1923 Stoeger Commercial
Courtesy Gale Morgan
3.5" to 24" barrels, 7.65mm or 9mm caliber. There is a stock lug. Chamber area is blank or has the American Eagle stamped on it. Export stamp and "A.F.Stoeger Inc. New York" is found on right side of receiver. Extractor and safety are marked in German or English. This was model Stoeger registered with U.S. Patent office to secure Luger name and some examples will be so marked. There were less than 1,000 manufactured, with one- to five-digit serial numbers without a letter suffix. Individual appraisal must be secured on barrel lengths above 6". Be wary as fakes have been noted. Values given here are for shorter barreled models. NOTE: Add 25 percent for barrel length 8 inches or more. Add 50 percent for three line inscription as these were manufactured by Mauser and have 3 digit “v” suffix serial numbers.