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Belgian Pinfire


Revolver (1840)


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The Belgian Pinfire managed to find its way from Europe to the battlefields of the American Civil War.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 08/15/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1840

Origin
Belgium national flag graphic
Belgium

Classification


Revolver


Belgium (Liege)
National flag of Belgium National flag of the United States Belgium; United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Pistol / Sidearm
Compact design for close-quarters work or general self-defense.


Action


Hammer; Pinfire; Single-Action

(Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information)


Caliber(s)*


12mm; 14.5mm

Sample Visuals**


Graphical image of a 14.5mm heavy rifle round (Soviet)
Rounds / Feed


Six-Round Rotating Cylinder.
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Rate-of-Fire
12
rds/min


Belgian Pinfire - Base Series Designation.


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