Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
HIGH CONDITION MAUSER C96, EARLY PREWAR COMMERCIAL, ANGEL GRIPS, FACTORY MATCHING STOCK.
A wonderful early prewar commercial, still with the long extractor, better yet w/ Angel grips & a factory matching stock!
This is one of the earliest Prewar Commercial pistols that was assembled w/ a long extractor. This example having a 5.5″ bbl., w/ a fixed front sight sight & a slip on rear sight graded 50-1000. Long extractor, dual lug firing pin & SR hammper. Top of chamber w/ usual Mauser address. Full S# on left chamber flat. Left side bbl. extension has crown/ “C” / “U” mark; antler proof on right side of frame w/ 2 line Mauser address. Fitted w/ hard rubber molded grips depicting Angel using a C96 to shoot a rearing lion. Lanyard ring present. Major components rust blued. Most sm. parts fire blued, trigger strawed, bolt, hammer & sub frame in the white. Complete disassembly shows fully matching parts, each of the grips hand inscribed w/ full S#.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: complete w/matching original stock w/ full S# on upper arm of lug.