Fine Art & Antique

Thursday 6th December 2012 - Friday 7th December 2012

Viewing for both sale days - Thursday 6th December 10am - 7pm

Sale of Vintage Clothing & Textiles, Vintage & Costume Jewellery & Accessories, Jewellery & Watches, Drinking Accessories and Drinks starts 7pm

Viewing for Day Two - Friday 9am -10am (as well as 10am - 7pm on Thursday)

Sale of Silver, Ceramics, Oriental Works, Weapons, Treen, Paintings, Clocks & Furniture starts at 10am

Sale Currency: GBP

Terms & Conditions of Sale

Lot 506

A CONVERTED PERCUSSION DUELLING PISTOL BY WOGDON, the action converted from flintlock to percussion, the sighted well browned octagonal barrel signed 'Wogdon - London', the lock also signed 'Wogdon', the walnut butt with engraved iron cap, the engraved trigger guard also with engraved detail and pineapple finial, L 35.5 cm A/F¦
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Estimate: £600-1000

Lot 507

A PAIR OF CONVERTED PERCUSSION SAW HANDLED DUELLING PISTOLS BY H W MORTIMER, the sighted octagonal barrels signed 'H W Mortimer & Co London, Gun Makers to His Majesty', the engraved locks signed 'Bryce Edinburgh' and it is believed the locks were actually reconstructed by Bryce, the saw handled butts with inset engraved cap, the engraved spur trigger guards with pineapple finial, the ramrods with brass caps, held within the original mahogany baize lined case with octagonal flask, bullet mould etc, L 40 cm

Estimate: £5000-8000

Lot 508

A DOUBLE BARRELLED PERCUSSION SPORTING GUN BY H W MORTIMER, the well browned sighted barrels signed 'H W Mortimer London', the engraved locks both signed, the chequered butt with octagonal silver cartouche, engraved trigger guard with elaborate pineapple finial, held in the original banded mahogany case with accessories of the period, barrel length 81 cm

Estimate: £1900-2500

Lot 509

A PAIR OF CONVERTED PERCUSSION FROM FLINTLOCK GREATCOAT PISTOLS BY H W MORTIMER, the octagonal browned sighted barrels signed 'H W Mortimer London', the plain blued locks both signed, chequered walnut butts, the engraved trigger guards with pineapple finials, wooden ramrods, L 19.5 cm ¦
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Hammer price: £700

Estimate: £750-1250

Lot 510

LORD HORATIO NELSON INTEREST - A HALLMARKED SILVER MOUNTED D.B. FLINTLOCK TAP-ACTION SWORD-PISTOL BY H.W. MORTIMER OF LONDON 1805-06, the tapered fullered blade double-edged to the point, the pistol with spiral fluted barrels of burnished steel, the plain breeches struck with London proof marks, the engraved box-lock action decorated to both sides with typical rococco designs, the pistol signed to one side and fitted with engraved blued tap-lever on the left, the chequered walnut grip with hallmarked silver cap pommel cast chased with a demon mask, silver knuckleguard with central decorative moulding, the blued steel trigger-guard engraved with a rococco bouquet, the original leather covered wooden scabbard tooled to the lower half and retaining its silver locklet, missing the steel, shell-guard and chape, L 84.5 cm

Hammer price: £11000

Estimate: £10000-15000

Lot 511

WOGDON - A LONG SINGLE BARREL FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, with figured walnut stock and chequered grip, the well browned barrel with blue mounts signed 'Wogdon & London', the escutcheon decorated with a gentleman pheasant shooting, the trigger guard with pineapple finial, the lock bearing an oval gold cartouche, 91 cm barrel.

Estimate: £1800-2500

Lot 512

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY LADIES MUFF PISTOL, the lock marked 'Jaye, Ipswich', slab sided walnut grip, L 16.5 cm

Hammer price: £50

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 513

AN ANTIQUE SINGLE BARRELLED PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE, with engraved lock, L 124 cm

Hammer price: £200

Estimate: £100-200

Lot 514

A PAIR OF PERCUSSION MUFF OR POCKET PISTOLS WITH GERMAN SILVER FRAMES, each with a finely figured walnut chequered butt and silver eschutcheon, each frame well engraved with a cock and barrel muzzle. The drop down triggers with integral safety catch, contained in the original mahogany baize lined case together with a small powder flask and bullet mould stamped 'Mortimer'.

Estimate: £1600-2000

Lot 515

A FINE PAIR OF BRASS BARRELLED FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS PISTOLS BY H W MORTIMER, the brass barrels formed in two stages bearing proof marks and stamped 'London', moulded belled muzzles, the signed locks with bevelled edges, walnut bag shaped butts, the trigger guard with inset pineapple finial and horn-tipped wooden ramrods, contained in their original mahogany fitted case, baize lined with small flask and accesories, L 25.5 cm¦Note - This style of pistol was favoured by Naval Officers in the late 18th early 19th century.

Estimate: £4200-5500

Lot 516

A PERCUSSION DOUBLE BARRELLED SPORTING GUN BY JAMES WARRILOW, the locks engraved and signed both sides, with a partly chequered walnut butt, the trigger guard also engraved, barrel length 76 cm

Estimate: £800-1200

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