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SOLD SOLD (25/11) British East India Company (EIC) Native Troops Pattern 1839/42 .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Service Musket. Sn 20169 - 20169
This is an original British British East India Company Native Troops Pattern 1839/42 .750 Musket Calibre Percussion Service Musket. The side plate is marked with EIC’s rampant Lion mark . It has all original wood stock with brass furniture. The brass trigger guard has Indian script marks indicating native troops use. The rifle also has its original bayonet catch, iron ramrod, steel sling swivels, block fore sight and fixed rear sight. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining and residue to be expected with age and native service use. Total length is 55" with a 39" barrel. The barrel has proofs. The cocking & firing actions work crisply. This is an antique percussion rifle and no licence is required to own it in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 20169
£0.00

**MINT BORE**ZULU WAR ERA**1877 British WD Enfield Martini Henry .577x 450 MK II, Short Lever Service Rifle With Later 1900 Nepalese Native Scouts ‘NS NEP’ Mark Indicating Re-Issue After British Service. Sn 20166 - 20166
This is an excellent Zulu War Era 1877 dated, Martini Henry .577x 450, MK II, Short Lever Service Rifle. It has excellent all original woodwork which has a clear WD Enfield roundel stamp impressed into the stock (illustrated inset in image 3) and additional ‘1900 KKA’ ( Kirkee Arsenal) mark indicating later re-isssue to the British Army in India after British Service. The metal work is undamaged, has Victorian WD ordnance/ proof marks and has nice finish throughout. The right action plate is stamped ‘Crown 'VR' (Victoria Regina) Enfield and dated '1877'. The barrel is marked ‘N.S. N.E.P’ again indicating re-issue for Nepalese Native Scouts. It also has the correct MK II designation stamp. The rifle’s bore is near mint, clean & bright with crisp rifling. The rifle’s loading & firing mechanisms work crisply. It is complete with original steel cleaning rod, sling swivels & bayonet lug. It has a steel butt plate, flip up ladder sight and block & blade fore sight. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre, antique weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20166
£1,495.00

1849 Dated French Light Infantry Model 1842 Tulle Arsenal .73” Calibre Percussion Musket Carbine Regiment Or Unit Marked ‘E.1’. Sn 20167 - 20167
Model 1842 Musket was developed from the preceding Model 1840. The arms were the first percussion weapons adopted for general service in the French army. The Model 1842 barrel is forged with an integral bolster that is flush with the barrel. The Model 1840 was not produced in any quantity before being replaced. Both models were produced in two lengths, one for the regular infantry and a short version for light infantry. The French Model 1842 percussion musket was bought and used by both the Union and Confederate Army in small quantities during the American Civil War. The weapons were the first to employ a back-action lock. This is a very good original 1849 dated French Light Infantry Model 1842 Tulle Arsenal .73” Calibre Percussion Musket Carbine. It has even patina to the metal work throughout. It has a heavy military percussion hammer and the action plate is crisply engraved with French Tulle Arsenal detail. Its 30" barrel (45 ½” overall) has a smooth bore. The bore has just light staining consistent with age and use. The barrel and wood stock are stamped with proof/inspection marks including a roundel. The barrel is date marked ‘1849’, numbered 1386 and the barrel tang ‘Mle 1842’ (model). Number 1386 is repeated on the wood (there are 3 pierced holes over the stock number indicating that an absent badge may have been mounted at some point in its life). It has its original iron ramrod & sling swivels. The carbine also has a block fore sight, 'v' notch plate rear sight, brass fore end block, brass trigger guard & brass butt plate which has inspection marks and Regiment or Unit mark ‘E.1’. The rifle cocks & dry fires crisply. The price for this musket worthy of further research regarding the regiment mark includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion muzzle loader no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20167
£795.00

**MINT BORE**Victorian 1886 British WD MK IV Enfield Martini Henry .577x .450 Obsolete Calibre Long Lever Service Rifle & Wilkinson Sword WD 1898 Dated Pattern 1887 MK III Sword Bayonet & Scabbard. Sn 20179 - 20179
This is an original British WD MK IV 1888 dated .577x .450 Martini Henry, long lever service rifle with bayonet & scabbard. It has its original woodwork throughout. The wood has just light bumps and bruises consistent with age and service use. It has a block & blade fore sight, flip up ladder rear sight, steel butt plate, sling swivels, steel cleaning rod & bayonet lug. The 33” steel barrel’s bore is near mint, clean and bright with crisp rifling. The barrel has WD inspection / proof marks. The metal work has even patina. The action works crisply. The action is stamped on the right side Crown VR (Victoria Regina) Enfield, ‘Mark IV’ designation and dated '1886' together with inspection mark. Included is an original 1898 Dated Pattern 1887 MK III Sword Bayonet & Scabbard. This bayonet is the MK III pattern of 1887 with no fullers to the blade (see page 163 item B207 of Skennerton’s British & Commonwealth Bayonets). The blade carries a Queen’s Crown over "V.R."(Victoria Regina) and the date "5 98" (May 1898) together with Wilkinson Sword Company London. The reverse has WD arrow inspection mark. The spine of the blade also has inspection marks. The polished steel blade is in very good condition and measures 18 ½” long. The chequered hard boiled leather grips are undamaged. The cross guard has the correct rolled end and muzzle ring. The pommel has a push button release which works as it should. The pommel is numbered ‘10394’. It is complete with original brass mounted leather scabbard. All leather & stitching are intact. The price includes UK delivery. NB 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. Sn 20179
£1,495.00

Cased, C1850 English, Page London, 120 Bore Ladies Percussion Muff Pistol With Brass Action Turn Off Barrel & Concealed Folding Trigger. Sn 20180 - 20180
This is a good Ladies Muff pistol with period fitted case. It is tiny, 4 ¾” overall with a 1 ½” screw off steel barrel and folding trigger ideal for concealment. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining consistent with age & use. It has impressed black powder proofs on the underside of the action and barrel. The brass action has tooled foliate engraving. One side is signed by the maker ‘Page’, the reverse London (most likely Samuel page recorded as a gunlock maker working at Little Alie Street London in 1846, see page 190 of British Gunmakers Vol.1 by Brown). It has a steel Dolphin hammer. The original chequered walnut grip is undamaged. The stock has an inlaid void silver escutcheon. The pistol is contained in its period leather covered wood case with hinged lid and clasp fastener. The inside of the case has padded felt contoured to fit the pistol perfectly. 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 20180
£375.00

1807-1821 English Dunderdale, Mabson & Labron, Birmingham 54 Bore Brass Action & Barrel Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Concealed Trigger. A 580 - A 580
This an excellent Flintlock pocket pistol made by Dunderdale, Mabson & Labron who were quality English Gun makers located at 25 Russell Street, Birmingham between 1807-1821 (see page 35 of English Gunmakers By Bailey & Nie). It is 5 ¾” overall length with a 2 ¼” brass barrel. The barrel’s bore has staining consistent with age and use. The underside of the barrel has crisp proof marks. It's brass action is decorated with Martial banners on the right side and signed with the manufacturer's name 'Dunderdale, Mabson & Labron' on the left. It has undamaged original bag shaped wood grip. The action has a safety bolt behind the hammer and it has a concealed trigger which folds open when the hammer is cocked. The weapon cocks and dry fires crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a private collection or display. A 580
£575.00

SOLD SOLD (23/11) **MINT BORE**RARE**American Civil War Era Starr 1st Model 1856 Patent Army .44” Calibre Cap & Ball Revolver With Double Triggers & Factory Inspector’s Marks. Sn 20175 - 20175
This is an original, rare, 1st Model American Starr Army Revolver in .44 calibre. Between January 1862 and May 1863 16,100 .44 calibre Starr Army revolvers were delivered to the United States Military at $25.00 per revolver. This model uses dual triggers to allow the shooter to fire the weapon in a cocked single action position without first pulling the hammer back by hand. The front trigger cocks the hammer and rotates the cylinder. There is an adjustable lug attached to the rear of the front trigger that engages the rear trigger which is located in the rear of the trigger-guard which in turn, releases the hammer. The pistol also fires in conventional double action mode. These pistols were widely used throughout the Civil War and highly prized by Confederate troops. Later 2nd type pistols had single triggers. This 1st type example is original and has even patina to the white metal work throughout. It has a 6” round steel barrel which has a near mint bore, clean & bright with crisp rifling. The metal work has factory inspector’s marks (illustrated). The weapon has a blade fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It is crisply marked on the right hand side with ' STARR'S PATENT JAN 15 1856' and on the left hand side 'STARR ARMS CO NEW YORK'. The cylinder is numbered '18737'. The one piece wood grip is original and undamaged. The action works crisply. This is a scarce American Civil War period revolver. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 20175
£0.00

C1870 Belgian Liege Pinfire 7mm Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver with Folding Trigger. A 531. - A 531
This is an excellent, 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 2 ¾” barrel (6 ½” overall). It has undamaged, finely chequered hardwood grips. The rounded cylinder has an ‘ELG’ Liege mark and the frame has other small inspection marks. It has its original captive ejector rod and is side gate loading. It has a post fore sight and it is fully functioning in both single and double action. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique, pin fire weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. A 531.
£375.00

C1850 English John Manton & Son London 15 Bore, Muzzle Loading, Double Barrel Percussion Sporting Shotgun. Sn 20088 - 20088
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 (see page 170 of British Gunmakers Vol 1 by Brown). This is a double barrel sporting shotgun by John Manton & Son. It has 27” smooth bore barrels with flat top barrel rib. The barrel’s bores have just light staining consistent with age and use. The barrel rib is signed ‘John Manton & Son Dover Street London’. The weapon has a brass bead fore sight. The action has scroll foliate engraved decoration and both action plates are signed by the maker ‘Jno Manton & Son Patent’ & have game birds in the field scenes. It has double Dolphin hammers and double triggers. The shotgun’s cocking and firing actions work crisply. The shotgun’s stock has chequered panel wrist and fore stock, Trigger guard with extended tang & Pineapple finial & steel butt plate with extended tang. The top of the wrist has an inlaid white metal escutcheon with engraved stylised initials monogram. The shotgun has an ebonised wood ram rod with brass end cap. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20088
£495.00

C1850 English Charles (Chas) Osborne Birmingham & London 15 Bore, Muzzle Loading, Double Barrel Percussion Sporting Shotgun. A 579 - A 579
Charles (Chas) Osborne commenced trading under his own name C1845 in Lichfield Street, Birmingham but by 1855 he was in Whittall Street, Birmingham where he maintained premises right up until 1928 when the business was acquired by Skimin & Wood, a highly respected gunmaker to the trade. Osborne first opened for business in London in 1881 in the vicinity of Houses of Parliament in 1885 where he stayed until the business left London in 1928. Charles Osborne became a Limited company in 1896. This is a double barrel sporting shotgun by Charles (Chas) Osborne. It has 26” smooth bore barrels with flat top barrel rib. The barrel’s bores have staining consistent with age and use. The weapon has a brass bead fore sight. The action has scroll foliate engraved decoration and both action plates are signed by the maker ‘Chas Osborne’. It has double Dolphin hammers and double triggers. The shotgun’s cocking and firing actions work crisply. The shotgun’s stock has chequered panel wrist and fore stock & steel butt plate. The shotgun has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap. The underside of the shoulder stock has an inlaid void white metal escutcheon. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. A 579
£595.00
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