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  1. 1913 Erfurt with 14.J.M.G.58 Unit Markings

    New Collectors Board
    Hello, I am new to this forum, and to Luger forums, but I have known this gun for most of my life, as it was my grandfathers. He brought it back from WWII, specifically from the Battle of the Bulge. I am trying to learn more about it, and wanted some opinions and advice from seasoned...
  2. WTT, WTB, WTS DWM, Erfurt, Swiss, Simson, and Mauser Magazines

    Magazine & Parts Matching Forum
    I have the following Simson magazines available for trade (or will sell if it matches a Luger you own): SN 2877, with 2 ea DE/2 stamps on the top and bottom of the base as well as the back bottom of the tube. SN 3317, with 2 ea DE/2 stamps on the top and bottom of the base as well as the back...
  3. 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...
  4. 1912 Erfurt unknown unit markings

    New Collectors Board
    Hello all i am new to the luger forum and have a few questions about my 1912 Erfurt 9mm. Here is what i can decipher: It is a double date police rework 1912/1920 inventory stamp it has an intact sear bar safety and a deactivated magazine safety has 2 crown/rc stamps one on the toggle, one on...
  5. WTB Cannon Assembly

    Want to Buy Trader
    Re-post form the LugerForum: Looking for a nice DWM (commercial or military) or Erfurt 4 inch 9mm cannon assembly. Would also consider receivers only but I would prefer to find a completed upper assembly with the barrel, breech block, and toggle assembly installed. I need one that isn’t...
  6. 1912 Erfurt - B.11.R.M.G.80.

    1900-1918: Luger Unit Markings
    New collector here. My 3rd P.08 just arrived today. From my basic research, it appears to be 11th Bavarian Infantry Regiment, Machine Gun Company, Weapon No. 80? If someone could confirm and decipher in German as well, that would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance. Also - any...
  7. Stamping on front strap 1917 Erfurt

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    Hi Team I have started the search, but may I have some help? I have a 1917 Erfurt that is stamped on the front grip strap JR157 3MGK Is this a unit mark? Can you advise where I can find out what this means. I have owned this Luger for one day, so please excuse what may be a basic question.
  8. SOLD: 1917 Erfurt Luger P.08 9mm

    Want to Sell Trader Board
    1917 Erfurt #9985 All visible numbers match (85) except the extractor which is 73 and magazine base which is 5414. I purchased the gun from an estate several years ago (my first Luger). I fired less than 50 rounds through it and it functioned perfectly. I then cleaned it and oiled it and it...
  9. Is this an Erfurt Magazine?

    New Collectors Board
    Is this an Erfurt spare magazine #7240n? It has the rectangular stamped stops, but only has one proof. I thought Erfurts had two proofs on the base.
  10. Erfurt parts

    Magazine & Parts Matching Forum
    I picked up an Erfurt 1912 all matching except grips and magazine. Serial number 8272 ns. The grips are #39. The magazine is a DWM (I think) tin/wood 4183 L. Anybody interested in trading? I would really like #72 grips and any Erfurt mag. Maybe I'll get lucky? Thanks!
  11. Erfurt Magazine Needed

    Magazine & Parts Matching Forum
    I want an Erfurt magazine to go with a nice Erfurt Luger I recently purchased. It came with a pristine Danish magazine in nearly unused condition that I would like to trade for a Erfurt magazine in good condition. If you have one in better than "good" condition that you would consider trading...
  12. WTB appropriate magazine for 1916 Imperial Luger

    Want to Buy Trader
    Hi folks, Acquired this 1916 Erfurt without a magazine. Would like to have a period-appropriate magazine to go with it. I'm told I would be looking for a chrome colored magazine with a wood base. Perhaps you could help me understand what range of years would match this gun correctly? I have no...
  13. Erfurt Grip Screw proofs?

    Magazine & Parts Matching Forum
    OK, please forgive me if this has been covered before, but, I'm a new member here and this question has just presented itself to me. Here it is; 1918 Erfurt Luger #6899 Are the grip screws supposed to have Proofs? My "expert" friends can't seem to agree. Thanks guys for your knowledge.
  14. WWB / WTT for an Erfurt combination Loading / Screwdriver Tool

    Want to Buy Trader
    I would like to find an Erfurt combination Loading / Screwdriver Tool that has an inspection stamp which is a Crown above an Imperial (Gothic) letter D, H, L or N. Photos of these stamps are shown below. If you want to sell, please send a photo of what you have and how much you want for it. If...
  15. Are both these Safe/Fire postions correct?

    New Collectors Board
    Howdy Y'all Ran across this pic of the safety area while researching the safety systems for the P08 series of Lugers are both pic's correct? #1 Erfurt #2 Navy UNK Thanks for the assist and time Yours in service James Acerra
  16. Do all Erfurt magazines have one or two Crown-over-old-German-letter stamps in the wood base?

    1900-1918: P.08-Army Lugers
    Do all Erfurt magazines have one or two Crown-over-Old-German-letter stamps in their wood bases, including ones with no serial numbers? In several of my reference books, I read that Erfurt magazines have flattened pyramid points on their loading buttons and that DWM magazines have sharp points...
  17. Luger Magazines for SIMSON, ERFURT, MAUSER, and SWISS LUGERS

    Want to Sell Trader Board
    I have the following Luger magazines for sale... 2 ea. for Simson Lugers: SNs 1355+ and 1592. All have DE/6's at both the top and bottom of their aluminum bases as well as on the plated tube near the base. Prices are $325 each. 2 ea. for 1940 to 1942 Mausers Lugers: SNs 8775h+ and 9957i+...
  18. Model 1894 erfurt

    Model 79 and Model 83, holsters, unit markings.
    I just purchased an 1894 Erfurt revolver at an estate sale, I was wondering if I could get a little information on the quality/worth maybe...thanks for any help!
  19. Questions about Police Rework

    1920-1933: Reissued Imperial Lugers
    My 1917 all matching Erfurt has Schutzpolice unit markings from Magdeburg. It shows evidence of having been an old salt re-blue. http://i959.photobucket.com/albums/ae73/lugersandmore/_DSC1991-1.jpg http://i959.photobucket.com/albums/ae73/lugersandmore/_DSC1983-1.jpg...
  20. 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...