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British Georgian Enfield Tower 10 Bore Flintlock Musket. Sn 14308 - 14308
A very good, original Georgian Enfield Tower, flintlock musket. It measures 52 ½” overall length with a 36 ½” round steel barrel which has proof/ inspection marks near to the breech (illustrated). The smooth bore has light staining consistent with age and use. The barrel has a block fore sight. It has its original lock plate which is crisply marked ’Tower’ (Enfield) and Faint Georgian Crown (all illustrated). It has its original walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use. The top of the wrist is inlaid with void brass disc. It has its original iron ramrod, sling swivels, swan neck hammer fitted with flint and brass furniture including butt plate, trigger guard with extended tang, fore end block and ram rod mounts. The cocking and firing mechanisms work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique musket no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14308
£995.00

DEACTIVATED INERT. WW2 1944 dated German 20 mm MK151/20 (20x82) API Armour Piercing Incendiary Round. O 1236 - O 1236
DEACTIVATED INERT. This a German 1944 dated 20mm MK 151/20 (20x82) API Armour Piercing Phosphorous Incendiary aircraft cannon round and its steel ammunition link and was fitted to various German aircraft during WW2, including the Me109, FW190, various night fighters and bomber aircraft. This round retains most of its original finish. The brassed steel cartridge case is electric primed and retains its original brassed finish. The headstamp is wg (Hasag, Hugo Schneider AG, Altenburg) 241 44 (1944) .The projectile is a sintered iron driving banded Armour Piercing Phosphorous Incendiary and is stamped round its circumference ctu (Christ u. Co., Gruenberg in Schlesien) 88/44 (1944 date) and retains most of its black finish with a light blue phosphorous filling band. The projectile is stencilled in white PH over edq (Deutsche Waffen u. Munitionsfabriken AG, Luebeck Schlutup) 218/44 (1944 date). Both projectile and cartridge case have no cracks in the necks. No licence is required to possess inert rounds in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. O.1236 £125
£125.00

Victorian English 22 Bore Percussion Converted From Flintlock Traveling Pistol With Octagonal Barrel By Smith. Sn 14305 - 14305
This is a good percussion pistol, nipple & drum converted from flintlock. It is 11” overall with a 6” octagonal steel barrel. One barrel flat has black powder proof marks. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining consistent with age. It’s steel side plate, action tang, Dolphin hammer, trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial, have light foliate engraved decoration. The side plate is faintly engraved with indistinct lettering which appears to contain the name Smith (there were many Gunsmiths named Smith working in both London & the Provinces during the Georgian and Victorian eras). It has sliding safety bolt and blade fore sight. It has its original, undamaged walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises consistent with age. The pistol has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap. Its cocking and firing actions work as they should. 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 14305
£395.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD As Found, Early 1800’s, 13 Bore, Percussion Belt Pistol By Henry Nock London (Later Wilkinson Sword) With Belt Bar, Octagonal Barrel, Hinged Patch Compartment & Captive Ram Rod. Sn 14306 - 14306
Henry Nock (1741–1804) was a British inventor and engineer of the Napoleonic period, best known as a gunsmith. As well as supplying the military and civilian markets, Nock made expensive pieces for the aristocracy and Royalty and was an appointed gun maker to the King. Nock's business eventually became Wilkinson Sword. This is a good original percussion belt pistol by Nock. It is 12 ½” overall length with a 6” octagonal barrel which has a small brass bead fore sight. The muzzle opening measures 18mm (approx. 13 Bore). Its smooth bore has staining consistent with age. The original Walnut full stock furniture has a contemporary repair to a crack near to the butt which is stable and secure. The butt has a hinged patch compartment. The pistol has its original captive steel ram rod. Its Dolphin hammer, steel trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial and action with German Silver band have foliate engraved decoration. The lock plate is marked by the manufacturer ‘Nock London’. The left side of the weapon has its original steel belt bar decorated with foliate engraving. The cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this pistol in as found condition, by a prestigious manufacturer 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 14306
£0.00

C1870 Liege Belgium Nickel Plated 5mm Pin Fire Ladies 6 Shot Purse Revolver With Folding Trigger & Original Period Leather Covered Wood Clamshell Case. Sn 14307:2 - 14307:2
This is a very good 6 shot 5mm pinfire double action revolver made in Liege C1870. Its small calibre and frame allowed this type of pistol to be carried by ladies in their purses for personal protection. This example is in full working order with all the springs functioning. It measures 5 ½” overall with a 2 ½” octagonal barrel. It’s nickel plating is worn and tarnished in areas consistent with age but the metal is undamaged. It has a typical folding trigger and undamaged wood grips. The pistol is stamped with Liege proof marks 'Crown Above R' (Liege mark post 1852) and '* above F'. The pistol is side gate loading, has a post fore sight and a captive ejector rod. The pistol is accompanied by its original leather covered wood clamshell hard case with clasp fastener. The case is lined and padded with cotton and silk. The leather has some scuffing consistent with age but is all intact and fits the pistol perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 14307:2
£425.00

1930 SHOWA, WW2 Japanese Officer's Sword With Hand Forged Blade, Tang Double Signed 'NOSHU NOJU TERUHIDE’ & Scabbard. ED 2189 - ED 2189
This is an excellent, original WW2 Japanese Officers sword & scabbard no doubt a family sword carried by a Japanese Officer during WW2. The sword has a fish skin handle bound with cord. It has its original copper and brass fittings and floral menuki. The pommel has its original hanging ring. The tang is signed with Japanese script characters on both sides 'NOSHU NOJU TERUHIDE’ and dated 1930 Showa. The sword smith Teruhide made medium to high grade Gendiato swords and was 1st seat in the 1941 Exhibition (see Slough’s book ‘Modern Japanese Sword Smiths’ page 171). The hilt is fitted with its fully functioning push button scabbard retaining clip. The 26 ¾” hand forged blade has wave hamon. The blade has just small areas of staining consistent with age. It is carried in its original steel scabbard with ornate copper fittings, original green paint and a single hanging ring. Price for this nicely marked sword which is worthy of further research includes UK delivery. ED 2189
£975.00

RARE, British Pattern 1896 Mountain Artillery 'All Ranks' Sword (North West Frontier Era) India Stores Department ‘ISD’ & WD Arrow Mark, Regiment Marked 1/191 & WW1 1915 WD Marked Scabbard. Sn 14314 - 14314
In 1896 a special Pattern of sword was introduced for all ranks of the Mountain Artillery Batteries. This pattern of sword is one of the rarest of regulation patterns and was used by British & Indian troops during campaigns on the North West frontier & WW1 (see pages 228-230 of Robson's book Swords Of The British Army). This is an excellent original example. The Sword has a 29 ½” single edged blade with fuller (35 ¼” overall). The blade has staining consistent with age but no rust and the cutting edge no nicks. The ricasso is marked on one side with the India Stores dept ‘ISD with WD arrow’ mark and the reverse with Regiment mark ‘1/191’ below WD arrow. The back of the blade has indistinct lettering (all marks illustrated). It has a brass flat bow guard and correct grooved cast iron ribbed grip. It is complete with its original correct leather scabbard with brass mounts. The throat mount and chape have small inspection marks. The chape is dented but secure and intact. The leather is impressed with ’15 (1915) date ‘WD arrow above AO’ mark and Crown inspection mark. All stitching & leather of the scabbard are intact. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 14314
£695.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. WW2 Japanese Type 97 Hand Grenade. O 1237 - O 1237
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a scarce inert WW2 Japanese type 97 high explosive hand grenade. The segmented cast iron body of the grenade retains much of its black paint. The brass fuse assembly is screwed into the cast iron top of the grenade and consists of the fuse body, firing pin assembly, retaining cap and the safety pin. The brass fuse body retains Japanese stampings on it under the grenade cap. The fuse is complete with its firing pin, safety pin and the pressed steel striker sleeve. There are the remains of the paper label on the bottom of the grenade with some Japanese script on it. The price includes UK delivery and no license is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. O 1237
£395.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD 1821-1830 English Richard Brunton, York, 36 Bore Percussion Holster Pistol With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 14325 - 14325
This is a very good percussion pistol made C1830. It is 14 ½” overall with a 9 ¼” octagonal steel barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore is clean. The barrel’s muzzle diameter is 12mm (approx. 36 bore). It’s steel side plate, action tang, Dolphin hammer, trigger guard with extended tang and acanthus bud finial, have light foliate engraved decoration. The side plate is signed ‘Brunton’ and the top barrel flat ‘York’ (Richard Brunton, High Street Doncaster Yorkshire 1817-1820 & Stonegate, York 1821-1830, see page 182 of ‘British Gunmakers Vol.2’ by Brown). It has sliding safety bolt, blade fore sight and ‘v’ notch frame rear sight. It has its original, undamaged walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises consistent with age. The top of the wrist is inlaid with void silver escutcheon. The pistol has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap and steel worm. Its cocking and firing actions work as they should. 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 14325
£0.00

INERT DEACTIVATED. WW2 Japanese Type 97 Hand Grenade. O 1238 - O 1238
INERT DEACTIVATED. This is a scarce inert WW2 Japanese type 97 high explosive hand grenade. The grenade has a segmented cast iron body. The brass fuse casing is screwed into the cast iron top of the grenade. The brass fuse body retains Japanese stampings on it under the grenade cap. The price includes UK delivery and no license is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. O 1238
£295.00

RARE, Siamese ‘Wild Tiger Corps’ 1919 Pattern (Type 62/ British 1907 Pattern) Bayonet and Scabbard. Sn 14326 - 14326
This is a scarce Siamese 1919 Pattern (designated Type 62) bayonet. It is actually a British 1907 Pattern bayonet which has been re-furbished. It has had the original markings ground off and replaced with a tigers head stamp and Siamese script. These were issued to the 'Wild Tiger Corps', the personal body guard of King Rama VI. The scabbard has alo been alterered by replacing the leather body with sheet steel. The original issue of rifles and bayonets in 1919 was only 10,000 and as King Rama VI only reigned until 1925, these bayonets are now un-common (see 'An Illustrated History of Bayonets' by Martin J. Brayley, pages 214-216). The bayonet is in very good condition as is the scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14326
£325.00

MATCHING MANUFACTURER & REGIMENT MARKS, ROYAL HORSE GUARDS (RHG) WW1 Era 1910-1913 Dated WD 1908 Pattern British WD Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword By Wilkinson Sword Company (WSC) With Leather Cord & 1911 Dated WSC Scabbard. Sn 14315 - 14315
The Royal Horse Guards ( ‘The Blues & Royals’, The Household Cavalry since 1969) have battle honours stretching back to Tangiers 1662-1680 and include the Battle of Waterloo where they captured the Napoleonic Eagle of the French 105th Infantry Regiment. During the Great War 1914-1918 the Regiment deployed mounted and also served in the trenches as part of the Guards Machine Gun Battalions. Losses were heavy, but contrary to public perception, successful cavalry charges did take place. This is a very good original, WW1 era British 1908 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Troopers Sword & scabbard to the RHG. The Sword has an undamaged 35 " single edged blade with fuller (43" overall). The blade has areas of light staining consistent with age. The ricasso is marked ‘12 ‘10 ( Dec 1910) and ’13 (1913) together with WD inspection marks and the reverse with ‘Wilkinson’ manufacturer’s name and inspection marks. The back of the blade is stamped ’P08’ (1908 Pattern). The bowl guard is marked R.H.G. to the Royal Horse Guards above weapon number number 200. It has the correct stippled dark brown composite grip with thumb recess. The hilt is fitted with its original brown leather cord with tasselled end. It is complete with its original steel scabbard with fixed hanging rings. The scabbard has matching Regiment mark at the throat and is marked by the manufacturer ‘WSC’ (Wilkinson Sword Company) together with WD inspection marks and ’11 (1911) date. The scabbard has even patina and a couple of small dents consistent with age and service use. The price for this sword and scabbard to a prestigious British Cavalry Regiment includes UK delivery. Sn 14315
£795.00
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