Lot 5359

A Mannlicher system semi-auto "pistol carbine", Mod. 1897/03

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

Hammer price € 7,000

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Cal. 7,65 mm Mannl., SN. 421, Matching numbers. Nearly bright bore, fixed front sight, barrel length 152 mm (the standard was 120 mm). 6-shot magazine. Swiss proof marks ("BP"). Made by SIG, Neuhausen. Lug for detachable stock. Recoil operated gun with long barrel recoil and tilting breechblock, internal hammer with external cocking lever. Complete matt bluing, probably repaired at the barrel, partially slightly spotty, thinner around the edges, on the left fine tool marks. Breechblock polished white. Dark walnut grip panels. Box magazine with four peep holes, S/N 923, reblued. Unique piece, shown and described in detail in Mötz / Schuy, Vom Ursprung der Selbstladepistole vol. 1, pp. 300 - 301.

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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.