"LEFAUCHEUX ARMY PISTOL, HOLSTER, CAP BOX, & BELT a most interesting, orig rig in excellent condition. 12mm LeFaucheaux pistol, SN 35315, exhibits 20-30% bright blue finish. Holster, cap box, and belt all in excellent condition. Leather surfaces are very good. Cap box, though it has a brass finial and two sewn belt loops, is not necessarily of U.S. manufacture. It could be Confederate-made. Confederates did copy Union accouterments, and the sewing style could be CS. Cloth belt is most unusual. We have never encountered this double-roller buckle belt before. Mr. Michel, in his notes, describes this rig as follows: "This complete Confederate cavalryman's outfit includes is LeFaucheaux pinfire revolver, original heavy leather holster, cap box, and red stripe double roller buckle cloth belt. The fit of the revolver to the holster is evident down to the unique impression in the holster of the extractor rod. The cap box, apparently adapted to hold the pinfire cartridges, is of matching hand sewn leather as are the two straps with roller buckles on the belt. The pistol itself shows wear at the muzzle but is in overall very good condition, all complete and serial numbered 35315." CONDITION: Pistol overall is brown/blue with areas of scattered staining. Stocks retain traces of orig varnish with numerous dents and scratches. Markings are all crisp. Mechanically, gun is fine. Holster is overall complete, intact, supple and surfaces have some scuffed areas to high spots. Cap box is also very good, with good surfaces. Cap box lacks lamb's wool which could have been purposely removed to hold cartridges. Belt overall is very good, with minor insect damage and a few scattered tears and reductions. One leather end is cracked. Leather tongues are solid but crazed. 4-31375 JS59 (1,000-2,000)"
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Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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