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Old 07-14-2010, 12:33 AM   #11
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What Gun is This????? - Revolver Handguns

Looking at the back of the barrel in this picture it does not look like the barrel goes all the back to the cylinder. I would think it is a blank gun. Something used at track meets and the like.
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:48 AM   #12
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Default Starter pistol?????

You might try to pawn this off as the Original starters pistol from the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. A black American by the Name of Jessie Owens comes to mind.
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Old 07-14-2010, 02:39 AM   #13
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Wild assed guess here- I think you MAY have an EM-GE "Valor" revolver. They were made as blank pistols for 8mm blanks, some were "modified" to fire .32 S&W. No rifling in bore. PLEASE have a smith check it over before shooting anything but cap pistol caps in it. Do not want to hurt anyone's feelings, and I am really not a gun snob, but value on revolvers like that are about $25.
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Old 07-14-2010, 03:07 AM   #14
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Looks like a 22 short RG real rough though
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Already expressed it seems to be a starter pistol (no rifling in the barrel is the best clue). I wouldn't bother taking it to a gunsmith, as it clear this pistol shouldn't use live ammo. It's in rough condition even for blanks. $25 is a generous value number but if you know anyone who trains hunting dogs they might buy it from you.
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:27 AM   #16
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i agree. the bore does look a little large for a .22. i would go with a starter gun. good luck with it.
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