Classic configuration Bernardelli 22 caliber blowback pistol with extended 6” barrel. Left side of slide with two line address detailing manufacturer, location and caliber. Right side of barrel, slide and frame with usual postwar Italian proofs, dated 1952. Detachable front sight that secures to detent under barrel. Drift adjustable rear sight. Rotatable safety mounted on left frame with “S” and red dotted detent. No hold open or slide release. Standard Bernardelli dismounting system. Serial number on backstrap. Smooth contoured wood panels each secured with a single screw. Magazine with manufacturer logo on lower spine and finger extension, secured with heel release. Original blue box with white lettering, extensive old taped repairs, lid loss on left side.
Early Bernardelli Target pistol made in 1952 nearly new, original box.
Pistol retains 99.5% or better bright original salt blue. Grips with a few light handling marks. Comparable condition magazine with plum toned base. Bright bore. Perfect manual mechanics. Box tattered with repairs as shown. An early, classic and super condition Bernardelli in original box. A HISTORIC INVESTMENT!