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Safe Gun

 
Safe Gun
Safe Gun
 
Brand
Glock
 
Price
$539 MRSP
 
 
Model
Glock 17, Second Generation
 
Availability
Currently available
 
 
Where to buy
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The gun used by Irene to booby trap her safe is a Glock 17, one of the most commonly available handguns in the world. Manufactured by Glock Ges. M.b.H in Austria, it is a preferred model amongst law enforcement worldwide - in the United States alone, 65% of the national police forces use Glock's firearms.

The model seen onscreen is a second Generation Glock 17, first manufactured in 1988. It features a distinctive check and serrated finish to the banding on the pistol grip, unique to the generational model. Two further generation updates in the late 1990s and in 2010 have seen an increased focus on the ergonomics of the firearm.

As with all handguns seen onscreen in Sherlock, private ownership is strictly prohibited in the United Kingdom under the Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1997.