Standard issue Luftwaffe LP 42 leuchtpistole flare gun/signal pistol. With Luftwaffe stamp on the pistol body and barrel and made in WW2 (waffenfabrik) by Walther in Zella-Mehlis. Has a bolt hole through the trigger assembly to secure it to either an aircraft in flight to prevent accidental loss and/or discharge or bolted top a road vehicle. It was also worn informally tucked under the waist belt when not in a holster. It comes with an original inert WW2 German red flare, adapted to fit into the barrel.
It comes housed in a vintage German Army waterproof holster for the 26.5mm flare gun with wire barrel scourer and spare wadding. It has shoulder straps and can be worn on the waist.
The LP 42 breaks, cocks and dry fires and is in excellent vintage condition. Postage to UK mainland £12.00 or can be collected from Uckfield, East Sussex.