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It's just sitting on the dresser in my room at my cousin-in-law's and I'm curious. All they know is that they picked it up in this condition about 40 years ago on a trip. The End.



















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First generation Colt SAA?? No markings at all??

Bah! Who cares? That'll buff right out. Oil it up and shoot it! ;)


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Wonder if Big Bore 44 might know. :dunno

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Wonder if Big Bore 44 might know. :dunno Sending him a PM to draw him to this thread. . . :popcorn
Hey, HSD and BH, I'm sorry but I don't have a clue to help identify that old revolver. It's interesting and HSD's photos are detailed and excellent but I don't even have a guess. (It appears it may have been in a fire sometime in it's life????)

There may be an antique revolver forum somewhere on the internet that could shed some light. (I've seen guys recognize and identify old revolvers and pistols on the military handgun forum I frequent that were in way worse shape and with fewer and poorer photos. So, there's hope.)
 

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Don’t have a clue but, hanging out to find out.


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It is a Merwin Hulbert Revolver. Looks like Frontier Model, 1st variation, so it probably dates from 1876-1878.

Should be chambered in 44 Merwin & Hulbert (44-30).

They went out of business in 1891.
 

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It is a Merwin Hulbert Revolver. Looks like Frontier Model, 1st variation, so it probably dates from 1876-1878.

Should be chambered in 44 Merwin & Hulbert (44-30).

They went out of business in 1891.
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It is a Merwin Hulbert Revolver. Looks like Frontier Model, 1st variation, so it probably dates from 1876-1878.

Should be chambered in 44 Merwin & Hulbert (44-30).

They went out of business in 1891.
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It is a Merwin Hulbert Revolver. Looks like Frontier Model, 1st variation, so it probably dates from 1876-1878. Should be chambered in 44 Merwin & Hulbert (44-30). They went out of business in 1891.
Great "solve". Great information. Very impressive knowledge. :thumsup
 

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Couple of neat photos of how it broke down for loading and cleaning.

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It is a Merwin Hulbert Revolver. Looks like Frontier Model, 1st variation, so it probably dates from 1876-1878.

Should be chambered in 44 Merwin & Hulbert (44-30).

They went out of business in 1891.
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Kick azz, thanks a bunch for the info! :thumsup :grin

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Wonder if Big Bore 44 might know. :dunno

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Hey, HSD and BH, I'm sorry but I don't have a clue to help identify that old revolver. It's interesting and HSD's photos are detailed and excellent but I don't even have a guess. (It appears it may have been in a fire sometime in it's life????)

There may be an antique revolver forum somewhere on the internet that could shed some light. (I've seen guys recognize and identify old revolvers and pistols on the military handgun forum I frequent that were in way worse shape and with fewer and poorer photos. So, there's hope.)
Thanks for looking into it!

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They loved the listing. Thanks again!

Oh yeah, I could tell them what the AF stands for, but would you help me on the Juvat part, please?

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Audentes Fortuna Juvat "Fortune Favors the Bold"
 
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