|Place||Europe: Western Front|
|Physical description||Brass, Wood|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
German Signal Pistol
German all brass construction signal pistol. Hinged break open frame with a double side bar release and a half octagonal barrel that has a flared muzzle. The two piece grips are plain wood and both chipped. The butt is stamped 'S1 B2' and the back strap has '99.R.8.2'.
The markings on this pistol are believed to indicate that it was originally issued to the 99th German Infantry Regiment, 8th Battalion, Pistol number 2.