World War II "U.S. Property" marked Pyrotechnic M8 flare pistol. These pistols were designed for aircraft use but could also be used in a conventional manner. Right side of the frame marked with a large triangle. Inside triangle marked "M" over "S.W.C." over "U.S. Property" over "Pistol Pythrotechnic M8." Hinged cylinder with black checkered plastic grips. Comes with contemporary leather holster.
Good condition retaining a lot of the finish with very good markings. Grips are good. Bore is good and mechanically good.