I am looking at a LP08 holster, in pretty good condition at a decent price, marked
RICH. M"A"NEL (or possibly H"A"NEL)
I haven't found anything on this manufacturer. Has anyone heard of it?
Also, I have a mag pouch labeled
Does this ring a bell for anyone?
I'm looking around for an artillery luger after market (or original if one can be found) stock. These are what i found, Anyone have any personal recommendations? I'm after one that looks good, has good build quality, and is the most legit reproduction (or original too of course).
Just looking for some feedback, and if anyone can tell me anything interesting about this beautiful piece of history as well.
Excited to get my hands on it, and even more excited to learn more about it!
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...
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I'm trying to better identify what I have. I understand this to be an artillery luger with matching serial numbers 642 (and then 42 stamped on all other pieces). It is a 1917. Please see pictures and thank you very much in advance for your knowledge, expertise and help! If you can help...