Thursday, September 29, 2011

Deadly The Bergmann-Bayard M1910 Pistol

Army and Weapons | Deadly The Bergmann-Bayard M1910 Pistol | Bergmann has been awarded a contract with the Spanish in 1905 for the Bergmann-March (aka Model No. 6 or No. 6), and had contracted with Schilling Shul make a real production run. But Heinrick Krieghoff bought Schilling, Krieghoff and canceled the contract with Bergmann.

As a result, production in March was allowed to Settling Pieper of Liege in Belgium in 1907. Pieper completed the Spanish contract, then made some modifications to the gun and sold the gun changed as Bergmann-Bayard - is the model 1908.
Theodor Bergmann was a German businessman, who finally got himself involved in the development of automatic weapons early in the process. By 1894, it has a semi-automatic pistol, designed for her by designer Louis Schmeisser. This gun, with a number of later models, to meet with little success, but in about 1903 Bergmann on the market a completely new gun with recoil action on the basis of machine guns, designed by the same Louis Schmeisser . The Bergmann Model 1903 pistol, also known as Bergmann "Mars", was chambered for a powerful (by the standards of the time) cartridge, known as Bergmann 9x23. Spanish military tested this gun and ordered several thousand in 1905. Spanish service in the new cartridge 9x23 Bergmann became known as 9mm Largo, and the name stuck.
With very limited production capacity of Bergmann own company, it outsourcing of production to the Belgian company Société Anonyme Veterans Establissments Pieper (AEP), who sold his guns under the brand "Bayard". In 1908, Pieper produced an updated version of the gun, known as Bergmann Bayard Model 1908 pistol, and in 1910 came the final version of the weapon, known as Bergmann Bayard Model 1910. The model 1910 pistol was adopted by the Danish Government, and many thousands of these guns were built by Pieper Danish Army before the outbreak of WW1. After the start of the first world war, the production of this gun is stopped due to the occupation of Belgium, and was never taken up later there. After the war, the Danish government ordered thousands of these rifles to be built in the state arsenals, and in 1921 all Danish guns still in use were updated to the standard model from 1910 to 1921, and served in this amendment until 1946.
Bergmann Bayard Model 1910 pistol is short recoil operated weapon. It uses the short recoil system in which separate bolt rides inside the barrel extension rectangular. The bolt projects from the barrel extension to the rear, and two round buttons for manual retraction. Locking bolt is achieved by a vertically sliding block, which is an extension of the barrel. In the forward position of the moving parts, the locking block is forced upwards by step through, and calls made the cut on the underside of the bolt and secures the barrel extension. On hindsight, the slope in the fall allows the block a bit and let the housing in the cylinder head, releasing the bolt.
Power is from detachable box magazines, which hold two cartridges vertical staggered. The magazines can be reloaded or when detached from the weapon, or else in place, using clips from the charger to the discharge opening at the top (with the bolt locked back). Magazine housing is located in front of the trigger guard. Magazine release is located inside the trigger guard at its front. Trigger is of single action with an exposed hammer and a manual safety lever, located to the left of the hammer. To engage the safety, this lever must be facing forward.