Who used the Ruby pistol in ww2?

Who used the Ruby pistol in ww2?

The Ruby pistol was a semi-automatic pistol of . 32 ACP calibre made by Gabilondo y Urresti and other Spanish companies. It saw use in both World Wars as the service weapon of the French Army under the name Pistolet Automatique de 7 millim….Ruby pistol.

Ruby
Specifications
Mass 850 g
Length 170–210 mm
Barrel length 80–120 mm

Does llama still make firearms?

In 1931, company began to produce a semi-automatic pistol based on Colt Model 1911. They were of high quality and have been sold around the world. After Spanish civil war, company moved its facilities to Vitoria, Spain, where it continued to build handguns under Llama trade name. Llama pistol is still produced today.

Where are the Ruby 7.65 mm pistols made?

An interesting point is that Ruby pistols, in all calibers, were now marked MANUFACTURED IN SPAIN BY „RUBY” ARMS CO. PATENT 70724 CAL. 7.65 (32) for those of the 7.65 mm. caliber and similarly for the other calibers.

When did the French accept the Ruby pistol?

After testing was completed in May 1915, the French decided to accept the Ruby as the “Pistolet Automatique de 7 millimètre 65 genre “Ruby” and contracted Gabilondo to produce 10,000 pistols a month.

Who was the inventor of the Ruby pistol?

This pistol used features patented by Pedro Careaga in 1911, and by the Esperanza and Unceta company in 1912. These patents may have covered the frame-mounted safety (instead of a grip safety), and an internal striker (instead of a hammer).

When did the Beristain stop making the Ruby pistol?

Resumption of the production of the 7.65 mm. and 9 mm. Short (1910 Browning imitation) Ruby pistols meant that the pistols that had been produced under that name previous to the Beristain contractual arrangement were now again being produced under the Ruby name. This production of the original model continued from approximately 1923 to 1926.