Need help identifying an old pistol please ??


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tbreed725
February 14, 2011, 12:44 PM
It belongs to my wife's grandfather and from what he can remember he baught it in the early 60's , it's a 25 cal marked 6.35 cal and made in italy
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any info is appreciated

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Mooseman
February 14, 2011, 12:49 PM
what does the writing on it say?

mfldmike
February 14, 2011, 01:03 PM
I bet its made by "Galesi Pistols." I did some digging and it looks like thats exactly what it is.

mfldmike
February 14, 2011, 01:07 PM
The following codes will tell you the date of manufacure of the little Galesi pistols. It usually appears on the right side of the frame either behind or over the trigger:
Year Code
1954 = X
1955=XI
1956=XII
1957=XIII
1958=XIV
1959=XV
1960=XVI
1961=XVII
1962=XVIII
1963=XIX
1964=XX
1965=XXI
1966=XXII
1967=XXIII
1968=XXIV
1969=XXV
1970=XXVI
1971=XXVII
1972=XXVIII
1973=XXIX
1974=XXX
1975=AA
1976=AB
1977=AC
1978=AD
1979=AE
1980=AF
1981=AH
1982=AI
1983=AL
1984=AM
1985=AN
1988=AP
1987=AS
1988=AT
1989=AW
1990=AZ
1991=BA

Did some more digging around and the above information was provided by "MEL BAGGETT" from this forum...be sure to thank him/her. I take no credit, I just found the information already there.

tbreed725
February 14, 2011, 01:13 PM
ok thanks

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