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Re: Walther LP53

Postby Nyctophiliac » Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:40 pm

Me too. I will take one.
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Re: Walther LP53

Postby zooma » Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:00 pm

Nyctophiliac wrote:Me too. I will take one.

Thanks - looks like I had better get my skates on!
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Re: Walther LP53

Postby Appinpar68 » Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:37 am

Further to my initial post on the Purchase of my Walther LP53 I have been able to source a nice display case to house it in

Comes with key, couple of plastic containers containing oil and brushes

I think it must be a reproduction case of some sort as my LP53 dates from 1973

Very nice case though


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Re: Walther LP53

Postby pmh » Sat Jul 13, 2013 9:46 am

Looks a very smart case.

Is this a one off, or are these "freely" available?

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Re: Walther LP53

Postby benthompson » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:56 pm

Is this the James Bond model?
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Re: Walther LP53

Postby Tank » Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:27 pm

benthompson wrote:Is this the James Bond model?

Yes, it is the model referred to as the "James Bond" gun.
Sadly it's popularity amongst the movie buffs has driven second hand prices up as they are being collected. I suppose it isn't that bad as they are being cared for, but personally I would like to see them being used.

but that's just me.
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Postby webley701 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:23 am

zooma wrote:I am planning to make a small run of the LP53 spring steel rear sight base/holder.

I have to cost it all out to see what the price will be  - but if there is any interest, please let me know as the more I can cut/shape/temper and black at a time, the more it will reduce the cost of them.

The smaller the number - the greater the cost per piece will be.

This part always fails, and there seems to be none available from anywhere, so I am hoping there is a demand for them so I can make them for a reasonable price.

The next step will be to CNC cut, polish and anodise a rear sight block to fit it as I understand some of these have been lost over the years as well....and they will make a good upgrade for the Predom as too!

It's going back some time but did you ever make theses parts?

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Re: Walther LP53

Postby Tank » Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:02 pm

No Russel, they were never made. Something for me to think about though. Maybe.

Though I haven't had anyone ask me for one in some years.
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Re: Walther LP53

Postby clarky » Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:31 pm

For anyone interested im offering a tune/ mod for this gun.
I have 2 running at 480 fps and 20 mm gps at 10 metres ..
Pm me if interested.
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Re: Walther LP53

Postby Smudger » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:29 am


I've a unboxed LP53, I'm interested to know what came in the box new.

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