Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com

Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/)
-   Revolver Handguns (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f16/)
-   -   Help identify this revolver (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f16/help-identify-revolver-10937/)

bhsparks 02-16-2009 12:41 AM

Help identify this revolver
 
I have an old revolver with a 12" barrel, I believe it is a 45 cal. There is an oval on the frame above the trigger that has V. C. S. * C. G. H. and Suhl inside . All the numbers match and it is in fine condition. It has proof marks consisting of a
crown and B below. It could be a D instead of a B.

raveneap 02-28-2009 05:43 PM

Did a quick google on "suhl gun" and came up with a number of listings. Your gun is probably of German manufacture. If you check google you might find some interesting data.

Bob Wright 03-02-2009 04:51 PM

A photo would certainly help. Sounds as if the gun is a single action made by J.P. Sauer & Sons of Suhl, Germany. They were one of many imported at the time, late 'sixties/early 'seventies.

They were massive guns lacking the finer lines of the current Italian clones. Believe the Herter single actions were made by them also.

Bob Wright


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:32 PM.

Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.