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Picked up a Walther PP in .380 made in Germany in 1971. Looks almost unfired and came with the Walther (and Interarms import box), one MecGar made magazine (in the gun) and one Tripple K Mag shown that I installed a Walther finger rest base plate on.

Was in Cabela's near Grand Rapids this afternoon and spotted this beauty. They had just lowered the price from $1,295 to $795. I got it for $775 and almost hugged the clerk that was working with me.

Got to buy some more mags for it but that will not be a problem. The mags for my PPK/S Interarms gun fit and work just fine.



No holster wear at all. Could have been re blued but I don't think so by the looks of the inside and right side lettering which is nice and sharp.





Inside ramp area looks brand new.



Second Walther I found this week. I am going to go broke at this rate.

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Oh dude I’ve always wanted a pp in 7.65mm they are so high in price you got a bargain. You gonna put it in a display case or try it out? Every time I fire my Mauser it’s like going back in time. I think someone a long time had this very same sight picture and was able to hit a target .


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Oh dude I’ve always wanted a pp in 7.65mm they are so high in price you got a bargain. You gonna put it in a display case or try it out? Every time I fire my Mauser it’s like going back in time. I think someone a long time had this very same sight picture and was able to hit a target .


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Trigger68,

This one is in .380 not 7.65. Last summer I did score on a 7.65 (32 ACP) for a reasonable price. It is nice, but not quite as nice as this .380.



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That is what I get for posting in the middle of the night. I’ve always liked the simple design of all pp series pistols. I have a ppks my brother gave me. I really like it grip is awesome, but it would be even better in 7.65mm with a lighter bump when the trigger is pulled. Then there’s the extra round in the mag for fun’s sake.


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Hello friend, congratulations! for his new 1971 Walther PP ULM.
Let me tell you, recently, too, I bought a 1971 Walther PP, at 380 ACP, NIB. no import marks. with a beautiful fine blue polish, which is now impossible to see in any current manufactured weapon.
*I would like to send you photos, but quarantine is not possible at the moment.
I tell you that it does not seem to have been shot before me, it came with the factory target matching the serial number as well as its particular original box, a small tool, its two original magazines as well as all the factory paperwork.
I bought in Europe two pairs of French walnut quality grips, one segregated with the Walther banner and another exclusive walnut root heald.
I am an experienced shooter and was pleasantly surprised by the little recoil, I don't understand the complaints of recoil at 380 ACP? Perhaps it is because the PP has less setback than the PPK / S.
The first shot in DA, although it is 12 pounds, is also very short, which greatly diminished the feeling and seemed much less hard than it is, the SA was clean, without friction and sharp, which allowed me to shoot very fast. . I loved ! :)
He confirmed that the choice was correct.
It is a very portable pistol, which I can carry in my pocket or on my waist, comfortably, since it is very flat, without protrusions.
It is ideal to extract fast and instinctive shot, to the old school, this is from the hip, with one hand. This does not mean that it can also be used for shooting at 25 yards.
I also do not understand why PP is not appreciated so much, over the other versions, PPK / S and PPK, because the only difference between PP and PPK / S is only 0.6 inches longer, this is nothing. And it allows you to get the most power out of the marginal 380 ACP. in addition to less recoil for having the heavier slide. Also having a greater sliding space for the spring, makes it more reliable and less demanding on ammunition. And the greater distance between sights, is also an advantage to shoot.
Just a thought: I think then that it is only a marketing issue, because in fact, the Walther PPK / S, should have been called PP / S, because in reality it is a Walther PP, shorter (0.6 inches) , but the name PPK, seduces, by James Bonde, then it was named Walther PPK / S.
I love all the PP Series, this is: PP, PPk / S and PPK. they are beautiful. And I prefer them over any small 380 ACP of current manufacture. I had a Glock 42, good pistol, smaller and lighter. But it stuck, I had to polish the convex access surface to the chamber and requested since then it has been 100% reliable.
Today's weapons of manufacture all need to fire at least 300 rounds to finish settling and so if they are reliable.
The classic Walthers PP series are reliable from the start.
This is also a pistol, all made of the best quality forged steel, with segmented required parts, with a fixed barrel, with a polished blue, mirror that is a delight to watch, a military and police record of reliability of 89 years! full of history and mystique. A DA / SA design that personally gives me security, like a revolver to carry a safe bullet in the chamber, things that Glock 42 does not give me, I always feared that it would shoot to carry it dancing in my pocket and I could not shoot so fast like the Walther PP.
What else to ask for, in addition to having an excellent quality weapon, you have the plus of all its history and hundreds of articles and comments to read about it. A weapon to use and to admire.
Can someone explain to me, with technical arguments, why the Walther PP is out of date? Please don't tell me about the floor, because, that allows me to lessen the recoil in an exquisitely balanced and beautiful design.
I appreciate your appreciations, from the dear specialists and experts at Walthers.
Luck !
 
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