Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Glisenti Model 1910

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Glisenti Model 1910

Date

dated

Object Number

PR.4446

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

Blued. Chequered grip plate on right side. Grip plate on left side is missing. Magazine release at base of grip. Switch at top of grip. Cocking toggle to rear of slide. Notch and blade type sights.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

OverallDepth1.2in.
OverallDepth30mm
OverallWeight0.9kg
OverallWeight1.9lb
OverallWidth5.7in.
OverallWidth145mm
Overalllength8.1in.
Overalllength205mm
Barrellength3.7in.
Barrellength95mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number I 1570

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Royal Cypher
Crest of Savoy
Right grip
Carved
Manufacturer and date markings
Crown over FAB 1910 (Brescia)
Right side frame
Stamped
Serial
I over 1570
Right side rear of frame, underneath barrel, trigger guard.
Stamped
Patent holder? Revelli however this is disputed.
RV in box
Top next to rear sight
Stamped
Maker's mark
Stylized MBT for 'Metallurgica Bresciana Tempini’
Top next to breech
Stamped
Controller markings
TM in a circle
Right side frame
Stamped

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