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The Bersa Model 84 at left (marked 'Lusber'
for the Italian market) is all original. Wooden grip stocks were offered
deluxe accessories, as on the Bersa Model 84 at right.
ACP (7.65 mm)
mm (3 1/2")
1975 - 1978
Bakelite; wooden stocks offered as accessories
mm (6 5/8")
mm (4 3/4")
fixed notch, dovetailed into slide
staked onto slide
The Lusber 84 is rollmarked "
BERSA Lusber 84 Cal 7.65 " on the left of the slide. The right
side of the slide bears the simple rollmark " INDUSTRIA
The Model 84 represents Bersa's first venture up in caliber from the .22
LR and .22 Short pistols
of prior years, and features a ventilated top rib on the slide plus a
manual trigger-blocking safety.
The slide catch also serves as the barrel pin. A
dedicated recoil spring guide rod is situated
underneath the fixed barrel. Model 84 pistols were
marked "Lusber" for the Italian market (Bersa
was founded in Argentina by Italian immigrants), and a quantity of
such Bersa/Lusber 84 pistols
were imported to the
United States by CAI (Century Arms International) of Vermont.
Disassembly/Field-Stripping is involved.
from itsacjthing posted at BersaTalk:
"This is my method, make sure your Lusber is unloaded
Check again that it is unloaded.
Pull back on the slide about 3/4 inch and grasp the guide rod.
Slowly let the slide move forward up to your fingers and pull forward on
Then put downward pressure on the rod which forces the rear end up.
Slowly release the rod and it should stick out about 3/8 inch.
It is actually resting on the barrel lug above the hole.
This should release the pressure on the slide catch pivot (serving
also as the barrel pin)
and you should be able to push it out from the right to the left side of
If the guide rod is not sticking out from the front of the slide try it
Don't force the slide catch / barrel pin or it will get damaged
and I have not found anybody with replacement parts!"
In production for three years, the Model 84 was superseded by
the Bersa Model 844 in 1978.
That year marked the shift of product line to Bersa's 2nd Generation of