Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Alkar Model 1915

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Alkar Model 1915

Date

1918

Object Number

XII.6982

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Wiltshire Police, no.58.

Physical Description

This is a Ruby type pistol and is built on the lines of the standard Eiber pistol with the spring beneath the barrel.

Dimensions

OverallLength164mm
BarrelLength91mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 58946

Calibre

7.65 mm

Associations

Places Eiber/Spain

Notes

The company that made this pistol was formed in 1917 to forfill contracts for the Ruby type pistol for the French army. About 80,000 were made by Alkartasuna until the company was disolved in 1922.