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A WW1 Model Mauser 88 & Bayonet With Turkish TC Asfa Ankara Markings
Several thousands of Gewehr 88's were given to Turkey by their German allies from army stock, for combat use during WWI at such palces as Gallipoli and their other numerous combat regions against the comonwealth forces and their allies. While these were slightly out of date even then, they were eminently serviceable. The Turkish government arsenals rebuilt these WW1 vintage guns with Ankara markings in 1930's.

Code: 18306Price: On Request


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9th (Service) Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment was raised at Preston in September 1914 as part of Kitchener's Third New Army and joined 74th Brigade, 25th Division. The new division assembled in the area around Salisbury for training. The 9th Loyals moved to billets in Christchurch in December, then to Southbourne in January. In May they moved to Romsey and to Aldershot for final training in June. They proceeded to to France on the 26th of September 1915, landing at Boulogne, the division concentrating in the area of Nieppe. Their first action was in defence of the German attack on Vimy Ridge in May 1916. They then moved to The Somme and joined the Battle just after the main attack, with 75th Brigade making a costly attack near Thiepval on the 3rd of July. The Division was in action at The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of Pozieres and The Battle of the Ancre Heights.

Code: 18305Price: On Request


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A Fabulous, Complete And Rare WW2 German Mobile Artillery Case
Used by SS and Heer mountain troops and Luft Falshirmjager, the small mobile artillery cannon was small enough to be transported through mountain terrain and even dropped on parachute troops. This is a complete shell and detonator case that takes 3 shells all complete with fuze heads and charge detonator bases with adjustable charge discs. This case is clearly marked Luft so likely for issue and use Luftwaffe Falshirmjager. The 7.5 cm Leichtgeschütz 40 could be air-dropped and had a maximum range of 6,800 m. Para-trained commandos of II/KG200 (also known as the 3rd Staffel of Kampfgeschwader 200), were a Luftwaffe special forces unit who were para-trained commandos. II./KG 200 remain a mostly unheard of arm of Germany's World War II parachute forces due to the nature of their role and were listed on II./KG 200's ORBAT as the 3rd Staffel.

Code: 18304Price: 1275.00 GBP


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A Most Rare Original WW2 German ‘Hertz Horn’ Mine Mount
Made in lead alloy a tube that was filled with glass liners containing bio chromatic chemicals in order to break upon contact and ignite the mine in order to sink the allied ship.

Used on such as the German Type GZ (the German designation was UMA). It had a small charge of only 66 pounds of high explosive because it was intended as an anti-submarine mine. Anti-shipping mines had much larger charges.

Code: 18303Price: 110.00 GBP


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A German WW1 Trench Warfare German Egg Grenade With Pull.
In cast iron. This is an excellent example of the German "Egg" grenade introduced early in 1917 as a lightweight more portable longer range alternative to the Kugel and Stick grenades. Development started in late 1916 which lead to the introduction of the cast iron "Egg" grenade, Mle.1917. It was loaded with black powder, or other explosive fillers. The average soldier could be expected to reach distances of over 40 meters, which meant the Eierhandgranate could be used in an offensive role as well as defensive.
This is the later model with the central band, the body is in superb condition with clear markings on the base Inert and safe but not suitable to export

Code: 18301Price: 90.00 GBP


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A Very Good Pocket Flintlock 'Derringer ' type Pistol
By London maker Walklate of London. Beautifully crafted and in excellent condition. With a superbly tight and crisp almost as new action. Slab sided walnut grips, breech loading turn off barrel. A sound and highly effective personal protection pistol that was highly popular during the late Georgian era. London, like many cities around the world at that time, could be a most treacherous place at night, and every gentleman, or indeed lady, would carry a pocket pistol for close quarter personal protection or deterrence.

Code: 18294Price: 625.00 GBP


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A Very Good Gew 98 1905 Pattern German Bayonet Of WW1
With traditional 'butcher' blade, date stamped 1915. The Seitengewehr 98/05 was introduced into the the Prussian army in late 1905, as a replacement for the 98/02 for engineers and pioneer troops, as the 98/02 was deemed to long and heavy for it's intended purpose. Initial production was in two versions, the first plain backed, and the second with 29 double teeth. The scabbard was leather with steel throat and chape mounts. The bayonet as typical of German blades did not have more than a vestigial muzzle ring, relying on the length of the hilt mounting to fix the blade to its rifle. The plain back version was identified as the S98/05 or S98/05 o.S. (ohne Säge - without saw) and the saw back as the S98/05 S or m.S. (mit Säge - with saw).

Code: 18293Price: 95.00 GBP


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SPECIAL SAMURAI SWORD DISCOUNT OFFER!!! Save An Amazing £2,600
Decide fast, our 'special', genuine loss reductions never last long!! A stunningly beautiful signed blade, black decorated battle sword, around 370 years old, with it's original Edo fittings and saya in untouched condition. Previously for sale from our back catalogue, and now reduced from £5495 to an unbelievable £2,895, SAVING A MASSIVE £2600 [as this is well below cost, it is for a 'regular', immediate sale only, and not eligible for any part exchange or lay away]. As we simply have to let just a very few early stock items go this month, due to the arrival of another fine collection of antique weapons next month. Our shop is stacked to the rafters and we simply have no room left. Our regulars know we only offer one-off sale items just a very few times a year, and usually to pre-empt and influx of another new collection, and it is always aimed at our regular customers who view our site every day or week. This is an exceptional 'sleeper', Shinto period Samurai Sword and a very fine and beautiful Shinto katana circa 1640.
This is a lovely sword, quite simply a stunning and impressive piece. The fittings are Goto school, and they are very fine, with a central dragon theme. The Fushi kashira with the dragon design are bronze with pure gold embellishments, and the menuki are full relief gold dragons. The blade has a superb gunome hamon, with a mumei tang. The Tsuba is o sukashi with most intricate chiseling and piercing. Black lacquer saya. When this sword was being used by a samurai in Edo Japan, it was at the same time as England was in the throes of it's Civil War. Tiny pitting area at the hamachi. Please note we are not the kind of shop that has continual, weekly 'bought-in' discounted goods, we only ever offer 100%, one-off, genuine back catalogue items with real and genuine savings. 37.5 inches long overall in saya

Code: 18292Price: 2895.00 GBP


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SPECIAL SAMURAI SWORD DISCOUNT OFFER!!! Save An Amazing £1900
Signed Kunesada, with samurai clan mon [crests]. Decide fast, our 'special', genuine loss reductions never last long!! A stunningly beautiful signed blade, black decorated battle sword, around 370 years old, with it's original Edo fittings and saya in untouched condition. Previously for sale from our back catalogue, and now reduced from £4250 to an unbelievable £2,350, SAVING A MASSIVE £1900 [as this is well below cost, it is for a 'regular', immediate sale only, and not eligible for any part exchange or lay away]. As we simply have to let just a very few early stock items go this month, due to the arrival of another fine collection of antique weapons next month. Our shop is stacked to the rafters and we simply have no room left. Our regulars know we only offer one-off sale items just a very few times a year, and usually to pre-empt and influx of another new antique collection, and it is always aimed at our regular customers who view our site every day or week.
A Good Samurai Shinto Wakazashi Blade Circa 1650 with clan mon engraved on the gilt habaki. Signed Idzumi no Kami Fujiwara Kunesada. Fully remounted in antique Edo fittings with no expense spared. Shakudo Kashira inlaid in gilt and Shibuichi of figures under a moon,. Fuchi, possibly Goto school depicting a dragon with gold highlights, in high relief, signed. Carved by Seiun sai Hiroshige koku. Edo Sukashi Tsuba of ponies. He was a highly rated smith and the father of Inoue Shinkai [Shinkai being one of the finest Shinto smiths ever to have lived]. The signature is very good but there is a distinct possibility it may be a school signature and not by him personally. Beautifully polished showing a super Sugaha hamon. Please note we are not the kind of shop that has continual, weekly 'bought-in' discounted goods, we only ever offer 100%, one-off, genuine back catalogue items with real and genuine savings.

Code: 18291Price: 2350.00 GBP


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Persian Mauser Model 98/29 Bayonet
In nice condition, manufactured in the 1930's on contract from Czechoslovakia for Persia (Iran) to accompany the Model 98/29 Mauser rifles. 25.75 inches in length with a 21 inch blade. Made for the M98/29 but will fit any M98 type Mauser ie: K98 Vz24 Gew98 and others.

Code: 18290Price: 95.00 GBP

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