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

Description
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.
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
Belgium
Weapon Type
Revolver
Firing mechanism
Pinfire (Lefaucheux)
Sub-type
SA & DA
Caliber
7mm Cal
Certified Deactivation
Not deactivated
Condition
Fair
Year of Manufacture
1880
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
Steel (Damascus)
Overall Length
160 mm
Barrel/ blade length
75 mm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in