32nd Classic Auction

 

Auction on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 15:00  | Auction ended

Completed | Physical auction
Lot: 300

police repeating rifle System Fruwirth, OEWG Steyr, 11 x 36 R, §2542JL?, § C

Starting price 600 EUR
Result:
800 EUR

On the receiver "OEWG", on the barrel the double eagle as acceptance mark, action (cocks on closing) in need of repair (does not close completely), See Gabriel cat.-no. 110, condition III-IV. The Gendarmerie repeating rifle System Fruwirth (actually a carbine) was the first modern repeating rifle in Austria-Hungary, introduced in 1872.