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Sales Archive

Preview selected items from forthcoming auctions below. After each auction of modern sporting guns and antique arms we update this archive with selected hammer prices of lots that made an impact on sale day. If you have similar items you are interested in consigning for auction, please visit our valuations page for more information.

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Flintlock Brown Bess

.750 Indian Pattern 'Brown Bess' Tower musket c.1796-7, 37½ ins fullstocked barrel with steel ramrod held in brass ramrod pipes, tapered steel lock stamped TOWER with GR beneath crown cypher, brass furniture and butt plate, with bayonet and leather sling

Hammer Price: £2500

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A pair of Flintlock pistols by Griffin & Tow

A pair of Queen Anne cannon barrel flintlock pistols by Griffin & Tow of London (1768-79), each with a 5½ ins turn off barrel, the breeches retaining original blued finish, engraved and signed within a banner GRIFFIN & TOW, the underside inscribed LONDON

Hammer Price: £3500

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Beretta Giubileo II

12 bore Beretta Giubileo II with 28 ins barrels, concave rib inscribed BERETTA, ¼ & ¾, 76mm chambers, fine bouquet and banner engraved side plated action, engraved fences and top lever, single selective trigger, 14¼ ins highly figured tiger striped straight hand stock, in maker's green baize lined leather case, with original soft covers and instructions

Est £4400

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Colt Pocket Pistol

.31 Colt Percussion Pocket Pistol, c.1860, 5 ins octagonal barrel stamped Address Saml Colt New York City, 5 shot cylinder engraved with stagecoach scene and stamped Colts Patent No.142181, the frame stamped Colts Patent, brass trigger guard with inspection marks M and K, brass straps with plain wood grips, all numbered 142181

Est £1600

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Holland & Holland Royal

30 ins chopper lump barrels (recent reproof) bored at cyl & ic, inscribed HOLLAND & HOLLAND 98 NEW BOND STREET LONDON, 70mm chambers, fine acanthus scroll and border engraved action signed HOLLAND & HOLLAND with gold line cocking indicators, the underside inscribed ROYAL HAMMERLESS EJECTOR, hand detachable locks with lever inscribed HOLLAND'S PATENT, engraved arcaded fences

Hammer Price: £4800

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Glock semi automatic

9mm Glock semi automatic pistol, with hard plastic case, accessories and instructions, no. VXA749 - Deactivated with EU certificate

Hammer Price: £480

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12 bore drop lock boxlock ejector by Westley Richards

28 ins brown damascus barrels, the concave top rib inscribed WESTLEY RICHARDS 178 NEW BOND ST LONDON - GUNMAKER BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY KING EDWARD VII, with bead foresight and engraved dolls head extension, fine scroll border and game scene engraved scallop backed action, patent top lever and tang inscribed WESTLEY RICHARDS EJECTOR

Hammer Price: £3700

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16 bore Tubelock double sporting gun by Joseph Manton

32 ins brown damascus barrels with broad rib inscribed Joseph Manton Hanover Square London, inset platinum lines and lozenges stamped Joseph Manton Patent, brass mounted tapered wood ramrod with worm, scroll and border engraved lock inscribed Joseph Manton Patent, scroll engraved hammers and tang

Hammer Price: £4100

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16 bore Percussion double sporting gun by Purdey

c.1850, the 29¾ ins brown damascus barrels with broad raised rib, platinum line inlay and breech plugs, brass mounted ebony ramrod with steel worm, scroll and border engraved bar action locks with dog lock safety, engraved hammers and tang, percussion fences, grip safety, engraved furniture with scalloped finial, figured stock with finely chequered wrist inset with blind silver escutcheon, no. 1094

Hammer Price: £3100

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Vickers Machine Gun

With tripod stand with belt, belt box, green wooden case with rope handles and webbing covers, no. 6334 - Deactivated with EU certificate

Hammer Price: £4400