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OCTOBER 2018 ON-LINE CATALOGUE 51

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CATALOGUE A51, October 2018: ITEMS NO 601-700

601 B.S.A. B/A HALF STOCKED SPORTING RIFLE: 303 Cal; 10 shot mag; 24.5” round barrel; turned down bolt; g. bore; 3 leaf & ladder rear sight; breech marked FOR CORDITE ONLY also NITRO PROVED; foliage & borderline engraved to t/guard, receiver ring, magazine & dust cover which is also inscribed LONDON ARMOURY CO (JAMES KERR & CO) 114 QUEEN VICTORIA ST LONDON; side rail tapped for scope & filled; g. profiles & clear markings; thin blued finish to all metal; g. pistol grip stock with chequered wrist & capped; chequered forend with born forend cap; oval escutcheon missing from butt; gwo & cond. #8438 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 601 $800 – 1000
602 WALTHER PRE-WAR MODEL SPORTMODELL B/A S/SHOT SPORTING RIFLE: 22 RF 26” round barrel g. bore; ramp front sight, large adjustable rear sight fitted to barrel groove; g. profiles & clear markings; blued finish to barrel, receiver, bolt & t/guard with losses to lhs of barrel; vg pistol grip stock; gwo & cond. #28007W L/R Catalogue A51 Item 602 $400 – 500
603 ENGLISH VENABLES OXFORD M/L ALL METAL WALKING STICK AIR CANE: 32 ML; 19.75” barrel; g. bore with multi-groove rifling; air reservoir section marked VENABLES OXFORD; black enamel finish to body & reservoir; horn handle; no key or pump; complete with brass muzzle stopper; g. cond. C.1880 #0040863 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 603 $400 – 500
604 ENGLISH MUZZLE LOADING ALL METAL WALKING STICK AIR GUN CANE: 32 ML; 20” barrel; g. bore with multi-groove rifling; no visible maker; patchy black enamel finish to body; rounded horn pommel; complete with brass muzzle stopper; no key or pump; f to g cond. C.1880 #0040862 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 604 $350 – 400
605 ENGLISH R/F ALL METAL WALKING STICK GUN: 22 Cal; 21” barrel; p. bore; fine stag horn handle; bolt action; black enamel finish to body & action; complete with stopper; gwo & vg cond. C.1890 #0040865 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 605 $400 – 500
606 ENGLISH M/L ALL METAL WALKING STICK AIR GUN CANE: 32 ML; 17” barrel; g. bore with multi-groove rifling; no visible maker; thinning patchy brown enamel finish to body; horn handle; complete with brass stopper; no key or pump; g. cond. C.1880 #0040864 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 606 $350 – 400
607 WALKING STICK SWORD CANE: p. cond 27½” single edge narrow tapered blade; carved & pierced ivory hilt with mythical figures; bamboo body with brass collar; f. to g. cond. Late 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 607 $350 – 400
608 WALKING STICK SWORD CANE: g. square section 12” blade; curved wooden handle; g. bamboo body; with brass stopper & collar; g. cond. Early 20th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 608 $350 – 400
609 WALKING STICK SWORD CANE: g. 32.75” square section blade; brass handle with round porcelain pommel; g. cond. Early 20th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 609 $350 – 400
610 WALKING STICK SWORD CANE: g. 24½” square section blade with areas of fine pitting; wooden handle with brass ferrule; porcelain pommel with brass fittings; vg bamboo body; with brass muzzle stopper; g. cond. Early 20th C L/R Catalogue A51 Item 610 $350 – 400
611 PAIR OF BUCKET, HARD LEATHER SADDLE HOLSTERS: 12" o/a; with saddle straps; beautiful condition; would suit large percussion revolvers or a pair of flintlock holster pistols. Catalogue A51 Item 611 $700 – 900
611a ENGLISH HORSEMAN’S KNIFE by MAPPIN & WEBB SHEFFIELD & so marked to main blade, with light staining & a couple of minor chips; 8 different types of blades & tools, incl hoof cleaner, large & small blades, cork screw, screw driver, spike, boot hook etc; complete with belt loop; polished steel side plates; g. cond. C. late 19th C. Catalogue A51 Item 611a $850 – 1000
612 SCARCE JAPANESE WWII TRENCH PERISCOPE: 5 x 10 with diamond shaped motif TOKO No 6298 J.E.S.; 16" metal tube with eye piece & extension rod to one side for elevation; contoured shaped wooden handle; blacked enamel to tube & fittings; black painted finish to handle; all complete. Catalogue A51 Item 612 $300 – 400
613 2 x STICK GRENADES: GERMAN WWII: 14" o/a; metal top with Khaki finish & marked VOR GEBRACH SPRENGKAPSEL EINSETZON; 1940 date & Waffenamt stamp to handle; inert; missing bottom cap o/w vg cond. NORTH VIETNAM FIELD MADE: 8" o/a; heavy steel top; 5" wooden handle; with screw on cap; inert; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 613 $400 – 500
614 3 SCOPES: K.K.Khales Helia-Super 3.5 x 4 x 4.5 x 1.5X; g. optic with QD mounts & leather covers. A possible sniper scope: with QD mounts & marked GWZF4 IOWA 2719; g. optics. UNMARKED SNIPER SCOPE? with mounts; all g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 614 $1200 – 1700
615 GERMAN THIRD REICH SA KEPI: light brown heavy duty woven cotton side walls with Navy piping; N.S.K.K. flighted eagle & Swastika badge, leather peak & chin strap; sweat band marked HEIN HUBERT ESSER BUER in gold stamping; complete with liner; g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 615 $400 – 600
616 SCARCE AUSTRALIAN 1ST AIRBORNE TRAINING HELMET: khaki coloured; leather neck & ear protectors; complete with original liners; 1942-1946; helmet made from DUPERITE; g. cond & scarce. Catalogue A51 Item 616 $1200 – 1400
617 VICTORIAN PERIOD METAL CARRYING CASE: for a blue cloth ball topped helmet; black jappaned finish; brass plaque inscribed DR GEORGE R. LIVINGSTON 3RD V.B.K. C.L.B.; vg cond. Catalogue A51 Item 617 $300 – 400
618 FINE COND. JAMES DIXON & SONS BAG SHAPED PISTOL FLASK: brass charger marked 3/8, 1/2, & 5/8 drams; fire blue to spring; almost mint varnish to body; split ring to base; 5.5" o/all with extended spout; find cond. Riling 152/184 Catalogue A51 Item 618 $500 – 600
619 ENGLISH 3 COMPARTMENT PISTOL FLASK: no visible maker; fixed brass charger with fading fire blue to spring; retaining 75% orig finish to the body; round patch compartment to the base; swivel top ball compartment to the top; traces of original gilt finish to charge top & bottom of flask; a couple of v. minor bumps to the body o/w vg+ cond. Catalogue A51 Item 619 $300 – 400
620 LOT X 2: SMALL FRENCH PEWTER BASED FLASK: brass top missing charger; with a French maiden, her suiter & a dog at heel to both sides; minor dents; 2 hanging rings; 6" o/a. ENGLISH MILITARY STYLE HORN FLASK: brass top with graduated charger; brass base with circular patterns; vg body; aged patina; 2 hanging rings; g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 620 $300 – 400
621 COLT DRAGOON POWDER FLASK: with screw off Patent top & adjustable safety flash proof charger top, marked from 75 gr to 90 gr; excellent body with v. minor dents & retaining 65% to 70% original purple lacquer; fitted with 2 triangular rings to the sides, parallel to cannons at the base of the pattern which are all sharp & clear to both sides; in o/a great condition. Possibly made by A.M. Flask & Cap Co. Catalogue A51 Item 621 $2500 – 2800
622 LOT X 2: ENGLISH MILITARY STYLE HORN POWDER FLASK: brass top & charger with broken spring; brass base with circular pattern; pleasing aged patina to vg body; fitted with 2 hanging rings; 8" o/all; g. cond. LARGE FRENCH FLASK by Boche a Paris; brass top & charger, missing spring; f to g body with several minor dents; 2 hanging rings; f to g. Catalogue A51 Item 622 $350 – 400
623 FRENCH FLATTENED HORN POWDER FLASK: with a Boche & Boche type plunger charger; brass top with horn fitting to plunger; brass base & collar; vg body with a pleasing patina; fitted with 2 hanging rings; 10" o/all; g.cond. Catalogue A51 Item 623 $300 – 450
624 3 POWDER FLASKS: V.SMALL: brass top with fixed charger with spring; vg brass body with bird in flight within a panel to both sides; 3¼" o/all; g. cond. BRASS TOP with fixed charger with spring; vg copper body with forest scene & running stag to both sides; 4¾" o/all; g. cond. FRENCH; brass top with fixed charger & internal spring; g. copper body with forest, running stag & hound; shell pattern to obverse side & inscribed LEHNERT A PARIS; all with a trumpet surround; g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 624 $350 – 450
625 ENGLISH SCRIMSHAW POWDER HORN: depicting the Lion, Unicorn & Coat of Arms, Hunter on horseback with raised spear attacking the lion; horn has a pleasing aged patina; no stopper & minor damage to base; looks good. Catalogue A51 Item 625 $600 – 800
626 THIRD REICH WWII LUFTWAFFE DRESS DAGGER: g. 10¼” double edged blade by Allosa Solingen with scratches & light staining; flighted Eagle & Swastika to cross guard; Swastika, oak & leaf pommel; vg orange celluloid grips bound with brass wire; complete with correct scabbard & suspension strap in need of repair o/w o/a g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 626 $700 – 900
627 THIRD REICH WWII ARMY OFFICER’S DRESS DAGGER: g. 9¾” double edged blade by EIKHORN SOLINGEN; eagle & Swastika motif to cross piece; oak leaves to pommel & ferrule; orange celluloid grips; with correct scabbard; g. cond L/R Catalogue A51 Item 627 $700 – 900
628 THIRD REICH WWII LUFTWAFFE DRESS DAGGER: f to g 97/8” double edged blade with light scratches & staining & inscribed SOLINGEN 1939 with B&A withina cross; flighted eagle & Swastika to cross guard; Swastika & oak leaf to pommel; f to g white celluloid grips with crazing & bound with woven silver wire; complete with correct scabbard & part of suspension straps; o/a f to g cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 628 $600 – 800
629 THIRD REICH WWII, S.A. OFFICER’S DAGGER: g. 8.75” blade with RZM within a circle, scabbard scratch marks & v. light staining; M7/68 1941 to ricasso, obverse side ALLES FUR DEUTSCHLAND; plated cross guards; contoured brown wooden grips inset with SA Runic Devise & the Eagle & Swastika emblem; complete with vg correct scabbard & brown leather loop; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 629 $800

900
630 THIRD REICH WWII, S.A. OFFICER’S DAGGER: f to g 8½” blade with RZM within a circle, sharpening marks & several scratches; M7/66 1940 to ricasso; ALLES FUR DEUTSCHLAND motto with wear; g. plated cross guards & contoured brown wooden grips inset with SA Runic Devise & the Eagle & Swastika emblem; complete with correct scabbard & brown leather loop; f to g cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 630 $650 – 800
631 RARE N.S.W. LANCERS BRITISH PATTERN 1868 LANCE: 9′ (2745mm) o/a length; male (solid) bamboo shaft, no splits; bound leather shaft grip with D ring, hand loop absent; regulation pattern steel shoe marked NSWG 627; regulation pattern steel head marked EFD (Enfield); all in g. to vg. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 631 $800 – 1100
632 BRITISH PATT. 1888 BOARDING PIKE: 91" (2315mm) o/a length; Ash shaft with inspection stamps near shoe; steel shoe collar marked WáD ; regulation pattern steel head marked WáD ’90 N (1890, Navy); possible NSW provenance; vg. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 632 $600 – 800
633 NEW ZEALAND MAORI HANI TAIAHA CLUB: 60¾" (1540mm) o/a length; one piece hardwood, one end carved into a decorative spear shaped point, the other end evenly flaring into a wide thin edged club; vg cond. Catalogue A51 Item 633 $500 – 800
634 JAPANESE YARI SPEAR: 83½" (2120mm) o/a length; 8¼" tri-section leaf shaped blade with short fuller; 4" copper band below blade with16" painted & lacquered section with copper bands & some binding; hardwood shaft end fitted with short iron shoe (loose); completed with wood lacquered spear head sheath; g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 634 $500 – 850
635 BRITISH BOARDING PIKE early to mid-1800s: 93" (2360mm) o/a length; refinished Ash shaft in g cond, some curvature, small fracture area near head, staining near languets; iron shoe collar with languets extending to 9¼"; regulation pattern 4 sided head with 16¼" languets; g. cond. C.1800-1850 Catalogue A51 Item 635 $600 – 800
636 BRITISH BOARDING PIKE early to mid-1800s: 92½" (2350mm) o/a length; refinished Ash shaft in g cond, moderate curvature, some stains near languets; iron shoe collar with languets extending to 9¼"; regulation pattern 4 sided head with 16¼" languets, ¼" of point absent ; fitted with orig brass shield inscribed with rack number 8; g. cond. C.1800-1850. Catalogue A51 Item 636 $600 – 800
637 ENGLISH FLINTLOCK TINDER LIGHTER: foliate engraved brass frame & forend; centre hammer in brass box lock action with LONDON within a banner on rhs & BUNNEY on lhs; fitted with a re-inforced cock; small brass candle holder to lhs; hinged tinder storage compartment to rhs; with vg slab sided wooden grips with oval silver escutcheon initialled GI ; gwo & cond. A lovely original tinder lighter by a top maker. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 637 $1000 – 1500
638 E (EZEKIEL) BAKER ROYAL PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL: .42 Cal; 1 ¾" turn off rnd twist iron barrel, some vice marks, London view & proofs; f cond rifled bore; upper section of barrel with large British coat of arms & GR IV inlaid with gold; centre semi Dolphin hammer in boxlock action with sliding safety catch; action side with banners & drums, lhs with E BAKER LONDON, rhs with GUN MAKER TO HIS MAJESTY all inlaid in gold; upper action edges with gold leaf inlay, some absent; trigger guard engraved with stand of arms; grey/blue finish to metal; fair profiles; one piece walnut bag fine chequered wood grips with light wear, bruises to lhs; gwo/a f to g. cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 638
Catalogue A51 Item 638
$1000 – 1300
639 PAIR OF ENGLISH FLINTLOCK QUEEN ANNE CANNON BARREL PISTOLS by BUNNEY: 25 bore; 5½" turn off cannon barrels with London proofs; g. bores; iron actions with LONDON in foliate banner on rhs & BUNNEY on lhs; fitted with re-enforced cocks; light grey patina to barrels & actions; f to g profiles; one piece bulbous bag grips with copious decorative silver wire inlay, very small repair to lhs of one grip; wrists fitted with vacant silver oval escutcheons; butt caps fitted with silver grotesque masks, hallmarked Birmingham 1779; vgwo & g. cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 639 $4000 – 4600
640 ENGLISH FLINTLOCK QUEEN ANNE CANNON BARREL PISTOL by MEWIS & Co: 54 bore; 2¼" turn off cannon barrel with Birmingham proofs; p. bore; iron action with MEWIS & Co in foliate banner on rhs & acanthus foliate to lhs; fitted with re-enforced cock; dark blue/brown patina to barrel & action; g profiles; one piece semi bulbous bag grips with copious decorative silver wire inlay, 30% inlay is absent; butt cap fitted with silver grotesque mask, hallmarked to Birmingham; gwo & cond. C.1770N/L Catalogue A51 Item 640 $1200 – 1400
641 RARE ENGLISH “DUCKSFOOT” FLINTLOCK PISTOL by Geo GOODWIN & Co: 54 bore; 4 round turn off steel barrels, 27/8" long; g. bores; brass box lock action with centre reinforced cock, sliding safety bar & Tower private proofs; barrels & breech numbered 1, 2 & 3 (lhs barrel & breech are deliberately un-numbered); action rhs engraved with double banners with G-GOODWIN & Co & LONDON, surmounted by stand of arms; belt hook fitted to lhs of action, repaired; mottled brown patina to barrels; mellow patina to brass; g. one piece chequered bag grips with vacant silver oval escutcheon; gwo & cond. C.1810 An exceptionally rare & desirable pistol by an original maker, illustrated in Hawkins “Antique Pistols” p.193 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 640 $10000 – 15000
642 PAIR OF FLEMISH IVORY STOCKED PERCUSSION LADIES MUFF PISTOLS: 130 bore; 11/8 " rnd turn off barrels; acanthus foliate engraved box lock actions with concealed triggers & off centre hammer actions; sharp profiles & clear engraving; 20% blue finish to barrels, hammers & actions; breech stamped ELG*; bag shaped ivory grips, both with age stains, one with age crack & both with repairs; complete with matching numbered scissor bullet mould/combination tool with barrel key & nipple wrench; actions slightly a/f. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 642 $850 – 1000
643 SARDINIAN MIQUELET FULL STOCKED PISTOL: .50 Cal; 103/8" round iron barrel with slightly flared muzzle & a raised top rib; breech engraved with figures, acanthus foliate & inset brass escutcheon with winged heart (?), foliate engraved lock parts; generous brass side plate with acanthus foliate in relief; full stock copiously decorated with applied & pinned skeletised brass panels depicting entwined beasts, scrolls & foliate; complete with brass ramrod; fwo & g cond. C.1750 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 643 $3000 – 3400
644 PAIR OF ROYAL HOUSEHOLD TRAVELLING FLINTLOCK PISTOLS by MANTON: 25 bore; 6¾" round barrels with swivel ramrods; f to g bores; breeches stamped with London proofs, tops engraved MANTON – LONDON; border engraved flat locks with double bridled semi rain proof pans, roller frizzen springs, swan neck cocks, lock tails engraved with furled flag, spear & trumpet, locks engraved MANTON; brass furniture comprises rod pipe, butt cap & t/guard with pineapple finial, all enhanced with stylish engraving; keyed barrels; full Walnut stocks with brass oval wrist escutcheons engraved with Prince of Wales heraldic 3 feather badge & ICH DIEN motto; barrels retain 95% plum brown finish, case colours still evident to breech tang & locks, mellow patina to brass furniture, stocks of uniform colour with v minor bruising; vgwo & vg to exc cond. C.1800. Reputed to have belonged to King George IV when he was Prince Regent; these pistols are included in Neal & Back’s “The Manton Supplement” p53. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 644
Catalogue A51 Item 644
$6000 – 7000
645 ENGLISH BOXLOCK FLINTLOCK TURN OFF BARREL POCKET PISTOL: .47 Cal; 1¾" round barrel, BIRMINGHAM view & proof marks; g bore; centre hammer action with a re-inforced cock, sliding safety bar & folding trigger; borderline engraved action sides with stands of arms marked RYAN & SON & LONDON; g. profiles & clear markings; all metal in the white; g cond slab sided walnut grips with minor to moderate bruising; vacant silver escutcheon to wrist; gwo & cond. C.1815N/L Catalogue A51 Item 645 $900 – 1000
646 CONTINENTAL D/B SxS BREAK ACTION PINFIRE PISTOL: 54 bore; 121mm (4¾") octagonal barrels with scroll engraving to top flats; g. cond rifled bores; box lock action with dogs head hammers; heavy foliate engraving to action top & sides; scalloped iron butt cap with lanyard ring; foliate & scroll carved one piece grips with raised carved shells at sides behind action; chequered engraving to triggers & action under side; vg profiles; case colours to barrels, nickel plated action with mottling; gwo & cond except lhs hammer spring a/f. C.1880 #QCIB4777 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 646 $600 – 700
647 W.F. MILLS PEPPERBOX PISTOL: .36 Cal; 5 shot, 60mm (23/8") barrel cluster with LONDON proofs; centre hammer action with sliding top safety; foliate engraved frame inscribed W.F.MILLS, MAKER, 120 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, obverse side IMPROVED REVOLVING PISTOL; back strap numbered 2?; steel t/guard engraved ensuite; f to g. profiles, clear address & some wear to other engraving; re-blued finish to barrel cluster, action & t/guard; hammer & trigger nickel plated; 2 piece walnut grips in f cond; gwo & f cond C.1850 #2 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 647 $400 – 500
648 D.EGG LONDON D/B UNDER OVER TAP ACTION FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 32 bore; 2" rnd barrels; London proofs to breech; centre hammer action with a re-inforced cock & sliding safety bar; boxlock action sides engraved with stands of arms marked D.EGG & LONDON; f. profiles & smoothed markings; soft grey patina to barrel, frame, t/guard & fittings; fitted with plain slab sided wooden grips with minor scratches; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 648 $1500 – 1800
649 SPANISH MIQUELET PERCUSSION GREATCOAT PISTOL: .65 Cal; 5" octagonal barrel, top flat with ASENCIO TELLERIA EIBAR; f bore with powder chamber; engraved miquelet lock parts; plain iron fittings include belt hook; full stock with chequered grips, several age splits & repaired crack; replaced nipple; light grey patina to all metal; fwo & cond, let down by stock splits. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 649 $600 – 700
650 JOSEPH MANTON PERCUSSION COACH PISTOL: 16 bore; 8½" octagonal barrel, London proof (under), top flat with JOSEPH MANTON LONDON; g bore; hook patent breech with platinum plug; dovetail foresight & notched rear sight; borderline & acanthus foliate engraved back action lock with J MANTON; foliate engraved t/guard with shell finial; sharp profiles, clear engraving & markings; 30% original soft brown finish to barrel & breech; mottled grey patina to lock, cock & furniture with traces of original in protected areas; vg full stock with chequered butt with some shading to lhs & small age split to rhs forend; silver barrel key escutcheons & vacant wrist escutcheon; rod missing; gwo & vg cond. C.1830 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 650 $900 – 1300
651 PAIR OF ENGLISH PERCUSSION BOXLOCK POCKET PISTOLS: .47 Cal; 17/8" round barrels; rounded foliate engraved actions with TURNERto lhs & READING to rhs; centre hammers, sliding safety bars & concealed triggers; f to g. profiles & engraving; with silver grey finish to barrels & actions; bag shaped grips with very fine chequering in g cond; vacant silver oval escutcheons to wrists; one damaged nipple; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 651 $1200 – 1500
652 COOPERS PATENT RING TRIGGER PERCUSSION PEPPERBOX PISTOL: .80 bore: 6 shot, 89mm (3½") barrel cluster with Birmingham proofs; foliate & borderline engraved steel frame with J.R COOPERS PATENTEE to lhs; f to g. profiles & clear engraving; mottled grey matt finish to barrel cluster, grey brown to action; plain wooden grips with mod bruising to rhs; gwo & cond. C.1850 #23372LSB L/R Catalogue A51 Item 652 $400 – 500
653 DOUBLE BARREL BELGIAN PERCUSSION MINER’S PISTOL: .41 Cal; 76mm (3") octagonal barrels; iron box lock action with 2 central hammers, left hammer action a/f; ELG* to lhs side; bag grips; fwo & cond. C.1850 #23378LSB L/R Catalogue A51 Item 653 $400 – 500
654 WESTLEY RICHARDS PEPPERBOX PISTOL with BAYONET: .35 Cal; 6 shot, 67mm (25/8") barrel cluster with centre fixed 3" bayonet, Birmingham proofs; central hammer in German silver action; acanthus foliate engraving with WESTLEY RICHARDS to lhs; steel t/guard engraved ensuite; g. cond finely chequered grips with German silver butt ring & vacant wrist escutcheon; vg. profiles, clear engravings; mottled brown patina to barrels, bayonet, hammer & t/guard; vgwo & cond. C.1850 #4001 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 654 $900 – 1200
655 ENGLISH PERCUSSION TRANSITION REVOLVER with folding bayonet: 54 bore; 6 shot; 145mm (5¾") octagonal rifled barrel; silver grey patina with plum blotches to metal; side mounted spring release bayonet; light coverage of scroll engraving to action & back strap; 2 pc chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond. #0000 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 655 $900 – 1200
656 D/B UNDER OVER TAP ACTION FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: .36 Cal; 82mm (3¼") round barrels; centre hammer action with a re-inforced cock & sliding safety bar; boxlock action sides engraved with stands of arms; f to g. profiles & clear engraving; soft mottled grey patina to barrel, frame, t/guard & fittings; g cond chequered slab sided wooden grips; all complete; frizzen spring a/f, o/w gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 656 $700

900
657 ENGLISH U/O PERCUSSION TURN OVER POCKET PISTOL: .36 Cal; 44mm (1¾") turn off rnd barrels, foliate engraved steel rounded box lock type action with centre hammer, sliding top safety & concealed trigger; lhs marked BARNES BRA???EY; smooth profiles; mottled grey brown patina to barrels; f. cond finely chequered bag shaped grips with vacant silver wrist escutcheon; o/w fwo & cond. C.1850 # 756 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 657 $400 – 500
658 DOUBLE BARREL PERCUSSION PISTOL by W. RICHARDS: .48 Cal; 114mm (4½") octagonal barrels, top marked W. RICHARDS 43 NEW St. BIRMINGHAM; acanthus foliate engraved steel rounded action, t/guard & side hammers; smooth profiles; mottled grey brown patina to metal; f. cond finely chequered bag shaped grips, fine age crack lhs, with initialled GCT silver wrist escutcheon; o/w fwo & cond. C.1850 #856 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 658 $700 – 800
659 AMERICAN PERCUSSION KENTUCKY PISTOL: .36" Cal; 9" octagonal barrel with brass wedge foresight & V rear sight; rifled, 7 groove, f bore, percussioned with nipple & drum; flat lock marked H.E. LEMAN LANCASTER PA, foliate engraving to lock & hammer; light brown patina to barrel & lock; engraved brass trigger guard with decorative finial; white metal sheet nose cap & butt cap; g cond full stock with light colouration, v minor bruises; replaced rod; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 659 $1200 – 1500
660 ENGLISH FLINTLOCK TRAVELLING PISTOL: 20 bore; 9" round barrel with moderate to heavy pitting; borderline engraved unbridled pan with swan neck cock, engraved Eolni??ch(?), full stock with moderate bruises & crack through forend; mellow brass furniture, pineapple t/guard; p to fwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 660 $800 – 1200
661 ENGLISH PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL: 22 bore; 7" rnd barrel with London proofs; acanthus foliate engraved lock; full figured Walnut stock sheathed at forend with decorative broad silver & copper bands; decorative ensuite silver panels form side plate & butt cap; dark brown patina to barrel & lock; gwo & f to g cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 661 $500 – 700
662 SPANISH MIQUELET PERCUSSION CONVERSION BELT PISTOL: 22 bore; 133/8" octagonal barrel; p to f bore; unadorned miquelet lock fitted with hammer for nipple & drum conversion system; mottled dark brown patina to barrel & lock; mellow brass patina furniture includes barrel band, t/guard & butt cap; full stock in walnut with belt hook to lhs, fine age split at mid length, wrist chiselled with fish scales grip; replaced rod; fwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 662 $1800 – 2300
663 TOWER LIGHT DRAGOON FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 16 bore; 9" barrel; g. bore; borderline engraved lock marked TOWER G.R. & ROYAL CYPHER; fitted with a re-inforced cock & integral pan; fading brown patina to barrel, grey to lock fittings; mellow brass t/guard & regulation furniture; smooth profiles; clear lock markings; g. refinished stock; rod with horn tip; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 663 $2200 – 2500
664 SPANISH PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOL CONVERTED FROM FLINT: 18 bore; 7" round to octagonal barrel with swamped muzzle; gold inlay to breech poincion & three fleur de lys; very decorative miquelet lock with chiselled components, fitted with dogs head hammer, traces of gold wash to border; speckled brown patina to barrel with silvery grey to other metal, case colour evident to breech; ornate iron furniture includes butt cap, t/guard, side plate & rod pipe; g. profiles; fully stocked, g. cond carved stock with v fine chequered wrist; complete with orig rod: gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 664 $2500 – 2800
665 ITALIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL: 24 bore; 7" rnd to octagonal barrel with decorative hammer finish to barrel flats, gold inlay to breech maker’s poincion & three fleur de lys stamps; g bore; rounded banana shaped lock with LORENZ ILL, unbridled pan & swan neck cock; ornately shaped brass furniture includes large escutcheon, t/guard, butt cap, side plate, nose cap & rod pipes; vg cond refinished stock with smooth profiles; rod possibly replaced; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 665 $4000 – 4500
666 PAIR FLEMISH PERCUSSION GREATCOAT PISTOLS: 25 bore; 4½" octagonal barrels of twisted iron construction, decorative engraving & ELG*; borderline engraved unadorned locks, mottled grey patina to all metal: f. profiles; steel furniture includes large decorative side-nail washers, domed butt caps, one t/guard repaired; full refinished stock with chequered grips, smooth profiles; replaced rods; fwo & cond. C.1850. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 666 $2200 – 2500
667 JOVER & BELTON S/B PERCUSSION, CONVERTED FROM FLINTLOCK, BRASS BARREL & ACTION COACH PISTOL: 18 bore; 8¾" octagonal barrel, LONDON proofed; boxlock centre hammer action with sliding top safety; faint engraving & maker to action; cleaned barrel & action; wear to profiles, g. slab sided wooden grips with engraved silver escutcheon to butt; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 667 $1600 – 1800
668 BRITISH S/B PERCUSSION BELT PISTOL: 15 bore; 5" octagonal barrel with captive r.rod, Birmingham proofs; g. bore; box lock side hammer frame, acanthus foliate engraved, lhs with belt hook, split to rod pipe; steel t/guard; mottled grey patina to all metal; f to g. profiles & markings; fine chequered walnut grips with silver cap band & wrist escutcheon, moderate bruising; steel butt cap with hinged lid; gwo & f cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 668 $1200 – 1400
669 BRITISH FLINTLOCK CANNON BARREL COACH PISTOL: 28 bore; 65/8" round screw off barrel; proofs to breech; boxlock frame engraved London, obverse side Mewis & Cowithin banners, drums, flags & scrolls; central re-enforced cock, sliding safety bar & concealed trigger fitted; silver grey finish to barrel & frame, g. profiles; g. slab sided wooden grips handsomely adorned with inlaid silver decorative & engraved panels, some inlay absent to butt curl; gwo & cond. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 669 $1800 – 2200
670 FRENCH FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL: 50 bore; 2¾" round screw off barrel; boxlock frame engraved with hunting Dog , Fox to obverse side; central re-enforced cock, sliding safety bar & concealed trigger; mottled grey patina to barrel & frame, f. profiles; g. slab sided wooden grips with fish scale chequering, silver beads & vacant shield escutcheon to butt cap; gwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 670 $1200

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671 RARE ENGLISH QUEEN ANNE CANNON BARREL FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 10 bore; 9½" 3 stage round barrel struck with London proofs under pan, breech engraved with hounds & I-DAYKIN NOTTINGHAM; g. bore; action fitted with swan neck cock, unbridled pan & reverse spread frizzen spring; soft pleasing grey patina to barrel, lock, cock, t/guard & fittings; furniture includes t/guard & 2 r.rod pipes; g. profiles, some engraving is faint; refinished stock with 3 chequered panels, silver Lion’s head butt cap & vacant escutcheon; complete with r.rod; action slightly a/f but g. cond o/a. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 671 $3800 – 4200
672 GERMAN PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOL: 30 bore; 4" oct off barrel, gold band & engraving to hook breech; back action lock with scroll engraving; dark plum/brown finish to metal, thinning on barrel, German silver furniture includes key & screw escutcheons, butt cap & scroll grip t/guard; f to g. profiles; g. full stock with scalloped grip area; gwo & cond. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 672 $1400 – 1600
673 RUSSIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL & SHOULDER STOCK: 16 bore; 12" swamped round to octagonal barrel with scroll relief engraving to breech area & panels with I.C.ILLING & ST. PETERSBURG; bevelled banana shaped lock with ensuite acanthus foliate engraving & I.C.ILLING -1733-, unbridled pan & swan neck cock; ornate brass furniture includes double headed Eagle escutcheon, side plate, nose cap, rod pipes, t/guard & rod pipe tangs both with pineapple finial; butt cap tang incorporates socket for shoulder stock with brass butt plate; vg cond refinished stock & shoulder stock with smooth profiles; gwo & cond. Dated 1733 Johann Christopher Illing was Chief Court Armourer from 1731 until 1737 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 673 $5000 – 5500
674 BRITISH VOLUNTEER NEW LAND PATT FLINTLOCK PISTOL: 65 Cal; 8½" barrel with captive r.rod, g. bore, brown finish, commercial proofs to breech; border engraved lock with sliding safety (repair), dark grey patina, marked RICHARDS,ring neck cock; standard brass furniture, mellow finish; g stock with minor bruises; all complete, gwo & cond. C.1810 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 674 $2500 – 2700
675 FRENCH FLINTLOCK TRAVELLING PISTOL: 28 bore; 9" round to oct barrel with gold vent, gold & silver wash to engraved scrolls & vines, breech tang engraved 2; hunter & hare to lock plate, with swan neck cock & unbridled pan; 40% orig blued finish to barrel, fading case colours to lock; carved in relief ornate cast brass furniture incl side plate, rod pipes, t/guard, escutcheon & features large Eagle head butt cap; vg profiles; vg refinished stock with horn nose cap; vgwo & cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 675 $5700 – 6000
676 MANTON S/B PERCUSSION SAW HANDLE BELT PISTOL: 25 bore; 6" octagonal barrel with silver bead front sight, notched rear sight, gold band & acanthus foliate engraving to breech; fitted with captive rod; acanthus foliate engraved back action lock marked MANTON; foliate engraved t/guard; original brown Damascus finish to barrel, original blue/plum to lock & fittings; g. profiles & clear engraving; g stock with fine chequered saw handle grip; belt hook fitted; silver to butt cap band, key escutcheons & vacant escutcheon to lhs; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 676 $1800 – 2200
677 PAIR OF ENGLISH BOXLOCK FLINTLOCK TURN OFF BARREL POCKET PISTOLS: .37 Cal; 1½" round barrels; centre hammer actions with swan neck cocks & sliding trigger guard safety catches (one slightly a/f); all action sides marked LonDon; light grey patina to all metal, g. profiles & clear markings; g. burl walnut bag grips, one with short split to rhs; gwo & cond. C.1830 Possibly William London (1835-1840) N/L Catalogue A51 Item 677 $1800 – 2200
678 U.S. TRYON PERCUSSION ROUND BODY POCKET PISTOL: 54 bore; 11/8 " round barrel; vg bore; Birmingham proofs; brass round body frame with concealed trigger; centre hammer action with sliding safety; foliate engraved frame with trophies & flags within a panel & inscribedTRYON; obverse side engraved ensuite & inscribedPHILADELPHIA; thin blue finish to barrel; partially clean aged finish to frame; sharp profiles, clear address & engraving; vg chequered bag shaped grips with oval silver wrist escutcheon & engraved butt; gwo & vg cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 678 $700 – 900
679 U.S. H. ASTON & CO PERCUSSION MARTIAL S/SHOT PISTOL: 58 Cal; 8½" round barrel; p. bore; std sights; lock marked MIDDTN CONN 1857 I.S. H.ASTON; wear to profiles; clear markings; blue/grey to barrel with pitting near the bolster; brass regulation furniture with an untouched patina finish; f to g stock with moderate bruising & marks; complete with captive rod; gwo & f to g cond. Dated 1857 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 679 $700 – 800
680 CASED PAIR OF ALLPORT U/O PERCUSSION BELT PISTOLS: 38 bores; 127mm (5”) round barrel; f. bores; captive rod & belt hooks; top barrel flats inscribed H. ALLPORT CORK; foliate engraved frames, hammers, t/guards & hinged butt caps; g. profiles, clear address & engraving; soft grey patina to barrels & fittings; traces of original case colours in protected areas to frames; v. fine chequered grips with silver oval escutcheons inscribed W.H.P.;one pistol has a couple of fine aged cracks & period repair to rhs, also repair to spur of hammer o/w gwo & cond. Presented in its original mahogany case, partitioned & relined in green felt; gwo & cond. Further historical information available. C.1840 #WHAC1 & WHAC2 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 680 $2000 – 2400
681 PAIR OF HOLLIS & SHEATH PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOLS: 48 Cal; 3” octagonal barrels with top flats faintly inscribed HOLLIS & SHEATH LONDON; foliate engraved frames with concealed triggers; wear to profiles, addresses & engraving; polished finish to barrels frames & fittings; worn chequered walnut grips with vacant oval escutcheons & engraved plated butt caps; gwo & f. cond. Presented in a modern case; partitioned & lined in green felt. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 681 $800 – 900
682 CASED PAIR OF FRENCH PERCUSSION LADIES PISTOLS: 120 bore: 15/8" round multi fluted turn off barrels; 5¼" o/a length; f. bores; foliate engraved panels to breech & frame, Flemish proofs; box lock actions with off centre hammers & concealed triggers; original polished finish to barrels, actions, cocks & fittings; exc cond bag shaped grips; gwo & exc cond o/a. Presented in dark wood case with g. cond dark blue velvet lining in French style, lid lining printed gold lettering FRANCIS MARQUIS 4 BOULEVART DES ITALIENS PARIS, accessories include original loading rod & bullet mould/barrel key/nipple wrench C.1850 #252 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 682 $3800

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683 CASED PAIR OF WILLIAM MOORE PERCUSSION SINGLE BARREL POCKET PISTOLS: 44ML; 2¼" octagonal barrels, vg bores; top flats inscribed WILLIAM MOORE LONDON & struck with Birmingham proofs; foliate engraved frames; fitted with concealed triggers, centre hammer actions & sliding safeties; sharp profiles, address & engravings; blue/plum finish, silver grey to frames & fittings; exc bag shaped chequered grips; with engraved silver butt caps; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in their original mahogany case, partitioned & lined in green baize; complete with vg 3 way flask, pewter oil bottle, pincer mould, turn screw, cap tin & lead balls. Provenance relating to the casing is by a hand written note attached to the inside of the lid. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 683 $3500 – 4000
684 CASED PAIR OF BLANCH PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOLS: 32 bore; 3½" octagonal damascus twist barrels; g. bores; LONDON inscribed to top barrel flats; gold bands to breeches; small silver front sights & notched rear sights at the tangs; stepped locks fitted with bolted safeties; stand of flags, trophies & sunburst engraving to locks; steel pineapple finial t/guards decorated with foliage & serpents; sharp profiles & engravings; original soft damascus brown finish to barrels with clear patterns; vivid case colours to locks, hammers & nipple & drum conversions from flintlocks; 90% original blue to trigger guards; vg stocks with chequered bag shaped grips; vacant silver oval escutcheons & fitted with captive ram rods; one pistol has a v. fine aged crack from the lock plate to ram rod pipe o/w gwo & g. cond. Presented in their original, exc cond., mahogany case with brass case handle, key escutcheon missing, partitioned & lined in green baize with g. bag flask, ebony cap box, pincer mould, turn screw & rod. An excellent pair of quality pistols. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 684 $5800 – 6300
685 CASED PAIR OF PERCUSSION POCKET PISTOLS: .46 Cal: 2" round turn off barrels with Birmingham proofs; acanthus foliate engraved box lock actions, central hammers, concealed triggers, breech tangs marked BECKWITH LONDON; mottled dark grey patina to barrels & actions; f. cond stocks; gwo & f cond; contained loose in un-partitioned box with bullet mould, barrel key/nipple wrench & caps tin, repro label. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 685 $900 – 1100
686 CASED BRACE OF PERCUSSION COACH PISTOLS: .50 Cal: 9¼" octagonal barrels with Birmingham proofs; acanthus foliate engraved back action locks, one hammer a possible replacement; mottled brown/grey patina to barrels & actions; g. cond stocks with chequered grips; one action a/f. Presented in relined green baize partitioned Mahogany coloured case; accessories include bullet mould & copper flask. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 686 $2200 – 2400
687 CASED PAIR OF HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION OFFICERS PISTOLS by WILLIAM GREENER: 54 bore; 10" octagonal barrels, top flats engraved W. Greener Maker To His Royal Highness Prince Albert, platinum band to hook breech flats; s/n’s P40 & P41; sliding blade front sight, notched rear; f to g smooth bores; border line engraved flat locks with acanthus foliate engraving & signed WILLIAM GREENER, hammers with sliding safeties & engraved ensuite, flower to nipple lumps, one hammer with replaced spur; iron furniture, engraved pineapple finial t/guards & breeches; silver rectangular escutcheons engraved with dragon family crest & FIDELIS motto; g. profiles, clear engravings & markings; mottled grey/brown finish to barrels; grey/blue to locks & t/guards; vg stocks with coarse chequered butts, small bruises; captive swivel rods; gwo & cond. Presented in g. cond mahogany case with flush fitting carrying handle engraved RB; partitioned & lined in faded red velvet; with key, cap tin, loading rod with jag & worm & 3 way leather covered flask. C.1850 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 687 $6000 – 7000
688 CASED PAIR OF HALF STOCKED FLINTLOCK DUELLING PISTOLS by MULEY, DUBLIN: 28 bore; 10"octagonal barrels; gold oval escutcheon to hook breech top flats engraved DUBLIN & marked under barrels 1410; f to g smooth bores; steel blade front sights, notched rear sights; gold bands to breeches & gold vents; flat locks with broad double line borders, engraved resting dog to tails & rays afore the double bridled rainproof pans, swan necked cocks, rollers to the frizzen springs & signed MULEY; iron furniture, engraved butt cap, pineapple finial t/guards with extended finger grips & breech tangs engraved with spears, flags, drum & fleur-de-lis; silver oval escutcheons initialled in old English script JG; g. profiles; clear engraving & markings; vg brown Damascus finish to barrels; brown to locks & furniture with blued hammers; vg stocks with chequered butts, each with age split one side; horn nose caps & rod ends; gwo & exc cond; old Irish Dublin reg # DU-2078 & DU-2079. Presented in g. cond mahogany case with flush fitting carrying handle engraved Capn Gore. Cambridge Militia; partitioned & lined in lime green baize; with 2 way leather covered flask. C.1790 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 688 $13000 – 16000
689 CASED PAIR OF W. ATKINSON HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION TRAVELLING PISTOLS: 30bore; 85/8" octagonal damascus twist barrels with round muzzle rings, Birmingham proofs JT underneath, top flats signed in gold W.ATKINSON LONDON; blade front sights & tang mounted notched rear sights; hook breeches incorporate nipple & drum percussion conversion system; exc bores, rifled with 5 grooves; unsigned stepped locks with bolted safeties, decorated bevelled edges & acanthus foliate engraving to plates & hammers; engraved foliate to steel pineapple finial t/guards with spur grips; silver mounts include nose caps & escutcheons to wrists & barrel keys; sharp profiles & clear markings; both pistol barrels exhibit v. clear damascus pattern; case colours to lock & fittings & 40% & 90% orig blue finish to t/guards & breeches; vg to exc half stocks with chequered bag grips, minor bruising to below lock plate of one pistol; brass tipped loading rods include sheathed worm ends; exc w/o & cond. Presented in a brass mounted Oak case with James Alexander armorial crest label to inside lid; minor stains to lid; retains original partitioning & lining of blue baize in vg cond except small break to one compartment; having a good complement of accessories of loading rod, bag flask, bullet mould & oil bottle. C.1820 This set ascribed to James Alexander 3rd Earl of Caledon, Rear Captain of Life Guards & Colonel of Tyrone Militia. #004416 & 004417 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 689 $10000 – 12000
690 CASED PAIR OF LACEY & CO PERCUSSION FULL STOCKED OFFICER’S PISTOLS: 700 Cal; 8” octagonal damascus barrels with captive rods; v. small silver blade front sights; borderline & foliate engraved locks inscribed LACY & CO; steel pineapple finial t/guards engraved ensuite; steel butt caps with sun burst decoration; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey finish to barrels & furniture; silver grey to locks & hammers; g. fish tail butts with fine chequering; g. forends with horn nose caps; gwo & cond. Presented in their original mahogany case, partitioned & lined in green felt with flask, rod, pincer mould, cap tin & nipple wrench. C.1845 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 690 $7500

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691 CASED PAIR OF TOMLINSON & CO FULL STOCKED OFFICER’S PERCUSSION BELT PISTOLS: 650Cal;10"damascus twist octagonal barrels; g. bores; small silver wire blade front sights & notched rear sights at the breech with a single platinum band; borderline engraved stepped locks with bolted safeties decorated with sun bursts, foliate panel & flags & trophies & inscribed TOMLINSON & CO; platinum vents to bolsters; vg profiles, clear markings & engravings; steel tulip finials; spur trigger guards ensuite & fitted with set triggers; beautiful light brown original finish to barrels with a clear damascus pattern; blue/grey to locks, hammers, furniture & belt hooks; vg stocks with chequered butts & oval silver escutcheons with the likeness of a crescent moon; complete with original rods; gwo & vg+ cond. Presented in their original g. cond mahogany, brass bound case with hinged handle; partitioned & lined in a purple velvet with 3 way flask, wooden mallet, oil bottle, 2 cap tins, pincer mould, lead balls & wad punch. An excellent presentation. C.1846 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 691 $11000 – 12000
692 CASED PAIR OF JOSEPH EGG OFFICER’S FLINTLOCK PISTOLS: 750 Cal; 9” barrels; f. bores; silver dovetail bead front sights, notched rear sights at the breech; top barrel flat inscribed J.EGG in gold panels & NO.1 PICCADILLY LONDON; stepped locks with bolted safeties, floral tribute surrounds & inscribed JOSEPH EGG; fitted with swan necked cocks, gold touch holes, integral pans & rollers to the frizzens; pineapple finial t/guards & butt caps with flags & trophies engravings & a full silver plate finish; g. full stocks with minor marks & v fine aged cracks from r.rod pipe to finial; chequered butts with a diamond cut pattern; complete with captive rods; gwo & vg cond. Presented in a mahogany case, partitioned & lined in green baize with a g. 3 way flask, ebony rod & turn screw. C.1820 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 692 $16000 – 18000
693 SUPERB CASED, LARGE FRAME, D/A PINFIRE REVOLVER: 11mm P/F; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 158 mm (63/16”) barrel; g bore; ROCOUR stamped to face of cylinder; decorative gold inlay to cylinder, breech, muzzle recoil shield, b/strap, t/guard, butt cap & frame; rifled barrel proof to barrel lug; Belgium proof to cylinder; sharp profiles & gold inlay decoration; plum finish to barrel, back strap & t/guard; strong blue to cylinder; retaining 70% blue to frame; vg chequered ebony grips with lanyard ring; complete with the added feature of a bayonet fitting under the barrel & 7” ivory hilted, double edged knife bayonet; exc wo & vg+ cond. Presented in its original oak case, partitioned in the French style & lined in a blue/green velvet; with cartridge magazine, ebony handled turn screw, ivory tipped cleaning rod & pewter oil bottle. C.1860 # 1238 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 693 $6000 – 6500
694 LATE SHALLOW MILLED MAUSER MODEL C.96 LARGE RING HAMMER BROOMHANDLE S/A PISTOL: 7.63 x 25mm; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½") barrel; worn bore; adjustable rear sights; Mauser address to breech & rhs of frame; lhs inscribed PRESENTED TO MAJOR C. ROSS CANADIAN SCOUTS BY CAPT. C.A.R. SHOWER, should be Stower; sharp profiles, clear address to breech frame & inscription; 95% original blue finish remains with most losses to grip frame; fading fire blue to relevant parts; vg Mauser wooden grips with lanyard ring & stamped 10 over 1064, obverse side A56; all complete gwo & exc cond. Comes with wooden stock holster, not matching & presented in a black leather over wooden fitted case with 2 empty packets of 30 Mauser pistol cartridges in charges, oil bottle & cleaning rod. Major Ross was Australian (Orange NSW) born, running away at the age of 9 & stowing away to the US. He spent 7 years living with the "Indians" & subsequently "scouted" for the US Army in at least 3 Indian Wars. He spent most of his life in the US & Canada until the Boer War & then stayed in Africa until his death in 1922. Comes with a biography dedicated to the life of Major C. Ross, written by Neil Speed along with further information about Major Ross. What a fascinating, adventurous life he had. It is a rare type of person who could fend for himself from the age of 9 & have such an outstanding & adventurous life, succumbing at the age of almost 65 after being thrown from his horse as a game ranger in Kenya & dying from exposure #31831 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 694 $7500 – 9000
695 CASED & ENGRAVED S&W MODEL 1905 4TH CHANGE REVOLVER: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 163mm (6”) barrel; vg bore; std sights rhs marked S&W SPECIAL CTR ; lhs SMITH & WESSON; top inscribed HOLLAND & HOLLAND 98 NEW BOND STREET LONDON; foliate panels to cylinder & breech; borderline & centre foliate panels to both sides of frame, back strap & t/guard ensuite; sharp profiles & all engraving; full blue finish remains with faint drag marks to cylinder; beautiful ivory grips with gold oval escutcheon with the initials PB. Presented in a Holland & Holland case; partitioned & lined in green felt with key, cleaning rod, Holland & Holland brass oil bottle & H&H paper trade label to lid; gwo & exc cond, A most impressive presentation. #286793 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 695 $2300 – 2800
696 CASED TRANTER 4TH MODEL PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 120 bore; 5 shot cylinder; 92mm (3¾”) octagonal barrel; g. bore; std sights; plain borderline engraved frame & lever; g. profiles, clear markings; 98% blued finish remains; polish to cylinder, lever, t/guard & hammer; vg chequered walnut grips; all complete; lever locking pin broken o/w gwo & vg cond. In its original vg mahogany case; partitioned & lined in green baize with M&R ANGLIN RETAILER trade label;with vg mould, flask, rod, oil bottle, nipple wrench, cap tin, rod, lubricating bullets tin & Tranter’s lubricating composition. C.1863 #20001T L/R Catalogue A51 Item 696 $3400 – 4000
697 CASED BEAUMONT ADAMS PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder with London proofs; 145mm (5¾”) octagonal barrel; f. bore; std sights; barrel inscribed WILLIAMS & POWELL 25 SOUTH CASTLE ST LIVERPOOL; rhs barrel lug L.A.C. trade mark; plain borderline engraved frame; g. profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 70% original blue finish to frame & barrel with a few scuff marks; blue/grey to cylinder, t/guard & butt cap; gwo & cond. Presented in its vg original mahogany case with round lid escutcheon inscribed A.S.G. TO P.B. SERJEANTSON; partitioned & lined in green baize with Williams & Powell paper trade label to lid; with 54 bore mould, bag flask, turn screw, nipple wrench, rod, oil bottle, cylindrical horn nipple cap container & key, all complete. C.1858 #32254R L/R Catalogue A51 Item 697 $3000 – 3500
698 CASED ADAMS MODEL 1867A C/F REVOLVER: 450 Boxer; 6 shot non-fluted cylinder; 150mm (57/8”) octagonal barrel; exc bore; std sights & fittings; ADAMS PATENT SMALL ARMS CO 391 STRAND LONDON; London proofs to cylinder; Adams trade mark to rhs of frame; sharp profiles & markings; 80% orig blue finish with most losses to lhs of frame & t/guard; vg chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. Presented in its f. cond original oak case, partitioned & re-lined in green velvet with Adams Patent trade label, showing wear; complete with pewter oil bottle, turn screw, rod & key. #2613 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 698 $1200 – 1500
699 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; hi-polished 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. #76.08390 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 699 $1200 – 1500
700 COWBOY SHOOTING-FAST DRAW CUSTOM, ONE OF A KIND, COLT S.A.A. C/F REVOLVER: 45 Colt; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 121mm (4¾”) barrel; exc bore; std sights, one line Hartford address with COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 45 to lhs of barrel; revolver is new, unfired with a full plated finish & ivory grips; exc wo & fine cond. Contained in a purpose built presentation case lined in purple velvet with an internal inscription plaque Custom One Of a Kind Colt SA by BOB MUNDEN Enterprises Butte Montana 45 L.C. 4 ¾” BBL SN S32362A All Coil Spring System [Re-Sighted-In. This Gun Is Set Up For Cowboy Shooting – Fast Draw. Custom Grips By TOM BENNETTS Butte. Montana. Lid inscription “END OF TRAIL” World Championships of Cowboy Action Shooting Silver Anniversary. Circa 2000 #S32362A L/R Catalogue A51 Item 700 $5700 – 6500