Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Astra Model 200 Firecat

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Astra Model 200 Firecat

Date

1953

Object Number

XII.5755

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Kent Police, no.61

Physical Description

Blued finish with plastic grips. The magazine is chromed

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 699776

Calibre

6.35 mm

Associations

Places Spain

Notes

Introduced in 1920 there were a number of variations to the basic model until it was withdrawn in 1967. This example was made during a production run from 1951 to 1953 of 32,000.