WWII Walther PPK Value

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  1. tsmith7251

    tsmith7251 New Member

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    What is the correct term for the eagle stamp?
     
  2. wonderwhippet

    wonderwhippet Active Member

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  3. tsmith7251

    tsmith7251 New Member

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  4. tsmith7251

    tsmith7251 New Member

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    Jun 6, 2009
    Thank you everyone for your help and getting me a value of this weapon. I have listed
    and hopefully it will allow me to purchase my next weapon.
    :)
     
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  5. vinman12

    vinman12 New Member

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    Jul 15, 2009
    Danny,

    I am not sure if I am reading the above information correctly or not. I have a PPK, SN:404xxxK that is an eagle C. Your numbers above do not show the 400000 range.

    Any help is welcome.
    Vince
     
  6. Danny

    Danny Member

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    :)Hi Vince,
    Your pistol was manufactured in 1944. It is a rare police pistol, being made that close to war's end. It should have black grips with the magazine having the Walther banner & 7.65mm under that. It should also have a small w stamped on the spline of the mag.
    If you have the holster and two numbered mags I could see well over 2500 or more in good condition. Hope this helps ya?
    Regards
    Danny
     
  7. marc79

    marc79 New Member

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    Jul 15, 2009
    I found one of these Walther PPK 7.65's while cleaning out my wife's Great Aunt's basement. My in-laws told me to keep it. SN 848117 It has the "crown over the N" mentioned in previous posts on this thread. However it has something else on the side that I didn't see in other pics that were posted. It has a design that has an "RZ" with an "M" below it. Is this significant? Is this worth anything? Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
     
  8. Danny

    Danny Member

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    :):)Yes indeed it means something! Your PPK is a party leader RZM and manufactured in 1934 before the party leader went with the swastika & eagle on the grips. An RZM in good condition could bring over 2 grand if not more. On the other hand a party leader with real grips & not fake would be over 6. I have one of the first ones sn#804xxx and holster to match & I would not take over 3 for mine. Post a pic if you can?
    Hope this info helps ya?
    Kind Regards
    Danny
     
  9. marc79

    marc79 New Member

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    Jul 15, 2009
    Danny,

    Here are some pics I took this morning. They're not the greatest. If I knew more about guns I'd try to relay the condition. It looks really clean. It sat in a shoe box since at least 1993.

    Thanks,
    Marc
     

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  10. Danny

    Danny Member

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    Hello Marc,
    That is a fine looking RZM & I would rate it 90% or better if I could see the grip strap. The holster in my opiinion is not from that time period, however I could be wrong. The reason I say this is that snaps were not used by the Germans until later on. Is there any markings or letters on the back of the holster & can you get a close up of the circle on the bottom half of it? I also wanted to point out that after I checked my little sn# book, your pistol may have been made in early 1935, notice I said maybe. Please get back to me on the holster pics, as you may have something very rare.
    Kind Regards
    Danny:)
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  11. marc79

    marc79 New Member

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    Jul 15, 2009
    Danny,

    Below are a few more pictures. Two of them are zoomed in. Hopefully they're helpful. I have the pics but I'm at work now and the gun is at home so I couldn't take anymore pictures. If you want anymore pictures I'll have to take them when I get home.

    Thanks for all the help.

    Marc
     

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  12. wonderwhippet

    wonderwhippet Active Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    Set your camera on the Macro mode and you'll get much clearer closeups.
     
  13. Danny

    Danny Member

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    Marc I must admitt the holster looks post war to me. The markings do not match any of the holsters from that era that I have or have ever seen. However I would like to see a better close up of the circle, if possible?
    Regards
    Danny:)
     
  14. streetscraper1

    streetscraper1 New Member

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    Aug 11, 2009
    hey guys im new to this forum and ive been reading and doing alot of research but i still have a couple of questions...i father recently gave me a walther ppk that he has had for as long as i can remember and well i just wanted to see what you all could tell me about it...the serial number is 121052A ive seen that most serial numbers end with K so what does the A mean? oh and it has the crown over N and its in real good condition..its has some holster wear on the front and a couple of scratches on it but nothing major...im not wanting to sell it right now but times are hard so id like to know what the value is..thanks..i'll post some pics...oh and its chambered in 9mm kurz...or .380...
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  15. JBNUT

    JBNUT New Member

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    Sep 1, 2009
    I just saw this very original PPK with a great story. I was wondering what the experts thought of the originality of the gun and yes of course the price.
    Yup, i am new here
     
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