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  1. 1912 Erfurt unknown unit markings

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    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...
  2. 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.
  3. Help with c96 marking: P.L.2.18

    1900-1918 : German (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters
    I recently purchased a c96 with the marking "P.L.2.18" on the front grip. The serial number is 124xxx, it is in 7.63mm, and it has a 1920 rework stamp but does not appear to have been reworked (barrel not cut). I'm trying to figure out what "P.L.2.18" represents. The combination of letters...
  4. Need help identifying this luger

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    I just got this from a friend of the family to identify, i know its a luger but i dont know which or where it was made or when, can you guys help me figure it out??
  5. Luger identification, with pics

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    Hi! I've obtained a restricted (plumbed, not functioning) Luger. I'm not really sure how to identify it, so it would be great to get some help :) I think it is put together from two different lugers, since the numbers aren't matching. its 6639, and 09. It says byf on the top, and 1920 (which is...
  6. Am I just reading this mark wrong?

    1933-1945: Krieghoff Lugers. Luftwaffe
    Howdy Y'all Is my spelling wrong or is the spelling on the toggle KRIGHOPF SUHL? I've cleaned up a makers mark with the clear text my transcription. Thanks Y'all Yours in service James Acerra
  7. 1935 Walther PPK Marked with L.K.M on Slide

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    Orenstein & Koppel, located in Babelsberg , near Potsdam, was a major German engineering company specializing in railway vehicles, mostly diesel and steam locomotives, and construction equipment key to the German war machine. It’s Jewish owners were driven out around 1935 by the Nazis. The...
  8. Beretta Model 1935 4UT Frame Markings

    Italy Pistols and Holsters
    I own a Beretta 1935 marked 1944 (no fascist year) Gardone and showing the 4UT mark on the right tang; all matching serial number 542,049 and original grips known to be part of a shipment to the Wehrmacht/Salo late in war during the Salo period (Group IV military). The gun is in perfect shape...
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