Patents Assigned to Nicholas A. Pandiscio
  • Patent number: 4342169
    Abstract: A pistol design is provided which makes it possible to make a small sized pistol for firing relatively large size cartridges, e.g. a .45 pistol. The pistol is manually cycled for reloading and is characterized by a barrel which must be moved forward to remove a spent case and backward to chamber a new cartridge, and novel means for (a) firing the weapon, (b) preventing accidental discharge of the weapon, and (c) preventing forward movement of the barrel when the trigger is pulled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 1980
    Date of Patent: August 3, 1982
    Assignee: Nicholas A. Pandiscio
    Inventor: Philip R. Lichtman