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A fine Sharps Borchard 40/50 obsolete calibre rifle. It has a very fine bore and aperture sights. The metal work is to a very nice smooth patina and it has very good wood with virtually no marks. The gun has a very good tight action and set trigger. This is a very good mid-range target rifle.
Stock No. ND10
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 rare .46 rimfire American Civil War single shot Ballard’s patent rifle by Brown Manufacturing Co. The metal work is to a dark patina with some pitting to action. There is a very old contemporary wire repair to the stock. The wood has some small knocks. Good working order and fair condition.
Stock No. 5132
A very good 577 Mk.2 three band Volunteer Snider rifle. It has very good metal work with some original finish. The lock is marked Tower 1871. The gun has very good wood retaining most original varnish with a few knocks. Very fine bore. Good working order and very good condition.
Stock No. 5133
A good 11.3mm x 51R Dutch Beaumont Vittali bolt action repeating rifle. The metal work is in the white and is very sharp. It has good wood with the usual small knocks. The gun has a very good bore. Good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5134
A 4th Model Burnside carbine. This gun has good, clean metalwork to a dark patina with a little pitting to the toe of the butt plate. It has clean wood with one or two minor knocks. The saddle ring is missing and the gun has a good, clean bore.
Stock No. 5084
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 3rd model capping breech loader Burnside saddle ring carbine. The metal work is to a dark patina, but with no pitting. The woodwork, again, is to a dark patina with minor knocks. The gun has matching numbers and a fine bore. Very good working order and good condition.
Stock No. 5053
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
A 45/75 Model 76 Winchester, Serial No. 6667. The metalwork is to a grey-brown patina and there are traces of blue in sheltered areas. It has light pitting to the left side of the receiver, probably from hanging on a wall. The gun has good wood with the usual small knocks. This rifle has one of the best bores we have ever seen in a Model 76.
Stock No. 4771
A .500 Prince and Green capping breech loading rifle. The gun has re-browned Damascus barrel with a very fine bore. The rest of the metal work is to a dark patina and the lock plate has been re-coloured. It has good original wood retaining a good percentage of original varnish. There is a small chip to the left hand side of the fore-end. Good working order and condition.
Stock No. 4707
A 11.15 x 60R Mauser rifle. This gun is in near mint condition, retaining nearly all it's original condition. Very good working order.
Stock No. 4515
A very fine 71/84 11.15mm Mauser battlefield rifle, Serial No. 8348. This gun is in almost un-issued condition and retains virtually all its original finish and has a mint bore and all numbers are matching.
Stock No. 4359