Unique Rr 51
The Unique Rr 51 was manufactured by French company Manufacture d' Armes des Pyrénées Françaises (MAPF). It was designed in the late 1940s as a derivative of the pre-war Unique Model 17. The difference between the Model 17 and Rr 51 is that the latter has an external hammer and grip safety. A transitional model from Model 17 to Rr 51 is the so-called Unique Kriegsmodell that was manufactured in 1941-44 under German control.
The Rr 51 was a service handgun of French police from 1951 (more that 102,000 pistols were produced). The Unique Rd 17 in .22 LR caliber was another version of this pistol.
Note: as the Model 17 and Rr 51 are very close relatives, both models are put on the same page.
(1951 - after 1980)
- Type: Pistol
- Country of Origin: France
- Caliber: 7.65×17mm (.32 ACP)
- Weight: 1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
- Length: 5.7 in (14.5 cm)
- Barrel Length: 3.1 in (8 cm)
- Capacity: 9
The Unique Rr 51 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:
|Maigret||Rowan Atkinson||Chief Inspector Jules Maigret||"Maigret Sets a Trap"||2016|
|Ian Puleston-Davies||Inspector Colombani||"Maigret's Dead Man"|
|Leo Staar||Inspector LaPointe|
|Shaun Dingwell||Inspector Janvier|