Lot 5638

A four-barrelled flare gun by Gebr. Rempt

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

Description

Cal. 4 Signal, SN. 123, Four barrels, partially matt bores, removable from the top, barrel length 90 mm. On the left with locking mechanism, underneath proof mark crown/A, eagle and crown/B, the abbreviation "G.R." for Bros. Rempt and serial number. Bluing of the grip, housing, and barrels nearly completely retained, partially with flash rust, especially on the left side of the barrels. Can be improved through gentle cleaning. The smooth walnut grip panels with normal signs of use. The double-action trigger activates with each squeeze the next firing pin, the succession is from the upper to the lower barrels. Mechanism is in functioning order as far as can be seen. Extremely rare. Of the 2,500 weapons which were produced at the end of the First World War, only ca. 25 weapons are known to exist today. Cf. also Wolfgang Kern, "Deutsche Leucht- und Signalpistolen", p. 147 ff.

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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.