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    Jan's New Book @ NAPCA Convention ?

    I was wondering if someone (Jan / Ed / etc) would have copies of "Central Powers Pistols" @ the NAPCA Convention in Chatt. TN in a few weeks ?

    I already have a copy but I need to pick 1 up for a...
  2. Supreme Court rules in favor of 2nd Amendment !

    The Supreme Court just ruled in favor (5 to 4) on our 2nd amendment rights (against the DC handgun ban).
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    Don & Ed, thanks for the info. On the serial...

    Don & Ed, thanks for the info. On the serial number, I believe it's 5089.

    Again, thanks for the info.
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    It appears I'm not smart enough to post the...

    It appears I'm not smart enough to post the pictures. I e-mailed them to Don and maybe he will be kind enough to post them.

    Ed / George, I'm not descriminating here, it's just that Don's e-mail...
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    I looked at the mag again last night and it is...

    I looked at the mag again last night and it is actually maked:

    L.P.Th.

    The "Th" are stamped lighter / Faint.

    I will try to post pictures.

    Thanks.
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    L.P. marked on wooden mag base ?

    I bought a small group of spare mags and 1 of them has "L.P." stamped in the wood base.

    I assumed this was a Police mark of some type ?

    Any ideas ?
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    I figured the sight description was a write up...

    I figured the sight description was a write up error but you never know. I don't like to rule out anything just because I haven't seen it before or it isn't common.

    The write up was interesting...
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    I would like to see a picture of the rear sight...

    I would like to see a picture of the rear sight on this Borchardt ("graduated 100-700m").
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    I do like the look of re-checkered grips (lighter...

    I do like the look of re-checkered grips (lighter color etc). I've had a few pair re-ckeckered and I've had a few of the safety chips fixed. I've just noticed that when some people list a gun...
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    Grip Re-checkering - Pro / Con

    While doing a semi-annual cleaning on a few guns last night, a thought crossed my mind.

    Some insight: I generally stand in the camp of "do not restore / leave the history on the gun". I do...
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    Charlie's column was the reason I originally...

    Charlie's column was the reason I originally subscribed to the Gun Report. His column will be missed (Looking forward to the last installment on the 45's).
  12. I ended up getting a copy from Simpson....

    I ended up getting a copy from Simpson. Collectors Firearms in Houston was sold out and they did not know when they could get more.

    Pete, Your right about the photos, they are outstanding.

    Even...
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    1. Yes 2. Yes 3. Yes (1915 DWM / Matching / 70%...

    1. Yes
    2. Yes
    3. Yes (1915 DWM / Matching / 70% gun).
    4. About the same (Try to shoot 6-7 times a year with varing lugers).
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    Sticky: I don't look in this section all the time so...

    I don't look in this section all the time so sorry for the late info:

    I remembered something being a little odd about a "G" date I have and looked at it this morning. The info is:

    4311d...
  15. Thanks for the comments and the info on the...

    Thanks for the comments and the info on the cheaper price. I'm not really a Swiss collector either but I like to be as well informed as possible just in case I run across a good deal.
  16. Comments Wanted Book by Vittorio Bobba-Swiss Luger

    I was looking to add to my Luger references and I was wondering about the book "Parabellum, A Technical History of Swiss Lugers" by Vittorio Bobba. I noticed Simpsons had it for $125.

    Couldn't...
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    For what it's worth, I've only been doing the...

    For what it's worth, I've only been doing the Luger thing for about 7 years but my Dad and I have trained horses and been around leather products (English saddles / bridles / harness / etc) since the...
  18. Thoughts and Prayers for our Brittish friends.

    Best wishes for our friends across the pond. Your in our thoughts and prayers.
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    ROCK ISLAND AUCTION QUESTION

    Does anyone know about how long it takes Rock Island to post the "price realized" list for their auctions.

    Specifically, I was wondering about lot # 2201 (engraved 1900).
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    1900 AE U.S. TEST # 6435

    A friend of mine has test Luger # 6435 (Bannerman Purchased). I remembered reading the thread by Jan Still on these guns and we looked at the gun the other night. He told me to give you the serial...
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    I printed your artical / presentation and I just...

    I printed your artical / presentation and I just read through it. Many thanks. The presentation and the info you gave was very informative.


    Thanks again.
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    Thanks for the info. The serial number is...

    Thanks for the info.

    The serial number is 7646C.
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    1910 DWM 127. R2 M . G. 61 . QUESTION

    I picked up a 1910 DWM at a small gun show that was unit marked
    127.R2M.G.61. (no hold open added).

    I believe this is:

    127th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Machine Gun Company, Weapon # 61.

    Is this...
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    Post War Blank Toggle Info

    Maybe some of you can use this info:

    I saw a post war blank toggle Krieghoff at a recent small gunshow. The gun was in the worst condition possible (pitted over all / worst I have ever seen). The...
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    I've been away for the weekend and just thought...

    I've been away for the weekend and just thought I'd see if there were anymore responses (Wow). I sent a letter to the gentleman that had the mag and we'll see if he still has it (it was on a list...
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    Thanks for the responce guys. What brought...

    Thanks for the responce guys.

    What brought this up is I saw a mag on the "orphan mag listing", from a few years back, that is 1 number off for a luger I have (example:
    8555c mag and 8556c gun). ...
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    Matching Magazines ?

    I would like to get some opinions as to the value increase associated with matching magazines and magazines that are 1 or 2 numbers off.

    This mainly pertains to common military lugers in...
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