AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SPENCER REPEATING CARBINE.
The most famous weapon of the U.S. Civil War being the gun that literally won the war for the northern forces. The fire power of the first effective repeating rifle produced in huge quantities was enormous, overpowering the forces of the Southern States. This example with excellent metalwork with a fair amount of blueing remaining to the lock system, which can be viewed when the loading lever ... read more
U.S.A. CIVIL WAR SHARPS MODEL 1863 SADDLE RING CARBINE.
The famous Sharps carbine .52 calibre, marked ‘R.S.Lawrence’ behind the hammer, patent date ‘1858’ to the end of the lock plate, other slightly unclear markings to the opposite side of the hammer. The name ‘Hirl’ is hand carved into the rear stock. The front stock good with minor bruising, rear stock again no pieces missing or repairs, wear to the inside of the wood. This is a well used America... read more
U.S. CIVIL WAR SMITH CARBINE.
A nice condition 50 calibre carbine with excellent bore with deep grooves. The receiver is inscribed ‘Manufactured Springfield, Massachusetts ‘ with the address ‘Poultney & Trimble, Baltimore USA’. The barrel with the ‘LFR’ inspector proof cartouche on the left stock. Faint traces of blueing to the barrel and the receiver. Excellent trigger action. Wood overall good with minor bruising. No repa... read more
ROYAL NAVY 1827 PATTERN OFFICERS SWORD.
An absolutely mint condition, like brand new, King George 6th crown hilted Royal Naval officers sword. The blade is absolutely mint, as if straight off the production line, with the ‘Wilkinson Sword Company, London’ logo with their Star of David style marks on the reverse side of the blade. All of the etching is deep and good with a good clear George 6th ‘GR VI’ cipher. All of the gilding to th... read more
ENGLISH GEORGIAN OFFICERS SPADROON WITH FOLDING GUARD.
An 80cm blade of flattened hexagonal form engraved with scrolling foliage, steel hilt with D shaped knuckle guard and folded fluted guard with two scalloped side bars secured by a sprung clip. Multi sided upper pommel with tang screw having an aperture possibly for a sword knot. Its ribbed ivory grip in absolutely undamaged condition in its scabbard with three steel mounts, scabbard leather per... read more
BRITISH PATTERN 1856 WHITWORTH BAYONET.
A magnificent condition pattern 1856 Whitworth bayonet with its long single fullered Yatagan blade in absolutely superb condition. Various proof markings, crown to the upper part of the blade. All of the steel finish to the cross guard, muzzle ring and upper pommel mint bright. Marked ‘E’ crown over ‘41’ to the upper pommel. The rifle retaining system working correct. Fitted into its correct le... read more
BRITISH GEORGIAN NAVAL OFFICERS SWORD.
A magnificent quality Georgian naval officers sword with curved blade measuring 71cm in length. Excellent blue and gilt to both sides of the blade, one side showing the Royal Coat of Arms with various floriated patterns, to the opposite side again the Georgian crown, the intertwined ‘GR’ floriated patterns, the Coat of Arms being from 1801 to 1816. Standard D shaped hilt with raised foliate pat... read more
BRITISH 17TH LANCERS ENLISTED RANKS LANCE CAP.
A good clean example of a Victorian crowned 17th Lancers chapska. The skull in excellent undamaged, slightly crazed overall to the finish of the body. Complete with its undamaged white mortarboard top, some mild cracking to the edge of the mortarboard top. The white ribbed sides only showing very minor moth nips. The blue and yellow lace that surrounds the base of the mortarboard sides has fad... read more