Lot 308

A prototype of the Roth-Theodorovic Model 1898/1900 ("Roth-Krnka")

Firearms of the 19th and 20th century | A81s | Live auction | 584 Lots

Hammer price € 26,000

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Description

Cal. 8 mm Roth, Nr. 50, Bright bore, four-groove barrel with dovetail front sight, length 150 mm. 10-round internal box magazine for clip, here inserted diagonally into the grip piece. Certificate of proof mark absence. Recoil-operated gun with long barrel recoil and double lug lock. Charged by pushing on the muzzle. Double action. This prototype features an automatic hammer tension and a release lever on the right of the hammer. The barrel rib marked with "GR" logo within a circle and the addition "Patent". Original bluing, partially minimally spotty, shaded and patinated. Operational parts unblued. Ebonised wood grip panels with chequering. No lanyard ring. The present weapon is depicted and described in Mötz/Schuy "Vom Ursprung der Selbstladepistole in Österreich/Ungarn", p. 458 - 459.
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General Information

The auction includes 584 lots and starts on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 584. The pre-sale viewing will take place from March 19 - 20, 2020 and March 26 - 29, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).