The following lots comprise items to be offered on
Tuesday 25th January 2022 in our ARMS AND MILITARIA AUCTION.
This sale will include the first part of two private collections of antique firearms (cased and uncased); Bowie knives; Japanese Items (Part 1 only); and edged weapons. The second part of each collection will be offered by auction during March 2022, the date as yet to be finalised.
A pair of 24 bore flintlock duelling pistols by Wogdon, c1780, 15" overall, sighted octagonal barrels 10", engraved “Wogdon LONDON”; in their green baize lined fitted mahogany case with accessories.
A pair of brass barrelled and brass framed flintlock boxlock blunderbuss pistols with spring bayonets, by Bunney & Son, Birmingham, c 1800, 12½” overall, 2 stage barrels 7" with bell mouth muzzles and octagonal breeches, the right hand flat of the breeches engraved with owner’s name “GEO. GALLOWAY”, with 6" spring bayonets beneath released by sliding trigger guard.
An attractive pair of 48 bore percussion boxlock pocket pistols, by Peacock, London, 6" overall, London proved, the rounded butts having rectangular silver escutcheons, finely engraved silver butt caps, and profusely inlaid with silver leaves, tendrils and whorls. the barrels and hammers retaining much original blued finish; in their fitted green baize lined walnut case with accessories. A nice clean set.
The Japanese section includes two Daisho.