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ARMS, ARMOUR, ANTIQUES & FINE ART: COTTONE AUCTION MARCH 28th

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Cottone Auctions have a few select arms and armour lots included in their spring antiques and fine arts sale. Among those lots is a fine 
German sword with sliver hilt, a pair of arrows from the Custer battlefield that were displayed at the Pan American exposition in Buffalo in 1900, a fine Mughal dagger, two early german massive tww-handed processional swords and a fine swiss halberd with original invoice form Peter Finer.
Pictured is a Tibetan matchlock musket offered in the sale.  These scarce guns are rarely encountered. Examples can be seen ine the Royal Armouries and the Metropolitant Museum of Art. Click on the image for a link to the sale. 

CZERNY'S AUCTION 100, IMPORTANT MILITARIA : MARCH 27th, 28th

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Czerny’s are holding their Militaria and Arms and Amour sales on March 27th and 28th . Pictured is a rare form of Indian polouar sword, gold inlaid with its original scabbard. The top lots in the sale include an exquisitely decorated flintlock double French sporting gun and a south German late 17th C rifle, highly decorated, with historical provenance.  Also in this category is an extraordinary 19th C shotgun by Gastinne Renette with extensive decorative gold elements and Egyptian motifs.

A Japanese katana signed by Masatsuga carries the highest starting bid of the sale at 32000 EU. Other highly decorative lost include Kilij and Shamshirs, European armour and a superb matching set of 2 Brescian  pistols and a fowler. Click on the image for a link to the sale.

CAROL WATSON'S COLLECTOR FIREARMS & EDGED WEAPONS: MARCH 14th

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Carol Watson's next sale includes the  Mauser 75th anniversary  Luger pictured. Among the other firearm lots in the sale are a scarce LC Smith .410 SxS, a custom Francotte boxlock single shot rifle, a Winchester diamond grade 4 gauge skeet set, a good Baby Nambu and a Harper ferry model 1803 flintlock rifle.

Edged weapons in the sale include a model 1826 cutlass by Nathan Starr and a Randall model 18 knife. Click on the image for a link to the sale.

ROCK ISLAND SPORTING & COLLECTOR SALE, FEB 16th

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Classic American firearms are among the top lots in Rock Island’s next sale. There are several examples of fine Winchester model 66’s, volcanic and Henry rifles. Pistols include the cased iron framed Volcanic pair pictured as well as an engraved single action army with pearl grips, a US colt cavalry model single action army, a first and third model Dragoons and a Colt US navy model 1961 revolver.

European guns include a nice DMR model 1920 Luger carbine, A Kreighoff Luger, a LeMat revolver, and a Confederate inscribed Beaumont-Adams percussion revolver. Military guns include both Enfield and Garand sniper rifles. Fine sporting guns include a matched pair of Churchill side by sides. Click on the image for a link to the sale.

SOFE DESIGN, WINTER FINE ARMS AND ARMOUR SALE: JAN 25th

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Sofe Design Auctions next winter auction includes multiple collections of rare and important world antiques and militaria featuring large selection of rare, unseen before Caucasian, Islamic and Russian weaponry, European art and other decorative items. Pictured is a fine Caucasian migulet pistol.

Other top lots in the sale include several outstanding shamshirs, one ruby mounted, a good karabela, several fine  kinjals, a group of 17th C European swords, Ottoman firearms, including a fine pair of silver and coral decorated pistols and a Balkan silver and MOP inlaid rifle. The sale also includes armour ,powder flasks ansd other accoutrements. Click on the image for a link to the sale.

CZERNYS: FINE ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOUR, DEC 14th

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Czernys Winter fine arms and amour sale includes the full cavalry armour pictured. This north Italian example is from 3rd quarter of the 17th century. An additional rare armour lot in the sale is a 16th C. Ottoman full horse armour. Other armour and early European weapons lots include a man-at-arms half armour, several fine rapiers, a scarce pillow sword, a German hand and a half sword, a fine and scarce English silver decorated cutlass C 1630, a rare Venetian parade glaive and a Dresden left hand dagger C 1600.

Guns in the sale range from fine sporting arms such as a cased pair of Holland and Hollands to the 18thC revolving flintlock fowler from Carlsbad  to an embellished a Wheelock rifle with the arms of Franz Christophe Von Hutten the prince bishop of Wurzburg.

Eastern European, Persian and Indo-Persian lots include a fine zaghnal, a range of shamshirs, fine khula-khuds, Cossack arms and a polish mace. Click on the image for a link to the sale.

ROCK ISLAND: PREMIERE AUCTION, DEC 6th

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Carrying the highest estimate ($375,000-$650,000) in Rock Island's premiere sale is one of very few known factory panel scene engraved Single Action Army’s. This exquisite example was made in 1879. Other fine guns in the sale include General McClellan's presentation 1860 Colt Army revolver, a Paterson model 1839 carbine presented by Rhode Island governor Samuel King and a Marlin Deuxe model 1897 rifle owned by Annie Oakley.

 

Among other historic lots in the sale are a sword presented for Gallantry in 1812 by President Andrew Jackson, a US model 1874 Gatling gun with field carriage, a Colt Walker and a WWII presentation grade Savage made Thompson Submachine gun. Click on the image for a link to the sale. 


ANTIVITY PRAHA, ANTIQUES, ARMS AND ARMOUR, NOVEMBER 30TH

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Antikvity Praha's next auction includes antique and collectible firearms, edged weapons from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and a variety of related collectible military lots. Above is a very rare LeMat centerfire pistol being offered in the sale, one of several fine early swords.   Swords  in the sale include an Austrian presentation sabre below, early rapiers, shamshirs,  military hussar sabres and swords, sidearms, hunting and smallswords and a Scottish broadsword.
 
Firearms offered include a highly engraved Chamalot & Delvigne pinfire revolver, a queen Anne double barreled flintlock pistol, a fine cased pair of French double barreled flintlock pistols by Dumarest, and early transitional revolver mechanisms as well as good Dreyse M/41 bolt action rifle.Among other lots in the sale are two WWII Skoda model howitzers, a child’s crossbow, a superb iron shield, a fine early hunting “Waidpraxe”, a good flintlock tinge lighter, a German air rifle C.1850, a war hammer C. 1600, a Russian spontoon C 1800, and a  vampire killing kit.
 
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