June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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According to the book "Mauser Pocket Pistols 1910 to 1946" by Roy Pender, pages 100-101, his comment is "Less than 1,000 of the long barrel humpbacks were made and are one of the highest prized variations". Just like three of the four serial numbers observed, the milled panel on the right is marked "L.K. 97", other known examples are 86, 99 and 135. It has the short bottleneck extractor at rear, milled retainers, finely checkered walnut grips and rust blue finish with heat temper small parts. Three line patent address on left side of slide, Mauser banner on left side fame. Small panel above the safety. Front sight is set back from muzzle. Has the crown "U" proof. According to Pender, the origin of the "LK" number is unknown. As to condition, trigger still have generous amount of fire blue, front grip strap is grey patina and trigger guard is 50/50. Balance of gun is 90% with overall high edge holster wear. Matching number on frame and slide. The magazine serial number is 335, which is a known example in Pender's book. Fine bore and action. An excellent condition, all original and very scarce Humpback Model 1914.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
4 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
7.65mm
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Mauser
Model
1914
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
317
(C) MAUSER MODEL 1914 LONG BARREL HUMPBACK SEMI-AUTOMATIC POCKET PISTOL.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,900.00
Estimate: $4,500 - $6,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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