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Lot 3567: Waffenamt Proofed Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Pistol

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Exceptional and Very Scarce Waffenamt Proofed German Occupation 1945 Production Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Exceptional and Very Scarce Waffenamt Proofed German Occupation 1945 Production Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Norwegian
Model: 1914
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11.25 mm
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: phosphate blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 471
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 289
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

A licensed copy of the Colt Government Model manufactured at Kongsberg in 1945, during the later stages of the German occupation of Norway. This is one of only 920 such pistols that received a Waffenamt acceptance mark, all of which were manufactured in 1945. Fixed sights, with the slide marked with the "Crown/K" over the one line model marking on the left side along with Waffenamt proof "eagle/WaA84", "1945" on the reverse, checkered grips and magazine with lanyard ring base. The hammer and magazine catch are correctly unnumbered, with the other externally numbered components bearing matching numbers, mostly ".101". Provenance: The Dr. Robert Azar Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original phosphate blue finish with slight slide retraction marks and very slight high spot wear. The grips are also excellent with some minor dings and scratches, and some light wear. Mechanically fine.



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