Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1523: DWM 1917 Dated Artillery Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Auction Date: August 27, 2022

Excellent World War I DWM 1918 Dated Model 1914 Artillery Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Excellent World War I DWM 1918 Dated Model 1914 Artillery Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol

Manufacturer: DWM
Model: 1914 Artillery
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 mm Luger
Barrel: 8 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 303
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 371
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Blade front and tangent rear sights, with the chamber dated "1918" and the toggle marked "DWM". The right side of the barrel extension bears the three "crown/gothic letter" proofs, with the Imperial eagle firing proof on the extension, barrel and breechblock. Aside from the wood base on the nickel-finished magazine, matching numbers are present externally. Grips are checkered walnut.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, with 95% plus of the original blue finish, showing wear on the sides of the muzzle and along the high edges, along with mild handling marks and a small amount of spotting. 85% of the original straw color is present, and half of the niter blue on the small parts. The grips are also excellent, with some dings. Mechanically excellent.



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