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BogeyB 12-19-2021 09:03 PM

A purdy Franken Luger1
 
Behold...:cheers:

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/17190974

ithacaartist 12-20-2021 01:02 AM

The price isn't particularly out of line at this point, but we'll see what it's fetching in a couple of weeks.

I am up too late, as usual... What makes it Franken?

I'd say the quality of the engraving is quite good and represents a pant-load of work. Anyone familiar with what this style/motif might be called?

This Feuer business is new to me, so I hope someone can make a more informed call on why it's there. It means "fire," of course, but you can see that the safety bar is actually making the gun Gesichert with the lever in this position. ("Knock-knock!" "Who's there?" "Max." "Max who?" "Max No Sense.")

sheepherder 12-20-2021 12:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BogeyB (Post 342375)
A purdy Franken Luger1

Ha! When I read that, I immediately thought of that double-barreled Luger made by Wehrly [IIRC]. When I saw this was an engraved Krieghoff, I was disappointed. :(

Just shows how different points of view affect our perceptions. (To me, 'Purdy' is a shotgun). :rolleyes: :thumbup:

Edward Tinker 12-20-2021 01:55 PM

I like it, although the quality is not what I would consider factory? The striking at the front serial number is a bit odd, usually you see where they block it off on side and front?

Little too much engraving for me, but I still think a decent example, of course, if it ruined a HK, that is irritating. I have just a frame for a Simson I have thought of doing this too - or use a DWM frame. but that is way down the road.

Mac Cat 12-20-2021 02:36 PM

I loved the art work, myself.

I'm questioning the frame - it has a "Mauser Hump", which I didn't think was characteristic of a Krieghoff ?

The "FEUER" was a pretty stupid mistake, too.

Shouldn't the safety bar be leaning in the other direction? (forwards?)

1933 FORD NUT 12-25-2021 12:13 PM

Merry x-mas to all .

Ad states it is a mauser with HK toggle train and grips .

Looks to be an accurate description to me .

joncon 01-03-2022 06:40 AM

I see the Luger sold for $4647.00

1933 FORD NUT 01-03-2022 02:53 PM

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Originally Posted by joncon (Post 342585)
I see the Luger sold for $4647.00

Ouch!!!

spangy 01-06-2022 06:49 PM

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So as not to lose this thread's subject images from the eventual gunauction link going extinct I will upload them for the sites posterity.

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AUCTION CLOSED
SOLD FOR: $4,647.00
WINNER: h****k


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