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Lot 639: German Occupation Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Pistol

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

"1945" Dated German Occupation Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

"1945" Dated German Occupation 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: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 379
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 Monogram of King Haakon and the Kongsberg Crest. This pistol lacks the typical German inspection marks. Inspection mark under the date and behind the rear sight. Matching serial numbers found on frame, slide, trigger, safety, mainspring housing, grip safety, barrel, and slide release.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% original phosphate finish with scattered minor handling marks. Grips are also very fine with a few minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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