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The first thing that strikes when examining this revolver is the brand Nasant 7,5 in a circle! The gun has all the look of a 7,5 Nagant but the brand is counterfeit. It is a copy from Liège in view of the following hallmarks of the proofhouse :

ELG * in a crowned oval: definitive acceptance after 1893.

G* and AD*: Controller countersigns, in use from 1877 to 1968.

R crowned: rifled barrel, in use from 1894 to 1968.

The weapon also bears the following markings:

Under the brand Nasant 7,5, another completely illegible brand!

The numbers 407 – 31 whose meaning is probably as nebulous as the counterfeit mark.

L crowned: brand unidentified for years. It does not belong to the proofhouse, as far as we are concerned we think, with no certainty, that it could be a casting brand of the cylinder.

Ultimately a nice copy of one of the various models of Nagant.


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