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OCTOBER 2018 ON-LINE CATALOGUE 51

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CATALOGUE A51, October 2018: ITEMS NO 701-800

701 CASED BEAUMONT ADAMS PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot non fluted cylinder marked 20822R; 148mm (5¾”) octagonal barrel with top strap marked blanch & son 29 gracechurch stt london; London Proofs; borderline engraved frame marked ADAMS PATENT No 20822Rbelow B5287; g. profiles, clear markings & sharp engraving; 80% original blue finish to barrel, frame & lever, grey finish to t/guard & hinged butt cap, blue/black to cylinder; vg chequered grips; all complete; gwo & cond. In its original g. cond screw top Oak case with round brass escutcheon; partitioned & lined in blue velvet; accessories incl, flask, tools, mould, rod, oil bottle & cap tins. C.1860 #20822R L/R Catalogue A51 Item 701 $2500 – 3000
702 CASED F. LASSETTER & CO GERMAN BULLDOG TYPE C/F REVOLVER: 450 Cal’; 5 shot fluted cylinder;70mm (2¾”) ovate barrel; f. bore; 70mm German proofs to frame & Cal marking to lhs; g. profiles; patchy grey finish to barrel, frame & t/guard; grey to cylinder; g. bird’s head chequered wooden grips; gwo & f to g cond. Presented in its original oak case, partitioned & lined in blue baize, oil stained; with glass oil bottle & Lasseter & Co 421 George St Sydney reproduction trade label to lid. #7639 Pre 1900 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 702 $500 – 600
703 CASED 4th MODEL TRANTER PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 54 bore; 5 shot cylinder 153mm (6”) octagonal barrel with top flat engraved J. BEATTIE. 205 REGENT St LONDON; f. bore; border line & scroll engraved frame & top strap; grey patina to barrel & frame with traces of blue in protected areas; fine pitting to one small area of cylinder; chequered walnut grips showing slight wear; steel butt cap; gwo & vg. cond. Presented in g. cond orig Mahogany case with vacant escutcheon to lid, lined in its orig green baize with a full complement of orig access. A good complete set. #8133T L/R Catalogue A51 Item 703 $2500 – 3000
704 COLT MODEL 1900 SPORT S/A PISTOL: 38 Rimless; 7 shot mag; 153mm (6") barrel; g. bore; std sights, Hartford slide address, Patent dates & Colt trade mark to lhs of slide; Cal markings to rhs; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; 98% orig blue finish remains; exc Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & exc cond. Presented in a modern case, partitioned & lined in red baize, no accessories. With Colt Factory letter for 1900. One of 10 shipped from factory on 29/8/1900 to Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co Chicago, Illinois. This model was called “Sport” to avoid the bad history of the Model 1900 sight safety. #678 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 704 $2800 – 3500
705 BRITISH CUSTOMS & POLICE TYPE HANGER: vg 24”straight blade with single fullers; brass D guard stamped 72; brass pommel & ferrule; vg fish skin grips; complete with brass mounted blk leather scabbard; vg cond. C.1860 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 705 $700 – 800
706 BRITISH 1879 PATT MARTINI HENRY ARTILLERY SWORD/BAYONET: g. 25.75” blade with single fullers, saw back & light staining; WáD to ricasso, obverse side with VR & ROYAL CYPHER; D shaped guard marked 184; g. chequered pressed leather grips with even wear; complete with correct steel mounted blk leather scabbard; g.cond. NL Catalogue A51 Item 706 $600 – 700
707 LOT X 2: BRITISH 1888 PATT BAYONET: g. 11.75” blade by Wilkinson & dated 1902; g. hilt & grips with slight wear; complete with vg, correct scabbard. LITHGOW 1907 PATT SWORD BAYONET: vg blade; inspections stamps 1907 within a shield & issue date 1926; g. grips; cross guard marked DáD; with later scabbard; both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 707 $400 – 500
708 BRITISH PATT 1856 SHORT RIFLE YATAGHAN SWORD BAYONET: g. 22.75” blade with single fullers; knight’s head & inspection stamps to ricasso; 264 to cross piece; g. hilt & pressed leather grips; complete with steel mounted black leather scabbard; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 708 $300 – 400
709 LOT X 2: CANADIAN ROSS MKII MODIFIED C7 BAYONET: vg 101/8” blade; g. hilt marked ROSS RIFLE CO QUEBEC PAT 1907 obverse side á within a circle 1/17; g. original grips; complete with correct scabbard & frog. LITHGOW PATT 1907 SMLE BAYONET: g sharpened blade dated 1943; g. hilt & grips; w/s. Both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 709 $300 – 400
710 LOT X 2: LITHGOW SMLE 1907 PATT SWORD BAYONET: g. blade date 1919; with a later dated scabbard. LITHGOW OWEN GUN BAYONET: vg blade dated 1944; vg hilt & grips; w/s. Both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 710 $300 – 400
711 LITHGOW PAT 1907 HOOKED QUILLION BAYONET: g. blade; LITHGOW 1914 to ricasso & showing wear; g. hilt with #96384; g. grips; with correct scabbard & a later frog. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 711 $1200 – 1500
712 AUSTRALIAN MACHETTE BAYONET: vg 11” blade; á to ricasso; vg hilt & grips; #4581 to pommel; complete with correct canvas scabbard dated 1944; vg cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 712 $900 – 1400
713 LOT X 3: BRITISH PAT 1903 BAYONET: dated 1907; re-finished blade & hilt; f to g grips with 1888 Pat scabbard. NO.7 MKI KNIFE BAYONET: g. bowie shaped blade; vg hilt & grips; w/s & frog. U.S.A. KNIFE BAYONET: for the Garand rifle; f to g blade dated 1943; g. grips & hilt; w/s. All g cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 713 $350 – 450
714 4 BAYONETS: 2 BRITISH NO.9 MKI: w/s. NO.3 MKII: w/s. U.S. M4 KNIFE BAYONET: w/s. All g. cond N/L Catalogue A51 Item 714 $250 – 300
715 ENGLISH ENFIELD 1907 PATTERN HOOKED QUILLION BAYONET: g. 167/8” blade; ROYAL CYPHER 1907 & issue date 5/08 (1st month of Mfg); EFD to ricasso vg hilt & grips with mod wear; complete with correct scabbard; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 715 $1100 – 1400
716 AUSTRALIAN MACHETE BAYONET: vg 11¼” blade; with á to ricasso; vg hilt & grips; complete with vg original canvas scabbard marked & dated 1944; g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 716 $1100 – 1400
717 ENGLISH SANDERSON 1907 PATTERN HOOKED QUILLION BAYONET: g. 17”blade; ROYAL CYPHER 1907 issue date 09 & SANDERSON to ricasso; g. hilt with pommel marked S.W.B. R.177; complete with correct scabbard. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 717 $1100 – 1400
718 LOT X 2 BRITISH BAYONETS: PATT 1840 CONSTABULARY, 13” blade with leaf spring & moderate staining; n/s. PATT 1860 SHORT RIFLE YATAGHAN BAYONET: g. blade with light staining; vg knurled pressed leather grips; complete with steel scabbard; both g cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 718 $300 – 400
719 LOT X 2: ARGENTINE M.1909 SIDE ARM: g. blade by Weyersberg Solingen, obverse side MODELLO ARGENTINO 1909 with a crest; g. hilt & grips complete with matching steel scabbard. FRENCH MODEL 1888/93/16 LEBEL BAYONET without quillion; g. blade, brass hilt & fittings; with steel scabbard. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 719 $400 – 450
720 LOT X 2: SCARCE RAAF WWI SURVIVAL KNIFE: g. 7½” blade with light stains; plain wooden grip; complete with correct leather scabbard marked PIZZY & SON LTD 1942. ENGLISH WWI BEAUCHAMPS WIRE & ROD CUTTING TOOL: 8” long; complete with original leather pouch; both g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 720 $400 – 500
721 LOT X 2: U.S. COLLINS & CO CARLSON’S RAIDERS BOWIE KNIFE: g. 9” clipped point blade with narrow twin fullers to each side; ricasso marked COLLINS & CO with raised hammer motif LEGITIMUS MADE IN U.S.A. NO.18; brass cross piece; vg wooden grips secured by 5 rivets; n/s vg cond. BELGIUM WWI TRENCH KNIFE: vg 7¾” narrow blade with raised central rib; oval steel guard; vg plain wooden grips with pommel drilled for lanyard; complete with correct steel scabbard; both g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 721 $500 – 700
722 LOT X 2 BELGIUM M.1889 SWORD BAYONET: 19½” straight blade with single fullers; ricasso marked C.G.; 42 to cross piece with hooked quillion; wooden grips with wear; areas of dark staining to blade & hilt; complete with matching brass mounted black leather scabbard. ENGLISH 1888 MKII PATTERN BAYONET: 12” blade by Wilkinson with minor staining; g. grips with 2 brass rivets; g. hilt with oil hole to pommel; complete with scabbard; both g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 722 $350 – 400
723 BRITISH MIDDLE EAST COMMANDO KNUCKLE KNIFE: 6¼” single edged Bowie style blade with single fullers & blue/grey finish; vg cast brass Death’s head knuckleduster hilt; complete with vg original leather scabbard. g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 723 $800 – 1200
724 LOT X 3: THIRD REICH WWII LUFTWAFFE PEN KNIFE: 2 blades, one with saw back; aluminium handle with flighted eagle & Swastika, obverse side has DAIMLER-BENZ-F SCHICHAU ELBING & RZM within a circle. BRASS HANDLED FOLDING KNIFE: 57/8” single edged blade with light & dark staining; brass hilt marked BEST STEEL NO.6; BRASS HANDLED FOLDING NIFE: 3” single edged blade with brass handle; all g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 724 $500 – 700
725 FRENCH HUNTING PLUG BAYONET: 11” blade with areas of light staining; stand of flags & trophies to both sides of ricasso; decorative panels to both side showing wear; replaced wooden cross piece with brass backing; turned wooden handle with brass domed pommel; o/a g. cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 725 $400 – 600
726 U.S. OSS DOUBLE EDGED 2ND PATTERN FIGHTING KNIFE: vg 6½” blade with original blue finish & slightly chipped point; course knurled handle; complete with vg cond pancake flipper scabbard with DáD markings; khaki finish to pancake & fittings; with; vg brown leather scabbard; o/a vg cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 726 $850 – 950
727 BRITISH 1876 PATT SOCKET BAYONET: for Martini-Henry rifle; 21.5” blade; retaining 90% original polish; clear WD & Inspection stamps; 3” socket with thinning blue finish; vg brass mounted black leather scabbard; vg+ cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 727 $375 – 450
728 LOT X 2: THIRD REICH WWII DRESS BAYONETS: exc 9¾” blade with single fullers; plated & swept quillion; exc black chequered grips with pommel made without mortise slot; complete with scabbard, frog & port epée. VG+ 10¼” blade with single fullers; plated down swept quillion; exc black chequered grips with pommel made with mortise slot; complete w/s, frog & port epée. Both vg+ cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 728 $400 – 500
729 INDIAN TULWAH: vg cond, 31” curved watered blade with maker’s mark; back edge at the ricasso marked with a later character, possibly indicating WWI use; open hilt of traditional form & inlaid with floral tributes; complete with vg khaki covered wooden scabbard. Circa 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 729 $800 – 1000
730 ORNATE CAUCASIAN KINDJAL: f to g cond 12” double edged blade with triple central fullers, over cleaned & with distinctive polishing marks; hilt of traditional form with German silver backing; black enamelled front embellished with patterned silver wire filigree; metal scabbard with German silver backing the front ensuite as the hilt; g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 730 $800 – 900
731 ORNATELY DECORATED SAUDI ARABIAN, WAHABITE JAMBIYA DAGGER: g. 17”double edged, curved blade, with a medial ridge & minor staining; horn cruciform shaped hilt, overlaid with silver straps & embellished with 6 large silver pearl nodules; vg wooden scabbard, bound in silver ensuite as hilt on the top third & brass below, between them are bands of finely woven brass central decoration; impressive & in good condition. The Wahabite is the largest jambiya as its blade length isn’t as curved as shorter versions. Locally this type of jambiya is called a Sabak (Hejaz) or Sebiki (Yemeni). The term Wahabite is a general name for the people of Saudi Arabia & Yemen.Late 18th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 731 $1200 – 1800
732 DECORATIVE MIDDLE EASTERN JAMBIYA: g. cond7½” blade of traditional form with raised central rib; silver hilt impressed with floral designs; horn grip with silver edging to one side; complete with scabbard with surface overlaid with intricate silver wire designs & complete with belt fittings. Late 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 732 $600 – 700
733 CENTRAL INDIAN ARMOUR PIERCING ZAGHNA HORSEMAN’S AXE: vg cond, curved, re-inforced blade of crow-bill form; surmounted by 2 sitting lions; the hammer in the form of a trumpeting elephant; 21”steel haft with rounded core & having a pleasing aged patina; g. cond. Circa 18TH C N/L Catalogue A51 Item 733 $900 – 1400
734 INDIAN CHILD’S TULWAR: g. cond, curved 20” blade with light staining; traditional hilt of open form; silver plated finish with 50% remaining; complete with scabbard in need of attention; o/a g. cond. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 734 $700 – 800
735 INDIAN TABAR TRIBAL AXE: exc cond wootz axe & hammer head with gold inlay to both; the axe head of beak form also inlaid with floral panels; 19” wooden haft; both having a pleasing aged patina. Circa 19th C. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 735 $800 – 1000
736 MOGHUL INDIAN JADE HILTED KHANJAR: g. 9” recurved wootz blade with a distinctive pattern & very light staining; jade hilt with carved horse head pommel of tradition form with minor imperfections to hilt & a v. small aged crack to the forte; complete with black leather over wood scabbard. Circa late 18th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 736 $1200 – 1500
737 MOGHUL INDIAN JADE HILTED KHANJAR: f to g 9” recurved wootz bade with a distinctive pattern & a couple of areas of darker staining; jade hilt with carved ram’s head pommel of traditional form with minor imperfections to hilt & a few fine aged cracks to the forte; complete with black leather over wood scabbard. Circa late 18th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 737 $900 – 1200
738 EAST SUDANESE KASKARA: 33.75” straight double edged blade with light & darker staining & sharpening marks, triple fullers & armourer’s marks to both sides; cruciform iron cross guard with crocodile grip & rounded flat pommel; complete with shaped leather scabbard of traditional form & poor cond shoulder belt o/w o/all g. cond. Late 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 738 $500 – 600
739 BURMESE SILVER MOUNTED DHA: 14” single edged blade with light staining; copper scalloped guard with floral edging; embossed silver ferrule & pommel decorated with birds & foliage; horn hilt with a spiral pattern; complete with original wooden scabbard with embossed, ornate silver mounts; g. cond. Circa 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 739 $400 – 500
740 ENGLISH COURT SMALL SWORD: vg 28” incurved triangle blade etched MEYER & MORTIMER CONDUIT ST LONDON W.;single shell guard & quillion; cut steel hilt & pommel decorated with several faceted beads; complete with steel mounted leather scabbard missing chape & in need of attention; o/a vg cond. Circa mid-19th C Catalogue A51 Item 740 $600 – 700
741 ENGLISH COURT SMALL SWORD: g. incurved triangle section narrow blade; oval pierce guard; cut steel hilt decorated with numerous faceted beads; complete with g. & correct brass mounted leather scabbard. Early 19th C. L/R Catalogue A51 Item 741 $500 – 700
742 SILVER MOUNTED ORNATE FACSIMILE OF A SCOTTISH HUNTING HORN: for decorative purposes;14” o/a; silver thistle shaped top spout with kilted warriors & knights in armour with shields & swords; v. ornate silver base with crest of Fraser of Pittcullain with dragons, griffins & wild cats; horn is shaded from light to dark & an aged patina; fitted with 3 silver hanging rings & woven leather straps; vg cond. Circa Mid-19th C. A great decorator. Catalogue A51 Item 742 $600 – 700
743 BRITISH NAVY GUNNER’S PRIMING HORN: wooden base with turned wooden handle & screw threaded brass conical top with priming lever with spring; 14” o/a & having a pleasing aged patina; all complete; vg cond. C.1800. Catalogue A51 Item 743 $500 – 700
747 LOT x 3: Metal fitted case to suit 12 Bren gun magazines & marked 303 CAL MKI. PARTS WALLET for Bren, no tools or parts. Scarce Imperial German WWI GER 98 non detachable large capactiy magazine with cut off; all g. cond. Catalogue A51 Item 747 $350 – 400
748 GLAZED WOODEN GUN CABINET & COAT RACK. Wall mounted; upper internal cabinet area consists of: hinged, drop down timber framed & glazed door; internal dimensions approx; 49" L x 21" D x 3" W; lock at the top with key; vg cond green felt background; 3 rows of 2 brass, padded hooks to hold 3 longarms horizontally; 5 wooden ‘pockets at the bottom to hold accessories. Lower open section has 5 brass coat hooks along length; with spare brass coat hooks; vg cond. External o/all dimensions approx: 50¼" L x 28½" D x 4" W. Edwardian period. Great to display unlicensed items. Catalogue A51 Item 748 $500 – 600
749 I.HOLLIS & SONS VICTORIA POLICE GOLD ESCORT, D/B HAMMER S/GUN: 12G; 24” barrels f. bores; under lever action – back action locks inscribed I.HOLLIS & SONS; top barrel rib I.HOLLIS & SONS LONDON; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; blue/grey patina to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising & marks, rhs stamped G.F.; lhs VP over ꓒꓥ 75 G.F.; all complete; gwo cond. #H295CB L/R Catalogue A51 Item 749 $900 – 1200
750 FRENCH MODEL 1857 PERCUSSION MUSKETOON: 70 Cal; 29½" round barrel; p. bore; FX ESCOFFIER ST. ETIENNE to lock plate; iron regulation furniture; g. profiles & markings; plum finish to barrel, bands & furniture; g. stock with minor bruising; complete with rod; gwo & cond. Dated 1857 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 750 $800 – 1000
751 AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL ISSUE CHARLES LANCASTER PERCUSSION VOLUNTEER SHORT RIFLE: 577 Cal; 31.6" barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; lock marked CHARLES LANCASTER LONDON; iron regulation furniture with butt tang marked V.F. á 1207 (Volunteer Forces Victoria); g. profiles & clear markings; dark brown patina to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising; compete with rod, chain & swivels; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 751 $900 – 1300
752 U.S. WINDSOR PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET: 58 Cal; 36" rifled barrel; p. bore; front & rear sights missing; pinned barrel with no bands fitted; lock marked U.S. L.G. & Y WINDSOR VT & dated 1864; iron regulation furniture; wear to profiles; clear lock markings; plum finish to all metal; g. stock with mod bruising; complete with rod; gwo & f to g cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 752 $600 – 700
753 ENGLISH MARSEY SNIDER HALF STOCKED SPORTING RIFLE: 577 Cal; 26" barrel; f. bore; std sights & fitted with a MKIII breech; plain lock marked MARSY LONDON; iron furniture; slight wear to profiles; fine pitting to lock plate; dark brown patina to all metal; g. stock with chequered forend & wrist; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 753 $600 – 800
754 PORTUGUESE GUEDES BREECH LOADING SERVICE RIFLE: 8 x 60R; 32.3" barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; Portuguese crest to rhs of action; lhs M 1885 CE W.G. STEYR 1886 within a circle; vg profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to all metal; g. original stock with moderate bruising & STEYR marking to rhs of butt; complete with correct bayonet w/s, no rod; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 754 $800 – 900
755 FRENCH GRAS MODEL 1874 B/A SERVICE RIFLE: 11 x 59R; s/shot; 31.5" barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; side rail marked MANUFACTURE DE ARMES CHATELLEAULT M LE 1874; sharp profiles & clear markings; blue/plum finish to barrel & receiver; grey to bands & furniture; bolt in the white; vg stock; compete with sling & matching rod; gwo & cond. #87016 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 755 $800 – 1000
756 BONEHILL COMBLAIN ACTION TRIALS MILITARY RIFLE: 450 Cal; Comblain falling block action; 35" barrel marked HENRY’S PATENT RIFLING; p. bore; front sight missing, back sight std Martini ladder type; action marked BONEHILL MAKER BIRMINGHAM No.9; wear to profiles & markings; dark brown patina to all metal; g. stock with moderate bruising; complete with rod; gwo & f to g cond. #9 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 756 $800 – 900
757 ITALIAN M.1870/87 VETTERLI B/A INFANTRY RIFLE: 10.35 x 47R; 4 shot mag; 33.2" barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; BRESCIA 1883 to lhs of breech; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; thin blue/grey finish to barrel; grey to bands, receiver & furniture; light & moderate pitting to magazine & t/guard; f to g stock with moderate bruising; complete with rod & bayonet w/s; gwo & f to g cond., would grade up. #8241 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 757 $700 – 900
758 REMINGTON MOD.1870 SPANISH CONTRACT BREECH LOADING MILITARY RIFLE: 11.1 x 557R; 33" barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; ESP to the breech; faint Remington address to the tang; g. profiles, clear breech marking; blacked finish to barrel, bands, action & fittings; g. stock with moderate bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. #92400 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 758 $700 – 900
759 FRENCH CHASSEPOT MODEL 1866 NEEDLE FIRE SERVICE RIFLE: 11mm; s/shot; 32.5" barrel; p. bore; std sights & fittings; 1868 date to the breech; ST. ETIENNE & COMMISSION D GOVERNMENT markings to side rail; g. profiles & clear markings; patchy grey finish to all metal; g. stock with minor bruising & cartouche to butt stamped B. REPARons & dated 1873; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & f to g cond. A scarce, early Military rifle that would grade up. #X33220 all matching N/L Catalogue A51 Item 759 $800 – 1000
760 SWISS VETTERLI MODEL 1881 STUTZER B/A RIFLE: 10.4 x 38RF; 12 shot tube mag; 32.25" barrel; f. bore that would grade up; std sights & fittings; lhs of action marked with Swiss Cross & WAFFENFABRIK BERN 203772 M78; fitted with spur t/guard; g. profiles & clear markings; dark brown patina to all metal; g. original stock with moderate bruising; missing rod & rear butt swivel o/w gwo & cond. #203772 matching N/L Catalogue A51 Item 760 $900 – 1100
761 BELGIUM MOD.1867 BRAENDLIN ALBINI BREECH LOADING MILITARY RIFLE: 11 x 50R; s/shot; 34.75" barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; plain back action lock & small JP over 50 stamp; iron regulation military furniture; slight wear to profiles; grey patina to all metal; f to g stock with moderate bruising; repairable crack though stock at the lock & breech; all complete with swivels; gwo & cond. #2484 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 761 $600 – 800
762 U.S. G. GOULCHER HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION, CONVERTED FROM FLINT, KENTUCKY STYLE RIFLE: 45 Cal; 32" octagonal heavy barrel; g. bore with fine pitting to the lands; fitted with a nipple & drum conversion; brass dovetail front sight, notched rear sight with elevator; borderline engraved lock plate engraved with foliage, hound at bay, game birds & G.GOULCHER inscribed in an ornate banner; brass t/guard & crescent butt plate of the Kentucky form; pewter forend cap; slight wear to profiles; patchy grey finish to barrel, light brown to lock & hammer & mellow to brass furniture; g. stock with cheek & stamped L.G.BEVER; all complete with rod; gwo & cond. C.1840. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 762 $1200 – 1300
763 EUROPEAN JAEGAR PILLAR BREECH PERCUSSION RIFLE: .56 Cal; 28½” octagonal barrel with pillar breech, g. bore with 7 grooves, white metal front sight & notched rear sight, fitted with sword bayonet bar; plain lock & hammer with no embellishments or markings; double adjustable set triggers; silver mottled brown patina to barrel, silver grey to lock, blue/grey to furniture; iron furniture & steel r.rod with brass tip; g cond full stock with only minor bruising & cheek rest to lhs, escutcheons to barrel keys & sling screw; o/a gwo & cond. C.1840 An interesting rifle. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 763 $1300 – 1500
764 CANADIAN ISSUE MKIII SNIDER ENFIELD SHORT RIFLE: 577 Cal; 30.5” barrel; g. bore; std sight;, bayonet stud & fittings; lock marked VR ROYAL CYPHER B.S.A. CO 1872 & fitted with MKIII breech; vg profiles & clear markings; plum finish to barrel & bands, blue/grey to breech, t/guard & butt plate; vg stock with D.C. 39 within a diamond (Dominion of Canada 39th Norfolk Battalion of Rifles); all complete with correct cleaning rod, snap cap & chain, leather sling & v/g correct type Yataghan bayonet w/s & frog. A vg example of an early Snider. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 764 $1500 – 1800
765 SNIDER SHOTGUN: 11 bore; 35½" round to octagonal 3 stage twist iron barrel, top flat with v. faint makers name; p. bore; unadorned lock; Birmingham proofed Snider action with locking catch; dark brown patina to metal work; half stock has mod to heavy bruising, chequered wrist, nose cap absent; steel scroll t/guard; gwo & f cond. C.1870 #39 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 765 $300 – 500
766 AUSTRIAN WANZL CARBINE: 14.5mm Cal; 21¾" round to octagonal barrel; rifled with 4 grooves, p to f bore; steel furniture includes one barrel band, no nose cap; stock is stained & has repair behind lock; dark mottled patina to all metal fittings; gwo, p to f cond o/a. C.1870 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 766 $300 – 500
767 SPENCER MODEL 1865 BREECH LOADING CARBINE: .52 Cal; 20" barrel; f. bore; standard front & rear sights; iron furniture; saddle bar fitted; breech marked MODEL 1865 SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE PATD MARCH 6 1860 MANUF’D AT PROV R.I., BY BURNSIDE RIFLE CO; smooth profiles, clear markings; mottled plum patina to barrel, action, butt plate & fittings; f. stock with some mod bruising, initial R carved into lhs; all complete; gwo except action slightly a/f & f cond. #4672 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 767 $1200 – 1500
768 BRITISH EAST INDIA CO. FLINTLOCK MUSKET: 15 bore; 42" barrel, welded 18" from muzzle; plain rounded lock plate with NICHOLSON, heart shaped E.I.C. bale mark & 1779; fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; mellow brass furniture; smooth profiles & markings; brown patina to barrel; lock & fittings; handrail butt stock with minor bruising, loose repair below lock, split to rod channel & join of forend near barrel weld; action a/f. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 768 $1200 – 1400
769 ENGLISH HALF STOCKED PERCUSSION FOWLER: 13 bore; 42¾" round to octagonal barrel; p bore; bevelled banana lock with drum & nipple percussion method; ½ stock with age split to rhs; brass rod pipe & butt plate, iron t/guard; ramrod (broken) retained by two barrel pipes; gwo & p to f cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 769 $400 – 600
770 U.S. J. HENRY PERCUSSION HALF STOCKED RIFLE: converted from flintlock: 55 Cal; 33" octagonal barrel; f. bore;nickel silver dovetail blade front sight, notched rear sight 7” from the breech; stepped lock decorated with sunburst & inscribed J.HENRY; brass t/guard with extended spur; brass crescent butt plate & ornate patch box; g. profiles & markings; soft brown finish to barrel; blue/grey to lock & fittings; mellow to furniture & patch box; orig stock with minor bruising, repaired forend; gwo & f. cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 770 $1200 – 1500
771 BOY’S SCALED DOWN FLINTLOCK MUSKET: 25 bore; 27½" barrel; p. bore; unadorned rounded lock, integral pan, swan neck cock; mellow brass furniture; barrel held with 4 solid brass bands; mottled light grey/brown patina to all metal; g. full stock with minor bruising, smooth profiles; complete with rod & sling swivels; gwo & f cond. C.1800 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 771 $1200 – 1500
772 BRITISH EAST INDIA CO. FULL STOCKED FLINTLOCK CARBINE: 15 bore; 28” barrel; p. bore; barrel inscribed with heart logo of the E.I.C. Gun Makers Co London proofs, NICHOLSON & dated 1779; plain rounded lock plate with Nicholson heart logo of the E.I.C. & dated 1779; fitted with a swan necked cock & integral pan; mellow finish to brass regulation furniture; g. profiles & markings; brown patina to barrel; lock & fittings; g. hand rail butt stock with minor bruising; all complete; gwo & cond. Dated 1779 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 772 $3500 – 4000
773 SHARPS B/L MODEL 1855 BRITISH CAVALRY PERCUSSION CARBINE: .52 Cal; 19" barrel; g. bore; with Maynard tape primer; mottled grey patina to all metal, a few small bruises; mellow brass butt plate & patch box, butt tang marked 8H 63 (8th Hussars); action tang stamped SHARPS Patent 1848 & crown over 2 inspection stamp; stock & forewood with small to moderate bruises, chip near lock tail; with saddle ring & bar; fwo & cond. would grade up
#24072 N/L
Catalogue A51 Item 773 $1500 – 2000
774 INDIAN PERCUSSION CAVALRY CARBINE: .577 Cal; 22 5/8" barrel; dirty bore with 3 grooves; bead foresight, no rear sight; foreign script to breech; lock with VR CROWN ROYAL CYPHER & 1856 TOWER; brass regulation style furniture, spur t/guard; bright finish to barrel, grey patina to lock; g. full stock with g profiles; complete with sling bar with ring, snap cap, swivel rod & sling swivels; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 774 $600 – 800
775 MAYNARD 2ND MODEL PERCUSSION B/L CAVALRY CARBINE: 20" round barrel; g. bore; with v. minor pitting in lands near the breech; std sights; rhs of action marked MANUFACTURED BY MASS ARMS CO CHICOPEE FALLS; vg profiles & clear markings; plum patina to barrel; faint case colours to frame & fittings; g. walnut stock with minor scratches; with saddle ring & bar; gwo & vg cond. A very good example of the Civil War period. Dated 1865 #25539 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 775 $2700 – 3200
776 ENGLISH BRASS BARREL FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS: 11/8" bore; 14" round to octagonal brass barrel with floral engraving, London proofs & TR maker’s mark; bevel edged stepped lock with bolted safety, engraved with flower & decorative patterns & inscribed T RICHARDS; fitted with a swan necked cock & integrated pan; brass pineapple finial t/guard, escutcheon, butt plate & solid side plate, all engraved ensuite; g. profiles & markings; mellow patina to all brass; g. handrail stock with v minor bruising; all complete; strong action & g cond. C.1785 Together with Arms Cavalcade article featuring this blunderbuss. N/L Catalogue A51 Item 776 $3000 – 3500
777 FRENCH IRON BARREL FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS: 1¼" bore; 16" round barrel with chiselled scrolls & banner with MICHEL BERLEUR; rounded lock engraved ensuite with M BERLEUR, French style cock, single bridled pan with roller frizzen spring; brass furniture comprises acorn finial, skeletised side plate & butt plate with engraved tang; barrel & lock in the white, good profiles & clear engraving; exc cond refinished stock with smooth profiles; vg wo & cond. C.1780 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 777 $4200 – 4500
778 FRENCH OVAL BORE DOGLOCK BLUNDERBUSS: 1¾" wide bore; 26" oval to octagonal iron barrel; bevelled edge banana lock plate with dog safety catch & swan neck cock, unbridled pan; iron furniture comprising t/guard, 3 rod pipes, side plate & butt plate with ornate shaped tang; grey brown patina to all metal; g. profiles; vg cond refinished stock with few v. minor bruises; complete with horn tipped rod; vgwo & cond. C.1740 N/L Catalogue A51 Item 778 $3300 – 3600
779 COMBINATION HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON KNIFE MODEL NO.2 TOP BREAK C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights, 2 line H&R address & Patent dates; the added feature is a folding 2.25” knife bayonet attached to the under muzzle; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 65% orig nickel finish with most losses to rhs of frame & grip frame; vg hard rubber H&R grips; gwo & cond. #87224 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 779 $700 – 900
779a COLT GOVERNMENT MODEL S/A PISTOL: 9mm Luger; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5”) barrel; fine bore; std sights fittings, address & Trade mark; having a full blacked finish; pistol is unfired, NIB. In its original blue Colt carry case with manual. #NN02644 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 779a $1000 – 1400
780 COLT NEW SERVICE C/F REVOLVER: 455 Eley; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; exc bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address, Cal markings & Rampant Colt Trade mark; British acceptance stamps to frame; g. profiles & clear markings; 75% original blue finish with most losses to muzzle & back strap; vg Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. C.1915 #88687 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 780 $700 – 900
780a CASED EUROARMS COLT 1851 PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 36 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½”) octagonal barrel; brass back strap & t/guard; with faint cylinder drag mark, o/w revolver is unfired & almost as new condition. Presented in its original case, partitioned & lined in red velvet with flask & keys. #70577 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 780a $200 – 300
781 SMITH & WESSON MOD.1917 C/F REVOLVER: 45 ACP; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; g. bore; std sights, 2 line Smith & Wesson address & S&W DA 45; butt frame marked U.S. ARMY MODEL 1917 No493; g. profiles & clear markings; no visible S&W trade mark; retaining 98% blued finish with slight cylinder drag marks; vg plain walnut grips; with lanyard loop; gwo & vg+ cond. #493 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 781 $2000 – 2500
782 WEBLEY MKII SERVICE REVOLVER: 455 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; lhs of frame marked WEBLEY’S MARK II PATENTS; g. profiles & clear markings; blacked finish to all metal, thinning in some areas; g. vulcanite bird’s head grips; with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #40437 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 782 $600 – 800
783 WEBLEY & SCOTT MKIII C/F REVOLVER: 38-200 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5") barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; á to top of barrel; lhs of frame marked WAR FINISH; g. profiles & markings; black finish to all metal, thinning to cylinder; vg Webley black plastic grips; with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. #98138 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 783 $600 – 700
784 COLT NEW SERVICE C/F REVOLVER: 455 Eley; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; g. bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address, Rampant Colt trade mark & British acceptance stamps to frame; wear to profiles; clear markings; grey finish in protected areas; v. fine pitting to frame, cylinder & barrel; vg Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & f. cond. C.1917 #132445 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 784 $500 – 600
784a COLT SERIES 80 MKIV GOLD CUP NATIONAL MATCH S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 8 shot mag; 127mm (5”) barrel; fine bore; std sights, fittings, address & Trade mark; having a full blue finish; pistol is unfired NIB. In its original blue Colt carry case with manual. FN102682 Post ‘47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 784a $1000 – 1400
785 WEBLEY MK VI C/F SERVICE REVOLVER: 455 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") barrel; worn bore; std sights & fittings; WEBLEY MK VI Patents & dated 1916; slight wear to profiles; clear markings; soft grey finish to all metal; vg vulcanite Webley grips; with lanyard rings; gwo & f to g cond. Dated 1916 #229269 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 785 $500 – 700
786 IMPERIAL GERMAN WWI D.W.M. ARTILLERY LUGER SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 203mm (8") barrel; clean bore with slight wear; std sights & fittings; 1916 to breech; DWM to toggle; 75% original blue finish with most losses to grip frame; faint straw colours to relevant areas; g original grips; complete with holster, stripping tool, cleaning rod, un-numbered shoulder board, strap & twin mag pouch; gwo & cond. Dated 1916 #8753 matching L/R Catalogue A51 Item 786 $2700 – 3000
786a IMPERIAL GERMAN WWI P.08 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 102mm (4”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; 1918 date to breech; D.W.M. to toggle;áover D within a circle to grip frame; inspection stamps to rhs of receiver; g. profiles & clear markings; 70% blue finish remains; no straw colour to relevant parts & with a couple of areas of fine pitting to lhs of the muzzle; vg orig chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond #640 all matching except replacement magazine Pre ‘47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 786a $1000 – 1200
787 STEYR MOD.1917 S/A PISTOL: 9mm Steyr; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5") barrel; f to g bore; std sights & fittings; STEYR 1917 to lhs of slide; slight wear to profiles & markings; 90% old re-blue finish remains; g. wooden grips showing wear; gwo & f to g cond. #4285J Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 787 $500 – 600
787a IMPERIAL GERMAN WW1 P.08 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL:9mm; 8 shot mag; 102mm (4”) barrel; f to g bore; std sights & fittings; 1918 date to breech; D.W.M. to toggle; inspection stamps to rhs of receiver; g. profiles & clear markings; 70% original blue remains with most losses to grip frame & rub marks to rhs of receiver; g. original grips with wear; gwo & cond. 4228 matching numbers except later period mag with aluminium base Pre ‘47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 787a $1000 – 1200
788 D.W.M. MOD.1906 COMMERCIAL LUGER S/A PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 121mm (4¾") barrel; f to g bore; std sights; D.W.M. to toggle, grip safety fitted; sharp profiles; clear markings; 90% original blue finish remains with most losses to muzzle & grip frame; faint straw colour to relevant parts; vg original wooden grips; gwo & vg cond.
#37677 mag not matching Pre ’47 L/R
Catalogue A51 Item 788 $2800 – 3200
788a GERMAN THIRD REICH WWII P.08 LUGER SERVICE PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag; 102mm (4”) barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; 1938 date to breech; S.42 Mauser code to toggle; Nazi inspection stamps to rhs of receiver; vg profiles & clear marking; 90% blued finish remains; vg chequered wood grips; gwo & vg cond. #5761 matching except mag Pre ‘47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 788a $1000 – 1200
789 ITALIAN GLISENTI MOD.1910 S/A PISTOL: 9mm Glisenti; 8 shot mag; 95mm (3¾") barrel; g. bore; std sights; rhs of frame marked with a crown over FAB 1910 within a circle; also TM within a small oval; sharp profiles & clear markings; 90% original blue finish remains with most losses to grip frame & muzzle; vg+ grips; gwo & vg+ cond. #P1371 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 789 $1600 – 1800
790 SPANISH WALMAN POCKET S/A PISTOL: 7.65 Cal; 8 shot mag; 82mm (3¼") barrel; g. bore; std sights; lhs of slide marked AMERICAN AUTOMATIC PISTOL WALMAN PATENT; g. profiles; clear slide markings; 65% original blue finish remains with most losses to grip frame, muzzle & high edges; f to g hard rubber Walman grips; gwo & f to g cond. Comes with propaganda leaflet from WWI. #12594 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 790 $400 – 500
791 MAUSER C96 CONE HAMMER S/A PISTOL: 7.63 Cal; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½") barrel; g. bore; std sights; breech marked WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF A/N; sharp profiles & markings; 95% factory blue finish remains; vg 23 ring wooden grips; with lanyard ring; second year of production, 1898; gwo & cond. Comes with matching numbered shoulder stock wooden holster. #12125 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 791 $3600 – 4200
792 MAUSER BOLO SMALL RING S/A PISTOL: 7.63 Cal; 10 shot mag; 102mm (4") barrel; wear to bore; std sights with tangent rear sight; breech marked WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF; g profiles & markings; 70% original blue finish remains, thinning to barrel & grip frame; 22 groove walnut grips with lanyard ring; gwo & cond. Comes with modern stock holster, leather straps & leather outer holster. #466495 Pre ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 792 $1800 – 2000
793 SCARCE U.S. C.S. PETTENGILL ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44ML; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 190mm (7½") octagonal barrel; p. bore; double action hammerless frame; std sights; no visible address or markings; grey finish to all metal with areas of fine pitting to frame; f to g walnut grips showing wear; gwo &f to g cond. C.1863 #2811 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 793 $2000 – 2000
794 WESSON & LEVITT POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 6 shot non fluted cylinder; 153m (6") round barrel; p. bore; std sights; no visible address or markings; foliate engraving to lhs of frame; back action lock; wear to profiles with areas of fine pitting to barrel, cylinder, frame, lock & fittings; 65% silver plate finish to back strap & t/guard; f to g walnut grips showing wear; wo & f. cond. #511 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 794 $700 – 800
795 COLT NEW SERVICE C/F REVOLVER: 455 Cal; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; g. bore; std sights, 2 line Hartford address, NEW SERVICE 455 ELEY; Rampant Colt Trade mark & British acceptance stamps to lhs of frame; 70% original blue finish remains; vg Colt hard rubber grips; gwo & cond. C.1917 #129762 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 795 $600 – 700
796 UBERTI COLT 3RD MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 44 ML; 6 shot cylinder; 190mm (7½") barrel; g. bore; std sights & fittings; brass t/guard & back strap; 85% blue finish remains; case colours to relevant areas; vg walnut grips; action a/f; g. cond. #02902 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 796 $300 – 400
797 COLT 1849 POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER: 31 Cal; 6 shot cylinder; 153mm (6") octagonal barrel; p. bore; std sights & one line New York address; COLTS PATENT to lhs of frame; mellow finish to brass t/guard & back strap; grey spotted finish to barrel, cylinder & frame; slight wear to profiles; g. orig walnut grips; wo & f to g cond. C.1862 #197715 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 797 $500 – 600
798 ENGLISH BOURNE PEPPERBOX PERCUSSION PISTOL: 38ML; 6 shot; 68mm (2¾") barrel cluster; foliate engraved German silver frame, back strap & butt cap; iron t/guard with pitting; German silver barrel cluster; g. chequered walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1860 #18564 LSB L/R Catalogue A51 Item 798 $400 – 600
799 COLT NEW POLICE COP & THUG C/F REVOLVER: 38 Cal; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 114mm (4½") barrel; f. pitted bore; std sights & 2 line Hartford address; JAMES ROSIER MELB 14156to butt frame; plain iron frame with spur trigger; g. profiles with wear to etched panel; clear address; 50% thin blue finish to frame, patchy grey finish to barrel, b/strap & cylinder; vg Colt Cop & Thug chequered hard rubber grips; gwo & f to g cond. C.1884 #18673 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 799 $700 – 800
799a COLT GOVERNMENT MODEL 38 SUPER S/A PISTOL: 38 Super; 10 shot mag; 127mm (5”) barrel; fine bore; std sights, fittings, address & Trade mark; having a full blacked finish; pistol is unfired NIB. In its original blue Colt carry case with manual. #2838806 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 799a $1000 – 1400
800 IMPERIAL GERMAN P.08 LUGER ARTILLERY PISTOL: 9mm; 8 shot mag 203mm (8") barrel; p. bore; std sights; 1918 to breech; D.W.M. to toggle; g. profiles & markings; blue/grey patchy finish to barrel & side plate; plum to grip frame; thin blue to toggle & frame; g. chequered grips; gwo & f. cond. With modern leather holster, spare mag, tool & shoulder board. #4376 L/R Catalogue A51 Item 800 $800 – 1000