Do they still make the Walther PPK?
The PP and the PPK were among the world’s first successful double action semi-automatic pistols. They are still manufactured by Walther and have been widely copied. The PP and PPK were both popular with European police and civilians for being reliable and concealable.
Why is the PPK so expensive?
The Walther PPK is all-steel construction. The Walther PPK must be manufactured in the United States. Importation of the PPK to the U.S. has been prohibited since the Gun Control Act of 1968. This means PPKs for the American market cannot be made in a low-labor-cost country.
How many bullets does a Walther PPK hold?
Chambered in 9 Short, 7.65 Browning or 22 LR, the PPK is a semi-automatic pistol with a single-stack magazine holding 8 rounds in 7.65 or 7 rounds in 9 short and 9 rounds in . 22LR. The length of the barrel is 83 mm (5 mm less than the PP) for a total length of 155 mm compared to the PP’s 170 mm.
What is a Walther PPK?
The Walther PPK is considered one the first concealed carry guns, and was coveted by the German military during WW2. Researchers believe this pistol was mostly carried by Officers as a status symbol. We have videos and articles on or related to our PPKs.
What is the Deutche Selbstlade Pistole Walther?
This is one of a series of identification guides for small arms produced by Walther. In 1910, Walther introduced the “Deutche Selbstlade Pistole Walther” in 6.35mm.
When did the Walther PP pistol come out?
These 9 models illustrate the eveloution of Walther pistol design which culminated in the Walther PP (Polizeipistole) introduced in 1929 and the Walther PPK (Polizeipistole Kriminalmodell) introduced in 1931. Additional proof and issue marks can be found on most models which increase their rarity.
Are there any PPK pistols made before WW2?
We sell Walther PPK pistols made before and during WW2. The most popular would be the SS issued and documented PPKs. See also our PPs! The Walther PPK is considered one the first concealed carry guns, and was coveted by the German military during WW2.