"DWM 1906 COMMERCIAL LUGER SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. SN 27250. Cal. 9 mm. Usual configuration with new style, short frame, 4" bbl with dovetailed front sight and fixed rear sight. It has a grip safety with matching numbered, full checkered walnut grips and an orig style commercial magazine with unnumbered wood base. Bbl appears to have been recycled during manufacturing process as there are early "bug" proofs with the number "118.35" barely legible on bottom in addition to the correct matching serial number. Numbers of bbl are identical in size & shape to numbers on frame and there are no other indications of re-work. PROVENANCE: Stern Collection. CONDITION: Very fine plus, all matching including grips except magazine which is properly unnumbered. Overall retains about 95% strong blue that may be a very old restoration with muzzle & sharp edge wear. Grip straps are strong with some slight surface etching. Trigger and ejector retain strong straw colors while safety & lock bolt retain traces of straw colors. Grips show moderate wear with some light bruising and a few chipped diamonds. Magazine is fine with a chipped edge on base. Mechanics are fine, strong bright bore with light frosting. 4-34183 (2,000-3,500)"
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