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 LOT 1699
Excellent Documented World War II German Occupation
“1945” Dated Norwegian Kongsberg Model 1914 Semi-
Automatic Pistol - Serial no. 29627, 11.25 mm cal., 5 inch
round bbl., phosphate finish, hardwood grips. 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 Kongsberg Crest and German occupation Waffenamt proof. Inspection mark behind. Matching serial numbers found on frame, slide, trigger, safety, mainspring housing, grip safety, and slide release. Barrel marked “.037”. Includes one extra magazine. This pistol is documented and photographed on page 117 of Kongsberg Colten by Karl Egil Hanevik.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 97% plus original phosphate finish with scattered handling marks and a few small spots of freckling. Grips are very fine with crisp checkering and hints of varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 4,500 - 6,500
LOT 1700
Outstanding World War II German Kriegsmarine Proofed “1939” Dated Walther SL Single Barrel Stainless Steel Flare Pistol -
Serial no. 1210, 26.5mm , 9 1/8 inch part octagon
bbl., stainless steel finish, walnut grips. Finished
bright with no fixed sights, marked with the serial
number, “1939” date, Walther address and banner, and
“eagle/M III/3” Kreigsmarine proof on the left side of the
frame ahead of the safety switch, with a pair of “eagle/inverted
heart” proofs (faintly double stamped) on the right side of the chamber and frame, and a chamber indicator on top of the frame. Fitted with a smooth forearm with protective hand stop and a pair of checkered grips.
CONDITION: Excellent, showing a bright
stainless steel overall with some scattered
extremely light handling marks and clear
markings. The wood is also excellent with a
minor ding visible in the toe of the left grip
panel, a few scattered light handling marks,
and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 4,000 - 5,500
LOT 1701
German Police
Rework Luger
Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig
with Matching Number
Holster and Two Matching
Magazines - Serial no. 4081u, 9
mm cal., 4 inch round bbl., blue
finish, walnut grips. Devoid of
maker’s marks or date, this pistol
is a 1930’s Mauser manufactured
P.08 Luger reworked for use by
German police forces. (Collectors
sometimes refer to this as a
Mauser 1933 “sneak” police
rework). During the Weimar
period, Simpson & Company
was the primary firm for
this sort of work. Blade
front and notch rear sights,
with a blank chamber, faint
“Imperial eagle” proofs on
the barrel, extension and breechblock, and a faint “Droop-wing eagle” Waffenamt stamp
on the right side of the extension. A sear safety has been installed on the left side of the extension, and a hole in the left side of the frame to accommodate a now-absent magazine safety. Matching numbers are present on the barrel, takedown latch, sideplate, trigger,
and rear toggle link. Two nickel finished alloy base magazines are included; both bases are numbered “4082” to match the pistol, with one marked “1” and the other marked “3” (instead of the “2” usually seen on a spare police-issue magazine). The police-style holster is also numbered to match the pistol, with “SCHAMBACH & CO/BERLIN/1934” on the back over a “sunburst” stamp, faint hand markings inside the flap, and a small takedown tool that has been numbered to match the pistol.
CONDITION: Very fine, with 90% plus of the arsenal blue, showing areas of brown patina, minor spotting, and mild edge wear and handling marks. The small components retain
75% of the straw colors, with the remainder turning a smooth gray, and bright niter blue
is present on the sear spring. The grips are fine, with some mild dings and wear on the
left panel. The holster is good, with stitching lost from the hinge and tool pouch, and mild scuffing and cracking overall. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 1702
DWM Model 1900 American Eagle Luger Semi- Automatic Pistol with Desirable Ideal Combination Shoulder Stock/ Holster - Serial no. 7151, 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 4 3/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, wood grips. The first true commercial contract Luger pistols, the “American Eagle 1900” was intended explicitly for the American market. This 1900 has been fitted out with an Ideal stock/holster; an early development, the Ideal predates the integral stock mounting iron brought in for later Lugers, and provided a fairly elegant solution without requiring permanent modification of the handgun. Fixed sights, with the signature “American Eagle” on the chamber, fast-taper barrel, flat-top breechblock, dished toggles with integral lock, hold-open, niter blue and straw colored small parts, and a nickel finished magazine with unmarked hardwood base. The small parts are numbered in the early commercial pattern. A pair of Ideal grips have been installed, with smooth wood panels installed over a metal frame. The holster is constructed with a blued steel framework around a leather body, with adjustable belt clip and telescoping arm assembly. CONDITION: Very fine, with 70% of the original blue finish on the top portion of the pistol, showing areas of brown patina, bright edge wear and mild handling marks overall. The grip straps are professionally refinished. 50% of the original bright straw finish is present on the small parts, with bright wear on the remainder. The steel baseplates of the grips are in fine order, with the wood panels showing a number of scuffs and dents overall, and a crack running through the left panel top to bottom. The holster shows cracking and scuffing of the otherwise very fine leather and 60% bright original blue remaining on the framework, with a brown patina and mild wear/spotting on the remainder. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 3,250 - 4,750

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