Lot 2245: DUTCH 9.4MM POLICE REVOLVER.

Est: $500 - $750
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May 8, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
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Description: Cal. 9.4mm. S# 48. Police service revolver often referred to as Model 1873. Unusual design w/ special safety on left side of frame to lock & index cyl. which has chambers numbered "1" & "2" for purpose of having blank in 1, tear gas cartridge in 2 & regular bullets in balance. Face of cyl. has matching number 48 as do backs of grips & bbl. Numbered parts also have "7", which is also on cyl. pivot & right side of frame under grips. Crown "R" & "star/E" proofs. Narrow rib on top of 3 1/2" oct. bbl. has "ACIER FONDU". Left flat of bbl. w/ "-HAAG-AMSTERDAM-ARNHEM-". Right side of bbl. marked "-NED (?) WAPENMAGAZION-HAARLEM-". Top left front of frame marked "Cal / 9.4". Unmarked top strap. Safety lever numbered "277" in lg. numerals; likely to number revolver w/in user group. Blued cyl. safety lever & bbl. Balance case colored. Bird's head shaped checkered hardwood grips w/ lanyard ring on butt. Bottom right front of frame w/ "L/AM" inside triangle. Cyl. proofed w/"star/E", "crown E" & "crown Leige" proofs. CONDITION: very good overall appearance w/ grip straps & trigger guard faded to gray patina. Occasional minimal light spots of peppery oxidation. Patina appearance of cyl. Fading & high edge wear on bbl., which has replacement dovetail mounted square faced front sight blade. Generally very good bore w/ occasional sm. pits. Good plus grips w/ hand wear & 1 rub mark above grip screw on left. Very vivid case colors on main portion of frame. Very unusual special purpose revolver w/ especially unusual indexing feature. (18-707/NW). CURIO. $500-750.
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Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense.
* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
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