Lot 1010: * MAUSER, GERMANY A 7.63mm (MAUSER) SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL, MODEL ''C96 ''CONE-HAMMER BROOMHANDLE'', serial 11799, WITH MATCHING HOLSTER
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
A 7.63mm (MAUSER) SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL, MODEL ''C96 ''CONE-HAMMER BROOMHANDLE'', serial 11799, WITH MATCHING HOLSTER-STOCK
for 1897, with 5 1/2in. blued replacement barrel signed ''BARREL BY MUSGRAVE & SONS BF'', original fore-sight re-applied, re-blued receiver, polished engine-turned bolt with replacement long extractor, 500 metre rear-sight with strong traces of bright blue to the slider and ancillaries, cone-hammer with old-style safe, re-blued frame with some thinning to grip-straps, original walnut 23-groove bag-shaped grips, lanyard ring at heel and all matching numbers; TOGETHER WITH its matching number walnut holster stock (cracks and repairs), the left hand side with oval ''WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO LD LONDON'' stamp, and complete with five plated stripper clips.