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SOLD SOLD (09/06) **QUALITY**Edwardian Era British Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London 1821 Pattern Light Cavalry / Artillery Scottish Officer’s Sword With Patented Solid Hilt & Etched Blade To The Royal Artillery Blade Number 36988. Sn 18401 - 18401
This is an original 1821 pattern Artillery Officer’s sword (see page 94 Of Swords Of The British Army by Robson & page 99 of World Swords by Withers). It has a 35” blade with fullers and measures 41 ½” overall. It has the correct solid hilt with some wire binding present, correct bar guard hilt & stepped pommel with ball top. The blade is crisply etched on both sides with foliate panels including Scottish Thistles, cannon devices, Kings crown, heraldic arms ‘Royal Artillery’ and stylised monogram. The ricasso is marked on one side by the maker ‘Henry Wilkinson Pall Mall London’ together with Royal Appointment & ‘Patent Solid Hilt’. The reverse has ordnance star and inlaid proof roundel together with ‘By Warrant’ banner. The spine is numbered 36988 (Wilkinson keep good records of their blades and inquiries with them may reveal the identity of the Officer who commissioned this sword). The blade has staining consistent with age but is straight with no damage. The sword is without scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18401
£0.00

French M1866 Chassepot Bayonet AND Scabbard. BAYO 699. - BAYO 699
This is a nice M1866 Chassepot bayonet made at St. Etienne in June 1874 and marked thus to the spine of the blade. Blade length 22 ¾”. Total length including scabbard 28”. It has a curved Yataghan blade and a brass ribbed grip with a steel leaf spring and push button. The crossguard is also steel ending in a quillon and is stamped with FG60868. The scabbard is black painted steel and has L87415 stamped to the rear of the throat. See White & Watts item 194, page 84 & 92. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 699 £225
£225.00

**MINT**WW2 Era German Third Reich Presentation Grade Fireman’s Axe With Ebonised Wood Shaft & Nickel Plated Fittings Including Axe Head With Decorative Cast Panels . Sn 18417 - 18417
This is an original, near mint, WW2 Era German Third Reich Presentation Fireman’s Axe. The axe with ebonised wood shaft measures 16 ¼” overall length and has a heavy nickel plated steel axe head with Crow Bill’s Spike securely riveted to the shaft through the axe head tangs. The shaft has a nickel plated butt cap with ball end. The axe head has cast decorative panels. One side features a fire breathing Dragon, the reverse has Fireman’s helmet with crossed axes atop a hooked ladder with scrolling fire hose. The cutting edge of the axe blade is 3” width. The Crow’s bill spike is 4” length. The price for this excellent piece of fire fighting history includes UK delivery. Sn 18417
£895.00

U.S Model 1917 Bayonet and Scabbard. BAYO 700. - BAYO 700
This is a very nice M1917 bayonet made in WW1 for the P17 30-06 rifle. It was made by Winchester thus making it a scarcer model, as Winchester only made 500,00 compared to Remington who made over 2 million. It is marked to the blade with 1917 over W on one side and the Flaming Grenade over U.S on the other. The blade is virtually mint. Blade length 17”. Total length including scabbard 23 ½”. It is contained in its green leather scabbard with belt hook but has also been fitted with a 1939 home guard pattern leather frog, as these bayonets were used extensively by the Home guard in WW2. A very nice complete home guard set. See Skennerton item B289, page 236. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 700 £195
£195.00

French Chatellerault Arsenal 1878 Dated 1822 Pattern Light Cavalry Trooper’s Sword With Brass Fittings. Sn 18402 - 18402
This pattern of sword were used by French cavalry during the Crimean War, Mexican Expedition, Prussian War & were used by Confederate cavalry during the American Civil war. Our example is in as found un-messed with condition. It has a 36” single edged sabre blade with fullers (42 ½” overall). The curved, blued sabre blade with fullers is clean & undamaged. The spine of the blade is crisply engraved by the French Chatellerault Arsenal manufacturer, dated ‘Avril (April) 1878’ and has ‘1822’ Model detail (all in French illustrated). The blade has its original leather hilt washer. The brass bar guard and pommel cap are undamaged. The guard is numbered ‘522’ and has small inspection mark (illustrated). It's original leather grip has its original wire binding. The sword is without scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18402
£395.00

**MINT** WW1 Era Turkish Holster With Ammunition Bandolier Shoulder Strap For Smith & Wesson USA Turkish Contract .380 Calibre Revolvers. Sn 18364 - 18364
This is a near mint original WW1 era Turkish Holster With Ammunition Bandolier Shoulder Strap For Smith & Wesson USA Turkish Contract .380 Calibre Revolvers. It is made of tan leather with full top flap. The body has a leather retaining strap with eyelet which fastens to a brass post on the flap. The rear of the holster has brass strap loops with removable shoulder strap with buckle. The adjustable leather shoulder strap has stitched loops for individual rounds of ammunition. The retaining strap and shoulder strap tabs is impressed with Turkish star devices. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18364
£295.00

**VERY RARE**ONE OF ONLY 15,000**MINT BORE**American 1869 – 1871 Patent, Evans Rifle Manufacturing Company, Mechanic Falls, Maine, USA .44 Evans Obsolete Calibre, 34 Round Repeating Sporting Rifle With Internal Magazine. Sn 18481 - 18481
The Evans Repeater is often considered to be one of the oddest rifles to ever be produced in the United States. The Evans was invented by Warren R. Evans, a dentist from Thomaston, Maine. With the help of his brother George, they perfected the rifle and started the "Evans Rifle Manufacturing Company" of Mechanic Falls, Maine in 1873. The rifle has a radial block receiver similar to the Spencer rifle, but the rounds were fed from an Archimedean-screw magazine which formed the spine of the rifle stock and could hold up to 34 rounds. The fluted cartridge carrier made a quarter turn each time the lever was operated, feeding a new cartridge into the breech. The round was unique to the rifle and hard to find. The Evans Repeating Rifle is very rare, only 15,000 Evans repeating rifle were produced between 1873 and 1879 when the Company ceased trading. The Evans repeating rifle holds the distinction of being the only firearm mass-produced in the state of Maine in the 19th Century. This original example of the Evan’s repeater is in excellent condition. The metal work has been re-blued to a high standard at some point in its life and its original wood stock with chequered panel at the fore stock are clean with no damage. The 28 ½” steel barrel’s bore is near mint clean & bright with crisp rifling (48 ½” overall length). The top of the barrel is signed ‘Evan’s Sporting Rifle’. The rifle is fitted with single sling swivel, a flip up ladder rear sight and blade fore sight. It has the correct steel butt plate with tube magazine port which has a sliding cover. The action works crisply. The price for this piece of American firearms 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 18481
£1,875.00

**VERY EARLY**MINT RIFLED BORE**Victorian 1861 British WD Enfield .577 Calibre Muzzle Loading Percussion Cavalry Carbine With Saddle Bar, Ring & Regulation Brass Fittings. Sn 18608 - 18608
This is an original, early, 1861 dated British Enfield Cavalry Carbine. It has all original wood work & metal work throughout. It has a heavy military percussion hammer and the lock plate is crisply stamped Crown VR (Victoria Regina) & 'Enfield’ with '1861' date & WD inspection mark. Its 20" barrel (36½” overall) has a near mint bore clean and bright with crisp rifling. It has a flip up graduated ladder rear sight and block & blade fore sight. It has an under barrel captive swivel ramrod with round end cap. The carbine also has brass fore end block, trigger guard with extended tang & butt plate. It is complete with steel saddle bar & ring. It cocks & dry fires crisply. 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 18608
£2,200.00

Late 19th Century Charles Lancaster ‘Patent Breech Loader’ 151 New Bond Street, London 14 Bore Double Damascus Barrels Side By Side Hammer Breech Loading Under Lever Slide Break Action Sporting Shotgun. Sn 18587 - 18587
Charles William Lancaster (1820–1878) was an English listed as gun maker and improver of rifles and cannon. Lancaster was the eldest son of Charles Lancaster, gunmaker, of 151 New Bond Street, London. This is a very good Charles Lancaster ‘Patent Breech Loader’ double barrel hammer sporting shotgun made at the 151 New Bond Street London premises. It has 27” Damascus steel barrels. The barrels, set side by side have a central flat top barrel rib and brass bead foresight. The rib is signed ‘Charles Lancaster 151 New Bond Street, London Patent Breech Loader’. The smooth bores are clean. It has its original walnut stock which has just light bumps and bruises to be expected with age and use and double triggers. The action, hammers and lever have quality tooled decoration. The action plates also have banners with ‘Lancaster London Patent’ and the lever block is signed on both sides ‘Charles Lancaster’s Patent’. The wrist & fore stock have chequered panels. The stock has a stippled butt and an inlaid void silver escutcheon to the underside of the shoulder stock. The Lancaster patent breech loading mechanism works as it should (the lever is moved to the side which allows the barrels to slide forward then break open for breech loading). Its cocking & firing actions work crisply. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18587
£875.00

**AS FOUND UN-MESSED WITH**American Smith’s 1873 Patent No.41 5 Shot .41 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Pocket Revolver. Sn 18590 - 18590
This is an original example of the American Smith’s 1873 Patent No.41 5 Shot .41 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Pocket Revolver in as found & un-messed with condition. The metal work has small traces of factory nickel plating. The revolver has a 2 ½” round steel barrel (7” overall). The barrel’s bore has staining & residue consistent with age & crisp rifling. The top of the cylinder frame is crisply marked 'Smith’s Patent Apr 16 1873 No.41’. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. The action is correctly single action only and works as it should. The original American Rosewood grip is undamaged. The butt of the grip frame has serial number ’3692’. The cylinder is removed for speed loading by pulling forward the sprung cylinder spigot when the pistol is at half cock. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre rim fire revolver no licence is required to own this pistol in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 18590
£495.00

Early 19th Century Balkan / Turkish Ottoman 20 Bore Miquelet Lock Pistol With Ornately Decorated Brass Covered Frame, Damascus Steel Barrel & ‘Rat Tail’ Butt. Sn 18606 - 18606
This is an attractive Balkans / Turkish Ottoman Pistol. It is 14 ¾”overall with a 7¼” Damascus steel barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining and residue consistent with age and use. The barrel is unsighted. It has its original brass covered full stock ornately decorated with geometric & scroll tooling & clusters of white metal studs . The brass has knocks and bumps to be expected but is totally secure and it has the typical ‘rat tail’ butt. The hammer is fitted with flint. The pistol has steel ram rod which is firmly stuck in the stock's rammer flute. The strong action cocks & dry fires. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 18606
£575.00

American Civil War Era 1864-1870 National Arms Company USA .32 Calibre Moores / Williamsons 1864 Patent 6 Shot Teat Fire Revolver. Sn 18588 - 18588
Manufactured from 1864 to 1870 by National Arms Co Brooklyn, New York, these 6 shot American front loading teat-fire revolvers were one of the most successful competitors to Smith & Wesson and it is believed that their popularity was one of the reasons for Colt's purchase of the National Arms Co in 1870. The top of the 3 1/4" barrel is faintly ‘National Arms Brooklyn NY’ and the underside with number ‘25623'. The bore is clean with crisp rifling. It has a blade fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. There is no visible Moores / Williamsons 1864 Patent detail. The brass frame and butt strap are nicely scroll engraved. It has a steel hammer and smooth dark American Rosewood grip. The cocking & firing actions work as they should and it has a captive swivelling extractor bar with hooked end. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique teat fire pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18588
£575.00
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