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Posted: 11/21/2005 8:12:54 AM EDT
Good morning all,
I recently picked up a handgun a couple of days ago.
It was listed as a Bernardelli M1948 in 32acp.
I can't find out anything on this gun on the www.
Here is what is on it:
Left side of slide: BERNARDELLI - GARDONE V.T. ITALIA - CAL. 7.65 BREV.
Right side of slide: (crown stamp with PSF on it)
right side of frame behind trigger: (2 stamps) 1948
Backstrap: xxx (3 digit serial number)
Wood grips with same serial number on the inside
Same seial number on inside of trigger bar.
i found an italian page but i don't know if its for your pistol or another model: www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/4018/bernardz.htm
go to dogpile and type in bernardelli and you will find a few pages.
does it have the external or internal trigger?
Wow that was fast!!
It looks exactly like the 38-32.
I could tell by looking at the front sight. On mine and this one, there is practically no front sight, just a groove on the slide.
What is the model number for this one then?
Aaron, that is the model in the page you gave, no english translation tho.
I remember that pistol..it was very rare. standard issued pistol by the military was the beretta but some officers used to by a Bernardelli by their own.
It hasn't a model number. the correct name is "Bernardelli cal. 7.65" (or cal. 9short)
that page describe the parts of the pistol, how to disassemble it and there is a list of replacement parts. if you need I can try to transate the page for you.
found this: translated in english by google
if you miss some words please tell me. I'll translate them for you.
CANE -> Hammer
Thank you very much!
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