Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 797: Two Chinese Semi-Automatic Pistols

Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Collector's Lot of Two Chinese Semi-Automatic Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,300

A) Unknown Chinese Copy of a Mauser Type Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Chinese
Model: Semi-Automatic
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.63 mm Mauser auto
Barrel: 3 7/8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: horn
Stock:
Item Views: 5454
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 229
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in China. Hammer fired with a fixed barrel operating an a simple blowback design with a blade front and no rear sights. With a deep rust blue finish and grooved horn grips. Includes one extra magazine. A very unusual collector's item.

Rating Definition:

Very fine with 80% original blue finish showing areas of edge wear, light spotting, minor pitting and surface scratches. Grips are fine. Mechanically excellent.



B) Chinese Copy of a European Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Chinese
Model: Semi-Automatic
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.63 mm Mauser auto
Barrel: 4 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: horn
Stock:
Item Views: 5454
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 229
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in China, and common during the period prior to the Maoist revolution. Hammer fired, with a fixed barrel operating an a simple blowback design with a blade front and no rear sights. The chamber is marked with the serial number and a stylized sun stamp. With a deep rust blue finish and grooved horn grips. Includes one extra magazine. A very unusual collector's item.

Rating Definition:

Fair with 40% original blue finish having mostly aged to a uniform brown tone and scattered small dents and dings. Slide has been cracked and repaired in the center and appears to be a crude period repair. The frame also has a crack just behind the trigger on the left side. Grips are good though slightly undersized. Mechanically fair.



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