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1940 Mauser Banner Luger P.08

9mm Parabellum. 4" barrel length. SN: 4955X. Single-action semi automatic pistol with removable aluminum knobbed 8-shot magazine, stock lug, military lanyard ring, and fixed v-notch and ramp sights. Blued military finish and checkered walnut grips. Markings include Mauser (German Eagle) proofs to left of slide and left of center toggle link. To right of slide there is a contract purchase (Eagle/L) proof, and to left of barrel there is what appears to be a mid-war (Eagle/SUHC) mark. Serial number is marked to front of frame, left of slide, and to bottom of magazine, with partial serial numbers marked to trigger plate and other small parts. Has a "GESICHERT" marked safety toggle. Features a Mauser banner logo to top of center toggle link, and is dated "1940" to front of breech. 

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very good. Bore is bright and shows some light oxidation to rifling. Finish is in great condition and only shows light thinning to muzzle, trigger plate, toe of front strap, and stock lug. Wood grips have light wear to checkering. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,280
05/25/2021

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