This Steyr GB, is a double-action 9×19mm Parabellum caliber, large-framed semi-automatic pistol employing a gas-delayed blowback action. As such the GB abbreviation stand for GasBremse (gas brake). It was designed in 1968, intended as a replacement for older handguns in Austrian military service.
Steyr GB, Gas-Delayed Blowback model, Very rare compensated blue 5 ¼” DA/SA semi-automatic Pistol & 4 magazines MFD circa 1980. About 20,000 were produced between 1980 & 1988, when production halted. The low serial number and the factory shipped muzzle break make this pistol very rare and valuable.
Imported by Gun South Inc. of Trussville, A.L. with import stamp on the top of the slide. Features a blued finish on the slide, 5.45" barrel w/ polygonal rifling, fixed three-dot sights, serrated trigger, skeletonized hammer, thumb decocking lever, push button magazine release, 18 round magazine, black crinkle finished steel frame and two-piece checkered black synthetic grips w/ Steyr insignias. All numbers matching on slide and frame incl. proofing stamps.
Pistol exhibits approximately 97% of its original finish showing some handling marks on the slide and light slide wear on the barrel. Action is crisp, bore is pristine and synthetic grips are fine. I purchased the extra magazines when the gun was purchased new. All 4 factory original (18) round magazines.
Terms of Sale: $1,975.00. I will accept PayPal, FTF transfer or FFL. Shipping & transfer fee are the responsibility of the Buyer. Contact Rick
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