Militaria, Coins & Medals
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14 Nov 2017 09:00 - 19:00
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16 Nov 2017 08:30 - 10:00
Lots: 151-200 of 937
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Lot 151
A SILVERED MOUNTS BOWIE KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A Sheffield made Victorian Bowie knife with silvered mounts and white fluted grip. 10.1/4" classical shape blade with illegible makers mark of Sheffield, stamped with crossed keys/star/D marks each side. This was the mark of John Nowill & Sons of 17 Meadow Street, Sheffield, also 119 Scotland Street, Sheffield (1856) They were working between 1848 and 1920.
Thin steel crossguard with traces of plating with a shell form pomme, having a shaped scabbard with large metal chafe.
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Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 152
A BOWIE KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A formidable Bowie knife by Jonathan Crookes, Sheffield with Pistol and Shield makers marks, both on the ricasso and also on the 9.3/8" blade. Scollops and groves on the back edge, with a brass crossguard and wooden hilt. Overall length of 13.3/4", complete with a light brown leather shaped sheath.
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Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 153
A FIGHTING KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A spearpoint double-edged fighting knife, with a 7.1/2" blade marked B Luscombe & Co, (?) illamarat on the ricasso. Chequered two-piece grip of rivetted form, brass crossguard also a scabbard with frog in brown leather.

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 154
A BOWIE KNIFE WITH HORN HILT.
A Bowie knife having an I* X L marked 10" blade, with clipped point, a nickel plated crossguard. Horn grips with rivetted fixings, complete with a brown leather scabbard and frog. the I*X L mark was used by George Wostenholm & Son who from 1847 worked at Washington Works, Sheffield.
Famous for his Bowie Knives and trade with the USA, during the mid-late 1800's. From a family of cutlers he many times visited the USA, by sailing and later Steam Ships. Not all Americans liked the Bowie Knife, some thought them Barbaric and legislated to amend or ban them.
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Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 155
AN 1XL BOWIE KNIFE.
A horn handled Bowie knife with an attractive 9.7/8" blade, marked I* X L , complete with a red leather scabbard. On the blade is an Eagle and George Wostenholm & Son, Washington Works, Sheffield. Nickel plated crossguard with cow horn rivetted grips, the scabbard with steel throat and plated chafe.
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Estimate:  £350 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 156
A BOWIE KNIFE.
A Staghorn hilted Bowie knife with an 8.7/8" blade, with thin steel crossguard. Complete with a steel and leather scabbard, the blade having signs of much usage.
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 157
A WOSTENHOLM SKINNING KNIFE.
A heavy 4. 3/4" bladed skinning knife marked I.XL and George Wostenholm, Sheffield, England. Overall length with its wooden grips hilt of 10.1/2", complete with a brown leather sheath.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 158
A SHEFFIELD MADE BOWIE KNIFE
A Christopher Johnson & Co , Sheffield , England marked Bowie knife with a 9.3/4" blade. Silvered crossguard and pommel, wooden shaped grip, complete with sheath in brown leather.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 159
A PROSTITUTES GARTER KNIFE.
A Prostitues garter knife with 4.1/8" cruciform blade, needle-point with steel crossguard. Leather covered hilt with ivory pommel, complete with a sheath in brown leather.
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 160
A FIGHTING KNIFE.
A fighting knife of the 19thC with an unmarked blade of 9.1/2" , having twin three-quarter fullers. Horn grip with silvered crossguard and pommel, complete with a brown leather sheath. The overall length is 14.1/2", the blade appears to be of an earlier style.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 161
A LADIES KNIFE BY ROGERS.
A ladies purse or garter knife with J Rodgers & Sons, No 5 Norfolk St, Sheffield on the double-edged 5" blade. Silvered mounts with white hilt, complete with its sheath.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 162
A ZANNIER'S BOWIE KNIFE.
A 19thC style Bowie knife with a 10.1/2" blade, having Zanniers stamped into it. The hilt of Staghorn, with crossguard and pommel in brass, being complete with a brown leather scabbard. 15.5/8" overall length.
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Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 163
A HUNTER & Co BOWIE KNIFE.
A very well made Bowie knife with 11.3/4" blade, marked with Michael Hunter & Son, Talbot Works, Sheffield amidst foiliage scrolls. Silvered scroll crossguard and pommel, with horn grip. 16.3/4" overall length complete with a red and brown fretted sheath.
Rodgers started this works in 1724 and was to use many marks, working from this address
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Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 164
A HORSEHEAD POMMEL VICTORIAN BOWIE KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A rare Horsehead Pommel Bowie knife with 10.1/2" blade, having VR marks and Fenton, Sheffield inset. Brass crossguard and horses head, with ivorene grip. 15.1/4" overall length. The fighting designed blade has a Spanish notch, finished by a clipped point and is very well balanced. The black leather and brass mounted sheath, has Fenton highlighted in gold lettering.
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Estimate:  £3000 - 4000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 165
A SKINNING KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A 19thC style Skinning knife with bone grips, 4.3/4" blade, overall length 9.1/2". It would appear that at one stage the knife was a folding blade type, complete with a brown leather pouch/sheath.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 166
A BOWIE KNIFE & SHEATH.
A Bowie knife with an 8 1/8" blade, horn two-piece grip of rivetted fixing. 13.1/4" overall length, complete with a sheath that like the crossguard and pommel has silvered mounts.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 167
A FIGHTING KNIFE & SCABBARD.
A 19thC style fighting knife with 9.3/4" single-edged blade, no visible markings. Wooden grip with spike pommel, complete with a brown leather scabbard and frog. 15.1/2" overall length.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 168
A JAPANESE SWORDSTICK.
A Japanese swordstick with 19.1/4" blade, having a short fuller at the guard. In simulated cherry tree bark finish, with a silvered flower design pommel.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 169
A GERMAN SWORDSTICK.
A turn of the century swordstick with cane mounts, having a square form spike blade of 29" length marked Solingen
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 170
A SILVER POMMEL SWORDSTICK.
A Gentlemans swordstick with silver pommel marked JHW and year date of 1900. Diamond pattern 27" blade, in wooden shaped mounts.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 171
TWO CLUBS.
A carved Irish hardwood club with flared top, decorated with Harp and Dog etc. 17. 1/2" overall length. Secondly a cudgel or club with bulbous growth end, weighted with lead. 20.1/2" overall length.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 172
A DOUBLE ENDED COSH.
A double-ended twisted willow formed cosh of two different lead weights/strengths. Complete with retaining strap and a length of 20.3/4"
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 173
ORIGINAL TINS OF PERCUSSION CAPS etc.
Four tins of some age which includes Joyce of London Military Caps x 2. Two smaller tins of similar age, one containing miniature caps. (4)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 174
A FOLDING FIGHTING KNIFE.
A Staghorn handled fighting knife by Besson of Lausanne, with ring pull locking mechanism. Bowie shaped blade of 5.1/2" and swept hilt with steel backstrap. 12.1/4" overall length.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 175
A RODGERS OF SHEFFIELD KNIFE.
A Gentlemans Pocket Knife with ivory grips and multi-purpose tools. Including a corkscrew, spike and file/blade also a smaller blade. Marked Rodgers Cutlers to His Majesty. C1920. The steel backstrap can also be used as a hook, 8.1/2" maximum overall length.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 176
A HORSEMAN'S KNIFE
A staghorn grip multi-purpose horseman,s or riders knife in a leather belt pouch. Including Bowie shaped and a smaller blade, also a saw blade. Leather punch, corkscrew and spike, covered by a hinged flap with engraved decoration. No visible maker evident, though of some age and possibly 19thC.
Estimate:  £350 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £620
Lot 177
A FOLDING FIGHTING KNIFE.
In the Spanish style with double-edged 5.1/4" length, a top pull ring releases the locked blade. Wooden and brass panel grips, with an overall length of 12.3/8".
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 178
A GERMAN ALL STEEL KNIFE
A D R G M marked Mercator lockknife with well used blade of 3.1/2". Overall length of 9".
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 179
A VENDETTA DAGGER.
A Vendetta Dagger with cruciform point and strengthened spine, 5.1/2" folding design. Flared pommel in the Turkish style with shaped grips and top bar to lock the blade. 10" overall length.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 180
A WEBSTER SUTTON DEER KNIFE.
A Staghorn grip deer despatching lock-knife with top button release. 6.1/2" blade marked Deer Knife and Webster & Sutton manufacturers. A corkscrew is fitted ion the hilt, just over 15" overall length.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 181
A WADE LOCK KNIFE.
A lock knife with 4.1/2" blade with initials of W R & Co and Wade, Wingfield & Rowbotham as makers. Plain grips with inset escutcheon silver plate, 10.1/4" overall length.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 182
THE ANTIQUE BOWIE KNIFE BOOK.
A first edition copy number 271 of 500, Bill Adams 1990 dated. Bill Adams, J Bruce Voyles and Terry Moss produced the book, with an introduction by Norm Flayderman. Priced originally at $150, an insight into Bowie knives and their usage, with illustrations of varied and historical content.
Estimate:  £300 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 183
SPENCER REPEATING FIREARMS BOOK.
A copy of Roy M Marcot's Spencer Repeating Firearms, published in 1990.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 184
A JOSEPH RODGERS & SON BOOK.
Abel Domenech's book on Bowie Knives, of the Samuel Setian collection. Photographs of Bowie knives and other knives throughout the book, of the Argentinian Knife collectors items. Other knives are illustrated and the Joseph Rodgers & Sons knives feature strongly.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 185
SWORD BLADES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
A copy of George C Nuemann's Swords & Blades of the American Revolution 1973 edition. Swords, Bayonets, Hangers, Knives and Pikes etc, carried or used in the War of Independence.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 186
MODERN FIREARMS.
A copy of Yves Cadiou and Alphonse Richard's Modern Firearms (English Version) printed in 1977. Illustrations of Pistols, Rifles, Machine Guns, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 187
A BOOK ON SHEFFIELD KNIVES.
A copy of Geoffrey Tweedale's The Sheffield Knife Book, 1996 edition. Also a copy of Butterfield & Butterfield's Pt 111 catalogue of Bowie Knives in Auction March 1992. Webley Revolvers by Bruce & Reinhart, also Revolvers of the British Services. (4)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 188
A SURE DEFENCE & GO WEST etc
A copy of the 1988 printed A Sure Defence (The Bowie Knife Book) by Kenneth "J Burton. Guns of the Old West by Dean K Boorman, 2002 printing.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 189
A GERMAN ARMBAND & DAGGERS.
A Hitler Youth style armband with no visible markings, a Hitler Youth Dagger and a later Boy Scouts knife. The Hitler Youth Dagger is marked on the blade Carl Heildeberg, Solingen, the ricasso is marked RZM M7/65 and 1941. The Scout Dagger is marked Solingen and Made in Germany, both have scabbards and frogs.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 190
A FOLDING MACHETE & GUARD.
An American issue Camillus stamped folding Machete, with its blade cover in steel. 15.1/2" overall length.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 191
A DAGGER & SCABBARD.
A 20thC military style fighting knife/dagger with hollow ground 7.1/8" blade. Steel crossguard with leather ringed grip, complete with a brass & leather scabbard and frog. 12" overall length.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 192
A DAGGER & SCABBARD.
A single-edged dagger with 11.3/4" blade, having two narrow fullers per side and nine piercing's. In the Scottish Dirk style with plain wooden grips and brass pommel. 16.3/4" overall length, complete with a leather scabbard and frog.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 193
A LOCK KNIFE.
A George Wostenholm of Sheffield marked lock-knife with horn grips, blade of 6" length with 1*XL markings. Released by pressing the crossguard, with an overall length of 13". Also another knife with horn grips, 5" blade length, 11.1/4" overall length. (2)
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 194
FIGHTING KNIVES & PRIMER OF MILITARY KNIVES BOOKS.
A copy of Frederick Stephens Fighting Knives 1980 edition, also a Primer of Military Knives by Hughes & Jenkins, Pt 1 (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 195
WITHDRAWN
  
Lot 196
A BRASS NAVAL INKWELL.
A 3" diameter circular base inkwell, standing 3.1/2" tall of tapering form. A button opening lid with large brass ring, a ceramic bowl inside a brass inner disc with opening facility. On the front is a plaque with 7IL or 711, of some weight to use at sea.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 197
WW11 TANK COMMANDERS BINOCULARS.
The outer original case stamped R H & G Ltd 1944. O/S 997. Binocular Prismatic No 5, Case No 1. Lacking the carry strap and having a partial locking strap. The lenses appear clear of growths, the body marked Mk 1V and broad arrows etc.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 198
A QTY OF MILITARY BOOKS.
A large quantity of books on Military matters and themes. Including The Sherwood Foresters Regimental Annual 1930, The War behind the Wire. Following the Drum by Brig E C C Page. The Story of The Kings by T R Threlfall. RAF at War 1939/45 Vols 1/11/111. Regimental Records of the British army by J S Farmer 1901. The Medals of our Fighting Men by Stanley C Johnson,Vignettes from the Indian Wars, etc.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 199
AN TURKISH DAGGER.
An eastern dagger with much gold decoration, including on the stone pommel and hilt. A well made multi-fullered blade of some strength with raised centre-rib, chiselled decoration with gold covering. 9.3/4" blade with an overall length of 14.1/2". With a scabbard that is of covered wood, with metal wrapped chafe and throat.
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Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £600
Lot 200
A MODEL OF A SPANISH SHIPS CANNON.
A very ornate cannon modelled on those used on primarily Spanish Galleons, with the animal loop lifting mounts. Of some weight with a bronzed finish, the 11" long cannon is ornately decorated. The breech of some 2.1/4" diameter, the muzzle of strengthened form.
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Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
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