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MINT BORE, Post 1893, Liege Belgium Nickel Plated 7mm Pinfire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Octagonal Barrel & Folding Trigger. A 1021 - A 1021
This is a nice 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 3 ½” octagonal barrel (7 ¾” overall). The pistol’s bore is pristine, clean with correct light rifling and it has a post fore sight. The underside of the barrel is numbered ‘417’. It has excellent walnut grips. The pistol retains all of its original factory nickel plate finish. It has its original captive steel ejector rod. The cylinder is stamped with post 1893 Liege 'ELG*' within circle proof mark and ‘star above K’ inspection mark which is repeated on the frame. It is side gate loading, has a folding trigger and is fully functioning in both single & double action. 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 price includes UK delivery. A 1021
£295.00

ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1855, Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Brass Grip Frame, Cylinder Scene & Octagonal Barrel. Sn 16879 - 16879
The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the iconic 1860 Army and 1851 Navy Revolvers and were produced between 1849 and 1872. This original U.S. Colt .31 Calibre Cap and Ball, 5 shot Pocket Model of 1849 Revolver is in good condition. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame which has traces of original factory nickel plating. The pistol has the correct brass post fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It has an undamaged American Walnut grip. The top of the 4 " octagonal barrel is correctly marked 'Address Col Saml Colt New York City'. The bore has staining consistent with age and crisp well defined rifling. It has all matching serial numbers '107500' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard, cylinder and butt which dates its manufacture to 1855. The cylinder is marked 'Colt's Patent’. The cylinder has the correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’. The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ ram rod work as they should. The price for this historic Samuel Colt percussion revolver includes UK delivery. NB As an antique cap and ball revolver, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16879
£975.00

ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1853,Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Brass Grip Frame, Cylinder Scene & Octagonal Barrel. Sn 16878 - 16878
The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the iconic 1860 Army and 1851 Navy Revolvers and were produced between 1849 and 1872. This original U.S. Colt .31 Calibre Cap and Ball, 5 shot Pocket Model of 1849 Revolver is in very good original condition with even patina throughout. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame which has traces of original factory nickel plating. The pistol has the correct blade fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It has an undamaged American Walnut grip. The left side of its frame is stamped 'Colts Patent'. The top of the 4 " octagonal barrel is correctly marked 'Address Col Saml Colt New York City'. The bore is clean with crisp well defined rifling. It has all matching serial numbers '57258' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard, cylinder and butt which dates its manufacture to 1853. The cylinder and frame are marked 'Colt's Patent’. The cylinder has excellent correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’ (illustrated). The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ ram rod work as they should. The price for this historic Samuel Colt percussion revolver includes UK delivery. NB As an antique cap and ball revolver, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16878
£1,200.00

C1818 English James Wilkinson Bristol Pair Of 54 Bore Brass Percussion Pocket Pistols With Screw Off Barrels. Sn 16755 - 16755
James Wilkinson was an English gunsmith recorded as having premises at Thomas Street Bristol between 1784 & 1818 (see page 367 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol.2). This is a very good pair of brass percussion pocket pistols by Wilkinson of Bristol. The matching pistols have steel hammers and sliding safety bolts. The brass frames are both signed ‘Wilkinson’ on one side and ‘Bristol’ on the reverse (most likely James Wilkinson ). Both measure 6 ¾” overall & have 2” screw off brass barrels. The smooth bores of each barrel are clean. Both pistols have steel triggers & trigger guards. Black powder proofs on the underside of their actions. They both have undamaged bag shape walnut stocks. Their cocking & firing actions work as they should. A tool is required to turn off each barrel (we do not have the tool). The price includes UK delivery. NB No licence is required to own these antique percussion pistols in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16755
£595.00

SOLD SOLD (26/10)American Civil War Era, Remington 1858 Army New Model 6 Shot, .44 Calibre Single Action Revolver With 2 Matching Numbers Cylinders (One Standard 44 Calibre Percussion The Other Period Converted To 44 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre). Sn 16827 - 16827
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 Era, Model 1858 Army New Model, Large frame, .44 calibre, revolver. The pistol has an 8" octagonal barrel and measures 14" overall. The pistol has no visible manufacturer or date marks. It has a steel frame, blade fore sight, grooved frame rear sight & captive lever ramrod. The pistol comes with 2 original period cylinders, one standard percussion the other period converted to rim fire. Both cylinders are numbered ‘144’. Its Walnut grips are undamaged. The pistol cocks and dry fires in single action as it should. The pistol is complete with wood case. The case with hinged lid measures 15 ¼” x 7” x 2 ½”. The centre of the exterior of the lid is inlaid with void brass disc. The case has has a brass lock with key. The inside of the case is lined with green material & contoured to snugly fit the pistol. It has compartments for accessories and slots for 6 rounds of ammunition. As an antique cap & ball / obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 16827
£0.00

C1870 Continental 9mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Only Revolver With Folding Trigger, Spurless Hammer & Captive Extractor Rod. Sn 16773 - 16773
This is a very good 6 shot 9mm pin fire revolver in continental form made C1870. It measures 11” overall with a 6 ¼” barrel. The rifled bore has just staining consistent with age. The barrel and cylinder have proofs and the cylinder has a small ‘Crown above EL 68’ inspection mark. The pistol's metal work has even patina and it has undamaged chequered wood grip. The pistol is side gate loading, has a spurless hammer, folding trigger & captive steel ejector rod. The pistol’s double action only firing action works correctly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique 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 16773
£595.00

SOLD SOLD (31/10) ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1880 French Army Officer’s, Chamelot-Delvigne, Model 1873, 11mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre, Double Action Revolver By Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Étienne & Leather Holster. Sn 16836 - 16836
The Service Revolver Model 1873 Chamelot-Delvigne was the first double action revolver used by the French army. It was produced by Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Étienne from 1873. They manufactured approximately 337,000. The pistols were widely used during the First World War and issued to reserve units in 1940. The French Resistance made widespread use of the pistols during German occupation. This is an excellent example of the Model 1873, 6 shot, Revolver in 11mm Centre Fire Calibre. It has a 4 ½” barrel stepped from round to octagonal and nice original metal work finished 'in the white' as carried by Officer’s. The bore is clean with crisp well defined rifling. The top of the barrel is engraved 'Mle 1873'. One barrel flat is dated ‘S.1880’ and the frame engraved 'M' d'Armes de Saint-Étienne'. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. A great feature of these revolvers is that all of their parts are numbered. All of our example’s metal parts are crisply numbered and the firing mechanism can be easily exposed by removal of a compartment secured by a single screw (illustrated). All numbers are matching ‘H15504’. The compartment fits snugly and the firing mechanism works as it should in both single and double action. It is side gate loading and the pistol's chequered wood grips are undamaged. The butt is fitted with Military lanyard ring which has a period plaited leather strap attached. The pistol is complete with its original period brown leather holster with full flap cover and single belt loop to the rear. The rear also has 2 brass hanging bars for shoulder strap. The front of the holster has an open top ammunition pouch which is covered by the flap when closed. The pouch contains stitched loops for 12 individual rounds of ammunition. The inside of the lid is impressed with letters and numbers which appear to be ‘26ME d’ARMie 1005 76’ most likely Regiment marks. The surface of the leather has some light surface scuffs consistent with age and service use but all is intact. The price for this impressive nicely marked piece includes UK delivery. NB. As an obsolete calibre antique weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16836
£0.00

Georgian Era British WD Enfield Tower New Land Pattern .650 Carbine Calibre Flintlock Pistol With Brass Mounts & Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 16837 - 16837
This is an original Georgian era New Land Pattern Enfield Tower flintlock pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, including trigger guard with extended tang, fore end block & cudgel butt. The wood has a small impressed ‘IF’ mark most likely a factory inspector’s mark. It has a heavy military hammer & captive steel ram rod. It measures 15 ½” overall with a 9” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age & use. The action works as it should. The lock plate is signed with the Enfield ‘Tower’ mark & has a WD arrow inspection mark together with Georgian Crown with Royal Cypher ‘GR’ (George Rex). The metal work has even patina throughout. 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 16837
£1,475.00

RESERVED RESERVED RARE, C1870 French Military 6 Shot 11mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Ordnance Double Action Revolver. A 1019 - A 1019
The French 11mm centre fire round was introduced in 1873 for the Model 1873 service pistol. Earlier service pistols such as ours were converted in the 1870’s to fire the new centre fire round. Information regarding the round is illustrated in image 3. This is a very good C1870 French ordnance revolver in 11mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre. It is side gate loading and has its original integral ejector rod. It is both single and double action & fully functioning with a 5 ¼” round steel barrel and chequered wood grips. The metal has even patina. The butt is fitted with military lanyard ring. There are no manufacturer or date marks visible on the pistol. The weapon's side gate loading and firing actions work perfectly. 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. The price for this rare pistol includes UK delivery. A 1019
£695.00

SOLD SOLD (29/10) American Marlin Firearms Company Factory Nickel Plated ‘XXX Standard 1872’ .32 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Single Action 5 Shot Revolver With Tip Up Barrel. Sn 16826 - 16826
This is a very good example of the Marlin XXX Standard 1872 .32Rim fire single action revolver with 'Tip up' barrel and factory nickel plated brass frame. It has a 3" barrel and shrouded trigger. It retains its factory nickel plating & the action is strong and firm. There are no signs of damage or repair. The bag shaped American Rosewood grips are undamaged. The left side of the barrel is stamped 'JM Marlin New Haven CT USA Pat July 1 1878'. The top of the barrel is marked ‘XXX Standard 1872’. 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 16826
£0.00
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