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Offline rudolf3577

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CZ vz27 early version
« on: July 13, 2018, 07:03:41 AM »
I recently acquired a vz27 with what I think are very low serial numbers 57786; it also has a stamping of: J*27 on. - January 1927? The same serial number is on the barrel.  What is interesting is that the lugs on the barrel are more like a Mauser 1910 than the later three grove kind. It also has a wooden one pice grip that is totally intact. Besides needing a main spring the pistol is tottaly functional.

What I would like to know is, what year was this made in any any other information anyone can provide. I have pictures but do not know how to upload them on this site.

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Re: CZ vz27 early version
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2018, 01:06:34 PM »
I'll check your information against my books after I get home tonight.

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Re: CZ vz27 early version
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2018, 01:14:00 PM »
The 'J lion 27' is the acceptance mark of Czech military, J for office, 27 for year of acceptance.
Reference, Know Your Czechoslovakian Pistols, pg 96.

There's some information here that may also be useful.
http://www.tague.at/pistolen/index.htm?/pistolen/pages/en_cz27.htm

What other markings are on it?
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Offline rudolf3577

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Re: CZ vz27 early version
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2018, 08:22:11 AM »
On the German CZ site none of the images match. It was the wooden grip and is most defenetly a early version.
The only other marking on it is a “ 4J 47 “ on the front bottom of the grip.