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1916 Erfurt Luger

This is the classic Imperial Model made by Erfurt. The Royal Arsenal at Erfurt Germany manufactured Lugers for the German Military from 1910 until 1918 in Suhl Germany.  Made for the Imperial Army these models are all military versions.  (677)


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Erfurt 1916  Luger

The barrel length is 4" (98mm) and is chambered for 9mm. This has a new frame, a short sear and hold open device.  It has a stock lug and is all matching in serial numbers.  It is extensively Erfurt proofed.

Erfurt WWI Luger

Erfurt 1916 Parabellum

The extractor is marked "Geladen" on the left side and the safety is marked "Gesichert" with the safe position being downward. Inspection proofs are visible all over the individual parts of the gun.  These include the Imperial Army acceptance proof on the barrel and the side frame plus the inspectors stamps on all small parts.

1916 Erfurt Parabellum

The Erfurt's are the most proofed models of Parabellums. There are inspector marks all over the weapon in a variety of crowned stamps.  Proof marks are well struck and clearly visible.


Royal Arsenal at Erfurt Luger

The 1916 Erfurt Imperial Acceptance stamp with the cross of peace and the bar of justice is found on the right frame and right barrel. Below Right: Here is the close up the right side with the the Inspector's proofs and the Erfurt Military Acceptance proof on the receiver and on the barrel.

1916 WWI Luger

The gun is clean but showing  wear on the muzzle, the side plate and  rails. All the wear is surface, there is no apparent pitting and the bore is excellent. Everyone needs one Erfurt in their collection just to study proof marks.  This is a basic collectors gun that has all the study proofs you could ask for. This weapon is designated as a Curios and Relic (C&R) and be sent to those licensed persons.

Erfurt Right Side Proofs


1916 Dated Erfurt Luger

If you have Sam Costanzo's World of Lugers Proof Marks you can spend days looking up all the proofs this gun has. Every Luger can tell you a story if you're willing to explore and learn from it.


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Imperial Lugers 1916 Parabellum


Erfurt 1916 Imperial Luger

This is a excellent example of the 1914 Model Parabellum that was 1916 Chamber dated for the Imperial Army and built by the Royal Erfurt Arsenal. 1916 dates are difficult to find and this one is worth collectible. We reserve the right to withdraw any firearm from an auction site that is sold over the counter.   Questions to: josef@phoenixinvestmentarms.com. This weapon is designated as a Curios and Relic (C&R) and be sent to those licensed persons.  This Luger is offered for $2,295.00 over-the-counter.


LAYAWAYS:  Sometimes our "significant other" doesn't understand the beauty, craftsmanship and investment potential of one of these investor grade weapons.  In these circumstances where discretion becomes the better part of valor we will accept layaways of up to one year with at least 20% down and some activity occurring monthly to insure that after one year the sale is completed.  Cancellations of layaways forfeit 33% if done within two months, otherwise 100%. You can transfer a layaway to a consignment sale at any time. See "Legal" for exact terms.



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