Star, Bonifacio Echeverria S.A. of Eibar, Spain quickly caught the attention of Europe, the Middle East, and even the United States with their excellent quality pistols that went into production in 1934. Israel’s Defense Forces, among many others, adopted as many Stars as they could get when the move for Independence culminated in the 1948 War. Here is a specimen of Star’s Model B Super, introduced in 1946 and in production until 1983. This pistol served with the Mishteret Y’Israel, the Israeli civilian Police in Jerusalem District. From its S 1 date code, it was manufactured in 1974. Its only alien stamping is from its New Jersey importer on the under side of the frame. Barrel and slide are 5 1/8 inch Colt Government length, blue steel with Tokarev type bushing setup. Sights are stake-on half moon low profile front and matching dovetailed blue steel rear combat type. Extractor body is visible externally. Safety setup is main safety only for cocked-and-locked carry, with no grip safety. The Star safety, however, will engage with the hammer in resting and half cocked position. It is Series 70 style, no firing pin block, but it does have a magazine safety. Frame’s mainspring housing area is integral to the frame, not removable, with checkered serrations. The real innovation to the B Super, visible on the right side, is its rapid field-stripping capability. It achieved this by means of a closed cam path in lieu of the classic 1911 barrel link setup. This B Super has a loaded chamber indicator on the top rear of the barrel’s chamber hood area. Magazine is blue steel factory Star. Capacity is 9 rounds, 8 + 1, and magazines are available throughout the country. Caliber is 9mm Parabellum, 9mm Luger, 9x19, call it what you will, THE 9mm. Weight empty is 37.2 ounces, and weight and dimensions are very similar to the Colt 1911 Government Pistols. Grip panels are checkered Brown composite factory issue with minimal flattening to the checkering crowns of the right panel. On this specimen, Surface detractions are moderate, principally edge whitening and occasional freckling to the blue. Note the three relatively small areas of surface pitting on top of the slide and forward left edge of the frame. We rate this B Super as Very Good, 80 percent vicinity by our estimate; 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, and the trigger pull is crisp 5 pound vicinity with negligible felt creep. We’re offering this very attractive, eminently serviceable and collectable Spanish-Israeli Star Spain 9mm Model B Super Pistol for only $ 339.00. Not transferable to civilians in California, District of Colombia, or Massachusetts. 9 Shot Magazines are restricted to Law Enforcement only in New York. For extra magazines, use Guns America search terms Star Magazine Robertson. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $15 lower 48; $40 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that kind of thing smells like felony level straw purchase attempt. GA Pay / MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped ASAP. 7 day extra hold on checks. FFL ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name and Gun Brand on there. 7 day money back on used, no return on NIB, layaway, or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. Lay-away 20% down, balance in 90 days. Phone hours 8:30 – 4:30 CST Mon - Fri CST. Local pickup OK. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We Buy, Sell, or Trade. We always have, since 1952.
$15 lower 48; $40 AK, HI, PR, USPS Priority. 7 day money back on used items, but No Returns on NIB, Lay-away, or Ammo. Lay-away OK, 20% down, 90 days to pay. We Buy, Sell, or Trade; we always have, since 1952.
We Buy, Sell, or Trade. Always have.
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