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    Sticky: 1937, S42, 4576 Z, SE63 DE 63, MTP, blued, hump,...

    1937, S42, 4576 Z, SE63 DE 63, MTP, blued, hump, all matching SN including two magazines, original R. Ehrhard Poessneck 1937 brown holster and tool.
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    Doubs; Our guns are only a few hundred serial...

    Doubs;

    Our guns are only a few hundred serial numbers apart. I always admired Lugers but until I finally had a chance to own one, I had no idea what a following they have. Ive learned so much from...
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    Help on 1937 Luger

    Perhaps it will help to look at what a new issue finish might be. Here's a salt blue example of a late 1937 S42. Its as close to 'as issued' new condition as Ive ever seen. Im as certain as can be...
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    Sticky: Jan. In reply to your Data Request, my Luger is;...

    Jan. In reply to your Data Request, my Luger is;

    1937 S/42 sn 4576z matching all parts, Blued, SE63 DE63 and MTP on right side of receiver, One each SE63 and SE63+ mags, 8,81 MTP and SE63 barrel...
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    AJS Great piece of history and a nice complete...

    AJS

    Great piece of history and a nice complete rig. I too have a rig like this. Its also a 1937 S42, a few hundred earlier serial number and same letter series. I also got mine from the family of...
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    Thanks to all for the valuable comments. The...

    Thanks to all for the valuable comments. The grips are still solid, not cracking, and as far as I can tell, look as original as issued. I just want to be safe and prevent any effects of aging before...
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    Dry Wood Grips on S42

    The wood grips on my collector grade 1937 S42 are very dry. Should I oil them? If so, with Old English or other?
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    Jim. This rig was taken from a German officer in...

    Jim. This rig was taken from a German officer in 1943 at Palermo by a GI who was the uncle of a close friend of mine. So Im as certain as can be that the name is that of the officer it was taken...
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    Sticky: Jan Have 1937, S/42, All blued original (no...

    Jan

    Have 1937, S/42, All blued original (no straw), SN # 4576 Z, SE63, DE63, MTP, Hump, All matching incl. two blued mags with aluminum bottoms, SE63 stamps (one with +).
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    Thanks Mike. Good to know and will probably use...

    Thanks Mike. Good to know and will probably use it as you recommended. I may have it reblued and strawed just to make it look better at the range. Have any recommendations for a good gunsmith and...
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    S42 Holster Soldier Name Inside

    Have a tan hardshell holster matched to a 37 S42 with a name tag showing a last name and first initial glued inside the top flap next to the takedown tool pocket. Are there any records available that...
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    Data Collection Request Explained

    As a new member of this group, please excuse my ignorance and​ explain what specific information is asked of the members to provide when a Data Request is made by the Board. For example; are you...
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    Mike. No grip safety. Cursive under serial...

    Mike. No grip safety. Cursive under serial number. Area of backstrap where stock lug would be located has the same surface markings as the other parts of the frame however, the blueing is well worn...
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    Mauser 75 Year Commemorative P-08

    How collectable or desirable is the limited edition Mauser 75 year P-08 standard model, in 99 - 100% condition with display box and all accessories? What is a reasonable value for a european delivery...
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    Commercial DWM Stock Lug

    I have a pre WW2 DWM .30 luger, Serial 288 with Crown N proofs. Its all matching, with no dates, stamped 'Germany' on the frame above the takedown lever, but does not have a stock lug on the backside...
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