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Blue and Gilt Swords for Sale UK Pistols and Flintlock Duellers Antique Guns

Blue and Gilt Swords for Sale UK

An Irish Militia Officers Blue & Gilt Sword. 33” overall, 29” highly curved blade blue & gilt for half its length, with a Crown over a harp, floral trophies & ‘J.& N. Nicholson Cork’ in a medallion to one side and trophies of arms and ‘warranted’ in a ribbon on the other. Gilt brass stirrup hilt with ivory grip with twisted gilt wire. In it brass scabbard with two suspension rings signed ‘Read 4 Parliament Sq.’ Circa 1797

Blue and Gilt Swords for sale UK Antique Dealers Military Irish Sharp Edged Weapons Militeria

Sword in rubbed condition, hilt cracked, scabbard quite good.

Nicholson Cork 1756 to 1805. Read at 4 Parliament Sq 1785-1806

Stock number   8805                                                               £795

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Flintlock Duelling Pistol by John Manton

Flintlock Duelling Pistol For Sale UK John Manton Antique Guns for sale

A Very Fine Flintlock Duelling Pistol by John Manton. 15 ½” overall, 10” octagonal barrels in 25 bore, signed in gold ‘Manton London’ on the sides of the barrel and the owners name ‘Lord Whitworth’ on the top flat. Hook breech with gold line, blade fore sight and rear sight, numbered 3616 on underside of barrel. Lock border, swan cock and frizzens all engraved with wheat ears, waterproof pan, roller on toe of frizzen. Steel trigger guards engraved with trophy of arms and the number 3618 and pineapple finial. Figured walnut half stock with horn fore-end, chequered butt and horn tipped ramrod.
Numbered 3616 for 1801.

In very good condition                                                                   

Charles Whitworth, 1st Earl Whitworth, GCB, PC, known as The Lord Whitworth between 1800 and 1813 and as The Viscount Whitworth between 1813 and 1815, was a British diplomat and politician. British Ambassador to Pairs during the  Peace of Amiens,1802-3,

Sold with a copy of his dispatches from Paris and two prints

In Maniac-Ravings—or—Little Boney in a strong Fit (1803), James Gillray caricatured Napoleon's tirade to Whitworth at the Tuileries on 13 March 1803.

Charles Whitworth, 1st Earl Whitworth by John Henry Robinson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence

Stock number 8763                                                               £9,995

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Antique War Swords for Sale UK French Naval Hanger Navy

A Brass Hilted French Naval Hanger. 33” overall, 27” straight blade with single cutting edge. Faintly engraved on the back edge. Brass shell shaped bowl guard, knuckle bow and two ‘S’ shaped curved bars. Urn shaped pommel and ring turned grip, with a thumb ring.

Circa 1720-50

In very good condition, one crack to shell guard.  

Stock number 8784                                                            £995
   
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Antique Gun for Sale Bergmann Self-loading Pistol in Working Condition

Bergmann Guns for Sale UK Self-loading Pistol German No. 3/1896 Nitro Proofs Pistolet Bergmann 1800 1900 working

A Rare Bergmann No. 3/1896 Self-loading Pistol. 11” overall, 4 ½” 6.5mm barrel with adjustable bead fore sight, German Nitro Proofs, the slide with open-sights, the frame engraved 'Patent Bréveté S.G.D.G' and numbered 3176 with side lever safety on the left, Bergmann factory logo of a miner, sprung downward opening loading gate with inspection ports on the right engraved 'Pistolet Bergmann'. The butt with chequered rounded wooden grips and integral lanyard ring.

Circa 1896-1900.

In very good working condition, nearly all original finish. 

Stock number X1984                                                                       £3,995

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An Irish Militia Officers Blue & Gilt Sword. 33” overall, 29” highly curved blade blue & gilt for half its length, with a Crown over a harp, floral trophies & ‘J.& N. Nicholson Cork’ in a medallion to one side and trophies of arms and ‘warranted’ in a ribbon on the other. Gilt brass stirrup hilt with ivory grip with twisted gilt wire. In it brass scabbard with two suspension rings signed ‘Read 4 Parliament Sq.’ Circa 1797

Sword in rubbed condition, hilt cracked, scabbard quite good.

Nicholson Cork 1756 to 1805. Read at 4 Parliament Sq 1785-1806

Stock number   8805                                                               £795

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A Pair of Flintlock Duellers by Wilkerson of Edinburgh. 15 ½” overall, 10"octagonal 20 bore barrels with bead fore sight, rear sight on tang, with Tower Private Proofs. Flat stepped lock with semi-waterproof pan & roller on frizzen, flat engraved swan necked cocks. Engraved ‘Wilkerson’ under the pan. Walnut half stocks with barrel slides, flattened chequered grips.  Steel mounted trigger guard with pineapple finial, engraved on bow with musical trophies. Wooden brass tipped ramrods, one with a worm. Oval silver escutcheon engraved with crest of the Tempest family.

Circa 1810

In quite good condition. 

Anthony Wilkerson: Gunmaker in Edinburgh 1800-20 Gun Maker to the Prince of Wales.

May be Colonel John Plumbe-Tempest of the 1st Royal Lancashire Militia circa 1830.   He served from 1794 until 1852, commanding the RLM for a total of 33 years from 1819 to 1852.                                                                                                     

Stock number    X1976                                                        £4,450

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