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VERY RARE, Cased, 1908-1910 Britannia 'Improved' Model Break Action .25 Calibre Air Rifle By C.G. Bonehill, Birmingham With Tin Of Champion Special 25 Lead Pellets & Research Information. Sn 14186 - 14186
This is a very rare, Britannia 'Improved' Model Break Action .25 Calibre Air Rifle. These rifles were only made between 1908 & 1910. Dennis Hiller, on page 14 of his book The Collector's Guide To Air Rifles 3rd Edition stated that he has only ever seen 2 of these air rifles. The rifles have an unusual cocking action. The action is broken by pushing forward a release catch on the trigger block and the barrel and cylinder section levered upwards to cock the weapon. A pellet is loaded into the rotating port at the breech. This example is excellent. It has a 19" barrel and measures 44 ½” overall. It has its original undamaged Walnut stock with chequered pistol grip section and a steel butt plate. It has a blade fore sight and adjustable rear sight. Serial number '374' is stamped on the action tang, cylinder arm and cylinder end cap. The left side of the weapon's frame is crisply marked 'The Britannia Air Rifle' with Trademark. The top of the cylinder is crisply marked 'The Improved Model Britannia Air Rifle Patentee & Sole Manufacturer C.G. Bonehill Belmont Firearms Works Birmingham'. The weapon's cocking and firing mechanisms work with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original period fitted case. The leather bound, wood case has a leather carry handle and clasp fasteners. It also has a brass lock with 2 keys and protective brass corner caps. Inside the case is lined in green felt and has compartments to fit the rifle and a pellet tin. A ‘Champion Special 25’ pellet tin which was found with the rifle is included. The tin contains a quantity of .25 Calibre lead pellets. The rifle is also accompanied by internet sourced information regarding these air rifles which includes illustrations of parts assembly and period advertisments. Price for this very rare piece includes UK delivery. Sn 14186
£1,595.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY) WW1 & WW2 1912 Dated US Army Springfield Armoury Model 1903 .30-06 Calibre Rifle*UK/EU CERTIFICATED*. Sn 13937 - 13937
The M1903 Springfield, formally the United States Rifle, Calibre .30-06, Model 1903, is an American clip loaded, 5 shot, bolt-action service rifle used primarily during the first half of the 20th century. It was officially adopted as a United States military bolt action rifle on June 19, 1903, and saw service in WW1. It was officially replaced as the standard infantry rifle by the faster firing semi-automatic 8 round M1 Garand starting in 1937. However, the M1903 Springfield remained in service as a standard issue infantry rifle during WW2, since the U.S. entered the war without sufficient M1 rifles to arm all troops. It also remained in service as a sniper rifle during World War 2, the Korean War, and even in the early stages of the Vietnam War. This rifle is in excellent condition. Its metalwork is undamaged with excellent original finish and its woodwork is complete and undamaged. It is crisply stamped on the breech housing 'U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1903' and serial '521017'. The muzzle end of the barrel is date marked '10-12' (October 1912) and with the Frankford Arsenal ignited grenade mark together with 'SA' (Springfield Armoury). It has a steel butt plate with trap, bayonet lug, block & blade fore sight, adjustable ladder rear sight & sling swivels. Deactivated to UK/EU specification the weapon cocks and dry fires perfectly. The price for this iconic U.S. WW1 and WW2 rifle includes UK/ EU deactivation certificate and UK delivery. Sn 13937
£0.00

**SOLD**SOLD**RARE, ALL MATCHING NUMBERS INCLUDING BOLT, Pre WW1 1907 Pre Charger Loading, Short Magazine Enfield SMLE No.1 Mk III** .303 Calibre Rifle & Sling *UK/ EU CERTIFICATED*. Sn 13944 - 13944
A rare, original pre charger loading, short magazine SMLE No.1 Mk III** .303 calibre rifle. The rifle has all original woodwork throughout with just the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use. The stock is inlaid with brass disc which has unreadable stamped figures. The grip strap has crisp date & manufacturer's stamps, "GR" (George Rex) with King’s Crown, Enfield, 1907, SHT L.E III**. It has matching numbers '7939W' on the bolt and fore end and under the rear sight. It has magazine cut off and long range volley sight. It also has a winged fore sight and adjustable rear sight with correct horn roundels & wing protectors. The rifle has a brass butt plate with trap and original webbing sling. Deactivated to UK/ EU specification, the rifle cocks and dry fires perfectly and the magazine can be removed. The price includes UK/ EU deactivation certificate and UK delivery. Sn 13944
£0.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD French WW1 Era 1888 Dated Lebel Model 1886/93 Tulle Arsenal, 8mm Calibre Infantry Rifle With Leather Sling. *UK/ EU CERTIFICATED* Sn 13941 - 13941
This is a very good WW1 French Lebel Model 1886/93 8mm Calibre Service rifle. It has all original wood with just the bumps & bruises to be expected with age and service use. Deactivated to UK/ Eu specification it cocks & dry fires. It has adjustable ladder rear sight, block & blade fore sight, steel butt plate, bayonet bar and sling swivels fitted with leather sling which has an ink manufacturer stamp (illustrated). The left side of the frame is marked with model and manufacturer detail ‘Manufacture D’Armes Tulle Mle 1886 M93’ (illustrated). The right side of the barrel is dated ‘1888’ has the Tulle arsenal ‘MAT’ stamp and inspection marks. The rifle has matching numbers '37847’ on the barrel, frame and woodwork. The bolt is numbered ‘212’. The price for this iconic French WW1 rifle with sling includes UK/ EU deactivation certificate & UK delivery. Sn 13941
£0.00

BEST QUALITY, Early 1800’s Pair Of 22 Bore Flintlock Belt Pistols By Egg London Converted To Percussion With Octagonal Damascus Steel Barrels & Walnut Full Stocks. Sn 14145 - 14145
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. This is a best quality pair of flintlock belt pistols converted to percussion by Egg. The matching pistols are beautifully engraved with a foliate design on the action plates, hammers trigger guards, butt caps and action tangs. The actions both have double silver bands. The action plates are both signed by the manufacturer 'Egg’ (London). Both measure 9" overall & have beautiful 4 ½” browned damascus steel octagonal barrels which are 22 bore. The bores are clean and bright. Both pistols have blued steel belt bars. The trigger guards, ram rod mounts and pommel caps are also blued. Both pistols have sliding bolt safety catches and are both numbered ‘1087’ which is engraved on their trigger guards. They both have undamaged attractive full walnut stocks with chequered panels at the grip. The back of each stock is inlaid with silvered escutcheons which feature ‘an arm holding a lighted torch’ motif, most likely a family crest or coat of arms. The pistols have their original wood ramrods with steel worms and horn end caps. Their cocking & firing actions work as they should. Price for this pair of nicely marked pistols worthy of further research re the family crest includes UK delivery. NB No licence is required to own these antique percussion pistols in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14145
£1,975.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD 1814-1820 British Officer’s Private Purchase India Pattern .75” Bore Brown Bess Flintlock Musket By Clark (London) Marked ‘140’ With Brass Fittings & Original Ram Rod. Sn 14191 - 14191
This is an original India Pattern Brown Bess Officer’s private purchase flintlock musket. It is 55” overall length with a 39” round steel barrel with block foresight and proof/ inspection marks at the breech. Its smooth bore is clean. It has its original lock plate crisply engraved with the manufacturer’s name ‘Clark’ (most likely John Clark gunmaker Chamber Street London 1814-1820 for reference see page 149 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol 1). It has the correct heavy swan neck hammer. It has its original walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected and original steel ram rod. It also has the correct sling swivels and brass furniture . The wood is impressed and brass side plate are both stamped with number ‘140’. The metal work has even patina throughout and it cocks and dry fires perfectly. Price for this historic piece includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique musket no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14191
£0.00

M16 Armi Jager, AP 74 .22LR Calibre Semi Automatic Assault Rifle (Copy Of The Full Bore Vietnam War Period US M16) *UK/ EU CERTIFICATED*. Sn 13934 - 13934
Armi Jager (aka Adler Jager) was a German- Italian firearms manufacturer owned by Armando Piscetta and located in the town of Loano. Jager was active since the early 1960s, manufacturing semi-automatic rim fire sporting rifles and replica rim fire / small-calibre centre fire firearms patterned after iconic military rifles. This is an excellent Armi Jager AP74 semi automatic .22LR Calibre Rifle patterned on the U.S. Vietnam War era M16 Assault Rifle. It has the full size appearance of the M16 and its black plastic furniture with carry handle incorporating sight & metal work is excellent & undamaged. The weapon is fitted with bayonet lug and sling swivels. Deactivated to UK/ EU specification there are no moving parts on this weapon. The right side of the frame is stamped with manufacturer and model detail (illustrated). The plastic pistol grips are embossed with 'Jager' logos. Price includes deactivation certificate & UK delivery. Sn 13934
£295.00

MINT, Boxed, Post 1975 Webley Osprey .22 Calibre Side Lever Air Rifle With Accessories. Sn 14185 - 14185
Webley Osprey Air Rifles were introduced in 1975 and manufactured by Webley & Scott at Frankley Industrial Park, Birmingham. This is a near mint example. It is 43 ½” overall with a 19 ½” rifled barrel. It has a shrouded blade fore sight and is side lever loading. The metal work retains all of its original bluing. Its wood work is undamaged and has rubber recoil pad with Webley roundel. It has a dial adjustable rear sight with white highlighted numerals. The barrel block is stamped with .22 Calibre detail, serial number '26518' and ‘Webley & Scott Ltd Birmingham England’. The top of the cylinder is grooved for telescopic sight. Between the grooves it is deeply stamped 'Webley Osprey' highlighted in Gold. The rifle cocks, loads & fires with a strong spring action. The rifle comes with its original foam retail box with cardboard sleeve. The foam liner has perished in place but still serves to protect the rifle and accessories within the sleeve. The sleeve has colourful Webley Osprey labelling and imagery. The box contains an empty 'Marksman' pellet tin and 5 x ‘Cole’s Bisley Shooter’ double bullseye cardboard targets which are clean and unused. The price for this near mint boxed rifle with accessories includes UK delivery. NB As a post 1939 Air Weapon the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale & delivery of this item. Sn 14185
£375.00

SOLD SOLD SOLD Early 1800's Tomlinson Dublin Steel Framed 54 Bore Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Cannon Barrel & Walnut Grip Inlaid With Silver & Copper Wire. Sn 14148 - 14148
A Gunsmith by the name of Tomlinson operated in Dublin, Ireland C1800. He produced quality Flintlock firearms. There are a couple of English Gunsmiths named Tomlinson recorded but they both worked post 1850 in the percussion era (see page 349 of Brown’s book British Gunmakers Vol 2). This is an excellent steel framed flintlock pocket pistol most likely by the Irish flintlock manufacturer Tomlinson. Its Cannon barrel is 3 ½” in length. The front 2 ½” of the barrel section screws off and the pistol measures 8" overall. Its steel frame is nicely engraved with a foliate design and the left side of the action has a banner signed by the manufacturer 'Tomlinson’. The underside of the barrel has proof/ inspection marks (illustrated). Its steel trigger guard is engraved with a diamond shape design. The hammer is fitted with a flint. The pistol's bag shaped Walnut grip is undamaged and beautifully inlaid with silver and copper wire decoration. The pistol cocks and dry fires perfectly. The price for this desirable pistol includes UK delivery. NB as an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14148
£0.00

Early 1800’s English T.H. Bolton London 54 Bore Brass Flintlock Pocket Pistol With Screw Off Barrel. Sn 14146 - 14146
This is an excellent brass flintlock pocket pistol made in the early 1800’s. Its brass barrel is 3” in length. The front 2 ¼” of the barrel section screws off and the pistol measures 7" overall. The underside of the barrel has proof marks. Its action has engraved oval panels on the left and right sides. The left panel is signed by the manufacturer ‘T.H. Bolton’, the fight ‘London’. Its steel trigger guard is engraved with an oval foliate design. It has a steel hammer. The pistol's bag shaped wood grip is undamaged. The pistol cocks and dry fires perfectly. The pistol is worthy of further research re the maker who we have been unable to find any record of. The price includes UK delivery. NB as an antique flintlock pistol no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14146
£475.00

VERY SCARCE, Napoleonic Wars Era British Ketland & Co New Land Pattern (42” Barrel) Officer’s Private Purchase .75” Bore Brown Bess Flintlock Musket To ‘A.Taylor’ With Brass Fittings & Original Ram Rod. Sn 14212 - 14212
Ketland & Co were English gunsmith's based at various addresses in Birmingham & London between 1785-1819. This is an original British Officer’s private purchase Brown Bess New Land pattern flintlock musket. The New Land Pattern was introduced into British service C1802 after the signing of the Peace of Amiens to end the French Revolutionary Wars, when possibility seemed high of a return to peacetime levels of production (see page 36 plate 30 & page 37 of British Military Long Arms 1715-1815 by Bailey). Unfortunately peace did not last and the Napoleonic Wars began in 1803 culminating in the Battle Of Waterloo in 1815. This example of the New Land Pattern by Ketland & Co has the correct 42” round steel barrel with block foresight. It measures 58 ½” overall length. Its smooth bore is clean. It has its original lock plate engraved with the manufacturer’s name ‘T. Ketland & Co’. It has the correct heavy swan neck hammer fitted with flint. It has its original walnut stock which has just the bumps and bruises to be expected and original steel ram rod. The stock has an inlaid brass roundel engraved ‘A+Taylor’ no doubt the name of the British officer who commissioned this piece. It also has the correct sling swivels and brass furniture . The metal work has even patina throughout and it cocks and dry fires perfectly. The price for this historic piece worthy of further research regarding the Officer’s name includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique musket no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14212
£3,450.00

Victorian 1878 British Enfield Tower Snider .577 Calibre Cavalry Carbine. Sn 14188 - 14188
The Snider action was introduced to British service in 1866 and muzzle loading Enfield Carbines were converted to allow the use of the .577 calibre brass cartridge. They remained in use until the Martini Henry was introduced. This Snider cavalry carbine has a 19” round steel barrel with clean bore which has crisp well defined rifling. The metal work has even patina throughout. It has a brass butt plate and trigger guard with extended tang & fore end block. The wood is all original. The action plate is marked ’Tower’ (Enfield) together with ‘1878’ date & crisp Queen’s Crown with Royal Cypher ‘VR’ (Victoria Regina). The breech has small inspection marks. The action is strong and works as it should. It has a block & blade foresight, adjustable rear ladder sight and steel ram rod. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre weapon no licence is required to own this weapon in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 14188
£695.00
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