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C1820 Indian / Afghan North West Frontier 16 Bore Flintlock Jezail Musket Wood Stock Inlaid With Bone Decoration & Original Ram Rod. Sn 12800. - 12800
The jezail was a simple, cost-efficient and often handmade muzzle-loading long arm commonly used in British India, Central Asia and parts of the Middle East. Jezails were generally handmade weapons, and consequently they widely varied in their construction. Jezails were seen as very personal weapons, and unlike the typical military weapons of the time which were very plain and utilitarian, jezails tended to be well crafted and were usually intricately decorated. Jezails tended to have very long barrels. The firing mechanism was typically either a matchlock or a flintlock. The stocks were handmade and ornately decorated, featuring a distinctive curve which is not seen in the stocks of other muskets. The function of this curve is debated; it may be purely decorative, or it may have allowed the jezail to be tucked under the arm and cradled tightly against the body, as opposed to being held to the shoulder like a typical musket or rifle. During the Anglo Afghan Wars the jezail was the primary ranged weapon of Afghan warriors and was used with great effect against British troops. This is a C1820 Indian flintlock jezail. It has a 43” long steel barrel with flared muzzle, brass barrel bands & original steel ramrod. The bore measures approx .6” (approx. 16 bore). It measures 59” overall length. It has a wood stock inlaid with pieces of bone and metal studs. It has the typical jezail curved butt with steel butt frame. It has a block with notch rear sight. The wood and metal have the wear and patina to be expected of a native Indian weapon of its age and the wood has some old, stable cracks . Its action works correctly. Price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock musket no licence is required to own this item in the UKif retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 12800
£595.00

1932, Lincoln Jeffries Birmingham B.S.A. Model ‘CS’ Aka ‘Club Special’ .177 Calibre Underlever Air Rifle. Sn 12734 - 12734
The BSA Model ‘CS’ also known as the ‘Club Special’ was made between 1924 and 1935 (see page 29 of Hiller's book The Collector's Guide To Air Rifles). This is an excellent B.S.A. ‘Club Special’ .177 Calibre underlever air rifle. It has all original wood and metal work. It measures 43 ¾” overall with a 19" barrel. It has a block & blade foresight and adjustable dial rear sight. The neck of the wood stock has the correct chequered panels with embossed 'BSA motif'. The weapon has the correct 'CS' prefix serial number 'CS48677' which dates it to 1932 and the stock is crisply impressed ‘Lincoln Jeffries Steedlhouse Lane Birmingham’ together with trademark. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12734
£475.00

QUALITY Victorian Wilkinson, London, Double Barrelled .554” Bore Cape Sporting Rifle With Captive Steel Ram Rod. Sn 12871 - 12871
This is a fine double barrelled Cape Sporting rifle by the quality English arms manufacturer Wilkinson London. It has a lovely Walnut stock with chequered neck which has an inlaid silver shield escutcheon. Its attractive brown wash 22” steel barrels with central rib are .554” at the muzzle openings . The barrels are clean with crisp rifling. The rifle measures 38 ¾” overall. Both side plates are very faintly marked ‘Wilkinson’. The rifle has original captive steel ramrod, sling swivel lugs, blade fore sight and fixed rear sight with 2 flip up leaf plate sights graduated to ‘200’ and ‘300’ yards. It has a steel butt plate with extended tang, trigger guard with extended tang and fore stock block. It has double triggers and heavy dolphin hammers. The weapon strips, cocks and dry fires as it should. 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. Price for this quality Victorian double rifle by a famous English manufacturer 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 12871
£1,200.00

Original, WW2 1939 Nazi Hitler Youth 'HJ' Dagger RZM Marked MZ/49 Most Likely Friedrich Herder Abr. Sohn, Solingen With Etched Blade ‘Blut und Ehre’ (Blood & Honour) & Scabbard With Integral Frog. Sn 12867 - 12867
An original Hitler-Jugend (HJ) Hitler Youth dagger with nickel plated pommel and crossguard. It has its original black chequered grips, one grip inset with the HJ red and white enamel HJ diamond with black and gold swastika. It has a 5 ½” long, 1” broad single edged blade. The blade is crisply marked on one side with Nazi RZM mark and manufacturer code MZ/49 (most Likely Friedrich Herder Abr. Sohn, Solingen) together with ‘1939’ date and Nazi motto inscription "Blut und Ehre!" (Blood & Honour). The other side has what appears to be a very faint unreadable Nazi retailer trademark. The blade has some light staining consistent with age. It has its original leather hilt washer and is complete with original black metal scabbard with leather integral frog and retention strap with press stud fastener. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12867
£475.00

QUALITY MADE, 19th Century Turkish Ottoman Empire Warriors ‘Bichaq’ Dagger With Ornate Brass & Polished Horn Handle & Scabbard. Sn 12711 - 12711
Bichaq daggers in this form were carried by warriors throughout the Turkish Ottoman Empire during the 19th Century (see page 112 Plate 144 of ‘A Glossary Of The Construction, Decoration & Use Of Arms & Armour ‘ by Stone). This quality made example is in excellent condition. It has the typical single edged blade with slight clipped point (6 ½” length) and hand tooled back edge. The blade is clean and undamaged. The typical Bichaq handle is made of 2 winged plates of polished horn riveted to the tang either side of a central brass block ornately hand tooled with a foliate decoration. The dagger measures 10 ½” overall length. It is contained in its original leather covered wooden scabbard with brass wire covered rear seam, metal ferrule at the throat and small metal chape. All leather and stitching of the scabbard are intact. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12711
£375.00

Victorian British Police Constable’s Lignum Vitae Hardwood Truncheon With Brass Band At Tip Engraved ‘VR’ (Victoria Regina) Above ‘182’ (Constable’s Collar Number). Sn 12869 - 12869
This is an excellent quality original Victorian wooden Police Truncheon. It is 14 ¾” length and made of the traditional heavy Lignum vitae hard wood. It has a 1 ¼” width brass band at the tip which is crisply Engraved ‘VR’ (Victoria Regina) Above ‘182’ (most likely the collar number of the Police Constable who was issued with the truncheon). Similar form truncheons with both silver & brass bands or caps at the tip are illustrated on page 35 of the book ‘The Policeman’s Lot’ by Mitton. It has a deep grooved grip with rounded end and is holed for wrist strap. The wood is undamaged. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 12869
£295.00

VERY RARE, MINT, WW2 U.S. Navy 1st Type, MK 2 (Early Ka-Bar) Fighting Knife By Camillus & Early U.S.N. Leather Scabbard. Sn 12872 - 12872
The WW2 1st Type MK 2 fighting knives issued to the U.S.N. (United States Navy) has a heavy steel pommel secured by a threaded nut at the butt. The 1st type MK2 was only in service for a short period and was soon replaced by the 2nd type which had a pommel secured by steel pin (see page 86 of ‘U.S Military Knives by Cole’. 1st type MK2 knives are very rare. This is an excellent original example of the 1st type WW2 U.S. Navy MK 2 Fighting Knife made by Camillus in its scabbard. The grip is constructed of the correct compressed laminated leather washers with correct 1st type steel pommel secured at the butt by threaded nut. It is in superb near mint, clean and undamaged condition. It has a steel cross guard and a 7" parkerised bowie blade. The cross guard is crisply stamped, "U.S.N." and the reverse with manufacturer details "CAMILLUS N.Y.". It is complete with its original early leather scabbard with belt loop and retaining strap with working brass press stud fastener. It is stamped on the front 'USN'. Price for this very rare 1st Type MK2 knife and scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 12872
£375.00

WW2 Nazi German Sand Camo Tropical Climate Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) 6 X 30 Magnification Dienstglas Binoculars By 'cag' (Swarowski, Glasfabrik Tyrol Austria) With Bakelite Eye Cups & Leather Neck Strap. Sn 12873 - 12873
An original pair of WW2 Nazi German, 6 X 30 Magnification, DAK infantry Officer's Binoculars. The binoculars have a Sand/ Tan Camouflage paint for desert / Afrika Korps use. The paint finish has surface wear consistent with age and service use but there is no damage to the metalwork. These binoculars have undamaged adjustable Bakelite eyepieces. The body of the binoculars have lanyard bars and they are fitted with original thin leather neck strap. All optics are good and function as they should. The binoculars are crisply stamped 'Dienstglass 6x 30', with serial number '80113' together with 'cag' which is the Nazi wartime manufacturer code for Swarowski Glasfabrik, Tyrol , Austria and dark green/ blue coloured triangle which indicates Tropical Climate use. It is also marked ‘H/6400’ (reticule detail). Price for these nicely marked Nazi DAK Binoculars includes UK delivery. Sn 12873
£295.00

WW2 C1943 British RAF 1st Pattern Type E Airtex Lightweight Coastal Command / Tropical / Desert Unwired Air Crew Flying Helmet With Very Early ‘Bennett’ Buckles. Sn 12823 - 12823
These 1st type flying helmets were introduced in 1943. Their RAF Stores code was 22C/744-747 (see page 18 of the book ‘Luftwaffe vs RAF’ by Prodger). Made of lightweight beige coloured airtex material the helmets were used by RAF Desert/ Tropical and coastal command air crews. This example is clean and has the correct very early ‘Bennett’ buckles. . The rubber ear cups for comms are marked ‘10A/2266, All material is undamaged with just the service wear to be expected and all leather straps are present. There are no visible manufacturer, WD or date marks. The helmet is approx. UK size 6 ½. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12823
£295.00

MINT, Cased Limited Edition (No. 149 of 999) Commemorative Applegate Fairburn Fighting Knife SAS 'Operation Nimrod’ (London Iranian Embassy Seige 1980) With Stainless Steel Etched Blade Part Of The A-F Elite Forces Series. Sn 12767 - 12767
A development of the WW2 FS knife was the Applegate Fairburn fighting knife, designed by Col. Rex Applegate (United States OSS) and Capt. WE Fairburn (British Royal Marines). It has a black Lexan plastic handle, oval in section. The brass double guard is angled away from the handle. It has a 6” polished stainless steel blade with makers mark "Boker,Solingen, Germany Stainless" on one side of the ricasso together with trademark. The blade is etched on one side with imagery of SAS soldiers armed & dressed in tactical combat gear as worn during Operation Nimrod, the raid to free hostages at the Iranian embassy London in 1980 after a terrorist attack. This superb near mint limited edition dagger was manufactured in a limited production run of 999 to commemorate the SAS action. The cross guard is stamped with the limited edition issue number '149/999’.The dagger is contained in its original wooden case covered with black leatherette material. The case has a hinged lid the top of which has the manufacturer's name and ‘Applegate-Fairbairn Elite Forces Series’ in silver. The inside of the case is lined with blue felt. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger. The box contains its original pamphlet outlining the history of the SAS and Operation Nimrod. Price for this nice limited edition commemorative piece includes UK delivery. Sn 12767
£295.00

MINT, Cased Boker Germany 2004 Magnum Collection Survival Knife. Sn 12768. - 12768
This near mint large German survival knife was manufactured as part of Boker’s 2004 magnum collection. The full tang knife with polished, curved 6 ½” blade which is razor sharp measures 12” overall length. Its vented scales are brushed alloy. The tang and scales are vented to reduce weight. The top of the finger guard has a short serrated edge and the bottom of the guard is holed for cord as is the butt. The blade is etched with collection & design detail and number ‘1149’ (illustrated in image 2). The dagger is contained in its original wooden case covered with grey leatherette material. The case has a hinged lid the top of which has ‘Magnum Collection’ detail in silver. One side of box has small labels ‘02MAG2004’ & ‘Nr 1149’. The inside of the case is lined with grey felt. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger. The box contains its original pamphlet outlining the history of the manufacturer ‘Boker’ printed in German. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 12768
£195.00

DEACTIVATED INERT. Scarce Unfired WW2 Japanese Navy Type 96 (25 x 163) High Explosive Anti-Aircraft Gun Round. S. O 1113 - O 1113
DEACTIVATED INERT. This is a scarce unfired WW2 Japanese Type 96 (25 x 163) high explosive anti-aircraft gun round and was the standard Japanese medium anti-aircraft gun used in the Japanese navy and army in the conflict. The gun was a French Hotchkiss design adopted by the Japanese and used in single, twin and triple mounts with a 15 round box magazine. This round has a brass cartridge and the headstamp consists of two Japanese characters and an anchor together with S 9/17 . The brass percussion primer has a Japanese character and an anchor. The brass driving banded steel projectile is fitted with a brass impact nose fuse. No licence is required to possess inert rounds in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Price includes UK delivery. Sn O 1113
£295.00
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