3 years ago #1
Terry
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A man i know who was in world war II he has a lugar that he brought back from the war its from world war I 1917 sattlerinnung schlotter dresden is on the holster and the markings on the gun 5775 and 75 and initials look like tss with a crown above each initial my father says he thinks that means the officer carrying it was an aristocrat also with the bird. Here are some pictures i took of the gun and markings. can you tell me anything about this gun . and the value of it?

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3 years ago #2
bigcurt
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any chance ya can post a pic looking at the top of the pistol to see what markings are on it ..mostly these marking will help determine the manufacture ,,your holster markings are proably the leatherworks where it was produced and would proasbly be a ww1 holster with the 1917 date ,,the pistol may have been issued in ww1 and then reissued in ww2 ,,but thats just a guess on the holster markings ,,.,
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3 years ago #3
Terry
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I didnt get a pic from the top

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3 years ago #4
bigcurt
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hello,,the markings you've shown are german proof marks typically common on german rifles and pistols ,,the markings on the top of the receiver in front of the toggel will tell us who made it and usually will have a letter code or a manufactures crest and usually a date ,,without the top markings it's gonna be a shot in the dark as to the actual value ,,sorry but these markings are the most important part of a lugers history,,and can make it very valuable or just a basic shooter,,lugers can value from 500-????,,but everything depends on the maker,,and how rare it might be ,,we do have some guys here that are very knowledgable with lugers but we need more info!
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3 years ago #5
discover
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Hi this is a 1917 EUrfurt produced luger...I can tell this without even seeing the toggle because I recognize the Eurfurt proof on the side plate. Value is as Big curt said...except a collector will give more....like me.

THe toggle should have a crown and Erufurt stamped in the metal.

THe eagle is the Army proof and has nothing to do with the man that it was issued to. People are funny the way they make stories. I never found a German gun where the owner did not say that it was taken off of an officer....is just sounds better

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3 years ago #6
discover
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Also you have a WWII aluminum magazine in the gun...should be a wood bottom mag with matched number...so you have to deduct for that
Mark

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3 years ago #7
Terry
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the wooden one is in the holster i dont like to put it in the gun for fear the wooden bottom on it would get damaged.

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3 years ago #8
discover
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Is it matched to the gun? The number?

Are you selling or collecting?

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3 years ago #9
Terry
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I didn't relize there was a number on it to be honest but I am sure it is . I don't have the gun yet but it will be mine someday !
And it will be some time before I may get a pic of the clip with the # on it .
I am trying to find the true origin of the gun and the value.
It's in the family directly from the 2 nd war .
I don't think I would sell it though .
But I would greatly appreciate any help in this matter!!!

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3 years ago #10
Terry
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well i was told only officers where issued this gun and the symbols i was talking about are the crowns above the Initials that my father thought made it an aristocrats gun.

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3 years ago #11
discover
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No that is the Symbol of the state arms factory...EURFURT ... the crown is for the king WIlliam...just like we have an eagle for USA

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3 years ago #12
Terry
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ok Thank you

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3 years ago #13
Kleist
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As long as the holster isn't cut up, this gun with extra mag and holster should be worth at least $750, and could go up depending on condition of gun..


Hope that helps..


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3 years ago #14
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No that is the Symbol of the state arms factory...EURFURT ... the crown is for the king WIlliam...just like we have an eagle for USA

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