Lot 2980

A Reichsrevolver M 83, trial gun of the Royal Prussian Rifle Factory Inspection office

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Hammer price € 4,900

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Cal. 10,6mm Dt.Ord., 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.
This very gun is illustrated and described in detail in: Müller, "Geschichte und Technik der europäischen Militärrevolver", vol. 1, p. 176 - 177 (also see colour chart in the middle of the book), and Harder, "Der Reichsrevolver und seine Varianten", pp. 120/121.

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

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The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.