Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Beretta Model 1935

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Beretta Model 1935

Date

1941

Object Number

XII.5769

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museum Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Northumbria Police, no.13.

Physical Description

Blued overall with two piece stockplates. Stamped on left side of the slide P.BERETTA-CAL.7.65-BREVETTA GARDONE V.T. 1941 XIX (year 19 in the fascist calander) A magazine is fitted

Dimensions

OverallLength146mm
BarrelLength84mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 475379

Calibre

7.65 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on left side of the frame is a crowned eagle with spread wings for the Air Force

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

This weapon was made in the 19th year of fascist rule, the XIX on the left side of the slide indicates this.