SOLD FOR: $1701.51
Make: Tula Factory, Russia
Serial Number: NB1148
Year of Manufacture: 1941
Caliber: 7.62×25 Tokarev
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Auto Pistol with Single Stack 8 Round Removable Magazine
Markings: The left side of the frame and the top of the slide are marked with the serial number, the Tula arsenal mark, and the date of manufacture. The side of the trigger guard bow is marked with overlapping factory markings and the bottom is marked “7”. The right side of the frame and trigger guard has assorted arsenal marks.
Barrel Length: 4.5”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a small blade fixed to the top of the slide. The rear sight is a tall U-notch leaf dovetailed to the rear of the slide.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece serrated hard plastic panels. The panels contain stars with “CCCP” in a clockwise position. The panels show moderate wear with scattered small nicks and dings in the serrations. There are no chips or cracks. The grips rate in about Good-Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is dim with scattered erosion and the rifling is worn but remains visible.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 60% of its metal finish. The finish is transitioning to patina. There is thinning at all prominent edges of the gun. The most significant thinning is on the front strap. There are some scattered light scratches and little dings throughout. The pins are tool marked but not peened. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Good-Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included with this pistol is an original TT33 shoulder holster with corduroy interior, a cleaning rod, and a total of two 8-round magazines. The holster shows moderate wear with scattered rubs, scuffs, and creases. There are no rips or tears and the stitching is strong. The holster rates in about Very Good condition. One of the magazines is marked with factory markings and “BK194” on the floor plate and the other is marked “XR993”. The first mentioned magazine has turned to a pleasant patina and the other shows considerable thinning. Both have intact feed lips and strong springs. The magazines rate in about Very Good overall condition.