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Auction Date: February 20, 2015

Lot 1589: Loewe - 1893 Borchardt

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Ludwig Loewe Model 1893 Borchardt Semi-Automatic Pistol with Stock and Case
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $9,000
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Serial #Loewe - 1893 Borchardt ManufacturerLoewe Model1893 Borchardt
TypePistol Gauge7.63 Mm Catalog Page101
Barrel7 1/2 Inch Round FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingOC PRF
Rating DefinitionOC - FINE: all original parts; over 30% original finish.
DescriptionDeveloped by Hugo Borchardt for Ludwig Loewe (later DWM). Blade front and adjustable rear sights, with matching numbers on the frame, trigger and rear toggle link, bright small components, checkered grips and a wood-base nickel magazine numbered "1831". With an unnumbered shoulder stock detachable cheekpiece and a wood paneled "briefcase" style case.

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