Object Title

Centrefire self-loading military pistol

Centrefire self-loading military pistol

Date

1936

Object Number

XXVIF.181

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Sussex Police, no. 57

Physical Description

It is blued overall, with two piece grooved wooden stockplates and fixed wedge shaped rear sight. It is fitted with a safety catch at the left. Has a spare magazine.

Dimensions

BarrelLength6.1 inches
BarrelLength155 mm
OverallLength9.06 inches
OverallLength230 mm
OverallWeight0.885 kg
OverallWeight1.95 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 18165

Calibre

8 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Date stamped Showa 11.3; Nagoya Arsenal; Nambu; and stamped 'Shiki nen ju shi'. The magazine is stamped 165, and the spare 069.

Associations

Places Japan, Tokyo

Notes

In general for this series see V. Sorni, 'Una nambu piccola piccola', 'Diana Armi', no. 1, January 1992. pp. 24-30.