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Percussion blunderbuss by Fenton. Iron barrel formed in 2 stages, octagonal at the breech then round to the flared muzzle. The breech stamped with Birmingham proof marks. Retained to the stock with 2 barrel slides. Iron ramrod. Walnut full stock with engraved iron furniture comprising; butt plate, trigger guard and 2 ramrod pipes (1 brass). Iron sling swivel on fore-stock. Engraved flat form percussion lock,engraved ?Fenton?. Retained to the stock by 1 sidenail.
British military India Pattern musket converted from flintlock to percussion. Round iron barrel, the breech stamped with proof marks of the Birmingham Proof House. Muzzle with raised fore-sight/bayonet stud. Retained to the stock with 3 barrel pins. Three-quarter walnut stock with brass furniture comprising; butt plate, trigger guard (sling swivel missing), side-plate, 3 ramrod pipes. Iron ramrod. Rounded lock converted from percussion and stamped with the Crowned Royal Cypher and Tower. Retained to the stock by 2 sidenails.
Mauser Model 1898 bolt-action magazine rifle. Stamped with serial number 9647. Steel butt plate and loop form trigger guard. Steel receiver with bolt action, the left side stamped with crown, ERFURT 1916 and model name name GEW 98, together with the serial number 9647.
Flintlock military style blunderbuss. Round brass barrel, with flared muzzle and cannon-like moulded rings. Retained to the stock with 1 barrel pin. Iron barrel tang. Wooden ramrod with brass tip. Walnut stock with hand-rail form wrist, plain military style brass furniture comprising; butt plate, trigger guard and sideplate. French style military form flintlock with sloping brass pan, unsigned. Retained to the stock by 2 sidenails.
Large target-shooting crossbow with steel bow. The steel bow held to the wooden stock (tiller) by iron bridle plates, these secured by iron staples. Wooden stock or tiller formed with a hand rest or support. The butt of rectangular form with rounded top and formed with a thumb groove. The tiller inset with iron plates to support the gaffle pegs. D-shaped stirrup at front end. Bone bolt channel and some bone inlay behind the nut. Brass nut and decorative trigger release lever.
Large silk Union flag, now very faded and discoloured, with central roundel to Gloucestershire Regiment Description to be expanded when colours taken out to assess Silk is degraded and shattered, and has been stitched into netting to preserve it
Cuirassiers helmet. Horse hair plume. Chin strap. Remains of leather lining.
Large framed photograph of Pte/Sgt Leonard Hill, Canadian Mounted Rifles, on horseback 'My Daddy on his geegee' as the donor knew it
Sepia tinted print of Sargeant Leonard Hill in uniform. Postcard print, indistinct rubber stamp on back of photographer at 27 Castle Street
Bell top cap with badge. William IV monogram. Belonged to an officer from the Grenadier Company. Red silk lining. One detached partial chin scale and boss. Missing plume etc. Metal plume holder inside. Adapted for hanging with wire.
Flintlock military carbine - New Land Pattern Sergeants Carbine. Round iron smooth bore barrel, with blade fore-sight and standing rear-sight, the breech stamped with Kings Proof Mark (crossed sceptres and crown stamped twice). Retained to the stock with 3 barrel slides. Ramrod missing. Walnut three-quarter stock with Ordnance markings. Brass furniture comprising; butt plate, trigger guard with finger rest, sideplate with retaining screw, fore-end cap and 2 ramrod pipes. Sling swivels missing. Flat form New Land Pattern flintlock, stamped TOWER and GR under a Crown. Retained to the stock by 2 sidenails.
Breechloading vest pocket pistol. Liege-made copy of the 'Eclipse' pocket pistol. Steel barrel, nickel plated which swings to the right for breech loading. Calibre .22 rimfire. Stamped on left side with Liege proof marks and the initial A under a Star. Steel nickel plated frame containing single action lock mechanism, the rear of the frame extends to form a holder for the 2-piece wooden grip. Spur trigger. 'Birds beak' form grip. The left side of frame stamped with the initial A under a Star; the right side of frame stamped with the serial number 3053.
Sabre with slight curve at end of blade, with fuller running along most of back edge. Running fox stamp on both sides of blade near the hilt. Wooden handgrip (?leather covered) with broad guard.
Black painted cast iron model or sarting cannon on cast iron carriage and wheels
Shoulder braids. City of Bristol Rifle Volunteers. Lieutenant M. Roach. 12701.
Hip flask. Boer War trophy. Royal Engineers. Victoria Rooms, Clifton. Amateur dramatics performance. Glass with a tin bottom.
Small 'colour' flag, single-faced, green with a gold fringe around edge. Central appliqued sphinx in white cotton, with black embroidered features. Above, D for D Company: below, TWELFTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE in right top corner, 3 scrolls for 28th June 1918, 21st August 1918, 28th August 1918.
Percussion pistol. Octagonal Damascus twist turn-off barrel, with bead foresight. Engraved tutenage frame, signed on the top plate 'Hole, Bristol'. The breech stamped with Birmingham 1813 proof marks. Loop iron trigger guard. Walnut rounded and chequered grip with silver escutcheon.
Albini-Braedlin single shot breech-loading military rifle. Round steel rifled barrel with octagonal breech. Blade foresight and adjustable ramp rearsight. The breech stamped with various Ordnance markings. Breech-loading action with hinged breech-block, the block pivoting upwards for loading and containing a firing pin and hinged extractor, each component stamped with Ordnance marks. Attached to the stock by 2 steel barrel bands (the forward band with a sling swivel) and nose-cap, each with a spring retainer. Wooden full-stock with steel furniture comprising butt-plate, trigger guard with rear sling swivel. Side lock with hammer, the plate stamped NC60 within oval (date 1860). Retained to the stock by 1 sidenail. Steel cleaning rod.
Russian breech-loading Berdan Type II single-shot breech-loading rifle, Model 1870. Round steel rifled barrel with fore-sight and adjustable ramp rear sight. Steel cleaning rod. Retained to the stock by 2 steel bands the forward band with a sling swivel. Wooden full stock the butt stamped with Sestroretsk Arsenal rondel. Breech-loading action with various Sestroretsk Arsenal marks. Steel furniture comprising butt plate (serial number 7981) and trigger guard fore-end cap. Fabric sling
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