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Lot 420: Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

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

Mauser Model 1896 Broomhandle Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: Mauser
Model: 1896
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 MM
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 338
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Blade front and tangent rear sights, with the Mauser address on the chamber and frame, "crown/crown/U" and "crown/gothic letter" proofs on the chamber, matching visible serial numbers and NS hammer. Fitted with a matching number set of fine ribbed grips. This is unique in that it is chambered in 9 mm parabellum and does not have the typical Red 9 marked grips. Provenance: The Mel Raucher Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, with 85% of the original blue finish, showing areas of mixed brown and gray patina, light handling marks and mild edge wear. The grips are also very fine, with some mild dents and scuffs. Mechanically excellent.



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