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Lot 49: Excellent Belgian E. Le Faucheux Pinfire Pocket Revolver

Auction Date: December 3, 2010

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000

Excellent Belgian E. Le Faucheux Pinfire Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Le Faucheux
Model: Pinfire
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 7 mm pinfire
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/ casehardened
Grip: ebony
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 16
Class: Antique
Description:

Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, with "E. LEFAUCHEUX / Inur BREVETE" on the left side of the barrel lug and "MASUERERS LIEGE AND LONDON" engraved on top. Belgian proofmarks on the cylinder, with scrollwork on the cylinder and frame. Smooth ebony grips.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 95% of the brilliant original blue, showing a few areas of brown patina, mild handling marks and high edge wear. The case colors are bright in the protected areas of the frame, fading on the open areas. The tip of the loading latch is broken off. Mechanically fine.



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