GERMAN WW1 HEBEL GPK TRIALS SIGNAL PISTOL
From the collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess and appears in the book "The Brochardt & Luger Automatic Pistols" by Joachim Gortz and Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess, page 462, a rare pre-WW1 era military issue trials signal pistol similar to the M1894 Hebel "Pioneer Pistol". All matching serial numbers. Original blued finish and plain walnut grips. Imperial proofed crown/D on the right side barrel flat and on the back of the grip frame, which is a GPK inspector proof appearing on German military trials pistol. On the frame under the left grip panel is stamped "ES". Thinning metal finish with scattered light spotting. The trigger and hammer show traces of strawed finish. Mechanically fine.