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Revised: 9/17/2008 

Additional Information: Serial Number PX1922A was offered as lot 373 in Butterfield & Butterfield Auction # 5617A (8/93) as part of the esteemed Press Collection of firearms. Consignor received the gun the same month from Wm Drollinger, a noted firearms dealer in CA, as is indicated on his letterhead invoice. Consignor’s notes indicate date of MFG as 1980. A copy of these items are included with this lot.

*EXTRAORDINARILY RARE RUSSIAN PSM SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. SN PX1922A. Cal. 5.45 mm. Exceptionally rare modern pistol with very few ever having been allowed into United States. This diminutive pistol has a 3-1/4″ bbl with fixed sights, rnd hammer spur & black composition serrated grips. Safety is at top left rear of slide & does not protrude beyond side of slide. Overall thickness of this little pistol is only .680″ (just over 5/8″) making it an exceptionally easy to conceal the undercover or “spy” operatives. The 5.45 mm cartridge, while reasonably low velocity, is very effective even against light body armor. This little pistol has an 8-rd single stack magazine with short finger rest, is dbl action or sgl action & very well made. The design is basically that of the Walther PPK with refinements. Accompanied by its orig red velvet lined, burgundy leatherette, hinged lid box French fitted in bottom for pistol, the accompanying spare magazine, a black plastic cartridge box containing six orig rds, an instructional manual in both Russian & English and an orig soft chocolate brown leather flap belt holster with pocket for spare magazine & cleaning rod. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine, appears to have never been fired. Retains virtually all of its bright orig factory blue finish. Grips are equally new. Box & accessories are also like new. 4-35613 JR293 (4,500-7,500)

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Auction: Firearms - Fall 2008
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