Mauser Bolo Pistol, M1920 miniature model
Mauser Bolo Pistol, M1920 miniature model in hand
Mauser Bolo Pistol, M1920 miniature model on scale grid

A miniature model of the original Mauser Bolo Pistol.

Production year of original weapon: 1920
Caliber of original weapon: 7.63 mm
Original wapon origin country: Germany
Scale of miniature model: 1:2 of original size

A shorter-barrel version of this model and handle is better known as Bolo or Bolshevik.
The Soviet Russia purchased such pistols to equip the troops of All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution, Speculation, and Sabotage and Joint State Political Directorate in the period between 1926 and early 1930’. More than 30 000 Mauser pistols were supplied to the Soviet Union.
Some of the soviet high-rank military commanders used it as sidearm during the Great Patriotic War (1941 — 1945), namely Soviet Army General Ivan Bagramyan who was twice awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

Miniature Mauser Bolo Pistol, M1920 1:2

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