Even if they the grips are legit, they are in poor condition. It can group consistently within an inch at 25 m. Apparently people doing such research often ask on a variety of different websites at the same time, sometimes by cutting-and-pasting their question. Both guns have that run inside the frame on the right side of the gun. Before the year of 1933 the company Walther hardly urged into the military supplies. The first variant had a breech assembly which could be removed from the slide, consisting of the breech block, firing pin, firing pin spring, and the extractor. Perfect condition, the blueing is still there almost as new.
All this in German lettering. If someone might know what I have, I will post some picture's as soon as I can take them. By the way you describe the markings it sounds more like a Model 5. Knife Throwing Techniques of the Ninja. Last Updated on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 Four types or models of made by the in , are known.
The Walther Model 9's I have seen, including my own, have the serial number on the right rear of the frame, just below the slide, so I am wondering if the pistol is a Model 9. The only exceptions were the markings on the grips and the slide. Well here is your chance. The first variant has 9 coarse flat milled slide serrations on either side. These consisted of a Nazi Eagle over an N, and will be found in the same locations as the earlier proof marks. The slide enclosed the entire barrel, and retained the recoil spring as well, dispensing with the barrel bushing.
They are well made and should be fine to shoot if in good condition. The Model 7 pistol magazines I have examined are unmarked. The state of Thuringen, in the eastern portion of Germany has long been home to one of the great gunmaking centers of the world. These markings can be found on the right side of the slide below the ejection port, the right side of the frame above the trigger, on the chamber face, and on the right side of the barrel near the muzzle. The Model 7 may be considered the last in a series of guns that began with the Model 2. This intriguing book focuses on the ninja's techniques and training. The Model 3 was a 7.
Additionally some pistols were shipped with two magazines serial numbered to the gun. The firing pin is retained by a plate and screw in the roof of the slide at the rear. It's barrel has some blue missing that looks like it could have had some blood on it. I have followed your suggestions and, I hope, I´ve managed to upload a few pics, not really perfect for they were done on the run, but will give an idea. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time.
You can see from the photograph that the Model 7 has a slightly longer barrel than the Model 8. The Model 3 was a blowback operated pocket pistol chambered for the 7. Nazi Germany proof marks What you see pictured here is not particularly rare, except for the condition of this 70-year-old artifact from 1940 Nazi Germany. Walther Model 8 Image Credit: Rankin, James L. By the end of the Second World War, and in the interests of production rapidity, the cartridge indicator was generally omitted. The black hard rubber grips are standard. Again thanks to all and if aqnything else turns up , please post and I will do the same Friedrich Picket, Zella St Blasi and Zella-Mehlis in Thuringen, German.
Manfred Kersten indicates that the Model 7 was a commercial failure and was replaced because Walther decided it was underpowered, but the gun was immediately followed by the Model 8 in the same caliber. Hi, thanks for the help. Both models have fourgroove rifling, with right hand twist. I will keep digging and maybe something definite will turn up. One of the more interesting features of the Model 2 was the cocking indicator; unless there is a cartridge in the pistol's chamber, the rear sight is retracted into the slide.
You can contact the seller by clicking on the seller's nickname. While incorporating most of the internal features of earlier Walthers, the design for the Model 8 was carefully re-thought, with an eye toward fewer parts and an easier take-down. This is the grip retaining plate and the grip screws pass through it. The Model 9 could be ordered with optional ivory, wood or pearl. Please e-mail any questions before Thursday as we will be gone for a long weekend. To this day it remains somewhat of a mystery why. The trigger was modified slightly to accommodate the new trigger guard and spring, giving it a different profile.
However, I am responsible for any errors that may remain in this article. The Model 2 was an improved Model 1, also chambered for the 6. Its external look is reminiscent of the. Advertisements published inIn 1919 the villages Zella St. One clear indication that production continued at least into 1919 is that the late examples have the slide address Zella-Mehlis I--the name of the town where the Walther factory was located was Zella St. Hi, Paul; welcome to the forum. Now I have a possible date ranging from 1935 to 1938.