Modern Sporting Guns & Antique Arms

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Thursday 12 March 2015

Commencing at 10:45pm

Newnham Street Saleroom

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Sporting Guns & Antique Arms

20 bore Beretta EELL S687 Diamond Pigeon over and under, ejector, 28 ins barrels, ¼ & ic, ventilated rib, 3 ins chambers, scroll game scene and border engraved side plated action, single selective trigger, well figured 15 ins semi pistol grip stock with recoil pad (original wooden butt plate present), interchangeable 28 bore 28 ins multi choke barrels (four spare chokes), ventilated rib, 2¾ ins chambers, complete with original documents in maker's hard plastic case, no. N04056B (Section 2 licence required)

Sold for £4800

Pair 25 bore flintlock double barrel travelling pistols by W Beckwith, 9½ ins half stocked damascus barrels inscribed Beckwith, London, numbered 1 & 2 respectively, tapered ebony ramrods, one with steel worm, engraved stepped steel locks marked Beckwith, slide safety, engraved hammers, rainproof pan, with roller frizzen, gold touch hole, engraved steel furniture with pineapple finials, engraved tang, chequered half round butts with slab sides, each numbered 958, in mahogany case with brass inset ring handle, and Braman, Picadilly lock, baize fitted interior with copper and brass threeway flask by Sykes, rosewood cleaning rod, steel bullet mould, turnscrew and makers trade label

Sold for £20,000

Cased pair 40 bore Percussion target pistols by Williams & Powell, each with a 10 ins damascus octagonal sighted barrel, the breech with platinum line inlay inscribed LIVERPOOL to top flat, German Silver mounted tapered wood ramrod with brass worm, border and scroll engraved steel back action lock signed with maker's name with original colour, engraved hammer, platinum breech plug, set trigger, engraved scroll furniture, German Silver forend, engraved tang, chequered half round butt with metal bound raised oval and fluted butt cap, 16 ins overall, in mahogany fitted case with cleaning tools, threeway powder flask, caps, nipple key, bullet mould and maker's trade label

Sold for £4000

12 bore boxlock ejector by Harrison & Hussey

Sold for £2000

.450 Nickel plated 6 shot revolver by S W Silver & Co, London. with patent safety hammer and extracting device,

Sold for £1550

12 bore over and under by J E Lewis

Sold for £4500

20 bore flintlock double barrelled sporting gun by J. Manton c.1807, 30,5/8 ins rebrowned damascus twist sighted barrels, the patent breeches each with gold line inlay and gold lozenge with maker's stamp, platinum lined touch holes, brass mounted ramrod with worm, border engraved flat locks each engraved Manton, rain proof pans with roller frizzen, engraved steel furniture, the trigger plate with pineapple finial, figured walnut stock with chequered hand, steel butt plate, no.4870, in relined fitted mahogany case brass mounted with brass inset ring handle, maker's trade label, accessories including: two part brass mounted cleaning rod; Hawksley leather and brass shot flask; Sykes copper and brass powder flask; two part rosewood and brass turnscrew; ebony turnscrew; spring clamp; steel wad punch; brass oil bottle

Sold for £6000

12 bore round action assisted opener by John Dickson & Son, 29 ins browned damascus nitro proved barrels, inscribed John Dickson & Son 63 Princes Street Edinburgh, ¼ & ½, profusely scroll engraved round bodied treble grip trigger plate action, engraved fences and tang, gold stud cocking indicators, 14½ ins straight hand stock, in fitted Brady leather case with maker's trade label, no. 4463 (Section 2 licence required)

Sold for £4000

12 bore Browning D5 over and under, ejector, 26,3/8 ins barrels, ¼ & ¼, inscribed Fabrique Nationale d'Armes de Guerre Herstal Belgique Chrome fine file cut ventilated rib, chequered captive two piece forend, bold relief scroll and foliate engraved action top lever and trigger guard, signed Theunens, single selective trigger, 14¼ ins well figured semi pistol grip stock with vacant gold escutcheon, in metal mounted leather case with fitted interior, no. 15366S3 (Section 2 licence required)

Sold for £4200

Eley cartridge display,

Sold for £480

8 bore English hammer, 33 ins np damascus barrels, 3,1/4 ins chambers

Sold for £4000

"Pair of 22 bore Percussion overcoat pistols by Westley Richards, with double brown damascus barrels inscribed Westley Richards 170 New Bond St London, platinum breech plugs, engraved tang, captive ramrod, foliate engraved steel locks and hammers with slide safety, inscribed Westley Richards, engraved furniture, finely figured walnut stocks with horn tipped forends, chequered bag shaped butts with silver lozenge shaped escutcheons, 9 ins overall "

Sold for £3500