Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Frommer Model 37-M

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Frommer Model 37-M

Date

1939

Object Number

XII.9929

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Tayside (Scotland) Police no.374, (SUSM no.14)

Physical Description

Blued overall and fitted with wooden two-piece grip plates. A grip safety is provided as is a swivelling lanyard ring at the rear of the grip. A magazine is in place, which is marked '37M' on the base

Dimensions

BarrelLength100mm
OverallLength175mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 198297

Calibre

7.65 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

The serial number is stamped on the left side above the grip and below the slide

Associations

Places Hungary

Notes

This model's serial number range starts at 50000. A large quantity of these were used by the Luftwaffe during the war