USN WII Sedgley Mark 5 Signal Pistol

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Location (State):
California (CA)

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13 Years 3 Months
WINNER: F******y
HIGH BID: $227.78
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Shipping Fee: $20.00

Auction: 11501668

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Auction Start:
(November 15, 2012 07:02:14 PT)
Auction Ended:
(November 29, 2012 18:00:00 PT)

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Seller's Description

USN WII Sedgley Mark 5 Signal Pistol

LSB#: 120924JR04

Make: Sedgley

Model: Mark 5

Serial Number: 242692 A2

Year of Manufacture: 1942-1946

Caliber: 19.6 mm

Action Type: Single Shot Hinged Barrel

Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “Signal Pistol Mark 5 R.F. Sedgley Inc. 1943”. The bottom of the barrel and the right side of the frame are marked “242692 A2”, and the right side of the metal is marked circle “S”. The grips are marked “USN” on both panels. The holster is marked “Signal Pistol Holster / Mk. 5”.

Barrel Length: 6 5/8”

Sights / Optics: This pistol is mounted without sights.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are part of the frame. The grips are checkered. There are nicks and scratches all around and small chips missing on the bottom of the grip. The grips rate in about Good overall condition.

Type of Finish: Painted Aluminum

Finish Originality: All Original

Bore Condition: The bore is dark and smooth. There is mild erosion present.

Overall Condition:This flare pistol retains about 50% of its metal finish. There is wear to the barrel and numerous nicks. The metal of the frame shows erosion thinning and scratching. The Screw heads are sharp and undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this flare pistol rates in about Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger cycles and the button for tilting the barrel functions correctly. We did not fire this flare pistol. The muzzle of the barrel is misshapen but should be fixable with a mandrel.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: A correct holster is provided. The holster is canvas and except for being dirty is in Excellent condition. The stitching is intact all around and there are no holes or tears.

Our Assessment: This is a well preserved WWII flare pistol genuine USN made by Sedgley of “Kolby” fame and a longtime US manufacturer. Here is a classic correct WWII instrument to add to your collection.

CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This C&R flare pistol can be transferred to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.

LSB#: 120924JR04 Make: Sedgley Model: Mark 5 Serial Number: 242692 A2 Year of Manufacture: 1942-1946 Caliber: 19.6 mm Action Type: Single Shot Hinged Barrel

Payment and Shipping Instructions:

UPS Insured shipping will cost $20

Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).

This gun can only be shipped to a verified adult, and it will be shipped from an FFL. It is your responsibility to ensure that the gun is legal to own and receive in your area. Please include a copy of your driver’s license with payment; this is for proof of age. We are FFL dealers and comply with all Federal, State and local laws.


Full payment on non-layaway items is required within 14 days. We accept Cashiers Checks, Money Orders, Cash and Personal Checks. No Credit Cards or electronic payments are accepted. To help us properly apply your payment, please indicate what item you have purchased when payment and/or FFL are sent. If you would like to be notified when we receive your payment, please obtain a tracking number from your carrier. We receive about 40 checks a day and do not have the staff required to email everyone when we receive checks.

CA Sales tax applies to CA buyers (7.25%).

Layaways are offered on all items, requiring a 20% non refundable down payment within 7 days of the auction’s close and the balance within 60 days. We do not require prior notice to place an item on the layaway. No returns are accepted on layaway items and the item will be considered abandoned after 60 days.

Successful Bidder Instructions:

You will be invoiced by the morning following the sale. This invoice will include totals for the sale and all instructions.

If you win an item and are not willing or able to complete the sale, you will be liable for 5% of the sale price.

Returns (less shipping) are accepted within 3 days of when the item is delivered with signature confirmation. Returns are accepted for material misrepresentation, non disclosed flaws, overrepresentation & damage in shipping. Sometimes we miss, overlook or confuse things and we promise to make it right as best we can when we do. It is our goal to resolve return issues to keep all parties satisfied with their dealings (look at our feedback). Our return policy is not designed for folks who have just changed their mind or who did not fully read the description. Returns are very costly for both the buyer and for us, so please ask all of your questions before bidding and please be sure you can legally purchase this item. Thank You!

Please leave feedback when the gun is happily received, we will leave feedback in return. If you are not satisfied, for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative or neutral feedback. (805) 285-0715 &

No gun should be fired without being examined by a competent gunsmith.

Payment Methods:

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