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Lot 368: German Military Flare Pistols Binoculars and Accessories

Auction Date: June 26, 2015

German Military Collector's Lot of Flare Pistols Binoculars and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

A) Hebel Model 1894 Flare Pistol with Two Sets of Binoculars and Flare Canisters

Manufacturer: German
Model: Flare Pistol
Type: Other
Gauge: 26.5mm
Barrel: 8 7/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1052
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 44
Class: Other
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

1) Flare pistol has standard WWI era military proofs. 2) Carl Zeiss 8x30 East German tank commander binoculars with leather case. Excellent 3) WWII Emil Busch 10x50 binoculars color coded for issue to the Eastern front. Carrying case top has separated from the body of the lid. Binoculars are very good. The case is poor. Also includes two German bakelite flare canisters: one labeled for red and the other green. Both are dated "1941" and will hold six 26.5mm flares each. Very good.

B) Meinel-Scholer "euh" Code LP42 Flare Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Flare
Type: Other
Gauge: 26.5mm
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 1052
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 44
Class: Other
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

Description:

C) Lubecker Machinefabrik "duv/41" Code Flare Pistol with Holster

Manufacturer: German
Model: Flare Pistol
Type: Other
Gauge: 1 inch
Barrel: 6 inch half round
Finish: black
Grip: plastic
Stock:
Item Views: 1052
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 44
Class: Other
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

Description:

Holster is dated "1937".

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