Lot 90: Switzerland, Waffenfabrik Bern, model 1906/29, prototype, 9 mm Luger, #66904, § B *
November 4, 2016
Wien, Wien, AustriaLive Auction
Description: "Swiss ordnance pistol of the 3rd generation as extremely rare prototype. Switzerland wanted to introduce the 9 mm Luger caliber in WWII. In 1943 a few pistols mod. 06/29 of the current Bern production got a 9 mm barrel. Except our pistol according to BOBBA, Parabellum, only three further specimens are known. 120 mm long barrel, Swiss Cross in coat of arms on front toogle link, no mark on chamber. All numbers matching as far as visible, original finish of ca. 95% black blueing, worn off at the muzzle, edges, grip and on trigger plate. Black plastic grip panels, so is the magazine floor. Excellent bore. Comes with an holster of the Swiss military pattern of 06/29 (with magazine compartment) with shoulder strap without manufacturer's mark. Extremely rare experimental Swiss Luger. No valid proof - condition I-II.