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SOLD SOLD (26/10) Cased, Victorian C1840 Pair Of English William Bond 59 Lombard Street, (The Golden Blunderbuss), London, .500 Calibre (38 Bore) Percussion Traveling Pistols With Octagonal Barrels & Accessories. Sn 15767 - 15767
A large family of English Gunsmith’s named Bond had premises at various London addresses including at 108 Leadenhall Street, 45 Cornhill and at 'The Golden Blunderbuss' 59 Lombard Street, between 1762 & 1879. The Bond's made and supplied firearms to The British East India Company (see page 143 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown). This is an excellent pair of percussion traveling pistols by William Bond made C1850 at his 59 Lombard Street London address. The pistols are in excellent undamaged condition with all original walnut stocks with chequered grip panels both inset void German silver escutcheons, 5” polished steel octagonal barrels, engraved foliate decorated trigger guards with extended tangs and pineapple finials, action plates & heavy dolphin hammers. The action plates of each pistol are crisply signed by the manufacturer ‘W. Bond’. The top of each barrel are marked ’59 Lombard St London’. Both pistols are complete with their original wood ram rods with polished metal end caps. Both barrels’ have small bead fore sights and ‘v’ notch plate rear sights. The barrels of each pistol are smoothbore and have just staining and residue consistent with age and use. Their firing actions work perfectly as they should. The pistols are complete with their later fitted wood case. The case with hinged lid has its original lock (key absent). The interior of the case is lined in green felt and has compartments contoured to snugly fit the pistols and their accessories which include a copper and brass powder flask, a steel bullet mould marked ‘44’ , an empty tin for percussion caps labelled ‘E Joyce & Co London metal lined percussion caps’, a number of moulded lead balls, some wadding patches, a metal oil bottle with screw top lid and applicator & a steel tool with indistinct marks (illustrated). The price for this pair of cased pistols includes UK delivery. NB as antique percussion weapons no licence is required to own these pistols in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 15767

SOLD SOLD (10/11) SUPERB ORIGINAL WOOD, WW1 1916 British BSA Co Ltd Short Magazine Enfield SMLE No.1 MK III .303 Calibre Rifle & Sling. **UK/EU DEACTIVATION CERTIFICATED**. Sn 15795 - 15795
This is an excellent WW1 dated SMLE No.1 Mk III .303 calibre rifle. The rifle has superb all original woodwork throughout and date & manufacturer's stamps, ‘Crown GR’ (George Rex) with Crown, BSA Co L (Ltd) 1916, SHT L.E III’. It is complete with sight protector wings, magazine cut off which opens as it should and stripper clip loading bridge. It also has a brass butt plate with trap and original webbing sling. Its original magazine can be removed and retains its original loading plate and spring. Deactivated to UK / EU specification the weapon’s bolt and trigger move but the firing mechanism has been internally disconnected so it will not cock and dry fire & it is not capable of stripping. The price includes UK/EU deactivation certificate and UK delivery. Sn 15795

SOLD SOLD (05/11) WW1 Era British Officers Brown Leather Covered Swagger / Riding Crop Sword Stick With Polished Horn Hilt In The Form Of A Horse’s Fetlock With Shoed Hoof & Scabbard. Sn 15738 - 15738
This is an excellent unusual original British Officers brown leather covered swagger / riding crop Sword Stick & Scabbard. It has a 14" rectangular section blade which narrows to a pin sharp point. It measures 21 ¼” overall (in its scabbard). The blade is stamped with number ‘3’ on 2 flats. The grip is made of polished horn in the form of a horse’s fetlock with hoof mounted with a white metal horseshoe secured by pins. The wood scabbard is expertly bound in brown leather with a braided leather wrist loop at the throat. The bottom end of the scabbard has a leather flap for use as a riding crop. The price for this unusual form of sword stick includes UK delivery. Sn 15738.

SOLD SOLD (10/11) Edwardian Gentleman’s Cane Sword Stick With Chestnut Handle & 1907- 1908 London Hallmarked Sterling Silver Mounts & Heptagonal Section Spike Blade. Sn 15739 - 15739
A very good Edwardian Gentleman’s Sword Stick. The sword has a 26 ¼” Heptagonal section spike blade which is straight and tapers to a pin sharp point. The sword measures 37” overall (in its scabbard). The curved chestnut handle is varnished and heartwood can be seen on top of the grip. The handle has Siver mounts. One mount has London 1907-08 sterling silver hallmarks. Its cane scabbard is undamaged & the tip of the scabbard has a conical brass end cap. The price for includes UK delivery. Sn 15739

SUPERB, WW2 Nazi German Robert Klaas, Solingen, Pattern Number Nr 237 Pattern Army Officer's Dress Sword, Lion Head Pommel With Red Glass Eyes, Mint Officer’s Leather Bullion Stitched Cord, Portepee & Scabbard. Sn 15793:1 - 15793:1
This is an excellent, original WW2 period Nazi German Robert Klaas, Solingen, German Army Officer's Sword. The sword is his Nr 237 pattern With Lion head pommel which has the correct red glass eyes. It also has the correct Klaas pattern Nazi National Emblem ‘Eagle with Swastika’ on the langet and a plain shield with void oval on the reverse langet (see page 102 of the book Swords Of Germany By Angolia). It has a flat knuckle bow and wire bound grip. The knuckle bow, hilt back strap and pommel are adorned with gilt oak leaf decoration. The sword measures 36 ¾” overall and the ricasso of its 31” single edged, elegantly curved, fullered blade is stamped with the ‘Robert Klaas, Solingen’ makers mark. The blade is undamaged and has just light staining consistent with age. The sword is complete with its original Officer’s leather strap with bullion stitching and bullion portepee. The strap & portepee are near mint, clean and undamaged. The cord is intact but does have areas of service wear consistent with age and use. The sword has its original black painted steel scabbard with single steel hanging ring, fixed hanging bar and small shoe. The price for this impressive Nazi piece includes UK delivery. Sn 15793:1

SOLD SOLD (25/10) RARE, Original WW2 Era Nazi German Police Officer Rank Sword By Alcoso (Alex Coppel), Solingen With Officer’s Bronze Nazi Eagle Badge Hilt Mount & Scabbard. Sn 15793:2 - 15793:2
This is an excellent, rare & original WW2 period German Nazi Police Officer rank sword (see page 252 of the book ‘Swords Of Germany’ By Angolia). The sword measures 36 ¾” overall and the ricasso of its clean, 31 ½” single edged, blade with partial fullers is stamped with the Alcoso Solingen manufacturer’s name and trademark (Alex Coppel). The blade is fitted with original leather hilt washer. Its ebonised wood ribbed grip is undamaged, has original tight wire binding and is mounted with the correct Officer’s Bronze Eagle with Swastika and Wreath badge. The handle has an ornate oak Leaf motif ferrule, knuckle guard and stepped pommel. The sword is complete with its original black painted steel scabbard with single steel hanging ring, fixed strap bar and shoe. The throat has an ornate steel mount with geometric design. The scabbard retains its original black paint finish. The price for this rare Nazi Police sword includes UK delivery. Sn 15793:2

Pre WW2 1938 Dated Home Front, British Police Issue Constable's MK II 'Tommy' Helmet Marked XH HBH With Liner, Chin Strap & Original Rare To Find Canvas Carry Bag With Shoulder Strap . Sn 15793:3 - 15793:3
This is an excellent condition, complete, original, WW2, painted steel Police Constable's 'Tommy' helmet. The helmet is painted Dark Blue and has its original Stencilled white paint lettering emblazoned on the front 'POLICE'. The inner rim of the helmet is stamped with what appears to be ‘XH HBH ', II (mark 2) & dated ‘1938'. The rim is also stamped ‘P’ (Police Issue). It has its original black oil cloth liner with adjustment cord and webbing chinstrap all of which are completely intact. The helmet is undamaged with no denting and it retains almost all of its original paint. It is approx. UK size 6 1/2. The helmet is accompanied by its original period khaki canvas carry bag with shoulder strap in which the helmet was found. These bags which fit around the rim of the helmet and prevent debris from falling inside are rare to find. The canvas has areas of surface wear to be expected. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15793:3

WW2 Nazi German Double Decal M35 Luftwaffe Combat Helmet By ‘Q’ (Quist) With Original Liner & Chin Strap By ‘LBA’(Luftwaffe Bekleidungs Ampt). Sn 15793:4 - 15793:4
This is an original WW2 era Nazi German M35 Luftwaffe combat helmet in superb condition. The helmet retains its original Luftwaffe blue / grey hue finish. It has no dents and all rivets/ pins and steel chin strap bales are correctly in place. The inner skirt of the helmet is manufacturer stamped ‘Q’ which is Quist together with shell size ‘62’ and lot number ‘25440’ . The left side of the helmet features its original Nazi Luftwaffe eagle decal. The right has the German Army black, white and red National tri-colour shield. Both decals have excellent colouring and have surface wear to be expected with age and service use. The helmet is complete with original undamaged leather liner which is undamaged. The liner is original to the helmet and has its original leather chin strap with buckle. All leather and stitching are intact. The leather of the chin strap is impressed by the manufacturer ‘LBA’ which is Luftwaffe Bekleidungs Ampt (roughly translates to Airforce Neckwear manufacturer). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15793:4

The London Knife Book, Signed Leather Bound Limited Edition 82 Of 100, 1820 - 1945 by Ron Flook. BO 318 - BO 318
This is a mint, signed, leather bound hardback limited edition, 82 of 100 of ‘The London Knife Book, An A-Z guide to London Cutlers, 1820 – 1945’ by Ron Flook. The book has 230 quality pages packed with colour photos of every type of knife made in London during the period, listing all the Cutlers with their details. This book comes with a limited edition 82 of 100 commemorative label and is personally signed by the author Ron Flooks inside the front cover. The price includes UK delivery. BO 318

SOLD SOLD (05/11) WW1 Trio To a Private George W. Swan Of The East Lancashire Regiment. M 114 - M 114
This is a nice WW1 trio to Private George W. Swan of the East Lancashire Regiment. The medals consist of the 1914-15 Star, the War Medal and the Victory Medal. All of the medals carry his service number 3-6315 and are mounted on card for display. The medals are in excellent condition. The price includes U.K. delivery. M 114

SOLD SOLD (27/10) WW1 Pair Plus Miniatures To Private 241844 Charles Edward Dunn 2/5 Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. M 115 - M 115
This is a nice WW1 pair including miniatures to Charles Edward Dunn who served with the 2/5 Kings Own Royal Lancaster France and Flanders from 17th March 1916 to 17th June 1918 when he was discharged wounded. He is therefore also entitled to a silver wound badge. The medals are contained in a hard wooden box with GREAT WAR FRANCE carved into the lid and comes complete with 2 dog tags, a wound stripe, 4 Kings Own shoulder titles and a set of miniatures. There is also a printed copy of his service details. The price includes U.K. delivery. M 115 £145

WW1 Pair And Death Plaque With Paperwork. M 116 - M 116
This is a nice WW1 pair of War and Victory Medals including the death plaque to Private 66367 Arthur Lacey of the 1/6 Territorial Battalion. The Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action on the 10th April 1918 in France and Flanders. This group also contains the original forwarding certificate dated the 19th May 1922 addressed to his father and the standard condolence slip from King George V. This is a nice territorial group to a man killed in action. The price includes U.K. delivery. M 116
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