"MAUSER BANNER 1939 POLICE EAGLE F LUGER & RIG. SN 431w. Cal. 9 mm. Fine Mauser Police Luger with 4" bbl, Mauser banner on front toggle link, "1939" date over chamber, eagle "F" police acceptance proof right side receiver, sear safety, and straw colored small parts. Sideplate has eagle "6" proof indicating it was a left over Simson part. Accompanied two matching aluminum base magazines, a takedown tool numbered to the pistol & an orig black leather holster marked "SCHAMBACH & C[u]O[/u] / BERLIN / 1939" on back that is also matching numbered to this pistol. A police Mauser banner Luger with straw colored small parts is extremely rare and to find a complete matching rig is most rare. PROVENANCE: Doug Smith Collection. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine, all matching including grips, two magazines, takedown tool & holster. Overall retains about 90% orig factory blue & about 50% orig straw colors. Magazines are also very fine, marked "1" & "2" and show light wear with a small dent in #1 magazine. Grips have moderate wear & a few or three chipped diamonds. Magazines & tools are very good. Black leather holster is very good & has been dyed so the stitching is now black. 4-36139 JR192 & BS (5,500-7,500)"
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