Rare DA Model 1883 Officer's Reichsrevolver (AH6635)
This rare Officer's Model 1883 Reichsrevolver was one of a few made in double action. The overall length is approx. 9.75". The 4 5/8" octagon to round 10.6mm caliber barrel has a fine bore with frosting in the grooves. The gun retains approx. 95% blue and 50% straw finish. The left side of the frame has a safety lever below the hammer. The serial number, 265, or the last two digits, is found on msot parts inclucing the screws. The leftr isde of the frame has an oval marking of V.C.S. * C.G.H. SUHL. This stands for the V.C. Shilling and C.G. Hanel consortium in Suhl. The bottom of the barrel knox form is marked S,Z, and B. The checkered wood grips are excellent with no cracks or chips. The action functions correctly. This great example of the rare officers model 1883 Reichsrevolver is fit for the finest German or European military pistol collection.