Held = Antique
Lefaucheux 1854 with percussion inserts
Swedish army model 1863
Lebaron high quality
Lefaucheux revolver with case
Mat pin fire revolver
15mm pin-fire by Lefaucheux à Paris
Støckel: Casimir, Paris, over
takes in 1825 the patents of Roux and Picherau and develops in 1837 the famous
pin fire cartridge.
his son Eugène Gabriel, Paris and Liège starts in 1854 the construction of the
Lefaucheux revolver. His often used trade mark is LF
and later EL
Lefaucheux Model 1854 Single Action Pinfire Revolver, serial # 35982, caliber
12mm, 6 3/8" round barrel with swallow tail front sight, about30%
remaining, plain walnut grips, metal butt cap. The right side of the frame is marked "LF 35982," and the left side has "E.
LEFAUCHEUX" in an arch.
War literature: Federal Purchases of pin
fire revolvers: LEFAUCHEUX marked 12mm revolvers, 11,833 pieces probably in the
serial # 25,000 - 37,000. This put this revolver into the batch delivered to the
North, It is rare, in good working order and fine condition.
ELG proof with maker's and inspection stamps
crowned EL =
Eugène Lefaucheux made 9mm pin fire
revolver, serial # 187691, 4¼" barrel with typical high front
sight and maker's crowned EL on lug, under barrel ejector rod, six shot cylinder
with mandatory Belgian ELG proof. Better than 95% glossy
bluing remaining and the frame shows intense case hardening,
with the frame in two parts and a more intricate lock mechanism, that provides a
very smooth working (similar to the Javelle and others). That and 1st grade
walnut roots grips were reserved for top grade revolvers.
In good working revolver and excellent condition
thank you M. for your information
20-shot Lefaucheux revolver marked with LF trade mark in front
of serial# 305, caliber 7mm pin fire, two 6" over and under barrels
with typical high front sight, cylinder inner row for 10 cartridge and outer row
for 10, the hammer with 2 noses hitting either the outer or inner row, folding
trigger, ivory grips with lanyard ring. With about 80% original bright blue
remaining the revolver is in fine condition. Unfortunately the hammer
will cock but not stay in position for in single action, double action works.
The revolver comes in a green inlaid show case, with some usage acceptable for
one circa 150 years old, Very desirable!
Lefaucheux 9mm pin-fire revolver, serial # 225726, 5" barrel with typical high
front sight and notch for rear sight in hammer, the maker's patent inscription
on the left lug, frame and cylinder with decorative silver inlays, the metal
parts show at least 70% original bright blue, very attractive carved ebony
grips, ejector housed under barrel, lanyard ring. On cylinder Liège ELG proof
controller's initial controller's initial crowned V.
looking revolver is in good working order and fine condition.
on cylinder mandatory Belgian proof stamp ELG*
9mm cartridge inserted
leather covered and stud decorated carrying case
Eugène Lefaucheux made 9mm pin fire revolver, serial # 271726, 3½"
barrel with typical high front sight, barrel and system kept in the white and
the cylinder bright blue, nicely engraved, lacquered grips with lanyard ring,
the antique is with more than 80% original finish in very fine condition. It
comes in a leather covered and stud decorated carrying case with red lining. The
case shows expected usage
number and ELG proof stamp on cylinder
the 7mm cartridge only for measurement, not included
E. Lefaucheux made and marked 7mm pin-fire revolver, left
side serial # 169796, right side # 2781, during the 1860s, cylinder with mandatory Belgian proof
stamp ELG, 3½" barrel with dovetailed front sight, frame and cylinder
nicely floral engraved, well over 80% original bright bluing remaining, crisp
checkered grips, folding trigger, in good working order and in excellent
condition. The revolver comes in a well made all around stud decorated leatherette
and carrying grip, blue lining with key.
An attractive and highly desirable set
9mm pin fire revolver, on lug marked EF for Eugène
Lefaucheux, during the 1860s, # 185497 on left side of frame, 6" barrel with typical high front
sight, frame, cylinder barrel and trigger guard made from brass with
rather distinct and unique engraving, plain wooden grips. The function is perfect and the
revolver in excellent condition. It comes in a well fitted presentation pipe
case with blue lining. The case shows some acceptable wear considering it's age
of 145 - 150 years. A decorative and very rare set.
the following are sold, for information only
trademark over LF = Lefaucheux
with adjustable rear sight, screw-in front sight and additional barrel
Lefaucheux revolver model 1854, single action only,
serial # 178, caliber 12mm pin fire, 7½" round barrel with screw-in front
sight or extra 8" barrel, the frame, cylinder and other parts nice deeply
engraved, plain wooden grips. In the back strap a provision to hook-in a
shoulder stock. The set with key, cleaning rod, oil can and screw driver in a
ebony case with lid decorative intertwined letters. While the revolver is in
exceptional condition and perfect working order the out side of the show case
shows some scratches which after being about 160 years around seem acceptable.
unique set! sold
E. Lefaucheux à Paris
7mm cartridge inserted
E. Lefaucheux a Paris manufactured combination weapon combines a 7mm pin-fire
six-shot revolver and a short bladed sword, serial # LF8254 (LF for Lefaucheux).
The blade is 18½" long with short
double fullers leading to single fullers which run the rest of the length,
panels of etched scroll work on each side, an etched scene of a deer in the
woods on the left ricasso and retailer "ALFREDO HEROUARD/LIMA" on the right
ahead of the revolver barrel. The barrel runs along the right side of the blade,
and is signed E. Lefaucheux a Paris on top, the serial number and a
swivel ejector rod on the front of the cylinder, a hinged loading gate at the
rear, smooth hooked trigger and a checkered hammer. The solid silver guard and
pommel cap are engraved with scroll designs, and the grips are checkered ebony
with a silver finished escutcheon. With an engraved silver fitted black leather
sheath. Identical sword complete with Herouard retailer mark and sheaths are
pictured # 242in H. Gordon Frost “Blades & Barrels” as former part of his
collection and in Chris Curtis book "The Pin fire System" as # 2-50 and 2-51. In very fine condition with a deep aged patina on the silver components and a mixed gray patina on the steel, with a few areas of mild pitting
and handling marks. The grips are fair with mended cracks on the right panel and some light chipping and pressure dents. Sheath is fine, with exception of a screw absent from the tip and a fold in the leather. Trigger needs to be manually reset, otherwise mechanically fine.
A very rare, probably unique set
extremely rare 21-shot revolver
Lefaucheux, serial # 186687, 7mm pin fire, 6" double barrel with typical high
front sight, cylinder inner row for 7 cartridge and outer row for 14, the hammer
with 2 noses hitting either the outer or inner row, folding trigger, checkered
grips with lanyard ring, mandatory Belgian proof stamp. With about 80% original
bright blue remaining the revolver is in very good condition and in good working
order. Works perfect in single and double action.
The revolver comes in a green inlaid show case, with some usage
acceptable for one circa 150 years old, Very desirable