Object Title

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Star Model CO

Centrefire self-loading pistol - Star Model CO

Date

1933

Object Number

XII.11256

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via the Home Office Buy-in Scheme 1997, accessioned November 2001. From Metropolitan Police, no.1/3 (Belgravia)

Physical Description

Engraved and gilt overall with black plastic grips impressed with the Star trademark. The top of the barrel and the right side of the slide is engraved in arabic: There is no-one worthy of worship except god. There is also an unidentified crest on the top of the barrel

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 103 mm, Barrel length: 2 in (51 mm) Weight: 0.292 Kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2569

Calibre

6.35 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with Eiber proof marks

Associations

Places Spain

Notes

This weapon was probably for presentation in the south of spain, possibly to an arab.