Highlights of the sale include a good selection of 19th century pistols, such as a Good Pair of 19th Century Percussion Target/Duelling Pistols by Strowse of Brompton, near Medway, Kent (Estimate: £3,000-4,000 plus buyer’s premium), and a Pair of 19th Century Percussion Duelling/Officer's Pistols by William Chance & Son (Estimate: £2,000-3,000 plus buyer’s premium).
Other lots of note include an H.M.S.Submarine E29 Clock, Aneroid Barometer and Mercury Thermometer by Sestrel (Estimate: £500-600 plus buyer’s premium), a Second World War RAF Irvin Sheepskin Flying Jacket and Trousers (Estimate: £500-600 plus buyer’s premium), and a George III Grenadier Officer's Sword (Estimate: £500-700 plus buyer’s premium).
From the ethnographic section of the sale is a Late 18th/Early 19th Century Fijian Ulu (Throwing Club) (Estimate: £750-850 plus buyer’s premium), and a Masai Buffalo Hide Shield from, Kenya, of convex oblong form, with unusual scarified and red stained decoration of arching fronds (Estimate: £100-150 plus buyer’s premium).
A fully illustrated catalogue will be available leading up to the sale
Entries are now invited for the next Militaria & Ethnographica Sale on 5 June 2019