This genuine World War II Beretta .380 auto was produced while Northern Italy, including the Beretta Factory at Gardone, was still in Nazi hands. From its RE acceptance stamp and its 590000 range serial number, it was manufactured in early 1944. Slide, frame and barrel numbers all match, with only the 90000 series number on the barrel lug. The grip frame also bears dpc markings beside the lanyard loop on the grip frame. The Model of 1934 Beretta was such a well made piece that this one is eminently serviceable. Construction is all steel, bright blue finish, with gray steel serrated PPK style round commander hammer. Even the plastic grip panels are steel backed. Weight empty is 33 1/2 ounces. Type is blowback single action with frame mounted round tab safety for right handed shooters. This pistol is capable of hammer down or hammer back safety position. It does not have a firing pin or magazine safety. Magazine is blue steel construction as well, distinctive open sides and with serrated steel finger rest floor plate. Capacity is 7 + 1 rounds of .380 ACP ammunition, Italian designation 9mm Corto, German designation 9mm Kurz. Sights are classic Beretta slide-integral blade front sight with dovetailed steel notch rear. Barrel measures 3 1/4 inches; height 4 1/2 inches from the bottom of the European style serrated butt mounted magazine release to the top of the rear sight; overall length 5 7/8 inches from the muzzle to the end of the grip frame strut. Surface detractions are only moderate, with occasional finish freckling and edge whitening. Grip panel liners show white on the lower grip frame area, but note how well preserved the bluing is on front and back straps of the grip frame. Trigger shows center browning. We rate this 1934 Beretta as Very Good, close to excellent, 85 percent vicinity by our estimate. Photos ought to suffice, though, for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. It is excellent mechanically; bore, chamber, and mechanism are all bright, clean, and excellent. This very nice Wartime Beretta comes to us from the collection of our favorite Midwestern Lawman. We’re offering it for only $ 559.00. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $12 handguns lower 48; $40 handguns Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that kind of thing smells like felony level straw purchase attempt. MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped same day. 7 day hold on checks. Please Note that C&R Handguns, as concealable weapons, must transfer through an 01 or 02 FFL in the States of California, Delaware, and New Jersey; in the District of Colombia; and in the cities of Boston MA, Newark NJ, New York City and Chicago IL. Hawaii, New York, and New Jersey buyers must transfer any C&R firearm through an 01 or 02 FFL. Maryland C&Rs also need to furnish their Regulated Firearm Collector License. FFL ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name on there. We offer 7 day money back on used guns and items, but No Returns on New in Box guns or on Lay-aways or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. New guns have factory warranties and we are not a warranty station. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days - lay aways not refundable, though. Internet phone hours 8:30 – 4:30 CST Mon - Fri CST. Local pickup available. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We Buy, Sell, or Trade. We always have, since 1952.
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