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    I did a bit additional research on this forum on...

    I did a bit additional research on this forum on Deaths Head marked pistols. A total of four threads (plus this one) show various Lugers with Deaths Head. They all share specific details:
    1. Deaths...
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    Thank you - I did check closely and didn't find...

    Thank you - I did check closely and didn't find anything on the inside either.
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    Not being a holster guy at all, would you...

    Not being a holster guy at all, would you possibly have a sample picture of what it looks like to see if I can find it?
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    Short update, a friend of mine approached me with...

    Short update, a friend of mine approached me with a holster collection for sale .. seems I was lucky as this one was among them. I usually don't collect holsters, but they two match each other, both...
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    mrfarb, thank you very much for this detailed...

    mrfarb, thank you very much for this detailed insight which is highly appreciated! 03man, I unfortunately don't own a rifle with a "Gullwing Deaths Head", but once again in the book I keep...
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    03man, the SS has had gun workshops. There are...

    03man, the SS has had gun workshops. There are even pictures from prisoners doing work on K98k rifles, most possibly bending the bolts, in the books that I have recommended. They have the manpower...
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    03man, quite tough to describe in words what...

    03man, quite tough to describe in words what pictures show best but ... In the book I mentioned on page on page 501 you will see a rifle with a Lazy S Deaths Head with an armorers spare barrel...
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    Hello Vlim, no this can be pretty easily be...

    Hello Vlim, no this can be pretty easily be outruled. Some of the Deaths Head stamped rifles have barrels from companies such as Erma with manufacturing date from the barrel manufacturer the same...
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    Vlim, I might need to precise my statements: ALL...

    Vlim, I might need to precise my statements: ALL K98k rifles with Deaths Head stamps that are known carry the identical Commerial firing proof from Suhl dating from approx. 1936 to 1940....
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    Hello 03man, there are hundreds of these...

    Hello 03man, there are hundreds of these conversions to be found, all of them carry Deaths Head acceptance stamps. And there are enough pictures that show these rifles in the hands of SS. They are...
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    Took me some time to finally get hold of it, but...

    Took me some time to finally get hold of it, but for Luger collectors as a reference attached pictures of a 98a to K98k conversion that was outcarried by the SS (Edit: this rifle is a bolt mismatch....
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    03man, thank you for your reply. I fully agree...

    03man, thank you for your reply. I fully agree with you that the simple fact a Deaths Head is on a holster does not mean the same symbol to be found on the pistol inside. It however does proof that...
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    Edward, had I had made up my mind already, I...

    Edward, had I had made up my mind already, I would not had posted on this forum. In that case I would had been satisified with what I stated here and be proud of it. During research I found a lot of...
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    Deaths Head Luger 08

    First, to start with: I am not much of a handgun collector (I only have around 25 M1911(A1) pistols of various manufacturers, several Liberator pistols and maybe 20-30 other revolvers and pistols)...
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    Steyr M.1912 - Unknown Markings

    A friend approached me with the request to identify the markings on a Steyr M.1912 pistol he had purchased for his collection. The pistol is a plain Austrian Army M.12 with a four digit serial with ...
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