Militaria and deactivated weaponry auction at Bellmans

PUBLISHED: 16:53 27 August 2015 | UPDATED: 16:53 27 August 2015


On Friday 9 October, Bellmans Auctioneers are set to auction a large collection of militaria and deactivated weaponry, as part of their October 2015 Antiques and Interiors auction.

Featuring pieces manufactured as far afield as America and Russia as well as more familiar English and German examples, the majority single owner collection is unusual both in its volume and diversity, and is exciting dealers, collectors and amateur enthusiasts alike.

The majority of the collection dates from the late 19th century onwards, and consists mainly of military issue guns from World War One and World War Two. All guns are deactivated and are offered with their deactivation certificates where relevant. Items of note include a Russian R.P.G 7 with scope, which is expected to realise £700-1,000, and a German RAD Hewerm which it is estimated will achieve £500-800.

Bellmans Militaria Specialist Simon Garner comments: “It is rare and exciting to auction a collection of this range and calibre. This is a fantastic opportunity to show off the facilities at Bellmans Auctioneers, and demonstrate how such large and significant collections can do brilliantly even in an auction house outside of London.”

The entire auction is on view from midday on Friday 2 October, and will be fully illustrated online from Wednesday 30 September. Online bidding is available via For more information and to register your interest, contact Bellmans Auctioneers directly on 01403 700858, or email

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