Röhm RG-14

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The Röhm RG-14 is a .22 LR six shot revolver formerly manufactured and sold by Röhm Gesellschaft of Sontheim/Brenz, Germany. It is an example of a Saturday night special. The revolver shown is actually a Gerstenberger u Eberwein Gussenstadt six shot 22 revolver, which is similar in style to a Rohm RG-14.

Impact[edit]

An RG-14 was used by John Hinckley Jr. in the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delahanty v. Hinckley, 564 A.2d 758 (D.C.App. 1989), judgment hosted by Carnegie Mellon University here. Also available here.