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Lot 2471: WWII Surrender Japanese Nagoya Nambu Pistol with Holster

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

World War II Japanese Surrender Nagoya Arsenal Type 14 Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster and Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,500

World War II Japanese Surrender Nagoya Arsenal Type 14 Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster and Accessories

Manufacturer: Nagoya
Model: Type 14
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 8 mm Nambu
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
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:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

"7.2" dated (February 1932). Includes a binder containing a consignor supplied document stating, "This gun was obtained at the surrender of Iki-Shima. It was surrendered by the Japanese Major General Koji Chijiwa to Lt. Col. Raymond B. Carleton of the 2D Cavalry Brigade... His step-grandson, Bill Fosky owned the gun until 1995...", bring back paper listing a Japanese pistol (no serial number or model listed), small Japanese flag, two photographs of Lt. Col. Carleton with Japanese officers at the surrender, and a citation indicating Raymond B. Carleton was awarded the Legion of Merit with a description of his heroic act while under live fire during the Los Negros Island campaign between March 2-28, 1944. Also includes leather clamshell holster and five rounds of 8mm Nambu ammunition.

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