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Lot 555: Norwegian 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: $1,600 - $2,500

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
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 372
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 was a modified copy of the U.S. Model 1911 pistol used by the Norwegian army. These pistols are nearly identical to the Colt Model 1911. This Model 1914 is a pattern gun featuring a slide dated "1927" on the right side. The left side of the slide is marked with the early model 1914 caliber, model, and serial number marking with the monogram of King Haakon and the Kongsberg Crest. Inspection mark under the date and behind the rear sight. Matching serial numbers found on frame, slide, trigger, safety, mainspring housing, grip safety, hammer, ejector, magazine catch, safety, recoil spring guide, recoil spring plug, barrel bushing, and slide release. Barrel is a replacement marked "Colt 45 Auto".

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% original phosphate finish with handling marks, and a patch of light pitting on the slide. The replacement grips are good with some softened spots in the checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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