Most of the time, finishing a firearm detracts from its original historic value. But a few experts have actually improved models after working on them. Here's a look at a Luger, refinished by John Martz of California.
Video by Jared Serigné. To see the previous Gun of the Week—an Apache revolver—click here. Stay tuned for a new gun next Wednesday. For more information, check out the Cody Firearms Museum page, or follow the Cody Firearms Museum on Facebook and Twitter.