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SN 1635. Cal. 7.65. 7-1/2″ bbl. High polish blue finish overall with 2-pc fine checkered walnut grips. Crown / B, Crown / G, and Crown / U proofs found on bbl and receiver. Marked “System Borchardt. Patent. Deutsche Waffen-Und Munitionsfabriken. Berlin”. Borchardt board type shoulder stock with iron matching number manufacturers mark “GESETZLICH GESCHUTZT” marked on bottom of stock near toe. Detachable cheek rest, is numbers matching as well. Leather holster with retaining straps appears correct and as typical is not marked. CONDITION: Very fine overall, bright bore with good rifling, and crisp mechanics. Most rust blue finish remaining with minor muzzle wear and a minor area of staining on left side of bbl, finish loss on receiver is at leading edges of trigger guard, sear housing, bottom of mag well and charging handle. Nitre blue spring tabs at toggle linkage retain approximately 25% of their vivid color with balance turning somewhat straw to bright. minor finish loss is evident at stock attaching lug and is evident only at points of contact from stock iron. Checkered wood grips are very fine with slight finish loss from age with most varnish remaining and checkering sharp. Board stock very fine condition, better than average with most varnish remaining and several small areas of bruising on left side and top comb, most blue is remaining on stock iron. Nitre blue screws are very fine, retaining most color and are not fouled. Leather holster is quite supple with stitching intact, however, is rather oil laden. Leather strapping have lost most of their chromed finish but are still viable and supple. Stock numbers and makers markings are vivid and distinct as is the matching number mag markings that retains most of its nickel finish. This is a very nice example of a DWM manufactured 1893 Borchardt pistol complete with its accessories. 52710-1 TDW (12,500-17,500) – Lot 2006

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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