Browning 1900

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Calibre

Magazine

32acp

Semi-Auto

Six Rounds

Browning 1900
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1896 by John Browning for Fabrique Nationale de Herstal (FN) and produced in Belgium at the turn of the century. It was the first production handgun to use a slide. Presented to arms manufacturer FN Herstal in 1898, with production commencing the following year (then under the designation Modele 1899). In 1900, an improved design featuring primarily a shorter barrel and wider grips was introduced as the M1900. These designations were applied retroactively after FN began manufacture of other Browning pistol designs; initially the M1900 was marketed as simply the "Pistolet Browning" (Browning Pistol). Production ceased only 11 years later, with a total of about 700,000+ units having been produced. The example is marked Brevet SGDG The term stands for "Breveté Sans Garantie Du Gouvernement" and means: "Patent without guarantee of the government".  This suggests that it may be a manufacture outside the FN factory Wiki ref