The fellow I talked to told me 1911 38 Super was the only gun they were allowed to own in Mexico. Don't know if that's true. I know at one time the citizenry couldn't possess any firearm that chambered a cartridge the military was using.
The .38 Super, also known as .38 Superauto, .38 Super Auto, or 9x23mmSR, is a pistol cartridge that fires a .356-inch-diameter (9.04 mm) bullet.According to Colt, it was designed to shoot 2" groups at 15 yards, and it does, even 44 years later. We recently had a visitor looking for the date of manufacture (DOM) of his Colt Python with a low serial number beginning with the KT prefix. He called Colt at 1-800-962-COLT and they informed him that the DOM was 1991. Thanks Ken, for letting ... Colt Government | 38 Super | 9 + 1| Model: O2071ELC2 | UPC: 098289012197 | GOVERNMENT 38SPR POLISH SS 5" - Honey Badger Firearms