Hungarian Weapons - Frommer Handguns
|Manufactured by Fegyver és Gépgyár R.T., Budapest, 1910-12|
Approx. 11,200 were manufactured.
Marked: 'Fegyvergyar' or 'F.G.GY'
Type: recoil operated automatic pistol
Calibers: 7.65mm Roth, or 7.65mm Frommer Short, or 9mm Short
Length overall: 186mm [7.32"]
Barrel: 100mm [3.94"] rifled
Weight unladen: 635g [22.4oz]
Magazine: 8-round detachable box
|A final version of the M1901-vintage design, this was an improvement of the M1906 with a new grip
safety in the back strap of the butt. It was most widely used by the Magyar Csendőrség (Hungarian Gendarmerie)|
Two years later in 1912 Frommer submitted his most succesful pistol design, the Frommer Stop.
A Hungarian newspaper advertisement cca. 1910, translated:
This is the only pistol on the world, which has its chamber locked in the back like the most modern military rifles, providing its shooter with
Fegyver- és Gépgyár R.-T.
Available in all fine gunstores here and in foreign countries
Estimated M1910 serial number ranges:
1910 - 500-3000 1911 - 3000-6000 1912 - 6000-11200
Frommer M1910 Manual in French - If you download this, please send us an English translation.