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Old August 29, 2011, 11:23 AM   #1
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OK... this is cool... 12 shot revolver...

if ammo were still available... I'd have to get in on the bidding... but I guess I'll just have to sit back & watch...

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=247942270
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Old August 29, 2011, 12:01 PM   #2
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Not sure I'd want a 5.5mm... Louis L'Amour had a couple of his characters carry a Walch .36 Navy Revolver.

http://www.prices4antiques.com/firea...r-D9911296.htm

Those look interesting, but I imagine they were too complex for maintenance.
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Old August 29, 2011, 02:58 PM   #3
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The hammer could be altered to fire .22 rimfire. There was another Belgian revolver that fired (I think) 14 rounds that had two rows of chambers and a movable hammer nose.

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Old August 31, 2011, 08:54 AM   #4
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European Revolvers





This French LeFaucheux was a little too expensive for me. I had to let it go.



I didn't bother checking the price on this one. The engraved look plus that extractor rod, which reminds me of a bathroom sink, would no doubt be expensive.



I got into those old French and Belgium revolvers, when I acquired a Guardian Model of 1878 in 9mm last year. That foreign look, combined with some of them having a cylinder designed to hold 12 to 20 rounds just blows me away.

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Old September 1, 2011, 09:17 PM   #5
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Looks like the cylinder is at least 3" in diameter.
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Old September 1, 2011, 09:35 PM   #6
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Ya gotta love the days when the Velo Dog revolver was marketed to bicyclists to shoot dogs that were nipping at their feet!!!
Try that one today!!!
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Old September 2, 2011, 12:40 AM   #7
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you could try and find a lemat or a nagant.
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Old September 2, 2011, 09:23 AM   #8
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Le Mat




You betcha! I’d love to have one of Col. Le Mat ‘s “Grapeshot” Revolvers. 9 Pin fire .44 Caliber rounds with a 20 Gauge shotgun barrel. But those prices are something else. Even for a replica.

I'm not cheap. I'm just not easy.
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