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AUCTIONS IMPERIAL WINTER SALE, NOVEMBER 19TH


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The catalog for Auction imperial’s November sale includes rare Ottoman and Indo Persian arms that are seldom encountered as well as a wide variety of lots from other historical and cultural contexts. . Among the rarer forms of sword offered  in the sale is an ottoman sabre dating to the 15th century, two examples of which belonging to Mehmet the Conqueror (1432-1481,) are  in the Topaki Palace Collection. It carries an estimate of $10,000-15,000.
 
 Pictured is a Russian presentation sword with Kubachi workmanship in steel and gold. The eagle pommel is set with garnet eyes and the blade is etched with H II for Tsar Nikolai (r. 1894-1917). Other swords  include a Mughal shamshir with horsehead hilt ex Robert Hales collection and  a mid 19th century Qajar execution sword. Amour in the sale includes a Hyderabad cuirass and among the guns are a fine massive Mughal torador and a fine Greek kompoura pistol.



SAN GIORGIO ASTE, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA, NOV 11TH


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San Giorgio Auction House are holding their next auction on November 11th .  Among the finer lots are a rare Austrian frontier guard carbine (2500-3000-Euro), and a good Russian Shaska (2000-2500 Euro). Also offered is a fine embossed parade morion and a schiovona sword C1700.

There are many flintlock and percussion pistols, revolvers and edged weapons in the sale as well as uniform pieces, headgear, polearms, stonebows and crossbows. Longarms in the sale include percussion sporting, target and military guns and in the selction of pistols are British Military, Ottoman and Italian examples.

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HERMANN HISTORICA'S FALL SALES, ARMS, ARMOUR & HISTORICAL COLLECTIBLES, OCT 24TH - NOV 5TH


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Hermann Historica ‘s Fall sale includes five catalogues which span millennia of military and political history. Among the five sales are days dedicated to antiquities, antique and modern firearms, historical collectibles to 1918, German historical collectibles post 1918 and this year, a special catalogue for Wehrmacht technical equipment.

One of the more visually dramatic lots on antique arms is the combination Wheelock axe, made in Nuremberg circa 1580. It has a starting price of 28000 Euro. Other antique arms offered include a flintlock boar hunting carbine circa 1740 for Carl VII, a cased pair of percussion shotguns for the Duke of Cambridge, a fine stonebow dated 1689, a two shot all steel wheellock pistol and a three shot wheelock carbine.

Japanese swords and amour are well represented as are European and indo Persian edged weapons. Modern Guns include a Mauser C96 carbine and several fine drillings. Clickon the image for a link to the catalogues.



RARE FIREARMS AT SWISS TACTICAL CENTER AUCTION, Oct 22nd


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After a  successful Spring auction in which both Swiss and world records were achieved; Swiss Tactical Center Auctions  is offering further sought-after firearms at their upcoming October 22nd Modern Weapons Sale.  Among the highlights are a very rare SIG P210-8, a number of rare Swiss Ordnance revolver including prototypes, pictured, and a seldom seen Swiss "Kurzgewehr" (Short Rifle) Mod.1898/1900. The sale includes more than 600 objects and also contains a number of contemporary and moderately estimated firearms, as well as weapons literature, and militaria.  The sale is on liveauctioneers. Click on the image for a link.



AUKTIONSVERK STOCKHOLM ONLINE SALE CLOSING OCT 13TH


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Auktionsverk’s online miltaria sale includes arms from a wide variety of nations and cultural contexts. Swedish, British, American, Indo-Persian, Japanese, and Ottoman arms are among those offered. Pictured is a 16th century two handed sword with Passau wolf and orb mark.  Other swords include a jewel encrusted shamshir, Swedish cavalry swords and a French naval cutlass.
           
Several pairs of flintlock and percussion pistols are offered among them a silver mounted pair of brass barrel pistols by Nicholson London as well as Swedish examples and single Ottoman and American examples. A Wheelock pistol with inlay will also cross the block.  The sale also includes modern custom knives, defensive armour, military headgear and cannon.



SAN GIORGIO ASTE, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA ONLINE, OCT 12th


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San Giorgio’s October online sale includes many affordable lots. Among the British flintlock pistols are a pair of martial style pistols by Forrest, as well as a ducksfoot 4 barreled example  by Henley and a blunderbuss pistol with foldout bayonet by Blanch.  Percussion arms include antique Colt and Remington revolvers.  In the selection of antique military long arms are a British  3rd brown bess in super condition and a tower percussion carbine also in prime state.  A selection of flintlock tinderlighters is also included.

In addition to firearms there are many polearms in the sale as well as a rake elephant goad, Ankus. Edged weapons offered include a Polish karablela and a hussars sabre and a selection of military sword and daggers..



ANTHONY CRIBB, ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA OCTOBER 4TH


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Anthony Cribbs’ sale on October 4th includes some very rare Russian lots among them the pictured pair of 18th  C. silver mounted holster pistols with Cyrillic script. Also offered is a fine Tule sword with silver gilt mounts and trophy blade.

Other desirable lots in in the catalogue are a Prosser  sabre for the Duke of Cumberland, an English 17th century dish hilted rapier, a good mortuary sword, several fine bowies,  Scottish swords and dirks, a duckfoot pistol and a secret skull cap. 



JAMES JULIA'S SPECTACULAR FALL FIREARMS SALE OCT 4-7TH


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James Julia's fall auction includes superb examples of the most desirable firearms. Pictured is one of them, an 1866 Winchester with masterpiece engraving by Conrad Ulrich.  It carries and estimate of $250,000 to $500,000.  Many prominent collections are in tow thousand lots offered. Spectacular lots include a naval Gatling gun, Annie Oakley’s shotgun,  and a Wheelock made for royalty as well as superb collections of Lugers, Colts and Sporting doubles.

Other lots offered include the  Carmen Gianforte collection of Reid Knuckleduster pistols, guns from the Robert Cox collection of Colt House pistols, many with rare DeGress grips, Henry Derringer dueling pistols, a unique Warner brass fame carbine, Winchester advertising, a full auto FN Mini-Mi, 19th century American Indian dag knives, and a fabulous collection of schuetzen  rifles.

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CZERNYS FALL FINE ARMS & ARMOUR AUCTIONS, SEPT 16th -20th


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Czerny’s September sales this year include the Bonucci collection of scarce firearms and edged weapons on the 16th , Fine and scarce arms and amour on the 17th and a silent catalog on the 20th. The Bonucci collection includes rare arms such as the LeMat Carbine pictured above,  an outstanding wheel lock tschinke,  trick key and knuckleduster pistols, a naval seven barreled volley gun, a 24 shot pepperbox by Laport, a pair of ducks foot pistols, a pair of English four barreled pistols, a wheelock mace and a wide selection of other unusual arms.
 
Highlights of  the second day include a very fine and rare 15th century sallet, a pair of wheelock puffers, a highly decorated pair of Cossack pistols, a painted pavise circa 1500, a selection of katanas, a Japanese Korean helmet circa 1600 and a Russian jaeger flintlock rifle  among many other lots. The sale on the 20th also includes a wide variety of collector lots with affordable estimates.

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SAN GIORGIO ASTE ANTIQUE ARMS AND MILITARIA, SEPT 15th


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Among the lots in San Giorgio’s September s sale are a fine pair of over and under percussion pistols By Carlo Columbo in Milan. Other fine guns in the sale include and Italian Brescian pistol signed Lazarino and Garatto circa 1660, a beautiful French cased pair pf percussion dueling pistols by Caron, Paris. A rare Italian model 1844 officers carbine with automatic priming system “la Marmora”, a German Wheelock gun circa 1680 and a pair of boxlock blunderbuss pistols with flick bayonets by Roussett Turin.
 
Edged weapons in the sale include and early estoc, a north Italian knightly sword circa 1300, a profusely decorated ottoman khanjar with Damascus blade, several shamshirs, a presentation Sardinian saber, a German katzbalger and  fine French smallsword circa 1770.

There are many other lots in the sale including amour, accoutrements, flasks, daggers and militaria. San Giorgio are also holding a smaller sale on the 12th  Click on the image for a link to the sale.
 



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