Lot 542

A Walther P 38,"480" coded, 1st issue, with hard-shell holster and two magazines with matching numbers

Firearms of the 19th and 20th century | A81s | Live auction | 584 Lots

Hammer price € 2,900

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Description

Cal. 9 mm Luger, Nr. 107, Matching numbers, bright bore. Magazine for 8 rounds. No valid proof marks. August 1940 production. Coded "480" on slide and trigger guard. Eagle/359 acceptance marks on all parts. Original bluing, with traces of holster wear on the edges, minor spotting, thin on front strap. Bakelite grips in black and brown. Matching-numbered magazine (S/N on bottom left of magazine body) with two eagle/359 marks.

Holster of strong black cowhide, made by "C. Heinichen / Dresden / 1940", stamped Eagle/WaA306. Good seams. Spare holster inside with same number as pistol and marked "+".

Only 6,800 pistols of this type were ever built. See Marschall, "Walther Verteidigungspistolen Mod. 1 bis PPX", page 138.
Attention - For this gun we will need to obtain an export license for you, based on your import permit (if needed in your country) or through your firearms dealer.


Condition: I -

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The auction includes 584 lots and starts on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 584. The pre-sale viewing will take place from March 19 - 20, 2020 and March 26 - 29, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).