View Full Version : Beretta 71 Jaguar
05-07-2009, 6:59 PM
Finally found one after looking for a while, one of the best .22lr pocket pistols ever made. These are 17 ounces empty since it is an alloy frame and the magazine holds 8 rounds of .22lr.
05-07-2009, 7:11 PM
NICE! That gun is clean, congrats. Now....wanna sell it. :)
06-08-2009, 6:11 PM
My grandpa gave me one on my 21st birthday. It was my first pistol.
Simply beautiful! The model 71 is in my top 3 list.
Are rare find especially here in CA.
Mind sharing how long the search took, and how much you paid.
I have noticed the few that have been on Gunbroker and Gunsamerica are around the $400-$500 range.
Thank you for sharing.
06-18-2009, 8:14 PM
I have wanted one of these for close to 25 years, back in the old days you would see them around for sale now and then for about $200. I just never had the cash at the right time then. I happened to stumble across this one a couple of months ago and immediately put down a deposit, price was $395. This pistol actually was the target version with the 5.9" barrel and the big thumbrest grips, extra magazine too:D. I found a short barrel locally and bought the grips online, they are repro and not perfect but I like them much more than the GCA grips the pistol had on it.
07-01-2009, 9:33 PM
My Grandfather bought the Jag. 71 and shot it twice in his friends basement 30 or so years ago and put it away. After talking to him several months before I turned 21 couple years back, he mentioned he owned a pistol and it was probably all rusted up. On my 21st birthday he handed me a perfect condition Jaguar 71, just as the picture above along with a leather case. This is a great pistol and I've spent more on a non-factory magazine than i did for the $19 DOJ family fee.
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