ENGLISH LIFEGUARDS POUCH.
A superb quality officers pouch for the 1st Lifeguards. All leather pouch with its beautifully gilded Lifeguards officers pouch badge with large Victorian Crown, with its gold lace cross belt and all fitted into its velvet lined case with the original owner’s name ‘H.M.Walker Esquire 1st Lifeguards’ to the interior. read more
ENGLISH GEORGIAN NAVAL MIDSHIPMAN’S DIRK.
An extremely nice Georgian midshipman’s dirk with its original hanger. The dirk with its 20cm double edge blade retaining much original blue and gilt finish to both sides of the blade, having the Union flag within the design of the gilding. Stands of flags and floriated patterns. The grip, which measures 7.5cm all in turned and carved ivory with three inner gilded bands, each band having Greek ... read more
ENGLISH GEORGIAN NAVAL DIRK.
A very long example of the Georgian naval dirk, 52.5cm sharply curved blade, decorated with scrolling foliage and stand of arms. Traces of the gilt highlights within the etching. Blue decoration missing. The blade is generally good with some light discolouring. Fighting edge non abused. Copper gilding good to the back strap and recurved S shaped cross guard. Ivory grip also good with original c... read more
HONOUR ARTILLERY COMPANY SABRETACHE.
A magnificent quality sabretache belonging to The Honourable Artillery Company, the unit was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII, it has fought in countless wars and engagements throughout its history including WWI and WWII. Its current regiment, which forms part of the Army Reserve is the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army and the second most senior. An absolute... read more
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
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 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 TRADE MUSKET.
An excellent condition smooth bore Flintlock trade musket, very similar in style and composition to the Brown Bess musket. The lock on this example is plain and unmarked, Indian Arsenal markings to the butt stock. The wood overall is generally excellent, three brass pipes below the stock, with its original ramrod. The Flintlock action is perfect, with what appears to be its original strap, barr... read more