Walther TPH

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Walther TPH
Interarms Walther TPH .22, right side view
Type Handgun
Place of origin Germany
Service history
In service 1968-present
Production history
Designed 1968
No. built over 10000
Weight 11.5 oz (empty)
Length 5.3 inches
Barrel length 2.8 inches

Cartridge .22 LR
.25 ACP
Action Straight blowback
Muzzle velocity 1,080 ft/s
Effective firing range 45 metres
Feed system 6 round detachable magazine

The Walther TP and TPH handguns are extremely compact double-action lightweight semiautomatic pistols in .22 Long Rifle and .25 ACP calibers.

The TP was produced by Walther from 1961-1971 and the improved TPH has been produced continuously since 1968. Models have been produced in Germany and (by Interarms) in the US.

Pistols in this size range are sometimes referred to as pocket pistols.


Walther TPH Technical Data
Length 5.3" 135 mm
Height 3.7" 95 mm
Width 0.9" 23 mm
Barrel Length 2.8" 71 mm
Weight, Empty 11.5 oz 325 g
Walther TPH Description
Calibers .22 LR, .25 ACP
Magazine Capacity 6 cartridges
Material, Slide Steel
Material, Frame Aluminum Alloy (German), Stainless steel (Interarms)
Operating Mechanism Straight blowback
Trigger Mechanism SA/DA external hammer and decocking safety


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