Firearms of the 19th and 20th century

Firearms of the 19th and 20th century

Our catalogue "Firearms of the 19th and 20th century" includes 584 lots. The descriptions are in German, with English translations of objects above a certain threshold. The printed catalogue on high-gloss paper is in the format 22x22 cm. In our high-quality thread-bound catalogue with hardback all lots are illustrated in color.

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This is our first gun auction dedicated exclusively to guns requiring a license under German gun law. However, that doesn’t mean a thing, as many European countries are much more relaxed than the Germans, and don’t see the imminent threat in an 1864 Slocum front-loading revolver (# 227).  So check your own regulations, please, and don’t get discouraged by the title!

600 lots will come to auction on this day, and, guess what, you’ll find a great selection of guns, from ultra-rare to highly desirable, from everyday hunting rifles to nice shooters for as nice prices. Let me mention just a few babies you might not have even heard of! There is an excellent demonstration rifle of an M16 A2 (# 393) in 2:1 scale in the original box – „US Army only“ ! Then there is a bucket-load of prototypes that even most hardcore collectors haven’t even heard of, let alone laid their hands on – such as an ultra-rare Austrian Roth-Theodorovic pistol (# 308), a Mannlicher M1894 (# 306) or a Swiss Mueller-pistol (# 174), one of only 3 ever built to keep the “hun’s” and their Luger pistol out of Switzerland (guess what, Mueller failed....). If you are collecting rare mechanics, the check out our nice Mauser C77 pistol (# 88), a rare Bittner Mod. 1893 (# 65), a beautiful Schwarzlose M98 (# 116) or a very desirable Loewe-made Borchardt C93 (# 107) in original case! 

Collectors of service guns will have a ball, too! There are Mauser C96 pistols of all kinds, from very early Cone Hammers (# 89, 90) to Large Ring Hammers (# 91, 92) all the way to the China Contract model (# 268) a an ultra-rare, original (!) Hunting Carbine (# 93). You’ll find M1911 A1‘s from Colt, Ithaca and Remington, P 38’s of all makers and many codings, and Luger 08-pistols in heart-warming condition. Flip through the catalogue, and get blown away!


Order number: A81s
Number of lots 584
Department: Firearms