(GunReports.com) — European American Armory (EAA) has introduced its Pavona line of semi-auto pistols built in Italy by Tanfoglio. The entire line is cosmetically designed for women by a woman and presented with a woman’s touch by EAA’s Sharon Lacy.
The new Witness Pavona Polymer models offer a lightweight, ergonomic grip in a distinct, compact, smooth, sparkling (metal flake) polymer frame with integral checkering and sculptured, contoured lines.
Tanfoglio kept the traditional external hammer, so when the hammer is cocked with the safety engaged before slide movement, the hammer spring is depressed, thus allowing the slide to move easier during loading.
Tanfoglio engineers also fine-tuned the hammer and recoil springs to allow for smoother function in addition to adding unique slide-gripping areas to enhance the overall pistol function, feel and ease of use.
According to the EAA website, there are six 380 ACP Pavona models with 3.6-inch barrels, OALs of 7.3 inches, and 1.9-pound weights. MSRPs are $476.
There are also six 9mm Pavona models with 3.6-inch barrels, OALs of 7.3 inches, and 1.9-pound weights. MSRPs are $476.
There are six 40 S&W Pavona models with the same dimensions. MSRPs are $476 except for Model #999414, a chrome/charcoal/silver variation that sells for $528.