Originally Posted by SSGN_Doc
Also, the Tokarev is kind of like a 1911. The slide and barrel need to be hand fitted to the frame. This requires some some special hand tools. That will drive your cost up.
Actually, the Tokarav is more like a Colt's Model 1903 than a Model 1911. Either way, the Russians "borrowed" from the best!
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol Blued - .32 ACP