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I have my grandfather old 32 long revolver. Stamped with destroyer trade mark under cylinder release and wood grip is carved CALIF USA. Top of barrel marked Left patent firearms and patent dates 1901 to 1908. Also seems to have a Spanish manufacture mark. Will upload pictures. Revolver does function and shoot.
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There was a group of pistols mostly .32 ACP caliber made in Spain and marketed under the "Destroyer" label Not sure but it is possible that they tried marketing a revolver in .32 long under the same label. The revolver looks like a hodge podge of features from many different makers including some S&W features. It is possible that those grips were refitted as replacements they look like modified aftermarket S&W grips to me.
 
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There was a group of pistols mostly .32 ACP caliber made in Spain and marketed under the "Destroyer" label Not sure but it is possible that they tried marketing a revolver in .32 long under the same label. The revolver looks like a hodge podge of features from many different makers including some S&W features. It is possible that those grips were refitted as replacements they look like modified aftermarket S&W grips to me.
All I found was a 32acp under the destroyer trade mark. The "Left patent firearms" on top of the barrel is even more perplexing. Other markings indicate Eibar pre 1931 I think, with so many different markings who can say.
 

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I may have found some useful info for you.
Spanish Copies of S&W Revolvers
This article talks about Spanish copies of the old S&W .38 Hand Ejector revolver.
I have one of the large frame S&W hand ejectors from WW1 and I immediately spotted the similarity's with your Spanish revolver.
 

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I have my grandfather old 32 long revolver. Stamped with destroyer trade mark under cylinder release and wood grip is carved CALIF USA. Top of barrel marked Left patent firearms and patent dates 1901 to 1908. Also seems to have a Spanish manufacture mark. Will upload pictures. Revolver does function and shoot. View attachment 142588
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Welcome to NGF from Arizona.
 
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