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Colt M1877 Thunderer, c.1902
Selling on consignment: A superb M1877 Thunderer with all matching numbers, dated to 1902.

Retaining a good amount of original finish, this Thunderer is still in good mechanical condition, with the action indexing well. All springs are strong. Showing just light signs of use, the revolver is in a very good state of preservation, with no sign of any abuse. All in all, a good representative piece. Excellent grips, good chambers and a decent bore, make this Thunderer an example for the collector.

A good and original Colt.

Barrel length = 3 inches
Overall length = 8 inches

Code: 51013Price: 1895.00 GBP

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Colt M1860 .44 Army Revolver c.1861
Selling on consignment: When Colt introduced the Model 1860, most of their production of .44 revolvers were immediately purchased by the US Army. Few were spared for anything other than military use, making this civilian example, a rare survivor. Furthermore, this example was factory made with the possibility of use with a fitted shoulder stock - However, it appears that few stocks were ever made. Nevertheless, this revolver frame has the additional screws, frame cut out and butt recess to accommodate one.

The example offered here bears matched serial numbers, which can be traced through Colt's records to 1861. Overall the revolver's finish is holster worn (not polished), leaving a resulting brown patina that shows no real sign of abuse, retaining good angles to the ironwork.

Mechanically the action is sound, working crisply with a positive lock up, good cylinders, original nipples and defined rifling to the bore with just light pitting and nothing nasty to report. Clear stampings and impressed barrel address, are also discernible.

Overall a good, tight and collectable Colt 1860 Army revolver.

Barrel length = 8 inches
Overall length = 14 inches

Code: 51012Price: 1695.00 GBP

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MOD Survival Knife, c.1999
Originally made by Wilkinson Sword and Joseph Rodgers, these hefty knives are still part of the MOD inventory. Designated by the military as "Survival Knives," they are most useful when chopping branches, splitting logs, prying, levering, digging, gouging, drilling, hammering and generally being the most versatile piece of kit when it comes to shelter building.

A Jack-of-all-trades, these knives feature a one-piece full-length, 5mm thick tang and blade edge. Being in untouched condition, this knife comes with a factory dull cutting edge but this can be improved upon if required.

Offered as new surplus stock, the knife has a protective black phosphate finish to all the steel parts. Grips are made of resin with heavy-duty steel rivets and the blade is stamped with a NATO stock number, plus broad arrow mark and 1999 date - All presented in a leather sheath, just the same as when first produced in the late 1950's.

We have two of these robust 1999 survival knives for sale, plus another earlier example with a wooden grip.

Blade length = 7 inches

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MOD Survival Knife, c.1993
Originally made by Wilkinson Sword and Joseph Rodgers, these hefty knives are still part of the MOD inventory. Designated by the military as "Survival Knives," they are most useful when chopping branches, splitting logs, prying, levering, digging, gouging, drilling, hammering and generally being the most versatile piece of kit when it comes to shelter building.

A Jack-of-all-trades, these knives feature a one-piece full-length, 5mm thick tang and blade edge. Being in untouched condition, this knife comes with a factory dull cutting edge but this can be improved upon if required.

Offered as new surplus stock, the knife has a protective black phosphate finish to all the steel parts. Grips are made of wood with heavy duty copper rivets and are also stamped with a stock number, plus broad arrow mark and 1993 date - All presented in a leather sheath, just the same as when first produced in the late 1950's.

Probably the most robust survival knife on offer.

Blade length = 7 inches

Code: 51010Price: 58.00 GBP

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Remington .36 Model Navy Percussion Revolver, c.1863
The Remington .36 revolver, which is often referred to as the "Model 1858" due to the patent date marked on the barrel, was a quality mid-frame firearm of Navy calibre. It did not become readily available until 1861, after which several modifications emerged over the following two years, each one incorporating an improvement suggested by the military - This included the addition of safety stops in 1863, as found in this example. That same year, Remington went on to introduce a "New Model" that had all of these features but the older conical foresight was changed to a blade type. As such, this Navy revolver with its earlier sight can be precisely dated to the middle of the Civil War and subsequent Colt factory fire, which resulted in the Remington mark becoming the second most issued handgun among the belligerents.

Presented in honest and untouched condition, this Navy is in full working order, whilst cosmetically the ironwork exhibits an even and mottled aged tone, leaving clear engraving of the barrel address. A good bore, nipples, screws and grips, all suggest that this revolver has been carried and used, but not abused. Some minor working-life modification is apparent, in so much the single action has been gunsmith honed for a lighter let-off, as well as the trigger guard being marginally oversized to accommodate gloved use.

All-in-all, a well maintained and genuine Civil War era Remington revolver.

Code: 50991Price: 1250.00 GBP

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Joseph Rodgers RAF Issue Survival & Escape Knife, c.1955
A rare RAF issue survival knife made by Joseph Rodgers, c.1955 for the issue to aircrews. This knife was worn upside-down, high up on the flight suit and incorporated a quick release mechanism in the handle. Depressing the sides of the grip rapidly deployed the knife, which was secured to the airman using a cord attachment.

In the event of an emergency, these knives were intended to cut through harnesses or parachute lines; however, the design utilised a sharply pointed blade, which ran the risk of inflicting personal injury during a crisis, or the possibility of puncturing a liferaft in the event of ditching. Consequently, the Air Ministry introduced a knife with a more user-friendly blade. The redesigned blades were curved, with the cutting edge within the concave and a blunter point.

Cosmetically this knife is in excellent condition, bearing the maker's details, together with the Air Ministry code, "AM 22C/1996." Interestingly, the rear of the cloth patch bears an official stamp, along with the original owner's name, Pilot Officer Philpott.

A rare opportunity to acquire an early Joseph Rodgers Survival & Escape Knife.

Code: 51009Price: 150.00 GBP

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Prewar Webley Mark 1 .177 Air Pistol c.1937
In 1935 Webley updated their iconic range of air weapons with the introduction of a slant gripped Mark 1 pistol. Production then continued until war broke out, at which point the manufacture of sporting guns was suspended to allow Webley to concentrate on military arms. After the war air pistol production restarted, but the later versions differed somewhat in a number of respects, making these prewar examples highly sought after.

This prewar .177 Webley Mark 1 air pistol dates to around 1937, complete with its original box - all in near excellent condition with much original blue finish. An advice label, targets and vintage pellets accompany the pistol, which retains its perfect black unsigned grips, clear body stamps showing 1925 patent dates, good screw heads and a crisp, clean bore.

All in all, this air pistol is one for the shooter, or collector.

Code: 51008Price: 320.00 GBP

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Percussion Unwin & Rodgers Combination Knife Pistol, c.1839
A pocket knife pistol combo, probably made by the Sheffield cutlers, Philip Unwin & James Rodgers, who were renowned for their innovative range of personal defence weapons. Made and proofed in Birmingham, these pistols were first offered by the company c.1839, described in their catalogue as, "Life And Property Preservers." They claimed that their knife pistols were effective out to a distance of 50 yards!

Although not signed, this early percussion knife pistol is both robust and well-built and features a barrel of around 120 bore. On the whole, this example is in very good condition showing slight handling wear and excellent horn grips. The provision of a trap door compartment within the butt is a useful addition and would have been used to store spare cap 'n' ball. An original iron pincer is also retained within the right grip scale.

Mechanically in working order, the action has a strong spring, while the drop-down trigger is manually deployed. Both knife blades are in good condition, but showing age-related staining and no sign of sharpening.

Overall, a very good example for an Unwin & Rodgers collector.

Barrel length = 3.5 inches
Overall length = 6 inches

Code: 51007Price: 895.00 GBP

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Pair Of Pocket Flintlocks By Hesketh, c.1810
An attractive and early 19th Century pair of gentleman's pocket flintlock pistols, c.1810.

Presented in good order, these pistols are distinguished by the presence of a gold ring band around the muzzles. A stand-of-arms decorates the box locks and both pistols are signed, "Hesketh." The actions are in working order, which feature drop down triggers and locking frizzens.

Cosmetically the pistols are in good order, with nicely fitting butts up against the iron frames. With just the vestiges of any original finish remaining, the pistols exhibit an aged salt and pepper patina and just light surface wear with minor pitting.

A decent pair of quality pistols.

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Code: 50998Price: 790.00 GBP

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An Officer's Heavy Cavalry Flintlock, c.1810
A very good pistol of Heavy Cavalry type made c.1810. Presented in perfect working order, this large musket bore flintlock features a crisp and lightly radiused lock, which is signed "Spencer."

Cosmetically the flintlock is in attractive condition, with some signs of service wear, but is otherwise solid and overall looking good - Presented complete with its original iron ramrod.

A large and well-presented cavalry type pistol.

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Code: 51003Price: 895.00 GBP

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