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MAUSER C96 RED 9 REWORK, 1920 PROPERTY MARKING, POLICE UNIT MARKED, WITH HOLSTER. MAUSER C96 15302 9MM PARABELLUM MODERN; C&R; IMPORT Cal. 9mm Parabellum. Post-war Red 9 rework with 4" bbl having sleeved front sight and fixed rear sight. Short extractor and 2-lug firing pin. Standard Mauser address on top of chamber. SN “15302" marked on left chamber flat. Crown/U proofing on left receiver flat adjacent to "1920" property marking. 2-line Mauser address on right side of receiver. Frontstrap has a “S.Kg.R.110.” police unit marking. Lanyard ring absent. Major parts with era correct rust blue. Fire blued extractor, safety, trigger and bolt stop. Serrated walnut grips, each with a factory impressed Red 9. Disassembly shows all matching numbers except the grips, each panel having been numbered "25501". Accompanied by a brown pebbled leather police holster, inside flap is the marking ".28.". PROVENANCE: Ex Visser Collection. Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Approx 90-95% rust blue with comparable condition fire blued small parts. Grips show considerable handling and staining, particularly the right panel that has some loss on the bottom. Slightly dulled bore with shallow rifling. Perfect manual mechanics. An interesting history that reflects a Treaty of Versailles conversion of a full size Red 9 to a pistol with a 4" bbl issued to the Wiemar Police. Holster in VG condition with noticeable high point wear. Leather still supple with virtually all stitching intact. 43475-87 LMA (1,750-2,500)
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Minimum Bid: $0.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,065.00
Estimate: $1,750 - $2,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Monday, October 5, 2015.
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