Lot 3883: A Parabellum Mauser 1938 - S/42, military code, Commercial
October 28, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 5438v. Matching-numbered including firing pin and grip panels. Lightly matt bore. Proof mark double crown/U. Chamber marked "1938", front toggle link stamped "S/42", barrel with weak acceptance eagle/63. Reblued. Dark walnut grip panels. Blued sheet metal magazine with aluminium base, no. 4000v. Very rare collector's item from number range 5216v - 5569v between military and commercial weapons. Almost new appearance. Cf. i. a. Costanzo, World of Lugers, p. 412, Still, Third Reich Lugers, p. 220 and Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 320f. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I
Notes: Kurzwaffen moderne Systeme