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1850 9mm Cal

Pistol / Hand GunsUsedAuction Item1850
On Auction : Lefaucheux pinfire revolver, hallmarked ‘EL 69’, 9 mm calibre, in perfect condition!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.’Folding trigger.Metal parts with original nickel plating.Fine engravings with vine leaves and foliate scrollwork on the body and barrel.Decorated octagonal faceted bolt.Gridded walnut wood butt (perfect gridding)Chiselled frame surface.Ejector rod and front sight are included.Buttcap rings.Can be fully disassembled with no problems.Clear percussion.Active rotation of the cylinder, good alignment, and the clicks are audible.Perfect air gap (no more than than the space of one sheet of paper)Existing markings:No. 755 on the side of the barrel: serial numberEL 69 topped with a crown on the cylinder: marking on Lefaucheux weapons made in Liège, this one used by the Liège proof house from 1846 to 1893 (‘ELG’ inside an oval)letter ‘Y’ with crown---------------------------Lefauche ux revolver hallmarked ‘EL 69’, 9 mm calibre with pinfire, in perfect condition!1958 model (with trigger guard)‘Designed by Eugène Lefaucheux, this revolver is the most modern and the most advanced of its time. In 1858, this revolver was adopted by the French Navy and became the first revolver with a metal cartridge adopted by the State. For both military and civilian production, Eugène Lefaucheux therefore signed a contract with the Saint-Etienne Arms Factory. ’Folding trigger.Metal parts with original nickel plating.Fine engravings with vine leaves and foliage, on the body and the barrel.Octagonal panelled bolt with decorations.Framed walnut stock (perfect framing).Chiselled frame surface.Ejection rod and sight present.Crown rings.Can be dismantled completely with no problem.Clear percussion.Active rotation of the cylinder, good alignment, and the clicks can be heard.Perfect air gap (no more than than the space of one sheet of paper)Existing markings:The number 755 on the side of the barrel: serial numberEL 69 topped by a crown on the cylinder: marking on Lefaucheux weapons made in Liège, this one used by the proofhouse of Liège from 1846 to 1893 (ELG in an oval)‘Y’ with crown...Read full description
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Make1850
Model9mm Cal

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