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Early 1800’s Gun Size Snider Patent Leather Covered Iron Black Powder Flask With Graduated, Sprung Brass Nozzle Charger. Sn 17986 - 17986
The American Jacob Snider invented the Snider patent firearm action which played a major role in the history of British breech loading firearms history. Decoration of 19th century powder flasks varied dramatically with hunting, game animals, foliate, village, military and marine scenes together with a variety of material coverings. This quality flask falls into the Leather covered category (see page 388, the Chapter ‘Leather & Leather Covered’ of the powder flask book by Riling). This is an excellent, gun size, black powder flask by Snider. It’s iron body is leather covered with stitched seam. The screw top brass charger has measurement adjustment ‘3 , 3 ¼, 3 ½, 3 ¾, 4 dram’ and spring lever which is fully functioning with a strong action. The charger is crisply marked ‘Snider’ and with gun trademark. The flask is 8 ½” length and 3 ¾” diameter at its widest. The body has no dents. There are no cracks, damage or signs of repair and the leather covering & stitching are excellent all clean and intact. The price for this attractive flask includes UK delivery. Sn 17986
£295.00

Early 1800’s Gun Size C & J.W. Hawksley Sheffield Embossed Shell Design Copper Black Powder Flask With Graduated, Sprung Brass Nozzle Charger. Sn 17985 - 17985
Hunting accessories were added to the British Gunmaker James Dixon & Sons Sheffield production line in the 1830s. This included powder and shot flasks in copper and brass, leather shot pouches and hunting belts. Other sporting goods such as wine and spirit flasks, as well as sandwich and cheese boxes, proved to be very popular with consumers. The line continued to expand as firearm technology progressed. A complete catalogue of Dixon's hunting accessories was produced in 1876. Dixon's continued to make these items well into the 1900s. Decoration of 19th century powder flasks varied dramatically with hunting, game animals, foliate, village, military and marine scenes. This quality flask falls into the category of Shell & Bush décor featuring deep embossed shell (see page 286 of The powder flask book by Riling). This is an excellent, copper and brass, gun size, black powder flask by James Dixon & Sons. It is deeply embossed with shell decoration. One of the shells has even aged green patina. The screw top brass charger has measurement adjustment (no grain markings) and spring lever which is fully functioning with a strong action. The charger is crisply marked ‘Dixon & Sons’. The flask is 8” length and 3” diameter at its widest. The copper body has no dents. There are no cracks, damage or signs of repair. The price for this attractive flask includes UK delivery. Sn 17985
£225.00

Early 1800’s Gun Size C & J.W. Hawksley Sheffield Embossed Shell Design Copper Black Powder Flask With Graduated, Sprung Brass Nozzle Charger. Sn 17984 - 17984
Decoration of 19th century powder flasks varied dramatically with hunting, game animals, foliate, village, military and marine scenes. This quality flask falls into the category of Shell & Bush décor featuring deep embossed shell (see page 286 of The powder flask book by Riling). The Sheffield based company Geo & JW Hawksley are recorded at 35 Smithfield 1845 and various addresses on Carver Street Sheffield from 1854 through to the 1940’s when the Company was bought by James Dixon & Sons (see page 114 of Riling’s book). This is an excellent, copper, gun size, black powder flask by C &JW Hawksley. It is deeply embossed with shell decoration and a ring of foliate decoration at the throat. The screw top brass charger has measurement adjustment ‘2 ¼ , 2 ½, 2 ¾, 3’ drams and spring lever which is fully functioning with a strong action. The charger is crisply marked ‘C & J.W. Hawksley Sheffield’. The flask is 8 ¼” length and 3 ¼” diameter at its widest. The copper body has just a few light dents to be expected. There are no cracks, damage or signs of repair. The price for this attractive flask includes UK delivery. Sn 17984
£195.00

C1865 Liege Belgium Lefaucheux Patent 7mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Ornate Tooled Decoration, Folding Trigger & Antique Ivory Grips. Sn 17902 - 17902
A Belgian 6 shot 7mm Lefaucheux double action pinfire revolver made C1865, number 228357. It has a round barrel with octagonal breech 70mm (2¾”), the breech is marked “E. LEFAUCHEUX IN BREVETE”, Liege ‘ELG*’ proved cylinder. The breech, cylinder and frame engraved with scrolls, strapwork and dogs’ heads in medallions. It has a captive ejector rod, folding trigger, and plain antique ivory grips. The pistol’s bore has light staining consistent with age & crisp rifling. It has a triangular post fore sight and the rear sight consists of a grooved hammer. The price includes UK delivery NB As an obsolete calibre, 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 (Ivory Content Comprises less Than 5% Volume & Weight). Sn 17902
£495.00

C1810 English Edward Wilson Liverpool 32 Bore Nipple & Drum Percussion Converted From Flintlock Holster Pistol With Octagonal Barrel. Sn 17713 - 17713
C1810 Edward Wilson is recorded working as a gunsmith at 64 Thomas Street Liverpool (see page 370 of British Gunmakers Vol. 2 by Brown). This is a Wilson Liverpool Percussion holster Pistol, made with flintlock C1810 and later nipple & drum converted to percussion. It is 14” overall length with an 8 ½” octagonal barrel which has a small blade fore sight. The top barrel flat is signed ‘Liverpool’. The smooth bore has staining consistent with age and use. The action tang & trigger guard with Pineapple finial have tooled foliate decoration. The full stock is made from English Walnut which has just light bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The stock has an inlaid void German silver escutcheon. It has its original wood ram rod with polished horn end cap. The is signed by the maker ‘Wilson’ (there were many English gun makers named Wilson in the flintlock and percussion era, but we can only find Edward Wilson working in Liverpool in that period). 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 17713
£695.00

C1865 Liege Belgium “E. LEFAUCHEUX INVR. BREVETE”, Burnished Steel Framed 9mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Ornate Tooled Foliate Decoration & Antique Ivory Grips. Sn 17879 - 17879
An attractive 6 shot 9mm Lefaucheux double action pin fire revolver, made C1865 . It has a 2 stage 6” barrel. The breech is engraved with scrolls in panels and hunting dogs with game birds scenes. It is also stamped “E. LEFAUCHEUX INVR. BREVETE” & with Liege proofs. The frame numbered 256970. It has a captive ejector rod on the right, bag shaped antique ivory grips, and lanyard ring. The grips have fine, old stable cracks but are totally secure. The pistol’s rifled bore has staining and residue consistent with age and use. It has fluted cylinder, pinched triangular block fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. The pistol is side gate loading and is fully functioning in both single & double action. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre, 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 (Ivory Content Comprises less Than 5% Volume & Weight). Sn 17879
£845.00

C1865 Liege Belgium Proofed French “CHAMELOT & DELVIGNE “ German Silver Framed 12mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver Retailed By “JUAN LOPEZ BUENOS AYRES”. With Quality Ornate Tooled Decoration & Ebony Grips. Sn 17878 - 17878
An attractive Liege Belgium Proofed French “CHAMELOT & DELVIGNE ‘ 6 shot 12mm double action pin fire revolver made C1865. It has a 5 ½” Octagonal barrel. The cylinder, frame, barrel, trigger guard and lanyard ring are all German Silver . The metal is ornately engraved with panels of flowers, foliage and strap work. It has a captive ejector rod on the right. The breech is marked “CHAMELOT & DELVIGNE INon Btee”. The top of the cylinder is signed by the Argentine retailer “JUAN LOPEZ BUENOS AYRES”. The cylinder, frame and barrel have Liege proof marks. It has undamaged ebony grips deeply carved with vines in panel and is fitted with lanyard ring. It has a triangular pinched blade fore sight. Its rear blade sight is absent. The pistol is side gate loading and is fully functioning in both single & double action. Its bore has just light staining consistent with age and crisp rifling. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre, 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. Sn 17878
£975.00

C1865 Spanish “Fa. DE FRANCISCO LLUCH EIBAR”, Ornate Gold & Silver Decorated 12mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Ebony Grips. Sn 17881 - 17881
An attractive highly decorated, Spanish 6 shot 12mm double action pin fire revolver, by “Fa. DE FRANCISCO LLUCH EIBAR”, C1865, 2 stage 5¾” barrel gold signed “Fa. DE FRANCISCO LLUCH EIBAR” in silver lined panel, with simple brass line inlay at the breech. The breech, cylinder and frame are attractively gold and silver damascened, with scrolls and leaves all within a silver border. It has a captive ejector rod on the right. It has undamaged ebony grips deeply carved with vines in panel and is fitted with lanyard ring. It has a triangular block fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. The pistol is side gate loading and is fully functioning in both single & double action. Its bore is clean with crisp rifling. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre, 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. Sn 17881
£1,200.00

C1870 Liege Belgium Chaineux “G.GOTH, CALLE SAN MARTIN 17, BUENOS AYRES” Retailed Double Action Only 7mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 15 Shot Military Revolver. Sn 17882 - 17882
A Belgian 15 shot 7mm Chaineux double action pinfire revolver, c 1865, round barrel 5½” engraved “G.GOTH, CALLE SAN MARTIN 17, BUENOS AYRES” (retailer) with swing out ejector rod, finely chequered walnut grips, and lanyard ring. Made C1870 this very good revolver is side gate loading. It is double action only and fully functioning and has an undamaged chequered walnut grip. The barrel’s bore is clean with crisp rifling. The pistol has triangular form block fore sight and notched frame rear sight. The metal has even patina. The butt is fitted with military lanyard ring. The frame is stamped with Liege ‘crown above q’ mark. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique 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 17882
£1,400.00

CASED, C1870 Lefaucheux Patent Bertonnet en Paris, Buenos-Ayres, y Montevideo 7mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre Double Action 6 Shot Revolver With Antique Ivory Grips, Gold & Silver Inlaid Decoration & Accessories. Sn 17889 - 17889
An attractive, 6 shot 7mm Lefaucheux closed frame double action pinfire revolver, number 45950. It has a round barrel 3½” length with raised top rib. The barrel’s bore is clean with crisp rifling. The breech is stamped “E. LEFAUCHEUX INVR. BREVETE”. The frame and cylinder are inlaid with silver leaves and gold tendrils and lines, the barrel with simple silver line inlay. The pistol has a folding trigger, captive ejector rod , blade fore sight, notched plate rear sight & plain undamaged, antique ivory grips. Its double action firing mechanism works correctly in both single & double action. The revolver is contained in its close fitted blue velvet lined rosewood veneered case. The lid is brass bound with escutcheon within double line panel. The lid lining has gold blocked lettering “Bertonnet en Paris, Buenos-Ayres, y Montevideo” (most likely a retailer or finisher of pistols). The case contains accessories which include: turn screw with wood handle and antique ivory cap, cleaning rod (ebony cap chipped but stable), ebony oil bottle with antique ivory cap, compartment for cartridges, and key to the case. The price includes UK delivery. NB. As an obsolete calibre, antique pin fire revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if part of a private collection or display. Sn 17889
£1,495.00
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