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2024
$28,750.00

*HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT ENGRAVED WALTHER PPK PISTOL ASSOCIATED TO EMMY SONNEMANN, WIFE OF HERMANN GOERING.

SN 889230. Cal. 32. 3.3″ bbl. Crown N proofs, 90 degree safety with mottled brown Walther grips. Presentation engraved in foliate scroll with dot punch background with a 3-star covered shield believed to be the crest of the Sonnemann family. This style of engraving was known to be executed for Walther by outside contractors who engraved and embellished Walther firearms as the company themselves did not have factory engravers. This pistol was produced in 1935, which happened to be the same year that Emmy Sonnemann married Hermann Goering. Flat based magazine is blue finished with Walther banner on the left side. Traditional Walther banner, model designation and caliber markings are on left side. CONDITION: Very fine, with most all blue finish remaining with slight discoloration on high points of engraving believed to be from being on display for many years in museum in Branson, Missouri, as has been noted by previous owner. Bore is bright with sharp rifling. Mechanics are fine. An outstanding piece of Germanic history associated with with one of the most powerful generals of WWII and his family. 52700-29 TDW (25,000-35,000) C&R – Lot 2024

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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