BERNARDELLI Model 60 / AMR

PRICE: R 2,500.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1212

FEATURES:

MAKE Bernardelli
MODEL 60 / AMR
CALIBER .22 LR
ACTION Semi-automatic - Direct Blowback
CAPACITY 10+1
CONDITION Very good used condition

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

The Bernardelli Model 60 is a semi-automatic, 10-shot pistol chambered in .22 LR, manufactured in Italy and introduced in 1959.
Designed for informal target shooting and self-defense, it is a fixed-barrel, direct blowback pistol with very similar characteristics to the Walther PP and PPK.
It was produced and offered in .22 LR, .32 ACP and .380 ACP calibers.

It has a steel slide and alloy frame, plastic grip panels and a manual safety lever on the frame just behind the trigger.
The original Model 60 had a flush barrel and fixed sights, however the small size of the pistol prevented it from being allowed to be imported into the USA due to the Gun Control Act of 1968.

The AMR was a target version of the Model 60 designed specifically for import into the United States, and had an extended barrel, moulded in thumb rest and and adjustable target sights, in order to give the pistol more sporting features to overcome the import restrictions.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in very good used condition. It is mechanically sound and functional.
There is only some extremely slight wear on the frame.
The gun is just a little dirty from storage and needs a good clean.
Plastics grips are still in very good condition.

  Extra magazines for this firearm available from Special Armory

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • STEEL CHALLENGE
  • PIN SHOOTING – .22 Rimfire Handgun matches only

This is also a great, fun gun for simple target shooting and plinking at the range, and is also an excellent tool for teaching handgun shooting and fundamentals of basic marksmanship to young or beginner shooters.

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