Arms, Armour & Militaria Sale on
Wednesday 6th December 2017
On view:
3 December 2017 12:00 to 16:00
4 December 2017 10:00 to 19:00
5 December 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Lots: 201-250 of 384
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Lot 201
TWO SOUTH GERMAN MITTEN GAUNTLETS, LATE 16TH CENTURY
of a similar design but not forming a pair, each comprising a long flared and pointed cuff (the right restored) with a separate fixed inner plate, five metacarpal-plates, a knuckle-plate formed with a file-roped transverse rib (the left perforated at its inner end), and three finger-plates (the cuffs of both gauntlets pierced at their upper ends with later wiring-holes and their surfaces showing a mottle light to moderate patina overall)
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 202
AN ARMET IN THE EARLY 16TH CENTURY GERMAN STYLE, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
with rounded skull formed in two pieces joined medially by a separate applied low triple-comb, fitted at each side with a hinged cheek-piece fastening to its mate at the chin by means of a screw, and at the front with a 'bellows' visor attached by a pair of small pivots with circular washers, and pierced with paired rows of circular ventilation-holes separated by five transverse ridges of which the uppermost serves as a step beneath a centrally-divided vision-slit having its upper edge formed by an inserted plate, the visor secured at the left of the chin by a swivel-hook and stud, and the lower edges of the skull and cheek-pieces each formed with internally hollowed rims allowing them to lock over and rotate on the turned upper edge of a collar (the whole lightly pitted and patinated overall)
27.5 cm; 10¾ in
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 203
A PAIR OF GAUNTLETS IN THE LATE 15TH CENTURY GERMAN 'GOTHIC' STYLE, AND A PAIR OF BESAGUES IN THE MID-16TH CENTURY GERMAN STYLE, BOTH 19TH CENTURY
the first comprised in each case of a long pointed cuff with truncated tip, three wrist-plates, two metacarpal-plates, a shaped knuckle-plate, a shaped finger-plate and the main plate of a hinged thumb-defence, the upper edge of the cuff formed with a plain inward turn bordered by a flute (lightly patinated overall); and the second in each case of circular form, rising to a boss at its centre and formed at its edge with a file-roped inward turn (lightly patinated overall)
the first each 31.5 cm; 12 3/8 in long: the second each 14.0 cm; 5½ in diameter
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Estimate:  £350 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 204
A EUROPEAN SHOT-PROOF BREASTPLATE, PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY
of notable weight and formed in one piece with slight outward flanging at its neck-opening and waist, and fitted at the shoulders and sides with rivets and copper washers retaining fragments of retaining-straps (with a light mottle patina overall)
46.0 cm; 18⅛ in
Estimate:  £250 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 205
A FINE SILVER MODEL OF THE ETCHED AND GILT ARMOUR OF SIR JOHN SMYTH MADE IN AUGSBURG AND GREENWICH CIRCA 1575-6, MONARCH SILVERSMITHS LTD, LONDON, MID-20TH CENTURY
comprising armet with prow-shaped visor and upper bevor, formed at its lower edge with a hollowed rim fitting over the upper edge of an articulated collar; one-piece breastplate of 'peascod' form, flanged outwards at its lower edge to receive a fauld of one lame from which are suspended by a pair of hasps at each side laminated cuisses terminating in winged poleyns; one-piece backplate with flanged lower edge; large symmetrical pauldrons; tubular vambraces fitted with turners at their upper ends and winged bracelet-couters at their elbows; fingered gauntlets with flared and pointed cuffs; and tubular greaves articulated at the ankles, fitted at their heels with rowel-spurs, and at their front with articulated sabatons; the main edges of the armour formed with roped inward turns and its surfaces decorated with etched and gilt bands; the whole well mounted on a carved wooden figure standing on a rectangular wooden base
35.0 cm; 17¾ in

The model shows the armour of Sir John Smythe as it was mounted in the Tower of London Armouries (Inv. No. II.84) until 1964, with the armet, collar, pauldrons, vambraces, greaves and sabatons of an armour of Sir Christopher Hatton.

The armour of Sir John Smythe was made in Augsburg (the pelleted 'A' mark of the city struck within its shield now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York) but augmented with matching pieces made in the royal armour workshops at Greenwich about 1586, as depicted in the album of drawings by the master workman of the Greenwich workshops, Jacobe Halder, and now preserved in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. By the early 18th century at least, it had been mounted in the Tower with elements of one of Sir John Christopher Hatton's armours made in Greenwich about 1587. The Hatton pieces were removed from the ensemble to be displayed separately in 1964.

See ffoulkes 1916, Inv. No. II. 84; Laking 1921 pp. 39-44, figs 1119-21; Mann 1932; Mann 1951, pp. 26-8, pls XXII-XXIIIa; and Richardson 2015, pp. 35 & 62-5.



Estimate:  £2500 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 206
A GERMAN MACHINE-GUNNER'S OR SENTINEL'S BREASTPLATE, CIRCA 1914-17
of notable weight and formed of a main plate flanged outwards at the neck, fitted to either side of the latter with a broad fixed shoulder-strap projecting down the back, and at its lower end with a skirt of three lames diminishing in width to its rounded lower end and articulated on a pair of internal webbing straps with felt pads fitted between each pair of lames (lightly patina overall)
66.0 cm; 26 in

See Dean 1920, pp. 142-7, figs 98 & 98a, for a discussion of this type of defence, replaced by a newer model in 1917.
Estimate:  £900 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 207
A RARE AMERICAN EXPERIMENTAL ARM-DEFENCE, FIRST WORLD WAR
comprising one-piece spaudler, gutter-shaped upper and lower cannon linked by a one-piece winged couter open at the rear, and a short oval one-piece hand-defence, all connected by internal leathers (severed at several points), and the main edges formed with plain outward turns (oxidised overall)
Approx. 73.0 cm; 28¾ in long

Provenance
Evan Perry, Brighton, Sussex

200 pairs of this experimental arm-defence were sent to France on trial, but were found not to be satisfactory (see Dean 1920, pp. 264-265).
Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 208
A MODEL OF A LATE 15TH CENTURY MILANESE JOUSTING HELM BY RUSSELL ROBINSON OF THE TOWER OF LONDON ARMOURIES, CIRCA 1975
of 'frog-mouthed' form, comprising crown-plate, front plate and rear plate rigidly secured to one another by rivets, the rear plate decorated with flutes, and the lower edge of the helm fitted at its front with a hinged rectangular hasp and at its rear with a hinged trapezoidal ring
10.0 cm; 4 in high with hasp

The model is based on a helm made by Giovani Angelo Missaglia of Milan about 1490 for Gasparo Fracasso, Milanese ambassador to the Court of Innsbruck, and now in the Hofjagd- und Rustkammer, Vienna, Inv. No. B2, and two similar helms in the Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Inv. Nos C5 & C6. (See Laking, 1920, figs 472-3); and Boccia & Coelho, 1967, pls 145-152.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 209
ALLEVI, Piersergio, Museo d'Arti Applicate, Armi Bianche (1998); BOCCIA, Lionello Giorgio, Armi Antiche delle Raccolte Civiche Reggiane (1984); BOCCIA, Lionello Giorgio, L'Armeria del Museo Civico Medievale di Bologna (1991); BOCCIA, Lionello Giorgio, L'Oploteca nel Museo Nazionale di Ravenna, Tre Secoli di Armi Antiche (1989); BOCCIA, Lionello Giorgio, Museo d'Arte Medievale e Moderna, Armi d'attacco, da difesa e da fuoco (1996); MAURO, Maurizio, Armeria della Rocca Mostra di Armi Antiche (1989); PIROVANO, Carlo (ed.), Musei e Gallerie di Milano Museo Poldi Pezzoli Armeria, Volume I-II (1985); ROSSI, Francesco, Guida del Museo delle Armi "Luigi Marzoli" (1988); SALVATICI, Luciano, Posate, Pugnali, Coltelli da caccia (1999); SCALINI, Mario et al., Armi e Armati (1988); SCALINI, Mario, Il Saracino e gli spettacoli cavallereschi nella Toscana Granducale (1987); SCALINI, Mario, Museo Nazionale Del Bargello, Armamento Difensivo Trecentesco (1984); SCALINI, Mario, Museo Nazionale del Bargello: Armature All'eroica dei Negroli (1987); VARIOUS AUTHOURS, The arms of the Stibbert Museum (2002)
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Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 210
AYLWARD J. D., The House of Angelo: A Dynasty of Swordsmen Founded 1758 (1953); AYLWARD J. D., The Small-Sword in England: its History, its Forms, its Makers, and its Masters (1946); MARTYN, Charles, The British Cavalry Sword from 1600 (2004); MAZANSKY, Cyril, British Basket-Hilted Swords: A typology of Basket-Type Sword Hilts (2005); MOLLO, Eugene, Russian Military Swords 1801-1917 (1969); MURTHA, Gary D., Japanese Swordguard Artists (1982); NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND, The Swords and the Sorrow (1996); NEUMANN, George C., Swords & Blades of the American Revolution (1991); NORMAN, A. V. B., The Rapier and Small-Sword, 1460-1820 (1980); PÉTARD, Michel, Des Sabres et des Épées: Troupes à Cheval - de Louis XIV à l'Empire (1999); PÉTARD, Michel, Des Sabres et des Épées: Troupes à Cheval - de Louis XIV à nos jours (1999); PÉTARD, Michel, Des Sabres et des Épées: Troupes à Pieds - de Louis XIV à nos jours (2005); ROBINSON, B. W., Arms & Armour of Old Japan (1951); ROBINSON, B. W., The Arts of the Japanese Sword (1961); ROBSON, Brian, Swords of the British Army: The Regulation Patterns 1788 to 1914 (1975); ROBSON, Brian, Swords of the British Army: The Regulation Patterns 1788 to 1914 (1996); SASANO, Masayuki, Early Japanese Sword Guards Sukashi Tsuba (1974); SOUTHWICK, Leslie, London Silver-Hilted Swords: Their makers, suppliers & allied traders with directory (2001); WALLACE, John, Scottish Swords and Dirks (1970); WILKINSON, Frederick, Swords & Daggers (1967); WILKINSON-LATHAM, John, British Military Swords from 1800 to the present day (1966); WITHERS, Harvey J. S, British Military Swords: 1786-1912 The Regulation Patterns, An Illustrated Price Guide for Collectors (2003); WOOD, Stephen, Blades of Glory: Swords of the Scottish Infantry 1756-1900 (1995)
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Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 211
AYLWARD, J. D., The English Master of Arms from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century (1956); BLACKMORE, Howard, The Armouries of the Tower of London, Volume 1, The Ordnance (1976); BLACKMORE, Howard, Royal Sporting Guns at Windsor (1968); BLAIR, Claude, A Royal Swordsmith and Damascener: Diego de Caias, Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volume 3 (1970); BLAIR, Claude, Three Presentation Swords in the Victoria & Albert Museum (1972); BLAIR, Claude, Two Toy Jousters (1966); BOSSON, Clement, Souvenirs de l'Escalade au Musee d'Art et d'Histoire (1952); CALVERT, Albert, Spanish Arms and Armour: The Royal Armoury of Madrid with 386 Illustrations (1907); FFOULKES, Charles, Arms & Armament, An Historical Survey of the Weapons of the British Army (1947); FFOULKES, Charles, Arms and the Tower (1939); HEWITT, J., The Tower: Its History, Armories and Antiquities (1845), together with an autographed letter by the authour; KAMNIKER, K & KRENN, P., Die Zweihander des Landeszeughauses in Graz (1973); KEEGAN, John & DARRACOTT, Joseph, The Nature of War (1981); KENNARD, A.N., French Pistols and Sporting Guns (1972); LAKING, Sir Guy Francis, Wallace Collection: Oriental Arms and Armour (1964); MANN, James (foreword), Exhibition of Arms, Armour and Militaria lent by H.R.H. The Duke of Brunswick (1952-53), two copies; MANN, James (introduction), Exhibition of Spanish Royal Armour in the Tower of London (1960); MANN, James, A European Sword of the late XIVth Century with an Arabic Inscription, Israel Exploration Society, Volume 7 (1963); MANN, James, Instances of Antiquarian Feeling in Medieval and Renaissance Art, The Archaeological Journal, Volume 89 (1933); MANN, James, The Funeral Achievements of Edward, The Black Prince (1951); MANN, James, The Lost Armoury of the Gonzagas: Part II, The Archaeological Journal, Volume 100 (1945); MANN, James, The Wallace Collection Catalogues, Volume 1: Armour; Volume 2: Arms (1962); NORMAN, A.V.B., Arms & Armour (1972); NORMAN, A.V.B., The Medieval Soldier (1971); REID, William, The Lore of Arms (1976); RICKETTS, Howard, Arms & Armour (1973); ROBINSON, H. Russell, Il Museo Stibbert (1974); ROBINSON, H. Russell, What Soldiers Wore on Hadrian's Wall (1976); ROBSON, Brian, Sword of the British Army (1975); SAILHAN, P., Typologie des Archeres et Canonnieres: Les Archeres et chateaux de Chauvigny, Bulletin des Antiquaries de l'Ouest, Volume 14 (1978); SILVER, George, Paradoxes of Defence 1599, Shakespeare Association Facsimiles No. 6, OUP (1933); SOTHEBY'S, The Hever Castle Collection: Arms and Armour (1983); UHLEMANN, H.R., Kostbare Blankwaffen aus dem Deutschen Klingenmuseum Solingen (1968); V&A, A Picture Book of Arms and Armour (1932); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting, Volume 13 No. 2 (1975); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Varia, Svenska Vapenhistoriska Sallskapet, No. 4 (1976)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
BÄUMEL, Jutta (ed.), Dresdner Rüstkammer (1992); BORG, Dr. Alan, Royal Armouries, Torture and Punishment; CAPPELLI, Licinio (ed.), Le Armi Degli Estensi, La collezione de Konopiste (1987); CAPWELL, Tobias, Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection (2011); DE BORCHGRAVE D'ALTENA, Joseph (Preface), Armes Anciennes des Musée de Belgique, Collection Solvay, Bruxelles (1972); EDGE, David, The Wallace Collection, European Arms and Armour (1992), four copies; GAIER, C., Le Musée d'Armes de Liège sort de sa réserve (1990); GAIER, Claude, Prestige de l'armurerie portugaise. La part de Liège (1991); GOLDLINE, Georges (foreword), Musee d'armes de Liege, Collection Pierre Solvay (1976), two copies; GRANCSAY, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Historical Armour, A Picture Book (1951); HAMMOND, Peter, The Royal Armouries at the Tower of London: Official Guide (1986); HAYWARD, J. F., Victoria and Albert Museum, European Armour (1951); HAYWARD, J. F., Victoria and Albert Museum, Swords and Daggers (1963), two copies; HOLMES, M. R., The London Museum: Arms and Armour in Tudor & Stuart London (1970); INGAMELLS, John (forward), The Wallace Collection, Guide to the Armouries (1982); JACOBS, E. A. (preface), Musée Royal de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire, Bruxelles, Armes and Armures (1992); KRENN, Peter, The Landeszeughaus of Graz, English Edition (1991); MANN, Sir James, Wallace Collection Catalogues, European Arms and Armour, Volume I Armour; Volume II Arms (1962); MILLER, Dr. Jurij A., Masterpieces of Russian Hunting Arms from The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (1996); MILLER, Dr. Yurij A., Caucasian Arms from The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (2000); MÜLLER, Heinrich (foreword), Alte Hieb- & Stich-waffen (1986); MUSEE DUCAL DE BOUILLON, Belles Armes Anciennes (1971); NORMAN, A. V. B. & WILSON, G. M., Treasures from the Tower of London, An exhibition of Arms and Armour (1982); NORMAN, A. V. B., Wallace Collection Catalogues, European Arms and Armour Supplement (1986); PYHRR, Stuart (introduction), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions 1991-2002 (2002); REVERSEAU, Jean-Pierre, Musée de l'Armée, Armes et Armures (1993); ROBINSON, H. R., Treasures of the Tower, Armours of Henry VIII (1977); SCHOBEL, Johannes, Historisches Museum, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (1987); TARASSUK, Leonid, The Art Institute of Chicago, Italian Armour for Princely Courts, Renaissance Armor from the Trupin Family Trust and The George F. Harding Collection (1986); TEMESVÁRY, Ferenc, Arms and Armour, The treasures of the Hungarian National Museum (1992); TEMESVÁRY, Ferenc, Waffenschätze Prunkwaffen (1982); THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, Guide to the Collections, Arms and Armour (1968); THOMAS, Bruno & GAMBER, Ortwin, Die Innsbrucker Plattnerkunst, Katalog (1954); TOJHUSMUSEET (Copenhagen), The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum, Illustrated Guide to the Permanent Exhibition (1979); UNKNOWN AUTHOUR, Oude Wapens uit de Musea van Belgie (1972); VLADESCU, Christian, KONIG, Carol & POPA, Dan, Arme in Muzeele din Romania (1973); VLADIMIRSKAYA, N. S., Treasures of the Moscow Kremlin, Arsenal of the Russian Tsars (1998)
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Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
BOTTET, Maurice, Monographies de l'Arme Blanche (1789-1870) (1959); CALIZZANO, Charles, Le Grand Livre des Armes Blanches, Du Monde Entier A Travers les Ages (1989); DEL PERAL Y FORTÓN, Rafael Martínez, La Navaja Española Antigua (1995); FORRER, Dr. R., Une Histoire de L'épee, du Poignard (1905); NORTH, Anthony, Victoria & Albert Museum, An Introduction to European Swords (1982); OAKESHOTT, Ewart, Records of the Medieval Sword (1991); SEITZ, Heribert, Blankwaffen: Geschichte und Typenentwicklung im europäischen Kulturbereich Vom 16. bis 19. Jahrhundert, Volumes I-II (1968); SOUTHWICK, Leslie, The Price Guide to Antique Edged Weapons (1982); VALENTINE, Eric, Rapiers: An Illustrated Reference Guide to the Rapiers of the 16th and 17th Centuries, with their Companions (1968); WELAND, Gerald, A Collectors guide to Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses (1995)
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Estimate:  £60 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 214
BLACKMORE, David, Arms & Armour of the English Civil Wars (1990); BLAIR, Claude & BOCCIA, Lionello Giorgio, Antiquités & Objets d'art, Armes et Armures (1990); BULL, Stephen, An Historical Guide to Arms and Armour (1991); CIMARELLI, Aldo G., Armes Blanches et Armes Défensives (1973); DASKALOV, Nicola & KOVACHEVA, Vyara, Weaponry of the Past (1989); DELACRE, Jean, Le Pistolet, Le Revolver (1970); DIKE, Catherine, Walking Sticks, Shire Album 256 (1990); DRUGMAND, M. P., Ville de Bruxelles Stad Brussel "L'éperon" Deux mille ans d'Histoire (1978), two copies; EDGE, David & PADDOCK, John Miles, Arms & Armour of the Medieval Knight (1988), three copies; FOURNET, Claude (preface), Couverts de l'art gothique a l'art nouveau, Collection Jacques Hollander (1993); GUTOWSKI, Jacek, Tartar Arms and Armour (1997); HART, Harold H. (ed.), Weapons & Armour, A Pictorial Archive of Woodcuts and Engravings (1982); HOUZE, Herbert G., The Sumptuous Flaske (1989); IMRE, Grafik, Neprajzi Museum, Nyeregbe! In the Saddle! Fest im Sattel! (2002); LEBEDYNSKY, Iaroslav, Les Armes Cosaques et Caucasiennes, Et Les Armes Traditionnelles d'Europe Orientale (1990); MARQUISET, Robert & YVEN, Jean-Pierre, Poires a Poudre, Editions du Portail (1990); MONESTIER, Martin, Duels, Les combats singuliers des origines a nos jours (1991); MUSÉE NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE ET D'ART, Luxembourg, Drei Jahrhunderte Europäische Jagdpulverbehalter 1550-1850 (1995); PURAYE, Jean, la gravure sur armes à feu au pays de Liège (1965); PURAYE, Jean, Le Damas (1966); RANGSTROM, Lena (ed.), Riddarlek och Tornerspel, Tournaments and the Dream of Chivalry (1992); ROSSI, Francesco, Mediaeval Arms and Armour (1990); SCHAAL, Dieter, Verzierte Waffen (1981); SCHÖBEL, Johannes, Jagdwaffen (1976); UNKNOWN AUTHOR, Treasures of The Tower, Crossbows (1976); WILKINSON, Frederick, Antique Arms and Armour (1972); WILSON, Guy, The H L Visser Collection of Ivory Stocked Pistols (1988); ZELLER, Alfred P., l'Art des Choses: Armes Occidentales (1966)
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Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 215
BLACKMORE, Howard L., Guns and Rifles of the World (1965); CURTIS, Tony, Lyle Price Guide: Militaria, Arms & Armour (1993); DAVIS, R. H. C., A History of Medieval Europe: From Constantine to Saint Louis (1957); GRANCSAY, Stephen V., Catalogue of Armor: The John Woodman Higgins Armory (1961); GROENENDIJK, Gert, GRYSE, Piet de, STAAT, Dirk & BRONDER, Helen (eds.), A Farewell to Arms: Studies on the History of Arms and Armour (2004); HELD, Robert (Ed.), Arms and Armor Annual: Thirty Outstanding Articles on Weaponry By Leading Arms and Armor Historians of the World (1973); RIMER Graeme, RICHARDSON Thom & COOPER, J. P. D. (eds.), Henry VIII, Arms and the Man 1509-2009 (2009); ROBERTS, Keith, "Matchlock Musketeer 1588-1688" in Warrior, n. 43 (2002); SOTHEBY PARKE BERNET MONACO S.A., Objets Militaires Provenant de la Collection de Robert Florey (1980); SOUTHWICK, Leslie, The Price Guide to Antique Edged Weapons (1982); STONE, George Cameron, A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in All Countries and in All Times (1961); TOWER OF LONDON, Spanish Royal Armour (1960); WITHERS, Harvey J. S., World Swords 1400-1945: An Illustrated Price Guide for Collectors (2006); WOOD, Stephen, Waffen-und Kostümkunde: The British Gorget in North America (1984)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 216
BLAIR, Claude, European Armour, c. 1066 to c. 1700 (1958); BLAIR, Claude, The Silvered & Engraved Armour of Henry VIII in the Tower of London (1965); BURGESS, Martin, The Mail-Maker's Technique, The Antiquaries Journal, Volume 33 (1953); DE REUCK, Anthony (compiler), Arms and Armour Society: The Art of the Armourer, Victoria & Albert Museum (1963); DUFTY, A.R., European Armour in the Tower of London (1968); FRANZOI, Umberto, Armoury of the Doge's Palace in Venice (1966); MANN, James (foreword), Exhibition of Armour made in the Royal Workshops at Greenwich at the Tower of London (1951); MANN, James (foreword), Exhibition of Armour of Kings and Captains from the National Collections of Austria at the Tower of London (1949); MANN, James, Notes on European Armour including: The Evolution of Plate Armour in Germany; Notes on the armour worn in Spain, 10th-15th centuries; The Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie; Notes on the Armour of the Maximilian Period (1929-32); MANN, James, The Decoration of Armour, C. A. Parsons & Co. Ltd House Magazine No. 54 (1962); ROBINSON, H. Russell, Problems in Reconstructing Roman Armour (1972); ROBINSON, H. Russell, Roman Armour: Reconstructions by H. Russell Robinson (1969); ROBINSON, H. Russell, Roman Body Armour in the First Century A.D. (1974); ROBINSON, H. Russell, The Armour of Imperial Rome (1975); THOMAS, Bruno, Harnische (1947)
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Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 217
BRANCO SOARES, Pedro, Os uniformes Portugueses Na Guerra Peninsular (2007); BRERETON, John, The History of the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry 1798-1991 (1994); CLARKE, Dale, "British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery" in New Vanguard, n. 105 (2005); FLETCHER, Ian, "Badajoz 1812: Wellington's Bloodiest Siege" in Campaign, n. 65 (1999); FOSTEN D. S. V., Cuirassiers and Heavy Cavalry-Dress Uniforms of the German Imperial Cavalry 1900-1914 (1973); FUNCKEN, Liliane & Fred, Arms and Uniforms, The Napoleonic Wars Part 2 (1973); GRAVETT, Christopher, "Hastings 1066: The Fall of Saxon England" in Campaign, n. 13 (1992); HEAD, Michael G., Foot Regiments of the Imperial Guard (1973); KANNICK, Preben, Military Uniforms in Colour (1968); LAVER, James, British Military Uniforms (1948); MANN, Sir James, The Funeral Achievements of Edward, The Black Prince (1951); MONEY BARNES, Major R., A History of the Regiments & Uniforms of the British Army (1950); PLEGER, Martin, "British Tommy 1914-18" in Warrior, n. 16 (1999); STRICKLAND, Matthew & HARDY, Robert, From Hastings to the Mary Rose, The Great Warbow (2005); THORBURN, W. A., French Army Regiments & Uniforms from the Revolution to 1870 (1969); TIMBERS, Ken (ed.), The Royal Artillery, Woolwich: A Celebration (2008); TINCEY, John, "Blenheim 1704: The Duke of Marlborough's masterpiece" in Campaign, n. 141 (2004); UNKNOWN AUTHOR, Regl Orders 1892 (1892); WALBOM-PRAMVIG, B., Uniformer, Faner Og Våben I Den Danske Hær fra 1659 til 1980 (1988); WILKINSON-LATHAM, John, Cavalry Uniforms (1969); WILKINSON-LATHAM, John, Infantry Uniforms, including artillery and other supporting troops of Britain and the Commonwealth 1742-1855 (1969); WILSON, L. M. & CROWLEY, P. T., The Infantry Regiments of Surrey (2002); WOOD, Stephen, …By Dint of Labour and Perseverance...A journal recording two months in northern Germany kept by Lieutenant-Colonel James Adolphus Oughton, commanding 1st battalion 37th Regiment of Foot, 1758. (1997); YOUNG, Peter & LAWFORD, J. P. (eds.), History of the British Army (1970)
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Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 218
CALDER, Jenni, NMS Publishing Limited: Museum of Scotland (1998); CATELLAIN, Pierre (2001), Splendeurs Celtes Armes et Bijoux (2001); CETTO, Anna Maria, Les Mosaiques de Ravenne (1953); CHARLES VAN HERCK EN ZOON, Antwerp, Openbare Veiling van de Verzameling Neetesonne (1968); CLOSE-BROOKS, Joanna, St Ninian's Isle Treasure (1981); DU PASQUIER, Jacqueline, Musée des Arts Decoratifs Bordeaux (1980); ERB, Lisa (ed.), A Museum for Everyone!: The Honolulu Academy of Arts (1995); GIOVANNINI, Sandra & MANCINI, Gabriella, The Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella (1997); GUINEA, Juan (preface), Émaux médiévaux. De Limoges à Silos (2002); JACKSON, Anna (ed.), V&A, A Hundred Highlights (1996); LIEBGOTT, Niels-Knud, Nationalmuseet, Elfenben - fra Danmarks Middelalder (1985); LIERNEUX, Pierre & ROMMELAERE, Catherine, Les Carrosses de la Cour Royale de Belgique et leurs Escortes (1991); MERTENS, Joan R., The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1985); NICKEL, Helmut, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: Arms & Armor from the permanent Collection (1991; 2007), three copies; ORLOFF, Arne (ed.), Vaabenhistoriske aarboger, Volume 35 (1989); RAUCH, Nicholas, Instruments de chirurgie Gréco-Romains, Genéve (1961); REMICHE, Jean (preface), l'Art des Invasions en Hongrie et en Wallonie (1979); SCHÖBEL, Johannes (forward), Barockes Balali, Die Schatzkammer, Band 22 (1968); SCROCCHI, A., Ricordo di Roma, 40 Vedute (1900); SHARKEY, John, Mystéres Celtes, une religion de l'insaisissable (1975); SPAR, Francis (ed.), Connaissance, Volume 180(1967); STRATFORD, Neil, The Lewis Chessmen and the Enigma of the Hoard (1997); SUYDAM, C.R. (ed.), The American Society of Arms Collectors at Saratoga Springs, Volume Sixty-One (1989); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Discovering Antiques, Issue 33 (1971); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Discovering Antiques, Issue 7 (1970); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volume 18 (1983); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volume 21 (1986); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volume 30 (1995); VARIOUS AUTHORS, Scottish Art Review, Special Number, Based on R. L. Scott Collection, Arms and Armour (1969); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1988-1989 (1989); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1992-1993 (1993); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1993-1994 (1994); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1994-1995 (1995); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1995-1996 (1996); VARIOUS AUTHORS, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Recent Acquisitions; A Selection 1995-1996 (1996); VENNER, Dominique, Les Beaux-Arts de la Chasse: Objets, Symboles, Decors (1992); VON BOTHMER, Dietrich, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, A Greek and Roman Treasury (1984)
(39)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
GODOY, Jose-A. & LEYDI, Silvio, Parures Triomphales Le maniérisme dans l'art de l'armure italienne (2003); GRANCSAY, Stephen V., Les Armures (1965); PFAFFENBICHLER, Matthias, Medieval Craftsmen: Armourers (1992); PYHRR, Stuart & GODOY, Jose, Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance, Filippo Negroli and his Contemporaries (1998)
(4)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
SAXE, Field-Marshal Count, Reveries, or Memoirs upon the Art of War (1757), numerous illustrated plates, bound in light brown leather with raised bands and gilt lettering (some scuffing to corners and pages, slightly worn overall), 8vo
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
FIVE FRAMED AND GLAZED PICTURES, INCLUDING FOUR PRESENTED TO MAJOR HOLMES
the first depicting a line infantryman (Clairon); the second a footsoldier (Clairon); the third the camp of the 4th division, dated July 15th 1855; the fourth a poster for the Hampshire Regiment dance; the fifth a map of Operation Joint Guardian, signed by General Sir Mike Jackson KCB CBE
various sizes
(5)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 222
SEVEN FRAMED AND GLAZED PICTURES
depicting various military charges including Charges de Dracons à Grave, "Blackwell's Military Figures", "The Ex-Emperor in a Bottle", hussars, and line infantrymen
various sizes
(7)

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 223
IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS ROWLANDSON (1756-1827)
THE LONG JOHN, A CANNON AT GOSPORT
inscribed l.l.: T. Rowlandson. 1790
watercolour over pencil, pen and grey ink
together with two photographic reproductions of THE LINE OF KINGS
the largest 14 cm by 22 cm; 5 1/2 in by 8 3/4 in
(3)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 224
A COLLECTION OF TUDOR AND LATER EXCAVATED KNIVES
including one with an etched blade dated 1617; another with wood handle and gilt brass finial and cutler's mark to blade; another all in iron with a probably Tudor cutler's mark to blade; three further knifes, a spearhead and a file
(8)

Provenance
First described from Bull wharf, Thames, 1997; second Three Pigeon quay, Thames, 1979; third Barnes, Thames, 1978, three further with provenance labels


Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
THREE ENGLISH WROUGHT-IRON CANDLEHOLDERS, PROBABLY 17TH CENTURY
all with spikes for fixing to beams or tables, one with probably associated cylindrical base, together with a fire-steel, assorted bells of bronze and sheet metal and a child's lead reading tablet
(15)

Provenance
Table candleholder and the fire-steel from the Thames, 1984 and 1981, another candleholder from Canterbury 1991.

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 226
A COLLECTION OF EARLY MEDIEVAL COPPER-ALLOY RELIEF-DECORATED HORSE-HARNESS PENDANTS AND MOUNTS
including an heraldic shield with traces of red enamel in recessed bands, two French buckles decorated with heraldic beasts, probably Limoges, 13th/14th Century, three gilded and decorated mounts, one with Black-letter inscriptions; a stud; a pendant incised with a heraldic dragon, and enamel badge decorated with the arms of Charles I of England
(9)

The two Limoges mounts with dragons or salamander relief decoration could have later gilding and one of the two has some black enamel in the recesses

Estimate:  £250 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 227
TWO MEDIEVAL COPPER-ALLOY AND ENAMEL HORSE-HARNESS HERALDIC MOUNTS, 13TH/14TH CENTURY
one decorated with a red dragon on each side on a striped background, the other decorated with blue chevrons to one side and red scrolls to the other, both with traces of gilding, a diamond shaped pendant decorated with a rosette on a blue enamel ground, and three heraldic enamel hangers
(6)

This group includes two heraldic examples of what the Portable Antiquities Scheme defines as 'harness hooks' (see Record ID: PUBLIC-AB1C88 and others), of which one has the royal arms (three lions passant). Though these 'hooks' have long been assumed to be related in some way to horse equipment, their precise function is still to be determined. Recent research by Robert Webley and by John Clark suggests that they may have been used for attachment to horse bits (see a Curb Bit, Naples, late 14th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession Number 04.3.478a, b)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 228
ASSORTED HISTORICAL AND EXCAVATED ITEMS
including an iron nail recovered from the Mary Rose; a gunflint from the Tower of London, both on oak bases with inscription plaques, three late Medieval brass letters from tomb memorials, a bronze purse-frame, 16th century; six George III bronze tokens dated 1797, three further coins and other items including a brass cased compass, a lead shell-form ampulla, and nine further items
(14)

The Mary Rose nail was raised by John Deane and William Edwards in 1840, then sold by auction in Portsmouth on 12th November 1840. Then purchased by Mr de Reuck in 1964 in Southampton.

For a similar example to the purse frame in this lot see London Museum, 1954, fig. 52, no. 4.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 229
A PEWTER STUMP-END SPOON, PROBABLY DUTCH, LATE 16TH / EARLY 17TH CENTURY
with hexagonal stem, the round bowl with maker's mark of a crowned rose containing the initials `I.V.L.'
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 230
A COLLECTION OF FIFTEEN COPPER-ALLOY MEDIEVAL CHAPES AND BELT-HOOKS, 14TH TO 16TH CENTURY
with engraved `black letter' or foliate decoration; together with a group of seven French gilt mounts; a Tudor sword belt-hook, a Norman bronze horse head dagger chape and two latten circular mounts
(26)

Provenance
The Norman knife-chape from Dorset and the sword-belt hook from Greenwich 1987.

For similar belt-fittings with black letter inscriptions, see London Museum 1954, fig. 85, nos. 2 and 6.

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 231
A COLLECTION OF LATE VIKING AND SAXON COPPER-ALLOY MOUNTS FOR STIRRUP SUSPENSION-STRAPS, MOSTLY 11TH CENTURY
with relief cast decoration; and a Viking strap-end from Winchester
(11)

Mostly from Yorkshire and mostly illustrated in David Williams' book on the subject (see bibliography). For related examples see Mills 2001, pp. 78-82.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 232
A COLLECTION OF COPPER-ALLOY AND IRON KNIFE-CHAPES, 11TH / 12TH CENTURY
(17)

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 233
THREE GILT-METAL SWORD BELT-BUCKLES, PROBABLY 14TH / 15TH CENTURY
one with a relief-cast shield, one of embossed sheet-metal, and one a bossed disc, together with three gilt-metal and copper-alloy sword-belt hangers, 16th and early 17th centuries, and one a modern copy, each with a relief-cast bar or mount supporting suspension-hooks, one with matching buckles, together with four pairs of gilt-metal belt-clips, one pair with incised flower-heads and two pairs incised with the Holy initials `I.H.S.'
(11)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 234
A COLLECTION OF EIGHTEEN FOLDED SHEET-METAL MEDIEVAL SWORD AND KNIFE-CHAPES, MOSTLY 13TH CENTURY
together with thirteen copper-alloy chapes, mostly 14th Century, some with fretted decoration
(31)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 235
A LARGE GROUP OF MEDIEVAL FOLDED SHEET-METAL CHAPES, 14TH AND 15TH CENTURY
mostly plain tapering, copper-alloy
(56)

Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
A COLLECTION OF SIXTY-TWO FOLDED SHEET-METAL MEDIEVAL CHAPES, MOSTLY 14TH / 15TH CENTURY
plain tapering with some gilding, together with a copper-alloy thimble
(63)

Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
A COLLECTION OF COPPER-ALLOY SWORD AND DAGGER-CHAPES, 15TH / 16TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SPANISH
(18)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 238
A COLLECTION OF TWELVE DAGGER-CHAPES, LATE 15TH AND EARLY 16TH CENTURIES
variously of lead-alloy and iron, with relief decoration, and two copper-alloy strap-ends
(14)

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 239
A COLLECTION OF NINETEEN TUDOR COPPER-ALLOY AND GILT-METAL SWORD AND DAGGER-CHAPES, 16TH CENTURY
including ones pierced with hearts and trefoils, eighteen further Tudor chapes decorated with relief cast or embossed shell-motifs, and a copper-alloy mount for a stirrup suspension-strap
(38)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 240
A COLLECTION OF EIGHT MEDIEVAL AND TUDOR SWORD AND DAGGER-CHAPES, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
including one of gilt copper-alloy engraved on each face with intertwined flowering branches involving the initials 'W.B.', one of gilt copper-alloy decorated on each face with rows of small shields on a blackened ground, one of lead-alloy decorated in shallow relief on both sides with a coat-of-arms, one of plain copper-alloy decorated with low-relief ornament rising on each face to a central trefoil, and a copper-alloy sword-locket
(9)
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 241
A COLLECTION OF MISCELLANEOUS MEDIEVAL SWORD AND DAGGER-CHAPES
of iron, copper-alloy and lead-alloy, and a large quantity of small lead-alloy chapes, circa 1350-1450, some with relief-cast and pierced decoration
(46)

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 242
A COLLECTION OF COPPER-ALLOY AND IRON DAGGER CHAPES, MOSTLY LATE 15TH CENTURY AND EARLY 16TH CENTURIES
of various patterns, together with a Romano-British bronze sword chape of crescentic form, 2nd Century A.D., a Roman bronze belt-chape from the Balkans, and an early Medieval bronze knife-chape of zoomorphic design, 11th Century
(22)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 243
A COLLECTION OF THIRTY COPPER-ALLOY SWORD, HANGER DAGGER-CHAPES, LATE 16TH / 17TH CENTURY
some with gilding and some with pierced decoration including trefoils, quatrefoils, hearts, slots and, in one case, a face
(30)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 244
A COLLECTION OF MEDIEVAL BUCKLES OF VARIOUS PATTERNS
including one of gilt-copper-alloy, possibly Limoges, 12th century, its hasp decorated in relief with a nude figure, one of iron modelled as a lion's mask, one of copper-alloy having its hasp cast in relief with crosses, and further lead-alloy and copper-alloy buckles of assorted patterns
(15)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 245
A GROUP OF SCABBARD-MOUNTS OF VARIOUS DATES AND PATTERNS, MOSTLY TUDOR
including a fine silver locket inscribed in black-letters GOD HELP, 14th century, from the Thames at Blackfriars, twelve further lockets and chapes of copper or lead-alloy; and sixteen small silver dagger chapes and other mounts, Medieval and later, with engraved decoration
(30)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 246
A LARGE COLLECTION OF IRON SCABBARD CHAPES, MEDIEVAL, STUART, AND TUDOR
with a number of lead-alloy examples, contained in five cedar boxes
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 247
A COLLECTION OF MEDIEVAL COPPER-ALLOY SWORD AND DAGGER-CHAPES, 14TH TO 16TH CENTURIES
some gilded, many pierced with quatrefoils, trefoils, hearts, and tracery, together with two copper-alloy strap-terminal and a finial in the form of a hand
(67)

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 248
A COLLECTION OF TWENTY-ONE IRON AND COPPER-ALLOY SWORD-BELT BUCKLES
including a large D-shaped buckle, 13th century, a large circular buckle, 14th century, two small Roman military buckles, and further assorted Medieval to Tudor buckles, together with four Stuart sword-belt clips, one with elaborate etched decoration, and a collection of small buckles still attached to leather straps to show their modes of attachment
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 249
A LARGE COLLECTION OF BELT-CHAPES, STRAP-MOUNTS, BUCKLES, AND OTHER FITTINGS MOSTLY 15TH CENTURY
mostly of pewter (lead-alloy), some of copper-alloy, including two decorated with the Gothic letter 'S' in panels, and others decorated with pierced tracery
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
A LARGE COLLECTION OF COPPER-ALLOY BUCKLES, MOSTLY 13TH TO 15TH CENTURY
several with engraved hasps and some with gilding
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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