May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
German System Venus Martini style Scheibenpistole (target pistol) in .22 Long Rifle. The barrel is marked "Venus Pistole", "Cal. .22 Long Rifle", ".22 LR", "NOT ENGLISH MADE", with post-World War II British proofs, "BUG" proofs, "GERMANY", and faint markings of a company in Hamburg. Serial number is "56176", and there are no US import markings. Blued octagonal barrel with fixed target front sights. Rear target sight is mounted on the receiver, is adjustable for windage and elevation, and is marked "DRGM". Entire receiver is nicely engraved, and there is light engraving on the trigger guard and frame. Blued cocking lever is on the right side. Walnut forearm and grip panels are checkered. CONDITION: Overall excellent. Barrel retains 80-85% of its bluing, and there is little remaining of the case hardening. Wood has light wear and dings, with some damage to the right rear of the forearm. Bore is bright, cocking lever functions properly, and pistol is mechanically sound. WEZ

Barrel Length
13 - 3/4"
.22 LR
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Venus Pistole
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $4,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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