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Post WW II, French WTP
« on: August 04, 2014, 04:39:48 PM »
At a local show awhile back, stumbled across one of these. I knew that it was out of the ordinary, but couldn't put it together at first. WTP's have never been common, where I reside. The lack of German proof marks, finally jogged my memory. And I realized what it was. Thought about it, but between the pitting and price decided against it.


The pitting and general wear, suggested to me that it was carried in someones pocket for personal protection for quite awhile.

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Re: Post WW II, French WTP
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2014, 10:27:05 PM »
http://www.handgunsoftheworld.com/catalog/item/8281316/10089763.htm






My lord! $1650.00. I guess I screwed the pooch. Even if this one, is in way better shape.  It's been a long time, but as I recall the asking price was around $250.00 I thought that was ridiculous, considering the condition.

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Re: Post WW II, French WTP
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2014, 11:17:53 AM »
Holly cow!  I better start looking out for these little puppies.

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Re: Post WW II, French WTP
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2018, 11:25:43 AM »
I picked up a nice French WTP II today.

Relatively high serial number 1086. Barrel numbered 86. It has a non-original magazine, but is in nice condition overall. A nice gesture from a fellow collector who knew I was looking for one.

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Re: Post WW II, French WTP
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2018, 07:38:39 AM »
Vilm,
Very nice and great condition. I have heard some great stories about the French WTP IIs. It seem that about half returned to the US while the other half remained in Europe. They, like the French HSCs have some unique variations but not as many as the HSCs. Congratulations on your acquisition.

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