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  1. Walther PP First Year with Unusual Police Marking

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    I just purchased Walther PP 754,355 (1930) with features indicative of early PP's including a 2-piece covered firing pin, flat heavy hammer without a groove, fat safety lever, short slide/"long" barrel, and X (cruciform)-grips. Perfectly electro-penciled into the right front flat surface of the...
  2. WTB: Grips for 1930 Walther PP "Light" X for Ring Hammer Guns

    Want to Buy Trader
    WTB: So-called LIGHT X or THIN X grips found on the ring hammer variation of a 1930 Walther PP. These are not the heavy X grips found on earlier serial numbers, nor weighted, nor hollow grips.
  3. 1930 Walther PP Grip Variation

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    I own 761,769 which has these grips and The Pancho Collection (on line) shows identical grips on 761,071. This serial range falls within Marshall’s second variation, ring hammer sub-variation, that began around 756,000 and extends into the 770,000’s. Guns before these all have the heavy X grips...
  4. Tang Well Marking in Two Closely Produced 1930 Walther PP's

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    Tang well marks are commonly overlooked, if they appear at all, in Walther pistols. I own a first year PP (1930) 752,682 with a stamped crown located on the floor of the tang well behind the hammer. The crown mark is unlike familiar ones in that it is comprised of a circle at its base with...