Details of Lot 1
A GERMAN 9MM SINGLE SHOT FALLING BLOCK GALLERY PISTOL
11 1/2-inch octagonal barrel with adjustable rear sight and hooded fore sight, the receiver with rear loading lever and central hammer, with fine scroll engraving and retaining some original hardening colour, double set triggers, spur trigger guard, chequered walnut grips and fore-end, German black powder proof
S5

While the exact calibre is uncertain, it does perfectly chamber the .38 S&W revolver cartridge and cannot benefit from any Section 58 Antique exemption.

This lot will not be available to view in London. It can be viewed by appointment at our office in West Sussex.
£400-600
Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns
Sotheby's, London
12 December 2018
Commission is 25% ex. VAT. Artist's Resale Right may apply