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
Lassence-Ronge, Liège, circa 1840. Octagonal barrels of beautiful rose Damascus with patent breechblocks and microgroove rifling in 12.5 mm calibre.
Each bears the Liège "ELG" mark stamped on the side of the chamber.
Dovetailed nickel-silver front sights.
The inscription "DAMAS TURC" is inlaid in silver on top of each barrel, along with either the number "1" or "2".
Percussion locks engraved with floral designs and each bearing the signature, "LASSENCE-RONGE A LIEGE". Single set triggers.
Walnut half stocks with forearm noses carved in floral designs. Fluted butts. Iron furniture stained grey and engraved en suite.
Length of each 41 cm.
In a felt lined wooden case with brass reinforcements on the corners, and containing a comprehensive, complete set of accessories. The lid has a brass plate with the engraved inscription, "Sir F.W. Dunbar Bart of Boath".
Back to "IDENTIFIED CRAFTSMEN"