9 May 2015

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500BC to 500AD Iron Age. Irish stone head.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 1

Published Estimate: €3000-5000

Price Realised: €0

  • Granite, angled break at the base along one side. Height: 255mm; width: 120mm; depth: 170mm; weight: 8.78kg.Irregular, upright stone with flat base. The surface has rough overall texture, apart from the detail of the head/face and a tapered raised feature at the front, directly below the head. The back of the stone is curved. The outline of the head is smooth, projecting at an upward angle from the body of the stone.

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15th or 16th century illuminated manuscript page  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 2

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €0


Map of Dublin after John Speed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 3

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


Borlase, Edmund. The History of the Execrable Irish Rebellion:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 4

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €260

  • trac'd from many preceding Acts, to the Grand Eruption the 23. of October, 1641 and thence pursued to the Act of Settlement, 1662. Printed for Henry Brome, and Richard Chiswell in St. Paul's Church Yard, London, 1680. Title printed in red & black. Folio. Contemporary calf.

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1659 Map, Jans Janszoon, Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 5

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €420


Moryson, Fynes. An History of Ireland from the Year 1599, to 1603....  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 6

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €190

  • ... with a Short Narration of the State of the Kingdom from the Year 1169 to Which is Added, a Description of Ireland. Ewing. Dublin. 1735. Full Calf. 2 vols: (1) Subscribers, pp 368; (2) 378.

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2 October 1655 Sale of a Cromwellian soldier's land grant  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 7

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €500

  • A bill of sale signed by Will Goode, John Church and Thomas Nowburt. Bearing wax seals. Know all men by these presents I Thomas Nowland late soldier in Colonel Peritties own Troop". The document goes on to state his term of service in Ireland from " ye fourteenth of June 1652 to ye twenty second of October 1653" . Signed by Thomas Nowland with seal intact."

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1714. King James Holy Bible printed in Dublin  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 8

Published Estimate: €800-1000

Price Realised: €800

  • (with Prayer Book, Metrical Psalms both 1714 and Apocrypha). Dublin : [Printe]d by A. Rhames ; for Eliphal Dobson, at the Stationers-Arms in Castle-[street,] and William Binauld, at the Bible in Eustace-street, 1714. Unnumbered pages, 3 vols bound in 1, folio, mid 18th Century Irish full green morocco, broad gilt bordered sides, fully and richly gilt spine, with label, gilt, edges gilt , with signatures of William Balfour and Mary Frances Townley Balfour on the title-page, the armorial bookplate of Blayney Townley Balfour and with 19C manuscript notes regarding family members on the front flyeaf. Darlow & Moule 928. The first King James version of The Bible to be printed in Ireland.

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1761. State Lottery Ticket, Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 9

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100


1778 to 1972 small collection of Irish newspapers of historical interest.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 10

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0

  • Includes Belfast Newsletter 6 January 1778 and 10 July 1789 with news of American and French Revolutions, Daily Express Dublin 1901 Queen Vicrtoria's Death, The Irish Citizen 1918, An Phoblacht 1932 etc. (15)

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1787 Incitement to fight a duel with pistols.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 11

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • An afidavit wherby Henry Bunbury asserts that Thomas Byrne of Rathdaniel wickedly and unlawfully did endevour to provoke and incite Henry Bunbury Esquire to fight a duel against him the said Thomas Byrne with pistolls with intent to kill and murder the said Henry Bunbury to the Evil Example of all others...""

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1788. Grant of a Bounty of One Hundred Pounds signed by King George III.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 12

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140


1790s Shelmalier Cavalry, Co. Wexford, cross belt plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 14

Published Estimate: €1500-2000

Price Realised: €1800


1798. Major Fitzgerald's Leinster Rangers cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 15

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €1150

  • A polished brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp 17" and "98" left and right, ribbons inscribed above and below "MAJOR FITZGERALD"and "LEINSTER RANGERS", partial hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse, small piece chipped at top. Extremely Rare."

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Circa 1790. Castle Dillon Infantry, Co. Kildare, cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 16

Published Estimate: €800-1000

Price Realised: €1250

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below CASTLE | DILLON"and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. County Cavan Volunteers shoulder belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 17

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €800

  • A brass rectangular convex shoulder belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, surrounded on three sides by CCV", ribbons inscribed above and below "FOR OUR KING"and "AND CONSTITUTION", pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1798. Myroe Infantry, Co. Derry, cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 18

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €2400

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp and ribbons above and below MYROE" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Extremely rare."

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Circa 1798. Aughnacloy Infantry, Co. Tyrone, cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 19

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1900

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp and ribbons above and below BELFAST" and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse."

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Circa 1790. Belfast Merchants Corps cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 20

Published Estimate: €800-1000

Price Realised: €1500

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin in centre of garter inscribed QUIS SEPARABIT" ribbons inscribed above and below "Belfast" and "Merchants Corps", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Arklow Cavalry, Co. Wicklow, shoulder belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 21

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1900

  • A brass rectangular shoulder belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin, ribbons inscribed above and below ARKLOW" and "CAVALRY", pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Agivey Infantry, Co. Derry, cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 22

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1400

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below AGIVEY" and "INFANTRY", pair hooks and fixing studs to reverse, maker's mark. Extremely rare."

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Circa 1790. Drumkeen Infantry, Co. Donegal, shoulder belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 23

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €2000

  • A brass rectangular convex shoulder belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin, between G" and "R", ribbons inscribed above and below "DRUMKEEN"and "INFANTRY", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Lisburn Volunteers shoulder belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 24

Published Estimate: €1200-1500

Price Realised: €1150

  • A gilt rectangular shoulder belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, inscribed IN PECTORE PATRIA" above and "LISBURN / VOLUNTEERS" below, hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Circa 1790. Lurgan Infantry shoulder belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 25

Published Estimate: €1200-1800

Price Realised: €1250

  • A gilt rectangular convex shoulder belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over Maid of Erin harp, ribbons inscribed above and below LURGAN"and "INFANTRY", pair of hooks and fixing studs to reverse. Rare."

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Early 19th century. Bellaghey Rangers cross belt plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 26

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1050

  • A brass oval convex cross belt plate engraved to the centre with a crown over GR" inscribed above and below "BELLAGHEY"and "RANGERS", hook and pair of fixing studs to reverse. Extremely rare."

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1796 button attributed to Castle Hyde Volunteers and other buttons and badge.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 27

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

  • PRO ARIS ET FOCIS (For God and Country) 1796, crown over harp, silver plated, attributed to Castle Hyde Volunteers on a label attached, also LIMERICK MERCHANTS crown over harp, brass button by I. Lloyd Dublin, with later brass buttons including 77th Regiment, Irish Volunteers, and a 1958 Fenian Centenary badge. (6)

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1798 Limerick Militia Medal for Coloony  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 28

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €600


17th century English Civil War Harquebusier's breast plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 29

Published Estimate: €350-450

Price Realised: €620

  • Made of a single plate, forged into typical form with low medial ridge drawn out to a small point at the base above a short flared flange at the waist. Plain turned edges at the neck and armpits. The interior with remains of a pair of studs for the shoulder straps, With armourer's proof to right breast.

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18th/19th century 32lb naval cannonballs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 30

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €280


A collection of five various swords  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 31

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €750


Early 18th century Spanish rapier  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 32

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €620


Four various 18th and 19th century swords  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 33

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €320

  • A mid 18th century small sword; a 1798 pattern English officers sword, parcel gilt blade, with scabbard; an early 19th century British mameluke style officers sword; a 19th century Persian shamshir sword. (4)

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Halberd head  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 34

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200


A collection of edged weapons  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 35

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €220

  • A 1827 model royal navy sword; two Victorian bandsman's or drummer's swords; a Spanish decorative 'sword' with scabbard; a decorative axe; a kukri-style knife in scabbard; and two ivory-handled Philippine punal daggers etc. (8)

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1861 - 1865 American Civil War Confederate cavalry sabre  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 36

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €220


1861 United States Army Officer's sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 37

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120


19th century, United States Army dress sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 38

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €160


1872 United States Army Officer's sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 39

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €80


19th century, two cavalry swords  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 40

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €260

  • a Victorian officer's sword with three branch hilt incorporating VR cypher, with brass scabbard and a 19th century German cavalry trooper's sword with a three-branch steel hilt and a leather handle, with steel scabbard.

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A Rigby pocket pistol  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 41

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €1800

  • An early 19th century Irish flintlock pocket pistol, the gold inlaid damascus barrel on finely figured walnut stock, with compartment in butt for shot, the side-lock and trigger-guard finely engraved.

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An early 19th century flintlock pistol  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 42

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200


Circa 1840 Irish Percussion Pocket Pistol  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 43

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €360

  • By M. & L. Pattison With sighted octagonal damascus barrel, engraved 'Dublin' along the top flat, sidelock decorated with elaborate foliate engravings, the hammer decorated en suite, figured walnut butt, cut with chequering and mounted with a silver escutcheon.

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A pair of 19thC Parkes percussion pistols  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 44

Published Estimate: €500-800

Price Realised: €700


A pair of 19thC Blissett percussion pistols  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 45

Published Estimate: €700-1000

Price Realised: €850

  • A pair of finely engraved overcoat pistols, the barrels reeded with star shaped muzzle, the sidelocks foliate engraved, the hammers in the form of fish, with retractable triggers. The stocks finely chequered with white metal mounts and inlay.

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1849 .31 calibre Colt pocket percussion revolver  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 46

Published Estimate: €800-1200

Price Realised: €1500

  • Single action revolver with five-chamber cylinder and 4 octagonal barrel with attached loading levers. All parts numbered 82431 and ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW YORK CITY stamped to top of barrel. In fitted mahogany case with Colt patent ball and bullet mould, powder flask and box of Eley caps, various accessories and lead bullets."

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18th century sea charts, Captain Greville Collins, seven charts from his Coasting Pilot", c1740."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 47

Published Estimate: €700-1000

Price Realised: €800

  • Charts of Carrickfergus (Belfast) Lough, Carlingford, Dublin Bay, Holyhead, The Menai Strait, The Scilly Isles and Kinsale Harbour. Uncoloured engravings. The Carlingford chart 18 (46cm) high, 13" (33cm) wide; the rest, 18" (46cm) high, 23" (59cm) wide. Framed. (7)"

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1794-1809. Maps of Britain, France, Italy, India and Siam  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 48

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

  • Collection comprises: Map of area of Scotland around Renfrew & Argyle and of South Britain - England & Wales by J. Cary June 1794 & July, 1809 respectively; Southern India & Ceylon late 18th/early 19th century by Bonne; Two maps of Italy: An engraved 18th century uncoloured map by Bonne a 19th century map of Italy by Bellier of Paris; A small 18th century map of the Bay of Tonkin. Mainly hand coloured. Various sizes. (6)

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1766-1811.Tartary, China, Japan. Hand Coloured Maps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 49

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €0

  • Collection of three French maps: (1) Grande Tartare et Isle du Japon by Louis Brion & published by Desnos, Paris (1766); (2) Tartarie Independante by Bonne. Not coloured. (1788); (3) Siberie Partie de L'Empire du Japon by Delamarche, Hand coloured (1811)

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1785-1827. Russia & Poland. A collection of 5 Hand Coloured Maps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 50

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €0

  • This collection of French produced maps comprises: (1) East Poland & Russia by Clovet. It has text on either side and is double folio size. (1785); (2) A. Brue. Western Russia & Eastern Poland (1827); (3/5) 3 maps by Delamarche two in 1812 & one in 1824 of European Russia. All hand coloured. (5)

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1766-1786. A collection of 7 Eighteenth Century Hand Coloured Maps of Poland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 51

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €0

  • This collection of French produced maps comprises: (1) Large double folio size map of Poland with text in French on each side. Undated; (2/3) 1766 & 1786 maps by Brion and Bonne respectively; (4/7) 4 smaller maps two by De Vaugondy and 2others, one by Chez Lattre, Paris (1791). Various sizes. (7)

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