Pistol has matching serial numbers, and has the Walther Military proofs of Eagle 359, Plus the Walther Flaregun proof of an eagle with heart – Not seen that often on heer models.
This flare pistol has a few rare features, It is an early war pistol yet has three late features. It has a late cartridge loaded indicator, a late lanyard ring, and a very rare late thin hammer with a hole in it. These late thin hammers are only rarely found with the hole in certain serial ranges. Mostly on 1943 dated pistols.