What does the S stand for in Walther PPK S?

What does the S stand for in Walther PPK S?

The PPK and PPK/s is a straight blowback 380 ACP pistol that features a DA/SA trigger. The PPK is the original and has been around for almost 80 years. The 1968 gun control act crushed imports into the US. This is where we saw the introduction of the PPK/s where the S stands for sport.

What is difference between Walther PPK and PPK S?

The difference is in the length of the grip. The PPK/S is slightly longer in the grip than the PPK. The PPK hold 6 shells and the PPK/S holds 7. The PPK/S also comes with a magazine that has a finger rest on the bottom of it, it also has a flat bottomed magazine with it also.

Why is the Walther PPK so expensive?

The Walther PPK is all-steel construction. Importation of the PPK to the U.S. has been prohibited since the Gun Control Act of 1968. This means PPKs for the American market cannot be made in a low-labor-cost country.

Is the Walther PPK a good gun?

The fit and finish of the Walther PPK are excellent. The hand fit is good, and while a large hand may be a little cramped, the pistol fits most of us well. The 7-round magazines are of high quality, and the magazine release is positive.

What’s the difference between 9mm and 380?

380 ACP cartridges — both popular choices for self-defense rounds — have the same diameter, but a 9mm round is longer. The . 380 ACP round is cheaper and easier to handle and conceal, while the 9mm is more powerful overall.

What’s the value of a Walther PPK pistol?

The 12 month average price is $861.24 new and $716.45 used. The new value of a WALTHER PPK pistol has risen $375.78 dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $891.39 . The used value of a WALTHER PPK pistol has risen $610.14 dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $883.92 .

Is the Walther PPK 9mm chambered for Kurz?

Up for sale is a Stainless Steel Walther PPK chambered for the desired 9mm Kurz / .380 ACP cartridges. No firearm has been engineered to higher standards. Elegant lines and perfect ergonomics have been crafted into this timeless Walther PPK firearm.

Where do I find Walther Modell 9mm Kurz?

Left side of the slide has the standard: “WALTHER” inside a banner / Made in USA, followed by the standard two line: “UNDER LICENSE OF / Carl Walther Waffenfabrik Ulm. Modell PPK Cal. 9mm Kurz / .380 ACP”. The right side of the slide reads: “WALTHER” inside a banner / SMITH & WESSON / HOULTON, ME USA.

What kind of grips does Walther PPK have?

The grips are are beautiful engraved rosewood units by Altamont Co. Also included are the original checkered hard black plastic units that come with the double sided Walther monogram. All engineered mechanics are in excellent condition. The bore rifling is crisp as well.