RARE US Civil War Era Eugene Lefaucheux manufactured large framed M1854 pinfire revolver

RARE US Civil War Era Eugene Lefaucheux manufactured large framed M1854 pinfire revolver

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This is a rare Eugene Lefaucheux manufactured large framed M1854 pinfire revolver, chambered in 11mm. This actual revolver was made by Mr Lefaucheux at his shop in Paris, France who stamped is guns with his manufacturer mark "INVon E. LEFAUCHEUX BREVETE, S.G.D.G. PARIS" and on the other side of the frame is his broken gun symbol followed by the serial number starting with the initials "LF" 78790. During the US Civil war (1861 to 1865) and on the behalf of the Union Army, Colonel Schuyler purchased 11,833 M1854 Lefaucheux revolvers directly from Eugene Lefaucheux. These revolvers were ordered between October 1861 and June 1862. The Confederate army also purchased an estimated 250,000 revolvers from Belgium, Britain, France and Spain. Some of these guns can be found with Confederate army property markings "C.S.A.". This example bears these initials however we can not verify if they are genuine.

The overall condition is still very good and completely original.

A real collectors piece and a rare revolver. It has a full working and will cocked, stripped and dry fire.

It is not deactivated in any way and is being sold as a collectors piece only.



To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.


Product Code: 1CSD8

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