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SN 1202. Cal. 7.25 mm. Exceptional Adler pistol with 3-1/4″ bbl having a fixed front sight. The fixed rear sight also acts as the charging handle for the top mounted jeweled bolt. The only markings on the left side of the pistol are the “F” & “S” safety detents. On the right side of the receiver is a 3-line legend “PATENT HAEUSSLER / ADLERWAFFENWERKE / ENGELBRECHT & WOLFF” along with a (Zella-Mehlis) Crown/Crown/U proof that appears on the same side of the bbl and bolt. Beautifully polished pistol whose major components are rust blued except for the in-the-white bolt and strawed safety lever, trigger, receiver screws and magazine release. Orig matching rust blued magazine. Beautiful hard rubber grips with deeply embossed logo surrounded by bordered checkering. PROVENANCE: Illustrated TBLAP. Ex Visser collection. Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Bright 98-99% rust blue with negligible sharp edge wear and freckling on front & backstrap. Comparable condition small parts, though slightly more fading on the strawed hammer & safety. Grips are crisp, showing virtually no wear, with the right panel having a barely discernible crack. Mirror bore. Perfect manual mechanics. One of the best Adler pistols in existence. 43475-317 LMA89 (6,000-10,000) – Lot 3649

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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