ASTRA M600/43 9X19MM SEMI-AUTO PISTOL NON-IMPORT

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ASTRA M600/43 9X19MM SEMI-AUTO PISTOL NON-IMPORT   Guns > Pistols > Astra Pistols
Description: Astra Model 600/43 semi-auto pistol. Caliber 9x19mm (9mm Parabellum). Serial number 33925. Produced by Unceta y Compania S.A. Guernica Espana in 1945 as indicated by the Spanish date code “p”. The upper/rear part of the slide displays the company address and model designation. NO IMPORT MARKS. All matching serial numbers (frame, slide, barrel). All serial numbers are original and are not re-stamped. The metal retains approximately 95% of its original bluing with just slight wear on the sharp edges of the slide and frame. All internal parts are also in excellent condition with no appreciable wear. No rust or pitting. The original hardwood grips with diamond checkering are nice and solid with no cracks and only a few minor handling marks, light dings and scratches. The bore is also in excellent condition with strong and shiny rifling. All markings and numbers are clearly visible on the metal. Comes complete with an original correct magazine with Astra logo on its floor-plate and stamped with serial number 29531 and an original West German police issue black leather holster ink stamped with serial number 32114. A beautiful example of an original German second contract Astra Model 600/43 pistol. Please see firearm shipping restrictions below.

Firearm shipping restrictions:

• California: No firearm sales. • Denver, CO: No semi-automatic rifles. • Connecticut: No semi-automatic rifles. • Hawaii: No firearm sales. • Maryland: No firearm sales. • Massachusetts: No semi-automatic rifles. • New Jersey: No firearm sales. • New York: No semi-automatic rifles. • New York City, NY: No firearm sales. • Aurora, IL: No semi-automatic rifles. • Chicago, IL: No firearm sales. • Washington DC: No firearm sales.

$50 for shipping in the lower 48 states only (additional shipping charges to Alaska or Hawaii). 3-day inspection privilege (shipping costs and return transfer fee are not refundable). Not for sale where prohibited by law. It is the buyer’s responsibility to make sure he or she is in compliance with their State, County, and City laws. Any extra costs incurred because of compliance issues will be the buyer’s responsibility.

In 1943 Nazi Germany, chronically short of handguns, contracted the Spanish firearms firm Astra to produce an adaption of an earlier Spanish pistol in 9mm Largo caliber, the Model 400. The Germans requested the pistol in 9mm Parabellum and the Model 600 was born. An order was then placed for 60,000 of the Model 600/43. However, only 10,450 pistols were delivered until shipments were halted in July 1944 (first contract) due to the subsequent loss of France to the Allies. After WW2, the remaining pistols were put into storage by the Spanish government. 31,350 were then sold to the West German government in 1951 (second contract) to arm it’s police.


Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Location: IL

Trades Accepted: No

Shipping Notes: See Description

Item #: 982087477
Seller Since: Dec. 2000
Seller Level: Verified
This seller is NOT an FFL
City: Joliet
State: IL
Price:
$595.00


Shipping: See Description (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Money Order
Returns: See Description

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