Items: 0 Price: £0    
view cart

Antique Guns and Equipment

Previous 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  32  33  34  35  36  Next Page 6 of 36

C1800 Edwards Dublin Castle Registered (DU-5928) Brass Barrelled Muzzle Loading Flintlock Coaching Blunderbuss. Sn 16867 - 16867
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. This an excellent Dublin Castle Registered percussion coaching Blunderbuss signed ‘Edwards Dublin’ made C1800 and later Dublin Castle Registered sometime between 1843 & 1846. It is 30" overall with a 1 ½” muzzle width bell mouth, 14 ½” long Brass Cannon barrel stepped to octagonal at the breech. The top of the barrel is stamped with ‘Dublin Castle’ registration mark ‘DU-5928’ and ‘Dublin’. The barrel has crisp proof marks and the smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age and use. It has a steel lock engraved ‘Edwards’. Its original Walnut stock has brass mounts including butt plate stamped with matching Dublin castle registration number, trigger guard with extended tang and acorn finial and ram rod flutes. The stock has period carved initials ‘ME’ possibly of the coachman who owned this gun and has a single sling swivel. It has its wood ram rod with brass end cap and it cocks and dry fires as it should. 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. Sn 16867.
£2,450.00

C1820 Wheeler Dublin City Registered (DC-572) Brass Barrelled Muzzle Loading Flintlock Converted To Percussion Blunderbuss . Sn 16866 - 16866
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. This an excellent Dublin City Registered percussion Blunderbuss signed ‘Wheeler Dublin’ with a drum and nipple conversion from Flintlock. It is 33" overall with a 1 ½” muzzle width bell mouth, 17 ¾” long Brass Cannon barrel stepped to octagonal at the breech. The top of the barrel is stamped with ‘Dublin City’ registration mark ‘DC-572’ and has the makers name ‘Wheeler Dublin’. The barrel has crisp proof marks and the smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age and use. It has a steel lock engraved ‘Wheeler’. Its original Walnut stock has brass mounts including butt plate stamped with matching Dublin Registration mark, trigger guard with extended tang and acorn finial and ram rod flutes. It has its wood ram rod with brass end cap and it cocks and dry fires as it should. 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. Sn 16866.
£1,975.00

Cased, Victorian, Alexander Thomson Edinburgh Scotland 14 Bore Double Damascus Barrelled, Muzzle Loading, Percussion Sporting Shotgun & Powder Flask. Sn 16844 - 16844
Alexander Thomson was a Scottish Edinburgh based gun smith recorded at 3 Drummond Street, 1820, 16 Union Place 1833-44 also at 3 South Street & Andrew street 1840-41. Alexander Thomson & son are recorded at 95 Princes Street Edinburgh 1869-75 & 3 Hanover Street Edinburgh 1876-C1878 (see page 347 Of British Gunmakers Volume 2 by Brown). This is an excellent Victorian double barrel percussion sporting shotgun by Alexander Thomson. It has 29” Damascus steel barrels set side by side. The barrels have a central flat top barrel rib & brass bead fore sight. The barrel rib is engraved ‘Alexr Thomson Edinburgh’. The barrels smooth bores are clean. The underside of the barrels have proofs and are each marked ‘14’ (bore). It has its original walnut stock with chequered panels all in excellent condition. The wrist of the stock has a void silver shield escutcheon & steel butt plate. The trigger guard with extended tang, stock block tang, action plates & hammers have quality tooled decoration. The action plates are signed by the maker ‘Thomson’. The shotgun has its original wood ramrod with brass end caps. The brass tip cap unscrews to reveal a steel worm. The weapon cocks & dry fires as it should. The weapon is contained in its original sturdy leather case with hinged lid. The lid is impressed 'W. Richardson Dickson Chisholm' most likely the name of the original owner of this gun. The inside of the lid has a nice original Thomson trade label (illustrated). The case has a carry handle, leather straps with buckles and lock but no key. Internally the case is fitted with compartments for the shotgun and accessories. The case contains a copper and brass powder flask. The nozzle of the flask has the correct lever but the spring is absent. 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 16844
£1,495.00

SOLD SOLD (05/11) MINT BORES, Cased, Victorian, Henry Ward London 13 Bore Double Damascus Steel Barrelled, Muzzle Loading, Percussion Sporting Shotgun & Accessories. Sn 16843 - 16843
Henry Ward was a London based gunsmith recorded at 55 Rupert Street, & Coventry Street West London (see page 210 Of British Gunmakers Volume 1 by Brown). This is a quality made Victorian double barrel percussion sporting shotgun by Ward. It has 29” Damascus steel barrels set side by side. The barrels have a central flat top barrel rib & brass bead fore sight. The barrel rib is engraved ‘London’. The barrels smooth bores are clean. The underside of the barrels have proofs and are each marked ‘13’ (bore). It has its original walnut stock with chequered panels all in excellent condition. The inside of the fore stock is impressed ‘Johnson’ most likely the maker of the stock. The underside of the stock has a void brass escutcheon & steel butt plate. The trigger guard with extended tang, stock block tang, action plates & hammers have quality tooled decoration. The action plates are signed by the maker ‘Ward’ (Henry Ward is the only Ward recorded as working in London in the period). The shotgun has its original wood ramrod with brass end caps. The weapon cocks & dry fires as it should. The weapon is contained in its original sturdy Mahogany case with hinged lid. The case has a folding brass handle set into the lid and lock but no key. Internally the case is fitted with compartments for the shotgun and accessories The case is lined with red felt. Accessories consist of a copper and brass Sykes patent marked powder flask, A leather shot carrier pouch with strap and sprung brass nozzle, a brass oil container with screw top lid and integral oil applicator and a wood handled tool. The price for this quality piece 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 16843
£0.00

MINT BORE, QUALITY, Victorian, Cased, George Gibbs Bristol Metford’s Patent .461 Gibbs Obsolete Centre Fire Calibre Breech Loading, Box Lock Break Action Double Barrel Hunting Rifle With Original Accessories. Sn 16792 - 16792
George Gibbs (1811-1884) was an English Gunsmith recorded as working in Bristol between 1830 and 1884 both on his own and as J & G Gibbs (1835-41) at various addresses in Bristol including Redcliffe Street, Thomas Street 29 Corn Street and the Lewins Mead Factory St John’s Bridge Bristol. His family business continued after his death and was recorded as operating in Bristol and London throughout the Victorian era, both World Wars and post war into the modern era finally closing in the year 2000 (see page 225 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol 2). This is a cased quality double hunting rifle George Gibbs, 29 Corn Street, Bristol. The rifle has double 28” round steel barrels. The bores are near mint, clean with crisp rifling. The barrels have a blade fore sight and ‘v’ notch plate rear sight graduated ‘100’ (yards) with additional leaf sight graduated ‘200’ (yards).The barrel rib is signed ‘George Gibbs 29 Corn Street Bristol Metfords Patent 1338’. The underside of the barrels have proofs and ‘48’ markings. They are each numbered ‘12881’ which is repeated on the trigger guard tang. It has beautiful all original undamaged Walnut stock with ribbed polished horn butt plate. The wood has an inlaid silver escutcheon with monogram ‘GCW’ most likely the original owner’s initials. The stock wrist and removable fore stock have fine chequering. The fore stock lever assembly It has double triggers and the action, trigger guard and fore stock lever assembly & under lever have best quality tooled decoration. The fore stock lever assembly is marked ‘Patent’. The action ‘Gibbs Patent 362’ & the under lever ‘George Gibbs’. The action has a lever safety bolt under which is, highlighted in gold the warning indicator ‘bolted’. The underside of the barrel rib and shoulder stock have sling swivel lugs. Its loading and firing actions work as they should. The weapon is contained in its original canvas and leather covered wood case with hinged lid. The case has a hinged lid with carry handle, leather straps with buckles and brass catch with lock (key absent). It is baize lined and the inside of the lid has a nice original George Gibbs trade label (illustrated). The inside of the case is contoured to fit the rifle and it's many accessories some of which are contained in their own removable box with lid. The accessories include include a sectional screw fit cleaning rod, several wood handled tools, oil tin with screw top lid, brass bullet mould marked ‘450/480’ , a quantity of moulded lead bullets, empty shell casings head stamped ‘461 No.1 Gibbs’, brass loading tool, primers, leather sling with metal screw bolts which fit the rifle’s sling lugs perfectly, a period Rangoon oil tin and empty period sporting gun powder tin. The price for this superb piece with many accessories includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16792
£8,950.00

SOLD SOLD (11/11) QUALITY, 1860’s English Benjamin Thursfield Birmingham .500 Calibre Percussion Sporting / Hunting Rifle Engraved ‘J.Smith Weaman St Late Of Gt Portland St London’ . A 1020 - A 1020
The English Birmingham based gunsmith Benjamin Thursfield is recorded in as gunmaker working at Hasluck Buildings, Baggot Street between 1859-61 & 3 Canal Street 1862-1869 London between 1798 & 1840 (see page 348 of British Gunmakers Vol 2 by Brown). This is an excellent quality percussion sporting / hunting rifle by Benjamin Thursfield. It has a 27 ½” round stepped to octagonal steel barrel (44 ½” overall). The barrel’s bore has just staining consistent with age and the rifling is crisp and well defined. The top of the barrel is engraved ‘J.Smith Weaman St Late Of Gt Portland St London’ most likely the original Victorian owner. The rifle has a brass bead fore sight and grooved plate rear sight with additional flip up leaf. It has a walnut half stock with chequered grip panels & German Silver stock mounts. The trigger guard with extended tang & pineapple finial has tooled decoration. The underside of the stock is inlaid with void German silver escutcheon. The wood work has just light bumps and bruises to be expected with age. The action plate is signed ‘B. Thursfield’ and has tooled ‘game birds in the field’ and foliate decoration. The rifle is complete with original wood ramrod with brass end cap. It’s cocking and firing actions work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading percussion rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of collection or display. A 1020
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (03/11) RARE, 1825 American U.S. Army Contract Pomeroy Model 1816 .69 Calibre Muzzle Loading Flintlock Musket Converted To Percussion In 1833 & Sling. Sn 16808 - 16808
A U.S Army Contract Model 1816 Flintlock Musket made in 1825 by Lemuel Pomeroy Pittsfield, Massachusetts and converted to percussion in 1833. Pomeroy (1778-1858) became a prolific maker of small arms for various state militia and law enforcement contracts, such as Massachusetts, The State of New York & North Carolina. Between the years of 1817-1836, Pomeroy manufactured 21,600 of these Model 1816 muskets. It has all original American walnut furniture which has just bumps and bruises to be expected. The metal work has even patina. The musket measures 57 ½” overall with a 42” round steel barrel which has a small blade fore sight. The barrel has inspection marks and ‘1833’ date denoting year of conversion. The barrel under the wood is stamped ‘NWP’ most likely a factory inspector’s mark. Its smooth bore has staining consistent with age and use. It has a heavy military hammer, steel butt plate stamped ‘US’ (Army), sling swivels fitted with leather sling, steel barrel bands all numbered ‘F15’, fore end block and original steel cleaning rod. The action plate is marked with the American Eagle acceptance mark and the maker’s name ‘L.Pomeroy’. The cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price for this rare piece includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 16808
£0.00

C1870 Continental 9mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Double Action Only Revolver With Folding Trigger, Spurless Hammer & Captive Extractor Rod. Sn 16773 - 16773
This is a very good 6 shot 9mm pin fire revolver in continental form made C1870. It measures 11” overall with a 6 ¼” barrel. The rifled bore has just staining consistent with age. The barrel and cylinder have proofs and the cylinder has a small ‘Crown above EL 68’ inspection mark. The pistol's metal work has even patina and it has undamaged chequered wood grip. The pistol is side gate loading, has a spurless hammer, folding trigger & captive steel ejector rod. The pistol’s double action only firing action works correctly. 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 16773
£595.00

Georgian Era British WD Enfield Tower New Land Pattern .650 Carbine Calibre Flintlock Pistol With Brass Mounts & Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 16837 - 16837
This is an original Georgian era New Land Pattern Enfield Tower flintlock pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, including trigger guard with extended tang, fore end block & cudgel butt. The wood has a small impressed ‘IF’ mark most likely a factory inspector’s mark. It has a heavy military hammer & captive steel ram rod. It measures 15 ½” overall with a 9” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age & use. The action works as it should. The lock plate is signed with the Enfield ‘Tower’ mark & has a WD arrow inspection mark together with Georgian Crown with Royal Cypher ‘GR’ (George Rex). The metal work has even patina throughout. 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 16837
£1,475.00

SOLD SOLD (23/11) RARE, C1870 French Military 6 Shot 11mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre Ordnance Double Action Revolver. A 1019 - A 1019
The French 11mm centre fire round was introduced in 1873 for the Model 1873 service pistol. Earlier service pistols such as ours were converted in the 1870’s to fire the new centre fire round. Information regarding the round is illustrated in image 3. This is a very good C1870 French ordnance revolver in 11mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre. It is side gate loading and has its original integral ejector rod. It is both single and double action & fully functioning with a 5 ¼” round steel barrel and chequered wood grips. The metal has even patina. The butt is fitted with military lanyard ring. There are no manufacturer or date marks visible on the pistol. The weapon's side gate loading and firing actions work perfectly. 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. The price for this rare pistol includes UK delivery. A 1019
£0.00
Previous 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  32  33  34  35  36  Next Page 6 of 36