Lot 2513

A revolver by Gauthier Jeune, 1st Model, circa 1859

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Hammer price € 1,500

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Description

Cal. 11 mm Französisch, SN. 12, matching numbers. Almost bright bore, the barrel with canon muzzle, octagonal to round, length 160 mm. Six shots, single action. Dovetailed front sight. Extractor rod attached under the barrel. Open frame. Barrel and cylinder blued, the grip polished, most likely the entire gun slightly reworked. Smooth walnut grips. Lanyard loop.
Extremely rare revolver by Gauthier Jeune, of which most likely only 200 were made.
It is not a Thomas revolver as stated in the printed catalogue!Monomatricule. Canon rayé en très bon état, à pans puis rond, à bourrelet. Longeur 160 mm. 6 coups à percussion centrale, simple action. Cadre fermé et portière de chargement coulissant latéralement. Carcasse polie blanc, canon et barillet bleuis. Calotte losangique à anneau de suspension, plaquettes de crosse en noyer.
1ière model de Gauthier Jeune, très rare.
Par erreur ce revolver était attribué à Thomas dans le catalogue imprimé.

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General Information

The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.