Please e-mail any info about these C-prefix pistols. There were five variants of the P37: the first was identical to the Hungarian M37 except chambered for the 7.65mm Browning Short; the second was made for the Luftwaffe and is fitted with a manual safety catch much like that fitted to a Colt 1911, in addition to the grip safety. Some time after serial 222478 the dash after 'FEGYVER' was dropped in the spelling. Standard Hungarian Army acceptance mark located on the left side of the trigger guard. Enter your email address to subscribe to Revivaler and never miss a new post. The Germans ordered two-times this model adopted to caliber 7.65mm and manual safety. The spelling of 'FÉMÁRÚ-' and 'FEGYVER-' are identical to the late model Frommer 29M, which gives more weight to the prototype theory 1) mentioned above. it does not have a manual safety catch but only a grip safety, and is chambered for .380 ACP). (Picture courtesy Rock Island Auction). These pistols have the barrel marking shown above. Book title is Femaru M37 pistol explained and following the instructions you can take every part out of the pistol without any problem. Kal. The Femaru 37M is a development of Rudolf Frommer’s earlier pistol designs made by Fémáru, Fegyver és Gépgyár (FEG).It entered service with the Hungarian Army in 1937, a year after Frommer’s death..
the Szalasi Government. You need to use a PC as they require Windows to open. These pistols are considered a variant of the P37 and discussed there. Femaru Model 37, Hungarian version, that is coming up for sale by Rock Island Auction on January 11th, 2018. Thanks for any assistance! (Picture courtesy Rock Island Auction). Frommer 37M Disassembly Instructions. 6) Post WW2 production, until the Tokarev 48M was accepted in 1948 by the new army under Soviet pressure. An example of a simple blow-back action with fixed barrel being used to produce optimum accuracy was the Colt 1911 Gold Cup target pistol made in .38 Special Mid-Range (i.e. Had these in my files. The fact that the barrel is fixed can also contribute to accuracy. Army, Navy, Police, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. .38 Special firing wad-cutter bullets). A community dedicated to Lugers, Central Powers, Axis, Allied and related WW-I and WW-II pistols by their scholars, collectors, owners and enthusiasts. The other variants were the same as the Lufwaffe model but with different markings. - One quality nickeled pistol has engraving from Austria.
The pistol was adopted by the Hungarian Army as the '37M.' I'll let you know how successful I am! These pistols have 5-digit C-prefix serials. 5) Post WW2 assembly from existing parts.
When the assembled pistol is fired the barrel does not move or unlock as the action is simple blow-back. Frommer 37M Assembly Drawing and Parts List Thanks for all the help. I was given a Femaru M37 in a bag with lots of little parts. Leather holsters makers' stamps. Two serial ranges have been reported with the 'C-' prefix: 3/4-digits (121-1262) and 6-digits (111877-115677). (Note: the pistol that features in this video appears to be one of the rare C prefix variants. Does anybody know of any tutorials that might help me? The later gun also has a smaller hammer and an additional finger-rest on the toe of the butt. (All pictures of the sale pistol courtesy Rock Island Auction. If you want a lot of detailed instruction on the 37M, a seller by the name pro1258 on Gun Broker has a digital book on it. The slide is marked: FÉMÁRU- FEGYVER ÉS GÉPGYÁR RT 37M. The Femaru Model 37 coming up for sale by Rock Island Auction on January 11th, 2018, is a Hungarian version (i.e. - The short St Stephan proof was on pistols until around 190,000, then it was changed to the tall St Stephen proof. Oftentimes if one is sitting in a gun-shop counter display case most people will mistake it for a small Colt. This is perfectly safe as the pistol is only chambered for lower powered cartridges that work well in blow-back actions. Not sure where I got them. The Femaru Model 37 is an unusual but interesting pistol that was made in Hungary from 1937-1944. More info on 29M The Model 37 is more compact and was favored by air crew members. Please check your 37.M pistols with higher than 222478 serials if they have this dash or not.
He has studied the Japanese sword arts and has a long history of involvement in the shooting sports, which has included authoring submissions to government on various firearms related issues and assisting in the design and establishment of shooting ranges. The 3-digit serial pistols display (mostly) standard 37M markings, and chamber the 9mm, so they are considered a variant of the 37M. The bottom of the original magazines are marked '37M'. Seems a bit illogical in my opinion and experience but it worked. A minor, but interesting difference between the standard 37M an the C-prefix 37M is that the spelling of FÉG's name on most, but not all of the C-prefix 37M pistols was 'FÉMÁRÚ-' instead of 'FÉMÁRU-', also 'FEGYVER' is shown as