England? - SA - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 7mm Cal

Description
England? - SA - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 7mm Cal
Fair - 1878 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

‘AMERICAN MODEL 1878’

Calibre: 7 mm with pinfire
Six shots.
Single action only.
7 mm calibre
Folding trigger
Butt is clean, with no breakage light-coloured wooden grips,
All the screw heads are well-preserved.
The ejector rod and sight are present.
Missing the trigger hatch behind the trigger
Crack on the left side that does not interfere with operation.
The surface remains in tobacco-coloured bronzed condition.

Clear percussion.
Strong hammer spring present.
Active trigger spring present.
Active gate lock.
Active cylinder rotation.

Existing markings:
The number 31 is engraved on many parts, cylinder, tail, trigger...
Liège inspection hallmark: ‘U’ with stars.
Inspector’s hallmark. ‘R’ with crown, proof of gunpowder test in England.
On the cylinder, ‘ELG’ in an oval with no crown = test bench of Liège, made before 1893

Diagonal: 17 cm
Barrel: 6 cm
Total length: 15 cm

Mechanism and surface oiled for protection,
To be stored in a dry place, less than 50% humidity
Shipped with anti-moisture pouch.
Shooting not possible.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
England?
Weapon Type
Revolver
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Sub-type
SA
Caliber
7mm Cal
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Fair
Year of Manufacture
1878
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
Steel (Damascus)
Overall Length
150 mm
Barrel/ blade length
60 mm
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