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**QUALITY** American Civil War Era Double Barrelled .44” Patched Ball Calibre Muzzle Loading Kentucky Plains Rifle By Nelson Delany Pennsylvania With Fine Cast Steel Barrels & German Silver Fittings. Sn 12466 - 12466
Nelson Delany was an American gunmaker of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He is recorded as working at Wyomissing Creek C1845 and active until C1872. This is a fine double barrelled .44 patched ball Kentucky Plains rifle made in the American Civil War era by Delany. It has a beautiful Walnut stock with figured cheek piece, German Silver fittings including a patch box with hinged lid, curved butt plate, trigger guard with extended tang and stock mounts. Its 31” barrels set side by side with flat top rib have clean bores with crisp micro rifling. The rifle measures 48" overall. The The top rib is engraved ‘Fine Cast Steel’. Both side plates are crisply marked by the American manufacturer ‘N. Delany’. The rifle has an ebonised ramrod with brass end cap, sling swivels, German Silver blade fore sight and adjustable rear sight. It has double triggers and heavy dolphin hammers. The weapon cocks and dry fires crisply. The price for this quality Kentucky double rifle includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12466
£2,700.00

*Rare* Brazilian 1908 Pattern Bayonet & Brass Mounted Leather Scabbard. BAYO 40. - BAYO 40
A rare Brazilian 1908 Pattern bayonet and brass mounted leather scabbard. This is the bayonet for the new 7mm Rifle adopted by Brazil in 1908. It has a swept forward quillon and fullered blade. It has unmarked wooden slab grips secured with two steel rivets. The pommel is steel and has a push button release which works as it should. It has a clearing hole in the grips adjacent to the cross guard. There are no markings on the bayonet. The bayonet has a 11 ¾ " polished steel single edge blade. The stitching on the brass mounted leather scabbard is intact and has a number on the frog stud "e 745" (see 'An Illustrated History Of Bayonets' book by Martin J Brayley, Page 38) This is an uncommon and attractive bayonet. The price includes UK delivery. BAYO 40.
£275.00

**VERY RARE** Un-Altered, 1859 Dated, 32 Bore, Jacob Double Rifled Barrel Percussion Rifle By Swinburn & Co To The Indian Jacob's Rifles Battalion. Sn 14786 - 14786
In the history of firearms, the military double rifle invented by British General John Jacob of the Indian Army was probably one of the most ambitious designs ever devised. General Jacob was a fascinating person, one of those larger than life mid-19th century characters whose career reads more like a novel than fact. He tamed great portions of India’s wild Northwest Frontier & set up civil administrations. As an improvement on the British issue Brunswick Rifle, which fired a belted round ball, he devised a symmetrical conical projectile with studs that mechanically fit in the rifle’s bore, giving far better accuracy than the Brunswick. He continued his work, to include the invention of a bullet with a fulminate nose plug that exploded upon contact that was felt would be great for blowing up enemy artillery at long distances. At about the same time he invented the double rifle, and figured that style would perfectly suit his rifling system. In the mid-1850s Jacob contracted with British gunsmith Swinburn & Son to make the unusual arms. Each rifle had a special patchbox proudly engraved with the proposed unit’s name, “Jacob’s Rifles”. Jacob raised a Battalion of native riflemen and armed them with his double gun. “Jacob’s Rifles,” as the unit was to be called, numbered about 1,000 officers and men, 900 of whom were issued with Jacob’s very expensive rifles. Some time after Jacob's death in 1858, the rifles issued to his troops were put back into stores and the troops were given more conventional long arms. Ultimately the doubles were released from service and sold for large game hunting use, some having either one or both barrels converted to smoothbore to allow a choice of shot or bullet. This very rare, excellent, original Jacob double-barreled rifle has not been altered in any way and retains its original military double rifled barrels which are 32 bore. The barrels measure 24” and the gun’s overall length is 40”. Both barrels are clean and the rifling is crisp and well defined. This weapon has its original military bayonet lug. Its sights are graduated to a very optimistic 2,000 yards. (The 6-inch-long rear leaf was so contrived that to use it at an extreme range it had to be fired from the chest). The rifle's cocking and double trigger firing action work crisply. Its wood work and metal are in excellent condition with just the minor bumps & bruises on the wood to be expected of a weapon of this age. Its hammer plates are both faintly marked 'Swinburn & Son 1859' and its patch box lid, crisply marked 'Jacob's Rifles'. The rifle is complete with original ram rod and sling swivels. The price for this innovative, historic piece which is one of only 900 made includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14786
£4,950.00

**UNUSUAL** NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA** Late 1700’s – Early 1800’s, British .750 Musket Calibre, Flintlock Cavalry Carbine, Officer’s Private Purchase By Mortimer London, Regiment Marked ‘26’ (To The 26th Light Dragoons) With Steel Ram Rod. Sn 14750. - 14750
This is an excellent example of an unusual variant Officer’s private purchase Cavalry carbine. It has nice patina to the metal work throughout. It has a heavy military hammer fitted with flint. The lock plate is crisply stamped by the manufacturer ‘Mortimer’ (many Gunsmiths named Mortimer are recorded as working in London during the 1700’s & 1800’s). It has a 19” barrel (34 ½” overall) and is .750 musket calibre. The smooth bore has light staining consistent with age. The top of the barrel is stamped with black powder proofs & ‘London’. It has its original steel ram rod, grooved breech rear sight and block fore sight. The carbine also has brass fore end block, ram rod mounts, void inlaid brass escutcheon, trigger guard with extended tang & butt plate which is engraved with Regiment mark ‘26’ (most likely to The 26th Light Dragoons. The Regiment was raised 25th March 1795, renumbered in 1803 as the 23rd Light Dragoons. The Regiment was disbanded after the Napoleonic wars in 1819). It is complete all original, undamaged Walnut furniture in Brown Bess form of the era. It’s cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock Carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14750
£1,450.00

*Exceptional* Spanish M1893 Sword Bayonet & Steel Mounted Leather Scabbard. BAYO 42. - BAYO 42
The Mauser Model 1893 is a bolt-action rifle commonly referred to as the Spanish Mauser, though the model was adopted by other countries in other calibers, most notably the Ottoman Empire. The M1893 was based on the experimental M1892 rifle, which Paul Mauser developed for the Spanish Army as part of a program to correct deficiencies in the earlier 1889, 1890, and 1891 series of Mauser rifles. A Spanish M1893 Sword bayonet and black leather scabbard for the 7mm Mauser short rifle. It has wooden chequered grips secured with two screw bolts. The pommel is steel and incorporates a push button release. The cross guard is steel stamped with the number ‘23’ and has a muzzle ring. The ricasso has traces of the correct markings of 'Artilleria FCA Nacional' on one side and a serial number "14827" on the other. It has a 15 ½ " long, polished steel single edge blade which is fullered. The black leather scabbard is steel mounted and in excellent condition with stitching and metalwork is in very good order. (See White & Watts 'The Bayonet Book' pages 245 & 252, item 564). The price includes UK delivery. BAYO 42.
£275.00

*Scarce* 1909 Dated Canadian Ross Mark I, 1908 Patent, Bayonet with Stepped Back Muzzle Ring & Original Blade Tip, Complete With 1909 Dated Scabbard With Integral Frog. Sn 10880:25. - 10880:25
A WW1 Canadian Ross Mark I bayonet, for the Ross Rifle, complete with its scabbard and frog. The bayonet measures 14 3/4 inches overall and has a nice 10 inch blade. The bayonets wood slab grips are in good undamaged condition and are stamped with inspection marks and regimental number, "K 692". The grips are secured with two screw bolts. One side of the pommel bears the manufacturer's patent details ' Ross Rifle Co. Quebec, Patented 1907' the reverse is stamped '08' with the War Department 'Crows Foot' and '06/09' ( June 1909 date) with "08" and an inspection mark. The cross guard is straight with a stepped back muzzle ring and inside this is a recess which contains a split annular spring with three flattened surfaces. This acts against the muzzle and ring to provide a rattle free and positive fit. The bayonet is often referred to as the Pattern 1908 bayonet. Only 52,000 were made of the first pattern making this a scarce bayonet. The bayonet is complete with its beautifully patinated leather covered scabbard which has an integral leather frog with a large single belt loop. The scabbard is regimental stamped with "W 6 10 BH D 22" and date stamped adjacent to the stitching on the reverse with "1909". (See pages 300-303; item C4 in Skennerton's British & Commonwealth Bayonet Book). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 10880:25.
£495.00

19th Century Imperial Russian Eugene Alexandrovich Lanceray Spelter Sculpture Of A Russian Soldier With A Rifle & Lance Behind His Fallen Horse After His Piece "Soldat au Combat, Derriere Son Cheval" On Solid Marble Base. Sn 18977 - 18977
Eugene Alexandrovich Lanceray was a famous Russian sculptor (1848-1886). He was famous for his equine & military studies. This is a spelter sculpture of an Imperial Russian soldier with a rifle and Lance behind his fallen horse after his piece listed in catalogues as being his "Soldat au Combat, Derriere son Cheval" (Combat Soldier Behind Fallen Horse). The hollow cast period reproduction of the original by Eugeny Lanceray is finely cast bronze on a heavy black marble base. The spelter is cast signed Lanceray. It is in excellent condition with original patina. The piece including base which has some small areas of wear measures 10”x6 ¾” x 1 ¼”. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18977
£975.00

India Pattern No 1 - MK1 ** Bayonet With The Fuller Running to the Tip, Scabbard & Frog. Sn 12829. - 12829
An Indian Pattern No.1- MK I** bayonet and leather scabbard. This is a shortened conversion of an earlier bayonet with the fuller running to the tip and with an addition of a false edge. This is a conversion in the India pattern range of a 1907 Wilkinson made bayonet. According to Skennerton's many of these conversions with a false edge were done during the 1950's. This example was done in 1956 and carries the stamp "F.R. 56" denoting 'Factory repair 1956'. The other side of the ricasso has a faint stamp of Wilkinson's, Crown over "G.R." but now over stamped with "MK **". The bayonet is in excellent condition. It has a blued 12" blade. It has slab wood grips which are secured with two screw bolts and one is stamped with Indian inspection marks. The pommel has a release button which operates smoothly and it has a clearance hole. The leather scabbard has a metal locket and chape. (See page 348-351, item 152 in Skennerton's 'British & Commonwealth Bayonets book). The price includes UK Delivery. Sn 12829. (Box 1)
£245.00

*U.S. ‘M1 Garand’ Bayonet and Scabbard. BAYO 6295. - BAYO 6295
This is an ‘M1 Garand’ bayonet with an original blade *showing signs of use related wear* and not a cut down ‘M1905’ or ‘M1942’. The fullers do not run through to the tip as with the cut down bayonets, but stop 2 ¾ “from the tip. It is marked to the blade with ‘U.F.H’ ‘Union Fork and Hoe’ and a flaming grenade, with the other side sporting the flaming grenade. The grips are black ribbed plastic held by a single screw-bolt. The scabbard is an olive drab, again freshly made and not a cut down version. It is marked to the top mount with a flaming grenade and U.S., See ‘An Illustrated History of Bayonets’ by Martin.J.Brayley, pages 231-241. A good collectors piece. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 6295.
£195.00

Spanish Civil War & WW2 Era Nazi German Mauser K98 Dress Bayonet With Later Nazi ‘Condor Legion’ Luftwaffe & ‘Memory Of Service’ Double Etched Panels, Stag Antler Grips & 1941 Dated Scabbard By Nazi Wartime Code ‘cof’ Carl Eickhorn, Solingen. BAYO 900 - BAYO 900
The Condor Legion was a Nazi unit composed of military personnel from the Nazi German Luftwaffe and Heer (Army) which served with the Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War of July 1936 to March 1939. The Condor Legion developed methods of terror bombing which were used widely in the Second World War shortly afterwards. The bombing of Guernica was the most infamous operation carried out by the Condor Legion. Hugo Sperrle commanded the unit's aircraft formations and Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma commanded the ground element. This is an original WW2 era K98 rifle bayonet with later Condor legion Luftwaffe etching that makes this a collector’s piece in its own right. The 10" single edged fullered polished steel blade has no manufacturer or date marks. The blade is crisply etched on one side with panel depicting a Luftwaffe with swastika Eagle between ‘Legion Condor’. The reverse has a panela Spanish civil war era German Bi-Plane in flight btween ‘memory of service’ inscription in German text. The pommel’s bayonet release button moves. The bayonet has undamaged stag antler grips & has an original steel scabbard with frog locket. The neck of the scabbard has Nazi wartime manufacturer mark and date ’41 cof’ (1941 Eickhorn Solingen). It also has number ‘492m’. The scabbard has no dents and the ball end is waffenamt. The price for this desirable collector’s piece includes UK delivery. BAYO 900
£375.00

American M1917 Bayonet By Remington and Scabbard. BAYO 238. - BAYO 238
This is a good condition M1917 bayonet made by Remington. It is nicely stamped on the ricasso with "Remington". The other side is stamped with the 'Flaming Grenade' over "US" and the eagles head inspection mark. The wooden grips have two grooves cut into them and there is an oil hole in the pommel. It is carried in its first pattern scabbard with leather fob attached to the top mount which carried the U.S. wire type belt hooks. Later scabbards merely has the belt hooks attached to the top mount. The American scabbards also has a small drain hole drilled in the bottom of the chape, unlike British versions which did not have the hole. A nice early and complete pattern 1917 bayonet and early scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. BAYO 238.
£275.00

*Scarce* U.S Model 1873 Trowel Bayonet Stamped 'AT. APR 16=72'. (CLIFF RAILINGS COLLECTION). Sn 7571. - 7571
Developed to serve as both a combat bayonet and entrenching tool, the Trowel bayonet for the Remington Rolling Block rifle was patented in April of 1872. It had a unique way of attaching to the muzzle of the rifle in that the rear of the bayonet socket rotated to allow fixing. This is a good original example 10 ½ “long and 3 ½ “at its widest. The double edged blade tapers to a sharp point and the reverse has medial ridge. The bayonet has the correct knurled grip section which rotates as it should. The grip is stamped with small Patent lettering 'AT. APR 16=72' (16th April 1872). The bayonet is undamaged. There is slight age related staining to the blade but no rust or pitting. The grip retains its original finish. Price includes UK delivery. THIS ITEM IS FROM THE CLIFF RAILINGS COLLECTION PREVIOUSLY DISPLAYED AT THE ROYAL ARMOURIES, TOWER OF LONDON. Sn 7571. (USA Bayonets)
£495.00
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