Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - VIS Model 1935 Radom

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - VIS Model 1935 Radom

Date

1940

Object Number

XII.10631

Provenance

Presented by the Metropolitan Police, 21st July 1994

Physical Description

Blued barrel and frame. Black plastic pistol grips bearing the characters V/B inside a triangle

Dimensions

BarrelLength115 mm
OverallLength210 mm
OverallWeight1.035 kg
OverallWeight2.28 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2381

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Waffenamt marks

Associations

Places Poland

Notes

Adopted by the Poles in 1935. Designated the 'M1935 Vis army pistol'. Beleived 18,000 examples were made up to 1939. This example has been re-designated by the Germans after 1939 as the P35 (p). The p standing for Polish.
Of this early variation about 13,000 were procured.