A Reichsrevolver Mod. 1883, model or trial of the manufacturer's Royal Prussian inspection
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots
DescriptionCal. 10,6 mm, SN. ---, Bright bore, barrel length 117 mm. Cylinder with six rounds. No markings, neither acceptance mark, factory mark or serial no. Manufactured presumably at rifle factory Erfurt. Original, bluish black highly polished finish partially thinner and with fine spots on barrel and cylinder, almost complete on grip. Hammer, trigger and base pin polished white. Smooth, oiled walnut grip panels. Lanyard loop.
Cf. Müller, "Geschichte und Technik der europäischen Militärrevolver", vol. 1, p. 176 - 177, as well as colour chart in the middle of the book, where the above revolver is depicted and described in detail. See also Harder, "Der Reichsrevolver und seine Varianten", p. 120 - 121, where this weapon is depicted and described.
WBK: Attention - For this gun we will need to obtain an export license for you, based on your import permit (if needed in your country) or through your firearms dealer
Condition: I - II Questions about the lot?