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An Original Antique US Colt SAA Revolver Leather Holster By R.T.Frazier, Pueblo Colorado.
Offered for sale, is this Original, Antique, Leather, Revolver Holster, manufactured by the famous and important American Saddle Company, "R.T. Frazier, Pueblo, Colorado. This particular holster has a length of 9-1/2 inches, which was designed to fit the 5-1/2 inch Colt SAA Colt Revolver. This holster has a fine hand crafted design to the outside aspect, and all stitching is sound. It has an integral flap that when deployed, the holster is retained by 2 leather cross bars, so when all is in place, a leather belt can be inserted. The lower cross bar is clearly stamped with the classic "R.T.Frazier Pueblo Colo". The base flap and bars are in excellent condition, and the entire holster is now to a beautiful dark patina of age. The o/a length is 11.1/4 inches. I have included a photos of an Original Colt SAA revolver, in 41 Colt Obsolete calibre, to demonstrate the nice fit. This revolver is also for sale under item 50292, on my listing on this site. Historically, R.T Frazier was born in New Philadelphia in 1850, and joined the Saddle Maker Peter Becker in 1881. in Leadville Colorado, and then moved to Pueblo Colorado in 1884. Eventually, the R.T. Frazier Saddlery opened in 1892, and by 1915 the company were at the peak of their production. R.T. Frazier died in 1931. It may be assumed that this particular holster was made at the end of the 19th Century.

Code: 50299Price: 350.00 GBP


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A English Antique Flintlock Gentleman's Target Pistol, with A Rifled Barrel.
Offered for sale is this very fine Antique, English, Flintlock, Target Pistol, by Thomson, Edinburgh. with a 6 inch, rifled, Octagonal Barrel, now to a smooth, unblemished, thinned browned patina, with a silvered breech end. The top tang is finely engraved, with a notched rear sight, and a small bladed fore sight. The side lock. again finely engraved, and clearly stamped."Thomson, Drummoned.Street, Edinburgh". The Swan Necked Side Hammer, is engraved, with original Cock. There is a Roller Frizzen,, a strong hinged Steel, and a raised weather proofed pan. All in fine condition. The original one piece walnut stock, has a very finely checkered butt stock, and o/a is in excellent undamaged condition, to a pleasing patina. The steel trigger guard, is finely checkered, with the foretang ending to a Pineapple Finial, and the rear tang, to a plain finish. .There is a vacant white metal eschutcheon to the rear top of the stock. The ebony ramrod,has a brass tip, and attached to the stock by 2 steel retainers.. The mechanism action is very strong to 1/2 and full cock. The bore is clean with very strong and clear rifling. O/a a superb example of an English Gentleman's Target Pistol, with a total length of 11-3/4 inchs. C1760-1780.

Code: 50298Price: 2750.00 GBP


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A British Pattern 1853 2nd Model Of 1858, Artillery Carbine, dated 1860, in 0.577 cal.
Offered for Sale is this Antique, Fine quality, British, Pattern 1853 2nd Model, 0.577 cal., muzzle loading, single shot, Percussion, Artillery Carbine. There were several improvements to the Pattern 1853 Rifle, including the benefit of a 5 Groove rapid pitch rifling on later models, from the earler 3 groove, and a rear ladder back-sight graduated to 600 yards. They were manufactured at Enfield,, London & Birmingham, and as is this example, Tower marked for the WD. The lock plates were dated between 1859 and 1862, This particular example has a date of 1860. In fine condition, with a standard 24 inch round barrel, retaining a high % of what is possibly a very good, early blue re-finish. It has a front sight, and a bayonet bar for a Yataghan bayonet. The rifled 5 groove bore is in excellent unblemished condition. The lock is stamped "Crown/VR" and "1860/Tower". The original one piece walnut stock is in very good condition, and to a fine patina of age, with only minor dings of use. The RHS shoulder stock has a Roundall stamped with the manufacturer's name, and overstamped with a double WD arrow, when this weapon was taken out of service. There is standard brass furniture to the fore-cap, the trigger guard, and the Butt Cap. This is clearly stamped "V/Mx 30/44". This is possibly the 30th Middlesex Volunteer Regiment, with a rack number of 44. The Percussion Action is strong to 1/2 and Full cock, and the percussion nipple has a fitted protector and retaining chain. There are 2 sling swivels. one to the fore-end barrel band, and one to the lower rear of the shoulder stock. Complete with it's steel ramrod. With an o/a length of 40-1/4 inchs. Many were converted to Snider Breech Loading, making this particular Carbine an original and fine survivor.

Code: 50297Price:


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Pair Early 19th Century English Flintlock, Boxlock Pocket Pistols
Offered for Sale is this fine pair of Flintlock, Boxlock Pocket Pistols. They each have a turn off round barrel, length of 1-1/2 inches, now seized, and to a typical grey metal patina, with engraving to the muzzle end. The round frames are brass, with upper and lower brass grip tangs. Both have fine engraving to left and right sides, with Birmingham proofs stamped to the lower frame and barrel. Perhaps the most interesting feature are the very unusual, and raised pans. [ see photos]. The ring necked Cocks are of elegant form, each with a flint extant, and the strike plates hinge fore and aft smoothly. Action is strong to half and full cock, to deploy concealed triggers. The sliding safety catches are stiff, but do work. The walnut grips are rounded, with fine checkering, and each have a vacant white metal escutcheon situated to the rear aspect. Unsigned, and it is thought that this pair may well be apprentice pieces, with Birmingham Proofs. C1815

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19th Century US Winchester Model 1886 Rifle In Obsolete 38.56 Calibre.
Offered for Sale is this Antique, 19th Century, American, Winchester Lever Action, repeating Rifle, This example is the Model 1886 Rifle, in the now Obsolete calibre of 38.56 WCF. All variations and calibres, were produced from 1886 to 1935, total production 150994. As an early production, this particular rifle, with a Serial Number 103553, was made C1895. The 1886 was the first repeating rifle designed by John Browning, which was superior to all of the previous Winchester Models. It has a standard 26 Inch Octagon barrel, with a full Winchester Address/Patents, stamped in 2 lines to the top flat. There is a standard foresight, and Buckhorn rear sight. The calibre 38.56 WCF stamped to the top flat, close to the breech. Both barrel and the tubular round, full length magazine, retain a high % of blue finish. The rifled bore is in vg condition. The receiver is to a fine light metal patina, no blemishes or staining. The 2 piece walnut stock is to a fine grained, patina, with no splits, or cracks, and only very minor dings of use, and now to a great patina of age. The butt cap is Crescent shaped. To the lower rear trigger tang, is clearly stamped the serial number, and the Model patents and dates. To the top rear tang, is stamped Model 1886. Action is smooth and sound. O/a in fine condition.

Code: 50295Price: 3885.00 GBP


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2nd WW German 7X50 UBoat Binoculars By Carl Zeiss blc.
Offered for Sale, is this excellent Pair of UBoat Binoculars, as exclusively carried in the German UBoat fleet of the 2nd WW.  These were manufactured from 1941 - 1945.  The majority, as is this example, were made by Carl Zeiss, but a few were also made by Emil Busch [ cxn].   The Third model was made from 1943 - 1945, and identified by the partial  rubber armour, and the presence of tilting rubber eye caps, to a larger eye lens. These binoculars were made with a waterproof cast metal housing. Porro 1 In order to ensure complete waterproof capabilities, the eye lenses were fixed focus, preferably to the eye of the user. The only way this could be adjusted, was to use a special screwdriver, for internal focus alteration.. It is painted with a special, smooth, light green paint, and this example retains a high % of unblemished paint. Stamped to the RHS shoulder, is "7x50/54783/blc".  Dessicant Cartridges are incorporated within the housing.  The optics are excellent and clear. The objective diameter ...1.97 inches [50mm]., and lenses are coated. Complete with a neck sling. [ probably a replacement].  The Okularschtzkappe [ Benutzen  or user cap], is in situ attached by a standard rubber Cord.  This acts as a rain cover to the eye lenses.  One of the best examples of this hard to find, Iconic German UBoat Binoculars that I have  possessed.    H 6.30 inches Width 8.82 inches. Weight 3.62lbs.

Code: 50294Price: 1875.00 GBP


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A 19th Century British 2nd Model Brunswick Rifle Pattern 1837 Sword Bayonet
Offered for Sale is this Antique British Military Model of 1837 Sword Bayonet, designed for the 2nd Model . The blade is a symmetrical Spear Point design, made of steel, and to a very pleasing dark grey patina of age, in vg condition. At the Recasse. it is clearly stamped "Enfield", with a Royal Crown /VR.. To the other side, a clear inspectors mark. The brass hilt is in excellent condition, with a working fitting button, and stamped "B/22".
Please note that I have for sale an actual example of a 2nd Model Brunswick Rifle [ Item 50281]. Both were probably used in the Crimean War.

Code: 50293Price: 350.00 GBP


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US Colt SAA 6 Shot Revolver In 41 Colt CF Obsolete Caliber
Offered for Sale is this superb condition example of this very Iconic American West, 6 Shot, Single Action Army Revolver, in the now obsolete calibre of 41Colt CF. With a serial number of # 287006, which dates to C1905, and would have fired Smokeless Nitro Metallic Cartridges. It has a standard 5-1/2 Inch round barrel, clearly stamped to the top in a single line,.."COLT'S PT.F.A.MFG.Co.HARTFORD,CT.U.S.A". . With a spring loaded ejector fixed to the RHS of the barrel. This is used in conjunction with hinged loading gate, situated to the RHS rear of the cylinder. To the LHS of the barrel, near the breech, is clearly stamped .."41COLT". The barrel retains a high % of a now thinned, smooth, blueing. The Rifled bore is in excellent condition, with very very minor but scatterd stains. The frame retains some colour case hardening, and is clearly stamped to the LHS "PAT SEPT 9 1871/JULY 2 72 JAN 9 75", and a Rampant Colt within a Full Circle. The fluted and notched 6 shot Cylinder, retains a very high % of a smooth, blue finish. The Matching serial Numbers are clearly stamped to the trigger guard mount. and to the lower grip frame. The is a high % of blue in this area. Action and indexation to all 6 cylinder chambers is sound and strong. There are very attractive and desirable Pearl grips, carved to the RHS with a Snake and Eagle Motif, and plain to the LHS. This was often the case and probably indicated use in a RHS placed holster, so the smooth side did not snag the leather. These grips are in superb condition. There is a standard iron, classic shaped foresight, used in conjunction with a "V" notch to the top frame strap. There are 2 clear, small "notches" finely engraved to the lower aspect of the back strap. Are they indicative of this revolver's history??
O/a in superb condition, and a true collectors item, bought as an Antique and a Curio under section 58[2] of the firearms act, and no licence required to purchase or own.

Code: 50292Price: 6850.00 GBP


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2nd WW Directional Compass from a Lancaster Bomber, Later Mounted In A Wooden Display Case
Offered for Sale, is this superb example of a Directional Compass taken from a 2nd WW British Lancaster 4 engined Bomber. It is a substantial item, made in brass, to a black painted finish. The face has a diameter of 6-3/8 inches. It has a plain brass circumferential fairing, and a glass cover.   There are graduations to the periphery with the 4 points of the compass N,S,E,W, and degrees from 1-35*.  There are 2 sighting lines N to S, and beneath, there as a rotating arrowed disc, again, with the 4 points of the compass.   The interior is fluid filled, to steady occillations of the disc, and is bubble free.  The entire instrument, is securely bolted to the interior of a fine quality wooden case,  to a dark wood stained finish. It has a continuous brass hinge to the lid.   There are brass clasps to retain the lid.  There are no cracks, splits, or dings.  Here is the chance to own a piece of Iconic 2nd WW Aircraft History.   The case measures ... 10 inches X 10 inches X 6 inches

Code: 50291Price: 350.00 GBP


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A Rare British Officers Trench Periscope, Dated 1915, With Carrying Case
Offered for Sale is a Rare Complete British Officers Trench Periscope, with it's even rarer original Leather carrying Case.  The periscope is made of brass, with the Olive Green Finish, which was standard for this instrument { prevent dazzle etc]. It has an adjustable eyepiece, and an extending objective lens, to increase height. Optics are vg, as is the focus. There is even a chamoix leather, objective, removable cover. The screw on wooden handle is also in vg condition, and is kept separate to the main body, and attached by buckles, to the outside of the leather case.  Stamped to the rear of the eye piece is the makers name ...R& J Beck, and the date, 1915.    This is the earliest date that I have ever seen on an in such an instrument, as the majority were lost in battle, and only later dated examples survived, usually dated 1918.   The leather case is intact, and in vg condition, with complete buckles and tabs.  The periscope, with handle measures, when normal ... 26 Inches, and when extended 32 inches.  The case measures in length. 18 inches.  The leather shoulder carrying sling is missing.  I have only possessed 3 such complete articles throughout my career, and this is the earliest example.

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