POTD: Erma-Werke Luger P08 .22LR Conversion Kit


POTD: Erma-Werke Luger P08 .22LR Conversion Kit

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Back before .22 Long Rifle 1911 and AR-15 conversions, there was the Erma-Werke Luger P08 .22 Long Rifle conversion kit. They produced a conversion kit initially for the German Army that swapped out the toggle assembly (including the bolt), barrel, and a new magazine. Pre WWII they came in a nice wooden box and Post-war they changed to a green cardboard box.

“Includes an Erma-Werke .22 caliber conversion kit with green factory box and a DWM toggle assembly for a 9mm Luger.”

Lot 576: Boxed Erma-Werke .22 Conversion Kit [Photograph found in Arms & Accessories Day Firearms Auction #2044, Rock Island Auction Company]. (n.d.). Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/2044/576/boxed-ermawerke-22-conversion-kit

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