French unique Model R51 pistol holster unmarkedTHE FOLLOWING PISTOLS ARE FROM THE COLLECTION OF EUGENE MEDLIN OF EL PASO, TEXAS. GENE IS THE COUNTRY'S PREMIRE COLLECTOR OF FRENCH MILITARY PISTOLS, AND HAS CO-AUTHORED THREE BOOKS ON THE SUBJECT. MANY OF THESE PISTOLS ARE SHOWN IN GENE'S VARIOUS BOOKS. Tom Knox of Alamo Military Collectibles is handling the sale of the collection, has authored these descriptions and can answer any questions you may have . MANY of the items being auctioned are the actual items pictured in Gene's books including the newest and fully updated French Service Handguns: 1858 - 2004.
10) HOLSTER: Postwar issue holster for the Unique Model R51. No visible markings, We also have available the updated French Service Handguns: 1858 - 2004
Over 10 years in the making, this long awaited volume on French handguns is finally Collaboration between French and American authors, and contributions from the members of NAPCA (National Automatic Pistol Collectors Association. Check 'em out at ) this book offers in depth coverage on everything from the 11mm Pinfire to the 9mm Parabellum - including various Lefaucheux revolvers, MAB's, Spanish pistols, and revolvers used in WWI, Uniques, plus, many photos of one of a kind prototypes of the French contract Browning, Model 1935s, and 35a pistols ... read more