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  1. New Collectors Board
    My grandfather recently dug out this Luger for research. Does anyone have any info on this pistol? Anyone familiar with the proof markings? Please see the photos below, thank you to all. Left side, Gesichert safety Right side 1917 with 1920 ‘Double Date’ Erfurt, various proof markings...
  2. 1920-1933: Reissued Imperial Lugers
    My grandfather recently dug out this Luger for research. Does anyone have any info on this pistol? Anyone familiar with the proof markings? Please see the photos below, thank you to all. Left side, Gesichert safety Right side 1917 with 1920 ‘Double Date’ Erfurt, various proof markings (Crown...
  3. New Collectors Board
    I know this is a subjective question but I wanted to see the responses. I am partial towards the ww2 production lugers because of the stamps and codes and stuff. But when it comes down to the actual look of the guns like strawed parts and bluing, I admit that other periods of luger production...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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. 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
  11. 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...
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