Lot 3877: A Parabellum Mauser, Early Banner 1936, Commercial
October 28, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 1674v. Matching numbers, firing pin without number. Bright bore. Proof mark double crown/U. Chamber now marked "1936", front toggle link with Mauser banner (8 lines). Front right on reinforced frame small "Germany". Original bluing on the left with wear and usage marks, right side almost fine. Small and operational parts strawed. Dark walnut grip panels. Nickel-plated sheet metal magazine with aluminium base, marked "Germany / 9 m/m". Within number range 1601v - 1851v only few Commercial Parabellums were produced as these numbers were reserved for the Turkish military contract. Cf. Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 314f., where the above weapon is richly illustrated and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I - II
Notes: Kurzwaffen moderne Systeme