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Naval officer's dirk (knife), George III period. Ivory handle, broken.
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
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 1. Touch wood and Moon mascot Carried by a private of the Yorkshire Regiment in the war 1917. Wooden ball bead held between the horns of a crescent moon in pressed copper or brass. Face of the man in the moon, and ring for suspension.
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 18. Hyoid Bone from head of sheep worn as a mascot by a naval man (mine sweeper) Yorkshire Coast. 1916 Small bone, polished
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 3. Luck Stone mascot per Private White, Northants Regiment, Suffolk, 1917 Small white stone with a naturally formed hole through it.
Pattern 1796 infantry officer's sword. Etched pattern blade. Guard stamped PS in scroll script. Wire-wound handle, brass guard, folding section
Photograph mounted on card, showing officers of the 10th Battalion Black Watch seated and stood in front of the Victoria Rooms. 1915. All in uniform, most in trousers, some in kilts. Names written beneath.
Bass drum with wooden shell, one section painted gold as background for battle honours painted on it. Insignia (sphinx) and name of 15th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment. Paper label with name A H Riseley, [...] Bristol 2 wooden hoops to hold the heads in place, painted in red, white and black stripes. Ropes tied across shell and hoops. One large metal ring for suspension
Tin epaulette box. Contains pair of gold epaulettes. Red lining and ties. Lord Lietenant? Not military. Lion in wreath buttons. In left epaulette '1795' and in right '1793' but they're not that old. Probably 19th Century.
Green and black Rifleman's Kepi in tin. Pom pom detached but present. E.A. Harvey.
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 9.Evil Eye charm carried as a mascot by British soldier. Palestine. 1917 Turquoise blue glass flattened bead with white and black glass applied to create eye. Pierced through length.
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 10. Hand and Compass amulet, worn by the soldiers of Japan in the war. 1917 Preesde brass(?) hand, with small glass-covered compass set in palm on one side. Other side has seams as in a glove on the thimb and on the back of the hand. Loop at end for suspension.
From a collection of 18 mascots carried by WW1 soldiers. 11. Cent amulet carried for good luck by a United States soldier in the war. 1917 1904 cent with hole drilled at top of feather headress on head side, with pink and white tape threaded through.
Chassepot single shot breech-loading military rifle Model 1866. Round steel barrel with octagonal breech, rifled with 4 grooves. Blade foresight and adjustable ramp rearsight. Bayonet fixing bar at the muzzle. The breech stamped with various Ordnance markings including 'Cahen-Lyon Mle 1866' and the serial number U74708 and the date 1868.Breech-loading action with sliding bolt each component stamped with Ordnance marks and the serial number U74708. Attached to the stock by 2 steel barrel bands, the rear band with sling swivel, each band with a spring retainer. Wooden full-stock, the left side of butt stamped with serial number U74708. Furniture comprising steel butt-plate, trigger guard and rear sling swivel. Steel cleaning rod.
Iron musket barrel for a flintlock gun - iron breech plug, tang and tang screw
Percussion military carbine, Pattern 1856. Round iron rifled barrel, flattened breech with feint proof marks. Blade fore-sight and standing rear-sight with 2 folding leaves. Retained to the stock with 2 barrel bands. Iron ramrod with large domed head, retained to the barrel with a swivel link. Walnut full stock with brass furniture comprising; butt plate, trigger guard, fore-end cap and 2 ramrod pipes. Left side of stock with a saddle bar and swivel ring. Flat Enfield-type percussion lock with border line engraving and stamped with a Crown. Chained nipple protector. Retained to the stock by 2 sidenails.
Black wool cutaway front mess waistcoat, with 2 pockets and back belt adjustment. 4 brass Royal Engineers buttons. Back in twill silk. Lined in white cotton. Maker's label on back belt: Hobson & Sons, 5 & 6 Lexington Street, London W, with handwritten name of client: Capt J.A. Brown 2951.
Tailored black wool trousers with silver braid down outside leg to stirrup under the instep. Buttons on waistband for braces Maker's label: Hobson & Sons, 5 & 6 Lexington Street, London W, with handwritten name of client: Capt J.A. Brown 2951.
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