Lot 20010B: WWII WALTHER P.38 CAPTURED BY GEN JOS H HARPER
December 13, 2016
Tallahassee, FL, USALive Auction
Description: WWII WALTHER P.38 CAPTURED BY GEN JOS H HARPER German Walther P. 38 pistol obtained by General Joseph H. Harper in Holland in November 1944. Leather holster with additional magazine. Note from General Harper. | Caliber / Gauge: 9x19 | Barrel Length: 4.9" | Serial Number: 5224 | Condition: Very good. Minor wear. | Provenance: Consigned by General Harper's grandson. Joseph H. "Bud" Harper (May 1, 1901 August 8, 1990) is best known for delivering General Anthony McAuliffe's response "Nuts" to German demands for surrender during the Siege of Bastogne. Includes LOA from Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) William H. Harper, USAF – Grandson of Major General Joseph H. “Bud” Harper.
Condition Report: Very good. Minor wear.