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  1. Tang Well Marks on Early "Weimar" Walther PP's

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    Please see attached article published in Automag vol 47(12):273-276 by this author. Permission to post here was granted by the Editor of Automag and the Forum moderator. I encourage anyone interested in these guns to contribute information on these tang well marks to the author and consider...
  2. 1934 Walther "S" Marks on RZM's and PP

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    I own two Walther PPK RZM's made in 1934 [822,300, 824,989]. Each has an "S" stamped into the tang well floor directly under the hammer (see attached). The font is a serif style with a somewhat compressed upper loop perhaps typical of German "Schwabacher" font originating in Franconia (upper...
  3. Walther PPK RZM Tang Well Markings

    German: German Mfg. (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters.
    I am researching tang well markings in Walther PPK/RZM's, particularly in the 820,00-845,000 range. If you own RZM's please examine the area below and behind the hammer on the tang well surface for markings. If you discover one I'd appreciate getting a description along with the serial number...
  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...