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Walther PPK
Calibre 7.65mm
Serial No: 207752K
Date: 1939
Price: £1000

Almost Mint Condition

Very Rare: SS Walther PPK for the RSHA (Reichssicherheitshauptamt)

3rd Variation: Serial with suffix K below Serial Number

Walther PP and PPK pistols made specifically for the SS and RSHA.
These guns comprised several special contracts, distinct from general military and commercial production.

The serial with suffix K below Serial Number Identifies this pistol from one of the SS Contacts

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The Walther PPK, a smaller version of the PP with a shorter grip, barrel and frame, and reduced magazine capacity.
A new, two-piece wrap-around grip panel construction was used to conceal the exposed back strap.
The smaller size made it more concealable than the original PP and hence better suited to plainclothes or undercover work. It was released in 1930.
PPK is an abbreviation for Polizeipistole Kurz (Police Pistol Short), "kurz" referring to the police Pistol with a shorter barrel and frame
Walther's original factory was located in Zella-Mehlis in the "Land" (state) of Thuringia.

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