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1218
$1,652.00

*RARE AND UNUSUAL SAVAGE .380 M1907 PISTOL. SN 2190R. Cal. .380 ACP. This early Type 1 .380 pistol with all standard markings and hard rubber Savage grips, differs from normal production in that the bbl is 5″ long, and the round turned part forward of the frame is 3″ long. There is also a unique military style lanyard ring attached to bottom of grip. Pistol comes with a single magazine. Gun is purportedly a tool room military prototype w/ experimental long bbl and modified frame purchased from the factory, by an employee in the bluing shop, sometime in the 1930s. The gun passed to the consignor many years later. PROVENANCE: Affidavit from the consignor stating the history of the gun as he knows it. CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 75 – 80% orig blue, with some silvering on sharp edges overall, thinning and flaking slightly at grips. There is some fairly deep pitting mostly on right side at front of frame and on front portion of bbl. A ring of pits surrounds bbl about 1″ in front of frame from bbl extension, much of this appears to be under orig blue. Bore is very good with some light pitting. Top of front sight blade has been taken down a bit. Pistol appears to function well. 4-46167 MGM279 (750-1,250)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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