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EXTREMELY RARE, 1864 American Civil War James H. Merrill’s 2nd Type 1858 / 1861 Patent .54 Calibre Single Shot Breech Loading Cavalry Carbine With Brass Furniture, Steel Saddle Bar & Ring. Sn 17044:6 - 17044:6
The Merrill carbine was a breechloader firearm designed by Baltimore, Maryland gunsmith and inventor James H. Merrill. It was one of several firearms made by Merrill in fulfillment of contracts with the Union Government during the U.S. Civil War. The carbines were produced in two versions: First Type and Second Type. The First Type included a brass patchbox in the stock. The Second Type was produced without the patch box. The carbines were in service with the Union army between 1863 and 1865. This is an original example of the 2nd type Merrill 1858 / 61 patent carbine. The metal work is undamaged and but does have large areas of even pitting. Its original wood stock has knocks, bumps and bruises to be expected. The wood is impressed with indistinct factory cartouche. The 20" barrel’s rifled bore has heavy staining and residue consistent with age and use. It measures 37” overall. The carbine is fitted with 2 leaf rear swivel sight & blade fore sight. It also has a steel saddle bar & ring. It has a brass butt plate, barrel band and trigger guard. The action plate is stamped with Merrill’s name & 1858 -1861 patent detail ‘J.H. Merrill Balto Pat July 1858 / Apl 9. May 21-28-61’ together with 1864 date (all illustrated). The carbine is serial number '18794' which is stamped on the hinged breech cover. This type 2 carbine is correctly without patch box. The weapon’s loading and firing actions work as they should. The price for this extremely rare piece of American Civil War history includes UK delivery. NB As an antique obsolete calibre weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:6
£1,945.00

Model 1915 Favorite J. STEVENS A & T CO USA .32 Long Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Rolling Block Take Down Rifle With External Hammer. Sn 17067 - 17067
Stevens guns were made at their plant in Chicopee Falls, Mass. From 1864 to 1886 their guns were marked J. STEVENS & CO. From 1886 to 1916 they were marked J. STEVENS A & T CO or J. STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO. No Stevens firearms were manufactured from 1916 until 1920 when Savage Arms purchased the facilities and name. This is an original J. STEVENS A & T CO Favorite take down rifle. It has a 24” round stepped to octagonal barrel which has a clean bore and crisp rifling. It measures 38 ½” overall. Its ‘take down' mechanism is achieved by unscrewing the lug on the underside of the action. Its all original wood stock is in very good condition with just a small chip on the fore stock edge. It’s metal work has even patina. One barrel flat is crisply marked ‘J. STEVENS A. & T. CO. CHICOPEE FALLS MASS U.S.A.’, another barrel flat ’32-Long ’ (calibre) and the top of the breech ‘Trade mark Favorite Reg. US Pat Off & FGN’. The weapon is serial number '726' which is stamped on the underside of the action tang. The cocking, firing, take down and rolling block actions work as they should. It has a chequered butt plate with ‘Stevens Favorite’ banner. It has a blade fore sight & adjustable rear sight. As an antique obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17067
£695.00

1894 To 1916 J. STEVENS A & T CO USA Favorite .25 Stevens Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Rolling Block Take Down Rifle With External Hammer. Sn 17044:5 - 17044:5
Stevens guns were made at their plant in Chicopee Falls, Mass. From 1864 to 1886 their guns were marked J. STEVENS & CO. From 1886 to 1916 they were marked J. STEVENS A & T CO or J. STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO. No Stevens firearms were manufactured from 1916 until 1920 when Savage Arms purchased the facilities and name. This is a nice original example of the breech loading rolling block take down J. STEVENS A & T CO rifle. It has a 20 ½” round stepped to octagonal barrel which has a clean bore and crisp rifling. It measures 36 ½” overall. Its ‘take down' mechanism is achieved by unscrewing the lug with ring on the underside of the action. Its all original wood stock is excellent. It has a steel action and original blue finish to the barrel and hammer. One barrel flat is crisply marked ‘J. STEVENS A. & T. CO. CHICOPEE FALLS MASS U.S.A. PAT APR.17. 94’ (illustrated, indicating manufacture between 1894 & 1916) and another barrel flat ’25-Stevens’ (calibre). The weapon is serial number '646' which is stamped on the underside of the action tang. The cocking, firing, take down and rolling block actions work as they should. It has a chequered butt plate with ‘Stevens Favorite’ banner (the bottom edge of the butt plate has a small chip). It has a blade fore sight & adjustable rear sight. As an antique obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17044:5
£675.00

ALL MATCHING NUMBERS, 1869 Swiss Remington Rolling Block 11mm Obsolete Calibre Cavalry Carbine With Regiment Marked Stock Disc ‘1.TB. B 521’. Sn 17044:4 - 17044:4
The Remington Rolling Block rifles and carbines were breech-loading weapons produced from the mid-1860s into the early 20th century by E. Remington and Sons (later Remington Arms Company). The weapons were made in America and under licence in Europe. The actions of these weapons were extremely strong, and could easily withstand the increased pressure of the new smokeless powders coming into use by the late 1880s. This is a very good, original Remington rolling block carbine. The breech has small ‘GF’ and ‘JG’ stamps most likely Swiss inspection marks. The right side of the frame is dated '1869' below ‘Crown C’ mark. The left side of the action, wood, brass butt plate tang and barrel have matching numbers ‘981'. It has a 17” barrel. The barrel has crisp rifling and staining to be expected with age. It measures 34 ½” overall. The carbine has an external hammer, cleaning rod, brass butt plate, blade fore sight and ladder rear sight. The metal work in the white is undamaged and has nice patina throughout. The woodwork is all original. The wrist has an old, stable repair. It is fitted with sling swivels and the stock has a brass roundel inlaid which is Regiment / Unit marked ‘1.TB. B 521’. The carbine’s loading & firing actions work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique rifle no licence is required to own this rifle in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:4
£695.00

Victorian Era Michel Ledent (Ml) Liege Belgium Velo-Dog 5.5mm Velo Dog Obsolete Calibre 6 Shot Revolver With Folding Trigger & Swivelling Captive Ejector Rod. Sn 17072 - 17072
The Velo-Dog pistol was a pocket revolver originally created in France by Charles-François Galand in the late 19th century as a defence for cyclists against dog attacks. The name is a portmanteau of "velocipede" and "dog". Surviving examples vary considerably in appearance. All have short barrels. Many of the weapons have a trigger that folds into the body of the weapon when not in use. This is an original Liege made 6 shot, Velo-Dog revolver. It has a fluted cylinder and 1 ½” octagonal barrel (5” overall). The barrel has a blade fore sight and the rear sight consists of a groove in the top of the frame. The barrel's bore is clean with crisp rifling. The metal work is in the white. It has original, undamaged, chequered, Gutta Percha hard rubber grips. It is side gate loading and its double & single action firing mechanism works correctly. The pistol’s hammer is without hammer spur and folding trigger to prevent snagging on clothing. The barrel and frame have Liege ‘crown above R’ & ‘star above q’ proof inspection marks. The frame has a maker’s mark which appears to be ‘Ml’ (most likely Michel Ledent a Liege Gunmaker). As an obsolete calibre, antique, 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. Sn 17072
£645.00

Mid 1800's Smith & Wesson USA Transitional Model 1 ½ 'Tip Up' Barrel .32 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre 5 Shot Pocket Revolver. Sn 17071 - 17071
The American Civil War created a large demand for handguns of all shapes and sizes. S&W had been successfully producing their Model 1 Pocket Revolvers and Their Model 2 belt revolver. There was however a demand for a pocket revolver in a larger calibre than their Model 1 .22 Calibre pistol. To cater for the demand S&W introduced their transitional Model 1 ½ in 32 RF calibre These pistols were made using some parts taken from the production line of their Model 1 and Model 2 revolvers. This is a very good example of the Smith & Wesson Model 1 ½ 'Tip Up' Barrel 5 shot Revolver in .32 Rim Fire Calibre. The pistol’s metal work has even patina and has undamaged original Walnut grips. The butt of the grip frame is numbered 31863. The top rib of its 3 ½” barrel is marked with the S&W Springfield address and Patent detail (illustrated). The barrel’s rifled bore has staining consistent with age and use. The pistol measures 8” overall and has a blade fore sight, ‘v’ notch bar rear sight and sheathed trigger. The pistol’s single action firing mechanism works as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an obsolete calibre antique revolver no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17071
£575.00

1874 Colt USA 'New Line' Factory Nickel Plated 5 Shot .32 Rim Fire Obsolete Calibre Single Action Pocket Revolver. Sn 17070 - 17070
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 example. The metal work has its original factory nickel plating which is worn in places consistent with age. The revolver has a 2 ¼” round barrel (6” overall). The barrel’s bore is clean with crisp rifling. The top of the barrel is crisply marked 'Colt's PT FA MFG CC Hartford CT USA'. The frame is stamped with ’32 Cal’ calibre detail. It has a blade fore sight and grooved frame rear sight. The action is single action only and works as it should. It has a removable cylinder for speed loading. The Walnut grips are undamaged. The underside of the barrel is stamped with serial number ’7579’ which dates its manufacture to 1874. Matching number ‘579’ is stamped on the cylinder. 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 17070
£675.00

MINT BORE, Victorian Era Liege Belgium Velo-Dog 7.5mm Obsolete Calibre 5 Shot Hammerless Revolver With Folding Trigger & Swivelling Captive Ejector Rod. Sn 17069 - 17069
The Velo-Dog pistol was a pocket revolver originally created in France by Charles-François Galand in the late 19th century as a defence for cyclists against dog attacks. The name is a portmanteau of "velocipede" and "dog". Surviving examples vary considerably in appearance. All have short barrels. Many of the weapons have a trigger that folds into the body of the weapon when not in use. This is an original Liege made 5 shot, Velo-Dog revolver. It has a fluted cylinder and 2 ¼” octagonal barrel (5 ¼” overall). The barrel has a blade fore sight and the top of the frame has a 'v' notch rear sight. The barrel's bore is near mint clean and bright with crisp deep cut rifling. The barrel and cylinder retain their original blue finish. It has original, undamaged, chequered, Gutta Percha hard rubber grips. It is side gate loading and its double action only firing mechanism works correctly. The pistol has an internal hammer and folding trigger to prevent snagging on clothing. The barrel has and frame have Liege ‘crown above R’ & ‘star above C’ proof inspection marks. The frame is numbered 2897 (all illustrated). As an obsolete calibre, antique, 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. Sn 17069
£645.00

WW1 Era, French Military, St Etienne Arsenal Fusil Gras M80 Model 1874 (M74/80) 11mm Calibre Service Rifle Converted from Chassepot Needle Fire. Sn 17060 - 17060
This is an early breech loading French military rifle. Originally a model 1866 Chassepot needle fire rifle used during the Franco-Prussian War it was decided to extend their service life by converting them to fire the 11 x 59.5 mm brass cartridge using the Gras bolt system. The rifle was designated the Gras M80 Model 1874 (Fusil Gras M80 Modèle 1874). The Gras continued to be issued to French troops throughout WW1. This is a very good Gras rifle. The wood is all original with just knocks bumps & bruises to be expected with age and service use. It has heavy military furniture and the metal work has even patina throughout. It has a block foresight, ladder rear sight, bayonet block, steel butt plate, sling swivels & original clearing rod. It measures 51 ½” overall with a 31 ½” barrel. The bore has staining & residue consistent with age & use. The breech is marked by the St Etienne Arsenal manufacturer and 'M80 & M1874' model detail together with other numbers and inspection marks (illustrated). Its loading and firing actions work as they should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique display obsolete calibre rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17060
£695.00

American Civil War Era U.S. Army Marked Springfield Model 1863 .50-70 Obsolete Calibre Rifle Converted In 1870 To Breech Loading Trap Door. Sn 17044:3 - 17044:3
This is an excellent original Springfield Model 1863 ‘Trap Door’ .50-70 Calibre Service rifle converted to Trap Door in 1870. It has all original wood stock and the metal work is clean. It measures 52” overall with a 32” round steel barrel which has a clean bore & crisp rifling. The weapon is fitted with block and blade fore sight, graduated flip up rear sight. It also has a heavy military hammer, steel butt plate, sling swivels, steel fore end block and steel ram rod. The action plate is marked with the American Eagle and 'U.S. Springfield' together with ‘1863’ (model). The barrel and action have matching numbers ‘27134’. The trap door is stamped ‘U.S.’( Army) together with Eagle’s head and ‘1870’ (date) indicating the date that this rifle was converted to trap door. The steel butt plate tang is stamped ‘U.S.’ (Army). The weapon’s loading, cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. As an obsolete calibre antique firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17044:3
£1,495.00
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