A 1/12 InertScale Model Of A French Napoleonic Field Cannon.Offered for sale is this Substantial, Inert 20th Century 1/12 Scale Model of a Napoleonic French 6 Pound Field Cannon. With a 15 Inch Heavy steel Barrel, with no drilled through Touch hole, mounted on a sturdy wooden Chassis. The barrel can be elevated with a brass turning fitting, and the whole structure has 2 large spoked wheels . The overall length is 28 inches. Complete with loading and cleaning wooden rods. C1960
Code: 50334Price: 595.00 GBP
A British Antique Bushed Pattern1856 Martini Henry Yataghan Sword BayonetOffered for sale is a very good British Yataghan Sword Bayonet, bushed from the pattern 1856 to fit the smaller muzzle size of the Martini-Henry rifle. With a 575 mm fullured blade. This blade is of a high quality, with no apparent blemishes, to a smooth pleasing finish. With inspectors stamped marks. Complete with it's original leather scabbard, also in very good condition.
A Pattern 1856 Yataghan Sword Bayonet For The 577 Snider Short RifleOffered for sale is a fine example of this Antique British Yataghan Sword Bayonet. With a high quality 570mm blade, with no apparent stains, blemishes, pitting,and very pleasing to the eye. There are clear inspectors marks. The Hilt has very little wear. Complete with it's original high quality black leather scabbard, with steel furniture, with a Slade Wallace white finished Frog. This type of bayonet was used by Sergeants, who carried the Snider, 2 Band Short Rifle. Many were later Bushed for use with the Martini Henry Rifle.
Code: 50332Price: 350.00 GBP
A Pattern 1796 Brown Bess British Military Flintlock Musket.This example is possibly a Military/Militia issued musket, with a standard 39" round barrel, now to a dark,,speckled patina of age, and smooth bored to a calibre of 0.75". There are 2 Commercial Tower Proofs to the barrel.
There is a Kings Proof Ordnance Lock, with view marks.
The Swan Necked cock is correct for the period, as is the Frizzen, rain proof pan, and hinged Steel. Action to 1/2 and full cock is sound.
The one piece walnut stock is original, with no obvious cracks, with dings and bruises of age and use, and to a dark patina of age.
There is standard brass furniture, including 3 brass ramrod pipes.
The ramrod is present, as is a sling swivel attached to the forestock.
This is the classic Musket that would have been issued and used in the late 18th/early 19th Century probably for Militia use, and possibly later in the Peninsular Wars, Napoleonic Wars, including Waterloo.? C1800
The correct, and fitted socket bayonet, is available at extra cost. of £180.
Code: 50331Price: 2750.00 GBP
Martini Henry Pattern 1879 Artillery Carbine Sword Bayonet, With Original ScabbardOffered for sale is this complete example of the Pattern 1879 Martini-Henry Artillery Carbine Sword Bayonet. The fullered blade is 655 mm long, with prominent serrations along the top. Stamped to the recasse are inspectors marks. The blade is intact, with no pitting, and only slight staining, with no damage to the spear point bladed edges. It is otherwise in excellent condition.The hilt has an intact checkered hard rubber grip. The release button mechanism is working. There is a muzzle ring. Complete with it's original leather scabbard. This is intact, with good stitching, and no splits. The steel furniture mounts are in vg condition.
Code: 50330Price: 598.00 GBP
A Model Rolls Royce Steam Model Car By MamodOffered for sale is a nice Steam Model of the Iconic Rolls Royce Silver Cloud Luxury Roadster. Constructed in metal, with an o/a length of 16 inches, and a width of 6-1/4 inches. This model appears to be complete, including a removable solid fuel burner tray. It is in o/a good condition, with some minor loss of paint finish and minor dings, which do not detract from the o/a appearance. It has a removable black canopy. The 4 wheels turn freely, and the drive system is via links. The steering wheel turns the front wheels accurately. I am assuming that the steam system is in working order, but have not attempted to fire it up, and this Model is sold as seen. C 1970.
Code: 50329Price: 225.00 GBP
WW2 Scout Regiment Telescope And A WW1 Signal Regt Short TripodOffered for sale is a fine condition example of this field telescope, as used by British Snipers, during the 2nd WW, together with a Short, wooden legged, Tripod. The telescope has all standard features, and is of brass, with the main body and sliding sun shield, covered in fine, smooth, dark tan coloured leather, with sound stitching. There are 3 brass draw tubes, with clear and smooth movement to the 2nd and 3rd draw tube. The Objective lens measures 1.75 inches. Please note that in using this telescope, the image is clear and focus is smooth. It is amazing that this is achieved, despite the fact that the Plano Concave aspect, of the Crown/Flint combination, forming the Objective lens, is cracked. This does not appear to affect the optical soundness of this telescope. The eye piece has the standard rotating filter slider [ often missing]. The 3rd tube is signed; "Tele.Sct. Regts Mk11s/BC Ltd & Co/O.S 126 GA/10700/WD arrow". Complete with an original 2 piece leather case, now to a fine smooth, patina, sound stitching, and blemish free, and in fine condition. The closing tab is complete with it's buckle. The complete leather shoulder strap is in very good condition, as is the closing buckle, and is probably original. The o/a extended length is 30" [76cms], and when fully closed ...10.5" [26cms]. C 1944. Used mainly by the snipers using the No 4T 303 bolt action rifle, and was an essential part of the outfit issued. The tripod is in excellent condition, with 14 inch wooden legs, mounted with steel hinges to the tripod head, and steel spikes to the distal end [ for implanting into the earth]. It has a tilting mount/collar, with sprung, firm closing effected with a wing nut. The collar is stamped "Sig Tel Stand Mk V No 322" and "Consol 1916". This stand would take either a Signal Regiment Telescope, or a Scout Regiment Telescope. This particular telescope would date to C1944. An overall excellent outfit. Telescope manufactured by Broadhurst Clarkson Ltd & Co, London.
Code: 50328Price: 485.00 GBP
An early 19th Century British Ordnance Long Sea Service Flintlock PistolOffered for sale is an excellent example of an early 19th Century British Ordnance Long Sea Service Flintlock Pistol.
It has a standard 12" round smooth bore barrel, in Naval Calibre of 22 bore, now to a silver grey patina of age, with some minor speckling, and 2 Kings proofs Military marks stamped to the rear LHS.
The lock is clearly stamped with the Royal Cypher [ Crown/GR], "Tower" and "Issue" mark.
There is the standard ring necked cock, Frizzen spring, raised pan, and hinged Steel. Action to 1/2 and full cock is strong and sound.
There is an original one piece walnut stock, with no cracks, minor dings of use, and now to a great dark patina of age. There is an insectors mark/180?
The brass furniture, including the trigger guard, butt cap, and ramrod pipe, is original, with a vg replacement wooden ram rod with brass tip
To the LHS to the lockplate, is a brass reverse plate, and an original steel belt hook. The o/a length ...19".
This type of pistol would have been carried by Naval Captains, but only issued when ships went into action stations, in case of Mutiny
C 1800- 1815.
Used in many wars, including the French and Indian wars, the American Revolution, Battle of Trafalgar 1805, and the Napoleonic wars, including the Peninsular wars of 1802 - 1814.
Later versions were made with a shorter 9" barrel, and a steel ramrod.
Code: 50327Price: 3500.00 GBP
A Rare Richards Conversion Of The Colt Model 1860 Army Percussion To Cartridge RevolverOffered for sale is an Antique US Colt Richards Conversion, from the Model 1860 Army Revolver, in 44 Percussion, to .44 Colt CF Metallic, now Obsolete calibre. This example has a serial number of 190768, which places it in the range of 167000- 200614. It has an 8 inch round barrel, with a clear New York address. The rifled bore is good. This example is believed to be a factory conversion. The rebated 6 shot cylinder has faint traces of naval scene, and has a serial number ending ..0768, matching to the original Model 1860 Percussion numbers. There is a hinged loading gate to the RHS of the cylinder, and a spring loaded ejector rod in it’s housing, mounted to the RHS of the barrel. The trigger guard is in brass. The backstrap, and lower strap, are in steel. Action to all 6 chambers is strong, with accurate indexation. All metal parts are intact. This example has ALL matching numbers, and traces of retained blue. Total production was 9000, which was between 1873-78, and this example was probably made very early prior to the later Richard Mason conversions. These were the first successful Colt cartridge revolvers, after the expiry of the Rollin White patent in 1871. These were true “Gunfighters revolvers” in the early days of the Wild West, and proved to be a much more practical conversion than the Thuer. They are far RARER than the SAA Peacemakers that arrived in 1873, which numbered over 150K
The original one piece walnut stock is intact, and to a patina of age.
Code: 50326Price: 3150.00 GBP
A 19th Century 2nd Model Winchester Model 1866 Rifle In 44 Rim Fire CalibreOffered for sale is this excellent example of "The First Winchester", aka. "Yellow Boy", and"The Gun That Won The West" These were manufactured from 1866 - 98, with a total number of Rifles, Carbines, and Muskets, of 170101. The serial numbers overlaps with those of the Henry Rifle, and begin at 12476. This particular example numbered 120754, which dates it's manufacture to 1874.
All models have the classic brass or gunmetal frame, with a RHS loading gate. This is in excellent condition. The 24 Inch Octagonal Barrel, is inscribed with a now fading Henry and Kings Patent 1860 dated address. Retaining a high % of Blue/Plumb finish, as does the full length tubular round magazine. This would have taken 17 Cartridges. The rifled bore is in vg condition, with minimal stain, and chambers the obsolete 44 Rimfire Cartridge. There is an early, graduated rear ladder sight, and bladed adjustable foresight. NB The Spring below the sight is missing.
This is the 2nd Model, with the serial number visible on the lower frame/stock Tang. The underlever action is sound. The Brass buttplate is of the classic crescent shape. It has the classic rear sliding aperture for access to a cleaning rod [ rare, and missing]. The two piece original oil stained walnut stock is in fine, undamaged condition.
The nickname "Yellow Boy" was attributed to this rifle by the Indian Tribes.
Code: 50325Price: 7500.00 GBP
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