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C1840 British 16 Bore Birmingham Trade Flintlock Pistol By Williams With Brass Fittings & Ram Rod. Sn 14836 - 14836
This is an original C1840 Flintlock Pistol. It is 14 ½” overall length, with a crudely stamped lock plate which appears to be ‘Williams’ (illustrated). There were many Gunmakers named Williams working in both in London & the Provinces during the 19th Century. The pistol has brass furniture including trigger guard, side plate and ram rod mounts. It has its wood ram rod with brass end caps and walnut full stock. The smooth bore of the 9” round steel barrel is clean with no pitting. The muzzle diameter is 17mm (approx. 16 bore). The action tang is numbered ‘1’ (illustrated in image 2). The lock’s cocking and firing actions work as they should. The hammer is fitted with flint. 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 14836
£495.00

FINE COLLECTOR QUALITY’ RARE, 1833-1835 American 2nd Type, 40 Bore, Percussion Henry Deringer With Full Wood Stock, German Silver Fittings, Ram Rod & Appraisal Document From American Expert L.D. Eberhart. Sn 14833 - 14833
The original Deringer pistol was a small single-shot muzzle loading percussion pistol with wood stock named after Henry Deringer, a famous 19th-century maker of small pocket pistols; with the advent of cartridge firearms, pistols began to be produced in the modern form known as a derringer. This rare 2nd Type Henry Deringer is in excellent condition and has been appraised by American author and firearms expert L.D. Eberhart. His appraisal document accompanies this pistol which in 2011 he valued at $ 5,250. In his appraisal, the text of which is illustrated in image 2, he dates the pistol’s manufacture to between 1833 & 1835 and describes it as a ‘fine collector quality Henry deringer pistol’. It measures 8 ½” overall length with a 4 ½” octagonal steel barrel and ¾” breech. The barrel’s rifled bore is approx. 40 Bore (11.40mm at the muzzle opening). The bore is clean with crisp well defined rifling. All iron parts are blued apart from the barrel which is the correct, period solid plum brown. The breech and action plate have crisp decoration in the period style and have second type Henry company markings ‘Deringer Phila’ . It has German silver fittings and small German silver fore sight and iron ‘v’ notch plate rear sight. Its original walnut full stock is undamaged with just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The grip has light chequering . The back of the wrist is inlaid with a void German silver shield. The derringer has its original ram rod with brass end cap. Its cocking and firing actions function perfectly. The price for this rare collector’s piece with appraisal document includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14833
£2,200.00

QUALITY, French C1860 7mm Calibre Percussion knife Pistol With Polished Horn Scales & 2 Blades With Fleur-De-Lys Trade Marks. Sn 14792 - 14792
This is a quality original 7mm calibre knife pistol made in France C1860. Overall the pistol when closed is 6" long. The blued steel 3 ½” octagonal barrel has a brass bead fore sight. The smooth bore is clean. The barrel has tooled decoration at the breech and a French fleur-de-lys mark. It has a steel hammer with tooled decoration and folding trigger. It's cocking & firing actions are nice & strong. There are two folding knife blades, one large, one small. The large blade is 3 ¼” long, The small blade 2 ¼”. Both blades are stamped with French fleur-de-lys marks. It has excellent undamaged polished horn scales with foliate tooled brass bolsters. The price for this superb quality made piece includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14792
£1,200.00

SOLD SOLD (8/12) THE BEST, 1888-1910 American Wild West Era Factory Nickel Plated Remington .41 Rim Fire Calibre Double Barrelled Derringer. Sn 14791 - 14791
This is original factory nickel plated Remington double-barrel pocket derringer in .41 RF calibre with tip up barrels is the best example we’ve ever owned. It retains all of its original factory nickel plating and has its original antique ivory grips which are undamaged. The barrels are released for loading by operation of a lever and a knurled steel button on the frame of the pistol. The design was little changed by Remington during a production run of nearly 70 years. The loading and firing actions of this piece function perfectly. The pistol has two 3" barrels set over and under and measures 5" overall making it easy to conceal and therefore popular with Wild West Gamblers. The top of the barrel rib is crisply stamped 'REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION N.Y.' which dates it to between 1888 and 1910. The underside of the bottom barrel is stamped '73'. It has a shrouded trigger. The pistol's barrels have clean bores with crisp well defined rifling. The price for this superb, iconic piece of American Wild West history includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14791
£0.00

ORIGINAL, ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1871,Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14777 - 14777
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 nice original condition with even patina throughout. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame. Some of its original nickel plating is still present. The pistol has the correct brass pin 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 US America'. It has matching serial numbers '329365' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard and butt which dates it to 1871. The cylinder is marked 'Colt's Patent’ above matching number ‘No. 365'. The cylinder has a very faint, correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’ (to faint to photograph). The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ ram rod work as they should. 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 14777
£1,275.00

C1870 French Lefaucheux Patent 9mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre Closed Frame Double Action Revolver. Sn 14770 - 14770
This is a fine original 9mm, 6 shot French Lefaucheux revolver. It is 10 ½” overall with an 5" octagonal barrel. The pistol has its original colour case hardened blue finish with foliate engraved decoration to the frame. It has an excellent undamaged, chequered walnut grip. It is side gate loading & is double action. The cocking and firing actions function as they should in both single and double action. The top of the barrel is marked ‘Syst (system) Lefaucheux’ . This is an excellent example of a Lefaucheux pin fire revolver & the price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre pin fire weapon, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 14770
£895.00

1799-1812 English Joseph Dutton, Birmingham, 16 Bore Flintlock Pistol With Brass Fittings & Ram Rod. A 593 - A 593
Joseph Dutton was a Birmingham based gunsmith with premises at Pritchit Street, between 1799 & 1803 and Snowhill between 1804 & 1812 (see page 211 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent, original flintlock pistol by Dutton. It is 15” overall length. The lock plate is signed by the maker ‘Dutton’. It has brass furniture including brass ram rod mount, side plate and trigger guard with extended tang. The side plate and trigger guard have foliate engraved decoration. It has its wood ram rod with horn end cap. The original walnut full stock is undamaged. The smooth bore of the 9 ¼” round steel barrel has staining and residue consistent with age. The muzzle diameter of the barrel is 16.75mm (approx. 16 bore). The barrel has black powder proof marks and is also signed ‘Dutton’. Its Swan neck hammer is fitted with flint. The lock’s cocking and firing actions work as they should. 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. A 593
£1,100.00

Georgian British Enfield Tower New Land Pattern .700 Calibre Flintlock Pistol With Captive Steel Ram Rod. A 592 - A 592
This is a New Land Pattern .7oo calibre Georgian Enfield Tower flintlock pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, heavy military hammer & captive steel ram rod. It measures 15 ½” overall with a 9” barrel. The smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age. The action works as it should with a good strong spring. The lock plate is marked with the Enfield ‘Tower’ mark has an ordnance stamp and Georgian Crown with Royal Cypher ‘GR’ (George Rex). The price includes UK delivery. A 592
£975.00

American, 1881 Colt 'New Line' 5 Shot .32 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Single Action Pocket Revolver. Sn 14714 - 14714
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 example. The metal work has even patina throughout. The revolver has a 2 ¼” round barrel (6” overall). The top of the barrel is crisply marked 'Colt's PT FA MFG CC Hartford CT USA'. The frame is stamped with ’32 Cal’ calibre detail. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. The action is single action only and works as it should. It has a removable cylinder for speed loading. The Walnut grips are undamaged. The grip frame is stamped with serial number ’17316’ which dates it to 1881. 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 14714
£745.00

1821-1830 English Richard Brunton, York, 40 Bore Flintlock Overcoat Pistol With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14748 - 14748
This is a very good flintlock overcoat pistol. It is 11 ¾” overall with a 6” octagonal steel barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore is clean. The barrel’s muzzle diameter is 12.39mm (approx. 40 bore). It’s steel side plate, action tang, trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial, have light foliate engraved decoration. The side plate is signed ‘Brunton’ and the top barrel flat ‘York’ (Richard Brunton, High Street Doncaster Yorkshire 1817-1820 & Stonegate, York 1821-1830, see page 182 of ‘British Gunmakers Vol.2’ by Brown). It has a swan neck hammer, sliding safety bolt & bead fore sight. It has its original, walnut full stock. The top of the wrist has a void silver escutcheon. The pistol has its wood ram rod. Its cocking and firing actions work as they should. 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 14748
£595.00
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