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C1810 English Smith London 54 Bore Round Action Flintlock Pistol With Steel Turn Off Barrel, Black Powder Proofs & Concealed Folding Trigger. Sn 18752 - 18752
There were many English gun makers named Smith operating in both London & the Provinces during the flintlock era. This is a very good flintlock pocket pistol made C1810. The pistol has a steel hammer, & folding concealed trigger. The brass frame is signed by the maker ‘Smith’ on one side alongside martial banners & arms panel. The reverse is signed ‘London’ alongside similar panel. The pistol measures 6” overall & has a 1½” screw off steel barrel (removal of the barrel requires a tool which we do not have). The barrel’s smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age and use. The pistol has black powder proofs on the underside of the action. The pistol has an undamaged chequered bag shape walnut stock inlaid with diamond shape void silver escutcheon. The stock has a silver butt plate with light engraved decoration. The action has a safety bolt. The pistol’s action is strong. The price for this pistol worthy of further research regarding the maker includes UK delivery. NB No licence is required to own this antique flintlock pistol in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18752
£675.00

C1830 English, Bradney Sheffield, 40 Bore Round Action Percussion Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel & Concealed Trigger. Sn 18732 - 18732
This is an excellent percussion pocket pistol by Bradney of Sheffield made C1830 (although we cannot find a reference to a Sheffield based gunsmith named Bradney, in 1822 a John Bradney of 4 Solly Street, Sheffield is recorded as a metal japanner in the ‘Transcript of the entry of professions and trades for Sheffield’ in Baines's Directory and Gazetteer Directory, this may be the same person who expanded his metal working business into gun making). The pistol is 6” overall with a 1 ½” screw off smoothbore barrel. The bore has staining and residue consistent with age & use (the removal of the turn off barrel requires use of a tool which we do not have). The left side of the round steel action is engraved 'Bradney' within foliate panel. The right ’Sheffield’ within foliate panel. It has a sliding safety, folding concealed trigger and Dolphin hammer. The action works perfectly. It has crisp proof /inspection marks on the underside of the frame & barrel. Its bag shaped walnut grip has fine chequering and is inlaid with a void silver roundel. The price for this pistol worthy of further research regarding the maker 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 18732
£575.00

**CASED**TINY**FINE QUALITY** C1870 English 5mm Pin Fire Obsolete Calibre Double Action 6 Shot Purse Or Pocket Revolver Retailed By P&F Schafer 27 Piccadilly London With Folding Trigger, Cleaning Rod & 5 Inert deactivated 5mm Pin Fire Cartridges. Sn 18728 - 18728
This is a fine, tiny, 5 shot 5mm double action pin fire revolver made C1870. It has a 2 ¼” two stage barrel which is charcoal blued with triangular post fore sight. The diminutive pistol measures 5 ¼” overall. The rear sight is a groove on the hammer. The pistol’s smooth bore is clean. The charcoal blued barrel and cylinder have Birmingham proof marks. The blued frame has engraved foliate decoration. Its original chequered bag shaped walnut grip is undamaged. It has a captive steel ejector rod, folding trigger and its double action firing mechanism works correctly in both single & double action. The revolver is contained in its original fitted, leather bound wood case, lined in green felt. The case contains a white metal cleaning rod and has compartments for 25 rounds of ammunition. The pistol comes with 5 inert deactivated brass cased 5mm pin fire rounds of ammunition which have lead conical bullet heads (the cases have been holed in their centre to deactivate them). The case has a clap fastener and one edge of the case has gold leaf lettering ‘P&F Schafer 27 Piccadilly London’ most likely the retailer. The price includes UK delivery. NB. As an obsolete calibre, antique pin fire revolver with inert deactivated ammunition, no licence is required to own this item in the UK if part of a private collection or display. Sn 18728
£795.00

1844 Victorian British WD Enfield Tower .650 Carbine Calibre Cavalry Officer’s Percussion Holster Pistol. Sn 18707 - 18707
This is a very good, original British WD Enfield Tower Cavalry Officer’s pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, including trigger guard with extended tang, butt plate with steel lanyard ring, brass ram rod flute and fore stock plate. It has a heavy military hammer & wood ram rod with brass end cap. It measures 15 ¼” overall with an 8 ¾” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The barrel has proofs. The action works as it should. The action plate is signed with the Enfield ‘Tower’ mark, Crown VR (Victoria Regina), 1844 date and WD / Board of Ordnance crown with arrow inspection mark. The wood is impressed with factory inspector’s mark ‘W.R’. 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 18707
£695.00

C1840 British Cavalry Officer’s Private Purchase .650 Carbine Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol With Captive Steel Ram Rod & Hinged Trap. Sn 18706 - 18706
This is a very good, original British Cavalry officer’s holster pistol. It has all original wood work with chequered panel grip. Its metal work has foliate engraved decoration and it has a hinged trap in the butt. It has its captive steel ram rod. The pistol measures 16” overall with a 9 ¾” 2 stage barrel. The smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The barrel has a brass blade fore sight. The cocking and firing mechanism is crisp. There are no visible maker or date marks on the pistol. 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 18706
£875.00

C1840 British .750 Musket Calibre Officer’s Private Purchase Percussion Holster Pistol. Sn 18705 - 18705
This is a very good, original Officer’s private purchase pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, including trigger guard with extended tang, cudgel butt & ram rod flute. The stock near to the muzzle has a contemporary repair which is secure and can be seen in image 2. It has a heavy military hammer & steel ram rod. It measures 15 ¼” overall with an 8 ¾” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The barrel has crisp proofs. The action works as it should. The pistol has no maker or date marks. 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 18705
£695.00

C1840 British Enfield Tower .800 Calibre Officer’s Percussion Holster Pistol. Sn 18704 - 18704
This is a very good, original Enfield Tower Officer’s pistol. It has all original wood work with brass fittings, including trigger guard with extended tang, cudgel butt & ram rod flute. It has a heavy military hammer & steel ram rod. It measures 15 ¾” overall with a 9 ½” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has light staining consistent with age & use. The barrel has crisp proofs. The action works as it should. The action plate is signed with the Enfield ‘Tower’ mark & Crown. 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 18704
£975.00

C1840 British Cavalry Officer’s .650 Carbine Calibre Percussion Holster Pistol. Sn 18703 - 18703
This is a very good, original British officer’s holster pistol. It has all original wood work. It has a heavy military hammer & steel ram rod. It measures 15 ¾” overall with a 10” round steel barrel. The smooth bore has light staining consistent with age & use. The barrel has crisp English proofs and brass post fore sight. The pistol has a brass trigger guard with extended tang and brass ram rod flute. The lock plate is marked with Royal crown. The cocking and firing mechanism is crisp. 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 18703
£695.00

SOLD SOLD (26/04) C1840 Irish Trulock & Son Dublin Small 40 Bore Percussionl Overcoat Traveling Pistol With Captive Steel Ram Rod & Chequered Walnut Stock With Fish Tail Butt. Sn 18528 - 18528
The Irish Gunmakers Trulock & Son are recorded as having premises at 9 dawson Street, Dublin in the early to Mid 1800’s. This is a very good percussion pistol by Trulock & Son, Dublin. It has a walnut full stock with chequered pistol grip and Fish tail butt. The wood has an old stable secure crack at the the lock retaining screw which can be seen in the images. It has a 3 ½” sighted barrel engraved ‘DUBLIN’. It has a border and scroll engraved back action lock signed ‘TRULOCK & SON’. It measures 7 ¼” overall length. The pistol’s smooth bore has staining and residue consistent with age & use. The pistol has a captive steel ram rod. It’s cocking and firing actions work as they should. The price for this small Irish overcoat traveling pistol 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 private collection or display. Sn 18528
£0.00

19th Century French Muzzle Loading 6mm Calibre Single Shot Percussion Gallery/ Saloon Pistol With Octagonal, Fluted ‘Acier Fondu’ (Cast Steel) Barrel. Sn 18561 - 18561
These small calibre pistols were popular in the Victorian Era when they were used for recreational target shooting not only outdoors in Gardens but also within Parlours, Galleries and Saloons of houses. This is an original French single percussion saloon pistol. It has a 9" fluted octagonal barrel and measures 15 ¼” overall. The barrel is marked in French ‘Acier Fondu’ (cast steel). The barrel has a post fore sight and ‘v’ notch plate rear sight. The barrel is numbered 4581 and has a small inspection mark.The smooth bore has just staining consistent with age and use. Its original walnut stock has deep cut ornate foliate decoration. Its butt plate with scalloped edges has foliate engraved decoration and steel finial. The pistol’s firing mechanism works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18561
£595.00
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