Lot 5601

S Saxonian Chassepot Carbine Mod.73, deactivated in the former GDR

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

Hammer price € 1,200

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Cal. 11,15x60R, SN. 4811, Matching numbers, the original French factory numbers still partly visible. Bright bore. Barrel length 47cm. This gun was deactivated in the GDR by drilling a hole into the chamber. At a later stage this hole was patched up again. Tip of the firing pin missing. Receiver marked "1875" and "Mod. 73". Rear sight graduated 6 - 15. Bolt, front band and trigger guard in the white. On the left hand side of the receiver the typical safety for Chassepot carbines modified for Saxonia. Dark walnut stock with visible traces of wear, on the right hand side with Saxonian acceptance marks, on the left hand side serial number. The butt cap marked „12. T.B. R. 12.“. Both sling swivels. Overall length 97 cm.

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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.