Horst Held    Antique Handguns

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541 Lynnie Pennie Lane              Midlothian, Texas 76065

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French pin fire revolver with shoulder stock and stick-on bayonet

Francotte style safety

12mm inserted

24 behind hammer

S under left grip


circa 1860, French pin fire revolver with shoulder stock and stick on bayonet, caliber 12mm, 6" barrel with front sigh and rear sight on to of hammer, on the extended frame is a folding shoulder stock installed, and on the end of the barrel one can stick a bayonet which is kept in place with the front sight. Frame and cylinder are engraved. On the rear is # 24, no names or proof stamps. Under the barrel is the typical ejector and on the right side a safety which is  found on Francotte revolvers. The revolver is kept in the  white with a few scratches, crisp checkered grips with lanyard ring. The unique revolver is in good working order and in excellent condition. It comes in a well fitted wooden show case.    $6,775.

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