Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 839: Commemorative Inscribed Cone Hammer Broomhandle Pistol w/Stock

Auction Date: February 14, 2019

Fine Mauser Model 1896 Cone Hammer Broomhandle Pistol with Korean Expedition Inscription and Stock

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,800

Fine Mauser Model 1896 Cone Hammer Broomhandle Pistol with Korean Expedition Inscription and Stock

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: Broomhandle
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.63 mm
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 83
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Fitted with tangent sights, ribbed grips, and an unnumbered stock iron. The left side of the magazine bears an inscription indicating the piece as being in memory of an expedition to Korea, dated 19 June 1898, and the stock bears an inscribed silver finished plate with a 1922 dated presentation inscription to an unidentified party.

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