Lot 5622

A Reichsrevolver Mod. 1883, model or trial of the manufacturer's Royal Prussian inspection

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

Description

Cal. 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.

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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.