Josey Wales

Fraudster Alert Refinished Walther P5 "Euro Imports" on GB

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"Euro Imports", seller on GB, real name Daniel Haslam. His main supplier is a guy in Hamburg name of Ted Augustine, whom I used to but no longer do business with because among other things, he stole Euro 10K of VAT tax that was supposed to come to me, as well as never supplying some parts he was paid for. He also kept a P9S belonging to me and transferred it to Haslam, necessitating contact with ATF and a police report to the Hamburg Kriminal Polizei to prompt it's return.

Here is a Walther P5, sold at auction by Hermann Historica in Munich. Serial #013662

https://www.hermann-historica.de/165890

Here is the same gun sold on GB by Daniel Haslam/Euro Imports. "Gun is in great condition with a perfect bore and action". Nothing about being refinished.

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/785891119

With those clear plastic grips, (these are commonly seen on "schnittmodel" or factory cutaway guns in Europe) the person buying it is going to be a collector. And we all know how collectors feel about refinished guns....

Augustine (an American who has lived over there for years) uses Haslam as a way to sell guns into the USA without subjecting himself to ATF oversight.  Haslam obtained his Type 08 FFL at Augustine's suggestion. Augustine may have bought this gun at auction and had it refinished prior to export, but if you were the Walther collector who bought this gun, I think it wouldn't matter to you who did the deed. "Birds of a feather", etc..

 

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fix Hermann Historica link
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GREAT INFO JOSEY ! keep those knuckle heads out of the flow.

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I only accept postal money orders. contact me DIRECTLY before sending any funds                                           email  myoldiron@outlook.com        

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Wow....I was watching that one.  I didn't care about the gun itself but was after the grips.  Good to know more details about the source...he's put up some hard to get Vektors and others recently.

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Well, he hasn't sold any more Vektors than I have..... they're all gone for the moment but I have more coming. I'm  "bobofthedesert" on GB.

His primary supplier, Augustine Waffenteile, appears to be out of business.

http://www.augustine-waffenteile.de/shop/HK-P7M13/Original-H-K-Spare-Parts:::182_183.html?language=en

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Oh, cool!  I emailed you about the one with the spare long barrel upper.  Did you already sell that one?  

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Yes, already gone, sorry. Didn't get the email......

Here's a link to one of my auctions.    https://www.gunbroker.com/item/789337947

From there you can look at "seller's other listings". If you save me as a seller you will then be notified of all my listings.

 

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