According to "Once Upon a Time in the Italian West" by Howard Hughes, Silence's distinctive rapid-firing pistol is the 1896 7,63 mm Mauser Broomhandle. See more
You ain't by some chance one of them no- good bounty hunters, are ya? .... I asked you a question, so answer. I'm a sheriff....Well? Where you come from? How long you intend to stay? If you think you're bein' smart, just watch yourself. Now then, stranger, let's have it--
He can't answer, sheriff. He's a mute.
[Turns to Silence
Well I'll be. At least you could have told me.