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  1. 1917 DWM Luger (photos included) Serial 889; help with information and approx value

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    My father in law was recently diagnosed with cancer and has been going through a lot of old things and is starting to pass them down. He recently asked me to see what type of information I could find about what I believe is a 1917 DWM Luger. It was passed down to him from his uncle many years...
  2. Could use some help, found a P08 artillery 1917 + holster in an old farm, all matching

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    Hi folks, I got a call yesterday to assist an older guy, he found several weapons in his parents farm after they passed away. So, went to there, the classic huntingrifles aside there was only one weapons of any interest. A DWM 1917 Luger Artillery. Including the holster. All visual serials...
  3. Could use some help, found a P08 artillery 1917 + holster in an old farm, all matching

    1900-1918: Long P.08-Artillery Lugers
    Hi folks, I got a call yesterday to assist an older guy, he found several weapons in his parents farm after they passed away. So, went to there, the classic huntingrifles aside there was only one weapons of any interest. A DWM 1917 Luger Artillery. Including the holster. All visual serials...
  4. 1917 Erfurt misfeeding issues

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    I have a 1917 Erfurt Luger chambered in 9mm it's in fairly good shape I've completely stripped and cleaned this pistol but I still keep encountering a misfeed after about 4 rounds also it fails to lock open after the last round, I have a new mecgar magazine and the rear sight is impacting the...
  5. Luger 1917 Naval help

    1900-1918: P.04-Navy Lugers
    I think this is a Naval Luger. Can someone confirm this and also how much it might be. The Barrel is 14 cm long. Serial number 725 with 25 stamped elsewhere. no number on clip.
  6. 1917 DWM Luger help

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    Can someone help me identifying this gun from my Father and how much it might be worth and what caliber it is. DWM 1917 single date SN- 725 with 25 marking in other places. 14 cm barrel length
  7. 1917 Navy Luger: Real or Fake?

    1900-1918: P.04-Navy Lugers
    Good Morning - I have a 1917 Navy Luger which I have some concerns with and suspect it of not being genuine. From my research, these are commonly faked and I am curious as to what I have here and what it's worth. Notes: Rear Toggle Flange is exactly 9mm All metal parts are matching that I...
  8. DWM 1917 marked S.C.I. (or L.)

    1900-1918: Luger Unit Markings
    Hello friends, Today got me another P08, terrible condition, matched numbers besides magazine which is Mauser and WaA inspected. Price? Zero EUR, but I had to drive 5 km and collect it. DWM, 1917, Serial 5125 [if there was a letter, it is ground off] Chamber: 1920 Front of grip: S.C.I. (or L...
  9. DWM 1917 identification.

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    Hey guys. I am researching this one for my Dad. Any help you can give is much appreciated. Serial Number 5741. This is stamped on the left side of the receiver and in the front, under the barrel. 41 is also stamped on the large square metal area, above the trigger on the left side. There are 5...
  10. 1917 Artillery Luger w/ matching #'s - but what condition?

    1900-1918: Long P.08-Artillery Lugers
    Greetings to everyone. We have had a luger in my family for 4 generations (my great grandfather brought it back from the first world war) and I have always wondered its history, value, etc. I am hoping someone can help. It is an artillery model with 1917 marking and a serial # of 1429 (all...
  11. 1917 Erfurt Luger value???

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    I have an Erfurt, 1917 Luger. Family history says my grandfather, USN Ships Carpenter, traded a hand saw for the gun at/near the end of WWI. It remained in his possession until his death in 1973, passed on to my father until his death in 1998 and then to me. I fired the gun when I was about 12...
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