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Old 02-09-2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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I was able to purchase this at a very good deal. Looks like a .45 or larger. The Markings on this are E over an I G with a star below? If anyone knows how to ID this manufacture's mark please advise. Could be: EIG or IEG..









Any information about this pistol would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-10-2009, 09:21 AM   #2
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It's E over LG and it's a Belgian proofmark. That particular one was in use from 1811-1892.

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