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J. Lejeune & Fauve

The weapon carries the mark J. LEJEUNE & FAUVE ARMES LIEGE, this company of Liège was registered with the proofhouse of 1914 to 1925.

In 1914 it had taken again the activity of GODEFROID A and the activity proceeded at two addresses is in Liege street of University 7 and street Louvrex, 202.

This weapon carries the lawful punches of the proofhouse of Liege, namely:

ELG on star in an oval under crown: final acceptance post 1893.

K and S under star: countermarks of the controllers post 1877.

Peron: inspection post 1853.

EL in English letters: provisional test, of use of 1852 to our days.

R under crown; rifled bore, of use of 1894 to 1968.

B.BLINDEE: rifled bores of gauge higher than .22 for lined balls, of use of 1910 to 1968.

PV surmounted of a stylized lion: test with the powder without smoke, of use of 1898 to 1968.

10.1: gauge in mm, of use of 1889 to our days.

2636: job number.