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Discussion in 'Mil Surp Collectors' started by MuzzleDiscipline, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. MuzzleDiscipline

    MuzzleDiscipline NES Life Member NES Member

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    I have had PPK/s in the past but this is the first PP. 1939 I believe and about 90%. Between the SA and the Wermacht?

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    Now you need the fingertip magazine

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    Beautiful! I had an Interarms stainless PPK/s I carried as a summer gun for many years. I ended up selling it last year/ year before. Still kind of miss it but I stopped carrying it over a decade ago.
    I used to have a nickel/ gold plated wartime PP I bought cheap and sold cheap. I'll have to find pics of that thing. It was pretty fugly. Shot nice though.
     
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    Looks like it's in beautiful shape. Congrats!
     
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    So from what I can find on the net this serial number range is in between the end of 1938 and the beginingg of 1939. No import mark. Crown over N proof. Nothing but Walther on the magazine.

    any suggestions for the best source to read for specific PP history?
     
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    MuzzleDiscipline NES Life Member NES Member

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    It seems to be a commercial production from 1939 of which there were 150,000 manufactured between 1934-1940.


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    Finnish is beautiful old school deep blue in excellent condition.
     
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    Here is it's commercial sibling...exactly mid '39 PPk.

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    SaaaaWeet

    I love the early brown grips.

    I am watching for a magazine with a pinky rest. The correct ones are asking horrendous prices.
     
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    I know; $250.

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    Here's the pimped out PP I bought years back, from another NES member actually. I think I sold it less than a year later.

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    MajSpud I Joined both groups. Thanks for the lead. They are really in deep and I had no idea how far in one could go with PP's.

    A friend who I respect greatly took me to task for wanting to shoot this as his sense is the condition sets it apart and shooting can only degrade it. I don't collect safe queens or display pieces more like nice quality shooters so this is likely going to trade into something else. I have owned modern PPK/S's prior and loved them. Carried them but now they seem heavy and obsolete for that purpose. This just jumped up and grabbed me by surprise.

    Only the second time I have ever made a real find and it is a thrill. I found a J Hoag 1911(my avatar).
     
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    You can see mine is worn, so I have no problem shooting it, save the 80 year old plastic grips have no cracks

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