763. German 1879 Reichsrevolver by Suhl Consortium with Unit Marking

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serial #880, 11mm German Ordnance, 7 1/2" barrel with a very good plus bore that shows some scattered light frosting. The metal surfaces of this undated revolver show an original blue finish that is fading to a dull brown patina with oxidation staining on the trigger, hammer and high edges and some light pitting on the triggerguard. The smooth walnut grips rate very good showing a couple abrasions, scattered dings, handling marks and scratches. All visible serialized parts are matching and there is a unit marking on the bottom of the grip which reads "1.K.1.7" possibly for a cavalry unit, and there is an issue date of 1883 at the front left of frame. This revolver includes an original brown leather M/87 style holster is included with a repaired belt strap that is coming undone and scattered flaking and crazing. A solid example of an early Reichsrevolver. (207879-381) {ANTIQUE} [Craig Brown Collection] (800/1200) SOLD FOR $1,840.00

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