Pistol Parabellum Luger P08, Germany 1898 (1st and 2nd World War)
Item Code: G1144
This is a replica of the Pistol Parabellum Luger Germany 1898 made from metal and plastic grips. The Parabellum pistol or model 1908 (P08), popularly known as Luger, is a semi-automatic pistol driven by recoil, which survived the restrictions of the Treaty of Versailles. It was designed by Georg Luger in 1898 and produced by the German arms factory Deutsche Waffenund Munitions fabriken (DWM) from the year 1900. Although the first models were manufactured in 7.65x21 caliber Parabellum, its model of 1908, is famous for being the pistol for which the 9x19 Parabellum cartridge was developed. The denomination Parabellum comes from an old Latin saying "Su vis pacem, para bellum" ("If you want peace, prepare for the war"). The Parabellum Luger pistol became very popular thanks to its use by Germany during the First and Second World War and was a pistol very wanted by the soldiers throughout the 20th century.
- Weight: 1.00kg