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**Small Ring Hammer War Time Commercial Mauser C96 Pistol with Holster Stock

7.63mm, 5.5" barrel,  S/N 67539. Blued finish, bright bolt, niter blued small parts and strawed trigger, 33-groove hardwood grips. 1,000 meter tangent rear sight, slotted for shoulder stock. {CROWN}/U proof on left of chamber. Standard wartime commercial markings, small ring hammer, matching full or partial serial number on chamber, backstrap, lock frame, hammer, bolt, magazine floor plate and in grips. The pistol is accompanied by an ummarked holster stock that is numbered 539, matching the gun. The top of the stock lid is carefully carved G.N. ORR and the the last name ORR is neatly carved in the bottom of the left grip.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very fine. Retains much of the blued finish with some thinning, high edge wear and minor loss with areas of thinned blue blending with a lightly oxidized plum patina. Small parts retain some of their bright niter blued finish with thinning and fading. All markings are clear and crisp. Mechanically functional, very good, mostly bright bore with some scattered oxidation and darker patches. Grips with some lightly scattered bumps and dings. Stock with more moderate handing marks and surface mars.

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,300
05/25/2021

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