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RARE, Original, 1860-1863 American Civil War Era Remington-Beals Patent, Navy .36 Calibre Cap & Ball Percussion Revolver With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 15562. - 15562
The Remington Navy percussion revolvers were manufactured by Remington & Sons in .36 Calibre. Navy Models were produced between 1860 to 1875 however pistols made to Beals' 1858 patent were only produced between 1860 and 1863 and only approx 14,500 were made. The Beals' Patent revolvers were popular with both Union & Confederate Officers during the Civil War as they permitted easy cylinder removal allowing a quick reload with a spare pre-loaded cylinder, an advantage over other revolver designs of the time. This is an excellent original Remington-Beals, Navy .36 calibre percussion Revolver. It has excellent undamaged metalwork with even patina throughout. It has the correct brass trigger guard and German Silver conical foresight. It’s original Walnut grips have just the knocks bumps and bruises to be expected. The top of it's 7 ½” octagonal barrel is crisply marked 'BEALS PATENT. SEPT. 14. 1858 / MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTONS' / ILION, N Y'. The underside of the barrel is marked with a serial number which appears to be ‘15678’. The pistol's cocking and firing action works perfectly as does the Remington-Beals quick loading action. The price for this piece of American Civil War history includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item within the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 15562
£1,950.00

ORIGINAL 1864 AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, Remington 1858 Army New Model 6 Shot, .44 Calibre Single Action Revolver With 4 Notches Contemporarily Cut Into Grip. Sn 15561 - 15561
The Remington 1858 Army New Model Revolvers were used during the American Civil War and the design was the beginning of a successful line of medium and large frame percussion revolvers. Due to limited availability of Colt 1860 Army Revolvers at the time, large numbers of the Remington revolver were ordered by the U.S. Government. It was favoured for its durability and ability to quickly reload by switching to another pre-loaded cylinder. It saw use in the American West, both in its original percussion configuration and as a metallic cartridge conversion. This is an excellent original Civil War, Model 1858 Army New Model, Large frame, .44 calibre, cap and ball revolver. The pistol has an 8" octagonal barrel and measures 14" overall. The underside of the barrel is stamped with serial number which appears to be '87988'. The number dates its manufacture to 1864. The top barrel flat is marked ‘Patented Sept 14 1958 E. Remington & Son Ilion New York USA New Model’. It has a brass trigger guard, blade fore sight, grooved frame rear sight, steel frame & captive lever ramrod. Its Walnut grips have just knocks bumps and bruises to be expected. Interestingly the left grip has 4 contemporary grooves cut into the butt. It was common practise for owners in the period to carve grooves into the stocks of their weapons when used in combat to record ‘kills’. The cylinder can be removed for quick change of a pre-loaded cylinder and it loads, cocks and dry fires perfectly. As an antique cap and ball revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15561
£1,750.00

SOLD SOLD (19/07) ORNATELY DECORATED, Late 1800’s American Hopkins & Allen Manufacturing Company 1871 -1879 Patent ‘Ranger 2’ .32 Rim Fire 5 Shot Single Action Pocket Revolver With Green Swirl Malecite Type Grips. Sn 15558 - 15558
Hopkins and Allen were a Norwich Connecticut based American arms manufacturing company. This ‘Ranger 2’ is one of many revolvers based on S&W and Colt Patents produced in the 1860’s through to the late 1870s with dynamic or quirky names to attract sales. This is a very good example of the ‘Ranger 2’. The metal work has ornate hand tooled decoration incorporating foliate & Geometric designs . On the left side of the frame is a tooled image of a bird. It has a 2 ¾” round steel barrel (7” overall). The rifled bore has just staining consistent with age. The top of the frame is crisply marked 'Ranger 2' and with manufacturer / patent detail (illustrated). The underside of the barrel is numbered ‘1336’. It has a shrouded trigger, brass blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. The undamaged Malecite type grips are a bright green swirl colour. The single action only firing action works correctly and the cylinder can be removed for speed loading. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 15558
£0.00

American Marlin Firearms Company Nickel Plated No.32 Standard 1875 .32RF Obsolete Calibre Single Action 5 Shot Revolver With Tip Up Barrel. Sn 15557 - 15557
This is an original Marlin No.32 Standard 1875 .32Rim fire single action revolver with 'fold up' barrel and nickel plated brass metal work. It has a 3" barrel and shrouded trigger. It retains much of its factory nickel plating with areas of wear consistent with age & the action is strong and firm. It has undamaged Walnut grips. The left side of the barrel is stamped ' JM Marlin New Haven CT USA Pat July 1 1873'. The top of the barrel is marked ‘No.32 Standard 1875’. It has a blade fore sight and notched frame rear sight. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre rim fire revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 15557
£395.00

1804 - 1820 English, Thomas Broomhead London Brass Frame 50 Bore Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Steel Screw Off Barrel. Sn 15551 - 15551
Thomas Broomhead was an English Gunsmith recorded as working in Birmingham at Whitall street 1804-1811 and new John Street 1820 (see page 180 of British gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). He is known to have made firearms marked ‘London’ (see Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850). This is an excellent, brass framed flintlock pistol by Broomhead London. It measures 7 ½” overall with a 2 ¾” screw off steel barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining consistent with age and use. The barrel is removed by means of a tool which slides over the barrel and engages with a lug on the underside of the barrel and allows the barrel to be unscrewed (tool not available). The brass action is signed ‘Broomhead’ on the left side and the right ‘London’. The underside of the action has crisp proof marks. It has a steel swan neck hammer, sliding safety bolt and steel trigger guard. The pistol’s bag shaped wood grip is undamaged. The pistol cocks and dry fires perfectly. 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. Sn 15551
£495.00

Early 1800’s English William Sharpe London, 40 Bore, Flintlock Traveling Pistol With Rifled Screw Off Barrel, Integral Folding Bayonet & Walnut Grip With Quality Inlaid Silver Wire Decoration. Sn 15525 - 15525
This is an excellent flintlock traveling pistol signed by the maker ‘Sharpe London’ (most likely William Sharp / Sharpe a London based gunmaker recorded at Church Lane 1814, Everards Place 1816-1824 and Mansell Street 1826-1841, see page 201 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown) . It is 8 ½” overall with a 3” screw off round steel barrel. The barrel’s bore is clean with deep cut crisp rifling. The underside of the action has black powder proofs. The muzzle is slotted for tool to assist screwing off the barrel (tool absent but the barrel can be unscrewed by hand). The action is engraved with banners and arms decoration. On the left side it is signed ‘Sharpe’ and the right ‘London’. Its hammer is fitted with flint. The barrel has an integral folding bayonet blade. The triangular blade with fuller is 2 ½” in length. The bayonet is secured to the muzzle of the pistol by a hinge. The bayonet is released by sliding the steel trigger guard to the rear. The tip of the blade sits within a notch in the front of the trigger guard when folded. The bayonet block is stamped ‘DL’. It has an undamaged bag shaped walnut grip which quality inlaid silver wire decoration. The action has a sliding safety bolt feature. The pistol cocks and dry fires as it should with a strong spring action. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a private collection or display. Sn 15525
£675.00

Late 18th Century English Green & Pickslav 54 Bore Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Round Action, Screw Off Barrel & Concealed Trigger. Sn 15523 - 15523
This is an English form flintlock pistol made sometime in the late 18th century. This excellent pistol is 6 ¾” overall length with a 1 ¾” screw off barrel. It’s hammer is fitted with flint and it has a sliding safety bolt & concealed trigger. The steel frame has banners and arms decoration on both sides together with maker or retailers signatures which appear to be ‘Green & Pickslav’. The firing mechanism works as it should with a strong spring action. It has crisp impressed proof /inspection marks on the underside of the frame and the barrel is numbered ‘1’. The barrel’s smooth bore is clean. The chequered Walnut grip is undamaged & has a void silver escutcheon inset. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 15523
£595.00

Victorian Belgian Antoine Bertrand Liege 7mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Folding Trigger & Captive Extractor Rod. Sn 13529 - 13529
This is a very good Liege made 6 shot 7mm pin fire revolver. This example is in full working order with all the springs functioning. It measures 7 ½” overall with a 3 ¼” barrel. The bore is pristine, clean with well defined rifling & the pistol's metal work has even patina and ornate tooled foliate decoration. It has a typical folding trigger and undamaged wood grips. The pistol is stamped with small inspection marks and manufacturer mark ‘AB’ within roundel (most likely Antoine Bertrand, 25 Rue Fabry Liege 1881/1900). The pistol is side gate loading & has a captive steel ejector rod. The pistol is correctly double action only and its firing mechanism works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 13529
£325.00

C1890 Liege Belgium Acier Fondu (Cast Steel) Webley R.I.C. (Royal Irish Constabulary) Type .320 Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double & Single Action Revolver With Octagonal Barrel, Military / Police Lanyard Ring, Safety Catch & Swivel Captive Ejector Rod. - 12579
In 1867 Webley introduced their Royal Irish Constabulary Pattern (RIC) line of revolvers. This pattern of revolver went on to be made by Continental manufacturers. This is an excellent Liege Belgium made example of a RIC type revolver in .320 obsolete calibre. It has a 2 ½” octagonal barrel and measures 6 ¼” overall with a closed military frame and captive swivel ejector rod. The barrel’s bore is pristine, clean with well defined rifling. The barrel has its original blade fore sight. The left side of the barrel is marked ‘Acier Fondu’ (Cast Steel) together with ‘crown above R’ inspection mark. The left side of the frame has a small ‘* above G’ inspection mark. The frame is numbered ‘964’ and the cylinder has a Liege ‘ELG’ roundel mark. The metal work and finely chequered one piece grip are undamaged. The pistol is side gate loading and it's single and double action firing mechanisms work as they should, as does its safety catch lever located on the left side of the frame. The revolver is fitted with Military / Police lanyard ring. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12579
£750.00

Early 1900’s Belgian Emile Fraipont Liege Webley Bulldog Type .320 Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Pocket Revolver With Captive Swivel Ejector Rod. Sn 12578 - 12578
Webley Bulldog pocket revolvers were introduced by Webley in the 1880’s. This pattern of revolver went on to be made by other Continental manufacturers. This is an excellent Liege Belgium example in the UK obsolete .320 calibre. The cylinder has Liege ‘ELG’ roundel and other indistinct mark. It has a captive swivel ejector rod and is side gate loading. The metal has quality tooled foliate decoration and its chequered grips are undamaged. The frame is numbered 3502 and has a manufacturer mark ‘EF’ which belongs to Emile Fraipont (1903-1927) recorded as a manufacturer of weapons Monulphe Street 45 Liege. The pistol has a fixed blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. Its 2” round steel barrel has a pristine, clean bore with well defined rifling. It measures 5 ¾” overall. The pistol’s double action only firing mechanism works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 12578
£675.00
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