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SN 41676. Cal. 7.63mm. Mauser M1902, 6-shot, with 4″ bbl having fixed front & rear sights. Top of chamber with usual 3-line address. Crown/Crown U on left chamber flat. Full SN “41676” on left side of bbl extension. Right frame has 2-line Mauser address. The complete SN is repeated on the back of the slotted frame while the usual small parts (except for an unnumbered floorplate & subframe) are matched with the last 3 digits of the SN. Checkered wood grips, each panel marked with complete SN. Lanyard ring present. Major parts rust blued; fired blued extractor, bolt, offset hammer safety lever, grip screw; strawed trigger. PROVENANCE: Ex Henk Visser Collection; Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Superb professional restoration with over 99% correct rust blue. Small parts, with enhanced fire blue, in comparable condition. 80% orig straw on trigger. Grips with sharp checkering showing negligible losses. Bright bore with sharp rifling, mild oxidation. Perfect manual mechanics. One of the most difficult C96s to encounter, rarely offered for sale. 4-53022 (15,000-25,000) – Lot 2204

Auction: Firearms - March 2015
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