Austro-Hungarian Krnka Pistols

Roth-Krnka Model 1897 (M1897) Pistol

Type: automatic pistol (recoil operated)
Caliber: 8x21mm Roth-Krnka, 10 rds, Stripper clip loaded
Full length: 232mm, Barrel length 135mm
All steel construction, wooden grips, Weight: 940g
This example is in the Vienna Museum, Inv. Number W1290, Serial numbered: '106'
The slide is marked with 'GR' in a circle for manufacturer Georg Roth AG
This pistol is an improved re-design of the Krnka Model 1895 by Karel Krinka
The next Krnka model is the Model 1899.