Object Title

Centrefire self-loading blank-firing pistol - Mini GAP

Centrefire self-loading blank-firing pistol - Mini GAP

Date

about 2015

Object Number

XXX.457

Provenance

Gifted by Royal Mail Group on 17th January 2017.

Physical Description

This is a blank firing cased pistol designed to fire flares, gas cartridges and blank cartridges and therefore vents forward through the muzzle. Standard Glock design with a steel slide and a polymar frame. The restricted barrel is threaded at the muzzle for a cup discharger. The magazine has a six shot capacity.
Accessories include cleaning implements x 3.

Techniques

Cast, Moulded

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength160mm
OverallWeight0.83kg
BarrelLength85mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number Z019323

Calibre

9 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

makers name
MINI GAP kal 9 mm PAK made in Italy manufactures logo
left side of slide
roll stamped
Proof marks
The Gardone proof house mark and the definative proof mark
on the right side of the slide
stamped

Associations

Places Italy/Europe