Papa Nambu 8000 series. This gun was a private purchase by a Japanese officer, before WWII. It has no military or Naval proof marks, Serial range on this series 8075 to 8549. Serial # on this gun 8544. The production years were between 1923-1928. It is the only "Tokyo Arsenal Contract" with one piece milled panel frames. A desirable collection variation. The gun is all matching, has perfect grips, it is the proper, however the mag numbers do not match the numbers on the gun. Has wear on right and left of frame, bluing is still there but slightly dulling. Grip straps are dull blue. Minor blue dulling under barrel, Straw 40%.
Overall blue 90% Much nicer than most papa's encountered.
Original holster with original shoulder strap. All the stitching is perfect, the ammo pouch is perfect. The lid is scuffed. Has cleaning rod. This is one of the nicest Rigs I've ever seen.
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