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Old January 22, 2013, 05:09 PM   #1
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Siles Distributors?

Who made the revolvers for Siles I think they were just importers?

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Old January 22, 2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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BTW I've been over this thing with a magnifying glass and I don't see a makers mark anywhere just Siles N.Y.
Looks and feels well made though.
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Old January 22, 2013, 07:33 PM   #3
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Probably ASM. I dont know if Sile imported Uberti and Pietta didn't make them, could be Palmetto tho.
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Old January 22, 2013, 07:38 PM   #4
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The quality is really nice right up there with my Uberti 3rd model.
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Old January 23, 2013, 01:24 AM   #5
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I have two Siles revolvers....

An 1858 is steel and an 1860 in steel.

Both have a mark from ASP (The DDG, or is it DGG, I can never remember which, in a triangle.) under the loading lever.

Both are top quality.
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Old January 23, 2013, 10:18 AM   #6
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Doc I looked and nothing all I find is AD for a made date and the serial number in three places. Beats me but it sure does appear quality made.
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Old January 23, 2013, 11:40 AM   #7
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Tom,

Sometimes ASP put an identifying mark on the grip frame under the grips.

I have another 1858 which is marked in that way. Have to take it apart to find the mark.

Tnx,
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Old January 23, 2013, 12:06 PM   #8
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Thanks Doc I'll let the next owner worry about it, I don't want to take it apart.
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