I followed 03man’s advice from my last post http://luger.gunboards.com/showthread.php?104610-How-come-no-barrel-SN
and have attached some images. I also used the search function on this site and was amply rewarded. I refer to the following threads that trace a discussion about German...
My father acquired this P08 in 1965 from a friend in Chicago. It's prior history is unknown. Here's what I know:
DWM on toggle
Crown/N - indicating Commercial Sales
S/N 2824 - I can't identify the "alpha" - please help
There are no export markings such as "GERMANY"
Strap says: "S. Sta. I...