need info on llama 1911

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by 2 guns, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. 2 guns

    2 guns New Member

    Dec 10, 2009
    just picked up a full size llama this weekend.right side of slide is marked "LLAMA" EXTRA.initials GC inside of circle on framae under side of slide is marked GABILONDOY CIA. ELGOIBAR (ESPANA) and under that is CAL 9m/m 38 "LLAMA".the man told me he shot .38 autos in this what it shoots or .38 supers?are they the same round?or does it shoot somrthing else?any info and maybe when it was made would be very helpful.or maybe even a sight just for the LLAMAS.


    2 guns
  2. Bill DeShivs

    Bill DeShivs Well-Known Member

    Apr 7, 2006
    The gun is actually chambered for 9mm largo. It will shoot .38 automatic.

  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    yep. Most likely a .38 super wont even chamber, but if it did the weapon might just come apart when the hammer drops. Try to find some 9mm Largo ammo.

    heres a link to the 9mm Largo site, read up and learn about it.

    Your Llama Extra is pictured on the fornt page with a bunch of other handguns that use the 9mm Largo.
  4. Brisk44

    Brisk44 New Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    As a historical note the 9MM Largo was quite popular in Florida in the forties. It was so popular that it was even incorporated into a popular movie title staring Humphry Bogart..... Key Largo, in which all the semi auto firearms used were 9MM Largo's. :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
    No really.:devilish::rolleyes::p:crazy::na-na::na-na::na-na:
  5. RJay

    RJay Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2004
    Goodyear, Arizona
    The gun is chambered for the 9MM Largo and .38 ACP, .38 Super will chamber and fire , the LLama is a very good pistol but I have no Ideal if it will hold up under the much higher pressure of the 38 Super { .38 ACP and .38 Super are dimensionally the same }. BTW Edgar G. Robinson carried a 1903/1908 Colt in Key Largo.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2012
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