WW2 German M42 Short Barrel 27mm Flare Pistol. Stamped steel with brazed seam construction. Short, 6 1/8″ barrel, with a 1 1/16″ inside diameter. 2 piece grooved bakalite grips secured by 2 retaining screws. Top of left grip shows a period repair, as shown in photo. Lanyard ring in place to the bottom of the grip frame. Single Waffenamp mark to the left side of the frame. 4 digit serial number with maker mark “wa” for Walther. Release works correctly and locks tightly. Blued version with 95% of the finish remaining, with some light handling and usage marks, as to be expected. Bore is in very good condition.