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Auction Date: April 20, 2012

Lot 269: Mauser - P 38

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Mauser "byf/43" Code P-38 Semi-Automatic Pistol with 1943 Dated Holster and Extra Magazine
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,400
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Serial #Mauser - P 38 ManufacturerMauser ModelP 38
TypePistol Gauge9 Mm Catalog Page72
Barrel5 Inch Round FinishBlue GripBakelite
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThe left side of the slide is marked "P.38" followed by "byf/43" with the serial number towards the rear. "Eagle/135" proofs are present with visible numbers matching. Fitted with ribbed grips. Comes with two magazines total and a 1943 dated "bml" holster. The back of the holster has an "eagle/WaA23" proof.

ConditionExcellent. The pistol retains 98% plus original blue finish with the front strap thinning to a brown and some mild holster type wear. The grips are also excellent with some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very good with minor handling marks and flex wear. The stitching is tight.
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