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Pistole CZ vz/27

Pistole CZ vz/27


Blow-back operated with removable barrel it is an excellent pistol which continued to be made after the war. Stampings indicate this as a post-war example with late plastic grips

Marks and Stamps: (L side of slider) Trademark CESKE ZBROJOVKA-NARODNI PODNIK 7,65 STRAKONICE (L front of Frame) MADE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA 49 (Front of R side of slider and frame) Serial no CZ Logo on grips


Accession Number: 108 Period of Use: 1927 - present
Type: Self loading/automatic pistol War Zones: Spanish Civil War; Second World War
Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia Type Date: 1927
Manufacturer: Ceska Zbrojovka, Strakonice Serial Number: 580801
Manufacture Date: 1946-50 (1949?) Calibre/Ammunition: 7.65mm
Weight: 700g Length Overall: 158mm
Cyclic Rate: semi-auto Length Barrel: 100mm
Deactivation Certificate Number: DA 64765