 – 1400
295 RUGER M77 MK11 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 270 Win; 5 shot box mag; 22" barrel; vg bore; no sights fitted; Tasco 3-9 x 40 scope with g. optics fitted; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blue/black finish; vg chequered pistol grip stock & forend; gwo & exc cond. #783-42805 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
296 BROWNING ARMS UTAH U.S.A. P/ACTION SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Magnum; 11 shot tube mag; 20" barrel; exc bore; standard sights plus a Nikko Stirling 4 x 40 scope; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue/black finish & vg stock with chequered pistol grip wrist & forend; gwo & exc cond. #14092RN176 L/R Catalogue A53 $450 – 600
297 BRNO FOX B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 222 Cal; 5 shot box mag; 24" barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight; rear sight partially removed & fitted with an Olivon 6-24 x 50 AO scope with good optics; receiver fitted with double set triggers; blacked barrel, receiver & magazine with slight wear; g. Mont-Carlo stock with chequered pistol grip & forend; gwo & cond. #14685 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
298 BRITISH NO.5 JUNGLE CARBINE CONVERTED TO A SPORTING RIFLE: 303 Cal; 5 shot mag; 18.5" barrel; vg bore; ramp front sight; fitted with a Tasco 3.9 x 32 scope; thin blue/black finish to all metal; vg synthetic Monte-Carlo pistol grip stock; gwo & cond. #70915 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 400
299 BRNO MOD.2 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 5 shot mag; 24.5" barrel; vg bore; standard sights; fitted with a Lovelock 3X-9 X 32 scope with good optics; thinning blacked finish to all metal; g. chequered pistol grip stock ; gwo & cond. #26102 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
300 C.G. BONEHILL MARTINI ACTION RIFLE: Conversion to 22 Cal; 26" barrel; g. bore; Parker Hale hooded front sight, ladder carbine sight to the rear & peep sight to the tang; lhs of action marked S.M.R.C. SPECIAL CONVERTED FOR THE SOCIETY OF MINIATURE RIFLE CLUBS BY C.G. BONEHILL BIRMINGHAM; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. half stock; gwo & cond. #833 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500