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Lot 497: Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Capture Paper and Shoulder Stock

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Capture Paper and Shoulder Stock

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: 1896
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.63 mm Mauser auto
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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.

Description:

The included 21 November 1945 dated capture paper states that this pistol and a holster were captured by Robert J. Egge. A dog tag for Robert Egge is attached to the lanyard ring of the pistol. "Crown/crown/U" proofed. Includes a hardwood shoulder stock/holster (attaching iron number obfuscated), a leather carry harness, and cleaning rod. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

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