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Unread 05-09-2002, 12:40 AM   #3
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Default Re: Navy?

Navy property marks were stamped, just like unit markings on other military Lugers. Come to think of it, I can't think of any marks on Lugers that were not hand stamped or roll die stamped (except for presentation pieces) until the modern Mauser production came along. And these only used etching for the commemorative markings (I think). Can anyone else think of non-stamped markings (other than the hand engraved Swiss crosses and internal parts on the 1899 prototype/pre-production pieces)?

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