Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Luger P08 Artillery Model

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Luger P08 Artillery Model

Date

1917

Object Number

XII.11390

Provenance

Transferred via the National Museums Consortium from the Home office buy-in scheme 1997. Essex police no.114

Physical Description

Parabellum pistol with tangent rear sight on barrel, blade front. Blued finish, chequered wooden grips. Matching serial numbers. Accompanied by leather holster incorporating wooden stock, sling with magazine pouches,cleaning rod and tool. Thai numerals on front of grip, SP4/3439 ?

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length : 321 mm (12.6 in) Weight: 1020 g (2.2 lb.), with stock: 1900 g (4.2 lb.)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 23565

Calibre

9 x 19 mm Parabellum

Inscriptions and Marks

Birmingham view and proofERFURT and crown 19167Thai numerals on front of grip, SP4/3439 ?

Associations

Places Germany