Horst Held = Antique Handguns
541 Lynnie Pennie Lane Midlothian, Texas 76065
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Fo Arrate Eibar
FA. FO. ARRATE, EIBAR
FA. FO. ARRATE EIBAR made revolver, caliber 12mm pinfire, on right of barrel lug # 20, 6" round barrel with bead front sight, maker's inscription on top and decorated with silver leaves, under barrel attached is a 5" folding dirk. The revolver shows circa 80% bright blue, crisp checkered grips, lanyard ring, and in good working condition. Desirable oddity $2,850.
added by a Spanish
reader - thank you!
"Arrate". Eibar was a gunsmith's town in the Basque
country (Western Pyrenees, in this case the Spanish part). And Arrate
is, among other things, one of the surrounding "hills". Also a
common surname and a Marian shrine.