Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Astra Model 900 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Chinese Inscription Panel.
    Serial no. 23527 7.63 Mauser caliber. 5 1/2-inch barrel. 50-1000 meter adjustable rear sight. Action marked: Astra Automatic Pistol, Uncetay Y Compania, Guernica (Spain). 36 Chinese characters on the left magazine well: Translation reading:" I, Commander Cheng Kuang-Chung, order you to take this weapon and endeavor to eliminate communists. Repress Civil War and resist outside aggression so as to fulfil the mission to defend the country and protect people". 10-round fixed magazine. 12-groove walnut grips. Later Asiatic style holster with strap. Condition: Good, showing a brown patina. Bore shows wear and frosting. Grips show wear. NOTE: GUN IS DEEMED UNSAFE DUE TO DEFECTIVE SAFETY. Holster in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,090

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,799,801