Lot 61: Switzerland, DWM, model 1900, .30 Luger, #1218, § B *
November 4, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: "Swiss ordnance pistol of the first generation. So called (according to BOBBA, Parabellum) series 1a variant 3a with groove for the follower knob inside the gripframe: 120 mm long barrel, DWM-monogram on front toogle link, Swiss Cross in starburst on chamber. All numbers matching as far as visible, orig. finish of ca. 94% of original blueish black brush blueing, worn off a little bit on the edges and on gipframe, minimal spots on barrel, small parts straw hardened. Flawless walnut-grip panels, original sheet metal magazine with normal follower knob (2nd type). Safety lever with square cut checkering, very good bore. Comes with an original holster of the Swiss military pattern of 1900, made by A. Jenni in Bern 1909. Very good specimen of an early Swiss Luger, no valid proof - condition II-III.