Belgium - SA & DA - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 7mm Cal

Belgium - SA & DA - Pinfire (Lefaucheux) - Revolver - 7mm Cal
Fair - 1880 - Barrel is Smoothbore - Not deactivated

Pinfire revolver. LEFAUCHEUX type, decorated with flowers and arabesques.
7 mm calibre
Works with single and double action.
Folding trigger
Bolt and barrel with octagonal sides.
Butt grips decorated with ‘fish or seahorses’
Polished surface with traces of pitting.

Clear percussion.
Plunger spring, trigger and striker present and active.
Active cylinder.

Existing markings:
Cylinder: ‘ELG’ with star inside oval = test bench of Liège = pre-1893
Letter ‘q’ with stars on barrel and cylinder, inspector's hallmark 1877
Other markings under the butt: AC… WC… 58…

Total length: 160 mm
Barrel length: 72 mm
Diagonal: 180 mm

Not suitable for shooting unless checked by a gunsmith.
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Lot details
Country of manufacture
Weapon Type
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
7mm Cal
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Year of Manufacture
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Steel (Damascus)
Overall Length
160 mm
Barrel/ blade length
75 mm
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