Spain - ZULAICA Y ORTIZ EIBAR - Double action (DA) - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 8 mm, 8.5 mm

Spain - ZULAICA Y ORTIZ EIBAR - Double action (DA) - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 8 mm, 8.5 mm
Good - 1870 - Barrel is Rifled - Not deactivated

Arizmendi, Zulacia y Cia, Eibar, official subcontractor of Galinbondo, manufacturer of pistols and revolvers since 1840.
Owned by Narciso Zulaica, in Bidebarrista.
Weapons master Marcelo Zulaica... who later co-founded the company ‘Arizmendi, Zulaica y Cía’ (1914-1922).
The town of Éibar is a municipality in the province of Guipúzcoa

Year of manufacture: 1860-1870

8 to 8.5 mm calibre
Double action only.
Mechanics and screwheads in good condition,
Clear percussion.
Active hammer spring and trigger.
Active gate lock.
Active cylinder rotation.

Shiny surface, coated with a protective varnish.
Light bronze colour

Existing markings:
Weapons maker marked on the barrel: ‘ZULAICA Y ORTIZ EIBAR’
Serial number: 337
The number 6 or 9 is engraved on many parts, cylinder, tail, trigger...

Diagonal: 24 cm

Mechanism and surface oiled for protection,
To be stored in a dry place, less than 50% humidity
Shipped with anti-moisture pouch.

A note for the curious (refurbishers and restorers): the mechanics are sophisticated.

Consult a gunsmith beforehand if you plan to use it for shooting.
Antique weapons are primarily intended as collectibles and for their aesthetic value. If your primary interest is in shooting, you will be better served by modern firearms that have been tested, with suitable targeting devices. Join a shooting club!

Lot details
Country of manufacture
Manufacturer/ Maker
Weapon Type
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Double action (DA)
8 mm, 8.5 mm
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Year of Manufacture
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Rifled
Steel (Damascus)
Overall Length
220 mm
Barrel/ blade length
100 mm
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