This C96 antique cone hammer Mauser pistol has been professionally restored and retains 98% of its finish. Even the bolt stop, rear sight, safety lever, extractor and firing pin retainer still retain over 95% of the original fire blue. The mechanical function is very good crisp and tight. The bore is very good bright and shiny with strong rifling and only a hint of light frosting. All serial numbers are matching inside and out, even the follower is numbered. The serial number is 12044 and was made in 1897. All of the markings and numbers are sharp and crisp. This antique pistol and can ship by US mail.