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1820 English .45" Bore Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel & Slide Safety By Henry Nock, London. Sn 10969 - 10969
This excellent flintlock pocket pistol is 5 3/4 inches overall with a 1 3/8" screw off barrel. It has a concealed folding trigger which releases when the hammer is pulled back. The action works as it should with a strong spring action. On the top of the frame there is an ornately engraved slide which has a pin lock on the end. When pushed forward the pin locates into the frizzen and locks it in place. It has impressed proof/inspection marks on the bottom of the fixed barrel. The side of the frame on the left side is engraved with "H. Nock and on the right side with "London". The bag shaped smooth dark wood grip is undamaged and has a silver escutcheon inset with "Nibison 1820" engraved onto it. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion pistol no licence is required to possess in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 10969
£495.00

British Enfield Tower Brown Bess India Pattern .75” Bore Flintlock Musket. Sn 11882 - 11882
A very good, original India Pattern Enfield Tower, Brown Bess flintlock musket. It measures 57” overall length with a 41” round steel barrel which has proof/ inspection marks at the breech together with number ‘C771’. The barrel is without sights. It has its original lock plate which is crisply marked ’Tower’ (Enfield). The usual Crown and Royal cypher on the lock plate has been removed over time by powder residue. It has its original walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use, iron ramrod, sling swivels and brass furniture including butt plate, trigger guard with extended tang, fore end block and ram rod mounts. The cocking and firing mechanism work as they should. The metal work has even patina throughout. Price for this historic piece includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique musket no licence is required to possess this item in the UK as part of a collection or display. Sn 11882
£1,475.00

Volunteer/ Militia Private Purchase .577 Snider Calibre MK III 3 Band Rifle Retailed By Thomas Turner, Birmingham With Buff Leather Sling. Sn 11863 - 11863
This is a quality private purchase .577 Calibre Snider, MK III 3 Band Rifle. It has all original Walnut woodwork throughout. The stock has a faint unreadable impressed roundel. Its steel side plate is plain and unmarked. The breech has proof / inspection marks. It has a brass butt plate, trigger guard & fore end block. The rifle measures 55” overall with a 36 ½” barrel. The barrel is marked by the retailer ‘T.Turner’ (Thomas Turner Fisher Street Birmingham). It is complete with sling swivels, ram rod, block and blade fore sight and ladder rear sight. It has a heavy military hammer and original brass link chain with nipple protector. The action has positive locking and a mint bore with crisp 5 groove rifling. Its cocking and firing action works perfectly. The weapon is complete with original buff leather sling. This is an obsolete calibre weapon and as such no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 11863
£1,200.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD QUALITY, Cased Victorian British Tranter Patent Robert Adams Large Frame .54" Bore Five Shot Double Action Percussion Revolver Retailed By Lowe Of Chester With Accessories. Sn 11867 - 11867
Robert Adams (1809–1880) was a 19th-century British gunsmith who patented the first successful double-action revolver in 1851. His revolvers were used during the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the U.S. Civil War, and the Anglo-Zulu War. Adams produced Tranter Patent revolvers. The Large frame Large Calibre Revolvers were popular private purchase weapons for British Army Officers. This is an excellent, original, Cased, Robert Adams, Tranter Patent .54" Bore Five shot percussion revolver with spurless hammer. The weapon's lever loading arm & double action firing mechanism work as they should. The loading arm is stamped ‘Tranters Patent’. It has a 6 ¼” octagonal barrel (12 ½” overall). The barrel has crisp ‘V & P’ with crown Victorian proof marks. It has a large closed military frame. The top of the frame is crisply marked by the Retailer ‘Lowe Chester’. It has blued frame. The frame is crisply marked ‘No. 4139. T’. Its dark coloured finely chequered grip is in great undamaged condition. The pistol's metal work is undamaged and it retains much of its original blue finish. The pistol is contained in its original wood case with hinged lid. The top of the lid is inlaid with a void central brass roundel. The case has a brass lock (key absent). The case is lined with rich green felt and has compartments which contain accessories including a small pewter oil bottle with screw top lid and integral applicator, ebony handled tool, cleaning rod, an empty percussion cap tin and a copper and brass powder flask. The flask is stamped ‘Sykes’. The original paper manufacturer’s label on the inside of the lid of the case has perished, a later produced replacement with Robert Adams Company detail is included for presentation purposes. Price for this superb cased percussion pistol with accessories includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion revolver no licence is required to possess this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 11867
£0.00

RARE, WW1 Era Dutch 9.4mm Centre Fire Obsolete Calibre 5 Shot Double Action Military Revolver With Dutch ‘ALM’ Mark, Lanyard & Original WW1 1914 Dated Leather Holster By B&W. (A 574) - A 574
A very good original obsolete calibre WW1 era Dutch Military revolver. It has 3 1/2" octagonal barrel with blade fore sight, smooth cylinder and undamaged chequered wood birds head grips. The metal work has even patina which has just the staining consistent with age. The frame has Dutch proof marks [triangle with ALM] and stamped with calibre detail ‘9.4’ together with ‘TOM’. The pistol has an unusual safety feature consisting of a rotating lanyard ring which when turned locks the firing mechanism. It is side gate loading and the pistol’s firing mechanism works perfectly in both single and double action. The rifled barrel is clean with no pitting. The pistol is attached to its rare to find original leather holster by a rope lanyard. The holster made of supple brown leather has a full flap cover with retaining strap which has an eyelet that fastens to a single stud on the front of the holster. The front of the holster has 3 open topped ammunition carriers stitched to the body which are covered when the flap is closed. The rear of the holster has a single riveted belt loop and 2 riveted leather tabs with steel rings for shoulder strap. The belt loop is faintly impressed with a date which appears to be ‘1914’ and manufacturer mark which appears to be ‘B&W’ (illustrated inset in image 2). All leather and stitching of the holster are intact. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique revolver n licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. A 574.
£975.00

Late 1800's .32 Rim Fire Colt 'New Line' 5 Shot Single Action Revolver. Sn 11764 - 11764
The Colt New Line was a single action pocket revolver introduced by the Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company in 1873. This is a very good original example. These pistols were popular in the late 1800's. The revolver has a 2 ¼” round barrel (6” overall). The top of the barrel is marked 'Colt's PT FA MFG Hartford CT USA' together with small proof marks. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. It has a shrouded trigger and the action which is perfect, is single action only. The walnut grips are undamaged. 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 11764.
£575.00

American 1871 Patent ‘BLUE JACKET No 2’ .32 Rim Fire Calibre 5 Shot Single Action Revolver By Hopkins & Allen Manufacturing Company. Sn 11763 - 11763
Hopkins & Allen Arms Company was a US firearms manufacturing company based in Norwich, Connecticut that was founded in 1868 by Charles W. Allen, Charles A. Converse, Horace Briggs, Samuel S. Hopkins and Charles W. Hopkins. The Hopkins brothers ran the day-to-day operations of the company until it went bankrupt in 1916 and was subsequently bought by Marlin-Rockwell. Known as the ‘Blue Jacket No2 ’ Model, this revolver is one of many revolvers based on S&W and Colt Patents produced in the 1860’s through to the late 1870s with dynamic or quirky names to attract sales. This is an original example of the ‘BLUE JACKET No2’. The cylinder retains traces of its original nickel finish. The metal work has areas of staining consistent with age. It has a 2 ¾” round steel barrel (7 ¼” overall). The top of the frame is crisply marked 'Hopkins & Allen Mfg Co BLUE JACKET No2 Pat Mar 28 1871'. It has a shrouded trigger, steel hammer and undamaged Walnut grips. The action which is perfect, is single action only. 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 11763.
£345.00

American 1871 Patent .38 Rim Fire Calibre Nickel Plated 5 Shot 'Swamp Angel' Single Action Revolver (Named After An American Civil War Cannon) By Forehand & Wadsworth Worcester Mass USA. Sn 11762. - 11762
This is an original example of the .38 RF Calibre "Swamp Angel" Revolver built by the U.S Gun manufacturer Forehand & Wadsworth in the 1870's. The name SWAMP ANGEL was derived from a powerful Civil War cannon. The Swamp Angel was the nickname given to a 16,500 pound rifled Parrott cannon with an eight-inch bore that briefly shelled the city of Charleston in August 1863. The massive gun was positioned near Morris Island in an earthwork made of sandbags known as the Marsh Battery. The construction of the Marsh Battery, which virtually floated on the marsh, was considered to be one of the greatest engineering feats of the war (the company co-owner was a Union Army Officer during the Civil War). The pistol has a 3" barrel and measures 7" overall. It has undamaged walnut grips and the metal retains much of its original nickel plating with small areas of staining consistent with age. This 5 shot revolver has a shrouded trigger and the left side of its octagonal barrel is marked with the Forehand & Wadsworth name together with 'Worcester Mass U.S.' address & ‘Pat Sept 24 Oct 22/61- 31 Jany 27 71’ patent detail. The top of the cylinder frame is crisply marked with the ' Swamp Angel' model detail (illustrated). It has a blade foresight & notch rear sight. The single action cocking and firing action works perfectly. Price for this revolver with connection to the American Civil war includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 11762.
£475.00

American 1879 Patent ‘Dictator’ .32 Rim Fire Nickel Plated 5 Shot Single Action Revolver By Hopkins & Allen Manufacturing Company. Sn 11760 - 11760
Hopkins & Allen Arms Company was a US firearms manufacturing company based in Norwich, Connecticut that was founded in 1868 by Charles W. Allen, Charles A. Converse, Horace Briggs, Samuel S. Hopkins and Charles W. Hopkins. The Hopkins brothers ran the day-to-day operations of the company until it went bankrupt in 1916 and was subsequently bought by Marlin-Rockwell. Known as the ‘Dictator’ Model, this revolver is one of many revolvers based on S&W and Colt Patents produced in the 1860’s through to the late 1870s with dynamic or quirky names to attract sales. This is an original example of the ‘Dictator’. It retains most of its original nickel finish. It has a 2 ¾” round steel barrel (7 ½” overall). The top of the frame is crisply marked 'Hopkins & Allen Mfg Co DICTATOR Pat May 27 79 (1879)'. It has a shrouded trigger, steel hammer and undamaged Walnut grips. The action which is perfect, is single action only. 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 11760.
£475.00

***SOLD***SOLD*** SUPERB, RARE, 1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION, Victorian 1856 Pattern British Ordnance Marked Enfield Tower .58" Bore Percussion Cavalry Carbine Dated 1857 With Nipple Protector & Chain. A 573 - A 573 / 11807
The 1856 Pattern Cavalry carbine was set in production in 1857 [the date of this rifle] and intended as a precursor to the adoption of a breech leading carbine. It was on general issue to British Cavalry units and saw service in India from the India Mutiny onwards (see De Witt Bailey p125). This is a rare weapon as only limited number were made, perhaps about 25,000, the exact number produced is unknown (see British Soldiers Firearm p109 penultimate para). These weapons were also purchased on behalf of the Confederacy during the American Civil War and were popular with their Cavalry Troopers. This is a superb original, 1857 dated British Enfield [Tower Lock] made P1856 Cavalry Carbine. It has all original undamaged wood work & metal work throughout. It has a heavy military percussion dolphin hammer and the lock plate is crisply stamped Crown VR (Victoria Regina) & 'Tower' (Enfield) with '1857' date. Its 21" rifled barrel is clean with just light staining but no pitting and is .58" bore. The carbine measures 37" overall. The top of the barrel is stamped with crisp Victorian proof/inspection marks and the weapon has other ordnance inspection marks on the frame and saddle bar. It has a fixed rear sight and additional graduated 2 leaf flip up rear sight graduated to 200 & 300 yards. It also has a small block and blade fore sight. It has the correct under barrel captive swivel ramrod with end cap. The carbine also has brass fore end block, trigger guard with extended tang & butt plate. It is complete with steel saddle bar with ring and nipple protector with brass chain. It cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. 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. A 573
£0.00
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