Cordys

0099

A SMLE No.4 Mk1* .303 rifle
marked Long Branch 1943 to the action, S/n 23L4466, with Parker MLE MkVII folding aperture sight. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. License required.

Estimate: $300

0100

A BSA M.L.E .303 rifle
with NZ military markings (Canadian import 1914), lacking rear sight. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. License required.

Estimate: $300

0101

A Vickers .22LR 'take down' target rifle
Mk II, with Martini breech loading, folding aperture rear sight pivoted on the rear of the action. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. License required.

Estimate: $200

0102

An Enfield pattern 1853 three band rifle-musket
lock with VR mark and dated 1863, rod absent. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. No license.

Estimate: $600

0103

A c.1840s French double-barrel percussion pistol
the under and over Damascus barrels with captive ramrod to the right side, the fluted walnut stock with engraved lock plates, good hammer springs, engraved tapered double trigger guard, maker's details under the barrel, indistinctly stamped. L.320mm.

Estimate: $2,400

0104

A c.1830s Irish round barrelled percussion pistol by Dowling of Dublin
of walnut with checkered stock, scroll engraved lock, trigger guard and hammer, silver escutcheon and butt plate, captive ramrod, good hammer spring. L.180mm.

Estimate: $1,800

0105

A pair of late 1700s pocket flintlock pistols by J.N. Jones & Son of London
round screw-off barrels, English proof marks, engraved locks and butt plates, trigger safety slides, finely checkered stocks, hidden triggers, diamond form silver escutcheon and with good hammer springs. L.140mm.

Estimate: $2,500

0106

A c.1800 English flintlock box-lock pocket pistol
by H.Mortimer, London, stamped with London proof marks and Mortimer’s own ‘fleur de lys’ proof. Fitted with sliding safety catcH.In excellent untouched condition with an original (?) flint still in place.

Estimate: $650

0107

An c.1820 English percussion ‘manstopper’ military or coaching pistol
large 8” barrel faintly engraved ‘London’, captive ramrod and belt hook to left hand side. Possibly a private purchase as the 10 bore calibre is the same as that of the standard service musket. This model was used in the NZ Wars.

Estimate: $300

0108

A British / French cavalry officer's percussion pistol
c.1840, with lanyard ring to the butt. L.340mm

Estimate: $750

0109

WWI Light Horse unit blocked brown leather rifle bucket
for attachment to the Universal pattern 1912 saddle, midway steady strap absent. Along with a leather rifle sling and two cleaning rods. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0110

A patent percussion lock mechanism
for British contract Massachusetts Arms Greene carbine, along with a gunsmith's combination tool.

Estimate: $120

0111

Parts of a large calibre smoothbore gun
bolt action S/n22061. License required.

Estimate: $100

0112

A Pattern 1907 sword bayonet and scabbard
for SMLE rifle. Marked Wilkinson at the ricasso and with Arabic markings to the pommel. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0113

An Enfield socket bayonet
for use on the .303 calibre M1895 Martini-Enfield rifle. L.630mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0114

French sword bayonet for the Mannlicher-Berthier M1890 cavalry carbine
with vulcanized rubber grips, lower hook quillon, steel scabbard. L.525mm

Estimate: $120

0115

An Enfield socket bayonet
for the .303 calibre M1895 Martini-Enfield rifle, field altered with brass sleeve and new mortise from a P1876 bayonet, originally for the Martini-Henry. L.630mm

Estimate: $100

0116

A Dutch naval officer's dress sword
c.1900, with bullion portapee. L.1080mm

Estimate: $500

0117

A 1796 pattern British infantry officer's sword
with brass hilt with folding inner guard, vestigial quillon and urn shaped pommel. single fullered blade with faint etching. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. L.965mm

Estimate: $250

0118

A 1796 pattern British infantry officer's sword
with brass hilt with folding inner guard, no quillon, urn shaped pommel. single fullered blade with faint etching. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. L.965mm

Estimate: $250

0119

A British Officer’s 1821 pattern sword and scabbard
hilt in parts, by Hobson & Sons 94 St Martins Lane, London. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0120

A Second China War medal (1860) with bars
Taku Forts 1860 and Pekin 1860, to W.C./O.B. Grahame ADC Attchd Fanes Horse. Mounted with a hand coloured engraving from the Illustrated London News of Fane's and Probyn's irregular cavalry camped at Cowloong (Kowloon).

Estimate: $400

0121

Three China War medal miniatures and rare illuminated document
the medals with ribbons and bars: i)1900 (Boxer Rebellion) with Rel of Pekin, Taku Forts bars; ii) 1860 with Pekin 1860, Taku Forts 1860 bars; iii) 1860 with Canton 1857 bar. The document for a banquet given by the Mayor of Portsmouth to officers and men of H.M.S. Centurion, 1901 - named to ‘Charles B Horscroft A.B.’. The document is believed to be the second only known example to be offered at auction. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $300

0122

A German WWII Luftwaffe Squadron clasp for a bomber pilot
the brass eagle with maker's details stamped 'G.H. Osang'.

Estimate: $950

0123

A German WWII army marksman's lanyard
second type with crossed swords, aluminium threaded and woven structure. A copy of a photo accompanies this lot showing how this lanyard was worn. L. approx. 360mm.

Estimate: $500

0124

Two German WWI medals a Second Class Iron Cross
together with a Service Medal, with brass fittings and ribbon bar attached.

Estimate: $150

0125

An Imperial German Artillerie kugelhelm
c.1867-71, black leather with brass ball finial and mounts, FR wappen plate, Reichs kokade to right. Spine and chinstrap absent. No liner.

Estimate: $400

0126

A rare Boer War sterling silver ashtray
double skin embossed with 13 Officers of Forces in South Africa to the rim and Lord Roberts to the centre. Birmingham 1900, maker's mark AM. Dia.125mm, 103gm.

Estimate: $140

0127

A stereoscope and 36 Boer war stereoscopic cards
in velvet lined card box,

Estimate: $140

0128

An Indian firangi sword
with slightly curved blade edged to the incurve, characteristic hilt, the base reinforcing the forte, dish-shaped pommel with elongated spike finial, leather bound grip. L.970mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0129

An Indian tulwar sword
the steel hilt with a silver scroll rondel at the crosspiece. L.750mm

Estimate: $100

0130

An Indian katar (punch dagger)
with dinanderie decorated hilt and forward weighted triangular blade. L.400mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0131

Two medals with Middle Eastern relevance
an Omani GSM with ribbon and Dhofar Rebellion clasp (1965), and British GSM with Arabian Peninsula clasp (1957-60). Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0132

Two QEII General Service Medals
one unnamed with Malaya clasp, the other to Pte H.H.Holmes K.O.Y.L.I. with Cyprus clasp. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $220

0133

A WWI medal pair and miniatures
to 12038 S/Sjt T Jones NZEF. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0134

A WWI medal pair
dog tag and RSA badge, to 25/1130 Rflm W. A Jones NZEF. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $100

0135

Two WWI British War Medals
to 18724 Rflm L.Turner NZEF and 18150 S/Sjt A. V. Beeson NZEF. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0136

A WWI bronze memorial plaque
'Dead Man's Penny', named to William Woods. Dia.120. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $140

0137

A WW1 1916 British propaganda replica Lusitania medal
in original box with leaflet. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $120

0138

Two WWI British War medals
(NZEF), dog tag; WWII NZ Service medal; Royal Perthshire shoulder belt clasp; Visit of HMS New Zealand medallion; Nelson Centenary medallion; HMS Victory medallion Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0139

United Arab Emirates Liberation of Kuwait medal
1991 and Egyptian Medalyet Falasteen / Palestine Medal 1948/49. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $100

0140

Three various medals
- 2nd Volunteer Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment 1904; English Twenty Country Competition 1901; Royal Navy Artillery Volunteers 1887, and five county bullion badges 1900-1904

Estimate: $100

0141

Various badges and medal
WWII Silver War Badge; A.R.P silver badge; three WWI bayonet sweetheart brooches; brass bomb lapel badge, Royal Army Temperance Assn silver medal. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0142

Group of WW2 service medals
1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Africa Star, War Medal, NZ Service Medal. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $100

0143

A medal group
to Eric Vernon Rogers NZEF WWI 7/2138 British War Medal and Victory Medal, WWII 577137 NZ Service Medal. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $150

0144

Seven silver trophy shields from Shanghai Volunteer Corps shooting competitions
each to Pte/L-Cpl N Thomson 1917-19. Each on small mahogany easel struts, in box display frame. 355 x 285mm. Together with small framed pennant flag embroidered in bullion and coloured silks and with bullion fringe, for the S.V.C. 1854.

Estimate: $200

0145

An old taiaha
traditionally carved with a stylised head and protruding tongue with whorl design, almond shaped paua inset eyes. L.1825mm. Registered Y20572.

Estimate: $1,000

0146

A 19thC or earlier patu paraoa (whalebone hand club)
traditional broad spatulate blade, reduced grip, the short butt end with near cylindrical suspension hole. L.348mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Y20908 Registered.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

0147

A good pre-European inanga pounamu hei tiki
of elegant proportions and prestigious colour, chin to left shoulder, hands to thighs, hour-glass suspension hole to top, semi-concealed at the front, evidence of another hole beside. The reverse inscribed with presumably a museum collection number and previous owner 'E146.283 Mrs Haigh, Amberley'. Recorded as found at Amberley, ChCh in the 1920s while ploughing farmland. H.90mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Note: the inanga variety of pounamu (nephrite) is prized for its white, grey-green and blue tones, sourced particularly by Poutini Ngāi Tahu and named after the juvenile native minnow or whitebait. Registered Y3275.

Estimate: $8,000 - $14,000

0148

A pounamu hei tiki
with head strongly turned to the right and hands clasped to thighs, with original hourglass suspension hole broken through and another re-drilled to the forehead, variable mid-green tone with some translucence. Old label affixed to the back probably reads: 'Kaikai Beach' (to the North of Otago Harbour). H.90mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1996 Sloane's Wellington lot 229]. Private Estate Collection. Registered Y7843.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

0149

A 19thC pounamu hei tiki
with head turned to the right and hands clasped to thighs, with small semi-concealed suspension hole to the forehead. H.63mm. Registered Y20570.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,600

0150

A 19thC tangiwai pounamu pekapeka
traditionally represented with two back-to-back figures, an hour-glass suspension hole to the top, recessed cut ring eyes. Width 50mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1991 Sloane's Wellington lot 78 Miet Collection] Private Estate Collection. Note: it has been suggested that the form represents the native bat (also called pekapeka). However, it is also possible that the representation is of two intertwined bird forms. Registered Y4989.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

0151

An early 20th/19thC pounamu kaka poria (bird leg ring/pendant)
of good dark green tone, the wide oval central opening framed with five notch cut protrusions, the top suspension hole with brass pivoting bale fitting. L.49mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y4421.

Estimate: $500

0152

A 19thC kawakawa pounamu pekapeka
traditional double-figured form, tapered sides, six circular piercings. W. 59mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3550.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

0153

A 19thC or earlier flattened ovoid pendant
some chipping, hour-glass small suspension hole to the top. Pale mid-tone. L.113mm. Label attached detailing 'Found Battleground Orakau, Te Awamutu. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y6824.

Estimate: $400 - $800

0154

A good pre-contact/contact period mere pounamu
the tapered butt with four curved tapered grooves, hour-glass suspension hole, traditional spatulate blade, dark/mid-green tone, evidence of start of another suspension hole. L.350mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Y20904 Registered.

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

0155

A contact period or earlier toki pounamu
(nephrite) of quadrangular form, the semi-rounded butt end with early lapidary technique, forming the hour-glass suspension hole, curved sharp bevel, mid-dark green tone with pale fleck. L.163mm. Provenance: Old auction label attached, possibly ex. the Andy Miet estate collection then Private Estate Collection. Registered Y4973.

Estimate: $750 - $1,250

0156

A pre-European patu muka (stone flax pounder)
traditional elongated ovoid body with reduced grip and four concentric pecked bands to the domed butt, good defined detail and medium polisH.L.240mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y07776.

Estimate: $650 - $1,000

0157

A 19thC or earlier patu aruhe (fern root pounder)
traditional flared form of circular cross section, the butt showing some distress. L.300mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y598.

Estimate: $250

0158

A 19thC or earlier mahe (sinker)
the spherical stone with encircling shallow notch cut band. the widest diameter approx. 85mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Y20907 Registered

Estimate: $200 - $300

0159

A pre-European black basalt toki (adze)
rounded and reduced pecked tang, the polished body of tapered swollen rectangular section with uncommon pronounced horizontal rib, presumably to assist in securing a haft. L.185mm. Provenance: Old auction label attached then Private Estate Collection. Registered Y6073.

Estimate: $350

0160

A large pre-European black basalt toki (adze)
Duff type 1A, the tang displaying rough flaked form otherwise in good semi-polish. The rounded bevel intact. L.290mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y793.

Estimate: $850 - $1,500

0161

A good large pre-European toki pounamu
dark green tone, quadrangular form, the rough butt end with angular textured section, otherwise in good polish, one side displaying scarf cut and snap stone lapidary technique, mildly curved angled bevel. L.250mm. Provenance: Old auction tag attached then Private Estate Collection. Registered Y4475.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,600

0162

A 19thC or earlier marine ivory aurei (cloak pin)
the carved sperm whale tooth section of natural curved form, tapering to a point, circular section, near cylindrical suspension hole. Pale caramel type tone. L.133mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y5507.

Estimate: $400 - $650

0163

A pounamu kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole and bevelled shape to the tip. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 87 Miet Collection]. L.97mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8809.

Estimate: $250

0164

A tangiwai (Bowenite) kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 66 Miet Collection]. L.110mm. Registered Y8770.

Estimate: $150

0165

A pounamu kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 123 Miet Collection]. L.97mm. Registered Y8833.

Estimate: $200

0166

A pounamu kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole and remnant working from previous hole. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 124 Miet Collection]. L.76mm. Registered Y8834.

Estimate: $200

0167

A pounamu kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole and remnant previous hole broken out. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 125 Miet Collection]. L.68mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8835.

Estimate: $200

0168

A pounamu kuru pendant
auhunga variety, with hourglass suspension hole. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 65 Miet Collection]. L.97mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8769.

Estimate: $250

0169

A pounamu kuru pendant
with hourglass suspension hole and remnant working from previous hole. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 229 Miet Collection]. L.117mm. Registered Y8768. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $250

0170

A pounamu adze blade
quadrangular tapering shape. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 73 Miet Collection]. L.118mm. Registered Y8778.

Estimate: $500

0171

A 19thC or earlier toki pounamu (nephrite adze)
of long narrow tapered form, (Duff type 2B) scarf and snap stone tooled lapidary evident to one side, pale/mid tone. L.140mm. Remains of old label, chip to tang. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3268.

Estimate: $200 - $350

0172

A 19thC or earlier whao pounamu (nephrite chisel)
quadrangular form, evidence of stone tooled cut to one side, a central V-form cut to the length, flat bevel end. Provenance: Ex. Dunbar Sloane Auction, c.1980/90, then Private Estate Collection. L.91mm. Registered Y5226.

Estimate: $120 - $160

0173

A 19thC or earlier pounamu whao (nephrite chisel)
long tapered form with mildly curved blade, the butt end tapering to an approximate point. L.105mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y4476.

Estimate: $140

0174

A small pounamu adze blade
quadrangular section strongly tapering to poll. [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 250]. L.68mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8919.

Estimate: $150

0175

A 19thC or earlier toki pounamu
the greenstone adze of mildly tapered form, mildly curved angled bevel, evidence of stone tooled cut to one margin, a shallow cut to the centre of one face. L.160mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y6951 (no cert copy)

Estimate: $250 - $450

0176

A pounamu adze blade
quadrangular tapering shape with lapidary scarfs to each side. [Ex Athol Webster Collection #1592. Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 99 Miet Collection]. L.116mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8806.

Estimate: $500

0177

A pounamu pendant/blade
ovoid shape with suspension hole. [Ex Athol Webster Collection #1308. Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 110 Miet Collection]. L.85mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8817.

Estimate: $200

0178

An old toki pounamu
the broad flat blade with mildly concave bevel in semi-polish, the tapered tang of semi-textured form. L.129mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 173] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8900.

Estimate: $150 - $250

0179

A small argillite adze blade
quadrangular tapering. L.76mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 130 Miet Collection]. Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8841.

Estimate: $100

0180

A small argillite adze blade
quadrangular tapering. L.68mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 130 Miet Collection] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8842.

Estimate: $100

0181

A small grey-green stone adze blade
quadrangular tanged. L.85mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 130 Miet Collection]. Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8840.

Estimate: $120

0182

A pounamu adze blade
quadrangular tapering shape with lapidary scarf to one side. L.133mm. Provenance: [Bears old label '13 Te Kuiti'. Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 98 Miet Collection] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y8804.

Estimate: $250

0183

A conglomerate stone adze blade
quadrangular tapering shape (Duff type 2B). L.173mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 207] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3940.

Estimate: $120

0184

A large greywacke adze blade roughout
flaked surfaced quadrangular tapering shape (Duff type 2A). L.323mm. Provenance:[Sold at auction c.1997 Sloane's Wellington lot 200] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3943.

Estimate: $120

0185

A nephrite adze
tapered quadrangular form, the nephrite with strong striated inclusions. L.88mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $180

0186

A wide flat nephrite adze blade
pale veined inclusions. 205 x 94 x 15mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $250

0187

A 19thC or earlier toki pounamu (nephrite adze blade)
small flat tapered form with rounded bevel. L.77mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3746.

Estimate: $100

0188

A 19thC long pounamu kuru (ear pendant)
the tangiwai (bowenite) pounamu displaying good translucence, tapered form with rounded ends, soft rounded hole. L.120mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1994 Sloane's Wellington] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y07755.

Estimate: $350

0189

A 19thC or earlier kuru pounamu (nephrite ear pendant)
of long tapered form, circular cross section, hour-glass suspension hole. L.88mm. Provenance: [Sold at auction c.1991 Sloane's Wellington lot 122 Miet Collection] Private Estate Collection. Registered Y5028.

Estimate: $250 - $450

0190

A pre-European toki pounamu
quadrangular form, stone tooled scarf and snap lapidary evident to one side, mid-green tone. L.100mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y09761.

Estimate: $160

0191

Two pre-European stone toki
rounded quadrangular form. L.130 and 97mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Registered Y5901 & Y20911.

Estimate: $180

0192

A 20thC copy of a pre-European Maori adze blade
Duff type 3, reconstituted stone, made c.1990. L.165mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $90

0193

Three pre-European small stone toki
L.83, 88 and 97mm. Registered Y6009, Y6011 and Y6012.

Estimate: $200

0194

An old Maori patu onewa handle section
with ridged butt knob and hourglass suspension hole. L.165mm Registered Y20569.

Estimate: $150 - $250

0195

A 19thC or earlier toki pounamu (nephrite adze blade)
quadrangular tapering shape. L.158mm. Registered Y20571.

Estimate: $300 - $500

0196

A 19thC or earlier small toki pounamu (nephrite adze blade)
tapered quadrangular form, evidence of stone tool cut to one side. L.66mm. Old English retailer's label attached. Provenance: Private Estate Collection. Y20905 Registered

Estimate: $120

0197

A pre-European pounamu kuru
of short form, possibly later modified, tapering to a point, flat sides, early type hour-glass suspension hole, good dark tone. L.30mm. Ex. Private Estate Collection. Registered Y3748.

Estimate: $120

0198

A 20thC carved pounamu hei tiki
heart form mouth, mid/dark green tone. L.62mm. Provenance: Private Estate Collection.

Estimate: $350