Militaria, Maps & Ethnographica

Militaria, Maps & Ethnographica

Date: Wed, 20th Jul 2022 12:00
Preview Lots: 18

This auction is set to feature a fine private collection of naval binoculars including a rarely seen pair of British WWII bridge observation binoculars by Ross of London, followed by a fine German periscope by renowned maker Carl Zeiss.

An excellent selection of Japanese arms is also included with a 19th century Tanegashima matchlock musket, a fine katana, armour piercing tanto (yoroi-dōshi) and shin-gunto all on offer.

Maps from a Highlands estate include the rare 17th century Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy by Johannes Blaeu and are complimented by a selection of ethnographica and antiquarian books with Icelandic polar bear gloves and a fine set of Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

Further consignments of British and international arms and armour, civic forces memorabilia, antiquarian maps and books are invited for this auction. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, make an appointment to visit our Glasgow Galleries, or contact our specialists by clicking this link and completing the short form. 

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