Lot 24: Imperial Germany, DWM, Pistole 04, 9 mm Luger, #7845a, § B *
November 4, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Ordnance pistol of the German Imperial Navy. Year of manufacture ca. 1907. 150 mm long barrel, DWM-monogram on front toogle link, no marking on chamber. Rear sight for 100 and 200 meters. All numbers matching except trigger plate, blued stripping lever and magazine. Various Navy acceptance marks on lhs, troop stamp ""WW 2093"" (Shipyard Wilhemshafen, gun no. 2093) on backside of grip. Original finishof ca. 95% of blueish black blueing, worn off at muzzle, edges, grip, and trigger plate. Good walnut-grip panels, the left one damaged a little bit. Magazine floor of the contemporary Army-sheet metal magazine dinged. The bore is a little bit rough but still fair. Comes with a non original black holster without magazine compartment, adopted for carrying on the belt. Tool compartment taken off, with repro cleaning rod. This is possibly a shortened holster for an artillery model. Stitches almost and pull strap in good shape. No valid proof - Condition II.