Antique Arms, Armour and Collectors Firearms

Christie's
26 September 2012, London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 26.09.2012

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AN UNUSUALLY LARGE NORTH INDIAN KHYBER KNIFE

AN UNUSUALLY LARGE NORTH INDIAN KHYBER KNIFE
19TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUALLY LARGE NORTH INDIAN KHYBER KNIFE 19TH CENTURY With characteristic single-edged tapering blade with T-shaped back-edge (tip reprofiled), iron hilt with green horn grip-scales, and flower-shaped copper-alloy finial; together with A

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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AN AFGHAN 32-BORE FLINTLOCK JEZAIL

AN AFGHAN 32-BORE FLINTLOCK JEZAIL
THE LOCK DATED '1806'
AN AFGHAN 32-BORE FLINTLOCK JEZAIL THE LOCK DATED '1806' With three-stage sighted barrel with slightly raised panel at the breech and flared muzzle and with raised sighting flat, dated East India Company lock, characteristic three-quarter

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A BRACE OF INDIAN 16-BORE MATCHLOCK TORADARS, ALMOST FORMING...

A BRACE OF INDIAN 16-BORE MATCHLOCK TORADARS , ALMOST FORMING A PAIR
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A BRACE OF INDIAN 16-BORE MATCHLOCK TORADARS , ALMOST FORMING A PAIR LATE 19TH CENTURY Each with three-stage swamped sighted barrel with fluted pronounced moulding at the muzzle and with intricate punched

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A SCARCE KENYAN MAU MAU GUN

A SCARCE KENYAN MAU MAU GUN
CIRCA 1952-1960
A SCARCE KENYAN MAU MAU GUN CIRCA 1952-1960 Of crude construction, comprising a barrel formed of a copper-alloy jacketed steel tube that has exploded at the breech end, the breech containing the remains of a British .303 MKVII cartridge case, the barrel

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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AN ORNATE BALKAN 22-BORE FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN WITH SILVER-...

AN ORNATE BALKAN 22-BORE FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN WITH SILVER-ENCRUSTED DECORATION
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
AN ORNATE BALKAN 22-BORE FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN WITH SILVER-ENCRUSTED DECORATION EARLY 19TH CENTURY With two-stage octagonal to round barrel encrusted with panels of intricate scrollwork, silver

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A GREEK 10-BORE FLINTLOCK KARIOPHILI, AND AN INDIAN 14-BORE ...

A GREEK 10-BORE FLINTLOCK KARIOPHILI , AND AN INDIAN 14-BORE MATCH-LOCK TORADAR
THE FIRST CIRCA 1820, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY
A GREEK 10-BORE FLINTLOCK KARIOPHILI , AND AN INDIAN 14-BORE MATCH-LOCK TORADAR THE FIRST CIRCA 1820, THE SECOND 19TH CENTURY The first with round barrel with brass-lined

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A QAJAR SWORD

A QAJAR SWORD
19TH CENTURY
A QAJAR SWORD 19TH CENTURY With broad double-edged blade of flattened diamond section with a series of short fullers on each side, characteristic iron hilt with short shaped down-turned quillons, probably burnished originally, the remainder of the hilt with traces of

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A GROUP OF FIVE OTTOMAN FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS PISTOLS

A GROUP OF FIVE OTTOMAN FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS PISTOLS
19TH CENTURY, THE FIRST WITH LOCK SIGNED WILSON
A GROUP OF FIVE OTTOMAN FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS PISTOLS 19TH CENTURY, THE FIRST WITH LOCK SIGNED WILSON Each of characteristic form, the first with twist two-stage barrel with flared muzzle and

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A FRENCH 15-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL FOR...

A FRENCH 15-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL FOR THE NORTH AFRICAN MARKET
BY MANCEAUX, PARIS, FRENCH POST-1838 SILVER HALLMARKS
A FRENCH 15-BORE SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL FOR THE NORTH AFRICAN MARKET BY MANCEAUX, PARIS, FRENCH POST-1838 SILVER HALLMARKS With tapering

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A BALKAN 18-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL

A BALKAN 18-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A BALKAN 18-BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL EARLY 19TH CENTURY With slightly swamped barrel chiselled with a chevron pattern at the breech retaining traces of gilding, rounded lock chiselled with scrollwork, highly figured Circassian walnut

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED KHANJAR

AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED KHANJAR
MID-18TH CENTURY
AN INDIAN JADE-HILTED KHANJAR MID-18TH CENTURY With associated curved fullered double-edged blade with tip of flattened diamond section and short medial ridge, the pale jade hilt of characteristic form (minor cracks) finely carved in low relief with

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A CASED PRESENTATION BELGIAN 765mmm BROWNING PATENT 'MODEL 1...

A CASED PRESENTATION BELGIAN 7.65mmm BROWNING PATENT 'MODEL 1910' SELF-LOADING PISTOL COMMEMORATING THE FOUNDING OF THE TURKISH REPUBLIC
BY FABRIQUE NATIONALE D'ARMES DE GUERRE (FN), HERSTAL, SERIAL NO. 33418, PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION DATED '1923'
A CASED PRESENTATION BELGIAN 7.65mmm BROWNING PATENT

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A CAUCASIAN NIELLO-SILVER KINDJAL WITH BELT

A CAUCASIAN NIELLO-SILVER KINDJAL WITH BELT
LATE 19TH CENTURY
A CAUCASIAN NIELLO-SILVER KINDJAL WITH BELT LATE 19TH CENTURY With tapering double-edged fullered blade, the waisted-hilt encased in chased nielloed silver involving panels of scrollwork, with two retaining-rivets with large silver

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A FINE OTTOMAN SILVER-GILT SHAMSHIR

A FINE OTTOMAN SILVER-GILT SHAMSHIR
DATED A.H. 1304 A.D. 1886/7
A FINE OTTOMAN SILVER-GILT SHAMSHIR DATED A.H. 1304 A.D. 1886/7 With curved single-edged watered steel blade with faint 'Prophet's ladder' and with a gold-damascened dated inscription within a panel translating to 'NIQULAKI SARNANAKI

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 4.500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE CHIKUZEN KATANA AND A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD (G...

A JAPANESE CHIKUZEN KATANA AND A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO )
THE FIRST SIGNED CHIKUZEN JU MINAMOTO NOBUKUNI YOSHI (?, POSSIBLY SPURIOUS), THE SECOND UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1940-45
A JAPANESE CHIKUZEN KATANA AND A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO ) THE FIRST SIGNED CHIKUZEN JU MINAMOTO NOBUKUNI YOSHI

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD (GUNTO)

A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO )
SIGNED SEKI JU KANEMATSU KANEMICHI SAKU, AND WITH THE SEKI ARSENAL STAMP, CIRCA 1940
A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO ) SIGNED SEKI JU KANEMATSU KANEMICHI SAKU, AND WITH THE SEKI ARSENAL STAMP, CIRCA 1940 The blade of standard early wartime specification (some

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD (GUNTO)

A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO )
SIGNED NORICHIKA, DATED SHOWA JUSHICHI NEN GAPPI (1942)
A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO ) SIGNED NORICHIKA, DATED SHOWA JUSHICHI NEN GAPPI (1942) With gunome harmon with togariba (details obscured through wartime polish and later rubbing), in military mounts

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD (GUNTO)

A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO )
SIGNED YOSHIMICHI, AND WITH SEKI ARSENAL STAMP, DATED SHOWA JUNINEN JUNIGATSU (1937)
A JAPANESE OFFICER'S SWORD ( GUNTO ) SIGNED YOSHIMICHI, AND WITH SEKI ARSENAL STAMP, DATED SHOWA JUNINEN JUNIGATSU (1937) With togari gunome hamon , in military mounts including

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE SHAKUDO TSUBA

A JAPANESE SHAKUDO TSUBA
19TH CENTURY
A JAPANESE SHAKUDO TSUBA 19TH CENTURY Of bronze with a gold outer edge, one side decorated in low relief with a partially gilt figure standing beneath a tree, the other side with a gilt dragon and a spurious signature of 'Echizen daijo Nagatsune'; together with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE WAKISASHI

A JAPANESE WAKISASHI
SIGNED HIZEN KUNI JU TADAUJI, MID- TO LATE EDO PERIOD
A JAPANESE WAKISASHI SIGNED HIZEN KUNI JU TADAUJI, MID- TO LATE EDO PERIOD With ko-notare hamon (obscured), in handachi style mounting with iron tsuba carved with a stylised dragon among clouds and signed 'MASAHISA', menuki

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE WAKISASHI

A JAPANESE WAKISASHI
UNSIGNED OSURIAGE , MUROMACHI PERIOD
A JAPANESE WAKISASHI UNSIGNED OSURIAGE , MUROMACHI PERIOD With bohi grooves (details obscured), with pierced iron tsuba , copper-alloy fuchi-gashira with gilt and inlaid cherry blossoms, fan, gourd-bottle and chrysanthemum, shakudo gilt

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE WAKISASHI BLADE IN SHIRASAYA

A JAPANESE WAKISASHI BLADE IN SHIRASAYA
SIGNED MASATSUGU, EARLY EDO PERIOD
A JAPANESE WAKISASHI BLADE IN SHIRASAYA SIGNED MASATSUGU, EARLY EDO PERIOD With tight ko-itame hada , irregular tight gunome hamon with tobiyatui of nioi 18 5/8in. (47.3cm.) blade

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE KOTO KATANA

A JAPANESE KOTO KATANA
MUROMACHI PERIOD
A JAPANESE KOTO KATANA MUROMACHI PERIOD The blade of naginata style with very narrow suguha hamon (details obscured through polishing, tip damaged), with rounded russet iron tsuba , copper-alloy fuchi gashira carved with chrysanthemums and shishi

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE KATANA

A JAPANESE KATANA
UNSIGNED SURIAGE, EARLY EDO PERIOD
A JAPANESE KATANA UNSIGNED SURIAGE, EARLY EDO PERIOD The blade hon-zukari shallow kanbun era shape, ko-itame hada , suguha hamon kormaru boshi , round iron tsuba carved with open fans, black lacquered fuchi gashira , shakudo menuki of oxen with

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A JAPANESE MOKKO SHAKUDO NANAKO TSUBA

A JAPANESE MOKKO SHAKUDO NANAKO TSUBA
LATE EDO PERIOD
A JAPANESE MOKKO SHAKUDO NANAKO TSUBA LATE EDO PERIOD Decorated with dragons and chrysanthemums in high relief in gold against a finely stippled ground; together with ANOTHER TSUBA , of copper-alloy, with spurious signature The first 2½in

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD

A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD
ALMOST CERTAINLY 15TH CENTURY
A LARGE IRON VOUGE STAFF-WEAPON HEAD ALMOST CERTAINLY 15TH CENTURY With heavy curved blade (tips reprofiled) struck on one face with a series of marks and on the other face with one corresponding mark, with two forge-welded sockets

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A HALBERD, POSSIBLY DUTCH

A HALBERD, POSSIBLY DUTCH
LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
A HALBERD, POSSIBLY DUTCH LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY With long slender spike of stiff diamond section, pierced with dots and a flower-head, and with engraved and punched foliate decoration, with two side-straps (slightly shortened); together

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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THREE EUROPEAN AXES

THREE EUROPEAN AXES
18TH 19TH CENTURY
THREE EUROPEAN AXES 18TH 19TH CENTURY The first probably French, 19th century, with hand-forged head struck on each side with the maker's mark, on later short haft; the second and third each possibly German, with hand-forged heads each with hammer-welded steel

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A DECORATIVE SOUTH GERMAN MILITARY BROADSWORD (KATZBALGER) A...

A DECORATIVE SOUTH GERMAN MILITARY BROADSWORD ( KATZBALGER ) AND A WAR-HAMMER
EACH IN 16TH/17TH CENTURY STYLE
A DECORATIVE SOUTH GERMAN MILITARY BROADSWORD ( KATZBALGER ) AND A WAR-HAMMER EACH IN 16TH/17TH CENTURY STYLE The first with tapering double-edged triple-fullered blade struck with a series

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.09.2012

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A COMPOSITE GERMAN RAPIER

A COMPOSITE GERMAN RAPIER
LATE 16TH CENTURY AND LATER
A COMPOSITE GERMAN RAPIER LATE 16TH CENTURY AND LATER With double-edged blade back-edged and cut with a pair of fullers on each side towards the forte, the fullers respectively signed 'PACE PORTO' and 'KASSER ME FECIT' within a series of marks

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 26.09.2012