Lot 3886: A Parabellum Mauser Banner 42, Commercial, with holster
October 28, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 9323w. Matching numbers, firing pin numberless. Almost bright bore. No commercial proof mark. Chamber marked "42" in military style, front toggle link with Mauser banner, on left side of frame "P.08". Complete, original bluing only minimally spotted on trigger plate. Small and operational parts completely strawed. Flawless, black plastic grip panels. Milled fxo magazine with acceptance eagle/37 and aluminium base without number. Production year 1944/45. Rare, late collector's item in almost new condition. Comes with as new, black commercial cowhide holster without tool pouch, maker "Koffer- u. Lederwarenfabrik Zeitz, S.....y - Saale, Zeitz". Reverse side numbered "8492". Stitches in good order. Cf. i. a. Still, Third Reich Lugers, p. 220, Costanzo, World of Lugers, p. 405 and 417 where the S/N 9322w is mentioned and Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 332f. where the above weapon is richly illustrated and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I
Notes: Kurzwaffen moderne Systeme