HG1467 This pistol shows Taurus innovation and German influence at the same time. Taurus began building credible, quality descendants of the Beretta 92 series in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the Brazilian Company deftly combined tradition with innovation beginning with its early models. The 92 and 99 series pistols filled a pricing niche beneath the pricey Berettas with no sacrifice of quality. After Beretta introduced its 92SB Compact, Taurus followed suit with their 92 C, which led to the series that includes the photo specimen in the late 1990s, when Taurus took its Beretta Compact type frame and installed a shorter, sturdier slide with looks akin to the German Sig Pistols. The 915 was a transitional model leading to the currently marketed PT 911 that is equipped with Taurus’s internal lock. This pistol, then, is a Pre-Lock Taurus. Type is traditional double and single action semi-automatic; construction is steel barrel, slide and parts mounted on a polished alloy frame; barrel length is service size 4 inches; grip frame is traditional and serrated fore and aft, yet thinned on the order of the Beretta Vertec pistols. Magazine capacity is 15 rounds, 15+1 total capacity, and any Taurus 92/99 magazine will fit into this pistol. Ambidextrous Frame Mounted Safety levers also serve as decockers, to safely return the hammer to its resting, double-action-ready position. The pistol, like all Tauruses with frame mounted safeties, is also capable of cocked-and-locked, single-action-first-shot carry. This particular specimen has served and protected the citizens of Israel with the Mishteret Y’Israel, the Israeli Civilian Police, in Beer-sheva. It is marked by the RETA Supply Company in Beer Sheva. These were only briefly manufactured in the interim from their introduction in 1999 until the internal lock was added in 2002 and the model number changed to PT 911. One photo shows Israeli Police decals that came on a couple of the magazine floorplates from this batch of pistols. Surface detractions are only moderate, with moderate amounts of holster buffing mostly on the sharp edges, and light inconspicuous scouring at places on the sides of the slide and on the grip panels. We rate it as Very Good, close to Excellent, since no more than 15 percent of its surface area is affected, in our estimation. Photos, at any rate, ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. It is excellent mechanically; bore, chamber, and mechanism are all bright, clean, and excellent. Current replacement pricing on the PT 911 is upwards of $500 per unit in our area, if a person can even find one. We’re offering this historic, attractive and eminently serviceable PT 915, however, for only $ 339.00. Not transferable to civilian residents of California, District of Colombia, or Massachusetts. For civilian buyers in jurisdictions where 15 round magazines are restricted to Law Enforcement, we will sub a new Mec-Gar full size 92 Ten Round Magazine, or freight paid with no magazine, buyer’s call. Affected jurisdictions include Chicago, Hawaii, and New York. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $10 lower 48; $30 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. 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. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days, lay aways not refundable. 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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