Lot 69: Switzerland, DWM, model 1900, .30 Luger, #670, § 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 2a 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. 99% of original blueish black brush blueing , almost no traces of use, minimal spots on barrel and trigger. Small parts straw hardened. Good 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 with shoulder strap, made by a saddler of Bern (name illegible) in 1902. Mint condition specimen! No valid proof - Condition I.