Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2561: Engraved Silver and Gold Plated Mauser C78 "Zig-Zag" Revolver

Auction Date: June 11, 2021

Attractive Floral Engraved Silver and Gold Plated Mauser C78 "Zig-Zag" Single Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $7,500 - $12,000

Attractive Floral Engraved Silver and Gold Plated Mauser C78 "Zig-Zag" Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: Zig-Zag
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 5 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: silver/gold
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 564
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 112
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The distinctive "Zig-Zag" revolvers are rare and much sought after early production Mauser firearms. In 1886, this improved 9 mm version of the C78 was introduced. They were replaced by the advanced line of Model 1896 semi-automatic broomhandle pistols.

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