~ A new specification German Mauser C96 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Safety Hammer ~
Commonly called the "Broomhandle" or "Broomhandle Mauser" due to its distinctive grip, it was a German semi-automatic pistol manufactured from 1896 to circa 1937.
The pistol is stamped to the frame 'WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF A NECKAR'.
The other side of the frame is stamped with the Mauser logo and the serial number '691744'.
The top of the barrel reads 'WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER OBERNDORF'.
The gun has acceptance stamp and the serial number on the bolt handle as well as on the hammer.
The N/S stamp on the hammer indicating this pistol is equipped with the "new safety" (Neues Sicherung).
The gun comes with its deactivation certificate dated 27/04/2006.
The pistol can be cocked and dry fired.
~ Dimensions ~
The piece is 10 inches (25.5cm) long with the barrel measuring 5 inches (12.5cm).
It weights approx. 1 kg.
~ Condition ~
The pistol is in decent condition with pitting to the metal parts. The wooden grips are slightly scratched. The lanyard loop is not present. It can be cocked and dry fired.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £14 or the pistol can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.