This is an interesting Revolver to me anyway
As far as I can tell, it has all the correct markings and marching numbers (serial numbers on base plate, barrel and cylinder match - crane and crane recess numbers match) for the Lend-Lease mfg. revolver, but there are a couple of glaring anomalies.
1. The Grips are old plastic/Bakelite rather than wood.
2. It is plated.
3. It will chamber a .38 Spl cartridge, but it does not have the Parker Hale marking on the right side of the frame for the 38 S&W to .38 Spl conversion. The chambers appear to have been "stepped" for the .38 S&W cartridge, but it is not functional as far as preventing a .38 Spl cartridge from being chambered like other .38 S&W revolvers I have seen.
4. No lanyard loop or plugged hole for same.
Also, the plating is interesting in that I thought it was chrome or nickel with a lot of frost. So far, the more I clean/polish it with Ballistol and a soft toothbrush, more of the cloudiness gives way to shiny plating - kinda like polishing silver.
Apologies for any incorrect terminology.
Any comments would be appreciated.