1920s/30s Pistol Suppressors


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7.62mm.ak47
April 28, 2011, 10:10 PM
I've tried to check into which handguns could be fitted with a silencer from the "gangster era" but I haven't had much luck. I know a Maxim had a few models out but nothing specific. Does anyone know which calibers or handguns could have a can attached? Thanks.

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kingcheese
April 28, 2011, 11:14 PM
first to come to mind is a 1911, 1920-1930 era handguns that could be suppressed would have you limitted in terms of american made stuff, mostly revolvers and not many of thoose can be suppressed

bcp280z
May 5, 2011, 10:36 PM
A Luger perhaps? Or a few of the many, many, early, Brownings and Berettas, I dunno if there's any truth in them for I don't have one, but there are a few suppressed in games in movies ;)

AethelstanAegen
May 7, 2011, 09:42 PM
Probably not from the area, but certainly the right time line, you're looking into but the Russian/Soviet Nagant revolver (7.62x38r) can be and was suppressed (I know the Soviets did so and have seen a few original examples). As far as I know, it's one of the few, if not the only revolver that can be suppressed.

http://guns.connect.fi/gow/nagant.html

http://www.securityarms.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1802

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