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Cased, English C1850 40 Bore Bar Hammer, 6 Shot Pepper Box Revolver Signed ‘R. Brooke Rotherham’ With William Dooley Liverpool Trade Label & Accessories. Sn 14680 - 14680
The revolving pepper box multi shot pistol was produced from the late 1820s and was designed for civilian use. They were made in numerous calibres. This bar hammer pepperbox is in excellent condition. The action works perfectly. The pistol has a cluster of 5, ¾” barrels and measures 8 ½” overall. The barrels are stamped with Victorian black powder proofs. The grip strap is signed ‘R. Brooke Rotherham’ most likely a retailer or original Victorian owner of the pistol. The steel frame, steel bar hammer, trigger guard and butt pin have tooled decoration. The pistol has an undamaged chequered Walnut grip. The pistol is contained in its original wood case with hinged lid. The top of the lid is inlaid with a void blackened brass plate. The inside of the lid has a William Dooley Liverpool trade label (William Dooley was an English Gunsmith with premises at 46 Lime Street and 11 Ranelagh Street Liverpool between 1836 & 1864). The case has a brass lock (key absent). The case is lined with rich red felt and has compartments which contain accessories including an empty percussion cap tin, a steel bullet mould marked ‘80’, a quantity of moulded lead balls, a copper and brass black powder flask, a small metal container with screw top lid and oil applicator tool, a brass cleaning rod, 2 ebony handled steel tools and a steel tool stamped with what appears to be ‘Stebi’ above number ‘13’. The price for this cased pistol with many 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 14680
£1,375.00

SOLD SOLD (26/10) INERT DEACTIVATED. WW2 1943 Dated, Unfired American 37mm M16 (37 x 222R), APCBC/T (Armour Piercing Capped Ballistic Capped /Trace) Anti Tank/ Tank Gun Round. O 1278 - O 1278
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a WW2, 1943 dated unfired American 37mm M16 (37 x 222R), APCBC/T (Armour Piercing Capped Ballistic Capped /Trace) Anti Tank/ Tank Gun round. The projectile retains most of its original black paint and is stencilled in white 37 G SHOT APCM51 WITH TRACER . The projectile has an alloy nose cap and an empty tracer cavity. The brass cartridge is headstamped 37MMM16 LOT145 23141-159 S.M.C.-1943 (Symington Machine Corp, Rochester, New York) (1943 Date) . The brass primer is stamped PA-26 M23A2 1943 (date) . The driving band is stamped CsA-47-1943 37MM – M5183 P A . The price includes UK delivery and no licence is required to possess these inert rounds in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. O 1278
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (03/11) WW1 / WW2 Era German Kurzes Seitengewehr (Short Side Arm For The Rifle) Model 1898 (KS 98) Saw Back Knife Bayonet Stamped ‘D.O.V’ & Scabbard. Sn 14613 - 14613
The German Kurzes Seitengewehr (Short Gun) Model 1898 knife bayonets commonly called KS98 were official issue and private purchase weapons during during WW1 and would no doubt have been used in WW2. This is an excellent original example of the KS 98 bayonet. It has an undamaged clean fullered blade with deep saw back. The blade measures 10" and it is 15” overall. The blade is stamped ‘D.O.V’. The chequered grips are secured by the correct 2 screw bolts and it has an oil hole which pierces the tang and both scales (see pages 114 and plate 262 page 121 of The Bayonet Book by Watts & White for a similar example to ours but without oil hole) . It has a blackened bird’s head pommel with sprung bayonet lug button. The bayonet is complete with its original black painted steel scabbard with locket and tear drop end. The scabbard has no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14613
£0.00

ORNATE, 19th Century North African / Moroccan/ Arabic 28 Bore Miquelet Lock Musket With Wood Stock Inlaid With Intricate Silver Wire & Brass Decoration, Decorated Bone Butt Plate & Ram Rod. Sn 14670 - 14670
Miquelet lock is a modern term used by collectors and curators, largely in the English-speaking world, for a type of firing mechanism used in muskets and pistols. It is a distinctive form of snaplock, originally as a flint-against-steel ignition form, once prevalent in Spain, Portugal, Italy, the Balkans, North Africa, the Ottoman Empire and throughout Spain's colonies from the late 16th to the mid 19th centuries. The miquelet may have come to the attention of arms makers in Istanbul & North Africa via long-established trade routes from Italian city-states through the port of Ragusa (Dubrovnik) to provinces on the Balkan Peninsula. Other avenues were probably provided by booty from corsair raids and/or from the many Ottoman-Euro conflicts of the period. The muzzle loading weapons were generally handmade weapons, and consequently they widely varied in their construction. They were seen as very personal weapons, and unlike the typical military weapons of the time which were very plain and utilitarian, the weapons tended to be well crafted and were usually intricately decorated. They usually had very long barrels. The stocks were handmade and ornately decorated, featuring a distinctive curve which is not seen in the stocks of other muskets. The function of this curve is debated; it may be purely decorative, or it may have allowed the weapon to be tucked under the arm and cradled tightly against the body, as opposed to being held to the shoulder like a typical musket or rifle. This is a 19th century miquelet lock musket. It measures a 53” overall length. It has a round steel barrel which is 14mm diameter at the muzzle opening (approx. 28 Bore). The bore has the staining and residue consistent with age. The barrel has ornately tooled brass barrel bands. The metalwork including the barrel has hand tooled and gilt decoration. It has a wood stock with ornate silver wire decoration decoration & and typical curved butt. The butt has a thick bone butt plate pierced and coloured with a foliate design. iThe musket has a steel ram rod. The weapon has the wear and patina to be expected of a native North African / Arabic weapon of its age. As is common with these weapons the action does not cock and dry fire. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique miquelet musket no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14670
£675.00

SOLD SOLD (6/11) INERT DEACTIVATED. Unfired German WW2 (1944 Dated) 3.7cm Flak 18 (37x286B) HE (High Explosive) Round. O 1279 - O 1279
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a German WW2 (1944 dated) 3.7cm FLAK 18 (37x286B) HE (high explosive) round. The round grey has a lacquered steel cased with the following head stamp, 6348st 3.7cmFlak18 amp (Dortmund Hoerder Huettenverein, Dortmund) hk over 34 44(1944) ya Waa64 . The cartridge case has traces of black stencilling round its circumference, some of the legible stencilling being 6.22/O/35 Hg 44/ Wn20.5/44 . The round is fitted with a steel screw in primer stamped C/33nASt jjn 66 44 (1944 date) .The unfired high explosive projectile has a single iron driving band and has most of its yellow paint remaining. The projectile is stencilled in black on its circumference Br 253Cwo 10 43 . The steel projectile has the following stamping on its circumference 35 cwq 11 43 ean 38 . The steel nose fuse is stamped 3,7cmKpfZ ZerlPv d (Königliche Munitions Fabrik, Dresden Royal Munitions Factory, Dresden, Germany) 43 43 (1943 date) Waa342 . The top of the fuse is fitted with an unmarked alloy protector, (See Hogg, German artillery of World War Two, pages 150 - 151) Price includes UK delivery. O 1279
£0.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. British Military Original Tin Plate Outer Box of 15 Service Packs, Each Containing 12 Rounds Of Unfired .380 Revolver (9 x 20R) Cartridges. (180 Rounds In Total). O 1280 - O 1280
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is an original British military outer pack of ammunition consisting of 15 service packs, each containing 12 rounds of 380 revolver (9 x 20R) revolver cartridges, (total 180 rounds). This box would originally been contained in a wooden outer transportation box. The rounds are headstamped RG (Radway Green) 66 2Z 380 on the brass cartridge cases crimped onto a metal jacketed 200 grain round nosed bullet. The original black tinplate box with a pull off ring contains 15 service packs and is stamped on one face HB&S 1965 SV 362 24 (in a circle). The price includes UK delivery and no licence is required to possess these inert rounds in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. O 1280
£450.00

Victorian British Gentleman’s Wade & Butcher Sheffield Bowie Knife With Spear Point Blade, Blued Flame Effect Decoration Etched Panel Monogram, Antique Ivory Handle & Scabbard. Sn 14641 - 14641
Wade and Butcher was a tradename of the W & S Butcher Co. Brothers William & Samuel Butcher started the company in Sheffield in the 1820s. Soon after they had a partner named Robert Wade who was the New York based importer of Wade & Butcher knives for America. This was one of the main markets for the company's goods prior to the introduction of the McKinley tariffs of 1891. In 1921 the American company Durham-Duplex bought Wade & Butcher and used it for the production of their safety razors as well as other forms of cutlery. Wade & Butcher ceased production in Sheffield in 1959. This is an excellent Victorian Era spear point Bowie by Wade & Butcher. It measures 11” overall with a 6” spear point bowie blade. The shank ricasso is stamped by the manufacturer ‘Wade & Butcher’. The undamaged steel blade has just light areas of staining consistent with age. The blade has blued decoration on both sides. One side has a central etched panel with stylised monogram (illustrated). The elegantly shaped antique ivory handle is undamaged. It has an ornate German Silver ferrule and cross guard with ball finials. The dagger is complete with brown leather scabbard with German Silver mounts and round locket. All leather and stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14641
£895.00

Victorian British Gentleman’s Sword Stick With Blued & Gilt Panels Blade & Root Ball Handle. Sn 14669 - 14669
This Victorian Gentleman’s sword stick has an attractive dark brown cane scabbard and bulbous root ball handle. It measures 36 ¾” overall in its scabbard. The scabbard has a blackened brass conical end cap. The hilt has a scabbard retaining clip and the scabbard throat has a brass insert which accommodates the clip. The handle is fitted with original leather bound wrist strap. The sturdy single edged triangular section blade with fullers measures 27 ¾” length and tapers to a sharp point. Both sides of the blade have blued and gilt foliate panels. Some of the gilt is still present. The blade is undamaged and has just light staining consistent with age. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14669
£425.00

Cased, Post 1950 Factory Sectioned / Cut Away Breech Assembly Of A Heckler & Koch G3 7.62×51mm NATO Calibre, Assault / Battle Rifle ‘Verschlussmodell Gewehr G3’ (Locking Model Gun G3). Sn 14645 - 14645
The Heckler & Koch G3 is a 7.62×51mm NATO calibre, select-fire battle rifle developed in the 1950s and issued to NATO troops from 1959 to the present day. This is a cased factory sectioned G3 Breech mechanism. The sectioned breech mechanism with bolt and spring is mounted on a wooden base which sits inside its factory made wood case with hinged lid and clasp fastener. The inside of the case has a steel plate marked ‘Verschlussmodell Gewehr G3’ (locking model gun G3). The mechanism has partially visible letters and numbers ‘v’, ‘72’ and ‘81’. The price for this factory sectioned armourer’s / demonstration piece includes UK delivery. NB The cut away mechanism is incapable of holding or discharging a live round and therefore does not require a licence to own it in the UK. Sn 14645
£475.00

WW1 German Officer’s Anton Wingen ‘Othello’ Trade Mark Trench Dagger With 2 Rivet Hilt & Scabbard. Sn 14668 - 14668
This is an original WW1 German Officer’s trench dagger / knife. This is dagger is 10 ½” overall with a 6” steel blade with medial ridge. The blade is marked by the manufacturer ‘Anton Wingen Solingen’ together with ‘Othello’ trade mark. It has the correct Eagle's head pommel. The smooth walnut scales are secured with two rivets (see page 54 of German Combat Knives 1914-1945 by Mery where a 3 rivet example is illustrated). It has an up-swept quillon cross guard and original leather hilt washer. The dagger has its original black painted metal scabbard and integral riveted leather tab belt loop the end of which is perished with age and service use. The scabbard has no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14668
£345.00

SOLD SOLD (26/10) RARE MAKER, WW2 British, No.5 Jungle Carbine Bayonet By N79 Viners Sheffield & Scabbard. Sn 14468 - 14468
This is an excellent original British No.5 Jungle Carbine Bayonet and Scabbard. The bayonet with 8" Bowie style clean blade (12" overall) has muzzle ring, cross guard and pommel with lug button that has a good strong spring action. It has undamaged slab wood grips secured by 2 screw bolts. The ricasso is stamped by the manufacturer ‘N79’ which is the British WW2 code for Viners Sheffield. Viners were one of the lowest producers of these bayonets making only 42,000 compared to Wilkinson who made 188,354 (see page 69 of Skennerton’s book British Small Arms Of WW2). The bayonet is complete with its original steel scabbard. The price for this WW2 bayonet & scabbard by a rare maker includes UK delivery. Sn 14468
£0.00

ORIGINAL NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA British 1796 Pattern Other Ranks Cavalry Sabre By Egg London & Scabbard. Sn 14667:1 - 14667:1
Durs Egg, the famous Swiss born London gun smith was appointed gun maker to George III , The Prince Of Wales and the Duke of York in 1772. Egg supplied quality swords, including 1796 pattern sabres to the British Military. The pattern 1796 Light Cavalry Sabre was used primarily by British Light Dragoons and Hussars during the Napoleonic Wars. The blade is remembered today as one of the best of its time and has been described as the finest cutting sword ever manufactured in quantity. Officers of the famous 95th Rifles, Light Infantry Regiments and the "flank" Companies of Line Regiments adopted these Swords (The Hit Peninsular War, Book & TV series Sharpe's Rifles featured this pattern of Sword). This original other ranks 1796 Sabre by Egg is in very good condition. It has a single edged, fullered 32 ¼” Sabre blade (37 ½” overall). The blade has some staining consistent with age but no rust. The back of the blade is marked by the manufacturer ‘Egg’. Its cross guard with rounded langets, knuckle guard, pommel and ribbed grip with are in very good condition. The Sabre is complete with its original steel scabbard with 2 hanging rings. The scabbard has even patina and no dents or damage. The price for this Napoleonic Wars era Sword by a quality maker with Scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:1
£695.00
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