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1821-1868 English .700 Bore Percussion Duelling / Holster Pistol By Andrews Pall Mall London. Sn 12343 - 12343
The English Gunsmiths John and William Andrews occupied 9 Pall Mall from 1821 to 1868. This is an excellent English percussion duelling/ holster pistol by the Andrews Brothers. It is 15 ½” overall with an 8 ¾” browned steel barrel with platinum roundel insert at the breech. The smoothbore is clean with no pitting. It has a steel side plate with sliding bolt safety, scroll engraving & dolphin hammer. The side plate is also engraved by the maker 'Andrews'. The flat top of the barrel is engraved ‘Pall Mall London’. It has a 'V' notch plate rear sight and small brass post foresight, walnut full stock with chequered grip and the back of the grip is inlaid with a void German silver escutcheon. Its steel trigger guard with extended tang & acanthus bud finial, steel butt plate, barrel tang and hammer all have foliate decoration. The pistol is complete with its original captive steel ramrod and its action works as it should. The metal and wood of the pistol have no damage. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12343
£950.00

VERY RARE, Victorian English 1874 Westley Richards & Co Whitworth Patent .450 Calibre Muzzle Loading Percussion Carbine With Henry Rifling. Sn 12295 - 12295
This is an excellent Westley Richards & Co carbine. We cannot find any reference in text books or via the internet regarding production of this pattern of muzzle loading carbine by Westley Richards, making this a rare and collectable piece. References to Whitworth Patent Westley Richards rifles and carbines outline production of their ‘Monkey Tail’ breech loading weapons rather than muzzle loading variants. The side plate is crisply marked by the manufacturer ‘Westley Richards & Co’ together with 1874 date. The top of the barrel near to the breech is marked ‘Whitworth patent’, ‘.450’ (calibre) together with numbers ‘N18271’ & ‘672’. It has all original wood work, brass butt plate, fore end block and trigger guard. It also has its original ramrod, ladder rear sight, block and blade fore sight, military heavy hammer and sling swivels. It also has its original brass nipple guard chain & nipple guard. The 24” barrel has a clean bore & crisp Henry rifling. The Total length is 41 ½”. The cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this very rare muzzle loading percussion carbine includes UK delivery. NB This is an antique obsolete calibre percussion rifle and no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12295
£1,475.00

***RESERVED*** 18th Century Black Powder Testing Device. Sn 1839 - 1839
A very old brass device to test 1/7 th of a dramme of black powder on a spring loaded rotating wheel that the percussion of the powder in the cap rotates backwards to test its strength. A rare item Price includes UK delivery. Sn 1839
£325.00

RARE, C1815 .750 Musket Bore, Flintlock Holster Pistol By Lacy & Co London With ‘Fish Tail’ Grip & Captive Steel Ram Rod. A 579 - A 579
John George Lacy was an English London based Gunsmith first recorded as being in business between 1811-1815. In 1815 he went into partnership with David William Witton and they traded as Lacy & Co until 1833 at various London addresses including 63 Fenchurch Street and 13 Camomile Street. In 1836 the partnership ended. In 1853 Lacy is again recorded as operating as Lacy & Co (see pages 141 & 177 of British Gunmakers Vol.1 By Brown). This is an excellent original Flintlock Holster Pistol By Lacy & Co made C1815. It is 15 ½” overall length with an 8” browned barrel which has a flat top rib and brass bead fore sight. Its smooth bore is near mint, clean with no pitting. The original Walnut full stock furniture is a nice deep brown with rare ‘fish tail’ shaped grip chequered panel. The stock is undamaged with just the bumps and bruises to be expected. It has its original captive steel ram rod, swan neck hammer fitted with flint & steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The breech is fitted with a small platinum roundel. The top of the stock’s wrist is fitted with a void German Silver rectangular escutcheon. The lock plate has foliate engraving and is marked by the manufacturer ‘Lacy & Co’. The lock plate also features a sliding safety bolt which functions as it should. The cocking and firing actions work correctly. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display A 579
£1,375.00

RESERVED RESERVED Remington 1874 Dated Swedish Rolling Block 11mm Carbine Converted To U.S. Military 50.70 Calibre By J.P Lower Denver Colorado USA. Sn 12242 - 12242
The .50-70 Government cartridge became the official cartridge of the US military until replaced by the .45-70 Government in 1873. The Remington Rolling Block rifles and carbines were breech-loading weapons produced from the mid-1860s into the early 20th century by E. Remington and Sons (later Remington Arms Company). The action was extremely strong, and could easily withstand the increased pressure of the new smokeless powders coming into use by the late 1880s. This type of rifle was used in the Franco/Prussian War, Egyptian War 1882 and The Sudanese War 1884-85. All Scandinavian Remington rolling block rifles were made under license in Sweden and Norway, by Carl Gustafs stads Gevärsfaktori and Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag in Sweden and by Kongsberg Vaapenfabrik in Norway. This is an excellent original U.S. Remington 1870's Swedish Registered 'Rolling Block' 11mm carbine converted to 50.70 calibre by J.P Lower, Denver, Colorado USA. The breech has Swedish ‘GF’, ‘NL’ and ‘H’ marks and .50-70 Calibre detail. The stock tang is marked 'J.P Lower Denver Colo'. The right side of the frame is dated '1874', the left side is numbered '1959'. It has a 25 ¼” barrel (41 ¼” overall), an external hammer, blade fore sight and ladder rear sight. The metal is undamaged and has nice patina throughout. The woodwork is all original and in superb condition. It is fitted with a single sling swivel and steel butt plate. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique rifle no licence is required to own this rifle in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12242
£695.00

1888 Dated Imperial German Army Spandau Model 1871/84 11mm Tube Magazine Bolt Action Rifle Regiment Marked ‘2.G.R.R 157’ To The 2nd Garde Reserve Regiment . Sn 11878:11 - 11878:11
The 11mm Mauser Model 1871/84 Rifle with tube magazine was adopted as the Infanterie-Gewehr 71/84. The rifle was designed and manufactured by Paul Mauser and Wilhelm Mauser of the Mauser company. It was issued to Infantry Regiments. This is an excellent original example of the Mauser M1871/84. Its woodwork has the knocks bumps and bruises consistent with battle use and all original. The metalwork is excellent. The barrel has an excellent rifled bore. The breech is nicely marked 'Spandau' with Crown and Imperial proof/ inspection marks and dated 1888'. The bolt action and firing mechanism work as they should. It has a steel butt plate and sling swivels. The butt plate is crisply stamped ‘2.G.R.R 157’ to The 2nd Garde Reserve Regiment Weapon Number 157’. The price includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique obsolete calibre breech loading weapon no licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 11878:11
£745.00

C1870 Liege 7mm Pinfire 6 Shot Revolver With Etched Frame & Cylinder, Folding Trigger, Antique Ivory Grips & Period Leather Holster. Sn 11941 - 11941
This is an excellent 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 2 ¾” barrel (7 ¼” overall). It has lovely antique Ivory grips which are undamaged. The butt is fitted with lanyard ring. The frame, grip strap, cylinder and part of the barrel are decorated with an attractive foliate design with blueing to the cylinder. Some traces of blueing are present on the frame. It has its original ejector rod and side gate. The cylinder is stamped with a faint Liege 'ELG.' within circle mark and crown above 'N' mark. It is side gate loading, has a folding trigger and is fully functioning. As an obsolete calibre, antique, pin fire weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The pistol is accompanied by its period felt lined leather holster with button fastening flap cover. All leather and stitching of the holster are intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 11941
£595.00

Large, English Victorian .65" Bore Percussion Fowling Piece Converted from Flintlock By Sibley Elgit With Walnut Stock. Sn 11880 - 11880
This is a large Victorian percussion fowling piece converted from flintlock. It is .65"bore and has a 40 ½” round browned steel barrel (58 ¼” overall). The barrel has small inspection/ proof marks at the breech. It's smooth bore is clean and it has a walnut stock with ornate metal fittings (illustrated in image 3). The wood work has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age. t has a plain steel butt plate with foliate form tang. It has a steel dolphin hammer, action finial and trigger guard with extended tang. The side plate is faintly marked with an oval crest containing a name which appears to be ‘Sibley Elgit’. The barrel has a small brass blade foresight. The piece is complete with wood ramrod with horn end cap. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of collection or display. Sn 11880
£695.00

Late 1800's .32 Rim Fire Colt 'New Line' 5 Shot Single Action Revolver. Sn 11764 - 11764
The Colt New Line was a single action pocket revolver introduced by the Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company in 1873. This is a very good original example. These pistols were popular in the late 1800's. The revolver has a 2 ¼” round barrel (6” overall). The top of the barrel is marked 'Colt's PT FA MFG Hartford CT USA' together with small proof marks. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. It has a shrouded trigger and the action which is perfect, is single action only. The walnut grips are undamaged. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre rim fire revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 11764.
£575.00

1887 Dated British MK IV Enfield Martini Henry .577x .450 Long Lever British Service Rifle With Kirkee India Arsenal Marks. Sn 11732 - 11732
This is an original MK IV 1887 dated .577x .450 Martini Henry, long lever Service Rifle. This rifle was used in British Service until November 1908 before being shipped to the British Army in India and stored at the Kirkee Arsenal. Martini Henry rifles were quickly superceeded by the introduction of Lee Enfield SMLEs and this example remained in storage. It has its original woodwork throughout with just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use. The stock is deeply impressed with The India Kirkee Arsenal stamp with 1908 date & MK IV designation. It has block and blade fore sight, flip up ladder rear sight, steel butt plate, sling swivels, cleaning rod & bayonet lug. The steel barrel is clean, the rifling sharp and well defined. The metal work has even patina. The action works correctly and is fully functional. The action is stamped on the right side Crown VR (Victoria Regina) Enfield, Mark IV model designation, inspection marks and dated '1887'. As an Antique, obsolete calibre weapon, no Licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 11732
£1,200.00
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