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CZERNYS ARMS & ARMOUR AUCTION, APRIL 9th


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Czerny’s April sale catalogue is now online. The sale includes a French cuirassier armour C. 1630 pictured as well as other amours and defensive elements, 17th C and later.  Among the antique guns in the sale are several pairs of cased pistols, some fine artistic examples of Dutch and Brescian pistols as well as a superb French swivel flintlock pistol C 1700.  Among the long guns are exotic examples of English and Spanish grenade launching guns as well as matchlocks and wheelocks. Some of the most desirable lots in the sale are among the antique sporting arms. A selection of superb French, Italian and German sporting guns offered includes many highly decorated and embellished flintlock and percussion examplesand includes the French example by Gauvain pictured. Several modern English doubles are also offered, guns by Chrles Boswelll among them.
A good section of early European swords in the sale includes rapiers, schiavonas, smallswords, falchions, processional two-handed swords and early medieval broadswords. A selection of US arms includes Henry’s and early leaver auction Winchesters. A collection of Naval arms is also. Click on the image for a link to the sale.