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Lot 1699: "1945" Dated Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Pistol

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Excellent Documented World War II German Occupation "1945" Dated Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

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Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

Excellent Documented World War II German Occupation "1945" Dated Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Norwegian
Model: 1914
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11.25 mm
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: phosphate
Grip: hardwood
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Item Interest: Active
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Catalog Page: 353
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 was a slightly 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 features a slide dated "1945" on the right side. The left side of the slide is marked with the later model 1914 caliber, model, and serial number marking with the Kongsberg Crest and German occupation Waffenamt proof. Inspection mark behind. Matching serial numbers found on frame, slide, trigger, safety, mainspring housing, grip safety, and slide release. Barrel marked ".037". Includes one extra magazine. This pistol is documented and photographed on page 117 of Kongsberg Colten by Karl Egil Hanevik.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 97% plus original phosphate finish with scattered handling marks and a few small spots of freckling. Grips are very fine with crisp checkering and hints of varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent.



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