• Norinco Model M-59

Norinco Model M-59

Article:

Market types:

Civil, Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms

Pistol type:

Semi-automatic

Caliber :

9x18mm Makarov

About Product

Model: Makarov pistol
Subgroup: pistol
Manufacturer: Norinco
Action: Double Action (DA or DA/SA)
Made in: China
Year: 1959
   
Caliber: 9 x 18mm Makarov
Barrel length: 3.83"
Slide finish: Blued
Frame material: Steel
Frame finish: Blued
Overall length: 6.34"
Width: 1.16
   
Sights: Fixed
  Notch
Magazine capacity: 8
Grip: Gator Back
Weight: 26 oz.
   

Makarov pistol was designed by Nikolay Makarov in 1951 in Soviet Union when production started. Makarov pistol replaced Tokarev TT33 in Soviet Union police and army forces because of its' simplicity, low production costs and good stoping power. Because of its' qualities it was manufactured in Germany, Bulgaria and China. Makarov pistol is straight blowback action, frame-fixed barrel handgun effective up to 50 meters with muzzle velocity of 1,033 fps or 315 m/s. China start manufacturing Makarov pistol in 1959 with minor differences. Made from milled forgings and all the metal parts are salt blued.

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