The 007 pistol was found with its holster and 50 rounds of 7.65 mm calibre ammunition on Tuesday, January 17, while workers were tearing up wooden floors in the attic of an apartment in the palace complex, which has been unused for 20 years.
Poland's Police Central Investigation Bureau (CBSP) has seized 48 firearms, 30,000 rounds of ammunition and several grenades in an operation carried out in three provinces.
The 72-year-old man in the small town of Górowo Iławeckie, 90km east of Elbląg, had been cleaning out his attic when he stumbled upon the semi-automatic pistol in his chimney’s smokehouse.
Cops are investigating after the two grandmas living 25 minutes apart stumbled upon the TT semi-automatic pistols hidden behind a basement wardrobe and inside an old sofa while they were doing their pre-Xmas cleaning.
On the occasion of Poland's 100th anniversary of regaining independence, arms maker Łucznik has created a limited edition commemorative FB Vis pistol based on original pre-war documentation, the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) has announced.