Some of the most beautiful work of this craftsman, and many others, are in this book “Liège Gunmakers through their Work. 1800 - 1950”.
For more detail see: LIEGE GUNMAKERS
Shotgun hammerless, key top lever, juxtaposed unrifled bores gauges 16, English stick in drowning.
They are the punches of tests of Liege is:
ELG in a crowned oval: acceptance, of use of 1893 to 1968.
PV surmounted of a stylized lion: test with the powder without smoke of use of 1898 to 1968.
Letter q: letter annal 1938.
V spangled: countermark of the controller MASON Isidore (1929/1953).
16-70 in large C: gauge nominal and length of the casing, of use of 1924 until todays.
CHOKE 17.0/16.9: chokés guns cal to 22 cm of the breech, of use of 1924 to 1968.
1 kg 142: weight of the gun which can draw from the powders without smoke (weapons smooth) except for the gram. In use of 1924 until todays.
Reforage GENONCEAU: GENONCEAU O was an arms manufacturer of Liège domiciled street Bovy, n° 17. With DEPREZ E it deposited a Belgian patent in 1913 for a mechanism of trigger for rifle hammerless.
BURGHAM COMPRESSED STEEL: it is acted in fact of the type of steel used for the guns.
Imported of Belgium: without comment.
REVE 2 (DREAM 2): it probably acts of a mark added by the importer, it does not seem same hand (more frustrates) that that of the engraver.
This weapon was manufactured in 1938 by GENONCEAU O. of Liege.
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