6.35mm caliber, with two 4.5" superposed barrels. The left side of the barrels are marked Genschow & Co. Hamburg Germany. The right side is marked with the caliber and several Belgian proof marks. The lower right side of the frame is marked H.D.H. for Henrion Dassey & Heuschen, based in Liege, Belgium. These pistols were sold via mail order throughout Germany in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century. They were marketed under various names, but commonly referred to as the HGH . The double action pistol fired sequentially through dual superposed chambers lined up with the large cylinder with two rings of ten chambers. With safety latch and trigger guard with finger spur. An ejector plate made reloading fairly easy. Walnut grips, with lanyard ring on the underside of the butt.
The revolver has a dark gunmetal patina, with areas of blue finish showing through. The ejector plate is in excellent, functioning condition with a tight spring. The grips show some wear but are in good condition. Excellent bores. Mechanically functional.