Lot 293

A self-loading Adler pistol, circa 1906/07

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A79s | Live auction | 832 Lots

Hammer price € 6,200

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Description

Cal. 7,25 mm Adler, Nr. 1034, Matching numbers. Barrel with six-groove rifling, lightly matt bore. Length 86 mm. Proof-mark double crown/U. Fixed sight. Blowback breechblock. The top right of the barrel housing with unusual two-line (instead of three-line) marking reading "Adler/MHZ - Patent Haeussler Adlerwaffenwerk Zella St. Bl." without the company owners. Re-blued. Trigger without blueing. Small parts strawed. Walnut grips with fine chequering, darkened due to age. Magazine of matching numbers with long cutout. Fastening screw of the safety missing.
One of the rarest self-loading pistols from an estimated total production of approximately 100 pieces in carefully reworked condition. Designed by Max Hermsdorff and Haeussler, patented in 1906, marketed by Adler-Waffenwerke Engelbrecht & Wolff in Zella-St. Blasii.
German export license required: yes.

Condition: I -

General Information

Our auction "Fine Antique and Modern Firearms" includes 832 lots. The auction starts on Monday, 20th May, 2019 at 10:00 am. Pre-sale viewing: 15th - 19th, May, 2019 from 2pm - 6pm.