Dating cartridge headstamps
This is an original wooden block packet containing 18 .50-45 Benet primed cartridges for the .50 carbine. There is an interior slot bored out for every cartridge.
The original label is wrapped around the top but there is a very mall piece missing. These cartridges were imported by the South during the American Civil War.Description: Here is a nice nose to an early war Hotchkiss shell.This particular nose doesn't have any flame grooves and still retains it's original zinc fuse..The fuse is intact and this shell has been fired as you can see the rifling on the lead sabot. It is important to note that brass fused shells were not employed during the battle of Antietam.However, there were plenty of troops in the area for the remaining portion of the war.Enfield marked and 1950s dated, folding bipod, 30-shot magazine, polished wooden butt. Scarce British Lewis Gun .303 47-shot Dish Magazine for the 1914 model BSA Infantry Gun. The top band incorporates bayonet lug and stacking hook, the middle band with volley sight. Battle used examples with light abrasions, Excellent Condition. The Boers contracted 70,000 Mauser rifles in 1896 with Ludwig Loewe, Berlin to be supplied to the two Republics.
These are all matching numbered examples with 100% original finish, so new that we had to cut them out of their original military packaging and dissolve the cosmoline. Deactivated to EU/UK Specification with fixed bolt and some moving parts, removable magazine. If you want the best, look no further, we can even supply the original packaging if you dont mind the messy grease. Pressed steel construction with aluminium centre marked .303 Mk VI and VII together with Ordnance stamps. Grade 3 stocks with some breaks, deep bruising, abrasions and dull steel finish with some pitting. Obsolete calibre pistols: Bentley type revolver, flintlock muff pistol, pinfire revolver and flintlock pocket pistol. Deactivated to EU/UK Specification, removable magazine. Technically they were the 1893/5 but this contract was marked Mod Mauser 1896; it was a 5-shot 7 x 57 bolt action rifle and was used with great effect against the British. Note: If you visit the Royal Armoury Museum in Leeds and view the Hall of Steel, you will see a large quantity of these Boer War Mausers in this spectacular display. Produced by Malty and Fazakerley, these are mostly 19 dated examples.
It is stamped, "Dransfeld & Co (Star) over Menden with the 1936 date in the middle. These are thought to have been manufactured at the Frankford Arsenal starting in 1860. As you can see, this example still has the majority of the tin plating.
The leather belt is unmarked and measures approximately 38.5" in length. Description: This one has a nice cover with a name written on both sides that has faded with time. This one has the triangle loops attached to the body of the canteen.
Can be vastly improved with glueing, cleaning and home restoration. An Antique Obsolete Calibre - Fully Working No Licence Required. These examples are Excellent Condition Transvaal guns and are Deactivated to EU/UK Specification with fully moving parts which dry-fire. They are in Very Nice Condition with much finish having been in storage since the end of World War 2. 475 15 P&P Recently released from military storage, they are for the 1948 Yugo Mauser rifle; all blued finish with wooden grips, the blades marked with cyrillic lettering and 44 identifying the Zastava factory.
Deactivated to EU/UK Specification with fully moving parts which dry-fire, removable magazine.
Our Militaria auctioneers strive to help you achieve the maximum possible realizations for your items and to help the buyers to buy with confidence knowing that they are bidding on quality lots. For sale are the following Great war artillery shell pieces: 1 x German 10.5cm Drill round, British 13Pdr shrapnel round, French 155mm HE round (no fuze), French 75mm Shrapnel round (no ogive/fuze) and Brass case, 2 x British No.101 fuzes, 1 x German Gr Z 04 (no threads), 1 x German Dopp Z 91, 1 x French AA 'Beehive' fuze. This has been restored just need the pads 1.250 M34 MG Lafette dated 1941, made by BTM 3.100 M34 MG Lafette dated 1943 made by FSU. Deactivated to UK Specification with fully moving parts and Proof House Certificate. Blued steel finish and beautifully polished hardwood stocks, matching numbers. Medals, badges, bayonets, knives, deactivated weapons, badges, insignia, uniforms WW1 WW2. Entries now invited This was the first magazine repeating rifle adopted by the Austrian Infantry. Wallis and Wallis have built up an excellent reputation in the profession, and regularly benefit from recommendations due to our excellent range of toy and antique military auctions.