Borchardt, C93, LOEWE, Matching except Mag, Stock, ANTIQUE, 761, O-105
High, original condition Borchardt C93 made by LOEWE, caliber 7.65mm, early production, all matching except magazine with reproduction stock. The rust blued pistol is fitted with the usual 7 5/8 in barrel having fixed front sight over barrel band and “V” notch rear sight blade secured with two screws. Forward toggle link with patent reference. Left side of barrel and barrel extension with BUG proofs. Single line legend referencing Borchardt patent on right side of barrel extension. Full serial number “761” on bottom of frame, barrel, trigger, and all usual small parts except magazine “370”. Sliding safety is gray case hardened; strawed sear; fire blued trigger, screws, anti-rebound latch, and recoil spring housing covers. Walnut checkered grips with broad border. Correct magazine. Complete with custom shoulder stock that locks securely to pistol.
VG+/EXC with bright original rust blue showing sharp edge wear and handling marks from a pistol that has seen light use. Most wear/thinning on front strap. Grips with handling marks commensurate with balance of pistol. Excellent magazine retaining most of its nickled finish and original varnish. Mirror bright bore with sharp rifling. Perfect manual mechanics. Solid lock up to stock. A classic, early, developmental pistol, the first manufactured to use a toggle locked mechanism, and well known predecessor to the ubiquitous Luger.