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Posted: 10/12/2003 10:14:15 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/12/2003 11:01:42 AM EST
Something tells me you didn't get them at your local gunshow?????
Link Posted: 10/12/2003 5:05:52 PM EST
Very nice! Do all the numbers match?

Let me take a guess from the scans...
a 1920 Commercial Luger, and a cute byf 43 P-38?

Link Posted: 10/14/2003 1:10:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/14/2003 1:11:28 PM EST by toojon]
All numbers match and I believe you are correct on both pistols. Luger is DWM with no markings on reciever and underside of barrel/reciever marked as shown. Is the 42 the date of manufacture?
Link Posted: 10/14/2003 5:49:54 PM EST
1920 DWM Commerical was either made in the 1920s or reworked from an Imperial Luger (WWI)during that time. Chamber date was removed (if a reworked Imperial) and Crown N added to forward left side of Receiver indicating a Commercial Proof. 42 indicates barrel was replaced by Mauser during the era of WWII. The sharp barrel band at the back of the front sight block is another indicator of a Mauser barrel.
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