04-17-2016 07:16 PM
This variant is nice and heavy. Great feel to it.
My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them
"Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)
This one is still considered an unknown maker referred to by collectors as the Pillow Crimp ISA.
As you have stated, the obverse pattern is very similar to several of the known makers from the Vienna area.
With the frequency with which this variant is encountered, production must have been abundant...albeit, the bronze examples are difficult to track down.
Best regards, fischer