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Here is Ron Gabel's answer to question number 4985

Question:

My friend is in urgent need of Identifiaction of the manufacturer and approx. decade of build for a .22 cal 6 shot revolver passed down to him from his Father whom has passed away. The only markings are "Germany" in 3 places, a small design of a Buffalo on the grips, and the marking at the base of the frame, EIG Model E 16. My kindest regards, Aaron James

Answer:

Buffalo was a trade name used on 22 caliber revolvers made by Herbert Schmidt of Ostheim/Rhon, West Germany. These revolvers were made in the 20th century and are outside my area of expertise.

Submitted By: Aaron James On: 10/29/2003 9:49:19 PM

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