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Unread 06-18-2024, 01:44 PM   #1
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I focus on the Erfurts and a lugged 1913 has eluded me for a long time - until now. It’s all matching except the magazine, even the unfluted firing pin. It came with a very nice unmarked DWM magazine (commercial) but a quick search through my spares turned ip a double-crowned Erfurt magazine. The only detractor I can find is the lack of paint in the “GESICHERT” marking Anyway, here are a couple photos…
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Unread 06-18-2024, 02:40 PM   #2
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Outstanding!! That looks to be a beauty too.
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Awesome find , beautiful , love the original ghosting around the barrel numbers. Congratulations
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