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Lot 2624: World War I German DWM "1918" Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

World War I German DWM "1918" Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

World War I German DWM "1918" Date Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Holster

Manufacturer: DWM
Model: Luger
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 mm Luger
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: blue/straw
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

"Crown/gothic letter" proofs, "1918" dated chamber. With "1918" dated Burghard leather holster. The holster is hand marked on the back with what appears to be a capture mark with "W. Young/102007/75. Battalion/Sept. 2/18", "DURY RIDGE", and "DROCOURT-QUEANT". There was a Walter Young in the Canadian 75th Infantry Battalion which was present at the attack on the Drocourt-Queant Line in September of 1918, he died of wounds shortly after the war ended on 23 December 1918.

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