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MAUSER C96, M1902 GERMAN GPK TEST FLATSIDE.MAUSERC963447.63mmMODERN; IMPORTCal. 7.63mm. This high SN German Test Flatside has the standard 5-1/2" bbl with a fixed front sight and a slip-in 50-500 rear sight. Long extractor and single lug firing pin. Usual 3-line chamber address with full SN on left side of the chamber flat. Imperial Gewehrprufungskommission Crown/F acceptance marked on right side of the bbl extension and Prussian Eagle on lower flat. The only other external markings relate to the SN that is matched on all visible parts. Backstrap has no slot to accept a shoulder stock as reported on a few other test pistols. Detailed disassembly shows all remaining parts, including firing pin, with matching SN excepting an unmarked follower. Major components are rust blued. Most small parts fire blued, trigger originally strawed. Orig serrated wood grips. Lanyard ring present. PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Approx 95% of refinished rust blue over oxidized surface. 80% fire blue on extractor. Most of other small parts have oxidized to a darker tone or have been reblued. Little remaining varnish on grips. Generally bright bore with mild oxidation and shallow rifling. Perfect manual mechanics. 43475-997 LMA (3,500-5,500)
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Minimum Bid: $0.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,130.00
Estimate: $3,500 - $5,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Monday, October 5, 2015.
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