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Here are some pics of my fathers fathers revolver. I just gave it to me. I think its a 32 but have NO idea the manufacture. Thanks

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No clue. The stocks are beat, but man, that's a cool-looking old gun! Loaded with personality. Kinda looks European to me, maybe even South American. Definitely a keeper, I hope you find out some info and share it with us.
 

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Looks like an English Webly or Adams pattern revolver. Lots of copies were made in Belgium, and odds are that's what it is.

I made a quick look at a proof mark list. A crown over R proof is a Belgium proof, but that list was not exclusive.

This one's labeled as a Webley.

 

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Right, (Crown) R is a Belgian proof mark for a gun with rifled barrel.
(Star) BA is the inspector's personal stamp.

Caliber is probably .320 Revolver, very close to .32 Short Colt.

If you were proud of your work, woudn't you put your name or a recognizeable brand name on it? I thought so.
 

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This is why I like this forum!

more info please....more!

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There's not much else to say. The only value of the piece is sentimental.

One factoid. That pattern of revolver is commonly called a "Bull Dog" - classically in .450 and .455. The 1889 catalog reprinted in the 1966 Gun Digest also applies the term to a .32.
 

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What is it??

I think its a belgium proofed, french built LeFecheux 11mm pinfire. One thing is certain...pachmeyer dont make grips for it!!!!!..Cool gun..like all old guns. Enjoy and let me know if i was right..just off the top of my head, no books were consulted because im at work
 
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