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2007
$1,062.50

FINE EARLY LOEWE MANUFACTURED 1893 BORCHARDT PISTOL CARBINE WITH MATCHING STOCK AND TWO MAGAZINES.

SN 380. Cal. 7.63mm. 7-1/2″ bbl. Frosted blue finish overall with 2-pc checkered walnut grips and numbers matching wood based magazine and buttstock. Borchardt leather holster with retaining straps attached to board stock and included is its hanging strap and magazine pouch holding one additional matching wood based magazine. Marked “SYSTEM BORCHARDT. PATENT.” on upper side of right receiver. Proofed Crown over B and Crown over U on bbl, receiver and toggle. Chamber crest marked “WAFFENFABRIK LOEWE BERLIN”. SN found on bottom of grip frame, trigger, toggle, stock lug and board stock. Detachable cheekrest is numbered to a slightly earlier carbine. Numbers matching stock is maker’s marked “GESETZUCH GESCHUTZT”. CONDITION: Good overall, with most blue finish having turned somewhat plum. Traces of nitre-blue evident on trigger and on protected areas. Bore heavily frosted with visible rifling. Mechanics are functional. Stock has numerous stains, blemishes and period minor scratches. Grips slightly worn and slightly oil-soaked, but solid and complete. Leather holster is intact but is basically a very supple relic, as is to be expected after being 110 years old. Magazine pouch is supple with good stitching. Both magazines retain most of their nickel finish and good solid numbers matching wood bases. Hanging strap is intact but not serviceable due to age. 52001-4 TDW (8,500-12,500) – Lot 2007

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