Hi all haveing trouble reading the last 2 digits on my ppsh 41 date anyone had anything like this ..
soviet ppsh 41 .has a 3 in a cartoche =Stalin Factory, ZIS (Zavod imeni Stalina, Завод имени Сталина at russian) was marked by letter "З", and it never produced PPS43, only PPSH41. the 3 is Z in russian,, the date on the recivier is 19?? crude stamping the letters below are b and i think crude d its clearer on the tang .. i just cant make out if it was 1944 ?? or another date because the stamp on the reciver under the date is worn or a quick refurb looks like a 5 and not b also the d has not been stamped correct either .. tang is clearer so have no dought its not 54 . any ideas on the puzzle of the last 2 date numbers i cant work them out attached pics to let you see tang and receiver bd 9057 .
Any help welcome