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C1840 Spanish Form Ladies Or Youth Size Percussion 12 Bore Single Barrel Muzzle Loading Sporting Shotgun. Sn 20512:5 - 20512:5
This is an antique muzzle loading 12 Bore Single Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Sporting Shotgun in Spanish form. It has a 28 ½” two stage browned steel un-sighted barrel and measures a short 44 ½” overall making it ideal for ladies or youth use. The barrel has German silver bands and roundel insert at the breech. The barrel's smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age and use. The action tang, hammer and action plate have engraved with foliate decoration. The trigger guard has extended tang with Pineapple finial. The wrist of the stock has chequered panels. The top of the wrist is inlaid with void German silver escutcheon and it has a German silver fore end block. The stock is fitted with a steel butt plate with extended tang & under the barrel are steel ram rod mounts. The stock is all original with just light bumps and bruises to be expected. The gun has a wood ram rod with brass end caps. The gun’s cocking and firing actions work crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB As a muzzle loading antique shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20512:5
£595.00

**RARE**American Civil War Era Providence Tool Company, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, Peabody’s 1862 Patent (Model 1862 Army) .44-40-50 Peabody Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Breech Loading 2 Band Short Rifle. Sn 20235 - 20235
The Peabody action was an early form of breech loading firearm action, where the heavy breechblock tilted downwards across a bolt mounted in the rear of the breechblock, operated by a lever under the rifle. The Peabody action most often used an external hammer to fire the cartridge. The Peabody action was developed by Henry O. Peabody from Boston, Massachusetts, and was first patented on July 22, 1862. Peabody carbines and rifles were made by the Providence Tool Company, Providence, Rhode Island & Sharps & Hankins. Our example by Providence Tool Co is in good condition for its age. The weapon is 41” overall length. By operating the under lever, the breech plates falls to allow loading of a cartridge. The weapon has a 22” long, blued barrel. The barrel’s bore has staining consistent with age & use & crisp rifling. The metal work has even aged patina. It has a block & blade foresight and ladder rear sight. The left side of the frame is crisply stamped with manufacturer and patent detail & the top of the barrel and top of the action frame have small proof marks (illustrated in image 2). There is no visible external serial number on the rifle. The all original wood work has knocks, bumps and bruises to be expected with age and use. The butt plate is steel and it has sling swivels and steel cleaning rod. The loading and firing actions work crisply. The price for this rare short rifle includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20235
£1,200.00

C1800 English Isaac Walker (Norwich Norfolk) 15 Bore, Flintlock Belt Pistol With Octagonal Barrel & Belt Bar. Sn 20519 - 20519
Isaac Walker was an English Norwich Norfolk based gunmaker recorded as having premises at 5 Briggs Lane 1797-1800, Rampant Horse Street 1801-1830 & St Stephen’s Plain 1835-1839 (see page 356 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is a very good original Flintlock belt pistol by Isaac Walker. It is 11 ½” overall length with a 6” octagonal steel barrel which has a small brass blade fore sight and ‘v’ notch plate rear sight. Its smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age. The original Walnut full stock furniture is undamaged with just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age & use. It has its original wood ram rod with brass end cap, steel cock & steel trigger guard with extended tang and Pineapple finial. The lock plate is marked by the manufacturer ‘I. Walker’. The cocking and firing actions work crisply. The left side of the weapon has its original steel belt bar. The price 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 20519
£1,150.00

**QUALITY**Inter War Era German Reichsbund Deutsche Jägerschaft (German Hunting Society) Akah (Albrecht Kind GMBH) Portable Leather Covered Double Opening Rifle Cartridge Magazine For 48 x .423 Mauser Calibre Ammunition With Sliding Patch Draw. Sn 20462 - 20462
This is an excellent, original, quality made Portable Magazine For .423 Mauser Calibre ammunition as used by the Reichsbund Deutsche Jägerschaft (German Hunting Society, which was the official hunting society in Nazi Germany, 1934–1945. Membership was mandatory for all who possessed a hunting licence). The leather covered metal hard case, measures 7” x 4” x 1 ½”. The top and bottom of the magazine has hinged lids with white metal clasp fasteners. Each section has white metal open tubular top plates to accommodate individual rounds . Each section is designed to hold 24 rounds of .423 Mauser Calibre Rifle Ammunition (48 total). One side of the magazine has a small sliding draw for patches. The leather on the front of the magazine is impressed with crossed rifles and Oak leaves wreaths and has manufacturer detail ‘Akah’ (the trademark of Albrecht Kind GmbH which was founded on 24 September 1853 by Mr Albrecht Kind in Hunstig, a small village situated approx. 50 km to the east of Cologne). The case is fitted with original adjustable leather strap with eyelets which has a wood toggle and steel adjustment stud. The price for this excellent functional German Reich piece includes UK delivery. Sn 20462
£295.00

C1850 Victorian James Cuthbert Arbroath (Scotland) 12 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Sporting Shotgun. Sn 20512:3 - 20512:3
This is a Scottish Victorian double barrel percussion sporting shotgun made or retailed by James Cuthbert Arbroath (unknown). It has 30” steel barrels and measures 46 ½” overall. The barrels set side by side have a central flat top barrel rib with small bead fore sight. The bores have heavy staining and residue consistent with age and use. It has its original walnut stock with chequered wrist and fore stock panel. The wood has light knocks bumps and bruises consistent with age and use. The underside of the shoulder stock has a void disc escutcheon. Its steel butt plate tang, trigger guard with extended tang and finial, stock block tang, action plates & hammer have foliate engraved decoration. One action plate is signed by the maker or retailer ‘James Cuthbert Arbroath’. The shotgun has an ebonised wood ramrod with brass cap and hollow brass tip. The weapon cocks & dry fires crisply. The price for this gun worthy of further research regarding the maker or retailer includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this weapon in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20512:3
£795.00

C1850 Victorian English Form 12 Bore Double Barrel Muzzle Loading Percussion Sporting Shotgun. Sn 20512:2 - 20512:2
This is an English form Victorian double barrel percussion sporting shotgun. It has 30” steel barrels and measures 47” overall. The barrels set side by side have a central flat top barrel rib with small bead fore sight. The bores have heavy staining and residue consistent with age and use. It has its original walnut stock with chequered wrist and fore stock panel. The wood has knocks bumps and bruises consistent with age and use. The underside of the shoulder stock has a void disc escutcheon. Its steel butt plate tang, trigger guard with extended tang and Pineapple finial, stock block tang, action plates & hammer have foliate engraved decoration. The shotgun has an ebonised wood ramrod with brass cap and hollow brass tip. The weapon cocks & dry fires crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB. As an antique percussion shotgun no licence is required to own this weapon in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 20512:2
£595.00

C1861-1865 English George Henry Daw 57 Threadneedle Street London Officer’s Private Purchase .577 Regulation Calibre Percussion Pistol With Brass Fittings, Belt Bar & Captive Steel Ramrod. Sn 20512:1 - 20512:1
George Henry Daw was an English Gunmaker originally established 1780, he worked C1861 -1865 at 57 Threadneedle Street London (see Witton & Daw page 216 of British Gunmakers Vol.1 by Brown). This is an excellent Officer’s private purchase, percussion pistol by George Henry Daw made at 57 Threadneedle Street London. It is 12” overall with a 6” heavy steel barrel. The barrel has a ‘v’ notch block rear sight. The top of the barrel is signed ‘George H Daw 57 Threadneedle Street London’ and has proofs. The barrel’s smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age and use. It’s steel action plate is signed ‘George H Daw’. It has a heavy military hammer, brass fittings and steel military lanyard ring. It has an excellent undamaged all original walnut stock fitted with steel belt bar. The pistol has its original captive steel ramrod. Its cocking and firing actions work crisply. 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 20512:1
£1,295.00

**MINT RIFLED BORE**1862 American Civil War Era French Model 1822 Tulle Arsenal .700 Calibre Muzzle Loading Cavalry Pistol Converted From Flintlock to Percussion. Sn 20474 - 20474
An original French Model 1822 Tulle Arsenal Cavalry pistol converted from flintlock to percussion with a rifled barrel. Many of these pistols were carried by Confederate troops in the American Civil war supplied by their French allies. This pistol has a Walnut Stock with regulation brass fittings. The wood has impressed roundels and numbers (illustrated). The brass has several inspection marks. The wood is all original with just bumps and bruises to be expected. The lock plate is stamped with ‘Tulle Arsenal’ detail. The 8” 2 stage barrel is date stamped with "1862 date" and "M.R." on the right hand side and "C de 17. 7N ES M" on the left hand side. It also has Model 1822 model designation behind the rear sight. The pistol’s rifled bore is near mint, clean & bright with crisp rifling. The pistol retains the original iron ramrod / powder measure. The pistol's foresight and back sight are original and undamaged. The pistol cocks and dry fires with a strong action. The pistol’s butt has a steel military lanyard ring. This is a fine example of this pistol, substantial and well made. 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 part of a collection or display. Sn 20474
£975.00

1766-1803 Thomas Divine Dublin 16 Bore Flintlock Traveling Pistol With Browned 2 Stage Barrel & 1843-1846 WI 1314 (County Wicklow) Irish Registration Mark. Sn 20454 - 20454
This is an excellent Irish flintlock traveling pistol. It measures 15 ½” overall and has a browned 10 ¼” 2 stage barrel with clean smooth bore which is fitted with small blade fore sight. The rear sight consists of a shallow groove in the top of the action tang. The top of the barrel has 'Dublin' cartouche and another indistinct cartouche. The barrel also has a 1843-1846 ‘WI 1314’ (County Wicklow) Irish Registration Mark (the Irish Registration Act was passed in 1843 and lasted only a short while, until August 1846. There were 39 districts (34 counties, 4 boroughs and Dublin City) each with its own two letter prefix followed by a number. Wicklow’s prefix was WI). It has a steel cock, brass trigger guard with extended tang and Pineapple finial,brass butt with extended tang & brass ram rod mounts. The brass has foliate decoration. The steel lock plate is crisply signed 'Divine' within banner (most likely Thomas Divine / Devine Dublin 1766-1803) and has foliate decoration. The all original dark walnut full stock has knocks bumps and bruises to be expected with age and use. The stoch is mounted with silver plated brass shield which has a stylised monogram, most likely that of the original period owner. The pistol is complete with iron ramrod. Its action works crisply. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 20454
£1,175.00

*Private Purchase* .577 Snider Calibre 3 Band Rifle Retailed By Thomas Turner, Birmingham. Sn 4246. - Sn 4246
This is a quality private purchase .577 Calibre Snider, 3 Band Rifle . It has all original Walnut woodwork throughout. It has a fine case hardened lock nicely engraved by the retailer ' Thomas Turner Fisher Street Birmingham'. The breech is marked with proof / inspection marks. It has a brass butt plate, trigger guard & fore end block. The rifle measures 55 inches overall with a 36 1/2 inch barrel and is complete with sling swivels, ram rod and ladder rear sight. The bore is nice and clean with crisp 3 groove rifling. It's cocking and firing action works perfectly. This is an obsolete calibre weapon and as such no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 4246.
£1,145.00
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