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Lot 408: World War I German DWM 1914 Dated Military Luger Pistol

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

World War I German DWM 1914 Dated Military Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Magazine

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

World War I German DWM 1914 Dated Military Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Magazine

Manufacturer: DWM
Model: 1914 Military
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 mm Luger
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: blue/straw
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 413
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 335
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Fitted with fixed sights, with "1914" marked on the chamber, "DWM" on the front toggle link, a set of three "crown/gothic letter" proofs on the right side of the extension, "imperial eagle" firing proofs on the extension, barrel and breech block, "GELADEN" extractor and "GESICHERT" upper safety position. The major components are blue finished, with straw color on the small parts, niter blue pins and springs, and checkered grips (right panel matching, "29", left panel replacement, "24"). All of the visible numbers are matching and the base of the magazine is marked "8429/+".

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original blue finish and 85% plus of the original straw colors with some light muzzle/edge wear, including on the stock lug, and some light handling marks. The grips are excellent (see above, one replaced) with only the slightest handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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