|Place||Middle East: Mesopotamia|
|Physical description||Plastic, Steel|
|Date made||c 1910|
First World War, 1914-1918
Browning Model 1903 Pistol
Browning Model 1903 semi automatic pistol. The top slide is engraved with the Turkish Sultan's crest and an Arabic number. The Fabrique Nationale manufacturer details are on the left side with Brownings Patent. The grips are black plastic with the FN trade mark. It has a seven shot magazine and a rear grip safety catch. It is contained in a British Pattern 1937 webbing holster that is marked inside the flap with an arrow within a C (Canadian manufacture) and in black ink Creishton.
This pistol was taken from a Turkish officer in Mesopotamia.