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    LOT 632
Exceptional DWM Model 1906 Commercial Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Chambered in Scarce 9mm Parabellum - Serial no. 27141, 9 mm Luger cal., 3 7/8 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut checkered grips. This is an excellent example of a
Model 1906 Commercial American Eagle 9 mm Luger that was manufactured by DWM. This model was intended for sale in Europe and Germany and it has the short 3 7/8 inch barrel chambered in the 9mm Luger cartridge. This model has the correct short style frame and upper receiver with the 1906 style checkered flat toggles, grip safety and polished
lower safety area. The top of the chamber is blank and it has the DWM logo on the front toggle. The extractor is also correctly marked “GELADEN”. It has the correct commercial style full serial number stamped on the underside of the barrel and front of
the frame with the last two digits (41) stamped on the various small parts. The underside of the barrel is also stamped with faint “Crown”“B”, “G” and “U”
commercial proofs. It has a wonderful rust blued finish and straw colored small parts and it fitted with checkered walnut grips. The left grip is numbered “41” and the right one is unnumbered. It is complete
with a correct nickel plated magazine marked “Cal 9m/m” in script on wooden base.
CONDITION: Excellent with 98% plus of the original blue finish with only
 Estimate: 7,000 - 9,000
   minor edge and high spot wear. The various smaller parts retain 75% of their straw colors. The grips are in exceptionally fine condition with nice distinct checkering overall with only minor handling marks with the upper rear corner of the left grip showing an old repair. Mechanically excellent.
  LOT 633
Scarce DWM Model 1920 Commercial Luger Semi-Automatic Carbine with Shoulder Stock -
Serial no. 105, 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 12 inch round bbl., blue finish, hardwood stock, hardwood grips. Silver accented blade front and 300 meter sliding notch rear sights, with a blank chamber, “crown/N” proofs, “DWM” marked front toggle link and “MADE IN GERMANY” on the left frame rail. An unmarked steel extension is installed on the front of the frame to support the forearm, which in turn is outfitted with a sling swivel and a spring-loaded booster mechanism for the barrel assembly. Fitted with straw finished small parts, a pair of checkered grips, and a buttstock with an unmarked mounting iron, checkered wrist, and serrated buttplate. CONDITION: Very fine, with 90% of the original blue finish, showing some areas of brown patina, edge wear and cycling/handling marks. Some parts are unnumbered, others mixed, and the forearm extension is loose. The refinished shoulder stock is very good, with scattered dings and scratches overall, and has a crack visible on the left side at the mounting iron. The forend and grips are all very fine. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,500

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