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#312800 11/05/2015 05:50 PM
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Not much activity on this Forum, so here is a very early text book Prussian Contract Red 9, built in 1916 with the proper small 9 field marked grips in 85% cond. Approx. 135,000 were produced with this one being S/N 876.

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DONS #312801 11/05/2015 05:54 PM
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Nice broom handle and holster. I always found these interesting.

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Impresseive.
Were these issued to anyone in particular?

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Dean: This contract represented the only C96 pistols ever issued to the German Imperial Army in WW1 (1916-1918) to offset the slow production of the standard issue Luger P08. They were chambered in 9mm and marked as such on the grips to warn against loading them with 7.63 ammo.

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OUTSTANDING!!!

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Nice early C96 I have one of the last ones made in mint condition probably still in the factory when the war ended.

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Originally Posted By: Dow Cross
Nice early C96 I have one of the last ones made in mint condition probably still in the factory when the war ended.

What serial number is yours Dow? Mine is numbered 135259.

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wonderful pistol and worthy of further research !!!


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Originally Posted By: Ritterkreuz
Originally Posted By: Dow Cross
Nice early C96 I have one of the last ones made in mint condition probably still in the factory when the war ended.

What serial number is yours Dow? Mine is numbered 135259.

Mine is 139508.

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Dow: Thats the highest S/N I have seen. Would like to see some photos as well.

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Here is the pictures of my RED 9 serial numbered 135259.







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Another fine example of a late production Red 9. Congrats.

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Near mint condition very nice.

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Thanks. I have been looking for a wooden holster since I bought this piece 15 years ago and I am still coming up short. I do have the leathers for the holster that are dated 1917 but still no wood, maybe someday...

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hi rittercrkreuz
good morning to you wow thats a great red nine broomstick you have very nice condition thanks for showing it to us six months ago i picked up a 30 call broomstick with matching stock i mean the metal on the stock is numbered to the pistol sorry to say my condition is kind of worn but still nice the stock has two small cracks like my butt who cares its old i also waited 20 years to find one with matching stock it will be for sale at next months sos show along with two very rare lugers swiss 1900s model and banner marked luger all matching number including clip thanks again andy militarynut

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Thanks for posting, I've enjoyed seeing both of these although I know very little on these unique pistols. I had always thought I may add one to my collection someday.

Steve,


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