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Bernard (X)

Here is a very classic shotgun with juxtaposed barrels, pinfire cartridges, English stock, opening system by key surrounding the trigger guard and pivoting to the right. I decipher Bernard on the tape, but can't identify the initial.....

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We can already exclude the Bernard gunners who would have signed the barrels. It is true that if they seem well to be in damas, they are not of the best quality....

Markings ELG on star in oval: acceptance between 1846 and 1893

Perron: inspection since 1853

M crowned: countermark of a controller between 1853 and 1877

17. 2: undoubtedly the gauge in mm thus a traditional gauge 16.