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Lot 239: Engraved Crank Handle Tip-Up Barrel Air Pistol

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 19, 2023

Lot 239: Engraved Crank Handle Tip-Up Barrel Air Pistol

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 19, 2023

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized:

Engraved Czechoslovakian Crank Handle Tip-Up Barrel Air Pistol

Manufacturer: Unmarked
Model: Air Pistol
Type: Other
Gauge: 6.5 mm
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 991
Item Interest: Active
Catalog Page: 227
Class: Other
Description:

Bold letters "AL JUNK IN TEPLITZ" relief engraved on top of the cylinder reservoir. Blade and notch sights and a smooth bore that measures at approximately .25 caliber/6.5 mm. Germanic style floral scroll and border engraving. Includes hand crank. Circular brass collection tag marked "R.D. BEEMAN/PRIVATE/COLLECTION/439" hanging from the trigger guard. Provenance: The Dr. Robert D. Beeman Collection

Rating Definition:

Very good with a mix of original blue finish and smooth brown patina on the barrel, and a mix of silvery gray and brown patina on the casehardened surfaces with sharp engraving overall. Grip is also very good with numerous scattered scratches and dents, and a few cracks and repairs visible. Mechanically untested.



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