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Hood Firearms Company Marquis of Lorne .32 Rimfire Five Shot Revolver .32 Revolver
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Essex, EasternPublished 10 Months ago
Details
SubcategoryRevolver
ConditionUsed
Sale typePrivate
MakeHood Firearms Company
Calibre.32
ModelMarquis of Lorne .32 Rimfire Five Shot Revolver
Manufactured Year1870
Antiqueyes
MechanismRimfire
CertificateNo Licence
OrientationAmbidextrous
Your referencePB Marquis of Lorne
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Disciplines
Description

Marquis of Lorne .32 Rimfire Five Shot Revolver

A nice .32 rimfire spur trigger pocket revolver, manufactured by the Hood Firearms Company, Connecticut, around the late 1870’s.

Measures approximately 6 + ¾ inches long with a 2 + 5/8 inch barrel.

Retains around 90% original nickel plating.

The mainspring is strong and this model holds in half and full cock.

There’s something wrong inside as the pawl doesn’t rise and rotate the cylinder. Needs a bit of fettling to get the cylinder to rotate. I’ve reflected this in the price.

There’s a small chip to the back of the right hand grip, doesn’t detract from the condition but I mention it because it’s there. I’ve shown in one of the photos.

Serial number: 3758, stamped on the cylinder, bottom of the barrel and on the frame, under the left hand grip.

All-in-all a very good example of a late 19th century small frame rimfire model and In original, un-messed about with condition, I hope my pictures tell the story.

I’ve tried to describe this revolver as honestly and as accurately as I can, if you have any questions, or if you’d like more photos please email me, only too happy to respond.

This is an antique model and can be legally held in the UK as a curiosity or ornament (exempt under section 58 (2) of The Firearms Act 1968 Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament).

Shipping to the mainland UK only please. NO exceptions.

Payment by bank transfer preferred or cheque is fine.

Shipping cost is included in the offer price.

Shipping via Royal Mail First Class Signed For Next day Delivery and I’ll email the tracking number once posted.

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