A Very Fine 7.65x25mm Waffenfabrik Loewe C-93 System Borchardt Patent Self-Loading Pistol

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Lot 140S5
A Very Fine 7.65x25mm Waffenfabrik Loewe C-93 System Borchardt Patent Self-Loading Pistol
No. 451

Sold for £ 18,750 (US$ 24,748) inc. premium
A Very Fine 7.65x25mm Waffenfabrik Loewe C-93 System Borchardt Patent Self-Loading Pistol
No. 451
The barrel with Lyman's bead fore-sight, open back-sight, the toggle stamped 'D.R.P. No. 75837', the slide stamped 'System Borchardt. Patent.', and the receiver-ring stamped 'Waffenfabrik Loewe, Berlin', chequered wooden grips, and wood-tipped magazine serial numbered to the pistol (2)
7½in. barrel, German nitro proof
In its original shoulder-stock holster serial numbered to the pistol and with contemporary Lyman flip-up peep-sight

Condition: This pistol is in excellent condition overall retaining virtually all its original finish with some very light scratches and marks to the rear of the recoil spring box. The bore is very clean with some small patches of very light frosting. The wooden grips with crisp chequering. The stock has some very light scratches and marks to the wood. The leather holster has some old cracks and losses

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    James D. Julia, Inc., Fairfield, Maine, 4 & 5 October 2011, lot 1072

    This pistol, the first commercially successful automatic pistol, may be held under both categories of s.7 Heritage Pistols in the U.K.
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A Very Fine 7.65x25mm Waffenfabrik Loewe C-93 System Borchardt Patent Self-Loading Pistol
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