How much is a German Luger from World War worth?

How much is a German Luger from World War worth?

The bottom of the barrel I can tell you is that a functioning Luger has never sold for any less than 1200 USD from all the examples I have seen, and the highest I’ve seen an example go for is just over 4K with an Artillery Model (explained below) with a full set of holster/stock/drum attachments.

What gun did the Germans use in World War II?


Name Manufacturer Cartridge
Luger P08 pistol Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken Mauser-Werke 9×19mm Parabellum
Mauser HSc Mauser-Werke 7.65×17mm SR
Mauser C96 Mauser-Werke 7.63×25mm Mauser 9×19mm Parabellum
MAB Model D Manufacture d’Armes de Bayonne 7.65×17mm Browning SR

What was the German luger used for in WWII?

The 41 & 42 byf was issued to mostly SS and SS Police units involved in anti-partisan actions. It was the pride and camaraderie of the SS that made them the most fierce fighting force of WWII. The gun is all matching with the serial number on the barrel, the frame and the magazines.

Who was the owner of the German luger?

It is apparent that the owner of this Luger was a “true believer” and has stamps and indications he was a member of the early and perhaps late “Werewolf” units. The SS was established in 1925 as a personal guard unit for Nazi leader Adolf Hitler (“Die Schutz-Staffel der NSDAP” [Shield Squadron of the NSDAP]).

Where is the swastika on a German luger?

The right side of the receiver shows the Eagle 135 proof and the Waffenamt on the receiver and barrel which is the straight wing eagle with the swastika.

Where is the hump on a German luger?

The Mauser manufactured “hump” at the rear of the frame this is the classic Model 1934 as manufactured for German Military Acceptance as witnessed by the various late Eagle 135 Waffen Amt proofs. This is a good clean example of the Mauser 42.