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3143
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*1900 AMERICAN EAGLE LUGER, CHECKERED SAFETY, MARKED GERMANY.

SN 8098. Cal. 30. Early production M1900 American Eagle Luger made by DWM having a 4-3/4″ bbl with a drift adjustable front sight. Fixed rear sight on rear toggle. Deeply imprinted American eagle over chamber. Correct early breech block and extractor. Dished toggles with anti-bounce lock. Short head checkered safety. Full SN under bbl and forward frame that has also been imprinted with “GERMANY”, typical for exported pistols. Disassembly shows all matching small parts that have been numbered in the usual commercial manner. Checkered wood grips. Left grip is matching; right grip, slightly loose, is unnumbered. Fitted with correct unmarked wood base magazine. PROVENANCE: The William Smith Collection. CONDITION: Approx 50-60% orig blue with considerable fading as might be expected from extended use. Grip straps faded to grey. Comparable condition small parts with most of the straw having faded from the front of the safety lever. Grips with blunted checkering and minor losses. Comparable condition magazine whose body has been lightly cleaned. Worn, dull bore with shallow rifling. Perfect manual mechanics. A nice representative gun for the early collector. 50600-8 (3,000-5,000) C&R – Lot 3143

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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