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A good .380 boxlock central hammer rook rifle by Holland and Holland with push forward lever to open. The octagonal blued barrel has three flip-up sights plus an aperture sight to the tang. The gun has a bright action with fine scroll engraving. It has a bright steel butt cap, a good bore and nicely figured wood with no chips or cracks. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5424
A .52 capping breech loader Maynard saddle ring carbine. The barrel blue is fading to brown and overall the metal work is good and sharp. It has very good untouched wood with clear acceptance stamps. The initials GWM have been pinpricked out to the left side of the butt. The gun has a good bore. Very good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5455
A good 13 bore octagonal barrelled belted ball back action lock percussion big game rifle, un-named. The rifle shows some original brown to the Damascus barrel which has a good bore. It has clean wood with a chequered wrist and a few minor knocks to the stock which has a patch box. Barrel length 30in. Good working order and fair condition.
Stock No. 5456
A very good .577 Greene’s capping breech loading carbine by the Massachusetts Arms Co. The gun has Crown VR to the lock. The barrel retains much original finish and has a very fine bore. The gun has the Maynard tape primer to the lock. It has very good wood with a few minor storage marks and there is a small, old chip to the toe of the butt. A small screw is missing in front of the trigger guard. This carbine appears to be un-issued, and it is very hard to find one in this condition.
Stock No. 5457
A 297/250 Martini action rook rifle by W.R. Pape. There is some speckling to the outside of the barrel – it could do with a good clean. The gun has a good bore. The wood has probably been cleaned but is in good order. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5458
A .577 two band Snider Mark 3 rifle. It is one of the later rifles as it has a steel barrel. The metalwork is to a dark patina and it has very good wood with original varnish. It is marked DC (District of Columbia for Canada). The trigger guard swivel is missing. The lock plate is dated to 1871, marked ‘Crown VR Enfield’. The rifle comes complete with what appears to be the original sling. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5449
A good octagonal barrelled 80 bore percussion rook rifle by Southall. The barrel retains traces of browning with a single gold line to the breech. It has well engraved trigger guard, butt cap and lock. The safety is missing from the lock and it has a very unusual peep rear sight. The wood is good with a few marks. The ram rod is probably not original and the rifle has a very good bore. Barrel length 38in. This is a very elegant example of the English gunmaker’s art. Good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5436
A steel barrelled Spanish miquelet lock percussion blunderbuss. The metal work is to a dark patina and there are two or three age cracks to the wood. The trigger return spring is a little soft. Good working order and fair condition. Overall length 22 in. Barrel length 10½in.
Stock No. 5437
A good three band .577 Snider Mk.3 with large locking catch. The gun retains much original finish to barrel and the lock plate is dated 1862 Enfield. The stock appears to have been lightly cleaned. Comes complete with striker protector. The gun has a fine bore. Good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5339
A double barrelled 12 bore percussion shotgun by Kimber. The gun has re-browned stub twist Damascus barrels and the locks and trigger guard are to a bright finish. It has very pretty banded wood to the stock. The ramrod has been replaced. Good working order.
Stock No. 5161
An 8mm. Kropacheck bolt action magazine rifle by Steyr. The metal work is to a grey finish and the rifle retains blue to the action in sheltered spots. It has a very good bore. The wood is to a dark finish. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5415
A fine 32 bore five shot Adams Patent revolving percussion rifle, double action only, made under license in Liege by Francotte. The rifle has a browned octagonal Damascus barrel with the rest of the action to a dark patina. It has a bright cylinder and a highly figured chequered wooden stock with no damage. Fair to good bore and good working order and condition
Stock No. 5403
A 12 bore over/under Browning B1 Shotgun. It has clean, un-marked bores, 26in. barrels with Quarter and Improved chokes. The gun has a single selective trigger and manual safety. It has good, well figured wood to the stock. There is a tiny chip to one corner of the fore-end. The action is tight. Good working order and condition. PLEASE NOTE: THIS GUN REQUIRES A SHOTGUN CERTIFICATE TO PURCHASE AND WOULD NEED TO BE COLLECTED IN PERSON
Stock No. 5412
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 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 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