Lot 5355

A Weipert Mod. 1893, Gustav Bittner

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Description

Cal. 7,7mm Bittner, SN. 210, Eight-groove rifled bore, octagonal barrel. Length 152 mm, machined rib. Five shots. Dovetailed bead sight. Tangent rear sight scaled 50 - 150. On right side of frame marked "PATENT BITTNER" above logo inside oval "GBW" for Gustav Bittner, Weipert/Böhmen. Browned barrel, case-hardened frame, darker on lock plate, thin on back strap. Lightly spotted in places. Walnut grip panels, minimal defect bottom left. Complete with extremely rare loading clip. Very good overall condition.
Gustav Bittner in Weipert/Bohemia, owner of an arms factory of the same name, designed this repeating pistol in 1893. It did not turn out to be an economic success, very few were made, making it an exceedingly rare collector's item.

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General Information

The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.