In 97% very sharp excellent condition, we have a very sharp German WWI Imperial proofed Model 1914 Mauser Pistol. This is an early variation 1 example would have been made in 1914/15. You will notice that the small imperial acceptance stamp is located in front of the rear sight. These Imperial proofed 1914 Mauser Pistols are scarce and seldom seen in such fine condition.
The Mauser Model 1914 was considered to be the best of the German Army issued small 7.65 caliber pistols, and they were the standard issue 7.65mm pistol, although there were many other models obtained for use during the war. If you are looking for a pocket pistol from WWI this is the best choice. This is a tough pistol to find in this condition, they saw hard use during the war, before WWII and right through that war as well.