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Old 12-30-2020, 08:15 PM
Dean L Dean L is online now
 
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Default All Metal Black Powder Pistol. Help with ID. PICs

No markings at all and Very well made but is it old or a 1960s made in the basement type pistol. Let me know what you think or if you have seen another like it. Barrel is 8 3/4 long and about 32cal.
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Old 12-30-2020, 09:23 PM
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May be an original dueling pistol, one of a set of two.
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Old 12-31-2020, 07:26 AM
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definitely not a dueling pistol ! does not conform to code duello - from looks of metal surfaces + screw heads it could be older vintage - less ornate then most of the Scotch all metal ones commonly seen -
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Old 12-31-2020, 02:56 PM
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Shumway publishing has a pair of books about historical Illinois gunmakers. If you can look at a set, somewhere that might be a good place to start.
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Old 01-04-2021, 08:49 AM
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Intersting hardware ...

Find info there ?
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Old 01-04-2021, 11:02 AM
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I get a vintage high school metal shop/vocational school vibe from some of what I see, but I could be way off base.
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Old 01-04-2021, 12:35 PM
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I get a vintage high school metal shop/vocational school vibe from some of what I see, but I could be way off base.
good possibility if it is smooth bored + not rifled - from surface spotting + staining it looks to have been done a long time ago -
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Old 01-05-2021, 08:30 AM
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Looks like a classic boot pistol., though a bit long. Too small a caliber for a pommel pistol.

32s were a common size for rifles for those on budget needing to keep food on the table.

Why and how was it disassembled? Wear on the threads will affect alignment of the hammer and nipple. is there anything under the grip panels? Maybe some clues there.

It looks well-made enough to very accurate. Would be fun to shoot.
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Old 01-05-2021, 02:56 PM
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Smooth bore no markings under grips but very well made

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Old 01-05-2021, 05:43 PM
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Looks a little similar to Allen & wheelock civil war era pistols. Not an expert though.
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