Star B, Police, Two Matching Mags. #A-1113
Extremely nice and all original Star Model B, with two factory matching magazines, as used by the German Hessen Police in 1953. SN: 417440. Cal. 9mmP. Standard configuration post war Star Model B’ Lwdt side of slide with the usual two line address denoting Stars location and caliber. Left side of frame with proofing triad including the letter “Y” reflecting application in 1953. Encircled pistol proof repeated at the rear of the left slide and on exposed chamber. Barrel hood marked “Cal.08” As was true for the earlier LPN contract pistols, many of the parts were marked with the last three digits of the serial number including the slide stop, left side of frame, safety, barrel hood, barrel bushing and each of the two matching magazines that were suffixed “1” and “2”. Hessen Police marking on butt adjacent to the “B”. Small import marking on frame in front of trigger guard. Checkered walnut grips each panel secured with two screws. Complete with generic Star shipping box with yellow end label specifying model and caliber. Serial number of closely numbered gun has been marked out. No instruction booklet. Condition: Bright 99% original salt blue with faint sharp edge wear reflecting minimal use. Crisp walanut grips with only a few minor diamond tip losses. Comparable condition magazine. . Mirror bright bore with sharp rifling. Perfect manual mechanics. VG shipping box. Overall, a top condition Star Model B as used by the post war German Hessen Police complete with two original matching magazines. It would be very difficult to upgrade this ensemble, particularly if mated to a correct holster. A HISTORIC INVESTMENT! Inv# A-1113.
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