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MAUSER C96, LATE LARGE RING TRANSITIONAL. MAUSER C96 20652 7.63MM MODERN; C&R; IMPORT Cal. 7.63 mm. Seldomly encountered Late Large Ring Transitional that retains the early Conehammer type trigger. Standard features include 5-1/2" bbl with fixed front sight & slip-in rear sight marked "1-10". Usual 3-line chamber address with the full SN on left chamber flat. Crown/crown U proofing on the left receiver with the antler inspection on right side of the receiver. Long extractor and single lug firing pin. Major components rust blued with fire blued extractor, rear sight and associated components, bolt stop, safety and grip screw. Grey case hardened hammer and subframe. Brightly polished trigger. Lanyard ring present. Disassembly shows all matching components except for a later unnumbered follower. Grips are replacements, each properly numbered to the pistol with full SN. PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Approx 95% bright orig rust blue with slight peppering in front and on left side of magazine housing. Faded floorplate and considerable toning of the front and backstrap. Small parts with orig fire blue in comparable condition. Replacement grips are nearly new. Bright bore with shallow rifling and moderate corrosion. Perfect manual mechanics. One of the more unusual early production C96s. 43475-99 LMA (2,000-3,000)
MAUSER C96, 20652, 7.63MM, MODERN; C&R; IMPORT
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Minimum Bid: $0.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,600.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Monday, October 5, 2015.
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