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Old 08-23-2012, 07:48 AM   #1
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I got this old gun past down to me from my grandpa and it has no maker marks no serial number and it dont say what caliber it is and I was hopeing someone on here has seen one befor

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Old 08-23-2012, 10:42 AM   #2
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I got this old gun past down to me from my grandpa and it has no maker marks no serial number and it dont say what caliber it is and I was hopeing someone on here has seen one befor
Humm tuff one .. Kinda looks like an Italian Bodeo 1889.


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Could use some close up pics. From what I can see it looks like half of a bp revolver.

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It is a Lemat Revolver, not sure that it is all there, need some better pictures............

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The only marks I found was a D with a star and the letters LS









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It is a Lemat Revolver, not sure that it is all there, need some better pictures............
Its missing the trigger guard and the ejector rod
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Any marks hidden under the grips?

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It's not a lemat. It would be 8 shots if I remember correctly and the cylinder would ride on a shotgun barrel.

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Looks like I was mistaken, it`s a Lefaucheux M1858, I think............Let me see if I can find a picture. it is still French.



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