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An 18th Century Flintlock Tap Action Over and Under Double Barrel Pocket Pistol, with 4.5cm brass barrels, London proof marks, brass box lock indistinctly signed and inscribed London, with steel tap, frizzen pan cover and cock (top jaw missing), with top slide safety and walnut slab butt

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £300
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Lot 598

A 19th Century Percussion Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver, the 8cm steel cylinder with Birmingham proof marks, bar hammer, foliate engraved cylindrical action, trigger guard and back strap, with chequered walnut grip scales

Estimate: £300-400

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Lot 599

A Pair of Early 19th Century Flintlock Pocket Pistols by Parkin of Boston, each with 5.5cm steel turn-off barrel with Birmingham proof marks, hinged under-barrel bayonet secured by the sliding trigger guard, signed and foliate engraved box lock, top slide safety and walnut slab butt, contained in a later glazed mahogany wall mounted display case lined in gold plush

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £700
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Lot 600

A Colt No.2 .41 Calibre Rimfire Deringer, the 6cm steel barrel swivelling and falling to the right for loading, the right side with release button, with sheath trigger and rosewood bird head grip scales, no visible markings

Estimate: £250-350

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Lot 601

An American Percussion Bar Hammer Pocket Pistol, the 7.5cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech stamped PATENTED 1857 CAST STEEL, 307, the bar hammer stamped ALLENS PATENT, with foliate engraved rounded action and walnut bag butt

Estimate: £150-180

Sold: £300
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Lot 602

An American "Southerner" .41 Calibre Rimfire Pocket Pistol, with chromed finish, the 6.3cm octagonal barrel stamped SOUTHERNER to the top flat, swivelling to the left for loading, with release button below the frame, sheath trigger and walnut two piece grip scales, the butt strap numbered 564

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 603

An American .32 Calibre Rimfire Pocket Pistol, the 9.7cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech, the underside numbered 8992, the left side stamped E.ALLEN & CO. WORCESTER, MASS. ALLEN'S PAT. MCH.7 1865, swivelling to the right for loading with spring catch, sheath trigger and walnut bird head grip

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 604

A Colt .32 Calibre Percussion Single Action Five Shot Pocket Revolver, the 12.5cm octagonal steel barrel with two line ADDRESS SAML COLT/NEW YORK CITY, the cylinder engraved with wagon train hold-up scene and stamped COLT'S PATENT No.76527, the left side of the frame stamped COLT'S PATENT, with under-lever rammer, the brass trigger guard and frame bearing traces of original silver plating, all metal parts numbered 76527 and with walnut grip scales

Estimate: £550-650

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Lot 605

A Colt .32 Calibre Percussion Single Action Five Shot Pocket Revolver, Circa 1849, the 10cm octagonal steel barrel with single line ADDRESS COL.SAML COLT NEW-YORK US AMERICA, the cylinder faintly engraved with wagon train hold-up scene and stamped COLT'S PATENT No.8089, the left side of the frame stamped COLT'S PATENT, 31 CAL, with under-lever rammer, brass trigger guard and frame, all metal parts numbered 288089 and with walnut grip scales

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £380
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Lot 606

A Starr Arms 1863 .44 Calibre Percussion Six Shot Single Action Percussion Army Revolver, with 20cm steel barrel under-lever rammer with ball catch, the cylinder numbered 28984, the left side of the frame stamped STARR ARMS NEW YORK, the right side stamped STARR'S PATENT JAN.15 1856, with walnut grip

Estimate: £550-650

Sold: £700
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Lot 607

A 19th Century Percussion Service Pistol, with 19cm octagonal steel barrel, the deeply pitted lock plate stamped 1858 TOWER, dark stained wood full stock with brass ramrod pipe, trigger guard and butt plate with steel lanyard ring and swivel ramrod (a.f)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 608

A 19th Century Continental Side by Side Double Barrel Travelling Pistol, each 10.5cm octagonal steel barrel stamped 25, with brass tipped steel ramrod, box lock and walnut slab butt

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 609

An 18th Century Flintlock Queen Anne-type Greatcoat Pistol by I Parr, London, with 6.5cm turn-off cannon barrel, London proof marks, signed and foliate engraved rounded box lock, walnut bag butt with brass grotesque mask pommel

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £380
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Lot 610

A Rare and Interesting Example of an Early 19th Century Conversion to Percussion Travelling Pistol by Ketland & Co., the 7cm turn-off cannon barrel with London proof marks, signed and foliate engraved box lock, the cap striker riveted between the jaws of the original cock, with sliding trigger guard safety and walnut slab butt inlaid with scrolling tendrils of silver wire

Estimate: £500-600

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Lot 611

A Victorian Tower Percussion Sea Service/Coastguard's Pistol, the 15cm steel barrel with Tower proof and service marks, the stepped lock plate with crowned VR cypher over TOWER 1840 and with arrow, the walnut stock stamped 12, with brass ramrod pipe, trigger guard and butt plate, with steel swivel ramrod, belt clip and lanyard ring
**The barrel strap seat is stamped J Studley, who is listed as a gun stock fitter

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £600
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Lot 612

A19th Century Mariette Brevete Percussion Pistol, with four 6.5cm numbered turn-off steel barrels, Liege proof marks, foliate engraved action, ring trigger, walnut grip scales, the strap stamped MARIETTE BREVETE 27

Estimate: £350-400

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Lot 613

An Early 19th Century Percussion Coachman's Pistol by Blissett of London, converted from a flintlock, the 17cm octagonal hooked brass barrel engraved to the top flat "Blissett, 69, LEADENHALL STREET, London", with platinum line, foliate engraved barrel tang and signed lock plate, walnut full stock with chequered bag butt, steel trigger guard and swivel ramrod

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £320
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Lot 614

A Scarce 9mm Triple Action Pinfire Six Shot Revolver by Eugene Lefaucheux of Paris, the 10cm sighted barrel signed on the top flat, with foliate engraved cylinder, frame and hinged loading gate, the left side of the frame numbered LF8873, the inner cylinder and inner loading gate are each numbered 4911, with side rammer, folding trigger and rosewood grip scales with steel lanyard ring
**Chris C Curtis in "Systeme Lefaucheux" writes that "the triple action was Lefaucheux' Last and Finest" (page 61); see also "Tradition" Magazine No.166 for full information on Lefaucheux Triple Action Revolvers.

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £550
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Lot 615

A 19th Century Indian Percussion Service Pistol, with 22.5cm steel barrel, wood full stock with brass fittings and steel sling swivels

Estimate: £70-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 616

A 19th Century J.R.Cooper Patent Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver, the 8.5cm cylinder with Birmingham proof marks, signed and foliate engraved action, ring trigger and walnut bag butt and slide safety

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £400
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Lot 617

A 19th Century Allen and Thurber Six Shot Pepperbox Revolver, the 8.5cm cylinder stamped ALLEN & THURBER WORKS, PATENTED 1837 CAST STEEL, the bar hammer stamped ALLEN'S PATENT, with foliate engraved action and walnut bag butt

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 618

A 17th/18th Century Italian Flintlock Travelling Pistol by Lazarino, the 15.5cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech and signed on the top flat and the rounded lock plate, the walnut full stock with steel furniture of two ramrod pipes, shaped trigger and guard, side plate and spurred butt cap, all with fleshy leaf chiselled embellishments, with a brass tipped wood ramrod

Estimate: £500-600

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Lot 619

An Early 19th Century Flintlock Dragoon Pistol, with 30.5cm steel barrel, rounded lock plate indistinctly engraved, heavily grained wood stock with raised panelled decoration, brass ramrod pipes, trigger guard, shaped side plate and spurred butt cap, with brass tipped wood ramrod

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £500
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Lot 620

An 18th Century Flintlock Pocket Pistol, with 4cm turn-off steel barrel, bird engraved box lock, top slide safety, walnut scale carved grip with foliate engraved octagonal steel butt cap, with concealed trigger

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £300
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Lot 621

A 19th Century Algerian Snaphance Holster Pistol, the 23cm steel barrel with swollen muzzle and one brass barrel band, the wood stock inlaid with geometric motifs in bone

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 622

An Early 18th Century Continental Flintlock Service Pistol, the 19.5cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech engraved with a crowned V, the lock plate bearing traces of East India Company lion? over N FUT....NG, walnut full stock with brass ramrod pipe, trigger guard and side plate, with wood ramrod

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 623

An Early 19th Century Flintlock Holster Pistol, the 24cm steel barrel marked with a crowned GR/v and crowned crossed sceptres, the lockplate inscribed 'Ketland & Co', the walnut full stock with brass ramrod pipe, trigger guard and side plate, with wood ramrod

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £280
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Lot 624

An 18th Century Continental Holster Pistol, with percussion conversion from a flintlock, the 19.5cm three stage steel barrel with foliate chiselled decoration, octagonal at the breech, the walnut stock richly carved with stylised shells and foliage and with high quality foliate chiselled steel furniture of ramrod pipes, angular trigger guard, side plate and butt cap with mask decoration, with a wood ramrod

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 625

An 18th Century Flintlock Travelling Pistol by Ryland, the 19cm three stage steel barrel octagonal at the breech, with signed rounded banana shape lock plate, walnut stock with ringed brass ramrod pipe, fluted trigger guard with acanthus leaf finial, lion head butt plate and foliate escutcheon engraved L.3, with wood ramrod

Estimate: £500-600

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Lot 626

A 19th Century Spanish Percussion Belt Pistol, the 14cm octagonal steel barrel inlaid EN EIBAR POR. JOSE MATEO BEISTEGUI ANO DE 1858, with hinged snapcap, foliate engraved back action lockplate, walnut stock with steel ramrod pipe, trigger guard and butt plate, with chequered grip and steel ramrod

Estimate: £450-550

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Lot 627

A Pair of 18th Century Catalan Miquelet Lock Overcoat Pistols, each with 12.5cm two stage steel barrel, octagonal at the breech, the top flat inlaid with a stylised figure and birds and inset with maker's gold poincon TE/NAS, walnut full stock carved with a leafy scroll behind the barrel tang, with brass ramrod pipe, foliate chased fore-end tip, the shaped trigger guard, side plate and pommel each applied with a white metal bust of a man, with silver foliate escutcheon and wood ramrod

Estimate: £3000-4000

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Lot 628

A Pair of 18th Century Catalan Flintlock Holster Pistols, each with 24cm two stage steel barrel, octagonal at the breech, the lock plate stamped with maker's poincon of crown over IH/DEOP, walnut full stock carved with frilled leaf and teardrop, brass ramrod pipes, trigger guard worked with a martial trophy and with shell and acanthus leaf finial, the shaped side plate, escutcheon and pommel applied with white metal bust, with wood ramrod

Estimate: £3500-4000

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Lot 629

A 19th Century "Carlisle No.1 Co. Gaol" Six Shot Pinfire Revolver, the 16cm steel barrel engraved CARLISLE 1865, with foliate engraved breech, frame and cylinder, Birmingham proof marks, hinged loading gate, side rammer, chequered wood grip with lanyard ring, the inner strap engraved NO1 CO. GAOL

Estimate: £550-650

Sold: £600
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Lot 630

An Unwin & Rodgers Patent Knife Pistol, rimfire, the 9.5cm nickel plated barrel with Birmingham proof marks, the underside with concealed trigger flanked by two folding knife blades, the ricasso stamped NON,XLL UNWIN & RODGERS PATENT, horn veneered full stock with chequered grip

Estimate: £650-700

Sold: £650
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Lot 631

A 19th Century Belgian Percussion Knife Pistol, the 10.5cm octagonal steel barrel with Liege proof mark, mother of pearl scales with diapered decoration, a folding knife blade, hook and a corkscrew which forms the trigger, af; a Pair of Leon Paul Fencing Foils, with aluminium cup guards; also, a bayonet, a dagger, a silver handled implement, a folding pocket knife with marlin spike and a model cannon (8)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £650
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Lot 632

A 19th Century East India Company Percussion Service Pistol, the 23cm steel barrel with traces of London proof marks, the lock plate line engraved and with EIC lion, walnut full stock with brass furniture, steel lanyard ring and spring catch for the ramrod

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 633

An 18th Century French Flintlock Cavalry Pistol, the 24.5cm steel barrel engraved M1763 to the tang, the lock plate faintly engraved M?? L..b.ville?, the walnut stock with steel barrel band/fore-end, trigger guard and butt plate, with steel ramrod

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £400
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Lot 634

A Rare 1867 Portuguese Monkey Tail Carbine/Clavina by Westley Richards, the 51cm barrel stamped WHITWORTH PATENT .451/.483, with hinged ladder rear sight, the "Monkey Tail" pierced with a hole and stamped WESTLEY RICHARDS PATENT with a vacant triangle, the lock plate signed and dated 1867 within a triangle, the left side of the breech stamped P/C+ 1277, the left side of the walnut full stock stamped F.A.1877 + F.A.1880, with brass fore-end tip, trigger guard and butt plate, the barrel band fitted with bayonet lug, with two sling swivels and steel ramrod
**One of only two thousand produced

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £900
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Lot 635

Two 19th Century Algerian Snaphance Long Guns each with brass bound steel barrel, full wood stock inlaid with floral and geometric motifs in natural and stained bone

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 636

An 18th Century Iron Signal Cannon, the three stage barrel with swamped muzzle, cylindrical trunnions (one replaced), recessed touch hole and rounded cascabel, barrel length 62cm, internal length up to touch hole 49.5cm, on a later oak carriage, the four wood wheels with iron tyres, overall length 89cm

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £850
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Lot 637

A 19th Century Double Barrel Pinfire Shotgun by Moore & Co., London, with 64cm steel barrels, signed back action lock plate, walnut stock with chequered grip and fore-end; a Webley Junior Break Barrel .177 Calibre Air Rifle, no visible numbers, with beech stock (2)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £80
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Lot 638

A 19th Century Afghan Flintlock Jezail, the 110cm steel barrel with flared muzzle, rounded lock plate, wood full stock inlaid foliate motifs and scalloping in mother of pearl and brass, with four brass barrel bands; a 19th Century Percussion Three Band Service Rifle, with oak full stock, brass furniture and sling swivels (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £130
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Lot 639

A 19th Century Single Barrel Pinfire Sporting Gun, the 75cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech, under-lever break, walnut stock with chequered grip

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 640

A Late 19th Century Indian Percussion Howdah Gun, the 63cm twist effect smooth bore steel barrel incised with Indian script to the top flat, the sides numbered 978 and with ex Jaipur Armouries mark JPR/EX/2710, the walnut half stock with horn fore-end tip, chequered grip and with hinged steel patch box to the butt, with steel ramrod

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £350
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Lot 641

A 19th Century German Percussion Drilling by Carl Delp in Barmstadt, the 74cm browned steel barrels signed on the top flat and with three hinged leaf sights, with crisply foliate engraved hammers and lock plates, scroll trigger guard, fore-end tip and butt plate, the walnut half stock with raised cheekpiece, chequered grip and (later) sliding cover to the patch box, with steel ramrod

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 642

A Good Quality 19th Century .577 Calibre Martini Action Rifle by Field, London, the 66cm steel barrel with hinged ladder and graduated leaf sights, the milled top flat engraved with maker's name, the underside of the receiver numbered 44427, the walnut half stock with chequered semi pistol grip and fore-end, silver vacant escutcheon and steel butt plate engraved with foliage

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £550
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Lot 643

A 19th Century Hammer Double Barrel 500 Express Rifle Retailed by Lyon & Lyon, Calcutta, the 66cm rifled steel barrels with milled top flat engraved LYON & LYON, CHOWRINGHEE, CALCUTTA, with double hinged leaf sight, the underside numbered 27800, with foliate engraved hammers, signed back action lock plates, under-lever break, walnut stock with chequered semi pistol grip and fore-end, in a green stained canvas covered case, green baize lined interior fitted with accessories including empty brass shell cases, oil flask, brass bullet mould (af) and cleaning rod

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1000
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Lot 644

An Early 19th Century Flintlock Sporting Gun by Thomas of London, the 92cm steel barrel octagonal at the breech, with London proof marks, signed lock plate, walnut full stock with later chequering to the grip, steel ramrod pipes, trigger guard and side plate, with steel ramrod

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £320
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Lot 645

A 19th Century Percussion Sporting Gun, the 70cm steel barrel with faint Birmingham proof marks, the lock plate inscribed Banner, Knutsford, the walnut half stock with chequered grip and fore-end, with brass mounted wood ramrod

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 646

A 19th Century Afghan Flintlock Jezail, the 107.5cm tapering rifled steel barrel chased at the muzzle and below the rear V sight with foliate strapwork, the lock plate bearing traces of an engraved East India Company lion, the wood full stock inlaid with decorative mother of pearl foliate and S motifs, with brass binding and trigger guard, with steel ramrod

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £700
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