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I know, the answer should be 64, as Apple dropped support even for their early 64 bit models BUT:

Nathan-der-Graue:~ max$ uname -p
i386

while on the other hand: enter image description here

Could someone please clear this out for me?

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Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/Darwin-dev/2009/Aug/msg00211.html

You want uname -m rather than uname -p to determine the bitness of the kernel.

$ uname -m
x86_64
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