October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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This early M3 is marked on left side of magazine housing “SUB-MACH GUN” “CAL .45 M3”, “U.S. NO HX” and simply “guide”. This gun is registered under an IRS number, with additional description data referencing the "HX" (indicating experimental) serial number on the magazine housing. There are assembly numbers on the underside of the trigger guard, and on the underside of the ejector port cover. This lot includes an additional barrel assembly with flash hider and a total of five original 30 round magazines. CONDITION: Overall appearance and finish is near excellent original smooth gray finish on the gun with near excellent deep blue original finish on the magazines. Slight scratch on the right side of the receiver from actuating the cocking handle, with some slight wear to gray patina on the pistol grip on the high edges, with some noticeable scratches on both sides of the trigger. Bore in gun barrel near excellent, shiny and bright. Spare barrel bore mint, shiny and bright with some preservative grease. Bolt is also near excellent. Mechanics are crisp. Pretty difficult to upgrade the condition of this specimen. An investment grade level example of the highly sought M3 model Grease Gun. THIS IS A NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT ITEM AND REQUIRES BATF APPROVAL PRIOR TO TRANSFER. THIS ITEM IS FULLY TRANSFERABLE ON AN ATF FORM 3 OR 4 AS CURIO AND RELIC ELIGIBLE. JWK 18-77
Name
Value
Accessories
Mags, barrel
Barrel Length
8 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.45 ACP
FFL Status
NFA
Manufacturer
Guide Lamp Div.
Model
M-3 Grease Gun
Paperwork
No
Sear Serial Number
Serial Number
IRS5154A
(N) HIGH ORIGINAL CONDITION SCARCE EARLY EXPERIMENTAL M3 “GREASE GUN”  MACHINE GUN (CURIO AND RELIC)
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $9,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $27,600.00
Estimate: $18,000 - $30,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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