Lot 3875: A Parabellum DWM, Commercial 1929/30, American Eagle, Stoeger (3-lines), Electric Company Palestine
October 28, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 7.65 mm Parabellum, no. 499v. Matching numbers. Bright bore, length 98 mm. Proof mark crown/N. Extractor marked "Loaded", safety stamped "Safe". Chamber with American Eagle, front toggle link with DWM logo. On right side of fork and reinforced frame three-line designation "A.F. STOEGER INC. / NEW YORK / Luger - Registered U.S. Patent Office". Original bluing with strong wear marks. Small and operational parts partly strawed. Dark walnut grip panels. Nickel-plated sheet metal magazine with aluminium base, marked "Made in Germany / 7,65". This Parabellum was originally meant to be for Stoeger, however, it obviously went to Palestine because the word "Genuine" is missing in front of "Registered". Good condition. Cf. i. a. Still, Third Reich Lugers, p. 220 and Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 442 and 456f. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Kurzwaffen moderne Systeme