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mn_danger

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Looks a lot like this Belgium 9mm revolver. It has the same unusual flutes on the cylinder. Looks like some of them had some kind of safety, which could explain the disk by the trigger. Custom worked?

 

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Have you looked underneath the grips for markings?
Told him to do that
Looks a lot like this Belgium 9mm revolver. It has the same unusual flutes on the cylinder. Looks like some of them had some kind of safety, which could explain the disk by the trigger. Custom worked?

Looks a lot like it in many ways
 

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The indexing cuts in the cylinder don’t have a T shape so the cylinder probably won’t lock in battery
I would advise against live ammunition on that feature alone.

you see that design on old inexpensive revolvers

It looks like it has a number on the frame
If that’s a serial number it’s not just a hobby gunsmith

if it has no proof marks that rules out most of Europe as the point of origin
If it has proof marks you can narrow down the country of origin and age.

the proofs can also tell you if it was proofed for smokeless powders or if it’s black powder cartridge era.


if the gun has been refinished it may have lost some of the markings

Unlike the US, Europe had lots of cottage gun makers. Some specialized in specific parts others assembled and finished the guns. Often the retailer just ordered the finished piece with their name on it and the actual makers are lost to history

it’s also reasonable to see similarities between guns with different names because the parts came from the same workshops


put it on the shelf and make up a good story to go with it.
 
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