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ant Documented Cased Presentation DWM atic Carbine with “GL” Monogram of Georg
B” as Presented to Hugo Borchardt
LOT 1529
Historic and Extremely Important Documented Cased Presentation DWM Luger Model 1902 Semi-Automatic Carbine with “GL” Monogram of Georg Luger and Gold Inlaid “B” as Presented to Hugo Borchardt - Serial no. 9106.C., 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 11 3/4 inch round bbl., blue finish, checkered walnut stock. This is an extraordinary example of a cased presentation DWM Model 1902 carbine with 11
3/4 inch barrel and 3-position 100-300 meter rear sight marked “1”, “2”
and “3”. The front toggle link is marked with the “DWM” scroll and the chamber has a unique gold inlaid stylized letter “B” over chamber which is believed to have been specially designated for the very likely presentation recipient, gun inventor Hugo Borchardt. It has the rare “GL” (Georg Luger) monogram initials marking on rear of rear toggle link. This “GL” monogram only appears on Luger pistols and carbines personally inspected and/
or presented by Georg Luger. This carbine is in the correct 9000C serial number range for presentation carbines. Fitted with full checkered walnut
grips. The stock and forearm are highly figured checkered walnut and
are matching numbered to the carbine with deluxe checkering patterns, with the correct sling swivels. The carbine is complete in its original apple green velvet lined burgundy leather covered presentation case with gold plated latches, reinforcing corners and handle hardware. The top of the case has a large very decorative gold plated plaque engraved with a large “B” and multiple decorative border lines. The front of case has a mortised gold plated 2-pronged lock. The lining is French fitted for the carbine, it’s matching numbered stock, three spare correct wood base magazines plus a fourth magazine in the pistol, an original tin of Vaseline, an original small flat sided tin oiler, both encased in burgundy leather sleeves, a rare brass and steel carbine length cleaning rod/oiler, a pin punch and takedown tool. The rear edge of the lower compartment has a hinged lid which conceals a compartment containing five period nickel-plated dummy cartridges with “D.M./K” head stamp and a 5-pointed star on each side.

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