Mauser p38 byf 43 markings

# 727 Mauser P38 BYF 44 Collector Grade # 728 Mauser Banner Luger 1941 (Restricted) # 730 DWM Luger dated 1916(Restricted) # 732 C96 Red 9 Complete Rig in Excellent condition # 733 Mauser C96 9mm collector grade # 735 C96 Collector Grade # 736 Luger S/42 1937 # 737 Luger BYF 42 # 740 P38 CYQ Feb 1945 Production # 743 DWM 1911 Military Luger The French assembled Mauser P-38's up until sometime in 1946. Import marked on the left side of the barrel. High Power 9mm Luger Pre WWII Belgian with Stock . Walther supplied 594,100, Mauser 346,800 & Spreewerke 284,500 for a total of 1,224,600 pistols. Spreewerke use the codes "cyq" and "cvq". P38, byf 43, SN 1584q, no unusual markings. Owned by Jews, Simson was liquidated, and the machinery eventually made their way to the Mauser organization, which began manufacturing the pistols in 1930. These would be normally found on ac 43, ac 44 & ac 45 as well as byf 43 and more so on byf 44. 38s, assigning each one the factory code “byf” and, like Walther, stamping the last two digits of the production year into the slide. This library is so much complete as many information i collect. Now I may be dead wrong about the safety of shooting an old P38, I have heard of slides breaking and the rear section flying back into the shooter's face. . Total Mauser 1. 38, 480 P. There is a wide variety of magazine variations, more than P38 pistol variations. Up for bid is a used Mauser P38 byf 43 semi auto pistol chambered in 9mm. This is dated 1943 and marked BYF for Mauser it is in very good original condition with little or no sign of wear no rust present and complete with matching numbers. But that is about it. MAUSER P-38 byf 43 Rig Description: 9mm, 95% blue,excellent bore, 5" barrel, very good brown bakelite grips, no import markings, matching numbers and E/135 proofed, E/135 magazine and WaA/135 magazine also, This video looks at the different markings that can be found on the Luger and P38 pistol series with examples at hand. P38 pistols carrying the "ac45" code sell for $900 to $2,500. They are in good condition except for one individual pouch is a little rough and the strap is coming loose from the top. No visible markings. I made a fair offer for a Mauser P38 byf 43 - 7XX g I grade it @ 95% several 135 accept marksall visable # match however no orginal #ed Mag , just one off numbered and 4 after market. All hunting rifles made by Mauser are based on traditional, down-to-earth values, combined with the most modern of rifle technology. Thread: General value of mint byf p-38 It was made by Mauser in 1944 and could be worth anywhere from $550 to over $4000 . Metal surfaces have toned to a mottled gray patina showing some scattered fine pinprick pitting and some remnants of original blue along the barrel. Mauser Manufactured Luger 42 The Mauser Luger is often designated by the number 42 on the top of the receiver or BYF markings. The 2nd Variation byf-43 pistols started near the end of April and ended with the P series on Dec. after 1938) have (unless noted otherwise) NOT been pinged-out or otherwise obliterated, and are usually very bold Buy online, view images and see past prices for * COLLECTOR'S LOT OF BYF/MAUSER P-38 PISTOLS. i have a german p-38 in 95% or better condition, sn# a22 byf over 44 all #'s match except mag, looks to be never fired except the mag or two i ran through it. The luger was first introduced as the standard German sidearm in 1908 and is referred to as the P08. WALTHER P38 BYF 44 9MM w/ HOLSTER NO RESERVE  Walther was ac , mauser was byf ,Because a coding system was ordered by the I need help identifying the markings on this old Nazi Walther P38 9mm pistol I in January of the year would have the serial number and markings: ac 43 0001. , I see that it is. h003477 p38 headspace gauge 9mm. 38's. I have not included all the different manufacturer codes because the subject is just too complex to cover here. Receiver with byf 1943 code - Mauser-Werke KG, Oberndorf on the Neckar . byf44 police issue with British markings. Serial numbers are matching. After 2003, the Mauser Karabiner 98k rifle (along with the Mosin–Nagant, the Lee–Enfield and the Yugoslavian M48) was encountered in Iraq by US and Allied forces with Iraqi insurgents making use of the Karabiner 98k and other bolt-action rifles alongside more modern infantry weapons like the AK series rifles and the SKS carbine. another thing is that till around 1940 they did not have sight hoods and they switched from the If you like the Baretta 92 you may want to look at the Walther P38 which replaced the P08 during WW2 production. It is a 2nd variant BYF 43 gun, however, it is in the early G block of serials towards the beginning of production of this variant. We also have a large selection of hard top find duty gear and accessories for patrol. Most numbers are matching on major parts, however this gun has been refurbished (possibly done by Mitchell Mauser's) and many of the parts were renumbered to match. There are a few known examples of svw 44 marked P. Pistol also appears to have a swastika on it. In 1942 the Mauser factory started the production of P38 pistols to fulfill the huge demand for these pistols by the German army. The finish is all wrong, it's way too black, it's way too shiny. Now you can keep that obsolete pistol shooting with these high-quality replacement magazines. Surplus Mauser 98K actions were used by Schultz & Larsen in Denmark as the basis for target rifles. 38, (0 Series P. these are either wwii or wwi era and most likely german but could be Turkish. WWII German Luger P08 tool markings are byf 41 (I ave 3 for sale price is for 1 piece) bayonet for the Mauser K98 dated 1944 for the MG34 or MG42 markings on #4. Looking for what a MAUSER is worth? View our historical sales information to see market price, buying trends, and sales by different parts of the United States. Far as i know last lugers came off the assembly was in 42, followed by p38 from 43-45. all byf codes were made at the mauser plant and will have the year that it was made under the code. COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. 31, with over 101,000 built. When the factor was taken under German control in 1940 . Collection quality, only $ 1,100. The other side says the pistols were a Mauser contract for the 'German Coastal Flying Service',,,Kustenfliegerstafflen (I think I spelled it right!). I have a p38 marked byf 43. there are some marks on it that i really don't understand, so i hope that you can help me to decifrate. 38 byf 43" (2-lines) - serial number. The Walther P38 is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol that was developed by Carl Walther GmbH as the service pistol of the Wehrmacht at the beginning of World  Mauser byf43. Therefore a German Landser (infantryman) sitting in a foxhole in the dark can tell if his handgun is ready to use without making noise. The Mauser brand has stood as a symbol for the real, successful hunting experience for over 140 years. P-38, MAUSER BYF44, 9 m/m. Here's a thread where a similar pistol is discussed on the forum, Russian capture P38, this one has the X on the frame. It has the late war frame and extractor cut seen after mid 1943 and the new WaA135 proof marks mauser switched to in mid 1944. 38 and its history, development, use, variations, holsters and magazines. They then made svw 45 marked before finaly going to the svw MB markings - which the frogs continued to use after the war. The German military procured about 8000 of these pistols from 1940 to 1941. I have been researching informaton on P-38's. Thanks. 42 Mauser-Werke AG, Oberndorf on the Neckar (replaced by 'byf'). I have a Walther P38 pistol in very good condition. The secret code for Mauser is byf and is stamped on the slide just above the production year (last two digits). The Schultz & Larsen M52 and M58 Target Rifles used shortened and refurbished Karabiner 98k stocks. Unknown BTH12 marking on several P. I happen to have a byf 44 made in April 1944 only 3 months younger than yours and in as new original condition. Action is smoothand the rifle is surprisingly light. P. In February 1941 Mauser changed from the 42 code to byf, with two digit ''41" dates are representative of the Luger contract production accepted by the German military in 1941. 38/ jwa/ 4/ eagle". The byf 44 "t" block seems to be in excellent shape although I can't see it all. The P38 was made by 3 makers in WWII. 00. Standard Mauser Oberndorf markings on the left side of the slide. Rear flip up ladder sight. see the pictures of this byf/43 beautiful mauser model p. In 2 years there will never be any more original K98 rifles for sale at this price. 38" and "byf/43," black hard shell More The byf 43 indicates it was made in 1943. Even if your supposition about combat use is true, value will not be increased unless the pistol could be documented to a famous person or historical event. This carbine was captured at Bakenlaagte during, or just after the events of October 30, 1901. The Mauser Luger is often designated by the number 42 on the top of the receiver or BYF markings. After the number 10000 was reached the number sequence was repeated but with an "a" suffix The Walther P38 set the bar for modern combat pistols incorporating many features we take for granted on a handgun like a decocker among others. Year. 92x57mm) Action Type Download a PDF with pricing, value and reference information for Mauser firearms, courtesy of the Standard Catalog of Firearms. 38. Chapter 2 video with This pistol is completely commercially proofed (Eagle/N) and has a police acceptance marking (Eagle/L). K98 made by Mauser, Obendorf in 1945, and labeled "byf 45". 34. Finally in November 1942, the production of the P38 began at Mauser. By the end of the The two line coding "AC" over "43" was changed to a single line " AC-43". Feel free to send us a question. Looking at a Walther PP 32 acp with waffenamt markings Serial Mauser BYF -42 P. One is a AC44 ( Walther made ) that my Dad captured and brought back in WW IIThe other is a pistol I picked up from a bring back vetIt's a byf 43 ( Mauser made ). 38, svw P. BYF 43 Low Turret M-1 Garand, WW1 30-06 M1917 (Eddystone), 1908 manlicker P38 Byf 43 w/swastika P01 (manhurin) spanish ruby, , one I am missing is the French Mas, I'm sure I am missing a few with this post. The Mauser plant located in Oberndorf was given the code byf to identify them as the maker until early in 1945 when it was changed to svw. What would you think the value of this pistol is. My question is when and where was this made? I've seen lists of suffix codes but none are the "n" code Any info on when and where this was produced would be helpfull. AC referring to Walther and 43 referring to 1943. 38v" marked magazine featuring an "Eagle/WaA135" proof on the spine and fitted with ribbed grips. After the number 10000 was reached the number sequence was repeated but with an "a" suffix I have a P38 made by mauser in 1944. Here is some info on your P38: It was made in early December of 1944 by Mauser in Oberndorf Germany. Walther P38 Handgun | World War II Database. Leather is soft and in nice condition. holsters and pistol related accessories . The Karabiner 98 kurz or "carbine 98 short", often abbreviated Kar98k or K98k is a bolt-action rifle chambered for the 7. Mauser switched over from building P08s to P38s in 1942/43 WWII German P38, byf 43, 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 402) SERIAL NUMBER: 1279p DESIGN: WWII German P38, byf (Mauser) code, 1943. In addition to Walther both Mauser & Spreewerke produced the P38. ? 3. G is the code stamped on the many thousands of Lugers made by Mauser in 1935. This is a Mauser manufactured gun, marked byf-43, and is WWII production with Nazi markings. Founded in July 31, 1811, Mauser has produced parts that Numrich Gun Parts finds and delivers to you at great values! Luger Identification Guide - Prototype, Commercial & Test Lugers (1895-1914) This is one of a series of identification guides for small arms. The firm of Allgemeine Electricitats-Gesellschaft (AEG) supplied the majority of the grips used on Mauser (byf-code) P. 32 ACP) cal. Overall in really good shape for a gun Mauser used "byf" until 1945, then switched to "SVW" in capital letters. 98" has been moved from the side of the receiver to the top of the receiver. 38 with WW2 German, East German, Czech, and British markings. The left side of frame is marked “793” and with an Eagle over “135” mark. This batch is extremely nice. Serial #6777. Left side of slide marked with model, "byf/43" code and serial number, with left side of frame showing serial number and "135" Waffenamt. 44RUS. Serial numbers are restamped to match on slide, barrel, and frame. Shop Walther P38 Magazine on sale from eBay. Visible numbers matching. It in nice shape both mechanically and bore-wise. "P. The "byf" marking indicates your P38 was actually made by Mauser. com. Buy with confidence knowing that authenticity is guaranteed for all our P38's. Walther - AC on the left side of slide Spreewerk - CYQ on the left side of slide Mauser - BYF on the left side of slide just wondering the maker History. Slide has standard "byf/43" markings and there are "Eagle/135" proofs. That Broomhandle is a real beauty. One of over 80 Lugers we currently have in stock at Jackson Armory, this is one for the very Advanced Collector. It's the number one place to go if you're looking to buy firearms and shooting related equipment. has two proofs – one fairly common Star, but also the rare proof which is the Mauser “E/359” on the barrel. Gérard Henrotin, Belgium. This all steel pistol is a BYF Mauser 1943 manufactured P38 with matte blued finish, nice checkered black grips, and 8rd mag. 1 1942 Code byf42 Oberndorf K98k K98k (7. The Karabiner 98k was derived from earlier rifles, namely the Mauser Standardmodell of 1924 and the Karabiner 98b, which in turn had both been developed from the Gewehr 98. 38) Spreewerk P. The bore is super clean, shiny rifled bore. The markings that you have told me about, are all correct for a ''G'' date Luger. A Mauser made in 1944 would be marked with: byf 44. Matching numbers and lots of the correct Nazi marking stamps. The Spreewerke Factory at Berlin-Spandau was the third manufacturer assigned to produce the P38. The Mitchell’s Mausers Collection contains rare K98 Mausers built during WWII by the German war machine. Slowly over time, West Germany desired to rebuild its military so that it could shoulder some of the burden for its own defense. The left side of frame is marked “1384 t” and with an “Eagle / WaA135” Waffenamt. The Nazi proof marks on the frame and slide were pinged by the Russians, but there is a Nazi eagle over 359 proof that survived on the barrel. Values for *WWII Nazi German CZ Model 27 Pistol 7. All complete with the military proof marks and acceptance stamps, which read like a history book*. WWII coded Walther and Mauser P-38 pistols will also have a production year stamped on the slide. 38 - 1968 5/15/17 - This is a stunning " as new in the box", high-polished variant of the post-war Walther P38 in 9mm Para, in its matching original box with a matching test target Hello everyone, thank you in advance for any info you can provide me on a weapon I have located in my family's attic. Pistols of the German Wehrmacht The production started 1939 at Walther and at Mauser and Spreewerke 1942 . Has Star of David markings as well as waffeenamt stampings. In my casual research I have not stumbled onto exact production figures for each P38 manufacturer in World War II. Norwegian military surplus P38. Bore has pitting. 38) Mauser P. From 1945 to 1957, no P38s were produced for the German military. BYF 44 3rd variation dual tone finish, several guns pictured. Just last weekend, I bought a P38 with code of byf with 43 stamped beneath it, also made by Mauser in 1943. This pistol is a 2nd Variation byf-43 P38 pistol with all matching numbers and the appropriate markings, but one of the numerals in the serial number on the barrel stop has been overstamped over another number. By the end of the war Mauser produced about 300,000 P38s. Mixmaster P. non match nos. they have been through the wars. It was the numerically most common pistol of the German Wehrmacht. Mauser employed a comparable serial numbering system to the one used by Walther. The Mauser M1934 was an improved version of the WW1 M1914. For instance, my P38 is marked “byf 43” meaning it was made by Mauser in 1943. Depending on your web browser, a search box will appear at the top or bottom of the web-page Adopté en 1938, le Walther P38 est un pistolet double action semi-automatique utilisé par l'armée allemande pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Finish  The different P38 variations produced during the nazi-regime will be discussed on this page. Value of a Walther p38 markings show ac41 on the left SOLD--A local Estate gun--this P-38 was made by Mauser in 1943. My father was a Lance Corporal in the 23rd Field Regiment RCA during the war and picked this rifle up in a German foxhole in Belgium in 1944. Mauser factory codes and Waffenamt's In this section you can find various codes which you can find on Mausers receivers or other parts. Carl Walther made 5 models, Mauser-Werke made 2 models and Spree-Werke made 1 model. I very nice original WWII condition authentic WWII magazine for WWII German P38 Walther pistol. Add to cart; High Power 9mm Luger Pre WWII Belgian with Stock $ 2,895. TERMS: All firearms are sold in compliance with all federal, state and local laws. Mauser also made the P. An original 1944 Bml marked WWII German Walther P38 holster. Black grips. Markings on the left slide side are P38 byf with 43 just beneath the byf then 8200 d. This one is next to mint inside & outside. In February 1934 the Heereswaffenamt (Army Weapons Agency) ordered the adoption of a new military rifle. com, the world's largest gun auction site. These had all the Nazi stamps, including the "SVW" code stamp, only with the addition of a French "Rounded Star" stamp. Receiver wihth propably CE code from 1942 year - J. The Mauser K98k is an authentic piece of History for any collector. The visible "l" block serial numbers match. At the end of December 1942, Mauser delivered its' first 700 pistols with the code byf 42. 32 caliber pistols unless they have military markings. it is a highly collectible nazi click for more info Walther P-38. AIM Surplus had a bunch of these for sale in their C&R Section, decided to bite the bullet and for $605 total a AC-43 P-38 found it's way to my house via a seemingly kind UPS delivery man on a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon. COLT 1911A1 Model 1927 Sistema Made in 1954 In examining the gun, close up, it does not appear that it was stamped and buffed and re-stamped. The “SVW 45” P38 is Mauser’s last mass produced pistol. byf 42 Barrel/Receiver Action: All markings are intact! The byf 42 code is somewhat hard to find because of losses suffered in 1942 on the eastern front. "43" would be 1943. Commemorative "100 Jahre" P38 marking the 100th year anniversary of Walther. The byf43 indicates your P-38 was produced by Mauser in 1943. BYF is the Mauser code. Here you can see serial number and Kar 98. The P. 38's including post war East German guns The "BYF" code was assigned to Mauser in late 1942 and was changed to SVW in 1945. The actions had the German markings removed, were refinished in gray phosphate, and new serial numbers and proof marks applied. P38 made by Mauser, coded "byf 44" with matching presstoff and leather holster. Since the gun plainly says AC 43, it cannot be prewar. The top of the receiver (that part of the barrel into which the bolt shoves the cartridge) usually has a 2- or 3-letter code with a number below it. 24” barrel is very good with some light blue loss. I'm new to collecting Kar 98k's I have been collecting M1 Garands for over 10 years and I think I finally know what I am doing with themunlike the model 98, the M1 Garand had only 4 contractors and not all the parts had "drawing" numbers. and 2 k98s one is a saur made in 35 and the other is a byf mauser. 00 LSB#: 171028RG03 Make: duv. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. Mauser Oberndorf Data for K98k Hi guys happy to join you. This 1943 NAZI MARKED bolt action rifle is chambered in 8mm. the k98s have import stamps too, it does not really bother me to much. 65?(. Walter continued to be the only manufacturer of P-38's until mid to late 1942 when production was started by two other manufacturers due to the demand for P-38's. These are, to say the least, controversial pistols. 323,000 3. Dates for each letter suffix are estimated within + or - one month. 3. My pictures do not show the markings very well, but they are byf44 (obviously made in 1944)   Although Walther designed and manufactured the P38, Mauser and Spreewerke also produced them to keep up A 1943 Walther P38 is identified by AC43. Mauser Forum · German Militaria Forum · The Gewehr 41 and 43 Discussion  117 Items Find Walther P38 pistols for sale at GunBroker. However, not much information has been published about P. As late as the 1960s, Mauser/Interarms manufactured pistols that were identical in design to the original Luger. followed by the date, while Spreewerke models were stamped either CYQ or CVQ. 38s in Dez 44. us. RTG Parts was established to provide increased customer access to top quality military surplus parts, magazines and accessories. 380 ACP, checkered plastic grips, Walther markings on the left of the frame, and  All were like this one of Duke's except for minor markings. Nobody is sure why this order was issued – perhaps the military thought that the allies had cracked the code. I dont think its 43 dated. One pair of ammo pouches for the mauser rifle. 9mm Para. 38, ac P. All original Nazi markings, being either Weimar-style eagles with folded wings (standard on all German military arms mfg. With the supply of surplus Walther P38's down to "hundreds" overseas, now may be the very last opportunity to buy a pristine example of this World War II classic firearm. Spare mag is "jvd" marked. I'm afraid Mr Keenan is completely right. i'll see if i can take some good pics of it to post. The floor plate has 9817. 38 known variations and other Axis and Allied pistols. just wondering what its worth? thanks for the help. It was delivered by Mauser to the German police in 1943 and has a 2-digit serial number. We have German Mauser K98 Rifle for sale! Free Shipping, buy them before they are out of stock again. This magazine has P38 v and WaA/E/135 proof on upper part of spine - manufactured By Mauser Werke Orbendorf in 1944. FYI, even the magazines need to match the year and manufacturer. If you are ever recording the serial number for identification purposes, the serial number, the letter prefix, the maker (byf) and the year are all required to uniquely identify a P. Mauser-produced P38s were stamped BYF. the serial number is 349846 which puts it into a very small group of pistols that were at the sauer factory and were finished/removed after suhl was captured. I know of a stash of 50 mint lugers all consecutive numbered byf 42 that were smuggled home by a logistics officer in wwii that reside in MT. Late War Wwii Cyq German Walther P38u Jvd P38 Mauser P 38 8 Rounds Magazine As promised, some info on your P38: Your P38 was made in early July of 1943 by Mauser in Oberndorf Germany. Some matching numbers including the trigger guard, trigger, and bolt release. Bore is clean with strong rifling. Goertz and D. It is marked BFY 44. The Barretta design was influenced by the P38 and shares open slide, locking block design, safety/decocker action. The AC was the code the Nazi's gave Carl Walther, the 43 means it was made in 1943. The Walther P38 was in production from 1939 to 1945. RTG Parts LLC has been family owned and operated since its inception in 1999. And the photos are not as bad as you were saying. The strangest Walther P. e. The Luger Forum was founded by John Chapman 1998 "Georg Luger's Masterpiece" This animated Luger sequence is copyrighted by Mr. Combat use on larger ships was curtailed early in WWI but the guns remained in service on smaller vessels and even as a tank gun (Australia) post WWI. The top of the receiver has the Brazilian Crest and a number of crown/letter German proofs and one line address Proper, hard to find "Black Widow" Mauser made Luger pistol. Actually the name For instance, my P38 is marked “byf 43” meaning it was made by Mauser in 1943. Mostly all numbers matching. I recently purchased 1943 german k98 mauser byf vet bring back all numbers matching This is the real McCoy that saw action in WW2. Mauser-manufactured P-38 Pistol, Holster, and Spare Magazine, c. Gun features brown plastic grips, all black finish, serial in 98% mint crisp condition just recently discovered, we have a most unusual and unique sauer 38h pistol. Will fit to Mauser Rifles which have slot in the butt stock. The Walther P-38 is my co-favorite pistol (along with the P-35 HP). 38”, “byf / 42” and “793”, which identifies this pistol as Mauser made in 1942. Don’t buy a rifle, own a Mauser. Barrel is 5" with a good plus bore that is bright with fairly strong rifling and some fine to light pitting in the grooves. Good-very good overall condition Mauser Mosin Nagant Mossberg 500 - 590 PM-63 RAK PM-84 PM-98 Glauberyt PPSH-41 PPS-43 Remington 870 RPG Ruger 10/22 Ruger Mini 14/30 SA-80 - Enfield SIG SIG MPX SKS SMLE - Enfield Springfield M6 Scout Sten Sterling SMG Steyr AUG STG44 SVD SVT40 Swedish K - M45 Thompson 1928A1 UTG Valmet VZ58 VZ61 Skorpion Wifama wz78 Yugo Those are some really nice Mausers. Thanks to all who replied to my questions reguarding my first Mauser K98 "BYF 41". This was a Russian capture. Serial numbers ran in blocks of 10000. To my knowledge, Mauser never strayed from a stacked two-line arrangement of its three-letter code and production date. After the P38 designation, an alpha, or alpha-numeric stamped designation is found. 1943, serial number 8905, black Bakelite grips, blued-steel frame marked on the left side "P-. At Liberty Tree Collectors, we feature a wide range of collectible military firearms, parts, and accessories. There is not a lot of collector interest in old . NLS means "no letter suffix". These Walther P38 pistols are the last of the  1 Feb 2011 One is marked byf 44. This is one of 1000 Lugers made by DWM for the US Army handgun trials in 1900, and this is confirmed by the serial number range, this pistol is SN #6777. Good strong markings and lettering. it is one of the most highly sought after p38 variants. Production ceased in 1942 with adoption of the P38 pistol. Pick Up: Byf 43 Walther P-38 All Matching Several things stand out instantly as a Russian "dip" refinish. Dated 42 on the receiver ring. To the best of our knowledge, all the examples shown are original pre-1945 manufacture. All Dates of Manufacture are 1940 through 1945. All original. Shop for hard to find bolt-action rifles from Mauser. You fell into some luck with that one, any serious collector of P38's would be proud to own it. General value of mint byf p-38 I don't have any photos yet until I get down to palm beach but, I know some about the condition. Standard configuration Mauser P38 pistol, marked "byf/43" on the left side of the slide. Blue 98-99%. bore mint & black grips exc+. when i found my dou44 it was my first one and i did not know that it was made in czechoslovakia but it is still my favorite because it was my first. Here is a near-NOS set of ORIGINAL WWII BAKELITE GRIPS for Walther and Mauser-built P. I can't make out a thing on the byf43. P38 Magazines. I tried to make it as straight forward as possible. there are no markings. I do know that I have a Mauser version, made in '43. This is your character's normal field of view when just walking around, etc. These may be all blue, all phosphate, or more commonly a mixture of finishes. Handguns » Luger / Mauser / P38 AR-15 AK-47 Handgun Precision Rifles Armory Training Competitive Shooting General Outdoors Archery Hometown Industry AR15. Mauser made, byf code 98k rifle. I bought in 2004 a byf44 K98k with serial number 15947g with high turrets and scope. Mauser employed a Mauser P38 byf43  Walther Military P. I have two clips and I do not see a serial number on the clips but on the marking P38. Arsenal Refinished so expect some mismatch or force match #'s but all original German Markings and Factory Codes, Eagles and Waffenampts are Intact. It was one of the final developments in the long line of Mauser military rifles. 92 x 57mm) - Serial # 9607(f) (Mfg in 1940 by Mauser Werke AG, Oberndorf a/N) 2 Serial # 9607 marked on side of upper barrel band. German WWII Pistol This is complete with deact certificate. 38 byf/43,” and the serial number “3076” and “d”. 38) East German reworked Walter P. Magazine is Waffenamt 135 marked on spine. collectorfirearms. 38”, “byf / 43” and “1384 t”, which identifies this pistol as made by Mauser in 1944. The ultra-rare "ac no-date" - and how to spot a fake. 35. 3 Dec 2012 Thread: Pick Up: Byf 43 Walther P-38 All Matching The holster is in really good condition, I just can't find any info on the markings. Code on long Mauser Gew. The following tables list the base forms for police unit marks found in German Small Arms Markings From Authentic Sources by J. First off he has many p-38s all in perfect shape, as well as lugars he took from the factory in ww2. While most wartime P. Luger Proof/Acceptance Mark Identification Guide (1898-1945) This is one of a series of identification guides for small arms. These can be identified as having six unbroken horizontal lines or grooves around the grip screw on the outside and 3 circles on the inside of the grip. All suffix letters are averaged per yearly production figures. During 1930-1931, all Luger production machinery (and many technicians) were moved from the DWM factory in Berlin to the Mauser factory in Oberndorf, Germany, where Lugers were produced until 1942, when the Luger was finally replaced as the standard German service pistol by the Walther P-38. It is a little lengthy Shooting and Showing an all-matching BYF 43 Mauser (made in 1943 in Oberndorf, Germany). # 715 P38 AC 43 Vet bring back Rig # 717 DWM Luger Rig dated 1917 (Restricted) # 721 Museum/Top Collector grade 1917 Luger 99% + # 722 Excellent original 1942 P38 Holster # 723 C96 WW1 Rig Machine Gun unit marked # 725 1940 Luger 99% Mint # 727 Mauser P38 BYF 44 Collector Grade # 728 Mauser Banner Luger 1941 (Restricted) # 730 DWM Luger dated "Original" NAZI WWII German P38 Pistols - Cal. Made . Brown Bakelite grips. Bryans, Walsworth Publishing Co. 357 DOUBLE RARE US American Eagle Test Luger, All-Matching. Only after 1957 was the P38 again produced for the German military. What today is arguably the largest dealer in surplus war material in the country, Sarco (an acronym for Steen Armament Research Company), Inc. These pistols are made up of Walther frames with other parts from Mauser ("byf" code) and Spreewerk ("cyq" code). Introduction. So, a Walther made in 1944 would be marked on the slide with: ac 44. This is two digits. Mauser. The serial #s on the barrel and frame are matching, but the slide was force matched. this is a really nice dual tone and the contrasts show up well. Eagle/L on left side of trigger guard. It’s also probably safe to say all German military P38s are marked with manufacturer’s code and year it was made. 6. By the way, it is a byf/42. #23791, JAP. 98. Subject: NGE45389-BL WWII P38 Holster - Soft Leather -BLACK Apr 10, 2019- Explore aksnowwalker's board "Luger pistol", followed by 109 people on Pinterest. The Walther P38 (originally written Walther P. Wasn't questioning if it was real wartime. Comes with a holster with a swastika and 3 magazines. Any ideas about the meaning of this number? Is the numbered magazine correct for this pistol? Comments are welcome! Alexander We have P . Firearm Discussion and Resources from AR-15, AK-47, Handguns and more! Buy, Sell, and Trade your Firearms and Gear. These are matching brown leather. A shame since it has better metallurgy than the 1913 but I'd hate to break a matching part. 38 grips. byf 42 slides were used into early 1943 production and mixed with byf43 marked slides. It is in excellent condition. Czech 98/22 Mauser Bolt Action Rifle, 8x57, 29" Barrel, German/Turkish Markings, C&R, G-VG, Used, A Czech 98/22 Mauser bolt action rifle chambered in 8x57. 2. The "wavy lines" are the Nazi eagle, the inspection and approval mark; 135 was the number assigned to the inspection team chief at Mauser. , and I am sorry if my spelling is bad It has taken many years of searching to find what I have. 08. I notice there is no red marking on the safety. These were made by AEG Company & were used almost exclusively on Walther and Mauser P. Spurious "Eagle/L" police proofmark on the right side of the slide with mix of Waffenamt and commercial proofs present. Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “P. 38 replaced the production of the time-consuming and expensive P. W. Action is good and tight. Possible value of a P-38 9mm pistol with code stamp 'byf44". , Marceline MO, USA, 1997. This is what I have found out about the gun: It is a P-38, with AC above 43, and stamped serial number 5972j. The bolt has SN 789, and all four parts are marked as such, except for the safety which is 26. Quality control this late in the war remained high, especially compared to both Spreewerk and Walther. before 1938) or the more familiar Nazi-style eagles with outspread wings atop a Swastika (on most rifles mfg. 47mm diameter x 141mm length, fired projectiles. World War II Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol Pistol has standard "byf/43" slide markings and standard "Eagle/135" proofs with the firing proof on Collectable P08 Luger Parabellum Items For Sale. Cleanest I've seen in many years. Eagle 135 inspected, including magazine in gun. S/42 is a WW-II German ordnance code assigned to Mauser-Werke AG, Oberndorff am Neckar, Germany. 38s had brown or black plastic grips, Mauser installed stamped sheet metal grips on some weapons. A hard to find variation P-38. Byf Mauser P38 9mm (PR45599) $895. MAUSER BYF 42 - Z41931. Byf Code P38 manufactured in 1943. A great example of a WW-2 P-38. 38 Production Chart. German Gewehr 43, Karabiner 43 (Nazi Duv G43, K43) 8mm Mauser Semi Automatic Rifle, MFD 1944 C&R. Many books and articles have been written on the P. 38 for the German police; the markings are different on the police contract pistols. Very nice grips. After World War I the P. 38 pistols from World War II for sale online. Blued finish with black plastic grips. The Lange Pistole 08 (German: "Long Pistol 08") or Artillery Luger was a pistol carbine for use by German Army artillerymen as a sort of early Personal Defense Weapon Yours is one of a block of 88,000 byf 43 2nd variations manufactured making it not overly rare but it's condition overshadows that. 38, cvq P. Serial number of the gun stamped into the left side of the stock. German WW2-era military rifles usually have markings on the receiver, barrel, rear sight, and stock, from which one can get some information about the history of the piece. The “byf” has been overstamped. We carry Mauser, Enfield, 1911, Mosin Nagant and more! For instance, my P38 is marked “byf 43” meaning it was made by Mauser in 1943. Shop our wide selection of walther p38 magazine now! Shop Walther P38 Magazine on sale from eBay. Rifle comes with ORIGINAL Mauser leather sling. The left side of the frame is also stamped with the serial number “3076” and “d”, and the “Waffenampt” Nazi proof stamp over “135”. oh and I am not a collector, I'm a shooter they are are in Rear is stamped CXB 43 with eagle WaA 210 P38. Not import marked. A 1943 Walther P38 is identified by AC43. We are offering a very attractive Mauser K98 byf 43 marked rifle. Leather K98 sling with buckle. Production began in September 1941. This book contains English translations of the actual regulations issued by the German authorities from the Imperial and Weimar eras, and is an In the last 2. Caliber markings on Gew 98 Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “P. Collector's Lot of Two Mauser P38 Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) Mauser "byf/43" Code P38 Semi-Automatic Pistol A) The left side of the slide has the "byf/43" markings along with a commercial "Eagle/N" proof. By the way, K98K stands for Karabiner 98 Kurz. I would like to know more about the pistol, it's value and history. Sauer u. markings . 38 pistols of all are those of the so-called Late-Date AC Frame Variation. Earlier guns will have a byf42 or byf 43 slide code. g053266 mauser c96 pistol holster. Non-matching magazine. It was planned to mount either the 128-mm K 43 gun or the 150-mm sFH 43 howitzer. 38" and "byf/43," black hard shell More WALTHER P38 POST WAR - Z41968. 38 Pistols in Late War. While these markings alone are not definitive, they are usually a good indication of the   Results 1 - 16 of 16 Mauser-manufactured P-38 Pistol, Holster, and Spare Magazine frame marked on the left side "P-. Because of this, it has a mix of features, both early and late. far as i know they are the closest to the end production block of guns ive seen. I have just bought a Mauser made P38 in excellent condition, it has full matching numbers (2632i) and as well as all the usual WW2 acceptance markings/proofs, it has three post war stamps by the stripping leaver (see attached) (from left to right) The first is the West German 1952 on- nitro proof eagle, nice and simple. in 97% condition, we have a real find here, this is a mauser assembled dual tone p38 made with the fn made stacked ac 43 slide. These are solid Used slings, buckle/keeper may be used German WW-II Heerswaffenamt inspectors mark for the K-code Mauser P-08, Sauer model 38(H) and Haenel P-08 magazines. 38s. 08 remained in service with German military forces right up to the early years of the World War II. Buy online, view images and see past prices for * LOT OF MAUSER BYF P-38 PISTOLS DATED 1943. C. Correct for 1944 Byf44 Mauser made P38 pistols with WaA135 proofs. followed by the date, while . All Walther-produced P38s are designated AC, followed by the final two digits of the year manufactured. Has intact Waffenamt and eagle markings on slide. 92×57mm Mauser cartridge that was adopted on 21 June 1935 as the standard service rifle by the German Wehrmacht. SOLD FOR: $2,225. Also note that this holster has no Police, or military proof markings. California sales are OK with proper dealer/state authorization (we are registered with the California DoJ). NO import marks. German K98 Mauser Rifle. So it certainly made an interesting journey. No sales outside of the United States or to Chicago, New York, or New Jersey-sorry. 323,000. Front of receiver marked with serial number. The 3 pdr was a pre WWI round used primarily on naval vessels. My grandfather passed away, and had a Walther P38 pistol SN# 8847, with markings of byf43, and 135's on it. 38 Guns. Blade front sight with u-notch rear sight. Three (3) gun manufactures made eight (8) different models, each model starting with an original 1 serial number. Notice the phosphated finish to this piece, and also notice that the model designation "Mod. For a good overview on the production process, development and variation of magazines I recommend our book more information. Marked "byf" on the Lot: 3116 - (M) RARE BOXED COLT MAGNUM CARRY . 100% Made In The USA. I have 2 P38's. All feature welded seams, Looking for a K98 For Sale? Quickly Find an in stock K98 for Sale at over 1600 Stores, Auctions, and Classifieds in one click! Get the Best Price! Walther P38 WWII era semi auto pistol chambered in 9mm Luger caliber. The magazine (Mauser produced as well, WaA135) has a number on the floor plate: E 2772. Beautiful and very precise Israeli Mauser K98. Mauser changed to SVW on their rifles in late Jan/early Feb 45 - after having produced byf 45 marked rifles. 75 Walther P-38 serial number 2186k dated 43 with Nazi markings original clip 5'' barrel 8 HOW TO SEARCH ON-LINE CATALOGUE (or any web-page): Click CTRL+F (Windows) or CMD+F (Mac). I also have a lot of Mauser parts and stocks. First of all, the SN by itself cannot date the gun, because you must consider the make WITH the SN, Walther, (AC or 480), Spreework (CYQ) or Mauser (BYF or SVW). Has a 29" barrel with a good somewhat dark shootable bore and a very good The first number (the one not in parentheses) is passive SEARCH. but in nra very good condtion dings on stocks worn but not shot out. Mauser was used by many countries. There is some serial number over lap between the 41-42 code and the 41-byf code and it appears in the "n" block. No markings only a name on the inside (see pictures) 75 Euro WWII German Hohner harmonica (made before WWII ) with is box ,Hohner used various trademarks over the years, but a particularly common one was a circle being held by two hands. In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the January, 1971 issue: Identifying Mauser Markings. 1) BYF/43 P38. I also have a p 38 cyq spreewerk in about 90% condtion. BYF 44 with one acceptance stamp on slide - 3133c. We have original World War II era Walther P38 pistols, all matching serial numbers, and the markings are intact. Produced for military sales. So I get on GB and start doing what research I can and I've come to the conclusion that I know nothing regarding P-38s. 38 (cyq P. com)- Today one of the most popular and sought after military rifles is the German 8mm Mauser K98 bolt action rifle. On GB, there are some going for $1200-$1500, but those usually have a holster and 2 mags. the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or the ATF), it is possible to find out about a Walther gun by doing some savvy online searches yourself. Results 1 - 48 of 55 G. I acquired it due to the low production of byf/42 P-38's; not because of the double stamp although the dealer tried to jack his price up because of the double strike. Buying the book Standard Catalog Of Lugers by Aarron Davis permitted me to look up that code and find this particular Luger was made by Mauser specifically for the German military in 1938. Welcome to P. The Walther P38 was in production from 1938 to 1963. The holster is a hardshell and value will depend upon condition,date, and maker. Now my matching numbers 1941 byf P08, I wouldn't think of shooting it. Checkpoint Charlie's Current Inventory 06-26-18 Page 3 2450 2199 459 1000 279 799 995 2295 749 2500 2100 189 1950 399 799 1595 699 1095 1475 2350 2350 SKU#040 S&W NEW MODEL NUMBER 3 . Ping me for more pictures. These German P38 Pistols are all original, matching numbers, all markings intact, and were imported by us directly from a private collector in Germany. The markings that appear to be Krieghoff Eagle(s) hold up their argument, though the other side says the marks are not true Krieghoff markings. 10,000 pistols were manufactured in each letter block. 5 years of the war, Mauser produced approximately 300,000 Walther P. Scored big! K98 LOTS MORE PICS! This is a discussion on Scored big!K98 LOTS MORE PICS! within the Foreign forums, part of the Gun Forum category; So today I picked up a K98 from a guy who said it was a vet bring back from a friend of his. At the end of June 1942 they delivered 50 pistols for testing, which were rejected. See more ideas about Firearms, Guns and Hand guns. Mauser byf43 P38 pistol. Accompanied by a black leather flap holster marked "P. Also on the Walther and Mauser slides will be a production year in the form of two numbers. Matching numbers. 38) is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol that was developed by Carl Walther GmbH as the service pistol of the Wehrmacht at the beginning of World War II. Although the Walther P38 pistols had already been named the new standard sidearm of German officers since 1940, Parabellum P08 pistols remain in production until 1943. Sohn, Waffenfabrik, Suhl, Thuringia . You can see this best in last photo. This Web Site features a comprehensive, private collection of WWII P. #4869g. Byf Mauser P38 9mm caliber pistol. All parts are appropriately blued with a dark high luster finish. A Walther would be marked "ac 43" as example. Number manufactured: approximately 33,000. Walther P38 AC-41 9mm Luger AC41 P-38 German . The Walther P-38 was the world’s first militarily acceptable double-action pistol and is so advanced that every modern military (and most civilian) double-action pistols are patterned after it. P-38, SVW 45, 4”. Pistols shown in detail are the Walther P. There is much to be said about the P-38 and to do it justice, I would suggest that you access a copy of The Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 3rd edition by Ned Schwing. Overall holster is in nice condition. duv is one of the Nazi wartime codes for Berlin-Lubecker Maschinenfabrik (BLM), Germany Model: Gewehr 43 or Karabiner 43 (abbreviated G43, K43, Gew 43, Kar 43) Serial Number: 2069 Year of Manufacture: 1944 Caliber: 8mm Mauser (7. Info Mauser Manufactured Luger 42 . 38 in like new rare original condition all matching parts and it has like new condition e/135 stamped magazine. Try and get the markings and proofmarks in the pics if you can, include . Use this as a guide for I can't see bore, grips,etc. One side has an eagle, and 135's on both sides of  I also have a P38 that I would like to know the approximate value of. mauser military byf 42 1st variation few 4 to 25 10 all small parts with e/135 stamps - rare byf 42 2nd variation (standard) 15,000 1 to 4783 a 5 big overlap with byf 43 byf 43 1st variation 50,000 4958-a to 2119-f 2 early frame + early extractor cut –overlaps The Germans ordered Mauser to switch from their “byf” code to “svw”. A spot on review as ever . It looks like someone let the machine hit it twice. mauser werke model 1935 brazilian contract - c44621 7mm; 98% blue, good bore, excellent stock, 23'' barrel, The front sight is a winged blade with a muzzle cap and the rear is a tangent style. Metal parts have a greyish color, mixed with blue, and with wear but not rusted. Re: Pick Up: Byf 43 Walther P-38 All Matching Some Russian captured lugers and P38's were not force matched or reblued, I have seen other examples. Qty. River of Guns searches hundreds of forums so you can find the best deals on guns and gear. All numbers are matching with the exception of the period aluminum bottom magazine. The poor condition that you describe your pistol to be in is another minus. This forum is dedicated to the study of Military Mauser rifles from WW1 and related militaria for reference and use by K98k Forum Members. #7435y. Victor, Thanks for your question. Some code on german Mauser 98k receiver . 30,000 produced 1943 P38 Heerespistole (Army Pistol) (Mfg in 1943 by Mauser Oberndorf [byf]) While the red-brown bakelite grip panels were mostly used during 1942-43 and the The 2nd Variation byf-43 pistols started near the end of April and ended with the P series on Dec. I have a Walther P38 with a serial number of 7314n. Photo courtesy www. German Luger byf Mauser Code 1938 Production Webley Mark IV 38-200 Revolver W. 38, Commercial Walter P. Mauser P38 9mm Pistol German military,Nazi proofs,BYF 43 code,nice condition,1 clip,with old Nazi proof 43 date leather holster Inv # 986 Serial # 5931 Action: Pistol Walther P38 AC-41 9mm Luger AC41 P-38 German $ 2,395. It took Mauser until 1945 to change the stampings. The original #1's do not have a letter after the serial number. Add to cart; COLT 1911A1 Model 1927 Sistema Secret Police CFS $ 2,795. There is stigma of sorts about the Russian capture guns, but they are all getting rarer and more desirable - and represent as clear a chapter in history as the vet bring backs, in their own way - so While you can find out about a weapon's origins is through law enforcement channels (i. h012467 p08 luger pistol 9mm ammunition box with For sale we have a Walther P38 pistol in 9mm. Ihre Suche nach Kunst, Design, Antiquitäten und Sammlerstücken beginnt hier Mauser produced pistols were marked with the manufacturing code byf and the Waffenampt inspector’s mark 135. A P-08, BYF-41, 1941, 9×19mm caliber Parabellum Luger Mauser pistol—with the safety on, and with breech opened, showing the jointed arm in its most bent and locked position. If it is in good shape worth $350+. At the end of October 1944 Mauser started over with the no letter block series when the "z" block was completed. Description: Serial #3422, 7mm Mauser, 18" Morrison replacement barrel with an excellent, bright bore. All eagles and swastikas The bore is about a 7/10 with nice strong grooves! Mauser svw45. BYF 44 "rig" in mint condition - 5441y. , of Easton, Pennsylvania, actually began quite humbly in the attic of a small apartment. The pistol received british proof markings at a certain time, and it turned up in Israel. of course all matching and with an excellent bore. with the softshell holster,assuming no tears or hole ,rig should be worth about $800-900. Condition is unknown; however the owner says it is good and can be fired. Make: Mauser Model: P-38 AC43 Year of Manufacture: 1943 Markings: The left side of the slide is marked, “P. 5995 either an (a or c) On left and right side has eagle over 135 Just trying to locate Surplus Mauser 98K actions were used by Schultz & Larsen in Denmark as the basis for target rifles. It was intended to replace the costly Luger P08, the production of which was scheduled to end in 1942. THIS IS A WALTHER P38 9MM WWII MODEL AC42 WITH A SWASTIKA AND 359 MARKINGS GUN HAS MATCHING NUMBERS AND IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION ALL FFL RULES APPLY Walther P38 9mm Pistol $795 Walther P38 9mm Pistol ac 43 (wwII) All matching numbers (Exc mag) Exc bore 99 + finish NHM (Russian) import marks on backstrap P1 P38 WALTHER 9MM $269 Mitchell's Mausers K98: Worth It? This is a discussion on Mitchell's Mausers K98: Worth It? within the Rifles forums, part of the Rifle & Shotgun Forum category; I've never been all that enamored of old military rifles, but today at my local sporting goods store, I saw they had a rack full Mint ANIB High-Polish Walther P. Production 2. Mauser made guns starting with ‘byf’ or P38 Grip Info ver 4. The number in parentheses is your unit's active SEARCH; that is, the unit's field of view when you use the SEARCH command from the Unit Menu. The K98 was the standard issue rifle for one of the Mauser P08 Luger Black Widow Semi Automatic Pistol These distinctive pistols, with their black bakelite grips and un-numbered black plastic magazine bottoms are known as the "Black Widow" variant of the P-08 Luger pistol. 38, (byf P. Spreewerk cyq The production started 1939 at Walther and at Mauser and Spreewerke 1942 . 38" and "byf/43," black hard shell More . It is a 2nd variation BYF 44 gun, one of 120,000 pistols of this type made during WW2. Bangor, Maine -(Ammoland. Has all the Nazi markings, and SN 9617. However Mauser began the letter code change on P. I believe it to be a quality refinish. Another point of the bolt is that the winged safety lever needs to be in the upright position before the bolt is removed in order to dismantle the firing pin, The bolt can be removed with the safety lever in the down position but then it is not possible to dismantle the bolt to gain access to the firing pin. Production ceased in April 1945 in the "f" block. Mauser: byf series. 2 Production With Holster Webley Mark VI 455 Webley 1917 Dated Converted to 45 A. Varations are based on different manufacturers and changes in markings. After the war from 1945-1946, several thousands of pistols were assembled for the French armed forces (frequently dubbed "grey ghosts" because of parkerized finish and grey sheet metal grips). Apparently manufactured by Mauser in 1944. mauser p38 byf 43 markings

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