Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1434: Antique Mauser Model 1896 Cone Hammer Broomhandle

Auction Date: May 14, 2022

Antique Retailer Marked Mauser Model 1896 Cone Hammer Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Shoulder Stock

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Antique Retailer Marked Mauser Model 1896 Cone Hammer Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Shoulder Stock

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: 1896
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 7.63 mm Mauser auto
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 300
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured about 1897. Blade front and tangent rear sights, with the top of the chamber marked "WAFFENFABRIK/MAUSER/OBERNDORF A/N", the left side is marked with a "crown/crown/U" German test proof, and an Oberndorf antler proof on the right flat. Matching numbers are present on the frame, hammer, follower and floorplate. The left side of the magazine is engraved "PATSTONE & SON./SOUTHAMPTON.", a British gunmaker and sporting goods dealer active in the 1800s and 1900s. With a matching number shoulder stock.

Rating Definition:

Fine, with 40% of the original blue finish, showing scattered mild spotting, bright edge wear and areas of brown patina. The grips are very good, with a faint number stamped into the left panel, mild dents and scuffs, and some damage to the screw. The stock is very good, with some dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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