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Hi guys, my friend recently sent me a picture of a firearm he has. I can't find any information on it, but from what I can tell I believe it's a Spanish pistol. Wikipedia, under the Spanish Ruby pistol page mentions a manufacture called "Muxi" but doesn't give any more info. If anyones knows anything please share! 2016-01-26-10-34-59.png
 

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that is a semi-automatic pistol, NOT automatic. :mad2:
 

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It looks to be a Baby Browning knockoff.
 

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Victoria

Pedro Careaga Garagarza is regarded as one of the most influential inventors of his time (Calvó (1997) p.151). Thanks to his ties with the manufacturers Esperanza & Unceta, as from 1911 his models began to be produced by them under the "Victoria" trademark. The Victoria is probably the first pistol with Eibar-type characteristics to be produced. Esperanza & Unceta made Victoria pistols with calibre 6,35 mm and 7,65 mm, both the hammerless version and with the percussion hammer exposed. Some of their models included a device which enabled the firer to see at a glance if there was a bullet in the breech. Due to a dispute over trademark rights, in 1915 Esperanza & Unceta ceased to use the "Victoria" trade name and adopted instead that of "Astra", which from then on came to be the most commonly used. Other brand names used for the commercialisation of these pistols were: "Muxi", "Scott", "Brunswig", "Dewaf" or "Belgium".



The model belonging to the museum collection has a magazine for seven bullets. Safety catch lever, magazine lock and magazine indicator; hidden hammer and rifled bore with five striations. The pistol has the inscription: Automatic Pistol. Victoria Patent.




http://www.armia-eibar.eus/en/armas/pieza-mes
 

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Yes it is semi-automatic. That's why I put this thread in the semi-auto category. It's automatic in that it loads automatically and the slide says "automatic" so I just put automatic in the title to describe the markings :)
 
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