Lot #1666
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Lot 1667: One Imperial Japanese Flare gun and One Revolver

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 4, 2019

Lot 1667: One Imperial Japanese Flare gun and One Revolver

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 4, 2019

Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600
Price Realized:

A) Japanese Type 10 Flare Pistol

Manufacturer: Japanese
Model: Flare Gun
Type: Other
Gauge: 1 inch
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 2316
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 356
Class: Other
Description:

Adopted in 1921. Manufactured without sights, with the Kokura Arsenal stamp and model nomenclature on the left side of the frame above the serial number, a bobbed double-action only hammer, a pair of ribbed grips, and a brown cord lanyard.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 90% of the original blue finish, showing some mild spotting, edge wear and handling marks. The otherwise fine grips show some light dents. Mechanically excellent.



B) Tokyo Arsenal Type 26 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Tokyo Arsenal
Model: Type 26
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 2316
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 356
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Fixed sights and standard markings, with checkered grips and a cloth lanyard.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 95% of the arsenal refurbished blue finish, showing some mild edge wear and handling marks overall. Some spotting is present, turning into heavier pitting on the left side of the muzzle and a small but deep patch on the bottom right edge of the side plate. The grips are good, with some dents and stains. Mechanically excellent.



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