ERMA RIFLED FLARE PISTOL Z
Rare rifled barrel. Alloy construction with black finish and checkered plastic grips. Designed for use with both standard signal flares as well as pre-rifled flares and special grenades for close combat use. Matching serial numbers. The left side of the frame is stamped with the Erma code "ayf/42" and the left side of the barrel chamber is stamped with a large "Z". The right side of the frame and barrel are stamped with eagle/280 proofs and eagle/swaz military acceptance marks. The metal finish shows some wear and handling. Mechanically fine. From the collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess.