Designed by Hugo Borchardt c.1893 and manufactured until 1902 in small numbers by Ludwig Loewe & Co in Berlin, Germany. 7,65x25mm Borchardt 8-round removable box magazine, toggle-lock short-recoil semi-automatic, detachable stock/holster. The predecessor to the Luger Parabellum pistol, first selfloading pistol to be mass produced and one of the few toggle lock firearm out there. Arguably the sexiest.
Designed by Otto Brauwetter and Louis Schmeisser c.1892 and manufactured by
Bergmanns Industriewerke GmbH in 1893. 7,5mm Swiss revolver cartridge, five-round en-bloc clip loaded through a sliding side-plate, delayed blowback semi-automatic One of the very first self loading pistol designs, and a sexy one at that.