H stamping on civil war revolvers


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dirty dave
August 6, 2008, 06:21 PM
Can someone tell what or who the H stands for on lots of civil war revolvers?thanks

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pohill
August 6, 2008, 07:00 PM
The letters, from what I can gather, are military inspector's markings. Here's a list of the inspectors and what they inspected. I have a Whitney with B, F, I, W that I'm trying to figure out who they belong to.
http://proofhouse.com/cm/us_inspector.htm

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