Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale
on Wednesday 5th December 2018
Public Exhibition
Sunday 2nd December - 12 noon to 4pm
Monday 3rd December - 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 4th December - 10am to 5pm
Sale commences Wednesday 5th December at 12 noon precisely
Lots: 251-300 of 348
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Lot 251
‡ A SPANISH STIRRUP, 17TH CENTURY
with octagonal tread incorporating a pierced chamber beneath, a pair of rectangular side panels with notched edges, each pierced with six holes and rising to a faceted bar and joined by a curved top bar, with an oval brass inventory tag '147'
21.0 cm; 8 1/4 in high


Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 252
‡ A 15 BORE ANDALUSIAN SILVER-MOUNTED MIQUELET-LOCK SPORTING GUN BY FRA. CATAN, RONDA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with two-stage barrel retained by a single engraved silver band decorated with flowers and foliage, fitted with silver 'spider' fore-sight enriched with gold foliage, chiselled and gilt girdle, stamped with a series of gold-lined decorative marks and the punzónes of Bustindui at the breech (Neue Střckel 124 and 130), inlaid with a slender gold line, gold-lined vent, engraved grooved tang, engraved patilla lock stamped with the gold-lined punzón of Fracatan on the main plate and the outer face of the steel, the former inscribed 'Ronda' on the inside, the principle elements chiselled and engraved with scrolls and retaining some gilding, figured half-stock (the fore-end cracked on one side), 'Catalan' style butt, engraved silver mounts comprising flush-fitting openwork side-plate decorated with foliage, moulded ramrod-pipe on a foliate bed, fore-end cap and barrel band release, the latter applied with an engraved marine monster panel behind, engraved scrolling iron trigger-guard with a further punzón, and later horn-tipped ramrod
84.0 cm; 33 in barrel
Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 253
‡ A 15 BORE SPANISH MIQUELET-LOCK SPORTING GUN BY GUISASOLA, PROBABLY ANTONIO, 1770
with two-stage barrel retained by a single slender pierced iron band, fitted with gold 'spider' fore-sight enclosed by gold scrolls, chiselled girdle decorated with foliage and gilt scrolls, octagonal breech stamped with a series of gold-lined decorative marks and the gold-lined punzón of Domingo de Clabe and a further punzón including a dog and a hound (unclear), inlaid with a gold line and with gold-lined vent, the breech fitted with moulded silver back-sight on a saddle, engraved tang decorated with scrolling foliage, scroll-engraved bevelled miquelet-lock stamped with the gold-lined punzón of 'Guisola' and with engraved lock and bridle, figured half-stock (reduced from full stock), carved with scrolling foliage about the ramrod aperture and the tang, 'Catalan' style butt, engraved iron mounts comprising openwork side-plate decorated with foliage, trigger-guard with punzón en suite with the lock, and butt-plate with foliate terminal, and horn-tipped ramrod
95.5 cm; 37 5/8 in barrel

Antonio Guisasola is recorded in Eibar as a barrelmaker. His name is on a fowling piece made in 1796 that was presented to Carlos IV, now preserved in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (acc. no. 16.135). See Lavin 1965, p. 262.
Estimate:  £1800 - 2200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 254
‡ AN 18 BORE SPANISH MIQUELET-LOCK SPORTING GUN BY MIGUEL DE ZEGARRA, CIRCA 1780
with two-stage barrel retained by two slender pierced iron bands, fitted with gold 'spider' fore-sight, chiselled with foliage at the girdle, octagonal breech stamped with decorative marks, the punzón of Joaquin de Zelaya and a further mark, in a rectangle an eagle displayed, fitted with small silver back-sight on a slender saddle, engraved tang, signed lock with maker's punzón, engraved with border ornament and foliage on the tail, full stock carved with delicate mouldings ahead of the lock and about the tang, fluted butt, engraved iron mounts comprising solid side-plate, trigger-guard with engraved bud-shaped terminal and gold-lined punzón of Carlos Montargis (Neue Střckel 7922) within an engraved garland, and butt-plate with small scalloped tang (ramrod missing)
94.2 cm; 39 1/8 in barrel

Literature
James D. Lavin, A History of Spanish Firearms, 1965, p. 268 and 277.

Miguel de Segarra was a disciple of Gabriel de Algora in Madrid. He received his honorary appointment to Carlos III on 11th April 1768 and replaced Agustín Oritiz as regular on the latter's death on 11 July 1771. Both Joaquin de Zelaya and Carlos Montargis were apprenticed to Salvador Cenarro. See Lavin, op. cit.
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 255
‡ A 15 BORE SPANISH PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN BY VICTOR ESTEBAN, DATED 1838
with octagonal sighted barrel punched and blued over its entire surface, retained by a pair of slender iron bands each incorporating a ramrod-pipe beneath, fitted with silver 'spider' fore-sight on a bed of gold scrolls, further gold scrolls over the breech and about the gold-lined punzónes of Bustindui at the breech (Neue Střckel 124 and 130, the latter unclear), finely engraved tang decorated with scrolling foliage on a matted ground, dated at the rear and with the maker's gold-lined punzón behind the breech, finely chiselled lock decorated with a pair of hounds in pursuit of a stag, marked en suite with the breech and with a waterfowl on the tail, chiselled hammer, figured full stock carved over the fore-end and with a low bud-shaped moulding about the tang, iron mounts comprising trigger-guard with foliate terminal and the bow struck with gold-lined punzón of Miguel de Zegarra, engraved flush-fitting foliate side-plate, engraved butt-plate, a pair of sling swivels, and horn-tipped ramrod
89.0 cm; 35 in barrel
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 256
‡ A RARE 34 BORE SPANISH MIQUELET-LOCK BELT PISTOL, CIRCA 1645
with tapering octagonal barrel retained by a slender pierced iron band, flat patilla lock fitted with external mainspring, steel with screw-in fluted inner face, the cock bridle and steel bridle each with scalloped mouldings, full stock carved with three characteristic notches on the left of the breech, applied with pierced symmetrical iron panels beneath the lock, behind the tang and over the fore-end, the latter incorporating a sprung clip engaging the barrel band, the pommel fitted with iron cap, moulded around its circumference and with a pierced basal cap en suite, iron mounts comprising trigger-guard with writhen rear terminal and long plain belt hook (later ramrod)
15.5 cm; 6 1/8 in barrel

Literature
James D. Lavin, A History of Spanish Firearms, 1965, p. 252.

The iron mounts are patterned after contemporary arms of Brescia, see Lavin, op. cit..
Estimate:  £2500 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 257
‡ A 22 BORE RIPOLL BELT PISTOL FOR EXPORT, CIRCA 1775
with tapering barrel formed in two stages, moulded at the muzzle, chiselled girdle, stamped with a spurious gold-lined punzón involving a rampant lion at the breech, engraved tang, patilla lock fitted with external mainspring with moulded border, full stock moulded over the fore-end and opposite the lock, inlaid with silver openwork plaques about the tang on each side of the butt, a foliate panel beneath the fore-end and with a large expanded flowerhead on the pommel, the latter bound by a moulded silver band, silver mounts comprising trigger-guard with foliate terminal and writhen belt hook, silver ramrod-pipe and silver fore-end band (ramrod missing)
15.0 cm; 6 in barrel

Literature
James D. Lavin, A History of Spanish Firearms, 1965, p. 272.



Estimate:  £1500 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 258
‡ A 20 BORE SPANISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL BY DIEGO ESQUIBEL, MADRID, DATED 1704 AND 1706
with tapering barrel formed in three stages, moulded at the muzzle and girdle, the median polygonal and engraved with alternate panels of foliage and small central diamond-shaped panels, signed and dated octagonal breech engraved with scrollwork and struck with the maker's gold-lined punzónes, scroll-engraved tang, signed and dated lock with a single gold-lined punzón, engraved with scrolling foliage on the tail, full stock carved with a moulding behind the rear ramrod-pipe and about the tang, iron mounts comprising finely pierced and chiselled side-plate decorated with scrolling foliage inhabited by serpents, spurred pommel engraved with border ornament and with a warrior profile on the cap, engraved trigger-guard with foliate terminal (engraving worn), a pair of moulded ramrod-pipes and later ramrod
31.4 cm; 12 1/8 in barrel

Diego Esquibel is recorded manufacturing firearms around 1694. He enjoyed an outstanding reputation in Spain and his reputation outside that country is evident by the number of German forgeries of Spanish barrels that bear his name. See Lavin 1965, p. 259.
Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 259
‡ A 20 BORE CATALAN MIQUELET-LOCK PISTOL, RIPOLL, LATE 17TH CENTURY
with tapering barrel formed in two stages, moulded at the muzzle, the forward section with a slender central rib and engraved with foliage at each end, reeded breech, engraved tang (rubbed), patilla lock of characteristic type with chiselled scalloped bridles and engraved details, the steel stamped 'Prat' on the outer face, full stock encased in sheet brass embossed with a running pattern of foliage on a punched ground, characteristic ball butt, the decoration left void in imitation of a sideplate opposite the lock, spurred iron trigger-guard, and early iron ramrod, probably the original
22.5 cm; 8 7/8 in barrel

The mark on this pistols lock is also recorded in the Pauilhac Collection. A number of barrels and gunlock makers in Ripoll with this name are recorded, see Graells 1983, p. 157 no. 171 and pp. 179-180.

Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 260
‡ AN 18 BORE SPANISH SILVER-MOUNTED PERCUSSION PISTOL, CIRCA 1840 REBUILT FROM A MIQUELET-LOCK BY ALONSO MUŇOZ, SEVILLE, CIRCA 1780
with blued barrel formed in two stages, swamped towards the muzzle and inlaid with gold scrolls, chiselled median, inscribed in gold over the breech 'Sonde Sr Comendar/Fr Dn, Fra.co drueda/y Barryentos', struck with the maker's gold-lined punzónes, engraved tang, engraved lock with chiselled and engraved elements, including external mainspring decorated with scrolls and a flower on the underside and hammer with gilt bridle, figured full stock carved with scrolling foliage ahead of the lock, and about the tang, full silver mounts comprising solid side-plate cast and chased with rococo scrollwork, trigger-guard engraved en suite, spurred pommel with foliate cap, openwork escutcheon incised with a coat-of-arms, a pair of moulded ramrod-pipes and silver fore-end cap, and associated ramrod
27.0 cm; 10 5/8 in barrel

A miqulelet-lock by this maker is recorded in the 1888 collection catalogue of José Estruch. See Lavin 1965, p. 273. Comendador Francisco María de Rueda y Barrientos was leader of the Alcolea municipality in Seville.

Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 261
‡ A RARE 16 BORE SPANISH PISTOL WITH FULMINATE LOCK ON THE FORSYTH PRINCIPLE, BY JOSE GUTIERREZ, SEVILLE, DATED 1824
with tapering barrel formed in two stages, chiselled girdle, inlaid with gold-lined decorative marks and the maker's punzón, engraved tang decorated with trophies-of-arms, signed border and scroll-engraved lock fitted with sliding magazine engraved with a running hound, 'Sevilla' and the date, the magazine operated by the hammer and joined by a bridle engraved with a pair of addorsed marine monsters, full stock, the butt cut with a chequered panel on each side, engraved iron mounts comprising flush-fitting side-plate decorated with foliage, trigger-guard with foliate terminal and trophies on the bow, pommel inset with a foliate plaque, and a pair of moulded ramrod-pipes, and iron ramrod
12..2 cm; 4 3/4 in barrel
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 262
A RARE .750 CALIBRE 1842 PATTERN PERCUSSION MUSKET FOR THE BANK OF ENGLAND, THE LOCK BY LACY & CO
with regulation barrel stamped 'Bank of England' over the breech and struck with London proof marks (light pitting), standing back-sight, border-engraved lock stamped 'Lacy & Co', full stock of regulation type, regulation brass mounts including butt-cap numbered '14' on the tang, iron sling swivels, and iron ramrod
99.4 cm; 39 1/8 in barrel

The first muskets were made for the defence of the Bank of England during the Chartist Riots of 1838 and a further purchase was made, including the present example, around 1846. Another musket of this type, numbered 8 on the butt plate, is preserved in the Royal Armouries, Leeds (inv. no. XII. 1623).




Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 263
A .577/450 CALIBRE MARTINI HENRY MARK IV RIFLE, DATED 1886
of regulation type, with sighted barrel retained by two bands, fitted with back-sight calibrated to 1300 yards, dated action with 'VR' crowned on the right, full stock with regulation mounts, the butt impressed with Ordnance marks on the right, steel clearing rod, leather sling, with bayonet in its leather scabbard
82.5 cm; 32 1/2 in barrel
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 264
A .577 CALIBRE SNIDER-ENFIELD THREE-BAND RIFLED MUSKET BY G. INGRAM, GLASGOW, CIRCA 1860
of regulation type, with sighted barrel fitted with ladder back-sight, stamped 'Ingram Glasgow' over the breech, signed lock, full stock, brass mounts and iron ramrod
93.0 cm; 36 5/8 in barrel


Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 265
A .577 CALIBRE SNIDER ENFIELD TWO-BAND RIFLED CARBINE, DATED 1872
of regulation type, with sighted barrel, struck with proof and Ordnance marks on the left of the breech, ladder back-sight, bayonet bar, dated lock stamped with 'VR' crowned and 'L.S.A.' (firing pin and extractor defective), three-quarter stock dated on the right of the butt, brass mounts and iron ramrod
55.0 cm; 21 5/8 in barrel
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 266
A .68 CALIBRE VICTORIAN PERCUSSION CARBINE FOR INDIAN EXCISE USE, THE LOCK DATED 1867
with sighted barrel retained by two iron bands, struck with Ordnance marks at the breech, regulation lock struck with 'VR' crowned, 'Enfield' and the dates 1858 and 1867, regulation stock, with brass mounts, the right-hand side of the butt inset with a brass rondel stamped 'Excise & Salt D. 32', and swivel ramrod
53.5 cm; 21 1/8 in barrel


Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 267
A .577 CALIBRE ARTILLERY SHORT SNIDER ACTION RIFLED CARBINE, DATED 1859
of regulation specifications, with rifled barrel fitted with back-sight to 600 yards, the breech and action stamped with proof and Ordnance marks, dated lock with 'VR' crowned, full stock with Ordnance mark on the right of the butt, regulation brass mounts, including butt-plate stamped 'V/DN2', iron clearing rod, with a nipple protector, leather sling and bayonet with steel garrison type scabbard and leather frog
54.5 cm; 21 1/2 in barrel


Estimate:  £450 - 550 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 268
A .577 CALIBRE VICTORIAN TWO-BAND CARBINE FOR THE EASTERN MARKET, MID-19TH CENTURY
of regulation type, with sighted barrel, border-engraved lock struck with a tughra, full stock impressed 'ML308' on the right of the butt, brass mounts and iron ramrod
73.5 cm; 29 in barrel



Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 269
A .73 CALIBRE PERCUSSION FIRST MODEL VICTORIA VOLUNTEER CARBINE, BIRMINGHAM PROOF MARKS, CIRCA 1840
of regulation type, with browned sighted barrel, border-engraved back-action lock stamped 'Warranted' full stock, brass mounts, iron saddle bar with ring and iron swivel ramrod
56.0 cm; 22 in barrel
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 270
A .650 CALIBRE VICTORIAN FLINTLOCK YEOMANRY CARBINE, BIRMINGHAM PROOF MARKS, DATED 1840
with tapering sighted barrel, dated lock with 'VR' crowned, 'Tower' and associated ring-neck cock, full stock of regulation type, regulation brass mounts, iron saddle bar with ring, and iron swivel ramrod
53.2 cm; 21 in barrel
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 271
A .750 CALIBRE FLINTLOCK VOLUNTEER CARBINE, FIRST QUARTER THE 18TH CENTURY
of regulation type, with tapering sighted barrel struck with Ordnance mark over the breech, bevelled lock struck with 'GR' crowned, 'Tower, lock viewer's mark, the inside struck 'R&RS' and with 38 crowned, full stock (small repairs), regulation brass mounts and iron ramrod
71.8 cm; 28 3/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 272
AN 8 BORE FLINTLOCK OFFICER'S FUSIL, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with tapering barrel fitted with silver fore-sight (rubbed), engraved grooved tang, associated regulation border-engraved lock with 'GR' crowned, full stock (the grip cracked through and repaired), carved with an apron moulding about the tang, brass mounts of livery type, including trigger-guard with acorn finial, solid side-plate, four ramrod-pipes, and vacant escutcheon (later ramrod)
99.2 cm; 39 in barrel
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 273
A .750 CALIBRE FLINTLOCK INDIA PATTERN MUSKET, THE STOCK DATED 1830
of regulation type, with sighted barrel struck 'M1374' and with proof and Ordnance marks at the breech, regulation lock with 'GR' crowned' and 'Tower', full stock (chipped about the lock) stamped with the date and 'M1374' opposite the lock, regulation brass mounts including side-plate stamped en suite with the stock and iron ramrod
100.0 cm; 39 3/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 274
A .750 CALIBRE FLINTLOCK INDIA PATTERN MUSKET, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
of regulation type, with sighted barrel struck 'M1799' and with proof and Ordnance marks at the breech, regulation lock with 'GR' crowned and 'Tower' (worn), later full stock stamped with the date and 'M1374' opposite the lock, regulation brass mounts including side-plate stamped en suite with the stock, iron sling swivels and iron ramrod
100.0 cm; 39 3/8 in barrel
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 275
AN 11 BORE FLINTLOCK MUSKET, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
with tapering sighted barrel struck with London proof marks on the left of the breech, associated lock, full stock impressed 'Cutler & Son' on the right of the butt, brass mounts of regulation type and iron ramrod
71.7 cm; 28 1/4 in barrel
Estimate:  £200 - 220 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 276
A .750 CALIBRE INDIAN PATTERN FLINTLOCK MUSKET, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
of regulation type, with tapering barrel, struck with ordnance marks, the letters 'GP' and moulded at the breech (pitted), lock with 'GR' crowned, 'Tower' and Ordnance mark (inoperative, worn, cleaned), full stock (cleaned), brass mounts and iron ramrod
99.2 cm; 39 1/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 277
A COMPOSITE 14 BORE FLINTLOCK PISTOL WITH EAST INDIA COMPANY LOCK DATED 1815
with tapering barrel, border-engraved lock with East India rampant lion and the date on the tail, full stock, iron mounts (worn) and vacant white metal escutcheon
23.0 cm 9 1/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £180 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 278
A .450 CALIBRE FRENCH MODEL 1866 NEEDLE-FIRE CHASSEPOT RIFLE AND A .700 CALIBRE FRENCH PERCUSSION MUSKET, MID-19TH CENTURY
the first of regulation type, with blackened barrel, action and bolt (lightly pitted), regulation stock, iron mounts and two sling swivels; the second probably the model of 1842, of regulation type, the barrel dated 1848 on the right of the breech, back-action lock, full stock, iron mounts and two sling swivels (oxidised throughout)
the first: 79.5 cm; 31 1/4 in barrel
(2)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 279
A .750 CALIBRE FRENCH MODEL 1816 FLINTLOCK MUSKET, LIČGE PROOF, CIRCA 1820
with sighted barrel struck with Ličge proof mark over the breech, traces of an arsenal inscription on the tang, regulation lock with St Etienne Royal arsenal inscription, regulation full stock hollowed for the cheek on the left of the butt, regulation iron mounts and original iron ramrod
100.5 cm; 39 5/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 280
A FRENCH .700 CALIBRE MODEL 1777 FLINTLOCK MUSKET
of regulation type,the barrel retained by two brass and one iron band, the tang and lock with traces of model designation and arsenal inscription respectively, full stock and regulation mounts, complete with its iron ramrod and bayonet (the iron parts pitted)
102.7 cm; 40 3/8 in barrel


Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 281
A RARE 12-BORE D.B. NEEDHAM PATENT NEEDLE-FIRE SPORTING GUN BY JOSEPH NEEDHAM & CO, 26 PICCADILLY LONDON, NO 1051, CIRCA 1854-60
with rebrowned twist barrels signed in block capitals on the rib, signed scroll-engraved breech bolts each fitted with safety-catch and numbered inside and out, figured walnut half-stock (minor bruising), chequered grip and fore-end, finely engraved iron mounts including numbered trigger-guard decorated with a large hound on the bow, butt-cap with a pair of game birds on the tang, silver escutcheon engraved with the owner's initial, 'WD', horn fore-end cap, and the butt previously fitted with a pad on the left
83.9 cm; 33 in barrels

Joseph and William Needham traded as Joseph Needham & Co circa 1854-70. The present gun incorporates patent number 184 of 1852.
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 282
A D.B. 13 BORE PIN-FIRE SHOTGUN BY GASQUOINE & DYSON, MANCHESTER, NO. 1563, LONDON PROOF MARKS, CIRCA 1865
with sighted barrels signed on the rib (rubbed, shortened in its working life), finely engraved rounded rotary underlever action engraved with scrollwork and a brace of pheasant on each side, finely engraved locks each decorated with scrolling foliage inhabited by a hound and signed on a scroll, engraved slender tang en suite, figured walnut half-stock, chequered fore-end and grip (rubbed) and horn butt-cap, in a lined and fitted case with trade label of Leech & Sons of Chelmsford
55.0 cm; 21 5/8 in barrels


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 283
A .600 CALIBRE PERCUSSION RIFLE BY J. MCCRIRICK, AYR, CIRCA 1840
with octagonal twist multi-groove rifled barrel (back-sight removed, light pitting), engraved breech with platinum line (nipple removed), engraved tang, signed engraved lock decorated with a reclining stag (hammer missing), figured walnut half-stock, iron butt-cap (trigger-guard and ramrod-pipes missing) and vacant silver escutcheon
81.2 cm; 32 in barrel


Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 284
A CASED 14 BORE D.B. PERCUSSION BALL AND SHOTGUN BY PARKER, FIELD & SONS, 233 HOLBORN, LONDON, NO. 9139, LONDON PROOF MARKS, CIRCA 1840
with browned twist sighted barrels signed on the rib, numbered and struck with proof marks beneath, case-hardened breeches engraved with a scroll on the top and fitted with platinum plugs, border-engraved back-action locks signed on a scroll, fitted with bolt safety-catches and scroll-engraved hammers, figured walnut half-stock, chequered grip, engraved blued steel butt-plate and trigger-guard, the latter numbered, vacant escutcheon, and brass-tipped ramrod: in a fitted oak case lined in green baize, the lid with facsimile trade label, and with Heath patent copper powder-flask, leather shot-flask, turnscrew and oil bottle
60.0 cm; 23 5/8 in barrels
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 285
A .750 CALIBRE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK GAME RIFLE SIGNED MANTON, DOVER STREET, BIRMINGHAM PROOF MARKS, CIRCA 1820
for the Indian market, with rebrowned twist sighted barrel signed over the breech, rifled with seven slender grooves, stamped with proof marks and the number '5279' beneath the breech, with Indian marks on the left, platinum lined vent, engraved breech tang, signed lock fitted with bevelled cock, semi-rainproof pan and roller (light pitting), figured walnut half-stock, chequered grip, the butt with carved cheek-piece on the left and patch-box with hinged silver trap cover on the right (pitted), silver mounts including earlier style numbered trigger-guard with pineapple finial and engraved bow, butt-cap engraved en suite with the breech tang, ramrod-pipes, and fore-end cap and brass-tipped wooden ramrod
107 cm; 42 1/8 in barrel
Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 286
A 10 BORE FLINTLOCK WILDFOWLING GUN BY LEMMON, LATE 18TH CENTURY
with tapering barrel formed in two stages, fitted with silver bead fore-sight and engraved with a linear panel over the breech (refreshed), signed stepped bevelled lock engraved with foliage, figured walnut half-stock, chequered grip, iron trigger-guard brass butt-plate, horn fore-end cap and three brass ramrod-pipes (the fourth missing), and wooden ramrod
151.8 cm; 59 3/4 in barrel

Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 287
A D.B. PERCUSSION CAPE RIFLE BY JOSEPH BOURNE, LONDON PROOF MARKS, NO. 3398, CIRCA 1865
with twist sighted barrels, the right 14 bore and smooth, the left 40 bore and rifled for belted ball, broad rib marked from '1' to '19' in inch increments, platinum plugs, fitted with folding leaf back-sight and signed over the breech, signed scroll-engraved locks, figured walnut half-stock, chequered fore-end and grip, engraved iron mounts including patchbox-cover decorated with a running stag and numbered trigger-guard (one barrel bolt head slightly chipped), vacant silver escutcheon, and brass-tipped wooden ramrod
75.0 cm; 29 ˝ in barrels

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 288
A 10 BORE FLINTLOCK VELDT RIFLE, THE LOCK SIGNED PARTRIDGE, BIRMINGHAM PROOF MARKS, CIRCA 1830
with two-stage barrel rifled with nine grooves, fitted with silver 'spider' fore-sight (incomplete), and provision for a further fore-sight, chiselled girdle and standing back-sight (tang missing), signed border-engraved lock (cock missing) fitted with roller, figured walnut full stock (small cracks and chips), bobbejaanbout (Baboon thigh) butt with raised cheek-piece on the left, and brass mounts including trigger-guard and butt-plate (sideplate and ramrod missing)
116.4 cm; 45 3/4 in barrel

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 289
A .650 CALIBRE GERMAN FLINTLOCK JAEGER RIFLE, CIRCA 1750-80, POSSIBLY SAXON
with octagonal swamped sighted barrel rifled with seven narrow grooves, fitted with bayonet bar on the right of the muzzle, back-sight of two folding leaves, stepped bevelled lock stamped with a mark near the steel spring, probably 'ICRH', full stock, the butt with carved raised cheek-piece on the left and patchbox with sliding cover on the right, brass mounts of regulation type, iron ramrod with large button-shaped finial and two iron sling swivels
74.2 cm; 29 1/4 in barrel
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 290
A 6 BORE PRUSSIAN MILITARY FLINTLOCK RAMPART GUN, MID-18TH CENTURY, THE STOCK WITH LATER HIGHLY DECORATED HORN VENEER
with heavy tapering sighted barrel formed in three stages and with a prominent lug beneath, regulation Potsdam stepped lock stamped 'S&D' for Splittgerber & Daum, full stock almost entirely covered in engraved cow horn plaques decorated with woodland scenes inhabited by mounted hunters in pursuit of stag, boar and exotic beasts including an elephant, giraffe, lion and a tiger, the butt decorated en suite (small chips and minor losses), iron mounts of military type including trigger-guard, side-plate and butt-plate, and iron ramrod, probably the original
125.0 cm; 49 1/4 in barrel


Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 291
A PERCUSSION RIFLE, THE BARREL BY THOMAS MONCK, ST JOHN'S ST., STAMFORD, SECOND QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with signed octagonal sighted barrel rifled with three grooves, fitted with folding leaf back-sight (loose), flat lock with later scrollwork, half-stock (extensively cracked and repaired), chequered pistol grip and iron mounts (worn)
73.4 cm; 28 7/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 292
A 20 BORE D.B. FRENCH PIN-FIRE SHOTGUN, LOMBEZ, CIRCA 1870
with twist sighted barrels, rounded rotary underlever action, signed border-engraved back-action locks (worn, signature unclear), half-stock carved with a stag's head in the round behind the grip, raised cheek-piece and iron mounts
78.3 cm; 30 7/8 in barrels


Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 293
AN 18 BORE PERCUSSION SHOTGUN, SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
with tapering sighted barrel, stamped 'J.L.P' and 'P' at the breech, recessed side-hammer action, walnut half-stock with separate fore-end and butt, and iron mounts
91.5 cm; 36 in barrel
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 294
A .700 CALIBRE AUSTRIAN FLINTLOCK RIFLE BY IOH QUALEC IN WIENN, DATED 1720
with fine sighted barrel rifled with seven grooves, the muzzle finely chiselled as a gaping monsterhead, the octagonal forward section signed and dated, tapering breech chiselled with a trellis design of foliage on a punched ground and fitted with a pair of low standing back-sights, tang engraved with a mask, bevelled lock chiselled with trophies-of-arms and scrolls on a punched ground, fitted with bevelled lock decorated with further scrolls, finely carved full stock moulded over the fore-end, decorated with scrolling foliage and scalloped designs behind the rear ramrod-pipe, ahead of the trigger-guard and about the tang, the butt carved en suite, with raised cheek-piece inlaid with an engraved star in contrasting panels of horn and bone, the rear portion carved with a trophy and scrolls, the latter issuant from a scaly dragon, the right fitted with matching carved sliding patchbox-cover, brass mounts comprising openwork side-plate decorated with scrolls, foliage, a monsterhead and a female profile, butt-plate decorated with a classical warrior beneath a canopy on the tang, escutcheon decorated with Diana the huntress, trigger-guard with elaborate scrollwork terminal and a mounted classical figure on the bow, rear ramrod-pipe en suite with the trigger-guard, two further faceted ramrod-pipes, and horn fore-end cap (later ramrod)
90.0 cm; 35 1/2 in barrel

Johann Karl Qualleck of Vienna is recorded 19th April 1722. See Schedelmann 1944, p. 52.
Estimate:  £2000 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 295
A 14 BORE D.B. BELGIAN PIN-FIRE SHOTGUN BY E. BERNARD, LIČGE PROOF, NO. 9556, CIRCA 1855
with twist sighted barrels, signed in gold on the rib (losses), signed and numbered beneath, rounded rotary under-lever action engraved with C-scrolls and vine foliage, back-action locks en suite, half-stock, and chequered grip (worn)
75.5 cm; 29 3/4 in barrels
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 296
A 34 BORE D.B. FRENCH PERCUSSION SHOTGUN, ST ETIENNE PROOF MARKS, MID-19TH CENTURY
with sighted barrels (pitted), back-action locks engraved with vine foliage, engraved brass mounts, and brass-tipped ramrod with iron worm
80.5 cm; 31 3/4 in barrels

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 297
A WESTPHALIAN .400 CALIBRE PERCUSSION RIFLE BY G.CAMPHAUSEN IN CREFELD, NO. 351, MID-19TH CENTURY
with tapering barrel rifled with four grooves, fitted with folding back-sight (fore-sight removed), signed scroll-engraved stepped flush-fitting lock, double set trigger, full stock (fore-end replaced), chequered grip, the butt with raised cheek-piece on the left and engraved iron trap-cover on the right (worn), engraved German silver mounts comprising small scrolling side-plate and trigger-guard, the latter decorated with a bird-of-prey and with iron terminal, butt-plate, and two ramrod-pipes and horn-tipped ramrod
70.0 cm; 27 1/2 in barrel

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 298
A BLUNDERBUSS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY
with brass barrel formed in three stages, flaring towards the muzzle, stamped with the barrelsmith's, London view and proof marks over the breech, iron tang, associated lock (incomplete), full stock (cracked) and brass mounts
46.0 cm; 18 1/8 in barrel

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 299
A .36 CALIBRE SIX-SHOT COLT MARTIALLY MARKED MODEL 1851 NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER, NO. 56926 FOR 1856
of standard production specifications, with octagonal sighted barrel with one line New York address, numbered cylinder with traces of engraving, iron frame stamped 'Colt's US Patent' on the left, iron trigger-guard and back-strap, the latter extending beneath the butt and stamped 'U.S.N.' 'J.L.H.', and the rammer numbered 7406
19.0 cm; 7 1/2 in barrel

Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 300
A .44 CALIBRE DECORATED REMINGTON NEW MODEL ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER, NO. 116547, CIRCA 1860
of standard production specifications, with blued octagonal sighted 8 in barrel stamped with three line address and patent details within a scrollwork frame, engraved with further scrolls on a punched ground around the muzzle, the breech and the frame, blued cylinder decorated en suite, polished walnut grips with traces of inspector's stamp on the left (one small repair), blued back-strap and brass trigger-guard each decorated en suite, the later stamped with 'J' inspector's mark, and much original finish throughout
37.5 cm; 14 3/4 in barrel


Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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