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Le Faucheux - Pinfire Revolving

Lot 191
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Estimated Price: $950 - $1,600
Collector's Lot of Two Pinfire Revolvers -A) LeFaucheux Pinfire Revolver
Serial # ManufacturerLe Faucheux ModelPinfire Revolving
TypeRifle Gauge12 Mm Pinfire Catalog Page43
Barrel Length5 1/8 Inch Round FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionTop of barrel marked "E LEFAUCHEUX BRTE S.G.D.G. PARIS". The loading lever and left side of frame under the grip are marked "2G". Fitted with two piece smooth walnut grips and a lanyard ring on the butt.

ConditionArsenal refurbished. The revolver retains 95% of the military style dull blue finish showing some thinning to a gray with a couple patches of minor pitting on the barrel and a patch of deep pitting on the back strap. The grips are good with numerous minor dings, pressure dents, and scratches. Mechanically fine.
B) European Pinfire Revolver
Serial # ManufacturerEuropean ModelPinfire
TypeRevolver Gauge12 Mm Catalog Page43
Barrel Length4 7/8 Inch Octagon FinishBlue GripWalnut
Stock ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThe right side of the barrel lug is marked "ARENDT / BREVETE / A LIEGE", with a Liege ELG proof on the cylinder. Barrel numbered to gun. Has a unique hammer safety mounted on left rear recoil plate, varnished smooth walnut grips, and a lanyard ring on the butt.

ConditionFine. The revolver retains 40% original blue finish (mostly on the cylinder) with the balance a smooth gray patina. The grips are excellent with most of the varnish remaining and some minor handling marks.
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