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Thread: CZ 24, CZECH. AND FINNISH MARKED

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    CZ 24 AND HOLSTER, CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND FINNISH MILITARY MARKED.

    During World War II Finland obtained Czechoslovakian pistols through Germany. These were captured during the 1938/1939 German occupation of Czechoslovakia and sold to Finland during World War II.




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    Figure 1. Cz 24, sn 39638. Left side, showing a manufacturing date of 1926.





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    Figure 2. Cz 24, sn 39638. Right side.




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    Figure 3. Cz 24, sn 39638. Front strap marking “47P941" which signifies issue to a Czechoslovakian Infantry unit (pre 1938).




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    Figure 4. Cz 24, sn 39638. Left side detail. There are two Finnish military SA stamps, one on the frame and one on the trigger guard.




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    Figure 5. Cz 24, sn 39638. Top inscription “CESKA ZBROJOVKA A.S v PRAZE 39638”




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    Figure 6. Cz 24, sn 39638, SA marked magazine.




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    Figure 7. Cz 24, sn 39638, with holster.



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    Figure 8. Cz 24, sn 39638 in holster. Note: two magazine pouch on front of holster.



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    Figure 9. Inside holster flap markings. 1931 dated Czechoslovakian lion, P42A Czechoslovakian Infantry stamp, and Finnish military SA stamp.
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    47P941 means 47 th Infantry regiment, pistol No. 941. 47 th Infantry regiment was located in Mlada Boleslav, commanding officer col. Cenek
    PANZNER. Nice rig, in Czech Republic very hard to find.
    Jan \"Hoba\" Balcar

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    Jan
    Thanks for the information.
    Jan
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