Belgian Pin-Fire "Army" Model,
11mm Cartridge Revolver

Common Belgian Pin-Fire "Army" Model 11mm Cartridge Revolver. These are found in many variations in size and caliber and date from the 1850s to the early 1880s. Based on the 1853 French Lefaucheaux Pinfire Revolver. Some versions - especially pocket models - are found without trigger-guard and utilize a folding trigger. Both Belgian and French variants can be found with Belgium Liege (ELG) proof marks. The pinfire system was used by many countries including Belgium, France, Spain, and the by both North and South during the American Civil War.

Another example. Civilian models generally found without lanyard ring on butt of gun grip; military models generally found with. Note: This example is missing the ejector rod.

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