SOLD! for $2,250.00.
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- Low Estimate: $1,000.00
- High Estimate: $1,200.00
- Realized: $2,250.00
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Eugene Lefaucheux Pinfire Pepperbox Double-Action Revolver, 8mm, no serial number. Back strap marked with French maker's marks, lower right side of frame marked "L Eprez", lower left side of frame marked "LF", proof marks to back of cylinder, scrolling foliate engravings to barrels, frame, escutcheons, and back strap. Six barrel cluster, ivory stocks with round screw escutcheons, silver wash to furniture, folding trigger, concealed removable cartridge ejector screwed into butt stock. Includes a black leather form fitted pipe pattern case with velvet lining. Barrel length: 2". Overall length: 4 1/2". Case: 4" H x 5 1/4" W x 1 1/2" D. Manufactured circa 1850s-1860s.
PROVENANCE: Private West Tennessee Collection.
CONDITION: Majority of silver wash remaining with very minor pitting, rendering French maker's marks slightly illegible. Grips with very minor surface wear. Action is good. Bores are slightly dirty with visible rifling. Case with some wear, staining to lining.