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Old 12-16-2019, 12:04 PM   #1
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Hello, we already talked about it but I don't remember:
What is the letter K after the serial number
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Old 12-16-2019, 12:36 PM   #2
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Hello, we already talked about it but I don't remember:
What is the letter K after the serial number
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PP and PPK shared a serial number range. K at the end for PPK, P at the end for PP
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Old 12-16-2019, 02:33 PM   #3
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It can mean a couple of things depending on when it was made and if there is also a matching serial number on the slide and magazines. Do you have any pics?
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Old 12-17-2019, 07:42 AM   #4
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It can mean a couple of things depending on when it was made and if there is also a matching serial number on the slide and magazines. Do you have any pics?

Hello, no number on the slide, I'm about to buy it
It's a Zella Mellis with a gripp like I like them Brown with black flames
How do I send photos?
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Old 12-17-2019, 10:16 AM   #5
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Hello, we already talked about it but I don't remember:
What is the letter K after the serial number
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Like RafMan wrote above, by the mid 1930s, the Walther company used a consecutive serial number range for all their pistols until the numbers approached 1,000,000. To shorten the numbers and be able to tell which serial number represented what kind of gun, the company added a suffix behind the serial number. The letter K indicated the pistol was a PPK. K for Kriminal, P for Polizei, O for Olympia, A for Acht (the Model 8) and so on.
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Old 12-21-2019, 01:31 AM   #6
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[quote=Poloberst;1225756]Like RafMan wrote above, by the mid 1930s, the Walther company used a consecutive serial number range for all their pistols until the numbers approached 1,000,000. To shorten the numbers and be able to tell which serial number represented what kind of gun, the company added a suffix behind the serial number. The letter K indicated the pistol was a PPK. K for Kriminal, P for Polizei, O for Olympia, A for Acht (the Model 8) and so on.[/quo

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No one has ever clarified why there are some CAPITAL Ks (K) versus LOWER CASE Ks (k), at least to my knowledge....




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