Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2542: Engraved Mauser C96 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Engraved and Gold and Silver Inlaid Mauser C96 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Engraved and Gold and Silver Inlaid Mauser C96 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: 96
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/silver/gold
Grip: smooth
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The included certificate from Mauro Baudino states the pistol was manufactured c. 1917-1918 to fill a WWI German contract and suggests the engraving was executed "in Germany in the second half of 1920."

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