The German "speed guns".
MG42-Gustloff assembled, dated 1943.
MP40-Erma assembled dated 1943...with a Luger and P.38.
MG34 and MG42 both Gustloff assembled.
The markings on the MG34.
-Erma's code in 1943 which is present on the MP40 is "ayf"
WaA 280..other sub contractors codes are stamped on different components of the gun.
-Erma's code in 1944 was "qlv" as shown on the MP44 together the WaA280 acceptance stamp.
-Gustloff's code in 1939 was 936 with WaA4 acceptance stamp
as shown on the MG34.
-Gustloff's code in 1943 was "dfb" with WaA4 acceptance stamp.
The "dfb" code is shown on the MG42.
I will post more stuff on German and Axis pistols as well as Russian and American pieces.