Lot 1005: MAUSER, GERMANY A 7.63 (MAUSER) SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL, MODEL ''C96 CONE-HAMMER'', serial no. 11403, WITH MATCHING HOLSTER-STOCK,
08 December 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
A 7.63 (MAUSER) SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL, MODEL ''C96 ''BROOMHANDLE'' CONE-HAMMER'', serial no. 11403, WITH MATCHING HOLSTER-STOCK,
for 1897, with 5 1/2in. blued barrel (some re-finishing), blued receiver, polished bolt with long extractor, 500 metre rear-sight with strong traces of bright blue to the slider and ancillaries, cone-hammer with old-style safe, blued frame with some pepper frosting, the left hand centre panel engraved ''H.C.H-S'', walnut 23-groove bag-shaped grips, lanyard ring at heel, all matching numbers, much original finish intact; TOGETHER WITH its matching number walnut holster stock (two cracks at rear of the long length), the left hand side initialled ''H.C.H-S''.