Walther ppk dating
This one has the serial number stamping oriented like later PP pistols.
It's finish is original and it's all matching, but the finish has some pitting and bluing loss.
The bore is pristine and it functions like it was new.
Came with a Walther banner magazine and original holster.
When the manual safety is disengaged, Smith & Wesson’s Product Engineering Group has determined that the possibility exists in certain firearms that lowering the hammer may cause a chambered round to fire.
Smith & Wesson has identified a condition that may exist in certain PPK and PPK/S pistols which may permit a round to be discharged without the trigger being pulled.
Hello, i am new to Walther pistols and am buying one with what appears to be a horizontal "N" with something (crown? If the guy is to [sic] lazy to do his own research and has no idea what he is looking at he will probably come back complaining anyway... So the question is, how much tolerance do you have in dealing with jerks?
As already stated, the 'ac' marking was not used at any other time other than during WW2 production by Walther. I have a Walther PP for sale, and I have a guy who wants to buy it, but he won't buy it unless I can prove that it is war time.Your PP was made in or prior to April 1945 according to Deiter Marschal's Walther Pistols. Your Pistol should have on the left side behind trigger guard the Eagle over 359 military acceptance stamp and on the right side under the ejection point the eagle over N Proof Mark(See page 112). If the guy is to lazy to do his own research and has no idea what he is looking at he will probably come back complaining anyway. According to one book I've read, quite a few "AC" marked PP's were assembled at the end of the war from remaining parts. Crow Hello, i am new to Walther pistols and am buying one with what appears to be a horizontal "N" with something (crown? NAZI government changed the appearance of various marks. If your PP has Crown over N, then it was made before 1941, otherwise it was made after 1941.Hello Gary, you seem to know about these things, so I'd like to ask you a question if you don't mind. It would not be uncommon for one of them to lack a few acceptance stamps. [QUOTE=lonegunman;1408581]It might be easier just to sell it to a more informed buyer. MODEL PPK/S & VARIATIONS - .22 LR, .32 ACP, or .380 ACP cal., similar to PPK, except has larger PP frame to meet import requirements of 1968, 3 1/4 in. under license from Walther by Interarms), 10 (.22 LR) or 8 (.32 ACP and .380 ACP) shot, double action, fixed sights.
I'd like to share pictures of this early Walther PP in 7.65mm (.32ACP) made in 1932 in the Zella Mehlis (Thuringia) factory.