Betsy - The nickname of
the .45 caliber semi-automatic hand gun (Model M1911) carried by private
detective Mike Hammer (Stacy Keach) on the action-packed
detective drama MICKEY SPILLANE'S MIKE HAMMER/CBS/1984-87.
Betsy was concealed in a shoulder holster worn under Mike's
left arm. Once when a district attorney tried to take Mike's
gun, he said "You get Betsy when you put a toe tag on me."
See also "Old
Betsy the Rifle"
Silver handgun of
Darren McGavin in the role of Mike Hammer in the 1950s
Mike Hammer with Betsy as he returns to
TV in Mike Hammer: The Legend