Lot 4956: A Pistol 08, Mauser, military code "G - S/42", two matching-numbered magazines, matching-numbered holster, Schutzpolizei
October 29, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 12f. Matching-numbered including firing pin. Mirror-like bore. Schiwy safety, Walther safety removed. Chamber coded "G" for 1935, front toggle link marked "S/42". Various acceptance marks eagle/63. Complete, original bluing, at front left of barrel and on trigger plate fine pits due to holster storage. Light cleaning marks at front of grip. Small and operational parts strawed. Dark walnut grip panels, no number. Matching-numbered, milled and chrome-plated magazine, at bottom of reverse side marked "Schmeisser / Haenel", with aluminium base marked in police style "1 / 12" / H". In this military version very rare collector's item. In very good condition. Complete with matching-numbered, lightly worn, black cowhide holster in police-style of Schutzpolizei, maker "Franz Cobau / Berlin / 1935" with acceptance police sun/K and serial no. "12". Brass closing buttons. Loosened stitches at bottom of reverse side (circa 80 mm length), pull strap in good order. Inserted the matching-numbered spare magazine as above. Cf. Hallock/van de Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 122 where the above weapon is richly illustrated and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I - II
Notes: Ordonnanzwaffen bis 1945