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see Handguns of the World by Edward C. Ezell,
pages 366 -377
Bergmann Simplex 2156
# 2156, cal. 8mm Bergmann-Simplex, 2¾"
ribbed barrel with fixed front sight and mandatory German proof stamps, v-notch
rear sight. A detachable 8-shot box magazine mounted in front of the trigger
similar to the Bergmann 1896 models, on the bottom is the trade mark miner
= a Bergmann depicted. A swing thumb safety on left side of receiver with straw
colored trigger and hammer, hard rubber grips with Simplex name on each
side. Fine condition with 85 - 90% strong original bluing remaining, minor
rust pitting in a couple of places, trigger and hammer retain 85 - 90%
original straw colors. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. A
correct cartridge is included.
Scarce early pistol $5,000.