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ANTIKVITY PRAHA, ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOUR, DEC 6th


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Antikvity Praha’s December sale includes a great selection of fine longarms, armour, swords and related militaria. Pictured left are some of the more desirable long guns offered included a fine German wheellock, a side by side percussion shotgun by Mathias Wlascheck in Prague, fine pinfire shotguns by Emile Bernard and Lejuene-Chamont in Liege  and a heavy pinfire Rifle by Reiger in Munich. Other guns include cased flintlock by Ryan and Watson, flintlock and percussion examples by Kuchenreuter and a cased James Warner Pocket Pistol.

Edged weapons offered include a good schiavona, a German executioner’s sword, a French AN IV Sabre and several fine rapiers including a fine Pappenheim type and an example with a blade by Juan Martinez. A good selection of armour offered includes a German 19th C. Gestech and a Burgonet C 1600. Click on the image for a link to the sale.



PROBUS AUCTION: ANTIQUE ARMS, ARMOUR & MILITARIA, NOV 16th


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The catalog for Probus Auktion’s  Nov 16th sale is now online. Lots in the sale include a fine rapier C1600, one of the many edged weapons offered. Others are fine Russian silver Shasqua from St Petersburg, dated 1867, a rare Swedish Pallasch M 1778, early Tessack and Dussage swords and a Scottish baskethilt broadsword. Among the many guns in the sale are wheelock, flintlock, miquelet and percussion rifles and pistols, both military and civilian. Among the rarer guns are a pair of Russian Dueling Pistols by Bertrand & Javalet St. Petersburg  pictured here,  and a Wender style English flintlock by T Richards. A good range of militaria is also offered. Click on the image for a link to the sale.