May 07, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


286B

Exhibition-Quality Gold and Silver Decorated Medium Mauser Zig-Zag Revolver

9mm caliber, 5.5" barrel, S/N 3053.

A splendid example inlaid throughout its length with superbly executed gold line inlay heightened with silver dots.  The topstrap marked "_____".  
Blued barrel and frame, case hardened takedown ring, nitre-blued cylinder stop and hammer with faded case hardening.  Typical gutta-percha grips cast in high relief with crane and dragon.

Condition:

Barrel and frame retain much of what appears to be period blue finish with some browning, likely the result of inlay.  One spot on right side of frame behind recoil shield with  wear, otherwise the whole shows little wear throughout with some minor wear on bow of triggerguard.  Action is excellent and crisp.  Bore with some pitting but clear rifling.  A most showy and attractive Mauser zig-zag revolver.

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,000
05/07/2020

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