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APRIL 2019 ON-LINE CATALOGUE A52

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CATALOGUE A52, April 2019: ITEMS NO 401 – 500

401 LITHGOW SMLE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked LITHGOW SMLE III* 1942; thin grey military finish to all metal; g. stock with filled hole through forend; gwo & f to go cond. #D17787 matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 401 $400 – 600
402 LITHGOW SMLE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1942; grey military finish to all metal; f to g stock with Maori carving to lhs of butt; gwo & f to g cond. #D24621 matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 402 $450 – 600
403 LITHGOW SMLE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. bore; std front sight, no back sight; fitted with a Long Range variable peep sight; grey finish to all metal; f to g stock; gwo & f to g cond. matching except nose cap #F7347 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 403 $375 – 450
404 L.S.A. & CO SHT LEE III B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; yellow paint to nose cap; receiver ring marked GR ROYAL CYPHER L.S.A. CO LTD 1915 SHT LE III; slight wear to profiles, clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; f to g stock with moderate bruising; all complete gwo & cond. #77487 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 404 $400 – 600
405 LONGBRANCH NO4 MKI* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights; side rail marked NO 4 MKI* LONGBRANCH 1942; g. profiles & markings; blacked finish to all metal parts; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & sling; gwo & cond. #21L2085 matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 405 $400 – 600
406 B.S.A. SHT LE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f to g bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked G.R ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. & CO 1918 SHT LE III*; blue/grey finish to all metal; f. stock; gwo & cond. #176193 missmatched L/R Catalogue A52 Item 406 $400 – 500
407 LITHGOW SMLE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1942; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. #D79939 matching except unnumbered nose cap L/R Catalogue A52 Item 407 $500 – 600
408 U.S. SAGINAW M1 CARBINE: 30M1; 15 shot box mag; 18″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings, including bayonet fitting; breech marked U.S. CARBINE CAL 30 MI SAGINAW; 3340445 to rear of receiver; Military finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock stencilled 100235 to rhs of butt; complete with sling, oil bottle, 2 spare mags & pouch; gwo & cond. #3340445 Cat D L/R Catalogue A52 Item 408 $900 – 1100
409 SIAMESE ENFIELD WILD TIGER CORPS SMLE III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; tiger’s head to receiver ring & Siamese script; wear to profiles & areas of pitting to receiver ring & fittings; heavy bruising to stock; gwo & f. cond. #22687 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 409 $350 – 450
410 LITHGOW SMLE MK III* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; rear sight protector missing; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW III* 1943; grey military finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; incorrect aluminium butt plate fitted; gwo &f. cond. #F59661 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 410 $350 – 400
411 LITHGOW SMLE MKIII* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* 1941; blue/grey finish to all metal; f, stock with moderate bruising; missing rear safety catch; gwo & f. cond. #C3330 not matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 411 $350 – 400
412 SCARCE BRITISH WWI ENFIELD B/A SNIPER RIFLE: .303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights including sniper scope & side mounts; scope marked Periscope Prism Company Ltd London X6440 Patent 3027/1915; g. optics; receiver ring marked G.R ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1916 SHT LE III*; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; gwo & cond. This particular rifle is featured on the inside back cover of Buyers Guide to LeeEnfields by Ian Skennerton. #1137 matching bolt & nose cap L/R Catalogue A52 Item 412 $6800 – 7500
413 SIAMESE ENFIELD WILD TIGER CORPS SMLE B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; Tiger’s head & Siamese script to receiver ring; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; gwo & cond. #12001FRA L/R Catalogue A52 Item 413 $400 – 500
414 LITHGOW SMLE B/A RANGE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; p. bore; std front sight; rear sight removed & replaced with a Mues graduated peep sight to rear of receiver; light khaki military finish to all metal; vg stock; gwo & cond. #90309 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 414 $350 – 450
415 LONGBRANCH NO. 4 MK I * B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings, plus central No 4 target site base plate; receiver side rail marked No 4 MK I * LONGBRANCH 1942; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blacked finish to all metal; g. original stock; gwo &cond. #4L9896 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 415 $450 – 500
416 LONG BRANCH NO 4T B/A SNIPER RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; exc bore; std sights; with Sniper scope & side mounts marked Lyman Gun Sight Corp U.S.A. Middlefield Conn Alaskan Patent No.2078858; all metal blacked finish; g. stock with cheek piece & minor bruising; complete with swivels & leather sling; gwo & cond. #8L2195 bolt matches L/R Catalogue A52 Item 416 $4600 – 5500
417 SIAMESE ENFIELD WILD TIGER CORPS SMLE B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; Tiger’s head & Siamese script to receiver ring; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blacked finish to all metal; vg stock; gwo & cond. #6466 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 417 $450 – 550
418 BRITISH MARTINI HENRY MKI B/L SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 30.2″ barrel; p. bore; ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1881 to rhs of action; lhs ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1896 ME 303 1; slight wear to profiles & markings; reblue finish to barrel, bands, action & fittings; vg stock with VICT GOVT stamps to rhs of butt; complete with white buff leather sling; gwo & cond. #1977C L/R Catalogue A52 Item 418 $500 – 700
419 BRITISH MARTINI ENFIELD MKII B/L SERVICE RIFLE:.303 Cal; 30.2″ barrel; f. bore; ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1872 II to rhs of action; lhs ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1900 ME 303 II; dark brown finish to barrel, bands & fittings; blue/grey to action with pitting to lhs; f to g stock with moderate bruising; gwo & f. cond. #2017B L/R Catalogue A52 Item 419 $300 – 400
420 U.S. I.B.M. CORP M.I CARBINE S/A SERVICE RIFLE: 30 Cal; 15 shot box mag; 18″ barrel; exc bore; std sights & bayonet attachment; U.S. CARBINE CAL 30 MI to breech; sharp profiles & markings; 90% original blacked military finish remains with minor scratches to bayonet fitting & lhs of side rail; exc stock marked SHB; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #3733859 Cat D L/R Catalogue A52 Item 420 $1450 – 1700
421 LITHGOW MK III* SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked M.A. LITHGOW SMLE III* 1941; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; gwo & cond. #47646 matching including stock L/R Catalogue A52 Item 421 $500 – 600
422 N.S.W. ISSUE ENFIELD M.L.E. MK I B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot 30.2″ barrel; p. bore; std sights, missing rear post lobbing sight & fittings; receiver ring marked with ROYAL CYPHER V.R. ENFIELD 1896 L.E.I; light surface rust to all metal; f to g stock with butt marked N.S.W. 4 3040; missing hand guard to barrel & front swivel; gwo & f to g cond. #1253 bolt matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 422 $300 – 400
423 SIAMESE WILD TIGER CORPS ENFIELD SMLE B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2″ barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; with knox form & charger; bridge drilled & tapped for scope; Tiger’s head & Siamese script to receiver ring; slight wear to profiles, clear markings; blue/grey finish to all metal; f tog stock; all complete; gwo & f to g cond. #105 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 423 $350 – 450
424 FRANCOTTE MARTINI CADET RIFLE: converted to 22RF by ALCOCK & PIERCE MELBOURNE; 27.5″ barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings with ALCOCK & PIERCE MELBOURNE to barrel; FRANCOTTE BREVETE 97622 to lhs of action; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% blue finish to barrel & action; plum to t/guard, lever & bands; vg stock; gwo & cond. #97622 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 424 $400 – 500
425 FINNISH M28/39 MOSIN NAGANT MILITARY TRAINING RIFLE: 22 Cal; s/shot; 28″ barrel; exc bore; std sights for this model; breech marked SA 22 L.R. 244965 & 1944; fine blacked finish to barrel, sights, receiver, magazine & fittings; bolt in the white; grey finish to front band; exc as issued stock; all complete; exc wo & fine cond. #244965 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 425 $1500 – 1800
+ GST
426 SCARCE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 L/A MUSKET: 7.62x54R; 5 shot mag; 28″ barrel; vg bore; std sights; with bayonet fitting; clip guides to top of action; 2 line Winchester address to lhs of action; MODEL 1895 WINCHESTER & trade mark REG U.S. PAT. OFF & FGN to tang; 7.62 CAL marking to breech; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; Russian acceptance stamp to rhs of action & rhs of butt; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to butt plate & breech; vg original stock with minor bruising; with vg, correct bayonet with steel scabbard marked Winchester Repeating Arms Co to underside of cross guard &leather frog; gwo & exc cond. A scarce contract Russian musket in great condition. C.1916 #362980 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 426 $8800 – 9500
+ GST
427 SCARCE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 L/A MUSKET: 7.6x54R; 5 shot mag; 28″ barrel; vg bore; clip guides to top of action; std sights, bayonet fitting & 2 line address to lhs of action; 7.62 CAL marking to breech; MODEL 1895 WINCHESTER & Trade mark REG U.S. PAT OFF. & FGN to tang; Russian acceptance stamps to rhs of action & rhs of butt; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 70% original blue finish with most losses to bands, butt plate, action & lever; plum to mag; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with vg correct bayonet marked Winchester Repeating Arms Co to underside of cross guard; with steel scabbard; gwo & cond. C.1916 #285488 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 427 $6700 – 7500
+ GST
428 BRITISH NO.5 MK I B/A JUNGLE CARBINE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 20.5″ barrel; g. bore; std sights, bayonet fitting & flash eliminator; lhs receiver ring marked ENGLAND, 1945 BD6289; g. profiles & clear marking; thinning blacked finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; g. stock with rubber butt pad; all complete; gwo & cond. #BD6289 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 428 $600 – 700
429 GERMAN THIRD REICH K98K SERVICE RIFLE: 8mm; 5 shot mag; 24” barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; breech marked 2 over 42 & dated 1939; MOD 98 to side rail; Nazi inspection stamps to barrel & breech; blacked finish to all metal; f to g stock with matching # to breech & barrel; gwo & cond. # 528R L/R Catalogue A52 Item 429 $1200 – 1400
430 LITHGOW MKIII* B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 25.2” barrel; f to g bore; std sights & fittings; receiver ring marked MA LITHGOW SMLE III* & dated 1942; g. profiles & clear markings; thin khaki military finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. Comes with 5 charger clips & correct bayonet with scabbard. # E65621 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 430 $600 – 700
430a END OF TRAIL BRONZE by FRASER: featuring an exhausted Indian warrior with spear mounted on his equally exhausted Indian pony at the Trail’s end; displayed on a black oval marble base of 19″x8″ x 20″ high. A great piece for your den or man cave. Catalogue A52 Item 430a $850 – 1200
431 AFRICAN MAASAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: 1” by a massive 34” triangle section spear head superbly forged & fluted for maximum rigidity & strength; 36” metal haft with a 4” wooden section to the middle; g. cond. A good example of an early spear. Was used to fight & kill the Lion singlehandedly which was the Maasai way of becoming
a man in the tribe. Circa pre 1900 N/L
Catalogue A52 Item 431 $500 – 700
432 AFRICAN MAASAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: 7/8” by a massive 40”, narrow triangle section spear head superbly forged & fluted for maximum rigidity & strength with a 4” socket; 28” metal haft with a 3½” wooden section to the middle; g. cond. A good example of an early spear. Was used to fight & kill the Lion singlehandedly which was the Maasai way of becoming a man in the tribe. Circa pre 1900 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 432 $500 – 700
433 AFRICAN MAASAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: 23” triangle section spear head superbly forged & fluted for maximum rigidity & strength with a 13” socket; 35” metal haft with a 4½” wooden section to the middle; g. cond. A good example of an early spear. Was used to fight & kill the Lion singlehandedly which was the Maasai way of becoming a man in the tribe. Circa pre 1900 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 433 $500 – 700
434 AFRICAN MAASAI LION HUNTING SPEAR: 7/8” by a massive 36” triangle section spear head superbly forged & fluted for maximum rigidity & strength; 34” metal haft with a 2½” wooden section to the middle; g. cond. A good example of an early spear. Was used to fight & kill the Lion singlehandedly which was the Maasai way of becoming a man in the tribe. Circa pre 1900 N/L Catalogue A52 Item 434 $500 – 700
435 JAPANESE KABUTO WARI (HELMET SPLITTER) – EDO PERIOD: 16¼” Katana shaped blade with even grey finish to blade with small area of pitting to one side; decorative brass mounted hilt with scalloped central pattern & plain brass pommel; red lacquered saya with gold decoration; brass mounts with floral engraving; g cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 435 $900 – 1200
436 RARE GREG STEEL EXPERIMENTAL KNUCKLE KNIFE: 3″ single edged blade with a blacked finish; steel grip with blacked finish & GREG STEEL DáD cast into the rhs; alloy knuckle with 75% blacked finish, most losses to inside of knuckle; complete with unusual leather scabbard; vg unissued cond. A rare item for the WWII collector.L/R Catalogue A52 Item 436 $2500 – 3500
437 U.S. NO.1 TRENCH KNUCKLE KNIFE: 6″ double edged blade; blacked finish to ricasso marked with a repose Lion over AULION; solid, mellow brass hilt with U.S. 1918 to rhs of hilt & areas of staining; medium crack to rhs guard; n/s. A good example. These early fighting knives were made in France for the U.S. Govt before the U.S. could get into production. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 437 $750 – 900
438 U.S. WWI MOD.1917 TRENCH KNUCKLEDUSTER FIGHTING KNIFE: 9″ triangle section blade with a dark finish; steel knuckle bow marked U.S. L.F. & CO 1917 & having 7 pyramidal knobs to outer edge; g. plain walnut grips; n/s; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 438 $700 – 900
439 BRITISH ALLOY HILTED KNUCKLE KNIFE: vg single edged blade. 6¼” x 1¼” & marked 1943 GEORGE BUTLER & CO SHEFFIELD ENGLAND & á; vg alloy hilt with 5 pyramidal knobs; complete with original leather scabbard; vg cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 439 $700 – 900
440 U.S. CASE XX V44 SURVIVAL KNIFE: vg 9½” Bowie shaped blade with areas of light staining; brass guard with a black composition handle; complete with f. cond brown leather tooled scabbard marked COLLINS & CO LEGITIMUS & trade mark; o/a g. cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 440 $550 – 700
441 U.S. SMATCHET: 10½” leaf shaped blade with dark staining & areas of light surface rust; steel oval cross guard; plain walnut handle secured by 2 iron rivets & fitted with a cast pot metal pommel; complete with correct, f. cond leather over plywood scabbard. Made by CASE during WWII for the O.S.S. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 441 $500 – 600
442 U.S. BOLO MACHETTE MOD 1917: g. 103/8″ blade with a blacked finish & marked US MODEL 1917, PLUMB PHILA 1918; heavy iron cross piece; g wooden grips with integral pommel with the tang; complete with exc canvas & leather scabbard; o/a vg cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 442 $500 – 700
443 RARE AUSTRALIAN COMMANDO KNUCKLE KNIFE/BAYONET: to suit the SMLE Service rifle; vg 8¼” altered Patt 07 bayonet with a Bowie type point; ricasso marked MA 1907 843; D shaped guard with scalloped edging for the knuckle effect; g. original wooden grips; complete with altered 07 scabbard. A unique offering. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 443 $3000 – 4000
444 BRITISH SURVIVAL MACHETTE: g. 9¼” blade marked G.H. BISHOP 1916 & struck with á; brass cross piece; vg wooden hilt secured by 2 brass rivets; complete with webbing scabbard; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 444 $400 – 500
445 REPLICA GREGSTEEL, FAIRBAIRN SYKES TYPE COMMANDO FIGHTING KNIFE: mint 75/8″ double edged blade; ricasso inscribed 1944 A.K.L. REPLICA; obverse side GREGSTEEL AUSTRALIA; blacked finish to blade & cross piece; polished finish to Mazak hilt; complete with leather scabbard, papers & presentation box. Made by Keith Spencer Australian Knife Collector. C.1996 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 445 $600 – 700
446 BRITISH WWII FOLDING MACHETE by JOSEPH WESTBY: vg 10″ blade with light staining; polished steel cross guard & fitting; black composite grips with lanyard ring; complete with blade edge protector; vg cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 446 $400 – 500
446a AUSTRALIAN MACHETE BAYONET: vg 11¼” blade; with á to ricasso; vg hilt & grips; complete with vg original canvas scabbard marked & dated 1944; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 446a $1000 – 1200
447 U.S. GAMBLER’S PUSH DAGGER: g. 4″ double edged blade; ricasso marked WILL & FINK S.F. CAL; plain wooden grips; steel scabbard with spring clip, blade retainer & belt loop to the point. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 447 $750 – 900
448 THIRD REICH MODEL 1937 LUFTWAFFE OFFICER’S DAGGER: 10¼” double edged blade with areas of v. light staining, scuff marks & no visible maker marks; aluminium cross guard with Swastika & flighted eagle; vg orange celluloid grips; complete; with correct steel scabbard with a stippled finish on the body face & oak leaf pattern on the face of the drag; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 448 $700 – 900
449 RARE IMPERIAL GERMAN HUNTING HANGER: 21½” slightly curved g. blade with clipped point, pipe back & areas of light staining; brass shell guard decorated with Hunter on horseback, stag & hounds; doghead quillions; brass ferrule; stag horn grip; brass pommel with hound to the top; vg black leather scabbard with brass mounts, ornate frog button with foliage & pine cones. A vg example of a rare hunting hanger. C.1790 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 449 $2300 – 2500
450 AUSTRALIAN MKI MACHETTE BAYONET: 11.2″ sharpened blade retaining 90% original blue finish with dark rub marks from the scabbard; á to ricasso; SN 3947 to pommel; g. original wooden grips; complete with correct & original web scabbard. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 450 $1000 – 1200
451 AUSTRALIAN ISSUE 1907 PATTERN HOOKED QUILLION BAYONET: vg blade retaining 95% original blue finish; ricasso marked with ROYAL CYPHER E.R. 1907, issue date 2’12. SANDERSON; g. original grips stamped AUSTRALIA; S.A. to pommel; complete with later period scabbard; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 451 $850 – 1100
452 HENRY SAWBACK BAYONET: to suit N.S.W. issue Alex Henry B/L rifle: g. 18″ blade with sawback & knight’s head to ricasso; cross guard marked Y.33; vg original pressed leather chequered grips; complete with vg iron mounted leather scabbard & white buff leather frog. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 452 $500 – 600
453 2 BRITISH BAYONETS: 1853 PATT SOCKET: g. blade & socket; vg black leather scabbard with brass fittings. 1903: g. blade with a small area of pitting to one edge; ricasso marked with ROYAL CYPHER E.R. 1903 & issue date of 405; g. grips with staining; pommel marked 30 S. R.G.A.74; complete with correct scabbard with integral frog; both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A52 Item 453 $500 – 600
454 SCOTTISH BROAD SWORD OF THE KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS: g. 32.75″ straight blade with twin fullers, etched with acanthus leaves, Scottish thistle, Sphinx, Royal Coat of Arms; Royal cypher, V.R. & Castle; battle honours include Minden, Egmont Op Zee, Egypt, Afghanistan, Martinique & Waterloo; plated ball quillions & bun pommel; fish skin grips with woven copper binding; complete with vg brown leather scabbard with plated mounts; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 454 $1500 – 1800
455 PRESENTATION SCOTTISH SWORD OF THE 21ST ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS: g. straight 33½” blade etched with acanthus leaves, V.R., ROYAL CYPHER & the inscription A.T. from A.G.F.G., obverse side has acanthus leaves, ROYAL CYPHER 21 ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS; with Battle Honours, Alma, Bladensburg, Sevastopol & sword detail FABRICA D. TOLEDO 1866; brass half guard hilt inset with 21st REG ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS thistle & motto NEMOME LACESSIT IMPUNE; thistles & foliage to ferrule & back piece; fish skin grips showing wear; complete with sword knot & brass scabbard; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 455 $850 – 950
456 MEXICAN OFFICER’S SWORD OF EMPEROR MAXIMILLIAN’S COURT: 30.75″ trisection blade with grey finish & lt staining; brass shell guard with silver Mexican eagle & snake; ornate brass stirrup hilt embossed with trophies, helmeted female warrior; pommel with owl to the helmet; French Manufacturer, C.184060 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 456 $600 – 800
457 MEXICAN OFFICER’S SWORD: 30½” spear point blade with 70% silver plate finish remaining, etched with acanthus leaf & the Mexican eagle & snake; obverse side has an urn & acanthus leaves; centre panel inscribed FABRICA DE TOLEDO; German silver half basket inset with Mexican eagle & snake; feathered back piece with eagle head pommel; vg ivorine grips with woven wire binding; C.1845 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 457 $400 – 500
458 BRITISH 1853 PATT CAVALRY TROOPER’S SWORD: g. 35¼” blade with single fullers, Knight’s head & Inspection stamps to ricasso; steel 3 bar hilt with considerable staining; vg knurled pressed leather grips; complete with correct steel scabbard with surface rust; f to g cond. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 458 $400 – 600
459 BRITISH 1912 PATT CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD: 35″ straight blade with some light stains, frosted panels etched with acanthus leaves, British Coat of Arms & ROYAL CYPHER GRV to each side; ricasso marked HENRY WILKINSON PALL MALL LONDON; edge stamped á & LONDON MADE; honeysuckle sheet steel guard fitted with black fish skin grips, wire Binding absent, some spalling inside guard & faint I over 68 stamp; complete with steel scabbard; o/a g cond L/R Catalogue A52 Item 459 $700 – 850
460 ROCOCO PERIOD FRENCH HUNTING SWORD: Single fullered 61cm straight blade with a light aged patina, 75cm o/all length; surmounted by bronzed hilt mounts decorated in Rococo style with classic figures with the centrepiece depicting Europa riding Zeus in the guise of a bull, swimming across the sea; reeded horn grip; excellent original cond. In ancient Greek mythology Zeus the god of sky & “Father of Gods & men “ who rules the gods on Mount Olympus was enamoured with the Phoenician princess Europa & decided to seduce or ravish her. He transformed himself into a tame white bull & mixed in with her father’s herds. While Europa & her female attendants were gathering flowers, she saw the bull, caressed his flanks & eventually got onto his back. Zeus took the opportunity & ran to the sea & swam with her on his back to the island of Crete. He then revealed his true identity & Europa became the first queen of Crete. Catalogue A52 Item 460 $700 – 900
461 TURKISH WWI OFFICER’S SWORD: vg 31” slightly curved blade by WEYERSBERG KIRSCHBAUM & CIE SOLINGEN, etched with acanthus leaves, trophies & flags with Turkish crescent moon & star, obverse side ensuite plus GARABEDIAN & MESDJIAN; with single fullers; solid brass hilt of traditional form with Turkish Star to each side; complete with brass mounted black leather scabbard & sword knot; scarce & g. cond. LR Catalogue A52 Item 461 $1200 – 1400
462 EUROPEAN, POSSIBLY FRENCH, SMALL SWORD: g. 31½” triangle section blade with small areas of light staining; gilt brass kidney shaped guard; concaved square section grip with bead edging; ensuite urn shaped pommel & knuckle guard; vg cond. C.1820. A most attractive sword. L/R Catalogue A52 Item 462 $500 – 600
463 CHIAPPA 181122 S/A R/F PISTOL: 22 R/F; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; vg bore; std sights, barrel address & Cal markings; sharp profiles & clear markings; blacked finish to all metal; vg wooden Chiappa grips; gwo & exc cond. Contained in black plastic Chiappa case. #D19551 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 4632 $400 – 500
464 COLT 1861 NAVY SECOND GENERATION PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with full scene; 190mm (7½”) round barrel; exc bore; std sights & fittings; revolver is almost as new with full blue finish to barrel; cylinder has full blue finish with slight drag mark; vivid case colours to lever, frame & hammer; silver plate finish to t/guard & back strap; exc one piece walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. Comes with Colt shipping box & papers including Collector’s hand book & Price Guide by Dennis Russell. #42117 matching L/R Catalogue A52 Item 464 $900 – 1100
464a COLT GOVERNMENT MODEL S/A PISTOL: 9mm Luger; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5”) barrel; fine bore; std sights fittings, address & Trade mark; having a full blacked finish; pistol is unfired,, NIB. In its original blue Colt carry case with manual. #NN02644 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 464a $900 – 1100
465 FINNISH LAHTI L35 S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; breech marked VKT within a diamond L35 & SA within a border; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 97% original blacked finish with slight wear to leading edges & thinning finish to grip frame; exc Lahti brown plastic chequered grips; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #6684 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 465 $2500 – 3000
466 COLT MOD.1908 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 25 ACP; 6 shot mag; 51mm (2″) barrel; vg bore; std sights, Hartford address & Rampant Colt trade mark to slide; sharp profiles, clear address & marking; retaining 98% original blue finish with a couple of minor scratches to slide; vivid case colours to trigger & grip safety; exc Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & exc cond. C.1925 #343258 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 466 $800 – 900
467 COLT 1911 AI S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; vg bore; fitted with non std target sights; std 2 line Hartford address & logo to lhs of slide; g. profiles & clear markings; reblacked finish to all metal with a couple of rub marks to frame; vg chequered Colt wooden grips; gwo & cond. #890523 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 467 $1200 – 1400
468 AMERICAN EAGLE LUGER PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 114mm (4½”) barrel; g. bore; std sights; D.W.M. to toggle & U.S. American eagle to breech; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; strong straw colour to relevant areas; grip safety fitted; vg original chequered walnut grips; gwo & vg+ cond. #27854 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 468 $2200 – 3000
469 IMPERIAL GERMAN WWI P08 LUGER S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; D.W.M. to toggle; 1917 date to breech; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blue finish with most losses to muzzle, lhs of barrel & side plate; g. original chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. #7042 matching except magazine L/R Catalogue A52 Item 469 $1100 – 1300
470 REMINGTON MOD 1911 RI S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; exc bore; std sights, slide markings & Remington address to rhs of frame; pistol is almost as new with a couple of minute marks, retains 99% original blacked finish & fine Colt type Diamond chequered walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. Comes with Remington carry case with spare mag. #RH11185A Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 470 $700 – 900
471 IMPERIAL GERMAN WWI PO8 ARTILLERY LUGER: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 203mm (8″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; D.W.M. to toggle; 1917 to breech; g. profiles with slight wear to markings; retaining 98% reblue finish; g. original chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in a vg modern fitted wooden case with iron cross to underside of lid, 3 spare mags, stripping tool, cleaning rod, empty cartridge box & oil bottle. #9449 matching Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 471 $1500 – 1800
472 CASED UBERTI COLT S.A.A. C/F REVOLVER: 45 Colt; 6 shot fluted cylinder with light drag mark; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; vg bore; std sights & markings; sharp profiles; retaining 98% original blued finish with most losses to muzzle & cylinder; g. walnut grips with minor scratches; gwo & exc cond. Presented in a modern Colt type case, partitioned & lined in green fabric with Colt label to lid & empty repro .45 Colt Kynoch box. #100288 Post ’46 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 472 $400 – 600
473 CASED EUROARMS NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel; vg bore; std sights; retaining all original blacked finish; revolver is as new with exc wooden grips; gwo & as new cond. Presented in a modern Colt type case, partitioned & lined in green fabric with a repro eagle flask, capper, nipple wrench & cap tin; in as new cond. #E22078 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 473 $400 – 500
474 CASED PAIR OF BERETTA LARAMIE TOP BREAK C/F REVOLVERS: 45 Cal; 6 shot; 127mm (5″) barrels; vg bores; std S&W type sights & configuration; retaining a full nickel finish & exc black plastic grips; both pistols are almost as new in gwo & fine cond. Presented in a vg wooden case, partitioned & lined in red fabric with rod, oil bottle, turn screw & Winchester 44 Cal reloading tool. #L00946 & L01019 Post ’47L/R Catalogue A52 Item 474 $900 – 1100
475 ARMISANMARCO COLT 1873 S.A.A. REVOLVER: 45 Colt; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 190mm (7½”) barrel; exc bore; std Colt type sights & fittings; Pat dates & U.S. to lhs of frame; revolver is almost as new with full blue finish to barrel, ejector housing, back strap & t/guard; vivid case colours to frame & hammer; vg walnut grips with cartouche, minor scratch marks to cylinder; gwo & vg+ cond. #SA9832 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 475 $500 – 700
475a CASED RUGER 1876 CENTENNIAL NEW MODEL SINGLE SIX R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 165mm (6½”) barrel; fine bore; std sights, barrel address & inscribed 1876 COLORADO CENTENNIAL U.S. BICENTENNIAL; 1776 RUGER NEW MODEL SINGLE SIX to lhs of frame; 99% original blue/black finish remains with slight cylinder drag marks; hipolished finish to t/guard & back strap; exc Ruger walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. Presented in its original Ruger centennial box, lined in rich blue velvet. #7608390 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 475a $1000 – 1200
476 CASED MARGOLIN S/A TARGET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 150mm (57/8″) barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; retaining 90% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; vg black plastic grips; gwo & vg cond. Presented in a wooden carry case with rod, spare mag, turn screw & muzzle break. #A3615 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 476 $350 – 400
477 WALTHER TP S/A POCKET PISTOL: 6.35mm; 7 shot mag; 63mm (2½”) barrel; exc bore; std sights & Walther banner to lhs of slide; pistol is as new with 99% original blacked finish; exc Walther grips; gwo & fine cond. #005967 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 477 $700 – 900
477a WALTHER HP WARTIME COMMERCIAL VERSION OF THE P.38: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 124mm (47/8” ) barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; Walther banner MOD HP & Cal markings to lhs of frame; g. profiles & markings; backed finish to all metal; spotted & thin black finish to rhs of slide; g. dark brown warp around reeded plastic grips; all complete; gwo & cond. #12309 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 477a $950 – 1100
478 COLT MOD 1903 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 32 Rimless; 8 shot mag; 92mm (3¾”) barrel; f. bore; std sights, 2 line address & Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of slide; CAL markings to rhs; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 60% original blue finish with most losses to slide & grip frame; g. original Colt chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1928 #486603 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 478 $700 – 900
479 COLT LIGHTNING D/A C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½”) barrel; f. bore; 2 Line Hartford address & Cal markings to barrel; Patent dates & Colt logo to lhs of frame; slight wear to profiles, address & markings; grey finish to all metal; g. hard rubber bird’s head grips; gwo & f to g cond. C.1902 #135549 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 479 $750 – 900
480 COLT POLICE POSITIVE C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address to barrel & faint Rampant Colt logo to lhs of frame; g. profiles; retaining 50% original blue, the balance plum; g. Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. C.1910 #33739 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 480 $500 – 600
481 COLT MODEL OF 19112011 S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; exc bore; std sights, slide address & Rampant Colt trade mark; pistol is as new with sharp profiles & a full blacked finish to all metal; fine walnut diamond grips; all complete; gwo fine cond. Complete with original shipping box & papers. #37261911 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 481 $1000 – 1400
482 D.W.M. MOD.1906 COMMERCIAL LUGER S/A PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights; D.W.M. to toggle, grip safety fitted; sharp profiles; clear markings; 90% original blue finish remains with most losses to muzzle & grip frame; faint straw colour to relevant parts; vg original wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #37677 mag not matching Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 482 $2200 – 2500
483 WEBLEY & SCOTT MOD 1908 POCKET PISTOL: 32 ACP; 7 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; f. bore; std sights, slide address & markings; g. profiles, clear address & markings; g. Webley vulcanite grips, rhs grip a replacement; gwo & cond. Complete with original leather holster with original owner’s name scratched to the flap, H.F. SHADFORTH & it was carried by him during the Gallipoli campaign. #24336 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 483 $600 – 800
484 SWISS M.1906/29 LUGER S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 30 Luger; 8 shot mag; 117mm (45/8″) tapered barrel; vg bore; std sights with Swiss Cross within a shield to toggle; sharp profiles, clear crest & markings; strong straw colouring to ejector; no stock lug & fitted with a grip safety; retaining 90% blue/black finish with most losses to side plate & high points of frame; brown plastic grips; complete with original leather holster, spare mag & straps; gwo & vg+ cond.
#63317 Pre ’47 L/R
Catalogue A52 Item 484 $3600 – 4000 + GST
485 SWISS SIG 2102 P49 A SERIES S/A SERVICE ISSSUE PISTOL: 9x19; 8 shot mag; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; exc bore; std sights, slide & frame markings; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 98% original blacked finish to slide & frame; trigger & hammer in the white; exc black plastic grips; all complete; gwo & exc cond; Complete with original leather holster, spare mag & straps. #A22373 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 485 $4200 – 4500
+ GST
486 RANGER 1911 COMMANDER S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 108mm (4¼”) barrel; exc bore; std sights & slide markings; MADE IN CHINA to lhs of frame; pistol is new & retains 100% original blacked finish & chequered grips; gwo & new cond. Comes with plastic carry box with spare mag & brush. #BB12072 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 486 $400 – 500
487 RANGER 1911 AI S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; exc bore; std sights & slide markings; pistol is new & retains 100% original blacked finish & chequered grips; gwo & new cond. Comes in plastic carry box with spare mag & brush. #BA47191 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 487 $400 – 500
488 WALTHER PPS FIRST EDITION S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 9 shot mag; 80mm (31/8″) barrel; exc bore; std sights; Walther banner PPS FIRST EDITION to lhs of slide; address to lhs of frame; pistol is new with 100% original blacked finish to slide & grey contoured finish to polymer frame & grips; gwo & new cond. Comes with Walther carry case & 2 spare mags. #AA0654 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 488 $550 – 650
489 COLT MODEL 1911 100TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES II S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; fine bore; std sights; scroll engraved panels to both sides of slide; Rampant Colt trademarks hilighted in 24 carat gold with lhs date 19112011 in gold & rhs 100 YEARS OF THE MODEL 1911 within a banner hilighted in gold; pistol is new & retains 100% beautiful royal blue finish; polished walnut grips inset with gold medallions; gwo & new. In original Colt shipping box with spare mag & papers. Only 750 pistols produced. #19110214 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 489 $1800 – 2000
490 CZ MOD 75B S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 14 shot; 118mm (45/8″) barrel; exc bores; std sights, slide & frame markings; pistol has a polished stainless steel finish with v. minor scratches; vg rubber CZ grips; all complete with papers & blue plastic carry box; gwo & vg+ cond. #A236588 Post’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 490 $850 – 950
491 S&W MODEL SIGMA SW9F S/A PISTOL: 9mm Luger; 16 round mag; 114mm (4½”) barrel; exc bore; front sight missing; matt black metal finish; moulded hard plastic frame & grips; gwo & cond. #PAD 7428 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 491 $300 – 500
492 SMITH & WESSON MOD.659 STAINLESS STEEL S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 15 shot mag; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; std sights; Smith & Wesson & address to lhs of slide; Trade mark to rhs of slide; g. profiles & markings; several small scratches to polished finished slide; matt finish to frame & b/strap; fitted with black S&W grips; gwo & cond. #TAM5428 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 492 $300 – 400
493 COLT MK IV SERIES 80 MUSTANG S/A PISTOL: 380 Cal; 6 shot mag; 70mm (2¾”) barrel; exc bore; std sights, slide & frame markings; pistol is as new with a full Colt blue finish & fine Colt medallion plastic grips; gwo & fine cond. Comes with blue plastic carry case with papers. #MU58938 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 493 $700 – 900
494 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 1911A1 S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; vg bore; std sights, slide & frame markings; stainless steel with a bifinish of matt & polish with minor scratches; fitted with Pachmayr rubber grips; comes with cardboard shipping box & papers; gwo & cond. #N306161 Post 47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 494 $800 – 900
495 WALTHER PPK S/A POCKET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 83mm (3¼”) barrel; exc bore; std sights, Walther banner & address to lhs of slide; sharp profiles & markings; pistol is as new & retains all original blued finish; vg Walther walnut grips; comes with red velvet line blue case. #123611 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 495 $600 – 700
496 COLT NEW FRONTIER R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) barrel; vg bore; std sights, one line Hartford address & Cal markings; Patent dates & Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of frame; sharp profiles & markings; retaining 98% blue to barrel, cylinder, back strap & t/guard; strong case colours to hammer & frame; gwo & vg+ cond. #G69456 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 496 $500 – 600
497 NORINCO MOD NP22 S/A PISTOL: 9x19mm; 15 shot mag; 108mm (4¼”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & markings; blacked finish to all metal with minor scratches; vg black plastic grips; gwo & cond. #6009749 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 497 $500 – 600
498 ROSSI MOD.89 C/F REVOLVER: 32 Long; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 51mm (2″) barrel; g. bore; std sights, barrel address & markings; rhs of frame marked GRYCOL INT’L PTY LTD SYDNEY AUSTRALIA MADE IN BRAZIL; g. profiles & clear markings; 95% orig blue finish remains with drag marks to cylinder; g. rubber grips; gwo & cond. #115763 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 498 $400 – 500
499 EUROARMS 51 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; std sights; brass frame, t/guard & back strap; g. walnut grips; retaining 75% blue finish with most losses to cylinder; gwo & cond. #6521 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 499 $300 – 350
500 COLT MOD.1873 S.A.A. C/F REVOLVER: 45 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; exc bore; std sights; one line Hartford address, Patent dates & Rampant Colt trade mark; sharp profiles, address & markings; revolver is as new with a full nickel finish & exc 2 piece grips; gwo & fine cond. #S66839A Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A52 Item 500 $1800 – 2000