DWM 1920 POLICE REWORK

SKU: C28750

$2,500.00 

4080-06

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9mm Luger; 92% blue, 70% straw, good bore, good grips, 4'' barrel, Ultra Rare 1920 SCHUTZPOLIZEI DUSSELDORF Police rework Luger pistol with intact Walther magazine safety. Crown/N and British proofed, with the "tons" export release markings on the bottom of barrel. 1920 date on chamber. DWM scroll on center toggle link. Horizontal crown/N proof on breechblock. Toggle assembly links are British proofed. Crown/N and full serial number on left receiver. Sear bar is eagle/6 proofed. Hold open added. Sear safety bar is missing. Original Walther magazine safety is intact and functioning to block the trigger when magazine is removed, nearly all of these magazine safety assemblie were deactivated by cutting off the front end of the mechanism under a decree of May 1937. Front of frame has full r range serial number. All numbered parts are matching, including wood bottom Police issue magazine. Front grip strap is stamped "S.D.VI.861." (Schutzpolizei Dusseldorf, 6 Kommando, Weapon 861). Checkered walnut grips. This gun is featured on pages 1126 and 1164 of the book "Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols" by Joachim Gortz and Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess. Condition: Fine, retaining 92% Police arsenal blue and straw with normal wear, corroding in a few spots. Grips are moderately worn and oil soaked, retaining some color. Magazine body has light corrosion and wood bottom is moderately worn. Bore is worn with light pitting. Mechanically fine. C&R/FFL, s/n 89xxr, Catalog Number D-295