9mm Parabellum. 8" barrel length. SN: 212L. Single-action semi-automatic pistol with removable 8-shot wood knobbed magazine, stock lug, and artillery adjustable rear sight and fixed elevated ramp front sight. Blued military finish, silver plated hardware, and checkered walnut grips. Features checkering to takedown lever, magazine release, center toggle link grip knobs, rear sight adjuster, and grooving to safety toggle. Markings include "GESICHERT" under safety toggle, "1917" to front of breech, and Imperial German acceptance marks to barrel, slide, and center toggle link. Serial number is marked to front and left of slide, with partial serial numbers marked to small parts and center toggle link. Wood knobbed magazine is marked "212L". All parts have matching serial numbers on this fine specimen. Includes matching wood stock with military-style brown leather holster for artillery Luger, and brown leather magazine holster carrying two extra wood knobbed magazines. One of the extra magazines is marked "6456/a/+" and the other only has what appears to be an Imperial German mark. Item also includes a 32-round Trommel snail drum magazine marked "751055" and "B/N" to both sides of drum that indicate it was manufactured by Bing Bros of Nurnberg, Germany, with correct leather holster case. Other accessories include a loading tool marked with an Imperial German (Crown/S) proof and a Bing Bros "B/N" mark. Also included is an unmarked magazine adapter for snail drum loader. Item was manufactured in 1917.
Excellent. Bore is minty and rifling is sharp. Finish has some light wear to trigger plate, and few small scratches overall. Blued finish to drum magazine is in great condition and only shows losses on sharp edges, metal to metal wear on magazine insert. Oxidation to magazine loader adapter. Leather on holsters is in great condition with some wear and cracking to rounded edges.
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