SOLD - Rare Luftwaffe Mauser Luger - Ku Marked
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2/28/19 - Listed here is a nice example of the very well known and highly sought after Luftwaffe Inspected Ku marked Luger. This is one of the approx 5,000 that were produced with the Ku suffix, and one of only 2,300 that were produced with '41 date on chamber and 42 code on toggle. The pistol is completely matching and original. The grips properly have the full four-digit serial stamped inside. Black Widow style magazine is present and correct for this variation. The chamber is 41 dated with a '42' code toggle. Barrel and receiver are Luftwaffe eagle marked. The finish on the gun rates at about 95%, with common high edge wear and minor patina on the straps. The bore is excellent. Three Luftwaffe inspection stamps and the use of replacement parts and a blue finish that was not as well done as Mauser production are all the classic signs of the Ku luger. There has been more speculation about the origin and circumstances surrounding these Lugers than any other WW2 Variant Luger. The prevailing theory is that they were assembled in very early 1943 for the Luftwaffe out of leftover Mauser parts by an unknown contractor that the code Ku stands for. This has been assumed to be the firm of Adolph Kurschner – Metalwaffenfabrik in Bavaria, but this may never be definitively verified.
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