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INERT DEACTIVATED. Russian 1977 Dated 73mm SPG-9 ‘Kopye’ (Spear) Recoilless, Rocket Assisted, Fin Stabilised DRILL Projectile. O 1468 - O 1468
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a near mint Russian 73mm SPG-9 recoilless, rocket assisted, fin stabilised DRILL projectile. This was used in a vehicle mounted weapon in the BMP-1 amphibious infantry armoured vehicle. The black painted projectile retains most of its original finish and white Russian stencilling on its steel body including 1-77-233 and EX in large stencilling denoting (exercise or drill). A green plastic nose plug fitted to the top of the round. The alloy fin stabilised lower part of the round consists of six flip out gold anodised alloy fins with various part numbers stamped on them. There is a small amount of damage to the top of the projectile consistent of it being hit with a small bullet in storage and a small dent to the side. No licence is required to possess this round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. O 1468
£295.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. Russian RPG 7 High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) DRILL Round. O 1469 - O 1469
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a Russian RPG 7 High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) DRILL projectile for the unguided, shoulder-launched, anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade launcher first introduced in 1961. This black painted projectile retains much of its original finish including EX in white stencilling on the steel and alloy body. The alloy nose plug is fitted to the top of the round. A plastic base plug is fitted to the projectile. No licence is required to possess this round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. O 1469
£295.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. Near Mint Russian RPG 7 High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) Round. O 1470 - O 1470
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a near mint Russian RPG 7 High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) round for the unguided, shoulder-launched, anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade launcher first introduced in 1961. This black painted warhead retains all of its original black finish including all of its white stencilling on the alloy warhead. This includes nr-7 11 within two circles – 16 – 89 NHEPT and 11 within two circles – 16 -89 N together with other Russian symbols on the warhead. The green plastic nose plug is fitted to the top of the warhead. The steel lower part of the round retains all of its original green paint and is stencilled in black 11 within two circles -5-64 g-13 over nr – 7A over 11 within two circles – 30-64 over PHaCN-5K 5-12-64 over 3B-7r 11 within two circles -13-64 - over 22-64- 11 within two circles. Below that, there are four flip out alloy fins on pivots to the alloy tail section and this is stencilled In black 11 within 2 circles- 26 -71 - K all stencilled and stamped including 11 within two circles -27-64-t . There is also a green paper protective sleeve encasing the flip out fins with black Russian stencilling and 38 10 – 70 – and 10 within two circles. No licence is required to possess this round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. O 1470
£475.00

RARE, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ERA, Savage Revolving Firearms Navy First Model, 6 Shot, .36 Calibre Double Action Cap & Ball Revolver. Sn 16412 - 16412
This is a rare original American Civil War Savage Navy First Model Savage 6 shot double action revolver. The revolver manufactured by the Savage Revolving Fire-Arms Co. of Middletown, Connecticut from 1861-1865, the total production being approximately 22,000 guns. This revolver features a unique heart shaped trigger guard with round cocking lever, off-set hammer, six-shot cylinder, 7” octagon rifled barrel and hinged loading lever. The Savage Navy had a unique way of cocking and firing the gun. The gun is cocked by using your middle finger to draw back the figure 8 lever to cock the hammer and rotate the cylinder. The figure of 8 lever is then released forward and the separate trigger is pulled to fire the gun. The Savage Navy revolvers were used by both Union & Confederate Officers during the Civil War. The 7” octagonal rifled barrel has sharp rifling and is fitted with a conical brass post foresight. Its original Walnut grips are undamaged. The action is crisp and the gun cocks and dry fires correctly. The pistol’s blue finish has even patina & the top of the frame has faint indistinct manufacturer & patent detail. The price for this rare savage pistol 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 16412
£1,295.00

C1870 Phipps & Co London Retailed, Continental 12 mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre Double Action Military Revolver With English Victorian Black Powder Proofs & Lanyard Ring. Sn 16323 - 16323
This is an excellent Continental form 12mm calibre , 6 shot pin fire military revolver. Our example is 11” overall with a 5 ½” round steel barrel with top rib, stepped to octagonal at the breech. The bore is clean with crisp rifling. The pistol, in the white has a ‘v’ notch plate rear sight and triangular post fore sight. The barrel and cylinder have English, Victorian, black powder proofs and the barrel rib is crisply signed by the English retailer ‘Phipps & Co 243 High Holborn London’. It has an excellent undamaged, walnut grip. It is side gate loading and has its original captive ejector rod. The cocking and firing actions function as they should in both single and double action. 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 16323
£795.00

Large, 1960's-1970's Fred James Sheffield Made Scottish Highlander's Dirk Form Spear Point Bowie Knife With One Piece Stag Antler Hilt 'Cairngorm' Jewel Setting, Etched Blade & Leather Covered Wood Scabbard With Brass Mounts. Sn 16424 - 16424
Before his death in 1986 Fred James was Sheffield's best known Bowie Knife maker. He began his career in 1935 at Johnson's Portobello Works & continued work at Wostenholm's Washington Works in 1956. In 1971 when the companies of Wostenholm and Rodgers merged, James began his own knife making business (see pages 214-215 of The Sheffield Knife Book By Tweedale). This Fred James Sheffield made Bowie Knife is in Scottish Highlander's Dirk Form With 'Cairngorm' Jewel Setting & scabbard. The knife & scabbard are in excellent condition. The knife has a large single piece Stag antler hilt, curved with broad butt in which is seated its amber coloured multi-faceted Cairngorm mounted in an ornate circular mount. It has a brass cross guard with square finials, the surfaces of which are cut with Saltire /St Andrew's Crosses. The 11 ¼” spear point Bowie blade is polished steel with scalloped decoration on the back edge and a line of holes piercing the fullers. Both sides of the blade have etched decoration featuring foliate decoration, heraldic arms and banners (interestingly Fred James’ wife also now deceased etched the blades of her husband’s knives). The ricasso is stamped "F. W. James Sheffield". The knife is 17 ½” overall length. The scabbard is black leather covered wood. The brass throat mount has a fixed belt bar and it has a brass chape. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16424
£595.00

EXTREMELY RARE, MINT, UNISSUED, WW2 1942 U.S. Army Signal ‘Enigma Type’, Corps M-209-B Cipher Machine (Converter M-209) By Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc With Original Accessories. Sn 16420 - 16420
The M-209-B was the U.S. Army Signal Corps' primary cipher machine for encoding messages "in the field" during combat operations. It was used by the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War for such purposes and was considered to be "restricted" and subject to destruction if capture was imminent. Similar to the German's "Enigma" cipher machine, it was an important part of the Army's field gear during WWII. This is an original and unissued Condition M-209-B cipher machine or as the Army termed it "Converter M-209". The M-209-B Converter itself has a wood handled tool (clipped inside top cover), metal oil tube with screw top lid & integral applicator (clipped inside top cover), pre inked pads inside steel tube with screw top lid (clipped inside top cover) and original roll of paper tape (inset inside top cover). This item is just as it left the L. C. Smith & Corona Typewriter, Inc. factory in Syracuse, New York. The serial number is hand-stamped and reads "25169" and the Order Number is 12453-Phila.-42 (1942). All information is contained on its steel identification plate riveted to the top cover of the instrument and is illustrated inset in image 2). The instrument’s steel case with original olive green paint has a steel press button release catch for the hinged lid . The body has fixed shoulder strap bars. With lid closed the unit measures 7”x5 ½”x 3 ½”. 2 sides of the case have contemporary hand painted yellow numbers ‘31’. The price for this very rare WW2 piece includes UK delivery. Sn 16420
£1,495.00

1950’s-1960’s Transit Cased British Kelvin Hughes Ltd, Vulcan / ’V’ Bomber Aircraft Periscope Type 0201 with Original Screw Off Handles & Wire With Connecters . Sn 16349 - 16349
Kelvin Hughes is a British company specialising in the design and manufacture of navigation and surveillance systems and a supplier of navigational data to both the commercial marine and government marketplace. The company provides radar systems to navies, governments, coastlines, ports and VTS installations as well as radars for land based security and surveillance applications. Part of Kelvin Hughes' history includes producing the first Type Approved commercial radar in 1947 as well as the first paper chart tracing service in 1971. This is an original transit cased British Kelvin Hughes Ltd, Vulcan / ’V’ Bomber Aircraft Periscope Type 0201 used by pilot’s and air crew to check the surface of fuselage in flight. The brass periscope is 29” length and has its original screw off handles both marked ‘Bowden’ and wire with connecter blocks. The instrument has its original rubber eye cup and is in full working order . The frame is mounted with its original identification plate with designation, serial number and manufacturer detail (illustrated in image 2). The periscope, handles and wire are contained in their original fitted wood transit case. The case is undamaged, has a hinged lid with hook fastener and internally has swivelling blocks which securely house the instrument. The case has its original air force grey paint which has just surface wear to be expected with storage. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16349
£375.00

Victorian Scottish Dunbartonshire Constabulary Special Constable’s Hand Painted Lignum Vitae Hard Wood Presentation Police Truncheon. Sn 16401 - 16401
The Scottish Dunbartonshire Constabulary was formed in 1858. This is an original Victorian Truncheon. Police Truncheon, Hand Decorated To a Special Constable of The Dunbartonshire Constabulary. The staff is made lignum vitae tropical hard wood. The body of the staff is hand painted with colourful Victorian Queen’s Crown and Dunbartonshire Constabulary within wreath above banner ‘Special Constable’. The decorations retain much of their original vivid colours. The truncheon has a contoured grooved grip recessed for wrist strap with rounded pommel and leather cord wrist strap. The truncheon measures 16” length. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16401
£295.00

Victorian Era Berkshire Constabulary Special Constable's Lignum Vitae Hardwood Hand Painted Presentation Truncheon. Sn 16403 - 16403
Berkshire Constabulary was formed in 1856, it is a former Home Office police force which was responsible for policing the county of Berkshire in Southern England. Berkshire Constabulary was merged with several other adjacent police forces in 1968 to form the Thames Valley Police. This is an excellent quality Lignum Vitae Tropical Hardwood Police Presentation Truncheon to a Special constable of Berkshire Constabulary in the form most commonly found in the Victorian era. It is 15" length and has "Berks Special Constable " in gold lettering above a gold flower with red centre. It has a deep grooved grip with rounded end and is fitted with original leather wrist strap. The wood is undamaged with no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16403
£245.00

May 1926 British General Strike BSA Auxiliary Guard Truncheon Mounted With Brass Presentation Plate. Sn 16402 - 16402
The 1926 general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted nine days, from 3 May 1926 to 12 May 1926. It was called by the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in an unsuccessful attempt to force the British government to act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for 1.2 million locked-out coal miners. Some 1.7 million workers went out, especially in transport and heavy industry. The government was prepared and enlisted middle class volunteers to maintain essential services.including work at the Birmingham Small Arms (BSA) factory who supplied arms to the British army. This is an original BSA Auxiliary Guard genral strike truncheon mounted with brass presentation plate ‘ BSA Auxiliary Guard General Strike May 1926’ . The varnished wood truncheon 15" length. The wood has some surface scuffs and a couple of chips consistent with age & use. It has a deep grooved grip with rounded end and is fitted with original leather wrist strap which has some service wear. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16402
£275.00

Victorian Era City Of London Police Constable's Hand Painted Wood Presentation Truncheon To Constable ‘419’. Sn 16405 - 16405
Prior to 1839, the responsibility for policing in the City of London was divided, from the medieval period, between day and night City Watch, primarily under the two sheriffs. Responsibilities were shared with the aldermen's officers – the ward beadles – who are now purely ceremonial. It was these officers' responsibility for ensuring the Night Watch was maintained. Policing during the day eventually came under the City Patrol, which evolved into the City Day Police, which was modelled on the Metropolitan Police. In 1838, the Day Police and Night Watch were merged into a single organisation. The passing of the City of London Police Act 1839 gave statutory approval to the force as an independent police body, heading off attempts made to merge it with the Metropolitan Police. This is an original hand painted wood City of London Police presentation truncheon to Constable ‘419’. It is 17 ¼” length and the City of London ‘St George’ shield with gold wreath and Victorian Crown ‘VR’ cypher (Victoria Regina) together with Constable’s number ‘419’ in gold all on a dark green background. The paint is worn in areas. It has a deep grooved grip with rounded end and is fitted with leather wrist strap. The wood is undamaged with no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16405
£275.00
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