Lot 107 Detail
Very Fine Cased Exhibition-Engraved Silver-Plated Double Action Revolver by Lefaucheux
a Paris, c. 1870
No. LF 13123, 6-inch silver-plated barrel deeply engraved with floral scrolls and
containing the maker's name in ribands, frame and cylinder decorated en suite, ivory grips
finely scrimshawed with black highlighted foliate scrolls, butt set with lanyard loop;
scrimshaw-decorated ivory-mounted turn-screw, copper-washed cleaning rod, silver-plated
oil vessel, original box of pin-fire cartridges (now loose and lacking lid); contained
within a blue velour-lined, brass-bound varnished rosewood case, the lid interior
blind-stamped with maker's name.
Condition: Very good, retaining much original silver-plated finish
with wear apparent to small areas of plating, tip of turn-screw chipped, oil vessel with
much wear to plated finish, very good case.
The Pinfire System by Smith & Curtis, p. 70.
Estimate: $5000 - $7000
Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges
(7mm & 9mm)
How does it work?
Revolver Mod. 1873-74
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