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*Scarce* ‘1907’ Hook Quillon Regimentally Marked ‘5th Northamptonshire’ Bayonet, Scabbard & Frog. 19852. - 19852
This lovely scarce example of a ‘1907’ Hook Quillon bayonet has a 17” single edged fullered blade. One side of the blade is marked crowned ‘E.R.’ over ‘1/11’ (January 1911) and the maker ‘Sanderson’. The reverse has a broad arrow with inspection marks. It has its steel muzzle ring and hook quillon and cross guard intact. The steel pommel is marked ‘5. NN. 140’. The undamaged polished wood grips are held with two screws. The bayonet is contained in its leather scabbard with blackened steel mounts, complete with a ‘1914’ pattern leather equipment frog with rear tab. There is a makers mark *illegible* to the rear. See ‘Skennerton’ page 186, B234. The wood, metalwork and leather including stitching and buckles are in very good condition. UK delivery is included in the price for this scarce bayonet. 19852. (Hook Quill)
£825.00

Pre WWI Dated 1909 1st Pattern Hook Quillion P1907 Bayonet (Faint Regiment Mark), 1918 Dated Scabbard & 1915 Dated, 1914 Pattern Leather Frog. ED 2140. - ED 2140
This is an excellent condition pre-WWI hook quillion 1907 pattern bayonet for the Enfield rifle manufactured in Oct 1909 by Enfield. The ricasso is marked '1907 (Pattern), 'EFD (Enfield) 10 '09 (Date) & 'ER Crown'. The reverse has inspection stamps. The blade is in a beautiful, polished condition. The wood slabs are undamaged. The pommel is faintly stamped with Regimental mark which appears to be 'S. R' above 'R'. It is in its original brown leather scabbard with small '18' 1918 date stamp. It's steel locket & Chape are undamaged. It is also fitted with an original WW1 1914 pattern leather frog. The rear of the frog is date stamped '1915' & with an unreadable makers name. All leather & stitching is intact. This original item has no signs of damage or repair. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2140.
£725.00

Italian Made Navy Model Also Retailed as The Sherrif Model (Colt Model 1851) .38 Calibre Blank Firing/Downward Venting Revolver with Fluted Cylinder MISC 1002. - MISC 1002
The Colt M1851 Navy cap & ball revolver was a six-shot, single-action percussion weapon produced by Colt's Manufacturing Company. It saw widespread use in the American Civil War and on the American Western frontier. The Colt design lives on today in the form of quality live firing pistols true to the original Colt pistols, from Italian manufacturers Uberti, Pietta and Euro arms. This is a quality steel and brass downward venting copy of a 1851 Colt Navy percussion pistol firing a blank cartridge. This quality gun retains all its original blued finish to the cylinder and barrel together with brass to the frame. There are no visible makers name or serial numbers. The single action navy pistol has a foresight, rounded brass trigger guard and hardwood grips. The barrel is blocked *see images* and it is downward venting. The length of the pistol is 27cm. The pistol cocks and dry fires correctly and the price includes UK delivery. MISC 1002.
£395.00

*Rare/Vintage* Boxed RWS Meister-Kugeln .177 Special Match pellets 20 x 50 Competition Trays (1000 pellets). MISC 1003. - MISC 1003
This is a very rare full/un-used box of 20 polystyrene trays all holding 50 pellets each. Made in Germany for competitions. The RWS brand has connected hunters and sports shooters for generations. The origins go back to 1856. At that time, Heinrich Utendoerffer began producing ignition charges in his Nuremberg laboratory. Three decades later, his laboratory was taken over by the "Rheinisch Westfälische Sprengstoff-Actien-Gesellschaft", founded in Cologne in 1886, which explains the origin of the concise abbreviation RWS. A great addition to any collection. The price includes UK delivery. MISC 1003. (Top of drawers)
£125.00

**RARE**CAPTURED, FALKLANDS WAR BRING**PREVIOUSLY UN-RECORDED FORM** Argentine Commando / Special Forces Fighting Knife By ERIZO Argentina With Original Scabbard & Matching Maker Marked Frog. Sn 21888 - 21888
This is an excellent, original, Argentine Commando / Special Forces Fighting Knife. A small handwritten label which was attached to the knife when it came into our possession states ‘Rare, previously un-recorded Argentinian combat knife, brought back as a souvenir from the Falklands 1982’. The label accompanies the knife. The knife has a clean 8” steel gladius form blade. The knife measures 13 ¼” overall length. The blade is stamped by the maker ‘ERIZO IND ARG’ (the ERIZO factory, is located in the City of Río Cuarto, Province of Córdoba, Argentina and made knives from the seventies to the present day). It has a heavy steel cross guard and solid bulbous wood handle with large tang screw bolt. Its original leather scabbard with frog is in excellent condition. The scabbard has a steel throat mount and frog stud. The scabbard is fitted with original leather frog. The belt loop of the frog has a retaining strap with press stud fastener. The belt loop of the frog has matching maker mark ‘ERIZO IND ARG’. The price for this rare piece includes UK delivery. Sn 21888 (fighting knives box)
£695.00

*SOLD LAYAWAY 10/7***VERY LARGE**19th Century Spanish Navaja Folding Fighting / Utility Lock Knife With Sharp Scimitar Form Blade, Brass & Polished Horn Section Scales. ED 2394 - ED 2394
The Navaja is a traditional Spanish folding-blade fighting and utility knife. One of the oldest folding knife patterns still in production, the first true Navajas originated in the Andalusian region of southern Spain. In Spain, the term navaja is often used to generally describe all folding-blade knives. The etymology of the word navaja is derived from the Latin novacula, meaning razor, and the Andalusian knife known as the navaja is thought to have derived from the navaja de afeitar, or straight razor used for shaving. Like the straight razor, the navaja's blade folds into the handle when not in use. In Spain the navaja epitomized the concept of a defensive knife to be carried at all times on the person. The design is thought to have been first adopted by the working classes - mule drivers, teamsters, artisans, and sailors as well as by the majos, the "gentlemen of the lower class" of Andalusia. Its association with barateros, pícaros, jácaros and rufos (gamblers, rogues, ruffians, and thugs) comes from its frequent use as a weapon of the underworld, where it was often used to enforce the collection of gambling debts or to rob innocent victims. This quality made example has the form and characteristics of those made in the 19th Century and is very large. The flamboyant razor sharp steel blade in scimitar form is 11 ½” in length and tapers to a pin sharp point. It has staining consistent with age. One side of the blade is marked ‘Navajas’ alongside other unreadable rubbed lettering. The knife measures 23 ¾” overall length when open. The knife has Polished Horn & brass section scales secured by brass pins. The bolsters and typical ball shaped lower bolsters are brass. The spine of the blade at the upper bolsters has a locking catch with lanyard ring. The blade is released for closing by pulling on the ring. The locking action is firm. The price for this impressive fighting / utility knife includes UK delivery. ED 2394 (drawers office)
£0.00

Victorian / WW1 Era British Officers Swagger Sword Stick With Brass Screw Thread Locking Mechanism. Sn 21885 - 21885
This is an excellent Victorian / WW1 era Swagger Sword Stick & Scabbard. It has a 13 ¾” single edged steel blade. The blade has just light staining to be expected with age. It measures 22” overall in its scabbard. The wood hilt and scabbard are undamaged. The hilt has a brass ferrule with screw thread the turns into a brass ferrule on the scabbard, firmly retaining the sword stick in the scabbard when being carried as a swagger stick. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 21885 (top of rifle rack armoury)
£375.00

*Scarce Signed 1st Edition* No58 of the first 100 Copies of Reproduction-Recognition by Fredrick J. Stephens. BO 463. - BO 463
A very rare, certificated author signed copy of Reproduction-Recognition – Frauds and reproduction of German Third Reich Blades by renowned author Frederick J. Stephens. During the three decades since the end of World War II there has been growing interest in the military technology of Hitlers Germany. This is especially true of the edged weaponry of the Third Reich. Scarcity and increased demand by collectors for German WWII edged weapons continues to each new height. Scarcity and increased demand by collectors and investors have produced greater interest in this field of collecting than any other time. Unfortunately, this increase in value has surfaced a real culprit to intimidate collectors ‘the reproduction Third Reich edged weapon’. Hard back 138 illustrated pages with author signed certificate (58/100) inside the front cover. Condition good with light staining to some pages from storage. The price includes UK delivery. BO 463.
£145.00

*SOLD**10/7** Hardback Copy of Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume VIII. BO 468. - BO 468 Detailed information on the dress side-arms of the Technical emergency corps (TENO). An insight into ‘The other Solingen’, the sma - BO 468
Detailed information on the dress side-arms of the technical emergency corps (TENO). An insight into ‘The other Solingen’, the small blade manufacturing village of Steinbach, located in the former East Germany (DDR). An inside look at a myriad of rare of rare and exotic edged weapons, featured for the first time, including the Martin Bormann SS Honor sword and the RMBO Ostministeriums dagger belonging to Freidrich Heil. A host of translations of Solingen period documents from the large Carl Eichorn and WKC firms giving clear authoritative facts on the edged weaponry of the Reich including much more. Hardback with slip in very good condition – 372 illustrated pages. The price for this rare author signed first edition includes UK delivery. BO 468.
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (10/07) **MINT BORES**QUALITY MAKER**DURS EGG LONDON**C1830 Double Barrelled 20 Bore Percussion ‘Howdah’ Pistol With Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 21880 - 21880
The famous Durs Egg (1748–1831) was a Swiss-born British gunmaker, noted for his quality pistols and for his company's production of the Ferguson rifle. Egg was apprenticed in Solothurn and Paris before establishing his own business in London in 1772. He was a contemporary of Joseph Manton, Jean Samuel Pauly and the uncle of Joseph Egg. When the famous gunsmith Durs Egg died in 1831 his Son John Egg took over the business operating at Haymarket London. In 1839 The business name reverted to Durs Egg at 4 Pall Mall London until 1854 then at 4 Colonnade Pall Mall from 1855 to 1865. The Howdah pistol was a large-calibre handgun, often with two or four barrels, used in India and Africa from the beginning of the nineteenth century and into the early twentieth century, during the period of British Colonial rule. It was typically intended for defence against Tigers, Lions, and other dangerous animals that might be encountered in remote areas. The term "howdah pistol" comes from the howdah, a large platform mounted on the back of an Elephant. Hunters, especially during the period of the British Raj in India, used Howdahs as a platform for hunting wild animals and needed large-calibre side-arms for protection from animal attacks at close quarters. The earliest Howdah pistols were flintlock designs, and it was not until about 60 years later percussion models in single or double barrel configuration were seen. Even though Howdah pistols were designed for emergency defence from dangerous animals in Africa and India, British Officers adopted them as holster pistols for personal protection in other far-flung outposts of the British Empire. This is an excellent, original, percussion double barrel Howdah pistol by the prestigious gunmaker Durs Egg of London. Its side by side blued steel barrels are 6” in length and are 20 Bore. It measures 12 ¼” overall length. The smooth bores are near mint clean & bright. It has a broad top rib signed ‘London’ and has a brass bead fore sight. It is complete with captive steel ram rod. The all original walnut stock has no damage, has chequered panels at the grip and inlaid void German silver escutcheon on top of the wrist. It has double triggers and heavy Dolphin hammers. Its action plates, action tang, trigger guard with extended tang and Pineapple finial & hammers are tooled with foliate decoration. Both action plates are crisply signed 'D. Egg’. The pistol cocks and dry fires crisply. The price for this percussion pistol by a quality gunmaker 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 collection or display. Sn 21880
£0.00

Colt Licenced Italian Made Colt Pocket Model of 1849 .31 Calibre, Cap And Ball, 6 Shot, Single Action, Revolver With Brass Grip Frame, Colour Case Hardened Action & Cylinder Scene. D 1548. - D 1548
The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the iconic 1860 Army and 1851 Navy Revolvers and were produced between 1849 and 1872. This original U.S. Colt .31 Calibre Cap and Ball, 5 shot Pocket Model of 1849 Revolver made in Italy in the modern era under licence from Colt is in excellent condition. It has a brass trigger guard and grip frame, colour case hardened action and hammer. The pistol has the correct brass post fore sight, notched hammer rear sight & captive lever ram rod. It has an undamaged American Walnut grip. It has a 4 " two stage barrel (9 ¼” overall). The barrel is marked ‘Made In Italy Black Powder Ony’ and has Italian ‘PN’ inspection mark. The cylinder is marked 'Patent’ & has a crisp Indian Wars scene. Deactivated to UK specification in 2005 the pistol cocks and dry fires. The price includes deactivation certificate & UK delivery. D 1548.
£475.00

Victorian British 1845 / 1854 Pattern Infantry Officer’s Sword With Brass Hilt, Etched Blade & Steel Scabbard. Sn 17834 - 17834
The British 1845 / 1854 Pattern Infantry Officer’s sword was the successor to the 1822 pattern. The 1822 Pattern had a pipe back blade and fold down guard. The 1845 / 54 pattern does not have a folding guard and has a fullered single edged blade (see page 175 of World Swords By Withers). This original infantry Officer's Pattern 1845 / 54 sword has a 33” single edged blade with fullers (39 ¼” overall). The blade has just light staining consistent with age and has its original leather hilt washer, etched panels on both sides with Victoria Regina ‘VR’ Crowns and foliate panels. The ricasso has ordnance acceptance stars and inlaid proof roundel. There are no visible manufacturer, date or Regiment marks. The voided brass knuckle guard inspired by Gothic architecture incorporates the Crown & stylised Royal Cypher ‘VR’. It has a brass stepped pommel. Its leather bound grip with finger grooves & wire binding is undamaged with all wire tight and intact. The sword is complete with its original steel scabbard with 2 hanging rings and shoe. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17834
£595.00
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