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Forum: Firearms Forum 05-26-2016, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Tepo911
Great Matt...You've got it. Except that at the...

Great Matt...You've got it. Except that at the present time, the serial number range has not been proven to go all the way up to #206 XXX K. In the future, K Unders might be found below 206 XXX /K....
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-25-2016, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Tepo911
K Suffix Muzzle Marked SS PPK

On November 25, 2010, I posted a description of a newly discovered SS issued PPK to the pinned SS PPK thread. It can be found as post # 21 on that thread. A bit of new discussion has popped up on a...
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-25-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,605
Posted By Tepo911
Matt, Please go to post #21 of your pinned...

Matt,
Please go to post #21 of your pinned thread on SS PPK variations. On 11-25-2010, I posted a long, long description of the newly discovered "K Muzzle Marked" along with photos. Everything that...
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-23-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,605
Posted By Tepo911
Matt, The first edition of the Black Book came...

Matt,
The first edition of the Black Book came from the printer early in 2010, some months before you pinned your list of variations. I assumed that you had obtained a copy. But that's not a...
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-21-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,605
Posted By Tepo911
Hi Matt, Yes I can clarify. When I did my...

Hi Matt,
Yes I can clarify. When I did my research for the Black Book, I decided early on to keep things as clear and simple as I could. I decided that it would be confusing enough to understand the...
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-20-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,605
Posted By Tepo911
Matt, The fee for a COA is $50.00. Providing...

Matt,
The fee for a COA is $50.00. Providing this service is not something that I chose to do. I have better things to do and the cost covers time and materials. And for that petty sum, my name and...
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-01-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 26,710
Posted By Tepo911
The serial number that you have provided should...

The serial number that you have provided should photos prove it to be authentic, would place it as a Type 5 variation.
These occur from approx serial number 230 XXX K to a high of 355 XXX K.
Per...
Forum: Firearms Forum 06-22-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 26,710
Posted By Tepo911
Please provide close-up well focused photos of...

Please provide close-up well focused photos of the base plate serial numbers.
Forum: Firearms Forum 09-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,626
Posted By Tepo911
Chris, Unless the seller has an iron-clad...

Chris,
Unless the seller has an iron-clad string of provenance, he will have a difficult time proving his case. I have more than 2,000 SS/RSHA issued guns in my database, primarily Walther PP/PPKs,...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-08-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,169
Posted By Tepo911
It's there, not engraved. Just crudely scratched...

It's there, not engraved. Just crudely scratched to aid in assembly following bluing. Visible through the ejection port. Look harder.

Steve Stepan
Author of : SS Walther PP/PPK
Identification &...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-08-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Tepo911
Bodes is correct. As the war ground on, the...

Bodes is correct. As the war ground on, the military began to use weapons from every source. Huge shipments of captured weapons were sent to Stutthoff, a concentration camp near present day Gdansk,...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Tepo911
Alan, Yes, with the vast pool of information...

Alan,
Yes, with the vast pool of information available through the internet, there is always the opportunity for more research. The data included in my book came from a search of tens of thousands...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-06-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Tepo911
Rich, You are the owner of an SS/RSHA issued...

Rich,
You are the owner of an SS/RSHA issued PPK. Congrats. The serial number is listed in my book. A rare find. Supporting documents on page #176 through page #187 of the book confirm that it was...
Forum: Firearms Forum 06-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Tepo911
Will, A database is maintained by Tom Whiteman...

Will,
A database is maintained by Tom Whiteman of orphan magazines. Those which still exist and are serial numbered, but the guns have not been found to match and likely did not survive the war....
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-23-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tepo911
Glock 26, Nice find. Your PPK is definitely SS...

Glock 26,
Nice find. Your PPK is definitely SS issue.

Stteve Stepan
Author of: SS Walther PP/PPK Identification & Documents
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tepo911
If you care to learn more of the history of...

If you care to learn more of the history of SS/RSHA issued PPKs, there are three "pinned" threads at the top of this forum that will answer many of your questions.
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-20-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tepo911
The 311 XXX serial number will place it as a Type...

The 311 XXX serial number will place it as a Type Five SS/RSHA issue. Please provide the entire serial number and a better close-up photo
Forum: Firearms Forum 05-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By Tepo911
1941

1941
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-13-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Tepo911
Your nearest neighbor in my database is #819.

Your nearest neighbor in my database is #819.
Forum: Firearms Forum 12-13-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By Tepo911
It's legit. Nice gun

It's legit. Nice gun
Forum: Firearms Forum 11-21-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Tepo911
The gun and magazines are legit SS issue. Very...

The gun and magazines are legit SS issue. Very rare with both serial numbered magazines. The gun and holster were usually separated upon surrender/capture and the second magazine was lost.
Likely...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-19-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,002
Posted By Tepo911
You have a parts gun, but an interesting one. The...

You have a parts gun, but an interesting one. The frame bears the police acceptance stamp and the slide bears a serial number idenitying it as originally being issued to the SS/RSHA. This variation...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-15-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By Tepo911
Whether your PP is designated as a Type 4 by some...

Whether your PP is designated as a Type 4 by some and a type 5 by others is immaterial. The important fact that it's markings and serial number designate it a a legit SS/RSHA issue.

Some...
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-10-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By Tepo911
Nice PP. That's a legit SS/RSHA issue and is a...

Nice PP. That's a legit SS/RSHA issue and is a type 4 variation.

The E/N began at approx #165 XXX P and the serial number range extends to approx #217 XXX P.

So yours is good on all counts and...
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-18-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 65,281
Posted By Tepo911
Born and raised there, John. I miss the ice...

Born and raised there, John.
I miss the ice and snow.
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