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C1870 Silver Plated, Continental 7mm Pinfire 6 Shot Revolver With Engraved Decoration & Folding Trigger. Sn 13728 - 13728
This is a very good, 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 2 ¾” barrel (6 ¾” overall). It has undamaged, finely chequered walnut grips. The frame & grip strap are silver plated & decorated with an attractive foliate and geometric design. The folding trigger, cylinder and hammer are blued. The pistol retains some of its original silver plating. It has its original ejector rod and side gate. It is side gate loading, has a blade fore sight and notched hammer rear sight. It is fully functioning with all springs working and nice tight action. The frame has no visible manufacturer marks and the underside of the barrel has indistinct faint proof marks. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique, pin fire weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 13728
£575.00

1920-1921 B.S.A. Standard No. 1 Model (Aka 'L' Or Light/ Ladies Model) .177 Calibre Under Lever Air Rifle Retailed By DB Crockart Perth Australia. Sn 13824 - 13824
This is a very good B.S.A. Standard No. 1 Model 177 calibre, Under Lever Air Rifle. Also known as the 'L' or Ladies/ Light model it measures 39 ¾” overall with a 17" rifled barrel. It has an undamaged original wood stock with unblemished fine chequered panels at the wrist, a blade fore sight and adjustable dial rear sight. The metal work is undamaged with original finish which has even patina and is crisply stamped with the correct 'L' prefix serial number on the trigger block 'L14316' which dates it to between 1920 and 1921 (see page 27 of the Collectors Guide to Air Rifles By Hiller). The top of the trigger block is marked ‘DB Crockart Perth (Australia)’ most likely the retailer of this airgun. The rifle loads and fires as it should. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 13824
£275.00

MATCHING NUMBERS, 1901 Patent Winchester Repeating Arms Company USA 10 Gauge Black Powder Breech Loading Steel Signalling Cannon With Wheeled Carriage. Sn 13842 - 13842
This is an excellent original example of the breech loading Winchester 10 Gauge black powder cartridge signalling cannon made in the early 1900’s. It is numbered '923' on the underside of the barrel and has matching number on the underside of the carriage trunnion . It is breech loading, 18 ¼” length overall with a 12” steel smooth bore barrel. The barrel pivots for adjustable firing position. The top of the barrel is crisply stamped ‘Manufactured By The Winchester Repeating Arms Co New Haven Conn USA Patented August 20th 1901’ together with calibre detail ‘10G’. Both sides of the carriage are cast with 'WRA Co Trade Mark Made In USA' (Winchester Repeating Arms Company). The carriage has vented cast wheels. The cannon & carriage have no damage and retains most of its original black paint finish. These signalling cannon were commonly used for starting boat races. They make a loud explosion when fired and also a cloud of smoke visible over distance. The price includes UK delivery. N.B. As an antique and obsolete calibre black powder cannon no licence is required to own this item if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 13842
£875.00

WW2 Japanese Shin Gunto Army Officer's Sword By No Shu Seki Ju Kojima Katsu Misa Saku With Signed Tang & Scabbard With Leather Field Combat Cover. Sn 13844 - 13844
This is an original WW2 Japanese Officer's Shin Gunto sword with its scabbard. It has a 27 ½” blade with original polish and wave hamon. The blade has some light areas of staining consistent with age but the cutting edge is razor sharp with no nicks. The tang is nicely signed on one side with Arsenal mark & By the maker 'No Shu Seki Ju Kojima Katsu Misa Saku'. The reverse has contemporarily applied indistinct blue paint script characters. The brown cord binding over the fish skin handle is complete tight and intact. Its brass & iron fittings including tsuba and floral menuki are original, correct and present (illustrated). The sword is complete with its steel scabbard with original brown paint & ornate fittings with single hanging ring. The scabbard is fitted with original brown leather field combat cover which is bound with cord at the throat. All leather and stitching of the cover are intact. This sword is worthy of further research regarding the signature. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13844
£975.00

1962-1966 B.S.A Meteor MK II Near Mint, Boxed, .22 Calibre Break Action Air Rifle 'TA' Prefix Serial Number, Telescopic Sight & Accessories. Sn 13846 - 13846
Birmingham Small Arms introduced the Meteor Air rifle in both .177 & .22 calibre in 1959. MK 1 rifles were produced until 1962 when the MK II model was introduced. MK II production continued until 1968. The small frame rifle is 41 ½” overall with an 18" barrel. This is a near mint example of the MK II Meteor in .22 Calibre. It has a mint undamaged light coloured wood stock with grooved butt end. The metal work is undamaged and retains all of its original blueing. It has a block and blade fore sight. The top of the adjustable rear sight is stamped with the BSA piled arms logo and the top of the cylinder forward of its 2 raised scope mounts is crisply electroplated 'BSA Meteor' with stylised arrow logo. The rifle's serial number 'TA16313' is stamped on the underside of the barrel block. The 'TA' prefix serial number dates the rifle to between 1962 and 1966 (see page 39 of Collector's Guide to Air Rifles By Hiller). The top of the barrel is stamped ‘BSA Guns Ltd England’ together with ‘.22 Cal’ and BSA piled arms logo. The barrel's bore is clean with crisp rifling and it cocks and fires as it should with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original cardboard retail box which contains its original pressed cardboard inserts to protect the rifle & original accessories which accompanied the rifle when it was 1st bought. The exterior of the box has colourful BSA labelling and imagery. The edges of the box have become detached but still holds the rifle securely with the assistance of a string loop. The edges of the box could easily be rejoined. The box contains its original telescopic sight with plastic coated body and integral sight mounts & metal target holder which contains 3 original BSA competition bullseye targets which are clean and unused. The price for this near mint boxed rifle with original accessories includes UK delivery. NB As a post 1939 Air rifle, the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale and delivery of this item. Sn 13846
£495.00

RARE, WW1 1916 Imperial German Mauser 1898/05 G98 Rifle Sawback Butcher Bayonet By Ernst Busch Solingen, Scabbard & Contemporary Battlefield Adapted Frog. Sn 13847 - 13847
This is a rare,original, WW1 Imperial German G98 rifle Butcher Bayonet and Scabbard. The 14 ½” single edged blade with fullers which widens towards the point has staining consistent with age but no rust. The back of the blade has a deep cut saw edge. The ricasso is crisply stamped by the manufacturer Ernst Busch Solingen. The back of the blade is faintly stamped 'Crown W' & dated '16' (1916). The bayonet has a steel swept quillon, correct 9 groove dark wood grips and steel pommel with press button release catch which works as it should. It is complete with original steel scabbard which has no damage and just staining consistent with age. The scabbard is fitted with original leather frog. All leather and stitching of the frog are intact. The scabbard stud eyelet on the frog has been contemporarily adapted in the field no doubt by the German soldier who carried the bayonet in WW1. The adaptation consists of the eyelet being neatly cut open at the top edge to allow the scabbard to be quickly removed from the frog. The price for this increasingly rare WW1 German sawback butchers includes UK delivery. Sn 13847.
£345.00

Post WW2 1952 British India Arsenal No.1 MK III* .303 Calibre SMLE Rifle & Sling. D 1443 - D 1443
A very good India Arsenal SMLE No.1 Mk III* .303 calibre rifle. It has all original wood stock. It has clear date and manufacturer's stamps and 1952 date at the grip strap (illustrated). The rifle has its original high wing front sight and rear sight arrangement with wing protectors. It has a brass butt plate with trap, bayonet lug & bridge for clip loading. The rifle deactivated to new EU specification cocks and dry fires & the magazine can be removed. It is complete with original webbing sling. Price includes UK delivery and deactivation certificate. D 1443
£475.00

RARE, MATCHING ARSENAL MARKS, WW2 Imperial Japanese Army 6.5mm Calibre Kokura Arsenal Arisaka Rifle With Imperial Chrysanthemum ‘Mon’ Insignia, Model 1897 Type 30 Kokura Marked Sword Bayonet Scabbard. Sn 13829 - 13829
The Arisaka Rifle was designed by Colonel Nariakira Arisaka 1852–1915. The Arisaka bolt-action rifle was used heavily everywhere the Imperial Japanese Army fought. This is a good Arisaka Bolt action Rifle in 6.5x50mm Calibre. It has all original woodwork which has the knocks bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use. The metal work has even patina throughout. It has a block & blade fore sight, flip up ladder rear sight, bayonet lug, sling swivels and steel butt plate. At the end of WW2, one of the final standing orders of the Imperial Army was to file off the Emperor's family Chrysanthemum insignia, or 'Mon', from each of the rifles, thereby preventing the dishonour of surrendering the symbol. This rifle is one of the few to survive with the Chrysanthemum 'mon' insignia which is crisply stamped on the breech housing. The left side of the breech has Japanese Kokura and other arsenal inspection marks. The weapon strips, cocks and dry fires. The weapon comes with an original WW2 Japanese Arisaka Type 30, Model 1897 Sword Bayonet. The bayonet has a steel pommel stamped and steel cross guard with hook quillon and small muzzle ring. Its 15 ¾” single edged, steel fullered blade is undamaged and it has a Kokura Arsenal mark at the ricasso. The bayonet’s slab wood grips have knocks and bruises to be expected but are totally secure. It has its original metal scabbard with strap bar at the throat. The scabbard is undamaged with even patina. The price includes deactivation certificate and UK delivery. Sn 13829
£875.00

Victorian Hand Crafted African Zulu Warrior’s Large Tropical Hard Wood Knobkerrie / War Club Formed From The Heart Wood (Strongest Part) Of The Tree. Sn 13862 - 13862
A Circa 19th Century Zulu Warrior’s large knobkerrie. Knobkerrie, also spelled knopkierie or knobkerry, are clubs used mainly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Typically they have a large knob at one end and can be used for throwing at animals in hunting or for clubbing an enemy's head. This knobkierie is hand crafted from the ‘heart wood’ (strongest part of the tree) of a tropical hard wood tree to form the knob and crafted to create the shaft. The club measures 28” in length. The bulbous ‘hammer’ head is 3 ½” diameter & would create devastating injuries if used as a weapon. The well defined heart wood can clearly be seen in image 2. The polished shaft and hammer head are in excellent condition, free of damage. The price for this large knobkerrie includes delivery. Sn 13862
£395.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD Victorian Hand Crafted African Zulu Warrior’s Large Tropical Hard Wood Knobkerrie / War Club Formed From The Heart Wood (Strongest Part) Of The Tree . Sn 13863 - 13863
A Circa 19th Century Zulu Warrior’s large knobkerrie. Knobkerrie, also spelled knopkierie or knobkerry, are clubs used mainly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Typically they have a large knob at one end and can be used for throwing at animals in hunting or for clubbing an enemy's head. This knobkierie is hand crafted from the ‘heart wood’ (strongest part of the tree) of a tropical hard wood tree to form the knob and crafted to create the shaft. The club measures 27” in length. The bulbous ‘hammer’ head is 3 ¼” diameter & would create devastating injuries if used as a weapon. The well defined heart wood can clearly be seen in image 2. The polished shaft and hammer head are in excellent condition, free of damage. The price for this large knobkerrie includes delivery. Sn 13863
£0.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD Victorian Hand Crafted Fijian / Polynesian Warrior’s Tropical Hard Wood Ulas Throwing War Club. Sn 13864 - 13864
A Circa 19th Century Fijian or Polynesian Warrior’s tropical hard wood Ulas throwing Club. These short clubs are designed for hand to hand combat and have heavy carved heads intended to make a deadly missile when thrown. An identical form example is illustrated on page 646 Figure 2 of the book ‘A Glossary Of The Construction Decoration & Use Of Arms & Armor’ by Stone. The hand carved Ulas measures 16” in length. The bulbous, ridged, ‘hammer’ head is 4 ¼” diameter at its widest & would create devastating injuries if used as a weapon. The Ulas is undamaged. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 13864
£0.00

WW1 Imperial German Army NCO’s Trench Dagger / Fighting Knife By Eickhorn, Solingen With Stag Antler Grips & Eagle’s Head Pommel In The Form Of The WW1 Army Dress Bayonet & Scabbard With Integral Belt Loop. ED 2153 - ED 2153
This is an original WW1 German trench dagger/fighting knife. These daggers were made by Eickhorn Solingen in the form of WW1 Imperial German Army NCO’s dress bayonets (see page 51 of the book ‘German Combat Knives 1914-1945’ by Mery which illustrates a similar example). The dagger is 10 ¼” overall with a 6” clean steel double edged blade with medial ridge . The hilt has its original leather washer. It has an Eagle's head pommel with correct false bayonet button which forms the Eagles eye. The grips are Stag antler secured by 2 rivets. It has a short up-swept quillon cross guard. Although the blade is unmarked this dagger is identical in form to those made by Eickhorn Solingen mark and was no doubt made by that company. This is a very well made and substantial trench dagger. It comes with its original metal scabbard which retains most of its original black paint. The scabbard has a riveted integral leather belt loop with retaining strap and stud fastener. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2153
£345.00
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