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Offline mazo kid

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Help IDing unmarked brasser '51
« on: November 02, 2018, 02:43:15 PM »
I just got an old brasser '51; it was described as having some rust and the cylinder didn't rotate....hence the very low price. I tore it down, and as I suspected, the hand was missing. It did clean up quite well with light oil and 0000 steel wool. I will order a new hand, but there are NO maker stamps anywhere on the gun. I suspect it is a kit gun; there aren't even BP proof marks. I would like to get somewhat close on hand size so that is the WHY of my question. The only hint as to a maker is the serial number is prefaced with T. Sound familiar to anyone? I have never seen this before.

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Re: Help IDing unmarked brasser '51
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2018, 05:18:00 PM »
The blond wood you mentioned on the Colt forum is usually a sign of ASM or ASP. The T prefix rings no bells so it could be one of the lesser known makers. Not much help I know but it's all I've got.
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Re: Help IDing unmarked brasser '51
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2018, 01:14:16 PM »
OK, thanks for that. It's a starting point.