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I've had this for a long time and have never really known the worth
Air gun Trigger Wood Line Gun barrel
 

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Oh oh oh, Ruby Ruby Ruby, do you love me?
Ruby Ruby Ruby, do you care?
Ruby Ruby, are you thinking of me?
Ruby Ruby, will you still be there?
 

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Sorry. Strange things happen when I'm online at 2 in the morning.

Your gun is a Ruby. It was made by France around the time of World War I. It was eventually used by a good half a dozen countries across Europe. It was made by a dozen or more different makers, and while they all look the same, none of the parts will interchange. Including the magazines.

Value is not very much - I would guess less than $150.
 

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Made in Spain, for the French military. During the First World War. Many were imported and sold as surplus in the U.S., during the 1960's.

I don't mean to date myself. But I remember going into stores, which had literally had piles of them on the shelves. Your choice $ 20. Nowadays my WAG they would be in the $ 200 range. If functional?

There interesting pistols with a lot of variations. But unfortunately there is little collector demand/value, that I'm aware of.
 

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What caliber are they? If they're 9mm or .380 there might be an untapped market on Chicago's south side. :unsure:
Most of those pistols were .32 autos. Rufesnow took me down a walk thru memory lane - back in the 60s these little former military pistols were plentiful and very inexpensive. My first center fire pistol was a French MAS1935A that I got for about $20. That was an upgrade for me after many inexpensive West German .22 single action revolvers. Those ran the same price - about $20 to $25. Ammo for the military guns ran about a penney per round.
 

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