Lot 4595: A Parabellum Dutch Navy DWM 1928/1930 contract, "Automatic Pistol No. 1"
October 29, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 1229, barrel with fork and toggle link no. 11227. Bright bore. Proof mark crown/N. Extractor marked "Geladen" (tr. "loaded"), safety stamped "RUST", on right side of fork "KOL" (colonies). At front of grip "K.M." (Koninklijke Marine). Chamber unmarked, front toggle link with DWM logo. Complete, original bluing with light wear mark on trigger plate. Small and operational parts almost completely strawed. Dark walnut grip panels. Numberless, nickel-plated sheet metal magazine with wooden base. Due to lack of spare parts after 1945 assembled from different parts. Almost as new condition. Cf. Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 401 where the above weapon is depicted and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I -