Actually Rossi quit making handguns in the late '90's when they commissioned Taurus to do so for them. It only took a few years for Taurus to screw that up the rest of the way and the plug was pulled completely. You have real Amedeo Rossi revolvers until you have Rossi by Taurus then just Taurus. As is the case with their lever action rifles, the older the better as far as build quality goes. Unfortunately, there is no parts support on the old ones either.