Scarce Pre-WWII Polish Radom Model 1935 Automatic Pistol
Serial #: 33481
Model: Vis 35
Gauge: 9 mm Luger
Barrel Length: 4-3/4 inch round
Grip: plastic Stock: N/A
Description: Produced only up to serial number 49400. The pistol
has the polished satin blue finish and checkered black plastic grips.
The grips have "VIS" molded into the right grip and "FB" into the left.
This pre-war "three lever" pistol has the decoking lever, slide stop
and takedown lever on the left side of the slide and frame. A stock
slot is milled into the rear of the grip strap. The left side of the slide
is marked Polish Eagle and "VIS-wz.35 / pat. Nr.15567". The serial
number "33481" is located on the right side of the frame above the
trigger. Proof and inspection marks are stamped on both sides of the
trigger guard bow and on the left side of the slide ahead of the
decocking lever. The magazine has a blue finish and is unmarked.
After the fall of Poland in early WWII the Polish Radom pistols became
a secondary issue weapon used widely throughout WWII by the
The acceptance marks are solely the Polish Army marks from 1939,
to include the date, Polish Eagle and patent on the slide. There are
neither German military marks nor any British proof marks.
This pistol would have been captured during the German Invasion of
Poland, and ended up in Guernsey during the German occupation
1940/45. It came to Jersey in the late 1970â€™s and has been in a
collection since 1981.
Condition: Excellent with 98% blue finish overall showing edge and
high spot wear with some minor thinning and spotting on the lower
frame. The grips are excellent. Tough to find in this high condition.â€