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October 2019 ON-LINE CATALOGUE A53

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CATALOGUE A53, October 2019: ITEMS NO 401-500

401 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 1917 SERVICE REVOLVER: 455 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 165mm (6½”) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, S&W Trade mark to rhs of frame, Cal marks to lhs of barrel & Acceptance stamps to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 60% original blue finish, thinning on barrel & t/guard; g. S&W chequered walnut grips; gwo & f to g cond. #45743 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $650 – 800
402 COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER: made without ejector; 38 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 89mm (3½”) barrel; f. worn bore; standard sights, 2 line Hartford address to barrel & Cal marking to t/guard; slight wear to profiles; retaining 60% original nickel finish with most losses to barrel & cylinder; g. Colt hard rubber grips; action a/f & f to g cond. #28679 C.1881 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
403 F.N. BROWING MOD. 1900 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 32 Cal; 7 shot mag; 102mm (4″) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, slide address & markings; slight wear to profiles & clear markings; thinning blue finish to all metal with wear to leading edges of lhs of frame; f to g plastic grips with wear to rh plate; gwo & cond. #348061 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $375 – 450
404 COLT MOD 1908 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 25 ACP; 6 shot mag; 51mm (2″) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, 2 line Hartford address to lhs of slide & Rampant Colt logo, Cal marking to rhs; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 50% blue finish to frame; plum to t/guard & frame; vg case colours to trigger; vg Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & vg cond. #342610 C.1925 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
405 HUSQVARNA MODEL 1903 S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm long; 7 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; g. bore; std sights & address & lhs of slide; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original grey military finish; vg hard rubber grips with Swedish Royal cypher & lanyard ring; all complete; gwo & cond. #81473 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $700 – 800
406 BERETTA MOD 70 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 89mm (3½”) barrel; g. bore; standard sights; Beretta address & markings to both sides of slide; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blacked finish; vg Beretta black wrap around grip; complete with vg leather holster & spare mag; gwo & cond. #L58503 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 700
407 BERETTA MOD 948 S/A POCKET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 83mm (3¼”) barrel; vg bore; standard sights; Beretta markings to both sides of slide; vg profiles & markings; retaining 75% blue/black finish with most losses to grips frame & front of slide; g. original Beretta black plastic grips; gwo & vg cond. #D476630N Dated 1954 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
408 WALTHER PPK S/A POCKET PISTOL: 7.65; 8 shot mag; 83mm (3¼”) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, Walther banner, address & markings to lhs of frame; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blue/black finish with slide & muzzle wear; exc brown chequered plastic Walther grips; gwo & exc cond. #245394K Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
409 WALTHER PI S/A HOLSTER PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 127mm (5″) barrel; vg bore; standard sights, Walther banner & Cal markings; g. profiles & clear markings; alloy frame with wear to leading edges; 85% blacked finish remains to barrel & slide; vg black plastic grips; gwo & cond. #374041 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $550 – 650
410 H&R TRAPPER R/F REVOLVER: 22 Cal; 7 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6″) octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights, barrel address & top strap markings; g. profiles & clear markings; 60% original blue finish remains with most losses to cylinder & t/guard; g. original wooden grips with even wear; gwo & cond. #169695 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
411 BELGIUM D/B HORSE PISTOL: 410 Cal; 245mm (9½”) round barrel; f. bores with top rib marked BELGIUM; plain frame with spur trigger guard & exposed hammers; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to barrels; grey to frame & t/guard; g. chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond. #1881 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
412 WEBLEY & SCOTT S/S TARGET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 250mm (9 7/8″) barrel; g. bore; standard sights & Cal markings to barrel, address to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to barrel, frame & t/guard; g. chequered walnut grips; missing base plate o/w gwo & cond. #2994 Post ’47L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
413 BERETTA MOD 52 S S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 10 shot mag; 125mm (4 7/8″) barrel; g. bore; standard sights, slide address & markings; g. profiles & clear markings; vg blacked finish to alloy frame; thinning blacked finish to slide & barrel; g. Beretta grips with a few marks; gwo & cond. Comes in original shipping box. #X29150Z Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
414 JAPANESE BABY NAMBU S/A SERVICE PISTOL: 7mm; 8 shot mag; 85mm (3¼”) barrel; g. bore; standard sights; Tokyo Arsenal mark to the breech; Japanese characters & 3699 to rhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 50% original blue finish with areas of fine pitting to breech & lhs of frame; g. original chequered grips; complete with original magazine with aluminium base; gwo & cond. #3699 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $2000 – 3000
415 H&R MODEL 666 CONVERTIBLE REVOLVER: 22L & 22 W.M.R.F.; 6 shot cylinder; 153mm (6″) round barrel; standard sights & markings; revolver is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to all metal; exc H&R chequered black plastic grips; all complete with 22 W.M.R.F. cylinder & original shipping box with papers; gwo & fine cond. AR13353 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
416 COLT 2ND GENERATION 1ST MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 ML; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½”) barrel; standard sights, address & COLT’S PATENT to lhs of frame; revolver is “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame & hammer; brass t/guard & back strap; minor scratches to walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. #32461 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $750 – 950
417 COLT 2ND GENERATION 1862 POLICE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot rebated cylinder; 140mm (5½”) round barrel; exc bore; standard sights, one line New York address & Colts Patent to frame; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder, case colours to lever, frame & hammer, silver plate finish to back strap & t/guard; exc walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. #51274 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 700
418 NAVY ARMS 1861 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with full scene; 140mm (5½”) round barrel g. bore; pistol is almost “as new” with full blue finish & case colours to relevant areas; vg walnut grips; gwo & vg+ cond. #10068 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
419 SAN MARCO 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 5 shot cylinder with full scene & light drag mark; 147mm (5¾”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame & lever; brass t/guard & back strap; g. wooden grips with a few marks; gwo & cond. #2009 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
420 UBERTI 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot rebated cylinder; 185mm (7 3/8″) round barrel; exc bore; brass frame & t/guard; full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; case colours to lever & hammer; vg walnut grips; gwo & cond; pistol is almost “as new”. #88574 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
421 UBERTI 3RD MODEL COLT DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with full scene; 190mm (7½”) round barrel; exc bore; revolver is almost “as new” with full blue & vivid case colours to the relevant areas; exc walnut grips; gwo & fine cond. #03715 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
422 WESTERNER ARMS COLT 1862 POLICE PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot rebated cylinder; 165mm (6½”) round barrel; vg. bore; standard sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder & a faint drag mark to cylinder; vivid case colours to the relevant areas; vg brass t/guard & back strap; vg wooden grips; gwo & exc cond. #1384 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 400
423 PALMEMETTO COLT 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot rebated cylinder; 125mm (4 7/8″) octagonal barrel; exc bore; standard sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; case colours to lever & hammer; brass frame & t/guard; vg wooden grips; gwo & exc cond. #256918 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
424 UBERTI 1851 COLT NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot rebated cylinder; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel; vg bore; standard sights; 95% blue finish to barrel & cylinder; case colours to hammer & lever; brass frame & t/guard; g wooden grips; gwo & cond. #94180 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
425 UBERTI 1851 COLT NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 127mm (5″) octagonal barrel; vg bore; standard sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame, hammer & lever; brass t/guard & back strap; vg wooden grips; gwo & exc cond. In original Uberti shipping box. #120524 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
426 EURO ARMS REMINGTON STAINLESS STEEL 1858 NEW ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 165mm (6½”) octagonal barrel; exc bore; standard sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a silver matt finish to all metal; vg wooden grips; gwo & exc cond. In its original shipping box. #096433 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
427 UBERTI COLT 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with full scene; 203m (8″) round barrel; pistol is “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colour to lever, frame & hammer; exc wooden grips; gwo & fine cond. In original shipping box. #132751 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
428 UBERTI REMINGTON NEW NAVY TARGET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 165mm (6½”) octagonal barrel; vg bore; standard sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to all metal; vg wooden grips; gwo & cond. #65699 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
429 UBERTI COLT 1862 PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 5 shot rebated cylinder with a full scene; 114mm (4½”) octagonal barrel; exc bore; std sights; pistol is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to frame, lever & hammer; vg wooden grips; gwo & fine cond. In its original shipping box.#112128 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
430 UBERTI COLT DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 Cal; 6 shot cylinder with full scene; 190m (7½”) rnd barrel; exc bore; std sights; full blue finish to barrel & cylinder; vivid case colours to lever, frame & hammer; brass t/guard & b/strap; vg wooden grips; comes with correct type flask & shipping box; vgwo & cond. #01035 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A53 $450 – 600
431 SCARCE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 L/A MUSKET: 7.62x54R; 5 shot box mag; 28″ barrel; g. bore; clip guides to top of action; standard sights, bayonet fitting & 2 line Winchester address to lhs of action; 7.62 CAL marking to the breech; MODEL 1895 WINCHESTER & Trade mark REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. & FGN to tang; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; Russian acceptance stamp to lhs of action & rhs of butt; retaining 80% original blue finish with most losses to butt plate, bands & magazine; vg original stock with minor bruising; all complete; fine scratch mark to top of barrel o/w gwo & vg cond. #366204 C.1916 L/R Catalogue A53 $6600 – 7000
432 SCARCE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN CONTRACT WINCHESTER MODEL 1895 L/A MUSKET: 7.62x54R; 5 shot box mag; 28″ barrel; g. bore; clip guides to tip of action; standard sights, bayonet fittings & 2 line Winchester address to lhs of action; 7.62 marking to the breech; MODEL 1895 WINCHESTER, Trade mark & REG U.S PAT OFF. & FGN to tang; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; Russian acceptance stamps to rhs of action & rhs of butt; retaining 70% original blue finish with most losses to butt plate, magazine & lever; vg original stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #317006 C.1916 L/R Catalogue A53 $6200 – 6800
433 WINCHESTER 1895 RUSSIAN CONTRACT SAKO SPORTING RIFLE CONVERSION: 7.62x53R; 5 shot box mag; 24½” round barrel marked SAKO 7.62x53R; exc bore; ramp front sight & ladder type rear sight; clip guides to top of action; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 98% re-blue finish to all metal; vg stock with cheek piece; complete with vg leather sling; gwo & vg cond. #316992 L/R Catalogue A53 $2700 – 3000
434 SAKO M27/66 MILITARY B/A TARGET RIFLE: 7.62x53R; 5 shot mag; 28″ barrel; vg bore; fitted with Valmet target Diopter sights; 1972 date to the breech; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 98% original blacked finish to barrel, receiver & magazine; bolt in the white; g. stock with cheek piece; gwo & vg cond. #31549 L/R Catalogue A53 $1600 – 1800
435 FINNISH VALMET VKT M28/39 S/SHOT TRAINING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 28″ barrel; exc bore; std sights for this model rifle; V.KT within a diamond & dated 1941 to the breech; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining all original blacked military finish; bolt in the white; exc military stock; complete with swivels; gwo & exc cond. A single shot trainer post-war 22LR Finnish conversion. The wartime M28 model rifles were modified with new 22LR barrels & bolts & restocked into brand new M39 wood. #34303 L/R Catalogue A53 $1500 – 1800
436 CUSTOM BUILT OMARK MOD.44 B/A TARGET RIFLE: 7.62 Cal; s/shot; 26″ stainless steel barrel; vg bore; no sights fitted; ventilated barrel jacket; vg blacked finish to receiver, barrel jacket & butt stock; adjustable skeleton butt stock with pistol grip; gwo & vg cond. #SDW792 L/R Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
437 BRNO MOD 2 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 5 shot mag; 24½” barrel; vg bore; standard sights; sharp profiles; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blacked finish to all metal; exc pistol grip stock with rubber kick pad; missing front sight cover; gwo & exc cond. #59633 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
438 BROWNING P/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 17½” barrel; g. bore; no sights fitted; a Field 4×40 image moving scope fitted; g. profiles; blacked finish to barrel; thin black to action; g. stock; gwo & cond. #97809 L/R Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
439 WINCHESTER MOD.1905 S/A SPORTING RIFLE: 32 Cal; 5 shot mag; 22” barrel; g. bore; standard sights, fittings, Winchester address to barrel & markings to tang; g. profiles & clear address & markings; 70% blue finish to barrel with areas of surface rust; grey patchy finish to receiver; g. butt stock & forend; gwo & cond. #28658 Cat D L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
440 WEATHERBY ATHENA U/O GRADE IV SHOTGUN: 12G; 30″ barrels; 3″ chambers choked MOD & FULL; automatic ejectors; single select trigger; engraved false side plates & satin finish action with floral patterns; wide vent top rib; gold crown inlaid to top lever; sharp profiles, clear markings & engravings; retaining all original blacked finish to barrels g. chequered pistol grip stock & forend; butt fitted with an old English style rubber recoil pad; LOP 14″ & 3.6kg weight; gwo & vg+ cond. #D002922 L/R Catalogue A53 $1400 – 1600
441 CZ MOD.98 B/A C/F SPORTING RIFLE: 30-06; 4 shot mag; 22″ barrel; exc bore; no open sights; fitted with a Leupold VX-1 2-7x 33MM scope; CZ STRAKONICE CZECH REPUBLIC to side rail; original grey matt finish to barrel, receiver & fittings; vg Monte-Carlo butt stock with chequered pistol grip & forend; gwo & vg cond. #00150 L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
442 V.C.H.R. SCHILLING SUHL GERMANY 98 B/A SPORTING RIFLE: 7×57; 5 shot mag; 25” barrel; g. bore; ramp front sight, 2 leaf back sight & fitted with a K Kahles Helia 652 scope; spoon shaped bolt; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 98% original blacked finish; exc chequered pistol grip stock & forend with horn forend nose cap; gwo & exc cond. #30509 L/R Catalogue A53 $1600 – 1800
443 MARLIN MOD.1894 S L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44 Rem mag; 10 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights, barrel address & fittings; sharp profiles & markings; retaining 98% original blacked factory finish; vg stock & forend; gwo & vg+ cond. #16054314 L/R Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
444 WINCHESTER MOD.94 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44.40 Cal; 8 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; standard front sight, rear sight removed & fitted with Lyman action mounted peep sight; g. profiles & clear marking; retaining 95% original blacked finish; vg+ butt stock & forend; gwo & vg cond. C.1975 #5468 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
445 WHITNEY MOD.1878 L/A CARBINE: 44 Cal; 12 shot tube mag; 20″ round barrel; f. bore; standard sights, 2 line Whitney address & Cal markings; saddle ring missing; slight wear to profiles, clear address & markings; grey finish to barrel, tube, action, lever & butt plate; f to g stock with minor marks; gwo & cond. #R613 L/R Catalogue A53 $1700 – 2000
446 WINCHESTER MOD.1892 HALF MAG L/A RIFLE: 44WCF; 8 shot mag; 24″ round barrel; f. bore; standard sights, Winchester address to barrel & MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER Trade mark to tang; g. profiles & markings; retaining 90% old re-blue finish; refinished stock; gwo & cond. C.1905 #299130 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
447 EURO ARMS WINCHESTER MOD.1873 CARBINE: 44-40 Cal; 5 shot mag; 16″ barrel; vg bore; fitted with Parker Hale globe front sight & central target peep sight; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to all metal & some unusual spotting to top of barrel; exc butt stock & forend; all complete; gwo & exc cond. #2313 L/R Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
448 MARLIN SAFETY L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44 Cal; 13 shot mag; 24″ octagonal barrel; f. bore; standard sights, 2 line Marlin address & Cal markings to barrel; g. profiles & clear markings; soft grey finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. #117781 L/R Catalogue A53 $1100 – 1400
449 WINCHESTER MOD.1894 SPORTING RIFLE: 44-40 Cal; 8 shot mag; 20″ barrel; exc bore; standard sights & Winchester address to barrel; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blacked finish to all metal; vg stock & forend; gwo & exc cond. C.1979 #4718034 L/R Catalogue A53 $700 – 800
450 WINCHESTER MOD.1892 FULL MAG L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 32-20 Cal; 13 shot mag; 24″ octagonal barrel, nipped by ½”; g. bore; standard sights, Winchester address to barrel & Winchester markings to tang; 2 threaded holes to lhs of action; patchy grey finish to all metal; f to g stock with oil staining; gwo & f cond. C.1915 #796725 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 400
451 WINCHESTER MOD.1873 TRAPPER S.R. CARBINE: 44 Cal; 12 shot mag; 16″ barrel; f bore; standard sights, 2 line New Haven address, Cal markings to barrel & MODEL 1873 to tang; slight wear to profiles, clear address & markings; wear to tang marking; grey finish to barrel, tube, action & fittings; replaced front barrel band; complete with saddle ring; gwo & f to g cond. C.1885 #177943B L/R Catalogue A53 $3500 – 4000
452 REMINGTON MOD.25 P/A SPORTING RIFLE: 32WCF; 10 shot tube mag; 24″ round barrel; g. bore; standard sights, barrel address & markings; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blue finish to barrel & receiver, plum to mag tube & t/guard; 2 threaded holes to lhs of receiver; g. original stock; gwo & cond. #8617 L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 400
453 COLT MEDIUM FRAME LIGHTNING P/A RIFLE: 44 Cal; 13 shot mag; 26″ octagonal barrel; g. bore; standard sights, 2 line Colt address & Cal markings; vg profiles & clear markings; Rampant Colt trade mark to lhs of frame; plum finish to barrel, tube, action & fittings with traces of blue in protected areas; f to g stock & forend with small inlet repair to rhs of wrist; also JR within a square; gwo & cond. C.1893 #70663 L/R Catalogue A53 $1300 – 1600
454 PHIL VINICOMBE ENGRAVED WINCHESTER 9422 MAGNUM L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 22 WIN Mag; 11 shot tube mag; 20½” rnd barrel; vg bore; std sight, address & markings to barrel; scroll engraving to action with fox in a field to lhs & 2 rabbits in the tussocks to rhs; retaining 98% original blacked finish to barrels, tube & lever; silver finish to action; vg orig butt stock & forend; unfired, gwo & vg+ cond. In original Winchester shipping box. #F325279 L/R Catalogue A53 $1200 – 1400
455 MARLIN MOD.1894 SAFETY L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44-40; 13 shot mag; 24″ octagonal barrel; f to g bore; standard sights, 2 line Marlin address & Cal marking to barrel; MARLIN SAFETY to top of action; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; 98% original blue finish remains; vg original stock; gwo & exc cond. #127715 L/R Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2400
456 PHIL VINICOMBE ENGRAVED ORIGINAL WINCHESTER MOD. 1866 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44 RF; 6 shot mag; 24″ round barrel; f. bore; dovetail front sight & carbine rear sight; barrel inscribed WINCHESTER’S REPEATING ARMS NEW HAVEN CT KINGS IMPROVEMENT – PATENTED MARCH 29 1866, OCTOBER 16 1860; g. profiles with slight wear to barrel markings; brass frame engraved with scrolls, Emu & Kangaroo heads & early Victorian period Coat of Arms with ROYAL CYPHER, Emu & Kangaroo with IN WAR & PEACE PREPARED within banners; silver grey patina to barrel, cleaned finish to frame; exc restocked butt stock with crescent butt plate; exc forend with engraved forend cap gwo & cond. C.1887 #165742 N/L Catalogue A53 $4000 – 5000
457 WHITNEY MOD.1878 L/A FULL MAG CARBINE: 44 Cal; 12 shot tube mag; 20″ barrel; p. bore; standard sights, fittings, address & Cal markings; slight wear to profiles & markings; plum finish to barrel, tube, action, fittings & crescent butt plate; f to g stock with minor marks & scratches; gwo & cond. #C714 L/R Catalogue A53 $1600 – 2000
458 E. WHISTLER RETAILED HALF STOCKED SNIDER SPORTING RIFLE: .577 Cal; 23¾” barrel marked E.WHISTLER 11 STRAND LONDON; g. bore, 5 groove; 4 leaf rear sight to 300 yds; MKIII type breech; plain lock marked E.WHISTLER; iron furniture; v. slight wear to profiles; pitting on barrel near rear sight & to butt plate; brown patina to barrel & furniture, grey to lock; vg. stock with chequered forend & wrist; gwo & cond. #A2 N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 1000
459 BROWNING ARMS CO MODEL 1885 HI-WALL FALLING BLOCK SPORTING RIFLE 45-70 Cal; s/shot; 28” octagonal barrel; exc bore; standard sights for this model; breech & barrel drilled, tapped & with flush screws; rifle is almost “as new” with a full blue finish to barrel, action & lever; exc stock with chequered wrist & forend; kick pad fitted to butt; exc wo & fine cond. #02567NZ2247 L/R Catalogue A53 $1200 – 1500
460 COLT LIGHTNING MEDIUM FRAME P/ACTION SPORTING RIFLE: 32-20 Cal; 15 shot tube mag; 26” octagonal barrel; g. clean bore with slight wear; standard sights & Colt Hartford address & ELLIOT PATENTS MAY 29 1883 & SEPT 18. 1883; 32 CAL marking to breech; Rampant Colt Trade mark to lhs of action; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 85% original blue finish with most losses to crescent butt plate, leading edges of action & barrel, visible case colours to hammer; g. original stock with minor scratches, vg chequered forend; gwo & vg+ cond. C.1886 #15679 L/R Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2500
461 WINCHESTER 3RD MODEL 1873 L/A SPORTING RIFLE: 44 Cal; 15 shot tube mag; 24” octagonal barrel; f to g bore; standard sights, Winchester 2 line New Haven address & CAL markings to the breech; MODEL 1873 to the tang; g. profiles, clear address & markings; blue/grey finish to barrel & tube, patchy blue/grey to action, blue/grey to lever & butt plate; g. original butt & forend with minor bruising; gwo & cond. C.1886 #196410B L/R Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2300
462 W. CASHMORE SHOULDER S/B PUNT GUN: 8G; side hammer, back action lock gun; 40¼” barrel; g. bore with a couple of small areas of fine pitting; standard front bead sight; barrel inscribed WM CASHMORE MAKER BIRMINGHAM; gun has been re-blued & barrel, t/guard, action & fittings polished; vg stock with chequered wrist & forend with horn forend cap; gwo & cond. #8148 N/L Catalogue A53 $1600 – 2300
463 RUSSIAN AIR FORCE OFFICER’S DAGGER: vg 8¼” double edged blade; gold colour finish to swept quillions; hammer & sickle crest to pommel; plain wooden grips; complete with black leather scabbard with gold coloured mounts & jet fighter & bomber above the Kremlin; exc cond. L/R Catalogue A53 $350 – 400
464 SCARCE, ORIGINAL SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1873 TROWEL BAYONET: g. 10″ x 3½” trowel blade with central ridge & light staining; vg socket handle with a blue finish & wooden pommel; complete with original brass mounted leather scabbard & integral frog & stamped T.CHILLINGWORTH PAT. DEC. 1868; leather has shrunken o/wise in great condition. N/L Catalogue A53 $500 – 600
465 LOT X 2 – U.S. MODEL 1905 SWORD BAYONETS: g. 16″ blade dated 1913; g, grips & leather scabbard marked R.I.A. 1907. 16″ blade with dull matt black finish & dated 1918; with U.S.N. MKI khaki scabbard; both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
466 3 CHILEAN BAYONETS: MODEL 1895: vg blade by Weyersberg; wear to wooden grips; to suit 1895 Mauser rifle. 2 x MODEL 1935’s; to suit Model 1935 Mauser carbine; both have g. blades & wear to wooden grips; all good. N/L Catalogue A53 $300 – 400
467 U.S. 1918 MK1 BRASS HILTED KNUCKLE KNIFE: g. 6 5/8″ double edged blade with a blue/black finish; g. original hilt; the LF & 1918 stamping has been removed & replaced with Chinese characters. Used by the Yangtze River Patrol Forces up to WWII. The Yangtze Patrol protected U.S. interest in China from river pirates. An interesting piece of history. L/R Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
468 I.X.L. G. WOSTENHOLM & SON CLIP POINT BOWIE KNIFE: g 7¼” blade; I.X.L. to ricasso; G. WOSTENHOLM & SON WASHINGTON WORKS SHEFFIELD; to lhs at the back edge; straight German silver cross guard; vg stag horn grips with vacant stretched oval plaque; complete with g. original German silver mounted & gold borders to brown leather scabbard, marked I.X.L.; g. cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1100
469 GERMAN MODEL 84/98 BAYONET: vg 9.75″ blade with deluxe etching, inscribed DEUTSSCHES KRIEGSMARINE. UNTERSEEBOOT U-146 KIEL; vg brown reeded plastic grips with Swastika & anchor to pommel; complete with steel scabbard with a thin black paint finish. An orig bayonet with a later period etching. C.1954 U.K N/L Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
470 SCARCE BRITISH WWI TRENCH PERISCOPE: in its original fitted leather case; scope marked PERISCOPE NO.25 BY R & J BECK LTD & dated 1918; with a vg khaki finish; á marked leather cap, needs restitching. A vg & complete example. Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
471 LOT X 2: TELESCOPIC SIGHTS: British WWII “Tel Stg No 42 MK 1” & parts can be used on No. 32 scopes. Australian WW 2 “Tel Stg No 22C Mk II Aust DáD. 3 SCARCE BRASS OIL BOTTLES: for Lee Metford rifles N/L Catalogue A53 $600 – 700
472 COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 75 VARIOUS MAKES & MODELS OF LEE ENFIELD RANGE SIGHTS, VENTOMETERS, VERNIER & WIND GAUGE ADJUSTERS: NO1-SMLE-No4: All sights complete with eye pieces: Australian: Motty type 1; Motty type 2; Motty type 3; Motty type 4; Motty type 5; Motty type 6; ED-Mott forward extension; Ed Mott Rear extension; Sandoz 1910; Mues early type 1; Mues early type 2; Mues1910 Short arm rear extension; Mues 1910 Long arm rear extension; Mues 1910 Short arm forward extension; Mues 1910 long arm forward extension; Mues Modified Grooved; Mues Special forward extension; Mues special rear extension; Mues improved forward extension; Mues Climax forward extension; Mues Climax Upright type 1; Mues Climax Upright type 2; Taylor type 1; Taylor type 2; Taylor type 3; Field L.E.; The Don; Argyle Short arm rear extension; Argyle Long arm rear extension; Argyle Long arm forward extension; Argyle Upright long arm; ACE forward extension; ACE upright; Premier; Precision; Austral type 1; Austral type 2; Rawson w/SMLE & No4 plates in box; Lane type 1; Lane type 2; Lane type 3; Central No.1 Dumbell; Central No.2 Grooved; Central No.3 Bisley;Central No.4 Standard; Central No.4 with sliding peep; Apex type 1; Apex type 2; Unmarked SMLE No.2. English: BSA Martins Short arm; BSA Martins Long arm; BSA Upright short arm; BSA Upright Long arm; BSA Upright Quick elevation; AJ Parker short arm; AJ Parker long round arm; AJ Parker Model Twin Zero; AJ Parker Parkers *5; Parker Hale 5A type 1; Parker Hale 5A type 2; Parker Hale 5A type 3; Parker Hale Model 6 type 1; Parker Hale Model 6 type 2; Parker Hale 5B; Parker Hale 5C; Parker Hale 16G No2 SMLE; Parker Hale 17 No.4; Early No.1 no name; Early No.1 no name; Early No name. 3 early Central tins; Box of front sight tunnels; Box of assorted eye pieces; Tin of extra mounting plates; 1 x Vernier; 1 Vernier & wind gauge adjuster; 5 ladder sights. MANY RARE EXAMPLES INCLUDED.   $8000 – 9000
473 SCARCE ARMOURER’S TOOLS: Screw thread test plate from Enfield S.A.F.; micrometer marked LITHGOW S.A.F Catalogue A53 $750 – 900
474 VERY RARE ARMOURER’S COMBINATION TOOL: (Implement Action) originally for British Patt 1913 Experimental rifle & marked R.M.Enfield .276 & PATTERN 1914; on conversion for use with Patt 14 rifle. Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
475 RARE LITHGOW SMALL ARMS FACTORY HEAVY TEST BARREL: 303 Cal; marked S.A.F. Machine Service Cartridge & dated 24.12.1914; (Christmas Eve 1914). N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1200
476 LOT X 3: GERMAN CLAM SHELL HUNTING DAGGER: vg 10¼” double edged blade by HIRACHKRONE SOLINGEN; German silver swept quillions with acorn tips; clam shell guard; vg stag horn grips with silver ferrule & German silver pommel; g. leather scabbard; vg cond. L/R POST WWII WILLIAM RODGERS SHEFFIELD SYKES STYLE COMMANDO DAGGER: vg 6 7/8″ blade, cross guard & grip; with applied SAS badge; complete with scabbard; vg cond. L/R CUTLERY HANDLED BOWIE STYLE HUNTING KNIFE: 7″ single edged, sharpened blade with light staining; traditional style cutlery handle with turned down pommel; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $400 – 550
477 MODEL 1895 BRASS BADEN INFANTRY PICKELHAUBE: brass fittings including non-removable spike, 3 brass studs (missing one), brass 91 side posts, rear spine with vent shutter (correct for 95 model), brass visor trim & the Griffin wappan; minor crazing to exterior body; tight stitching to both front & rear visor; rear spine sits on the helmet body beautifully, evidencing original & untouched; there is an extra set of holes on the helmet body; interior features beautiful & supple black leather liner with no damage to fingers. Catalogue A53 $600 – 1000
478 MODEL 1915 GREY METAL GARDE EAGLE INFANTRY PICKELHAUBE: grey metal fittings including removable spike (loose), 4 grey metal studs, untouched, grey metal 91 side posts, rear spine with vent shutter, grey metal front visor trim & the Garde wappan missing Garde star; rear spine sits on the helmet body beautifully evidencing original & untouched; exterior body has minimal crazing; tight stitching to both front & rear visor; wappan has one loop missing; no extra holes on the helmet body; the only set of holes is reinforced by grey metal eyelets; interior features supple brown leather liner that shows wear & tear; the 9 fingers are in g. cond. Catalogue A53 $500 – 1000
479 MODEL 1895 BRASS BAVARIAN INFANTRY PICKELHAUBE: brass fittings including non-removable spike, brass studs, brass 91 side posts, rear spine with vent shutter (correct for 95 model), brass visor trim & Bavarian wappan; exterior body has some lacquer lost; tight stitching to both front & rear visor; rear spine sits on the helmet body beautifully evidencing original & untouched; there are no extra set holes on the helmet body; there is patch to repair the hole on wearer’s left; interior features supple black leather liner with no damage to fingers; reproduction cockades & chinstrap. Possibly a Villers Bretonneux “pickup” with shrapnel hits to lhs of body. Catalogue A53 $800 – 1200
480 MODEL 1895 BRASS PRUSSIAN INFANTRY PICKELHAUBE: brass fittings including non-removable spike, 4 brass studs, brass 91 side posts, rear spine with vent shutter (correct for 95 model), brass visor trim & the Prussian Heraldic Eagle wappan; no crazing or lacquer loss to exterior bod; tight stitching to both front & rear visor; rear spine sits on the helmet body beautifully evidencing original & untouched; there is an extra set of holes on the helmet body which have been patched up; interior featured supple brown leather liner with no damage to fingers; reproduction chinstrap. Shrapnel hits to lhs of body. Catalogue A53 $500 – 800
481 MODEL 1897 PRUSSIAN SENIOR OFFICIAL’S PICKELHAUBE: brass fittings including Custom Officer’s spike held by brass studs; wappan held by screw posts to the helmet body with no extra holes on the body; some crazing to exterior body; tight stitching to both front & rear visor with correct red & green leatherette; rear spine sits on the helmet body beautifully evidencing original & untouched; interior featured brown leather sweat band with no canvas; no chin-scales or cockades. Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
482 LOT X 2: GERMAN WWII MODEL 34 FIRE/POLICE HELMETS: Early model with central comb removed; black finish, thinning in some areas; vg leather liner with Maker’s stamp to padded section; no chinstrap. Later model: patchy black finish to body, down to bare metal to the top area; complete with vg leather liner; no chinstrap. Both good. Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
483 LOT X 2: GERMAN WWII MODEL 34 FIRE/POLICE HELMETS: vg black finish to body; leather liner with padding to the crown; no chinstrap; vg cond. VG black finish to the body; several names painted to the body & dated 1981; complete with leather liner inscribed BURGER & fitted with a repro chin strap. A souvenir of the period.Both g. Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
484 BRITISH TYPE D SURVIVAL KNIFE: vg cond 7” x 1 5/8” single edgedblade; steel cross guard; plain wooden handle secured by 3 copper rivets; lhs grip stamped 1278214/JA 1992 á; lanyard loop to the pommel; complete with fabric camouflage scabbard; exc cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
485 U.S. SURVIVAL BOWIE KNIFE: g. cond 9 3/8” single edgedblade with 2 narrow grooves to the back edge on both sides & marked KINFOLKS INC at the ricasso; heavy brass cross guard with ball quillions; exc heavy black plastic grips secured by 3 steel rivets; complete with g. leather scabbard. N/L Catalogue A53 $350 – 450
486 U.S. CATTARAUGUS COMMANDO KNIFE: vg 6” bright steel single edgedblade marked CATTARAUGUS 225Q; g. leather washer handle with bruising to the centre; heavy butt made of steel washers; complete with vg leather scabbard; vg cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $400 – 500
486a ENGLISH FLINTLOCK QUEEN ANNE CANNON BARREL PISTOL by W.HOLDEN: 54 bore; 3¾” cannon barrel with London proofs; g. bore; iron action with LONDON in foliate & trophy banner on rhs & W.HOLDEN to lhs; fitted with swan neck cock; silvery grey finish to barrel & action; g profiles; one piece semi bulbous bag grips with copious decorative silver fine wire inlay, small bruises; silver grotesque mask to butt cap; gwo & cond. C.1790N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2000
487 BALKAN FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 15 bore; 9¾” round to octagonal barrel; p to f. bore; stepped borderline & sunburst engraved lock inscribed BECKWITH, fitted with swan neck cock, integral semi rain proof pan & roller frizzen; very ornate silver furniture includes long eared butt cap, t/guard, tail pipe, escutcheons & side plate; brown/grey patina to barrel & lock; smooth profiles; g. stock copiously decorated with silver wire inlay, a small quantity absent, small repair to barrel channel near muzzle; carved in situ representative ramrod; gwo & f to g. cond. C.1820. N/L Catalogue A53 $1600 – 2000
488 EUROPEAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 20 bore; 12¼” round barrel with Islamic influenced design to full length in relief, 2 gold touch marks to breech; p to f. bore; banana lock with designs in relief, swan neck cock, action a/f; ornate steel furniture includes long eared butt cap, t/guard, tail pipe & skeletised side plate; silver grey patina to barrel, lock & furniture; smooth profiles; f. stock with minor bruising & chip near muzzle; ramrod absent; o/a f to g cond. Made for the Eastern market C.1800. N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1400
488a SUPERB FRENCH FLINTLOCK CANNON BARREL MUFF PISTOL by LE PAGE: .46 Cal; 1½” turn off cannon barrel with two rings of inset gold vines; g. bore; breech sides with gold inlay LE PAGE & A PARIS; iron action superbly engraved with crouching Wolf to rhs, Deer to lhs & Vase of foliate to under side; fitted with ring neck cock, safety catch with internal slider, roller frizzen & concealed trigger; strong purple/blue finish to barrel & breech, action in the white; exc. profiles; ornate one piece flared butt grip with panels of diamond pattern chequering with fine silver pin heads, silver wire inlay vines to upper flat, butt cap with very ornate silver wire inlay & silver pin heads in geometric design; exc wo & cond. C.1790N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2200
489 SCARCE FRENCH Model 1763/66 FLINTLOCK PISTOL: .69 Cal; 9¼” barrel secured by long brass double banded integrated nose cap/rod pipe; p. bore; rounded lock with Manufactory St Etienne, swan neck cock, iron pan, action slightly a/f, tail pitted; dark brown patina to barrel & lock; regulation brass furniture; f stock, small age crack under, repair to lock mortice; with original rod; o/a g cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $2000 – 2500
489a SUPERB FRENCH FLINTLOCK MUFF PISTOL by LE PAGE: .44 Cal; 1½” turn off round barrel with one ring of inset gold miniature stars & another of the stars in a sweeping gold line; g. bore; breech sides with gold inlay LE PAGE & A PARIS; iron action superbly engraved with Jaguar to rhs, Lion to lhs & Vase of fruit to under side; fitted with ring neck cock, sliding safety bar, roller frizzen & concealed trigger; strong purple/blue finish to barrel & breech, action in the white; exc. profiles; ornate one piece grip with panels of fine chequering; exc wo & cond. C.1800N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2200
490 CONTINENTAL EAGLE BUTT FLINTLOCK GREATCOAT PISTOL: 28 bore; 5¼” round to octagonal brass barrel stamped with London proofs & IC; border lined rounded lock & swan neck cock, integral pan & roller frizzen; mellow brass furniture includes acorn finial t/guard, rod pipe, “S” side plate & Eagle head butt cap; grey patina to lock; verdigris to bore; f. cond full stock, scratch to lhs forewood; orig horn tip rod; gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2200
491 AMERICAN FLINTLOCK TRAVELLING PISTOL: .65 Cal; 9¼” barrel integrated with breech; rib below with pipes & replacement rod; f. bore; box lock with central cock; faint engraving of banners, foliate & designs to breech, action, escutcheon & butt cap; smooth profiles; g. cond bag grip; gwo & f cond. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1400
492 I. HILL LONDON FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOL: .47 Cal; 1¾” round turn off barrel; breech struck with Birmingham proofs & maker’s mark; f. bore; borderline engraved frame with I.HILL & LONDON within ovals surrounded by flags; centre flintlock action with sliding safety; exc profiles & markings; barrel, action, t/guard & fittings in the white; g. original slab side grips; exc wo & vg cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 1100
492a D/B UNDER/OVER TAP ACTION FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL with BAYONET: .37 Cal; 3″ round barrels, under side with proof stamps & 2¾”sprung triangular bayonet actuated via sliding t/guard; centre hammer action with a re-enforced cock & sliding safety bar; boxlock action sides engraved with stands of arms & HADDINGTON to lhs & BLAIKIE to lhs; g. profiles & clear engraving; soft mottled grey patina to barrel, frame, blade, t/guard & fittings; g. cond chequered slab sided wooden grips with vacant silver escutcheon; all complete; frizzen spring a/f, o/w gwo & vg cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A53 $1500 – $1800
493 LACY & Co FLINTLOCK BOXLOCK GREATCOAT PISTOL: .49 Cal; 3¼” round turn off barrel; f to g. bore; centre flintlock action, sliding safety; struck with Birmingham proofs to breech; border lined frame with LACY & Co & LONDON within banners surrounded by acanthus foliate engraving; g. profiles & f. markings; thinning blue finish to barrel, action, t/guard & fittings; g. slab sided grips, vacant oval silver wrist escutcheon, v. fine chequering to butt strap areas; exc wo & g cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1100
494 HOLLIS & SHEATH S/B PERCUSSION GREATCOAT PISTOL: .54 Cal; 4½” octagonal barrel, brass rib below with captive rod, top flat marked HOLLIS & SHEATH LONDON; g. bore; border & acanthus foliate engraved action with V rear sight, side mounted replaced hammer, nipple broken, belt hook to lhs; thinning brown Damascus to barrel; original blued finish to belt hook, t/guard & butt cap; vg fine chequered grips with steel hinged butt trap & silver vacant wrist escutcheon; gwo & g cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A53 $800 – 900
494a SCARCE PERCUSSION PISTOL FOR BRAZIL: .47 Cal; 2¾” octagonal barrel inset with small gold stars to breech; g. bore; with ELG proofs; profusely engraved iron action & hammer with inlaid gold & silver foliate to rhs & solid gold Pheasant to lhs, action body top with panel inscribed in gold inlay LAPORT IRMAOS A RIO DE JANERIO, action under side elaborately engraved & has silver & gold design inlays; fitted with hammer recessed flush to rhs of action body; concealed trigger; even plum finish to barrel & action; f to g. profiles; one piece flared butt grip of Ivory, some age fractures, fitted with ornate & engraved silver butt cap with hinged lid; gwo & cond. C.1870N/L Catalogue A53 $1300 – 1700
495 ALLENS PATENT PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL: .32 Cal; 4¼” (4”) 6 shot barrel, marked 1837 CAST STEEL & ALLEN & THURBER; foliate engraved iron frame, central hammer with ALLENS PATENT; f. profiles & engraving; mottled grey patina to all metal; 2 piece Walnut grips with minor bruises & ovoid silver escutcheons; gwo & f to g. cond. C.1855 #1837 L/R Catalogue A53 $500 – 700
495a ENGLISH PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL by EGG: .45 Cal; 17/8″ octagonal barrel; breech with London proofs; foliate engraved centre hammer & action with LONDON to rhs & EGG to lhs; concealed trigger; slight wear to profiles; clear engravings; plum finish to barrel & grey/brown to action; g. fine chequered bag grips with silver escutcheon; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A53 $700 – 900
496 BRITISH ENFIELD CONSTABULARY PERCUSSION PISTOL: .65 Cal; 6″ barrel; f. bore; standard captive rod & proofs to the breech; borderline engraved lock with VR ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1852; g. profiles & markings; mottled grey patina to barrel; brass t/guard & regulation furniture; g. stock, minor to moderate bruising; complete with butt swivel; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1100
497 FRENCH MODEL 1822 PERCUSSION MILITARY PISTOL converted from flintlock: .69 Cal; 8″ barrel with ML 1822 inscribed to tang & S.1854 to breech; g. rifled bore with 4 grooves; lock with Mre Impale de St Etienne; mellow brass regulation furniture; brown finish to barrel, lock & fittings; vg stock with v. minor bruises; 1384 to barrel & stock; complete with original rod & butt cap ring; gwo & cond. #1384 N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1200
498 BRITISH NEW LAND PATTERN FLINTLOCK SERVICE PISTOL: .65 Cal; 9″ barrel; f. bore; Ordnance proofs; flat lock with TOWER GR ROYAL CYPHER & re-inforced cock & integral pan; brass regulation furniture; g. profiles & clear markings; silver grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings, mellow finish to furniture; complete with captive rod; g. stock with moderate bruising, repair & age split at rear of lock mortice, wrist stamped 5 over 280; o/w gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A53 $1800 – 2200
499 BRITISH TOWER SEA SERVICE PERCUSSION PISTOL: .56 Cal; 6″ barrel; standard captive rod & proofs to the breech; borderline engraved lock with VR ROYAL CYPHER TOWER 1849; f. bore; g. profiles & markings; grey/brown patina to barrel & lock; brass t/guard & regulation furniture; g. stock, minor bruising, faint inspection stamps, small repair to butt; comp with original butt swivel & belt hook to lhs; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A53 $900 – 1100
500 BRITISH OFFICER’S FLINTLOCK PISTOL by JOSEPH RICHARDS: .78 Cal; 9¼” octagonal barrel marked LONDON, engraved breech with platinum vent; bead front & V rear sights; g. bore with 9 grooves; crisp stepped lock with sliding safety, engraved bevelled edges, sunburst & JOSH RICHARDS, with swan neck cock, semi rain proof integral pan & roller frizzen; engraved steel t/guard with double finder grip & pineapple finial; adjustable set screw to trigger; silver escutcheons to barrel keys & wrist; dark walnut stock with chequered wrist, 2 inches of forend absent & stock scarfed for replacement, age split below stock; rod absent; gwo. C.1805 Would grade up N/L Catalogue A53 $1000 – 1300