chances are the star is a star super,police used this gun 50 years ago .it may not be a 9mm by 19 but a 9mm long almost like a 38 super.look in the chamber to see if it is longer.i had one a great gun. try www,sarcoinc.com. that is where i bought parts & mags for mine,good luck whiz630
An overlooked carry gun is the Star BM (yeah, yeah I know)! This was a smaller version of the 1911 in 9mm. All steel and a solid little gun. Had one and traded it off (another bad decision I've made in gun trading). It swallowed every load I tried in it, including some semi-crappy lead reloads. They can be had for under $400 on Gunbrokers and are one of the few inexpensive autoloaders I would buy.
Halfmile is right; the PD is a great carry gun--better than a lot of the new "plastic wonders" that they've been promoting lately.
If you have a 9mm Browning Long, ammunition is ridiculously priced, IF you can find it. However, if you can find .38 Super cases, all you have to do is shorten them .10" and you have a 9mm Browning Long. I know this because I bought a 9mm from a guy I worked with, who I thought shouldn't possess any firearms. He told me it was a 9mm, but didn't know the difference between 9mm Parabellum, 9mm long, or any of the other 9mm variants. I finally talked to someone who knew what I had (a 1903 Browning, manufactured under license pre WW2 by Husqvarna)and I was able to find out the dimensions of the case, then found the .38 Super was only .10" longer. After a BUNCH of time with a handcranked case trimmer, I had several boxes of cases to load. It shoots okay, but isn't anywhere near accurate. It's more like a belly gun - if you're belly to belly, you will probably hit your target.
I've got a Star PD in 38 super. On the barrel it says 9mm/38 super. Have only used 38 super. Not confident to use a 9mm. Uncle purchased it in an Army/Navy store many many moons ago. Gun is beautiful and unmarked. The finish is black with super high gloss. It is a "looker" and shoots good. I even have the original box in came in. Bob