"DWM 1900 LONG BARREL PROTOTYPE LUGER & RIG WITH RARE MATCHING PUSH BUTTON STOCK. SN 10034. Cal. 30 Luger. Extraordinarily rare early Luger with 6-3/4" bbl with prototype serial number. This prototype length bbl has full serial number which is matching to frame and is stamped "172.28", indicating the number of lead balls of this size that it takes to weigh 1 pound. It has dished toggles, grip safety, DWM scroll on front toggle link & "BUG" proofs on bbl & "BU" proofs on receiver, breech block & front toggle link. Thumb safety is 2nd type with short domed, checkered pad & it has narrow trigger & grip safety pad. Heel of back strap has the stock lug for the prototype push button stock. Fitted with matching numbered, full checkered wood grips & an orig unmarked wood base magazine. Accompanied by a black leather holster with shoulder strap & orig cleaning rod with oiler. Also accompanied by its orig, prototype, matching numbered board stock with push button attaching iron & its orig stock strap. This pistol apparently came out of Chile in 1990 according to an accompanying certificate from the Banco De Pruebas De Chile, and bears an overlaying "B" and "P" in a shield on the right side of the frame that matches the Banco De Pruebas symbol on the certificate. PROVENANCE: Doug Smith Collection CONDITION: Extraordinarily fine, all matching except magazine, hold open & firing pin which are properly unnumbered, possibly unfired. Overall retains 98-99% beautiful original factory blue & about 95-96% straw colors. Grips are extremely fine with only a couple of chipped diamonds & shows extremely minor, light wear with attractive wood grain showing through. Magazine is near mint. Stock is extremely fine with light handling & storage marks. Holster & straps are sound with light flaking & show little wear with a crackled surface. Cleaning rod/oiler is extremely fine. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. This extremely rare prototype Luger pistol & rig are museum quality, suitable for even the most discerning & advanced collector. 4-36122 JR201 & BS (100,000-125,000)"
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