Cz 27 - P.27 (t)

 

Early "Böhmische" Variation

Late "Böhmische" Variation

"fnh" Variation, blued

"fnh" Variation, parkerized

"Military-Finish" Police-Variation

 

The Cz 27 replaced the Cz 24.  The CZ27 had a simplified blowback locking system. The rotating barrel system of the CZ24 was given up. Caliber changes from 9 mm short to 7,65 mm Browning

 

Technical data:

Caliber: 7.65mm
Function: Blowback; hammer outside; slide catch
Barrel length: 98 mm
Weight: 711 g
Magazine capacity: 9 rounds

Production data:

Company:

Böhmische Waffenfabrik

Location:

Strakonice

Period:

1939 - 1945

Amount:

455,000

Serial numbers:

20000 - 475000

The Cz 27 is split in 3 major variations, according to slide legend. The main variations are split in subvariations, according to finish.

"Böhmische" Variation, Highpolish-Finish, blued. This weapon has a milled magazine release.

Characteristics:

Legend:

slide top: BÖHMISCHE WAFFENFABRIK A.G. IN PRAG

slide left: Pistole Modell 27 Kal. 7,65

Finish:

highpolish-finish, blued

small parts strawed

Grips: one piece chequered Bakelit with CZ-Logo
Serial number:

5-digit number right on frame

5-digit number on top of slide

5-digit number left on side plate

5-digit number on barrel

Acceptance stamp:

E/WaA 76 on right frame

E/WaA 76 on top of slide

E/WaA 76 on barrel

Test proof stamp:

E HK on chamber

 

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pic 4 Holster:

with "CZ"-Logo, "E/WaA76", "1942" and "P.Mod.27":

 

pic 5 Holster:

with "CZ"-Logo, "E/WaA76", "1942" and "P.Mod.27":

 

"Böhmische" variation, a so called "Dual-Tone" piece. Slide blued, frame phosphated. Interesting thing to this one: No serial on the right side of the frame. Based on own researches is this only in the serial range 20,000-245,000.

Characteristics:

Legend:

slide top: BÖHMISCHE WAFFENFABRIK A.G. IN PRAG

slide left: Pistole Modell 27 Kal. 7,65

Finish:

slide blued, good finish

frame phosphated, good finish

small parts strawed

Grips: one piece chequered Bakelit with CZ-Logo
Serial number:

6-digit number on top of slide

no number on frame

no number on barrel

(only in serial range ~ 200000-245000)

Acceptance stamp:

E/WaA 76 on right frame

E/WaA 76 on barrel

Test proof stamp:

E HK

 

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pic 4 Holster:

inside with maker mark "oub"

 

pic 4 Holster:

inside with maker mark "oub"

 

 

"fnh" variation, military-finish, blued

Charakteristics:

Legend:

slide top: none

slide left: fnh Pistole Modell 27 Kal. 7,65

Finish:

military-finish; blued, small parts strawed

Grips: one piece chequered Bakelit with CZ-Logo
Serial number:

6-digit number on top of slide

6-digit number on frame

Acceptance stamp:

E/WaA 76 on right frame

E/WaA 76 on barrel

Test proof stamp:

E HK on chamber

E HK top of slide

Sideplate is stamped without screw

 

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pic 4 holster: thin leather

inside with RBNr.0/1272/0002 = A.Jelinek&Sohn, Groß-Meseritsch

 

pic 5 holster: thin leather

inside with RBNr.0/1272/0002 = A.Jelinek&Sohn, Groß-Meseritsch

 

"fnh" variation, military-finish, parkerized

Charakteristics:

Legend:

slide top: none

slide left: fnh Pistole Modell 27 Kal. 7,65

Finish:

military-finish; parkerized, small parts strawed

Grips: one piece chequered Bakelit with CZ-Logo
Serial number:

6-digit number on top of slide

6-digit number on frame

Acceptance stamp:

E/WaA 76 on right frame

E/WaA 76 on barrel

Test proof stamp:

E HK on chamber

E HK top of slide

Sideplate is stamped without screw

 

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The Cz 27 for the police of the 3rd Reich is split in 3 major variation according slide legend and finish

Military-Finish Variation, Acceptance E/K; approx. 500 pieces

Characteristics:

Legend:

slide top: BÖHMISCHE WAFFENFABRIK A.G. IN PRAG

slide left: Pistole Modell 27 Kal. 7,65

Finish:

slide blued, good finish

frame phosphated, good finish

Grips: one piece chequered Bakelit with CZ-Logo
Serial number:

6-digit number on top of slide

6-digit number right on frame

6-digit number on clip with addition I

Acceptance stamp:

E/K on left frame

E/WaA 76 on barrel

Test proof stamp:

none

 

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pic 4: Holster pebble grain

E/HK WaA721 0/1250/0011 EZGJ 1943 (unknown maker)

 

pic 4: Holster pebble grain

E/HK WaA721 0/1250/0011 EZGJ 1943 (unknown maker)

 
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