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Delvigne
StÝckel: Henri, Gustave Delvigne, Paris 1799 - 1876, started 1828 trials pistols with small caliber rifled bores,

CHAMELOT  DELVIGNE  left-handed revolver

Delvigne percussion breech loading underhammer derringer

 

Delvigne breech loading underhammer deringer, made after Delvigneís French patent, # 12683, issued on 22 January 1852. Matching serial # 145, caliber 9mm percussion. The small pistol uses a very unique system: a lever along the butt strap pushed around 360 degree, and the barrel tips down. It enables to load and put a cap on the piston. After closing the level reaching out of the bottom pushed frontwards will cock and showing he button in front will fire. The frame is marked FT and D, FT is the trade mark for the maker Falisse & Trapmann, LiŤge; StÝckel: 1848 - 1884, best known for making rifles, percussion caps and related items. 
From this pistol are only 2 or 3 around, odd looking, very different and highly desirable.   
$8,000.

 

 

LEPAGE FRES. A PARIS
StÝckel: Lepage Freres 1857 - 1868

SEULES DEPOSITAIRES
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one hammer in carrying position, the other cocked

loading ramrod screwed in grip

HBB on lid escutcheon

 

A very early pair of pistols in caliber  .35 percussion with rifled bore, 3ľ" round grayish barrel with dovetail front sight and gold inlaid INVon DELVIGNE, highly decorated hard rubber grips with retailer inscription of famous LEPAGE PARIS, the loading gate with a face of a monster, clean and not abused percussion cap. Interestingly the pistol is cocked with the bar under the barrel by pulling it backwards, and in the grip is a massive ramrod. While single pieces are very rare, this might be the only cased pair in  a wooden case complete with bullet mold, powder flask, wooden box for caps, key and two bullets. The condition in fine    $20,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delvigne Brte  ( = BR…VET…) made uncommon shaped percussion pistol, no visible serial #, 3½" octagonal barrel with front sight and Delvigne Brte on the top flat, caliber .42 percussion and rifled, the metal parts as for the time fashionable kept in the white, frame, hammer, trigger guard butt cap and screws are nicely engraved. With a strong spring in good working order. The scarce pipe case is also  in fine condition. Desirable set!    $5,000.

 

 

 


Delvigne, StÝckel: Henri, Gustave Delvigne, Paris 1799 - 1876, started 1828 trials with small caliber rifled bores. A very early pistol in caliber .35 percussion with rifled bore, 3ľ" round grayish barrel with dovetail front sight and inscription INVon DELVIGNE A PARIS, highly decorated hard rubber grips, the loading gate with a face of a monster, clean and not abused percussion cap. Interestingly the pistol is cocked with the bar under the barrel by pulling it backwards, and in the grip is a massive ramrod. The pistol is in fine condition and good working order. (tag 8046)
Scarce and very desirable     $5,500.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delvigne, StÝckel: Henri, Gustave Delvigne, Paris 1799 - 1876, started 1828 trials with small caliber rifled bores. A very early pistol in cal. .35 percussion with rifled bore, 4" octagonal bright blue barrel with dovetail front sight, an embellished kept-in-the-white frame, highly decorated hard rubber grips, the loading gate with a face of a monster, clean and not abused percussion cap. With more than 95% finish remaining in excellent condition. Later made cartridge pistols are often called "mouse" pistols because depicting a mouse.
Scarce and very desirable    
sold

 

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