1900 American Eagle Army Test Luger / Two Lugers arrived in March 1901 and testing began on March 18th with Hans Tauscher showing the Board how the Luger functioned. These tests were successful and the Army ordered exactly 1000 Parabellums at $14.75 and $ .85 for the magazines. After arrival they were shipped to Springfield Armory for official acceptance.
The first moderately successful automatic pistol. The design was reengineered by Georg Luger in 1900 to become one of the best known handgun in history, the Luger pistol. Its ammunition was copied by Mauser for their pistol and renamed Mauser.