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French 1845 / 1855 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword By G. Barre Paris & Scabbard. Sn 14667:2 - 14667:2
The French Infantry Officer's Pattern 1845 / 55 sword was the standard Infantry Officer’s sword from the 1840’s through to the 1900’s. These swords had a great influence on the sword designs of other nations, most notably the USA where the US Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer’s sword and Model 1852 Naval officer’s sword are almost identical copies (see pages 191 & 193 of World Swords by Withers). Our example is in excellent condition. It has a clean, 85 cm long, single edged blade with fullers (100 cm overall). One side of the blade has a small manufacturer’s roundel ‘G.Barre Fab A Paris’ (Barre is recorded as working in Paris from 1873-1910). The blade is fitted with original hilt washer. The brass guard has pierced foliate decoration. It has brass stepped rounded pommel with a banner of foliate decoration. Its grooved polished horn hilt is undamaged. The sword is complete with its original steel scabbard. The scabbard with shoe has even patina and no dents or damage. It is fitted with single hanging ring. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:2
£475.00

French 1910 Dated 1882 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword By The Chatellerault Arsenal With Monogram & Scabbard. Sn 14667:3 - 14667:3
This is an excellent original French 1882 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword (see page 192 of World Swords by Withers). Our example of the 1882 has a clean, 90 cm long, polished steel blade with fullers (104 cm overall). One side of the blade is crisply engraved by the French Chatellerault Arsenal manufacturer, dated ‘Janvier (January) 1910’ and ‘1882’ pattern designation (illustrated). The blade is fitted with original hilt washer. It has a voided nickel plated guard and rounded pommel. The back of the hilt near the pommel has a stylised monogram, do doubt the initials of the French Officer who owned this sword (illustrated). Its grooved polished horn hilt is undamaged. The sword is complete with its original steel scabbard. The scabbard with shoe has even patina and no dents or damage. It is fitted with single hanging ring. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:3
£475.00

French 1919 Dated 1882 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword By The Chatellerault Arsenal & Scabbard. Sn 14667:4 - 14667:4
This is an excellent original French 1882 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword (see page 192 of World Swords by Withers). Our example of the 1882 has a clean, 85 cm long, polished steel blade with fullers (99cm overall). One side of the blade is crisply engraved by the French Chatellerault Arsenal manufacturer, dated ‘Mars (March) 1919’ and ‘1882’ pattern designation (illustrated). It has a voided nickel plated guard and rounded pommel. The back of the hilt near the pommel has a small inspection mark (illustrated). Its grooved polished horn hilt has its original copper wire binding. There is a small area of service wear to the horn near the guard ferrule. The sword is complete with its original steel scabbard. The scabbard with shoe has even patina and no dents or damage. It is fitted with single hanging ring. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:4
£475.00

Post 1952 QE II British Royal Navy Officer’s Sword With Blued & Etched Panels To ‘DGJ Rogers RN’, German Made Eickhorn Solingen Blade, Bullion Cord, Portepee and Scabbard. Sn 14667:5 - 14667:5
This is an original British Royal Navy Officer’s Sword and Scabbard. The Sword made post 1952 has a clean steel single edged straight blade which is 78cm in length with central fuller (93cm overall). The blade is crisply etched with blued and etched foliate panels together with Naval fouled anchor on one side & ‘Crown E II R’ (Queen Elizabeth II Regina) with foliate panels on the reverse. The riccaso is marked on one side by with the squirrel trademark of the German Solingen manufacturer ‘Eickhorn’. The reverse has the ordnance acceptance proof star and inlaid ‘proof’ roundel. It has a gilt brass lions head with mane pommel and grip strap & full knuckle guard with the Royal Navy Queen’s Crown and fouled anchor motif. One side of the guard has a small hinged folding langet which, when folded flat fastens to a pin on the throat mount of its scabbard and holds the sword securely in place. The langet is engraved to ‘DGJ Rogers RN’. The sword’s fish skin grip with bullion wire binding is undamaged. Attached to the guard is its original twisted bullion cord and portepee. The sword is complete with its black leather scabbard which has gilt brass mounts and 2 hanging rings. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:5
£495.00

Victorian Era British 1827 Pattern Royal Navy Officer’s Sword With Etched Panels By W.H. Jeffries Portsmouth & Scabbard. Sn 14667:6 - 14667:6
The year 1827 brought about a radical change in the design of British Naval Officer’s swords. The Napoleonic stirrup hilt was replaced with a solid gilt brass half basket hilt based on the 1822 pattern Infantry Officer’s sword (see page 247 of World Swords by Withers). This is a good example of the 1827 pattern British Royal Navy Officer’s Sword and Scabbard. The Sword has a single edged straight blade with fullers which is 80cm in length (93cm overall). The blade has staining consistent with age and faintly etched with foliate panels, Queen Victoria crown above Naval fouled anchor on one side & Queen Victoria crown, heraldic arms and foliate panels on the reverse. The riccaso is marked on one side by the manufacturer ‘W.H. Jeffries Portsmouth’. The reverse has the ordnance acceptance proof star and inlaid ‘proof’ roundel. It has the correct gilt brass lions head with mane pommel and grip strap & half basket knuckle guard with the Royal Navy Queen Victoria Crown and fouled anchor motif. One side of the guard has a small hinged folding langet which, when folded flat fastens to a pin on the throat mount of its scabbard and holds the sword securely in place. The sword’s fish skin grip with copper wire binding is undamaged. The sword is complete with its black leather scabbard which has gilt brass mounts and 2 hanging rings. The leather and stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:6
£395.00

Early 1900’s British Pattern 1827 Rifle Brigade Officer's Sword With King’s Crown Etched Blade By Hawkes & Co London & Scabbard. Sn 14667:7 - 14667:7
Originally raised as the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in 1755, the Rifle Brigade was officially formed in 1800. Initially Officer’s carried a lighter version of the 1796 pattern Light cavalry sabre, later adopting the 1803 pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword with strung bugle motif placed within the knuckle bow. The Regiment, always renowned for its individuality both in uniform and tactics, it was no wonder that they eventually gained their own distinctive pattern of sword. The 1827 pattern is defined by an all steel hilt coupled with the replacement of the usual Royal Cypher with a strung bugle in the hilt .This is a very good, original example 1827 Pattern Sword with Scabbard. It has an 83cm long blade with fullers (98 cm overall). The blade has just light staining consistent with age and is etched on both sides with foliate panels including King’s crown with Royal cypher on one side and King’s crown with Rifle Brigade badge on the reverse . It also has the ordnance acceptance star with inlaid roundel at the ricasso on one side and manufacturer detail 'Hawkes & Co 14 Piccadilly London W’ on the reverse. The back of the blade has a small inspection mark and is numbered ‘7336’ which may assist to identify the Rifle Brigade Officer who commissioned this sword. It has a voided knuckle guard with the correct Rifle Brigade King’s crown with strung bugle motif, curved stepped pommel with ball end and fish skin grip with silver wire binding. The wire is tight and intact. The fish skin is secure but does have small areas of wear to be expected with age and service use. It is complete with steel scabbard with 2 fixed hanging rings. The scabbard has even patina and no dents or damage. The throat of the scabbard is numbered ‘174’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14667:7
£395.00

Rare, C1800 English Saynor’s Double Barrel, Over & Under, Double Barrel, Tap Action, 40 Bore, Flintlock Travelling Pistol With Screw Off Barrels & Folding Bayonet. Sn 14656 - 14656
This is a rare C1800 brass framed over & under, tap action Flintlock Travelling Pistol. It's round steel screw off barrels are 3" in length (8 ¾” overall with bayonet closed, 11 ½” overall with bayonet open). The barrels are unscrewed by placing a specially made tool into notched cut into the muzzles of the barrels (we do not have the tool). The smooth bores have staining and residue consistent with age. The muzzle diameter of each barrel is 12.41mm (approx. 40 Bore). The underside of the bottom barrel is fitted with a 2 ½” folding triangular section blade bayonet. The bayonet block has a sprung steel release button to allow the bayonet to fold into the closed position. When closed the tip of the bayonet fits into a notch in the front of the trigger guard. The bayonet is released and flicks open by bulling the trigger guard to the rear. Its heavy steel frame is nicely engraved on both sides with a banners & arms motifs. On the left side the motif bears the maker’s or retailer’s name 'Saynor’s'. The trigger guard is engraved with a foliate design. It has a steel slide safety, steel pan and hammer which is fitted with a flint. The pistol's bag shaped finely walnut grip is undamaged. The bottom of the barrel block has crisp black powder proofs. The pistol cocks and dry fires perfectly and the tap action operated by a rounded lever on the left side of the pan functions perfectly. Price for this rare desirable pistol worthy of further research re the maker or retailer includes UK delivery. NB as an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14656
£1,475.00

**SOLD**SOLD**1/11**QUALITY, ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, Cased, Victorian Post 1883 English Holland & Holland, London .295 / 300 Calibre, Breech Loading, Break Action Single Shot, ’ Rook Rifle ‘Winner Of All The Field Rifle Trials 1883’. Sn 14682 - 14682
Founded in 1876 when the English Gunsmiths Harris Holland & Henry William Holland joined forces, Holland & Holland have been at the pinnacle of British gun making. This is a superb .295 / 300 Calibre Rook rifle by Holland & Holland. It has a blued 26” Octagonal semi smooth bore barrel with engine turned top. The bore is clean. The underside of the barrel is numbered 10169 & has black powder proofs. It has a flip up brass ringed foresight, graduated 2 leaf lined rear sight and flip up aperture sight. The sides of the barrel are engraved ‘Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond St. London .295 Semi Smooth Bore’ and ‘Winner Of All The Field Rifle Trials 1883’ (Holland & Holland won all classes in the 1883 rifle trials held by ‘The Field’ magazine and gaining Royal Warrants from the King of Italy and King George V). The action has scroll foliate engraved decoration. The hammer and top lever also have engraved scroll work. The trigger guard tang has matching number 10169. The underside of the fore stock is also numbered 10169. The rifle has a lovely walnut shoulder stock with chequered pistol grip and chequered fore end with polished horn cap. It has a steel butt plate and pistol grip cap. The pistol grip has an almost invisible contemporary repair which is totally secure and stable. The rifle's loading and firing actions work perfectly.The rifle comes with its original leather covered hard case. The inside of the lid has its original Holland & Holland trade labels. The case measures 30 ½”x 7 ½” x 3 ½”. It has a hinged lid with brass lever operated clasp fastener with lock (key absent). Its leather carry handle has become detached at one edge but this could easily be repaired. The top of the lid has a void brass roundel. One edge of the case has an original paper label marked ‘Single Holland S’ together with other struck out wording. The inside of the case has green felt lined compartments which protect the rifle in its broken down form, with additional compartments for accessories. The main compartment which holds the shoulder stock and action, has a leather retaining strap with padded buckle to hold it firmly in place. The case contains fitted, holed wooden blocks to hold a large number of individual rounds of ammunition. The case also contains an original empty Eley .300 cartridge box. The price for this impressive cased Rook rifle by prestigious English Gunsmiths includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre Rook rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14682
£0.00

ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, Late Victorian Era English Holland & Holland, London .360 Rook Rifle Calibre, Breech Loading, Side Lever, Break Action Single Shot Rifle. Sn 14683 - 14683
Founded in 1876 when the English Gunsmiths Harris Holland & Henry William Holland joined forces, Holland & Holland have been at the pinnacle of British gun making. This is a .360 Calibre Rook rifle by Holland & Holland. It has a blued 26” Octagonal rifled barrel. The bore is clean with crisp rifling. The underside of the barrel is numbered 6726 & has black powder proofs. It has an external hammer, blade foresight, and 2 leaf rear sight. The top barrel flat is signed ‘Holland & Holland, 98 New Bond St. London’. The underside of the fore stock and action have matching numbers ‘6726’. The rifle has a walnut shoulder stock with chequered pistol grip and chequered fore end. It has a steel butt plate and pistol grip cap. The loading and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this Rook rifle by prestigious English Gunsmiths includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre Rook rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14683
£1,200.00

C1900 Liege Francotte’s Patent Martini Action .230 (297/230) Calibre Cadet Rifle With Victorian Queen’s Crown Western Australia WD Cadet Force (WACF) Military Markings. Sn 14684 - 14684
This is a Liege Belgium made Martini Action obsolete calibre Cadet Rifle With Australian WD Markings. These Rifles were used as training rifles for Military cadets. It has a blade foresight & adjustable ladder rear sight. The steel barrel's bore is clean with sharp and well defined rifling and it has a crisp martini action which works perfectly. It has all original wood furniture and metal work & has a steel butt plate. The left side plate is crisply stamped ‘Western Australia Government’ and with Victorian Queen’s Crown together with ‘Francotte Patent’ roundel and number ‘67195’. The top of the breech is stamped ‘Auguste Francotte & Co Liege’ (the Company was founded in 1810 and was most active between 1860 and 1914. It had premises at Rue Mont Saint Martin 61, in Liege. The Company made weapons based on other manufacturers designs. The Francotte house manufactured a number of rifles shotguns based on the Martini system and supplied them to a number of Countries armed forces). The stock is crisply stamped on one side ‘Western Australia Government’ and with Victorian Queen’s Crown. The other side is stamped ‘W.A.C.F.’ (Western Australia WD Cadet Force), number ‘1173’ and ‘S’ between War Dept arrows. As an antique, obsolete calibre weapon, no Licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14684
£745.00

Early 1900’s British BSA Martini Action .310 Cadet / Greener Obsolete Calibre Cadet Rifle With Australian Commonwealth WD ‘CMF’ (Citizen Military Force) Markings. Sn 14685 - 14685
This is a BSA Martini Action .310 Obsolete Calibre Cadet Rifle With Australian Military markings. These British made rifles were used as training rifles and fire the now obsolete calibre .310 Cadet (310 Greener) round which was introduced by Greener in 1900. It is complete with sling Swivels, blade foresight & adjustable rear sight. The steel barrel's bore is clean with sharp and well defined rifling and it has a crisp martini action which works perfectly. It has all original wood furniture and metal work & has a steel butt plate. The left side plate is crisply stamped 'Made By The Birmingham Small Arms Co Ltd' & with the BSA stacked rifles trademark. The right side is crisply stamped 'Commonwealth Of Australia’ & numbers '4166' & ‘19538’ together with ‘Q’ inspection mark. The top of the breech is stamped with ‘S’ between War Dept arrows. The barrel is stamped with calibre detail ‘310’ and ’12-120’. The stock is faintly impressed ‘CMF’ to the Citizen Military Force (Australia’s Home Guard). It is also impressed with matching number ‘4166’ and ‘6-11’ (possibly June 1911 date). As an antique, obsolete calibre weapon, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14685
£745.00

QUALITY, Victorian, English, D. Wales, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, 10 Bore (2 5/8" Black Powder Ctge) , Double Barrel Under Lever Breech Loading Shotgun. Sn 14686 - 14686
The English Gunmaker Durrant (or Durrent) Wales is recorded as being in business in Northgate Street, Great Yarmouth in 1868, moving to Regent Street C1874. The business closed C1909. This is an obsolete calibre Victorian double barrel breech loading, break action shotgun by Wales. It has undamaged Walnut furniture with finely chequered pistol grip which has a tooled steel butt cap and polished horn butt plate. The shotgun with double 32” brown wash, round steel barrels set side by side, has double hammers & triggers. It measures 49” overall. The barrels are 10 bore, chambered for the obsolete calibre 2 5/8"black powder cartridge. The bores have light staining consistent with age but no pitting or rust. The under side of the barrels have Victorian black powder proofs. The action tang, trigger guard with extended tang and under lever have foliate tooled decoration. Both side plates are also tooled with foliate decoration and signed by the maker ‘D. Wales’. The central barrel rib has a very faint indistinct signature, most likely ‘D. Wales Great Yarmouth’ (to faint to photograph). The loading & firing actions of the weapon work perfectly as they should. The price for this quality made piece includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre breech loading shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14686
£1,600.00
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