In 96% condition, we have a very scarce and highly sought after DWM 1906 First Issue Altered Imperial German Navy Issued Luger Pistol. The bore is excellent and the pistol is all matching except for the magazine. It also bears the extremely rare and desirable WD stamp on the rear grips strap that indicates issue to the Naval Dockyard in at Danzig in East Prussia, one of the rarer and more sought after markings. This pistol is “Germany” marked indicating it was sold off to America during the disarmament of the German war machine after WW1.
Imperial Navy Lugers have been collected with cult-like obsession for the last 50 years; they are one of the most sought after of the 20th centuries military firearms. There is even a “List” of these Lugers that the members of this Cult have created and actively curate to vet all the known examples, in order to ferret out the many,many fakes and pretenders. We are happy to report that this pistol is on said list and is pedigreed. This certainly is a prime example of the most Famous Luger Variant there is.