Panzerfaust s from Berlin

this time a special update ! Panzerfaust found near Berlin in a lake, therefore the good condition. these were most likely discarted at the last days of the war and was found with a lot of other items.
the Panzerfausts have been cleaned and all parts are mostly removable
some have the rare green paint on them, which was on special request from the Finnish frontline who didnt like walking around with big yellow brown sticks which was the original basic primer used in the last years/months of war to preserve resources

more info on the Panzerfausts below

In December of 1942, the first production model of the Panzerfaust entered service.  Known initially as Faustpatrone I, or “Gretchen“, it was later designated Panzerfaust (Klein) 30m.  It had a muzzle velocity of 30 meters per second, & its .75 kg warhead was capable of penetrating 140mm of armor at a 30 degree angle.  The unusual shape of the wind-cone on the front of this grenade often prevented this weapon from detonating on the extremely-sloped armor of some Russian tanks, & this problem was partially redressed in the second model known as Faustpatrone II.  The grenade now had an angular appearance, & the weight was increased to 1.5 kg, thereby boosting its armor-piercing capability up to 200mm at a 30 degree slope.  This weapon also became known as Panzerfaust (Gross) 30m, to distinguish it from “Gretchen” which was being issued at the same time.

In early 1944, the Panzerfaust 60m was developed.  This model had a thicker tube, stronger firing cap, larger propellant charge, improved fuse, & a bomb with a fixed joint between the head & the tail shaft.  The effective range was increased to 80 meters, & muzzle velocity to 45m/sec.  The armor piercing capability was about the same as the Faustpatrone II.  The redesigned trigger mechanism of the 60m also gave the operator some options in firing positions (like the over-shoulder position) which were not practical with the push-button trigger of the earlier models.

By September 1944, another increase in range was achieved with the introduction of the Panzerfaust 100m.  The effective range was 150 meters, & this was possible due to the application of two propellant charges, slightly separated by a gap.  Ignition was fractionally staggered and led to a smooth & rapid increase in velocity.  The 100m had a muzzle velocity of 62m/sec & could penetrate 200mm of armor at 150 meters.

In January of 1945, a new version of the Panzerfaust was designed, known as the Panzerfaust 150m, in which the weight of the projectile was decreased (thereby increasing the range) without affecting its penetrating capability.  This model had a muzzle velocity of 82m/sec & could penetrate 200mm of armor at 200 meters.  An anti-personnel fragmentation sleeve was also provided.  Very few of the Panzerfaust 150m reached the troops before the end of the war.