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    French Model 1873 Double Action Service Revolver. Serial no. G1212 [all parts matching], 11mm, 4 1/2-inch barrel with standard fixed sights. Blued finish. St. Etienne manufacturer's mark on right side of frame. Barrel dated 1876. Checkered walnut grips. Lanyard ring. First double action revolver used by the French Army. According to the consignor's notes, this revolver was purchased from the late Norm Flaydermann in 1962 for $400.

    Condition: Excellent as refinished. Retaining approximately 80-85% of an old refinish with scattered handling wear and fine patches of pitting. Grips showing light scuffs and dings. Lanyard ring a replacement. Action crisp. Strong bore.


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    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
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