Where did the Italian Beretta 765 Brevettata come from?
Discussion in ‘ Small Arms and Edged Weapons ‘ started by akf86surf, May 11, 2011 . I inherited my late grandfather’s beretta, I know some markings may mean who had the gun. I did some research on the serial numbers and know it was most likely in German hands. Also, it has the “UT” near handle of the gun.
When did Beretta stop using the Crown Lion?
But Beretta’s with this proof that were rebuilt will also have “other” post-war markings added.Model 1935’s from around 501680 have the Crown Lion proof, then around #517796 they had both the Crown Lion and (4UT) until the Crown Lion was discontinued around #535386 and the (4UT) was used.”
Why did Gardone use the Brescia proof hose?
Apparently the Brescia proof hose was reopened or Gardone used the proof to help proof pistols being sold to the Germans, before using the (4UT).
When did Italy start to use proofmarks on guns?
Please – no questions about your old guns. Italian Proofmarks. Italy started rather late with proofmarks, they started on december 30:th 1923 with a proof that was compulsory. The same rulses are more or less applied today. The most visible change is the change from a crown to a star 1950 so crown and PSF is from the time between 1923 and 1950.
Where did my late grandfather get his Beretta from?
I inherited my late grandfather’s beretta, I know some markings may mean who had the gun. I did some research on the serial numbers and know it was most likely in German hands. Also, it has the “UT” near handle of the gun. My grandfather claimed he took it from a German POW. On the gun, under where you cock it back near the grip has a symbol.
What kind of gun was the Beretta M 1935?
The “M 1935” was identical in most respects but chambered for the 7.65mm round and intended for export and the civilian market. 7.65mm and 9mm Parabellum being accepted pistol calibers in the German armed forces Beretta sold many “M 1935” model pistols to Germany where it would have received a WaffenAmt acceptance stamp on the frame.
When was your grandfather’s Beretta captured in Germany?
If your grandfather captured his Beretta (M1935, I assume) in Germany in 1945 it was likely one of those. akf86surf likes this. I should have read your post more carefully, the date 1944 makes it impossible for your gun to have been seized in Operation Achse.
What was the German Army 7.65mm Beretta made for?
Beretta 1934-1935 German service 1944 7.65mm Beretta 1934-1935 German service 1944 7.65mm SOLD $375.00 Categories: Firearms, Other Firearms How To Order Description Reviews (0) Description Beretta 1934-35 Italian Made during WWII for German Army Caliber: 7.65 mm or 32 ACP Matching. Original Grips Original Magazine Perfect bore