z Sold ~ Lefaucheux pinfire revolver
z Sold ~ Lefaucheux pinfire revolver
Lefaucheux pinfire revolver - Click to Enlarge

z Sold ~ Lefaucheux pinfire revolver

RJT#2795 -


Six shot revolver, pin-fire, E Lefaucheux Brevete.
The French revolver was well advanced beyond any of the American made revolvers of that period.  This revolver is six shooter, a flap with a spring opens to allow quick and easy loading, ejector pin is mounted on the right side to eject the spent cartridges, trigger guard and backstrap are iron, grips secured with a single screw, swivel ring on the bottom could be used to secure a safety strap.  Weapon is marked on left side with the
Lefaucheux name.  
  There is a spur on the trigger guard.  It is Liege proofed under E. LeFaucheux license.

Serial number on this revolver match to Lefaucheux revolvers numbered 25,000 to 37,000 as issued to Western Union Cavalry Regiments, 5th Illinois, 2nd, 5th, and 6th Kansas, 3rd and 6th Kentucky, 1st, 4th, 7th and 8th Missouri and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wisconsin.   The serial number is on the left side of the barrel and frame. The revolver is fitted with smooth two piece walnut grip. The barrel is 6 1/4 inch octagon to round and chambered for 12 mm. (.47 Caliber)
No finish remaining and has turned to gray. Serial Number: 35442
Condition: Very good. The metal surfaces have a smooth mottled gray patina. The grips are also very good with a few minor dings and handling marks overall. The action is unexceptionally tight and strong. It functions mechanically perfectly. The markings are readable.

Civil War Revolver

 During the Civil War it was a popular event to have a photograph taken brandishing your weapons, or to use one from the photographers armory of props. This cavalry private is posing with a cavalry saber and a  pinfire revolver.

This is an ANTIQUE and can be shipped directly to you. Adult signature required. Sold as an Antique ~ no guarantees, warranties, or liabilities for any actual usage. If any firearms are to be used for shooting purposes, a qualified gunsmith should inspect them first.

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