Everything about Beretta 21

Beretta 21

About Beretta 21

The Beretta 21A is also known as the Beretta Bobcat. It’s a semi-automatic pistol that was first introduced in 1984 and replaced the Beretta 20. It’s chambered in .22 LR or .25 Auto. The Beretta 21A operates as a simple blowback, SA/DA trigger and an has an exposed hammer. The main application of the Beretta 21A is self defense and concealed carry. It’s a small package of a gun that can be concealed easily and functions without any major manufacture problems. The operation of the 21A is easy and it’s a sturdy and reliable source for anyone who seeks a concealed pistol.

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About Beretta 21

The Beretta 21A, also called the Beretta Bobcat is a semi-automatic, DA/SA pistol designed by Beretta and produced since 1984. It’s chambered in .22 LR or .25 Auto and the small size and easy concealment make the Bobcat an ideal gun for your concealed carry choice. The frame of the model is made of aluminium alloy and the slide and barrel are either made of carbon or stainless steel. The model variation determines the material used on the slide. The Beretta 21A has a tip-up barrel. It’s a relatively unique feature. The barrel pivots are designed under the muzzle in order for the chamber to be easily loaded with the slide in the closed position. IT simplifies loading, unloading and checking the chamber. The Beretta 21A Bobcat does not have an extractor so it means the removal of the fired case depends solely on blowback inertia. The choice of ammo is really sensitive. This model is a proper choice for concealed carry as it packs size, handling and power and combines them in one proper pistol.

Beretta 21 facts

Beretta summary

Weight: 11.8 oz
Length:4.9 in
Cartridge:.22 LR and .25 ACP
Type: Double-action
Muzzle velocity:1050 - 1045 ft/sec
Feed system:7 round magazine
Type:semi automatic
Barrel length:2.4 inch


The Beretta 21 is a replacement of the model 20 and also fits into the conceealed category with it's small size and reliability.


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