This I find to be an innovative and intelligently thoughtful design - which clearly explains why it failed to sell. - If they'd maybe called it "The GI BadAss-BallBuster" it would have had a better marketing chance eh.
See the Flame Protector 'Wings' Below The Cylinder Gap.
And it's a "bottom chamber-popper" with a straight line trigger action. - People seem to have called this "an upside-down gun."
A Different Version ?.
Below seems to be a period advert for the gun in .380"? - One guy on line is calling it a 32".. As does The Gun Auction web-site - describing their lot as a .32" ACP Five Shot and suggesting it may be from the mid 1990s?
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I haven't been able to find any solid facts about this folding pocket pistol / 'Belly Gun' - but it should have gone gang-busters in the fabled 'gun-crazy' USA.
P.S. The idea of a folding grip revolver is not at all new. - Take a look at an old version I showed in an earlier piece. Link: