**1936 Dated Kreighoff Luftwaffe Contract P08 Luger Pistol with Holster

9mm caliber, 4" barrel, S/N 5732. Blued finish, strawed small parts, coarse checkered brown plastic grips. Matching numbers throughout with the exception of the magazine. 1936 chamber date, correct H {anchor} K / KRIEGHOFF / SUHL marking on toggle with the word "Kreighoff" running the whole width of the toggle. Left side of slide with large Luftwaffe {droop-winged eagle}/2 inspection followed by a slightly smaller {droop-winged eaglewithout a number and an even smaller {droop-winged eagle}/2 set of inspection marks. Left of frame with partially obscured {droop-winged eagle}/2 inspection, bottom of barrel with {droop-winged eagle}/2, serial number 5732 and 883 bore diameter marking. Includes a mismatched but correctly inspected {droop-winged eagle}/2 Krieghoff aluminum bottom magazine that has had the serial serial number ground off and a wood bottom magazine numbered 7577f. Pistol is also accompanied by a black leather hardshell holster that his unmarked and contains a {droop-winged eagle}/2 marked takedown tool. Krieghoff produced Luftwaffe contract Lugers are among the most desirable of all WWII era German military Lugers and this is a very nice example.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton


Very good to near fine. Retains much of the blued finish with some thinning and fading at contact points and edges, with a scrape on the right front edge of the frame rails that has expose some metal and partially obscured the Luftamt. All other markings remain clear and crisp, mechanically functional, very good bore is crisp and lightly frosted. Holster about good to very good with some finish loss and surface mars.

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
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