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   LOT 3584
Excellent DWM Model 1923 Commercial “Safe and Loaded” Stoeger “American Eagle” Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol - Serial no. 8736, 7.65 mm Luger Auto cal., 4 3/4
inch round bbl., blue/straw finish, walnut grips. An example of a DWM Model 1923 “American
Eagle” Commercial Luger with desirable A.F. Stoeger markings. Unlike many early Weimar-era Commercial Lugers to hit the American market, which were made from left-over military components or entirely refurbished military surplus
handguns, the Model 1923 Stoeger pistols were made factory fresh by DWM (and later Mauser) specifically for the A.F. Stoeger Arms Company of New York, a noted early importer of European firearms in the 1900s. Although it is estimated that over 1,000 of this model were manufactured, in reality, they are very scarce and difficult to find today. Features fixed bade front
and notch rear sights, with a series of “crown/N” proofs on the barrel, extension, and bolt, “DWM” marked front toggle link, and “GERMANY” marked on the front of the frame, with an additional “GERMANY” mark on the
of the “A.F. STOEGER INC/NEW YORK” address. The left side of the frame is also marked “LUGER - REGISTERED U.S. PATENT
OFFICE.” The extractor and upper safety position have the
American-style “LOADED” and “SAFE” markings. It also has matching external numbers, straw finished small parts, niter
blue pins and springs, unnumbered replacement checkered grips, and a nickel-finished magazine with an unnumbered wood
base marked “GERMANY.”
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 98% of the original blue and straw finishes with light
handling marks, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 5,500 - 8,500
LOT 3585
Pre-World War II “1936” Dated Luftwaffe Contract Krieghoff Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol with Matching Magazine and Holster - Serial no. 5276, 9 mm Luger cal., 3 7/8 inch round bbl., blue/straw finish, plastic grips. Features fixed blade front and not rear sights, “1936” dated chamber, and “H anchor K/KRIEGHOFF/SUHL” marked on the front toggle. Both the barrel and extension are marked with “eagle” and “eagle/2”
proofs. Matching visible serial numbers on the barrel, extension, and frame, with matching “76” partials on numerous small parts. Fitted with a correct pair of unmarked plastic checkered grips and nickel finish magazine with matching aluminum base marked “eagle/2/5276.” Includes a brown leather flap holster marked C.WEISS/BRAUNSCHWEIG,” “eagle/WaA330,” and dated “1937” with takedown tool and extra magazine with “eagle/2/8181” marked base. CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 80% plus original blue finish and 50% straw colors, with scattered light handling marks, edge wear, an attractive plum coloration on the barrel, and crisp grip checkering. The holster is also very fine with supple leather. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 3,500 - 5,500
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