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 LOT 3534
Exceptional and Scarce Tokyo Arsenal Baby Nambu Semi-Automatic Pistol with
Matching Magazine - Serial no. 3898, 7
mm Nambu cal., 3 1/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, hardwood grips. Manufactured by the Tokyo Arsenal from 1909 to 1928, the Baby Nambu was the semi-official officer’s pistol of the Imperial Japanese Military; officers would privately purchase their sidearms, with the Baby Nambu presented as the local alternative to imports from firms like Colt, FN and Walther. Fixed sights, with the “stacked
cannonballs” Tokyo Arsenal marking on top of the chamber and the nomenclature markings and serial number on the right side of the frame. Fitted with checkered hardwood grips and
a matching numbered nickel finished alloy base magazine. All matching visible serial numbers including the underside of both grip panels.
CONDITION: Excellent, retains 95% plus original blue finish with a few areas of light edge wear and spotting on the grip frame. The grips are very fine, with two chipped sections on the top
edge of the left panel and otherwise crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 4,500 - 6,500
LOT 3535
Soviet Izhevsk Makarov PM Semi- Automatic Pistol with Holster - Serial
no. 4014, 9x18 mm Makarov cal., 3 3/4
inch round bbl., blue finish, plastic grips. With a design inspired by the Walther PP series, the
LOT 3537
Scarce Adolph-Weber .22 Single Shot Match Target
Pistol - Serial no. KBH185, 22 LR cal., 12 inch solid rib bbl., blue
finish, walnut grips. The Adolph-Weber pistols were the result of
a partnership between M. Casimir Weber of Zurich, Switzerland,
and Fred Adolph, born in Germany but a resident of Genoa, New
York, and are among the finest single shot pistols ever manufactured. Each
was hand-made and built to a marksman’s specifications, and the few extant
or documented examples are essentially each unique. It appears Adolph did
the final work on the guns himself. His catalog proclaimed “Never the same gun twice.”
Walter Roper referred to the Adolph-Weber as “an arm so fine that it was little short of
perfection.” Features a fixed bead blade front sight on the textured rib, an adjustable
notched target rear sight at the breech, “K BH 185” marked on the bottom of the barrel,
“CAS. WEBER/ZURICH” on the left, and “+PATENT/48107” marked on the right side of the chamber. Fitted with a set of checkered walnut grips.
CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 95% plus blue finish light edge wear, minor spotting and thinning on the barrel, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000
LOT 3538
World War II German Occupation
Fabrique Nationale High-Power Semi-
Automatic Pistol Rig with Holster
- Serial no. 178598, 9 mm Luger Auto cal.,
4 3/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut
grips. Manufactured during World War II,
with fixed front and rear sights along with
both matching serial numbers and “WaA140”
proofs visible on the barrel, slide, and frame,
as well as the FN address and Browning
patent markings on the slide. The grips
are checkered walnut, and the magazine
is finished in blue. Includes an “ftc/1942”
marked and “eagle/WaA182” proofed leather
flap holster and extra magazine.
CONDITION: Very fine overall, retaining
85% plus blue finish with light holster wear,
thinning, and faint spotting. The grips are also
very fine with some scattered light handling marks in the otherwise crisp checkering. The holster is fine with some light wear, surface scrapes, and supple leather. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 1,600 - 2,500
        Makarov PM was developed shortly after the end of World
War II as a lighter replacement for the Tokarev pistol, and adopted in 1951.
It served as the standard issue pistol for Soviet personnel throughout the
Cold War period, and subsequently with the Russian Federation forces until
2003. Features fixed blade front and notch rear sights, with the slide and
frame marked with “DR” prefix. The frame is also marked “1963” on the left
side along with an illegible American importer mark and “9MM GERMANY”
German import mark. Fitted with a one-piece checkered Bakelite grip.
Includes a “03/OTK11 62” marked brown leather holster with cleaning rod
and extra magazine.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 98% plus original blue finish with minimal
handling marks, an attractive plum coloration on the hammer and safety, along with crisp grip checkering. The holster
is also excellent with supple leather. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 3536
Excellent Canadian “DP” Prefix Inglis
High Power Mk. I* Semi-Automatic
Pistol with Shoulder Stock - Serial no.
DP89, 9 mm Luger cal., 4 3/4 inch round
bbl., phosphate finish, plastic grips. Features fixed blade front
and adjustable tangent rear sights, lanyard loop on the left side of
the grip frame, two line model and address markings on the left slide
of the slide, Canadian “crown/flag poles/D/C/P” proofs on the right side
of the frame and slide, and, matching “DP89” serial numbers on the right side of the
slide, barrel, and frame. The “DP” prefix was long debated as potentially meaning “Drill
Purpose,” which is refuted in Clive Law’s book “Inglis Diamond: The Canadian High-Power
Pistol.” While the meaning is still not fully understood, it is noted that the “DP” prefix was
used on demonstration pistols for potential contracts (as was the case with the Chinese
contract demonstration pistols) and that some of these pistols were purportedly recorded
as shipped to Mexico, with an example being serial number “DP105.” This pistol is also
unique in that it retains the earlier production adjustable tangent rear sights instead of the fixed notch rear sights as seen on
serial number “DP104,” which purportedly belonged to Inglis engineer Tom Clift. Fitted with a pair of checkered plastic grips. Includes a walnut
shoulder stock marked “S.A. LTD/1945” and numbered to match the pistol, with a tan web lanyard. Regardless of the true meaning, very few “DP” prefix Inglis
High Power pistols have been recorded, and they are exceedingly difficult to find in any condition.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 98% original factory phosphate finish with scattered light handling marks and edge wear, along with remnants of orange paint on the slide near
the muzzle and crisp grip checkering. The shoulder stock is also excellent, with attractive original oil finish and raised grain. Mechanically excellent. One would spend a great deal of time trying to locate a “DP” prefix Inglis High Power in similar condition.
 296 Estimate: 3,500 - 5,500

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