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19th Century Well Equipped Bohemian Vampire Slaying Kit

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DESCRIPTION: Antique vampire slaying kit featuring several accoutrements for hunting and killing vampires including:
one silver plated percussion pistol with etched metal overlay;
one pointed metal rod;
two metal and carved wood crucifixes, one of which is contained within a small shrine;
two carved wood stakes w/ iron reinforced wooden hammer;
one bone handled steel dirk marked "Bellator et Dei";
seven vials of glass and/or metal for for holy water, holy oil, etc.;
one Czech prayer book;
and four metal boxes.

Effects are housed in a casrved wood case fastened with a hook latch and adorned with gilt brass handles and trimmings throughout.
CIRCA: 19th Century
ORIGIN: Eastern European
DIMENSIONS: Case - H: 5.25" W: 10.25" L: 21"
Pistol - H: 4.75" W: 1.25" L: 13.25"
Rod - W: 0.5" L: 8.5"
Crucifixes - H: 3.25-11.5" W: 0.5" L: 1.5"
Crucifix shrine - H: 4.5" W: 0.75" L: 2.25"
Hammer - H: 1.25" W: 4" L: 9.5"
Stakes - H: 0.5" W: 0.5" L: 11.75"
Dirk - H: 2" W: 2" L: 17.5"
Dirk blade length - 11.75"
Vials - H: 1.75-5" W: 0.5-1.5" L: 1-2.25"
Prayer book - H: " W: " L: "
Boxes - H: 0.25-1.75" W: 1.25-2.25" L: 1.75-3.25"
CONDITION: Minor tarnishing to metal components/items; clasps holding down hammer too loose, clasps holding down some other items are too tight; bottom of box with annunciation scene on it has come off of remainder of box, requires repair; pistol untested
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DESCRIPTION: Antique vampire slaying kit featuring several accoutrements for hunting and killing vampires including:
one silver plated percussion pistol with etched metal overlay;
one pointed metal rod;
two metal and carved wood crucifixes, one of which is contained within a small shrine;
two carved wood stakes w/ iron reinforced wooden hammer;
one bone handled steel dirk marked "Bellator et Dei";
seven vials of glass and/or metal for for holy water, holy oil, etc.;
one Czech prayer book;
and four metal boxes.

Effects are housed in a casrved wood case fastened with a hook latch and adorned with gilt brass handles and trimmings throughout.
CIRCA: 19th Century
ORIGIN: Eastern European
DIMENSIONS: Case - H: 5.25" W: 10.25" L: 21"
Pistol - H: 4.75" W: 1.25" L: 13.25"
Rod - W: 0.5" L: 8.5"
Crucifixes - H: 3.25-11.5" W: 0.5" L: 1.5"
Crucifix shrine - H: 4.5" W: 0.75" L: 2.25"
Hammer - H: 1.25" W: 4" L: 9.5"
Stakes - H: 0.5" W: 0.5" L: 11.75"
Dirk - H: 2" W: 2" L: 17.5"
Dirk blade length - 11.75"
Vials - H: 1.75-5" W: 0.5-1.5" L: 1-2.25"
Prayer book - H: " W: " L: "
Boxes - H: 0.25-1.75" W: 1.25-2.25" L: 1.75-3.25"
CONDITION: Minor tarnishing to metal components/items; clasps holding down hammer too loose, clasps holding down some other items are too tight; bottom of box with annunciation scene on it has come off of remainder of box, requires repair; pistol untested
Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of our specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the (Ask Question) button or email us directly.

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