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SOLD SOLD (01/03) MINT BORE, C1870’s David HN Brevete Liege, Adams Type .31 Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Percussion Revolver With Spurless Hammer & Unusual Under Barrel Cylinder Release Lever. Sn 17103 - 17103
Internet sources indicate that David HN was a Liege based inventor who patented pistol designs in the 1800’s (full name and other information unknown). This Adams style 6 shot percussion revolver has been re-finished at some point in its life to a high standard. The weapon's double action firing mechanism works as it should. It has a 4” octagonal barrel (9 ½” overall). The pistol’s bore is near mint, clean and bright with crisp rifling. The barrel has a small blade fore sight & notched plate rear sight. The top of the barrel is marked 'David HN Brevete’. The cylinder and frame have Liege ‘crown above M’ marks and the cylinder Liege ‘ELG*’ mark. It's finely chequered walnut grip is in excellent undamaged condition. The pistol's metal work is undamaged. The pistol has an Adams type loading lever and an unusual under barrel lever which releases the cylinder. The price for this pistol worthy of further research regarding the Liege manufacturer includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17103
£0.00

SECTIONED, ARMOURER’S INSTRUCTIONAL PIECE Imperial German Model 1879 (M/79) ‘Cavalry Model’ 10.6 mm Obsolete Centre Fire Calibre Reichs Revolver. Sn 17099:1 - 17099:1
The M1879 Reichsrevolver, or Reichs-Commissions-Revolver Modell 1879 and 1883, were service revolvers used by the Imperial German Army from 1879 to 1908, when it was superseded by the Luger. The two versions of the revolver differ only in barrel length (The M1883 had a 5-inch barrel). Although the design was dated, the weapon was extremely robust, and they were still used through World War I. The M1879 is referred to as the "cavalry model" and the M1883 as the "officer's model," by collectors, which were not official designations. Both models were single-action, solid frame, non-ejecting six-shot revolvers. This is an original M79 Cavalry model Reichs Revolver sectioned at some point in its life to display display the inside of the barrel, cylinders & firing mechanisms. It has the correct 7” round barrel stepped to octagonal at the breech. It measures 13 ½” overall and original wood grips, one of which is cut away to display the mechanism in the grip frame. All sectioned areas are highlighted in red paint. The pistol is single action. It cocks and dry fires & the cylinder indexes correctly. There are no manufacturer marks visible on the metal work which is in the white. The left side of the frame has a thumb operated safety lever which works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre revolver which has been sectioned and is incapable of firing no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17099:1
£950.00

MINT BORE, WW1 Era Austrian Kropatschek-Steyr Model 1886 Portuguese Contract Tube Magazine Bolt Action 9.5x60R Calibre Rifle. Sn 17064 - 17064
Alfred Ritter von Kropatschek (March 30, 1838 - 1911) was a General in the Austrian Army and a weapons designer of the late 19th century, who was responsible for several rifle and revolver designs in affiliation with the Steyr Company; these weapons were used by the armed forces of the Austrian Empire and several other nations. His rifles feature a tubular magazine under the barrel similar to a Winchester rifle. One of his designs was sold to the French Navy, and was later adapted by the French Army. Kropatschek patent weapons were used by the French Army and Navy during the First World War. This is a very good example of a Portuguese contract Kropatschek Steyr Model 1886 rifle . It measures 52" overall with a 32 ¼” barrel. The barrel’s bore is near mint, clean and bright with crisp rifling. It has an internal, tubular magazine and its loading and firing mechanisms work correctly. It has all original woodwork which is impressed with Steyr & ‘Crown L.I’ (Luiz I Portugal) roundels . The breech is stamped with ‘Crown L.I’ (Luiz I Portugal)'. The metal is also stamped 'M 1886’. The rifle is serial number ‘GG344’. It is complete with cleaning rod, steel butt plate, sling swivels, block and blade fore sight, graduated ladder rear sight and bayonet stud. 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 17064
£895.00

RARE, MINT BORE, British 1856 Patent Calisher & Terry .30 Obsolete Calibre Capping Breech Loading Carbine. Sn 17077 - 17077
This is a rare, 1856 patent Calisher & Terry .30 bore military capping breech loader carbine. These carbines were developed for the British Army and tested by them in 1858. It passed test and 1,000 carbines were ordered for use by cavalry units and its popularity spread throughout the Commonwealth. The Calisher and Terry Carbine is also associated with the Confederate Army during the American Civil War - specifically one is known to have been carried by Major General J.E.B. Stuart, C.S.A. & another was owned by Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This example is in excellent original condition. It is 37 ½” overall with a 21” barrel. The bore is near mint, clean and bright with crisp rifling. The metal work has been re-blued at some point in its life to a high standard and there are no makers marks visible. The hammer, action, ram rod, walnut stock and steel 2 piece clearing rod with pull through attachment in butt trap are all original and present. The action works correctly and the hammer action is strong. The carbine has a block & blade fore sight, flip up ladder rear sight and sling swivels. This is a rare early military breech loading carbine. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre, antique carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 17077
£1,950.00

MINT BORE, Victorian British Board Of Ordnance 1844 Pattern Enfield Tower .650 Calibre Muzzle Loading Percussion Yeomanry Cavalry Carbine Regiment Marked ‘MYC B’ With Saddle Bar, Ring & Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 17075 - 17075
This is an original British 1844 dated Enfield Tower Yeomanry Cavalry Carbine in excellent condition. It has all original undamaged walnut full stock with brass butt plate, fore end block, ram rod pipe and trigger guard with extended tang. It has a heavy military percussion hammer. The action plate is marked Crown VR (Victoria Regina), ‘Tower’ (Enfield) and ‘1844’ (pattern) together with inspection mark. Its 20" barrel (36” overall) has a near mint, clean & bright smooth bore. The barrel has crisp proof marks. It has fixed rear and fore sight. It has an under barrel captive steel ramrod, steel saddle bar & ring. The butt plate tang is crisply marked ‘MYC B’ to a Militia/Yeomanry Cavalry Regiment ‘B’ Squadron and weapon number ‘61’. The wood is impressed ‘BO arrow’ (Board Of Ordnance) and ‘ICR’. The weapon cocks & dry fires perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion Carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17075
£2,250.00

Late 1800’s Swedish Husqvarna Vapenfabriks 16 Bore Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre, Double Barrel, Under Lever Break Action, Shotgun. Sn 17044:10 - 17044:10
This is a 16 Bore pin fire double barrel Swedish Husqvarna Patent shotgun made sometime in the late 1800’s. It has an under lever action and original Walnut shoulder stock with steel butt plate. The shotgun with double 29 ¾”, 16 Bore steel barrels, has double hammers & triggers. It measures 46” overall. The break action and firing action of the weapon work as they should and the barrels smooth bores have just light staining consistent with age. The top of the barrel rib is faintly marked with partially visible ‘Husqvarna’ and another indistinct word most likely ‘Vapenfabriks’ (the Swedish Husqvarna factory name). The inside of the action and steel lever are stamped with matching numbers ‘10834’. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique pin fire shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:10
£475.00

SOLD SOLD (05/03) Victorian English, Collings & Wallis (Edgbaston Birmingham), 12 Bore Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre, Double Damascus Barrels, Under Lever Break Action, Shotgun. Sn 17044:9 - 17044:9
This is a very good 12 Bore pin fire double barrel shotgun made by Collings & Wallis (internet resources indicate that Collings & Wallis worked in Edgbaston Birmingham C1879). It has an under lever action and original Walnut furniture with finely chequered wrist and forestock. The underside of the stock has a void German silver escutcheon. The shotgun with double 29”, 12 Bore Damascus steel barrels, has double hammers & triggers. It measures 46 ¾” overall. The lever, side plates and trigger guard with extended tang have foliate engraved decoration. The action plates are signed ‘Collings & Wallis’. The trigger guard tang is numbered ‘12770’. The break action and firing action of the weapon work as they should and the barrels smooth bores have just light staining consistent with age. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique pin fire shotgun no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:9
£0.00

EXTREMELY RARE, 1864 American Civil War James H. Merrill’s 2nd Type 1858 / 1861 Patent .54 Calibre Single Shot Breech Loading Cavalry Carbine With Brass Furniture, Steel Saddle Bar & Ring. Sn 17044:6 - 17044:6
The Merrill carbine was a breechloader firearm designed by Baltimore, Maryland gunsmith and inventor James H. Merrill. It was one of several firearms made by Merrill in fulfillment of contracts with the Union Government during the U.S. Civil War. The carbines were produced in two versions: First Type and Second Type. The First Type included a brass patchbox in the stock. The Second Type was produced without the patch box. The carbines were in service with the Union army between 1863 and 1865. This is an original example of the 2nd type Merrill 1858 / 61 patent carbine. The metal work is undamaged and but does have large areas of even pitting. Its original wood stock has knocks, bumps and bruises to be expected. The wood is impressed with indistinct factory cartouche. The 20" barrel’s rifled bore has heavy staining and residue consistent with age and use. It measures 37” overall. The carbine is fitted with 2 leaf rear swivel sight & blade fore sight. It also has a steel saddle bar & ring. It has a brass butt plate, barrel band and trigger guard. The action plate is stamped with Merrill’s name & 1858 -1861 patent detail ‘J.H. Merrill Balto Pat July 1858 / Apl 9. May 21-28-61’ together with 1864 date (all illustrated). The carbine is serial number '18794' which is stamped on the hinged breech cover. This type 2 carbine is correctly without patch box. The weapon’s loading and firing actions work as they should. The price for this extremely rare piece of American Civil War history includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:6
£1,945.00

SOLD SOLD (09/03) Victorian Era Michel Ledent (Ml) Liege Belgium Velo-Dog 5.5mm Velo Dog Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Revolver With Folding Trigger & Swivelling Captive Ejector Rod. Sn 17072 - 17072
The Velo-Dog pistol was a pocket revolver originally created in France by Charles-François Galand in the late 19th century as a defence for cyclists against dog attacks. The name is a portmanteau of "velocipede" and "dog". Surviving examples vary considerably in appearance. All have short barrels. Many of the weapons have a trigger that folds into the body of the weapon when not in use. This is an original Liege made 6 shot, Velo-Dog revolver. It has a fluted cylinder and 1 ½” octagonal barrel (5” overall). The barrel has a blade fore sight and the rear sight consists of a groove in the top of the frame. The barrel's bore is clean with crisp rifling. The metal work is in the white. It has original, undamaged, chequered, Gutta Percha hard rubber grips. It is side gate loading and its double & single action firing mechanism works correctly. The pistol’s hammer is without hammer spur and folding trigger to prevent snagging on clothing. The barrel and frame have Liege ‘crown above R’ & ‘star above q’ proof inspection marks. The frame has a maker’s mark which appears to be ‘Ml’ (most likely Michel Ledent a Liege Gunmaker). As an obsolete calibre, antique, weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17072
£0.00

WW1 Era, French Military, St Etienne Arsenal Fusil Gras M80 Model 1874 (M74/80) 11mm Calibre Service Rifle Converted from Chassepot Needle Fire. Sn 17060 - 17060
This is an early breech loading French military rifle. Originally a model 1866 Chassepot needle fire rifle used during the Franco-Prussian War it was decided to extend their service life by converting them to fire the 11 x 59.5 mm brass cartridge using the Gras bolt system. The rifle was designated the Gras M80 Model 1874 (Fusil Gras M80 Modèle 1874). The Gras continued to be issued to French troops throughout WW1. This is a very good Gras rifle. The wood is all original with just knocks bumps & bruises to be expected with age and service use. It has heavy military furniture and the metal work has even patina throughout. It has a block foresight, ladder rear sight, bayonet block, steel butt plate, sling swivels & original clearing rod. It measures 51 ½” overall with a 31 ½” barrel. The bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The breech is marked by the St Etienne Arsenal manufacturer and 'M80 & M1874' model detail together with other numbers and inspection marks (illustrated). Its loading and firing actions work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique display obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17060
£695.00
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