This old metal toy was made by the Wyandotte - All Metal Products Company of Wyandotte, Michigan. The heavy gauged pressed steel gun is called a “clam shell” because of the way it opens to load the roll of paper caps. When the trigger is squeezed the spring mechanism snaps the hammer against a live cap and rotates the roll to ready the gun for the next shot. As the caps are spent the roll feeds out through the slot at the top. The caps make a loud "POP"...nothing is ejected from barrel of the gun except the noise. On one side it is marked Pat. Pending – Wyandotte Toys. I believe this western style revolver is from 1935.
It measures about 9 ¼” diagonally from the end of the barrel to the back of the butt of the grip or about 6 ¾” from the end of the barrel to the “site” at the back by 4 5/8”" from the bottom of the grip to the top of the rear site. It is in nice original condition with some age and playwear condition. The original red paint has good gloss but there is some chip wear. There is some rust on the grip and a little under the paint on one side due to poor metal prep prior to painting. The mechanism inside has rust but it is still in working condition. Overall it is basically in fairly nice condition.
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