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Know your P38 pistols

E. J. Hoffschmidt

Know your P38 pistols

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Published by Blacksmith Corp. in [Stamford, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walther pistols.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Know your Walther P.38 pistols.

    Other titlesKnow your Walther P.38 pistols.
    Statementby E. J. Hoffschmidt.
    SeriesKnow your gun series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUD415.G3 H63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4590357M
    LC Control Number77352488

    The majority of the research and writing was done by Jan in the Czech Republic. Important dates in the history of P. By Hannah Ardeb While you can find out about a weapon's origins is through law enforcement channels i. This won't be a valuable collector's piece, just a fun, high quality shooter with some interesting history for someone that would enjoy this project.

    His company does everything from brochures, postcards, catalogs and booklets, newsletters, direct mail pieces, calendars, stationary, to books. Still, the design influence is apparent in many modern firearms, like the Beretta 92 aka the M9and this gun represents a significant landmark in firearms evolution. Follow More by the author: About: I'm a police officer in Michigan and enjoy home improvement projects, and working on machines After WW2, these have been produced continuously, issued to military units and police forces, although it's now considered a somewhat dated design and is more of a novelty than a serious issue weapon.

    Spreewerk production table dates, serial numbers, total produced Two return springs located on either side of the frame and below the slide, having been compressed by the slide's rearward movement, drive the slide forward, stripping a new round from the magazine, driving it into the breech and, in the process, re-engaging the barrel; ending its return travel with a fresh round chambered, hammer cocked and ready to repeat the process. I know Mike would take care of any of our members and appreciate your business. Spreewerk and the Stuka dive bomber autopilot system


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Know your P38 pistols by E. J. Hoffschmidt Download PDF Ebook

The postwar pistols, whether marked as P38 or P1, have an aluminum frame rather than the steel frame of the original design. Spreewerk Grottau and its history Step 2 Pick up a copy of either E.

Jan and I have worked on several projects together that are included in the book. Volume Two is in Near Fine condition with a very small tap to the bottom front corner, a very small ding to the bottom edge of the back cover, and a very light 1" scuff just above it.

I highly recommend him and this company for all your printing needs and projects.

Know Your .45 Auto Pistols Models 1911 & A1 by E.J. Hoffschmidt

I have never seen an eagle stamped on the top of the barrel like yours. We have shared a great deal of information and research and a great many photos as a result of this friendship. Inside markings of the P. Here is some of what they had to say: Know your P38 pistols book Balcar and Ron Clarin have assembled Know your P38 pistols book information about how the Spreewerk factory operated.

Production at Spreewerk Grottau Fortunately, given the historical background of Walther pistols, there are books available that list many of the serial numbers of the guns that were produced by Walther. It is a now available in two different hard cover versions silver and gold editions which are full sized 8.

Any idiot can overload a gun and destroy it or himself, don't be Know your P38 pistols book guy. These are hardcover books published without dust jackets. It may be on the frame of the gun, above the trigger guard or on the grip.

Erste Nordbohmische Metallwarenfabrik code jvd Initial production P38 pistols were fitted with walnut grips, but these were later supplanted by Bakelite grips. Spreewerk produced Walther retooled for new P38 production since no military firearms production had occurred in West Germany since the end of the war, knowing that the military would again seek Walther firearms.

A very brief history: The Walther P38 was the gun that replaced the Luger P08, which was too expensive to mass produce and a bit "tempermental" when it came to functioning, as the issued sidearm for the German Army around the beginning of WW2.

It covers international distribution post - War Model P. A great deal of information is included concerning the history of the cities where the factories are located, the history of the factories themselves, what was produced at theses factories, the political climate of this region, the disputes between the German and Czech residents leading up to WWII, and most importantly, a wealth of information about the pistols themselves.

There are no Russian capture "X" markings anywhere on these guns and there are none with any force matched serial numbers. Photo supplement Next you'll need a barrel.

Walther began manufacture at their plant in Zella-Mehlis and produced three series of "Test" pistols, designated by a "0" prefix to the serial number. His efforts led him to many of the former factory locations, as well as interviews with a number of the former Spreewerk factory workers.

During the s the German military started replacing the P1 with the P8 pistol and finally phased out the P1 in Bear in mind that because you are choosing an alternate route, there is a margin of error in the results that you receive. Around pistols were produced under supervision of the Russians series before production was stopped and the factory dissambled.

Grips of other manufacturers They have everything you need but the above parts, and most come with the sub assemblies mostly put together the slide is asembled, the frame requires assembly, which is not very hard at all, maybe a minute job.

Finally, you'll need a parts kit and a magazine.The Walther P 38, caliber 9mm, was one of the most important handguns of World War II and became among the most influential pistols of the twentieth century. It earned a reputation for accuracy superior to most service pistols, and the P 38’s takedown lever made field maintenance and cleaning simple compared to any other service pistol.

Know Your Auto Pistols by E.J. Hoffschmidt. The German Walther P Automatic Pistol was used by the German army in World War II. By the end of WWII, over 1 million of these hand guns had been manufactured, made also by Mauser-Werke and Spree-Werke, among others.

The Carl Walther company began development of a new military pistol in mids to replace the WW1 Luger design.This is pdf Walther P with original capture papers from World War II.

The P 38 Pistol

The original finish is about 85% with wear on all surfaces, but most notably the top and right sides of .Description Know Your Walther P Pistols by Download pdf. J. Hoffschmidt from “Know Your Gun” series of books. This out-of-print concise reference guide describes different models and variations of these famous German pistols with information on markings, serial numbers, take down and operation.

77 pages with B&W photos and exploded view drawings."Know Your Walther P Pistols; Models Ebook, M.P., H.P., and P" by E. J. Hoffschmidt, E. J. This is a soft cover book that is '' by '' with 77 pages. Guide to Walther P 38 pistols including Armee, M.P., H.P., and P models.

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