Lot 4596: A Parabellum Dutch Navy DWM 1930 contract, "Automatic Pistol No. 1"
October 29, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 1384. Matching numbers. Bright bore. Proof mark crown/N. Extractor marked "Geladen" (tr. "loaded"), safety stamped "RUST", now with arrow pointing down. Chamber unmarked, front toggle link with DWM logo. Complete, original bluing with light wear marks. Small and operational parts strawed. Dark walnut grip panels. Numberless, nickel-plated sheet metal magazine with wooden base. From delivery of 400 Parabellum pistols to the Dutch Royal Navy in January 1930 within number range from 1085 - 1484. Almost as new condition. Cf. Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 403 where the above weapon is depicted and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I -