If I were going that size I would go for something in .44 Special.I just refer to em as a Gun. This 75yr old has been around the block a few times. I was a 1911 addict for a Long Time. I've carried my G26, an assortment of other handguns including a H&K P7.
But I too have come full circle, and have gone back to basics the Revolver. Not just any Revolver though. I respect the J frame S&W and have a few in the safe, but there is a Snubbie that I have fallen in Love With, Behold View attachment 359275