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Looks like some sort of F&N .32 copy maybe? Almost certainly made in the Khyber pass region of Pakistan. The giveaway if the very long, wavy rambling serial number with backwards letters. It's possible it's made somewhere else but it's very doubtful it's made by any legit gun manufacturer. Could be safe to shoot but me who will shoot almost anything would never shoot one of those guns and as far as value i don't know f there is any type of collector market for those or not. If I had to guess it's probably not worth much or anything.
 

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Was your father in Vietnam? There was a considerable trade in handmade copies of 1911s. Browning HiPowers,and other popular handguns throughout the Vietnam War. The "serial numbers" are gobbledygook. If of an earlier era, perhaps a Chicom hand made pistol from the Korean War era? In any event, definitely a curio rather than a shooter, and rather cool at that.
 

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No not Vietnam Was in World War 2 at the Burma pass in China

Was your father in Vietnam? There was a considerable trade in handmade copies of 1911s. Browning HiPowers,and other popular handguns throughout the Vietnam War. The "serial numbers" are gobbledygook. If of an earlier era, perhaps a Chicom hand made pistol from the Korean War era? In any event, definitely a curio rather than a shooter, and rather cool at that.
Was in China during WW11
 

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I agree with the other posters. It is a copy of an FN 1900. I suspect it is in .32ACP. Very interesting. The FN 1900 is a cool gun. However, those older guns are far more difficult to assemble/reassemble than modern day pistols.
 
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