The a nambus and the type 14 nambu have 8round magazines while the type b nambu has a 7round magazine. Apex gun parts is your source for hard to find gun parts, parts kits, and accessories. The pistols are slender barreled with a single piece frame. Disassembly of the magazine diagram of the parts functioning of the nambu type 94 pistol i recoil of the slide on the receiver separate breechblock mounted in the slide savage pistol model 1907 fn pistol model 1900 the slide and barrel locking bolt breech locking mechanism explained functioning of the nambu type 94 pistol ii. Original japanese type 14 instruction manuals are very rare. If there is a historical military firearm out there as badly misunderstood as the chauchat, it is probably the type 94 nambu pistol. I now have one, and although the condition is not that good, it is complete. I have included instructions for basic fieldstripping of the papa nambu in my page on one of my papa nambu pistols. Clearly labeled photographs make it easy to identify the part being manipulated in each step. Oct 17, 2019 a nambu designed semiautomatic pistol introduced about 1904 was also adapted for this round.
We have tested this pistol for tfbtv in the past, with less than spectacular results, but we have yet to show the innards of it. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Collectors guide to imperial japanese handguns 18931945 schiffer military history brown, james d. By bob campbell perhaps the most deprecated of all world war two handguns is the japanese nambu. American rifleman a look back at the japanese nambu pistol. Pistol, japanese officers nambu 14, 8mm with lanyard and hard leather case that contains a cleaning rod. Advanced dismounting of the nambu type 94 pistol iii. Shop from numrich gun parts selection of nambu products today. Operate the weapons in operation mode and try out your skills by disassembling the weapons as fast as possible, competing with players around the world. The nambu type 14th year pistol, which appeared in 1925, was an improved form of the semiautomatic 8mm nambu 4th year type pistol or model 04 which was officially accepted into service by the imperial japanese navy in 1909 with a. Wood dbi books, northbrook illinois, 1979, pages 227232. Field stripping of the nambu type 94 pistol i breechblock locking key firing pin engaged in the recess of the locking key slide stopped by the locking block rearward sliding of the breechblock field stripping of the nambu type 94 pistol ii detachment of the slide from the receiver removal of the barrel and locking bloc removal of the magazine removal of the.
Collectors guide to imperial japanese handguns 18931945. Evaluation of a japanese nambu type a pistol model of 1902 the nambu type a pistol in 8x22mm was introduced in 1902. You should be able to spot your gun in the photo above. This book makes it simple, thanks to author woods expertise, stepbystep instructions, and crisp photography. Sep 19, 2018 field stripping of the nambu type 94 pistol i breechblock locking key firing pin engaged in the recess of the locking key slide stopped by the locking block rearward sliding of the breechblock field stripping of the nambu type 94 pistol ii detachment of the slide from the receiver removal of the barrel and locking bloc removal of the magazine removal of the firing pin and. The nambu pistol has a passing resemblance to the p08 luger, but internally it shares more design features with the mauser c96. Skennerton and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Evaluation of japanese papa nambu pistol mississippi gun. Hoffschmidt designed by kijiro nambu, the type 94 1934 japanese service pistol was chambered for the rimless 8 mm. This is actually not really the safety issue its usually made out to be, but thats a point for another video. View the gun in complete 3d, and learn about the inner workings of the guns. The gun digest book of firearms assemblydisassembly, part i. Get the best deals on nambu pistol parts when you shop the largest online selection at. Collectors guide to imperial japanese handguns 18931945 schiffer military history.
Any individual who has or collects nambu pistols would be remiss if they didnt have this books first. The type 94 nambu 8 mm pistol is a semiautomatic pistol developed by kijiro nambu and his. Apr 18, 2016 this feature is not available right now. Mar 18, 2015 this video goes over, in detail, how the type 14 pistol works. A must have for anyone interested in learning more about history, origin and dates of production of japanese handguns. We offer the largest selection of hard to find parts. You can also check the section on history nambu world.
The nambu type 14 accessories the nambu type 14 magazine the nambu type 14 holster the cleaning rod the lanyard. This photo shows the main types of japanese handguns. Nambu type 14 full disassembly and operation youtube. Achievement objective prize owner complete field strip 175 exp technician complete disassembly 450 exp armorer complete assembly 450 exp operator. The 1902 grandpa nambu is one of the first wave of successful military automatic pistols, developed by kijiro nambu and his team over the course of. We set ourselves apart by supplying unique parts at a good value and standing by our products by offering outstanding customer service.
I really dont like the idea of a nambu pistol up for sale that says first series in big proud letters as if it were. Id really recommend picking up a copy of the gun digest book of firearms assembly disassembly part 1 automatic pistols. The detachable magazine housed in the grip holds 6 cartridges. Military guns of imperial japan rifles pistols arisaka. Wood complete takedown instructions for 72 popular autoloadersplus 250 variants. Joe puleo and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices.
Adds the iconic wwii nambu type 14 to the chem station under utility for you to craft to avoid level list conflicts with other weapon mods. Text is in japanese but in the case of this book, a picture is worth a thousand. All serial numbers match except type ii magazine, which is correct tokyokokura type with flattened base and machined not cast extractor grooves. Nambu type 14 gun disassembly wiki fandom powered by. The type 94 nambu pistol is best known for the exposed sear that allows it to be fired by pressing on the side of the gun. The pistol colloquially known to american collectors as the papa number is actually the modified nambu automatic pistol type a an improvement to kijiro nambu s original design the grandpa nambu. The pistol utilizes a push button magazine release that is located behind the trigger guard and inside the left grip. This will allow the crossbolt to be released after the firing pin is depressed. After clearing the type 94, the operator must draw the slide against the magazine follower to hold the bolt to the rear of the pistol.
The gist of it is that you start by locking the bolt back mag in the gun. Disassembly of the type 94 nambu pistol is considered difficult and can lead to damage to the pistol if. Fitted with a manual safety and a magazine safety, the type 14 pistol was adopted in 1925. The papa was introduced at the tokyo artillery arsenal in 1906, continuing the same serial number range as the grandpa.
This website began with pictures and information regarding japanese handguns used in world war ii but is becoming a lot more as i establish the nambu world museum institute. Researching your japanese handgun if you are visiting this site to research basic information on a japanese handgun you have just inherited or acquired, this section is for you. Military guns of imperial japan rifles pistols arisaka nambu more. They are worth almost as much as a pistol, but are much, much harder to find. Produced at nagoya nambu kokubunji factory in march, 1936 11. Japanese nambu type 14 pistol explained downloadable. Gun manual for nearly every firearm on the planet ebooks. Oct 17, 2014 firing the nambu type 14, japans service pistol. Got a japanese nambu type 14 we think manufactured in 1944 8mm semi pistol with one magazine. The book is reasonable in cost and full of a wealth of knowledge for the collector. The safeties of the nambu type 14 the manual safety the automatic magazine safety.
This is listed as used but from looking at the magazine, chamber it. Disassembly of the magazine diagram of the parts functioning of the nambu type 94 pistol i recoil of the slide on the receiver separate breechblock mounted in the slide savage pistol model 1907. Legacy collectibles has japanese nambu pistols for sale from world war 2. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. Serial numbers by year of the nambu type 94 pistol story and evolution of the nambu type 94 pistol i nambu type 94 compared to the colt model 1908 hammerless nambu type 94 compared to the nambu type 14 prototype of 1931 nambu type 94 of early production 10. Disassembly of the type 94 nambu pistol is considered difficult and can lead to damage to the pistol if done carelessly. It has been described as a handgun manufactured by a nation with no handgun heritage, or a gun made before we knew what a combat handgun was all about. Shop for nambu type 14 schematics with numrich gun parts. Nambu semiautomatic pistol, type 14, early manufacture. The gun digest book of firearms assembly disassembly, part 1. The nambu family of firearms owe their existence to kijiro.
It was intended as a private purchase option for officers who needed to carry a sidearm, but did not want or need a full size service pistol. As the year progressed though, and as the war with the usa continued to deplete japans resources, the quality of all small arms began to suffer, including the nambu pistol. This bottleneck cartridge was also used in japanese type 14 1925 semiautomatic service pistols and in japanese submachine guns. A series of pistols manufactured in japan from 1902 to 1945 for the japanese military. That gun is known colloquially as the grandpa nambu, and it was chambered in the same 8mm nambu cartridge that would continue to be used through 1945. Book of firearms assemblydisassembly automatic pistols. Type 94 nambu at the backup gun match forgotten weapons. The truth about the type 94 nambu surrender pistol.
The safeties of the nambu type 14 the manual safety the automatic magazine safety the magazine retention spring. For the nambu featured on this page, an empty magazine will not eject from the pistol under its own weight. Nambu pistol at fallout 4 nexus mods and community. A nambu designed semiautomatic pistol introduced about. Japanese nambu pistol early manufacture 1931 january, comes with one mag not matched to pistol and a canvas clam shell holster. From the type nambu to the nambu type 14 the type nambu pistol or papa nambu.
Find great deals on ebay for japanese nambu and japanese nambu type 14. Book was recommended by a top nambu collector and info contributor to the book. The nambu series is well balanced despite the main spring chamber protruding from the left side. A brief history of japanese handguns to identify the model most collectors refer to type rather than model when speaking of japanese handguns. The grandpa was provided with a shoulder stock holster as were many pistols. We specialize in all military surplus weapons from ak47s, ar15s, mausers, cetme, enfields, uzis, and much more. Today, i took a type 94 to my local backup gun match. Nambu t14 disassembly i just aquired a 1944 nambu 14. Apr 23, 2017 the nambu automatic pistol type b, or baby nambu as it is known in us collecting circles, is a scaleddown companion to the 1902 grandpa nambu pistol. It is a guide to where to find information on the site. The recoiloperated type 94 pistol has a device to lock barrel and slide together until the bullet has cleared the barrel and gas pressure has subsided. Gun manual for nearly every firearm on the planet ebooks pdf. Nambu designed this pistol with an exposed sear bar, which was not a great idea but it was also nowhere near as bad of an idea as many people think today. Like the standardissue rifles of the imperial japanese army during the 1920s, the pistols of the ija were equally outdated for their time.
I use no series to describe the series without a kana prefix, though it is equivalent to what you are calling the original series. The gun digest book of firearms assembly disassembly, part i. Nambu t14 disassembly jan c still luger pistols central. The problem here is reading the web instead of going to documented and well written books, i. The nambu pistol series is a recoil operated, locked breech, semiautomatic pistol. Download url for manual installation click on the line above download url for automatic installation click on the line above version for android mobile devices ebooks content field dismounting of the nambu type 14 advanced dismounting of the nambu type 14 dismounting of the extractor dismounting of the sear dismounting of. The nambu type 94 pistol explained ebook the leading. A list of the bestselling disassembly books of all time, such as doityourself gun repair and the ida pro book, 2nd edition. Manufactured by tokyokokura army arsenals second year of production, february, 1929 4.
The 1902 version of this pistol is known by collectors as the grand papa nambu. Japanese nambu pistols for sale from world war 2 legacy. Yesterday, we took a look at the japanese hamada pistol from world war ii a very rare. Easytounderstand text describing each step guides everyonenovice or expertthrough the disassembly and reassembly of 72 different pistol models, plus some 250 closely related models. The specialized reference books pictured above also have instructions for these guns and the earlier semiauto designs, but not stepbystep pictures. Pistols made during early to mid 1944 were still made with a high degree of surface finishing and exhibited good machining. The japanese nambu pistol the safety lever was located on the left side, above the trigger, while the magazine release was inletted into the wooden grip panel. Right side markings the most useful markings for identifying a type 14 pistol are usually those on the ride side towards the rear of the pistol, i. Here is a representative sampling of my handgun collection. Type 14 pistol manual s original japanese type 14 instruction manuals are very rare. Im trying to figure out how to sell a nambu pistol and holster that my late fatherinlaw brought back. The nambu automatic pistol type b, or baby nambu as it is known in us collecting circles, is a scaleddown companion to the 1902 grandpa nambu pistol. Jul 09, 2012 in that year, thencaptain kijiro nambu first produced his automatic pistol at the tokyo arsenal.1571 45 556 918 1028 1205 499 1268 1475 1399 657 1119 488 1574 1252 1457 827 1573 1317 1171 719 15 1346 1130 992 161 364 888 359 1042 1360 1355 161 462 1208 1368 1376 603 192 234 23 1489 516 1292 92 1324