Lot 28: Imperial Germany, DWM, Pistole 08 First Issue, 9 mm Luger, 1216a, § B
November 4, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Early P08 without hold-open for the receiver and rail for shoulder stock. Chamber without mark, DWM-Logo on front toogle link. All numbers matching exclusive magazibne, very good condition of ca. 96% of original finish, small parts straw hardened, rhs grip panel with dent, nickel plated sheet metal magazine with not matching number. Imperial German acceptance marks on lhs. 1913 all first issue pistols were retrofitted with the hold open. Our specimen has not been improved - so it is a real rare collectible item! See GÖRTZ / STURGESS, The Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols, pp 463. No valid proof - condition II.