Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Nambu Type 94

Centrefire self-loading military pistol - Nambu Type 94

Date

1940

Object Number

XXVIF.182

Provenance

Transferred from XII.5825, 24 September 1991. Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From the Metropolitan Police, no. 141

Physical Description

It is blued overall, with two piece chequered plastic stockplates, and fitted with a square notched rear sight. There is a safety catch at the left of the frame.

Techniques

Forged

Materials

Dimensions

OverallHeight4.52inches
OverallHeight115mm
OverallLength7.36inches
OverallLength187mm
OverallWeight0.79kg
OverallWeight1.74lbs
OverallWidth0.98inches
OverallWidth25mm
BarrelLength3.74inches
BarrelLength95mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 12439

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Arsenal mark
Stamped Showa 15.6; Nagoya Arsenal mark; Nambu; and stamped kyuju shiki.
on the frame
stamped

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