My biggest problem is I can't confine my time to a single collection. I am just all over the place with what I acquire. Over the years I have always been a Hi Power fan and the WWII Hi Powers in particular. Keep in mind there are still some I want to get. I would like to pickup a pre-war and I would like a WaA613 which was one of the early German produced. One day I know they will come along.
I will start with the oldest and work to the newest WWII era I have.
This is an early WaA103 produced. It still shows good, the fit, finish and quality of this gun are very good. Trigger is a little heavy as all the early models with the mag safety in place are. Keep in mind I never alter one of these, all that came with mag safety's still have them. The only thing I do is if I plan to shoot one I use a new buffer spring and then put the original back in after I fire the gun. I'm sure the originals work fine, but there is no need to work an old spring and take a chance on them being weak and a slide breaking. The WaA103 Waffen started at serial number 65,285 and went to 93,000. The WaA613 that I lack started at serial number 52,000 so it is a pretty rare proof to find and had the best quality, similar to the pre-war. WaA103 were produced between April 1941 and December 1941. I purchased this one from a dealer and all known history behind it was lost of course.