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    Well, better late than never! Happy Birthday Tim!

    Well, better late than never! Happy Birthday Tim!
  2. This term isn't in there, but we have several...

    This term isn't in there, but we have several others listed toward the end of the forum's FAQ document.
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    You'll find a number of items posted with...

    You'll find a number of items posted with information about posting photos in your threads here:
    https://luger.gunboards.com/forumdisplay.php?20-Tech-Help-NOT-FOR-FIREARMS

    Typically, you should...
  4. Sticky: Gerben and Mauro wrote about the Italian contract...

    Gerben and Mauro wrote about the Italian contract in their book based on the Paul Mauser personal archival material.

    The Italian specifications were somewhat unique, and thus parts for these...
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    Congratulations on your DWM Luger. There were...

    Congratulations on your DWM Luger.

    There were a few of these made starting in 1920 and 1921 that got those date stamps on the receiver, as well as the "bird / dove" style proof marks you find on...
  6. The barrel flange looks almost like there is a...

    The barrel flange looks almost like there is a gap between it and the receiver.

    If this is the case, I'd stay away from it completely.
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    Superb - both Vlim and Greg! Thanks for sharing...

    Superb - both Vlim and Greg! Thanks for sharing these.
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    A bakelite base "fxo" Haneal Schmeisser magazine...

    A bakelite base "fxo" Haneal Schmeisser magazine would be correct for a 1941 Mauser Luger. The base would not be numbered. "104" was stamped at some time after it left the factory.

    Be sure to...
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    Hello, and welcome to the forum. It's most...

    Hello, and welcome to the forum. It's most certainly a re-blued pistol, and so was a good buy as a shooter. It may have been dip refinished (this is hard to judge without the pistol in hand) and the...
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    My 528xx is from 1935. You can check the date...

    My 528xx is from 1935. You can check the date inside the frame just forward of the slide lock for the exact month and year.

    In my experience, the major dealers rarely change, clean, or alter...
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    The red canvesite grips are literally made of...

    The red canvesite grips are literally made of "unobtainium" these days.

    They are extremely brittle. Many of them broke in service, and there are practically no originals available as...
  12. Did you look at our FAQ document? Just search...

    Did you look at our FAQ document? Just search "FAQ PDF" and look toward the last of the hits.

    Start reading around page 16. The index and table of contents is all searchable.
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    There is a hold open inside the frame of the...

    There is a hold open inside the frame of the Luger. It holds the receiver to the rear after the last round in the magazine is fired, and is activated by lifting by the loading button on the side of...
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    Hence my comment about "Tinder"... Even...

    Hence my comment about "Tinder"...

    Even finding a good magazine match is rare around here... :cool:
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    Shupo Dusseldorf marked. The suffix is, I...

    Shupo Dusseldorf marked.

    The suffix is, I believe, an "r", not a "t".

    The asterisk over K could be an armorer rework mark at the time it was converted for police usage. This is the sear....
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    On page 98, Sturgess discusses a block of 500...

    On page 98, Sturgess discusses a block of 500 serial numbers used for carbines: 214xx-219xx in 1902-3, which he says finished "old model" production on page 224.

    Later, Sturgess mentions that...
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    Study first, buy books, study more, then buy...

    Study first, buy books, study more, then buy Lugers.

    Start with our free reference FAQ. Search "FAQ PDF" on this forum, and you'll find it toward the end of the hits.

    Welcome to the forum.
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    The German Baltic coast and areas of Denmark are...

    The German Baltic coast and areas of Denmark are where Berlin goes to play. I have a close friend from Hamburg that has a family home up in Denmark on one of their islands there

    If you get a...
  19. Thread: Mauser hsc.

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    They are post war "Original Mauser" HsC pistols,...

    They are post war "Original Mauser" HsC pistols, and so marked on the left side. Interarms would only have marked them if they were imported into the USA and as American Eagle marked pistols they...
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    His custom leather rig is quite unusual... Got to...

    His custom leather rig is quite unusual... Got to be one of a kind... especially left handed.
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    Can I borrow your time machine? IIRC the only...

    Can I borrow your time machine?

    IIRC the only Mauser pistols with removable magazines were Schnellfeuer, right?

    That is pristine...
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    This thread? ...

    This thread?

    https://luger.gunboards.com/showthread.php?12802-Questions-on-a-Simson&highlight=simson+179a
  23. OAHCollector / CJ, Welcome to the forum. The...

    OAHCollector / CJ, Welcome to the forum.

    The individuals you are communicating with on your inquiry comprise, in fact, several of the International experts on Navy Lugers. Their study represent...
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    Your immersion in Berlin and German culture looks...

    Your immersion in Berlin and German culture looks like it's quite rewarding. Congratulations on an exceptional experience there.

    I was last in that area of Berlin (staying near the Cathedral on...
  25. Here's a favorite picture of my father, who...

    Here's a favorite picture of my father, who served in the first ship heading for Algiers in Operation Torch in November, 1942:

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    He's sitting on the left, front row. Take a close look,...
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    Layered security... Make sure that time is short....

    Layered security... Make sure that time is short. Besides... what safe?
  27. You'll find a wealth of background of information...

    You'll find a wealth of background of information about Lugers in our forum's FAQ document. Just search "FAQ PDF" and look toward the last of the hits. It's free to download.
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    I've not studied the history of German Imperial...

    I've not studied the history of German Imperial army organization, but there are sites online that might help.

    http://en.wikibedia.ru/wiki/XVI_Corps_(German_Empire)

    The 145th Regiment would...
  29. Our FAQ PDF document is an excellent reference,...

    Our FAQ PDF document is an excellent reference, and has a good discussion of many of the things you might observe on your Luger.

    Search "FAQ PDF" on this forum, and look toward the end of the...
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    This one is from the second batch (that never got...

    This one is from the second batch (that never got delivered to the Germans, 1944 production).
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  31. Welcome to the forum. These .30 Luger pistols...

    Welcome to the forum. These .30 Luger pistols were quite well made, and kept DWM in business during the lean early Weimar years.

    You will find our forum FAQ PDF document useful. Just search "FAQ...
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    Mike, thanks for the update. I have relatives...

    Mike, thanks for the update.

    I have relatives in Munich (Aubing) and also know the last chairman of a prominent German firearms manufacturer.

    To say that Germans have a very conflicted view...
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    Ed, I'm sorry for your loss, condolences. If we...

    Ed, I'm sorry for your loss, condolences. If we didn't love them this deeply, we wouldn't be human.

    I lost my male bearded Collie "Bentley" this past September. The little girl "Eloise" still...
  34. Do you think Mom was impressed? 625381 Many...

    Do you think Mom was impressed?

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    Many kings of the world's long history eventually found effective arms to be a necessity, not just sport.
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    I third the evaluation. Fake as they come.

    I third the evaluation. Fake as they come.
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