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    Exceptional Krieghoff Model P08 1937 Luftwaffe Contract Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Magazine. Serial no. 6840, 9mm, 4-inch barrel with dovetailed sight and numbered, bore diameter and Luftwaffe acceptance proofed on bottom. Chamber marked:1937. Correct C-2 type marking on toggle: H-K/[anchor]/Krieghoff/Suhl [with letter i over letter S with a defective letter U in the word Suhl]. Straw finished take down lever, wide trigger and safety. Extractor marked: GELADEN. Safety stamped: GESICHERT. Left side of slide serialized to gun. Right side of slide with proofs. High polish commercial blued finish. Lanyard loop and shoulder stock lug. Boldly checkered brown plastic grips with borders. Single nickel-plated, aluminum base magazine with matching numbers. The Krieghoff Luger was the only officially approved Luger that was utilized by the German Luftwaffe. An excellent and exceptional example of this sought after Luftwaffe Luger. Approximately 2,500 of this model were manufactured in 1937. Condition: Very fine to excellent as partially refinished. Retaining approximately 95-99% finish with minor touch up and slight wear to some relief edges. Straw colored elements are excellent as restored. Grips excellent with sharp checkering and little signs of use.. Mechanically tight and crisp. Very bright bore. From the Collection of Douglas Smith, offered without consignor reserve.




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    June, 2013
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