WWI DWM 1917 Dated Artillery Luger Pistol with Holster and Tools

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WWI DWM 1917 Dated Artillery Luger Pistol with Holster and Tools
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Blade front and fine-adjustable tangent rear sights, "1917" date on the chamber and "DWM" monogram on the toggle link. Three "crown/ letter" proofs are present on the right side of the barrel extension, with "Imperial Eagle" firing proofs on the extension, barrel and breechblock and "GERMANY" on both side rails. Visible numbers match. Proper "GESICHERT" and "GELADEN" markings on the upper safety position and extractor respectively. Checkered walnut grips with "9" carved into the left panel and nickel magazine with wooden base. Also included is a 1915 dated leather flap holster with a takedown tool and brass cleaning rod.
BBL: 8 inch round
Gauge: 9 mm Luger
Finish: blue
Grips: walnut
Serial Number: 3225e
Condition: Very good, with 40% of the faded, thin blue finish, showing areas of gray and brown patina, edge wear, and areas of mild pitting. The grips are also very good, with some dents and chips. Holster is fair, with cracking and tears. Mechanically very good.