Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Walther Model 8

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Walther Model 8

Date

1927

Object Number

XII.5899

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Nottinghamshire Police, no.52.

Physical Description

8 shot magazine

Dimensions

BarrelLength2.8 inches
BarrelLength71 mm
OverallLength5.16 inches
OverallLength131 mm
OverallWeight0.364 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 717843

Calibre

6.35 mm

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

With holster.
Introduced in 1920 under authority of the League of Nations. Often carried by German staff officers during the war.