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BEST QUALITY, Victorian C1850, English Cogswell & Harrison Strand London 10 Bore, Single Barrel Muzzle Loading, Percussion Shotgun With Walnut Stock, Damascus Barrel & Ramrod. Sn 14466 - 14466
Cogswell & Harrison were established in May 1770 and is London’s oldest surviving gun maker. The company has manufactured an exceptionally diverse range of sporting shotguns and rifles during its long and colourful history. This is a best quality Victorian muzzle loading percussion Shotgun. It has a 38” round Damascus steel barrel and measures 54 ¼” overall. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age. The shotgun has its original walnut stock with steel butt plate. The underside of the stock is inlaid with a void German Silver escutcheon and it has a polished horn fore end cap. The metal work has engraved decoration to the side plate, breach tang, Dolphin hammer, steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The action plate is engraved by the maker ‘Cogswell & Harrison’. The top of the barrel is engraved ‘Cogswell & Harrison 223 & 234 Strand London’. The weapon cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. The shotgun is fitted with post foresight & has its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and tip. Price for this quality antique shotgun includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14466
£1,675.00

SUPERB, Large, C1830 English William Hudson (Partner Of The Famous Gunsmiths John Manton & Son London), 4 Bore, Single Barrel Muzzle Loading, Flintlock Shotgun With Walnut Stock, Damascus Barrel & Ramrod. Sn 14467. - 14467
The famous English gunsmiths John Manton (1752-1834) & Son, George Henry (1789-1854) worked at Dover Street Piccadilly London. Between C1833 to 1844 George Henry Manton went into partnership with the Gunsmith William Hudson. The partnership continued to trade under the name Manton & Son. This is a superb, large, muzzle loading shotgun by Hudson most likely made before Hudson went into partnership with Manton (see page 170 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown). It has a 48” round Damascus steel barrel and measures a large 63” overall. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age. The shotgun has its original walnut stock with steel butt plate. The wrist has quality chequering and the top of the wrist is mounted with a void brass shield. It has a polished horn fore end cap. The swan neck hammer is fitted with flint. It has a plain steel lock plate signed ‘Hudson’, steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The shotgun is fitted with post foresight. The top of the action is grooved to form the rear sight . It has its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and steel threaded tip. The weapon cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. Price for this quality antique shotgun with connections to the famous Manton & Son includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14467
£2,450.00

MASSIVE, C1850 Couzens 8 Bore Percussion Muzzle Loading Wildfowling Bank Gun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod. Sn 14468 - 14468
This is a massive percussion wildfowling gun made C1850 in English form. This size of gun (6 feet 7 ¾” overall length) were lay on riverbanks and sand dunes to support the heavy weight of the gun when hunting wild fowl. It is 8 bore and has a 5’ 3” stepped round to octagonal steel barrel. Its bore has light staining consistent with age. It has walnut stock with horn fore stock cap. The wood has knocks bumps and bruises consistent with age. The top of the wrist is inlaid with void German silver disc. The fore stock has German silver mounts. The metal work has engraved decoration. It has a steel butt plate. The action plate is signed ‘Couzens’ amongst hunting scene of birds in the field. It has a heavy steel dolphin hammer. The barrel has a small brass post foresight. The piece is complete with its original wood ramrod with brass end cap. Its cocking & firing actions work perfectly. Price for this massive fowling piece worthy of further research regarding the maker includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of collection or display. Sn 14468
£1,200.00

Large, C1850 English, Joseph Towl, Boston, Lincolnshire, 6 Bore, Single Barrel Muzzle Loading, Percussion Shotgun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod. Sn 14469. - 14469
The English gunsmith Joseph Towl is recorded as having premises at 13 Bridge street, Boston, Lincolnshire between 1834 & C1870 (see page 349 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent , large, muzzle loading shotgun by Towl. It has a 42” round steel barrel and measures a large 58 ¾” overall. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age. The shotgun has its original walnut stock with steel butt plate. The wrist has chequering and the top of the wrist is mounted with a void German silver disc. It has a brass fore end cap. It has a heavy dolphin hammer and the action plate is signed by the maker ‘J. Towl’ amongst foliate decoration. It has a steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The shotgun is fitted with post foresight. It has its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and threaded brass tip with cap. The weapon cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. Price for this large antique shotgun includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14469
£1,400.00

QUALITY, C1850 English Richard Howe Of Colchester Essex, 8 Bore, Single Barrel Muzzle Loading, Percussion Shotgun With Walnut Stock, Multi Stage Damascus Barrel & Ramrod. Sn 14471. - 14471
The English gunsmith Richard Howe is recorded as having premises at Head Street, Colchester Essex between 1835 & C1832 then at High Street, Colchester between 1839-C1845 (see page 255 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent Victorian muzzle loading percussion shotgun by Howe. It has a 42” multi stage Damascus steel barrel and measures 58 ¼” overall. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age. The shotgun has its original walnut stock with chequered panel wrist & steel butt plate. The top of the wrist is inlaid with a rectangular void German silver escutcheon and it has a brass fore end cap. The action is inlaid with silver bands. The metal work has engraved decoration to the side plate, breach tang, Dolphin hammer, steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The action plate is engraved by the maker ‘Howe Of Colchester’ within a rural scene. The weapon cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. The shotgun is fitted with post foresight & has its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and tip with screw thread and cap. Price for this quality antique shotgun includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14471
£1,375.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 25/9) Mid 1800’s English Clough & Sons Of Bath Somerset, 20 Bore, Double Damascus Barreled Muzzle Loading, Percussion Double Hammer Shotgun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod. Sn 14472. - 14472
The English gunsmiths George Clough & Sons are recorded Southgate Street, bath between 1826 & 1837 (see page 194 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent Victorian muzzle loading percussion shotgun by Clough & Sons. It has 27” Damascus steel barrels set side by side with central barrel rib signed ‘Clough & Sons Bath’ and measures 46 ½” overall. The muzzle diameter of the barrels are each 15.53mm (aprrox 20 bore). The smooth bores have just light staining consistent with age. The shotgun has its original walnut stock with chequered panel wrist & steel butt plate. The top of the wrist is inlaid with a rectangular void German silver escutcheon and it has a brass fore end cap. The metal work has fine quality engraved decoration to the action, side plates, breach tang, Dolphin hammers, steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial. The action plates are both engraved by the maker ‘Clough & Sons Bath’. The action has silver roundels either side. The weapon has a grip safety feature & cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. The shotgun is fitted with bead foresight & has its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and tip with screw thread and cap. Price for this quality antique shotgun includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14472
£0.00

Original, 19th Century Oriental Cast Bronze Lantaka Merchant Ship Deck/Rigging Pirate Defence Cannon With Wooden Stand. Sn 14425 - 14425
Lantaka were a type of bronze cannon mounted on merchant vessels travelling the waterways of Malay Archipelago in the 1800’s. Their use was greatest in precolonial South East Asia especially in Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The guns were used to defend against pirates. Many of these beautiful guns were mounted on swivels and were known as swivel guns. The smaller ones could be mounted almost anywhere including in the rigging. This is an original 19th Century blackened cast bronze Lantaka swivel cannon. It is 36” in length and has a 1” muzzle diameter bore. It has the correct 3” bronze mounting spike with ornate cast curved arms secured to the barrel by lugs either side of the barrel. The barrel is ornately decorated with foliate and geometric designs and it has a flared ornate muzzle. The barrel has fixed sights which are incorporated into the floral cast design. The barrel is open and it has its original touch hole. The rear of the barrel has a hollow tubular handle for firing unmounted. The Lantaka is complete with a purpose made wood stand. The price for this historic Lantaka with stand which would make a superb display / conversation piece includes UK delivery. N.B. As an antique black powder cannon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14425
£975.00

SOLD SOLD (19/9 ) WW1 Era Austrian Steyr Mannlicher Model 1896/ M96 11mm Calibre Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle. Sn 14499:14 - 14499:14
The Model M1896, better known as the Mannlicher M96 rifle is a bolt-action rifle, designed by Ferdinand Ritter von Mannlicher. The M1896 is unusual in employing a straight-pull bolt action, as opposed to the more common rotating bolt-handle of other rifles (see page 53 of Mannlicher Military Rifles by Scarlata). These weapons were used throughout WW1 and into the 1930’s. This is a good example. The wood furniture of this weapon is battle worn with knocks bumps and bruises to be expected, but all wood is original and intact with no cracks. The wood is impressed with 5 pointed star within shield mark which may indicate later post WW1 issue to Bulgarian troops. The metal work is undamaged. The breech is stamped with the combined 'OEWG' (Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Company' Steyr mark. It has bayonet bar/ lug, sling swivels, steel butt plate, block and blade fore sight and adjustable rear sight. The weapon’s bolt action and firing mechanism works perfectly. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14499:14
£0.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD WW1 Era Austrian Steyr Mannlicher Model 1896/ M96 11mm Calibre Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle. Sn 14499:15 - 14499:15
The Model M1896, better known as the Mannlicher M96 rifle is a bolt-action rifle, designed by Ferdinand Ritter von Mannlicher. The M1896 is unusual in employing a straight-pull bolt action, as opposed to the more common rotating bolt-handle of other rifles (see page 53 of Mannlicher Military Rifles by Scarlata). These weapons were used throughout WW1 and into the 1930’s. This is a good example. The wood furniture of this weapon is battle worn with knocks bumps and bruises to be expected, but all wood is original and intact with no cracks. The wood is mounted with a brass plate stamped with number ‘21’. The metal work is undamaged. The breech is stamped with the combined 'OEWG' Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Company Steyr mark. It has bayonet bar/ lug, sling swivels, steel butt plate, block and blade fore sight and adjustable rear sight. The weapon’s bolt action and firing mechanism works perfectly. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14499:15
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (18/9) WW2 Battle Of Britain Royal Air Force 'C' Type Leather Flying Helmet, Size 7 1/8"-7 3/8" Complete With Full Wiring Loom. Sn 14481 - 14481
A superb WW2 Battle Of Britain era, un-touched condition Air Ministry 'C' type flying helmet, complete with full wiring loom including ear phones, microphone and plug. The helmet leather is in a very supple condition, showing signs of honest service use only and now appearing dark tan / brown in colour. It has a hand written name in white "Payne" across the forehead. All straps and buckles are present and in good matching order. The interior of helmet shows light use, wear and sweat staining. In all an excellent original helmet, becoming harder to find especially in this condition. The archetypal WW2 RAF flying helmet, much used during the ’Battle of Britain’. The wiring loom has two ear phones attached and wired up for use along with the large 'jack' plug and microphone. Both ear phones have the War Department Kings Crown and "AM" and the microphone is stamped with "Ref No 10A/12570 On Off". An excellent original and complete Type 'C' British Battle of Britain flying helmet. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14481
£0.00

1st Edition Handbook For The Ordnance, Q.F. 25 Pr, Mark II On Carriage, 25 Pr. Mark I Land Service 1940. BO 308 - BO 308
This is an official publication by H.M.S.O. for the Standard British Field Gun and Howitzer of WW2 and beyond. It was introduced into service just before the war started combining high angle and direct fire, relatively high rates of fire and a reasonably lethal shell in a highly mobile piece. It remained the British Army's primary field piece well into the 1960's. This copy of the handbook is a 1st edition of 1940 and has a multitude of ammendments dated 1941 and 1942. As it was an official publication and not for general release to the press or the public, copies are scarce and highly sought after. This is a clean, tight copy of a rare book. The price includes UK delivery. BO 308
£195.00

SOLD SOLD (12/9) An Excellent Copy Of 'The Bayonet Book' By John Watts & Peter White, Complete With Dustcover BO 309 - BO 309
An excellent condition copy of 'The Bayonet Book' by John Watts and Peter White. The book is complete with dustcover. The book is in excellent undamaged condition. The cloth binding is as bright and clean as the day it was printed. This is the definitive reference book for any serious bayonet collector and it is packed with black and white plates and detailed descriptions of bayonets from around the world, with measurements. It is the 'Bible' for any collector of bayonets. This is a hard to find book in this condition. It is probably the best condition copy we have ever had for sale and is the first copy we have for sale this year. The price includes UK delivery. BO 309
£0.00
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