The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > The Harley Nolden Memorial Institute for Firearms Research

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 23, 2000, 09:21 AM   #1
Join Date: December 26, 1999
Location: CA, USA
Posts: 25
Coworker of mine has a revolver from his father-in-law and is trying to find any info on it. It is a 6 shot, .22, brown grips with a buffalo on them, and is at least 20 yrs old (but no older than 50). Marking are:

Walker International
Detroit, Michigan Mod 21

H. Schmidt Ostheim/Roehn
Made in West Germany

Any info you have would be appreciated,


der Schueler
schueler is offline  
Old May 23, 2000, 06:52 PM   #2
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
Posts: 24,160
If I remember correctly, those guns were scaled down copies of the Colt single action army. They were made from zinc alloy frames and were neither durable nor very well made. They sold in the '50's and early 60's for around $19, which was not much money even then.

They were a slightly upgraded version of the typical "Saturday Night Special" of the period. There is no collector or historical value. They don't appear in the value guides, and bring only a nominal value ($50 or so) when sold.

James K is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:12 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.05509 seconds with 9 queries