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ANTIVITY PRAHA, ANTIQUES, ARMS AND ARMOUR, DECEMBER 1st


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Antikvity Praha’s next online auction finishes Dcember 1st and includes a fine selection of rare and fine arms and armour as well as fine antiques. Among the lots carrying higher estimate are a fine double percussion rifle by Anton Kehlner of Prague and a superb double flintlock sporting shotgun by Vignat of St. Etienne. Other fine guns in the sale include a highly inlaid Saxon or Bohemian Wheelock, mid 17th cent and a pair of percussion over and under officer’s pistols by Caron, Paris C 1860.

Edged weapons in the sale include early rapiers and broadswords, among them a Munich Town Guard’s example, as well as several later Pallasch and a rare example of and Austrian 1769 heavy cavalry troopers sword which became the model for the British 1798 model. The sale also includes some militaria, Japanese arms and armour. Click on the image for a link to the sale.



HOLTS AUCTIONEERS LONDON, FINE SPORTING AND COLLECTOR GUNS DEC 13th


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Holts auctioneers in London will be having their winter sale on December 13th. Fine shotguns are well represented in the sale with a Churchill Zenith over and under carrying the highest estimate in the sale of 50,000 to 70,000 STG. Several pairs of Purdeys as well as a pair of Westley Richards will also be crossing the block as well as pairs by Henry Atkin and Holland and Holland

A fine percussion shotgun also by Westley Richards and made for Price Alfred when he was a young boy is being offered as are a vintage Rigby double rifle in .450 and a fine Winchester model 1873 deluxe model in 32-30. Click on the image for a link to Holts Site



 
 
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