Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale on
Wednesday 28th June 2017
On view:
Sunday 25th June - 12 noon to 4pm
Monday 26th June - 10am to 7pm
Tuesday 27th June - 10am - 5pm
Lots: 501-550 of 700
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Lot 501
NEAL, W. Keith & BACK, D.H.L., Forsyth & Co.: Patent Gunmakers (1969); NEAL, W. Keith & BACK, D.H.L., British Gunmakers, Messrs Griffin & Tow and W. Bailes, 1740-1790 (1989); BACK, D.H.L., Great British Gunmakers: Forsyth & Co., Patent Gunmakers 1806-1852 (1995); BACK, D.H.L., Great Irish Gunmakers, Messrs Rigby, 1760-1869 (1992); BAKER, David J., Thomas Horsley, Gunmaker of York (2006); DALLAS, Donald, Boss & Co., Builders of Best Guns Only (1995); GRIFFIN, Eric, Griffin of Bond Street (1993); MUNSON, H. Lee, The Mortimer Gunmakers, 1753-1923 (1992)
(8)
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 502
NEAL, W. Keith & BACK, D.H.L., The Mantons: Gunmakers (1967); NEAL, W. Keith & BACK, D.H.L., The Manton Supplement (1978); NEAL, W. Keith & BACK, D.H.L., Great British Gunmakers, 1740-1790: The History of John Twigg and the Packington Guns (1975); UNSWORTH, L. Patrick, The Early Purdeys (1996)
(4)
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 503
ROAD, C.H., The British Soldier's Firearm, 1850-1864 (1964); WILKINSON, Henry, Engines of War (1973); BLACKMORE, Howard L., British Military Firearms, 1650-1850 (1994); BAILEY, D.W., British Military Longarms, 1715-1865 (1986); ROBINS, Benjamin, New Principles of Gunnery (1972); SCOFFERN, J., Projectile Weapons of War & Explosive Compounds (1971); CARPENTER, Austin C., Cannon: The Conservation, Reconstruction and Presentation of Historic Artillery (1993); SMITH, George, An Universal Military Dictionary (1969); BAILEY, De Witt, British Military Flintlock Rifles, 1740-1840 (2002); BAILEY, De Witt, Pattern Dates for British Ordnance Small Arms, 1718-1783 (1997); BAILEY, De Witt, Small Arms of the British Forces in America, 1664-1815 (2009); WEBSTER, Donald B., Military Bolt Action Rifles, 1841-1918 (1993); SUMMERS, Jack L., Tangled Web: Canadian Infantry Accoutrements, 1855-1985 (1992); GALE, R.R., "A Soldier-Like Way": The Material Culture of the British Infantry, 1751-1768 (2007); GOLDSTEIN, Erik, 18th Century Weapons of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers from Flixton Hall (2002)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 504
SOTHEBY'S, The Hanover Sale: The Royal House of Hanover, Schloss Marienburg, Volume/Band I, including slipcase with DVD of Volumes I-III; SWENSON, G.W.P., Pictorial History of the Rifle (1971); WILKINSON, Frederick, British and American Flintlocks (1971); RICKETTS, Howard, Firearms: 140 Illustrations in colour & black and white (1972); JACKSON, Herbert J. & WHITELAW, Charles E., European Hand Firearms of the 16th, 17th & 18th Centuries (1939); GUSLER, Wallace B. & LAVIN, James D., Decorated Firearms 1540-1870 from the Collection of Clay P. Bedford (1977); BLACKMORE, Howard L., Guns and Rifles of the World (1965); BLAIR, Claude, Pistols of the World (1968); HELD, Robert, The Age of Firearms: A Pictorial History (1970); DILLIN, Captain John G.W., The Kentucky Rifle (1924)
(11)
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 505
MEYRICK, Samuel Rush, Meyrick's Antient Armour, numerous illustrated plates, marbled endpapers and boards, bound in half red Morocco with gilt lettering and raised bands (overall good condition, the corners slightly worn), folio
(2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 506
CAPWELL, Tobias, Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection (2011), in its cloth-bound slipcase; ELGOOD, Robert, Firearms of the Islamic World (1995); WILKINSON, Frederick, Edged Weapons (1970), with three further books
(6)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 507
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THE PROPHET MOSES, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
stained glass, after the late 11th/early 12th century window, in the southern clerestory of Augsburg cathedral, now mounted in a frame for display
228.6 cm x 61.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2932

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 508
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THREE APOSTLES AT THE ASCENSION OF CHRIST
stained glass, after the window of circa 1134-58 in Le Mans Cathedral
62.2 cm x 49.5 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2931

Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 509
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
MADONNA AND CHILD ATTENDED BY ANGELS (NOTRE-DAME DE LA BELLE-VERRIÈRE)
stained glass, after the window of circa 1180-1225 in Chartres Cathedral
215.9 cm x 193.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2935

Estimate:  £4000 - 6000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 510
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
ADAM DELVING
stained glass, after the window of circa 1176-80 in the clerestory of the quire at Canterbury cathedral
91.44 cm x 47.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2930

Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 511
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THE BEHEADING OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
stained glass, after the window of circa 1250 in The Sainte Chapelle, Paris
72.4 cm x 114.3 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2934

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 512
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
PORTRAIT OF A FEMALE SAINT
stained glass, after the window of circa 1250 in The Sainte Chapelle, Paris
72.4 cm x 114.3 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2934

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 513
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
DAVID AS KING OF JUDAH
stained glass, after the 13th century window in St Stephen's Cathedral, Bourges
289.6 cm x 83.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2940

Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 514
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THE DEATH AND BURIAL OF THE VIRGIN
stained glass, after the window of circa 1260 on the south side of the nave aisle in Chartres Cathedral, donated by the Shoemakers Guild, with its iron and wooden frame for display
243.9 cm x 223.5 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2936

Estimate:  £4000 - 6000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 515
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
ELIAS ASCENDING INTO HEAVEN
stained glass, after the late 13th century Three Magi Window in the Marienkapelle of Cologne Cathedral
84.0 cm x 71 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2937

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 516
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
JONAH AND THE WHALE
stained glass, after the late 13th century Three Magi Window in the Marienkapelle of Cologne Cathedral
84.0 cm x 71 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2937

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 517
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after a 13th century window in the Church of St Remi, Rheims

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2949
53.3 cm x 19.0 cm


Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 518
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after a 13th century window in Rouen Cathedral

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2948
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 519
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after a 13th century window in the Abbey of St Denis

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2947
68.6 cm x 17.8 cm

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 520
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after the Jesse window, Le Mans Cathedral

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2946
73.7 cm x 38.1 cm


Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 521
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after a 13th century window in Angers Cathedral
50.8 cm x 29.2 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2933

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 522
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A BORDER
stained glass, after a 13th century window in St Cuthberts Church, Cologne
61.0 cm x 22.9 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2938


Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 523
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT
stained glass, after the window of circa 1280 in the Dominican Friars Church, Colmar, Alsace

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2942

Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 524
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAINT CASPAR
stained glass, after the window of circa 1346 in Augsburg Cathedral
81.3 cm x 45.7 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2943

Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 525
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
DAVID SLAYS EIGHT HUNDRED
stained glass, after the mid-14th Century window in St Stephen's Church, Mulhausen
194.0 cm x 139.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2939.4

The title of this window is somewhat misleading. It probably refers to one of David's warriors, Adino: 'These be the names of the mighty men whom David had: The Tachmonite that sat in the seat, chief among the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite: he lift up his spear against eight hundred, whom he slew at one time.' 2 Samuel 23:8-10.

Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 526
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
DAVID AND GOLIATH
stained glass, after the mid-14th Century window in St Stephen's Church, Mulhausen
194.0 cm x 139.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2939.1

Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 527
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAUL SEEKS DAVID'S LIFE
stained glass, after the mid-14th Century window in St Stephen's Church, Mulhausen
194.0 cm x 139.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2939.2


Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 528
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
DAVID'S AMBASSADORS ARE DISHONOURED
stained glass, after the mid-14th Century window in St Stephen's Church, Mulhausen
194.0 cm x 139.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2939.3

Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 529
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAINT FRANCIS
stained glass, after the 14th century window in the North trancept of San Nicola, Basilica of St Francis, Assisi
119.4 cm x 78.7 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2941


Estimate:  £1200 - 1800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 530
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
THE ARMS OF ENGLAND
stained glass, after the window of circa 1360 at St Decumen's Church, Watchet
77.5 cm x 30.5 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2945


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 531
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
CHRIST FEEDING THE FIVE THOUSAND
stained glass, after the 15th Century window at Ulm Minster
273.0 cm x 198.1 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2952


Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 532
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAINT EDWARD THE CONFESSOR
stained glass, after the original in St Mary's Church, Ross
81.3 cm x 40.6 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2944

Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 533
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
ST APOLLANIA AND ST BARBARA
stained glass, after the window of circa 1487 in St Lawrence's Church, Nuremburg
99.0 cm x 55.9 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2951


Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 534
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
MADONNA AND CHILD
stained glass, after the early 16th Century window in St Ulrich's Church, Augsburg
281.9 cm x 61.0 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2950


Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 535
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
MADONNA WITH CHILD AND ST ANNE
stained glass, after the window of circa 1515 in St Sebaldus Church, Nuremburg
111.8 cm x 43.2 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2954


Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 536
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAINT CHRISTOPHER
stained glass, after the window of circa 1515 in St Sebaldus Church, Nuremburg

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2955
43.2 cm x 111.8 cm

Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 537
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
ST SEBALDUS
stained glass, after the window of circa 1515 in St Sebaldus Church, Nuremburg

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2956
43.2 cm x 111.8 cm

Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 538
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
KING CLOTAR WEIGHING HIS GOLD ARMOUR MADE BY ST. ELOI (ELIGIUS)
stained glass, after the window now preserved in the Louvre, Paris
39.3 cm x 36.8 cm

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts Inv. No. JWHA 2953

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 539
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
SAINT GEORGE SLAYING THE DRAGON
stained glass

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 540
ZETTLER STUDIOS (1870-1934)
A COAT OF ARMS IN GERMAN MEDIEVAL STYLE
stained glass, involving a helm with houndshead crest

Provenance
John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Massachusetts
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 541
A CASED ARCHERY SET, 20TH CENTURY
comprising steel bow in two pieces, sixteen arrows in a wooden rack, and leather quiver for six arrows
74.5 cm; 29 3/8 in x 33.0 cm; 13 in x 11.0 cm; 4 1/4 in, the case
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 542
A HUNGARIAN CEREMONIAL IRON AXEHEAD, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
with small crescentic head engraved with the crowned Hungarian Royal arms on one face and with the inscription 'Eljen in Magyar' on the other, and down-turned rear pean, on a later wooden haft
11.5 cm; 4 1/2 in wide

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 543
A SOUTH GERMAN ETCHED IRON CASKET, 17TH CENTURY
with hinged lid, the interior fitted with a lug and two shooting bolts acting on the rim, the outer surface etched with strapwork designs on a stippled ground, with bun feet and moulded carrying handle, with its key
15.5 cm; 6 1/8 in wide; 10.5 cm; 4 1/ 8 in deep

Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 544
A GERMAN PAINTED IRON STRONG BOX, LATE 17TH/18TH CENTURY
formed of a series of large iron plates overlaid with broad interlaced iron bands, fitted with a pair of hasps at the front for securing the lid, false lock with embossed frontal escutcheon, a writhen carrying handle at each end, the inside fitted with a lock mechanism incorporating five shooting bolts retained by a pair of pierced engraved plates, and with a writhen support for the lid, the inside painted red and the outer surfaces and the lid painted with foliage on a green ground (now faded)
55.0 cm; 21 in
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 545
A BRASS DOG COLLAR, 19TH CENTURY
stamped with scrollwork at the borders and inscribed 'Blackie, Sweet Briar Hall, Nantwich', fitted with iron loop and complete with padlock and key
13.4 cm; 5 1/4 in diameter

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 546
A SURGEON'S KIT, SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
arranged over two layers, the upper tier with a large scalpel by Millikin & Lawley, another by H. Bigg, and a further large scalpel, eighteen further instruments, the lower tier with a saw and forceps (some elements missing): contained in its brass bound mahogany case
44.0 cm; 17 1/4 in
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 547
TWO PAIRS OF W.W.II LEATHER GAITERS
and a pair of canvas gaiters etc
(8)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 548
A FLINTLOCK MECHANISM FOR AN EAST INDIA COMPANY NEW LAND PATTERN SERVICE PISTOL, DATED 1816; ANOTHER FLINTLOCK MECHANISM AND ANOTHER FOR A SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1815-20
the first with flat bevelled border-engraved plate stamped with the date on the tail, East India Company Rampant Lion, and crowned '2' beneath the pan; the second a flintlock mechanism (cock missing) with flat bevelled plate with 'GR' crowned beneath the brass pan, rounded tail stamped with bale mark, 'PR' over 'C' beneath 'Tower' (some pitting); the third with bright bevelled stepped plate, rainproof pan and steel-spring with roller
the first 13.6 cm; 5 3/8 in
(3)

Provenance
James S. Gooding, sold Bonhams, Knightsbridge part of lots 181 and 205.



Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 549
FOUR DETACHED LOCK MECHANISMS, 19TH CENTURY
the first for a flintlock pistol (losses); the second for a flintlock gun, the third and fourth for a Morroccan snaphaunce musket (each with losses, rusted throughout)
the first: 10.7 cm; 4 1/4 in overall
(4)

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 550
A RARE GERMAN COMBINED POWDER-FLASK, WHEEL-LOCK SPANNER AND RAMROD, EARLY 17TH CENTURY
formed entirely of iron, the powder-flask of flattened heart-shaped form, fitted with spring lever and closure, a loop for suspension, the front with three spanner apertures, the base with long ramrod threaded at its base for a pricker
58.5 cm; 23 in overall

A very similar example is preserved in the Wallace Collection, inv. no. A1307.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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