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Sell: Factory Engraved “Marquis Of Lorne” Pocket Revolver

  • Type: Sell
  • Country: Canada
  • Province/State: British Columbia
  • City: DELTA BC
  • Manufacturer: other
  • If other, please specify: TE Ryan
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Model: Marquis Of Lorne
  • Action/Type: Revolver
  • Calibre: .32 rim fire long
  • Listed: October 13, 2020 8:03 am
  • Expires: 16 days, 13 hours


John George Campbell, the 9th Duke of Argyll and Marquis Of Lorne, was Canada's fourth Governor General, from 1878 to 1883. I do not know what he did, or why he was famous enough to have his name associated with a seemingly insignificant little pocket revolver. Be it as it may, in present times, the "Marquis of Lorne" pocket revolvers are perhaps better known than they were back in the 1880's. This specimen is a rare, factory engraved example, with a gold plated cylinder and cylinder pin. The engraving and markings are crisp and sharp. The action is tight, the cylinder indexes correctly and lock-up is good. The gold on the cylinder is about 50% intact, the nickel on the rest of the gun is about 80%. The grips rate about very fine, with a tiny chip missing on the left side. The varnish is mostly intact, with minor handling marks. 2 3/4 inch barrel, SN 992, rated Very Fine overall. DISCLAIMER: All OLD GUNS CANADA guns are sold as antiques and we do not make any representation as to the shooting safety of any of them. The guns should be checked by a gun smith before being fired. As antiques, they DO NOT REQUIRE A PAL however you must be 18 to buy. Please provide proof of age with purchase. OLD GUNS CANADA is in business to satisfy our customers and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Prices are subject to GST and PST where applicable. Please be specific about shipping requirements, insurance, etc. Shipping is usually by mail, using the most economical methods, and the charge is a nominal $20. We ship as soon as your payment has cleared our bank. NEW ITEMS ADDED WEEKLY ON OUR WEBSITE.

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