Deactivated Astra Model 3000 7.65mm pistol in excellent deactivated condition. The Astra M3000 was introduced in 1946 and was in production for ten years. Just under 50,000 units were produced and almost all production was sold to civilians looking for a reliable, quality self-defence weapon. A handsome little pistol. All deactivated weapons sold by D and B Militaria are deactivated in the United Kingdom and hold London or Birmingham proof marks and a certificate stating that the weapon has been deactivated correctly and is legal within the U.K.