Massive and impressive target pistol based on the MAB PA 15 having an extended slide with refined target features. Slide fitted with drift adjustable front sight and fully fine adjustable “Micro” marked rear sight. Left side of slide with usual single line MAB address. Right side of slide marked “MODELE PA-15”. Exposed chamber of rotating barrel marked “CAL.9M/M”. The right side of the frame, just below the hold open shaft, marked “PA. 15.M1” suffixed by the full serial number. French proofing on barrel, right side of slide behind serrations and right upper trigger guard web. Single action trigger fitted with adjustments for weight of pull and stop. Push button magazine release with later style concentric circles. Frame with forward and rear grip strap serrations. Full fitting walnut checkered grips, bordered, each panel secured with three screws. Original fifteen shot magazines with aluminum follower and push button detachable base.
Phenomenal and super rare French MAB PA-15 Target, marked M1 as usually applied to military pistols, near new.
Spectacular 99+% original salt blue with negligible sharp edge wear. Grips in nearly the same condition, one screw slot; minimally burred, the others virtually perfect. Excellent magazine with minimal insertional wear. An extraordinary and incredibly rare, virtually new, French target pistol.