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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

Durs Egg London 1748-1831, English .44" Bore Percussion Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Octagonal Barrel & German Silver Escutcheon. Sn 11570 - 11570
Durs Egg (1748–1831) was a Swiss-born British gunmaker, noted for his quality pistols and for his company's production of the Ferguson rifle. Egg was apprenticed in Solothurn and Paris before establishing his own business in London in 1772. He was a contemporary of Joseph Manton, Jean Samuel Pauly and the uncle of Joseph Egg. This is an excellent English Percussion Pistol By Durs Egg. It is 7 ½” overall with a 2 ¾” octagonal screw off steel barrel which is .44" Bore. It has steel side plates with scroll foliate engraving, sliding safety catch & dolphin hammer. The top of the barrel is engraved with the maker’s name 'D. Egg London'. The under side of the barrel and frame have proof marks. The trigger guard with extended tang is also engraved with foliate decoration. It has a void oval German silver escutcheon inlaid into the back of the bag shaped Walnut stock grip which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The pistol’s action works as it should. The price for this pistol by a prestigious maker includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 11570
£575.00

RARE, Swiss M1851/67 Milbank Amsler .41 Swiss RF Calibre Stutzer Sharpshooter Rifle. Sn 11517 - 11517
The Milbank-Amslers were swinging-block conversions of several different Swiss percussion muzzle loaders to the Amsler lifting bolt design developed by the American Isaac Milbank and refined and perfected by the Swiss Rudolf Amsler. The conversion was originally approved for Swiss army issue in May 1867. All of the Amsler conversions were later designated "abgeandert 1867" (modification of 1867).The Jager M1856 was redesignated the M1856/67 Jagergewehr, the M1863 Infantry rifle bacame the M1863/67 Infanteriegewehr and the 1851 and 1864 Stutzers became M1851/67 and M1864/67 Stutzers respectively. No fewer than Twenty seperate gunmakers took part in the Swiss army conversion program. These Milbank-Amslers were the first Swiss rifles chambered in the then new .41 Swiss rimfire cartridge, which became the Swiss standard until about 1890, being used in the Swiss M1867 Peabody and in all of the Swiss Vetterlis subsequently adopted. This is a rare excellent original M1851/67 Stutzer (Sharpshooter rifle) in .41 RF Swiss Calibre. This example has the correct double set triggers and a very distinctive highly curved butt plate with upper and lower spurs. It has a 30” round steel barrel stepped at the breech. The barrel has a clean bore with crisp rifling. The rifle has a fixed fore sight, adjustable rear sight, steel clearing rod, bayonet mount and sling swivels. Its original full wood stock is undamaged with just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The top of the breech has a small Swiss cross inspection mark. There are no visible manufacturer marks on the weapon. The rifle measures 50 ½” overall and its loading and firing actions work correctly. Price for this rare rifle includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 11517
£1,250.00

C1820 English, Steel Framed .38” Bore Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel By Hayward & Goodwin London. Sn 11484 - 11484
This is a nice steel framed flintlock pocket pistol. The pistol is 7"overall with a 2 ½” screw off barrel. On the left side of the action it is engraved ' Hayward & Goodwin '. The right side ‘London’. It has a sliding safety & folding concealed trigger. The action works as it should with a strong spring. It has impressed proof /inspection marks on the underside of the frame. The bag shaped Walnut slab grip is undamaged. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 11484
£475.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD VERY RARE, QUALITY, C1822 .650 Calibre Break Action Flintlock Sporting Rifle By Biven London With Browned Octagonal Barrel & Figured Walnut Stock. A 570 - A 570
Anthony Farindon Biven was an English Gunmaker with premises at 16 Regent Street London between 1822 and 1825 (see page 142 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol.1). This is a very rare .650 calibre break action flintlock sporting rifle by Biven. It has a 28 ¾” browned rifled barrel with clean bore crisp rifling and both fore and rear sights. It has an innovative break action operated by a sliding locking ring which slides on spurs attached to the action. It has a semi-rainproof pan, roller frizzen and gold lined vent, scroll engraving and maker’s signature to the top of action, further scrolls and skull and cross-bones motif to tang, naive tiger in jungle setting to the left side, wild boar to trigger guard and a beautiful, figured chequered walnut stock with long-eared heel plate and sling swivel lugs. Its walnut stock is superb and undamaged & all engraving to the metal work is crisp and well defined. The hammer is fitted with flint. The cocking and firing mechanisms of the weapon work as they should with a strong action. Price for this very rare quality weapon includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. A 570
£0.00

C1880 Nickel Plated Liege 7mm Pinfire 6 Shot Pocket Revolver With Folding Trigger By CH Galoppin Bruxelles. A 569 - A 569
This is a nice 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 2” round steel barrel (6 ½” overall). It has chequered ebony grips which are undamaged. The pistol retains most of its original nickel finish. It has its original ejector rod which screws into the butt and the frame is stamped with a faint Liege 'ELG.' within circle mark and crown above 'N' mark. The barrel block is stamped with manufacturer mark 'CH Galoppin Bruxelles’. The left side of the frame is engraved ‘WR2510’. 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 possess this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. A 569
£375.00

1870's Snider-Enfield 2 band Rifle by Daw & Co, London - Sn 4454 - 4454
A beautiful condition, un dated, Snider-Enfield 2-band Percussion Rifle in .577" calibre. Stamped on the lock with the VR cypher & Crown and also "G.H. DAW & Co." Excellent stampings also on the barrel of, "G.H. DAW & CO, 57 THREADNEEDLE STREET, LONDON" and superb woodwork. Steel butt plate, original ramrod and trigger guard. Excellent patina to metalwork, nipple cover. This is an obsolete calibre weapon; No licence is required to possess in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. (sn. 4454 )
£1,575.00

ORIGINAL Mid 1800's American Eli Whitney, Whitneyville Armoury .32 Rim Fire Calibre, 6 Shot, Single Action Brass Framed ‘Navy’ Percussion Revolver. Sn 11383. - 11383
The American Whitneyville Armoury was Founded in 1798 at New Haven Connecticut by Eli Whitney (Whitney was involved in production of the Colt Whitney Walker Dragoon Revolvers). This is an excellent, original, Whitneyville Armoury 5 inch octagonal barrel Percussion Revolver. The pistol measures 9" overall & has brass blade fore sight and brass frame. The top of the frame is correctly grooved and the spurred steel hammer notched to assist sighting. The metal work has even patina throughout. The top of the barrel is marked by the manufacturer 'Whitneyville Armory CT USA’. It has attractive Walnut grips which are undamaged. The pistol's firing mechanism work perfectly. Price includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to own this weapon in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 11383. BOOKS COVERING ALL ASPECTS OF THE HISTORY OF COLT FIREARMS MANUFACTURE ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ON THIS WEBSITE.
£695.00
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