Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Glock 21 Generation 2

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Glock 21 Generation 2

Date

1995

Object Number

PR.13507

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Transferred to the Ministry of Defence Pattern Room via the National Museums Consortium from the Home Office Firearms Compensation Scheme, 1997, June 2004 Manufactured by Glock, 1990.

Physical Description

Enlarged slide and frame (Gen2 design) intended to handle .45 ACP ammunition. Fitted with 'Uncle Mike's' rubber grip sleeve.

Techniques

Machined, Stamped, Moulded, Forged

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength4.6 in
BarrelLength117 mm
OverallLength210 mm
OverallWeight0.85 kg
OverallWeight1.87 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number BMB485

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Serial number
BMB485
Slide right side
Stamping
Patent number
Date code NDM for March 1995.
Frame right side
Moulding
Maker's mark
Glock logo, '21' 'AUSTRIA'
Slide left side
Stamping
Maker's mark
MADE IN AUSTRIA GLOCK, INC., SMYRNA. GA.
Frame right side
Moulding
Proof marks
Standard Vienna proofs
Frame right side
Stamping
Proof marks
Standard Vienna proofs
Slide right side
Stamping
Patent number
US.Pat.4,539,889 4,825,744 4,893,546
Frame right side
Moulding
Calibre
`.45 Auto`
Slide left side
Stamping

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