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Antique and Obsolete Firearms

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Manhattan Fire Arms revolver. 5 shot percussion revolver in very good condition, all in good working order. This revolver has been nickel plated at some stage in it's life, The grips are plain wood, One has a slight chip. The top of the 6 1/2 inch octagonal barrel is stamped .... MANHATTAN FIREARMS PATENTED MAR 11.. serial Number 58... on barrel, action and trigger guard. under the grip it has 57... This is a favorite in My Collection
Smith and Wesson Model 3 revolver. Model three, Double action Mod1. calibre is .44 Russian, in good working condition. Action sound and tight, bore nice and clean. Some pitting to the nickel plating, Grips are the original hard-rubber type, and are in very good condition.serial number on frame and cylinder are matching, I cant see any serial number on the barrel. has SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS.U.S.A. and it's patent dates stamped/engraved on the top of the barrel. This is a favorite in My Collection
French Chassepot type centre-fire rifle. Short barreled bolt action rifle. With an old (original ?) leather sling. Woodwork is in good condition, some rust on butt-plate, barrel and other metal parts. various stampings in barrel and bolt. M50672 P*G B (circled) J (circled) on left side ob barrel. S187I ??78 ME on right side. 88 on bolt-head and bolt. too many markings, proof marks etc to list here. most of them on barrel, under the woodwork! including E with crown above (stamped in three places). P with star above (in vertical-oval outline). many numbers, letters etc...
Westley Richards pin-fire shotgun. Made by Westley Richards, this is a 12-bore pinfire side-by-side shotgun. It has 24 3/4 inch damascus twist-steel barrels. A rotary underleaver (under trigger-guard). Opens the action, A wedge in the fore-end allows the barrels to be removed. barrels are quite pitted, and forend woodwork has a small chip-missing. one side-lock requires repair, other is working. Engraving in side-locks trigger-guard, action etc. Serial number 3233 engraved. Proof markes stamped under barrels. rib has WESTLEY RICHARDS 170 NEW BOND ST LONDON stamped/engraved.

Mauser 71/84 11mm rifle. 710 Mauser 1871/84 tubular magazine German military rifle. 11mm obsolete calibre, (11.15x60R) so no licence needed in the UK. good overall condition. Action and bolt all complete and working. Matching serial numbers on barrel, reciever, and bolt. Spandau stamped, on top of barrel-nut, feint, but still visible. The Mauser 71/84 bolt action/magazine fed rifle was the first in a long and susessful line of rifles, many of the ideas and innovations were copied, and occasionally improved by other manufacturers. a real piece of history! You may see these on sale from a few other sellers, but never at this price!



Mauser 71/84 11mm rifle. 880 Mauser 1871/84 tubular magazine German military rifle. 11mm obsolete calibre, (11.15x60R) so no licence needed in the UK. Very good overall condition. Action and bolt all complete and working. Spandau stamped, on top of barrel-nut, The Mauser 71/84 bolt action/magazine fed rifle was the first in a long and susessful line of rifles, many of the ideas and innovations were copied, and occasionally improved by other manufacturers. a real piece of history! You may see these on sale from a few other sellers, but never at this price! pictures to follow
1944 BREN LMG (de-act 1987)Now SOLD This is a very rare beast! A 1944 bren gun, De-activated in 1987 The de-activation spec then allowed the barrel to be removable from the receiver. All later deactivated bren guns have the barrel welded in place. Certified by the Birmingham proof house. The gun also shows an armourers mark saying RFI FR 1962 so it looks like it was used / re-furbished in 1962. See pictures below. Kit includes:- Bren mk3/1, mk1 barrel, 30 round magazine, manual, certificate. All in a wooden box. For More Pictures, CLICK-HERE.

No_19 BREN LMG (de-act 2007)Now SOLD No_20 BREN LMG (de-act 2002)Now SOLD
.32 pin-fire revolver very good condition .32 pin-fire revolver Belgian made 14 Bore pin-fire side-by-side shotgun. 14mm/28 bore Pinfire side-by-side pistol 12/14 Bore pin-fire side-by-side shotgun. French/Belgian single barreled folding Pinfire shotgun. Whitneyville Armory .32 rimfire revolver. Defender 89 .32 rimfire revolver. Remington New Model. Army .44" percussion revolver. Remington New Model. Army .44" revolver. Remington police .38" 5-shot revolver.
Paper 28 bore / 14M Pinfire shotgun cases. 3.00 Gevelot Paris 14M un-used condition. These cases are aclually blue, not green! the digital camera didn't like the light source I was using! The cases are of paper/card construction, with a brass head, and brass pin. The inside of the cases is clean with no traces of powder or residue. The head is stamped. SF 14 M PARIS The side of the case has the following printed in black:- Ste Fse DES MUNITIONS ANCIENS ETABLISSEMENTS GEVELOT & GAUPILLAT The dimesions below are in metric as these cases are French, about 28 bore. Rim Diameter. 15mm Case Diameter. 14mm (parallel sided). Pin Length. 7mm Overall Case Length 63mm
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