Dating llama handguns
Four months later orders would be increased to 30,000 a month.
Gabilondo y Uresti started producing the Radium seven shot 6.35 in 1910.Llama was born in Spain over 100 years ago but now resides in the Philippines.Despite the new address, all the Spanish traditions and heritage are still part of the brand.Archivo Municipal de Eibar records show that Iraola Salaverria y Cia only produced 10,000 guns total and Hijos de Angel Echeverria y Cia produced 154,000.The 1914 Ruby in 7.65 - 9 shot with checkered wood grips as made for the French in WWI. Beristain contracted with Gobilondo to make the gun and production started in 1920.
Four smaller companies contracted with Gabilondo to produce 5000 pistols a month each and along with the 10,000 he could produce, he was able to fulfill the 30,000 needed.