In the absence of a Germany export mark on the luger I would hazard to guess that an unmarked magazine would be correct, however I believe unless the 5 digit commercial was not utilized by the Weimar police that any proper tubed magazine with even a sunburst K proof could be also correct.
I should have been a bit more specific. The gun is GERMANY marked, displays no characteristics of Police connection. I suppose the question could be expanded--generalized--a bit, to: where in the Commercial serial series did magazines change from unmarked bases to Germany marked?
After doing a little research, and realizing that I have a five-digit numbered magazine, I must revise my question to: when did DWM start stamping 5-digit numbers on the mags; was it consistent, or was this intermixed with unmarked or GERMANY stamped mags; and/or can one presume that GERMANY stamped mags came in with Alphabe Commercials?
Not sure if your question is limited to 1920 commercial DWMs or not, but there have been at least two separate reports of Commercial-Army Lugers with matching 5 digit magazines on this forum and the LugerForum in recent months. One of these reports identifies a Commercial-Army with TWO matching 5 digit magazines.
My question originally was pointed toward a Safe/Loaded commercial I just picked up. I quickly realized that there is a larger question, and my query extends through the 5-digit commercial range from the introduction of the P-08 commercial to the beginning of Alphabet Commercial production.
Thanks very much for the references. My Commercial survey now extends through the end of the 5-digit range (not my original intention!), there are lots of new entries for me here.
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