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Old August 3, 2022, 06:06 AM   #26
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Not by a long shot.

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Old August 3, 2022, 02:38 PM   #27
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When it comes to S&W autos, nothing looks better than the 952, in my opinion. Besides that, it has the performance to match...






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Old August 4, 2022, 05:53 PM   #28
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Nice looking, but most beautiful is an individual thing.
I prefer the looks of berettas above them all.
I can’t even say any pistol is the most pleasing to look at, but some are definitely ugly.
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Old August 7, 2022, 09:12 AM   #29
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Personally, I think the most beautiful semiautomatic pistol ever is the Walther PPK, specifically the French Manurhin models.

That being said, as long as we're showing off Smith & Wesson Semi Autos, the first of which being a PPK/S...



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Old August 7, 2022, 11:05 AM   #30
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My Dad literally took one of those Nambus off a dead Japanese officer after the Battle of Attu Island in 1943. My brother now owns it along with the original holster.
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Old August 9, 2022, 12:59 PM   #31
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The Glock fans would say "NO!"
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Old August 9, 2022, 04:03 PM   #32
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I don't know whether I'd call it beautiful or not, but it's approaching that for me...

The Browning High Power is my pick.
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Old August 10, 2022, 09:18 AM   #33
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I think it is a beautiful example of an earlier 39. I doubt anyone would find one an example much nicer!!
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Old August 10, 2022, 04:34 PM   #34
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That 39-2 is definitely in the Top 5, Bushmaster. I also like the original CZ-75 and Beretta 92, all with smooth round trigger guards.
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Old August 12, 2022, 07:27 PM   #35
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Nice score, OP!

Ignore the haters of S&W semi-auto esthetics.

Old School is still cool.
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Old August 13, 2022, 05:54 PM   #36
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CZ Custom's A01-LD always looked great to me...









...as does the Phoenix Redback



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Old August 15, 2022, 04:59 PM   #37
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Very nice, but too each their own. Classic Browning HiPower, Beretta 84, ... there are so many.
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Old August 15, 2022, 06:11 PM   #38
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Very nice, but too each their own. Classic Browning HiPower, Beretta 84, ... there are so many.
Yeah, I've got quite a few BHP's and have had a couple Beretta Cheetahs in the past. I think both are lousy shooters.

The BHP is fragile and has a terrible trigger. The 84 is a straight blowback, 'nuff said.
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Old August 19, 2022, 02:27 PM   #39
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It's a beauty for sure. Are you gonna shoot it or take out the firing pin and display it?
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Old August 19, 2022, 09:01 PM   #40
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Old September 3, 2022, 07:53 AM   #42
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Nice but no 1911
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Old September 16, 2022, 07:38 PM   #43
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39s and 52s are nice but my candidate for being the most beautiful is the Smith Model 945. Part 3rd Generation and part 1911: the best of both!
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Old September 17, 2022, 04:52 PM   #45
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The nickel finish is very pretty nit so much when it age or have been through some use.
It is beautiful though
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Old September 18, 2022, 06:22 PM   #46
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Nice but no 1911.
So not jammomatic junk. Yes, that is nice.
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Old September 18, 2022, 07:29 PM   #47
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It's all subjective but IMO that one is in the top 10 as far as I'm concerned.
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Old September 18, 2022, 08:57 PM   #48
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Those Performance Center 952’s are gorgeous. The CZ’s are cool too, in a Star Wars kind of way.
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Old September 20, 2022, 08:03 AM   #49
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The S&W 39, especially in nickel, is probably my favorite S&W pistol. Others that are in the running for "best looking" pistols would be: Beretta 84 (especially in nickel), Walther PPK, Browning/FN Hi Power, 1911, and in a more modern design, CZ 75B if you find a blued version. Add in revolvers though, and the list either gets a lot longer, or a bunch of those get knocked off the list altogether.
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Old September 20, 2022, 10:00 AM   #50
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The Mauser HSc hS a nice Art Deco look to it, but the last time I tried to buy one, the slide wouldn't open.
SAR USA has a beautiful CZ clone in stainless.

It will be mine. Oh yesssssss........
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