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A very good early octagonal to round brass barrelled flintlock ship’s blunderbuss by Birchett, circa 1700. The gun has a fine brass barrel with beautiful clear stamps and is stocked in elm, which was common at the time. It has a flat brass butt plate with square headed nails. The steel work is to a dark patina. This is a very good example of a rare early ship’s blunderbuss. Good working order and condition. Barrel length 16in. Overall 31½in. Width across muzzle 1¾in.
Stock No. 5069
A very good 11 bore single barrelled percussion fowling piece by T. Squires. The metal work is to a smooth dark patina, it has a horn fore-end cap and good wood with a few light scratches. It retains it’s original ram rod. Barrel length 40½ in. Overall length 57 in. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5157
A very good India pattern Brown Bess with hand rail stock. All the steel parts, barrel, cock and lock are to a bright finish. (The lock could do with a clean) It has good clean brass work and very good wood with a few minor knocks. This gun appears to be virtually un-used. There is a chip behind the tang of the barrel and the ramrod is missing. Barrel length 39¼ in. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5305
A very good India pattern Brown Bess with hand rail stock. All the steel work is to a dark brown un-pitted patina. The gun has good undamaged brass work to a dark patina. It has very good dark wood with a few minor knocks and a steel ramrod. The sling swivels are missing. Barrel length 39¼in. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5340
A very good ship’s blunderbuss by Buckmaster. The brass barrel is approximately 4 bore and is to a nice patina with no damage and with lovely clear proof marks. The metalwork to the lock and cock is to a steel patina. The brass trigger guard and flat butt cap are fixed with small square nails. The blunderbuss has good wood with one or two knocks and a couple of old repairs. It has a very nice wooden ramrod. Very good working order and good condition. Barrel length 17in. Overall length 31in.
Stock No. 5374
A good Mk.3 577/450 Martini Henry by Webley. The barrel and action are to a dark patina. The wood is lightly stained and the roundel and out of service marks are still visible to the butt. There are a couple of minor repaired chips behind the action. It has a very fine bore. Good working order and fair condition.
Stock No 5348
A good Mk. 3 Martini Henry 577/450 Volunteer by the Field Rifle Co. The gun is dirty but with much original finish and so would benefit from some gentle cleaning. It has the usual small knocks and scratches to the woodwork. The gun has a fine bore. Good working order and condition.
Stock No 5360
A good three band 577 Snider Mk.3, with large locking catch. The barrel retains much original finish and the lock plate is dated 1862 Enfield. The gun has a fine bore and the stock appears to have been lightly cleaned. The gun comes complete with a striker protector and sling. Good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5339
A very rare Colt .56 rimfire breech loading conversion of a Model 1853 percussion carbine. The patent date on the action is June 1867. The metalwork is to a dark patina with a little pitting in one or two places. The wood work requires some TLC and there are several very large cracks. This gun appears to have been in Native American Indian hands at some time as there are marks on the butt where studs have been removed. This is a very interesting and rare gun that need a little work.
Stock No. 5269
A very good continental 297/230 training rifle fitted with aperture sights. The rifle retains a high percentage of original finish to the metalwork and wood. It has a mint bore. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5258
A 40/70 Sharps Borshardt falling block rifle. It has good clean metal work with a little marking to the right hand side of the receiver. The rifle has good clean wood. The lever has been modified to give a Schutzen grip – it holds extremely well. The rifle has a fine, un-marked bore. This is a very nice target cartridge. Very good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5267
A 297/230 rook rifle by Pieper. The gun retains almost all it’s original finish and has a mint bore. The wood is very good with a few scratches. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5158
A very good William IV flintlock Paget carbine. Apart from storage marks this gun appears to have had very little use. There are a couple of marks to the butt. The metal work is to a smooth dark brown patina. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5177
An officer’s flintlock fusil with 32 in. barrel. The banana lock is marked ‘GR Farmer 1742’. There is some very light pitting to the metal work. The wood is nice and clean with a good patina. There is a crack on the left hand side of the stock in front of the side plate and it has the wrong rammer. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5176
A single shot 10.8 x 47 Martini type target rifle signed ‘St. Illichmann in Wien’. The metalwork retains almost all it’s original finish, the barrel with mint bore. The rifle has a beautifully figured and carved stock and double set triggers. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5160
A good rimfire American Civil War Joslyn carbine. The metal work is to a dark patina and it has a saddle ring to the left hand side. There are repairs to the wood behind the hammer, otherwise it has clean wood with a few small knocks. The top of the butt plate is stamped US. There is a little old chipping to butt at the toe. The gun has a good bore. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5087
A Westley Richards monkey tail carbine. The metal work is to a dark patina, the wood has been lightly cleaned and there are two small cracks to the woodwork. There is also an expert repair to tail of butt. It has a fair to good bore and is in good working order and fair condition.
Stock No. 4816