Lot 1243: O. BENNEWITZ KAISER & LAUTERN LUNA FALLING BLOCK

Est: $600 - $900
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May 7, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: PARLOR PISTOL. Cal. 22 LR. S# 17. Pre WWII German parlor pistol w/ 14 5/8" tapered octagon bbl. Similar to Luna Model 200 Free pistol but w/out rear frame mounted target sight; instead having rear bbl. mounted square key adj. rear sight marked "D.R.G.M.". Bottom of bbl. under finely checkered forend numbered 17 as is frame under chamber area. Bbl. additionally has "OB", "5.3mm" & crown B, U & G proofs. Left flat of bbl. has faint non-readable line containing bottom half of "N.G.P." & readable line of "1,8grBI.". Light border scroll engraving throughout pistol. Left side of frame marked "Luna/D.R.G.M.". Matching numbered frame, bbl., breech block, cocking lever, lever of action pivot, trigger guard & trigger assembly. Forend & backs of grips unreadable matching pencil marked. Ramp front sight w/ U shaped protector having plum hue & number 29. Cocking lever on trigger guard assembly & adj. trigger. Trigger guard assembly retained by thumb screw in front & levered pin (missing) at bottom rear. Sculpted thumb rest grips for right hand use corresponding to man's size medium hand; finely checkered w/ palm swell & rest on right grip plus front shaped to only allow finger tip to contact trigger. Left grip similarly checkered w/ ear type thumbrest. CONDITION: overall very good appearance. Refinished exhibiting areas of light plum hue on receiver & sight ears. In the white areas have occasional light stained appearance, mostly noticeable on bar of rear sight. Missing levered assembly pin at bottom rear of frame to retain trigger guard. Sm. spots of damaged diamonds on forend. Spots of very faint prior pitting on trigger guard. Occasional sm. spot of pinprick oxidation on bbl. Near excellent bore. (17-3250/NW). CURIO. $600-900.
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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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