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Offline Spanish Marshal

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Unknown Revolver
« on: June 25, 2006, 02:30:20 pm »
    Gentlemen, I need your help again.  ;) ;)

    In my Unit,  a young lieutenant has an old revolver, that his father-in-law has given him. The weapon comes from America, a grandfather brought it when he returned to Spain in the beginning of the last century, more or less in 1890-1900.
  I don´t known if it´s a  military handgun, I´m not sure. I have been looking at it attentively and I have not found the maker's mark, alone a serial number. The caliber is perhaps 11 mm. or bigger. It isn´t a Cap & Ball Revolver   
   Can Anybody  recognize it?   

       Thank you very much in advance.

     Spanish Marshal                     


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Offline Chance

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Re: Unknown Revolver
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2006, 04:56:30 pm »
Hi, Marshal
Came up with a pistol with an almost identical grip to yours but otherwise not too similar. It may be a 10.9mm centre fire made by Lagieze (or Lagreze) from Paris. Could not find anything about the guy.

See The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Handguns by A.B. Zhuk, page 69


Offline Grapeshot

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Re: Unknown Revolver
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2006, 12:00:32 pm »
Looks like an early pinfire revolver.  Good luck on this one.
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