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Unread 08-31-2021, 08:40 AM   #1
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Default Proof ID on possible VoPo Luger

As a newbie, I need help identifying this proof on what looks to be a VoPo Luger. Thanks.
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Unread 08-31-2021, 09:37 AM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum.

It would help to see more of the Luger. Search for our FAQ and look for other posts of VoPo Lugers on the site. I have previously posted photos of known Vopo Lugers and I think that the mark might be similar. It looks like a double strike, and I can't make out much detail from your posted picture.
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@CubanoLibre If you follow the "FAQ" menu item, it will take you to a page that now has a large and a small FAQ document that you can download. The VOPO sections are on page 35-36.
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I moved this, as you had it in the for sale section

This is considered an acceptance marking by the VOPO instead of a proof marking, although the crown N markings were proof markings. Anyone know for sure?
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The shield-letter inside a starburst is a Vopo armorer's stamp (the letter is the initial of the armorer's name). It certifies that particular armorer's work on some nearby aspect of the pistol. It is the only marking which indicates actual ownership by the Deutsche Volkspolizei (VoPo).


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Really appreciate your help and answers. I posted new with more pictures: http://forum.lugerforum.com/showthre...963#post340963
What do you think this luger is worth? I'm considering purchasing.
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