Papa Nambu Photo Gallery
††††††††††† Papa Nambus are also (although
rarely) called Modified Type A Nambu Pistols or
Modified 1902 Nambu Type Pistols. There were two makers, Tokyo Arsenal (also
called Koishikawa after the part of
††††††††††† The best of my Papas is this naval-marked TGE specimen.†††††††
††††††††††† To see more photos of this TGE Papa, please click here: Nambu World: Papa Nambu Photos (Tokyo Gas & Electric pistol 4043)
††††††††††† The first Papa Nambu I got was this Tokyo Arsenal example:
††††††††††† To see more photos of this Tokyo Arsenal Papa Nambu, please click here: Nambu World: Papa Nambu Photos (Tokyo Arsenal pistol 4480)
††††††††††† The last one I got was the most beat-up, but that really didnít matter to me. I wanted one to show disassembled in my display, and I didnít need a pristine example for that. Besides, I got it for a great price, and it does have a couple of interesting features: after all, every gun has its story!
††††††††††† To see more photos of this Tokyo Arsenal Papa Nambu, please click here: Nambu World: Papa Nambu Photos (Tokyo Arsenal, pistol 4084)
††††††††††† To see two more Papa Nambus that
belong to a friend in the
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