Japan Nambu "Papa" Type semi-automatic pistol chambered in 8x22 Nambu. Early Papa pattern pistol, Koishikawa-Tokyo arsenal mfg. Features the tangent rear sight, grip safety, non-original custom smooth wood grips, and original nickel plated magazine with a deformation on alloy base from impact or similar. Has arsenal marking above chamber, and Japanese characters indicating "Type Nambu", and "Army Type". Patina metal finish is worn with pitting, and bore is dark. Mfg between 1906-1927, serial # 497x, C&R eligible.
This pistol appears functional however due to condition and unknown history, it is being sold for display as a Gunsmith Special, sold AS-IS, no returns.
This is a used firearm and we only have one in stock; first come first served.
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