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A good cased .300 side lever, central hammer rook rifle by Holland & Holland, serial no. 10548. It has a blued octagonal barrel, retaining a good percentage of original blue. The case hardened action is to a grey finish. The rifle has good, undamaged wood, retaining much original finish with a few small knocks and scratches. Until recently this rook rifle was on ticket and was cutting clover leaves at 25m. It is now off ticket and has reverted to being an obsolete calibre. There is a little marking at the breech end of the barrel but the rest of the barrel is near mint. Contained in it’s original canvas covered case, with some mothing to the interior and still retaining original key for the lock. Very good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5286
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 cased .300 rook rifle by Rigby. The gun retains a good amount of original finish, with good wood and a very fine bore. Contained in it’s canvas covered case. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 5266
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
A flintlock volunteer Baker rifle. The metalwork is to a dark patina and the wood has the usual knocks. There is a repair to the top of the comb. The gun has a very good shooting grade bore.
Stock No. 5175
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 double barrelled 12 bore percussion shotgun by Kimber. It has re-browned stubb twist barrels and the locks and trigger guard are to a bright finish. The gun has a very pretty banded stock. The ram rod has been replaced. Good working order.
Stock No. 5161
A rare Sharps and Hankin .52 rimfire 1862 Army carbine. The metalwork is to a dark patina with a little very light pitting. There is an old mark to the right hand side of the butt. Good working order and fair condition.
Stock No. 5129
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 very good early brass barrelled ship’s blunderbuss by Birchett, circa 1700. It has a fine brass octagonal to round barrel with beautifully clear stamps. It is stocked in elm which was common at the time. The blunderbuss has a flat brass butt plate secured with square headed nails. The steel work is to a dark patina. Good working order and condition. This is a very good example of a rare early ship’s blunderbuss. Barrel length 16in. Measurement across muzzle 1¾in. Overall length 31½in.
Stock No. 5069
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