Image Lot Price Description




3123
$2,300.00

*◊ SIMSON REWORKED ARTILLERY LUGER.

SN 9301a. 8″ 9mm artillery bbl with fine tune front and rear adjustable sights. “1916” above chamber. “SIMSON & Co/SUHL” marked on center toggle link. Imperial proofs on right receiver. Originally a 1916 DWM, this gun was reworked by Simson and has a Simson toggle assembly and sideplate that were replaced and numbered to the gun and Eagle/6 proofed. All numbered parts on the gun are matching, except for the holdopen which is “03”. The correct style numbered wood bottom magazine is numbered “6609”. This gun is featured on p. 976 of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess’ The Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols. PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. CONDITION: Very fine retaining 95% original blue and 40% original straw. Gun has some scattered pitting on the left side of the bbl, above the right grip, and at the bottom of both gripstraps and stock lug. Bore is lightly pitted. Checkered walnut grips are moderately worn. Magazine is excellent. Mechanics are sound. 43475-704 BWS80 (2,000-3,500) C&R – Lot 3123

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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