Only a small number of these prototype Lugers with their long, rapid-taper barrels were made in the early 10,000 serial number range. No two were alike, but this example, SN 10034, comes with its matching, prototype “push-button” shoulder stock.
The pistol is machined for a stock lug, an idea that had not yet seen production. Eventually the push-button design, with only 4-5 ever produced, would give way to the simpler locking lever. With a prototype pistol laden with correct, early-Luger features, and a rare prototype stock, this combination should cause quite the stir with Luger collectors this December.
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