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Bentley's Patent Howdah Pistol

Extremely unusual 6 Bore single barrelled Howdah pistol, of exceptionally large proportions. This example produced by Joseph Bentley of 14, Saint Mary's Row, Birmingham. Bentley held several patents, his most famous being for a Percussion revolver, along with his patent percussion hammer, found on this pistol, dating from the mid 1840's.

Sadly although not in what might be described as mint condition, this is a very sound example, and fully functioning.

Horn butt and forend caps, lanyard ring to butt, Bentley's patent percussion hammer, along with Bentley's patent escutcheon mounted near the breech. Birmingham proofs to the underside of the barrel.

Total length 19.5 inches.

Barrel length 12 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52037Price: 1295.00 GBP

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Mk I Lee Metford Three Rivet Bayonet

Not an easy bayonet to find. Strong working catch, marked 156 to the pommel. Blade with a host of markings, appears to be covered in dried grease. Slight dulling to tip, which could be easily corrected.

Generally untouched condition, needs a good clean and some TLC.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52033Price: 525.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted


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Royal Army Medical Corps Officers Sword

A superb George V example, produced by Robert Mole and Sons, in exceptional condition. Not an easy sword to find, and you would spend years trying to better this one.

Blade has been lightly greased, which has preserved the original frosting. Serial number to the spine.

Blade length 32.5 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52027Price: 495.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted


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German Fighting Knife With Bayonet Fitting

Scarce private purchase fighting knife with bayonet fitting, known as "officers" bayonets in some circles.

This example by Carl Eickhorn of Solingen, in very pleasing condition, having a lot of the original paint and finish remaining to knife and scabbard.

Blade length: 6 inches.

Total length 11 inches

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52029Price: 275.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted


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Indian Raj Period Officers Bowie Knife

An extremely well made Victorian Officers Bowie knife. Steel capped antler pommel, steel half moon cross guard with quillions. The fullered blade marked "Boput Nagpore" which is presumably the manufacturer and place of origin.

Housed in a steel mounted leather scabbard with functioning "Indian" catch, which has been camouflaged green.

Blade length: 9.25 inches

Total Length: 14.25 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52036Price: 325.00 GBP

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Far East Issue Wooden Hilted Commando Knife

A very good example, housed in original sheath.

No visible markings, which is not unusual for this pattern.

Blade measures just over 6.5 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52034Price: 195.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted


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Fine Victorian Argyll&Sutherland Highlanders Dirk Belt

A very fine gold brocade example, for regulars officer's, complete with exceptional silver and brass convex belt buckle, by Marshall & Sons of 87 George Street, Edinburgh (succeeded by Brook and Son in 1891)

A charming and superb belt.

Code: 52025Price: 225.00 GBP


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1805 Naval Officers Sword

A scarce sword, sadly not in the best of condition, but complete, and suitable for a collector on a budget, or for somebody searching for a complete hilt assembly in good condition.

Blade length 31.75 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52031Price: 195.00 GBP

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WW1 German Fighting Knife

A very pleasing great war example. No visible markings.

Blade length:5.5 inches.

Total length 10.75 inches.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52030Price: 195.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted


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Wilkinson Officers Sword 1858 34th Foot

A good early numbered Wilkinson produced 1854 Pattern Victorian Infantry Officers sword.

The sword of Captain Charles Michael Fox, 34th Foot, later the Border Regiment.

London Gazette April 16th 1858 "34th FootóCharles Michael Fox, gent, to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Dash-wood, promoted in 5th Foot, Dated 13th April 1858."

Lots of scope for further research.

Good, broad fighting blade, etched with the owners initials C.M.W. to the right hand panel, and the usual foliage, VR cypher, etc. Blade could you a clean, light surface rust and staining, which will improve dramatically with some TLC.

Sadly the original scabbard is absent.

Blade length: 32 inches.

Sold with a copy of the proof ledger denoting Fox as the original purchaser.

Strictly over 18's only.

Code: 52026Price: 275.00 GBP

This item is Age Restricted

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