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Lot 630: Pre-World War II Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Pistol

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Pre-World War II Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol Dated 1927

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

Pre-World War II Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol Dated 1927

Manufacturer: Kongsberg
Model: 1914
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 11.25 mm
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: phosphate
Grip: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 376
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. This Model 1914 features a slide dated "1927" 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. Matching serial numbers found on slide, frame, trigger, hammer, safety, slide stop, mainspring housing, grip safety, ejector, magazine catch, barrel, barrel bushing, recoil spring guide, and recoil spring plunger.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 75% faded original phosphate finish with scattered minor handling marks. The refinished grips are very good with traces of lacquer remaining and softened checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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