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Old April 27, 2009, 07:19 PM   #1
krist2616
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?'s RE: 1920's German 7.65 mm Ortgie - Deutsche Werke Mfg...

Hi,

I am completely new to this and know NOTHING about guns, but recently an antique pistol was passed along to me and I was looking to gain some information about it.

All I know is it has:
CAL 7.65 m/m engraved on one side and the other side has:

Ortgies Patent
deuteche werke aktiengengesellschaft
werk erfurt

engraved on it.

Engraved Underneath the barrel is a number, I think it was 41800 or something like that. The handle is metal, but has a wood panel-like piece with a symbol or emblem on it.

I would like to know more about this item and it's history and value. Any information is appreciated. I Have included a photo as well.
Thank you for your help.
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Old April 27, 2009, 07:27 PM   #2
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it looks a lot like an Ortigies .32acp

great little guns.
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Old April 27, 2009, 07:41 PM   #3
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Look here for some Ortgies information.
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