Manowar's Hungarian Weapons - FegArmy FEG Pistols

FÉG Model P9M Pistol

Type: recoil operated automatic pistol
Manufactured by Fegyver- és Gázkészulékgyár ('FÉG'), Budapest, 1980-2003
Manufactured by FegArmy Kft, Budapest, 2003-2005
Chambering: 9x19mm Parabellum
Length overall: 198mm [7.8"]
Barrel: 118mm [4.65"] 6-rifle rh
Weight: unloaded: 910g, loaded: 1070g
Magazine: 13-round double-row detachable box

Similar to the FÉG Model FP9, with slide-mounted safety catch, SA only, safety on steel frame, barrel is hard-chromed inside and outside.

The barrel latching in the slide is done via three latching ribs. The pistol is equipped with an external hammer with a safety rest to avoid accidental discharge. The pistol has a magazine latching feature. The pistol with a cocked hammer and a round in the chamber can be safely latched by pushing up the manual safety.

The slide legend is: 'Parabellum Cal. 9mm Made in Hungary FEG-Budapest'

The importer is Century Arms, their mark is: 'C.A.I. Georgia VT. Model P9M'

Another Century Arms import: 'FEG MDL. P9M 9MM' marked on the slide and 'C.A.I. Georgia VT. Made In Hungary' on the frame

Serial Numbering

Most serial numbers have a 'B' prefix and a 5-digit serial. Est range B00001 - B49700.
Non-import marked examples were reported with B-49600 to B-59000 serials.
B-prefix highest serial was reported from Canada: B-87327.
G-prefix CAI import serials were reported: G18426 and G26001
L-prefix serials were reported: L-95662 to L-96614. (- from Czechia)
Let me know if you have P9M serials outside of these ranges.