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


By consulting the list of the patents I note that certain LARSEN August, domiciled with DRAMMEN (Norway), deposited several patents in Belgium between 1875 and 1883. Would dare I to suppose that it emigrated then in Liege to become LARSEN Auguste, domiciled street Courtois?

At the same time, certain LARSEN Hans, manufacturer of weapons, also domiciled with DRAMMEN, deposited also several patents between 1865 and 1883. The father of LARSEN Hans son, street of Bayards in Liege… in 1879?

There is also LARSEN H.C., street Trappé in Liege…

Then, Hans and August, father and son? brothers? cousins? Will know…

I will know some perhaps longer by consulting the patents… To follow, therefore.



Larsen Auguste

Manufacturer of weapons

Courteous street, 34 - Liege (30/06/1888)

Deposit marks of manufacture

N° 477 - Liege 30/06/1888 (bicycle)

Larsen H.C. Son

Manufacturer of weapons

Street Trappé, 4 Liège (1882-1884)


Patent filling in Belgium

n° 057491 - 30/03/1882 Weapon loading by the breech

n° 057729 - 27/04/1882 System of rifle to vertical block

n° 058093 - 05/06/1882 Weapon loading by the breech

n° 058224 - 16/06/1882 Weapon loading by the breech (with INGEBRETSEN G.)

n° 059881 - 16/12/1882 System of weapon of precision

n° 065078 - 06/05/1884 System of assembly of barrels for double rifle, without welding


LARSEN H. and son

Manufacturers of weapons

Street of Bayards, 50 Liege (1879)

Patent filling in Belgium

n° 050100 - 20/12/1879 Weapon of shooting to tilting gun