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Mauser C 96,
"early fixed sight + cone-hammer"


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very rare and early production with low serial # 2133, made in 1897, caliber 7.63mm Mauser / .30 Mauser. The pistol is in excellent condition, very tight and  with a perfect bore. The matching shoulder stock shows a few minor  dings and is in fine condition. According to the ATF "broom handle pistols" including serial # 15,000 are considered antique.
One of the rarest Mauser pistols!    sold

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Mauser C 96 serial # 242512, cal. 7.63mm,
5" barrel, excellent condition. Additional stamp on left side

R.F.V. 491

= Reichs Finanz Verwaltung = Federal Tax Administration. Pistols were used by the German customs.
Scarce variation.


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