Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Beretta Model 93R

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Beretta Model 93R

Date

1985

Object Number

XII.9223

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museum Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme 1989. From the Metropolitan Police. no.126.

Physical Description

Recoil operated action.A blued cut-away slide and frame. On the the rear left of frame is a one shot or three shot burst fire selector. Beneath the forend is a fold down blued steel foregrip. Exposed hammer and an extended barrel with ventilation slots at the front. Two piece chequered wooden grips,with lanyard ring. The magazine is a detachable staggered-column box,holding 20 rounds,stamped on one side is PB CAL 9 PARA MADE IN ITALY. Stamped on left side of slide is PIETRO BERETTA GARDONE V.T. CAL. 9 PARABELLUM. and on the right side P.B. - MOD.93R - MADE IN ITALY PATENTED. In good condition a little wear to barrel

Dimensions

BarrelLength155mm
OverallLength250mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number C01679Z

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Italian proof marks on right side of trigger guard

Associations

Notes

Fired: 22/06/1993