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    **NEW ADDITION** SMF6404 - HANDSOME 1939 DATED MAUSER (42 CODE) P.08 LUGER IN 9 MM SERIAL NUMBER 8422Q. Caliber 9mm. George Luger introduced his classic pistol to world about 1900 and the German Army adopted it in 1908 and named it the P08. The Luger pistol is one of the most economically correct pistols ever made, with natural pointing tendency rarely attained by any other pistol. It was the most highly covet souvenir sought by the GI`s who fought the Germans in 1918 and again in 1942-1945.

    This Luger has all matching numbers except for the magazine which is the correct type for this model with an aluminum base. The chamber is dated 1939 , the forward toggle is marked "42" which was one of the manufacturer`s codes assigned to the Mauser factory. All of the correct military acceptance stamps are located on the forward right side of the receiver, on the barrel stop block, on the top left side of the barrel one half inch from the receiver. The finish is about 95% + with some slight holster wear on the usual high spots and sharp corners. The bore is slightly dirty with sharp lands and grooves and it may or may not clean up. The walnut grips are in very good condition with no cracks or dings and good checkering. Excellent WWII German Lugers like this with matching numbers are hard to find. Overall, this is an superb example of a World War II Luger in far better condition than the run of the mill Lugers often seen at gunshows. This is a GI bring back, not later surplus sale item, as the lack of any import markings reflects. $2195.00 (View Picture)

    **SOLD** SMOF6356 - U.S. PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTON RAND. SERIAL NUMBER 1946230 MANUFACTURED IN 1944. CALIBER 45 ACP. -

    Colt’s Patented Firearm company entered into an arrangement with the firearms designer John M. Browning in the late 1800's for the design of automatic pistols. Between 1900 and 1910 Browning designed and Colt manufactured the Model 1900, 1901, 1903 Pocket, the 1903 hammerless, and 1905 and the 1908. Mr Browning and Colt began to develop an automatic pistol for the U.S. Army, to replace the Colt double action revolvers then the Army’s standard side arm. The result was the Colt Model 1911 in 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), the most widely recognized and copied pistol in the world. The Model 1911 (and its product improved offspring the 1911A1) equipped the U.S. Army till replaced by the Beretta M9 in the 1980's.

    When World War II broke out the military knew that the Colt could not meet the demand for the Model 1911A1 so the Ordnance Department contracted with four other manufacturers to make this pistol. The four were Singer Sewing Machine Company, Remington Rand Typewriter Company, Ithaca Firearms Company, and Union Switch and Signal Company. Of the four Remington Rand made the most, nearly one million. Remington Rand pistols were considered by the military to be built to the tightest tolerances, this is why the Army used their frames to create National Match pistols in the 1960's.

    Nearly all the M1911/A1 pistols we see today are so mixed up and have been through so many overhauls that they have little collector appeal. We believe this one to be pretty much original because it has all the following parts which are correct for 1944 Remington Rand production:

    • Slide - type 3 Remington Rand, short address.
    • Mainspring housing - arched, 8 ribs (used 1943-45).
    • Hammer - type 2 checkered (used 1943-45).
    • Slide stop - with serrations (used 1943-45).
    • Barrel - High Standard “HS” and “P” marked on the lugs.
    • Grips - Keyes Fibre Co. with reinforcing rings.
    • Magazine - "S" marked (Scovill).
    • Trigger - stamped (used 1943-45).

    This pistol in excellent condition with about 95% + original dark gray/green parkerized finish. The finish has few small scratches and slight wear on the sharp edges and the slide has some minor (hardly noticible) pitts on top.. The barrel has the proper blued finish on the outside and the bore is bright and shiny with strong lands and grooves and no pitting. The frame is marked on the left hand side with the US inspectors initials "FJA" (Frank J. Atwood) and "P". The right side of the frame is stamped with the U.S. ordinance wheel. $1995.00 (View Picture)

    **NEW ADDITION** SMOF6222 - RARE PRE-WORLD WAR II BELGIAN ARMY HIGH POWER PISTOL WITH SHOULDER STOCK HOLSTER. SERIAL NUMBER 27418 CALIBER 9MM LUGER The Browning High Power pistol was the last pistol John M. Browning designed before his death in 1926. He used the locking systems from the U.S. Model 1911, but eliminated the swinging locking link to simplify the design. The High Power’s locking system is the most common system seen today, testifying to the brilliance of this innovation. He also introduced the first of the dreaded by liberals “high capacity” magazines with the double stacking of rounds to provide a magazine capacity of 13 rounds. The High Power was eventually adopted by the armies of 68 countries, and was used by both the Germans and the Canadians during World War II.

    The High Power was the standard side arm of the Belgian Army. It was issued with a leather holster attached to shoulder stock. The Belgian Army fought bravely against the Germans in May 1940 but were finally forced to surrender.

    This pistol has the standard FN proof marks, and also the additional acceptance marks of the Pre-World War II Belgian army. All numbers match. The blued finish would rate at 95% with just some high edge wear. The walnut grips show a small amount on high edges. The bore is bright. Pistol comes with the standard issue shoulder stock/holster combination. This is a rare pistol and finding one with shoulder stock and holster is a real plus. $2700.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF5819 - HANDSOME FN (BROWNING DESIGNED) MODEL 1922 WITH NAZI MARKINGS. SERIAL NUMBER 23055B. CALIBER 7.65 (32 AUTOMATIC) The FN Model 1922 an developed from the FN Model 1910. The Model 1910 was designed by John M. Browning of Ogden, Utah, and was one of the many pistol designs he created between 1900 and his death in 1926. One thing that sets the design of the Model 1922 apart from other pistols of this type is that it has a longer barrel with a detachable slide end to simplify disassembly.

    When the Germans captured the FN plant in May 1940 they had the plant workers continue to make pistols for their military. Model 1922 production went almost exclusively to the Luftwaffe (air force) so there is a good chance that this is one that was used by them.

    The pistol is in very good to excellent condition with 95% plus of the original bluing remaining, it has all the correct Nazi inspection (waffenamt) and proof markings and the serial numbers on the barrel slide and frame all match. The grips in excellent condition and the bore is shiny with has sharp riflings. $575.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF5872 - -(L)- EXCELLENT EARLY SMALL GUARD NAMBU TYPE 14 SEMI AUTO PISTOL IN 8 MM NAMBU SERIAL NUMBER 24089 In 1925, the type 14 Nambu became the issue pistol for the armed forces of Imperial Japan. The T-14 designation was derived from 1925, being the 14th Year of the Taisho Era. Manufacture of the T-14 began in the Kokura Army Arsenal (previously known as the Tokyo Arsenal) and the Nagoya Arsenal in about 1927. In the early 1930s, production was concentrated in the Nagoya Arsenal which remained the sole manufacturing facility until the end of the war in 1945.

    This Pistol was manufactured in the Tokyo/Kokura Arsenal, it is dated "7.2" for February of 1932. The small trigger guard Type 14 pistols were only made from 1928 through 1939 with a total of about 100,000 made. Production then switched to the large trigger guard, and between 1939 and 1945 some 210,000 were made, so only about 1/3 of the Nambu pistols will be found with the small guard. The bore is in very good condition. Pistol retains 95 + percent original finish with very small, almost un-noticeable pitting in some areas. The grips may be replacements and the safety looks like it has a small repair, we have adjusted the price to reflect this. Overall this is a handsome example of the desirable variation with the rare small trigger guard. $850.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6113 - WWII GERMAN P.38 MANUFACTURED BY MAUSER (CODE BYF 44). SERIAL NUMBER 6266U. CALIBER 9MM The German firearms industry has a long history of innovations. The P38 pistol was one of these. While the Luger was an excellent semiautomatic pistol it was made to tight tolerances and frequently jammed when exposed to small amounts of dirt. It also required a great deal of machining and was expensive to make. Starting in the 1930's the German army began looking for a new pistol to replace the Luger. The Army finally accepted the design by the Walther company. The new pistol was designated the P38 for Pistole 1938, the year it was adopted. It featured a double action lock, the first adopted by any major army. It was also much easier to manufacture, and much less sensitive to dirt. While the Lugers were the most prized souvenirs captured by our soldiers, the P38 was a close second.

    The German army armed it's non-commissioned officers and the soldier who carried the MG 34 or MG42 machinegun for each infantry squad with a P38. The demand for them was great and it's estimated that about 3.5 million were produced between 1939-1945. The Mauser company began production in 1942 and ultimately made over one million.

    This pistol was made in May of 1944. The finish is in very good to excellent condition and would rate about 95% + with some light wear on the sharp edges and some small scratches on the right hand side of the slide. The numbers on the barrel, slide, and locking block all match the numbers on the frame. All of the inspector's and proofing marks are present. The magazine has WWII German inspector's stamps on the spine. The barrel is bright with sharp riflings. Overall a very nice example in well above average condition. $950.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6276 - FRENCH MAB MODEL D .32 ACP (7.65MM) WW2 TO VIETNAM ERA MILITARY AND POLICE SEMI AUTO PISTOL Serial number 102510 made prior to June 1945, as this has the early external latch on the bottom of the slide for the muzzle nut.

    The MAB name comes from the maker, Manufacture d'Armes de Bayonne which made these from 1933 to 1963 in .32 ACP, although a .380 ACP version continued in production until 1982. It was based on the Belgian Browning FN pistol 1910/22 pistols. It had a smaller cousin, the "MAB C," also made in .32 and .380 ACP, which used some of the same parts. The MAB D was intended for police and military use while the smaller MAB C was primarily a civilian "pocket pistol.”

    The MAB D was used by the French Army and military police before and after World War II. After German forces occupied France, the MAB D was adopted for use by the German army during World War II; these pistols typically have German acceptance marks stamped into the metal, although there are no German marks on this one.

    The MAB D was also used by the French military in Indochina. It was used by various French police agencies. And also in Morocco, a French colony. Ironically, some German police forces also used the MAB D after WW2.

    Note that this is regular .32 ACP caliber, not the oddball French 7.65mm pistol round.

    Reportedly this was a vet bring back item, but we have no further information, although it does not have any import marks. Overall very nice condition with about 85% original blue finish, good bore, undamaged grips, original magazine. The safety/ slide stop(?) lever works fine as a safety, but does not want to stay engaged as a slide stop, and we are not sure if that is by design, or some sort of a minor problem. A nice example of a historically significant pistol likely used during WW2, and perhaps again in Vietnam. $325.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6272 - WWII GERMAN J.P. SAUER & SOHN 38H SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL, 7.65MM (.32ACP) USED BY THE GERMAN MILITARY. Serial number 506539, all matching. The German designation for the weapon was Sauer Pistole Model 38 Hahn Selbstspannung (Sauer Pistol Model 38 Hammer Selfcocking. This is known as the Fourth Variation, with blue finish, and no manual safety lever. The left side of the has the one-line slide logo and the right side of slide is unmarked.

    The Model 38H was made at Suhl from 1940 until the end of the war in April 1945, with about 50,000 estimated as being used by the Wehrmacht, 70,000 by the German police, and the remaining 130,000 were used by the Luftwaffe or commercial customers. This pistol has the single eagle/37 acceptance stamp on the trigger guard which indicates use by the German military. It has been our experience that military marked 37H pistols are much more difficult to find than their police and civilian/commercial counterparts. Excellent bore. Grips with the S&S logo, the right side grip has a slight amount of damage. About 97% original blue finish remaining, thinning in a few areas from normal wear. The 38H is a very clever design with advanced features, and well made. These were important parts of the overall German armament during WW2. Examples like this one in excellent condition are getting tough to find. $595.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6305 - (LL) U.S. PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTON RAND. SERIAL NUMBER 1502518 MANUFACTURED IN 1943. CALIBER 45 ACP. When World War II broke out the military knew that the Colt could not meet the demand for the Model 1911A1 so the Ordnance Department contracted with four other manufacturers to make this pistol. The four were Singer Sewing Machine Company, Remington Rand Typewriter Company, Ithaca Firearms Company, and Union Switch and Signal Company. Of the four Remington Rand made the most, nearly one million. Remington Rand pistols were considered by the military to be built to the tightest tolerances, this is why the Army used their frames to create National Match pistols in the 1960's.

    Nearly all the M1911/A1 pistols we see today are so mixed up and have been through so many overhauls that they have little collector appeal. We believe this one to be pretty much original because it has all the following parts which are correct for 1943 Remington Rand production:

    • Slide - type 3 Remington Rand, short address.
    • Mainspring housing - arched, 8 ribs.
    • Hammer - type 2 checkered (used 1943-45).
    • Slide stop - with serrations (used 1943-45).
    • Barrel - correct High Standard “HS” and “P” marked on the lugs.
    • Grips - Keyes Fibre Co. with reinforcing rings.
    • Magazine - "R" marked (Risdon).
    • Trigger - stamped (used 1943-45).


    This pistol in excellent condition with about 90-95% original dark gray/green parkerized finish. The finish has few small scratches and slight wear on the sharp edges and may have been touched up. The barrel has the proper blued finish on the outside and the bore is bright and shiny with strong lands and groves. The frame is marked on the left hand side with the US inspectors initials "FJA" (Frank J. Atwood) and "P". The right side of the frame is stamped with the U.S. ordinance wheel. $2250.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6369 - (LL) UN-TRIMMED! WEBLEY MARK I REVOLVER WITH BRITISH ROYAL NAVY MARKINGS CALIBER 455 ELY SN 36542 The British military armed its officers with revolvers longer than any other major army, not adopting an automatic pistol, the Browning High Power, until the late 1940's. The Webley and Scott company had developed in the 1880’s a successful “break top” action, no doubt inspired by Smith and Wesson’s break top revolvers with some improvements. They also developed their own automatic case ejection system and single and double action lock work. Their design continued in British service pistols and was used for British military service pistol until 1945. Overall Webley’s are considered one of the most reliable revolvers ever made. The Webley Mark I revolver, the first one accepted into British military service was adopted on November 8th 1887 and the contract called for 10,000 pistols with the first 2000 to be delivered within 8 months.

    Based on the serial number and the Mark I markings this pistol was made sometime before 1890. It was delivered to the British Royal Navy. The evidence for this is the large “broad arrow” property mark on the top strap, and the letters RN on the back strap. It has the standard British firing proofs. The metal is in excellent condition with no pitting. The bluing is mostly present but has likely been touched up over the years. The action is tight. The serial numbers on the lower and upper frame and cylinder all match. The bore shows some wear but has decent riflings. Unlike many Webley’s that came into the U.S. after World War II, the back of the cylinder was not trimmed off to allowing use of 45 ACP cartridges. We wish we had more history on this gun, but during its life the Brits fought the Boer War, and World War I and II so it likely saw service in one or more of those events. $1295.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6330 - EXCELLENT JAPANESE WWII T-94 IN 8 MM SERIAL NUMBER 21992 DATED 16.4 The Type 94 was designed by Kijiro Nambu in 1934, in response to army requests for an 8mm pistol for airmen, tank crews, and others for whom the standard T- 14 pistol was too bulky. The type designation reflects a change in Japanese nomenclature, after 1930, the system was based upon calendar year instead of reign-periods, and 1934 was `2594` in Japan. The Type 94 chambered the standard 8mm T-14 cartridge and relied on a vertically-moving block to lock the slide and barrel together at the instant of firing. The block is cammed out of engagement during a short recoil stroke. The sear is exposed on the left side of the frame, allowing the hammer to be released if a cocked pistol is carelessly handled.

    Enthusiasts recognize many variations of this model, this is an early war pistol that was manufactured in April of 1941 at the Nagoya Nambu-Koubunji factory. The metal is in excellent condition with 95% plus original finish remaining and a small amount of light wear on the high spots. The bore has bright with good lands and groves. Grips are in good condition with no cracks or chips missing. Overall this isa very nice example of a T-94 pistol. $895.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6346 - (LL) U.S. MODEL 1917 COLT REVOLVER. SERIAL NUMBER 238360. CALIBER 45 ACP. When the United States entered World War I in April 1917 support troops (the cooks, clerks, etc.) were to be armed with pistols only, and the only pistol was the immoral Model 1911 automatic pistol. The problem was only a few thousand were in inventory and Colt simply could not meet the demand. The Government decided to contract with Colt for its existing New Service revolver to meet the demand. But to simplify the ammunition supply problem the pistol was to be chambered for the rimless 45 ACP round fired by Model 1911. To hold the rimless cartridges in the cylinder it was necessary to insert them in a metal clip, usually referred to as a “half moon clip”. Colt modified the New Service to meet these requirements, and the pistol was referred to as the U.S. Model 1917 revolver. Eventually about 150,000 of the newly designated Model 1917 were delivered to the U.S. military.

    This pistol was made in 1918. It is all correct with the military markings on the butt, and military inspectors markings on the frame. All numbers match. The original bluing is intact but there is some fading over the back strap and trigger guard. Overall finish would rate about 95%. To speed production Colt was instructed not to perform the final polishing to remove the coarse machining marks on the frame and barrel. These marks are still present and show almost no evidence of wear. The walnut grips are original, with a couple of small dings. This pistol did not see much use and is much better than average for a military pistol of this vintage. $1395.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6320 - (LL) U.S. PISTOL MODEL 1911A1 PISTOL REMINGTON RAND. SERIAL NUMBER 2178173 MANUFACTURED IN 1945. CALIBER 45 ACP. Colt’s Patented Firearm company entered into an arrangement with the firearms designer John M. Browning in the late 1800's for the design of automatic pistols. Between 1900 and 1910 Browning designed and Colt manufactured the Model 1900, 1901, 1903 Pocket, the 1903 hammerless, and 1905 and the 1908. Mr Browning and Colt began to develop an automatic pistol for the U.S. Army, to replace the Colt double action revolvers then the Army’s standard side arm. The result was the Colt Model 1911 in 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol), the most widely recognized and copied pistol in the world. The Model 1911 (and its product improved offspring the 1911A1) equipped the U.S. Army till replaced by the Beretta M9 in the 1980's.

    When World War II broke out the military knew that the Colt could not meet the demand for the Model 1911A1 so the Ordnance Department contracted with four other manufacturers to make this pistol. The four were Singer Sewing Machine Company, Remington Rand Typewriter Company, Ithaca Firearms Company, and Union Switch and Signal Company. Of the four Remington Rand made the most, nearly one million. Remington Rand pistols were considered by the military to be built to the tightest tolerances, this is why the Army used their frames to create National Match pistols in the 1960's.

    Nearly all the M1911/A1 pistols we see today are so mixed up and have been through so many overhauls that they have little collector appeal. We believe this one to be pretty much original because it has all the following parts which are correct for 1945 Remington Rand production:

    • Slide - type 3 Remington Rand, short address.
    • Mainspring housing - arched, checkered (used after 1943).
    • Hammer - checkered (used 1943-45).
    • Slide stop - with serrations (used 1943-45).
    • Barrel - High Standard “HS” and “P” marked on the lugs.
    • Grips - Keyes Fibre Co. with reinforcing rings.
    • Magazine - " L " marked (M. S. Little Mfg. Co).
    • Trigger - stamped (used 1943-45).

    This pistol in very good condition with about 95% + original dark gray/green Parkerized finish. The finish has few small scratches, slight wear on the sharp edges and there is some pitting mostly on the top right hand side of the slide . The barrel has the proper blued finish on the outside and the bore is bright and shiny with strong lands and grooves and no pitting. The frame is marked on the left hand side with the US inspectors initials "FJA" (Frank J. Atwood) and "P". The right side of the frame is stamped with the U.S. ordinance wheel. $1850.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6220 - ROTH-STEYR MODEL 1907 MODEL 1907 SERIAL NUMBER 2635 CALIBER STEYR 8 MM WITH AUSTRIAN ARMY UNIT MARKINGS. The Roth- Steyr was developed for the Austro-Hungarian army and accepted into service. This was the era when armies were replacing their revolvers with semi-automatic pistols, and this was the contribution from the Austro-Hungarian empire. The design had an unusual trigger mechanism, that is now incorporated into all Glock pistols. When a round is loaded into the chamber the firing mechanism goes to half cock. In order to fire the pistol you then pull back on the trigger. This brings the firing pin to full cock and then drops it.

    These pistols saw service throughout World War I. This pistol is marked 12FK;Z01 which most likely stands for Flieger Kompanie or Feldkanonen Regiment. This pistol would have been issued to either an airplane unit (Flieger) or to a field artillery regiment. The finish would rate about 90% with some slight fading. The bore is slightly dark but may clean up. The grips are ion good condition with no serious dings. The lanyard loop on the bottom of the magazine has been removed. $950.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6274 - FRENCH MILITARY MODEL 1935A PISTOL WITH NAZI ACCEPTANCE MARKINGS. SERIAL NUMBER B1680A CALIBER 7.65 The French military adopted the this pistol in 1935 to replace the Model 1892 revolver. The design copied extensively from the John Browning designed semi-automatic pistols being produced by Colt, but added few features of its own including a different safety system. In June 1940 the French army surrendered to the Germans and French manufacturers began to produce pistols for the German army. They retained their French markings but a German weapons inspector mark (eagle / WaA251) was was stamped the left side of the frame. The stamp from inspector 251 appears on most pistols, except the early ones. This pistol was made by the company SACM (Societe Alsacienne de Constructions Mecaniques). It retains about 95% of the original baked on black enamel finish with some wear on the high spots. The German waffenamt stamp is visible on the left side of the frame. The black bakelite grips are in excellent condition. Overall a well above average example of a rarely encountered German military sidearm. $695.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6297 - J.P. SAUER & SOHN 38H SEMI-AUTOMATIC POLICE PISTOL, 7.65MM (.32ACP) - Serial number 292828 matching. The German Arms maker, Sauer, began making automatic pistols before World War I. In 1938 they introduced their model 38H. It had the most advanced design of any automatic pistol used by the German military during World War II, and introduced features copied by many large gun maker after the war. The most revolutionary feature of the 38H’s design was a cocking/decocking lever on the left side of the frame. The pistol could be cocked by working the action. Then the internal hammer could be safely dropped by pushing down on this lever. The hammer could also be recocked by pushing down on the this lever, or the first shot could be fired using the double action trigger. The lever made a safety unnecessary, but military insisted that Sauer add one anyway; so one was mounted on the slide.

    This is known as the Second Variation pistol, with blue finish, and having both the manual safety and the cocking/decocking lever on the left side and a magazine safety. This has the two line marking on the left side of the slide- J.P. SAUER & SOHN, SUHL over CAL 7.65 and “PATENT on the right side. Magazine base is marked with the intertwined SS and Cal. 7,65. The Model 38H was made at Suhl from 1940 until the end of the war in April 1945, with about 50,000 estimated as being used by the Wehrmacht, 70,000 by the German police, and the remaining 130,000 were used by the Luftwaffe or commercial customers. This one has the eagle/N proof mark on the right rear of the frame and slide, and eagle/swastika/C on the left front trigger guard web. The Eagle/swastika/C is the distinctive Police inspection marking, which confirms this as a police issued weapon. Excellent bore and mechanics and unmarred hard rubber grips with the S&S logo. About 90 - 95% original blue finish remaining, thinning from normal wear and worn bright on the high points. No turning plum or any patina, but there is a small amount of pitting on the left hand side near the safety. The 38H is a very clever design with advanced features, and well made. These were important parts of the overall German armament during WW2. This model is getting very hard to find, especially examples with early features. $650.00 (View Picture)

    **SOLD** SMOF5835 - CZECHOSLOVAKIAN CZ 27 (LATE WAR) SERIAL NUMBER 432486 CALIBER 32 AUTO (7.65 MM) The Czech firearms industry grew up from the old Imperial arsenals that supplied the Habsburg empire with its weapons. World War I destroyed the empire and created the nation of Czechoslovakia. The then Czechs founded the CZ company which began designing and making weapons for use of their army and for export sales. CZ quickly established a reputation for high quality firearms including the British Bren gun. The Czech army was equipped with the CZ 24 when it was taken over by Germany in 1938-39.

    The German Army took the standard service pistol of the Czech army, the CZ 24, changed the caliber from 380 automatic to 32 automatic, and designated it the CZ 27. Over half a million were made for the German army.

    The earliest CZ 27's have the high polish blued finish seen on the CZ 24. As the German army found itself in one massive struggle after another with the Soviet army, the loss of small arms accelerated, and the arms makers were pressed to increase production. One way to achieve this was to reduce the high polish blued finish by omitting most of the polishing, the other was to substitute a phosphate (Parkerized) finish for the more labor intensive bluing. The Czech switched from a blued finish to parkerizing in late 1943 or early 1944.

    This pistol is one of those made late in the war. It is entirely parkerized with the German light gray finish. It is all matching with correct magazine. The finish would rate about 95% and the bore is bright. It has the correct grips and they are not cracked. An excellent example of late war CZ 27 with Nazi markings. $495.00 (View Picture)


    Classic & Collectible Commercial Handguns
    (post-1898)

    **NEW ADDITION** SMOF6392 - COLT DIAMONDBACK .38 SPECIAL REVOLVER, MAT BLUE WITH 2.5 INCH BARREL. SERIAL NUMBER D9815 MADE IN 1967. Colt introduced the double-action Diamondback as a deluxe model. It has a wide serrated target hammer, ventilated rib, fully adjustable target quality sights, and full-length barrel underlug. It is a 6-shot revolver with a swing-out cylinder and was available in blue or nickel finishes. Visually, the Diamondback resembles a scaled-down version of the Python.

    This revolver has the more desirable 2.5 inch barrel. The mat finish would rate about 95% with some slight holster wear mostly at the end of the barrel. It has oversize target style Pachmyer grips. $1200.00 (View Picture)

    **NEW ADDITION** SMF6391 - S&W 22-A1 STAINLESS TARGET MODEL WITH FLUTED BARREL AND TARGET SIGHTS SERIAL NUMBER UBN6835 FACTORY LIMITED EDITION

    Great for shooters of all skill levels, the versatile Smith & Wesson 22-A1 Rimfire Pistol is an ideal choice for plinking, practice shooting, or competitive target shooting, this pistol 22A sports:

    • 7" Fluted, polished, stainless, bull barrel
    • Adjustable target rear sight
    • Fiber optic front sight
    • Integral Weaver style optics mount
    • Tool-less take down
    • Ambidextrous magazine release
    • Factory Limited Edition (this model is no longer made)

    Weather you are a first time shooter or an expert looking for a gun to hone shooting skills on, this pistol is an excellent choice.

    $295.00 (View Picture)

    **NEW ADDITION** SMOF6279 - MAB MODEL GZ IN 25 SERIAL NUMBER 29069 References indicate that the Model GZ (Modčle GZ), was originally made in France but beginning in 1962, the license was sold to Echasa (Echave y Arizmendi) in Eibar, Spain. The Model GZ is nearly identical to the Model G with the external hammer, but has distinctly different slide serrations. The primary distinction between the G and GZ pistols is that the frame on the G was made of steel, whereas the frame on the GZ was made of alloy.

    This pistol is in very good condition with some slight wear and it has the letter "M" engraved on the right hand side of the slide. $175.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6276 - FRENCH MAB MODEL D .32 ACP (7.65MM) WW2 TO VIETNAM ERA MILITARY AND POLICE SEMI AUTO PISTOL Serial number 102510 made prior to June 1945, as this has the early external latch on the bottom of the slide for the muzzle nut.

    The MAB name comes from the maker, Manufacture d'Armes de Bayonne which made these from 1933 to 1963 in .32 ACP, although a .380 ACP version continued in production until 1982. It was based on the Belgian Browning FN pistol 1910/22 pistols. It had a smaller cousin, the "MAB C," also made in .32 and .380 ACP, which used some of the same parts. The MAB D was intended for police and military use while the smaller MAB C was primarily a civilian "pocket pistol.”

    The MAB D was used by the French Army and military police before and after World War II. After German forces occupied France, the MAB D was adopted for use by the German army during World War II; these pistols typically have German acceptance marks stamped into the metal, although there are no German marks on this one.

    The MAB D was also used by the French military in Indochina. It was used by various French police agencies. And also in Morocco, a French colony. Ironically, some German police forces also used the MAB D after WW2.

    Note that this is regular .32 ACP caliber, not the oddball French 7.65mm pistol round.

    Reportedly this was a vet bring back item, but we have no further information, although it does not have any import marks. Overall very nice condition with about 85% original blue finish, good bore, undamaged grips, original magazine. The safety/ slide stop(?) lever works fine as a safety, but does not want to stay engaged as a slide stop, and we are not sure if that is by design, or some sort of a minor problem. A nice example of a historically significant pistol likely used during WW2, and perhaps again in Vietnam. $325.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6275 - ORTGIES PISTOL CAL 7.65 (.32) SERIAL NUMBER 204458, MANUFACTURED CIRCA 1920S Heinrich Ortgies was a German who lived in Liege for many years. During his residence in Belgium, Ortgies designed an automatic pistol incorporating certain design details which he patented in about 1916. After WWI, Ortgies returned to Germany and set up business in Erfurt manufacturing the Ortgies pistol. Ortgies manufactured upwards of 10,000 pistols and they proved to be such a great success that Deutsche Werke of Erfurt made him an attractive offer to buy his business which he accepted. In 1921 Deutsche Werke took over the Ortgies patents, tools and stock, and began making Ortgies pistols. Original Orgies made pistols are marked on the slide 'Ortgies & Co Erfurt Ortgies Patent', the grips came with a bronze medallion with the intertwined initials 'HO', these grip medallions were retained by Deutsche Werke for some years, and they also retained the wording 'Ortgies Patent'. Later production dropped both these features.

    At first under Deutsche Werke, only 7.65mm pistols were manufactured but Ortgies had also prepared designs for pistols chambered in 6.35mm and 9mm Short. 7.65mm pistols were manufactured from 1920 to 1928, 9mm Short pistols were manufactured from 1922 to 1926, and 6.35mm pistols were manufactured from 1921 to 1928.

    This pistol was manufactured in the 1920s, it is in excellent condition although it may have been re-Blued. The grips have been “upgraded” with grips of an unknown material, possibly bone, or horn, or maybe even synthetic, but they look far better than the originals which the previous owner no longer had. The bore is shiny with strong lands and grooves and the pistol comes with one correct Orgies magazine. $225.00 (View Picture)

    **SOLD** SMOF6278 - HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON .32 ACP SEMI AUTO MADE 1914-1924 Serial number 32537, this is the second or third “issue” version with 16 slide serrations. H&R only made about 40,000 total in .32 ACP caliber between about 1914 and 1924, although unsold inventory was still offered as late as 1939. H&R had traditionally been a maker of pretty good pocket revolvers, and got into the semi-auto pocket pistol business after John M. Browning’s FN made Model 1900 and Colt produced Model 1903 and Savage Model 1907 pistols proved there was a demand for such items.

    In 1905, the famous British revolver-making firm of P. Webley & Scott introduced a series of blowback-operated pistols in .25 and .32 calibers that were designed by William Whiting. The .32 model was adopted by a number of police departments in Great Britain and throughout the empire. H&R licensed the rights to produce these for the U.S. market, and in 1912 made a virtual copy of the .25 auto which proved to be unpopular and was dropped after three years. However, they made major changes to the .32 caliber design before beginning production, and it proved a bit more successful. We recommend the excellent history on these available at http://www.shootingtimes.com/handguns/handgun_reviews_st_harringtonpistol_200808/#ixzz 3IUgWTEO2 This example has some sort of mechanical problem that keeps the firing pin from releasing, which may be a problem with the magazine safety if it is the “second issue” or something else if the “third issue” which was made without the magazine safety. Overall blue finish has about 50-60% remaining but mixed with patina. Still, it is a good representative example of one of the less successful early American semi-auto pistol designs. Magazine is after market. Hard rubber grips are good. $225.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6284 - ORTGIES PISTOL CAL 6.35 (.32) SERIAL NUMBER 48915, MANUFACTURED CIRCA 1920S Heinrich Ortgies was a German who lived in Liege for many years. During his residence in Belgium, Ortgies designed an automatic pistol incorporating certain design details which he patented in about 1916. After WWI, Ortgies returned to Germany and set up business in Erfurt manufacturing the Ortgies pistol. Ortgies manufactured upwards of 10,000 pistols and they proved to be such a great success that Deutsche Werke of Erfurt made him an attractive offer to buy his business which he accepted. In 1921 Deutsche Werke took over the Ortgies patents, tools and stock, and began making Ortgies pistols. Original Orgies made pistols are marked on the slide 'Ortgies & Co Erfurt Ortgies Patent', the grips came with a bronze medallion with the intertwined initials 'HO', these grip medallions were retained by Deutsche Werke for some years, and they also retained the wording 'Ortgies Patent'. Later production dropped both these features. At first under Deutsche Werke, only 7.65mm pistols were manufactured but Ortgies had also prepared designs for pistols chambered in 6.35mm and 9mm Short. 7.65mm pistols were manufactured from 1920 to 1928, 9mm Short pistols were manufactured from 1922 to 1926, and 6.35mm pistols were manufactured from 1921 to 1928. This pistol was manufactured in the 1920s, it is in excellent condition although it has been polished and chrome or nickel plated. The grips have been “upgraded” with grips of an unknown white material, possibly bone, or horn, mother of pearl, or maybe even synthetic, but they look better than the originals which the previous owner no longer had. The bore is shiny with strong lands and grooves and the pistol comes with one correct Orgies magazine. $175.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6286 - ITALIAN GALESI .25 ACP (6.35MM) PISTOL - MODEL 505-B(?) - Serial number 395787. These pistols are manufactured by the Industria Armi Galesi, located in Brescia, Italy, which is home to many famous Italian gunmakers. The firm was founded in 1910 by Nicola Galesi, who began 6.35mm pistol production in 1914, basically a copy of John M. Browning’s .25 Auto design, which was copied by dozens of makers around the world. In 1923 Galesi added their Model 1923, basically a copy of Browning’s Model 1910 design, in either 6.35mm or 7.65mm. In 1930 this was replaced by the Model 1930 which cosmetically resembled the Walther pistols.

    From about 1936 to 1950, Galesi made their Model 6 in 6.35mm, 7.65mm, and during WW2 it was adopted for military use in 9mm kurz (.380) caliber. They also offered the Model 9, derived from their Model 1930, offered in .22LR and 6.35mm circa 1936-1950.

    Around 1950, the Browning based Model 6 was given cosmetic upgrades and offered as the Model 50, or the 500 series, with numerous model numbers reflecting caliber, finish and grip types. .


    As best we can figure out, this pistol is officially the Model 505-B, reflecting the factory engraving and nickel finish. The engraving is actual hand cut engraving, not rolled or stamped, and pretty good quality, with a tasteful scrollwork design for full coverage. The finish is nickel, and that shows some minor flaking. It originally had white plastic grips with two horizontal finger grooves and a Galesi medallion, which are frankly ugly. It now has been “upgraded” with white grips of unknown material, possibly bone, or mother of pearl, horn, or maybe even synthetic, but they look better than the originals which the previous owner no longer had.

    In case anyone is looking for disassembly instructions on these, a copy of the instruction sheet is available at http://www.littlegun.info/arme%20italienne/a%20galesi%20503%20504%20gb.htm with the English version at the lower left. Note that this is actually TWO .jpg images so you need to copy and paste both parts to get them all. Another source suggests:

    • Remove the magazine and clear the chamber.
    • Push the slide to the rear until the safety cut in the lower edge aligns with the pivot point of the safety lever. Trun the safety lever all the way to the rear, this will release the takedown latch.
    • With the slide about 1/8" back of it's normal closed position, lift up at the rear to clear the top of the barrel. Push the slide forward and remove it and the recoil spring.
    • The firing pin, spring, and spring guide will fall out of the slide somewhere during this process, pick them up from the floor and the pistol is field stripped.

    Italian pistol proofmarks include a date code in either Roman numerals or an alphabet code. The XX code indicates this one was made in 1964. Importation of these was banned after 1968 due to the silly “points” criteria imposed by ATF at the time.

    Until the, the Galesi pistols were widely advertised and apparently fairly well liked in this country with a reputation for reasonably good quality and reliability, although all of the little .25 autos are picky about ammo and magazines, so this is recommended as a collector item, not something to defend your life in an emergency. Since it was made in 1964, this qualifies as a Curio & Relic firearm. $175.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6293 - BELGIAN VELO-DOG HAMMERLESS FOLDING TRIGGER REVOLVER CIRCA 1890-1920 – 8MM OR .32 CALIBER CENTERFIRE Serial number 504 with Belgian proof mark of crown over oval with ELG on the back of the cylinder. This style proof mark was adopted in 1894, so this is possibly an antique, but may have been made after 1898 so we need to handle this as a FFL item (C&R eligible). There is a (maker?) marking on the left side of the frame near the barrel that looks like a blacksmith at work, possibly the mythological figure Vulcan. Good bore, and good mechanics (although the trigger pull is about 20 pounds!). Ejection rod is intact and works fine as you pull it forward, swing it over and poke the empties out one at a time. Black hard rubber grips are excellent, and the squared off upper ends may be a clue to help ID the maker.

    Velo-Dog revolvers were small pocket guns initially intended for bicycle riders to protect themselves from dogs, but the name has grown to cover a larger number of guns of this general style. These are important in the evolutionary history of concealed carry self defense guns. This one is chambered for a centerfire cartridge similar to the .32 Smith & Wesson blackpowder loads, but probably a European 8mm round, but we recommend against eventhinking about shooting any of these.

    Overall condition is good, with about 60% original blue turning plum with some patina and bare spots. A nice addition to a collection of oddities, or as an example of the state of handgun development prior to WW1, and later these were pretty well replaced by the plethora of 6.35mm (.25 ACP) pocket pistols. $225.00 (View Picture)

    **SOLD** SMOF6289 - BERETTA MODEL 418 SERIAL NUMBER 60381A CALIBER 25 ACP MANUFACTURED IN 1953. THIS MODEL WAS THE FIRST JAMES BOND PISTOL Ian Fleming the author of the James Bond novels that were turned into the highly successful James Bond movies originally armed his hero with the Beretta Model 418 pistol in 25 caliber. When he wrote the "Dr. No" story, James' trusty Beretta was replaced with a Walther PPK, and he was told he needed a pistol with a more stopping power! This makes the Beretta 418 the pistol that Bond trusted as he disposed of his first set of villains.

    The original design originated about 1919 and went through several design changes until the late 1920's. It was manufactured until the 1960's with a few minor changes thereafter. It follows the standard Beretta design with the safety lever the key to removing the barrel and the slide, the open topped slide, and metal reinforced grips. The design also incorporated an aluminum frame. During World War II, many of the pistols were purchased privately by officers in the Italian army.

    This pistol was made in 1952. The date is stamped on the back of the frame, as are the commercial proofs. Overall condition is very good with some wear and fading on the slide, and a few scratches. The grips are in very good condition with no chips. $225.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6025 - EXCELLENT COLT MODEL NEW SERVICE SERIAL NUMBER 347246 CALIBER 357 MAGNUM. Colt was in innovation leader in revolvers starting with the Paterson in 1836. They introduced the first double action revolver in 1877 and the first swing out cylinder revolver in 1889. The New Service revolver was next step. It was their large frame was chambered in everything from 38 caliber to 476 caliber. Colt made about 356,000 New Service revolvers, half for the U.S. army in 45 ACP.

    The 357 magnum cartridge was first introduced by Smith and Wesson in 1935 and quickly became "The Cartridge" for hand gunners. Colt finally responded by chambering a small number of New Service revolvers in this caliber.

    This pistol was manufactured in 357 magnum and the Colt factory letter confirms this. The pistol is in about 97% condition. The wood grips have a few minor dings. The frame came from the factory with hole for a lanyard loop. This was filled in with plug.

    Though 356,000 New Service revolvers were made very few were made in this caliber. This pistol is in excellent condition. $2900.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6103 - EARLY 4 DIGIG SERIAL NUMBER THOMPSON CENTER .45 CALIBER “PATRIOT” SINGLE SHOT PERCUSSION PISTOL Serial number 4176 [right side of bbl by rear sight] These are very popular with shooters due to their accuracy, well shaped grip, excellent adjustable sights, and double set triggers. The blued barrel, color case hardened lockplate and brass trim makes these really nice looking guns as well. Shooters advise people to hold the gun in your hand when ramming the ball, not resting the butt on a bench which places a lot of stress on the stock and could lead to cracks or breaking.

    K.W. Thompson and Warren Center formed the company bearing their names in 1965 and began making the popular “Contender” single shot pistol. In 1970 the expanded into making high quality, but affordable black powder muzzle loaders, but with designs that appeal to modern shooters rather than trying to imitate traditional designs (which seldom look right anyway). (You must print out and read the owners instruction manual from http://www.tcarms.com/assets/manuals/noncurrent/Patriot_Supplement.pdf prior to firing.) This is a previously owned gun, with minimal signs of use, and is a nice item for the folks who collect Thompson Center products, as well as for someone looking for a potential shooter. Excellent bore. These are classified as ANTIQUE and no FFL is needed. $425.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF6089 - SSP-91 (SINGLE SHOT PISTOL MODEL 1991) IN 7MM- 08 REMINGTON, MAGNAPORTED WITH RED DOT SCOPE MADE FOR MAGNUM RESEARCH BY ORDNANCE TECHNOLOGY, INC Serial number MR4608. This fits into a narrow niche of single shot handguns, many for traditional rifle calibers that appeal to some people as innovative, powerful and exciting. Others look at them and wonder why anyone would want one. If these sound interesting, read on, and send us a check! Many people recognize these as a product of Magnum Research Corporation which made them from 1991 through 1993, but this is actually one made by Ord Tech in the brief transition period after Magnum Research bought the design, and is marked with both companies names.

    American Gunsmith, January, 1999 reveals the following history of the design: The single shot Pistol of 1986 (SSP-86) was designed by John Foote and produced by Ordnance Technology of Stetson, Maine. It featured a rotary breech based on artillery principles in use through World War I. The SSP-86 was primitive when compared to its improved successors, and it functioned best with rimmed pistol cartridges. One of the sub- contractors on the SSP-86 was AGS Machining Co. Inc. of West Groton, Mass, headed by Alfred R. Straitiff, which made gun parts for several firearm companies. Straitiff and his son Rich thought that the SSP-86 had merit, but needed a total redesign in cocking, extraction, safety, and barrel interchange and came up with 38 improvements to the original design. Al Straitiff created Competitor Corporation, Inc. in 1988, and began production of the Competitor. He didn't need permission from Ordnance Tech, since that firm since that firm didn't buy the design from John Foote, and since rotary-breech-cannon concepts are in the public domain. Straitiff and his son filed for a patent on their improvements to the SSP-86 on April 3, 1990, and patent #5,105,569 was issued on April 21, 1992. Ordinance Technology continued to produce the SSP-86 through 1990, and freely borrowed some improvements from Competitor to build their SSP-91. Magnum Research Inc. Of Minneapolis sold the SSP-91 from 1991 through 1993. In 1994, Magnum Research introduced the Lone Eagle, an updated SSP-91. These firearms have a separate cocking lever on the left side of the grip, are barreled actions only (not interchangeable barrels), and do not have a safety blocking the firing pin. Although very similar externally, the Competitor and the Lone Eagle do not share parts or even all functions. They are totally separate firearms that resemble each other due to their SSP-86 ancestry.

    Other handguns in the single shot niche would include the Remington XP-100, the Thompson Center Contender, the Ruger Hawkeye, and I think that Colt, S&W and even H&R made some single shot target pistols similar to the Hawkeye.

    This has a 1.5 to 4.5 power red electronic “Micro Dot” scope by Oakshore Electronic Sights, Inc. with Weaver bases and rings, contemporary with the pistol so it is a complete package for a collector. We are not sure what 7mm/08 loads might be suitable for this and will leave that for the purchaser to discuss with his gunsmith or lawyer. A rare treasure for someone with exquisite (or perhaps eccentric) taste, or exploring a unique collecting niche! Used excellent- and the price includes the scope. $495.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF5560 - 19787 - RUGER BLACKHAWK IN .357 MAGNUM, OLD MODEL 3 SCREW, 6.5” BARREL - Serial number 63425 made in 1965. A nice honest old used gun with just a bit of holster wear on the sides of the barrel and front of the cylinder, and sharp edges, so about 95% or more of the original finish remains. Excellent bore and mechanics. A very nice example of one of the early and desirable old model 3 screw Blackhawks in .357 Magnum caliber. $425.00 (View Picture)

    SMOF5847 - - 22828 - GERMAN P-1 (P-38) 9MM SEMI AUTOMATIC PISTOL BY WALTHER Serial number 019853, made by Walther. The classic WW2 era German P-38 pistol was such a good design that it was adopted after WW2 for use by West German military forces as the P-1 and also for their police forces. The only change was the use of aluminum for the frame instead of steel, which reduces the weight slightly. This “P-1” is in used excellent condition, made in October, 1973 with the usual Walther commercial marks and proofs. Right side of slide is marked “C.A.I. GEORGIA VT/ GERMANY” to comply with federal law. Excellent plus bore and mechanics, and it looks like it has been fired very little. About 95% of the finish remains, anodized on the aluminum frame and phosphate on the remaining parts, with mainly holster wear on the sharp edges of the frame, and a few minor handling marks anywhere. Slide is electric penciled 853 to match the frame number. A good representative example of the classic Walther designed P-38 pistol which proved to be a reliable sidearm for the Wehrmacht during WW2, and again with the West German forces with NATO, finally being phased out in 2004. The P-38/P1 is unusual in that it has a single action/double action trigger design, so that the pistol can be carried with the hammer down, but fired by pulling the trigger, instead of having to carry cocked and locked as with the M1911. This also allows the operator to take immediate action in case of a misfire to simply pull the trigger to try again before having to rack the slide to try a new cartridge. We sell all guns as collectors items only, not as shooters, but a competent gunsmith would almost certainly confirm that this is a great pistol. This comes with one original Walther magazine complete with the NATO stock numbers marked on it. Sorry, we can not accept credit card payment for this item. $425.00 (View Picture)


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