DWM 1904 DUTCH TRIALS PROTOTYPE

SKU: C28635

$15,000.00 

4080-05

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30 Luger; 90% blue, 90% straw, good bore, good grips, 4'' barrel, Exceptional 1904 Dutch Trials Prototype Luger pistol serial number 10088B. 4 inch .30 cal. barrel with 5-digit serial number on bottom, military foresight with 13.5 mm front sight band diameter. As-manufactured short frame, not a modified long type. DWM scroll on center toggle link. Dished toggles with toggle latch. 45 degree beveled receiver rails. 5-digit B suffix prototype serial number on front of frame. Grip safety. All numbered parts are matching down to the checkered walnut grips. Plain wood bottom magazine. Serial number (without B suffix) recorded in Dutch Archives as one of the 1904 trials pistols. This gun is featured on pages 100, 101, 223, 225, 229 and 289 of "The Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols" by Joachim Gortz & Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. Provenance: From the collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. Condition: Very good plus. Retaining 90% bright original blue finish with silvering on sharp edges and corners and extra wear on front grip strap. Rear grip strap is faded with very light corrosion. Retains 90% original straw on the small parts. Grips are lightly worn with some dings and dents to checkering. Wood grain is still visible. Magazine shows light wear. Mechanically fine. BS C&R/FFL, s/n 100xxB, Catalog Number V-10