Serial Numbers Reported.

The census of the Mauser Parabellum made under French Control in 1945 - 46 time-frame.

The serial numbers of the reported P08 and LP08 made by Mauser under French control are reported below. For additional information about this rare production we suggest the book: The Parabellum is back! 1945 - 2000 that describes the history and the details of this last Mauser production. Five variations have been described in the book. This classification is mainly based on the proof marks found on the pistols, the numbering rule, and so on. For additional information contact the author: mauser.archive@gmail.com

First Variation

P08: 10, 43, 63, 80, 96, 118, 126, 184. LP08: none reported.

Second Variation

P08: 204, 223, 225, 269, 280, 283, 311, 355, 358, 366, 367, 368, 372, 377, 380, 381, 408, 415. LP08: 257, 260, 400, 450, 456.

Third Variation

P08: 500, 566, 588, 595, 604, 620, 621, 629, 642, 788, 810, 818, 832, 906, 914, 938, 939, 956, 967, 978, 986, 990, 1003, 1018, 1020, 1042, 1080, 1121, 1128, 1254, 1280, 1396, 1693, 1703, 1716, 1773, 1795, 1979, 2033, 2070, 2071, 2097, 2118, 2172, 2174, 2201, 2357, 2361, 2465, 2547, 2637, 2912, 3033. LP08: 455, 517, 518, 691, 696, 842, 847, 854, 858, 1158, 1649, 1939, 2426, 2562, 2581, 2584, 2585, 2593, 2596, 2599.

Fourth Variation

P08: 2700, 2743, 2788, 2901, 2922, 2976, 2989. LP08: none reported.

Fifth Variation

P08: 3330. LP08: 3334. Readers   interested   in   a   complete   description   of   the   Mauser   Parabellum   production   from   the   Mauser   Company   archive   can   refer   to   the book “ The Parabellum is back! 1945 - 2000 ”. A description of the book and the purchase modality can be found in the web site: www.theparabellumisback.com
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