Purported antique Chinese sword, found here.
Two different Lugers today: above, Hermann Goering’s, below, Ernst Udet’s.
Former is a photo of a replica, as good, verifiable photos of the original don’t seem to exist; latter is a photo in the exhibition of the Museo Colchagua, Chile.
And that’s the last of Luger Mondays for the foreseeable, folks! Come back tomorrow for its replacement: 1911 Tuesday.
A revolver designed in honour of country musician Travis Tritt.
Four garish pictures of pimped 1911s from DLSports.com.
AN ORNATE LUGER 9MM (PARABELLUM) ‘SECOND GENERATION’ AUTOMATIC PISTOL BY MAUSER, NO. 11.010088
The pistol profusely engraved overall, with bold foliate-scrollwork and gold-inlaid borderwork, with standard Mauser Banner and ‘Original’ markings, the butt with ivory grips and correct magazine
3 7/8in. barrel
With all its original frosted finish, the bore excellent
Source here. I wish there was a higher-res picture!
Les Baer Custom 25th Anniversary collectors’ 1911.
MAUSER MODEL 1914 SEMI-AUTO PISTOL. SN 4845. Cal. 25 ACP. Beautiful pre-War pocket pistol with blued finish, 3” bbl, fixed sights and 1-pc checkered walnut grip. It is very nicely factory engraved with about 70% coverage fine foliate arabesque patterns with a bouquet of flowers on top of slide and the intertwined initials “JC” or “CJ” on each side of frame.
A pair of engraved Smith & Wesson 38s, found here.
Borchardt C-93 semi-automatic pistol, forerunner of the Luger. An ornate example with engraving, gold inlay & ivory fittings.