BILL HOOK / HALBERD/NEWCASTLE BILL
A little piece, or who knows, maybe a big piece, of history. This bill-hook or halberd is what is commonly described as the Newcastle type.
The 36cm broad double hooked steel blade stamped W.H., the tang inserted into the ebonised wood haft, 165cm long overall .
"The bill is similar in size, function and appearance to the halberd, and might be sai... read more
Belgian Sea Service Flintlock pistol (customized. )
This pistol seems to have had an interesting history with perhaps a good story behind it if only it could speak. It is a Belgian Sea Service pistol which has been customized with good brass studding and the addition of a ramrod. As these pistols were widely available to all European seamen during the Napoleonic Wars period the story could be one of capture and customization by anyone or customi... read more
Merwin and Hulbert Late Model Solid Frame Revolver
Merwin and Hubert Co Later Model single action top strap Revolver
Manufactured by Hopkins and Allen
Cal.44 M&H cf
Unique extraction and loading mechanism- barrel with top strap twists sideways and when pulled forward with cylinder attached extracts cartridges.
This is a very nice piece and has been part of my own collection for a number of ye... read more
WW2 BRITISH BREN GUN BARREL HOLDALL AND SPARE PARTS CARRIER
Solid condition with straps and buckles but grubby.
Price includes postage (UK) read more
BUTCHER BAYONET 1898/1905 pattern
An Imperial German 1898/1905 pattern Butcher Bayonet with scabbard, for the Gew 98 Mauser Rifle.
The ricasso is stamped ' waffenfabrik mauser a-g oberndorf a.n The back of the blade is stamped ' W 15' (1915) with the Imperial Crown.
The bayonet itself is in good condition for its age and use. It is good and solid. As you can see from the pictures the stamping is ... read more
1874 PATTERN GRAS BAYONET St ETIENNE
French sword bayonet. It was manufactured to fit the French Model 1874 "Gras" Infantry Rifle, basically a refinement of the Model 1866 Chassepot Infantry Rifle. The "Gras" was manufactured from 1874 to about 1885.
This bayonet has a solid brass pommel with integral latching mechanism (push-button/spring-steel). Grips are wood. Crossguard is steel, lower guard forming a hooked ... read more
ATS /WRAC BOOTS
A pair of ATS brown leather boots. 8 pairs of eyeholes.
Size 6 1/2
Good sturdy condition.
These are from my own collection. I had them repaired a few years ago by an old fashioned cobbler who used period segs and methods.
A rare yet very wearable item. read more
FULLER PHONE MK IV
For information about the Fuller phone, please refer to this excellent website.
This example of a Mark IV (the most common type used WW1 and WW2 is not in a wooden case, but certainly looks the part for a display. We have not had it working for a few years, and cannot guarantee if it is currently working but probably would someone with the app... read more
Springfield 1873 Trowel Bayonet
"The United States first experimented with a combination trowel and bayonet in 1868, producing 200 experimental examples made from standard socket bayonets. This was immediately followed by an additional 500 Model 1869 trowel bayonets made new. These were distributed to a few compani... read more