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ad ref. GS1288C6C
£ 340.75
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1830/1850 Model 1858

Pistol / Hand GunsUsed£ 341 Current biAuction Item
On Auction : Lefaucheux pinfire revolver, hallmarked ‘ELG’, 12 mm calibre 1958 model (with trigger guard)‘Designed by Eugène Lefaucheux, this revolver was the most modern and advanced of its time. In 1858, this revolver was adopted by the French Navy, becoming the first metal cartridge revolver to be adopted by the State. Unable to keep up with all the production demands, both military and civilian, Eugène Lefaucheux therefore entered into a contract with the Weapons Factory of Saint-Etienne.’Faceted octagonal bolt.Walnut wood butt.Ejector rod and front sight present.Buttcap rings.Can be fully disassembled with no problem.Clear percussion.Audible clicking of the cylinder.Perfect air gap (no more than than the space of one sheet of paper)Existing markings:no. 26 on different original parts, trigger, cylinder, under the barrel, etc.Liège proofing bench mark from 1846 to 1893 (‘ELG’ in an oval)T with stars on barrel (inspector’s name)1 or L on the hammer...Read full description
ConditionUsed
Price£ 341 Current bi
Sale typeAuction Item
Make1830/1850
ModelModel 1858

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