Italian, Bernardelli, Model 60, 9mm Semi Automatic Pistol. D 1109. In 1959 Vincenzo Bernardelli of Gardone V.T., Italy began production of the Model 60 semi automatic pistol. It had a modern blowback design and was available in a range of Calibres. This is a nice example of the Model 60 in 9mm calibre. It has a 3.5" barrel (6 1/2 " overall). It has a lightweight alloy frame and blued steel slide. The top of the slide is serrated to reduce glare. Safeties included a left side mounted thumb safety, half cock hammer and a magazine safety. The metal work is complete and undamaged with original finish. It has great undamaged black plastic checkered grips which are contoured and chequered. The left grip bears a deeply impressed roundel containing the Vincenzo Bernardelli ' VB' initials. The right grip contains a deeply impressed roundel containing the Company's 'crossed arms' legend. The left side of the slide is crisply stamped with the manufacturer's name, factory and calibre detail ( illustrated). The left side of the frame and slide are stamped with numerous inspection marks and it's serial number ' 14803'. The Pistol cocks, strips and dry fires. It is complete with original magazine that has the correct finger rest extension. Price includes deactivation certificate and UK delivery. D 1109.