The J. C. Higgens Model 85 pistol was made by Pyrenees (Unique) in France. It is basically a Unique Corsair Model E-2.
To field strip for cleaning:
1. Remove magazine
2. Perform a safety check
3. Pull the slide back and lock it with the slide stop (the lever on the left side)
4. Rotate the disassembly lock (the lever on the right side) ; its tip must protude downward
5. Pull the slide and at the same time, ease it upward (it is still under tension of the recoil spring)
6. Remove the slide
7. Remove the recoil spring and its guide (if it has not yet already fallen...)
8. Remove the slide stop
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