Serial No: 354696K
WWII German Walther PPK
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.
After the war, production of the PP and PPK pistols was resumed in France
by Manurhin under German licence.
Later on, production was returned to the re-established Walther factory
in the city of Ulm
This pistol is number 354696K and dates to 1941.
The original Proofs are correct Nazi Period with the N
below the Eagle
Authorisation requirements: Section 5 or FAC Section
Can be Deactivated to Order