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I am new to this forum. I need to identify a pistol which is old.
I have no idea how old, but it is old.
I will try to describe it so maybe someone out there can tell me what it is.

It is approximately 7" long from tip of barrel to the handle..the barrel is 3 1/2" long from tip to cylinder..the trigger has to be pulled down in order to fire it. The grips are wood. The only identifying marks are found on the cylinder and are: a circle with three initials..If it were a clock, there is an L (about 9:00 a E(orK)at 12 and a C at 3:00.. underneath the 3 letters closer to the hammer is a crown with a V below it.
There is a small rod which is used to eject the spent cartridge

If someone could tell me how to upload a picture to this site I will include one.

I would very much appreciate any information anyone has about this pistol.
Thanks,
Grandma E..
p.s. I inherited it from my Aunt recently.
 

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I'm guessing Pin Fire...here is a photo from Wikipedia of a Lefaucheux pin fire revolver.

 

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Grandma101 took her revolver to the Antiques Roadshow!! Congratulations on getting your identification...... :D

Just got home from the Road Show in Biloxi. The guy who checked out my gun said it was made in Belgium. It is a "Gentleman's" gun and it is worth about $250-$500(with the piece replaced). Looks like I won't get rich, but it was fun getting to go to the Road Show.
Oh, he said it was made about 1850's.
 
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