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There are two variations of this gun, the other one having a different placement of the grips screws. Beristain y Cia of Eibar, between the years of 19 received patents for improvements to the Browning 1910, patent No. The Logo on the grips is BC not GB for Gregorio Bolumburu as some report it to be.Browning filed a law suit against Beristain for patent infringement but lost the suit in 1925 .Spanish law more or less says if you do not make it in Spain the patent is no good, so Browning lost.Beristain cancelled the contract even though he won. Gabilondo also made the Bufalo design in a gun he labeled as Manufactured by "Ruby" Arms Co.
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It was the first to have a 9 round magazine because Gabilondo had built it to be used by the Military or Police.
At the beginning of WWI Gabilondo presented the gun to France for trials and it was accepted in 1915 with orders for 10,000 a month.
Archivo Municipal de Eibar records show that Iraola Salaverria y Cia only produced 10,000 guns total and Hijos de Angel Echeverria y Cia produced 154,000.
The 1914 Ruby in 7.65 - 9 shot with checkered wood grips as made for the French in WWI. Beristain contracted with Gobilondo to make the gun and production started in 1920.