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A LUGER 9MM (PARABELLUM) MODEL 1908 'PERSIAN CONTRACT' ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC PISTOL, NO. 3202
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A LUGER 9MM (PARABELLUM) MODEL 1908 'PERSIAN CONTRACT' ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC PISTOL, NO. 3202

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A LUGER 9MM (PARABELLUM) MODEL 1908 'PERSIAN CONTRACT' ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC PISTOL, NO. 3202
The chamber impressed with the Persian crest, with the Persian Acceptance mark to the right-hand side of the receiver and Farsi markings to the extractor and safety, crowned 'U' proof marks, all matching numbers (except magazine), the butt with chequered wooden grips
8in. barrel
With 90 original finish and 85 straw colour, the bore excellent
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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The serial number of this pistol is 3404

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Some authorities maintain that no more than 2,000 examples of the Persian Contract Luger were delivered, of which half were of the artillery configuration
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