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Lots: 51-100 of 937
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Lot 51
SIX C I V 1905 MARKED DRINKING TUMBLERS.
Six glass tumblers with half plate coverings, marked with measures and Gentlemen, etc. Below are the markings for CIV 1905 (City Imperial Volunteers) H A C (Honourable Artillery Company). Also on the plate are animals and a Sailor in a South Wester smoking a pipe.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 52
A 1916 HMS DUBLIN PRESENTATION DINNER GONG.
A real quality 'Trench Art' period dinner gong, mounted on an oak plinth from the Light Cruiser HMS Dublin. Two 3 pdr shells with warheads and a top brace between them, holding a 3" 1914 dated shellcase with naval markings. Standing some 22" high and 18" long by 12" wide.
'Mrs H Norton. From Officers & Ships Company HMS Dublin. August 1916'.
HMS Dublin engaged and sank an enemy Destroyer at the Battle of Jutland, so was presumably at Portsmouth undergoing repairs to her 'severe damage from the salvoes from enemy ships at this time.
Mrs Norton was the Lady of Southwick House and Estate at the time, Purbrook, Hampshire. Having owned the estate for hundreds of years, the Norton family would have had strong naval ties.
Possibly from the late Mrs E S Norton-Borthwick's sale of October 1988.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 53
A GT WAR GERMAN EAST AFRICA CAMPAIGN TABACCO TIN.
A well made piece of 'Trench Art' from the campaign in German East Africa, made from brass shellcases. With the names of English Settlers? and the date 1916-1917. Decorated with period coins, the 6" high interlinked shells are dated 1912 & 1913. Mr & Mrs Morrison Duivels Kloof. Transvaal are the names engraved top and bottom.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 54
A BRACE OF MOARI TAI-AHA STAFFS.
Two hardwood carved Tai-Aha 'quarterstaffs', of the late 19thC with carved Upuko or pommels. Faces with Arero's or tongues protruding from the Upoko, one of 77.1/2" length the other of 75.3/4" overall length.
Of a longer length than normal, the traditional weapon of the New Zealand Maori. Used still in the Powhiri Welcoming Ceremony. A warrior who had studied for several years the Martial art of Mau Rukua, would demonstrate its usage at close quarters.
Made of wood or whale bone, the Tinaua was used for striking or parrying. The Arero was used for stabbing, a formidable weapon prior to the arrival of metal.
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Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1400
Lot 55
TWO METAL LANCES.
Two steel lances from the middle or far east, with square blades and round shafts. 63.1/2" and 75" respectively with some light decoration in swirl or chequered patterns.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 56
NATIVE BOWS & ARROWS.
Two native bows and (9) metal barbed arrows, etc. For various warfare and hunting uses, with a small hand axe and untipped shafts.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 57
A 19thC AIR CANE by E HARRISON & CO.
A well made 19thC air cane complete with pump and loose fittings, marked E Harrison & Co of 226 Strand London. With a bullet mould and pump handle present, numbered 15254. Also present is a square end key, the air cane of two section construction.
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Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 58
MILITARY BUGLES.
Two different Military Bugles, both by Distin & Co of London. The larger of the two 16.1/4" in length, with bulbous middle section having a brass finish. The second of copper and brass, of traditional Buglers type with green cord and tassels.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 59
A TANK CORPS OFFICERS ASTRAKHAN HAT
A Tank Corps Astrakhan hat with bullion Tank Corps badge, with Herbert & Johnson makers stamping.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 60
A MAIDENS PADDLE
A Papua New Guinea carved Maidens Paddle, dating from the 20thC. Richly coloured in black highlights with a red base, carved designs of block and swirls, etc. 68.3/4" long with an oval shaped shaft, the blade of 31" by 6.5/8" at its widest point.
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 61
A NEW GUINEA BOW & HUNTING ARROWS.
A 20thC New Guinea tribesmans bow, complete with 24 hunting and fishing, etc arrows. Th bow of native wood with a length of 5'.9", complete with its 'string' of shaped fibre. The arrows with carved or shaped tips, to account for different game whilst hunting.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 62
A NEW GUINEA WORK AXE.
Having a large rounded stone inset in a large hardwood mount, of some age. The shaft length of 28" is at its widest some 5", the stone of 12" by 3.1/2".
Used among other tasks for tree cutting, ceremonial and other meetings Sing Sing and Moka exchanges, etc. Among which are also bartering for Salt, Oil and lastly payment for a Bride.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 63
A KRIS .
An attractive Kris with a 14" wavy-edged blade and carved wooden Garuda Bird hilt. Bi-wood scabbard with carved throat mount, 18.1/2" overall length.
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 64
A WILKINSON SWORDSTICK WITH SILVER MOUNTS.
A Swordstick marked Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, with silver hallmarked collar and pommel. Both W & Co makers mark and each are dated 1904. An attractive 26" blade with various designs and in very good order. Contained in a smooth cane hilt and scabbard, with brass ferrule.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 65
A WILLIAM 1V OFFICERS SWORD (PROSSER)
A Wiiliam 1V pipeback officers sword, brass hilt and scabbard. The blade of some 32.1/2" length has a William 1V cypher on both sides of the blade, below a crown. Profser Manufacturer to the King, Charing Crofs, below. The blade in clean condition with a gilded hilt, the scabbard with some usage dents evident.
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 66
A VICTORIAN R ENGINEERS OFFICERS SWORD.
An 1857 pattern Royal Engineers officers sword, with brass with a pierced guard which has gilding. With the Royal Engineers badge and device on the 32.1/4" blade with VR entwined, Price & Co, Suffolk St, Pall Mall, London marked. A very clean blade with brass scabbard, the l;atter with little evidence of dents.
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Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 67
A PRESENTATION CAVALRY SWORD C1825.
A George 1V presentation cavalry sword, to Sjt Major John Alexander RHA, by Prosser. Pipeback blade of 35" in very clean and crisp condition, with GR 1V cypher and a mounted Cavalryman decoration. The officers who are named in the lettering of presentation script and John Alexander, were all present at the Battle of Waterloo. Complete with steel five bar hilt and steel scabbard.
Profser Manufacturer to the King at the forte.
This Sword was presented to Serjeant Major John Alexander Royal Horse Artillery, by the officers of his troop. Lt Col Sir John May KCB-KCH- Mjr Dyneley-Lieutenants W C Anderson & Burke Cuppage. For his indefatigable exertions in the execution of his duty.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1000
Lot 68
A RUSSIAN DRAGOONS SABRE & SCABBARD/BAYONET.
A Russian Heavy Dragoons Gt War period with scabbard and fitted bayonet. Various markings to the 32" blade with 3/4 fuller blade, A in several places also dated 1916. The black leather and brass scabbard has a fitted bayonet, stirrup hilt and wooden grip
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 69
AN 1805 FLANK OFFICERS SWORD.
An 1805 pattern Flank Officers sword with the scabbard throat, bearing Prosser of Charing Cross London markings. The 30" curved blade has light decoration at the forte of foiliage and trophies etc. The hilt with Lions Head pommel and GR cypher in the knuckle guard, also a grenade. Pierced oval guard , the scabbard of gilded brass mounts and black leather with two ring mount
Estimate:  £600 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £580
Lot 70
A PEPPERBOX REVOLVER.
A six-shot Pepperbox Percussion Revolver with steel cylinder and ring trigger pull. The striker is to the underside, with engravings to the steel action and frame. Two piece wooden grips with 3.1/4" barrel, 7.1/2" overall length.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 71
A SAXONY CAVALRY GUARD SWORD.
A W K & Co made Saxony Cavalry Officers Guard sword, complete with a steel plated scabbard. A pipe-back partially gilt decorated blade, with crests and AR cypher of 33" length. The hilt of gilt over three bar, one with crest inset and lions head pommel.
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Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1550
Lot 72
AN IMPERIAL SAXON INFANTRY OFFICERS GUARD SWORD.
A Saxon Infantry Guard officers sword, complete with its steel scabbard. Pipe-back spearpoint blade of 32.3/4" length, gilt crest decoration with Eisenhauer inset. Saxon crest and FR cypher with crown over R mark on the gilt stirrup hilt guard.
Lions head pommel and gold bullion swordknot present.
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Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £780
Lot 73
A RUSSIAN SASKA SWORD (1903).
A Cossack or Russian cavalryman's sword, with date and makers mark 1903. Brass mounted wooden scabbard with bayonet fitted, very clean 34" blade with wide/tapering fuller.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2600
Lot 74
A FRENCH CAVALRY SABRE 1898.
A French 1896 dated officers cavalry sabre, with ornate pierced basket guard. The clean straight single-edged 33.1/4" blade, marked on the rib with the following. Sabre d'Officier de Cavalerie M 1896 3me Caille Manuf d;Armes de Chat 1898.
Ornate pommel and guard with hardwood grip, complete with a steel scabbard
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 75
A XV11 LANCERS OFFICERS SWORD.
A well made mid 19thC sword with maker or cutlers mark as J Irvine Master Tailor 17th Lancers. Steel three-bar hilt with clean 35" blade, decorated with Battle Honours Alma-Inkerman- Balaklava and Sevastopol. Skull and crossbones with Or Glory below, crown over VR cypher and XV11 Lancers below amid foiliage panels.
Brown leather scabbard with sword frog present, the steel guard has light rust evident inside.
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Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £620
Lot 76
A SCOTTISH YEOMANRY MAMELUKE.
A William 1V Stirlingshire. Yeomanry Cavalry officers sword by Prosser of Charing Crofs,London. Sword Maker to the King. A 1796 pattern variant blade of 30" length in crisp condition, highly decorated with thistles and William 1V under a crown. Steel quillion and ivory grips, with Mameluke pattern steel scabbard with two ring mounts fitted.
By verbal provenance originally carried by an Officer in the Stirlingshire Yeomanry Cavalry during the Radical Disturbances of April 1820. Commanded by Sir Thomas Bradford whose sword sold in the last May Sale, here in Lawrences.
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Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £700
Lot 77
A HORSEHEAD POMMEL IRREGULAR CAVALRY SWORD.
Possibly Indian Cavalry and made for an officer in perhaps Skinners or Hodgsons Horse, etc. The brass pommel is complimented in the running horses engraved on the quillions/langets. The scabbard has lions and other beasts amid the decoration, the hilt of chequered finish ebony. The blade of Tulwar form has a single cutting edge and a length of 25". An attractive sword embellished by the mounts and its blackened steel scabbard.
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Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £550
Lot 78
A RUSSIAN MILITARY KINDJAL.
An Imperial Russian Military Kindjal dated 1913, with makers marks and crown over A. Wooden hilt with brass fittings, razor sharp 17.1/4" blade having two narrow three-quarter length fullers.
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 79
A MADRAS HORSE ARTILLERY PRESENTATION SWORD.
A Prosser of London marked Madras Horse Artillery Officers 1821 pattern sword, with the owners initials on the blade. Steel three bar hilt with fishskin grip and wire present. The pipe-back blade of 31.1/4" with the East India Company crest and three cannons on a shield below. Madras Horse Artillery below with Prosser Maker London and the initials ATC in floral script. Complete with its steel scabbard, the fighting blade in very clean condition.
Alexander Todd Cadell (No496) was transferred from the East India Company to the Royal Artillery, when his regiment Madras Horse Artillery was disbanded in 1861.
2/ Lt 1834
Lt 1841
B-Capt 1849
Capt 1854
Bt Col 1866
Col 1869
M-Gen 1877
Lt Gen 1878
Rtd 1878
Died 1885
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Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £3900
Lot 80
A PRESENTATION 1822 PATTERN HEAVY CAVALRY SWORD.
A Victorian Heavy Cavalry Officers sword, with very clean 36.3/4" blade complete with its steel scabbard. VR under a crown above oak leaves, with scrolls on both sides of the blade. On the A side, Presented to John Hill Bombay Engineers by his friend John Forres Bombay Cavalry 24th November 1848. On the B side Mundee Ava Decbr 21st 1848. O God the Lord The Strength of my Salvation. Thou Hast covered my head in the Day of Battle. Psalm CXL 7th Verse.
John Hill became an Ensign on the 11th June 1834. Lieutenant 16th August 1843. Captain 13th June 1849. Major 2nd August 1854. Lt Colonel 4th December 1857. Colonel 6th March 1858.
He took part in the actions at Mandi Awa (Mundee Ava) which was commanded by Major General Whish and also operations against the enemy at Sidi-lal-ki-bed on the 27th December 1848. He was a Field Engineer with the Multan Field Force, during the Second Sikh War 1848-49.
Mandi Awa was a fortified mound, which British Forces captured with the surrounding suburbs. During the storming an artillery shell exploded showering a nine pounder with shrapnel. Lt Younghusband was killed and Lt Hill (Field Engineer) wounded
Lt John Forbes then a Captain served in Sind & Afghanistan 1841-42. (Ghuznee & Kabul Medal) Later in the Persian Campaign, where he was severely wounded at the Battle of Kooshab. He led the famous Charge of the 3rd Light Cavalry against the Persian Infantry, who had formed a square. (Medal & Clasp CB) Again during the Indian Mutiny Campaign with the Central Field Force. (Medal & Clasp) He retired as a General in 1886.
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Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2300
Lot 81
CUT & THRUST WEAPONS.
An excellent detailed book on weapons by Eduard Wagner, a much used 1967 2nd edition. British Military Bayonets and Wilkinson's Edged Weapons, etc
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 82
A BLUNDERBUSS PISTOL WITH SIDESPRUNG BAYONET BY BUNNEY.
A quality Blunderbuss pistol by Bunney of London, of which three generations worked from 1730-1815. Brass furniture with underslung ramrod, freed by sliding trigger on the action. Centre-fired flintlock action with again a sliding safety catch. Flared muzzle barrel with a length of 8", overall with extended bayonet 19.1/4".
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Estimate:  £1800 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1800
Lot 83
A KETLAND BLUNDERBUSS PISTOL.
Converted from flintlock to percussion by barrel and nipple method, many years ago. Brass flared muzzle with a 7.3/4" barrel with proof marks and TI? faintly visible. Brass furniture with steel lock with Ketland, underslung ramrod the overall length being 14".
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Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £700
Lot 84
A GANDON FLINTLOCK PISTOL.
A steel 8.1/4" barrel also a steel lock and furniture, having a ramrod below. Marked Gandon on the lock and PG amid the proofmarks. Silvered lockplate with trophies and banners etc, silvered Devils Mask buttplate with GA in an oval. An attractive pistol with an overall length of approximately 14".
Philip Gandon 1750-1770 was working as a London Gunmaker during those years.
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Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £920
Lot 85
A TWIGG BLUNDERBUSS PISTOL.
A brass barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss pistol by Twigg of London 1760-1780. After vworking with Bass for a while, it reverted to Twigg again from 1783-1813. The barrel of some 8.1/4" in length, octagonal then round form and flared muzzle. Steel action marked Twigg, with brass furniture and an overall length of 14".
Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1600
Lot 86
A JOHN SMART FLINTLOCK PISTOL. (1690-1720
A steel cannon-barrelled flintlock Queen Anne style pistol, by the London maker John Smart. With a turn-off 4.5/8" barrel and an overall length of 11" Steel buttplate and furniture with John Smart London below the action.
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Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1150
Lot 87
A REA BLUNDERBUSS WITH SPRUNG BAYONET & CENSUS MARKS
A Flintlock Blunderbuss with undersprung bayonet, made by Rea of London. Brass furniture and side ramrod, with a 15" octagonal/round barrel having London Proofmarks. Most likely supplied to the Irish Constabulary, with roller frizzen and sliding safety with the bayonet release before the triggerguard. The 1843 Census marks are D-N1513, stamped on the barrel top, the makers name Rea is on the steel lock.
A John Rea worked from 1782-1830 in London. Thomas Rea from 1790-1820 in London.
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Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £920
Lot 88
A POLYNESIAN PADDLE.
A carved native paddle of some 76.1/4" in length, with hollowed pommel having an inset plaque. 'John H Taylor Esq.' Carvings adorn the entire 34" blade, in swirl and foiliage designs with a face on one side.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 89
A GERMAN FIRE SERVICE DAGGER & SCABBARD etc.
A very clean German Fire Service Dagger with forward and reverse quillions, black chequered grips. Bearing the mark Original, Eickhorn Solingen, together with the squirrel holding a sword mark. Exceptionally 9.7/8" blade with three-quarter fullers. Complete with a black metal scabbard and leather frog, having a red and silver bullion swordknot attached.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 90
A GT WAR GERMAN ERSATZ BAYONET etc
A Gt War period German Ersatz bayonet numbered 710, complete with matching numbers steel scabbard. Of all steel construction with plain grips having a cleaning hole and button fixing. 12. 1/4" blade with three-quarter fullers, with faint makers or acceptance mark evident. Also a French 1874 pattern bayonet, in poor condition and lacking a scabbard. (2)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 91
A YATAGAN SWORD.
A Turkish Yatagan sword with silver hilt (damaged in places) the 22.1/2" blade with an arsenal or makers mark. Wooden scabbard with mythical creature chafe, and inlet wire decoration.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 92
A KATANA.
A Japanese Katana complete with its saya, lacking a Kurigkata and saya throat collar or Kuchigane. The Tang is unsigned with only the one Mekugi-ana evident,
plain iron Fuchi and Kashira. The Tsuba of pierced iron form, with allowance for the fitting of Kozuka or Kogai originally. The Tsuka bound in black bindings, with flower designs Menuki. The blade of 25.1/2" in length, with slight loss at the tip of 1/8" approx. Plain Yaki-ba with a plain copper Habaki, the Saya fittings of plain brass.
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Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 93
A KATANA.
A Japanese Katana brought home from WW11, with earlier Edo period blade fitted. Almost plain iron Tsuba having very light partial decoration evident. With two piercings for the Kozuka/Kogai originally, fitted with plain Fuchi and Kashira. Black cord bindings with ornate Menuki, wooden Saya with damaged brown leather covering. The blade with an almost full-length fuller of some 27.1/4" length, the Tang having been shortened with any signature now lost.
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Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £880
Lot 94
A SPORRAN.
A Full Dress Sporran with black tassels over light horsehair base, silvered mounts with Dragon decorations. The reverse with red leather flap purse, also twin strap mounts and having the strap present. In very good condition, as worn by an Army Officer C1945.
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Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 95
A ROYAL ENGINEERS OFFICERS SWORD & SCABBARD.
A Victorian officers Royal Engineers sword and steel scabbard, numbered 32601 by Henry Wilkinson, Pall Mall, London. VR cypher in the plated steel hilt, with initials R G E on the 32" blade. Also the Royal Engineers device and Arms, with a slight loss at the point of the blade. C1894.
Two possibilities are in the Army List around that period, a Balloon Section and an Indian Engineers Major.
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 96
A VICTORIAN OFFICERS SWORD.
An early Victorian officers sword and steel scabbard by Henry Wilkinson of Pall Mall, prior to numbering the swords. VR in the steel plated hilt with some repair of the wire grip required. Ornate decoration to the 32.1/4" blade including a Victorian Crown over the royal coat of arms, also the initials appear to be DPE entwined.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 97
A FLINTLOCK KETLAND & Co PUNT OR BANK GUN.
An attractive fowling piece of considerable size, measuring some 92.1/2" overall length with the barrel alone being 73" long. The fullstocked gun is marked on the steel lock Ketland & Co, complete with a ramrod. The fittings are seemingly nickel silvered, the octagonal round barrel with five retaining pins.
The barrel is filled and will need renovation/removal of the offending material. The topcock screw has sheared off in the cock and will also need repair, the parts are with the gun.
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Estimate:  £1800 - 2200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2050
Lot 98
A MASAI SHIELD & VARIOUS SPEARS.
A Masai pattern shield and two hunting spears, also three African fighting spears.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 99
A FIJIAN ULA CLUB etc
A Fijian Ula club with bulbous sectioned head, 13.1/2" long in a native hardwood. Also a knurled staff or walking stick club 31.1/2" long. (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 100
A ZULU WARRIORS SHIELD.
Of classical design in a brown cowhide, with handle stiffener present, standing 50" from tail-plume to base .
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
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