German back and breast -curraisser's armour
This is an extrememly rare 18th century German back and breast.
It is in good solid order, but is damaged on the back plate at the shoulder blade where there is a small hole and a patch of rust and pitting- please see photographs.
Also there is no leather strap.
As you can see, there is a series of holes allthe way around the back and breast plates- this is apparently where... read more
WW1 Ersatz Prussian other rank belt buckle (steel) with belt
WW1 Prussian Soldier's steel belt buckle. Basic model which replaced the 1896 pattern brassa nd white metal version for economy.
No tab with this buckle.
Belt measures approx 93cm.
No visible makers marks. read more
Percussion pistol by Mortimer London
A good percussion pistol by Mortimer- a well known and respected maker.
Engraved 'Mortimer' on the lock and etched 'London ' in fancy script and scrollwork on the barrel.
Overall pleasing patina to metalwork and woodwork is good with no cracks - nice old polished finish.
Original ramrod present.
Silver escutcheon to top of grip.
Smooth butt with no chequering... read more
Colt New Line Pistol .41RF
Sold through Williams and Powell Liverpool (as inscribed on side of barrel)
Colt address to top of barrel, Williams and Powell Liverpool to side of barrel.
The pistol has a good working action. It has an overall grey patina. A good solid pistol but there has been some pitting- please see photo. In my opinion this does not detract from a desirable Colt New Line, especially as it h... read more