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The Collection of

Steve & Marcy Hench October 30, 2019

“Daniel Kinne Deakon in ye church at Partridgefield� "His horn Charlston Sept ye 1775" "Ye 1775 on Bunkor Hill June ye 17 was the Fight"


“the Lion and the Lamb”


“the Lion and the Lamb”


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Terms & Conditions We advise all bidders to read the Terms and Conditions of the Sale before bidding with Dan Morphy Auctions LLC and/or its affiliates Morphy Firearms LLC, and Morphy Auctions, Las Vegas collectively referred to below as MORPHY’S. Those who bid are bound by those Terms and Conditions of the Sale, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of the sale between the successful bidder (purchaser), MORPHY’S and the seller (consignor) of the lot.

TERMS OF SALE

When bidding on any lot offered by MORPHY’S, the bidder indicates acceptance of the following Terms of Sale. Any participation in the auction binds you to agreement of these terms whether or not you read or understand said terms. The Terms in writing contained herein are subject to change without notice and bidder agrees that the most recently published Terms of Sale as published or amended on the website at the beginning of the auction shall apply.

LIMITED GUARANTEE

MORPHY’S makes every effort to accurately describe all items offered in its sales. The descriptions carry a limited guarantee. It is a guarantee to protect you against major discrepancies that would have a major effect upon the value of the item. Under no circumstances do we guarantee against anything less than a major discrepancy that would have less than a major effect upon value. This limited guarantee covers authenticity, major restoration or repair not described, counterfeits, reproductions or major fabrications not disclosed in the description. Examples of what we do not guarantee against, imperfections, slight damages, handling marks, natural imperfections, undisclosed blemishes, finish differences, wood-to-metal fit issues, surface cracks or chips in wood, dings and dents, bore condition, and other similar differences that are inherent in the antiques and collectible industry. All items are sold for display purposes. If electrical, mechanical, or other working parts are inoperable, even if working at the time of sale, we are not liable due to the inherent nature of the age of these antiques and items. It is the bidder’s responsibility (present or absentee bidders) to determine by inspection by themselves or a hired professional the exact condition of each item prior to bidding on the item. Should MORPHY’S deny an authenticity issue dispute of the buyer, and the buyer is not satisfied, the buyer may, at his or her own expense, obtain the written opinion of two mutually agreed upon recognized experts in the field of the disputed item. The final decision of those experts will determine any refund consideration. This limited guarantee is only available to the buyer of record. Please also refer to POST SALE RETURN POLICY at end of terms. Except as stated in the limited guarantee above, MORPHY’S will not be held responsible for typographical errors. Neither we nor the consignor, make any guarantees, warranties, or representation, expressed, or implied, in regard to the property or the correctness of the catalog or other description of the authenticity of authorship, physical condition, size, quality, rarity, importance, provenance, exhibition, literature or historic relevance of the property or otherwise.. It is the bidder’s responsibility to initiate contact with MORPHY’S in request for additional information regarding the items. Submit all questions regarding upcoming auction items at least 48 hours prior to the date of auction. We will make every effort to answer all submitted questions in a timely manner. We will do our best, but cannot promise that questions submitted within 48 hours of the auction date will be answered prior to the auction. The consigner and we make no representation or warranty as to whether the buyer acquires any reproduction rights in the property. All items will be available for preview approximately one (1) month prior to the auction.

TIMING

There will be no options for refunds of any type beyond 35 calendar days from the auction date. Paying late and thus receiving items late will not change the limitation on the dates above for refund consideration. Please also refer to POST SALE RETURN POLICY at end of terms. FIREARMS – All firearms transfers will be in strict accordance with all International, Federal, State and local laws. Be sure to check your country, state and local laws before bidding. If you are unable to import, purchase or own a firearm according to your residency laws, do not bid on these items. If you bid and find out later you cannot legally own/accept delivery, the bid is still a valid contract that the buyer must pay. • Firearms Catalog Designations o A: antique o M: modern (post 1898), Federal Firearms License (FFL) requirements apply o C: curio & relic eligible o N: National Firearms Act / Title II Gun Control Act of 1968 (Class III SOT) requirements apply o D: Destructive Devices o ^:Modern firearm imported from Canada, will have an unassuming marking that contains at least “BV LYNDEN WA” and any of the following not already marked on the firearm: serial number, caliber, country of manufacture, manufacturer name and model. Marking letters are 1/16” tall and just over 0.003” deep. Buyers must consider this in their bidding. Marking will not appear on antique firearms imported from Canada. • Checkout and pickup at our location: o The same person to whom the bidder number is registered must be the person to pick up the firearm(s) at the conclusion of the sale – Federal Law disallows anyone else from accepting the transfer. o Modern firearms sales to non-licensed bidders who are picking up guns at our location will require the completion of a form 4473 background check. o PA auctions only - Handgun purchases also require an additional PICS form/background check for each handgun purchased. This process to fill out forms and obtain a response may take 5-10 minutes. Any applicable state fees associated with these checks will be added to the customer’s invoice. o NV auctions only – If you have a Conceal & Carry permit issued within the last 5 years prior to purchase, you do not need to complete the background check. o If you are “Denied” by FBI / PICS background check you will not be able to take possession of the firearm and the firearm will be consigned to the next available firearm auction. Dealers and Individuals that bid on and win items own the items and are fully responsible for payment within terms regardless of whether the FBI / PICS approves their taking physical possession of the items. MORPHY’S will not cancel the sale due to disapproval for any reason. o If you are appealing a “Denied” decision, we will hold the firearm only if you pay in full. o Licensed bidders, i.e. Federal Firearms licensees or Curios & Relics license holders must present a current signed copy of their (continued...)


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Terms & Conditions license. C&R licensee purchases must conform to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) C&R requirements. • Shipping o PA auctions only - Non-Residents of Pennsylvania may not pickup modern handguns. Any firearms shipped are legally required to be shipped to a BATF licensed FFL dealer within your state of residence for transfer and pickup. You will be responsible for all shipping and transfer costs incurred. o NV auctions only - Non-Residents of Nevada may not pickup modern handguns. o Modern handguns are required to be shipped via FedEx 2-Day Air. o Modern long guns are shipped via FedEx ground to the FFL dealer. o In preparation ahead of an auction or upon paying for the firearm you can contact a licensed dealer to send their FFL to firearms@morphyauctions.com with the paid invoice number notated. o MORPHY’S will not be responsible for exporting modern firearms or any ammunition. Buyer may contact Borderview International Firearm Logistics or another third party provider. Borderview may be contacted prior to bidding for pricing, process and timeline information. • National Firearms Act (NFA) Class 3 Weapons and Destructive Devices (DD) Processing o Dealers: Buyer must provide MORPHY’S with a copy of their active FFL and either their SOT or DD license, whatever applies. Estimated time for processing and approval of the required Form 3 normally takes two months, dealer to dealer via E-File is usually less than a week. o Individuals: Law requires a completed Form 4, or Form 5 for deactivated guns. MORPHY’S will prepare and sign the front of the applicable transfer form, and send to the individual buyer. Individual is responsible for completing requirements for fingerprints, photo, and a fee of $200 per item, as well as completing applicable portions of the reverse side of the form. Estimated time for processing and approval of Form 4 is 6-8 months. o Dealers and Individuals that bid on and win NFA or DD items own the items and are fully responsible for payment within terms regardless of whether the BATF approves their taking physical possession of the items. MORPHY’S will not cancel the sale due to BATF disapproval for any reason. • Long guns will only be sold to persons 18 years of age, or older. Handguns will only be sold to those persons 21 years of age, or older. Dealers are bound by these minimum age requirements. • Since all firearms sold are “collectible” items, MORPHY’S does not test the safety or warrant functionality of these firearms. All firearm purchases should be examined by a certified gunsmith prior to shooting. • MORPHY’S reserves the right to deny the sale of a firearm to any buyer. GOODS MADE FROM OR CONTAINING MATERIALS FROM PROTECTED SPECIES - MORPHY’S does not accept any responsibility or liability for the sale of items containing materials from protected species or for any omission in marking or labeling goods as containing materials from protected species. Such material includes, but is not limited to, ivory from elephants and walruses, tortoise shell, crocodile skin, whalebone, rhinoceros horn, some species of coral and certain woods. Restrictions on the importation, exportation, sale, transfer, and/or possession of goods containing materials from protected species derive from international, federal, and state laws

and regulations promulgated thereunder. Laws include, but are not limited to, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES), the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Marine Mammals Protection Act (MMPA). States currently restricting trade of protected species include, but are not limited to, California, New York and New Jersey. Prospective buyers are on notice that several countries completely prohibit importation of property made, all or in part, of protected materials. Some countries require special permits, such as a CITES permit, from the relevant regulating authority in the countries of exportation and importation as well. Potential buyers intending to import the property into another country should be familiar with the relevant customs laws and regulations prior to bidding on goods containing material from protected species. Regulations may vary as the U.S. generally prohibits importation of articles containing material(s) from species it has designated endangered or threatened if the articles are less than 100 years old, subject to certain exceptions. It shall be the potential buyer’s sole responsibility to research and satisfy the requirements of any laws and regulations that apply to the import and export of property as described in the aforementioned paragraphs. All buyers agree to comply with any and all domestic and international restrictions on the trade of protected species as a condition of the sale. Please note that the ability to obtain an export license or certificate does not ensure the ability to obtain an import license or certificate in another country, and vice versa. It is the buyer’s responsibility to obtain any export or import licenses and/or certificates as well as any other required documentation. MORPHY’S is not able to assist the buyer in attempting to obtain the appropriate licenses and/or certificates, and there is no assurance that an export license or certificate can be obtained. The inability or delay in obtaining permits, licenses or other permissions to import or export goods containing material from protected species will not constitute a basis for rescission or cancellation of the sale of said goods or the delay in payment of purchased items in accordance with these Bidder Terms and Conditions. Grading Scale: Near Mint Plus 97% - 100% Near Mint 90% - 96% Excellent 80% - 89% Very Good 70% - 79% Good Below 70%

BIDDING RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The auctioneer will determine the highest bidder. The auctioneer alone has the right to reopen the bidding of an item if deemed necessary due to a dispute. If there is a tie bid between the floor and Internet or absentee bid, the floor bid takes precedence. MORPHY’S and its representatives reserve the right to remove those attendees who impede preview and/or the auction. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder at the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer. The buyer will then assume all risk and full responsibility of the lot purchased once ownership has changed. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. MORPHY’S is not responsible for any errors in bids, omissions of bids, or failure to execute bids and shall have no liability to any bidder for any technical or other failure associated with the internet, absentee bidding, or telephone bidding. • ABSENTEE BIDDING - MORPHY’S will accept absentee bids if pre-authorized by mail, fax or through www.morphyauctions. com online. Absentee bidders must use the absentee bid form (continued...)


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Terms & Conditions and clearly mark the lot number, title and maximum bid amount. Absentee bidding forms may be accessed online at www. morphyauctions.com. If there are two (2) identical bids placed on the same item, priority will be given to the first bid received. All bids must be left in increments as explained on our bid form. If a bid is “out of increment,” the auctioneer has the right to round the bid up to the next correct increment. Bidders may preview, register and place bids online through our website, www. morphyauctions.com. Absentee and online bids placed through www.morphyauctions.com will be auto charged to the credit card entered 48 hours after the end of the sale. If you wish to pay by another method please contact us within 48 hours after the sale. Seller(s) agree to allow the Auctioneer to accept and execute absentee bids in a competitive manner for potential buyers and under the MORPHY’S absentee bidding terms and conditions. During the live sale, the auctioneer will execute your absentee bid competitively up to the maximum amount you have indicated. • ONLINE BIDDING - Online bidding through www.morphyauctions. com, Live Auctioneers, Bidsquare, Proxibid, or other bidding platforms may be available; all Terms and Conditions still apply. A surcharge may be added for third party online platforms. Refer to your bidding platform of choice for the final buyer’s premium. If there is a tie bid between the internet bidding venues and the floor, the floor bid takes precedence. If a credit card has been provided to one of the online bidding platforms, MORPHY’S reserves the right to use and charge the credit card if the winning bidder has not paid via another method by the 7 day term in Payment Terms below. Due to our fast paced auctions and bids coming from floor bidders, phone bidders, internet bidders and absentee bids, the auctioneer has the final word on all item(s) sold. You (the bidder) assume the risk of winning an item online and not having the item actually sell to you. This is due to the final call of the auctioneer and the operator not being able to re-open that lot. Online bidders are fully responsible for accidental bidding as if they bid normally. • BID RESULTS – MORPHY’S will only contact successful bidders. Please allow 24-48 hours post auction to receive your official invoice from MORPHY’S. The invoice will include item, hammer price, premium, packing and handling, shipping, insurance, and any other charges that apply. Please hold phone inquiries regarding bid success until after receiving your invoice. For verifications, MORPHY’S cannot provide winning bid information until the second business day after the auction. MORPHY’S will not provide bidder information to any outside sources. • TELEPHONE BIDDING - Requests for phone lines must be received at least three (3) days prior to the auction date. MORPHY’S cannot guarantee phone lines but will make every attempt to accommodate those who wish to participate through that method. Phone lines are provided on a first come first served basis. Please visit www.morphyauctions.com or call 877-968-8880 to request a call from our representatives during the live auction.

BID INCREMENTS

Bid increments listed are a general guideline. Actual increments are at the auctioneer’s discretion. If a lot does not receive a bid of 50% of the low estimate, the lot will be passed by the auctioneer. $0 - $500…................$25 $500 - $1,000….........$50 $1,000 - $2,000…......$100 $2,000 - $5,000…......$250 $5,000 - $10,000....…$500 $10,000 +…............... Auctioneer’s discretion

RESERVES

The majority of our items are unreserved, but occasionally items may carry a moderate reserve. Please note that when a lot carries a reserve, the reserve is usually somewhere below our low estimate. In the case of a reserved item, the seller has authorized the auctioneer to bid on their behalf until the reserve price is reached.

BUYER’S PREMIUM

A 20% buyer’s premium will be added to all successful bids and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase cost. A 3% merchant fee is also automatically applied to all invoices but can be discounted upon payment by cash, check, money order or wire transfer that is received within 7 days from the receipt of the invoice. If the type of payment is split, invoice will reflect the 3% charge for merchant fees on the entire invoice. In addition, a surcharge will be added for certain third party online bidding platforms the bidder utilizes. Refer to your bidding platform of choice for the final buyer’s premium.

SALES TAX

Lots delivered to you, or your representative are subject to all applicable state and local taxes, unless appropriate permits are on file with MORPHY’S. Bidder agrees to pay MORPHY’S the actual amount of tax due in the event that sales tax is not properly collected due to: 1) an expired, inaccurate, or inappropriate tax certificate or declaration, 2) an incorrect interpretation of the applicable statute, 3) or any other reason. The appropriate form or certificate must be on file at and verified by MORPHY’S five days prior to Auction, or tax must be paid; only if such form or certificate is received by MORPHY’S within 4 days after the Auction can a refund of tax paid be made. Lots from different auctions may not be aggregated for sales tax purposes.

PAYMENT, INTEREST & STORAGE FEES

Any invoice totaling more than $100,000 must be paid within three (3) days. All other merchandise must be paid in full within seven (7) days of the date of the invoice. Payments can be made by going to your account online at www.morphyauctions.com, call 877-968-8880 or mail payment to: Dan Morphy Auctions LLC 2000 N Reading Rd, Denver, PA 17517. Interest will be charged on all balances not paid at the rate of 1-1/2% monthly (18% APR) effective 30 days from the invoice date. All goods not retrieved by Buyer within 30 days after the invoice date, shall be subject to a storage fee of $50 per regular sized item per month or $100 per oversized item per month. Buyer authorizes MORPHY’s to sell, at their standard commission and consignment contract terms, any goods not retrieved after a 90 day period in any manner deemed appropriate by MORPHY’s and the proceeds will be applied to any outstanding balance due from the buyer. Absentee bids placed through www.morphyauctions.com and Proxibid.com will be auto charged to the credit card on file within 48 hours after the end of the sale. If you wish to pay by another method please contact us within 48 hours after the sale. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal checks, certified checks, wire transfers, money orders, and cash. • CREDIT CARD – If a credit card is used as any form of total payment, invoice will reflect a 3% surcharge on the entire invoice. This charge is automatically added, but will be discounted if payment is received by cash, check, money order or wire transfer. • CHECK - There will be a $30.00 service charge for returned checks. Make checks payable to: Dan Morphy Auctions LLC. MORPHY’S reserves the right to hold items paid for by personal or company check until said check clears (14 days). MORPHY’S has the right to (continued...)


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Terms & Conditions hold all checks over $2,000. Customers who have an established successful buying history with MORPHY’S may be exempt from this requirement. We will accept a personal or company check >$2,000 from a first time buyer if you provide a Bank Letter of Credit, available on our website, www.morphyauctions.com. • WIRE TRANSFERS – There will be a $30 charge added to all wire transfers less than $2,000. Please add this amount to your invoice total before sending a wire transfer. In the few situations where a successful bidder does not remit payment when due, MORPHY’S will proceed with the legal steps necessary to protect its interests and will block the bidder from future auction participation.

PACKING/SHIPPING

• It is the bidder’s responsibility to take shipping, handling, and insurance costs into consideration when bidding on items. • BIDDERS PRESENT AND TAKING ITEMS AFTER AUCTION – Since item liability transfers upon a successful bid, items paid for must be packed, transported and/or removed by the buyer at his/her own risk after the close of the sale. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. If any employee or agent of MORPHY’S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY’S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. • ITEMS NOT PICKED UP THE DAY OF THE SALE – Packaging, shipping, and insurance on all items that MORPHY’S accepts for shipment to locations that can accept shipments will be made available as an added courtesy and at an additional cost. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. All applicable charges will be applied to the invoice. Shipping will be based on actual costs via FedEx, USPS, or other carriers required based upon the contents of the shipment. Packaging and insurance will vary in cost depending on the items on each invoice. All packages will be shipped with insurance. Standard items packed internally by MORPHY’s will ship seven to fourteen (7-14) business days after payment is received. Oversize and breakable items, which MORPHY’S will indicate on the invoice will ship based upon the buyer’s arrangement with a 3rd party shipper. MORPHY’s cannot combine standard item shipments with oversize and breakable item shipments. If any employee or agent of MORPHY’S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY’S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. • SHIPPING TERMS - MORPHY’S will ship items to the buyer at the listed address via FedEx or other carriers, FOB Denver, Pennsylvania or FOB other auction locations. Any risk of loss or damage to the item(s) during transit via FedEx, or any other carrier, in excess of the insurance provided by or purchased from MORPHY’S, is at the risk of the buyer. Any additional insurance coverage should be purchased by the buyer through the carrier. Buyer releases MORPHY’s from any and all claims for loss or damage to any item during transit and agrees to pay all costs of defense, including attorney’s fees, for any claims brought against MORPHY’S for loss or damage occurring during transit. • INSURANCE - Shipping insurance is automatically added, which you can decline by contacting us and providing a signed waiver of insurance form. Insurance for all 3rd party shipments must be arranged through that carrier. Insurance provided or purchased through MORPHY’s applies only to shipments to the United States

and Canada. Buyers must purchase their own insurance for shipments to other countries. • INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS – MORPHY’S welcomes our international customers. MOPRHY’S can provide upon request a complete process and set of recommended company contacts with whom the Buyer can work to understand the steps, timing, and cost to acquire items at auction. It shall be the potential buyer’s sole responsibility to research and satisfy the requirements of any laws and regulations that apply to the import and export of property and for paying all shipping costs, customs and duties on the items. By law, MORPHY’S cannot, and will not, declare lesser values for any international purchases and all shipments will include the invoice with purchase totals including the buyer’s premium and shipping cost. • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING of OVERSIZE ITEMS – Buyers will need to either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service for oversize items. As a general guideline, the following will indicate which packages apply, as they are of a certain weight, length, or dimensional size. ∙ Dimensional size is length (the longest measurement) + (height x 2) + (width x 2). For example a 36” x 36” x 12” package = 36 + (36 x2) + (12 x 2) = 132” ∙ USA home shipments must be <70 lbs. and <108” length and <165” dimensional size ∙ USA business shipments must be <150 lbs. and <108” length and <165” dimensional size ∙ International shipments must be <150 lbs. and <108” length and <130” dimensional size ∙ There may be certain shipments that meet these requirements that will still require 3rd party shipping, and we will communicate the reason in those cases. • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING OF BREAKABLE ITEMS - MORPHY’S reserves the right to choose items and orders that it will pack, ship, and/or insure directly using our shipping department. Those items that MORPHY’S will not ship will require that the buyer either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service. Examples of items that may apply after determination by our shipping department include but are not limited to: items with neon of any type (working or non-working), all glass display cases of any size; coin-operated, arcade and vending items with fragile parts and/or glass; signs with parts or protrusions beyond the main body of the sign, oversized vases (guideline – larger than fit in a 20” x 20” x 40” box), high value lamps and glass of all sizes, high value artwork including but not limited to paintings, statuary, sculpture, figurines, dioramas, and other intricate items; and items subject to impact by moisture and known handling issues in the supply chain. Under no circumstances will MORPHY’S be responsible for shipping damage to picture frames of any kind. • For any buyers who wish to arrange for their own shipping, MORPHY’S must be notified at least seven (7) days prior to arrival of the shipping company name, arrival date and time. Pickup must be scheduled to begin and end within our normal business hours (9am – 4pm weekdays). Buyers must arrange weekend pickups in advance with MORPHY’S staff, and additional charges may be necessary for overtime. All 3rd party shippers must arrive with a copy of the invoice.

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Terms & Conditions AGREEMENT REGARDING GOVERNING LAW, VENUE, AND LEGAL RIGHTS

I hereby understand and agree that any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to MORPHY’S Bidder Terms & Conditions, which includes this provision (hereafter referred to as “Terms & Conditions”), MORPHY’S, or the breach thereof (hereafter referred to as “Claims”), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. I hereby irrevocably submit to the personal jurisdiction of the appropriate court in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to the Claims and their enforcement, and I agree that any and all Claims must be adjudicated, heard, determined, and resolved in said court, and I hereby irrevocably waive any objection on the ground that any such action or proceeding in said court has been brought in an inconvenient forum. MORPHY’S failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms & Conditions or any other legal rights, shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms & Conditions by MORPHY’S must be made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of MORPHY’S specifically referencing the provision(s) contained within the Terms & Conditions to be waived. Headings used in the Terms & Conditions are for convenience only and are not to be relied upon. If any provision of the Terms & Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms & Conditions shall remain in full force and effect. These Terms & Conditions will inure to the benefit of, and are intended to be, enforceable by MORPHY’S, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, members, directors, officers, and licensees. There are no third party beneficiaries to these Terms & Conditions; a person or entity who is not a party or signatory to these Terms & Conditions has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to rely upon or enforce any term or provision of these Terms & Conditions.

POST SALE RETURN POLICY

MORPHY’S engages knowledgeable experts to provide catalog descriptions on the merchandise we sell. Every effort is made to ensure those descriptions are accurate and that they fully disclose any exceptions to condition. Any buyer who has made their payment within the due date of 7 calendar days who wishes to report a problem must notify MORPHY’S within three calendar (3) days of receipt of their purchased item. Buyers who have not made their payment within the due date of 7 days may not return any items under any circumstances. No lots purchased by floor bidders (including those bidders acting as agents for others) may be returned. Please refer to MORPHY’S limited guarantee herein. A Return Authorization Number (RA#) must be issued by MORPHY’S before you ship anything back to our address. Any items arriving without a return authorization will not be given a refund. The item in question must be shipped with the RA# on the outside and inside of the package, with full insurance, so it arrives at MORPHY’S within one week of the aforementioned authorization. PRIVACY TO REVIEW OUR PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE VISIT WWW.MORPHYAUCTIONS.COM/PRIVACY-POLICY All rights reserved. Entire contents copyright 2018, Dan Morphy Auctions LLC. Copyright includes, but is not limited to, print media, microform and electronic media, such as CD-ROMS and online computer services.

Please see www.MorphyAuctions.com to review a complete and most current list of terms and conditions. All rights reserved. Entire contents copyright 2018, Dan Morphy Auctions LLC. Copyright includes, but is not limited to, print media, microform and electronic media, such as CD-ROMS and online computer services.

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Auction Details

APPROXIMATE AUCTION TIMES

Auctioneer sells approximately 80-100 lots per hour.

WEDNESDAY LOTS 1,000 - 1,080 9:00 AM 1,081 - 1,160 10:00 AM 1,161 - 1,205 11:00 AM

Gallery is open 5 days a week

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm Morphy Auctions will not be held responsible for typographical errors.

ALL LOTS ARE SOLD BY DESCRIPTION, NOT BY ILLUSTRATION.

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Steve & Marcy Hench

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The Collection of

Steve & Marcy Hench October 30, 2019

Steve Hench had an important and lasting impact on my

old. I remember that it was a nice Lehigh County rifle

interest in Kentucky longrifles, which began at a very

signed “JD”. Recognizing and encouraging my interest,

young age. I have known Steve and Marcy for most of

Steve he gave me the opportunity to pay over time, which

my life and have always been in awe of their premier

made it feasible, just barely, to buy the rifle. A few years

collection. I remember being amazed by the well-lit

later, the most expensive Kentucky rifle I had ever owned

displays of relief-carved Kentucky rifles covering the

was purchased from Steve. Steve and I have always had

walls of Steve’s second floor gunroom and office. They

similar interest and have liked the same periods of history

were always tastefully displayed and accented by only the

and types of arms. Tragically, on occasion, he has beaten

best accouterments. I was always filled with excitement,

me to a deal or two (maybe more), which always caused

eager to see what new and great rifles might adorn those

me a great deal of mental distress in the moment. I am

walls when I would visit his Lancaster, Pennsylvania

now proud to have the opportunity to represent some

home with my father. These visits often extended late

of these “missed” items and many other extraordinary,

into the night, sometimes occurring after a show or while

scarce and historic pieces. It has been a great honor and

travelling through to another destination. Marcy never

pleasure to handle, learn about and catalog Steve and

failed to greet us at the door with a welcoming smile and

Marcy’s collection. Throughout the process, Steve has

a warm hug. She never hesitated to offer us food and

shared much of his knowledge with me as well as many

drink. Marcy was frequently involved in the discussions,

entertaining stories of how some of the items were found

as she is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about folk art

and acquired. Many of these items are the examples

and even arms. I have many fond memories of these

best known in their respective categories. Steve has

discussions. The magnificent carved rifles that I saw and

always had a great passion for collecting 18th century

the things that I learned at their home encouraged my

artifacts and arms related to the French and Indian War

enthusiasm more with each visit. Steve was always eager

and the American Revolution. Many of the items in this

to share his knowledge with me and to work with me to

sale are dated, regimentally marked and identified. It is

make my purchases financially possible at a young age.

extremely difficult to find 18th century pieces with these

The first good Kentucky longrifle that I acquired was

attributes. Steve has always strived to buy the best items

purchased from Steve Hench when I was about 13 years

for his collection and it is quite evident.

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From the Collection of Steve & Marcy Hench

Steve Hench joined the Kentucky Rifle Association in 1967 and he is a life member. He served on the Board of Directors for 9 years. Steve is a member of the Kentucky Rifle Foundation, as well and served on that board for 15 years. Steve is also a member of the prestigious American Society of Arms Collectors. He has contributed his knowledge to several publications and is the co-author of “Moravian Gunmaking I”. He has contributed many rifles to the Kentucky Rifle Association President’s Displays over the years, a few of which are in this sale. Steve contributed photographs of guns and his commentary in the recently republished “Annotated Third Edition: Thoughts on the Kentucky Rifle in its Golden Age” by Joe Kindig, Jr. He also provided rifles and his knowledge while assisting with “Moravian Gunmaking II” by Robert Lienemann. Currently, Steve is working closely with Rex Reddick once again on an updated version of George Shumway’s “Longrifles of Note” and “Rifles of Colonial America” Volume I. In addition, he has written several article for the Kentucky Rifle Association and has had many items on display at museums including The Museum of The American Revolution in Philadelphia and at The Fort Pitt Museum in Pittsburgh. He previously consulted for both Morphy Auctions and James D. Julia. Steve was previously a high school English teacher for 25 years, while always maintaining an active presence in collecting fine arms and antiques. Marcy has always encouraged his passion and supported his purchases. Steve Hench is recognized as one of the leading authorities on Kentucky longrifles, French and Indian War, and Revolutionary War items and it is truly a privilege to work with him and assist with this fantastic lifelong collection. ~ David M. Geiger

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October 30, 2019 ~ Morphy Auctions

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OCTOBER 30, 2019 Wednesday Session | Auction Starts at 9:00am

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1001 - (A) RARE PAIR OF AMERICAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS BY THOMAS ANNELY. Manufacturer: Thomas Annely Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 9-3/8”, Both FFL Status: Antique According to “American Gunsmiths” by Frank Sellers, Thomas Annely worked in Trenton, New Jersey between 1770 and 1777, where he was an armorer to the Colony of New Jersey. Later, he worked in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1797 and 1798, where he was making contract pistols. This pair dates to the time period between 1770 and 1777 when Annely was working in New Jersey. The pistols are in the French style and have French style iron mounts, possibly imported from France. The round smoothbore steel barrels have faceted breeches and tapered top flats with small iron sights near the muzzles. The undersides of the breeches are stamped with a “TA” cartouche for maker Thomas Annely. The flat locks have beveled edges and are unmarked, probably made by Annely. Iron furniture in the French style with full sideplates and full stirrup pommel caps. The wood is butternut (white walnut), which is an American wood from a now extinct species. A letter from Christensen Wood Identification accompanies these pistols and confirms from a tested sliver that they are stocked in butternut, which is “white walnut” a wood only found in America. Wooden ramrods, one original and one period, but replaced. CONDITION: Barrels and locks retain an even brown patina. Locks are in original flintlock configuration, one mainspring is weak. Furniture retains a matching brown patina. Stocks show a dark surface with some scattered marks and flaws from age. A very early and well-made pair of American pistols by a well-known maker. PROVENANCE: Pictured in Warren Moore’s book “Weapons of the American Revolution”. 15,000 - 30,000

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1002 - (A) BRASS MOUNTED ENGLISH TRADE PISTOL BY BUMFORD. Manufacturer: John Bumford Model: Trade Pistol Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 8 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique According to “Gunsmiths of London, Suppl.” by Blackmore, John Bumford was the son of John Bumford I of London. (mark is IB under a fleur de lis) He apprenticed to Thomas Hartwell in 1735 and was free of the Gunmaker’s Co. in 1742. He was then elected assistant in 1746; Master in 1751 and 1756; and was listed as gunmaker at the Sign of the Golden Blunderbuss in Minories from 1754 and 1768, Then he was listed as located at 8 St. George St, Minories between 1769 and 1774 (possible all were one address of 8 St George St, Minories, London at the sign of The Golden Blunderbuss). John Bumford was also a Contractor to Ordnance from 1756-71 and to the East India Co. from 1745-73. He was a contractor for the Hudson’s Bay Co. from 1757-75 (viewer 1750-56). John Bumford died in 1775. This pistol features a round three-stage barrel with private English view and proof marks as well as “IB” below a fleaur de lis for maker John Bumford. The rounded lockplate has double-line borders and a sprig of engraving at the tail. Crudely marked “BUMFORD” in the center, has an unbridled pan. Brass furniture includes a flat pierced sideplate crudely engraved with military motifs, a plain triggerguard, a symmetrical wrist escutcheon with foliate engraving, full stirrup pommel cap, and trade ferrules. Walnut stock of Georgian form with relief panels around the lock and sideplate, as well a teardrop around the barrel tang. Ramrod is a contemporary replacement. CONDITION: Barrel retains an applied brown patina, some some wear and minor freckling. Lock appears to be in its original flintlock configuration, retains a dark freckled patina, markings very good. Brass furniture retains a dark mustard patina with some scattered marks and wear. Stock shows some wear and has a minor sliver replaced above tail and one minor sliver on tight side of forend, towards muzzle. PROVANANCE: Purchased from Brian LaMaster. 2,500 - 4,500

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1003 - (A) EARLY AMERICAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL. Manufacturer: American Model: Holster Pistol Caliber/Bore: .58 Barrel Length: 8 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique This American stocked flintlock pistol has both American and European components. The two stage Spanish barrel is marked at the breech with a series of indistinct maker’s marks. The flat lockplate is unmarked and has an unbridled pan. The brass furniture includes an “S”-shaped sideplate of probable American origin with some non-professional engraved decoration. The pommel cap has full stirrups and the triggerguard finial terminates in a stylized acorn. The ramrod ferrules are of sheet brass. The stock is American walnut and has early Georgian form. Complete with its original wooden ramrod with a flat iron cap. CONDITION: Very good, overall. Barrel retains a freckled light grey patina and shows some wear and darker areas. Lock functions well and is in its original flintlock configuration, grey freckled patina and one retaining screw is a replacement. The brass furniture retains a mellowing patina and and shows some wear. Ramrod ferrules have some minor losses. Stock shows some minor chipping around pommel cap and some shrinkage and scattered marks. This is a very nice and early American pistol. 2,000 - 3,000

1004 - (A) LOT OF 2: ENGLISH FLINTLOCK OFFICER’S PISTOLS. Manufacturer: A) Clarkson, B) Ketland & Co. Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: A) .65 Smoothbore, B) .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: A) 7-7/8” B) 6-7/8” FFL Status: Antique Comprising: A) Silver Mounted English Flintlock Pistol marked Clarkson. Round smoothbore steel barrel with English view and proof marks at breech. Rounded lockplate marked “CLARK-ON” and engraved with scrolls at tail. Silver sideplate featuring British coat of arms with a lion, unicorn, and arms motifs. Silver grotesque mask pommel cap and ornate wrist escutcheon with bearded man and flags. Triggerguard and ramrod ferrules of iron. Stock carved with classic relief shell around barrel tang. CONDITION: Barrel with mostly dark heavy patina, top flat has been buffed. Lock shows scattered areas of pitting and retains a dark patina. Stock has a very dark heavy finish and has several areas of replaced wood. B) Brass and Silver Mounted Flintlock Officer’s Pistol. Two-stage barrel with Birmingham proofs at breech. Flat lockplate marked “KETLAND & Co.” Brass triggerguard terminating in an acorn finial. Brass pierced sideplate with arms motifs. Wrist escutcheon of brass with helmet and cannon. Hallmarked silver grotesque mask pommel cap with separately applied acorn finial on spine. Stock of partially figured walnut with relief shell carved around barrel tang. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a heavy brown patina. Brass retains a dark unpolished surface. Silver lightly polished. Stock shows professional restoration to forend. A very attractive and unusual pistol. 1,500 - 2,500

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1005 - (A) FANTASTIC AND PROFUSELY SILVER INLAID AND PARTIALLY SILVER MOUNTED FLINTLOCK TENNESSEE RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO THE YOUNG FAMILY. Manufacturer: Young Family, Attributed Model: Kentucky Rifle Caliber/Bore: .46 Rifled Barrel Length: 42 - 1/2” FFL Status: Antique This beautiful rifle was exhibited in the 2013 Kentucky Rifle Association President’s Display and is complete with its pewter KRA hang tag. It is evident that this rifle is closely associated with the Jacob Young Family and school of gunsmithing in the Cumberland settlements on the Tennessee Frontier. The similarities between this rifle and signed rifles by Jacob Young are made clear in an article on pages 81-88 of “Muzzleloader Magazine” from March/April 2015 in an article by Gil Sherrill. Jacob Young, as well as his brothers including John Young, his older brother David, and Samuel, migrated to Tennessee from Southwestern Virginia in the late 1700’s. The William Young family settled on Indian Creek which runs into the Cumberland River; today, this is near Enigma, in Smith County, Tennessee. Several members of this family were known to have been master gunsmiths. Although this rifle is unsigned, clear similarities, including the form, the mounts, the integration of silver with brass, and the engraving are all attributes pointing to Young Family association. This rifle is pictured in “Longrifles of North Carolina” by John Bivins. The rifle has a full length, rifled octagonal barrel, which is unsigned and features a dovetailed brass front sight with silver blade, and an iron rear sight. The replaced lock is marked “J. MANN & SON” in the center and features a roller frizzen. The rifle has double set triggers. The rifle has a finely engraved iron toeplate and a total of 49 pieces of silver inlaid into the stock and brass furniture. The large brass patchbox consists of four pieces, finely engraved with detailed borders and inlaid with 12 pieces of silver, including a heart on the finial. The toeplate stretches all the way to the back of the trigger guard tang and is inlaid with six stylized silver hearts, engraved with broken line borders with stars around the screws. The round, ivory patchbox release is also located towards the back of the toeplate. The brass buttplate has a band of silver on the tang as well as a scroll engraved silver extension on the tang. The sideplate is pierced and engraved with broken line borders and rocker panel designs, it surrounds the single lock retaining screw. The trigger guard is inlaid with four pieces of unengraved silver and has a shaped silver extension just in front of the front trigger guard tang.

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The ramrod entry ferrule extension has a silver heart inlaid into it, as well as a brass band in the center of the ferrule. The remaining three ferrules have a silver overlay around the faceted portion with the rings remaining brass. The replaced nosecap shows a silver overlay with brass bands at the front and back. There is a large brass and silver inlay, which is shaped and engraved just below the cheekpiece, which also has a silver inlay over its face. There is a four point geometric design inlaid above the cheek piece, which is engraved with rocker panel designs with a star in the center. Behind the cheekpiece there is a large piece of silver engraved with ‘C’ scrolls and broken line borders. Hearts surround both sides of the lock, cavity, and sideplate carving. There are four engraved ‘S’ shaped inlays on each side of the forend and a uniquely shaped engraved silver wrist escutcheon. The full length high figured maple stock is of classic Tennessee form and is carved with two sets of incised double lines along both sides of the forend, both sides of the comb, and both sides of the bottom of the buttstock. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some scattered areas of minor pitting and dark spotting. The replaced lock retains a grey patina and is in its original flintlock configuration, some light scattered pitting. Brass and silver mounts and inlays are polished bright. Nosecap is a professional replacement. Stock retains an orange hue and shows some light wear and scattered light marks from use. Sections above the front of the lock tang and the barrel, as well as a section between the back of the lock tang and the barrel tang have been professionally replaced; a couple cracks along the forend have been professionally repaired. Ramrod is replaced. It would be hard to find a rifle more beautiful or highly decorated than this example. Tennessee rifles are very scarce and highly desirable. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Gerald Neaves. 30,000 - 50,000

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1006 - (A) SCARCE QUEEN RANGERS MARKED SECOND MODEL BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET. FFL Status: Antique The wrist escutcheon and barrel markings from this musket are shown in figures 110 and 111 on page 66 of “Muskets of the Revolution” by Bill Ahearn. The Queen’s Rangers were formed in 1776 on Staten Island and later became known as Simcoe’s Rangers. This was a Loyalist unit of mostly American colonists loyal to the king. They were named for Queen Consort Charlotte, who was the wife of King George III. The unit was raised by Robert Rogers in New York and was comprised mainly of loyalists from Westchester and Long Island. They quickly grew to 937 officers and men, organized into 11 companies. The Rangers were involved in the Battle of Mamaroneck, where they suffered heavy losses before distinguishing themselves at the Battle of Brandywine in September of 1777. John G. Simcoe was given command of the unit in October 1777, when it became known as Simcoe’s Rangers. They then fought in the Philadelphia Campaign and the unit surrendered at Yorktown, where they were then imprisoned in Winchester. In 1783, the regiment left New York for Nova Scotia and then disbanded. The musket is a standard Pattern 1769 Short Land Second Model with a round barrel with two British Ordnance proofs on top, near the breech. The top is engraved with regimental markings “QUEENS RANGERS”. The “TOWER” marked lockplate is also engraved with a crown over “GR” in the center. Standard brass Pattern 1769 furniture with wrist escutcheon added at the time of issue and marked “A/174”. Stock of classic British form with Brown Bess swell at ramrod entry ferrule. Two crown, one over “8” are stamped behind the triggerguard tang. Left side of stock with museum or collection number in white paint. Complete with its original iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mottled grey surface with some light pitting overall, some heavier at breech. Regimental markings are excellent. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a pitted grey patina with markings somewhat obscured. Brass shows scattered marks from use and a mustard patina. Stock has a pleasing surface with some dark oil stains, some minor chipping around lock. A couple minor splinters missing along right side of forend. Ramrod shows heavy pitting. An extremely historic musket that saw extensive American use. 20,000 - 40,000

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1007 - (A) IMPORTANT AND HISTORIC “LION AND LAMB’ MORAVIAN FLINTLOCK RIFLE WITH BAYONET, ATTRIBUTED TO ANDREAS ALBRECHT. Manufacturer: Andreas Albercht Model: Moravian Flintlock Rifle Caliber/Bore: .50 Rifled Barrel Length: 36 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique This Moravian rifle is probably the most important and decorative Kentucky rifle in existence. It is featured on the cover of “Moravian Gunmaking of the American Revolution” published by the Kentucky Rifle Foundation. This rifle has been prominently displayed since 2016 until very recently at the Museum of the American Revolution. The loan documents and a photo of the rifle in the “Arms of Independence” display are included. The rifle was first pictured in the first “Accouterments” book by James R. Johnston. It is shown in a four page spread on pages 17-20. The gun is also featured on pages 57-63 of “Moravian Gunmaking of the Revolution”. Copies of both of these books are included with the rifle. This pre-Revolutionary War rifle dates circa 1760 and is attributed to Moravian gunsmith Andreas Albrecht. During the period when this rifle was made, Albrecht was working in Christian Springs, Pennsylvania. The completely octagonal rifled barrel has been fitted with a bayonet lug on top near the muzzle for use in the Revolutionary War. The iron ramrod and Brown Bess trumpeted cast brass ramrod ferrule were probably added at the same time. The barrel was also shortened at this time. The notched iron rear sight is seated in the center of a molded brass block dovetailed into the top flat, there are double lines both in front of and behind the sight. On the left flat, just behind the sight, there is a dagger shaped marking. The high quality lock has a flat plate with a molding at the tail and beveled edges. The frizzen spring is scalloped and terminates in a long, foliate finial. The unbridled pan is faceted. The brass furniture includes a two piece, horizontally hinged

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patchbox, the finial is in the shape of a lamb’s head and is engraved with facial features. The early style brass lid has a molded border and is engraved with scrolls. The brass buttplate is nearly straight across the back and measures about 2” in the widest spot. Originally, the rifle probably has a wood sliding, dovetailed cover for its patchbox door. This is probably a pre-war in-period replacement. A wide flat can be seen around the brass patchbox, which does not contour to the rest of the buttstock. There is also a dovetailed cut-out in the buttplate where the original sliding wooden lid would have been seated. The toeplate is a simple, unengraved trifed shape. The brass trigger guard shows a wide bow and significant space between the back of the trigger guard and the wrist, as well as being retained by a screw at the back tang. All of these features are commonly seen on early Moravian rifles. The brass sideplate has slightly beveled edges and a flute surrounded by two engraved lines near the tail. There is a large engraved eight point Moravian star secured by a screw in the center and inlaid above the cheekpiece. The ramrod entry ferrule has a long, rectangular tang which was reinforced by iron pins during the period of use. The highly figured maple stock is of classic, early Moravian form with a step below the wrist and large relief panels around the lock and sideplate. Behind the molded relief cheekpiece is a completely relief carved “Teeth-Bearing” lion with a spade-like tasseled tail and ferocious claws. The eyes are two brass nails and the body is covered with a series of incised accents and circular punched dots. In front of the cheekpiece there are relief foliate scrolls and beneath the cheekpiece is a stylized, incised carved sprout or sprig. The relief carving around the barrel tang and buttstock comb is a traditional form of decoration incorporating and foliate design with scrolls and volutes. The rifle is complete with an associated, period altered 1st Model Brown Bess triangular socket bayonet measuring 20-1/2” overall in length with a blade of about 16”, marked at the top “IP”, perhaps for Joseph Perkin. On the socket, there is a threaded wing nut type adaptation, presumably, to hold the bayonet onto the flat of a rifle. This adaptation is American and was done during the period of use. This bayonet fits the rifle perfectly and has a matching patina. CONDITION: This iconic Moravian pre-Revolutionary War rifle has survived in untouched condition. The barrel retains a mottled brown patina. The lock retains a matching patina and is in its original flintlock configuration. All of the brass furniture retains a pleasing, unpolished, dark mustard patina, showing some light wear and scattered marks. There is one minor crack at the back of the trigger guard tang and one small area of losses from the iron ramrod at the front of the ramrod entry ferrule. The stock retains an original finish, showing many dark areas as well as light areas where the rifle was handled. The carving shows some light wear and the patina is a soft, pleasing orange color. There are some age cracks on the left side towards the toe. The bayonet retains a patina nearly identical to that of the barrel. Because of the condition, the combat-theater adaptation for a bayonet and the carved lion in contrast with the lamb patchbox all set this rifle apart from any other Kentucky. It clearly shows American creativity and perfect architecture. The rifle also shows the European influence with the Baroque style carving, blended with the American aspects such as the lion. This rifle is probably the most decorative and important Kentucky in existence. PROVENANCE: Peter Finer, Tom Wilson, Wallace Gusler. 250,000 - 500,000

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1008 - (A) EXTREMELY RARE PROVIDENCE INSCRIBED RHODE ISLAND COMMITTEE OF SAFETY FLINTLOCK MUSKET ATTRIBUTED TO JEREMIAH SMITH. Manufacturer: Benjamin Thurber, Attributed Model: Flintlock Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 43 - 7/8” FFL Status: Antique Committee of Safety muskets are extremely rare, especially those marked with identification to a particular colony. This musket is featured on page 52 of “Rhode Island Arms Makers & Gunsmiths 1643 to 1883” by William O. Achtermier. The caption states that all factors indicate that this specimen is a Providence Committee of Safety musket, manufactured in Providence during the period between 1775 and 1776 under the supervision of Benjamin Thurber. This example is numbered 51 and two other known numbers with very similar features include numbers 53 and 83. The musket features a tapered round, smoothbore barrel which is completely unmarked. There is a small brass half moon sight towards the muzzle and a bayonet lug mounted on the bottom. Near the front sight, the barrel is inscribed “51”. The rounded lockplate features some scroll engraving in unbridled pan and an arrow finial on the frizzen spring. The inside of the lockplate is stamped “E HOMER”. The brass furniture includes a four stage buttplate tang inscribed “PROVD / No 51”. The full sideplate is in the New England style, while the trigger guard is similar to that of the British pattern 1759 Elliot light Dragoon pistol. There are four sheet brass ramrod ferrules, the top ferrule is elongated and slightly trumpeted. The sling swivels are also brass. Pinned, full length walnut stock with relief beaver tail is carved around tang and buttstock with New England form showing French influence. An incised line runs along the barrel on both sides and a brass nosecap is mounted towards the muzzle. A copy of “Rhode Island Arms & Gunsmiths” is included, as well as a three-ring binder of provenance, similar examples, and copies of information on Rhode Island Committee of Safety makers. CONDITION: Very good. Barrel retains a heavy, dark brown patina with some losses at muzzle. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass retains a dark, unpolished patina. Some minor denting and losses to the two rearmost ferrules. Stock shows some scattered marks from use, minor age cracks, and a couple small slivers professionally replaced around barrel tang and about a 4” sliver on right side front of forend. PROVENANCE: Charles D. Cook collection; Allen F. Thompson, Jr. collection; Al Para collection, photographed on page 52 of “Rhode Island Arms Makers & Gunsmiths 1643 to 1883” by William O. Achtermier. 10,000 - 20,000

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1009 - (A) CARVED BERKS COUNTY FLINTLOCK RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO ADAM ANGSTADT. Manufacturer: Adam Angstadt, Attributed Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .75 Rifled Barrel Length: 43” FFL Status: Antique This rifle is attributed to Adam Angstadt and was made in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is known that famous Frontiersman Hugh Glass carried an Angstadt rifle which was stolen from him by Fitzgerald and “Bridges”, whom left him to die. This story was made into the 2015 film “The Revenant” starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It is very likely that Glass carried a large caliber Angstadt very similar to this example. The rifle has a heavily rifled heavy .75 caliber octagonal barrel with brass dovetailed front sight and notched rear sight. The flat lockplate is engraved with scrolls and has a roller frizzen and a reinforced cock. The four piece brass patchbox is engraved with scrolls and feathering in the classic Angstadt style. The flat sideplate is typical of Berks County and Adam Angstadt. Faceted buttplate tang and trigger guard. Plain brass toeplate and nosecap. There is a finely engraved silver eight-point star inlaid above the cheekpiece and a brass and an iron loop below the cheekpiece for a touch-hole pick. The wrist bears an oval escutcheon of silver decorated with rocker panel engraving. The heavy barrel is retained by four iron keys. Partially figured maple stock of classic Berks County form. Carved with incised C-scrolls and a checkered ovoid panel behind the cheekpiece, as well as in front of the cheekpiece. There is also incised scrollwork surrounding the barrel tang. CONDITION: Barrel retains a grey patina with some darker areas and some heavy corrosion at breech. Rifling is still deep. Lock is probably a second lock but is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a grey, spotted patina; frizzen relined during period of use. Brass furniture is polished and retains a mellowing patina. Stock shows a later coat of finish around repairs with much original patina and finish. A minor piece at the toe is replaced and there are some losses around lock, and minor pieces of wood replaced around barrel tang. This is a very nicely carved and serious Berks County rifle. 10,000 - 15,000

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1010 - (A) FINE EARLY AMERICAN FLINTLOCK HUDSON VALLEY FOWLER. Manufacturer: American Model: Hudson Valley Fowler Caliber/Bore: .62 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 36” FFL Status: Antique This well carved mid-18th century Hudson Valley fowler was shortened to carbine length while in use as a flintlock, probably for use in the Revolutionary War. The piece shows many repairs and signs of heavy use over the years, denoting possible Indian or Frontiersman use. The lock has a period replaced handmade cock and frizzed spring. An accompanying letter states that this was sold at a Virginia charity auction in 2003 by its original owner of over 50 years, who was Mr. Harwood Cochrane of Richmond, Virginia. The lock features an early three stage English barrel stamped with early British private view and proof marks on the left side of the breech, as well as a Fleur-de-Lis over the initials “IB”. The top is stamped “LONDON PROOF”. The early rounded lockplate is of trade style with engraved scrolls and an unbridled pan. The brass furniture includes a full sideplate with simple single line border, early multi-rings trade ferrules, and a plain and unengraved buttplate. The trigger guard bow is engraved with floral scrolls, and the front tang was broken off, and the area where it once was is now covered by period leather retained by iron nails. There is a period wrist break covered with a thin sheet of iron and retains by early iron nails. Near the muzzle there is an area wrapped with copper wire to secure the muzzle to the forend. Complete with a replaced, but old, wooden ramrod. The stock is of mid-18th century Hudson Valley form, is of partially figured maple, and carved with relief foliate designs around the barrel tang, in front of and behind the trigger guard, and behind the ramrod entry ferrule. CONDITION: Completely as found, showing consistent heavy wear and extensive use with much of the relief carving worn smooth from saddle wear and carrying wear. There are scattered cracks, areas of splintering, and marks from use. This is a wonderful, untouched, early piece with much early history. 8,000 - 15,000

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1011 - (A) FINE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR FLINTLOCK MUSKET WITH BAYONET. Manufacturer: American Model: Flintlock Musket Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 44 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique Possibly Pennsylvania. Three stage, unmarked iron barrel with bayonet lug mounted on bottom near muzzle. There is a sight groove at the breech extending into the shaped tang. Early French lock with beveled edges and a molding at the tail, marked in the center “B (Fleur-de-Lis) C”. The brass furniture, including the trigger guard, sideplate, buttplate, and ramrod ferrules mimic those found on a 2nd Model Short Land Pattern Brown Bess, but are completely of American manufacture and are fabricated. There is a brass heart escutcheon on top of the wrist secured by a brass pin in the center. The maple stock is carved with relief panels around the lock and sideplate as well as with a pointed beaver tail in relief around the barrel tang. There is a slight bulge behind the ramrod entry ferrule. Complete with a period iron ramrod and American made triangular socket bayonet. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a dark, heavy brown patina. Brass is polished and retains a mellowing patina. Stock retains an original crazed finish and shows some minor marks from use. A very nice and decorative American musket. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jim Knowles. 6,000 - 12,000

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1012 - (A) FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR PERIOD GERMAN FLINTLOCK TRADE RIFLE. Manufacturer: German Model: Rifle Caliber/Bore: .65 Rifled Barrel Length: 39-7/8â&#x20AC;? FFL Status: Antique This German trade rifle shows many characteristics seen on early rifles made in Pennsylvania. The rifle features a pin-fastened swamped two-stage barrel with top flat, brass front blade sight and groove along top flat, near breech. Rounded lockplate is unmarked and features a thin recessed border. The brass furniture includes a full sideplate with beveled edges and engraved with tooled borders. Early triggerguard engraved en suite, sling swivel at front of bow. Faceted brass ramrod ferrules with iron sling swivel mounted above center ferrule. Complete with original horn-tipped wooden ramrod. Full-length walnut stock with relief panels around lock, sideplate, along forend and around entry ferrule. The carving is very close to that which can be seen on most early American rifles. Trigger with decorative rearward curl. Large relief crescent-shaped cheekpiece on left side and decorated towrads wrist with a small relief scroll, opposite side with a incised scroll. CONDITION: Barrel retains a grey brown patina with light pitting overall, touchole is re-bushed. Lock appears to be in its original flintlock configuration and retains an even grey patina. Brass retains a mellow mustard patina. Stock shows scattered light marks from use and a couple minor cracks and losses near muzzle. A fine and early Germanic rifle with attractive architecture. PROVENANCE: This piece was found in the estate of an early Texas family. Ex. Dick Zeschke, George Carol. 2,500 - 5,000

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1013 - (A) SCARCE IRON MOUNTED DUTCH FLINTLOCK MUSKET Manufacturer: Dutch Model: Musket Caliber/Bore: .80 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 45 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique For a nearly identical example, see plate 59.MM on page 109 of “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Another example of this exact pattern is marked “SO CAROLINA”; they are believed to have been part of the 18,000 Dutch muskets purchased by England in 1741, of which at least 4,500 were shipped to the American Colonists during the French and Indian War. The tapered, round barrel is marked on top of the breech with a deeply stamped “F:291.” as well as a banner inscribed “CONSTANI”. The left side of the breech is stamped with a later “WLJ”. The early flat banana lockplate has a heavily beveled edge, the bottom marked “CORBAV LE IEVNE A MASTRICHT”. All of the hardware is of early Dutch form and is of iron. the wrist escutcheon is inscribed “G. MAY” and the ramrod entry ferrule is inscribed “No 74”. Full length stock of early Dutch form with relief panels terminating in a teardrop around the lock and sideplate as well as a teardrop around the barrel tang. Complete with a replaced wooden ramrod. A copper band has been applied near to muzzle to secure the forend. CONDITION: Barrel retains a spotted, grey patina with some corrosion near breech, touch hole has been rebushed. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a heavy brown patina with excellent markings. All iron furniture retains a matching patina. Stock shows heavy wear with much of its original dark patina and has scattered marks from use, and some minor splinters from forend near muzzle. This is a very scarce, early iron mounted pattern that almost certainly saw use in the Colonies. PROVENANCE: Purchased from David R. Geiger. 5,000 - 10,000

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1014 - (A) FINE FRENCH FLINTLOCK TRADE FOWLER BY ANTOINE ROBERT. Manufacturer: Antoine Robert Model: Trade Fowler Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 51 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique This fowler has a two stage iron barrel with an indistinct proof on the top flat near the breech. There is also a French proof mark on the left flat near the breech. The flat lockplate has beveled edges and engraved designs at the tail, in the center it is inscribed “antoine / robert”. The lock has an unbridled pan. Standard French iron mounted trade furniture inscribed with shell designs and scrolls, flat cloud shaped sideplate engraved en suite. The trigger guard was replaced during the period of use with a French Model 1763 Charleville trigger guard. Full length walnut stock of early French form with relief beaver tail carved around barrel tang. The oval shaped wrist escutcheon is now absent. Complete with original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark brown patina and shows some corrosion near breech. Lock also retains a heavy brown patina with clear engraving and markings. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and shows heavy use. Furniture all retains a dark brown patina. Stock retains a dark surface with some minor splinters missing along forend and about 21” have been professionally replaced. There is a significant amount of shrinkage around lock and some missing wood at the front tang. Stock has some scattered age cracks and marks from use. A very nice and very early French trade gun. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Brian LaMaster. 4,000 - 8,000

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1015 - (A) FULTSTOCK FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED MARTIN RINGLE. Manufacturer: Martin Ringle Model: Kentucky Rifle Caliber/Bore: .44 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 43 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique Martin Ringle worked in Bellefont, Center County, Pennsylvania and in Blairsville, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The rifle has a full length octagonal barrel signed “M Ringle” in script on the top flat. The lockplate is marked “ASHMORE / WARRANTED” in the center. Rifle features double set triggers. This example was clearly made in Westmoreland County and features brass furniture, including a classic Western Pennsylvania four piece pierced patchbox. with a spade shaped piercing on the finial. The patchbox is engraved with checkered designs, floral motifs, and shaded scrollwork. The flat sideplate is engraved with repeating half moons across the bottom. There is a small ovoid wearplate on the bottom of the forearm engraved with the same design that is on the patchbox lid. The tombstone shaped toeplate is engraved with borders and the iron patchbox is in the center. The rifle has a total of 13 engraved silver inlays including a large and well executed eagle in an oval above the cheekpiece, four inlays on each side of the forend with stars and borders, one on each side of the wrist, and an unengraved heart just behind the barrel tang. The full length highly figured maple stock is of classic Western Pennsylvania form and has sections of relief gadrooning in front of the lockplate and sideplate cavities. There is a deep flute as well as incised orders between each section, separated by silver inlays. Rifle is complete with a replaced period ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some corrosion at the breech. Signature is very good. Lock retains an applied heavy brown patina and has been reconverted to flintlock configuration. Brass and silver furniture polished. Stock shows some replaced wood around lock cavity and about 4-1/2” replaced on the forend towards the muzzle. There are also a few age cracks on both sides of the wrist. A very attractive Western Pennsylvania rifle signed by a scarce maker. 4,000 - 8,000

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1016 - (A) ANDREW YOUNG SIGNED KENTUCKY RIFLE, INSCRIBED “HEAVY TAX, NO MONEY, HARD TIMES, 1844”. Manufacturer: Andrew M. Young Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .44 Rifled Barrel Length: 41 - 1/8” FFL Status: Antique The fully octagonal barrel is inscribed “A M Y” for Andrew M Young surrounded by rocker panel and engraved decorations. The flat lock plate features sprigs of engraving at the tail. Brass furniture includes a pierced four piece patchbox inscribed on the lid “Heavy tax / no money / hard times / 1844” along with foliate scrolls. There is an inlaid brass wear plate on the cheekpiece and an ovoid shaped escutcheon around the single lock retaining screw. There are a total of eleven plain unengraved silver inlays including an oval wrist escutcheon and a half moon above the cheekpiece. The rifle has double set triggers and a full length highly figured maple stock. Complete with replaced wooden ramrod. Condition: Barrel retains a brown patina overall. Barrel has been professional stretched about twelve inches. Lock is a replacement and shows an applied brown finish and has been reconverted. Brass is polished and shows a few scattered marks from use. Stock shows much original finish and has a few small pieces replaced including a piece below the lock, one behind the barrel tang and a sliver along the barrel on the right side. About twelve inches of the stock have been professionally restored. A very attractive rifle with a important and historically significant inscription. 2,500 - 4,500

1017 - (A) SIGNED SAMUEL MILLER FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE. Manufacturer: Samuel Miller Model: Flintlock Kentucky Caliber/Bore: .50 Rifled Barrel Length: 41 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique Samuel Miller worked in Hamburg, Pennsylvania between 1823 and 1849. This Rifle has a full octagonal barrel with sights mounted on the top flat and inscribed “S * Miller”. The flat lock plate has a rounded tail section and is marked in the center “LONDON / WARRANTED”. The brass furniture includes a four piece patchbox with eleven shaped piercings and scrolls engraved on the lid. The full side plate is in the classic Miller style and has beveled edges. There is an unengraved brass wear plate on the bottom of the forearm. Full length figured maple stock of Roman nosed form with C scrolls on the left side behind the cheekpiece. There is a silver half moon with a face inlaid above the cheekpiece which is lined in brass. There is also a small silver oval wrist escutcheon. Condition: Barrel shows edge wear and a mostly gray patina with some applied brown finish. Barrel has a removable touchhole. Lock has been reconverted to flintlock configuration and retains a brown finish with some corrosion and the cockscrew marred. Brass is polished and shows some wear and scattered marks. Some minor restoration around lock. 2,000 - 4,000

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1018 - (A) MID-18TH CENTURY ENGLISH SIDE-BY-SIDE FLINTLOCK FOWLER BY BAILES. Barrel Length: 32-5/8” FFL Status: Antique Length of Pull: 13-9/16” Gauge: 12-Bore This fine mid-8th century fowler was made by William Bailes in London. Bailes died in the 1750’s and is known as the father of the side-by-side shotgun. The twin-steel barrels are separated by a concave rib and both are swamped at the muzzles, hooked breeches and gold-lined touch-holes. Tops of both breeches show a gold rampant lion proof and are inscribed “Bailes”, bottoms of both stamped with London view and proof marks, as well as crown over “F”, indicating that Bailes was a foreigner to the Gunmaker’s Guild. Flat lockplates both inscribed “W. Bailes”. Double triggers decorated with two scrolls protruding from backs. Finely engraved brass furniture. Walnut half-stock of plain walnut with ornate symmetrical shell carved in relief behind the barrel tang in the traditional

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Georgian fashion. Relief panels around lock and sideplate. Complete with original brass-tipped wooden ramrod with original steel worm on tip. CONDITION: Barrels retain a grey lightly pitted surface, bores cleaned but showing some freckling throughout. Locks very good with grey patina. One cock and cock screw are period replacements. Brass retains a dark mustard patina. Stock shows some scattered marks from use and minor splinters absent along forearm. A very high quality and exceptionally early English flintlock side-by-side. PROVENANCE: Originally found by Jim Alexander at an Easton, Maryland duck decoy show, ex. James Chambers. 3,000 - 6,000

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1019 - (A) MILITIA TYPE FLINTLOCK CONTRACT RIFLE SIGNED BAKER. Manufacturer: George Baker Model: Contract Rifle Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 32 - 3/4” According to page 324 in “American Military Should Arms Vol. II” by George D. Moller, George Baker of Morgantown delivered 100 Virginia State contract rifles on September 5th, 1811. For an example with a nearly identical patchbox, see the Virginia Manufactory Type II rifle on page 321. The octagonal barrel is slightly swamped at the muzzle and the top flat has a dovetailed brass blade sight, and an iron rear sight. The breech is stamped with a “US” cartouche as well as a liberty cap over a “P” proof, which is typically associated with Pennsylvania. The flat lockplate is inscribed “BAKER” in block letters in the center. The brass furniture includes a Virginia style four piece patchbox, decorated with rocker panel borders. Brass sideplate with beveled edges and brass ferrules and nosecap. Full length partially figured maple stock. It is interesting to note that there is also a Melchior Baker who worked as a Commonwealth Pennsylvania contractor for Model 1797 muskets. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy brown patina with a pitted surface beneath. Lock is possibly replaced and has been reconverted to flintlock configuration; retains a brown patina with some scattered pitting, and replaced components retaining and light grey patina. Brass is completely unpolished and retains a dark, heavy patina. Stock shows scattered age cracks and marks from use. Much of the forend has been professionally restored, as well as a few pieces around the lock and barrel tang. A very interesting and unknown contract rifle that would be worthy of further research. 2,500 - 5,000

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1020 - LATTER 18TH CENTURY PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL PEWTER INLAID CAP. Blade Length: 4” Overall Length: 18-3/4” Circa 1790 to 1820. The iron head measures 8 - 1/9” including bowl, the crescent cutting edge measures 2 -3/4”, the saddle bowl measures 2-1/8” tall from eye. There is a molding on each side forward of the eye as well as an inlay steel cutting edge. The bowl has a relief ring around the top and is engraved with three lines. The original figured maple haft has a pewter inlay pierced cap around the mouthpiece. CONDITION: Head retains a dark brown patina with some minor denting from use and some flattening to bowl opening due to use as a hammer. Haft retains a pleasing patina with some minor chips and marks from use. This is a very well made tomahawk in wonderful condition. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jimmy Hart. 8,000 - 15,000

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1021 - BRASS PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH MAPLE HAFT. Blade Length: 3 - 1/2” Overall Length: 11 - 5/8” The brass head with a dovetailed steel cutting edge, measures 6-3/8” overall. The steel cutting edge is crescent and is dovetailed into the brass head. Both sides of the brass section of the blade are decorated with foliate designs and gadrooned borders. There are moldings on both sides of the eye, and in the centers a series of punched circles. The bowl measures about 1-3/8” in height and is decorated with repeating leaf designs. It is believed that these tomahawks were made in Eastern Pennsylvania. Complete with a later maple haft of 11-5/8”. CONDITION: Cutting edge shows a couple nicks and some sharpening marks, and retains a grey patina. Brass retains a pleasing, mellow mustard patina with some scattered marks from use. Haft very good with a few scattered marks. PROVENANCE: Found by Steven Still at a Lancaster estate sale in a toolbox. 3,000 - 6,000

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1022 - FINE AMERICAN HALBERD TOMAHAWK. Blade Length: 8-1/4” (Including Spike) Overall Length: 33-1/8” For a similar example with this construction and form, see plate 45.PA on page 205 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Circa 1770-1780. Hand forged iron two-piece head with 6” double edged diamond-section blade on top. Head of 8” including spike with a 4” crescent blade. Right side with deeply struck maker’s cartouche, which is indistinct. Heavy iron ferrule with cap at top. Wooden haft of 26-1/4” decorated with three diamond shaped iron inlays on each side. CONDITION: Very good with dark patina overall. A very well made and advanced American halberd tomahawk. 3,000 - 6,000

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1023 - AS FOUND AMERICAN SPONTOON WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 11” Overall Length: 52-1/2”

For an example with similar form, see plate 80.PA on page 213 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Head forged from one piece with straight 11” double-edged diamond-section blade and 10” “S”-shaped diamond-section crossguard. Iron ferrule around top of haft and square reinforcing bar about 1” below ferrule. Complete with about 41-1/4” of its original round haft. CONDITION: As found with dry heavy surface to iron components and haft with a dry untouched surface. A very stylish and attractive American spontoon. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bob Spielman. 800 - 1,500

1024 - AMERICAN FUSIL BAYONET WITH SCABBARD. Blade Length: 14 - 1/2” Overall Length: 18”

This American bayonet has a 2-1/8” socket with a 7/8” diameter opening. The triangular tapered blade measures 14-1/4”. Complete with its original black leather scabbard. CONDITION: Bayonet retains a brown patina with some minor pitting and light cleaning. Scabbard shows some losses to stitching towards tip and some deterioration at throat. Retains traces of original crazed surface. A nice early bayonet. 200 - 400

1025 - EARLY DIMINUTIVE CAMP OR BELT AXE WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 1-3/8” Overall Length: 10” The hand forged iron head measures 3 - 1/4” with lobed on each side beneath the eye. The period, probably original haft measures 10” and tappers towards the end. CONDITION: Head retains dark heavy brown patina with some marks from use as a hammer. Haft retains an old dry surface with some scattered marks and some cracks to grain. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Rudy Gleichman. 400 - 600

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1026 - FINE AMERICAN MILITIA WAIST CARTRIDGE BOX FROM CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. For a similar example, see page 27 in the book “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. The black leather body measures 8-1/8” x 4” x 2-7/8”. The black leather flap is fitted with a brass heart shaped escutcheon secured by two iron pins, it is inscribed “No 21”. The inside of the flap is fitted with a brass hook which locks into an 18th century Chester County, Pennsylvania batwing brass keyhole escutcheon secured by two brass tacks. Each side of the lobed panels is decorated with three brass tacks. The back of the box has two leather loops for waistbelt attachment. Complete with its original .69 caliber 24-hole. The wood block has a curved back as well. CONDITION: The leather is still pliable and retains a crazed surface with some losses to the original finish. Brass retains a mostly dark patina, showing some scattered marks. Block is very good with a couple minor chips. Left side shows some loose stitching. This is a very decorative and wonderfully preserved cartridge box with an unusual clasp system which helps identify it as a Pennsylvania box. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Betty Mallack in Chester City. 3,000 - 5,000

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1027 - IMPORTANT AND HISTORIC DOCUMENTED REVOLUTIONARY WAR BANDED FIELD CANTEEN, DATED 1774 CARRIED AT BATTLE OF BENNINGTON. This important canteen is accompanied by a letter signed by Robert J. M. Matteson of Bennington, Vermont and dated October 2008. He states that this canteen was carried at the Battle of Bennington on August 16, 1777. A handwritten note states that it hung for many years in North Shaftsbury, Vermont and was in the family of Peleg A. Matteson, owners of the Matteson Tavern, for 150 years. The handwritten letter also states that it was once owned by the Bennington Museum. The large canteen measures about 10” in diameter and nearly 6” in depth. The cheesebox construction is reinforced by two hand forged iron bands of 1-1/2”, both with an iron loop at the top for carrying strap attachment. Top slat has a raised portion around the spout opening. The front of the canteen is inscribed neatly in large block letters “AW / 1774”. The canteen retains a period red-painted surface. CONDITION: Retains about 90% of original paint with some crazing, minor chipping, and wear. Bands retain a heavy brown patina. Identified and dated Revolutionary War canteens, especially those with provenance, are rarely encountered. 2,500 - 4,500

1028 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR CAMP STOVE, EX-GEORGE NEUMANN COLLECTION. Of iron construction and measuring 6-1/4” in height x 7” square. There are two grates, the top one hinged, with a solid plate beneath. One side has a turned maple handle with an iron ferrule at the front. CONDITION: Rust covered surface overall with some losses to thin sheets of iron surrounding the grates and on the flat plate at the bottom. This is a scarcely encountered 18th century item that would have been common in Revolutionary War camps. PROVENANCE: George Neumann Collection. 700 - 1,000

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1029 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR BRASS AND IRON BRAZIER, EX-GEORGE NEUMANN COLLECTION. Stands approximately 5-3/4” in height, brass bowl 9-3/8” diameter, with a 6” turned wooden handle. Three legs, each with arrow shaped extensions, handformed with single pieces of iron and retained by two copper rivets. Turned maple handle with a bronze ferrule at the bottom, this attachment is also retained by two bronze ferrules. This is the type that would have been used during the Revolutionary War for cooking in encampments. CONDITION: Brass shows a dark, mustard patina with some minor denting. The legs have a dark, heavy patina, one with the arrow extension partially deteriorated. Handle very good showing heavy wear. Ferrule is loose. PROVENANCE: George C. Neumann Collection. 700 - 1,000

1030 - LOT OF 2: EARLY ENGRAVED FOLDING BRASS CAMP CUP AND MARKED HUDSON BAY CO. TRADE KETTLE. Comprising: A) An early folding brass camp cup. This early cup is composed of hand hammered brass. The bottom of the cup is dovetailed into place. The inside is plated with a silver metal. The folding hand hammered brass handle is retained by copper rivets and is engraved on the top. There is a brass hinge and a brass ferrule to hold the two pieces together, and an integral brass hook at the top of the handle. This cup is both decorative and functional, and is very well made. CONDITION: Retains a dark mustard patina and shows scattered marks from use and wear. A very nice example. B) A Hudson Bay marked brass kettle. Measures 8-1/2” diameter at top and stands about 5-1/2” tall. The top has an iron band around it with two loops which retain the iron handle.The kettle is of hand hammered brass and the inside is stamped “HBC” along the top edge. CONDITION: Exterior retains a mustard patina with some darker areas. There is some creasing which has thinned and broken through. The interior retains a very dark patina. The iron band and handle retain a dark, heavy brown patina. Kettles marked with Hudson Bay Company markings are quite rare. 700 - 1,200

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1031 - FINE AND EARLY SILVER HILTED CAVALRY SABER INSCRIBED PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT DRAGOONS BY WILLIAM MANNERBACK EX. WILLIAM H. GUTHMAN COLLECTION. Blade Length: 35-1/2” Overall Length: 41” This attractive Pennsylvania saber is photographed and described on page 52 of the 2010 exhibition catalog of “The Mannerbacks: Reading Master Silversmiths 1785 to 1870” by the Berks County Historical Society by Bill Bartley, where the sword was exhibited. The saber dates to about 1810 and features a slightly curved steel blade with wide shallow fuller on each side, original wool washer remains intact. Both sides engraved with gilt designs including a raised arm clenching a sword with the inscription “FOR MY COUNTRY”, as well as the inscription “PENNSYLVANIA LIGHT DRAGONS(sic)” surrounded by foliate scrollwork. Spine inscribed “Wilhelm Tesche Peters Sohn in Solingen Suit”. Fine hilt of solid silver with a rounded forward-curved quillon stamped with “W.M.B.” cartouche for silversmith William Mannerback of Reading, Pennsylvania. Guard of two branches on right side with three connecting bars. Pommel cap and ferrule at base of grip are of multi-faceted design and integral backstrap is faceted as well. Wood grip is wrapped with whale baleen. CONDITION: Blade retains a spotted grey patina with some dark spots and minor areas of light pitting. Generous traces of gilt remain in lettering and engraving. Silver retains a dark patina in some areas while other areas are polished, maker’s mark is excellent. Foremost counter-branch is original but has been re-attached, as is evident from inside the guard. Baleen grip with a minor loss at the front, otherwise very good. This is a very historic and fine saber, identified to a prominent Reading, Pennsylvania silversmith. PROVENANCE: William H. Guthman Collection. This sword was sold as lot 147 in the October 12, 2006 sale of “The William H. Guthman Collection, Part I” by Bonhams & Butterfields in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Complete with the publication featuring this sword from the Reading exhibit. 15,000 - 25,000 46

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1032 - WELL-DOCUMENTED ENGRAVED NEW YORK FORT GEORGE POWDER HORN OF PHILLIP ULMER, DATED 1776. This boldly-engraved powder horn is listed as number 869 on page 71 of “American Engraved Powder Horns” by Stephen V. Grancsay. A copy of the drawing of this horn by well known artist Rufus Grider is also included. Grider traveled the country in search of horn to record with his drawings in the late 1800’s. Philip Ulmer was born in 1751 and enlisted in the Continental Army as a sergeant in 1776 with Colonel William Bond’s 25th Regiment. He served during the Siege of Boston. In March of 1776, his regiment was ordered to New York and then marched to Canada. Upon return from Canada, Bond died and his forces were ordered to Fort George before heading south to to meet Washington’s retreating army. The army was reorganized in January of 1777 and John Paterson was made Captain of the First Massachusetts Regiment. Ulmer was then promoted to Lieutenant in Captain Abraham Hunt’s Company. Ulmer in the First Massachusetts fought with Washington’s forces throughout the Philadelphia Campaign and was with the encampment at Valley Forge that winter. He was discharged in February of 1778 when his enlistment ran out. In July of 1779 he joined Colonel Samuel McCobb’s Regiment as a captain where he served until September 24, 1779 on the Penobscott Expedition, in which Paul Revere was Colonel of Artillery. His company was the first to ascend the cliffs in the face of enemy fire and 100 out of the 400 Americans were killed in 20 minutes time. Between March and November, 1780, Ulmer was active in the defense of Eastern Massachusetts at Camden. He later became a full Major. After the war, he settled in his hometown of Waldboro, Maine. He died in 1816. The horn has a curved tapered body of about 16” overall with a

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carved spout section and period brass charging spout. Domed wooden plug with iron staple. Main body is engraved with repeating leaf designs around butt with name “PHILIP ULMER 1776” inscribed above. The horn depicts labelled “FORT GORGE” showing the walls outlined as well as the buildings inside the fort. It also depicts two other forts and “LAKE CHAMPLANE”, “LAKE GORGE”, “WHITE HOUSE”, “ILE NOAH” and a body of water labelled “A LAKE OR RIVEr”. There are several detailed New England houses and buildings. Horn is complete with a three-ring binder of the horn’s provenance, the copy of its Grider drawing, places that the horn is listed, and extensive research on Ulmer and his family, including a copy of a Massachusetts Revolutionary War payroll for Philip Ulmer. CONDITION: Excellent, retaining a honey patina with crisp engraving. Some minor losses to relief ring below charger. Charger retains a very dark unpolished patina and is complete and functional. Butt retains original dark finish. PROVENANCE: Bill Samaha, Pam Boynton, Lee Hanes. 12,000 - 18,000

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1033 - ENGRAVED FOLK ART POWDER HORN OF STEPHEN TEMPLE, DATED 1776. According to “Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War”, Stephen Temple served under Josiah Wood’s Company, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 to Roxbury. He then became a sergeant in Captain David Batchelor’s Company before joining Colonel Joseph Read’s 20th Regiment. Three stage body with faceted spout section terminating in a ring, then a relief scalloped ring followed by rounded portion before main body. Main body is ornately decorated with folk art designs including flowers, horses, vines, deer, and fish. Inscribed “STEPHEN TEMPLE / ROXBURY CAMPS MAY 04, 1776”. Flat wooden plug with iron staple for sling attachment. CONDITION: Very good with a dry surface and dark honey patina. A very historic and attractively decorated powder horn. PROVENANCE: Jim Dresslar Collection. 15,000 - 25,000

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1034 - EXTREMELY UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT ENGRAVED FOLK ART POWDER HORN OF ZACHARIAH HOWES, DATED 1770. This horn is featured on a two-page spread on pages 135-136 of “The Engraved Powder Horn” by Jim Dresslar. Zachariah Howes, Jr. was born in 1754 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut and died in 1824 in Windham, Connecticut. The powder horn measures about 13-1/4” overall with a tapered, curved body with conical spout section followed by a relief ring and another rounded section. The top edge of the main body is scalloped. The horn depicts two war vessels, one with 18 guns, the other with ten guns. There are also two forts, ten chickens, and two New England churches. there are also a series of foliate designs and vines with leaves. The horn is inscribed with a poem “IF HORNS YOU LOVE IF HORNS YOU CRAVE / NOW FOR ONE CROWN THIS YOU MAY HAVE / ZACHARIAH HOWES HIS HORN 1770 / MADE AT LEBANON JUNE 9”. The flat, wooden plug is retained by wooden pins and has two holes on one side for sling attachment. CONDITION: Some age cracks and minor losses to spout. Main body retains a pleasing, dark honey patina with some natural crazing at butt. Plug shows raised grain and a dry surface. A very attractive New England pre-Revolutionary War powder horn. PROVENANCE: Ex. Jim Dresslar, Exhibited in the Powder Horn Exhibit at Fort Pitt Museum in 2018. 20,000 - 40,000

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1035 - ENGRAVED POWDER HORN OF WILLIAM FARWELL, DATED 1775. The horn is identified to William Farwell, born February 16, 1754 in Groton, Massachusetts to Henry and Lydia Farwell. His father was Captain Henry Farwell, commander in charge of one of two groups of Minutemen sent to reinforce the American forces at Lexington and Concord. He arrived too late, but later fought and died at the Battle of Bunker Hill. William Farwell is listed in the muster roll of Captain Henry Farwell’s Company of Minuteman who marched from Groton on April 9, 1775, according to the 1900 publication “Groton During the Revolution” printed by University Press. He is also listed on the muster rolls as one of the soldiers who marched to headquarters at Cambridge April 19 on the alarm under the command of Captain Josiah Sartell. He is also shown as fighting under Captain Henry Haskell, Ebenezer Kent, and is shown in several payroll records. Complete with a binder of copies of his records and other information on William Farwell from multiple sources. The horn has a tapered curved 14” body with scalloping around the recessed wooden plug, which retains a crazed black surface. Faceted spout section followed buy a recessed band for sling. Main body inscribed in large shaded block letters “WILLIAM FARWELL YE 1775”. The horn is decorated with panels of pattered designs and scrollwork. Other designs include, hearts, a buck, a fish, a frog, a duck, several roosters and chickens, a sun, a folk art winged face, an Native american with peace pipe and headdress, and several other folky quadrupeds. CONDITION: Horn retains a mellow honey patina with some scattered minor marks from use and one minor loss to scalloping around plug. Very attractive and historic folk art powder horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Elliot and Grace Snyder. 8,000 - 15,000

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1036 - ENGRAVED FOLK ART POWDER HORN DEPICTING DRILLING GRENADIERS. This horn measures about 13-1/2â&#x20AC;? overall and features a vase shaped spout followed by two relief rings. The engraved portion shows five drilling grenadiers with bayoneted muskets. The front grenadier appears to have a drum. Other designs on the horn include tulips, and two deer with a fawn feeding on foliage. There is also a depiction of eight houses with scattered trees. Turned wooden plug with threaded removable knob in center. CONDITION: Horn retains a dark patina with some minor cracking and deterioration around plug, and one other area on main body which has some damage, probably caused by water. Plug shows some minor deterioration and scattered marks. A very attractive military related folk art powder horn. 3,000 - 5,000

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1037 - IMPORTANT SMALL PATRIOTIC POWDER HORN OF JOHN HOFF, DATED 1803. John George Hoff, Sr. was born in Germany in 1733 and his ship “Polly” landed in Philadelphia in 1765. He was a master clock maker and settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. John George Hoff also served in the Revolutionary War. His son, John Hoff was born in Lancaster in 1776 and died in Lancaster in 1818. Both John Hoff Sr. and Jr. were clockmakers and the younger was also a maker of surveying compasses. in 1803, he advertised that he “stocked an assortment of ironmongery, cutlery, and saddlery”, he was commissioned a justice of the Peace for Lancaster County in 1809. In 1813, he held an appointment of commissioner to conduct a lottery for the paving of streets in Lancaster. He was elected cashier of the Farmer’s Trust Company in 1815, and was an elder, secretary, and treasurer at Trinity Lutheran Church. A current street in Lancaster is named “John Hoff Place”. One of his compasses is located in a museum in West Chester, and one in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He died of Typhoid fever at age 42 and is buried at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster. This diminutive powder horn measure about 5” in length and 6-1/2” including shield shaped finial on plug. The horn has a relief cone-shaped spout and the body is inscribed “JOHN / HOFF” with a large date of 1803. Also engraved on the horn are patriotic motifs such as crossed flags and pole arms with a shield in the center, and a cannon and cannonballs above a large “21”. The other side of the horn shows a larger patriotic shield with four crossed American flags. The convex wooden butt is retained by a series of iron square headed pins and has an integral shield finial carved with stars and stripes. CONDITION: Body retains a mostly dark patina with a heavy coat of old lacquer. Shows some scattered insect damage and bubbling of finish. A couple small cracks at base. Plug very good with a dark patina. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Vernon Gunnion. 1,500 - 2,500

1038 - RARE AND EARLY HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA, SCREWTIP POWDER HORN. This powder horn has a curved body of about 13-1/2” including wooden butt. The body is green in color and has two iron staples near the spout for sling attachment. Tapered, turned, screw-tip spout with a series of relief rings. Just above the plug, there is an applied bone band of four relief rings. The convex, domed wooden plug is turned and has an iron staple in the center. CONDITION: Horn retains a dark patina overall. One side shows a raised grain surface, probably due to heat exposure or water. Spout screw-tip is very good with a couple minor losses and hairline cracks. Some minor losses to rings near plug. Plug retains a dark patina with one hairline crack. A very attractive and early Southern horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Johnsey Leef. 1,000 - 2,000

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1039 - SMALL POWDER HORN WITH BUTT INSCRIBED WITH INITIALS AND DATE, 1767. Measures about 6-1/2” long with serrated edge on relief conical spout section. Body of plain horn flattened on both sides. Wooden plug retained by small brass and iron pins and inscribed “I * W * A / ANNO - 1767”. CONDITION: Very good with dark patina and period wooden spout plug. PROVENANCE: Found in Yorktown, Virginia at a house auction over 50 years ago. 500 - 800

1040 - BANDED EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA POWDER HORN. This powder horn has a 9-1/4” tapered body with a two section cone shaped spout and a double horn band just above the high domed wooden plug. Plug has a large iron staple. CONDITION: Horn retains a mellow honey patina with one minor chip on ring below spout and a couple minor chips and areas of bug damage on band. Plug shows some chipping, age cracks and wear, and retains a dark patina. 200 - 400

1041 - LOT OF 4: FOUR SHOT FLASKS WITH TURN SPOUTS. This lot is comprised of four leather shot flasks, 18th and early 19th century. Three with turned wooden spouts and one with turned whale bone spout. CONDITION: Two are missing their original plugs. The leather on the smallest flask shows a tear and some losses. Leather on others shows minor tears and is brittle. A nice grouping of early flasks. 250 - 450

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1042 - (A) BRACE OF BRASS BARRELED ENGLISH FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY JOSEPH BUCKMASTER. Manufacturer: Joseph Buckmaster Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: (A) .63 Smoothbore (B) .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: (A) 7” (B) 7 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique Joseph Buckmaster was a gunmaker to the Hudson’s Bay Company between 1745 and 1764 and to the Board of Ordnance between 1756 and 1760. He was fined for receiving guns with the King’s mark in 1761. Although both pistols were made in Buckmaster’s shop there is slight variation in the engraving on each pistol. The brass swamped barrels are both engraved with “LONDON” surrounded by panels with tear drops. Both have private English view and proof marks, as well as a heart over “JB” for Joseph Buckmaster. The lock plates feature rounded faces with sprigs of engraving at the tails and unbridled pans. Both are marked “BUCKMASTER” in the center. The brass furniture includes: flat pierced sideplates with engraved shells and scrolls, slightly varying on each pistol. Both have trigger guards in the style of the Pattern 1759 Light Dragoon pistols and have stars engraved on the bows. The semi-stirrup pommel caps are engraved on the bottoms with different variations of a large flower. Both feature symmetrical wrist escutcheons engraved with shading and borders. Both pistols are stocked in walnut and have relief beaver tails around the barrel tangs. CONDITION: Barrels are excellent with clear markings and retaining a pleasing mustard patina. Brass furniture retains a matching patina. Locks have been cleaned bright and show some wear. Both cocks and cock screws have been replaced as well as one frizzen and frizzen spring. Wooden ramrods with brass caps are replacements. Stocks are very good with a few scattered marks. A very attractive brace of pistols of the type that would have been sent to America. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Brian LaMaster. 8,000 - 12,000

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1043 - (A)ONLY KNOWN MATCHED PAIR OF 2ND TYPE HENRY DERINGERS - CASED Manufacturer: H. Deringer Caliber/Bore: .46 Barrel Length: 3 1/2â&#x20AC;? FFL Status: Antique According to the hobbies most knowledgeable Deringer expert, Mr. L.D. Eberhart, this pair of 2nd type Henry Deringers circa 1830-31 are the only known matched pairs. They are housed in a refurbished period casing and lined in red velvet. They were made by H. Deringer of Philadelphia. They bear the second type address with small oval escutcheons, a fore-end cap and monogram shield, all in silver. The pineapple fennel is stylized. Each is stamped Deringer Phila. on lock and barrel. Both are percussion with a 3 1/2â&#x20AC;? barrel in .46 rifled bore. Both have hand checkered walnut bag type handles. Finely engraved on barrel breech, tang, lock, hammer and nipple base. Both have brass tipped hickory rod intact. All metal is a fine, clean gray patina. Bores are sharp. They are cased in a refurbished period casing and come with a period powder flask, two ebony turn screws, bullet mold, cap tin and two wooden tampers. If Mr. Eberhart states this is the only known such set, then you know it is a one of a kind, wonderful and extremely rare set. PROVENANCE: Purchased from the personal collection of Doug Eberhart. 8,000 - 12,000

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1044 - (A) RARE AND DOCUMENTED AUTHENTIC WHEELER INDIAN CHIEF’S TRADE MUSKET. Manufacturer: Wheeler Model: Indian Chief Caliber/Bore: .58 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 37” FFL Status: Antique This musket is featured in the centerfold of “Native Americans, Explorers and Traders: Traces of Early Cross-Cultural Exchange in Wisconsin” which was written in the 1950’s by Herman Bender. This is a prime example of a late 18th or early 19th century gun used most likely into the second or third quarter as it traveled West and was probably carried on horseback. This rare chief’s grade trade gun is sometimes referred to as a “Medallion” gun because the relief embossed silver wrist escutcheon featuring the bust of an Indian Chief. This style was made in London between about 1790 and 1807. They were presented to Indian Chiefs or important Indians during special ceremonies. The gun has a two stage octagon to round barrel stamped “LONDON” on the top near the breech. Its original silver spider sight bead has been removed and a brass bead has been placed behind it. There are two Birmingham proofs on the left side of the breech. The lock has been converted to percussion during the period of use and is stamped “WHEELER” in the center. The tail is engraved with a bow and arrow motif. The brass furniture includes a full sideplate with molded sections and engraved with a bow and two arrows in the center. The brass buttplate is engraved en suite, as well as the trigger guard bow. The trigger guard finial is in the shape of three feathers and is engraved. The silver wrist escutcheon is reminiscent of Indian Peace medals and shows the bust of an Indian Chief. There are a series of brass tacks that form Indian designs on both sides of the buttstock and one behind the barrel tang; these were added during the secondary usage of the musket. The left side of the buttstock shows a large, silver, Indian made turtle with a convex shell. It is applied using iron tacks and is surrounded by brass tack designs. The forend features a pewter endcap as well as a period rawhide wrap with hand-carrying strap decorated with trade beads and now absent prairie chicken feathers. This is historically significant as it shows the length of time that this firearm was used. The partially figured walnut stock was shortened during the period to its current configuration. There is a relief carved panel around the barrel tang terminating in a tear drop. Iron ferrules have been attached to the ferrule and the ramrod has been replaced during the period with an iron ramrod. CONDITION: This trade musket is in completely untouched and as found condition. It remains in the exact configuration as it was at the end of its usage. The gun shows dark patinas and dry surfaces overall and shows heavy wear as well as period chips missing on the forend and around the barrel tang, which have now smoothed from use. A copy of the book featuring this gun is included. This is a rare and important, authentic Indian Chief’s trade gun. 6,000 - 12,000

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1045 - PAINT DECORATED HOURGLASS FOR RIFLE TIMING, FOUND IN NORTH CAROLINA. This hourglass is from Irdell County, North Carolina. Family history indicated that it was used to time the loading of a rifle. The top is decorated with a German style painted folk art pinwheel using yellows, reds, whites, and blacks. Complete with hand-written tag signed by William Ivey and dated 2013. Measures 4-3/4” in height, the top and bottom with a 2-7/8” diameter. Four turned posts painted red, black and white surround the hand-blown glass section filled with black sand. Two strands of period wool string reinforce the construction. CONDITION: Very good and “as found” with dark patina and crazed surfaces. A very attractive folk art hourglass. PROVENANCE: William W. Ivey Collection, author of “North Carolina Schools of Longrifles: 1765 - 1865”. 1,500 - 3,000

1046 - RARE 18TH CENTURY HAND FORGED SCREW THREADING DEVICE. Devices such as this would have been used by gunsmiths, as well as carried in the field by military troops. The device measures 15-1/2” in length overall and is made with handforged iron construction. The screw on the pivoting portion has a heart shaped iron finial on top and the device has three slots to thread three different screw sizes. CONDITION: All components are original and retain a heavy brown patina with some pitting overall. All adjustments are still functional and threads appear in all three slots. This is a very interesting and seldom encountered 18th century device. 300 - 500 64

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1047 - GOOD FIGURAL CARVED 18TH CENTURY CANE. This well carved cane measures 33-1/4” overall. The top is carved with a full relief head of a gentleman with long hair in a tied ponytail. The face and hair are relief carved with great care to detail. Just below the carved head, there is a section of carved borders and designs. The remainder of the stick is natural, still retaining some of the original bark and showing cuts where smaller branches were removed by hand. CONDITION: Very good. Retaining most of its brown finish, showing some scattered nicks and marks from use on the bottom half. A very attractive and well carved cane. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Vernon Gunnion. 800 - 1,500

1048 - CARVED FEDERAL AMERICAN EAGLE PLAQUE WITH TIGER MAPLE FRAME. Measures 38-1/4” x 17-1/8” x 3/4”. This early and well carved Federal eagle is done in high relief on a stippled ground. The eagle has its wings spread displaying a patriotic shield on the center of its breast. The early style head clutches a banner in its beak. The eagle’s right talon holds and olive branch while the left clutches three arrows. There are two relief foliate scrolls stemming from the bottom two corners. The plaque is mounted is a period figured maple frame. The back shows two hand carved wooden hanging mounts retained by handmade screws. CONDITION: Carving retains a great, dark surface with some age cracks and scattered marks. Frame very good retaining a pleasing orange surface. An impressive Federal patriotic plaque. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jeffrey Tillou. 2,500 - 4,500

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1049 - CEREMONIAL MAPLE WAR CLUB WITH OTTER EFFIGY. The club measures about 23â&#x20AC;? overall with a diamond section handle. It is constructed from a single piece of partially figured maple. There are three grooves on the inside near the top of the handle. There is a large ball carved at the top but there is no spike, indicating ceremonial use. There is a 4-1/2â&#x20AC;? otter effigy on the spine just behind the ball. This club is probably Eastern Native American. CONDITION: Very good, showing an old finish with scattered areas of wear, denting, and marks from use. The club has very attractive form and is well-constructed. 3,000 - 5,000

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1050 - MAPLE WAR CLUB. Measures 22-1/2â&#x20AC;? overall and is of partially figured maple. The bottom of the handle has a small hole and the head of the large ball is fitted with an iron post. The club is probably Eastern American Indian and has fantastic form. CONDITION: Very good, with scattered scratches and marks from use. Some minor age cracks around iron post and some wear on each side of ball. Iron post shows great age with a dark, corroded patina. 2,000 - 4,000

1051 - (C) PRE-WAR WINCHESTER MODEL 64 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. Manufacturer: Winchester Model: 64 Serial No. 1255097 Caliber/Bore: .32 W.S. Barrel Length: 24 â&#x20AC;&#x153; FFL Status: Curio & Relic

Made just before commercial production stopped for the war. This model was nothing more than a revamped Model 1894 that was introduced in 1933 and made until 1957. It is a semi-deluxe 94 with half mag, hooded front sight, pistol grip walnut stock with steel shotgun butt-plate. The rear sight is filled and this rifle sports a receiver sight. The rifle has been used but cared for. Metal retains about 70% original factory blue finish that is thinning over-all. The stocks are excellent with just some usual wear. Bore is dark with sharp rifling. Not a collector grade but a very nice shooting version. 700 - 1,000

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1052 - (A) FRENCH TRADE PERCUSSION FOWLER WITH DOUBLE ANCHOR AND SIGNED ANTOINE ROBERT. Manufacturer: French/New England Model: Fowler Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 51-1/4” FFL Status: Antique This early fowler features a French two-stage smoothbore barrel with indistict French marking on left side near the breech. The early lockplate has been converted to percussion during the period of use and is marked “Antoine Robert” in script in the center, it is engraved with double anchors as well. The tail is decorated with an engraved shell design. The iron mounted furniture is French and includes a scroll engraved “cloud”-style sideplate. The triggerguard features a double anchor and shows traces of engraved designs. Plain round ramrod ferrules and buttplate tang decorated with scrolls and shell designs. Relief convex oval-shaped silver wrist escutcheon in the New England style engraved with shell designs at top and bottom. Full length cherry stock of classic New England form showing French influence with Roman nose and wrist extending into buttstock. Relief teardrop carved around barrel tang. Complete with period, slightly short ramrod. CONDITION: Attic condition, completely untouched and “as found”. Barrel, lock, and furniture retain a heavy brown patina, showing some wear. Lock needs adjustment and does not function. Stock retains much original finish with scattered areas of losses to finish, wear, and heavy patina. Some losses along barrel on forend on both sides. A fine, early and rare double-anchor fowler in untouched condition with very attractive architecture. PROVENANCE: Found in New Hampshire by a modern gun dealer west of Portland. Steve bought this as a “walk in” at the 2016 Sturbridge Antique Arms show. 5,000 - 10,000

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1053 - ENGLISH GRENADIER SEMI-BASKET HILTED HANGAR MARKED TO S. HARVEY. Blade Length: 30-5/8” Overall Length: 37” For a nearly identical example, see plate 22.SS on page 311 in “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Circa 1760. Slightly curved steel blade with partial single fuller on each side, both sides deeply stamped “S. HARVEY”. Pierced semi-basket hilt with full basket on right side and open on the other. Shagrin wrapped grip decorated with twisted brass wire. Classic flattened ball pommel with integral capstan. CONDITION: Blade retains a dark patina with some freckling and nicks to edge. Grip very good with some minor losses around ferrules. Hilt retains a grey-brown patina. A very attractive basket-hilted officer’s sword. PROVENANCE: James L. Kochan. 3,500 - 5,500

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1054 - FRENCH GRENADIER MODEL 1767 SWORD WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD. Blade Length: 23-1/4” Overall Length: 28-1/2” For a nearly identical example, see plate 62.S on page 82 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Slightly curved single-edged blade inscribed “GRENADIER” on left side and with traces of engraved decoration on the other and French inscription on spine. Brass stirrup hilt guard with pillow quillon. Cast brass grip with horizontal ribbing and flattened ball capstan. Complete with its original black leather scabbard with brass mounts. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina with some darker spotting, shows some wear to engraving. Hilt shows some scattered marks from use and some wear. Scabbard missing frog stud, otherwise very good with some crazing to surface. 800 - 1,500

1055 - GERMAN HUNTING SWORD FOUND IN CENTRAL NEW YORK, PROBABLY HESSIAN. Blade Length: 19” Overall Length: 24 - 1/8” This 18th century hunting sword was found in an old family estate in central New York. The thick tapered steel blade has a 5-3/4” false edge and a red wool washer at the top. Iron hilt with relief clam shell counterguard and faceted bar guard. Tapered stag handle with iron ferrule at base. Original iron pommel cap was lost or removed during the period of use and crudely replaced with a hand-forged iron washer, possibly by an American soldier. This sword would have been the type carried by Hessian Jaeger troops. CONDITION: Blade retains a spotted grey patina with darker patina at ricasso. Shows period sharpening and a couple “battle” nicks to edge. Hilt and handle retain a dark, dry and untouched patina. A very honest and early Germanic sword. 1,000 - 2,000

1056 - BRITISH GRENADIER HANGER WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD. Blade Length: 27-7/8” Overall Length: 33-3/4” For another example, see plate 10.S on page 65 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Slightly curved blade with narrow partial fuller on each side and a crown over “2” on right side of ricasso, top of spine stamped “S C”. Brass heart-shaped guard with recessed panels on both sides and a forward-facing quillon. Rounded guard and turned ball pommel with integral capstan. Wooden grip with brass ferrule at both ends, was once completely wrapped with braided brass wire, now absent. Complete with associated but period correct black leather scabbard with brass mounts. CONDITION: Blade has been cleaned and retains a mostly polished surface with some light pitting on both sides of ricasso in areas not hardened when blade was manufactured. Hilt retains a dark patina. Scabbard slightly wider than blade and showing some crazing and minor losses to surface. Brass drag has some losses inflicted during period of use. A very scarce and early hanger dating circa 1725 to 1750. PROVENANCE: Dave Taylor Antiques. 1,500 - 2,500 70

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1057 - SILVER MOUNTED SCOTTISH DIRK WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD. Blade Length: 12-5/8” Overall Length: 16-1/2” For a similar example, see plate 30.K on page 242 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Straight tapered single edged steel blade with partially scalloped spine and two partial fullers on each side. Grip of carved wood featuring classic Celtic knot designs with a silver pommel cap and capstan as wall as a silver mount at the guard. Complete with its original brown leather sheath with tooled cross-hatching typically seen on 18th century sheaths and scabbards. Silver mounts with pierced heart designs on top three mounts. Hanging chain is present on back of sheath. Complete with silver mounted fork and small knife (both contemporary replacements by Glenn McLain, Master Scottish blade maker). CONDITION: Dirk blade polished bright with some freckling and frosting. Grip excellent showing little or no wear. Sheath very good with some minor crazing to surface, throat mount possibly a later replacement. A very nice Scottish dirk, seldom found with a sheath in this condition. 2,000 - 4,000

1058 - LOT OF 2: EARLY HORN HANDLED BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH & SMALL BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD HANDLE BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH. Blade Length: A) 8-1/4”, B) 7” Overall Length: A) 12-7/8”, B) 11-1/2” Comprising: A) Heavy horn-handled clip-point bowie with leather sheath. Heavy hand-forged blade with clip-point and flat sides/ Horn grip scales retained by brass pins. Complete with brown leather sheath. CONDITION: Blade with some scattered pitting and minor nicks to edge, towards tip. Grip scales show age and have some flaking. Sheath very good with minor scuffs and some losses to stitching. A very nice early Bowie. B) Brass-mounted rosewood handled knife with sheath. Thin clip-point blade with scalloping along top edge on left side. Rosewood grip scales with iron pins surrounded by circular brass escutcheons, brass pommel cap and guard. Complete with original brown leather sheath. CONDITION: Very good with grey patina on blade. Brass unpolished and with pleasing dark mustard patina. Grips excellent and sheath excellent. A nice lot of 19th century knives. PROVENANCE: Purchased from John Mehl. 800 - 1,200

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1059 - MINIATURE BOWIE KNIFE. Blade Length: 2” Overall Length: 3-3/8” This miniature Bowie knife probably dates to the late 19th or early 20th century and measures only 3-3/8” overall. It has a clip-point steel blade an ovoid guard of copper and a copper handle with a silver cap at the pommel. Complete with brown leather sheath. CONDITION: Retains dark patinas overall, some minor chips to cutting edge. Sheath may be slightly later. 800 - 1,200

1060 - LOT OF 3: HUNTING KNIFE, ENGRAVED BLADE, AND BELT BUCKLES. Comprising: A) Hunting knife measuring 13-1/4” overall with a 9-1/4” blade. Single edged, hand forged iron blade with some scalloping on right side towards handle. Both sides are decorated with engraved tulip designs. Faceted, tapered horn handle with iron ferrule at bottom and two iron washers with rivet on pommel. CONDITION: Good. Blade shows some sharpening, a few scattered areas of pitting, and some wear to engraving. Handle shows some age cracks and ferrule shows some losses on left side. A Nice 18th century hunting knife. B) Oval shaped brass buckle, probably for a cap or belt plate. Measuring 2” in length and inscribed with large monogram “JO”. The back has four brass posts, one broken. CONDITION: Appears to be dug; back retaining a heavy green patina and front partially cleaned with wear to inscription and some denting and marks from use. C) Pair of early brass handmade show buckles. CONDITION: Very good, retaining a dark, unpolished patina. 300 - 500

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1061 - ORIGINAL J. TENNEY JOHNSON PAINTING (1928) Frank Tenney Johnson (June 26, 1874 – January 1, 1939) was a painter of the Old American West, and he popularized a style of painting cowboys which became known as “The Johnson Moonlight Technique”. Somewhere on the Range is an example of Johnson’s moonlight technique. To paint his paintings he used knives, fingers and brushes. In his early career, he worked primarily as an illustrator. He began working for Field & Stream magazine in 1904. In addition to Field & Stream, he contributed to Cosmopolitan and Harpers Weekly magazines and illustrated the Western novels of Zane Grey. Johnson lived permanently in New York City from 1904 until 1920, making numerous trips to the west to gather source material for his works that were completed in his New York studio. He lived and worked on the Lazy 7 Ranch in Hayden, Colorado for a while, later he went southwest to work on painting Native Americans. In 1920, he moved to 22 Champion Place in Alhambra, California where he shared a studio with Clyde Forsythe. At this point Johnson’s easel paintings became more popular than his illustrations so he concentrated in this medium. Together Johnson and Forsythe exhibited in the Biltmore Art Gallery started by Jack Wilkinson Smith at the Biltmore Hotel according to Edan Milton Hughes, Artists in California 1786 – 1940 Between 1931 and 1939, he spent much of his time at his studio in Cody, Wyoming, just outside Yellowstone National Park. Many of his paintings were done there from studies inside the park. This painting was done on board, measures 13x22”. It features an old Cavalry Trooper that has left the service with his canteen and is heading west in the moonlight, with spooked horse and revolver drawn, expecting trouble at any second. It is a true representation of his “Moonlight” style. It is hand signed and dated at bottom left. It is in excellent condition and there are no signs of any restoration or in-painting as examined under UV light. The board is hand cut and a little mis-cut on lower right side It is an incredible western image. Johnson’s oil paintings have sold for over $600,000 and rarely hit the marketplace. Although no authentication has been documented, this is your chance to get a classic Johnson western watercolor painting. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Skip Chalfant. 2,000 - 4,000

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1062 - TEXAS CAP PLATE OR CAP BADGE. The oval shaped badge measures 1-3/4” and is of cast brass. The front features the relief outline of the Texas star and relief lettering “TEXAS”, narrow double-line relief border around outside edge. Back with two sheet brass triangle-shaped fasteners attached with lead. Appears to be Civil War era Confederate. CONDITION: Very dark patina overall, possibly dug. One fastener on back is partially bent. Front face with some scattered scratches and light marring. 250 - 500

1063 - 19TH CENTURY COPY OF BUNKER HILL MAP, PRINTED IN BOSTON. Measures approximately 19” x 17-1/2”. “A PLAY / OF THE / ACTION AT BUNKERS HILL, / on the 17th of June 1775. / Between HIS MAJESTY’S TROOPS, / Under the Command of MAJOR GENERAL HOWE, / AND THE REBEL FORCES. / By LIEUT. PAGE of the Engineers, / who acted as Aide de Camp to General Howe in that Action. ~ / NB. The Ground Plan is From an Actual / Survey by Captn. Montresor. / Engraved for Frothingham’s History.”. In the lower left corner are references to the plans describing, in detail, what happened during the battle. CONDITION: The map is in very good condition showing some yellowing and one small tear on the right about 2/3 of the way up. There is some losses to the edge on the right side below the tear (about 1/2”). 600 - 1,200

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1064 - U.S. MODEL 1798 INDIAN MODIFIED SABER BY NATHAN STARR, DATED 1799. Blade Length: 19-3/4” Overall Length: 25-3/4” Possibly used by an Indian, Frontiersman, or Long Hunter. Slightly curved blade shortened to 19-3/4” during period of use, deep narrow fuller on each side. Right side of the ricasso is stamped “N. Starr & Co.”, left side stamped “US/1799”. Iron stirrup hilt with forward facing quillon, iron pommel cap with integral backstrap. Wooden grip was re-wrapped during period of use with hide, iron wire, and scattered iron tacks. CONDITION: As found and uncleaned. Blade retains a grey patina, markings very good. Some nicks to edge from use. Hilt retains a dark brown patina, as do the tacks and wire wrap. Leather very good, showing age but no damage. PROVENANCE: Ex. Bill Guthman, Stan Smullen. 1,000 - 2,000 1065 - FINELY DECORATED LATE 18TH CENTURY HUNTING BAG, PROBABLY SOUTHERN. This is probably one of the most well decorated 18th century hunting bags known to exist. the bag measures about 8” x 10-1/2”. The front flap is embossed with two buck standing face to face, separated by a tall pine tree. The initials “KJ” are also embossed on the front. The top of the flat is decorated with “X” patterns, similar to those seen on Revolutionary War scabbards. The interior of the bag features one large section and another smaller pocket beneath the flap with tooled “X” designs and a leather button. The buckle on the front is of handmade iron blacksmith construction. The iron loops for the strap are retained by leather reinforced by sinew. The bag is complete with its original leather strap with handforged iron buckle. CONDITION: Very good. Leather is still pliable and retains a smooth, brown surface showing only some minor crazing and minor deterioration around the edges of the flap. The strap on the flap is missing the tip. This bag is exceptionally well made and is very decorative. Early bags of this quality are seldom encountered. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Skip Chalfant. 2,000 - 4,000 1066 - LEATHER GENTLEMAN’S WALLET, DATED 1776, AND INSCRIBED INITIALS “DW” Measures 6-3/4” by 4-1/2”, of brown leather with embossed designs on front, back and on the flap. Brass clasp retained by brass pins and ovoid brass clasp retaining escutcheon inscribed “D W / 1776” with engraved single-line border. Single section with leather flap on front cover and second section on back with two decorated paper dividers. CONDITION: Exterior pliable and showing scattered crazing and minor surface losses. Brass clasp and escutcheon retain a very dark and unpolished patina. Interior very good with some minor separation to back compartment. A very scarce early wallet that is both dated and identified, very well preserved. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Hollis Broderick. 1,000 - 2,000

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1067 - LARGE LOT OF (46) FIREARM BOOKS. This huge lot of books includes some rare and lots of out-of-print examples. 26 of the books are hard cover while 20 are softbound. Hardbound boks include; FOLLWING THE TRADITION/BARLOW W/DJ, THE PLAINS RIFLE/ HANSON W/DJ, HISTORY OF COLT REVOLVERS/HAVEN/ BELDON W/DJ, CIVIL WAR PITOLS/McAULAY, US MILITARY CARBINES/McAULAY, CARBINES OF THE US CAVLRY/McAULAY, ARMING THE US CAVALRY/ FARRINGTON, NORTHERN ARMY/HARTZLER & WHISKER, AMERICAN GUN/WILSON W/ DJ, STEEL CANVAS/WILSON W/ DJ, GUNS/KOLLER, US MILITARY SMALL ARMS/REILLY, SOUTHER ARMS/HARTZLER & WHISKER, KENTUCKY RIFLES/LINDSAY & PENDELTON, FLINTLOCK FOWLERS/GRINSLADE W/ DJ, KENTUCKY RIFLES 2ND ED., PA & KY RIFLE/LANCASTER LEGEND/143 OF 800, THOUGHTS ON THE KENTUCKY RIFLE/KINDIG W/DJ, (2)AMERICAN FIREARMS MAKERS /CAREY, (2) EARLY AMERICAN GUNSMITHS/KAUFMAN W/DJ, THE KENTUCKY RIFLE/ DILLIN, HISTORIC PISTOLS/SMITH & BITTER W/DJ, ENGLISH, IRISH & SCOTTISH FIREARMS/CAREY, THREE CENTURIES OF TRADITION W/DJ. SOFT BOUND BOOKS; THE PA RIFLE/DOYLE, FRENCH MILITARY ARMS & ARMOR IN AMERICA/CHARTRGND, CIVIL WAR BREECH LOADERS /McAULAY, GUNS OF THE INDIAN WARS/DORSEY, PA LONGRIFLES OF NOTE/SHUMWAY, ARTISTIC INGREDIENTS OF THE LONG RIFLE/ KINDIG, FOR TRADE &TREATY/GALE, CIVIL WAR COLLECTORS PRICE GUIDE, GUNMAKERS OF THE BUFFALO VALLEY/BYRD, GUNSMITHS OF TENN./WHISKER, GUNSMITHS OF EASTERN PA/ WHISKER & CHANDLER, GUNSMITHS OF WESTERN PA./WHISKER, AMERICAN GUNSMITHS/ KAUFMAN AND VOLUMES 1-4 OF THE NOTES ON SOUTHERN LONG RIFLES/NOBLE. 400 - 800

1068 - RARE COPY OF MORAVIAN GUN MAKING IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BOOK. This is an opportunity to own a copy of the limited, out of print, edition of Volume I “Moravian Gunmaking of the American Revolution” published by the Kentucky Rifle Association and the Kentucky Rifle Foundation. Only 1,000 copies were printed. This book is the most important publication in regards to Moravian arms. The book was printed in limited quantities and will never be reprinted. It was published in 2010 and contains 142 pages of colored photographs, detailed information, and measurements of Moravian rifles, as well as information on makers and translations of important Moravian documents. CONDITION: The hardcover book is in as new condition and is still wrapped in its original, clear shrinkwrap. This book is a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts of early rifles. 100 - 200

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1069 - (A) AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE PAIR OF AMERICAN KETLAND MARKED BRASS BARRELED FLINTLOCK TRADE PISTOLS. Manufacturer: Ketland & Co. Model: Trade Pistols Caliber/Bore: .60 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 8”, Both FFL Status: Antique Thomas Ketland worked under his own name between 1767 and 1789 in England. He was a master lock finisher. In 1789 he and his brother John moved the the United States and set up shop in Philadelphia and in the early 1820’s, he returned to England. He was extremely active in the American gun trade during the time that he had a Philadelphia shop. These pistols are circa 1790, and were probably stocked and sold in America. They are in nearly perfect and untouched condition, showing very little, if any use. The brass barrels are round with swamped muzzles and both are marked “LONDON” on tops. They have no proofmarks, indicating that they were assembled, if not made completely in Ketland’s Philadelphia shop. The rounded lockplates have unbridled pans and are marked “KETLAND & Co.” in the centers. The brass furniture includes pierced ribbon sideplates engraved with tooled decoration. Both have vacant brass oval wrist escutcheons with tooled borders. Brass pommel caps with engraved finials. Brass triggerguard floorplates and triggerguards terminating in acorn finials, bows are engraved with a flower. Original wooden ramrods with steel worms and horn tips. Plain varnished walnut stocks with simple relief shells around both barrel tangs. CONDITION: Excellent, barrels retain a dark uncleaned patina and bores appear to have not seen any use, still showing striations from boring. Locks retain almost all of original polish with some dark areas from oil, both in original flintlock configuration with strong mechanisms and excellent markings. Brass furniture has dark patina and crisp edges. Stocks show original finish and only some minor storage marks, one pistol with a crack beneath lockplate from spring tension. A fantastic pair of “as found” pistols that were purchased and put away, surviving today in nearly the condition that they were in when originally sold. PROVENANCE: Dick Zeschke, Jim Johnson. 6,000 - 9,000

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1070 - (A) FINE PAIR OF EARLY ENGLISH OFFICER’S PISTOLS BY SAMUEL LOVE. Manufacturer: Samuel Love Model: Horseman Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore, both Barrel Length: 11 - 1/2”, Both FFL Status: Antique These early English pistols date to before the French and Indian War in America. They are shown in plate 36 on page 48 of “Weapons of the American Revolution” by Warren Moore. Both feature: three stage barrels, marked on the left sides of the breeches with private English view and proof marks as well as “SL” for maker Samuel Love. Both have early round faced banana lockplates, decorated with double line borders and inscribed “SAML LOVE” in the centers. Both locks have unbridled pans. Brass furniture in the early English style, including symmetrical wrist escutcheons, full stirrup pommel caps with engraved acanthus sleeves and trigger guards terminating in a three-leafed finial. The walnut stocks have relief panels around the locks and sideplates as well as relief beaver tails around the barrel tangs. CONDITION: Barrels retain a cleaned surface with scattered freckling. Markings are excellent. Locks retain a matching patina with some wear to markings. Both cocks have been replaced as well as one of the pans. Brass furniture retains a mellow mustard patina. Both wooden ramrods with brass caps are original to the pistols. Stocks show some scattered marks from use and minor age cracks. A very nice pair of large early horseman’s pistols of the type that would have been used in the French and Indian War. PROVENANCE: Photographed in Warren Moore’s Book “Weapons of the American Revolution” page 48. Purchased from Norman Shaeffer. 8,000 - 15,000

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1071 - (A) PAIR OF FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR PERIOD BRASS BARRELED FLINTLOCK OFFICER’S PISTOLS. Manufacturer: TH Model: English Officer Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 7”, Both FFL Status: Antique These sergeant’s grade pistols date to the French and Indian War period. Both have brass smoothbore barrels marked “SOUTHWARK” on tops, surrounded by borders and foliate designs. Both have English view on proofmarks on left side of breeches and a fleur de lis over “TH”, probably for Thomas Hartwell. Rounded lockplates marked “MEMORY” in centers and engraved at tails with shell and scroll designs. Brass mounts including pommel caps with full stirrups and a flower engraved on bottoms, flat pierced sideplates with foliate engraving, early turned ramrod ferrules, symmetrical wrist escutcheons engraved en suite, and triggerguards engraved with shells on bows. Walnut stocks with relief panels around locks, sideplates, and barrel tangs. Wooden ramrods, one probably original, the other a period replacement. CONDITION: Barrels retain a pleasing mustard patina, makers mark worn on one pistol. Locks retain a grey patina, one cock replaced, some light freckling and wear. Brass furniture retains an unpolished mustard patina and show some wear and scattered marks. Stocks both have period replaced forends and some scattered period repairs, age cracks, and wear. A very attractive pair of officer’s pistols of the type that would have been used in America during the French and Indian War. PROVENANCE: Found in a private estate in Indiana by David Good. 5,000 - 8,000

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1072 - (A) FINE AND HISTORIC PAIR OF AMERICAN KENTUCKY FLINTLOCK PISTOLS INSCRIBED TO NEW ENGLAND GENERAL ISAAC BELKNAP. Manufacturer: American Model: Kentucky Pistols Caliber/Bore: .44 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 10”, Both FFL Status: Antique According to “The Belknap Family of Newburgh & Vicinity” by William E. Warren, Isaac Belknap was born in 1761 in Woburn, Massachusetts and was the son of General Isaac Belknap (1733-1815). By 1819, when Isaac married his second wife, he was listed as General Isaac Belknap. Belknap died January 26, 1845 in Newburgh, Massachusetts. He was a soldier of the Revolution, a state legislator, and a civil magistrate. He was also President of The Bank of Newburgh and had established “a reputation for integrity, sound sense, and good feeling”, according to a public notice of his death. It also states the he had long been widely known as one of the oldest and most substantial citizens, at an early age he engaged in the service of his country during the Revolutionary struggles, and has filled with credit many honorable and useful posts (was also Judge of the County Court). He was a man of great moral character and great personal worth. Major Isaac Belknap was a staunch whig and was one of those who entered into the agreement not to use goods of British manufacture, according to extracts from the 1859 publication of Ruttenber’s “History of the Town of Newburgh”. The pistols themselves are of New England manufacture and are beautifully stocked in fine figured maple. The octagonal barrels have dovetailed brass front sights at the muzzles and the breeches are decorated and stamped with two unknown cartouches bearing crosses. The fine locks are Stamped “W. Ketland & Co.” in the centers and feature roller frizzens and decorated cocks. The barrels are retained by brass keys and the furniture is

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also of brass. The triggerguards terminate in acorn finials. Brass pommel caps and sideplates engraved in shaded block letters “I. BELKNAP”. Both have brass nosecaps and silver octagonal wrist escutcheons inscribed “JB”, probably the initials of a later member of the Belknap family. One sideplate has the name intentionally removed, as it must have been stolen at some time. Both the original defaced sideplate and a professionally made contemporary copy inscribed “I. BELKNAP”, accompany the pistols. The stocks are of figured maple and have attractive slender form with cane grips. Original wooden ramrods with brass caps and steel worms. Complete with two volumes of Belknap family history as well as other documentation on the Belknap lineage. CONDITION: Very good, barrels lightly cleaned and retain a grey patina. Locks in original flintlock configuration and retaining a grey patina. Brass lightly polished. Stocks excellent with some minor scattered marks. A very attractive pair of identified New England pistols. PROVENANCE: Ex. Jack (John) Malloy. 15,000 - 30,000

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1073 - (A) EARLY AMERICAN FLINTLOCK PISTOL SIGNED MEASON (MASON). Manufacturer: Meason Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 8 - 1/8” FFL Status: Antique According to “American Gunsmiths” by Frank Sellers, Henry Mason worked in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. There is also a Robert Mason that worked in Virginia circa 1775. The pistol dates to the Revolutionary War period or slightly earlier. The round barrel shows traces of decoration at the breech as well as traces of what appear to be English proofmarks. The hand-forged lock appears to be American and has crudely engraved scroll designs and tooled borders. It is crudely signed “MEASON” in the center in the familiar early American fashion. The brass furniture is crudely engraved with floral designs and broken-line borders. The buttcap features a grotesque mask. The cherry stock has well-executed a relief-carved shell around the barrel tang, ramrod is a contemporary replacement. CONDITION: Barrel retains a freckled grey patina. Lock retains a light grey patina with some freckling. Markings are excellent and lock is in original flintlock configuration, finial on frizzen spring is absent. Brass retains a mellowing patina with some scattered marks and traces of rouge in engraving and protected areas. Stock has about 4” professionally replaced on forend, as well as a couple minor slivers around sideplate and entry ferrule. A very nice early American pistol. PROVENANCE: Purchased from David R. Geiger. 4,000 - 8,000

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1074 - (A) BRITISH BRASS BARRELED SILVER MOUNTED OFFICER’S PISTOL BY GRICE. Manufacturer: William Grice Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .62 Barrel Length: 8 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique This high quality officer’s pistol has a Round swamped brass barrel, the top marked “LONDON” surrounded by classic tear-drop border. Breech is stamped with private view and proof marks as well as “WG” for William Grice, the maker. The rounded lockplate is marked “HURST / & Co.” in the center and decorated at the tail and on the cock with engraved scrolls, pan is unbridled. Fine sterling silver furniture including grotesque mark pommel cap, vacant wrist escutcheon, pierced floral sideplate, triggerguard, and ramrod ferrules. Full length stock of walnut and carved with relief panels around lock and sideplate, as well as a well-executed shell around the barrel tang. Complete with later wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a soft mustard patina and shows some light wear, tang has been polished. Lock has a grey lightly pitted surface and is in its original flintlock configuration. Silver retains a grey patina and is very good. Stock shows some scattered marks from use and a repaired crack along right side of forend. A very bold and attractive Revolutionary War period English officer’s pistol. 2,000 - 4,000

1075 - (A) FRENCH MODEL 1777 CHARLEVILLE PISTOL. Manufacturer: Charleville Model: 1777 Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 7 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique This model was the used as the template for the first United States martial pistol, the Model 1799 North and Cheney. features a tapered round steel barrel stamped near breech “P80” and “S80” for year of manufacture 1780. The tang is inscribed “M1777”. The brass frame and is inscribed “Charleville” just below the reinforced steel cock and is stamped “F/80” between the cock and brass pan. Brass triggerguard bow is also stamped “F/80”. The brass pommel cap is deeply inscribed “B - 3” for a rack number or possible unit marking. The grip is made from a single piece of Walnut. CONDITION: Very good, overall. Barrel retains a grey patina with excellent markings. Brass frame retains a mellow patina with excellent markings, original flintlock configuration with a strong action. Grip excellent with a few minor marks. Belt hook is absent and was removed during period of use. Original steel ramrod. A very crisp example of this important Revolutionary War period French pistol. 1,800 - 3,000

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1076 - (A) EXCEPTIONALLY RARE HESSIAN FLINTLOCK RIFLE WITH WILHELM LANDGRAF MONOGRAM, SIGNED B. PISTOR. Manufacturer: B. Pistor Model: Military Jaeger Caliber/Bore: .60 Rifled Barrel Length: 27-7/8” FFL Status: Antique The only other known German Jaeger with a Landgraf monogram and a Pistor marking is in the West Point Museum. This nearly identical example can be seen in plate 14.RR on page 226 of “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Benhard Pistor was a maker in Cassel, Germany to the Landgraf family who were responsible for sending the mercenary Hessian troops to America during the American Revolution. According to Neumann, 4,000 short rifles accompanied Hessian troops during the Revolutionary War. The rifled swamped steel barrel is octagonal and is unmarked, brass touch-hole liner. It features a fixed sight with an additional leaf for longer range shots. The flat lockplate has beveled edges and a flute at the tail section, marked in center “B. PISTOR” for maker Benhard Pistor. Unbridled pan and scalloped frizzen spring. The brass mounts include the buttplate with faceted tang inscribed “No. 131” (Note that the other known example is numbered 206). Flat sideplate with beveled edges, same pattern as the other known example. The triggerguard is of classic German Jaeger style, identical to the other example, terminating at both ends with a trifed finial. Brass nosecap and ramrod ferrules which are faceted, front two ferrules are trumpeted. The rifle is fitted with iron sling swivels on the forestock and behind the rear triggerguard tang. The brass oval-shaped wrist escutcheon is inscribed with the intertwined “WL” monogram below a crown, indicating ownership by Wilhelm Landgraf, who founded the non-sovereign line HessePhilippsthal-Barchfeld of the house of Hesse in 1721. He died in 1761, when he was the governor of Breda. He was the Landgrave of Hesse between 1721 and 1761. The walnut full-length stock of classic Germanic form features a sliding wooden patchbox. There are relief -carved panels around the lock, sideplate, barrel tang, and ramrod channel. The left side of the buttstock is carved with a relief cheekpiece terminating in a small incise-carved scroll. Complete with its original brass-tipped iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel and lock cleaned bright, some scattered minor pitting. Rifling is still deep and lock is in original flintlock configuration with excellent markings. Brass is polished and retains a mellowing patina. Nosecap is a replacement. Stock has a couple minor pieces replaced on forend and around lock and barrel tang. Some minor worm damage which has been filled . There are a few minor hairline age cracks and scattered marks from use. This rifle most likely saw use in America by Hessian forces during the Revolution. An extraordinarily rare opportunity to own one of only two known example of this historic Hessian rifle. 50,000 - 100,000

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1077 - (A) LOT OF 2: AMERICAN CONTINENTAL 20TH REGIMENT BRANDED BRITISH PATTERN 1756 FLINTLOCK CARBINE AND FRAMED ETCHING OF CAPTAIN JAMES MUGFORD. Manufacturer: Richard Edge Model: Pattern 1756 Carbine Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 37” FFL Status: Antique The following history surrounding this carbine is from a description done for the buyer by James L. Kochan: “During 1776, the need to arm the new Highland Regiments (Fraser’s and Montgomery’s) with shorter and lighter longarms prior to deployment in America led to the issuance of light horse carbines then in store at the Tower of London as a stop-gap measures until special arms could be developed and put into production. Approximately half of all these carbines were originally stocked to the muzzle and thus, incapable of accepting a socket bayonet; the carbines were altered at the Tower by cutting back the forestock approximately 4-1/2”, placing a thing nose cap of sheet brass to the end of the forestock and brazing a stud of the top of the barrel to accept the bayonet. Additional alterations include removing the side bar and ring for a horseman’s belt (the sidebar being screwed to the sideplate and swell of the stock) the forestock hole being plugged and a new hole drilled on the forestock to accept a front sling swivel, as well as brazing a brass stud of the trigger guard to take a rear sling swivel, thereby allowing the attachment of a leather foot soldier sling to the carbine. These alterations ceased after 1759, when a new pattern carbine for Highland and Light Infantry was developed that had slightly stronger mounting and a 42” barrel. In summer 1775, Colo Samuel Cleaveland, senior Royal Artillery officer in America, requested the Board of Ordnance to ship 2,000 carbines to Boston on the orders of General Thomas Gage, commander-in-chief in America. These light firearms were intended for sergeants in the battalion companies of all standing British Infantry regiments in America, where were then carrying halberds, an axe-like polearm that also doubled as a badge of rank; halberds were deemed both impractical and unwielding for the active field service anticipated in the coming spring campaign. The obvious arm of choice was the P1771 Sergeant of Grenadiers carbine, which had also been issued to light infantry sergeants when those companies were added to regiments in 1771-1772, but there were no ready stocks of such specialized arms on hand to meet the large demands coming from America. The Board of Ordnance decided to refit 2,000 of the remaining P1756 Horse carbines in store at the Tower in the same manner that had been done during 1756-1758 for Highland troops. The carbines were sent aboard two Ordnance storeships that fall, with orders to join the Cork convoy then assembling for departure to America. Delays prevented the departure of this fleet until early 1776 and during a storm, the Ordnance transport ‘Hope’, which carried 1,000 of the carbines and bayonet, packed in 40 chests, was separated from the rest of the convoy. She arrived off Nantasket Roads on May 17th, 1776 and was captured by one of General Washington’s privateers, the Continental schooner ‘Franklin’, Captain James Mugford commanding, with a crew of 20 other Marblehead men. The carbines, about half of which were sent to Connecticut, were subsequently ordered on to New York by General Washington, who desperately needed arms for his troops (then preparing for an anticipated attack upon that city by the combined British army and fleet). However, one of the Continental regiments raised in Connecticut for one-year’s service and also under orders for New York, was still destitute of arms. It was thus determined to issue enough carbines from the Connecticut stock to equip Durkee’s 20th Continental Regiment before its march to New York.” The carbine has a standard tapered round barrel with bayonet lug mounted on top near the muzzle. There are traces of British ordnance proofs on to of the breech, which were most likely removed at the time of capture. The rounded carbine lockplate is marked “EDGE / 1762” at the tail and with traces of the large engraved crown in the center. Most of the crown, as well as the small crown over an arrow beneath the pan, have been intentionally removed during the period. Standard brass Pattern 1756 carbine furniture and iron sling swivels. There is an indentation on the forestock where the carbine bar was once attached, but it was intentionally removed and the iron sling swivels were added at the Tower before they were sent to America. Walnut stock of classic British form with bulge at the ramrod entry ferrule and a relief beavertail around the barrel tang. Right side of buttstock marked with American regimental markings “20xR 3 C No 67”. Complete with period, probably original ramrod. Complete with a framed 21-1/2” by 17-1/2” hand-colored engraving of Captain James Mugford of the Franklin Continental Cruiser, who captured these carbines. The engraving is dated 1854. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some corrosion at breech. Lock shows a matching patina with some light pitting, cock is a replacement. Brass retains a dark mustard or brown patina. Stock shows wear, scattered age cracks and minor splintering along right side of forend. A small chip is missing above front lock tang and some other minor chips missing around lock. Engraving is yellowed and shows some staining and water damage. Colors are bright and there are no losses. Frame shows some minor chips. A very scarce and important Americancaptured and regimentally marked carbine. PROVENANCE: Purchased from James L. Kochan. 40,000 - 80,000

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1078 - (A) HISTORIC FIRST MODEL PATTERN 1756 BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET MARKED TO THE 10TH REGIMENT. Manufacturer: Tower Model: First Model Pattern 1756 Long Land Brown Bess Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 45-1/2” FFL Status: Antique The British 10th Regiment of Foot fought at the Battles of Lexington and Concord 1775, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the New York Campaign in the Winter of 1776, the Battle of Germantown, Brandywine, the Battle of Monmouth and the Battle of Rhode Island. In 1778, the 10th returned to England after 19 years service overseas. The musket was found after the Battle of Brandywine, which occurred September 11, 1777 in Pennsylvania. It was found at a location known as Woodward’s Corner, which is about 1/2 mile from the battle ground. It was found by Nancy Woodward and descended down in the Woodward family until it was sold at Christie’s July, 10 2000 auction in New York as lot 10. General George Washington was defeated at Brandywine by General Howe. The musket itself has a crown over “GR” in the center, near the breech. The left side of the breech is marked “IG” for Joseph Grice. Engraved “10th REG’T” on top in front of breech. The tang is marked with the crown as well. The lock is a transitional Pattern 1777 lock, probably replaced during the period of use. The rounded face is engraved “TOWER” at the tail and in the center with a large crown over “GR”. A small crown over a broad arrow is stamped beneath the pan, denoting British government ownership. Standard Pattern 1756 brass furniture, wrist escutcheon marked with indistinct markings. Full-length walnut stock with classic Brown Bess bulge at ramrod entry ferrule. Stock stamped with ordnance mark on right side of buttstock and crown stamp behind rear trigger guard tang. Stamped “ED” behind sideplate. Replaced iron sling swivels. Complete with original iron ramrod. CONDITION: In “as found” and untouched condition. Dry dark surfaces overall. Barrel retains a dark patina and markings show wear, but are clearly visible. Some corrosion at breech and touch hole has been rebutted during the period. Lock retains a matching heavy dark brown patina, frizzen has been re-lined during the period and now shows some losses from heavy use. Cock is a replacement utilizing an original and correct cock, cock screw replaced as well. Frizzen spring is a period replacement. Brass retains a dark unpolished patina, showing some scattered marks from use. Stock shows a dry original surface with scattered cracks, losses along barrel on forend, and wear. A period break and repair using two iron pins is evident in front of lock. An extremely historic and important First Model Brown Bess with a solid provenance to an early American family. Family letters about the musket, photos of the original home where it was kept, and of photos of some early descendants are included. One letter is dated January 11, 1900 and gives a detailed hand-written account of how the musket was found, hidden, and passed down. It is signed by John M. Woodward. There is also a letter at the time the rifle was consigned to Christie’s discussing the descent through the family. Also, a copy of “Brandywine Battlefield Park Pennsylvania Trail of History Guide, is included along with the Christie’s catalog where the musket sold in 2000. PROVENANCE: Nancy Woodward to son Thron Woodward to his son Jonathan J. Woodward to Samual Pennock Woodward to George P. Woodward to Samuel O. Woodward to his son Merlin Lee and grandson Samuel Lee. Sold as Lot 10 in Christie’s Auction on Monday, July 10, 2000 win New York, New York. 25,000 - 50,000

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1079 - (A) HISTORIC SARATOGA USED BRITISH 1ST MODEL 1756 BROWN BESS INSCRIBED TO THE ROYAL NORTH BRITISH FUSILIERS, 21ST REGIMENT. Manufacturer: Tower Model: Pattern 1756 Long Land 1st Model Caliber/Bore: .80 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 46” FFL Status: Antique This historic musket was almost certainly used and captured at Saratoga on October 7th, 1777 when the British were defeated. The 21st Regiment also fought at the siege of Fort Ticonderoga in July of 1777. The musket has a tapered, round barrel with a crown over “GR” and a broad arrow stamped in the center near the breech, as well as a star over “IC”. It is engraved on top with regimental markings “RL NB FUZILIERS. The Pattern 1756 lock has a rounded face and is engraved “TOWER” vertically at the tail. There is a large crown engraved in the center above “GR”. Below the pan is the crown over broad arrow, denoting British ownership. Standard Pattern 1756 brass furniture, the wrist escutcheon marked “G / 21”. Full length walnut stock of classic form with carved beavertail around the barrel tang and with the classic Brown Bess bulge at the ramrod entry ferrule. There is a small crown stamped behind the rear trigger guard finial as well as a “G”. CONDITION: This musket is in completely untouched and as found attic condition. The barrel retains a dark, heavy brown, dry surface with some corrosion at the breech. Some wear to proof marks and light wear to regimental marks. Lock retains a matching patina and is in its original flintlock configuration. Markings on lock are excellent. Brass retains a dark brown to dark mustard patina. Stock shows its original dry surface with some minor losses along forend on both sides and some minor chipping around lock. Complete with its original iron ramrod. It would be difficult to find a better regimentally marked example or a more untouched example. PROVENANCE: Purchased from a Massachusetts family. 20,000 - 40,000

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1080 - (A) DUBLIN CASTLE SHORT LAND PATTERN BROWN BESS MUSKET MARKED TO THE 33RD REGIMENT. Manufacturer: Dublin Castle Model: Second Model Short Land Brown Bess Caliber/Bore: .80 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 42” FFL Status: Antique

The thumbplate is marked with a small “D / 33 / I / 20”, these markings were applied by the regiment. This 33rd Regiment musket is number 20 of Company I. These markings were believed to have been applied by the regiment. The 33rd Regiment of Foot fought at the Battle of Sullivan’s Island, Charleston, SC in 1776. They were also involved in the battles of Long Island and Harlem Heights in New York during this year. The regiment was also involved in the battle and capture of Fort Washington. In 1777, they participated in the battle of Brandywine as well as the battles of Germantown and White Marsh in the Philadelphia Campaign. By 1778 they were engaged in the battle of Monmouth, New Jersey and helped defend Newport and Quaker Hill. During the year 1780 the 33rd took part in the Siege of Charleston, SC, which resulted in the surrender of American General Benjamin Lincoln and his American forces. The 33rd also participated at the Battle of Camden, which resulted in a British victory. In 1781 they fought with General Cornwallis at the battle for Guilford, eventually surrendering to the American and French forces at the battle of Yorktown. The round, tapered, smoothbore barrel has both the British proof and view marks, and bayonet stud. There are also two faint maker’s initials at the breech. Barrel appears to be faintly marked “38” and possibly “REGT”. The flintlock plate is marked with “(Crown) / GR” and a faint broad arrow and crown, denoting Government ownership. CONDITION: The barrel displays heavy corrosion at the breech and pan as well as moderate corrosion on lockplate below pan. A small section at the muzzle has been professionally restored. The two screws securing lock appear to be replacements, as well as the sideplate. Brass retains a light mustard patina with scattered marks from use. There is a small chip of wood replaced behind the breech tang, a minor piece below the lockplate, and about 11-1/4” professionally replaced at forend, including endcap and last two ferrules. The full stock reflects the normal wear and usage of a period musket, there is a crack at the front of the brass sideplate as well as a minor crack at the front of the brass trigger guard. The wrist shows a professionally repaired crack. Iron ramrod may be a contemporary replacement. Overall, this is a nice example of a rare Revolutionary War musket marked to an important unit that fought in some of the most important battles of the war. PROVENANCE: With a letter from the original family, located on the Massachusetts Cape. 12,000 - 25,000

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1081 - (A) FINE RELIEF CARVED FLINTLOCK BUCK AND BALL RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE FAINOT. Manufacturer: George Frederick Fainot, Attributed Model: Pennsylvania Fowler Caliber/Bore: .52 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 54” FFL Status: Antique This fowler is featured as gun KF2 on page 201 of “Flintlock Fowlers: The First Guns Made in America” by Tom Grinslade. The gun dates circa 1780 and is attributed to George Frederick Fainot because of his trademark sideplate, which shows French influence. Fainot was a French immigrant who was trained in Europe before working in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was born in France in 1728 near the Swiss border and originally immigrated to Quebec, Canada. He later moved to the Hudson Valley before he arrived in Lancaster in 1770 and worked for about 40 years on North Queen St. In 1779, he supplied rifles to the Continental Army, according to “The Lancaster Long Rifle” by Hornberger and Kolar. The round barrel has sights mounted on top and three rings at the breech, appears to be of American manufacture. The flat lockplate has a single line border and is marked “KETLAND & CO.” in the center. The brass furniture includes a buttplate with a three stage tang, a trigger guard in the French style with Acanthus leaf finial, brass ramrod ferrules, nose cap, and rounded sideplate showing French influence. Full length walnut stock of European form with wrist extending into butt. Relief carved panels around lock, sideplate, and more ornate carving around ramrod entry ferrule, and behind barrel tang. There is also relief carving in front of the lock extending into the forend on both sides. Other than the architecture, the carving is more reminiscent of his work in the Hudson Valley. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some applied finish. Lock replaced but in original flintlock configuration with a dark, heavy patina, top jaw screw replaced. Brass furniture is polished and shows some wear, scattered casting flaw, and marks from use. Stock has a dark finish and has a few slivers replaced around lockplate, and a few minor slivers along the forend. A very attractive and early Lancaster fowler. PROVENANCE: Richard “Dick” Cowles. 8,000 - 12,000

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1082 - (A) FINE FLINTLOCK TAKEDOWN SMOOTH RIFLE, SIGNED H. ALBRIGHT. Manufacturer: Henry Albright Model: New England Rifle Caliber/Bore: .59 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 45 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique

This rifle has a two-stage barrel with wide wedding band between the stages. Silver teardrop shaped from sight and decorated notched rear sight. Signed deeply in block letters “H ALBRIGHT” on top flat towards breech. Barrel has a hooked breech with decorated tang. Flat lockplate with roller frizzen and foliate decoration, stamped in center “J.J. HENRY / BOULTON”. The brass furniture includes long, gadrooned nosecap. Trigger guard in the French style with flower engraved on bow and a large acorn finial. The buttplate has a three-stage engraved with scrolls. Simple brass escutcheons surround lock retaining screws. There is a silver diamond inlaid on each side of the wrist and a convex oval silver wrist escutcheon decorated with tooled borders. Highly figured full length maple stock of classic early form, retained at the back section by a brass wedge. Just behind the ramrod entry ferrule, the two piece stock is lined at the joints with brass caps. The section of forend towards the muzzle is retained by pins as it would always stay attached to the barrel. With the simple removal of the single brass barrel key, the rifle could quickly and easily be disassembled. CONDITION: Barrel retains an even, brown patina with crisp signature. Lock appears to be in its original flintlock configuration and retains and even, grey patina. Brass furniture polished but retaining a mellowing patina. Stock retains much of its original finish with some scattered marks from use and some minor age cracks between entry ferrule and trigger guard. A very fine and scarce Pennsylvania takedown rifle. 6,000 - 10,000

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1083 - (A) FINE AND ORNATE FOLT ART FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE, SIGNED JOHN DERR OLEY 1829. Manufacturer: John Derr Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .40 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 41 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique The full octagonal barrel is signed in script “* John * Derr Oley 1829” surrounded by a broken line border. The tang is overlaid with silver and also engraved with a broken line border. The rounded lockplate is stamped engraved with game scenes at the tail and marked in the center “Henry Parker / Warranted”. Features a reinforced cock and a roller frizzen which was relined during the period. The brass furniture includes a four piece patchbox with five piercings and engraved with simple borders. There is a long, unengraved toeplate and a long, shaped, brass comb wearplate secured by brass pins. There is also a forearm wearplate engraved with rocker panel and line borders. The left side of the buttstock shows two large, shaped brass inlays towards the buttplate which are also engraved with rocker panel designs. Below the cheekpiece is a large brass inlay, engraved en suite, with a ferrule for a touch hole pick. There are a total of 20 rocker panel engraved silver inlays, including a bar on the cheekpiece, a star above the cheekpiece, three inlays on each side of the wrist, an oval wrist escutcheon, a large scroll around the barrel tang, and cloud shaped designs on each side of the forend. Full length stock of partially figured maple with classic Roman nose Berks County buttstock. There is relief cameo carving around some of the brass inlays on the left side and folky incised scrolls on both sides of the cheekpiece. There is also incised carving on both sides of the forend and surrounding each of the silver inlays around the forend. Complete with a replaced wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark brown patina and shows a clear signature. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Part of the silver overlay on the tang, as well as the tang screw, are replaced; and a tip of the scroll surrounding the barrel tang is also replaced. The brass and silver retain a mellow patina and show a few scattered marks. Stock is very good with its original finish and without any restoration. There are some scattered marks and minor losses to finish as well as some dry areas around the lock. This is an unusually ornate example of Derr’s work and is a fantastic dated Pennsylvania folk art rifle. 6,000 - 12,000

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1084 - (A) FINE FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE MADE IN BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AND SIGNED JACOB COPE, GUNSMITH. Manufacturer: Jacob Cope Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .54 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 39 - 1/2” FFL Status: Antique As evident by the construction and style of this rifle, Jacob Cope worked in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The rifle has an octagonal barrel with sights mounted on top flat, the rear sight is centered on the block, and both sights have double lines engraved in front and behind them. Flat lockplate stamped in center “ADAMS”. The brass furniture includes a two piece patchbox with diamond piercing on finial, lid is signed in script “Jacob Cope Gun Smith”. The left side of the buttstock is inlaid above the cheekpiece with a six petaled flower. Trigger guard in the Bucks County style with lug in front of bow and a wide front tang. A brass wearplate, integral with the entry ferrule, extends the entire length of the forearm to the trigger guard. Flat sideplate with beveled edges terminating in an arrow at the back. Small oval wrist escutcheon of brass inscribed with the initials “JW”. There is a strip of brass inlaid on each side of the barrel tang and a series of 14 brass pins. The forend is decorated with three escutcheons on each side around the barrel pins. Brass nosecap engraved at both ends with double lines. There is a simple toeplate terminating in a tombstone shape. The rifle features the classic rearward curled Bucks County trigger. Figured maple full length stock of classic Buck County form with long relief cheekpiece and egg shaped wrist. Double lines engraved on each side of forend from muzzle to entry ferrule. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some darker areas and some corrosion at breech. Lock retains a brown patina with some scattered pitting and has been reconverted to flintlock, lock is a second lock. Brass is polished and has some scattered marks from use. The stock has areas of old patina in protected areas with some added finish. Some areas around lockplate and barrel tang have been professionally replaced. Forend with some minor restoration. A very nice Bucks County rifle by a scarce maker. 5,000 - 8,000

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1085 - (A) FULLSTOCK FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED ORWAN. Manufacturer: Orwin Model: Kentucky Rifle Caliber/Bore: .45 Rifled Barrel Length: 39 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique The rifle has a fully octagonal barrel with dovetailed brass front sight with silver blade, and an iron rear sight. Top flat is inscribed in a border “C * Orwan”. The breech, which has been shortened during the period, is stamped deeply “GS”. The flat lockplate has a single line border and is stamped “KETLAND & CO” in the center. The brass furniture includes a large four piece patchbox with scroll engraving and retained by seven screws. The patchbox release button is located on the bottom of the toeplate. The rifle has a flat sideplate with simple engraving. There is a silver oval shaped wrist escutcheon with a single line border, and a half moon inlaid above the cheekpiece on the left side. There are silver ovoid shaped escutcheons surrounding each of the brass barrel keys on both sides. There is a small period rectangular brass repair in front of the sideplate on the left side which measures about 7/8”. The highly figured full length maple stock is carved with incised lines terminating in scrolls on both sides of the forend. Behind the cheekpiece are large foliate “C” scrolls in relief. CONDITION: Barrel retains a spotted grey-brown patina, showing some wear. Lock is a very good professional reconversion. Brass is polished and shows some wear and scattered marks. Stock has some replaced splinters on left side along barrel and one piece replaced at the toe. The rifle has a very attractive appearance with its large decorative patchbox and pleasing orange patina. 4,000 - 8,000

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1086 - (A) RARE AND EARLY MASSACHUSETTS ATTRIBUTED FLINTLOCK FUSIL. Manufacturer: Massachusetts Attributed Model: Fusil Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 36-3/4” FFL Status: Antique For an example made by the same hand, see pages 57-58 of “Accouterments V” by James R. Johnston. The example in the book has the same elongated brass nosecap and the same face seen on the triggerguard bow. This mid-18th century fusil has an unmarked two-stage smoothbore steel barrel terminating at muzzle with an elongated brass nose-cap of 3-3/4” and engraved with two wedding bands. Caps of this type are seen on early New England arms, especially in Massachusetts. There is a small rectangular front sight mounted on top of the barrel, near the muzzle. The early lockplate is rounded and engraved with scrolls, detached pan and arrow-shaped frizzen spring finial. The European-style brass furniture includes an un-engraved buttplate, pierced sideplate engraved with foliate scrolls, and ornate triggerguard with relief mask on bow and terminating at the front with a pine tree finial. Sheet brass ramrod ferrules. Walnut stock of early form with relief beaver tail around barrel tang. Complete with its original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark patina and shows some edge wear. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains matching patina. Brass retains a mellowing patina ans shows some wear and minor marks from use. Stock retains an original surface with some dry areas around lock and barrel tang, otherwise some minor scattered marks from use. A fantastic and very early New England fusil. PROVENANCE: Found in recent years by an antique dealer in an Oldtown, Maine attic. 4,000 - 8,000

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1087 - (A) FULLSTOCK FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED N. BEYER. Manufacturer: N. Beyer Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .50 Rifled Barrel Length: 42 - 1/2” FFL Status: Antique For a similar example with the same patchbox and from the same period, see rifle No. 29 on page 48 in the book “The Lancaster Long Rifle” by Patrick Hornberger and John Kolar. This rifle appears to be one of Beyer’s later rifles. It features a full length octagonal barrel inscribed “N + BEYER” in a large font. The flat lockplate has a rounded tail and a roller frizzen, stamped “WARRANTED” in center. The frizzen was relined with a heavy piece of iron during its period of use. Brass furniture includes four piece pierced patchbox, with an engraved rooster finial; classic Lebanon sideplate with beveled edges, brass buttplate, trigger guard, ramrod ferrules, and nosecap. There is an engraved eight point silver star inlaid above the cheekpiece, and a vacant silver wrist escutcheon, round in shape, with a tooled border. The cheekpiece is inlaid with a strip of sheet brass decorated with a broken line border. The toeplate terminates in a tulip with some light engraving followed by an ovoid brass inlay. Figured maple full length stock in familiar Lebanon County form, decorated on both sides just behind wrist with incised scrollwork. Forend on both sides is decorated with incised lines terminating in scrolls on both sides just above entry ferrule. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark, heavy brown patina with crisp signature. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Furniture has been polished and now retains a mellowing patina. Stock shows some added finish, one small chip replaced around barrel tang and one small sliver below lockplate. There is a minor loss above front tang of lock and forend has a repaired crack on both sides about 16” from muzzle with a few replaced slivers along barrel. 4,000 - 6,000

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1088 - (A) SCARCE HALF STOCK FLINTLOCK INDIAN PRESENTATION RIFLE, SIGNED JOHN DERR, AND MADE IN BERKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. Manufacturer: John Derr Model: Presentation Rifle Caliber/Bore: .57 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 39” FFL Status: Antique This rifle is extremely well-made and has a significant amount of detail and embellishments, including much use of bone decoration such as a compass star. Made perhaps for a local Native American. The smooth rifle has a two-stage thick-walled barrel with decorated applied brass teardrop front sight and notched rear sight. The top of the barrel, near the breech is stamped “JOHN DERR/WARRANTED”. The lock is marked with partially visible “JOSEPH GOLCHER” in the center, features include a roller-frizzen. Brass furniture including classic four-piece John Derr patchbox retained screws. Brass sideplate with beveled edges, brass wear plate on bottom of forend, brass triggerguard with loop behind rear tang for decorative feathers, brass buttplate and brass endcap. There are eleven bone inlays, some engraved and colored, on the stock including eight on the toe, a bone tack behind the lock and the sideplate, and a large eight-pointed star above the cheekpiece. Highly figured walnut half-stock with incise-carved designs and stars above and below the patchbox as well as a series of relief panels on the convex toe. CONDITION: Very good overall showing little use. Barrel retains an applied brown surface with some light pitting and wear. The lock retains a similar surface. Stock excellent showing only light storage marks, edges are crisp and most of original finish remains. Brass is polished and shows little wear. Bone inlays are excellent. A very attractive and ornate rifle for Indian presentation, although probably never presented. 3,500 - 7,000

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1089 - (A) FAUX STRIPED FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE, SIGNED J. PHILPY. Manufacturer: J. Philpy Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .52 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 42 - 1/2” FFL Status: Antique

This rifle has a heavy, two-stage barrel with dovetailed brass blade front sight and notched rear sight. Signed in script “J*Philpy” on top flat near breech. Philpy worked in Berks County, Pennsylvania, close to Womelsdorf. His rifles are very uncommon. Flat “WARRANTED” lockplate with rounded tail decorated with sprigs of engraving. Brass furniture includes a large four piece patchbox decorated with C-scrolls, shading, and punch dot borders in the style of John Bonewitz. Classic flat Berks County sideplate and faceted trigger guard. Round ramrod ferrules and brass nosecap. Full length faux striped maple stock of classic Berks County form. CONDITION: Barrel retains a light grey patina and has a clear signature. Lock has been reconverted to flintlock configuration. Brass retains a dark, unpolished patina. Stock is very good, retaining much of original faux striping and purplish violin finish. There is an age crack at the toe and scattered areas of wear and losses to surface from use. A very attractive and folky Berks County rifle. 3,000 - 6,000

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1090 - (A) INCISED, CARVED FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE, SIGNED JOHN DERR. Manufacturer: John Derr Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .45 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 42 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique

John Derr was one of the most prolific makers in Berks County. He worked in the Oley Valley. This example is stamped “JOHN DERR” on the top flat of the octagonal smoothbore barrel. Front and rear sights have single line borders on both sides. Flat lockplate stamped in center “JNo JONES / & Co”. The trigger is pierced and has a rearward curl. Brass furniture includes typical Derr style four piece patchbox, which is also very close to that used by Henry Mauger. Flat brass sideplate with beveled edges and elongated tombstone rear tang. Faceted trigger guard and a brass wearplate with tulip shapes at both ends. Small, vacant silver wrist escutcheon and an unengraved silver eagle above the cheekpiece. Full length figured maple stock with high relief cheekpiece and incised scroll decoration on left side behind cheekpiece. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy, brown patina with scattered areas of corrosion. Lock has been reconverted and retains a brown patina. Brass furniture has been polished and hinge of patchbox lid has been repaired. Stock retains much original finish and shows some losses and cracks around barrel tang and some losses to carving around lockplate, otherwise some scattered grain cracks and about 6-1/2” of forend have been replaced. Wooden ramrod appears to be original. 3,000 - 5,000

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1091 - (A) SIGNED HENRY GIBBS FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE. Manufacturer: Henry Gibbs Model: Flintlock Kentucky Caliber/Bore: .52 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 45” FFL Status: Antique

This fine Lancaster County, Pennsylvania flintlock rifle has a thick, two stage, octagon-to-round barrel. It is signed in block letters “H. GIBBS” on the top flat. The flat lockplate in inscribed a spring of engraving at the tail and a single line border, and is marked “WALKER” in the center. The brass furniture includes a four piece patchbox with a pierced finial typical of Gibbs rifles. The lid is engraved with checkered shaped panels and rocker panel engraved straps. The flat sideplate is decorated with rocker panel designs. There is a small, silver, oval shaped wrist escutcheon. The inlaid oval shaped escutcheon above the cheekpiece was replaced during the period of use with a brass plate with embossed foliate and geometric motifs. The full length stock is of highly figured maple and shows diamond section checkering around the wrist. The profile is of classic Lancaster County form. Complete with a period wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Very good overall. Barrel retains an even brown patina with clear signature. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration but is possibly a second lock. There are a couple minor slivers replaced around the lock. Brass retains a dark, unpolished, mustard patina. Stock is very good with a few minor scattered marks and a beautiful orange color. A very fine and attractive Lancaster Kentucky. 3,000 - 5,000

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1092 - (A) ATTRACTIVE ENGLISH FLINTLOCK TRADE FOWLER. Manufacturer: English Model: Trade Fowler Caliber/Bore: .67 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 48” FFL Status: Antique

This trade fowler features an English proofed three-stage smoothbore barrel with silver teardrop front sight mounted on top at muzzle. Lockplate stamped “WARRANTED” in center. Cast brass furniture including wrist escutcheon, buttplate, sideplate, and triggerguard. A six-pointed compass star is crudely inlaid into the left side of the buttstock, made from a copper penny. Full length walnut stock of classic English 18th century form with a relief-carved shell around the barrel tang. Complete with wooden ramrod, which is probably a replacement. Complete with a letter of provenance from Gene van der Toorn dated 2007. The letter states that this trade fowler was removed from the mantle of the oldest home in West Milford, New Jersey and it had been in the family “forever”. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a dark heavy brown patina. This second period lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass mounts show wear and some scattered marks from use, retain a dark unpolished patina. Forend shows some cracking and losses on both sides. This is a very attractive untouched 18th century trade fowler which is nearly identical to the Duncan fowler shown on pages 111 to 113 of “Colonial Frontier Guns” by T.M. Hamilton. 2,500 - 5,000

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1093 - AMERICAN SPONTOON PIPE TOMAHAWK. Blade Length: 5” Overall Length: 20” Probably circa 1770. This spontoon pipe tomahawk has excellent form and diminutive proportions. The handforged iron head measures 7-1/2” overall with a double edged blade of about 3-3/4” with two decorative loops following and moldings both in front of and behind the eye. The small 1-1/8” bowl has a brass band around the top. Complete with a later silver banded and silver inlaid wooden haft with a brass cap at the top. A very nice pipe tomahawk with excellent form. CONDITION: Head retains a corroded, heavy brown surface. Tip has been rounded. Some minor losses due to thinning around the top of the bowl. Haft retains a dark patina. 4,000 - 8,000

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1094 - BRASS TOMAHAWK WITH PAINT-DECORATED HANDLE. Blade Length: 2-3/4” Overall Length: 16-1/2”

The high-quality brass head measures 5-1/2” overall with a 1” steel blade dovetailed in and retained by three brass rivets. Slightly curved cutting edge of 2-1/4”. Tear drop-shaped eye. Fluted relief moldings at back of blade on both sides and a 1-3/8” threaded brass bowl decorated with a relief roped ring and a relief ring at the opening, as well as two engraved lines. Round haft with relief acorn-shaped mouthpiece, decorated in the latter part of the 19th century and features geometric Native American designs of red, yellow, and black hues. The paint was analyzed through a Winterthur paint analysis in 2011 and a detailed report by department chair Jennifer Mass, Ph.D. is included. Jennifer concludes that the head is earlier than the paint on the haft, which is post 1834. She states that “no evidence for the presence of 20th century pigments was observed”. A copy of the full paint report and analysis is included. CONDITION: Head retains a mellow mustard patina with some darker areas and scattered marks from use. Replaced steel edge shows a grey patina with some areas of de-lamination. Haft retains almost all of paint decorated surface with some areas thinning. This is a very attractive, well-made and well-preserved pipe tomahawk. PROVENANCE: James Hart. 10,000 - 15,000

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1095 - LATTER PART OF 18TH CENTURY PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 3 - 7/8” Overall Length: 19 - 1/4” Probably circa 1790 to 1810. Hand forged iron head of 7-1/9” including bowl. The 1 -3/8” steel blade has a 1-1/4” crescent cutting edge. There are relief moldings on each side of eye and scalloped edges on top and bottom of both sides of eye. The turned bowl measures about 1-3/4” tall. The haft appears to be period and measures 19-1/4” and is decorated with a steel band. CONDITION: Head retains a spotted grey patina with some minor corrosion. Haft retains a dark patina and has had some finish added. Some age cracks and scattered marks from use. There is one crack stemming from eye to bowl on the top. As well as one stemming from the eye into the blade. This is a very nice pipe tomahawk with very good form. 5,000 - 10,000

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1096 - EARLY SPIKE AXE WITH PERIOD HAFT. Blade Length: 5” Overall Length: 9” Iron hand forged head with steel cutting edge of 5-1/8”, head measures 9” overall, including the downward curved 3-1/2” spike. Front of eye has a molding on each side. Period wooden haft of 17-1/4” in length. CONDITION: Head retains a heavy untouched patina. Haft retains a dark patina with some handling wear. A very stylish and attractive Revolutionary War or earlier spike axe. 3,000 - 6,000

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1097 - EARLY IRON HAMMERPOLE AXE WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 4” Overall Length: 16” Iron head of 6” including 1-7/8” hammerpole, 3” blade with 4” crescent cutting edge. Thin rectangular eye with round sections on each side. Period, probably original haft of 14-7/8”. A very nice example of a rifleman’s axe. CONDITION: Head retains a heavy brown lightly pitted surface. Haft very good with an old finish. 1,200 - 1,800

1098 - CONTINENTAL BELT DAGGER WITH IRON HANDLE, DATED 1778. Blade Length: 5-1/2” Overall Length: 10-1/8”

Double-edged blade with three fullers on each side, top stamped “1778 / 1778”. Lead-filled iron handle with turning in center and engraved with crosshatched patterns. Pommel of lion’s head form. CONDITION: Dark patina overall. 150 - 250

1099 - EARLY IRON HANDAXE, FOUND AT RYMERSBERG, PENNSYLVANIA. Blade Length: 5 - 1/2” Overall Length: 16 - 1/4” For a similar example, see No. 4 on page 25 of “Collectors Encyclopedia of the American Revolution” by George Neumann. This axe was found Rymersberg, Pennsylvania. The hand forged iron head measures 7 -1/2” in length with a 3-3/4” crescent cutting edge complete with original ash halved of 16 -1/4”. CONDITION: Head retains a mostly dark heavy brown patina with some scattered marks from use. Haft retains a dry surface with some squared and round headed nails to reinforce fit above eye. A nice and early camp axe. 250 - 450 112

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1100 - GREEN-PAINTED BANDED WOODEN CAMP CANTEEN. This large Revolutionary War era cheesebox canteen measures about 9” in diameter and about 5-1/2” in depth. The banded construction is held together by two wooden bands. It has generous amounts of both red (first color) and green painted surfaces. On the top is a pewter spout as well as a hole to allow air flow. CONDITION: Retains about 80 percent of its second coat of green paint with visible areas of original red paint beneath. Shows some staining and grain cracks to bands. A nice larger than average size with an honest surface displaying a great paint history. Provenance: Rudy Gleichman. 600 - 1,200

1101 - BRASS 18TH CENTURY POCKET COMPASS. This early brass pocket compass measures 2-1/4” in diameter. The case is cast brass with a threaded lid and several engraved lines around the perimeter. The functional compass has a printed paper label with coordinates around the outer rim, a directional star, and a blued double sided compass arm which is still functional. The top of the lid displays a paper label with the same design as the face of the compass. The thick glass has a heavily beveled edge. This is the type of compass that would have been carried by a long hunter or perhaps an officer even a gentleman. CONDITION: Very good. Brass case shows some wear, minor denting, and marks from use. Retains a pleasing mustard patina. The compass is functional and the labels are very good, showing only some minor staining and functional compass label showing one tiny area of loss. 500 - 800

1102 - EARLY, AS FOUND, PAINTED RUM BANDED WOODEN FLASK This diminutive flask measures 3-3/4” in diameter by 2-1/2”. Wooden cheesebox construction reinforced by two hand-forged iron bands. Relief octagonal spout section with bulbous wooden plug. Entire flask retains an old red paint-decorated surface. CONDITION: Very good, retaining nearly all of its painted surface, iron bands retain a dark patina. Some light marks from use. A scarcely encountered size with great painted surface. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Hollis Broderick. 500 - 1,000

1103 - EARLY PAINTED BANDED WOODEN CANTEEN. This 18th century example retains a red-painted surface and measures 6” in diameter by 3” deep. The cheesebox construction is reinforced by two wooden bands. Each side also has an iron staple for a sling. Original wooden plug carved with initials “IR”. CONDITION: Retains nearly all of its period red paint, some scattered marks from use. 400 - 800

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1104 - 18TH CENTURY LEATHER WAIST BELT CARTRIDGE BOX. This cartridge box is probably late 18th or early 19th century and appears to be American. Measures 7” x 3-1/2”. Leather body with square flap, the front with an applied brass flower escutcheon and the back with two loops and a portion of the original leather belt. Curved wooden 24 hole block for approximately .58 caliber cartridge, indicating that this could have been a pistol cartridge box. There is an iron escutcheon on the front bottom edge and the attachment clasp that was once mounted on the inside of the flap is now absent. CONDITION: Good. Black leather shows a crazed surface overall with some cracking and shrinking. There is one minor tear to the back of the flap on the fold and one minor tear on the front of the flap. The wooden black is original and shows some minor chipping to the top face. PROVENANCE: Purchased from the Historical Shop. 400 - 800

1105 - AMERICAN LIGHT HORSE CAVALRY SWORD WITH ORIGINAL SCABBARD, FROM A PHILADELPHIA HOME. Blade Length: 35-1/2” Overall Length: 40-1/2” This scarce American Light Horse saber has its original scabbard and is in “as found” condition. It was purchased by renowned sword collector Stan Smullen from a Philadelphia family. The sword, dating to slightly after the Revolutionary War, has a slightly curved single fuller steel blade. The spine is marked “WILHELM TESCHE PETERS SOHN IN SOLINGEN FECIT”. Both side feature a patriotic federal eagle and the inscription “AMERICAN LIGHT HORSE”. There are decorated panels on each side of the ricasso. Heavy six-slot brass guard and cast brass grip with integral lion’s head pommel, grip is deeply fluted. Complete with period gilt wire sword knot and black leather scabbard decorated with tooled cross-hatching and with a brass throat mount. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina with excellent markings and decoration, some darker areas of heavier patina towards tip. Hilt retains an untouched dark patina. Scabbard very good with some losses to tip and to surface, drag and stud on throat mount are absent. A very seldom seen early cavalry saber in wonderful condition with it’s original scabbard. PROVENANCE: Stan Smullen. 5,000 - 8,000

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1106 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA AMERICAN CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD. Blade Length: 27-3/4” Overall Length: 34-1/4” This sword was one of the five swords that hung at the top of the stairway of author Warren Moore’s home in Princeton, New Jersey. It was in the last group of items sold for him by Norman Schaffer. For similar examples by the same maker see plate E-22 in “Weapons of the Revolution” by Warren Moore and plate 349.S in “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Curved double-fullered blade with red wool washer at top. Four-slot brass guard with pointed tombstone piercing on knucklebow and two branches on right side. There are two small holes, one at quillon and one at back of knucklebow, probably from a liner which was once present. Ball pommel which intersects with knucklebow, features an integral capstan. Finely carved wood grip with brass ferrules at both ends. Complete with associated black leather scabbard with brass mounts. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina with scattered darker areas. Hilt retains a dark unpolished patina. Grip excellent, brass wire wrap absent. Scabbard very god with traces of gilt on mounts and some minor scuffs to leather. A very advanced and stylish American sword. PROVENANCE: Ex. Warren Moore, Alan Para, David R. Geiger Collections. 3,000 - 6,000

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1107 - UNIQUE AND EXTREMELY RARE ENGRAVED POWDER HORN DEPICTING AN INDIAN BUFFALO HUNT AND DECORATED WITH TACKS. This horn measures about 10â&#x20AC;? overall with a curved, tapered body of 9â&#x20AC;? terminating in a relief, cone-shaped spout section. The main body is engraved with two hands holding a peace pipe, a Native American warrior shooting three arrows into a buck, another Native American with a knife, and four buffalo with a mounted Indian with spear in pursuit, and an Indian with a spear standing next to his Appaloosa horse. Top and bottom of the horn are engraved with triangle patterns. The convex plug is wooden and retained by a series of small iron pins; plug itself is decorated with both brass and iron tacks. Complete with two pieces of the original woven leather strap. CONDITION: This horn retains a honey patina with a couple minor areas of insect damage and one minor chip at base along plug. This is a very interesting horn which depicts a Native American buffalo hunt. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Kelly Kinzle. 4,000 - 6,000

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1108 - IMPORTANT GERMAN LOYALIST-MADE ENGRAVED POWDER HORN MADE BY ADAM HEYDORNE AND DATED 1776, CLAVARACK. Clavarack, New York was a known hotbed for Loyalists. This powder horn has a tapered, curved body of 14” with a faceted spout section followed by two relief rings. The horn is inscribed in German “GEORGE:REX III:KOeNIG VON GROS BRITANNIA” which translates to “King George III of Great Britain”. The other side of the horn is inscribed “ClavarAcK Juny: TH29 1776 :: ADAM HEYDORN : HAND”. Designs inscribed on the horn include a flintlock musket, a bayonet, a tree, a pig, two fish, a heart, and tulips, as well as some other checkered shapes. The wooden plug is convex and has a large iron staple in the center for sling attachment. CONDITION: Horn retains a light honey patina and shows some darker areas as well as some smooth areas from carrying. There is some minor deterioration at the bottom towards the plug. Plug has a couple age cracks. A very rare Revolutionary War Loyalist-made horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Rudy Bahr. 7,000 - 15,000

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1109 - IMPORTANT SIEGE OF BOSTON ARTILLERY POWDER HORN, INSCRIBED BOSTON ARTILLERY, 1775. This Siege of Boston powder horn measures 14” overall with a 12” tapered and curved body. The horn once had a brass or horn spout which is now absent. The horn is engraved with a map of the Boston area and inscribed “BOSTON ARTILRY 1775” and shows the city of Boston with cannons around the borders, and the label “BOSTON”. There is a depiction of another square fort surrounded by cannons and depicting buildings inside with the label “CASIL / WILLIAM”. Another smaller fort of a more traditional design is labeled “ROXBURY”. Other forts which are labeled include “BROKLINE” and “CAMBRIGE”. There are a series of military tents as well as a detailed cannon on a carriage. The horn has a turned, slightly concave wooden butt with threaded, removable plug with a large turned knob. CONDITION: One minor loss at spout and brass charger is absent. Body retains a pleasing honey patina with one minor convex area of damage, a few scattered worm holes, and scattered age cracks especially near plug. Plug very good with a pleasing, dark patina. This is a very important and early Boston powder horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from John Maike. 12,000 - 25,000

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1110 - IMPORTANT HISTORIC BUNKER HILL ENGRAVED POWDER HORN OF DANIEL KINNE, DATED 1775. Daniel Kinne (or Kinney), of Partridgefield (now Peru), Massachusetts, enlisted on May 5, 1775 in Captain Nathan Watkin’s Company (Berkshire County), of Colonel John Patterson’s Regiment, later known as the 1st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. His enlistment was for three months and three days. After mustering the regiment marched to the defense of Boston and fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Later in the war Kinne served in two other Berkshire County regiments, Colonel John Simond’s regiment and Colonel Asa Bane’s regiment. See pages 303-04 of Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 9, Boston, 1902. The 17” curved and tapered horn features a 4-1/2” single-ring spout of round section. Body finely inscribed “Daniel/ kinne: Deakon (sic)/in ye Church At/ Partridgefield/ His horn charlston Sept. Ye 1775/1775 on bunkor(sic)/ hill June Ye/17 was The Fight” and decorated with naively rendered motifs including a mermaid with a comb in hand, two tree forms, and two geese in flight. Flat wooden plug secured by two wooden pegs and long wire staple extending across plug. Complete with a detailed letter from David R. Geiger Antiques regarding this horn and Daniel Kinne. CONDITION: Excellent with soft yellow honey patina. Showing scattered minor blemishes. PROVENANCE: This powder horn was sold on June 8, 2015 as lot 5373 at Bonhams in San Fransico, California. It was from the Property of Joseph A. Murphy. ex. Herbert and Raymond Green Collection, David R. Geiger Collection. Bunker Hill items identified to traceable individuals rarely come to the market. Esteemed powder horn collector Walter O’Connor only knew of five other powder horns that he has seen inscribed to individuals who were actually at the Battle of Bunker Hill. This horn would also be the third surviving horn with the name of a “Minute Man” who was actually at the battle. This is an extremely historic powder horn that details the battle, possibly the only one. 25,000 - 50,000

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1111 - VERY IMPORTANT POINTED TREE CARVER ENGRAVED POWDER HORN DATED 1766 AND SIGNED “GRA JOHANNAS GERHART” This is an extremely important horn, as it most likely identifies the name of the powder horn artist dubbed “The Pointed Tree Carver”. The horn is inscribed JOHANNES GERH’T / GRA / Ao. 1766” in a cartouche. “GRA” is an abbreviation for engraved, which is also the root word for “gravestone and graveyard”, according to Webster’s Dictionary. In German, it is “Graef”. Until this horn was discovered, the identity of the artist of these fantastic horns was a mystery. Johannes Gerhart was the son of Johann Peter Gerhart (1716-1766), who was born in Germany and came to Philadelphia by ship in 1739 and died in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Johannes was born in 1755 and lived until 1829. Johannes (John Gerhart) is listed as a soldier in “Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, Associated Battalions and Militia 1775-1783”. The curved tapered horn body measure about 9” in length with a relief faceted conical spout section. The engraved portion has a scalloped edge at the top and displays a large British crest on the front. The engraved cartouche is directly below the crest. The only other engraving is a depiction of the classic “Pointed Tree Carver” hunter and dog firing a shot at a running buck. A few simple trees were added during the period by a much less-trained hand. The wooden plug is flat and has a hole in the center. Walter O’Connor and Steve Hench planned to do a KRA article on this horn, but unfortunately it was never completed. CONDITION: Retains a dark honey patina with some darker areas around engraved designs. There are two areas of loss along the top of one side, possibly from a saber, as well as a cut across the legs of the lion in the crest. Some minor losses along edge, near plug. Plug retains a dry unfinished surface with some age cracks. A very interesting powder horn with significant importance to horn collectors and students. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jackie Eubanks. 10,000 - 20,000

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1112 - FINE FOLK ART POWDER HORN INSCRIBED W.M. METZGER, LANCASTER. This diminutive powder horn measures about 8” overall in length and has a tapered, curved body of dark horn with a relief cone-shaped spout. All of the engraving is filled with a salmon-colored paint or ink. The designs include thriving tulips in the classic Lancaster style surrounding a cartouche inscribed “WM METZGER / LANCASTER” in block letters. William Metzger was born in 1805 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and died in 1874 in Maryland. CONDITION: Very good, horn retains a dark patina with most of salmon coloring still present in engraving. Some minor hairline cracks along bottom edge. Flat, wooden plug retains a dry surface. The small flange along the plug has a minor break. 2,500 - 4,500

1113 - SCARCE PEWTER-BANDED VIRGINIA SCREWTIP POWDER HORN. For an example with a similiar butt, see page 170 of “Bone Tipped & Banded Horns Vol. I” by Jay Hopkins. This horn measures about 11” overall including plug. It is banded below the screw tip and just above the plug with turned pewter bands. Original turned screw-tip terminating in a ball shape. Wooden plug has a large number of concentric circles and terminates in an integral wooden knob. CONDITION: Excellent, showing only a few light storage marks and an overall untouched patina. PROVENANCE: Mike Tuccori 1,000 - 1,800

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1114 - YORK COUNTY ATTRIBUTED SCREW-TIP POWDER HORN. For a similar example, see horn No. 46 on page 163 of “Pennsylvania Horns of the Trade” by Arthur J. DeCamp. the horn has a wooden butt of the type of first generation York County horns. The horn measures about 12” overall, including plug, and has a curved, tapered body with a turned removable screw-tip, and a horn collar just below retained by an iron nail. There are three lines inscribed just above the plug. The turned, wooden plug has an integral wooden knob. CONDITION: Body retains a pleasing honey patina with some minor cracks just below collar and one minor wormhole near plug. Screw-tip shows some minor deterioration. Plug retains a pleasing patina with one chip missing from knob. A very attractive, first generation York horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Vernon Gunnion. 1,000 - 1,500

1115 - BANDED EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA SCREWTIP POWDER HORN Measures 12-1/4” overall. Turned collar and screw tip with a wooden knob-shaped plug in the tip of the spout. Deeply fluted horn band just above the turned, convex, wooden plug. The horn body has a greenish hue. The plug has a brass staple for sling attachment in the center. CONDITION: Good overall with a nice, original surface showing some light carry wear and marks from use. Plug shows dark patina with some wear. 500 - 800

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1116 - BANDED SCREWTIP EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA POWDER HORN. Horn measures about 12” overall with a thin, tapered horn body. The collar and screw tip are turned and there is a turned band just above the turned wooden plug. CONDITION: Collar and screw-tip are professional, contemporary replacements. Horn retains a mellow honey patina and band shows some carry wear. Plug shows its original finish but wooden knob shows some losses. 300 - 500

1117 - PHILADELPHIA FOUND LEATHER HUNTING POUCH WITH POWDER HORN. This brown leather hunting pouch measures about 8-1/2” square with a rounded bottom and a brown leather button. It is complete with its original leather strap and was found with the powder horn, which has a 9” tapered, curved body and is crudely engraved with a church and a fort outline. the horn has a wooden butt and a small, carved wooden plug. The spout is carved with a serrated edge and just below the spout there is a relief ring. CONDITION: The bag still has pliable leather and shows some crazing to surface and loss to stitching on strap. The flap has some tearing at the top and some losses around the slot for button. Horn is very good with a pleasing honey patina and shows some cracking to spout section and chipping of relief ring. 150 - 250

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1118 - (A) EXTREMELY RARE AND EARLY AMERICAN TRADE FOWLER WITH LOCK MARKED COOKSON. Manufacturer: Cookson Model: Fowler Caliber/Bore: .70 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 51-3/8” FFL Status: Antique Three-stage smoothbore barrel marked on left side of breech with three British proofmarks, one for John Williams who worked between 1700 and 1731. Large banana lockplate with partially visible “Cookson” in center, crudely converted to Percussion during its period of use. Lock is retained by three screws. The brass furniture includes a sheet brass buttplate, well-engraved sea serpent sideplate, early sea-service type triggerguard and two early turned ramrod ferrules. This is the earliest known form of the serpent sideplates in the trade gun venue. The fowler was made without an entry ferrule. The full-stock is of club-butt form and has a relief carved beavertail around the barrel tang. Complete with period pewter-tipped wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Completely as found and untouched. Lock and barrel retain a heavy brown patina and show some areas of minor corrosion, especially around breech and on lockplate. Brass retains an unpolished patina, buttplate tang was broken and re-attached. Stock shows a period finish with dark surface and a section of the forend replaced during the period of use. Some minor losses around barrel tang. A very untouched early trade fowler with excellent architecture. According to page 86 of “Trade Guns of the Hudson’s Bay Company 1670-1970” by S. James Gooding, Buccaneer guns were obviously used by the HBC but no documented purpose for their has been found and no survivors have been identified. Perhaps this is the only surviving example. 6,000 - 15,000

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1119 - (A) NICHOLAS SHENNEFELT SIGNED PERCUSSION KENTUCKY RIFLE. Manufacturer: Nicholas Shennefelt Model: Percussion Kentucky Caliber/Bore: .44 Rifled Barrel Length: 39 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique Nicholas Shennefelt was a Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania maker who worked in Union Township between 1819 and 1823. The full octagonal barrel has a dovetailed brass front sight with a silver blade and a iron rear sight with rocker panel designs surrounding both. Signed near the breach in script “NS” surrounded by a border. The flat percussion lock plate is engraved with sprigs of engraving and an undecipherable stamp in the center. The brass furniture includes a large four piece patchbox with six piercings and scroll engraving. The rifle has double set triggers. There are a total of twelve silver inlays including an ovoid wrist escutcheon and a large inlaid engraved eagle on the cheek piece. There are also decorative brass inlays on both sides of the barrel tang. The rifle is complete with an old possibly original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: The barrel retains a pleasing even brown patina with some corrosion around the breach and bolster. Lock shows a matching patina with some scattered corrosion. Hammer rests improperly on nipple. Brass retains a mellowing mustard patina and silver retains a pewter patina. One hole on the side plate has been filled with pewter. Stock very good with only a few scattered marks from use and some minor chipping around some of the pins. A very nice Huntingdon rifle. 2,000 - 4,000

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1120 - FINE WALKING STICK CARVED WITH PENNSYLVANIA FOLK ART DESIGNS, DATED 1815. This walking stick measures 28-1/2” in length and is rectangular in shape. The front is decorated with tulips, hearts, and other flowers, and is carved with the initials “ADL x ANNO x 1815 PM”. The sides are also decorated with Pennsylvania German folk art designs including a rabbit, bird, tulips, hearts, and snakes. The back is decorated with five running quadrupeds, a standing figure wearing what appears to be a liberty cap or a headdress. The front has four bone inlays dovetailed into the face and the back has three. There are traces of salmon paint in many of the designs. The handle has a hole near the top for a strap. CONDITION: Very good. Completely as found and untouched with dark original patina and some smoothing from use. A very attractive Pennsylvania folk art walking stick. 750 - 1,500

1121 - PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY SPURS. This matching pair is silverplated and composed of steel. Spur wheels are of hand forged iron. Each side of both spurs has a series of three chains linked to a buckle. CONDITION: Spurs retains 80-90% of their silverplated finish with the insides showing to losses to plating and a brown patina. One spur shows wear to spur wheel from use. 150 - 300

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1122 - MID-18TH CENTURY SCOTTISH BASKET-HILTED BACKSWORD WITH EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL SCABBARD. Blade Length: 38-1/2” Overall Length: 44-1/2” This sword was found in upstate western New York by a local antique dealer. Swords from this period rarely have their original scabbards, but this example has survived completely intact. For an example with a nearly identical hilt, see plate 260.S on page 148 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Straight single-edged steel blade with 19-3/4” false edge and two fullers on each side. Iron basket hilt with four panels decorated with pierced heart designs and circles, edges of each panel scalloped. Domed pommel cap decorated with fluting and terminating in a turned capstan. Re-wrapped shagrin grip with braided brass wire accents. Complete with its original black leather scabbard with iron mounts and hanger. CONDITION: Blade retains a pleasing grey patina with some darker areas. Hilt retains a heavy dark brown patina. Grip excellent as re-wrapped. Scabbard with some minor cracking and crazing to surface, stitching has deteriorated and is now absent. Mounts retain a patina matching the hilt. A fine early sword that most certainly saw use in America during both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. PROVENANCE: Glenn McClaine, David R. Geiger. 6,500 - 8,500

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1123 - RARE 1755 DATED AND HARVEY SIGNED BASKET HILTED BACKSWORD WITH MONOGRAMMED GR AND CROWN. Blade Length: 39-1/4” Overall Length: 45-1/2” For a nearly identical sword with the same hilt and blade markings, see plate 259.S on page 148 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. The example in the book was owned by Anthony Darling when photographed. Straight single-edged blade with 12” false-edge and two partial fullers on each side. Ricasso has three recessed panels on each side and on the right side a large engraved crown over “GR” monogram and the same on the left with the addition of “S*HARVEY / 1755”. Hilt has broad grooved bars which are reminiscent of Scotland’s Glasgow school of hilters. Pommel is fluted “en suite”. Hilt features inbound reigns rings as well as two outer reign loops. Shagrin wrapped grip with Turk’s head knot ferrules at each end and strands of twisted brass wire accents. CONDITION: Blade retains a spotted grey patina with excellent markings at ricasso. Hilt retains a dark heavy patina inside and a grey patina on the outside. Quillon was broken off during period of use and is now absent. A very attractive rare dated and signed English basket hilt. 5,000 - 8,000

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1124 - LOT OF 2: PATCH KNIVES. Blade Length: A) 4-1/4”, B) 3-1/8” Overall Length: B) 8-1/4”, B) 7-3/4” A) Saw-handled patch knife with steel single-edged blade. Figured maple saw-handle with pewter ferrule at front, bottom on handle was carved initials “ZK”. CONDITION: Very good, as found blade shows period sharpening marks and has a grey patina. Handle with some age cracks. B) Small antler-handled patch knife with leather sheath. Clip-point blade made from a file, retained with two rivets in handle. Black leather sheath decorated with copper heart, club, diamond, and spade, as well an “E”, belt loop at top. CONDITION: Blade retains a light brown patina, handle shows some minor wear. Sheath retains much of original finish with some scuffing, copper decoration retains a dark patina. Two-very decorative and well-made knives. 250 - 350

1125 - LOT OF 2: SKINNING/SCALPING KNIFES WITH DECORATED HANDLES. Blade Length: A) 7-1/8”, B) 5-3/4” Overall Length: A) 11-1/2”, B) 10-1/4” A) Knife has slightly curved single-edged blade made from a file. Wooden handle decorated with three brass tacks on each side and a pewter ferrule at bottom. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina with some darker spots. Handle has some minor age cracking and marks from use. B) Single edged clip-point blade with tapered wooden handle decorated with pierced pewter ferrule above blade. CONDITION: Blade polished with some minor surface corrosion, handle shows some cracks from age at top. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jon Mehl. 200 - 400

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1126 - LOT OF 2: 18TH CENTURY KNIVES, ONE WITH FOLDING FORK. Blade Length: A) 3-3/8”, B) 2-3/4” Overall Length: A) 7-1/2”, B) 8-1/2” A) Mediterranean folding knife woth single-edged blade scalloped along top edge. Handle with alternating decorated panels of brass and bone on both sides. CONDITION: Blade shows some sharpening and retains a spotted grey patina. Blade does not completely close and bone shows some light wear. B) Folding knife and fork, probably American. Single edged blade stamped “JMB” on one side, opposite end has a hand-forged folding fork. Grip of birdseye maple. CONDITION: Blade slightly loose, steel components retain a grey patina. Handle retains a dry untouched surface. A lot of two very nice early folding knives. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jon Mehl. 200 - 400

1127 - FEDERAL PAINTING ON BOARD OF AMERICAN OFFICER WITH EAGLE POMMEL SWORD. This fantastic Federal period folk art oil painting on board of an American officer measures 10” x 8” site, and 13-3/4” x 11-5/8” overall. The painting depicts an American officer with epaulets, collar tabs, and brass buttons on his blue frock coat. He is seated on a green and yellow paint decorated chair with the Federal American flag in the background. His eagle pommel officer’s sword can be seen on his left side and in his other hand, he is holding his officer’s cap. The painting is complete with a period gilt frame. CONDITION: Colors are bright. Some crazing to surface and minor touch-up. A coat of protective varnish has been added to deter further crazing and losses. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Peter Tillou. 1,500 - 3,000

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1128 - HISTORIC MORAVIAN LOCK FROM GEMEIN HAUS IN CHRISTIAN SPRINGS, PENNSYLVANIA. This lock is featured on page 7 of “Moravian Gunmaking of the American Revolution” published by the Kentucky Rifle Association and the Kentucky Rifle Foundation. The book shows a black and white photograph of the Christian Spring Gemein Haus near Nazareth, Pennsylvania. The massive handmade Moravian lock measures 11” in length and shows great attention to detail and design. This historic and significant door lock is mounted on a molded board which measures 14” x 8” with two blacksmith made iron hooks. On the back of the board there is an old label with a red border which reads “Lock from “Gemein Haus” Christian Spring near Nazareth, Pa. Erected 1749 - demolished 1890. Lock secured by E.A.W May 15th 1991”. One cannot even begin to imagine the historic figures and 18th century gunsmiths who all had their hands on this lock. CONDITION: Lock retains a dark patina overall and the board that it is mounted on retains its original finish. This lock is historically significant to Moravian art, history, and gunmaking. 8,000 - 12,000

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1129 - LOT OF 2: JAMES AND JOHN BOONE SIGNED INDENTURES. Both indentures measure 14-3/8” x 10-1/4” including frames, and 12-1/8” x 8” without frames. Both are mounted in matching black frames with glass on both sides. Both indentures are hand written on paper. The first is an indenture dated 1774 between James Boone of Berks County, Pennsylvania and Godfrid Kercher, also of Berks County. It is signed by James Boone, Anne Boone, and James Boone, Jr. The back displays the paper seal of Berks County and is signed by Jonathan Path. The second indenture is dated 1762 and is between Michael Fisher of Berks County, Pennsylvania, and James Boone, also of Berks County. The document is signed by John Boone, Nathan Pugh, and shows the seal of Michael Fisher. The back shows the paper seal of Berk County and is signed by recorder Henry Christ and Jonathon Path. CONDITION: Both are in very good condition and show some losses along creases. Some staining and some minor bleeding of ink. One indenture shows three small butterfly attachments, reattaching segments that had become separated along creases. The signatures of these historic and early Pennsylvania figures are quite scarce. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Skip Chalfant. 1,000 - 2,000

1130 - LARGE BURL BOWL. This large, burl bowl measures 14-1/8” in diameter and approximately 4-1/2” tall. CONDITION: Bowl retains an undisturbed original surface both inside and out. There are some losses to top edge and there is a pewter or lead repair done during the period of use towards the bottom and only visible from the outside. A very nice and large example. 700 - 1,500

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1131 - PERIOD ENGRAVING OF JOHN WILKES, ESQUIRE. Measures 16-3/4” x 12” including frame. The etching is captioned “John Wilkes Esqr. / Drawn from the Life and Etch’d in Aquafortis by Willm Hogarth / Price 1 shilling Publish’d according to Act of Parliament May ye 16th, 1763.” In April of 1763, Wilkes was accused of printing Libel in his newspaper “The North Briton” where he attached the Treaty of Paris. A warrant was issued for his arrest as well as the publishers of this work. He was imprisoned in the Tower but was discharged on the grounds of privilege. He then sued for damages against the officers who ransacked his house and office, and won. He was then expelled from the Commons and outlawed as he continued his seditious activities. In the American Colonies, he was thought of as a martyr and was toasted by the Sons Of Liberty in Boston. The toast was reputed to be “Wilkes and Liberty”. CONDITION: Very good, showing no staining, creases, or damage. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Hollis Broderick. 800 - 1,500

1132 - PERIOD ENGRAVING OF NIAGARA FALLS. Measures 12-7/8” x 9-3/8” framed in a black wooden frame. This wonderful engraving reads “Engraved for Middleton’s Complete System of Geography / the great CATARACT or Waterfall, of NIAGARA in North America.” CONDITION: Very good. 300 - 500 136

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1133 - DOCUMENT SIGNED BY JOHN AGNEW OF CARLISLE, DATED 1776. John Agnew was an important Carlisle merchant. He served as a Provincial Justice of the Peace from 1770. He retained this position under the new Pennsylvania government until 1777, when he served as Cumberland County Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions. In addition, in October 1784 he was appointed Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Postlethwaite followed Agnew in the position of Clerk of the Cumberland County Court of Quarter Sessions and served as an executor of his estate when he died in April 1790. This writ for damages is for Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. It assesses damages against Thomas and Robert Wilson and is dated January 26, 1776. CONDITION: Very good with some minor losses to edges and some creases. Mounted between two pieces of translucent plastic. Measures 8-1/4â&#x20AC;? by 6-1/2â&#x20AC;?. 250 - 500

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1134 - (A) NEW ENGLAND FLINTLOCK BRASS BARRELED OFFICER’S PISTOL. Manufacturer: New England Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .50 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 7-11/16” FFL Status: Antique Revolutionary War era, this New England pistol features an unmarked brass two-stage barrel with brass tang. The flat lockplate has deep scroll engraved decoration and an unbridled pan. The brass triggerguard shows Dutch influence and the pommel cap has a series of engraved concentric circles on the bottom, trigger is also brass. Vacant brass oval wrist escutcheon. The two-piece brass sideplate is composed of one small circular escutcheon and a half-moon escutcheon at the rear, which is inscribed “ES Jr.” Classic New England ramrod ferrule with long trumpeted tube with sets of engraved lines. The walnut stock has cane-shaped grip and is decorated with a relief-carved shell around the barrel tang, executed in the classic New England style. There is also a period reinforcing post secured through the wrist and fastened with a small brass escutcheon just above the wrist escutcheon. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mellow patina with some darker areas. Lock is in it’s original flintlock configuration and retains a dark untouched patina. Furniture retains a dark mustard patina with some darker spots in protected areas. Wooden ramrod is a later replacement. Stock has some added finish and has some cracking around wrist, one minor piece professionally replaced on right side behind triggerguard bow. A very nice early New England brass-barreled pistol. 5,000 - 8,000

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1135 - (A) FINE FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY FLINTLOCK PISTOL CARVED WITH INDIAN HEAD AND ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MOLL OR PETER NEIHARDT. Manufacturer: Northampton County Model: Kentucky Pistol Caliber/Bore: .54 Rifled Barrel Length: 9-3/8” FFL Status: Antique This pistol is featured on page 75 of “Accouterments V” by James R. Johnston. Northampton County, Pennsylvania Circa 1780-1790. Two stage rifled steel barrel, sections divided by wedding band, top flat engraved with a folk art tulip. Rounded lockplate with crudely engraved scrolls and unbridled pan, probably a second lock. Brass furniture including pommel cap with engraved designs, similar to those used by John Moll. Brass backstrap on grip extending to barrel tang with integral wrist escutcheon inscribed “J K” and decorated with wavy borders. Crude triggerguard of sheet brass retained by three screws and an early staple to reinforce the finial. Replaced sideplate in the early Northampton County style with an arrow at the back. Brass nosecap with repeating engraved lines. Stock of figured maple with an exaggerated cane grip. Incised border around lock and sideplate as well as some incised scrollwork around the barrel tang on each side. An “Indian head” or “Liberty head” is incise-carved behind the ramrod entry ferrule below two c-scrolls. Replaced wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark patina with traces of rifling visible and signs of rebushing or reconversion at touch-hole. Lock retains a matching patina and is a well done professional reconversion. Two period-added iron pins are along the top of the tail to keep the lock in place. Brass retains a dark mustard patina, sideplate a replacement. Stock shows wear and scattered splinters of professionally replaced wood. An age crack runs between triggerguard and entry ferrule. Stock still retaining much original patina and color. A very nice and early Pennsylvania pistol. PROVENANCE: Ron Gabel. 7,000 - 12,000

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1136 - (A) PAIR OF FLINTLOCK BRITISH OFFICER’S PISTOLS BY JOYNER. Manufacturer: John Joyner Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .60 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 8”, Both FFL Status: Antique This fine pair of sergeant’s grade pistols are of the Revolutionary War period. Both have swamped smoothbore steel barrels marked “LONDON” on tops, breeches stamped with British view and proof marks, as well as “IJ” for maker John Joyner. Joyner had a shop in London between 1761 and 1780. The rounded lockplate are marked “IOYNER” in the centers and engraved at the tails with scrolls. Cocks are later replacements done during the period of use, pans are unbridled. Brass furniture including the full-stirrup pommel caps, bottoms engraved with a flower. The triggerguards are also engraved and resemble the Elliot Pattern 1759 Light Dragoon pistol guards. Symmetrical wrist escutcheons with vacant inscriptions and detailed borders. Pierced ribbon sideplates engraved with tooling and foliate designs. Plain walnut stocks with relief-carved shells around barrel tangs, both with original wooden ramrods with brass caps. Stocks were stamped with later collection numbers “1512” and “15131” above lockplates on right sides. This is probably from the early and well-known Brooks Collection, compiled in the late 19th century. CONDITION: Both barrels retain a somewhat polished surface with some scattered dark spots, markings are very good. Locks are in their original flintlock configurations and retain a grey patina with traces of an old charcoal blued finish. Brass retains a mustard patina with a few scattered marks from use. Stocks show some minor age cracks, marks from use, and one pistol with a small area on loss below front of lockplate. A very nice pair of officer’s pistols of the type that would have been used here during the Revolution. 4,000 - 6,000

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1137 - (A) PAIR OF EARLY FRENCH FLINTLOCK OFFICERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S PISTOLS. Manufacturer: French Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .62 Smoothbore, Both Barrel Length: 7 - 1/2â&#x20AC;?, Both FFL Status: Antique This pair of early French pistols are in as found condition with dark patina overall. The two stage barrels have a top flats and octagonal breech sections, both are unmarked. The early flat lock plates have partially visible traces of engraving at the tails and both feature detached pans. Both cocks still have their period flints in the jaws. The iron mounted furniture includes: full side plates with traces of engraving and typical French trigger guards. The butt caps have full stirrups. The walnut stocks feature relief carved panels around the locks and side plates and more ornate designs around the barrel tang and ramrod entry ferrules. CONDITION: Both pistols were shortened during their period of use. The pistols retain a dark patina overall and show some wear and scattered freckling. Both forends have minor restoration at the muzzle. Which has been professionally done and is nearly invisible. Both locks are in their original flintlock configuration and both horn-tipped ramrods appear to be original. Some minor losses to the foremost ferrules. This pair is a good representation of what was used in America during the French and Indian War. Provenance: Bill Dykes, Frank Kobilis. 2,500 - 5,000

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1138 - (A) FINE AND RARE NEW ENGLAND FLINTLOCK FOWLER SIGNED THOMAS EARLE. Manufacturer: Thomas Earle Model: New England Fowler Caliber/Bore: .60 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 50 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique For a nearly identical example, see gun NE31 on page 65 of “Flintlock Fowlers” by Tom Grinslade. This fowler dates to about 1770-75. One of the most accomplished gunsmiths from Worcester County was Thomas Earle (1737-1819) from Leicester, Massachusetts. He was from an old and distinguished New England family. Earle was one of the few American gunsmiths that was capable of making his own high quality locks in the French manner. Earle was requested to build a fowler for George Washington, acknowledging his prominence as a major gunsmith. Tapered, rounded barrel with top flat, breech is decorated with shell motifs and an English style panel on top flat. Small, silver sight mounted towards muzzle. The flat lockplate has a recessed tail section decorated with shell and scroll designs; the center is inscribed “THOMAS/ EARLE” in block letters, cock also engraved with scrollwork. The brass furniture includes the classic cloud shaped flat sideplate used by Earle, which is decorated with shell designs and scrolls. Buttplate tang is decorated en suite. Trigger guard is in the French style and is engraved with a flower on the bow and terminates in an urn with an arrow finial at the front. The raised silver New England wrist escutcheon shows shell engraving and borders, but the cartouche is vacant. Full length sherry stock of classic New England form with wrist extending into butt. There are raised panels around the lock, sideplate, and trigger guard, and there is a relief foliate design in the classic Thomas Earle style around the barrel tang. The wooden ramrod with brass tip is a contemporary replacement. CONDITION: Barrel retains a spotted brown patina with some darker areas and some corrosion around touch-hole and at breech. Lock retains a heavy brown patina and appears to be in its original flintlock configuration. Markings are excellent. Brass retains a mellow, mustard patina and shows some light wear and scattered marks from use. Silver wrist escutcheon is unpolished. Buttstock shows a series of hairline cracks due to grain separation on the right side. Stock shows dark patina in protected areas with wear to carving around barrel tang and in front of trigger guard. There is one minor sliver of wood professionally replaced below lockplate and a couple minor slivers absent and replaced on left side along barrel. A very attractive and early signed New England fowler made by one of the best and most recognized New England makers. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Vernon Gunnion. 10,000 - 20,000

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1139 - (A) CARVED FLINTLOCK RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO LEONARD REEDY WITH RARE SLIDING WOODEN PATCHBOX. Manufacturer: Leonard Reedy, Attributed Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .50 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 47” FFL Status: Antique This is the only rifle attributed to Leonard Reedy that has a sliding wooden patchbox. Octagonal smoothbore barrel with brass dovetailed front blade sight and notched rear sight. Flat contemporary lockplate. Brass furniture including typical Reedy sideplate with beveled edges, faceted buttplate tang, and faceted trigger guard. There is a silver pierced inlay of an eight-pointed star above the cheekpiece, which is engraved with shading, as well as an ovoid shaped wrist escutcheon engraved with a continuation of Reedy’s signature barrel tang carving. Full length, partially figured maple stock of classic Womelsdorf form; the right side features a sliding wooden patchbox lid with two engraved lines at the top and bottom and a brass cap on the end. Relief carved with Leonard Reedy’s checkered punch dot pattern and scrollwork around the barrel tang. Left side of the buttstock is engraved with incised C-scrolls both in front of and behind the molded cheekpiece. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some corrosion at the breech. Replaced lock is contemporary and retains a dark patina. Brass furniture is polished and shows some marks from use. Some minor wood replacements around back tang of lock and some restoration on buttstock on right side around patchbox. The patchbox lid is a good professional replacement. Stock shows some later finish but shows much of original patina in protected areas. A very attractive Leonard Reedy rifle. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Rudy Gleichman. 8,000 - 15,000

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1140 - (A) EARLY TIGER MAPLE AMERICAN FLINTLOCK OFFICER’S FUSIL. Manufacturer: American Model: Officer Caliber/Bore: .60 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 43” FFL Status: Antique Round barrel with 9-1/2” raised flat towards breech. Flintlock trade lock engraved with scrollwork. Plain brass furniture including buttplate with pointed tang, vacant oval wrist escutcheon, and trigger guard terminating in the front with an arrow. Four sheet brass ramrod ferrules; the foremost ferrule trumpeted. S-shaped flat sideplate. Stock in the British style of highly figured maple. Complete with original iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy, grey patina with some corrosion and filing near touchole and breech. Barrel has been extended about 3”-4” and has some black paint covering this area. Lock is a good professional reconversion and retains a grey patina. Stock shows a pleasing orange patina with some chipping on left side towards buttplate and some scattered marks from use. Some wood is replaced towards muzzle on left side. Nosecap is a replacement. Other brass furniture retains a mellow patina. A very nice example of a Revolutionary War period American officer’s fusil. 2,500 - 4,500

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1141 - (A) RARE FIRST AMERICAN FIRST BATTALION REGIMENTALLY MARKED LOYALIST SECOND MARINE FLINTLOCK MILITIA MUSKET DATED 1778. Manufacturer: Tower Model: Pattern 1759 Marine Militia Musket Caliber/Bore: .80 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 41 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique It is well documented that these Pattern 1759 Marine Militia muskets were issued to Loyalist troops. This example is possibly the only one still in existence with these markings. According to “Insignia of Independence” by Don Troiani and James Kochan, pages 169-172. In May of 1779 the Queen’s Rangers were designated as the 1st American Regiment, this was the beginning of the Loyalist units. It is interesting to note that this musket came out of an attic in Long Island, which was a highly concentrated Loyalist stronghold. Round, steel barrel with bayonet lug mounted on top near muzzle. The top is engraved “1A No 1B” for 1st American 1st Battalion. Customary Government view and proof marks are partially visible; and crown over “FG” at breech. Lockplate is marked “TOWER” behind cock, crown over “GR” between the cock and pan. The lock is a second lock replaced during the period of use. Standard Pattern 1759 Marine Militia furniture including buttplate tang with a screw which is also inscribed with a series of punched dots forming the date “1778”. At the time of issue, just as was done with the Queen’s Rangers, a wrist escutcheon was added. The wrist escutcheon has a worn inscription which appears to read “E / 50”. As this is the Pattern 1759, there is a brass ramrod entry ferrule. Walnut stock of classic British form with a bulge at the ramrod entry ferrule and a carved beavertail with an added incised line which was done during the period. There is also a partially visible crown stamped behind the trigger guard tang and a large “I” carved into the stock on the right side. Complete with its original iron ramrod. CONDITION: Completely as found and untouched, truly in attic condition. Barrel retains a heavy brown patina with some scattered areas of pitting and some light wear to markings. Lock retains a matching surface, frizzen was re-sleeved during the period, and at the time the lock was replaced the sideplate was recessed slightly for fitting purposes. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass retains a very dark green, unpolished surface. Stock retains all of its original surface, showing scattered marks from use, age cracks, and a small in-period repair where the mainspring was broken out below the lockplate. There is some minor chipping around the back of the lock tang and one minor splinter on the left side of the forend towards the muzzle. A rare opportunity to own a regimentally marked and dated Loyalist musket in untouched condition. 30,000 - 50,000

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1142 - (A) HISTORIC BATTLE ROAD LEXINGTON AND CONCORD AMERICAN FLINTLOCK MUSKET INSCRIBED “TARRANT PUTNAM 1775”. Manufacturer: American Model: Flintlock Musket Caliber/Bore: .79 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 42” FFL Status: Antique This historic and identified musket is featured in an article by Alan E. Para on pages 28-33 of the January 1997 issue of “The Gun Report, Volume 42, No. 8”. The musket is identified on the sideplate where it is inscribed “Tarrant Putnam ye 1775 MANSFLD Regt”. According to “Masachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution” lists Tarrant Putnam, Jr. of Danvers, Massachusetts, who was listed as a private in Captain Israel Hutchinson’s Company of Minute Men which marched on the alarm of April 19th, 1775. A copy of the report from the 27th Regiment dated April 19th, 1775 lists Tarrant Putnam at Dorcester Point. Almost a year after Lexington and Concord, Putnam gave his life for his newly formed country. Tarrant Putnam was born February 8th, 1743 and died April 16th, 1776. The muster roll of Captain Hutchinson’s minute Company lists Tarrant Putnam, Jr. as a member. Mansfield’s Regiment was organized on April 23rd, 1775 and became part of the 19th Continental Regiment in June of 1775. Because of this information, it can be assumed that the engraving on the sideplate was applied between late April and June of 1775. Tarrant Putnam, Jr. was an American patriot who took part in some of the most important events in the birth of our nation. The musket itself is composed of an early, round smoothbore barrel of English origin. The barrel is now devoid of any markings and has a bayonet lug mounted on top near the muzzle. The lock is also an early English Queen Anne lock. The flat lockplate is deeply stamped with a broad arrow beneath the pan, denoting British ownership. The tail is inscribed vertically “W. / NUTT / 04” indicating that the lock was made in 1704 by the British contractor, Nutt. William Nutt was a London gunmaker active in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The early lock is retained by three screws. A nearly identical dog lock can be seen in figure M.3 in “The History of Weapons of the Revolutionary War” by George C. Neumann. The original catch for the dog lock was probably removed at the time this musket

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was stocked. The brass furniture is composed of mostly American fabricated components, including the four sheet brass ramrod ferrules, foremost slightly trumpeted; a sheet brass band at the tip of the forend, a flat brass sideplate with inscription “Tarrant Putnam ye 1775 MANSFLD Regt”, the trigger guard has a simple lobe finial and is from an early English musket; finally the buttplate is a thin sheet of brass, which is nailed to the stock with a series of brass and iron nails. The full length cherry stock is of attractive and familiar, early New England form with the wrist extending into the buttstock. There is a finely carved relief shell behind the trigger guard tang along with two fluted and molded lines on each side. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy, dark patina with some heavier corrosion at the breech. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and shows a matching dark patina with some scattered pitting, markings only partially visible. Brass furniture retains a pleasing mustard surface with clear inscription on sideplate. Brass shows scattered marks from use and one area of loss on the buttplate. Stock shows wear to carving and scattered marks from use and age cracks, as well as an area of damage from the period beneath the lock. A sliver between the front lock tang extending into the forend has been professionally replaced, and some splintering on both sides of the forend has been secured. The ramrod is a well-aged contemporary replacement. PROVENANCE: Ex Charles D. Cook Collection; noted in a 1927 Antiques Magazine article titled “The Firearms of the Queen Anne Period” by Howard M. Chapin and Charles D. Cook. Ex Allen E. Para Collection. This musket is accompanied by a 1997 copy of “The Gun Report” featuring an article on the musket, as well as an archive of research, copies of records pertaining to Tarrant Putnam, Copies of muster rolls, and other important documents and letters regarding Tarrant Putnam from various archival sources. This musket is a National Treasure and was most certainly present when the “Shot Hear ‘Round the World” was fired. 40,000 - 80,000

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1143 - (A) AMERICAN FLINTLOCK MUSKET MARKED TO THE 1ST CONNECTICUT REGIMENT AND SIGNED “M. HILLS”. Manufacturer: Medad Hills Model: Committee of Safety Musket Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 38 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique This musket came from a Sherbourne Estate in Ireland. On page 69 of “Flintlock Fowlers” by Tom Grinslade, in 1776 Medad Hills was contracted to supply muskets to the Connecticut Committee of Safety. Archive records dated February 24th, 1776 show the delivery of 40 guns, 40 bayonets, and 40 belts from Hills in Goshen, Connecticut. The Hill’s gunsmith family in Western Connecticut made guns from about 1750 through the 1790’s. This musket, numbered 14 in two places, is most likely one of these 40 muskets. The 1st Connecticut Regiment was involved in the 1777 New York Campaign, it is quite likely that this musket was captured early in the war and brought back to Europe as a trophy. The 1st Connecticut was authorized in September of 1776 and organized between January and April of 1777 at Norwich, consisting of eight companies. They were also involved in the Philadelphia Campaign and the battle of Monmouth. The regiment was consolidated in January of 1781 with the 8th Connecticut Regiment and re-designated as the 5th Connecticut Regiment. This regiment was disbanded in 1783 at West Point, New York. The musket itself was shortened to its current configuration during the period of use. It has an unmarked, tapered, round barrel with a bayonet lug mounted on top near the muzzle. The rounded lockplate is engraved “M HILLS” in the center and “C / 1 Co” on the tail. The brass furniture is in the style of the short land pattern 2nd Model Brown Bess musket, however the furniture is of American manufacture. the flat sideplate is deeply stamped “14”, the wrist escutcheon has no inscription, buttplate tang is engraved with a large “14”, and most importantly, the trigger guard bow is engraved “1st / CONNCT / 3rd”. The trigger guard was made without a hole for a sling swivel and the trigger floorplate is brass. There are three cast brass ramrod ferrules; the two front ferrules are trumpeted. The full length stock is of English form with the wrist extending into the buttstock. There is a point relief carved beavertail around the barrel tang. The musket is accompanied by a wood analysis from Alden Identification Service; the test indicates that the stock is of American butternut. Complete with a replaced iron ramrod. Complete with a receipt from Al Para, extensive information on Medad Hills, and information on the 1st Connecticut Regiment. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mottled grey patina. Lock retains a brown patina with some light scattered pitting, markings are very good. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. The brass furniture is polished bright but the markings are excellent. The fact that it was found in England accounts for the cleaning. Stock retains a pleasing original finish showing some wear in carrying areas and scattered marks from use. Brass end cap probably replaced after capture. A fantastic signed and regimentally marked Committee of Safety musket that is only one of 40 made, due to its discovery in Europe it most certainly went back to England as a war trophy. PROVENANCE: Purchased in the spring of 2006 by Al Para. 40,000 - 80,000

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1144 - (A) 24TH REGIMENT MARKED SARATOGA CAMPAIGN WAR TROPHY FIRST MODEL LONG LAND PATTERN BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET. Manufacturer: Farmer & Galton Model: Pattern 1756 Long Land First Model Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 46” FFL Status: Antique

According to the description written for Steve Hench by James L. Kochan, this musket is one of about 450 issued in 1766 by the Tower to the 24th Regiment of Foot stationed at Gibralter, to replace a like number lost in service. The 24th Regiment of Foot arrived in Canada and fought in the 1776 and 1777 campaigns and the entire regiment surrendered at Saratoga. Kochan states further that there are at least three examples of regimentally marked Long Lands engraved with a large “24” on the barrel, as on this musket. The others are Dublin Castle-marked muskets with this one being the only known 24th marked Tower musket. Kochan states that according to the records, only 99 of the original 450 Tower muskets issued were still in service with the regiment when it deployed to America in 1776. Many of the arms surrendered at Saratoga in 1777 were taken home as war trophies by the short-term New England militia regiments that composed much of Major General Horatio Gates’ Northern Army. The musket was acquired by C. Keith Wilber from a home in Buckland, Massachusetts. Wilbur was the author of “Picture Book of the Continental Soldier”. The musket is complete with an old tag from Wilber which reads”carried by Pvt. Parker during the Revolutionary War”. According to James Kochan, research conducted in the Revolutionary War records in the National Archives and other repositories indicates that this musket was almost certainly brought back from Saratoga by Private Abraham Parker of Captain Nahum Ward’s Buckland Company of Colonel David Well’s Regiment (also known as 5th Hampshire Regiment), which served as part of Fellow’s Brigade during the Saratoga campaign. Parker was one of only two private soldiers from Hampshire County known to have been at Saratoga and the only one who was part of a Buckland area company. According to an included letter from Eric Schnitzer, the Historian at Saratoga National Historical Park, this musket was definitively issued to a soldier of the 24th Regiment of Foot while in Ireland in 1775 or 1776. He states that with the wrist escutcheon marked “9/21”, the musket was issued to a soldier second to last senior company of the regiment. He said that the soldier that it was issued to would have certainly fought at both Battles of Saratoga. The musket itself is a Pattern 1756 Long Land Brown Bess. The tapered round barrel is marked “FG” at the breech for Farmer and Galton. On top, near the breech are two British ordnance stamps and a large “24” for the 24th Regiment of Foot. The barrel shows the crown stamp for British Ordnance. The bayonet lug mounted on top near the muzzle shows period alterations. The round-faced lock plate is engraved “GALTON / 1762” at the tail and is marked in the center with a large engraved crown over “GR” and broad arrow and crown denoting government ownership. The inside of the lock is marked with a crown over “3”, a “P” in a cartouche, and “FG” for makers Farmer & Galton. Standard brass Pattern 1756 furniture including a convex sideplate and wrist escutcheon deeply inscribed “9/21” indicating that it was the 21st musket distributed to the 9th company. The full-length walnut stock has the classic British form and Brown Bess “bulge” at the ramrod entry ferrule. There is a small crown and numeral stamped just behind the rear trigger guard tang. Complete with replaced iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mottled grey patina with some heavier corrosion at breech. Mainspring is contemporary replacement. British ordnance proofs show wear but are still visible. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and shows a matching mottled grey patina with some wear to markings and light scattered pitting. Cock has a period repair and frizzen has been replaced. Brass furniture is polished bright and markings on escutcheon are deep, furniture shows scattered marks from use. Stock shows scattered marks from use and some chipping around pins and minor age cracks. Minor wood replaced around one barrel pin on left side. Stock shows edge wear and a later coat of finish. Sling swivels replaced. The replaced parts were done before the item was sold at Skinner Auctions. Overall, in remarkable condition for the age and service that this musket saw in the American Revolution. An extremely historic Brown Bess identified to a Regiment, a soldier, and to the Battle of Saratoga. PROVENANCE: This musket sold as lot 16 as part of the C. Keith Wilbur Collection at Skinner Auctions on January 24, 2011. Purchased from James L. Kochan. NOTE: The associated Pattern 1768 bayonet in the following lot came with this musket and was also attributed by Wilber to Private Parker. The bayonet marked to the 31st Regiment. 20,000 - 40,000

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1145 - BAYONET MARKED TO THE 31ST REGIMENT COMPLETE WITH SCABBARD AND STRAP. Regimentally marked Revolutionary War period bayonets are extremely rare, especially those with their scabbards. This wonderful bayonet grouping is complete with an old yellow tag which reads “Bayonet to Brown Bess carried by Private Parker in Revolution”, as well as a smaller tag that reads “First Model Brown Bess carried by Pvt Parker during the Revolution”. This bayonet was found with the musket marked to the 24th Regiment, which is also in this sale and is the proceeding lot. The 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot arrived in 1776 in Quebec to fight in the Revolutionary War. They were involved at the Siege of Fort Ticonderoga and the Battle of Saratoga. They returned to Quebec at the end of the war, and returned to England in 1787. This 1st Model Brown Bess bayonet measures 21-1/2” in length overall with a 16-3/4” triangular blade marked on the flat side near the top with a crown over 6, as well as a star. The socket measures about 3-15/16” in length and is inscribed “31 / c D”. The bayonet is complete with its original, American made, black leather scabbard and buckskin frog and strap. CONDITION: Bayonet has been cleaned and shows some scattered areas of pitting, heavy in some areas. There is a minor crack below the ring at the top of the socket and one other minor hole. The bayonet now retains a mostly polished surface. The leather scabbard shows most of its original surface with crazing and minor surface cracking, about 1” missing at the tip. Strap is excellent, showing some staining and some crazing to surface. An extremely important Revolutionary War bayonet with excellent provenance. PROVENANCE: Purchased from James L. Kochan. 2,000 - 4,000

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1146 - (A) HISTORIC MASSACHUSETTS COMMITTEE OF SAFETY CARBINE INSCRIBED BENJAMIN HURD JR. 1775 CHARLESTOWN. Manufacturer: Massachusetts Model: Committee of Safety Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 37-1/4” FFL Status: Antique According to Wyman’s “The Genealogies and and Estates of Charlestown”, Benjamin Hurd, Jr. was born in 1744 and died at the age of 77 in 1821. This would have made him 31 years old in 1775, when he probably participated in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Benjamin Hurd, Jr. was listed as a merchant and in Wyman’s listing of his estate, he is referred to as “B.H. Jr.” According pages 328-330 of the 1882 printing of “The Memorial History of Boston” by Justin Winsor, a “Committee of Correspondence was chosen in 1773 and among the most prominently identified persons with these proceedings was Benjamin Hurd. On November 26, 1774 a committee was chosen to see that the resolves of the “grand American Congress” and of the Provincial Congress were duly executed, so far as they related to Boston.” It also states that Benjamin Hurd Jr. was chosen for this committee. Hurd was also the town Treasurer of Charleston between 1772 and 1776. His home was burned during the Battle of Bunker Hill, according to the Sons of the American Revolution. On page 133 of “Massachusetts Officers and Soldiers in 17th Century Conflicts”, a Benjamin Hurd is listed on October 19, 1775 as enlisted under Commanding officer Poole. The Carbine itself has an unmarked round three-stage barrel with bayonet lug mounted on top, near the muzzle. The lock is a period replacement and is unmarked. The American-manufactured brass furniture includes a shaped wrist escutcheon inscribed “Benja / Hurd jr /1775”, a Brown Bess style buttplate with tang inscribed “Charlestown / No. 16”, a flat unengraved pierced sideplate, and a cast triggerguard with simplified acorn finial and brass sling swivel. There are four fabricated brass ramrod ferrules, the foremost is trumpeted, and a brass band around the forend tip. The full-length stock appears to be cherry and has a British Profile, there are relief-carved panels around the lock and sideplate. Complete with a period American ramrod, probably original to the fusil. Complete with a file of documentation on Benjamin Hurd, Jr. and the Battle of Bunker Hill. CONDITION: Dry untouched and “as found” condition. Barrel retains a heavy brown patina, lock retains a matching patina and is in its original flintlock configuration. Cock replaced. Brass furniture retains a dark unpolished patina. Stock has its original finish and a dark, dry surface. Shows some scattered marks from use, chipping around lock, and minor losses and cracking along forend. It would be hard to find a better Committee of Safety gun, as this example is dated and identified to an individual and town. PROVENANCE: Purchased from James L. Kochan. Previously sold by the Hurd family at Northeast Auctions in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 40,000 - 80,000

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1147 - LARGE PERIOD ENGRAVING BY J. G. MULLER: THE BATTLE AT BUNKER’S HILL NEAR BOSTON Measures 34 - 3/4” by 26 - 1/2” including the frame. Professionally framed in a gilt and black wooden frame. This fine hand colored engraving is marked in the left corner “painted by John Trumbull Esqr” and in the left corner “engraved by J. G. Muller”. In the center it is marked “Published March 1798 by A. C. Poggi No 91 New Bond Street” and in large decorative decorative letters “The Battle of Bunker’s Hill Near Boston”. CONDITION: Excellent. PROVENANCE: Purchased from James Kilvington. 1,000 - 2,000

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1148 - 18TH CENTURY SPONTOON PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. For a similar example, see figure 15 on page 71 of “Indian Tomahawks and Frontiersman Belt Axes” by Hartzler and Knowles. This tomahawk dates to the Revolutionary War period and has a well forged head of 9-3/8”, the tomahawk portion is 5-7/8” with a double edged diamond section blade followed by two spurs and two sets of incised lines. The rounded bowl is forged in the saddle fashion around the eye and has a relief ring at the opening. The period haft has an integral wooden mouthpiece and a piece of leather reinforcing the fit around the eye. CONDITION: Head retains a brown patina with some areas of minor pitting. Haft retains a dry surface with some minor deterioration on left side. A very nice pipe tomahawk with fantastic form. 5,000 - 8,000

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1149 - (A) EXTRAORDINARY AND EARLY RELIEF CARVED HUDSON VALLEY FLINTLOCK FOWLER. Manufacturer: Hudson Valley Model: Fowler Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 60 - 1/8” FFL Status: Antique This fowler is featured on pages 59-60 of “Accouterments V” by James R. Johnston. It dates to the mid-18th century. For an example with similar form and a nearly identical sideplate, see plate HV9 on page 141 of “Flintlock Fowlers” by Tom Grinslade. For an example with very similar carving see HV15 on page 147 of the same publication. Long, tapered barrel with brass front dovetailed blade sight and notched rear sight. Top flat towards breech with convex flute extending into tang. Left side of breech shows private English view and proof marks, as well as a series of bands. The rounded lockplate is decorated with scroll designs and features and early, unbridled pan. The frizzen has been relined during the period of use. The iron trigger features a rearward facing curl. Pierced brass sideplate with flat faces in a scroll pattern. Brass buttplate features an urn finial. The trigger guard has a fluted bow and terminates with an arrow at both ends. Early ramrod ferrules with ring turnings. The highly figured maple stock is of early form. There are relief carved panels around the lock and sideplate terminating at both ends with acanthus leaf designs. There are ornate symmetrical foliate designs around the barrel tang, on both sides of the trigger guard tang, and behind the ramrod entry ferrule. There is a relief molded border along the entirety of the ramrod channel. CONDITION: Overall, very good with a dark, untouched patina on all surfaces. The barrel retains a dark brown patina with some corrosion at breech and some areas of early blue finish. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a dark, heavy brown patina. Brass is unpolished and retains a dark mustard patina. Some minor splinters professionally replaced along forend, especially the last couple inches at muzzle. Ramrod is period and is probably original. A very fine, early, and highly carved Hudson Valley fowler in fantastic condition. PROVENANCE: Found in England in recent years likely taken back as a war trophy or by a New York Loyalist. Ex. Alan Para. 30,000 - 50,000

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1150 - (A) EARLY BERKS COUNTY FLINTLOCK BUCK AND BALL RIFLE INSCRIBED “ATL” AND ATTRIBUTED TO ANTHONY LEE. Manufacturer: Berks County Model: Kentucky Fowler Caliber/Bore: .54 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 48 - 1/2” FFL Status: Antique This rifle is pictured on page 84 on a full page in “Berks County Long Rifles and Gunmakers 1750-1900” by Patrick Hornberger. Round, tapered, smoothbore barrel with heavy walls and a hooked breech. Silver front sight and a notch in rear tang. Barrel is retained by four iron keys surrounded by silver escutcheons on both sides. Rounded lockplate with scalloped decorative frizzen spring. The brass furniture includes a simple Berks County style two piece patchbox and a wide buttplate with patchbox release button on top of three-stage tang. Sideplate is rounded and in the French style, terminating at the back in a point. The trigger guard shows Bucks County influence with a tombstone at the rear tang and a rounded Fleur-de-Lis final at the front tang. Brass nosecap and ramrod ferrules, the entry ferrule with a thumbnail shaped tang, similar to those seen in Bucks County. There is an ovoid shaped wrist escutcheon decorated with tooled borders and a monogram “ATL” in script, possibly denoting ownership by Anthony Lee, an early family in Oley, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Full length, partially figured maple stock of early Berks County form with wrist extending into buttstock and raised panels around lock and sideplate. Complete with original ramrod. This rifle was probably made circa 1775-1790 in Oley Township, Pennsylvania. CONDITION: Excellent, untouched, and “as found”. Barrel and lock retain a dry, brown patina. Lock has some minor deterioration to surface and a small piece of the pan cover on the frizzen is missing. Brass and silver furniture is unpolished and retains a dark mustard patina. The stock retains its original finish which has darkened in some of the protected areas. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. This is a very nice, untouched Berks County rifle. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Patrick Donnelly. Patrick found the rifle in Berks County. It is complete with the book “Berks County Church Records of the 18th Century”, which identifies Lee. 15,000 - 30,000

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1151 - (A) EARLY AMERICAN FLINTLOCK RIFLE EXTENSIVELY CARVED AND BY THE SAME HAND AS #42 IN SHUMWAY’S BOOK. Manufacturer: Moravian, Attributed Model: Flintlock Rifle Caliber/Bore: .70 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 57 - 3/8” FFL Status: Antique This rifle is featured on pages 209-210 of “Moravian Gunmaking II” by Robert Lienneman. It was also exhibited in the Moravian Rifle’s President’s display in June 2019 at the Kentucky Rifle Association annual convention. The similarities in the carving identify this rifle to be by the same hand as No. 42 in George Shumway’s “Rifles of Colonial American Vol. I”. According to the wood analysis results by Alden Identification Service in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, the wood has been identified as birch. There are five species in Eastern North America. A copy of this letter is included. This early rifle shows heavy German and European influence. The full length octagonal barrel has a swamped muzzle and a brass dovetailed front sight as well as an iron rear sight. On the top near the breech there is a dagger stamp which has also been observed on several other early American arms. The massive early banana lock measures 7” overall and has beveled edges as well as two molded sections at the tail. The center is engraved “POTZDAM MAGAZ.”. The brass furniture includes an early trigger guard retained on the back tang with a screw as can be observed in other early Moravian, as well as Bucks County rifles. Both the front and the rear trigger guard finials are in the shape of a trefoil. The iron floorplate also terminates in a trefoil and the trigger has a heavy rearward curl, which was also common on early Moravian and Bucks County firearms. The brass buttplate tang also terminates with a trefoil, as well as the ramrod entry ferrule tang. There are flower shaped brass inlays around both of the lock retaining screws. The full length birch stock is of classic early form and has a curved relief cheekpiece with incised floral scrolls on both sides. The right side of the buttstock shows incised engraving stemming from the comb into the buttstock with flowing foliate scrolls and terminating in three folky flowers. There are relief carved panels terminating in teardrops around the lock and sideplate. There is another relief trefoil carved around the barrel tang. There is incised cameo carving around the front of the trigger guard terminating in a trefoil. There is relief cameo carving around the ramrod entry ferrule. There is a horn nosecap at the tip. Complete with a period, proper, probably original, horn tipped wooden ramrod with an original iron worm at the opposite end. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mottled grey patina and lock retains a matching patina. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and shows some light scattered pitting. Brass retains a mostly dark, mustard, unpolished patina. The front three ramrod ferrules are contemporary replacements. A small portion of the buttplate tang has been professionally restored. The stock retains much of its dark original finish, showing some wear in handling areas, about 32” of the forend have been professionally restored. A couple minor pieces have been replaced around the lock and there is a small chip in front of the lock tang. Complete with the wood analysis results and wood sample. A very nice and early rifle with a Moravian attribution. PROVENANCE: Purchased from David Kleiner. 12,000 - 25,000

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1152 - (A) EARLY FLINTLOCK FOWLER ATTRIBUTED TO PETER NEIHART. Manufacturer: Peter Neihart Model: Flintlock Fowler Caliber/Bore: .72 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 54 - 7/8” FFL Status: Antique This rifle is photographed and featured on pages 173-178 of “Moravian Gunmaking II” by Robert P. Leinemann. Peter Neihart was born in 1743 and died in 1813. He worked in Whitehall Township, Northampton County and is regarded today as a grand master of the region. His architecturally graceful rifles present many Germanic features which reflect the influence of the Moravian masters at Christian Springs, but Neihart’s guns usually do not present the pronounced buttstock curvature seen in the guns of the later, fullydeveloped Lehigh pattern. Neihart’s work is not commonly encountered today and any genuine specimen can be regarded as a rarity. This rifle has a tapered, round barrel with a small brass front sight and a dovetailed notched rear sight. There are private English view and proof marks on the left side of the breech. The rounded trade lock has some scroll decoration, a detached pan, and a long frizzen spring finial. The brass furniture includes a sideplate in the Moravian style and an early, cast trigger guard with trifid finial on front tang. Buttplate measures 2” across the back with a tang in the German or Dutch style. Open-ended Northampton County nosecap and early turned ramrod ferrules. Full length, partially figured maple stock in the early Northampton County style. Decorated around the comb with a rope border and on both sides of the wrist with C-scrolls and chevrons. There are relief carved C-scrolls and foliate designs around the barrel tang, as well as surrounding the ramrod entry ferrule. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with some scattered dark spots and some corrosion at breech. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a dark grey patina. Lock is replaced but of the correct style. Brass furniture shows some marks from use and casting flaws and retains a polished surface. Some minor pieces replaced around lock and one sliver along barrel on left side of forend. Stock retains a mostly dark patina with some age cracks and scattered marks. Buttplate shows some cracking and minor losses. This is a very nice and early fowler by one of the scarcest Northampton County makers. PROVENANCE: Ex. Steve Fuller. 7,500 - 12,500

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1153 - (A) FULLSTOCK FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED PETER ANGSTADT. Manufacturer: Peter Angstadt Model: Kentucky Rifle Caliber/Bore: .50 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 40 - 1/4” FFL Status: Antique Peter Angstadt (1783-1815) worked in Rockland Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. For a similar example with a nearly identical patchbox, see rifle number 20 on page 56 in the book “Berks County Longrifles & Gunmakers 1750 1900” by Patrick Hornberger. Another rifle with an identical patchbox was sold September 26th, 2018 by Morphy Auctions as Lot 79 as part of the property of Walter O’Connor. That Angstadt rifle was used by John Wayne in the movies “Allegheny Uprising” and “The Kentuckian”. Full octagonal barrel signed with partially visible signature of Peter Angstadt, as well as a folky engraved Indian head on the top flat near the breech. Both sights mounted on the top flat have double lines engraved both in front of and behind them. Flat lockplate with beveled edges and a faceted pan. The brass furniture includes a four piece patchbox engraved with folky scrolls and stars. The flat sideplate with beveled edges is engraved en suite. There is a silver half moon inlaid above the relief cheekpiece on the left side and a silver oval shaped wrist escutcheon inscribed with block letters “IM”. There are ovoid shaped brass escutcheons around the barrel pins on both sides of the forend. The full length partially figured maple stock shows Lehigh County influence and terminates with an open-ended brass nosecap. The rifle is complete with its original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a heavy brown patina. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass retains a mellow, light mustard patina. Stock retains much of its original finish with areas of handling wear. This rifle is in completely as found and untouched condition. The rifle was slightly shortened during the period of use, perhaps about 1-1/2”. A very nice signed Allemeangel rifle. 7,000 - 12,000

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1154 - SCARCE FRAMED INDENTURE SIGNED BY GUNSMITH PETER ANGSTADT. Measures 30-1/2” x 18-3/8” including frame. The document itself measures about 27” x 14-3/4”. The vellum indenture is dated 1798 and is signed by the High Sheriff of Berks County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is for a land indenture in Berks County. Both sides are visible with double sided glass mounts. The back shows the paper seal of the Notary Office of Berks County; it is signed by Peter Angstadt. CONDITION: The indenture shows visible fold marks with some darkening in the creases. There are no tears or losses, but some scattered areas of yellowing. Seal is complete and visible and some ink on the back is beginning to thin. The figured maple frame is excellent and sound. A scarce and well displayed item to accompany and Angstadt rifle or for any collector of Berks County rifles. 1,500 - 2,500

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1155 - (A) SCARCE BRITISH PATTERN 1757 SEA SERVICE MUSKET DATED 1759 BY RICHARD EDGE. Manufacturer: Richard Edge Model: Pattern 1757 Sea Service Caliber/Bore: .75 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 41 - 7/8” FFL Status: Antique This musket is shown in plate M.21 on page 66-67 of George S. Neumann’s book “The History of Weapons of the American Revolution”. Round iron smoothbore barrel with traces of tower proofs on the top near breech and a small British Ordnance crown stamped at the back of the tang. The flat Pattern 1757 lockplate is inscribed with a large crown over “GR” in center, and is stamped with a crown over broad arrow under the unbridled pan. The tail is inscribed vertically “EDGE / 1759”. Furniture is standard Pattern 1757 Sea Service, including the simplified trigger with ball finial at the front, and thick brass buttplate. The partially figured walnut stock is of classic British form with a bulge at the ramrod entry ferrule and a relief beaver tail carved around the barrel tang. Complete with a replaced brass tipped wooden ramrod of the correct style. CONDITION: Very good overall. Barrel has been cleaned and retains a light grey surface with some light pitting overall. Lock has also been cleaned and has some areas of light pitting but is in its original flintlock configuration with excellent markings. Brass retains a mellowing patina and shows some scattered marks from use. Stock shows some scattered marks and a minor loss at the front of the lock tang, and one at the tail, as well as a few cracks in the lock area. This model is rarely encountered, especially in this condition, as these muskets saw heavy use during the Revolutionary War. PROVENANCE: George Neumann Collection. 6,000 - 12,000

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1156 - (A) 1761 DATED AMERICAN STOCKED FLINTLOCK TRADE FOWLER. Manufacturer: American Model: Trade Fowler Caliber/Bore: .70 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 42 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique Considered to be in the Type G category of trade guns, which are highly desirable. Three-stage round American made smoothbore barrel without any markings and with a relief wedding band at the breech. Trade lock with banana plate engraved with scrolls, unbridled pan. The brass furniture includes American-made British style hardware. The symmetrical wrist escutcheon has tooled borders and is inscribed “G.B. 1761”. The triggerguard finial is engraved with an acanthus leaf and a cross-hatched design on the bow. The four-stage buttplate tang is engraved with a star, an acorn and other designs. Serpent style sideplate engraved with stars and borders. Entry ferrule of sheet tin and other two of sheet brass. Stock of cherry and with English form and an elongated wrist. Complete with probably its original wooden ramrod with bulbous tip. The fowler is accompanied by an Alden Identification Service wood analysis, which identifies the wood as American black cherry. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark heavy patina. Lock retains a brown patina and is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass shows some wear and scattered marks and retains a mellow mustard patine. Buttplate was repaired during period of use. Stock excellent with a few light scattered marks. A very nice dated trade fowler. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Phil Meade, who is now the Curator of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 6,000 - 12,000

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1157 - (A) VERY EARLY DUTCH FLINTLOCK TRADE FOWLER. Manufacturer: Dutch Model: Fowler Caliber/Bore: .60 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 46 - 15/16” FFL Status: Antique Tapered smoothbore iron barrel with top flat and faceted breech section. Small brass half moon sight applied to top near muzzle. Early banana lockplate with rounded face, unbridled pan, and decorated with thin relief molding around outside edge. Iron furniture of classic Dutch or Germanic form, including a symmetrical wrist escutcheon, a five stage buttplate tang decorated with foliate scrolls, a pierced sideplate with scrollwork and a sea serpent. Early trigger guard terminating at both ends with an arrow. Turned ramrod ferrules. Plain walnut stock of early Dutch form carved with relief teardrop around barrel tang and sideplate. Complete with period, probably original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a heavy, dark patina with scattered spotting and some corrosion, especially around pan and breech. Furniture retains a mostly dark patina with some scattered areas of heavy surface patina or minor corrosion. Foremost ramrod ferrule is a later replacement and ramrod entry ferrule shows some losses at point of entry. Stock shows heavy wear from carrying and smoothing to carving. There are some scattered marks from use and some splinters absent along both sides of forend, some pieces of forend have been reattached with a few minor slivers having been professionally replaced. PROVENANCE: Ex. Ed Louer, Wallace Gusler Collection (inside of trigger guard bow is marked “GUSLER 58”). A very fine and early Dutch trade fowler. Examples in this condition are rarely sold. 6,000 - 12,000

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1158 - (A) FULLSTOCK FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED JOHN MOLL, DATED 1817. Manufacturer: John Moll Model: Kentucky Rifle Caliber/Bore: .52 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 41” FFL Status: Antique The fully octagonal barrel has a brass front sight and an iron rear sight centered on the block. Both have engraved lines in front of and behind them on the top flat. The barrel is signed in script “John Moll No 3 1817”. The flat lockplate is engraved with designs and marked “T DEAN” in the center. The brass furniture includes the classic two piece Moll patchbox with stylized Fleur-de-Lis finial, and a convex lid inscribed with a stylized “D” as well as a duck. Typical Lehigh buttplate and flat sideplate terminating with an arrow in the back. The small toeplate is engraved with a flower around the screw and the brass nosecap is open-ended, exposing the wood, as is typically seen in Lehigh County. Maple stock of early Lehigh form with stepped wrist and a carved small cheekpiece on the left side of the buttstock. The stock is decorated entirely with faux striping. Complete with its original wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina showing some wear to signature and some scattered denting. Lock retains a grey patina and has been professionally reconverted to flint. Brass furniture is unpolished and retains a dark mustard patina. The stock retains most of its original faux striped finish with some wear in typical areas from carrying. A very attractive, signed and dated Lehigh County rifle with a great folk art appearance and excellent architecture. 6,000 - 10,000

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1159 - (A) FINE CARVED FLINTLOCK RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO HENRY MAUGER. Manufacturer: Henry Mauger, Attributed Model: Kentucky Longrifle Caliber/Bore: .56 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 40 - 3/4â&#x20AC;? FFL Status: Antique The carving form and furniture on this rifle indicate that it was made by Henry Mauger in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The rifle has an octagonal smoothbore barrel with small dovetailed from sight and notched rear sight centered on the block. Flat, unmarked lockplate. Classic Berks County brass sideplate with beveled edges. Buttplate tang with two deep flutes and faceted trigger guard with thumbnail on front of tang. Brass open ended nosecap and faceted ramrod ferrules. Full length, highly figured maple stock with fine symmetrical incised foliate carving around barrel tang and deeply fluted C-scrolls on left side behind cheekpiece. Flutes are decorated with salmon paint. Complete with original brass tipped wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark, brown, even patina. Lock has been replaced and retains a spotted brown patina. Brass furniture retains a very dark unpolished patina. Trigger guard missing about 1â&#x20AC;? at back tang. Stock retains much of original crazed finish with a pleasing orange color. Much of salmon paint remains in fluted areas of carving. A very attractive rifle with wonderful Berks County form. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Rudy Gleichman. 5,000 - 8,000

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1160 - (A) SCARCE TRANSITIONAL FRENCH MODEL 1717/1728 FLINTLOCK CARBINE. Manufacturer: French Model: 1717/28 Carbine Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 36-1/2â&#x20AC;? FFL Status: Antique Iron two-stage smoothbore barrel with bayonet lug mounted on top, near muzzle. Early lockplate with traces of manufacturer markings in center. A brass washer was added to the joint between the pan and frizzen to tighten it during the period of use, probably by an American. French 1717 pattern iron furniture. Walnut stock of classic early French form. Complete with period iron ramrod. CONDITION: As found and untouched. Barrel and lock retain a dark patina with scattered areas of pitting. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration. Furniture retains a matching patina. Ring and ring mount behing sideplate are absent, as well as the end-cap. Stock shows wear and minor splinters missing on both sides of forend. This carbine most certainly saw use by American forces during the Revolutionary War. French carbines are exceedingly rare. 4,000 - 8,000

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1161 - (A) SIGNED JACOB STOUDENOUR FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE. Manufacturer: Jacob Stoudenour Model: Flintlock Kentucky Caliber/Bore: .44 Rifled Barrel Length: 45 - 7/8” FFL Status: Antique The heavy, full octagonal barrel is signed “JS” is script surrounded by two pendants. the flat lockplate has a section of molding at the tail and beveled edges. The brass furniture includes a classic Bedford County, Pennsylvania four piece patchbox with six piercings and is engraved with flowers and scrolls. The full, flat, brass sideplate is engraved en suite. The rifle features a single set trigger and a small unengraved brass oval wearplate on the forend. There is also a nice, period, pinned brass repair between the lock and the barrel tang. There are two silver teardrop inlays, one on each side of the wrist, and a silver wrist escutcheon on the top. Above the cheekpiece there is a well engraved eagle. The full length partially figured maple stock is of classic Bedford County form and is relief carved on both sides of the cheekpiece with scrolls and feathering. There are also relief panels around the lock and sideplate, as well as in front of the lock and sideplate, with incised carved “X” patterns. Complete with a later wooden ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy, dark, corroded surface with a still visible signature. The lock has been professionally reconverted to flintlock configuration. The brass furniture retains a very dark, untouched patina. Silver inlays have been lightly polished. The stock retains much of its original dark finish with scattered areas of chipping to finish and wear. There are a couple minor slivers replaced around the lock molding and one minor splinter along the left side of the forend. For the most part, this rifle is in untouched, attic condition and is en excellent example of the high quality work that Jacob Stoudenour was capable of. 4,000 - 8,000

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1162 - (A) EXTREMELY RARE FRENCH MODEL 1733 FLINTLOCK CAVALRY CARBINE. Manufacturer: French Model: 1733 Cavalry Carbine Caliber/Bore: .67 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 31” FFL Status: Antique Very few of these are known to exist and according to George C. Neumann, this pattern is considered to be one of the arms supplied by France to the American rebels during the Revolutionary War. There is little doubt that this example, with the modification of removing the saddle bar and replacing the lock during the period with a British lock, signify that this was an American used carbine. For another example of this rare pattern, see plate 130.MM on page 180 of “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. About 25,000 were originally produced. The iron barrel has a faceted breech section and sights mounted on top. The lock was replaced during the period and is English. The rounded lockplate is engraved with scrolls and is marked “J HORTON” in the center, pan is unbridled. The furniture is French Pattern 1733 and the sideplate and triggerguard are identical to those found on the French 1733 Dragoon pistols. The buttplate tang finial is done in the shape of a fleur-de-lis. There is a brass band near the muzzle, as on the 1733 pistols. An iron sling swivel is mounted on the forend and one originally was attached to the back of the triggerguard tang, but was removed during the period. The iron saddle bar originally was mounted on the left side, but was removed during the period. Now, only the original iron finial from the bar remains attached to the forearm. The full-length walnut stock is of classic French form and has relief-carved teardrops around the lock cavity, sideplate, barrel tang, and ramrod entry ferrule. Again, this is the same carving found on the French 1733 pistols. Complete with a period iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark brown patina. Lock is in its original flintlock configuration and retains a dark patina. Brass retains a pleasing mustard patina. Stock very good showing some wear and scattered marks from use, one minor area replaced around back of lock tang. A very scarce and important Revolutionary War carbine. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Gerald Neaves. 4,000 - 8,000

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1163 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 4-3/8” Overall Length: 13-7/8” For a similar example, see Figure 88 on page 158 of “Indian Tomahawks & Frontiersmen Belt Axes” by Hartzler and Knowles. The head measures 7-1/4” in length including the 1-3/8” tulip-shaped bowl. Blade of 4-3/8” with 2-5/8” crescent cutting edge. Tear drop-shaped eye with moldings on each side, construction of layered steel. Haft appears to be original and measures 13-7/8” in length including 1/4” mouthpiece. CONDITION: Head retains a grey patina with some de-lamination. Haft retains an original surface with some carrying wear and a smooth patina. A very nice Eastern Woodland pipe tomahawk. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bill Basco, who found this piece in western Pennsylvania. 4,000 - 8,000

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1164 - IMPORTANT PIPE TOMAHAWK WITH SPIKE ATTACHMENT, SIGNED A. MADISON. Blade Length: 4-1/4” Overall Length: 21-1/2” This tomahawk is shown in Figure 2 on page 242 of “Indian Tomahawks and Frontiersmen Axes” by Hartzler and Knowles. The hand-forged iron head measure 7-7/8” and about 11-1/4” including the removable spike. The blade measures 4-1/4” and is stamped “A. MADISON.” on the left side in large block letters. Head features relief chevron and blade moldings. Iron pipe with turned moldings. There is a removable iron spike of 3-1/8” with a protruding wooden plug which can be inserted into the pipe. Original ash haft of 21-1/2” with tapered mouthpiece. This tomahawk was found in Wallingford, Vermont. CONDITION: Head retains a dark heavy brown patina with clear markings and some marring to cutting edge, bowl flattened somewhat due to use as a hammer at some time. Spike retains a matching patina. Haft retains a smooth original surface with some separated age cracks on each side. A rare and well-marked pipe tomahawk. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bill Myers. 8,000 - 15,000

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1165 - EARLY HALBERD TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 3 - 1/2” Overall Length: 26 - 3/4” Head measures 5-7/8” with a 3-1/2” crescent cutting edge. Hand forged iron construction with a 3” spike with flat sides. Head is mounted to an iron pole which is set into a conical iron ferrule at the top of the haft. Haft measures 22-3/8”. CONDITION: Head and ferrule retain heavy brown patina and show some corrosion and surface rust. Original haft has a dry surface with some losses, cracking, and raised grain. A very nice Revolutionary War era tomahawk. 3,000 - 5,000

1166 - EARLY SPIKE TOMAHAWK WITH ORIGINAL HAFT. Blade Length: 3” Overall Length: 21 - 1/4” Head measures 11 - 1/2 “ in length including 6-3/4” tampered spike. The blade has a crescent 3 - 1/4 “ cutting edge. The ash haft measures 21-1/4 “ in length and has two early nails reinforcing it above the eye. CONDITION: As found, the head has a dry dark patina overall. Haft retains a dark dry untouched surface. A very attractive spiked tomahawk with great form. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Rick Kosack, who found the piece in Port Hudson, New York. 2,500 - 4,500 182

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1167 - IRON RIFLEMAN’S AXE WITH PERIOD HAFT. Blade Length: 2-3/4” Overall Length: 19” Hand forged iron head of 4 - 3/4” with a crescent 2 -7/8” cutting head and a flat section opposite the blade. The period, probably original ash haft is reinforced on top around the eye with three rose head nails. There are remnants of the original leather washer. CONDITION: Head retains a dry heavy brown patina with minor nicks to edge and some corrosion. Haft retains a dry surface with some cracking along grain. 1,500 - 3,000

1168 - LOT OF 2: TIN 19TH CENTURY CANTEENS Comprising: A) The body of this tin canteen measures 6-1/2”, excluding 1” spout, the back is concave and there are two rectangular loops for sling attachment. Complete with early, possibly original wooden plug and a later leather carrying strap. CONDITION: Very good with some denting to convex front face. B) Body measures 5-3/4”, excluding 1” spout. Back is flat. There are two round ferrules for strong attachment on each side, complete with a later woven carrying sling and associated wooden plug. 300 - 600

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1169 - LOT OF 3: TWO EARLY HANDFORGED IRON LADLES FOUND IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND EARLY IRON TENT STAKE. Comprising: A+B) Matching set of two 18th century handforged ladles, one with a deep bowl and the other pierced with straining holes. One measures 22-1/2” and the other 21-1/4”. The pair was found in southwestern Virginia. CONDITION: Both retain a matching heavy brown patina, and one with some losses to the edge of front of bowl. C) A handforged iron tent stake of 13-1/2” length with a tapered spike. CONDITION: Very good with a dark grey patina. 300 - 600

1170 - EARLY IRON PICKAXE. Measures 8-1/4” in length with a 3-1/4” cutting edge and a 3-1/2” pick. Hand forged iron construction with a steel cutting edge and two lobes, a lobe on each side of the oval eye. The ax blade is of early form, perhaps 1770. CONDITION: Probably dug, retaining a heavy, corroroded surface with some losses to lobe on right side. 300 - 500

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1171 - LEAD POURING LADLE FOUND IN VALLEY FORGE AREA, EX DUMONT, RUDY GLEICHMAN. Measure approximately 30” in length overall and is of blacksmith constructed iron. Bowl measures about 5” in diameter with a pouring notch on the left side. The 24-1/2” extended handle terminates in a hook. This ladle was found in the area surrounding Valley Forge and was most certainly an American made lead pouring ladle used by a soldier at Valley Forge. CONDITION: Very good, as dug. Dark, heavy, corroded patina overall. Handle shows some bending. Bowl shows some nicks to edges. PROVENANCE: DuMont Collection, Rudy Gleichman Collection. 250 - 450 1172 - LOT OF 3: THREE IMPORTANT REVOLUTIONARY WAR REGIMENTALLY MARKED BUTTONS. A) A cast pewter 34th Regiment of Foot Button. The 34th regiment was dispatched to Canada in spring 1776 and, while participating in numerous small skirmishes, drove out the American forces and forced then to abandon Fort Ticonderoga in July 1777. A detachment of the regiment under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Barry St. Leger also took part in the unsuccessful siege of Fort Stanwix. Captain Alexander Fraser, a veteran of the French and Indian War serving with the regiment, commanded what became known as the Company of Select Marksmen and saw action as skirmishers during the Saratoga campaign in autumn 1777. A number of other officers and other ranks, including Lieutenant Bright Nodder, were captured by the American forces and held as part of the Convention Army. The button has a convex face with relief “34” in the center and a tooled border around the perimeter. CONDITION: Button is in good condition but missing the iron loop on the back. B) Dug cast pewter British 21st Regiment Revolutionary War coat button. The 21st Regiment or Royal North British Fuziliers represented Scotland during the American Revolution. The regiment saw action at the Siege of Fort Ticonderoga in July 1777. The button was dug and has a recessed “21” in the center with a stamped crown above and Scottish thistle below. CONDITION: Dug condition with some corrosion and some losses to edges, iron loop on back is mostly deteriorated. C) A cast pewter 24th Regiment of Foot button. This large enlisted man’s pattern has a large relief “24” in the center. The 24th Regiment was involved in the 1777 Burgoyne Campaign in Saratoga, New York. CONDITION: Probably dug with some corrosion on surface and some losses to edges. Iron loop on back is mostly deteriorated. 600 - 1,200

1173 - HESSIAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR HANGER WITH SCABBARD EX. GEORGE NEUMANN COLLECTION. Blade Length: 23” Overall Length: 29-1/2” This sword bears the signed tag from the George C. Neumann Collection. This sword is pictured and described in plate 39.SS on page 316 of his book “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution”. Circa 1740-1780, this German hanger has a slightly curved steel blade with flat sides, indistinct maker’s mark on right side of ricasso. The heart-shaped guard with recessed panels on both sides and forward facing quillon stamped with cartouche of crossed hammer and sickle. Spiraling cast brass grip and two-piece cast brass pommel with integral capstan. Complete with later associated scabbard of brown leather with red painted surface. CONDITION: Blade retains a dark pitted surface with some nicks to edge. Hilt retains a mustard patina with darker patina in protected areas. Scabbard very good. PROVENANCE: George S. Neumann Collection. 1,200 - 2,000

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1174 - RARE ENGRAVED PHILADELPHIA POWDER HORN DATED 1775. Philadelphia powder horns are extremely scarce. This diminutive example measures about 7-1/2” in length and features a spout section with a series of turnings and incised bands. The edge of the engraved section is scalloped. The center of the horn is engraved with a large British crest with the phrase above reading “I POUDER MITH / MY BROTHER : BALL / HERO LIKE DOTH CON / QUER / ALL”. Other engraved designs include two warships, a cityscape labeled “PHELADELPHIA” above another cityscape labeled “NEW YORK”. It is inscribed “1775” near the base. Also near the base is another sailing vessel and an engraved Liberty pole labeled “LIBERTY POLE”. The wooden plug is slightly convex and is carved with a hex sign style star. CONDITION: Very good, showing a pleasing dark honey patina with some carry wear on one side. Wooden plug is dry with traces of finish. One wooden pin is replaced with a steel pin. PROVENANCE: Ex. John S. DuMont, Purchased from Gordon Barlow. 8,000 - 15,000

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1175 - EXCEPTIONAL ENGRAVED FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR POWDER HORN OF JOHN NORTON, SIGNED BY MAKER JOHN ROUS. Curved body of about 11-1/2” with vase shaped-spout section carved with two relief rings and trumpeting at the tip. The main body is engraved “JOHN ROUS The maker” around the base. There is a detailed depiction of an English Grenadier officer with a mitre cap labeled “John Norton/ His horn”. Below the officer, there is a scene of three detailed Native Americans, one with a tomahawk and knife. A detailed British crest is shown on one side, surrounded by a floral vine on both sides. Other designs include animals labelled “castor”, “fox”, “Lamia”, “Leopard”, “Jackall, and “civet cat”. Near the top, there is a small depiction of a gentleman mounted on a horse. At the butt there is a horn flange with two holes for sling attachment. The flat butt is wooden. CONDITION: Excellent, showing a light honey patina, engraving is crisp, a few scattered light storage marks. PROVENANCE: Horn was found by David R. Petty in an estate just outside of Bournemouth, on the south coast of England. A copy of a letter from him accompanies the horn. 15,000 - 30,000

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1176 - ENGRAVED PHILADELPHIA MAP POWDER HORN OF VALLEY FORGE SOLDIER DAVID EGLESTON, DATED 1777. This horn, measuring about 10” in length, is inscribed “DAVID EGLESTON’S HORN MADE / DEC’R 17 AD, 1777, IN, THE , ARMY”. Egleston apparently made the horn at the time he arrived in the Philadelphia area in 1777, according to documents from the period. David Egleston is listed in “Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War: 1755-1762, Volume II” as a soldier in the First Company under Maj.-Gen. Lyman. He served during the Revolutionary War and was at Valley Forge as part of the Seventh Regiment under Watson between December 1777 and May 1778. He was listed as sick at Princeton in June 1778, according to “Fire Cake and Water: The Connecticut Infantry at the Valley Forge Encampment” by Joseph Lee Boyle. He was issued two certificates on page 164 of the “Report of Daughters of the American Revolution” and on “Pierce’s Register”, which is the register of the certificates issued by John Pierce, Esquire. Pierce was the Paymaster General and Commissioner of Army Accounts for the United States. He is also listed in “Regiments of the Connecticut Line: 1781-1783” on page 369 as being in Swift’s last regiment. The horn shows two city-scapes, one labelled “PHILADELPHIA”, the other “NEW YORK”. Other places represented by building and labels include “T TOWN”, “BRISTO”, “NEW CITY”, “ALBENY”, “BURLINTON”. The horn is clearly engraved with New England style decoration and also depicts forts, ships coming into the Philadelphia Harbor, a mermaid, fish, windmill, and cannons. Spout sections are faceted. Plug is of convex wood and retained by brass tacks. Complete with copies of all records listed above. CONDITION: Horn retains a mellow honey patina with some wear and marks from use. One minor crack stems from plug edge. One tack missing. Plug lacks finish and has a dry surface. This horn is dated exactly one day before George Washington’s army began their encampment at Valley Forge. PROVENANCE: Previously sold at Pook & Pook Auction as lot 671 on May 22, 2004 in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. 15,000 - 30,000

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1177 - CAMEO CUT ARCHITECTURAL POWDER HORN, DATED 1779. This attractive architectural powder horn measures about 12” overall. The spout section features scalloped relief ring turnings below a vase shaped gadrooned section terminating in a relief ring and a small inset horn spout. The next section is faceted, followed by relief rings; one scalloped. The following section features a spiraling, gadrooned pattern with one of the flat areas dated 1779, followed by two relief rings; one with a zig-zag pattern. The remainder of the horn has a relief spiraling band with scalloping on both sides and terminating with two relief bands at the butt. The flat, wooden plug has a beveled edge and the knob has been replaced, possibly during the period of use. CONDITION: Some minor chips near spout, otherwise retaining a pleasing, dark patina. One area is slightly lighter from an old label which was once applied near the butt. This is a very unusual and attractive powder horn. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Valley Forge Antiques. 2,500 - 4,500

1178 - ENGRAVED LANCASTER COUNTY POWDER HORN OF WILLIAM GROFF, DATED 1773. This horn is accompanied by a copy of a description by William Guthman, who sold the horn. The description is on Guthman Americana letterhead and is dated from October of 2002. The slender 10” tapered horn has a period crack repaired with 6 brass stapled and an applied brass plaque at the base, which is neatly inscribed “W. GROFF 1782”, which would have been the date of the repair. The horn has a conical relief spot section with facets. The body is engraved “WILLIAM / GROFF HIS POWDER HORN THE 17 DAY 1 Mo. 1773”. The replaced wooden plug is slightly domed and has an iron staple in the center. The Groff family was prominent in Lancaster, Pennsylvania during this time period. CONDITION: Very good with a mellow patina and a few scattered scuffs from use. PROVENANCE: William H. Guthman 2,000 - 4,000

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1179 - SMALL ENGRAVED POWDER HORN, FEATURING FEDERAL PATRIOTIC EAGLES. This small, flat horn measures about 6-3/4” in length and is tapered and slightly flattened on front and back sides. There is a relief carved and checkered pattern just below the spout, as well as a relief repeating pattern of checkered squares just above the main body. Both sides are engraved with a patriotic Federal chicken eagle with a shield on its breast and clutching three arrows. The wooden plug is slightly convex and of figured maple, retained by four wooden pins. There is a square nail in the center. CONDITION: Very good, showing minor marks from use and a pleasing honey patina. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Vernon Gunnion. 1,200 - 1,800

1180 - INDIAN DECORATED POWDER HORN FOUND IN ILLINOIS. Indian-decorated horns of this period are exceedingly rare. Curved 12-1/2” tapered horn body with small cone-shaped relief-carved spout section. Flat wooden plug at butt end. There is a small iron staple on the body, near the plug for a sling attachment. The horn is decorated with dye and features designs of flowers, an Indian woman, a buck, a doe, a peacock, and pheasant. Near the plug it appears that there is a light date of 178-(1?). CONDITION: Some carrying wear and fading to dye, as well as a few age cracks. A very unusual and appealing horn done in a scarcely seen method of decoration. 1,200 - 2,500 1181 - FINE WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ATTRIBUTED SCREWTIP POWDER HORN. this unusual and attractive powder horn is attributed to Western Pennsylvania. Its curved, tapered body measures about 13-1/2” overall, including plug. The screw-tip has a series of vase and ring turnings and is followed by an applied horn band of turnings en suite. The body is slender and retains a greenish hue. The turned plug has a concave band decorated with ebonized finish and terminates in an integral turned, wooden knob. CONDITION: Very good, with only a few scattered nicks plug retains most of its original finish with only some minor scuffs. 1,000 - 1,500 190

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1182 - ENGRAVED WAR OF 1812 RELIC POWDER HORN, ENGRAVED WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIFS AND PHRASES AND INSCRIBED BALTIMORE. William Edmondson Bartlett, Sr. was born in 1793 in Talbot County, Maryland, and died in 1865 in Florence County, South Carolina. The powder horn has a curved, tapered body of 13-1/2” with a turned spout with a series of rings. There is a small iron staple just below spout rings for sling attachment. Several circular cartouches are engraved on the horn, including a patriotic eagle surrounded by the phrase “WHERE LIBERTY DWELLS THERE IS MY COUNTRY”. Another shows a series of arms motifs surrounded by “WM E BARTLETT BALTIMORE”. Another design shows a clock with the time 2:00 and the phrase “WE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS OLIVER PERRY”. Also inscribed is “Son of Ricky Reb. Bartlett / was born / 2nd mo. 24th 1793 first day of the week / went to Dr. H.J. Keene an honest man for the 23rd of may 1809 was married to Mary L. James 11th month 20th 1860 / 11th mo. 20th 1816 / 1st mo. 13th 1844.” CONDITION: Scattered areas of insect damage and significant losses to butt end, partially obliterating some of the cartouches. The horn has been coated with lacquer. A very historic and well documented horn with excellent family documentation inscribed on the horn. 800 - 1,500

1183 - (A) FRENCH MODEL 1766 MAUBEUGE MUSKET CONVERTED TO PERCUSSION. Manufacturer: Maubeuge Model: 1766 Caliber/Bore: .69 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 44 - 3/4” FFL Status: Antique

This model was one of the primary weapons used by French and American troops during the Revolutionary War. This example probably went home after the war with a soldier and continued to be used for hunting, as indicated by the dark patina and percussion conversion. This is a standard Model 1766 with Maubeuge Arsenal markings in script on the lockplate. CONDITION: Completely untouched and “as found” with dark patina overall. Lock markings very good. Stock shows scattered marks from use and minor losses along forend on left side, near muzzle. Ramrod is missing. A very nice untouched 1766. 1,000 - 2,000

1184 - (A) DIMINUTIVE AMERICAN PERCUSSION CHILD’S RIFLE. Manufacturer: Unknown Model: Child Caliber/Bore: .50 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 17-1/2” FFL Status: Antique

Measures 31-1/4” overall with 13” length of pull. Round unmarked smoothbore barrel and diminutive unmarked percussion pistol lock. Plain brass furniture includes crude triggerguard, ramrod entry ferrule, and sideplate. Foremost ramrod ferrule is a period replacement and appears to be early European. Iron buttplate. The full-length stock appears to be ash, applied oval cheekpiece on left side decorated with small incise-carved flower. CONDITION: Barrel and lock retain a dark patina, lock was originally flint. Brass retains a dark mustard patina. Stock with a minor loss on left side, near muzzle. Small section of forend period replaced near muzzle, otherwise a few age cracks and scattered marks. A very attractive child’s rifle. 700 - 1,000

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1185 - GERMAN FREDERICK REX MONOGRAMMED GILT BRASS PLATE. The crescent shaped plate is convex and measures 6-3/8” x 2-3/8”. Probably from a cartridge box. Composed of brass with a heavy gilt finish and a large “FR” monogram below a crown. The applied monogram is of silverplated iron and is fastened using three rivets on the back. CONDITION: Front retains about 60-70% original gilt finish with some denting, scratches, and areas of dark patina. The back retains a very dark green patina. Mounts for attachment are absent. Monogram shows traces of silver finish. A very nice and scarcely encountered plate. 500 - 800

1186 - EARLY 1757 DATED BRASS NEW ENGLAND BUTTPLATE WITH HINGED BAYONET DOOR. This brass buttplate shows clear French influence with an anchor-shaped tang engraved with rococo scrolls and inscribed “1757”. This early New England sideplate has a large iron button on the top of the tang, which opens the door on the back, which stored a small bayonet for use on the fusil or musket that once utilized this buttplate. The internal mechanism is still in tact and functional. The plate is 2” wide, the back is 5-1/4” tall, and the tang is 4-1/8” in length. CONDITION: Overall with a slightly freckled surface and mustard patina. Tang was broken and has been repaired with filled brass. Hinge mechanism functions well and retains a dark patina. A very early dated New England piece. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bob Spielman. 300 - 600

1187 - FINE SET OF ENGLISH BRASS ARTILLERY CALIPERS. An article on pages 111-125 in Volume 33 No. 4 of “Arms Collecting” discusses the English gunner’s caliper by David S. Weaver. The article identifies this example as the third standard form which dates between 1760 and 1830. As with earlier forms, this is a 6” inside/ outside caliper with scales for diameter of shot and bores of guns identified by the weight of shot fired, with additional scales for angles and degrees and diameters in inches. There are tables for weight of powder for proof and service of iron and brass guns as well. However, this form has the added table “quantity of powder for filling the chambers of brass mortars & howitzers” which are identified for sea and land use. The table for brass guns is expanded to include light, medium, and heavy cannon. The third standard form was a more utilitarian instrument and was made of thicker brass sheet. It also has a slot headed screw rather than an engraved rivet for the pivot. This form is still hand engraved, although many of the fanciful designs of the earlier forms are not present. This form was made by many of the leading instrument makers of the period and is the form most frequently found today. This example is listed on page 120 of the article and is inscribed “Gilkerson Tower Hill London”. The caliper tips have small dovetailed pieces of iron to prevent wear. The calipers are complete with an original copy of the above listed volume discussing the forms. CONDITION: Very good with all inscribed tables and markings remaining crisp. A few scattered marks from use and retaining a polished surface. A very scarce military instrument. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Dave Kleiner. 1,500 - 3,000

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1188 - LOT OF 2: 18TH CENTURY BRITISH SOCKET BAYONETS. Blade Length: A) 13-1/4”, B) 17” Overall Length: B) 17-3/8”, B) 21-3/4” Comprising: A) British Fusil or Carbine Bayonet. Opening measures 7/8” and socket measures 3-5/16”. Triangular blade unmarked. CONDITION: Retains a dark brown patina with some flattening to tip and scattered nicks to edges. Ring around socket has been broken around entry slot. B) British Long Land Bayonet, opening measures 1”and socket 4”. Triangular tapered blade marked at top “WOOLEY / TB” as well as a crown over “3” ordnance marking. CONDITION: Heavy brown patina overall, markings very good. Some corrosion towards tip and a few scattered marks. 400 - 600

1189 - ENGLISH HUNTING SWORD OR CUTTOE, REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA. Blade Length: 18” Overall Length: 23-3/4” For a similar example, see plate 106.S on page 97 of “Swords and Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann. Probably 1760-1780. Slightly curved blade with single fuller on each side. On the right there is an engraved running buck, on the other an engraved boar. Both sides of ricasso bear the motto “Honi soit qui mal y pense” in a panel, which is a French maxim used as the motto of the British chivalric Order of the Garter. It is translated as “May he be shamed who thinks badly of it” or “Shame be to him who thinks evil of it”. Brass oval washer at top of blade. Brass “s”-shaped guard with pointed quillon on each side and a gadrooned section in the center on both sides. Grip of fluted ebony with a brass pommel cap and capstan. Cap features a shell and a lion face. Traces of silver-plated finish show in protected areas. CONDITION: Blade retains a grey patina and shows light wear and a couple minor nicks to edge. Hilt has been polished and coated, now retains a mellow patina. Grip shows some minor wear and some minor chipping around pommel cap. A very attractive cuttoe. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Bob Spielman. 500 - 800

1190 - LOT OF 2: ANTLER HANDLED KNIVES WITH TRADE COMPANY MARKINGS. Blade Length: A) 5-1/4”, B) 3-5/8” Overall Length: A) 8-5/8”, B) 7-1/2” A) Hand-forged blade marked on left side with indistinct trade company markings. Antler handle. CONDITION: Blade retains a dark brown patina, handle shows wear and ferrule above blade is absent. B) Diamond-shaed double-edged blade stamped on right side with a cross over “F”. Antler handle. CONDITION: Blade retains dark patina, handle very good with some crazing due to age. A very nice group pf early knives. 150 - 250

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1191 - LOT OF 3: SMALL PATCH KNIVES. Blade Length: (A) 2 - 3/4” (B) 2 - 1/4” (C) 3 - 3/8” Overall Length: (A) 6 - 5/8” (B) 6 - 1/2” (C) 7 - 1/2” Comprising: A) Small antler handled folding patchknife. Measures 6-5/8” open with a 2-3/4” curved single edged iron blade, and an iron lanyard loop mounted at the back. Antler handle with flattened faces towards the back on both sides. CONDITION: Blade retains a heavy, dark patina with some period sharpening marks and a corroded surface. Handle very good, smoothing from use. B) Small patchknife measures 6-1/2” overall with a 2-1/4” tapered, single edged, iron blade and a pewter ferrule at the bottom of the handle. CONDITION: Dry, untouched surface overall. C) A fixed blade patchknife measures 7-1/2” overall with a 3-3/8” hand forged iron blade, which is single edged and slightly curved. Antler handle with a copper ferrule at the bottom. CONDITION: Blade has been cleaned and shows a grey patina with some darker areas. Handle shows a dark surface with some age cracks. 150 - 250

1192 - LOT OF 3: BRITISH SILVER CUTLERY. This lot includes a matching knife and fork set. The weighted silver handles are marked with indistinct hallmarks. The handles are decorated with shell and scroll designs. The early fork has two tines. A second fork, which also has two tines, is hallmarked “IS” and has similar decorations on the handle. CONDITION: Matching fork and knife set with the steel portions showing cleaning and refinishing. The handles are polished showing wear, scattered areas of small denting, and some losses to thin silver. The separate fork is in very good condition with only a few minor marks and some minor separation to seam on handle. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jon Mehl. 50 - 100

1193 - LOT OF 2: HUNTING KNIVES WITH SHEATHS. Comprising: A) Made in Germany Fabico “Original Bowie Knife”. This knife features a heavy clip-point blade with a German silver guard and antler grip scales on each side. Complete with maker’s leather scabbard. CONDITION: Blade shows sharpening marks overall, otherwise very good, showing some scattered marks from use. B) Unknown small English bowie knife with later scabbard. CONDITION: Blade shows scattered sharpening marks and wear. Markings partially visible. Otherwise good. Sheath is later and shows some light scuffing. 50 - 100

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1194 - FRAMED HAND COLORED ETCHING OF RED JACKET BY LEMAN & DUVAL. Frame measures 26-1/2” x 20-1/2”; piece itself measures 16” x 11”. Mounted behind glass in a molded gilt frame, this well done and detailed etching of Red Jacket shows careful details and vivid colors. Around his neck he wears a silver peace medal with a depiction of the War Chief shaking hands with George Washington. The medal is inscribed “GEORGE WASHINGTON / RED JACKET / 1792”. On the left side it is marked “Painted by C.B. King” and in the center it reads “RED JACKET. / Seneca War Chief. / Philadelphia Publish by E.C. Biddle / Lehman & Duval Lithts. / Entered According to Act of Congress int he year 1834 by E.C. Biddle in the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania”. CONDITION: The etching is in excellent condition, still showing bright colors. There is one small area of white touched up on the left side above the arm. Otherwise excellent. The frame shows some minor losses and touch up around the outermost edge. 600 - 1,200

1195 - 19TH CENTURY PAINTING ON IVORY OF LADY CORNWALLIS BY CRANE. This 19th century portrait on ivory was done from an 18th century painting. Measures 3-3/4” by 3-1/8” excluding the gilt cast brass frame. Frame has a blue enameled border. Portrait is well done and painted on ivory, right side signed vertically “T. CRANE 1783”. The cardboard back has an old tag with handwritten inscription “the Marchioness Cornwallis”. CONDITION: Painting excellent with bright colors. Frame retains most of gilt finish with some minor chips to blue enamel border. A very nice miniature on ivory of the wife of an important British Revolutionary War General’s wife. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Alan Para. 400 - 600

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1196 - LOT OF 2: HAND CARVED EARLY BURL SPOONS, ONE WITH INDIAN HEAD. Comprising: A) Fantastic carved Burl ladle measuring 8-1/2” in length with a 5” reservoir. Made from one piece, the top of the handle turns downward and features a detailed head of a scowling Indian with two feathers, all carved in relief. The back of the handle is signed in script “YI YU X”. The top of the bowl on the back is also carved with date 1887. CONDITION: Good, showing some wear, minor cracks from age, and some chipping on one feather of relief carved Indian head. One minor 2” sliver on right side of ladle reservoir has been replaced. A very nice Indian carved ladle. B) Large Burl spoon of 7”, carved from a single piece. Reservoir measures about 3” in length. Handle shows a flattened section at the top 2”. CONDITION: Very good, showing some minor marks from use. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Jimmy Hart. 800 - 1,500

1197 - GEORGIA MARKED SLAVE SHACKLES DATED 1844. Of handforged iron construction with two wrist or ankle bands, attached by using handforged links and fitted with an oval bronze tag stamped “JEREMIAH BAIRD / 1844 / 100 / SLAVE AUCTION / SAVANNAH GEORGIA”. CONDITION: Shackles retain a dark brown patina with some surface rust overall. The tag retains a dark unpolished patina with green patina in lettering and on back. Marked and identified slave shackles are extremely rare. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Carl Landis. 750 - 1,250

1198 - (C) 1942 INLAND M-1 .30 CALIBER CARBINE Manufacturer: Inland Division Model: M1 Carbine Serial No. 145755 Caliber/Bore: .30 Carbine Barrel Length: 18” FFL Status: Curio & Relic 196

This is an early war Inland. Has the early type 1 rear sight. Frame stamped Inland. Barrel is dated 1942 and stamped Inland and has been re-parkerized. frame is original finish blue/brown soft patina. 2- rivet wide groove hand guard. P stamped on grip. No magazine. Good bore and action. Nice little early carbine. 800 - 1,400

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1199 - ENGRAVED HORN POWDER FLASK, POSSIBLY BUCKS COUNTY. This unusual powder flask is accompanied by an article from the Pennsylvania Antique Gun Collector’s Association publication “Monthly Bugle” from April 2010. The article, by Mike Carrick, shows several images of similar flasks and that six of these have come from an area in the seven miles surrounding Reading, Pennsylvania in Berks County. The powder flask measures approximately 5-1/4” in height excluding the brass spout and about 4-1/2” across in the widest spot. The flattened horn body appears to be ram’s horn. There are iron rings mounted on each side for sling attachment and the front is decorated with Pennsylvania German style hex signs. The top and bottom have plain wooden plugs and the spout is of brass with iron fittings. The area of manufacture for this particular example, whether Berks County or elsewhere, is a mystery. CONDITION: Horn body retains a dark patina with some crazing from age and some areas of raised grain on the back of the horn. There is one minor area of insect damage on the back. Both wooden plugs are original, the top showing a minor area of loss and some cracks. Brass and iron show a heavy, dark patina. A copy of the discussed article is included, as well as a brief letter from Bob Speelman. 300 - 500

1200 - LOT OF 3: WAX SEAL, DECORATED AWL, AND BULLET MOLD CHERRY. Comprising: A) Wax seal measuring 3-1/2” with 3/4” stamp face. Handle is of turned cherry with pewter decoration at bottom, towards stamp. Stamp head is of brass and shows a running buck over the initials “*LI*”. CONDITION: Handle retains and original surface. Stamp is slightly loose and retains a dark, unpolished patina. B) Bullet mold cherry of iron stamped “70”, about .38 caliber and measuring 3-3/8” in length. CONDITION: Very good with a grey patina, showing some marks from use. C) Iron awl measuring 5” overall with 4-1/4” handforged spike decorated with faceted and turned designs. Mounted on top with a case brass officer’s hat. CONDITION: Very good. Spike retains a brown patina and hat retains a mellow mustard patina, showing some scattered marks. 400 - 800

1201 - MID-18TH CENTURY BRASS SPECTACLES WITH BRASS CASE, INSCRIBED N.C. LEE The case measures 4-3/4” x 1-3/4” in the widest spot. The brass lid is inscribed “N x C / Lee”, and the brass band which holds the two case sections together, is also inscribed the same. The bottom of the interior has a green wool lining and the spectacles themselves are early in style and the frame are of brass. The lenses magnify and the frames show handmade construction. CONDITION: Case retains a mellow patina with the name clearly inscribed. There are some minor losses along edges of lid and some areas are slightly deformed. Wool lining shows minor losses and staining. The glasses shows a dark, unpolished patina with some traces of silver plating. The lenses have some minor scratches to surface. A very well made and early pair of spectacles. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Valley Forge Antiques. 300 - 700

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1202 - LARGE LOT OF AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY BOOKS. Over thirty books, both hard and softcover, all dealing with American History, the majority are on the subject of the Revolutionary War but there are books on the Civil War, Indian Wars and others. If you like reading about American History, this lot will occupy your spare time for the better part of a year. 100 - 200

1203 - LARGE LOT OF VARIOUS ARMS RELATED CATALOGS AND MAGAZINES Lot includes’; 1. Norm Flayderman catalogs #48 thru 72, #75 thru 99, #109-112, 114, 115, 116 and 118. 2. Muzzle Blast magazines; 37 total. 3. Museum of the Fur Trader Quaterly; 16 total. 4. Misc arms catalogs; 16 total 5. Misc magazines 5 6. Old poster. 7. Lot of newsletters. OWR-CSA The old Flayderman catalogs are very interesting, how about an 1873 Winchester cut-away for $475.00? 50 - 100

1204 - LOT (18) BOOKS OF MILITARY HISTORY, UNIFORM AND ACCOUTERMENTS. Hardbound books include; Boarders Away by Gilkerson w/dj, Historic American Swords by Crouch, The Knife in Homespun America by Grant w/dj, American Military Insignia by Campbell & Howell, Plates and Buckles of the American Miltary by Kerksis, Uniforms of the Continental Army by Katcher and American Military Headgear Insignia by Campbell & O’Donnell. Softbound books include; Arms & Equipment of the Confederacy by Time/Life, New England Militia Uniforms & Accouterments by Old Sturbridge Village , Powder Horns In The Southern Tradition, Repro Buckles of the Civil War by Crouch, (2) Volumes Illustrated History of the American Soldier by Langellier Warman’s Civil War Collectibles, The British Army in North America by Embleton, Firearms, Traps & Tools of the Mountain Men by Russel, Arms & Equipment of the Union, Illustrated Atlas of the Civil War. db 50 - 100

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1205 - STOCK AND BARREL FROM AN EARLY EUROPEAN FLINTLOCK FOWLER. Manufacturer: European Model: Fowler Caliber/Bore: .65 Smoothbore Barrel Length: 41â&#x20AC;? FFL Status: Antique Two stage, tapered barrel with swamped muzzle and brass teardrop sight on top. Indistinct makers mark stamped on bottom of breech and a faceted brass ferrule attached to bottom near muzzle. Barrel previously had a percussion drum mounted on right side of breech. Stock of partially figured fruit wood and carved around barrel tang with an elaborate floral design in relief on a stippled ground. The curled iron trigger is present, as well as the engraved brass trigger guard, pierced sideplate, and buttplate. The left side of the buttstock shows an oval shaped relief cheekpiece and simple incised carving on both sides. CONDITION: Barrel retains a heavy, brown patina with some areas of corrosion, especially around breech. Stock shows losses around lock and to both sides of forend. Brass furniture very good, retaining a dark, unpolished patina. This would be a worthwhile restoration project for someone interested in having an early fowler that clearly shows early American influence on early American rifles and fowlers. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Richard Wagner. 250 - 450

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