SOLD - Fantastic PDM Walther PP - Capture Document
Availability: Out of stock
812181 - 08413
10/1/18 - This is a rare PDM Walther PP, manufactured around 1935, with original bringback document. This pistol comes to us straight from the family of the returning vet, and the document mentions it was captured by Frank McCullough and is signed by the superior officers. Unfortunately, the document is not serialized. The pistol is all correct and original, and the bluing rates at about 96-97% with wear near the muzzle on either side, and a little bit of finish loss on the right side slide. In 1935, Himmler ordered about 1800 PDM marked PP's as head of all German Internal Security. PDM stands for Police Department of Munich, and the order was unique for the following reasons. These pistols came with a bottom release magazine, while all other 7.65mm PP's had a push button mag release. The proper PDM magazine will have no notch for the push button release, which the magazine in this listing shows. These pistols also have a strengthened 'fluted' barrel, visible on the muzzle end of the barrel, which a standard PP slide would not fit. This pistol falls in the correct serial range. Excellent bore. The pistol comes with a worn and flawed Police holster that has been with the gun since it was brought back by the vet, so we are including it in the listing.