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 LOT 634
Excellent World War II
Mauser “42/byf” P.08
“Black Widow” Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol Rig with Holster and Extra Magazine - Serial no. 4554c,
9 mm cal., 4 inch round bbl.,
blue finish, plastic grips.
Fixed sights, with “42” date
on the chamber and “byf” manufacturer code on the toggle. The barrel extension is marked with a pair of “eagle/135” proofs and an “eagle/swastika” proof, which is repeated on
LOT 636
Mauser Model 1935/06 Portuguese Republican National
Guard (GNR) Contract Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol - Serial
no. 2017v, 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 4 1/2 inch round bbl., blue finish,
hardwood grips. Manufactured in 1935 in a limited production run of
579, the Republican Guard Contract Luger used a 1906 pattern frame
with a grip safety, smooth back strap and tapered pencil barrel. Fixed sights, the
chamber stamped “GNR” (Guarde Nationale Republicanie) and the Mauser banner on the
toggle. The left side of the barrel extension and underside of the barrel have small “crown/ crown/U” firing proofs, and the pistol is numbered in the military manner. This model also has
the extractor and lower safety area marked “CARREGADA” and “SEGURANCA” respectively. Straw finished small parts, niter blue pins and screws, checkered grips and nickel magazine with an unmarked alloy base.
CONDITION: Fine, with 70% of the original blue finish, showing areas of gray patina, bright rubbing on the sides of the barrel and on
the high edges, mild spotting and
scattered handling marks. 40% of
the original straw colors are present,
concentrated on the takedown
lever, ejector and trigger, with the
remainder worn to a smooth gray.
The grips are very good, with
flat spots and dings.
Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 2,250 - 3,500
LOT 637
Excellent Very Scarce
Documented DWM Model 1920 Commercial Luger Semi- Automatic Pistol with Krieghoff Retailer Frame Markings
- Serial no. 7983i, 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 3 3/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut grips. Manufactured by DWM and sold commercially by Krieghoff, this pistol’s serial number is
recorded on page 142 of “The Krieghoff
Parabellum”. Acquired and sold prior
to Krieghoff entering the Luger game
themselves, the exact destination of these
pistols is unknown, though speculated as
being an English-speaking country. Fixed sights,
with a blank chamber and “DWM” monogram on
the toggle, “crown/N” proofs on some components,
and “GERMANY” on the right side rail. The back
of the pistol has been stamped “KRIEGHOFF” and
“SUHL”, the latter inverted. Straw finished small
parts, with checkered grips and a nickel
finished magazine with
unmarked wood base.
CONDITION: Exceptionally
fine, with 90% of the original
blue finish, showing some bright
edge wear, mild spotting and light
handling marks overall. The straw
finished parts retain 85% plus bright
color, with a bright steel appearance
to the remainder. The grips are fine,
with mild dents and scratches, as
well as a small chip absent near the
safety lever. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000
  the barrel and breechblock.
Excluding the grips and magazines
(unnumbered), numbers match.
Marked “P.08” on the side,
with a full blue finish and
checkered black plastic
grips, in the “black widow”
style. Includes a black
leather holster marked
“dlo/41” on the rear, extra
magazine and
takedown tool.
CONDITION: Excellent,
with 97% plus original blue finish, showing minor handling marks and edge wear overall. A few scuffs and scratches are present on the grips. The tool pouch in the holster is coming unstitched, otherwise the holster is very fine with mild wear and scuffing. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection.
Estimate: 2,750 - 4,250
LOT 635
DWM Model 1906
American Eagle Luger Semi-
Automatic Pistol in 9mm Parabellum - Serial no.
31375, 9 mm cal., 3 3/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut
grips. Manufactured for export to the United States, with the
distinctive large American eagle crest over the chamber area.
Blade front and notch rear sights, with the DWM monogram on
the toggle link, “LOADED” on the extractor, and a polished bright oval in
the lower safety position. The “GERMANY” export mark is present on the front of the
frame, with the DWM “shield with bend” barrel proof on the underside of the barrel;
no other German proofs are present, as these pistols were never intended for ‘domestic’ sale by DWM. Equipped with straw and niter blue finished small parts, smooth back strap with grip safety, checkered grips and a nickel finished magazine with unmarked wood base. CONDITION: Fine, with 75% of the original blue finish, showing areas of mixed brown and gray patina, bright edge/cycling wear, and mild spotting and handling marks. 40% of the original straw color remains,
concentrated on the trigger,
with the remainder having
turned a mixed gray with
mild spotting. The grips are
very good, with a replaced
segment on the left panel
near the safety switch
and mild dings overall.
Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000
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