Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Parabellum Pistole 08 (Luger)

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Parabellum Pistole 08 (Luger)

Date

dated 1911

Object Number

PR.4154

Provenance

1988 Firearms Amnesty.

Physical Description

Standard Parabellum P08 with blued barrel and receiver. Two piece chequered wooden grips. The detachable magazine has a wooden base marked with the a serial number, which does not match the other component parts of the pistol. This pistol is serial no. 1 from the Erfurt Arsenal. With regimental markings loocated on the top strap. One has been crossed out.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength3.93in
BarrelLength100mm
OverallLength220mm
OverallWeight0.86kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 1

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Regimental
12.T.S.1.8 (All crosed out with XXXXX)
Top strap
Stamped
Regimental
177 R
Top strap
Stamped
Date Mark
1911
Breech
Stamped
Serial number
1
Breech, toggle, barrel, left side of receiver x 4,under rear sight, front of stock.
Stamped
Serial number
4293
Bottom of magazine
Stamped
?
882
Under barrel
Stamped
Inspectors marks
Crown over B (German B)
Toggle x 3, left side of breech
Stamped
Inspectors marks
Crown over C (German C||)
Right side receiver x2, left side of reciver x2, top of barrel
Stamped
Manufacturer's mark
Crown over ERFURT
Toggle
Stamped
Inspectors marks
Crown over R (German R)
Right side of reciever, trigger guard,
Stamped
Revision Commison mark (Inspection)
Crown over RC
Trigger guard, right side
Stamped
Proof mark
Eagle
Right side of breech, barrel
Stamped

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