ok the germany stamp was required after 1912, part of the import restriction, lots of post WW1 german firearms have this stamp
nice pistol! real artillery Lugers go for a good buck, do the mags match, does it have the original holster
I am a member over at Jan still's Luger site artilleries are not my specialty so ask your question there, they love helping new folks http://luger.gunboards.com/
so for god sake don't clean it make it look pretty or shoot it, Jan still is the leading authority, they may want clearer pictures
Sprat, I was hoping to get hold of it long enough to take some better pictures before posting. Don't look like I will be able to for a few weeks so I'm going to post the pics here over there.
Thanks again for the redirect.
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