Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Model 1948

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Model 1948

Object Number

PR.2143

Provenance

See acquisition

Physical Description

Hungarian contract Tokarev known as the Model 48. With notched back sight and blade foresight, and 24 vertical slide grooves, compared to the Russian made Tokarev’s 23 grooves. Hungarian communist emblem located on the right-side of trigger guard and the grips.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength4.37in.
BarrelLength111mm
OverallLength7.5in.
OverallLength191mm
OverallWeight0.88kg
OverallWeight1.15lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number CA9976

Calibre

7.62 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Serial and date of manufacture.
CA 9976 02 50
Slide
Stamped
Hungarian Communist emblem
Crossed hammer and wheat under a star
Both Grips
Moulded?
Hungarian Communist emblem
Crossed hammer and wheat under a star
Trigger guard
Stamped

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