What is serial number on still Luger P08?
I have purchased this Luger a few months ago. Here are the identification markers: “DWM”, Crown over “N”, Letter suffixed serial number, Gesichert under saftey toggle, and no date stamp. No other marking is there except one. It appears to be the number “82” that was scratched on the side of the lever that pivots when the gun is cocked.
What is the serial number on a Luger magazine?
The serial number is 1368 with a scripted “k”. It has all matching serial numbers. There are no importer markings. The magazine has a wooden base. Any ideas to help me narrow the range of possible dates that is the year of manufacture?
What’s the serial number on an imperial Luger?
Complete serial number tables can be found in Jan Still’s “Imperial Lugers” and “Third Reich Lugers”, respectively. Commercial serial numbering began with 1 in 1901, and continued to the 92,000 range in 1921.
What was the serial number of Jan still’s lugers?
Mauser cycled through the complete alphabet three times, ending in the n suffix block in 1942. Complete serial number tables can be found in Jan Still’s “Imperial Lugers” and “Third Reich Lugers”, respectively. Commercial serial numbering began with 1 in 1901, and continued to the 92,000 range in 1921.
When was the first DWM Luger made?
Based on some minimal research it appears your luger was made between 1906 and 1914. Here is the direct info from the website. The info is based on the marking above the serial number. “German commercial proof. Found on some commercial Lugers of the 1906-1914 era.
Where was the Parabellum P08 Luger pistol made?
Parabellum P08 pistols were originally manufactured by Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken (DWM), a subsidiary of Loewe, starting in 1900; the German state armory in Erfurt also produced them to supplement DWM’s numbers. During WW1, Parabellum P08 pistols were prized souvenirs among Allied soldiers.