Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale
on Wednesday 27th June 2018
On view:
Sunday 24th June: 12noon to 4pm
Monday 25th June: 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 26th June: 10am to 5pm
Lots: 403-452 of 516
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Lot 403
A 120 BORE BULLET MOULD AND AN 80 BORE BULLET MOULD, 19TH CENTURY
each of brass, the first numbered 6291 and each fitted with iron spru-cutter
the first: 19.5 cm; 7 3/4 in
(2)

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Lot 404
FIVE BULLET MOULDS, 18TH TO 20TH CENTURIES
each of iron, three of pincer form, one incorporating a rammer, and two with block-shaped heads for conical bullets and ball, the latter two with spru-cutters
12.5 cm; 4 7/8 in to 14.0 cm; 5 1/2 in
(5)

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Lot 405
A COLT PATENT ARMY BULLET MOULD, 19TH CENTURY
of blued iron, stamped 'Colt's Patent' and '44H'
12.8 cm; 5 in

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Lot 406
A COLT PATENT ARMY BULLET MOULD, 19TH CENTURY
of blued iron, stamped 'Colt's Patent' and '44H' (dents)
12.8 cm; 5 in

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Lot 407
A BULLET MOULD FOR A .36 CALIBRE COLT POCKET REVOLVER
(small dents)
12.4 cm; 4 3/4 in overall

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Lot 408
A GANG MOULD FOR TWENTY BULLETS, FOUR PINCER BULLET MOULDS, FOUR FURTHER BULLET MOULDS, A COMBINED TURNSCREW AND NIPPLE WRENCH FOR A REVOLVER, TWO POWDER MEASURES, A RELOADING TOOL AND SIX WAD CUTTERS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
including, the first of brass, for 50 bore ball, with iron spru-cutter (worn); the second of brass, for 38 bore, of Adams type, with iron spru-cutter; and the third of brass, for 54 bore conical bullets
the first: 36.5 cm; 14 3/8 in overall
(20)
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Lot 409
A QUANTITY OF LEAD BULLETS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
(qty)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 410
FIVE PISTOL CASES, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
the first of mahogany for a pair of percussion duelling pistols with facsimile trade label of Samuel Nock, the lid with brass escutcheon, the interior stripped and retaining a portion of its green baize lining on the lid (slight foxing, small cracks to case), together with two cases for revolvers and two further cases
(5)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 411
A DETACHED FLINTLOCK MECHANISM FROM A RAMPART GUN; ANOTHER, FOR A MUSKET, BY T. KETLAND & CO; A MILITARY NOCK PATENT ENCLOSED FLINTLOCK MECHANISM AND FURTHER LOCK PARTS, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURIES
the first with bevelled lockplate and cock (pitted, mainspring disengaged); the second with 'GR' crowned', signed on the tail and engraved with border ornament; border and engraved; the third with 'GR' crowned (cleaned, top-jaw missing); a detached flintlock musket lockplate, with 'GR' crowned and 'Tower', a detached percussion lock signed Goostree and a large group of lock elements
the first: 21.5 cm; 8 1/2 in
(qty)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 412
THE BARREL, CYLINDER, FRAME AND TRIGGER-GUARD OF A COLT .31 CALIBRE MODEL 1849 POCKET REVOLVER, NO. 35270 FOR 1852; A COLT-TYPE BULLET MOULD AND A PIN-FIRE REVOLVER
the first with New York address, with its rammer, inscribed 'C.Justice on the base of the back-strap, walnut grips and matching numbers; the second of brass, with blued iron spru-cutter; and the third with sighted barrel, plain cylinder and folding trigger
the first: 15.2 cm; 6 in barrel

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 413
THE BARREL, BUTT AND PARTS OF A 28 BORE OVER-AND-UNDER PERCUSSION PISTOL BY MARRISON, NORWICH, CIRCA 1840; A DETACHED BARREL FROM A 22 BORE HIGHLAND PERCUSSION DRESS PISTOL, CIRCA 1830; A SPRING BAYONET FROM A PISTOL AND FURTHER ELEMENTS AND PISTOL ACCESSORIES, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES
the first with signed barrels (rubbed), two engraved lock-plates, a single hammer and chequered butt (chipped) and engraved iron butt-cap with trap; the second converted from flintlock, formed in three stages and retaining some engraved decoration; the third with a lug for attaching to the barrel, with its spring and button release; the barrel and stock from a Continental percussion military pistol, mid-19th century (worn); a baluster shaped silver oil bottle with pricker, a detached brass side-plate from a French flintlock pistol; a collection of rammers and oil bottles
the first: 15.5 cm; 6 1/8 in barrels
(qty)

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Lot 414
TWO DETACHED BARRELS FOR A PAIR OF 50 BORE PERCUSSION RIFLED DUELLING PISTOLS BY J. PURDEY, 314 1/2 OXFORD STREET, LONDON, NO. 1887 AND 1888 FOR 1830
both octagonal twist signed and sighted (small dents), numbered beneath, stamped 'JP' and with London Gunmakers' Company view and proof marks (lugs missing), and one with its case-hardened breech, inlaid with platinum line, pierced platinum plug and incorporating the back-sight
24.0 cm; 9 1/2 in barrels
(2)

Literature
L. Patrick Unsworth, The Early Purdeys,1996, p. 132, sold 7th July 1830

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 415
A DETACHED 15 BORE BARREL AND STOCK FOR A PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE, BY J. PURDEY, LONDON NO. 8178, CIRCA 1870, AND A BARREL FOR AN 8 BORE PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN, MID-19TH CENTURY
the first barrel in the white, octagonal (back-sight removed) and signed over the breech, rifled with four shallow grooves, with scroll-engraved recessed breech decorated with foliage and fitted with pierced platinum plug, the stock of figured walnut and three-quarter length, chequered fore-end and pistol grip (repaired, mounts missing); the third sighted, fitted with engraved breech with platinum line and plug
88.5 cm; 34 7/8 in barrel
(3)

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 416
A LARGE GROUP OF CLEANING RODS AND ACCESSORIES
including a powder measure, cap tins, a brass bullet mould and a turnscrew
(qty)

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 417
TWO PISTOL HOLSTERS, TWO LEATHER POUCHES AND TWO PERCUSSION CAP TINS
the first of tooled leather; the third impressed 'CS', and the fifth with paper label of F. Joyce & Co on the lid
(6)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 418
A MARTINI INTERNATIONAL BACK AND FRONT SIGHT FOR A .22 RIFLE; A TANG SIGHT FOR A MARTINI 12/15 RIFLE; A 303 SMLE TARGET SIGHT AND AN INCLINOMETER FOR A FIELD GUN
and two rifle combination tools
(qty)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 419
THE STOCK AND ACTION OF A GLOBE RESERVOIR AIR RIFLE, CIRCA 1830 AND SIX AIR GUN PUMPS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
the first fitted with loading tap-lever on the left and engraved with scrollwork (losses including cocking lever) and four air pumps with handles (the fifth missing its handle)
the first: 20.0 cm 8 in overall
(6)

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 420
FIVE PISTOL RAMRODS, 19TH CENTURY
with brass tips and bulbous terminals
16.8 cm; 6 5/8 in to 24.3 cm; 9 5/8 in
(5)

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 421
FIVE PISTOL RAMRODS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
with brass tips (one missing) and bulbous terminals
17.8 cm; 7 in to 30.3 cm; 12 in
(5)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 422
FIVE PISTOL RAMRODS, 19TH CENTURY
with brass tips and bulbous terminals
12.3 cm; 4 7/8 in to 24.3 cm; 9 5/8 in
(5)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 423
SIX TURNSCREWS AND A NIPPLE-WRENCH, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
one with horn handle the remainder of wood
11.0 cm; 4 3/8 in to 14.2 cm; 5 5/8 in
(7)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 424
SIX NIPPLE-WRENCHES, A TURN-SCREW AND A CLEANING JAG, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
three wrenches with prickers and the turnscrew with horn handle
11.5 cm; 4 1/2 in to 14.8 cm; 5 3/4 in
(8)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 425
SIX TURNSCREWS AND A NIPPLE-WRENCH, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
with wooden handles, the wrench with brass-tipped pricker
9.2 cm; 3 5/8 in to 13.5 cm; 5 3/8 in
(7)

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 426
NINE OIL BOTTLES, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
including one by C. & J.W Hawkesley and another by James Dixon & Sons Sheffield, six further flasks in pewter and the ninth in brass
(9)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 427
NINE OIL BOTTLES
(9)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 428
FOUR WAD-CUTTERS AND FURTHER ACCESSORIES, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
including an engraved cock, a quantity of percussion nipples, an oil bottle, a turned bone box and a facsimile trade label for Joseph Egg
(qty)

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 429
FIVE PERCUSSION CAP TINS, 19TH CENTURY
three embossed 'Eleys' on the lid and one with paper label 'Successor to F. Joyce & Co.' (the fifth paper label with small losses)
(5)

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 430
NINE PERCUSSION CAP TINS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
and a tin of W. Tranters patent Lubricating composition
(11)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 431
NINE PERCUSSION CAP TINS, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
and seven keys for pistol cases
(19)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 432
SIX REVOLVER CAP TINS, 19TH CENTURY
four embossed 'Eley Bros, London', one with paper label for the same and one plain
(6)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 433
§FIVE PATCH BOXES AND A PERCUSSION CAP TIN, 19TH CENTURY
the first of turned ivory, the second and third of turned horn, the fourth of turned wood and all with threaded lids, the fifth and sixth of tin, each embossed 'Eley London' on the lid, an a small japanned tin flask, perhaps for powder
(6)


Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 434
TWO REVOLVER FLASKS, 19TH CENTURY AND ANOTHER, LATER
the first two by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, and the third embossed with an eagle
the first 15.0 cm; 6 in
(3)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 435
FOUR PISTOL POWDER-FLASKS, 19TH CENTURY
each of copper, two by G. & J.W.Hawksley and two by Sykes
8.0 cm; 3 1/8 in to 12.0 cm; 4 3/4 in
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 436
A PIGSKIN POWDER-FLASK BY BARTRAM & CO., 19TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH TWENTY THREE FURTHER SHOT-FLASKS AND A LEATHER BANDOLIER
the first with pigskin body fitted with signed German silver graduated nozzle with cut-off; a shot-flask with tooled leather body, brass nozzle and removable spring brass measure; a leather bandolier with detachable brass measure; and the remainder with leather bodies and double cut-offs (some worn, losses)
the first: 20.0 cm; 7 7/8 in
(24)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 437
A GERMAN SILVER POWDER FLASK TOGETHER WITH TWO FURTHER GUN FLASKS, THREE PISTOL FLASKS, A TWO-WAY FLASK AND A HORN, 19TH CENTURY
the first with German silver body, engraved with the owner's crest and lightly engraved 'Thomas Cleobury', graduated nozzle with cut-off; the second and third with embossed brass bodies, graduated nozzles and spring cut-offs, the third embossed with oak foliage and stags heads; the fourth embossed with a scallop, the fifth 8.0 cm overall and with Syke's patent nozzle and the sixth of iron with a sprung cap at each end
the first: 21.0 cm; 8 1/4 in overall
(9)

Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 438
A RUSSIAN POWDER HORN, MID-19TH CENTURY
of polished cow horn, fitted with brass nozzle with spring cut-off, shaped brass basal cap, fitted with wooden stopper, and two brass rings for suspension
38.0 cm; 15 in

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 439
A SMALL PRIMING FLASK FOR THE 9TH BATTALION OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY, CIRCA 1790-1815
of polished horn, with brass nozzle with spring cut-off, brass basal cap engraved '3RRAB', and two loops for suspension each with a clip
18.0 cm; 7 1/8 in

These flasks were in use circa 1790-1815. Other examples are preserved at the Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson. See Blackmore 1976, p. 182, no. 270.
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 440
AN IRON BREECH BLOCK FOR A BREECH-LOADING CANNON, 19TH CENTURY
formed in three stages, the main body octagonal, and fitted with a later screw-in vent
27.5 cm; 10 3/4 in high


Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 441
A RARE PAIR OF CALLIPERS, 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FOR ARTILLERY
of blackened iron, formed of a pair of folding arms with strongly curved terminals, each struck with a series of marks, the letters 'GK' within a rectangle and a flowerhead, one fitted with a sliding bar acting on a bracket, and retained by a later threaded hook
55.0 cm; 21 3/4 in overall
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 442
TWO PAIRS OF CALLIPERS, 17TH AND LATE18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY FOR ARTILLERY
of blackened iron, the first formed of a pair of straight folding arms, one fitted with a curved sliding bar passing through the other (thumb-screw missing, pitted), and with delicate filed ornament; and the second formed of a pair of curved arms of flattened section, narrowing towards the tips
the first: 56.0 cm; 22 in overall
(2)
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 443
A BRONZE MINIATURE SWIVEL GUN, 19TH CENTURY
with five-stage tapering barrel formed with raised astragal mouldings and swelling at the muzzle, a pair of plain trunnions, cast with a bell flower over the first reinforce, chiselled dolphin lifting handles, cascable with pointed button and iron stirrup mount, and a later wooden field carriage
29.0 cm; 11 1/2 in barrel
1.2 cm; 5/8 in bore
(2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 444
A NORWEGIAN WWII COMMEMORATIVE MODEL STEN GUN
of brass, on a marble base inscribed 'Til Pi Sj/13135 Fillip Hult. Med tak for godtkameratskap og samarseode 1940-45 SJ/13135 Lorang Andresen'
18.5 cm; 7 1/4 in overall



Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 445
A PAIR OF MODEL FIELD GUNS DATED 1647, GERMAN OR DUTCH
with multi-stage tapering bronze barrels cast with foliage, raised astragal mouldings and a pronounced moulding at the muzzles, the chases dated and with a vacant armorial shield beneath an heraldic helm, well formed cascabels each with pomegranate button, dolphin lifting handles and plain trunnions (small dents): on their oak carriages with brass and iron mounts and spoked cambered wheels (small losses), the cheeks each painted with an early inventory number 'No. 12'
42.6 cm; 16 3/4 in barrels
2.0 cm; 3/4 in bores
(2)

Provenance
By tradition from Windsor Castle, as stated in an old inventory
The property of a Lady, sold Christie's, 18th July 2002, lot 290
Estimate:  £4000 - 5000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 446
TWO MINIATURE NAVAL GUNS IN MID-18TH CENTURY STYLE, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
the first with tapering multi-stage barrel with raised mouldings, raised vent, plain trunnions and globose cascable, on its stepped wooden carriage with brass cap-squares and trucks; the second similar, on its wooden carriage with wooden trucks
the first: 24.0 cm; 9 1/2 in barrel
1.5 cm; 5/8 in bore
(2)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 447
A FOUR MINIATURE CANNON IN 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY STYLES, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
the first two a pair, with multi-stage brass barrels, each on its stepped wooden carriage with brass trucks; the third with brass barrel moulded at the chase, formed with a ring cascable, on its stepped wooden carriage, the fourth with slender iron barrel, on its stepped wooden carriage
the first each: 14.5 cm; 5 3/4 in barrels
3/8 in bore; 1.0 cm bores
(4)
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 448
THREE SMALL SALUTING CANNON, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
the first with tapering multi-stage barrel formed with pronounced astragal mouldings, raised vent, globose cascabel, on its field carriage with spoked cambered wheels and fitted with an elevating device; the second with tapering brass multi-stage barrel, on its wooden field carriage with iron-shod wheels; the third with tapering iron barrel swelling at the muzzle, globose cascable, on its field carriage with iron-clad spoked cambered wheels, complete with ammunition boxes and cleaning rod
the first: 27.5 cm; 10 7/8 in barrel
1.7 cm 5/8 in bore
(3)


Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 449
A FINELY CONSTRUCTED MODEL CARRONADE IN EARLY 19TH CENTURY STYLE, 20TH CENTURY
with tapering brass barrel formed with raised mouldings, the breech incorporating a raised back-sight and characteristic breeching loop, fitted beneath with a central pivot loop, on its sliding traversing oak carriage with elevating mechanism and brass details
20.0 cm, 7 7/8 in barrel
1.7 cm; 3/4 in bore


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 450
TWO MINIATURE CANNON AND A MINIATURE HOWITZER, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
the first in 15th century style, with multi-stage iron barrel, on a wooden bed; the second in 18th century style, with tapering iron barrel formed with low astragal mouldings, globose cascable, on its wooden carriage with iron trucks, the third with three stage barrel with raised mouldings, on its wooden field carriage with brass spoked wheels
the first: 17.5 cm; 6 7/8 in barrel
1.2 cm 1/2 in bore
(3)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 451
A BRONZE MINIATURE NAVAL GUN IN 18TH CENTURY STYLE, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
with tapering multi-stage barrel with raised astragal mouldings, plain trunnions and globose cascable drawn-out to a near spherical button, on its stepped bone carriage with bone trucks and brass fittings
22.3 cm; 8 in barrel
1.0 cm; 3/8 in bore

Estimate:  £300 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 452
A MODEL MORTAR IN LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
with bronze barrel with raised astragal mouldings, raised vent field, a pair of plain trunnions at the base, on its brass bed
9.3 cm; 3 5/8 in barrel
3.5 cn; 1 3/8 in bore

Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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