DoneSun, Oct 25, 2009 7:00 AM UTC
Fine Antique Arms, Armour & Militaria
An amazing set of important khula-khuds, Imperial Russia memorabilia and militaria, important firearms including an extremely rare breechloading wheel-lock carabine, a fine selection of swords, daggers and pole arms featuring a gilded and ciselled Italian rapier, an important pair of flintlock pistols in oriental fashion, City of Paris's gift to king Louis Philippe, a Boutet cased pair of flintlock pistols. A large private collection of target firearms, the fourth part of the A.C. Tirri collection, a private collection of Japanese and Chinese arms, important Middle-East arms, orders and important decorations. All in all more than 1600 lots in two days sale.