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cmhill 12-17-2010 12:56 AM

ID help antique handguns
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An elderly lady came in the shop today with two single shot pistols her deceased husband had and was basically wanting to know what are they and what might they be worth ill attach photos and best description i can

1) has 1948 stamped on both sides (i do not believe it is a mfg date) as well as 163 . rifled barrel

2) has a 6sided barrel left side of barrel stamped | 0*0 |221|221| left side reciever 55321 and 05321
Right side 012350 |101|101|010*0| and is rifled. also has a proof mark of a crown below the crown looks like a Vwith a line in the center below that a *

Shihan 12-17-2010 01:05 AM

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Those are large pictures. I am sure someone will be along to tell you what they are and a bit about their worth.

cmhill 12-17-2010 01:55 AM

sure thought i would have recieved some sort of reply by now, or is everyone as stumpted as me on it

doctherock 12-17-2010 02:09 AM

One is rusty with alot of stampy things and the other is crusty with some stuff and such.

HKSlinger 12-17-2010 03:19 AM

I think its a muffler bracket for a '73 Pinto or Vega.

doctherock 12-17-2010 04:46 AM

Looks like a british crown makers mark in one pic.

2hot2handle 12-17-2010 04:47 AM

Maybe if a mod were able to help this guy out and move it to the right section it'd get a few more hits?

doctherock 12-17-2010 04:53 AM

2hot I think your on to something there. LOL

Troy Michalik 12-17-2010 01:43 PM

Interesting pieces there, but I am no further help I'm afraid.

Reinhard 12-17-2010 04:47 PM

you propably won't find info on these guns ,it's home made and its origine is for 99% eastern,India,Afghanistan those regions

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