Lot 4593: A Parabellum Mod. 1906, DWM, Mod. 11 Dutch East India Army
29 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Cal. 9 mm Parabellum, no. 2156. Matching numbers. Bright bore. Belgian proof mark. Extractor marked "Geladen" (tr. "loaded"), safety signed "RUST". On left side of fork housing acceptance mark crown/W (King Wilhelm I). Unmarked chamber, front toggle link with DWM logo. Grip safety. Complete, original bluing with minimal wear marks on trigger plate, partially lightly spotted, matt on grip. Small and operational parts strawed, spotted. Matching-numbered walnut grip panels. Correct, nickel-plated sheet metal magazine with wooden base, Indian-type mount with spring for easier cleaning. Total manufacture of this contract of the Dutch East India Army 4,139 weapons. Very good to as new condition. Cf. Martens/de Vries, The Dutch Luger, p. 126 - 133 and p. 198 as well as Hallock/van den Kant, The Mauser Parabellum 1930 - 1946, p. 398f., where the above weapon is depicted and described. Erlaubnispflichtig The Luger Collection Joop van de Kant.
Condition Report: I -