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Lot 4232: Six Antique European Pinfire Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: June 12, 2021

Six Antique European Pinfire Double Action Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,500

A) Engraved European Revolver with Carved Grips

Manufacturer: European
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 5 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Floral engraving, "star/K" proof.

B) Engraved Silver Inlaid European Revolver with Carved Grip

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"Crown/backward P" proofed, geometric/border silver inlays.

C) Belgian Folding Trigger Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 4 1/8 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Liege proofed.

D) Belgian Folding Trigger Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 4 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: smooth
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Liege proofed.

E) Belgian Folding Trigger Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

Liege proofed.

F) Belgian American Model of 1878 "The Guardian" Revolver

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 2 7/8 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 228
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Liege proofed.

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