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The Swede 02-07-2010 08:15 PM

Mateba 6 .357 Autorevolver
Does anyone have any experience with this gun.

It turns out my grandfather has one and now he is dying. (asbestos damage)
we where never close he was a mean dunk who beat has wife and kids, so understandably they left him when they had the chance. Now there is a possibility that I will inherent this rare novelty, so i ask, if anyone knows anything useful, or interesting about it.

canebrake 02-07-2010 08:33 PM

It's one of the guns on my wish list although I'd rather have one chambered in 454 Casull or 44 mag.

The Mateba Model 6 Unica or also called the Mateba Autorevolver is quite the engineering accomplishment in hand guns.

I would love to see any photos and hear more of the history of this revolver!

Keep us informed.

Mr. Bluesky 02-07-2010 08:52 PM

The Mateba Model 6 Unica is an engineering masterpiece, and a serious collectors item. It's worth a couple thousand dollars if it's in good shape. I'm with Cane on the photos and history, post 'em up ASAP.

The Swede 02-08-2010 03:20 PM

I know almost nothing about the gun in question. All i know is that he keeps i by his bed at night (illegal in Sweden). and he used it to shoot a burglars once (also illegal). I think it is in quite good nick. he bought i expensively to use it for competition shooting, but the gun club said it was not a revolver, or a pistol, so he was not allowed to compete whit it. he got pissed and is keeping it in his bedside drawer instead.

other then that i have no knowledge about it.

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