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Victorian English, C1860, 28 Bore, Drew Of Winchester Percussion Overcoat Pistol With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14863 - 14863
Henry Drew was an English gunsmith recorded at Market Place, Romsey & Winchester, Hampshire between 1850 and C1901 (see page 209 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is a very good original percussion overcoat pistol made C1860 by Henry Drew. It is 8 ¼” overall length with a 3 ½” octagonal barrel which has a small bead fore sight. Its smooth bore is clean. The original Walnut full stock furniture is undamaged and has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and use. The wrist is inlaid with a void German silver escutcheon. It has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap. Its Dolphin hammer & steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial have foliate decoration. The action plate is marked by the manufacturer ‘Drew’ & the top of the barrel ‘Winchester’. The cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price 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 14863
£745.00

Victorian C1860 Double Barrel, Over & Under .36 Bore, Percussion Pocket Pistol With Revolving / Turn Over Barrel Block & Screw Off Barrels. Sn 14884 - 14884
This is a very good Victorian percussion pocket pistol with revolving, over & under barrels. It's round steel barrels are 1 ¾” in length (6 ¾” overall). Its steel frame is undamaged with nice patina throughout. The barrels are stamped with Victorian black powder proof marks. The muzzle of each barrel is slotted for tool which assists the barrels to be un screwed (tool not present). The barrels are smooth bore and unscrew as they should. The bores have staining consistent with age and use. The action and trigger guard have foliate decoration. The pistol's bag shaped Walnut grip is undamaged. The butt has a small German silver plate. The pistol has a safety feature forward of the trigger guard which consists of a hooked flange which prevents the percussion cap on the unfired bottom barrel from being struck by accident. The pistol cocks and dry fires perfectly as does the revolving barrel action. The price 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 14884
£675.00

RARE, 1830 - C1850’s Blunt & Syms New York .45 Calibre Percussion Derringer With Octagonal Rifled Barrel & Case Hardened Steel Ram Rod. Sn 14885 - 14885
The original Derringer 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 still known as a derringer. Derringers were produced by many manufacturers in America and Europe during the Wild West and American civil war era . This rare original derringer is in excellent condition. It measures 7 ½” overall length with a blued 3” octagonal steel barrel. The barrel’s rifled bore is clean with well defined rifling . The browned action has aged to an attractive plum colour. The top of the barrel is stamped ‘B & S New York’ (Orison Blunt and John G. Syms are recorded in New York City USA in the 1830-1850 period. They had premises at 44 Chatham St. & 177 Broadway New York and advertised themselves as Gun and Pistol Manufacturers, Importers and Dealers). The pistol has a small blade fore sight and ‘v’ notch block rear sight. The Dolphin hammer has foliate engraved decoration and it has German silver grip mounts. Its original walnut grips are undamaged . Its cocking and firing actions function perfectly. The derringer has its original case hardened steel ram rod. The price for this rare attractive derringer 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 14885
£695.00

SOLD...SOLD...SOLD...QUALITY, Cased Victorian C1860 British Beaumont Adams .31 Calibre Five Shot Double Action Percussion Revolver By London Arms Co Retailed By Williams & Powell Liverpool With Accessories. Sn 14886 - 14886
Robert Adams (1809–1880) was a 19th-century British gunsmith who patented the first successful double-action revolver in 1851. This is an excellent, original, Cased, Robert Adams, Patent .31 calibre five shot percussion revolver. The weapon's lever loading arm & double action firing mechanism work as they should in both single & double action. It has a 4 ¼” octagonal barrel (9” overall). The barrel has crisp ‘V & P’ with crown Victorian proof marks and is marked by the manufacturer ‘L.A.C’ (London Arms company) . The top of the frame is crisply marked by the Retailer ‘Williams & Powell 25 South Castles St Liverpool’. It has blued frame. The frame is crisply marked with Adams patent detail (illustrated) and number ‘B16225’. Its finely chequered Walnut grip is in great undamaged condition. The pistol's metal work is undamaged and it retains its original blue finish. The pistol is contained in its original wood case with hinged lid. The top of the lid is inlaid with a void central brass roundel. The case has a brass lock and original key. The case is lined with rich green felt and has compartments which contain accessories including a small steel oil bottle with screw top lid and integral applicator, Screw tool marked ‘Halford’, an empty Remington percussion cap tin and a copper and brass powder flask marked ‘C&W Hawksley’, a brass and steel bullet mould for 1 conical lead bullet and 1 lead ball. The mould is numbered 5185 and .31 (calibre) together with ‘Made in Italy. Also included are 10 x .31 calibre moulded conical lead bullets and 1 x .31 calibre lead ball. The price for this quality cased pistol with accessories includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14886
£1,675.00

**SOLD**SOLD**27/12**C1835 Scottish Martin Of Paisley, 36 Bore, Percussion Pistol With Screw Off Barrel & Integral Folding Bayonet. Sn 14887 - 14887
Alexander Martin was a Scottish Paisley based gunsmith recorded as working in 1835 (see page 282 of British Gunmakers Vol 2. By Brown). It is 7" overall with a 3" screw off round steel barrel which has Victorian black powder proofs. The muzzle is slotted for tool to assist screwing off the barrel (tool absent). The smooth bore has staining consistent with age and use. The steel frame is engraved on both sides with foliate decoration. The left side is engraved by the manufacturer 'Martin' and the right ‘Paisley’. It has a steel Dolphin hammer and is complete with integral folding bayonet blade. The triangular blade is 1 ½” in length. The tip of the blade has a slight bend. The bayonet is secured to the muzzle of the pistol by a hinge. The tip of the blade loosely fits into a recess in the trigger guard. 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. It has an undamaged bag shaped wood grip which has a void silver escutcheon inlaid on the top edge. The pistol cocks and dry fires as it should with a strong spring action. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a private collection or display. Sn 14887
£0.00

**SOLD**SOLD**27/12**Georgian C1800 British Officer’s Private Purchase John Richards Birmingham .700 Calibre New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol. Sn 14626 - 14626
John Richards was a Birmingham Gunmaker recorded as having premises at 17 Colemore Street, Birmingham in 1769 (see page 49 of Bailey & Nie's book 'English Gunmakers) . This is a British Officer’s Private Purchase John Richards Birmingham .700 Calibre New Land Pattern Flintlock Pistol. It is 15 ¾” overall with a 9 ¼”" round steel barrel. The smoothbore has light staining and residue consistent with age and use. The barrel has indistinct proof / inspection marks (illustrated). The lock plate with Swan neck hammer is signed ‘Richards’ and King’s Crown with GR (George Rex) (illustrated). It has a walnut full stock with plain brass furniture. It is complete with its original wood ram rod with brass end cap. Its action is nice and tight & works as it should. The metal and wood of the pistol have no damage and even patina. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 14626
£0.00

SOLD. SOLD (01/18). RARE, Original, Matching Numbers, 1863-1864 American Civil War Era Gwyn & Campbell Hamilton OH USA 1862 Patent .52 Calibre Single Shot Lever Action ‘Grapevine’ Union Cavalry Carbine With Saddle Bar & Ring. Sn 14888 - 14888
This is a very good example of a rare Civil War carbine in nearly new condition. These carbines were made by Edwin Gwyn & Abner Campbell in Hamilton, OH between 1863 and 1864. Just over 8,000 of these guns were made & many saw hard use in Cavalry units during the Civil War. There are two models of this gun with different style levers. This is the 1st type “Grapevine” . The carbine’s action plate is crisply marked “GWYN & CAMPBELL” in an arch above “PATENT/1862/HAMILTON O”. The Frame is stamped “UNION RIFLE” vertically below breech. The barrel and breech have matching numbers ‘4320’. The metal work has even patina and its original wood stock has the bumps, knocks and bruises to be expected. The 19" barrel’s bore is clean and the rifling is crisp. It measures 39" overall. It is fitted with an adjustable rear sight and block fore sight together with steel saddle bar & ring. The loading and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this piece of American Civil War 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 a part of a collection or display. Sn 14888
£0.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. Russian RGD-33 (Ruchnaya Granata Degtyarev, Model of 1933) Stick Hand Grenade With Fragmentation Sleeve. O 1304 - O 1306
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a Russian RGD-33 (Ruchnaya Granata Degtyarev, Model of 1933) stick hand grenade with fragmentation sleeve. The grenade is complete and retains much of its original green finish. The handle has its sliding arming catch and is embossed with H35 within a diamond shape. The screw on explosive head is complete with the sliding primer catch. The head of the grenade is embossed with S08 within a diamond shape There is a star washer held on the screw thread to stop the handle being unscrewed from the head. The cast iron fragmentation sleeve gas diamond fragmentation patterns cast in and is complete with its sliding attachment catch. No licence is required to possess this inert round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display Price includes UK delivery. O 1306
£345.00

ORIGINAL, ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1859, Colt Pocket Model of 1849 (Model 1851 Navy) .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 5 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With 6” Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14894:12 - 14894:12
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 (1851 Navy) 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 6" octagonal barrel is correctly marked ' Address Col Saml Colt New York’. It has all matching serial numbers '147221' stamped on its frame, barrel, trigger guard, cylinder and butt which dates it to 1859. The cylinder is marked 'Colt's Patent’ . The cylinder has a faint, correct engraved ‘Stage Coach hold Up Scene’. The weapon's single action firing mechanism and captive steel ‘lever’ ram rod work as they should. Price for this historic 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 14894:12
£1,375.00

MATCHING NUMBERS, American Civil War Era, Manhattan Arms Manufacturing Co (Colt Navy), .36" Calibre, 5 Shot 6 ½” Octagonal Barrel, Single Action Percussion Revolver. Sn 14894:13 - 14894:13
The Manhattan Arms Manufacturing Co. was founded in New Jersey U.S.A. When Colt's Patents for revolving firearms expired in 1857 Manhattan began Manufacturing Colt Patent expired weapons including the iconic Colt Navy Revolver. Production continued until C1873. Many of their weapons were used during the American Civil War. This is an excellent, original 6 ½” octagonal barrel version of the Manhattan Colt Navy .36" Calibre, 5 shot percussion revolver with drop down loading lever. The metal work has nice patina throughout. It has a lightly engraved cylinder and the top of the frame is engraved Manhattan Fire Arms Co Newark N.J'. The pistol's steel frame, barrel block, brass butt strap & trigger guard assembly are undamaged and stamped with matching serial number '23097'. The cylinder is lightly decorated and engraved 'Patented Dec 27 1869'. It has an attractive Walnut grip. The pistol's loading and firing actions work as they should. The 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 14894:13
£1,275.00

1858 – Early 1860’s American Civil War Era Eli Whitney (Whitneyville Armoury) USA .36" Calibre, 6 Shot Single Action Model 1861 Navy Percussion Revolver With 7 ½” Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14894:14 - 14894:14
The Whitneyville Armoury USA was founded 1798 in New Haven Connecticut by Eli Whitney. Whitney produced approx. 33,000 revolvers to compete with Colt patent revolvers. Many were purchased by the Union Army & Navy and saw service in the American Civil War. In 1888, the Whitney Arms Company was sold to the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. This is an excellent, original 7 ½” octagonal barrel Eli Whitney Colt Navy .36" Calibre, 6 shot percussion revolver with drop down loading lever. The metal work has nice patina throughout. The top of the barrel is stamped ‘E. Whitney N.Haven’. The pistol has a small post fore sight, notched hammer rear sight and brass trigger guard. It has original undamaged Walnut grips. The pistol's loading and firing actions work as they should. 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 14894:14
£1,475.00

Mint David North Of Killamarsh Sheffield England Hand Tooled Bowie Knife With Polished Wood Grips and Brown Leather Sheath. Sn 14857 - 14857
David North of Killamarsh, Sheffield is a manufacturer of quality knives and one of the last 'Cottage Cutlers' to come out of Sheffield. This beautiful, large hand tooled Bowie was made by David North. The mint condition blade is 10" long with a decorative scalloped back edge. The knife measures 15 1/4” overall length. The ricasso is crisply stamped 'David North Sheffield England'. The knife has an ornate scalloped cross guard. Its grips are polished hard wood secured with four pins, the tang has a hand worked ornate edge on both sides, visbile between the grips. The knife has its original hand made brown leather scabbard with integral belt loop. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14857
£545.00
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