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Old October 8, 2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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Identify this?

Can anyone identify what the heck this is...a friend of mine (accidently?) discharged and apparently there weren't any new holes in the wall.
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Old October 8, 2012, 10:42 PM   #2
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It's a starter gun of some sort. The cases in the first picture appear to only be blanks.
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Old October 9, 2012, 05:51 AM   #3
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I think it was a 'flare gun'...

The blanks were used to propel a small cylinder that fit in the 'flared' part of the barrel...

Seem to remember these from the backs of magazines as a kid in the 60's...

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Old October 9, 2012, 07:19 AM   #4
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"The world's smallest working double action revolver", a 2mm pinfire. It came originally with bullets & blanks for launching flares.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:37 AM   #5
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Made for concealed carry by pacifists who don't want to hurt anybody.

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