Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - FN Browning Model 1910

Centrefire self-loading pistol - FN Browning Model 1910

Date

about 1935

Object Number

XII.10684

Provenance

See Acqusition.

Physical Description

This example has been refinished by parkerising and the serial number has been drilled out. The grips are chequered bearing the FN monogram. This is a straight blowback striker fired pistol. The mainspring is housed around the barrel. Squeeze safety on back strap. Ejection port on right side. Notch and blade type sights. Textured strip on top of slide. Magazine catch located on underside of grip. Exposed extractor. No Liege Perron is marked on this pistol therefore production is after 1924.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength6 in
OverallLength153 mm
OverallWeight0.6 kg
OverallWeight1.52 lb
BarrelLength3.35 in.
BarrelLength85 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

7.65 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Inspectors mark?
* over Z
Left side of the slide, frame and barrel
Stamped
Final Proof
Crown over circled E L.G * (Epreuve de Liege)
Barrel
Stamped
Manufacturer's mark
FABRIQUE NATIONALE D' ARMS de GUERRE HERSTAL-BELGIQUE. over BROWNING' S-PATENT DEPOSE
Slide left side
Stamped
Monogram
FN
Grips
In relief
Proof mark
Lion over PV (Nitro proof for rifled barrel and parabellum pistols)
Left side slide and frame. Also on the barrel.
Stamped

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