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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.
 
Click on any image for a link to the sale.



PROBUS AUKTION: FINE ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOUR. Nov 18th


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Probus Auktion in Stockholm are holding their winter sale of fine antique arms and amour and militaria on November 18th.  The catalog included a wide range of arms and armor from rare Caucasian guns to Swedish military arms to highly decorated Indo-Persian swords and daggers.
 
 There is a wide section of English and European flintlock and percussion guns both military and civilian, including the Queen Ann Silver mounted pistols by Barbar London pictured, as well as many American percussion revolvers and early German Wheellock guns. Early edged weapons offered include 17th C rapiers and broadswords and 18th C small swords. A wide range of later military swords are also selling. Accessories in the sale includes powder flasks, uniforms and a selection of orders and medals. Click on the image for a link to the sale.



POOK & POOK: ANTIQUE AND MODERN GUNS AND MILITARIA: Nov 16th


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A fullstock York county Pennsylvania rifle marked “Pickel” is one of the many fine lots offered by Pook and Pook on November 16th. Other early collectible  guns include a Confederate Richmond sharps carbine, a Martin Ballard Jersey City Pope rifle and  a Merwin & Hulbert Frontier single action revolver.

Sporting guns in the sale include a Belgian Browning pigeon grade over and under, several browning superposed guns and a Winchester Model 52B rifle. An unusual and rare lot is the Winchester , Japanese made, Parker reproduction double barreled shotgun in its original box. The gun is still  in the white” as these guns were finished to the customer’s order and has two sets of barrels. Click on the image for a link to the sale.



SKINNER : ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA NOV1st


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Skinnner’s sale of November first includes many fine lots with specific associations to soldiers or units from the revolutionary war and civil war. Pictured are two 1767 dated Dublin Castle pistols that are marked to the 16th light dragoons, one of only two light dragoon units that fought in the rev war. Other losts with specific provenance or associations include a trunk, sword and related items of Captain Trafton of 27th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry, and Daniel Barns engraved powder horn, dated 1775, from the siege of Boston.

Other lots in the sale include a CS Leech and Rigdon officers sword, A volcanic Carbine, a model 1861 ten pounder Parrott rifle, The hand form the statue of George III in New York City, A Winchester model 1873 and several fine Kentucky style flintlock rifles.



LANDSHUTER RUSTKAMMER, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA: SEPT 28th


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Landshuter Rustkammer’s next sale includes some very attractive Austrian, Hungarian and Polish Hussar sabres. Earlier edged weapons in the sale include rapiers, broad swords and daggers from Germany, Holland and Ital. Among these is a desirable sword by Standler of Munich. Armor in the sale includes several Comb Morion helmets, chain mail vests and a fine etched north Italian cabasset circa 1580.
 
Modern Military arms offered include a G43 sniper rifle and the prewar commercial broom-handle Mauser and Decker pistols pictured below. Antique Military guns include a Nuremberg matchlock C1620 several French cavalry percussion pistols as well as scarce examples of cavalry carbines from the late 19th C.
 
Among the top lots is the highly decorated Thüringen Wheelock dated 1656. There are several other Wheelock pistols, teschinkes style sporting guns and civilian matchlocks in the sale.
Ottoman arms offered include a fine published 17th century helmet of turban form. The sale also includes uniforms, medals and orders. Click on the image for a link to the catalog.



CZERNY'S FINE ARMS AND ARMOUR: SEPT 14th


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Czernys sale of September 14th includes a wide variety of the rarest and finest arms and amour from a wide range of period and cultural contexts. One of the more exotic lots in the fine Chinese mathclock gun pictured. It is mounted with an Indian gold decorated Mughal type barrel. Other rare lots include a fine half-armour in the Pisan manner circa 1580, several pairs of Wheelock pistols, a rare Russian hunting dagger by Egor Samsonov at Tula and a highly decorated silver niello Caucasian pistol.

The sale includes over 1000 lots and among the more moderately estimated lots are good hunting hangers, Japanese tsubas, a wide variety of collectors reference books, daggers, axes and a wide range of later military arms. Clock on the image for a link to the sale.



VICKERS AND HOAD, EDGED AND TRIBAL WEAPONS AUG 11th


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Vickers and Hoad are holding a sale of edged and tribal weapons on the Aug 11th. The sale includes many Indo-Persian blades as well as Mughal, Ceylonese, Burmese, Indonesian, African and Polynesian weapons.
 
Top lost in the sale include an unusual silver mounted Cossack Kendal with snake decoration, a good Indian chillanum dagger, a Coorg knife and scabbard and a scarce sosun pattah Indian sword. Click on the image for a link to the sale.



CAROL WATSON's FINE ARMS SALE: JULY 29th


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Carol Watson’s sale of fine arms on July 29th includes this fabulous Munich Schutzen rifle by Carl Steigele.  Other fine and rare rifles in the sale include A Nimschke style engraved Winchester model 1866, and a scarce RIA model 1903. Antique handguns in the sale include A British proofed Colt Model 1873 single action army, A Colt 2nd Model 1848 Dragoon and a Confederate Griswold and Gunnison revolver.

Among the desirable shotguns in the sale are a Parker AHE grade Hammerless as well as a reproduction two barrel Parker DHE grade set by Winchester. Click on the image for a link to the sale



BOSLEY'S MILITARY ANTIQUES SALE: JULY 3rd


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Bosely’s sale of military antiques on July3rd includes this very attractive light cavalry officer’s mameluke sword of the prince of Wales regiment by Tatham. Other fine and scarce swords in this sale of military antiques include, another ivory spadroon hilted example of a fighting also sword by Tatham, an 11th hussars Victorian mameluke sword, very rare examples of Waterloo period heavy cavalry swords, among them trooper s and an 1814 offers model as well as a royal horse guards sword by Prosser.

The sale includes a wide range of medals and militaria. One of the rarer and highly unusual lots is a Mahdist Jibbah tunic picked up at the battle of Omdurman from the estate of General Sir Francis Wingate.

Click on the image for a link to the catalog.



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