Lot 18: German BYF-42 Luger Pistol - 9mm Cal.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: 1040 DESIGN: Semiautomatic with detachable magazine. 4" barrel. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Blued steel. Checkered wood grip panels. FEATURES: Blade front sight. V-notch rear sight. Dated 42 on top front of frame. Top of toggle action marked "byf" and "40". "Eagle/135" proofed on right front of frame. Nazi Eagle proofed to the front the other proofs. Butt stock lug at bottom rear of grip. Lanyard loop at top rear of frame. No grip safety. Numbers match on frame, bottom of barrel, and various other components. Comes with one non matching magazine and brown leather P-38 holster with retention strap. Back of holster marked "jhg/44" and "Eagle/WAA41". CONDITION: Very good. Approximately 75% of the finish remains on metal components. Wear at the edges. Modest muzzle wear. Bore is very good. Modest wear to grip panels. Holster shows moderate surface wear. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 3658-055/C&R ESTIMATE: $800 - $1,200