Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3308416 - 08/01/13 12:00 AM German Luger Question? Price?
huntinman
10 Point


Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 2766
Loc: Hickman

Offline
I have an opportunity to but a German Luger that is suppose to be in excellent shape. What should I look for and check on the pistol before purchasing? The pistol is shootable and comes with 2 mags and a holster, but the holster is not original.
_________________________
Whatever Doesn't Kill Us, Makes Us Stronger.

Top
#3309145 - 08/01/13 06:57 PM Re: German Luger Question? Price? [Re: huntinman]
1shot1kill
4 Point


Registered: 09/06/01
Posts: 397
Loc: unicoi county tn us

Offline
Most important is the year it was made, and if it is 100% matching with the original finish. Becareful theres alot to know about a Luger.
Top
#3309197 - 08/01/13 08:18 PM Re: German Luger Question? Price? [Re: 1shot1kill]
huntinman
10 Point


Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 2766
Loc: Hickman

Offline
To the best of my knowledge it still has all the markings, and is a matching numbers gun with most of the bluing still in tact.
_________________________
Whatever Doesn't Kill Us, Makes Us Stronger.

Top
#3310253 - 08/02/13 09:07 PM Re: German Luger Question? Price? [Re: huntinman]
Greg M
6 Point


Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 819
Loc: Riverview, FL/ Bluff City, TN

Offline
Bluing is 1 key, but look at the flat spring on the left side of the bolt. It should be a purplish color (nitre blued) and usually the safety will be a straw color (lower temp of nitre bluing). Often times, the lugers that come in have been reblued improperly, thus destroying value. Lugers will have a date code stamped on them. Pre WWII has higher value. Several companies made the Luger. Deutsche Waffen were the highest vale. Walther, Krieghoff and several other companies took production over, I believe, after WWII. Could be wrong on date though. Pre WWII in excellent condition can go as high as $3200 that I've seen.
_________________________
MOA Custom Firearms, LLC
Riverview, FL
Firearms perfection improved

Top
#3311365 - 08/04/13 09:53 AM Re: German Luger Question? Price? [Re: Greg M]
348Winchester
6 Point


Registered: 08/13/12
Posts: 895
Loc: Coon Creek

Offline
Is it a 9mm or 30 Luger?
Top
#3311422 - 08/04/13 11:04 AM Re: German Luger Question? Price? [Re: 348Winchester]
huntinman
10 Point


Registered: 12/25/06
Posts: 2766
Loc: Hickman

Offline
It is a 9MM Luger.
_________________________
Whatever Doesn't Kill Us, Makes Us Stronger.

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105131
RUGER
86585
Deer Assassin
64971
BSK
60789
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
mikescooterhester, PinkCamo, shaneb, Mr.Squirrel, Tadtad2!
13172 Registered Users
Who's Online
127 registered (WVBulldog, MoonBuzzard, BamaProud, diamond hunter, RedDawg, WORM82, 15 invisible) and 115 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13172 Members
42 Forums
90792 Topics
1060336 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.239 seconds in which 0.007 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.