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Old February 15, 2020, 10:27 AM   #1
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Who made cap and ball revolvers with BFB markings on barrel?

Hello,
Does anyone know who made the cap and ball revolvers with the markings BFB on the barrel and also an encircled star marking on the barrel near the wedge slot?
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Old February 15, 2020, 10:51 AM   #2
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Like this one? Looks like they made several models for a short time in
the late 70's.

Specifications:
Manufacturer -- Fusav di Bini & Baronio (Italy)
Date Code -- "AD" = 1978 date of manufacture
Barrel Markings:
Left side -- 36 Cal. Navy Model
Right side -- Black Powder Only -- Made In Italy
Bottom flat -- "BFB" (manufacturer's mark)
Caliber -- 36 (.380 round ball)
Barrel -- 7.5 inch octagon
Engraved cylinder
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Old February 15, 2020, 11:31 AM   #3
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Interesting, thanks.
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Old February 15, 2020, 05:26 PM   #4
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and also an encircled star marking on the barrel near the wedge slot?

That is one of the two Italian proof marks on the gun.
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