The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

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The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Torretta13 » 19 Jan 2008 16:15

Just curious, has anyone ever heard/read what happened to the gun Hitler used to kill himself? Was it left in the bunker by Bormann, Linge, Gunsche, etc. after his suicide? Did one of them pick it up and take possession of it? If so, has it ever surfaced in any private collection/museum, etc.? If anyone did take it out of the bunker, I imagine it would have been a fairly valuable historical artifact. If anyone has any info. I would appreciate it. Thanks.

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Postby Potsdamerplatz » 19 Jan 2008 16:57

No definite answers but you will find this interesting:
viewtopic.php?t=4015

Kind regards.

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Postby phil brown » 19 Jan 2008 17:08

regimentals have had three of them :lol:

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Postby Mark in Cleveland, Tn. » 21 Jan 2008 00:31

give it time, and i am sure one of these ''hot shot'' dealers that live at the MAX, JAG, and SOS shows will '''''out of the woodwork'' find it...
like the dealer with all the ''named''' high daggers!!!!

Make me want to throw up!!!

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Postby Bret van Sant » 21 Jan 2008 18:31

Mark in Cleveland, Tn. wrote:give it time, and i am sure one of these ''hot shot'' dealers that live at the MAX, JAG, and SOS shows will '''''out of the woodwork'' find it...
like the dealer with all the ''named''' high daggers!!!!

Make me want to throw up!!!


Now thats the ring of truth!!!! good call!!!!

If someone did really have it who would believe them anyway? Like all those u.s. officer engraved PPs now thats history! they surface now and then. Thats where the hobby is headed to real bringbacks. Many of the german named stuff is over priced I remember when nobody cared.
Hitler's gun huh

http://militaryedgedweapons.com/635menz.jpg

i'll edit here: the guy I got this from cleaned the pitting not me. he was an older guy with a "story"

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Johnnyrocket » 02 Mar 2009 01:49

One could safely assume that the Russian's got it, I hope they guard it better than they guarded his Gold party badge, which was (supposedly) stolen a few years back from a Russian exhibit. I have never seen images of that gun come to think of it?

Johnny R.

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Bohemond79 » 16 Mar 2009 14:38

It would be the same place as the knives used to kill ceasar and shakespears quill, at the bottom of a dump somewhere - not knowing what it was someone would have used the hell out of it then tossed it.
Funny how something that is historically priceless can be completely worthless without the right proof of its use.

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Virgil Hiltz » 16 Mar 2009 18:39

Tolsdorf the Mad's Luger is owned by a Philadelphia policeman. I do not think he even has an idea of its provenance.

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Slothmag » 16 Apr 2009 22:00

My dad went to a WW2 collector's private exhibit in Lofoten, Norway, and the guy claimed to have Göring's gold plated pistols there. Could there be any truth to this?

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby nickzark » 30 Apr 2009 10:25

i dont believe so...maybe all that gun"s that Hitler or Göring had are locked in Russia ...or lost after so many years

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby sobel » 30 Apr 2009 11:00

In this well know Life photo of the couch where Hitler and Eva committed suicide, isn't that a pistol on the couch, bearing mind that the light is from a camera flash, as the room was in darkness, maybe not his but didn't Eva also have one and would match the position on the couch she was supposed to be sitting when she ended it all. just a thought

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby kylechetcuti » 06 Oct 2009 16:53

Hi ppl i just wanted to tell you guys that not too long ago in a shop i saw a Luger which was engraved then the engraving was filled with gold it built in 1917 and has the nazi sign with wings which is on the side but not engraved it was about 2 cm wide and was gold with black im wondering if it was a hitler body guards or if it was of hitler himself i'll post some pics when i see the gun again too show you exactly what i mean :wink: :D :D

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Biber » 06 Oct 2009 17:39

Wasn't there a revolver floating around a few years ago that purported to belong to AH?

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Johnnyrocket » 06 Oct 2009 17:50

One (there are many more) of Hitler's guns (or if you were in the Army they would want you to refer to it as a weapon:-) :D either way, here is the link.

http://www.momentsintime.com/Guns%20of%20Hitler.htm

Johnny R. :)

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Re: The Gun Hitler used to kill himself-what happened to it?

Postby Johnnyrocket » 06 Oct 2009 17:52

it was either a Mauser Hsc:

http://digitalsushi.com/midashi/website ... _hsc_r.jpg

Or a Walther PPK

http://www.defendu.com/images/Walther-PPK.jpg

Per our friend DaveL111 :D

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