Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Parabellum P04 Navy Luger

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Parabellum P04 Navy Luger

Date

about 1910

Object Number

PR.4207

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Transferred to the Ministry of Defence Pattern Room from the RAF Museum, Henlow Camp, Bedfordshire, March 1971

Physical Description

In standard configuration with mid-length barrel, adjustable 100 and 200 metre sights, and stock lug. Non-matching parts. Magazine baseplate of wood with grasping rings.

Techniques

Forged, Wood carving

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength5.9 in
BarrelLength150 mm
OverallLength270 mm
OverallWeight0.96 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 4399b

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Unit marking
'W.K. 9940b' Werft Kiel 9940 (meaning of the letter beta is unclear in this context) Shipyard Kiel, weapon number 9940
Backstrap
Stamping
Proof mark
Crown over M mark for the German Reichsmarine.
Barrel and barrel extension
Stamping
Acceptance mark
Crown over M mark for the German Reichsmarine.
Barrel,barrel extension and magazine baseplate
Stamping