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Lot 554: Pre-World War II Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Pre-World War II Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Pre-World War II Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Kongsberg
Model: 1914
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11.25 mm
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: phosphate
Grip: hardwood
Item Views: 322
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 372
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun

cons notes: British proof, Birmingham The Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 was a slightly modified copy of the U.S. Model 1911 pistol used by the Norwegian army. This Model 1914 features a slide dated "1928" on the right side. The left side of the slide is marked with the caliber, model, and serial number marking with the monogram of King Haakon and the Kongsberg Crest. Inspection mark below the date and behind the rear sight. British Birmingham proofs on the barrel, slide, and frame. Matching serial numbers found on slide, frame, trigger, hammer, safety, slide stop, mainspring housing, grip safety, ejector, magazine catch, and barrel.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% original phosphate finish with handling marks and dings. Grips are very good with scattered dings and scratches, and softened checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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