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You guys may think this is a silly question, but I don't know the real truth. I do love Walther pistols and thi they are the best in the world. I want to buy a P.99, but can't find one them; all I can find are the SW99 pistols by Smith & Wesson. I have no problem with S&W since they got rid of the previous owners, but when I buy a Walther, I want a German made, assembled and tested pistol.

Are the "real" P99 pistols for sale or must I buy the S&W copy? Thanks for the information.

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I find the real P99's all over the place. Where do you live? Have you tried ordering one from the internet or asking your dealer to special order you one?
 

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P88,

Thanks for the quick reply!

I did ask one of my dealers about getting me a P99 and he said sure I can get one. When I questioned him close, he said it would be the S&W pistol. I have looked at Earl's Repair and he seems to have them and this may be the place to order and have shipped to a local dealer.

I live in upstate SC and no one seems to know much about the German made pistols. I was thinking that once S&W began manufacture, that Walther would not sell the P99 in the US. Thanks for the information!

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I purchased my German made P99 from Cleve Stanfield of Dixie Firearms in Lawrenceville, GA 770-962-6433
He has a website showing them available in current inventory. If that doesn't work there are other dealers in the Atlanta area that usually have at least one in stock.
 

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Abwehr,

Ask your dealer if you can get a signed copy of his FFL. Then go to www.gunsamerica.com or www.forthehunt.com and do a search for Walther P99. You will find a lot for sale in which you can bid on them and then when you win, send the person selling the P99 the copy of the FFL and your money. Then wait about a week for it to show up at your dealer. I bought my first P99 this way.

Also, what caliber are you wanting? If you want a .40 make sure you ask the person selling the pistol if it has all the German proof marks. (i.e. eagle over the N) If it does you'll have a true German made gun. (there were 3 to 4000 .40's that had the slide and barrel made by S&W.)

By the way, Walther is still importing P99's. I'm surprised that you can not find them in South Carolina. I live in the back woods Cowboy state of Idaho where 1911's and revolvers rule (and Glucks to some extent, just cus the policeman uses it) and I can find P99's fairly easy.

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Yikes. Dixieguns.com has the P99 listed for $550.

You can get them from Doc's Walthers for $469.

And if you're patient, you can even beat that price at the auction sites. I think gunbroker.com has the best selection, but ebang, auctionarms, gunsamerica (not really an auction site, but still...) and...oh I know there's another one...well, the others are worth checking as well.

I also am surprised that you can't get you hands on one locally (though often the best deals, even after shipping and FFL fees, are to be found elsewhere). I see 3 P99s for every SW99 I see. And I absolutely don't know why your dealer can't order one for you. When I was looking around, every dealer I contacted, even those that carried neither Walther nor S&W products, offered to order one for me, though the price was invariably around $550, which is too much to pay.
 

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Thanks for the information about Doc's Walthers. This appears to be a place to get one if I can;'t find one locally. Thanks again for the kind help.

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There used to be a lot of P99's around here but they sell out as fast as they come in...
 
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