A Group Of Accessories Relating To Antique Arms
Mostly 19th Century
Comprising five brass bullet moulds, the first made for casting a long conical bullet and three small spherical bullets, and hinged iron sprue-cutter (pitted), one arm engraved in part gothic letters 'J. Burrow, Maker, Preston', the other arm stamped 'No. 330' and with 'WD' stamp of William Davis (some bruising), the second for casting a spherical bullet, the head stamped 'H. Holland' on one side and 'Greenfield London' over '10' on the other, one arm numbered '5876', the third for casting a conical bullet, one arm stamped 'Greenfield, London', the fourth and fifth each for casting a conical bullet and with detachable iron depth adjuster, each with 'WD' stamp of William Davis and numbered '12' and '17' respectively; three iron bullet moulds for casting spherical bullets, each with integral sprue-cutter, two with 'WD' stamp for William Davis; three modern brass bullet moulds of Colt type; a shot-flask with pivoting brass nozzle of Boche type; a powder-measure; a 120-bore wad- or patch-cutter; a detachable flintlock mechanism from an East India Company musket, signed 'Tow' and dated '1793' above the mark of the East India Company on the tail (pitted, top jaw and screw replaced, steel refaced); and various other items (a lot)
The first 24.2 cm.