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 Desirable Fabrique Nationale Semi-Automatic Pistols with Scarce Combination Shoulder Stocks
 CONDITION: Very fine, retains 85% plus of the original blue finish with the grip straps having thinned slightly to a smooth grey patina. The grips are also very fine with only the slightest handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The stock is excellent with some light wear from the now absent holster and some light handling marks scattered throughout. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000
 LOT 644
Very Fine Pre-Occupation Belgian Fabrique
Nationale Model 1935 High Power Semi-Automatic Pistol with
Shoulder Stock - Serial no. 12132, 9 mm para cal., 4 3/4 inch round
bbl., blue finish, walnut stock, walnut grips. Made in Belgium prior to the German invasion in 1940, and properly devoid of the Occupation-era proofs. The standard three-line address and Browning patent markings are present
on the left side of the slide, with “crown/PH” proofs on the left side of the frame and Liege proofs on the slide, frame and chamber and matching numbers on the same. Outfitted with blade front and tangent rear sights, a ring hammer, magazine well safety and a pair of checkered walnut grips. The included stock is of the “board” pattern, with the typical attached holster absent, and number “13679” stamped in the wrist.
LOT 645
Fabrique Nationale Model 1903 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Very Scarce Shoulder Stock - Serial no.
35510, 380 ACP cal., 5 inch round bbl., blue finish, hard rubber grips. Developed in 1902 and also known as the “War Model”, the 1903 was a John Browning design that found military and police buyers, both
contract and private purchase, across much of Europe, seeing active use into the 1940s and even
during a brief window in the 1980s as a Swedish stopgap between the emergency retirement
of the Lahti pistol and the acceptance of the Glock. As was the style of the time a shoulder stock
was optional, though with a novel mounting method; two rail slots are cut into the bottom of the
grip frame, and the stock slides onto the bottom, acting as an extended magazine well for a long magazine. The magazine serves as a reinforcement for the stock, giving a significantly more rigid mounting that many other stocked pistols. Blade and notch sights, with the two line FN address and Browning patent marks on the left side of the slide, Belgian proofs on the slide, barrel and frame, and
a pair of checkered FN-marked grips, properly shortened to accommodate the rails. “CAL 380” is stamped on the left of the frame. The underside of the slide is numbered to match the frame. The stock interior is cut to accommodate the pistol, a magazine (both normal and extended will fit) and a cleaning rod, and the attaching iron is numbered “1160”.
CONDITION: Very fine, retains 80% plus of the original blue finish with the balance having thinned to mostly a smooth grey patina, primarily in the form of holster and handling type wear, and the front sight cut down/modified. The grips are fine with a moderate chip at the top front of the right panel and otherwise minimal handling evidence. Mechanically excellent. The stock is fine with minor dings and scratches scattered throughout and retaining 75% of the original blue on the iron. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,500

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