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AUSTRALIAN ARMS AUCTIONS, ANTIQUE AND COLLECTOR ARMS, OCTOBER 13th


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A superb Maybury cased percussion double rifle is one of the top lost in Australian Arms Auctions October sale. The sale is comprised of antique and modern collector arms as well as edged weapons and militaria. Other fine antique sporting arms in the sale include a cased Westley Richards percussion double and a cased bar-in-wood Purdey hammer gun. A spectacular antique pistol cataloged is the Russian flintlock by Illing with detachable shoulder stock.

Among the edged weapons are a MODEL 1827 presentation sword to the Kent Volounteers and a good selection of Japanese Katana’s.  Among the antique arms offered is a wide selection of Colt percussion and early cartridge revolvers as well as several Winchesters.  A wide section of WWI and WWII arms will also cross the block.Superb Maybury cased percussion double rifle is one of the top lost in Australian Arms Auctions October sale. The sale is comprised of antique and modern collector arms as well as edged weapons and militaria. Other fine antique sporting arms in the sale include a cased Westley Richards percussion double and a cased bar-in-wood Purdey hammer gun. A spectacular antique pistol cataloged is the Russian flintlock by Illing with detachable shoulder stock.

Among the edged weapons are a presentation sword, Japanese Katana’s  Among the antique arms offered is a wide selection of Colt percussion and early cartridge revolvers as well as several Winchesters.  A wide section of WWI and WWII arms will also cross the block.
 



CZERNYS FINE ARMS AND ARMOUR, SEPT 15th.


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Czerny's fall arms and armour sale is preceded on the 14th by an equestrian sale that includes rare elements of horse armour.  The main Arms and Armour sale on the 15th has a spectacular arrary of and antique and collectible arms and armour. Pictured are the of several suits of armour offered, some Italian examples in "Pisan Style"  as well as a full Italian armour, south German black and white armour and a rare heavy "wall" armour.

The Adriano Salo colletion of arms in the sale includes a wide range of American 19th cent handguns as well as earlier European and British examples.  A published highlight of this collection is the heavily inlaid French wheellock of the early 16th century. A wide section of highly decorative Islamic and Indo-Persian arms are offered, among them a "Hooded Katar"  with extensive silver inlay. Arms of Russian interest include a nielloed and gilt inlaid Caucasian pistol.

Edged weapons in the sale include a Venetian broadsword of the 15th century with elements of it's original scabbard as well as a European "hand and a half " sword circa 1400 and many other military and civilian examples. Click on the image for a link to the sale. 
 



 
 
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