Lot of 3 Belgian Pinfire Revolvers

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Lot of 3 Belgian Pinfire Revolvers
Auction Location:

16600 Aston Street
Irvine, CA
Lot of Three (3) Large Frame Belgian Pinfire Revolvers: (1) #70326, 11mm, 6-shot, 6'' barrel, medium relief engraved, with bag-shaped walnut grips. Marked ''LeFaucheux Brevete''. Condition is fair to good with moderate overall frosting. Smooth left grip, checkered right grip. Action functions, trigger must be manually indexed, bore is dark. Loading gate appears to be a replacement. (2) NVSN, with Galand type loading mechanism, 12mm, 6-shot, 6'' barrel, originally with blue finish, checkered walnut grips, and lightly border engraved. Condition is good with light frosting and toning patina. Grips with light to just moderate flattening. Action is crisp and tight, bore is good and should clean. (3) NVSN, with folding bayonet, 11mm, 6-shot, 6-1/4'' octagon barrel, originally blue finish, with walnut grips. Mfg'd by Sarolea who later became famous as Belgium's premiere manufacturer of motorcycles. The factory was established in 1850 and produced weapons by Joseph Sarolea, in 1892 bicycles, and in the 1920s motorcycles whose reliability was well touted. Condition is fair to good with heavy overall dark patination, missing only the loading gate latch. Grips remain in good condition with just light wear. Markings are clear, action functions in single and double action, however trigger must be manually indexed. Bore is good and should clean somewhat. Est.: $800-$1,200/lot. (Antique)