Object Title

Rimfire self-loading target pistol - Star Model F Target

Rimfire self-loading target pistol - Star Model F Target

Date

1954

Object Number

XII.10371

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police, 25th November 1992

Physical Description

A blow-back pistol of heavy construction. The barrel is fixed, the slide being of the floating type, and heavily serrated at the rear to assist in cocking, although the hammer can be manually cocked utilising the wide chequered spur. The trigger is micro- adjustable by means of a grub screw. The grips are heavily chequered two biece brown plastic, each with a STAR logo. They are retained by two srews in each grip. The sights are adjustable V notch block rear, and large ramp front. The magazine is missing

Dimensions

BarrelLength180mm
OverallLength260mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 436916

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Slide left: STAR B.ECHEVERRIA EIBAR ESPANA A CAL .22 Slide right:US PATENT 2563720. HEEL OF BUTT: F TARGET 436916. Date stamped

Associations

Places Spain

Notes

Manufactured from 1942 to 1967