Make: probably Le Faucheux
Serial Number: 47
Year of Manufacture: 1870’s
Caliber: 7mm Pinfire
Action Type: Double Action Revolver
Markings: There is “E / LG / *” in an oval on the cylinder, and an “S” in a circle on the front of the cylinder along with unreadable characters. There is “ * / L” on the right side of the barrel, and circle “P” on the left side of the frame. There is a crown over “JD” on the left grip frame and “47” also on the left grip frame at the top.
Barrel Length: 3 ¼”
Sights / Optics: This revolver is mounted with a front sight post in a dovetail slot.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth wood. There are compression marks but no chips or cracks. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bark and the rifling is sharp and deep. There is pitting in the bore.
Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 40% of its metal finish. There is blue on the barrel and much blue on the cylinder. The frame show s mottled finish and is mostly gray. The Screw heads are serviceable and show wear. The markings are mostly clear. Overall, this revolver rates in about Fair + condition.
Mechanics: The action does not function. The hammer does not stay back and pulling the trigger does not advance the cylinder.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This is an early ignition system revolver still in 40% condition. The Pinfire was a French invention that found its way here to the states. For its time this was an advances handgun, multiple shots, double action, side loading with an ejector rod, and a folding trigger. This revolver will make a great addition to your collection.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This antique revolver can be sold to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.
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