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DEACTIVATED INERT. Early Russian Unfired 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom Base Fused HE (High Explosive) Round. O 1423 - O 1423
DEACTIVATED INERT. This is an early unfired Russian 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom base fused HE (High Explosive) round for the 1 Pounder Maxim Pom Pom manufactured in the late 1880s by Maxim Gun Company. The brass cartridge case has a brass percussion cap and is headstamped N13 T3 within a circle 904 1,311 -1,312 1 3 . The base fused steel projectile has a brass driving band and a brass centering band above it. The base of the projectile has a right hand thread base fuse holder. No licence is required to possess this round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. O 1423
£225.00

DEACTIVATED INERT. Russian 1916 Dated Naval, Unfired 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom Solid Shot Round. O 1424 - O 1424
DEACTIVATED INERT. This is a 1916 dated naval unfired Russian 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom solid shot round for the 1 Pounder Maxim Pom Pom manufactured in the late 1880s by Maxim Gun Company. The brass cartridge case has a brass percussion cap and is headstamped 11-13 3 1916 (1916 date) an anchor over 3 and a naval anchor . The solid shot steel projectile has a brass driving band and a brass centering band above it. The base of the projectile is stamped TAJI 11-12 24 B TT 2 symbols either side of an anchor. No licence is required to possess this round in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. O 1424
£225.00

Wilkinson 1907 Pattern, 1941 Dated Bayonet & Scabbard. BAYO 255 - BAYO 255
This is a scarce 1917 pattern bayonet made by Wilkinson during the Second World War. These bayonets were issued to all the services from 1936 onwards and this is one of the batch ordered by the war office on the 15th July 1941. The blade is marked with 1907 W.S.C. over 10 42 (October 1942). These bayonets are not to be confused with the bayonets that Wilkinson were contracted to make for the Lanchester machine gun as those carry the wartime code for Wilkinson of S 294. This bayonet is one of only 41,907 made before the Lanchester machine gun bayonet contract for which 87,600 were produced and is therefore a very scarce in the 1907 run of bayonets. See Skennerton page 230. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 255
£375.00

SOLD SOLD (26/03) German 1943 dated S84/98 Mauser 3rd Pattern Bayonet and Scabbard. BAYO 256 - BAYO 256
This is a German 1943 dated S84/98 3rd pattern bayonet with black bakelite grips. The ricasso carries the mark 43 fmj which is the war time code for Alexander Coppel of Solingen and was made in 1943. The other side carries the number 9253 over 1. The pommel carries 2 waffenamt stamps. The blade, crossguard and pommel retain most of their original blued finish. The scabbard carries the mark of Carl Eickhoun and the date 1940 on one side and the number 3715 on the other. The scabbard also retains most of its blued finish. This is a nice wartime K98 bayonet in excellent condition. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 256 £175
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French M1886 Lebel Matching Numbers White Metal Handled Bayonet With Hook Quillon And Scabbard. BAYO 257 - BAYO 257
This is an early matching numbers M1886 1st pattern Lebel bayonet with a white metal hilt, quillon and a round press stud. These press studs were changed to a flatter oval style in 1893. In 1915 it was decreed that all future M1886 bayonets were to be made without the quillon. Some earlier bayonets were also retrospectively modified by having the quillon removed. This bayonet retains its original hooked quillon. The bayonet had an unusual cruciform blade which was prone to breaking so the final modification place took place in 1935 when the blades were shortened to 335mm. This bayonet has the original 520mm length blade which is complete and undamaged. The bayonet has he early pre-1893 round press stud as opposed to the later flat version. The blade retains its original needle sharp tip and the quillon carries the number 57634. This is repeated on the scabbard frog strap. The scabbard is completely free from dents. This I a nice early matching numbers Lebel bayonet and scabbard. See Martin J. Brayley, An Illustrated History of Bayonets, Pages 71 – 74. The price includes U.K. delivery. BAYO 257
£175.00

WW1 British George V 1895/ 1897 Pattern Presentation Infantry Officer’s Sword With Etched & Blued Panels Blade To Highly Decorated Air Vice-Marshal C. T. Maclean, Royal Fusiliers, RFC, RAF Scabbard, Sam Browne Pattern Frog & Copy Aviator's Certificate. - 16140
Cuthbert Trelawder Maclean was born in Wanganui, New Zealand, in October 1886. He was the son of the Reverend T. B. Maclean and was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School and Auckland University. Maclean was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the New Zealand Land Forces in 1911, and served during the Great War as an infantry officer with the 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) in the French theatre of war from 13 August 1914 (Mentioned in Despatches and awarded an early Military Cross). Maclean was attached to the Royal Flying Corps in 1915, and after initial training as a pilot was posted for operational service with the newly formed 25 (Fighter) Squadron. Operating out of Auchel, and flying F.E.2b’s, Maclean was credited with the destruction of an enemy aircraft, 22 June 1916, ‘Capt. C. T. Maclean and Lt Barraclough, in a F.E. of 25 Sqn, attacked a Roland biplane east of Lens at 8 a.m. while on patrol duty at 10,000 feet. The F.E. dived at the Roland, and following it down to 5,000 fired two drums at close range. At 5,000 feet the German dived perpendicularly, the F.E. overshooting it. Subsequently Capt Maclean saw the Roland on the ground.’ (Royal Flying Corps, Communiques 1915-1916, Edited by C. Cole refers) Maclean commanded 11 Squadron (F.E.2b’s and Bristol Fighters) at Le Hameau and Bellevue, 1916-17. During the latter period the Squadron, containing Albert Ball, were mainly tasked with offensive patrols and reconnaissance missions. At the start of the German Spring Offensive, 21 March 1918, Maclean held the overall command of the Tenth (Army) Wing’s 141 Camels, Bristol Fighters, D.H.4’s and S.E.5a’s at Bruay. Receiving a senior Permanent Commission in the Royal Air Force in 1919, Maclean’s subsequent postings included as Officer Commanding British Forces in Aden, 1929-31; Director of Postings, Air Ministry, 1931-34; Air Officer Commanding, R.A.F., Middle East, 1934-38; and A.O.C. No. 2 (Bomber) Group. He advanced to Air Vice-Marshal and was retired from the Service in 1940. In later life Maclean resided at Whiteway Copse, Cirencester, Gloucester. He died in 1969 (see the following references regarding the Officer’s WW1 medal awards: C.B. London Gazette 2 January 1933. D.S.O. London Gazette 3 June 1919 (France). M.C. London Gazette 18 February 1915. M.I.D. London Gazettes 14 January 1915, 16 March 1916, and 8 November 1918.France, Legion of Honour, Chevalier London Gazette 17 August 1918). This is the Officer’s, original, 1895/97 Pattern British Infantry Officers Sword purchased via London Auctioneers Dix Noonan & Webb from the Officer’s family (unfortunately the Officer’s medals went elsewhere). These swords were a great improvement on previous patterns with better protection to the hand through its ¾ basket hilt (see page 179 of World Swords by Withers). The Sword has a 32 ½” single edged blade with partial fullers (38 ¾” overall). The blade has light staining to be expected with age. There are no manufacturer marks visible on this sword. The ricasso has the ordnance acceptance star and inlaid ‘proof’ roundel. Both sides of the blade have etched & blued foliate panels, one both sides featuring the Kings Crown and Royal Cypher ‘GR’ (George Rex). The back of the blade is marked ‘London Made’ and one side of the blade is inscribed ‘C.J. Maclean Royal fusiliers’. The hilt is fitted with its original leather washer. It has the correct ¾ bowl guard voided with foliate design and George V ’Kings Crown GR V’. It has the correct fish skin grip with wire binding which is tight and intact. The sword has its brown leather covered wood scabbard which has a German Silver throat mount. The scabbard is fitted with an original Sam Browne pattern brown leather frog with straps, brass stud and buckles. The leather of the scabbard has areas of service wear. The sword comes with a photocopy of the Officers 1915 dated Royal Aero Club Aviator’s certificate which contains a portrait of the Officer. The price for this sword to a highly decorated Officer includes UK delivery. Sn 16140
£745.00

1960’s – 1970’s, British Royal Navy Heinke Diver's Knife With Saw Back Blade Marked ‘Non Magnetic AP 6260’ & Earlier Heinke London Brass Scabbard Slotted For Belt Loop. Sn 16137 - 16137
This is an original, British Royal Navy Diver's Knife and Scabbard. The knife has a 1 ½”broad, 7 ¾” long double edged spear point blade with medial ridge & saw back (13 ¼” overall). The double edged blade is undamaged with just light staining and scuffs consistent with age. Both sides of the blade are marked ‘Non Magnetic AP 6260’. The knife has a brass cross guard, ferrule & tang nut together with dense black plastic contoured grooved handle. The knife is complete with its earlier solid brass scabbard with belt slot. The scabbard has cast manufacturer detail ‘Heinke London’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16137
£625.00

WW2 Era Nazi German Kriegsmarine Dagger With Etched Blade By F.W. Holler Solingen & Scabbard. Sn 16138 - 16138
An original, German Kriegsmarine Dagger & Scabbard.The blade is etched on both sides with marine fouled Anchors & Ships Under sail together with scroll work panels. The ricasso is marked with the makers name and logo ‘F.W Holler Solingen'. It has the correct distinctive Kriegsmarine Eagle Pommel, ornate cross guard with scabbard retaining button that works as it should and correct Ivory hue resin grip with wire binding which is tight and secure. It is complete with original scabbard which is decorated with a 'hammered' and etched design. The scabbard has no dents. It has 2 hanging ring mounts with Oak leaf decoration. The mounts are fitted with original hanging rings. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16138
£545.00

MINT, WW2 Era Swiss Army Non Commissioned Officer’s Model 1943 (M43) Dagger By Elsener Schwyz, Victoria With Rare NCO’s Cord, Portepee & Scabbard With Hanger. Sn 16133:1 - 16133:1
This is near mint, original, WW2 era Swiss Army NCO's M43 Dagger. It has a clean 8 ¼” double edged dagger blade with medial ridge and measures 13 ¼” overall. The blade is crisply stamped by the manufacturer Elsener Schwyz, Victoria. The reverse is numbered ‘187767’. It has a nickel-plated cross guard and pommel & undamaged hardwood scales secured by nickel plated screw bolts. The hilt is fitted with an original, clean, undamaged rae to find NCO’s red & white cord and red & white wool portepee. Its original black painted metal scabbard is in similar near mint condition and has a fixed belt bar fitted with leather tab belt hanger which has a nickel plated sprung hanging clip. The rear of the scabbard is stamped ‘S’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16133:1
£325.00

Late 18th Century, English, Knubley London (Gunmaker to the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Clarence and Prince Edward) Officer’s Private Purchase .700 Calibre, Flintlock Pistol With Brass Fittings & Steel Ram Rod. Sn 16135 - 16135
In the late 18th century, Charing Cross in London was a hub of gunsmithing activity. This included John Prosser, Thomas Gill, and John Knubley. In 1790 Knubley was awarded the title of Gunmaker to the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Clarence and Prince Edward. Knubley moved his business to 7 Charing Cross in 1792. Knubley passed away in February 1795, but his wife continued the business along with Samuel Brunn until 1779 who operated as Knubley, Brunn & Co, Charing Cross, London. Brunn passed the business along to John Mallet who continued to operate at Charing Cross until 1803. This is an excellent original, Officer’s private purchase flintlock pistol by Knubley London. It is 15 ½” overall length with a 9” un-sighted steel barrel. Its smooth bore has just staining and residue consistent with age and use. The top of the barrel is marked ‘ London’ and has black powder proofs. The original Walnut full stock is has the knocks, bumps and bruises to be expected with age. It has its original steel ram rod, Swan neck hammer fitted with flint & brass trigger guard with extended tangs. The butt has a brass cudgel cap. The lock plate is signed by the manufacturer ‘Knubley’. The cocking and firing actions work correctly. 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 16135
£945.00

Victorian C1870 Belgian Liege 7mm Pinfire 6 Shot Double Action Revolver With Folding Trigger. A 1007 - A 1007
This is an excellent 7mm calibre, 6 shot, pin fire pocket revolver. It has a 3 ¼” barrel (7 ½” overall). The barrel’s bore is clean with well defined rifling. It has attractive figured Elm or Curly Birch grips which are undamaged. The frame, barrel, grip strap and cylinder all in the white are decorated with an attractive engraved foliate design. It has its original captive ejector rod and pinched blade fore sight. It’s rear sight consists of a notch in the hammer. The cylinder has a Liege ‘ELG with Crown’ mark (illustrated). It is side gate loading, has a folding trigger and is fully functioning with a crisp action, correctly double action only. As an obsolete calibre, 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. The price includes UK delivery. A 1007
£345.00

1960’s Webley Mark III .22 Calibre Under Lever Air Rifle. Sn 16134. - 16134
Webley introduced their MK 3 series of air rifles in 1947. In 1961 Webley began producing Webley MK 3 air rifles with a telescopic sight rail spot welded to the top of the air cylinder (see Page 237 to 243 of Hiller’s Book 'A Collectors Guide to Air Rifles'). The woodwork and metal work of this example are very good condition with just knocks and bumps consistent with age & use. The stock has the correct inlaid 'Webley' roundel. It has an 18 ¾” clean rifled barrel with loading tap and measures 43" overall. The underlever is stamped with serial number 'B3236'. The air chamber has its original spot welded sight rail and the weapon is marked with model and manufacturer detail (illustrated). It has a shrouded block & blade fore sight and adjustable dial rear sight. The loading and firing actions work perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB as a post 1939 Air Weapon the restrictions of the Crime Reduction Act apply to the sale and delivery of this item. Sn 16134
£275.00
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