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France - LEFAUCHEUX - modèle 1854 ou 1858 - N° 56076 - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 12 mm

Large military revolver Lefaucheux model 1854 or 1858 calibre 12 mm:
Length: 29 cm
Barrel: 16 cm
Weight: 990 g

Revolver model 1854 commonly called civil model 1858.
This model was used by officers in France and Europe.
It was sold in large numbers to the United States during the American Civil War (especially in the north).

Military model with a finger rest trigger guard and a "diamond" cap.
Pinfire revolver, 12 shots, calibre 12mm.
Round canon marked "InvON E. Lefaucheux Brté Paris"; frame marked "L F 56076" and "Inv E. Lefaucheux Bvte SGDG à Paris" on the other side (barely visible).
Walnut butt plates (a repair on one plate, see photo).
Polished white finish.
The simple action mechanism is functional, no play.
No oxidation, the interior is in good condition with beautiful grooves.

See photos, I will happily answer your questions.

Sales only within France and Europe.
Happy bidding.

Country of manufacture France
Manufacturer/ Maker LEFAUCHEUX
Model modèle 1854 ou 1858
Sub-type N° 56076
Firing mechanism Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Weapon-type Revolver
Caliber 12 mm
Barrel Rifling Barrel is Rifled
Condition Excellent
Barrel/ blade length 16 cm
Overall Length 29 cm
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