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Classic arms at Probusauktioner of Sweden

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Among the items of interest were an all-steel Scottish, mid-18th century flintlock pistol, signed John Campbell, which went for 60,000 SEK (£5324).

There was a Colt Police revolver, model 1862 number 7850 with original holster for 18,000 SEK (£1597); an English rapier, circa 1630-40 with an iron hilt with traces of silver decoration and a blade inscribed with Clemens Kevller Me Fecit Solingen which went for 25,000 SEK (£2,219); or you could have had a French officer’s, light cavalry sabre, 1822 pattern, with scabbard for 3,200 SEK (£284);  for something a bit fancier, how about a British heavy cavalry helmet, circa 1900, which had the lining missing resulting in a reasonable price of 2,700 SEK (£239).

More details on the sale are at www.probusauktioner.se

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