IMPERIAL LUGERS
1900-1918: Luger Unit Markings
Imperial German Lugers were marked to a variety of infantry, machine gun, cavalry, combat engineer, artillery, air ships, support, and Army command/staff regiments/units. The World War I history of these units can be traced where they battled in Germany, Belgium, Elass Lorthingen, France, Austria Hungary, Serbia, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Arabia, China, and Africa.

Contributing collectors: Klaus Schad, Jeff Noll, George Anderson (Keroki7), Dave Molchen (taudelt), Heinz, Dwight Gruber, Edward Roane (eroane).

CONTENTS OF 1900-1918: Luger Unit Markings

GENERAL

* Which Lugers unit marked drbuster
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* 15 Korps sd95b
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* A few more WW 1 Photos eroane
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* The Somme Battles eroane
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* Photo of Machinegun Detachment eroane
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* Johan Benjamin Jauhiainen Mauro (Finnish officer with prized LP08)
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COMMAND/ STAFF
* 1910 DWM, DETAILS AND HISTORY Jan C Still (1910 DWM, sn 5865d, 36.I.D.1., rig)
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*BAVARIAN 1912 DWM, SN 7885, B.II.109., DETAILS Jan C Still
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COMBAT ENGINEER
* Unit-marked C96/1916 "Red nine". student1979 ( Red 9, L.P.16.118.)
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* 1912 ERFURT, COMBAT ENGINEER; Jan C Still. (1912 Erfurt, sn 4916, B.4.P.1.1)
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LUFTSCHIFFER / FLIGER

JAGER
* 2 Unit Markings on 1915 DWM Fritzie (1915 DWM, sn 4917, 6.J.1.17. & JR 173 3MGK 56)
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* 1908 DWM, 9TH JAGER BATAILLON Jan C Still (1908 DWM, sn 7872, 9.J.1.2.)
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GARDE


JAGER MACHINE GUN
* 1911 ERFURT, DETAILS & HISTORY Jan C Still (1911 Erfurt, sn 6616, 8.J.M.G.13.)
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GARDE MACHINE GUN
* 1906 TEST-1915 DWM-E. GERMAN POLICE Jan C Still, (1906 German Army Test Lugers, serial numbers, serial ranges, photographs, detailed; 1906 Army Test, sn 29, G.F.M.G.8.)
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* BERGMAN BAYARD, GERMAN ARMY Jan C Still
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SPECIALIST MACHINE GUN
Ersatz MG

*1915 DWM, SN 3220c, ERSATZ M.G.K., 21 ARMY CORPS Jan C Still
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* Unit marking Smiffs (Erfurt, sn 3797a, 4.E.M.G.K.18.A.K.)
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* M4 WALTHER, M.G. MARKED Jan C Still
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Fortress MG
* 1915 DWM taudelt (1915 DWM, 5031a, F.M.G. FORM. MUTZIG. 7.)
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* 1911 Eurfurt F.M.G.A.8.79. Parts? Douglas I. Kerley (1911 Erfurt, sn 1098, F.M.G.A.8.79.)
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Light MG
* 1917 DWM Unit marking Question lugercollector (1917 DWM, 334c, 9.K.M.G.1.1.)
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* 1912 STEYR HAHN, BAVARIAN/GERMAN ARMY Jan C Still
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Field MG Zug


ELITE SPECIALIST MACHINE GUN
Lehr MG

Machine Gun Abteilung
Machine Gun Sharp Shooter Abteilung

MINENWERFER
* Meinenwerfer Ron Wood (Deaths head of the Minenwerfer Detachment of the Friekorps)
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* FOUR, R.J.R. 72, LUGERS Jan C Still (Lange DWM, 1096a, R.J.R.72.M.W.5.)
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* 1917 LP08, MINERWERFER Jan C Still (1917 LP08, sn1096a, R.J.R.72.M.W.5.)
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* M.W.A.J.R.186 ? Joop van de Kant
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CAVALRY
Dragoon
* 1910 DWM Unit Markings DWhit (1910 DWM, sn 5790, 1.G.D.2.15., sear safety)
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* LUGERS OF THE DGN. REGTS. PART 1/5 Jan C Still (1910 DWM, Serial Number 8474d, Details, Accessories. 1.G.D.4.1.)
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* LUGERS OF THE DGN. REGTS. PART 2/5 Jan C Still (1910 DWM, Serial Number 8494d, Details, Accessories; 1.G.D.3.1.)
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* LUGERS OF THE DGN. REGTS. PART 3/5 Jan C Still (1911 DWM, Serial Number 8194d, Details, Accessories, and History; 5.D.1.12.)
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* LUGERS OF THE DGN. REGTS. PART 4/5 Jan C Still (1911 DWM, Serial Number 8569d, Details, Accessories, and History ; 6.d.2.22.)
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* LUGERS OF THE DGN. REGTS. PART 5/5 Jan C Still (1908 DWM, Serial Number 6099, Details, Accessories. 26.D.2.14.)
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* 1910 DWM with 16.D.25 Mauserlugers (1910 DWM, 2599d, 16.D.25.)
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* Unit marked Lugers available keoki7 (1910 DWM sn 3696d marked 16.D.4.6.)
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Ulanen
* Uhlan marked 1910 DWM keoki7 (1910 dwm, sn 9955c, 7.U.5.13.)
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* Two unit marked Lugers keoki7 (1910 DWM, sn9955c, 7.U.5.13.)
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* 1910 DWM, DETAILS AND WAR HISTORY Jan C Still (1910 DWM, sn4796d, 13.U.1.20, rig)
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*1910 DWM-serial#3197(d) 4.U.1.10. lugerlou
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Hussar
* 1908 1st Issue/9th Hussars garfield (1908 DWM, sn 7179a, 9.H.3.14)
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* 1910 DWM, SN 8783c, 13 HUSSAR Jan C Still (1910 DWM, sn 8783c, 13H.1.15., Luger details)
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* 1910 DWM, SN 8783c, 13 HUSSAR Jan C Still (13.H.1.15., history)
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* 1910 DWM #6251 c 14. H. Grip Strap taudelt
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*1910 DWM, DEATHS HEAD HUSSAR Jan C Still, Ron Wood (1910 DWM, sn 3601d, 17.H.14.)
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Kurassier
* 1908 COMM. ARMY AND 1914 HOLSTER Jan C Still (1908 Comm. Army, sn 69911, 1914 holster K.R.6.)
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Jager zu Pferde
Chevauleger
*4/5, HISTORY, BAVARIAN CAV. DIV. LUGERS Jan C Still
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5/5, HISTORY, BAVARIAN CAV. DIV. LUGERS Jan C Still
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Schwere Reiter
*1910 DWM, SN 414d, 3.s.R (script).1.1. Jan C Still
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Karabiner

ARTILLERY
*PART 2/2, HISTORY, BAV. 5.F.A.R., 17.J.R., 18.J.R. Jan C Still
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*PART 1/2, HISTORY, BAV.5. F.A.R., 17.J.R., 18.J.R. Jan C Still
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*Unit ID Jan C Still (1914 Lange ERF.URT, s/n 2693b : 24.R.A.3.44.13.)& (1911ERFURT, s/n 3730: 13.A.F.1.4.)&(1916 ERFURT, s/n 3146c: R.234.11.K.11.)&(1910 DWM, s/n 1918c: 13.T.L.3.16.)-------------------- http://luger.gunboards.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=270
*1911 Erfurt, Unit Marked Dwight Gruber (1911 Erfurt, 7638, 14.A.F.II.8.H.6.)
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*1912 ERF., SN 1515a, 20.A.F.E.24, DETAILS AND BATT Jan C Still
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INFANTRY REGIMENT
*2/2, HISTORY, 122 F√úSILIER REGIMENT (4.WURTT.) Jan C Still
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* Unit marked P08's found keoki7 (1916 DWM, 13.9R.C.6.; 1908, 1597, B.8.R.M.G.81.)
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*PART 1/4. LUGERS OF THE J.R. 30 & RES.,1914 DWM Jan C Still
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* FOUR, R.J.R. 72, LUGERS Jan C Still (1917 Lange DWM, 1096a, R.J.R.72.M.W.5.) (1917 Lange DWM, s/n 9937, R.J.R.72.8.3.)
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* 1917 Bavarian Black 9 ARTY taudelt (1917 LP.08, sn 8940a, B.R.J.R.10. 2.B)
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*PART 4/4 LUGERS OF J.R.30 & RES., HISTORY Jan C Still
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* Unit marked Lugers available keoki7 (1912 Erfurt sn 5729a marked 27.R.2.; 1913 Erfurt sn 5811n marked J.R.72.1.6.; 1918 Erfurt sn 6334p marked, but ground off, J.r.1??.12.K.17. )
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* unit markings Waffenamt49 (1916 DWM, J.R.48.3.M.G.K.)
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* 1908 Fist Issue SN 7953a Unit Marks: eroane. (1908 DWM sn 7953, 53.R.4.3.)
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* Two unit marked Lugers keoki7 (1917 LP.08, sn 8687d, 99.R.7.9)
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* 1908 DWM Unit marked dobk (1908 DWM, 4032b, 107.R.3.1)
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* 1911 ERFURT,MARKED TO 3 UNITS Jan C Still
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* DWM 1910 Army #5530c- Unit marks Ogtree (1910 DWM, sn 5530c, 122.R.5.4.)
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*PART2/2,1911 DWM, SN 8617e, 121.R.5.8., ACCESSORIE Jan C Still
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* DWM #7098a NO DATE -Unit marked taudelt (1908 DWM. Sn 7098a, 131.R.6.3.)
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* 1912 ERFURT, DETAILS AND HISTORY Jan C Still (1912 Erfurt, sn 5257a, 165.R.1.4.)
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*LP 08 Available...unit marked keoki7 (1917 LP08, J.R.168.10.41.)
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Jan C Still (1916 ERFURT, s/n 3146c: R.234.11.K.11.) * Need Help Identifying these Unit Marks maddog350gt (1916 Erfurt, sn 3146c, R.234.11.K.11.)
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* 1918 DWM, RJR 212.9K.7. jtex
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* 1916 DWM Unit Marked Rig #2294 e taudelt (1916 DWM, sn2294c, R(script).J.R(script). 10/20, 2 matching mags.)
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INFANTRY REGIMENT MACHINE GUN
2/2, BATTLE HISTORY, 1912 ERF., B.1.R.M.G.21. Jan C Still
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2/2, BATTLE HISTORY, 1913 DWM., B.16.J.R.M.G.75. Jan C Still
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* 1915 DWM with unit mark. Jared (1915 DWM, sn 1608i, 1.G.R.1.M.G.K.4.)
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* 2 Unit Markings on 1915 DWM Fritzie (1915 DWM, sn 4917, 6.J.1.17. & JR 173 3MGK 56)
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* Unit marked P08's found keoki7 (1916 DWM, 13.9R.C.6.; 1908, sn 1597, B.8.R.M.G.81.) -------------------- http://luger.gunboards.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=271
* First Issue Unit Marking drbuster (1908,sn 7383a, 20.R.M.G.55)
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*1910 DWM, SN 224c, 46.R(script).M.G.58. Jan C Still
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* 1917 LP08, MACHINE GUN MARKED Jan C Still (1917 LP08, sn 7670f, J.R.57.1.M.G.K P.7)
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* FOUR, R.J.R. 72, LUGERS Jan C Still (1908 DWM Comm. Army , s/n 70149, R.I.R.72.M.G.11.) (1908 DWM, s/n 6747, 2.E.M.G.K.112., & R.I.R.72.1.M.G.34.)
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* 1908 DWM, SN 6747, R.I.R.72.1.M.G.34. Jan C Still
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* 1908 DWM, COMM. ARMY, R.I.R.72 M.G. Jan C Still (1908 Comm. Army, sn 70149, R.I.R.72.M.G.11)
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* BATTLE HISTORY OF THE R.I.R.72 Jan C Still
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* 1911 DWM Luger lugerlou (1911 DWM, 7183d, 93.R.M.G., Rig)
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* Erfurt 1912 #340 joel (1912 Erfurt, sn 340, 163R.M.G.13.)
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* Unit marked Lugers available keoki7 (1911 DWM sn 1085e marked B.3.R.M.G.23. (R is scriptic).
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*BAVARIAN ISSUE 1912 ERFURT, SN 5435 Jan C Still
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*BAVARIAN 1908 DWM 1st ISSUE SN 2988ns RockinWR
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SUPPORT
*1912 Erfurt "B.L.Z. 1. 10." BradSimpson
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* AL.3.16 on 1916 DWM Luger? pisto 7
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* Unit ID Jan C Still (1910 DWM, s/n 1918c: 13.T.L.3.16.
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* Train Battalion 7 keoki7 (Pickelhaube 7th Train Bataillon)
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* Unit Marks con't. maddog350gt (1910 DWM, sn 1918c, 13.T.L.3.16)
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FOREIGN / PROVINCE
Elass Lorthingen

*REICHS GENDARMERIE LUGERS Jan C Still (1914 DWM, Comm., 74596, R.G.136b & 1914 DWM, Comm., 74200, R.G.214)
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* TWO 1914 DWM COMMERCIAL, R.G. LUGERS, SN 74200 AND Jan C Still (1914 DWM Comm. sn74200, R.G.214, mm; 1914 DWM Comm., sn74596, R.G.136b)
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Africa
* German Southwest African Police Luger keoki7 (1911 DWM, sn9772e, L.P./370)
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China

NAVY
* Navy unit marking Joop van de Kant (P.04, sn 3036a, III. St.S.I.22.)
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* Unterseeboots Abteilung Leo (1906 Navy, U.A.57.)
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* Xmas gift: my first Navy Luger Douglas_Jr (1906 Navy, sn25xxb, W.K.10232)
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* Interesting acquisition TOMA (1917 Navy, 3353, WK 17024)
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* NAVY SERIAL NOS AND PROPERTY MARKS AERORIV (1906 Navy, sn 7738, II T.D.766 & 1906 Navy, sn 1080a, W.K. 8208)
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