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The 9×19mm Parabellum (abbreviated 9mm, 9mmP, 9×19mm or 9×19) cartridge was designed by Georg Luger and introduced in 1902 by the German weapons manufacturer Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) for their Luger semi-automatic pistol. For this reason, it is designated as the 9mm Luger / 9mm Luger +P by the SAAMI and the 9mm Luger by the C.I.P. (differentiating it from the 9mm Makarov and 9mm Browning cartridges). Under STANAG 4090, it is a standard cartridge for NATO forces as well as many non-NATO countries.

The name Parabellum is derived from the Latin: Si vis pacem, para bellum ("If you seek peace, prepare for war"), which was the motto of DWM.

According to the 2006 edition of Cartridges of the World, the 9×19mm Parabellum is "the world's most popular and widely used military handgun cartridge". In addition to being used by over 60% of police in the U.S., Newsweek credits 9×19mm Parabellum pistol sales with making semi-automatic pistols more popular than revolvers. The popularity of this cartridge can be attributed to the widely held conviction that it is effective in police and self-defense use. Its low cost and wide availability contribute to the caliber's continuing popularity.

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  1. Kquimosing

    New Frontier Armory 9mm stripped upper billet

    Rear charging Stripped upper billet Not last round hold
  2. Brandon_N1996

    Promoted  Glock 19 Gen 3 USA New In Box

    Glock 19 Gen 3 USA Brand New Unfired. I purchased new and decided to go in another direction. Package includes OEM Glock Factory Extended Magazine Release, Extended Slide Release, and Non Extended Magazine Release and Slide Release. Includes TLR-3 and Ameriglo Spartan Operator 3-Dot Night Sights...
  3. phidelt208

    Large Pistol Primers

    1600 CCI Large pistol primers 1300 S&B Large Pistol Primers 2900 Large pistol primers selling TOGETHER $50 for all of them, Can meet in the Eugene/Springfield area.
  4. A

    1400rds 9mm FMJ 115gr $7/box reman

    1400 rounds of Freedom Munitions remanufactured 9mm available. Willing to meet anywhere in or near Washington County. Send me a PM!
  5. IronSites2NS

    Walther Q5 SF Pro 9mm - Steel Frame

    For Sale is my Walther Q5 SF Pro in EXCELLENT Condition! It will not dissapoint! Less than 3 magazines fired through it! Only selling because I don't shoot it enough. With that said, it is the most accurate striker fired pistol I've ever shot. Very first cold bore shot at 15 yards was a bulls...
  6. S

    Walther CCP M2 9mm, unfired

    Unfired Walther CCP M2. Just got it back from the factory, sent in my first generation for servicing, and they just sent me a new later model instead. Between needing to send it in and now, I've bought a couple other small handguns, so I don't need it. The M2 updates a few things, including...
  7. J

    Kel-tec PF9

    Kel-tec PF9. Barely used. In great condition. 3 mags including one extended. Original box $250 (includes transfer cost) Located in Wenatchee WA
  8. I

    Glock 26 Gen 4 with Extras

    Maybe a box of ammo through it. In like new condition. Comes with original box and factory accessories along with some high cap mags and x grip extension. More pics upon request Price is OBO
  9. J

    9mm Kel-Tec sub2000 gen 2 - PRICE DROP - $300

    Used gen 2 sub2000. About 300 rds through it with no issues. One owner gun. Cash or trade works. Can meet at ffl for transfer. Preferably Tigard pawn or North West Armory (either location). Transfer fees on buyer. Small blemish near safety (shown in picture). Has threaded barrel. Comes with two...
  10. M

    CZ75 w/TFX pros

    In great shape only flaw is on side slide pictured. Less than 500 rounds through it. Only changes are TFX pro fiber optic/tritium combo sights and cz rubberized grips believe I still have plastic grips that it originally came with. Will come as pictured with original box and 2 16 round mags...
  11. 0

    M11 magazine

    One used M11 9mm magazine for those with an M11 pistol I’ll happily take a box os domestic commercial 8mm ammunition , Federal, Winchester or Remington for it. Thanks !
  12. J

    BRAND NEW S&W M&P Shield 9mm w/ safety

    Brand new, never been fired S&W MP Shield 9mm FDE with black rubber talon grips. Comes with original box and is flawless, not a single blemish, scratch or issue with this firearm. comes with - Rubber talon grips - 8 round magazine - 7 round magazine willing to listen to offers. Buyer pays...
  13. A

    Springfield Armory Loaded Target Stainless 9mm 1911

    One of the best mid-range 9mm 1911s you can buy. 5" barrel, 9+1 capacity, target sights, Cocobolo grips. UPC PI9134LP. Handgun is new. 0 round count, never disassembled. Still has factory grease. Handled occasionally. Purchased new in Hawaii several years ago. Comes with all original...
  14. Andy

    Sig Sauer P239 package

    I don't really want to sell this, but I need the money. Sig doesn't make P239's anymore so if I'm going to sell it, I'm not letting it go cheap, especially with everything included. I've listed everything as it was/is priced new to justify the asking price. There aren't many rounds through the...
  15. R

    NIB SIG P226 MK25

    I have for sale a NIB SIG P226 MK25 with 3 15rd mags. This gun is the exact configuration sold to the US Navy. Comes with everything in the pictures. $900 OBO. Not interested in trades.
  16. L

    S&B 115g 9mm FMJ - $150 per case of 1000

    Never had issues with this ammo... I'll be heading in to grab a case.