Hungarian Weapons - Fémáru FEG Pistols

Mauser Mod. 80. SA Pistol

Type: recoil operated automatic pistol
Manufactured for German contract by Fegyver- és Gázkészulékgyár ('FÉG'), Budapest, 1980-1982
Chambering: 9x19mm Parabellum
Length overall: 198mm [7.80"]
Barrel: 118mm [4.65"] 6-rifle rh
Weight: unloaded: 910g, loaded: 1070g
Magazine: 13-round double-row detachable box

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 FÉG P9 pistol was quietly offered for export during the Cold War. German gun dealers ordered these pistols with German Mauser manufacturing markings and the model name Mauser M80 SA.

The M.80 and the Browning HP35 magazines are interchangeable.

The Standard Mauser logo and manufacturer's legend 'Mauser-Werke Oberndorf GmbH' was added to the left side of the slide.

The model 'Mauser - Mod. 80. SA' and caliber 'Cal. 9mm. Parabellum' was added to the right side of the slide.
An 8-digit serial was used, with the 1st 2 digits standing for the Model 80. No serials over 5000 were reported yet.

Century Arms' importer markings C.A.I. Georgia VT. Hungary'.