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I recently came across this pistol: single shot, 11.2mm, dropping block action, ~10" barrel, European proof marks. It took a couple days, but I finally got a hint and was able to ID it. I'll post some pics and you guys try your luck. I'll post the info I was able to find in a couple days. Have fun! (To add a bit more mystery, the pics I took aren't all that good - I took them under flourescent lighting at the gun shop where I'm working PT):









 

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Re: Guess what this is...

I haven't a clue but I think that one proof mark might be British or Belgium. :?: --Shenine--
 

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Re: Guess what this is...

The B with a crown over it looks like Birmingham.
 

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This is a Model 1869 Werder 11.2mm Military Pistol, used by the Bavarian 2nd Chevauleger Regiment during the Franco-Prussian War. Chevauleger units were heavy cavalry/Dragoons. The pistol's action is identical to that of the Bavarian "Lightning Rifle", developed from the American Peabody dropping block design.
 
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