Featured Gun – Walther PPK/S For Sale
What Makes This Gun Special?
Once in a great while, a firearm becomes so popular that it becomes a cultural icon. Like a great car or movie, a great firearm can become a true classic. The PPK/S blends the cool iconic design of the PPK with the “sporty” features of a longer grip and greater magazine capacity. Elegant lines, precision engineering, and world-class reputation make this version of the classic PPK a stylish addition to the Walther family.
Why Do YOU Need This Gun?
Released in 1931 with production continuing today. James Bond, AKA agent 007, sported the original PPK. The PPK/S maintains many of the same features as the PPK, but also offers higher capacity.
Maker: Originally manufactured by Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen and later licensed to and manufactured by Smith and Wesson.
History: Released in 1931 with production continuing today. James Bond, AKA agent 007, sported the original PPK. The PPK/S maintains many of the same features as the PPK, but also offers higher capacity. European police relied on the gun due to its reliability and concealability.
Original Designer: Carl Walther Waffenfabrik
Catalyst for Manufacture: The PPK failed to meet the import requirements of the Gun Control Act of 1968. Consequently, Walther designed the barrel and slide of PPK/S and married it to the PP frame to pass the importation requirements of the time.
- Made of stainless steel
- .380 ACP
- Barrel length: 3.35 in.
- Weight: 22.4 oz. (no magazine)
- Hand-filling grip
- 6 lbs. single-action trigger
- 13.4 lbs. double-action trigger
- Knurled hammer
- 7 round magazine capacity with 1 in the chamber for a total of 8
- Beaver tail at the end of the grip
- Straight blowback design