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SN 1187A. Cal. 9mm. 8″ bbl with fine tune front and rear sights & 4 digit SN on bottom. Rear sight parts have numbers that do not match. 1914 date above chamber. DWM scroll on center toggle link. Matching numbered toggle assembly down to the firing pin. “GERMANY” export marked on left frame rail. Matching numbered checkered walnut grips. Gun appears to have been reworked for commercial sales in the 20’s, with some small parts renumbered to match at the time. Wood bottom mag appears to have matching numbers that were added more recently. Brown leather “BDIII/1916” marked artillery holster with orig cleaning rod and contemporary Eagle/63 marked takedown tool. PROVENANCE: The William Smith Collection. CONDITION: Very good, retaining 90% 1920’s era blue with fading on bbl and grip straps. Sides of bbl and frame rails are corroding, sharp edges and corners are worn. Straw has been reheated and is currently 60%. Grips are worn and darkened. Bore is lightly frosted. Mag has a crack through the wood bottom. Mechanics are very good. Front of holster has cracking and flaking overall. Back is very good. Ears on cleaning rod flap have been replaced. Takedown tool and cleaning rod are very good. 50600-7 BWS (4,000-6,000) C&R – Lot 3120

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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