**DWM P.08 Luger w/ Holster & Matching Wood Base Magazine

9mm Parabellum. 4" barrel length. S/N 8865L. Single-action semi-automatic pistol with removable 8-shot magazine and fixed sights. Item has a blued military finish, strawing to trigger and accoutrements, and checkered walnut grips. Has DWM mark and three partial serial numbers marked to center toggle. 1914 military date to top of frame. Two Imperial German {Eagle} proofs to left of breech and top of barrel. To left of frame there is one full serial number, and three partial serial numbers to left side accoutrements. On right side of frame are four Imperial German military proof mark typical to 1914 DWM Lugers. Serial number and the number 883 are stamped underneath of barrel. Included with this item is an unmarked WWI-era leather P.08 holster with cleaning rod and Luger takedown tool. This Luger has been disassembled and all serial numbers are matching, including serial number on original wood knob magazine. 

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton


Very good. Bore is frosty and rifling is sharp. Some losses to finish on muzzle, raised surface edges, and front sight likely from holstering. Scratch to underside of barrel. Very few pinpoint pitting marks to frame. Holster accoutrements show signs of oxidation. 

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,500
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