Mauser P38 9mm pistol
Used Condition
FFL is not required
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8/9/2017 6:36 PM
Item 680317942
Location Lincoln, MO 65338
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Dear Buyers,   Other than the German Lugar, the P38 is probably the most iconic and collectable of the German handguns.  I love the old Mauser “broomhandles”, but their day has come and gone.  There are not GI broomhandle bring-backs around as they were primarily WWI guns and those veterans are long since gone.  Collectors dig WWII Nazi stuff.  I hope I am not too technical for you here .   This pistol is a Mauser marked, by code, manufactured in 1944, in 9mm , whose numbers are all matching, has a strong bore and a typical exterior finish.  To confuse the Allies in WW II, the Germans used “codes” for manufacturers and coded serial numbers.  “BYF”, for example, means “Mauser Werks, Mauser am Necter”.  This is the same manufacturer of the K98 8mm rifle, a firm that has been in business since before 1871.  They know what they are doing.  Mauser designed the P38.  It was called the “Herrs pistol”, meaning Army pistol.  There were several manufacturers of the P38 model, but the most famous was Mauser.  Returning now to the pistol being offered for sale.    The pistol was manufactured in 1944 by Mauser.  This was near the end of the war for the Nazis, so the demand on the arms manufacturers was “get them out fast”, not the perfect finish of pre-war models.  The exterior finish is is a dull military finish, more with the look of zinc phosphate than the manganese phosphate of “Parkerizing”.  Earlier models were blued.  The machine work and exterior finish of late war guns were necessarily  less fancy.  However, this is the correct finish for this gun.  The serial number, 1434c, indicates that that the numerical sequence had been gone through three times (a,b,c), so adding 1000 to the digits indicates the real serial number 1,434,000, truly a late war gun.  The phenolic resin grips are perfect and not chipped.  The magazine is not numbered, but is marked “P38V”, with an under stamp of “U”.  The pistol has seen war service, but remains most collectable and shootable.  A C&R FFL should transfer this gun.   We have this gun in our display case at our shop and an offer at the “buy now” price will make the sale and end the auction.  We ship USPS, insured, signature required.  Whenever possible, we use a flat rate box to limit the shipping cost.  Credit cards are accepted, but a 3% users ‘ fee is added.  We are closed Sunday through Tuesday, so responses to inquiries may be delayed.   This is a very collectable pistol, with no import markings and all the proofs in their proper places.  Enjoy this auction. WE SHIP USPS, INSURED, SIGNATURE REQUIRED. WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS, BUT A 3% FEE IS ADDED. OUR STORE IS CLOSED SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY, SO THERE MIGHT BE DELAY IN ANSWERING INQUIRIES. MISSOURI RESIDENTS (without a resale certificate) MUST PAY 7.725% SALES TAX. THE GUN IS FOR SALE IN OUR STORE AND A "BUY NOW" OFFER THERE WILL RESULT IN A SALE AND THE AUCTION ENDING.   Don Wagenknecht, owner NFA manufacturer since 1983
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